Lightness

Lightness

The reason angels can fly is because they take themselves lightly. ~G.K. Chesterton

Lightness

I made myself into a pretty angel for this post with Eilfie Sugarplum’s wings for Uber but mostly it was for Sands Leavitt’s darling look for Uber’s ethereal theme. I chose to wear his cute top with lace overlaying a tube top. It comes with a skirt but I chose Paul Lapointe’s sexier-than-hell leggings with the finest behind in SL. I clicked into this lighter purple shade to let that pretty booty show. I chose the purple/pink shades on the newest Glamistry boots to match to my hot leggings.

Lightness

MissAllSunday Lemon  has created this gorgeous feathered hair for the Uber event, and I chose a beautiful ombre for my look. I added darling cherry blossom combs to my hair from Mohsin Paulino to match my necklace from Sigifaust. The best part of my look is Steffi Villota’s gorgeous skin for Tres Chic. I used her eye makeup from the HUD and then used Catwa’s lip tinting for my lips, both blended in. What a beautiful face Steffi has created for the Annie mesh head!

Lightness

Hair: /Wasabi Pills/ Simone Mesh Hair by MissAllSunday Lemon for /Wasabi Pills/, available at Uber *

Skin applier: DeeTaleZ *Appliers* CATWA Head “Face Momoka” Mixedtype by Steffi Villota for DeeTaleZ, available at Tres Chic

Mesh head: CATWA HEAD Annie V4.5 by Catwa Clip for CATWA

Eyes: L’Etre – Mesh Eyes [#30] by dam1710 for L’Etre

Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V3.5 by Onyx LeShelle for Maitreya

Top: [Azuchi] Emma Top Lilac Maitreya by Sands Leavitt for [Azuchi], available at Uber *

Leggings: L&B (*Fitted* LARA) Swear – Leather Leggings by BastChild Lotus and Paul Lapointe for Lapointe and Bastchild *

Hair pieces: [ity.] Cherry Blossom Hair Pin by Mohsin Paulino for [ity.]

Wings: .tsg. Glass Wings – Lav  [Type 2] by Eilfie Sugarplum for The Sugar Garden,  available at Uber

Necklace: ieQED branch.set.necklace.silver by Sigifaust for ieQED, available at Shiny Shabby *

Boots: Glamistry : AZALEA Heels – maitreya by Glamistry for Glamistry *

Poses by Tutys for Tutys

Poses assisted by Avimote PoseMaker PE 1.02 by Avimote Dreamscape for Avimote *

Taken at the Outer Garden

Lightness

Rolling Deep

Rolling Deep

“I usually travel with a posse. I roll deep. I travel like a rapper, but without the artillery. We don’t carry guns, we carry cookies.” ~ Gabriel Iglesias

Rolling Deep

I had my posse with me at the Furillen sim. We rode into town and then parked ourselves by the Airstream Serene has put out (from Wavie Haller—one of my favorites that he made). These “cRaZy lOVe” KittyCats are the other Love Collection pets KittyCats is offering this season and they too include a special animation in them where they will rez you a blanket and special poses so you can enjoy them with a friend. We rode in on my cycle from Turluccor Mode, a brilliant piece that includes all sorts of fun stuff for riding (lights, engine, turbo) and a huge set of poses and animations for single and couples. And the bike is pretty cute with the purple tank.

The main part of my outfit is, of course, the rockin’ aviator leather jacket from Paul Lapointe and Bastchild Lotus. As always, Paul has created a solid piece with great style, perfectly fit to the Maitreya body (and others). Bast’s HUD gives a ton of options in colors and textures. I especially liked the tank add-on options with some awesome t-shirt graphics. The jacket, tank and bra come as a complete package with a kazillion options for colors—it’s a very fat fatpack. My short skinny jeans are one of LiuMiwa’s pieces for Shiny Shabby, rolled at the ankle and perfect with Glamistry’s latest bootie, which also includes a texture change HUD for a ton of options. Keon Xenda’s poses show a male model but they were PERFECT for this set of photos (truly—I just positioned myself on the bike).

Rolling Deep

Deesselle Destiny made this sexy skin for the Catwa heads and I chose to dress it up with lipstick from the Catwa HUD and eyeliner from demi Placebo to make this hot tough girl look. I also got to try out Deesselle’s eyelashes for the Catwa head. (Kind of fun just applying eyelashes and not having to fit them into place!) A pretty necklace from Ors Quan for Shiny Shabby is a perfect piece of bling for this neckline. I love this haircut from Dubled, which is a gacha at Shiny Shabby. Frankly, you should get all of them because the shortened bangs are darling and the windblown curls are perfect for a girl who just got off her bike.

Rolling Deep

Hair: [DUE] Crush RARE by Dubled for [DUE], available at Shiny Shabby *

Skin applier: DS’ELLES-(WEAR) Applier Catwa head mesh- LORIE-NEVA by Deesselle Destiny for DS’Elles *

Makeup applier: .euphoric ~Nefertiti Eyeliner ~[Catwa] by demi Placebo for .euphoric

Lash applier: DS’ELLES- ( WEAR) – LASHES for Head Catwa by Deesselle Destiny for DS’Elles *

Mesh head: CATWA HEAD Annie V4.5 by Catwa Clip for CATWA

Eyes: L’Etre – Mesh Eyes [#30] by dam1710 for L’Etre

Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V3.5 by Onyx LeShelle for Maitreya

Jacket with shirt: L&B (*Fitted*  LARA) Swear “Aviator”  Leather Jacket with L&B (*Fitted*  LARA) Swear “Aviator” Tank AddOn by BastChild Lotus and Paul Lapointe for Lapointe and Bastchild *

Jeans: miwa’s airship -LoveYourself Pants#5 GrayBlue by LiuMiwa for miwa’s airship, available at Shiny Shabby *

Necklace: MINIMAL – Cheesire Necklace Silver -female- by Ors Quan for MINIMAL, available at Shiny Shabby *

Boots: Glamistry : AZALEA Heels – maitreya by Glamistry for Glamistry *

Poses: RK Poses. Remy by Keon Xenga for RK Poses, available at Shiny Shabby *

48Sportster – Purple – EVO by Turlaccor Mode for Turlaccor Custombike Store *

Posse: “cRaZy lOVe” by KittyCats for KittyCatS *

Photos taken at Furillen, created by Serene Footman

Poses assisted by Avimote PoseMaker PE 1.02 by Avimote Dreamscape for Avimote *

Taken using the LUMIPro 2016 HUD by Stefan Buscaylet *

Rolling Deep

Love Birds

Love Birds

It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds. ~ Aesop

Love Birds

I walked out to the beach to find that it looked like a flock of lovebirds had taken nest in my palm trees. Oh wait. They purred and I realized they were KittyCats perched in my palms. KittyCatS recent release of LoveBirdS include a removable beak and crest and come with brightly colored feathers, made for Valentine’s Day but perfect to brighten up your spring after a long winter. Each KittyCat includes a special animation in them, where they will rez you a blanket and special poses so you can enjoy them with a friend.

Love Birds

I enjoyed the warm air in an outfit made of separates from the first anniversary Shiny Shabby. My top from evastika Aura is fitted for Maitreya bodies matched to denim shorts from Systi Cisse, also for Maitreya bodies. Cute bowed flats from Darling Monday come in several colors. A cute little diamond-studded watch from Bob for Shiny Shabby includes a HUD to change various parts of the watch.

Love Birds

Carina Larsen has made this cute and casual ponytail for Shiny Shabby with her great texture-change options. I am wearing Monicuzza Babenco’s gorgeous new applier for Shiny Shabby on the Catwa Annie mesh head in a warm tan. I found my palms at the RFL Home & Garden Expo from Cari McKeenan, who got them out late. The donation from purchase of the trees will go directly to ACS.

Love Birds

Hair: Amacci Hair – Lorene by Carina Larsen for Amacci, available at Shiny Shabby *

Skin applier: *YS&YS* Ariel Tone03 Skin Applier – Catwa Mesh Head by Monicuzza Babenco for *YS&YS*, available at Shiny Shabby *

Mesh head: CATWA HEAD Annie V4.5 by Catwa Clip for CATWA

Eyes: L’Etre – Mesh Eyes [#30] by dam1710 for L’Etre

Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V3.5 by Onyx LeShelle for Maitreya

Top: #EVANI – Wendy top  BLUE (MAITREYA LARA) by evastika Aura for EVANI, available at Shiny Shabby *

Shorts: [sYs] CALINE short (fitted mesh) – denim by Syane Cisse for [sYs], available at Shiny Shabby *

Watch: [VALE KOER] PASTEL BEZEL WATCH by Bob for Vale Koer, available at Shiny Shabby *

Shoes: fri. – Sarah.Janes (Cloud) – Maitreya by Darling Monday for fri.day, available at Shiny Shabby *

Palm Trees: LB_PonyPalmv1.3 by Cari McKeenan for Little Branch, avialable at the RFL Home & Garden Expo *

Poses by Sylva Petrov for **Sylva’s Animation Factory

Wildlife: “LoveBirdS” by KittyCats for KittyCatS

Love Birds

Manhattan Avenue

Manhattan Avenue

Oh but dreams come true on
Manhattan Avenue

~ “Manhattan Avenue” by Nellie McKay

Manhattan Avenue

The setting for this grouping of furniture from the RFL Home & Garden Expo and the first anniversary Shiny Shabby is deep in the city with Nellie McKay’s satin voice. Stephen came over and gave me a tutorial in color theory in decorating, starting with the deep purple sofa and chairs Victor Newchurch made as his donation items for the Expo. With yogjio’s deco fireplace as the centerpiece and Tess Spargel’s mirror over the mantle (both donation items), we accessorized with Piraiyah Novikov’s glamorous pieces for his gacha at the Expo. I clothed the windows with the city view with curtains from Piraiyah for Shiny Shabby (which I tinted slightly), and I topped the mantle with finials from Elsa Wellesley’s gacha at Shiny Shabby. Kaerri Rae makes some of the most beautiful flower arrangements in SL, and this orchid is one of her donation items for the Expo. (She also happens to be one of the hard-working organizers, with her partner Cain Maven and bestie Reven Rosca, for the Expo). I thought Synnaria Vlodovic’s gothic chandelier with purple roses might add a kind of a eclectic addition to the décor.

Manhattan Avenue

My Manhattan cosmopolitan might be dressed up for a night out in Hilly Haalan’s sexy mini with a color change HUD that allows me to tint the main dress a blackberry with fuchsia insets and pink studs. The one dress could provide hundreds of combos with such versatility. My jewelry is Mea Carnell’s contribution to Cosmopolitan Room, studded with rhinestones. Senzati0n Domenitzo’s sexy shoes for Shiny Shabby complete my look.

Manhattan Avenue

Monicuzza Babenco has created a gorgeous applier for the Catwa mesh heads for Shiny Shabby this round, and I spent some time messing with eye makeup and lipstick to make this look. VivienMarli’s beautiful and barely controlled tumble of curls gives a wildness to this chic Manhattanite’s sexy look.

Manhattan Avenue

Hair: .Entwined. Lena by VivienMarli for [Entwined], available at Shiny Shabby *

Mesh head: CATWA HEAD Annie V4.5 by Catwa Clip for CATWA

Skin appliers: *YS&YS* Ariel Tone02 Skin Applier – Catwa Mesh Head by Monicuzza Babenco for *YS&YS*, available at Shiny Shabby *

Eyes: L’Etre – Mesh Eyes [#38] by dam1710 for L’Etre

Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V3.5 by Onyx LeShelle for Maitreya

Dress: [hh] Nicola Dress MAITREYA SIZE by Hilly Haalan for Hilly Haalan *

Jewelry: Meva Cubes Collar Iron with Meva Cubes Bangle Iron by Mea Carnell for Meva, available at the Cosmopolitan Room *

Shoes: Essenz – Congo (Maitreya) by Senzati0n Domenitzo for Essenz, available at Shiny Shabby *

Poses by Luth Brodie for Reel Expression (no longer available)

Décor:

Manhattan Avenue

Quietness Desired

Quietness Desired

“Every lake belongs to the quietness desired by the swans.” ~ Munia Khan

Quietness Desired

Some people log on to SL to find a place of peace and quietness. Some wander the sims to seek peace and quiet. Lauren Bentham recently put together a new sim, Netherwood, that I recommend for that sense of peace and quiet in a crazy world. I dressed casually and enjoyed different spots on the sim. I wore a simple hoodie and top from Asia Rae, part of a unisex set she has created and paired lolly Carlberg’s gray jeans for Thrift Shop (half off) and Aleida Rhode’s latest flats for Cosmopolitan.

Quietness Desired

Sawsan Secretspy’s group gift skin brings a touch of spring to my look with pink lips and eyeshadow. The whole look was inspired by n0match’s darling hair with felted cap for Hairology. She includes texture change for the cap in several colors with the hair color HUD. A pretty little fantasy necklace by moonbubble Gothly for Fantasy Gacha Fair adds a little color to my look.

Quietness Desired

 

Hair: NO.MATCH_NO.DISTANCE. by n0match for NO.MATCH, available at Hairology *

Skin: .::WoW Skins::. GG FEB 2016 Amour Bronze by sawsan Secretspy for .::WoW Skins::. *

Eyes: {D.A} – Marble – Silver by Soleil Reid for Dead Apples

Lashes: .LeLutka.Kyra lashes.02 by Thora Charron for LeLutka *

Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V3.4 by Onyx LeShelle for Maitreya

Top: [AR] Night Women Hoodie Size [GREY] by Asia Rae for Asia Rae *

Jeans: .:* LOULOU&CO :. – Fitted Jean :: SOLEDAD :: MAITREYA Grey/flow by lolly Carlberg for .:* LOULOU&CO :., available at the Thrift Shop *

Necklace: [ bubble ] Drakonae Egg Necklace –Purple by Moonbubble Gothly for [ bubble ], available at Fantasy Gacha Carnival *

Flats: Elysium – Ella balerina – charcoal by Aleida Rhode for Elysium by Aleida Rhode, available at the Cosmopolitan Room *

Standing pose created with Avimote PoseMaker PE 1.02 by Avimote Dreamscape for Avimote *

Taken at Netherwood by Lauren Bentham

Quietness Desired

Kodachrome

Kodachrome

“Kodachrome…
it gives us those nice, bright colors,
gives us the greens of summers,
makes ya think all the world’s a sunny day,
Oh yeah!
I’ve got a Nikon camera,
I’d love to take a photograph,
so mama don’t take…
my Kodachrome away…”
~ “Kodachrome” by Paul Simon

Kodachrome

RFL Home & Garden is still going on. I got a chance to walk around after folks had set up. I indiscriminately bought things in vendors to make sure donations went to RFL—you should too. In fact, maybe you should get the scripted clock and bamboo from McChris Flanagan’s retro set, a modernist furniture grouping that reminds me of my parents’ first living room set and stereophonic sound system (in hifi, not wifi). With color change built into the menus so you can change the insets to yellow, orange or bright green and some rather humorous accessories (like that vinyl record from The Lindens and the 8-track player), the set is a virtual testament to kitsch. I added Cain Maven’s retrofuture hanging lamp and Elin Egoyan’s bright and beautiful painting to my living room and I was set.

Kodachrome

I wearing Poulet Koenkamp’s lovely skirt and top set for the Instruments this round with her gorgeous textures. Shoes from Saki Galiazzo include a very versatile HUD for color change on different parts of the shoe and fit the Maitreya feet perfectly. I love the skin applier Monicuzza Babenco made for the LeLutka mesh heads, especially the blonde choices because they are so nicely done. My hair from Tabata Jewell for the Hairology event includes a panel in the HUD that lets you change the hair tie.

Kodachrome

Hair: Vanity Hair:Talamasca(F)-Greedy by Tabata Jewell for Vanity Hair, available at Hairology *

Mesh head: .LeLutka.Mesh Head-KARIN v1.3 by JadenArt for LeLutka *

Skin applier: *YS&YS* Eva Tone02 Skin Applier – Lelutka Mesh Head by Monicuzza Babenco for *YS&YS*, available at Collabor88 *

Lashes: .LeLutka.Kyra lashes.01 by Thora Charron for LeLutka *

Eyes: {D.A} Striking Eyes – Spring by Soleil Reid for Dead Apples

Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V3.4 by Onyx LeShelle for Maitreya

Top and skirt: :: PM :: Jess Top and Skirt -all colors- FITTED by Poulet Koenkamp for PurpleMoon Creations, available at The Instruments *

Shoes: H@S Midnight – Multicolor – Maitreya by Saki Galiazzo for H@S *

Poses by Dove Swanson for Long Awkward Pose (no longer available)

 

RFL Home & Garden:

Retro living room by McChris Flanagan for [USB], available at the RFL Home & Garden Expo *

  • [USB] – Straight Curtain Set
  • [USB] – Magazines
  • [USB] – Retro Coffee Table
  • [USB] – Retro Sofa (Adult)
  • [USB] – Bamboo Decor  (DONATION ITEM)
  • [USB] – Retro Chair (Adult)
  • [USB] – Coasters
  • [USB] – Retro Shelf Unit
  • [USB] – Retro Records
  • [USB] – Candle Set
  • [USB] – Books
  • [USB] – Mushrooms
  • [USB] – Retro Clock  (DONATION ITEM)
  • [USB] – 8 Track Player
  • [USB] – Retro Speakers
  • [USB] – Retro TV

Dancing Soul 2 by Elin Egoyan for Elin Arts, available at the RFL Home & Garden Expo

Ico lamp by Cain Maven for Quantum Luxury Homes, available at the RFL Home & Garden Expo *

Kodachrome