Winter Blues

This lingerie has almost a fantasy feel to it, with the icy sky blue colors and the flower wreath accompanying it.  Even though I may have titled this blog post “Winter Blues”, I definitely do not feel blue wearing this number ^^

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LaVian brings fashionistas together

Hey guys! I hope you have been checking out the SL13B celebrations! Most of the events are over, but there are plenty of things to see. You can check here, here,  and here to see where you can go.

On Sunday, I had the opportunity to see the owner of LaVian, Samantha S Jones, speak at the SL13B Auditorium with the hostess Saffia Widdershins. It was interesting to learn that Samantha went from participating in culinary arts in real life to becoming a designer on a virtual platform. My friend Khitt also was in attendance, and we both enjoyed the opportunity to hear from a prominent SL designer. The audience was even treated with a  mini fashion show, and a gift bag of items from the Spring 2016 collection.

What was coincidental about this was that two weeks ago, Khitt and I had taken pictures with us wearing LaVian dresses. Since I am slow, it took me a while to edit the photo. But now I see I was just waiting for the right opportunity ^^

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A closet full of clothes but nothing to wear

Hey guys! The 2016 Home and Garden Expo is now open! You can check out my previous post to learn more about the expo, slurls to all of the sims, and now I have slurls to all of the preview items that I showed before. Plus I added a few more stores that I missed ^^

This set up was done in the home that Spargel & Shine has out currently at the H&G Expo – called Bocas Belle. If you would like to see a photo of the exterior, you can look at my previous post, linked at the beginning of this post.

 

Home and Garden Expo 2016 - Second Life

Closet: Bazar – Glam FEMALE closet  WHITE (manually colored) (@ Hope 8)
Ottoman: HJM Designs – Elegant Romance Ottoman (@ Hope 1)
Rug: Spargel & Shine Rug Multi-Floral 2 (@ Hope 1)
Mirror (partially hidden): Spargel & Shine Bocas Belle Mirror (@ Hope 1)
Dress: Ghee Little Black Dress
Hair: Truth – Betsy
Necklace: Mandala – LEGACY-Kilimanjaro

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Saying goodbye to 2014

Dress: Blacklace Lounge ~ Grace deVine: Red Satin set
Skin: Glam AffairAngelica V2 – Jamaica
Hair: Truth hair – Rowan (Brown)
Jewelry: Chop Zuey – Clouds of Athena
Pose: Manifeste

Hey guys! Who’s staying up to see the new year come in? Are you going to any parties? I am staying in this year, but that doesn’t mean that I can’t get dressed up, right?

I hope 2014 was a great year for you all, and that 2015 will be an even better year.

See you next year!

Notting Hill

Notting Hill Villages

I was going to make this a purely Look of the Day post, but then I saw on Flickr this cool location. Since fall is my favorite season, I am always on the lookout for places that are decorated for the season. You can find more about Notting Hill on this post that Elvira made. I will add that you will probably have one more day to visit, if I did my math correctly ^^

When I arrived, it took a bit to rez because of all of the detail on the sim. I loved all the colorful trees and the leaves on the ground, as well as the little areas such as the bike stand and apple stand. The only thing is, I think you would need a computer with superior graphics to truly appreciate the sim. When I got inside the gates, I couldn’t really walk. Riding around for some reason was easier, especially when I dropped my draw distance all the way down.

I started off using the region setting of the sim, but then when I got inside, it seemed too dark. That’s why the lighting seems different in each picture. Overall, I think it’s a great sim, and the lucky people who get to reside there will certainly have fun in Notting Hill!

Styling Credits

Skin: Glam Affair – Kallisto – Jamaica 04 G
Hair/hat: >TRUTH< Edith w/Roots – chocolate
Jacket: erratic / vanity – leather jacket / chocolate open
Shirt:B.I.P” Sheer delight nighty (gold.)
Leggings: ghee – Autumn Hunt Conker Leggings (only 10 L!)
Shoes: [L.Warwick] Ambrosia -High Platform Wedges- Autumn Brown (free now at The Seasons Story)
Jewelry:
~Tantalum~ Love Hand Bracelet
[ glow ] studio Monet Necklace – gold

Makeup:
M.O.C.K Cosmetics Raspberry Wine Lipstain  (Lipcolor only)
Mock Blush- Leather
[ mock] Del Rey Eyeshadow [Anararaja Caliente]
*MC* “Falsies” Eyelash – Upper+Lower

Pose: Razmataz
Bike: What Next

On the Road Again

 

Hey guys! I have to admit that I have felt pretty burned out and uninspired this past week. Don’t get me wrong – uninspired doesn’t mean that I haven’t liked any of the wonderful things that are out on the grid. More like…too much of a good thing is not such a good thing. There are so many events, sales, and new releases lately that it’s hard to keep up. And in cases like Collabor88 this month, near impossible to get in.

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Meet Sonya

Hey guys! I’m back to share with you another goodie from Diamond Avatar – you do know there is a 50% off sale, right? So anyways, I want to introduce you all to Sonya.

Sonya comes with 6 different makeups, and 4 skin  shades. This skin has a greater range of skin tones than Bree, so it has a shade for most people to enjoy.

Skin tones: Fair, Sunkissed, Tan, Dark

Diamond Avatar has a lot more than just skins. Want to see what else they have? Visit the mainstore to see, and let me know what you got from there 🙂

Styling Card

Skin: *Diamond Avatar* Sonya Tan
Lingerie: ~Blacklace~ Boo: Purple Velvet Corset w/ Bordello skirt (skirt not shown)
Hair: >TRUTH< Andrea w/Roots – sandlewood
Nails: Candy Nail #FP006 Clear Glitter French Pink

52 Weeks of Color Challenge – Avocado, Aquamarine, and St. Patrick’s Blue

Wow – double digits, huh? I know you guys miss my posts, but I have been busy lately. So, I decided to go for a hat trick and do 3 colors at once…ANNND…feature one store (because I got all 3 items from there…yay!)

All 3 of these outfits come from paper.doll. I remember in my earlier years of SL, I used to love paper.doll’s short dresses, and looked forward to getting free group gifts via the subscribo. Then I think last year she changed membership to a paid VIP group, and I did not visit as much because by then there were so many stores I found out about, it was hard to keep up with them all.

This weekend there is a sale on all green items for St Paddy’s Day (yes I said Paddy, and not Patty – Plurk shamed me into making sure I write Paddy lol) – I believe 60% off the original price. So I got this cool shirt for less – Bambi in Pine. I thought the Sea Maiden pendant from Chop Zuey and Gabriel hair from Truth would go nicely with this sort of look. Can you believe i had forgotten about this hair – I love long ponytails with bangs ^^ It’s an old hair too…

I went back and got this dress because even though it’s not quite the color of aquamarine the swatch had, it does match the gemstone color. So there! Jess in Aqua looks quick lovely, and it’s simple enough for you to be comfortable and at ease.

Phew! With this Cozy shirt in Navy (and the StraightLeg Demin in DarkWash, I am officially caught up with the Color Challenge. And I even know what I’m blogging next week for Tea Green 🙂

See you next time!

Collabor88 Goodies

This month’s Collabor88 is not to be missed. After I had gotten my items early on the first day that the event opened, there were many who said they were unable to get into the sim. And I can understand why – I wanted to get the League dresses, the Cheeky Pea furniture, the skirts from BOOM…do you see where this is going?

Anyway, here are a couple of things that I got from Collabor88.

Hucci is at Collabor88 this month with some mesh goodness. My eyes quickly went to the comfy – looking romper, and matching wedges. Don’t be fooled – the outfit is the same color as the wedges ( more white than gray) – just that the lighting made everything look a bit darker than what it actually is. Why moonglow? I’m afraid to wear white items in RL because they tend to get dirty SO fast…in SL we don’t have to worry about such things ^^

Next we have Earthstones’ necklace and earrings – I always try to grab something from this store whenever they have items at Collabor88, because it’s a very good deal. Again I tried not to buy ALL the different colors, so I went with something that would go with this outfit.

I took several photos of me just playing around on the sandy Costa Rican beach – check out flickr for the whole set.

See you next time!

Styling Card

Outfit: ::HH:: Hucci Heritage Romper Moonglow
Shoes: ::HH:: Hucci Vintage Wedge
Hair: >TRUTH< Vicky w/Roots – espresso

Jewelry:
Earrings: EarthStones Neisha – Black/Paua/MoP
Necklace: EarthStones Neisha – Black/Paua/MoP
Ring: Chop Zuey Vagabond Men’s Ring
Bracelets: Zaara : Indra painted stacked bangles *silver*

Makeup:
[PF] Elly <Maple> Sheer Balm (Soft Pink)

Nails: Candy Nail #GACHA Alphabet Nails *Q

Skin: al vulo!- bitu * paradise bird bronze
Eyes: :: Exodi ::Zbilja v2.0 – Deep (Aquamarine)(Lg/V)
Poses: Corpus & D.A.R.E

52 Weeks of Color Challenge – Dandelion

Week Nine: Dandelion

February 25 – March 3

Dandelion….I was so not in a Dandelion mood, and it was slowing me down. I could had just skipped the color, but then I feel that it’s too early in the 52 Weeks to just give p, you know? But then I found the perfect shirt at \Le’ Boom/ to depict how I feel about the color Dandelion ^^

I was trying to stick out my tongue and wink at the same time. Somehow I think it looks cuter on the shirt than it does on me.

Styling Credits

Shirt: \\Le’ Boom// Happy Expression Sweater Yellow
Jeans: Zaara Classic Jeans (indigo)
Hair: Truth – Clara (chocolate)