OOTD & MOTD for February’s Birth Flower: Violet


Violet pic via Photobucket. Violet info via Love To Know and What’s My Birth Flower?.

Yesterday’s look was inspired by the Violet, February’s birth flower.  The use of violets has a long history in art, myth, and literature.  At one time, the city of Athens was called the “violet-crowned city” by the Greek dramatist, Aristophanes and English historian, Macauley.  In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, “violets are used to convey constancy and devotion”.  There’s a verse in a song sung during Act IV, Scene 5: “I would give some violets, but they withered all when my father died”.  Violets symbolize “love of truth, or the truth of love”.



TITLE: The Flower of Modesty

GENUS: Viola


ORIGIN: Ancient Greece and Rome

TYPE: Some are perennials, some are annuals, and a few are small shrubs

COLORS: Shades of violet, blue, mauve, yellow, and cream

ZODIAC SIGN: Taurus (April 21 – May 21)

USES: Believed to cure gout and spleen disorders (Ancient Rome), soothe pain and reduce malignant tumors (Medieval era), and also used as a soup (by the Tartans)


Here’s my outfit of the day.  I think that the long, flowing, black clothes worn with feathers and flowers in my hair is my signature style.  It’s a perfect blend of goth and ATS® belly dance:

PROJECT 666 Staples: Lace shirt (S6), Long black dress (D1), Long duster (J1), Platform boots (B4)




Long duster: Amazon, Long dress: Dharma Trading Co., Lace shirt: secondhand, Platform boots: Doc Martens


All accessories purchased on Etsy. Violet flowers: Little Shop Of Florals, Black feather: Beadazzled By Sharon, Onyx beaded necklace: String Of Jewels, Raw amethyst necklace: Habit Jewelry


Here’s my face.  I think my eyes really pop with false eyelashes, so I may wear them more often.  They can be a pain in the butt to put on, but it’s getting easier the more I wear them:





As February draws to a close, it won’t be long until Spring comes again.  After a while, the cold weather drains me and makes me lethargic, so I can’t wait until Spring arrives again.

Love & Shimmies,

Dasia Denise


ATS® dance move (fast): ASWAT (Arabic Shimmy with Arms and Turn)

Song: “The Flight of Morrigan” by Arcane Dimension & Wildcard Bellydance

2 thoughts on “OOTD & MOTD for February’s Birth Flower: Violet”

  1. Here’s to some better weather and a nice long spring! It’s the perfect season for lace, picnics with friends and unexpected flowers.

    Happy (belated) birthday, too, I hope it was a great one 🙂

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