Orange You Glad

Orange You Glad

… I didn’t say banana?

Orange You Glad

Baby, it’s hot outside so I am inside but still feeling the heat. This minidress from Mami Jewell raises the temperature, especially in this hot color. (And what has happened to color in SL and photos? I am sick of all the gray, washed out stuff lately.) So yeah, orange makes me glad, especially with matching shoes from Ashleey Andrew from Romp and the darling jewelry Maxi Gossamer has at Collabor88.

Orange You Glad

As usual, Thora Charron has outdone herself with hair she is selling at Hair Fair with a portion of each going for Wigs for Kids. How can you resist this sexy wavy look, so nicely done it outclasses the other looks like this on the grid by miles.

Orange You Glad

Or try a classic wavy look….

Orange You Glad

Get disco with this wild and amazing look….

Orange You Glad

Or buck the status quo with a jeweled snood. Get them all at Hair Fair and help kids who want to live a normal life.

Orange You Glad

Hair:

Skin applier: #09 Essences [ArwenD01] by Inka Mexicola for Essences, available at Kustom9 *

Mesh head: LeLutka Karin HUD  1.6 by JadenArt for LeLutka *

Eyes: .ID. Cosmic Eyes / Dark Brown by Audrey Lamede for Insufferable Dastard

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

Dress: -AZUL- Yves Dress MAITREYA /Mandarin by Mami Jewell for –AZUL- *

Necklace: MG – Necklace – Barcelona Boho – Short by Maxi Gossamer for Maxi Gossamer, available at Collabor88 *

Earrings: MG – Earring – Barcelona Boho by Maxi Gossamer for Maxi Gossamer, available at Collabor88 *

Shoes: Garbaggio // Laila Sandals (Maitreya) – Orange by Ashleey Andrew for Garbaggio, available at ROMP *

Poses by Valencia Southard for Marukin

Orange You Glad

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Daydreaming

Daydreaming

Dreamers
They never learn
They never learn
Beyond the point
Of no return
Of no return

~ “Daydreaming” by Radiohead

Daydreaming

Radiohead came out with a new album this weekend, which was a great Mother’s Day gift for me as I am a big fan (though not as big a fan as this guy). My favorite so far on the album  is “Daydreaming,” though that could change. The title inspires my photos with an outfit I put together with several new pieces. First, the Mesh Body Addicts event is opening tomorrow, and Doc Eldritch, who is seriously old school SL and has been clothing avatars since almost the beginning of grid time, has created this darling top and sweater set with a HUD that allows you to switch colors and switch off the tank. It’s perfect for a spring walk. Then I get a little more clubby with a metallic mini skirt from Ariadna Garrigus that she just released and Bax Coen’s fabulous iconic metallic boots, remade to fit to different mesh bodies.

Daydreaming

My gently wind-tossed waves are Bubbles Clawtooth’s contribution for this round of Collabor88, a beautiful casual asymmetric look. My skin is Umazuma Metaluna’s newest look for the Chapter Four, which I opted to wear on the Sarah head from Catwa Clip. I can’t seem to get over Uma’s gorgeous eyes, and the hazel color of this set compliments my look perfectly. My nails are Bcreative Wilde’s contribution to the Mesh Body Addicts event and my funky jewelry is Maxi Gossamer’s set for this round of Collabor88.   I am strolling at the So caL sim, a residential spot completely decorated by Beloved Ruby. (Yes, you can photo here and live here too!)

Daydreaming

Hair: Clawtooth: Girlfriend in a Coma by Bubbles Clawtooth for Clawtooth, available at Collabor88 *

Skin applier: [theSkinnery] Daria (Catwa Applier) honey by Umazuma Metaluna for [theSkinnery], available at the Chapter Four *

Mesh head: CATWA HEAD Sarah V4.9 by Catwa Clip for CATWA

Eyes: [theSkinnery] Sona eyes – 6 by Umazuma Metaluna for [theSkinnery] *

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

Top: DE Designs – Escape Top – Maitreya by Doc Eldritch for DE Designs, available at Mesh Body Addicts (opens May 10)*

Skirt: ***ArisAris~Gara37~Essential~Skirt – MAITREYA by Ariadna Garrigus for ArisAris *

Necklace: MG – Necklace – Coachella Gypsy – Group2 by Maxi Gossamer for Maxi Gossamer, available at Collabor88 *

Nail appliers: DP – Koffin Nails – Maitreya HUD – Call Of The Sea by Bcreative Wilde for Koffin Nails, available at Mesh Body Addicts (opens May 10)*

Boots: BAX Prestige 2 Boots Gold (Maitreya Lara) by Bax Coen for Bax Boots *

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

Taken  at So caL, designed by Beloved Ruby

Daydreaming

viva sweet love

viva sweet love

sweet spring is your
time is my time is our
time for springtime is lovetime
and viva sweet love

~ e.e. cummings

viva sweet love

Spring is coming and love is in the air! Well, I like to hope so. I know I love this new dress from Flutter Memel for Collabor88. It comes in several spring-perfect colors and fits mesh bodies quite nicely. I was able to coordinate Senzati0n Domenitzo’s sexy shoes, which are new at her store and come with some spring colors and I added bracelets from MoonBubble Gothly and Nissa Rayna, which they made for the 100 Block. Moonbubble’s bracely comes with a HUD that allows you to color each stripe and Nissa’s has eight metal choices. Maxi Gossamer’s gorgeous shell-decorated jewelry for Collabor88 completes my look.

viva sweet love

Inka Mexicola snuck back in world and has released some gorgeous looks recently including this applier for the Catwa heads, which she is offering at the Liaison Collaborative.; With luscious peachy lips, the skin looks beautiful with any of the brow choices (you don’t have to just go dark brows as I show here). My blunt wavy cut from Evadne Quintessa for Hairology is a chic casual yet elegant look, perfect for warmer temperatures.

viva sweet love

Hair: Mithral * Acacia by Evadne Quintessa for Mithral, available at Hairology *

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

Skin applier: Essences Catwa Appliers [VanessaM01] by Inka Mexicola for Essences, available at The Liaison Collaborative *

Eyes: [theSkinnery] Sona eyes – 9 by Umazuma Metaluna for [theSkinnery], available at the Chapter Four *

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

Dress: Stories&Co. by Flowey / Joyce Tunic – Fatpack Maitreya by Flutter Memel for Flowey, available at Collabor88 *

Necklace and Earrings: MG – Necklace and Earrings- Karina Karina Daydreamer by Maxi Gossamer for Maxi Gossamer, available at Collabor88 *

Bracelet: .:ECCO:. Aim High Inspire Bracelet – L Fatpack by Nissa Rayna for ECCO, available at the 100 Block *

Bracelet: [ bubble ] Chevron Bracelet- All In One R by Moonbubble Gothly for [ bubble ], available at the 100 Block *

Nails: [LB Ombre Glass Mix1] *Maitreya* Manicure by Santana Lumiere for La Boheme

Shoes: Essenz – Cartagena (Maitreya) by Senzati0n Domenitzo for Essenz *

Poses by Fanny Willis for Everglow *

Taken at Frisland

viva sweet love

The Door Ajar

The Door Ajar

I leave the door ajar
so that sometime it might
tempt you to try.

~ Traditional Flamenco

The Door Ajar

Sands Leavitt pulled a double whammy recently with a sexy outfit at Uber and a great corset at We <3 RP. I decided to mix n match the two for this stunning look. Since Sands is a game artist anyway, he gets “materials” in SL and has included the feature with his mesh pieces, which you can see from the lights bouncing off the leather of the corset and jeans. (I took my photos at the beautiful Elysion and you can see a red lamp’s light on my hip and another light on my backside, diffused on the leather texture.) The corset comes in two pieces so if you wish to forgo the top part, you can have a single sexy corset for your look. I accessorized with ankle boots from Glamistry and the gorgeous geometric gacha jewelry Mea Carnell has out for Gacha Guardians. The 100 Block is opening on April 9 and Zozicon has great nail appliers for Matreya, Omega and Slink available.

The Door Ajar

Umazuma Metaluna is releasing this smokey-eyed skin at Collabor88 this round and once again, I am blown away by the beauty of the features and the sexiness of the makeup. I admit I tinted the lip a little using the Catwa hud colors and blending it so I had a deeper lip. My mysterious eyes are Uma’s feature for The Chapter Four. I have been waiting for new eyes from her and I am not disappointed! Mirja Mills has made this lovely braid with wisps that float about the face for Hairology, which is opening April 10. It’s almost, but not quite, a Lara Croft look.

The Door Ajar

Hair: .:EMO-tions:. * KRISTEN * by Mirja Mills for.:EMO-tions:., available at Hairology, opening April 10 *

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

Skin applier: [theSkinnery] Sonya (Catwa Skin Applier) honey by Umazuma Metaluna for [theSkinnery], available at Collabor88 *

Eyes: [theSkinnery] Sona  eye collection – 3 by Umazuma Metaluna for[theSkinnery], available at the Chapter Four *

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

Top: [Azuchi] Natasha Corset Maitreya Red by Sands Leavitt for [Azuchi], available at We Love RP *

Pants: [Azuchi] Kylie Pants Maitreya Black by Sands Leavitt for [Azuchi], available at Uber *

Nails: {ZOZ} Urban Queen Black Tip Polish (Maitreya) HUD by Zozicon for ZOZ, available at the 100 Block *

Jewelry: Meva Salmi Bangle, Ring and Earrings in black by Mea Carnell for Meva, available for Gacha Guardians *

Boots: Glamistry : NEMESIA AnkleBoots – maitreya by Glamistry for Glamistry *

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

Taken at Elysion

The Door Ajar

Where to Be Happiest

Where to Be Happiest

“When spring came, even the false spring, there were no problems except where to be happiest. The only thing that could spoil a day was people and if you could keep from making engagements, each day had no limits. People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself.”
― Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

Where to Be Happiest

Spring has sprung at Frisland, where they have cleared the snow and teased the flowers into early blooming. Spring has come early in RL too and we are enjoying balmy temperatures and quite possibly the last of snow’s possibility (though one never knows). What better for spring than a pretty dress from Flutter Memel for Collabor88, one that is fit to the Maitreya body and includes a lovely pattern of mottled blues and pinks on white. I matched Glamistry’s newest shoes to the look with a gorgeous necklace from EmpyreanForge.

Where to Be Happiest

Kavar Cleanslate’s mystery HUD for his Arcade hairs includes some “special FX,” including one texture with crimped waves (pretty awesome). Skin Fair is going to be amazing with a zillion new skins and some skin makers you don’t see often, including Brendon Papp, who came up with this gorgeous look for the LeLutka heads, which includes appliers for Maitreya and other bodies and body parts. There has always been something so sublime about Brendon’s work and this is your chance to get a very unique look for LeLutka.

Where to Be Happiest

Hair: Exile::Blink with Exile::  (HUD) MYSTERY RARE HUD by Kavar Cleanslate for ::Exile::, available at The Arcade *

Skin applier: !Imabee: Stigma – Charlotte – LELUTKA Head Applier by Brendon Papp for Imabee, available at Skin Fair 2016 (opens March 11) *

Makeup: !Imabee: Charlotte – LELUTKA Head Applier – MAKEUPS by Brendon Papp for Imabee, available at Skin Fair 2016 (opens March 11) *

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

Eyes: {S0NG} :: Venus~ Sky Eye by Funeral Plutonian for {S0NG}

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

Dress: Stories&Co. by Flowey / Audrey Dress – Fatpack Maitreya by Flutter Memel for Flowey, available at Collabor88 *

Necklace: EF: Talia’s Heart Necklace – PURITY by EmpyreanForge for Empyrean Forge, available at Shiny Shabby *

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

Poses by Valencia Southard for Marukin

Taken at Frisland

Where to Be Happiest