Lucille

Lucille

Lucille has messed my mind up
But I still love her
Oh, I still love her

~ “Lucille Has Messed My Mind Up” by Frank Zappa

Lucille

Lucille has messed my mind up, so I threw some stuff together for this look because it just all kind of looked funky. I started with Tatyana Ultsch’s look for the Mesh Body Addicts, a fit-to-the body tube dress that does indeed fit and comes with a HUD with a ton of colors. (I admit I wish she had added some textures.) Then I dug out Inex Hax’ fur sleeves from Shiny Shabby that can add a bit of funk to any outfit, transforming it to something completely different, especially with the texture-change HUD for the fur portion of the sleeves. I added Senzati0n Domenitzo’s thigh high, lace-up boots (so sexy from the back) from Seasons Story and Mea Carnell’s hybrid scarf necklace for On9. To add one more element, I pulled out Zaara Kohime’s feathered ear cuffs, adding that last bit of almost over-the-top drama.

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Boo Nakamura has made this fabulous bun for Hairology that does NOT need a hairbase so you are not left struggling to find a matching hairbase, and Boo is not tasked with creating a ton of different appliers for mesh heads. That’s why I could wear it with the Catwa Annie Mesh Head and use JourdanMcMillan’s skin applier from Shiny Shabby to create this look. I love the lips on this skin and she includes some terrific shadow choices for separate application.

Lucille

Hair: booN Lab.004 hair by boo Nakamura for booN, available at Hairology *

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

Skin applier: Bold & Beauty :: Marie (Catwa Applier) – Canelle. HUD by JourdanMcMillan for Bold & Beauty, available at Shiny Shabby *

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

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

Dress: :::i::: TubeDress – LARA by Tatyana Ultsch for :::insanya:::, available at Mesh Body Addicts *

Sleeves: PEQE – Fur Sleeves by Inex Hax for PEQE, available at Shiny Shabby *

Necklace: Meva Flower Scarf Necklace Black by Mea Carnell for Meva, available at On9 *

Earrings: Zaara : Aletta ear wings *earth* by Zaara Kohime for Zaara, available at Collabor88 *

Boots: Essenz – Montana (Maitreya) by Senzati0n Domenitzo for Essenz, available at the Season’s Story *

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

Taken using the LUMIPro 2016 HUD by Stefan Buscaylet *

Taken at Frisland

Lucille

Strolling–KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar, Day 18

Strolling–KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar, Day 18

“Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time.” ~ Steven Wright

Strolling--KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar, Day 18

I took a stroll around Crestwick Island during a nice afternoon. This outfit from Hilly Haalan, made of pieces from her latest collection, show mesh used to its fashionable with a texture-change jacket belted over some terrific slacks. She includes the handbag with the outfit and several other pieces, so it’s quite a great buy. I paired it with Senzati0n Domenitzo’s shoes for Christmas on 34th Street, which keep showing up on my feet because they are sexy and fashionable (and giftable—hint hint, guys). Mea Carnell is selling this great statement jewelry set at Cosmopolitan Room with several variations on the necklace and bracelet for versatility.

My favorite jewelry today, however, are my earrings from AvaGardner Kungler, today’s gift in the KittyCats & Friends Advent Calendar. Ava actually offers this pair and another in gold (somewhat different) so you are getting two gifts from a very talented jewelry designer.

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Inka Mexicola has come out with this beautful applier for LeLutka mesh heads, and I chose to wear it on the Karin head. I love the shading under the eyes and the luscious lips. I will say I tried the expressions on the head with this skin and they were not doing it for me. The perfect pout is the way to go. Tabata Jewell is offering this sleek full low bun at Hairology. I love the wisps of hair framing the face and the fullness of the style. She is the goddess who organizes most of it so give her some respect when you’re enjoying Hairology.

Strolling--KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar, Day 18

Hair: Vanity Hair:All About It-Greedy by Tabata Jewell for Vanity Hair, available at Hairology *

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

Skin applier: HUD Essences [Pixie] #Medium01 [Lelutka Applier] by Inka Mexicola for Essences, available at Kustom9 *

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

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

Top: [hh] Belle Belted Jacket by Hilly Haalan for Hilly Haalan *

Pants: [hh] Belle Pants by Hilly Haalan for Hilly Haalan *

Handbag: [hh] Belle Handbag Black (Silver) HAND by Hilly Haalan for Hilly Haalan *

Jewelry: Meva Bongo Necklace 1+2 and Meva Bongo Bangle 2 right by Mea Carnell for Meva, available at the Cosmopolitan Room *

Nail applier: [Encore] Maitreya Nail Appliers – Designer 06 (manicure) by Tracy Scofield for [Encore], available at the Car Wash Cart Sale

Earring: (Kunglers) KC&FA Calendar – Silver earring – V2 by AvaGardner Kungler for Kunglers Extra, available December 18 for the KittyCatS and Friends Advent Calendar at the KittyCats Wonderland Sim *

Shoes: Essenz – Sardinia (Maitreya) by Senzati0n Domenitzo for Essenz, available at Christmas on 34th Street *

Poses by Katey Coppola for Glitterati

Taken at Crestwick Island

Strolling--KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar, Day 18

Mojo

Mojo

“If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking.” ~ Steve Jobs

Mojo

I was plowing along with blogs and then boom, hit some sort of wall. Trying to get my mojo back. The new leggings Erratic Rain has at Collabor88 does a little something for me with the tons of colors and the perfect fit. I like the ribbing on these leggings—warm for the coming winter but versatile with other tops. I chose Sash Arabello’s tank from the recently closed (?) Dressing Room Fusion. High platforms from Celena Galli, which she offers as an exclusive at Thrift Shop, are half off for the event and come with a great texture-change HUD for various parts of the shoes. I chose to wear Mea Carnell’s beautiful fantasy jewelry with this look to dress it up a bit.

Mojo

Monicuzza Babenco has issued a collection of skins on one HUD for the Catwa mesh head that are absolutely gorgeous and evocative, showing the progression of a beautiful woman through youth to adulthood and maturity. The look is gorgeous at any age. I love the character and beauty of this skin on the head—making it so I don’t see the mesh head anymore but the visage of a woman with character. Quite a feat! Mina Nakamura is joining in the fun at Hairology with this simple look, a versatile hair for many ages.

Mojo

Hair: MINA Hair – Hanne 02 (no materials) by Mina Nakamura for MINA, available at Hairology *

Mesh head: CATWA HEAD Jessica V4.2 by Catwa Clip for CATWA *

Skin applier: *YS&YS* KATE Tone04 Skin Applier – Catwa Mesh Head by Monicuzza Babenco for*YS&YS* *

Eyes: Mesh – Striking Eyes – Branch by Soleil Reid for Dead Apples

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

Top: Wimey: Addison Tank Black by Sash Arabello for Wimey

Bottoms: erratic / melissa – leggings (maitreya) by Erratic Rain for erratic, available at Collabor88 *

Jewelry: Meva Tudor Necklace, Bangles left and right, Ring right by Mea Carnell for Meva, available at We <3 RP *

Shoes: phedora. Annita platforms Maitreya by Celena Galli for phedora, available at the Thrift Shop *

Poses by Fanny Willis for Everglow *

Mojo

Autumn Mornings

Autumn Mornings

“Once in a while i am struck
all over again… by just how blue
the sky appears .. on wind-played
autumn mornings, blue enough
to bruise a heart.”
― Sanober Khan

Autumn Mornings

A beautiful fall morning woke me up and I took a walk outside to enjoy the colors and the fresh air. It’s unseasonably warm so the vibrant colors are a pleasure. I wore a boho sort of outfit including a new top from Ariadna Garrigus that comes with a great texture-change HUD that allowed me to switch around until I was able to match the scads of gorgeous jewelry from Mea Carnell in her Gacha Garden collection. She gives you many options so you can combine necklaces and different mixes of bracelets and arm cuffs. She even offers rings that fit Maitreya or Slink hands. My boots are Senzati0n Domenitzo’s feature for Sad November. I decided that Paul Lapointe’s great boyfriend jeans would work great with this top.

Autumn Mornings

Inka Mexicola’s beautiful skin for Kustom9 allowed me to remove the mesh heads for a day and breathe in the fresh air. With several makeups, it’s fresh and lovely with gorgeous brows and eye makeups. My tousled hair is one of Shylah Honey’s pieces for Fameshed this month, an unrigged wavy ‘do finger combed and tossed back with pretty tendrils framing the face (and suspiciously like my own RL hair).  Enjoy the fall colors on the Loch Noble sim as I did. It’s gorgeous!

Autumn Mornings

Hair: *~*Damselfly*~*Shannon Non-Rig Mesh by Shylah Honey for *~*Damselfly*~*, available at Fameshed *

Skin: Essences – Quinta01 *medium01* brunette by Inka Mexicola for Essences, available at Kustom9 *

Eyes: {D.A} – Marble – Smoke 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: ***ArisAris~Gara14~Assorted Tops- FITTED~ by Ariadna Garrigus for ArisAris *

Jeans: L&B Jeans “Classic Boyfriend” by BastChild Lotus and Paul Lapointe for Lapointe and Bastchild *

Jewelry:  Meva Bogo Bangle 2 left, Meva Bogo Collar (rare), Meva Bogo Earringst, Meva Bogo Necklace Short, Meva Bogo Ring, Meva Bogo Upperarm Cuff left, and Meva Bogo Upperarm Cuff right by Mea Carnell for Meva, available at Gacha Garden *

Boots: Essenz – Copenhagen (Maitreya) by Senzati0n Domenitzo for Essenz, available at Sad November *

Poses by Di Hoorenbeek for Di’s Opera, available at The Dressing Room Fusion

Photos taken at Loch Noble

Autumn Mornings

Persuasion

Persuasion

“Her pleasure in the walk must arise from the exercise and the day, from the view of the last smiles of the year upon the tawny leaves and withered hedges, and from repeating to herself some few of the thousand poetical descriptions extant of autumn–that season of peculiar and inexhaustible influence on the mind of taste and tenderness–that season which has drawn from every poet worthy of being read some attempt at description, or some lines of feeling.” ~ Jane Austen, Persuasion

Persuasion

A stroll around NevaCrystall’s Baby’s Ear this autumn, and I can smell fall in the air and feel the cool breeze. Good thing I have this cute outfit from Giz Seorn, a mesh twosome from Shiny Shabby that comes I several seasonal color combos. The fit is not entirely perfect to my Maitreya body but with some tinkering, I was able to get the XXS to work with some alpha work. The textures and silhouette are great so it was not out of the question. I applied tights from Alaska Metropolitan, who sells such appliers at a steal. And awesome boots from Senzati0n Domenitzo, also at Shiny Shabby, complete this chic fall look with a leafy necklace from Mea Carnell.

Persuasion

Nicole Button has finally brought her skins to mesh heads and she has chosen to fit them to the Catwa Jessica mesh head. With the straight nose and expressive eyes of the skin, it was a great match for this head, especially since Nicole includes several makeups with the look. My hair is MissAllSunday’s layered and tousled casual look for Uber, a “classic” cut that will serve many ladies (and possibly gentlemen) well.

Persuasion

Hair: /Wasabi Pills/ Chanel Mesh Hair – Black coffee by MissAllSunday Lemon for /Wasabi Pills/, available at Uber *

Skin applier: Egozy.Mendoza(Fair)Catwa by Nicole Button for Egozy, available at Uber *

Mesh head: CATWA HEAD Jessica V4.2 by Catwa Clip for CATWA *

Eyes: [theSkinnery] Chocolate eyes – Bittersweet by Umazuma Metaluna for [theSkinnery] *

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

Sweater: GizzA – Chloe Cropped Sweater [Cream] by Giz Seorn for GizzA, available at Shiny Shabby *

Skirt: GizzA – Chloe Asymmetric Skirt [Charcoal] by Giz Seorn for GizzA, available at Shiny Shabby *

Necklace: Meva Leafs Necklace by Mea Carnell for Meva *

Nail applier: #adored – street smart mani {maitreya}by Constance Daehlie for #adored, available at Genre *

Tights: alaskametro<3 “Kat” tights – Charcoal by Alaska Metropolitan for AlaskaMetro, available at Anybody

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

Poses by Dove Swanson for Long Awkward Pose

Taken at Baby’s Ear

Persuasion

Silver Girl

Silver Girl

Sail on Silver Girl,
Sail on by
Your time has come to shine
All your dreams are on their way

~ “Bridge Over Troubled Water” by Simon and Garfunkle

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My silver girl took a walk around the charming, albeit small, neighborhood around The Sable Club to take photos yesterday. I had discovered that the Renaissance woman, Thalia Heckroth, had opened a store on Marketplace with some beautiful mesh pieces, and I was absolutely thrilled to find this beautiful mesh dress, made of fitted mesh, among her offerings. Thalia, who has excelled at everything she has done in SL, from owning an RP sim to dabbling in real estate to making machinima and doing photography is now a designer and brings her sophisticated aesthetic and approach to her pieces. She has just started—there are only five pieces available right now, but each is classic couture, well rigged and beautifully textured. I paired with this outfit the set Mea Carnell is selling at On9 this month, a lovely grouping of necklace, bracelet and ring, and I am sporting Glamistry’s newest, t-strap platform sandals.

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Catwa Clip’s mesh head, Jessica, has sent a flurry of designers making appliers, and Sawsan Secretspy, who is the goddess of quick-make appliers, has made a lovely set with several eye makeup and lipstick choices. (And don’t let me diminish what Sawsan does by saying she’s quick. The wide variety of systems and mesh shapes for the bodies and heads is enough to make any designer go nuts—she handles it all seemingly without effort.) Her skin is delicate and graceful on this head—very classic, especially with the beautifully drawn brows. Carina Larsen has recently released a ton of hair styles for women and one for men and this up-do is in keeping with her style—simple, beautiful and feminine.

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Hair: Amacci Hair – Effina by Carina Larsen for Amacci *

Mesh head: CATWA HEAD Jessica by Catwa Clip for CATWA *

Skin applier: .::WoW Skins::. Nina Golden Catwa applier by sawsan Secretspy for.::WoW skins::. *

Eyes: Mesh – Marble Eyes – Deep by Soleil Reid for Dead Apples

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

Dress: -Thalia Heckroth- Martha Dress (MAITREYA) Powder by Thalia Heckroth for Thalia Heckroth

Jewelry: Meva MeiMei Necklace, Bangle, and Ring silver by Mea Carnell for Meva, available at On9 *

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

Taken at The Sable Club

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Warm Winds

Warm Winds

We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer’s wreckage. We will welcome summer’s ghost. ~ Henry Rollins

Warm Winds

The evenings are still balmy here, which is fine with me because I am not looking forward to winter at all, especially as it’s been the past two years. So a stroll outside on one of the last warm evenings of the year is in order. Poulet Koenkamp’s sexy top with optional bolero comes with a texture change HUD for the bolero (which can be made invisible), the top, and the chain decoration. And unlike many creators, Poulet is not afraid of prints, creating a gorgeous satiny texture for these tops. I paired it with the leggings from Kiddo Oh’s new outfit for The Secret Affair, which I am sure she envisioned as more a fantasy look but I loved them as just wearable leggings, especially since they were made for the Maitreya body. Senzati0n Domenitzo’s great heels for the Body Modification Expo and Mea Carnell’s fall-themed leafy necklace for the Cosmo Room complete the look.

Warm Winds

I ran to Kustom9 to try to rescue a lady from a life of slavery to the gacha for the pieces from helloaiko. I did not get the rare she wanted but I did get some others, including this cute little kitty backpack. Another great find from Kustom9 is this skin from Inka Mexicola. I am thrilled to see her putting out new skins and this one is exquisite with its sophisticated brow and youthful glow. Kuranosuke Kamachi has put this sexy casual hair in her store, versatile for many looks.

Warm Winds

Hair: =DeLa*= Fitted Mesh Hair “Maya” by Kuranosuke Kamachi for =DeLa*= *

Skin: Essences – Ariel *medium01* brown by Inka Mexicola for Essences, available at Kustom9 *

Eyes: [theSkinnery] Flirtacious  eye collection – 9 by Umazuma Metaluna for [theSkinnery], available at The Cosmetic Fair *

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

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

Top: :: PM :: Ciara Set -all colors by Poulet Koenkamp for PurpleMoon Creations *

Leggings: Runa Pants – Brown MAITREYA by Kiddo Oh for .::Dead Dollz::., available at The Secret Affair *

Necklace: Meva Leafs Necklace by Mea Carnell for Meva, available at the Cosmopolitan Room *

Backpack: ohayo. cat backpack + arte by helloaiko for ohayo + xin, available at Kustom9 *

Shoes: Essenz – Lyon (Maitreya) by Senzati0n Domenitzo for Essenz, available at the Body Modifcation Expo *

Poses by Valencia Southard for Marukin

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

Taken at xin

Warm Winds