Seeing Red

Seeing Red

Wow, oh wow,
She’s got me seein’ red,
Like bang, bang, pow,
Eleven out of ten,
I don’t know how,
Straight off the Richter scale,
She drives me wild….

~ “Wow oh Wow” by Jedward

Seeing Red

A hot red dress and ankle boots and I am set to go out. Doc Eldritch’s new sexy look, made from 100% original mesh and fit tight to mesh bodies, is a hot look for dancing or other playmaking. Check out the wrinkles, the body shown through the fabric, the great texture. With a texture-change HUD, this dress has it all. I paired up Miffyhoi Rosca’s belted gloves for Shiny Shabby, another piece that includes a versatile texture-change HUD. Pixieplumb Flanagan is offering these snakeskin ankle boots as the donation item for the S.O.S. Festival, a fund-raiser to benefit Medicins Sans Frontieres/Doctors without Borders. Read more about this at their website. The event opens September 9 but I was pretty excited to show this set.

Seeing Red

GenesisLab has created a gorgeous new mesh head for the Shiny Shabby event and I am rather taken with this particular one with its beautiful open eyes and luscious lips. A square jawline adds a certain powerful beauty to the face shape and the appliers have a strong brow. GenesisLab is also offering add on makeups—both lipsticks and shadows, which I employed to amp up my look. Kavar Cleanslate has this dramatic glorious “hot” hair as one of his prizes in his Arcade gacha this round. You want drama? Kavar has you covered.

Seeing Red

Hair: Exile::Hot by Kavar Cleanslate for ::Exile::, available at The Arcade *

Mesh head: Genesis_Head_Antonia_2.0 by GenesisLab for Genesis, available at Shiny Shabby *

Skin applier: HUD_Genesis_Lab_Skin_ANTONIA_CAPPUCCINO by GenesisLab for Genesis, available at Shiny Shabby *

Makeup: HUD_Genesis_Lab_Eyeshadows_MAGNIFICENCE by GenesisLab for Genesis, available at Shiny Shabby *

Eyes: .ARISE. Lana Eyes / Brown by lonlysoule for Arise

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

Dress: DE Designs – Krista Dress – Maitreya by Doc Eldritch for DE Designs *

Stockings: BAX Ornament Leggings Fishnet Omega Applier by Bax Coen for Bax Boots *

Gloves: =Zenith=Leather Belt Gloves (All colors) – Maitreya by Miffyhoi Rosca for =Zenith=, available at Shiny Shabby *

Boots: BM Tiggie Boots by Pixieplumb Flanagan for Baby Monkey, available at the S.O.S Festival (opening September 9) *

Seeing Red

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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

Prettiness–KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar, Day 15

Prettiness–KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar, Day 15

“Snow was falling,
so much like stars
filling the dark trees
that one could easily imagine
its reason for being was nothing more
than prettiness.”
~ Mary Oliver

Prettiness–KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar, Day 15

I wanted to find a beautiful fantasy area for a sort of sexy snow queen and her pet and the Winter Sim at Kalamata fit the bill perfectly. My snow queen is a sort of sexpot too, so lingerie from Mariska Simons for Christmas on 34th Street made complete sense. A combination of a mesh corset and appliers makes the outfit beautiful and elegant, and it’s giftable so you can give it to a loved one or friend for the holiday. It also comes with a complement of jewelry, including the lovely crown I am wearing.

I did not wear the other jewelry because I received this beautiful gift from Belle Roussel for the KittyCats & Friends Advent Calendar, a set that includes a necklace, bracelet and earrings. The set also includes a texture change HUD so switch up various parts of the jewelry to match your outfit. I chose the ruby and pink because I wanted it to stand out on in this look. I really like it because it’s a very versatile and simply elegant set that could go with many looks. And I love how the bracelet hangs around the wrist with the heart-shaped charms dangling. It’s a fine set of prettiness for your holiday.

Prettiness–KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar, Day 15

Today is the last day of this round of Shiny Shabby and Marcopol Oh has this beautiful applier on sale at the event so run over there now to get it. It comes with several eye makeups and lipsticks in his singularly elegant style. My hair is Kavar Cleanslate’s gorgeous new ‘do for Collabor88, a face-framing style with a great low profile so one can wear hats or crowns.

Prettiness–KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar, Day 15

Hair: Exile::Cozy Winter Nights by Kavar Cleanslate for ::Exile::, available at Collabor88 *

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

Skin applier: Clef de peau Astrid Tan leLutka appliers by marcopol Oh for Clef de Peau, available at Shiny Shabby *

Eyes: #adored – nova eyes – frost by Constance Daehlie for #adored, available at Winter Trend *

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

Lingerie: ~Blacklace~ Symphany:  Frost & Lace Waspie Set w/ Omega Hud by Mariska Simons for Blacklace, available at Christmas on 34th Street *

Jewelry: Heart & Soul Necklace, Heart & Soul Bracelet and Heart & Soul Earrings by Belle Roussel for Chop Zuey, available December 15 for the KittyCatS and Friends Advent Calendar at the KittyCats Wonderland Sim *

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

Dog: Greyhound – Poser by Garvie Garzo for meadowWorks *

Poses by Katey Coppola for Glitterati

Taken using the LumiPro HUD V3.41 by Stefan Buscaylet *

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

Taken at the Winter Sim at Kalamata

Prettiness–KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar, Day 15

Don’t Be Scared

Don’t Be Scared

“The smallest feline is a masterpiece.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci

Don’t Be Scared

KittyCatS has just come out with their Halloween cats, and they are not one bit scary. They are darling! One line is the Scaredy TatS! They are made of textures hand-drawn with pencil and ink by Callie Cline (which I personally saw in Skype in her sketchbook). Because Callie drew them, they have a vibrancy you just can’t get as easily with digital art. These seasonal KittyCats, which are covered in tattoos, also come with a special animation that allows you to fly with them on a broom. They are, of course, breedable and if you breed two of them, you get a special little kitty.

I had to make an appropriately spooky look for these creepy cats, and I started with the stunning Halloween dress from Ariadna Garrigus, which she is selling specially on Marketplace. It includes a pretty dramatic collar and wings (which I don’t show here). I wore it with Maxi Gossamer’s skull and roses jewelry for Collabor88.

Don’t Be Scared

My skin is one of Umazuma Metaluna’s brilliant Lelutka appliers for Collabor88. She offers three and this one was so gorgeously pale with deep ruby lips that I needed to show it. I wore a pair of eyes Uma had offered last year for the haunted holidays and lashes from Thora Charron. My dramatic final touch is Kavar Cleanslate’s wickedly wild hair for Collabor88 with its Tim Burton-inspired bow. Don’t fear—Scaredy TatS are here!

Don’t Be Scared

Hair: Exile:: Strange and Unusual with Exile::Twisted bow by Kavar Cleanslate for ::Exile::, available at Collabor88 *

Mesh head: .LeLutka.Mesh Head-STELLA v1.1 by JadenArt for LeLutka *

Skin applier: [theSkinnery] The White Queen (LeLutka Applier) milk by Umazuma Metaluna for [theSkinnery], available at Collabor88 *

Eyes: [theSkinnery] Autumn Eerie eyes – 5 by Umazuma Metaluna for [theSkinnery] *

Lashes: .LeLutka.Kornelia lashes.03 by Thora Charron for LeLutka *

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

Dress: ***ArisAris-Gara13-Angel of Avernus- Dress by Ariadna Garrigus for ArisAris *

Necklace and Earrings: MG – Necklace – Galina Rose Skull and MG – Earrings – Galina Rose Skull – E1 by Maxi Gossamer for Maxi Gossamer, available at Collabor88 *

Trees: !Pandemonium – Dead Tree III – 5 Prims and !Pandemonium – Dead Tree I – 8 Prims by P4ndor4 Quintessa for Pandemonium

Poses by Mavi Beck for Ma Vie

The Pets: KittyCatS! – Creepy Collection 2015 – Scaredy TatS! by KittyCatS for KittyCatS *

Don’t Be Scared

The Last Smile

The Last Smile

“Autumn…the year’s last, loveliest smile.” ~ William Cullen Bryant

The Last Smile

Fall came in yesterday just like that. It was balmy out on Monday evening, the air thick with humidity and early the next morning a cold front came through with a storm and chill air and golden sunshine followed it. When I was trying to take these photos and struggling, my friend asked, “What kind of windlight are you hoping for?” I said, “The kind that imbues the scene with sunlight filtered through a thousand autumn leaves, tinting everything with a nostalgic depth and laying upon it its honeyed warmth before the chill winter winds descend.” He sighed. “Try ‘Sunset.’”

My dear friend Sabein Streeter, helped me set up my autumn house, which I will be photoing in pieces because she jam packed it so full of goodness, and I can’t cover it all in one blog. Her wonderful decorating sense was assisted by the many beautiful décor items available this month at Shiny Shabby. We start, of course, on the back stoop, where we find leaves have covered the area via Kunst Himmel and a cart of gourds, courtesy of FadeArcade. A cozy rocking chair from Marinestella waits for a friend to sit but I have just finished riding my bike from Danielestro and am about to go inside. The house? Barnesworth Anubis’ beautiful cottage for Collabor88, more of which you will see in the next days.

The Last Smile

My outfit is a combination of fall and summer. A warm but sexy middriff-skimming sweater from Kiddo Oh at Tres Chic tops short shorts from xxxsaltandpepperxxx, available at the Cosmopolitan Room—both mesh. Long socks from Roslin Petion for My Attci and great little boots from Darling Monday at Shiny Shabby complete the look.

I want to highlight the berries in my hair—a lovely hair pick from Abraxxa Anatine, featured at the Cosmopolitan Room. I pushed it into my hair in front, a celebration of the fruits of fall. The pick has a color change menu on click and is exquisitely crafted in mesh, but not rigged so you can move it around and resize or copy and wear multiple. My hair is one of the wild fusion shades from Kavar Cleanslate, his contribution to Fantasy Collective. And once again I wear Catwa Clip’s lovely Jessica mesh head with a beautiful skin applied from Inka Mexicola , both available at the Cosmopolitan Room.

The Last Smile

Hair: Exile::The Countess by Kavar Cleanslate for ::Exile::, available at the Fantasy Collective *

Hair pick: EarthStones Hair Branch Hair Stick – Berries by Abraxxa Anatine for EarthStones, available at the Cosmopolitan Room  *

Mesh head: CATWA HEAD Jessica by Catwa Clip for CATWA, available at the Cosmopolitan Room *

Skin applier: Essences Catwa Appliers [Natasja] by Inka Mexicola for Essences , available at the Cosmopolitan Room *

Eyes: Mesh – Marble Eyes – Old Book by Soleil Reid for Dead Apples

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

Sweater: Autumn Sweater – Pink MAITREYA by Kiddo Oh for .::Dead Dollz::., available at Tres Chic *

Shorts: S&P Hotpants Kay by xxsaltandpepperxx for Salt & Pepper, available at the Cosmopolitan Room *

Socks: {Luxuria} T&C Thigh High Socks – Applier *light* by Roslin Petion for Luxuria, available at My Attic *

Boots: fri. – Rosie.Boots (Dirty) by Darling Monday for fri.day, available at Shiny Shabby*

Poses by Valencia Southard for Marukin

Décor:

  • [Toiz] 1. coming Autumn swingchair by marinestella and [Toiz] 3. Autumn Board by Marinestella for Toiz, available at Shiny Shabby*
  • [ zerkalo ] Fall in Love – Bicycle by danielestro by DanielEstro and Anaisterpellie for [ zerkalo ], available at Shiny Shabby*
  • .05 [ kunst ] & [ hoorenbeek ] – Autumn leaves by Kunst Himmel and Limer Hoorenbeek for [ kunst ], available at Shiny Shabby*
  • Apt B // Snuggle Up Wheelburrow by FadeArcade by FadeArcade for Apt B, available at Shiny Shabby*
  • (MB) Wicker planter with fern “BREEZE” dark by Minke Bailey for MB-CreationZ

House: [ba] tabor cottage by Barnesworth Anubis for Barnesworth Anubis, available at Collabor88 *

The Last Smile

The Look of Love

The Look of Love

The look of love is in your eyes
A look your smile can’t disguise
The look of love is saying so much more than just words could ever say
And what my heart has heard, well it takes my breath away

~ “The Look of Love” as performed by Diana Krall

The Look of Love

As the whole grid universe knows, Siddean Munro came out with a mesh body for men, so of course, I dragged my alt out and got him set up with a body and a smokin’ skin from Reishiprophet. Of course, then I had to show him off a bit, so staged these photos at Elysion and dressed up for a romantic interlude—with myself. Of course, I had to be sexy as all get out so I donned the new lingerie from Erratic Rain for Collabor88, fitted perfectly to the Maitreya mesh body with hardly a pixel between me and its sexy leather. Since it includes cuffs and a gold chain harness, I didn’t need jewelry but these new shoes from Senzati0n Domenitzo were a perfect match with their single buckle and stiletto heels.

The Look of Love

Aleida Rhode will be coming out with a new skin soon and allowed me a preview, which I wore and fell in love with. (Hence, my “look of love.”) It will come with appliers for everything and you can see how amazing it looks on the Maitreya body. My assymmetric long do is courtesy of Kavar Cleanslate for Collabor88. With a kajillion color options, you can find the look you love.

The Look of Love

Hair: Exile::Songbird by Kavar Cleanslate for ::Exile::, available at Collabor88 *

Skin: Elysium – Fatima skin – mocha by Aleida Rhode for Elysium (soon to be released)

Eyes: .ID. September Eyes / Brown 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

Lingerie: erratic / scarlett –  black by Erratic Rain for erratic, available at Collabor88 *

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

Shot at Elysion

 

On ”him”:

Skin: *Nivaro* Slink Body/Omega – Skin Appliers – Summer Tone by ReishiProphet for Nivaro

Body: Slink Physique Male by Siddean Munro for Slink

The Look of Love