31.12.11

last thought






















Hi,:
I know it's kind of cliched to do a winter-y mix moodboard. Actually, it's incredibly cliched to make moodboards in general, sometimes they just scream "I'm no creative so let me just smash some brilliant tumblr pick or stuff I stole from Style Rookie" Anyway, I wanted to do a playlist but 8tracks was being a pain in the ass so I just decided to take a collection of images that sort of have that femme fatale vibe. I guess I should go on to now list my new years resolutions. This also is cliched and I don't make resolutions generally because they never pull through. Life is life, we can try to change things but in the end I don't really think it matters.
Welp,
Thats all.
HAPPY NEW YEARRRR
-Roma
credits: 1st image: my own polaroid. 2nd: Louis Vuitton SS12. 3rd. 4th: my own.

20.12.11

Bill Cosby called, He wants his sweater back


Obligatory Dancing Face




This isn't blurry because I'm a bad photographer I'm just soooo introspective


Sweater: Salvation Army, Skirt: American Apparel, Bag: *Vintage*, Pin: From Meagan of Latter Style


Details so beautiful it will make your pet ferret cry the river Styx

HEY KIDS!
Happy Hanukkah to those who celebrate and such!
I'd write you some sob story about how awful it is that I haven't posted in x amount of days but honestly, who in the name of mod gives two hoots about it.
Anywho! I feel this title is very apt because one of my friends said this to me and I nearly peed myself. It is unbelievably vital that I post the crown jewel of my sweater collection before the Holidays really kick off. I guess it kind of reminds me of Meadham Kirchhoff ss12 in the fact that it looks like a toddler vomited a beautiful birthday cake covered masterpiece.(specifically this meadham kirchhoff toddler)

Notice how intelligent and fashion blogger like that last sentence sounded! Please email me your virtual high-fives please and thank you.
Wow. I'm quite the oddball. Basically, this sweater is obviously a work of art and I think that is all to be said.
HAPPY HOLIDAYS
-Roma
p.s the next interviewee is Meagan from Latterstyle
p.s.s
please keep the butch 2 submissions comin' GOT IT?!

9.12.11

Confessions of a Female Drag Queen: An Interview

Hi everyone!
First of all, apologies on not doing an interview this past month. I was swamped with school and such. Anyways, Stella Rose is a groovy Seattle native turned New Yorker who writes Confessions of a Female Drag Queen. Her unbelievably flamboyant and dare I say, kawaii style she has easily made her way into my list of favorite bloggers. She also has her own clothing line which I am obsessed with, to say the least.


What is it like being Stella Rose?
Sparkly, wiggy... Right now being Stella rose is a bit hectic but I've been staying as glamorous as I can through the chaos. A vintage dress and a little eye liner will get you through even the craziest of times.



How does New York differ from Seattle?

The pace here is remarkably fast. I find myself doing 10 things at once at nearly all times. It really pushes you to be the best you can be which is great!


What is the most bizarre outfit you've ever worn?

I've dressed as a cake as well as cotton candy. I've worn both Pokemon cards and the game Twister. I've dressed in trash bags on multiple occasions as well as burlap sacks. I'm not sure which outfit was the most bizarre but the bags and sacks were certainly the most comfortable!


What is the secret to being the perfect female drag queen??
A sense of humor, a wild imagination, and a steady hand.



What should people know about your shop?
Right now people should know that it is half closed due to my recent move. I'm taking special orders via email but I want to fully reopen as soon as possible! I have so many design ideas cooked up but I've been fighting with time to create them. It's such a process.


What kind of clothing are you digging this season?
Silk tops, vintage furs, and glitter everything!


Any tips for someone moving to the city?
Make sure you have a goal. You can't survive here if you have nothing you are working towards. Take steps toward your goal everyday and be ready to work harder than ever to make your dreams a reality.








You make turbans for your line, what about them do you find so rad?
They flatter nearly everyone and they work wonders on a bad hair day!

Best movie about animals?
The boneyard. Though it isn't actually about animals, it does star a killer poodle.


You seem to have had some pretty rad hairstyles throughout the time you've blogged, if you could do anything in the world with your hair...what would you do??
Use a magic dye that would turn my hair a different color everyday to match any outfit! In the mean time I'm doing a big hair change soon! Keep watch!


Favorite type color of glitter?
My moms old jars of silver and gold glitter from 80's makeup brand "Paint".

What would you say has changed the most since you started blogging?
My blog started out primarily as a space to share my club looks and personal style. Since then it has grown into a much more well rounded fashion blog. I think my blog will go in a lot interesting directions as i work to create my fashion line.


Thanks Stella! You can check out her blog here
*I'm extending my interview contest submissions to December 22nd. Leave a comment with what you would wear to a dinner with Miuccia Prada and Eleanor Roosevelt. Best answer wins!
**Also, submissions for Butch issue 2 are open. The theme is abstract so go from there. email me all submissions at: romabkins@gmail.com by December 23rd!!


3.12.11

Butch Issue 1 the final Saga



Ugh Massive Durp face in this picture.
I'm wearing: Vintage Top, American Apparel Skirt, Irregular Choice Heels,



Contributor Joey from Churl Fern


Marlena from Self Constructed Freak
Cool people with Butch!
Yay!
Butch has finally made it to the people who ordered it. Hopefully it will corrupt the minds of children like I planned. Muwahaha!
Anyway, Submission for Volume 2 are now open! YAY! I did a vlog for what I want in submissions/info about staff