This year the Portland Rose Festival is celebrating it's 100th year anniversary.
The highlight of the festival is the Grand Floral Parade which is taking place this Saturday.
I have been attending the parade ever since I can remember.
Each year they select high school girls as the Rose Festival Court.
As a little girl I wanted to be part of the Rose Festival Court so I would go home after the parade, put on my favorite dress, hold a bouquet of flowers that I picked in our yard and stand in my Radio Flyer wagon that I had decorated with flowers and streamers and practiced my wave.
In celebration of the Rose Festival I have picked out two pretty blouses and a sophisticated rose print dress.
Beautiful red tank top covered in ribbon.
Measurements are 36" Chest and 28" Waist
You can purchase this tank top for $59- over at Viva la Vintage (once at the website scroll all the way down to the bottom of the page to the tank top)
1950's blouse with peach, pink and red roses.
The Chest measures 36"
You can purchase this blouse for $40- over at VintageTrends.com
1950's black silk dress with red rose print.
Measurements are 40" Chest, 30" Waist and 46" Hips
You can purchase this dress for $245- over at Hemlock Vintage Clothing
This post was originally published on June 7, 2007.