The Citizen Rosebud

The Citizen Rosebud Independent fashion. Sacramento style. The Citizen Rosebud is a personal style blog home-grown in Sacramento California by Bella Q. "Bloom madly" is the motto with an emphasis on personal expression over the latest trends, heavy on the vintage and thrift-store finds. Influenced by streetstyle and d.i.y. ethics, the Citizen is an original voice in online media sharing her love for local designers, creative re-mix and the blogging community.

Web Site: http://www.thecitizenrosebud.com


#SHOESHINE April Showers

#SHOESHINE April Showers

When it Rains, it Pours: Life, Liberty (print) and the Pursuit of Happiness
Nothing says Spring has sprung more resoundingly than a good floral print. And I can't think of a more cheerfully classic and lovely floral print than one by Liberty London. I've been lucky to...

Blue, Blue, Emerald City

Blue, Blue, Emerald City

#SECONDHANDFIRST: Weathering life in a vintage sundress and Seattle showersI'm calling this dress, the Dorothy Dress. It's a sweet 1950s cotton confection, in baby blue and white gingham checks. Sprinkled with sprays of flowers, a sassy bodice, and a f...

SWEET MEET: Meghan of Cirque du Frock

SWEET MEET: Meghan of Cirque du Frock



Hi! My name is Meghan and I'm from the blog Cirque du Frock.Bella asked me over to talk to some awesome second hand shoppers and style icons on why they shop second hand, and I think that's just the best thing!

Second hand shopping has always been, to...

Beauty

Beauty


 
 And BEAUTY definitely shops #SECONDHANDFIRST


Thanks to all who joined in last Friday's community link-up!

YOU prove that style is not purchased, but possessed. You show that fashion can be a glorious display of color, character and diversity. No need...

Mind the Music: Stranger to My Happiness

Mind the Music: Stranger to My Happiness

The Vintage Vandal: Jasmin Rodriguez,  a modern-day pin-up (Photo Credit: Bryan Sansveiro) Jasmine is the face (and smokin' hot body) behind the popular pin-up blog Vintage Vandalizm, and I love her! She has great style, and is at once retro...

#VINTAGE LOVE My Life as a Fashion Model: Confessions of a +40 Something Regarding Life in Front of the Camera

#VINTAGE LOVE My Life as a Fashion Model: Confessions of a +40 Something Regarding Life in Front of the Camera

Not Famous. Just Floral. Plus 40 fashion model, Bella Q, poses in a signature vintage rose print. No one recognizes me on the street, probably because I am in no way famous. When I was younger, I remember a number of people coming up to tell me that I ...

Pound Foolish

Pound Foolish

Celebrating the Fool and her day, I'm having an April Fools Sale in the Etsy shop- 25% off EVERYTHING! So here's a chance to help a fool and get something cool.The SALE is going on from now, and all day April 1st. SHOP The Citizen on EtsyNow Wearing:&n...

#SECONDHANDFIRST: Link-up, Project Pao

#SECONDHANDFIRST: Link-up, Project Pao

Chicago artist Pat Otto set about to simplify her wardrobe for a year by upcycling her old clothes. It is now year three.When Pao started her blog, Project Minima, it was her artist's way to clean up the clutter in her house, namely her closets, and mi...

A Thing for Spring?

A Thing for Spring?

Bursting with Blossom: Spring makes for seriously fun dress ups attempts.Spring is my favorite season, especially this time of year. I pull all my floral frocks out, and pretty much layer on whatever springtime folly I can think of- usually in the form...

MIND THE MUSIC: Birds of a Feather

MIND THE MUSIC: Birds of a Feather

Watch tha' Birdie (image source) It's been said, that birds of a feather, FUNK together.