the blossoming of kelsey genna

Monday, September 26, 2011

Bergonia House, isn't it just beautiful?
I remember vaguely discovering Kelsey Genna's enchanting designs on a Spring-like day and wanting so badly to dance around like a crazy ballerina in the embellished tulle skirt. I discovered it again for the second time on Daydream Lily and I am in love all over again with the embellished tulle, flowery perspective and general beauty. Begonia House, her first collection was launched in March 2011 and all the gorgeous and exclusive clothes are up for sale in her precious boutique. My personal favorite outfit? Actually, I wouldn't mind having her entire store in my wardrobe, thank you.

Well, I haven't been a very consistent blogger lately and I'm sorry for that. I've been pretty busy lately. On Saturday I went on a desperately needed shopping trip and bought some essentials. I'm very pleased to say that I now have an adorable pair of cream wedges with crochet detailing. To tell you the truth though, I feel a bit like Lizzie McGuire in such platformed shoes. That was back in the day when you could get away with mixing leopard print and floral and platformed sandles were worn with calf length trousers. That makes me giggle!

I also went to see Monte Carlo yesterday. It was enjoyable and gave a morsel of hope to the girl who dreams of visiting the City of Love (or, lights?), finding love while there (with a Prince no doubt) and wearing Bvalgari jewels. All in one trip. The ideal girly film with a feel-good ending and predictable plot. Who can resist that?
Happy Monday xoxo
P.s: Above and at left is Kelsey Genna's second collection, This Old World. My favorite dress is the middle one. Simple and of course, floral. Just how I like things!
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Kim said...

Her collection is wonderful, I would be happy with any of it too!:)

Ahka Vintage said...

Oh wow I had never heard of her before! I'm looking at her collection now and even though I'm not a floral girl I'm tempted!
Tikkitiboo + Ahka Vintage
p.s. crochet wedges are hot!

Ahka Vintage said...

Have I heard of I Dream of Jeannie??? I was OBSESSED with that show growing up and watched it EVERY afternoon after school (mum and dad had cable - we got ALL the old shows - I think love of vintage fashion stems from that somehow - and the constant playing of Queen and Frank Sinatra on the stereo in our house!) xx
Tikkitiboo + Ahka Vintage

Lippylash said...

This makes me want to have some more spring time before fall!!!

Ahka Vintage said...

YES!! And Hawaii Five-O; Get Smart; and The Saint (when Roger More was still young and good looking!!) Its been literally 10 years since I've seen them - but I used to laugh at all the times they were at the base and the Major thought they were nuts - and needed a psychiatrist!
Tikkitiboo + Ahka Vintage

MissKait said...

wow, i'm totally going to check this out..all of the florals are just magnificent.
love the spring and light feeling they give off so precious too!

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Rachel, Cold Knees said...

I love Kelsey's designs, one of my favs is the beautiful white shirt with the collar... it's all wonderful though. xx

Chyrel Gomez said...

I didn't get to finish that movie but I would love to go to Monaco or Paris. I already have my prince charming though. Something's gotta give.

Laura said...

I discovered her designs on Etsy earlier this year, they are beautiful! I love the green dress on the bottom right!


Inhale | Fashion and Beauty said...

Very cute.

NaNa said...

Wow all the designs are so pretty and girly! The dresses are all so gorgeous.


Anonymous said...

so cute<3kisses from Italy

Despina T. said...

how gorgeous!wow!
such a great post!love it :)

Barcelona Brunettes said...

lovely blog!



Taryn said...

These dresses are so yummy--want to pull out my pointe shoes and dance. How can anyone not feel like a princess in these =)

Squared said...

these remind me of fairies <3

Helena said...

I love the colection!
I can't decide what's my favorite, I love all!

Amazing blog!!!


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Unknown said...

Oooh, I'm taking my niece to see Monte Carlo tonight, it looks like a lot of fun (and the fashions are SWOONWORTHY!)

Unknown said...

Just perfect :)

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xoxo Michaela

Natalie Leung said...

wow she is such a beautiful girl!!


Marie said...

What gorgeous clothes! I, too, love the tulle skirts - so pretty and fun :)

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