We on Fire

We on Fire

Get up, stand up, throw your hands up
Welcome to the other land of
Dreamers brothers sisters others
Yeah we on fire like that

Oh the bond is deeper than skin
The kind of club that we’re in
The kind of love that we give
Oh ever since the dawn of mankind
We all belong to a tribe
It’s good to know this one’s mine

~ “Fire” by Gavin DeGraw

We on Fire

If you use the Firestorm client, you would have to be blind not to see that it’s the fifth anniversary of the client, quite an auspicious occasion when Jessica Lyon spun the Phoenix viewer off from the original upstart Emerald viewer and then it morphed into the Firestorm viewer. Jessica has managed to imbue the project with kindness, helpfulness, and innovation with her calm and kind leadership.

Once again, the KittyCatS have made a commemorative kitten given out for free that has all the bells and whistles of the regulars ones, including breedability. Click this little darling and you can wear it on your shoulder, hold it in your arms, or cuddle with it. I ran down and picked one up, taking her along for the ride on my Haya 2015 from Turlaccor Mode. I had been noticing awesome photos by Darkley Aeon of these bikes on Flickr and so I got the chance to blog one myself (and will be showing more). Rideable and fun, the bikes also include many poses, effects and of course, exquisitely crafted details, as you can see here. Turlaccor is clearly a motorbike aficionado, with an eye for sexy speed. (All the poses you see me on the bike are unaltered poses included with the bike.)

We on Fire

Of course, I had to look the part and the first item that came to mind were Bax Coen’s smokin’ hot newly redone thigh high boots, which fit perfectly to the Maitreya mesh body. With materials, the metallic books in black are wickedly sexy, especially paired with mesh short shorts from Beanster Potato and a leather vest from Paul Lapointe and Bastchild Lotus. Paul and Bast also offer a great motorcycle helmet with all sorts of texture options, which I donned as I took my kitten for a ride. (Safety first, right?) My skin is sawsan Secretspy’s newest for the Designer Showcase, a lovely sexy look that comes complete with all sorts of mesh body appliers.

We on Fire

Hair: AD – cointreau by Queue Marlowe for Analog Dog *

Helmet: L&B S’wear “Racing” Ladies Motorcycle Helmet by BastChild Lotus and Paul Lapointe for Lapointe and Bastchild *

Skin: .::WoW Skins::. Perla Golden Designer Circle by sawsan Secretspy for .::WoW skins::., available at Designer Circle *

Eyes: .ID. September Eyes / Amber by Audrey Lamede for Insufferable Dastard, available at The Men’s Dept

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

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

Top: L&B Swear “Teese” Leather Halter Corset by BastChild Lotus and Paul Lapointe for Lapointe and Bastchild *

Shorts: 20.FIVE Mesh: Mini Shorts by beanster Potato for 20.FIVE *

Boots: BAX Regency Boots Metallic all Colors (Maitreya Lara) by Bax Coen for Bax Coen Designs *

My friend: KittyCatS! – Firestorm FireFlurry by KittyCatS for KittyCatS, free for the Firestorm 5th Anniversary

Motorcycle: Haya 2015 Orange/Black – Extreme by Turlaccor Mode for Turlaccor Custombike *

We on Fire

Mary

Mary

No, I won’t
Never once
Make you cry
Just to kiss
Oh, I’ll miss
Your goodbye

~ “Mary” by Kings of Leon

Mary

I liked this song by Kings of Leon and thought it suited this casual look perfectly. Paul Lapointe and BastChild Lotus recently came out with a short leather jacket that has optional camisole or tank and is typical of L&B, the HUD includes color change for everything, with a bonus set of laces that overlay the camisole so you can have a silk camisole or this lace in black or white. For one small price, it’s a very versatile look with many color choices. I explored them all while I was trying to match to the necklace from Maxi Gossamer for Fameshed, and aligned colors to match Maxi’s color combos. Finally Beanster Potato’s darling high-waisted mesh jeans also come with several choices so I could find this darker denim.

Mary

Inka Mexicola has released this skin set in its entirety at her store. With several brow options, appliers for nearly everything you need (I used the Matreya Lara mesh body appliers here), and beautifully rendered features (omg those lips!), it’s a unique, beautiful skin for a fresh look. My wavy hair is Mina Nakamura’s beautiful almost windblown look for the Fameshed third anniversary.

Mary

Hair: MINA Hair – Elvire – Natural (no materials) by Mina Nakamura for MINA, available at Fameshed *

Skin: Essences [Imogen] medium02 *brunette* by Inka Mexicola for Essences *

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

Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V3.3 by Onyx LeShelle for Maitreya

Jacket with Camisole: L&B (SM) Swear “Cropped”   Leather Jacket with L&B (SM) Swear “Cropped”  Camisole AddOn by BastChild Lotus and Paul Lapointe for Lapointe and Bastchild *

Jeans: 20.FIVE Mesh: Vintage Jeans by beanster Potato for 20.FIVE *

Necklace: MG – Necklace – Skylla Immortal Horse – G4 by Maxi Gossamer for Maxi Gossamer, available at Fameshed *

Shoes: Glamistry : TRILLIUM Heels – maitreya by Glamistry for Glamistry *

Poses by VestigeCreations for Vestige Poses *

Mary

The Clerihew

The Clerihew

Fashionista Harper Beresford
Blogs what all this great hair is for.
She went shopping to satisfy her muse
and came home with a shitload of shoes.

~ Me

The Clerihew

I subscribe to A.Word.A.Day, and this week they are featuring light poetry words. One of the words was “clerihew.”

PRONUNCIATION:

(KLER-uh-hyoo)

MEANING:

noun: A humorous, pseudo-biographical verse of four lines of uneven length, with the rhyming scheme AABB, and the first line containing the name of the subject.

Of course, I had to take my turn at it, which you see above.

I satisfied my fashionista instinct this blog post with a darling little dress from Beanster Potato that comes with her fantastic texture-change HUD that allows different top colors, all for one low price. My shoes from Kim Lysette have the same fantastic option as does my necklace from Bastchild Lotus. Even my little lunchbox from Moonbubble Gothly’s gacha at Luck of the Irish has a HUD! (And I show several versions on this blog for kicks.)

The Clerihew

Shylah Honey made waves on waves for the new Liaison Collaborative, the theme of which is Bon Voyage. I think she was trying to channel Rose with the casual elegance of these locks. (The back is just as pretty with waves tumbling down.)

Skin Fair is going on and Systi Cisse is offering two skins, one of which is this one that I wear without a mesh body but with Slink hands and feet. The face itself has a very clean gentle palette so I played with the lipstick and eyeshadow included with the skin, having a bit of fun in the process and created a lovely look, especially with Soleil Reid’s eyes from The Men’s Dept.

The Clerihew

Hair: *~*Damselfly*~*Gardner Rigged-Mesh by Shylah Honey for *~*Damselfly*~*, available at The Liaison Collaborative *

Skin: [sYs] SKIN – AYU M01 (brown brows) with [sYs] SKIN – Tintable Eyeshadows (modifiable color) (new) and [sYs] SKIN – AYU Tintable Lips (modifiable color) by Systi Cisse for [sYs], available at Skin Fair *

Eyes: {D.A} – Marble – Aqua by Soleil Reid for Dead Apples, available at The Men’s Dept.

Dress: 20.FIVE Mesh: Sus Dress by beanster Potato for 20.FIVE *

Necklace: L&B “Pear Drop” Necklace by BastChild Lotus and Paul Lapointe for Lapointe and Bastchild *

Lunch box: [ bubble ] Random Lunch Box by Moonbubble Gothly for [ bubble ], available at The Luck of the Irish *

Hands: Slink Avatar Enhancement Hands V2.1 Casual and Bag by Siddean Munro for Slink

Nail appliers: Flair – Fingernails Applier Slink A/E – set 223 by Sasy Scarborough for Flair *

Shoes: [LaVian&C0] FW2015 Amanda Heel by Kim Lysette for LaVian & Co. *

Poses by Fanny Willis for Everglow *

The Clerihew

In Purple

In Purple

“If you wear a short enough skirt, the party will come to you.” ~ Dorothy Parker

In Purple

A short-as-can-be mini dress,and I am hoping to have a party! This great strappy leather dress with a wonderful tie up the back comes from Beanster Potato, a lot of mesh goodness in a very small package. And as always, Beanster includes a texture change HUD for five looks. I matched it up with the heels Glamistry offered for 21 Shoe. You can’t get these colors anymore but you can get this sexy platform shoe at his store. My unicorn horn from Maxi Gossamer for this month’s Collabor88 is my favorite piece of luck.

In Purple

Shylah Honey made this fabulous hair for the Fantasy Collective and with its literally flowing locks, it is perfect for mermaids but also for a girl who is going out and wants a little fun in her look, especially with dyed ends. Sawsan Secretspy has made this gorgeous skin for the Designers Circle. I put it on and the dewy skin, the soft and glossy lips, the exquisite eyes—they begged me to take them out to party. I did!

In Purple

Hair: *~*Damselfly*~*Alba Rigged-Mesh by Shylah Honey for *~*Damselfly*~*, available at Fantasy Collective *

Skin: .::WoW Skins::. Aleida Darktan by sawsan Secretspy for .::WoW skins::., available at Designer Circle *

Eyes: Egozy.Eyes (Brown).Light by Nicole Button for Egozy *

Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V2.1 by Onyx LeShelle for Maitreya

Dress: 20.FIVE Mesh: Lipita Dress by beanster Potato for 20.FIVE *

Necklace: MG – Necklace – Electra Unicorn Horn – Short by Maxi Gossamer for Maxi Gossamer, available at Collabor88 *

Ring: MG – Rings – Unicorn Maiden Star – Large by Maxi Gossamer for Maxi Gossamer, available at Collabor88 *

Shoes: Glamistry : STATICE Heels by Glamistry for Glamistry *

Poses by Tutys for Tutys

In Purple

Happiness—KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar, Day 8

Happiness—KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar, Day 8

Happiness is something that comes into our lives through doors we don’t even remember leaving open. ~ Rose Wilder Lane

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I don’t know about you but sometimes happiness comes from a bit of color and a fun pattern like polka dots. Beanster Potato’s new sweater comes with a 5-texture HUD so you can swap around textures. With a sexy-silky look to it, it is drapey in all the right ways and very sophisticated in its fashion. I wear silly tights from Irehami that I got from The New Tailors event. They come with appliers for Slink feet so you can do something like wear open-toed boots like these from GraceHaddington and not get cold tootsies.

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My KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar gift today is this gorgeous hair with hat from Mina Nakamura. She includes with it a set of five ombre colors and TEN hat colors in the HUD for color change options. I love this stripey look but there are some more seasonal patterns as well. A free hair. Mesh! Can you beat that?

My skin is one of Umazuma Metaluna’s for the Arcade. Her set for this round have interesting shadings around the eyes and some great and unusual makeup colorways without being garish. I love Uma’s skins because she has such a unique vision.

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Hair: MINA Hair – Natasja (no materials) by Mina Nakamura for MINA, GIFT available exclusively in the KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar *

Skin: [theSkinnery] Leigh 5 (toffee) by Umazuma Metaluna for [theSkinnery], available at the Arcade *

Eyes: #adored – dream eyes – black coffee by Constance Daehlie for #adored

Sweater: 20.FIVE Mesh: Croft Sweater by beanster Potato for 20.FIVE *

Tights: New Way -Tights print  *1print* by irehami for New Way, available at The New Tailors

Hands: Slink Avatar Enhancement Hands – Casual by Siddean Munro for Slink

Feet: Slink AvEnhance Feet High by Siddean Munro for Slink

Boots: [LG] Boutique-Fall 2014 Kilara Boots by GraceHaddington for LivGlam *

Poses by Valencia Southard for Marukin

Home for the Holidays—KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar, Day 4

Home for the Holidays—KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar, Day 4

Oh, there’s no place like home for the holidays
‘Cause no matter how far away you roam
If you want to be happy in a million ways
For the holidays you can’t beat home, sweet home

~ “Home for the Holidays,” as done by Perry Como

Home for the Holidays

The big news in my house is that we have 50 pounds of venison in the freezer now. Yep, the man of the house got a ten-point buck, so we’ll be eating meat this winter. I put my foot down about having a stuffed head on my mantel, so this great new piece of art from Tya Fallingbridge, the gift for today in the KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar, is much appreciated. We can still celebrate the hunt without creepy glass eyes looking at us.

And I got all festive for the holidays at home with the Ugly Christmas Sweater from Phunk. (I don’t think it’s THAT bad personally, though some of the textures on the HUD are ones I would not wear personally. Ever. I am not a snowman-on-a-sweater girl.) My jeans with the really nice backend are from beanster Potato and come with a nice HUD for changing the texture. The texture is what makes the jeans, frankly. And Senzati0n Domenitzo’s darling ankle boots fit with these skinnies perfectly.

Home for the Holidays

Bubbles Clawtooth just came out with this darling hat-on-hair that comes with a texture-change HUD for the hat and what seems a thousand great hair textures. (I am exaggerating, but I spent a lot of time clicking.) This darling look is one of my favorite hat hairs of the season! I loved this skin from Syane Cisse on me. It’s plain, indeed, but has a certain sophistication I think could be dressed up or down.

Home for the Holidays

Hair: Clawtooth: Snow Bunny – The Complete Collection by Bubbles Clawtooth for Clawtooth *

Skin: [sYs] SKIN – LOU M01 (brown brows) with [sYs] SKIN – Kohl eyes by Syane Cisse for [sYs]

Eyes: Egozy.Eyes (Green) by Nicole Button for Egozy *

Sweater: [Phunk] Ugly Christmas Sweater by Parallaxx for Phunk

Jeans: 20.FIVE Mesh: Jan Skinny Jeans by beanster Potato for 20.FIVE *

Hands: Slink Avatar Enhancement Hands – Elegant by Siddean Munro for Slink

Boots: Essenz – Brisbane (Fatpack 1) by Senzati0n Domenitzo for Essenz, available at Frozzen Fair *

Giftboxes: [ba] gift box – pack and transfer! by Barnesworth Anubis for Barnesworth Anubis

Art: [PM]Pixel Mode – 3D Deer Head Picture by Tya Fallingbridge for Pixel Mode, GIFT available exclusively in the KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar *

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

Gee Whiz—KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar, Day 2

Gee Whiz—KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar, Day 2

It’s been a long, long time
Can’t explain why you crossed my mind
I guess it’s just to say, “Gee whiz, it’s Christmas!”

~ “Gee Whiz, It’s Christmas” by Carla Thomas

Gee Whiz—KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar, Day 2

Gee whiz. It’s Christmas! I have started making massive numbers of cookies and putting them in the freezer (this is my new tradition). Last year I made over 500 cookies. My son and I love baking together and the putzing, making little balls of dough and decorating, is soothing.

Snow has already fallen here several times and it’s pretty chilly so this special gift from TOmmy Fairplay and Shylah Honey for the KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar is welcome. TOmmy made two hairs that you get—one with the darker hat (in the main photos) and one with the lighter (in the top photo). It’s non-rigged so you can resize it (as I did) and comes as a fatpack of HUDs so you get all the colors Damselfly offers. This gorgeous gift can be yours starting today. The KittyCatS community members have also made some gifts “for the cats” as a special treat in the calendar. If you don’t have a KittyCat, don’t worry, you will on the 24th!

Gee Whiz—KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar, Day 2

To match, I put together a casual outfit from several new pieces. First is a great sweater over demin shirt from beanster Potato that comes with one of beanster’s great texture change HUDs for the sweater. My jeans are Datrip Blackbart’s great offer for Winter Trend, available with a HUD that lets you change the texture on the legwarmers. I fit on boots from Senzati0n Domenitzo for the Frozzen Fair that also include a texture-change HUD.

I got my lovely skin during the Skin Addiction Black Friday from Jade Glazner. The skin includes the Slink Physique AND Slink Hands and Feet appliers all on one HUD. (I had to clarify this.) Jade also offers a nail applier for next to nothing and a variety of lipsticks and eyeshadows as add-ons.

Arcade has opened, so the sim is packed and people are camming in to grab goodies. The nice thing about gacha items is that they are no copy, so perfect for stocking stuffing and a great way to “regift” the items you don’t want. I highly recommend the gacha from Cory Edo, which includes a variety of holiday decorations without a rare. I scattered them around me to add a little festivity to the scene. Gee whiz!

Gee Whiz—KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar, Day 2

Hair: *~*Damselfly*~*Brock Non-Rigged Mesh by TOmmy Fairplay for *~*Damselfly*~*, available in the KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar *

Skin: ::NM:: Zoe (05) Brown by Jade Glazner for ::Nar Mattaru::

Eyes: #adored – dream eyes – velik by Constance Daehlie for #adored *

Top: 20.FIVE Mesh: Sacha Sweater by beanster Potato for 20.FIVE *

Jeans: Legal Insanity – bree warmer dirty jeans  * Heels by Datrip Blackbart for Legal Insanity, available at Winter Trend *

Hands: Slink Avatar Enhancement Hands – Casual by Siddean Munro for Slink

Nail appliers: ::NM:: Zoe Natural French (Slink Nails Applier) by Jade Glazner for ::Nar Mattaru::

Boots: Essenz – Moscow (Fatpack 2) by Senzati0n Domenitzo for Essenz, available at Frozzen Fair *

Poses by Rogan Diesel for DieselWorks Animations

Décor: Trompe Loeil – 2014 Advent Calendar by Cory Edo for Trompe Loeil, available at Arcade *

  • Trompe Loeil – PEACE Letters
  • Trompe Loeil – Snowflake Ornate
  • Trompe Loeil – Snowflake Deco
  • Trompe Loeil – Bucket + Lit Branches