My Big Closet

My Big Closet

“Some people dream of having a big swimming pool. With me, it’s closets.” ~ Audrey Hepburn

My Big Closet

The RFL Home & Garden Expo opened today across 10 sims—the biggest shopping thing going on in SL right now with 100% donations from two exclusive and new items from each participant going to Relay for Life benefitting the American Cancer Society plus more.

I nearly squealed when I saw Ria Bazar’s pieces for RFL H&G: closets. OMG! She gets me! Available in modular pieces, the closet can be rezzed as a row as shown here or broken up into modules to fit your space. Ria kindly makes them mod so I went through and colored the textures of the individual clothes and shrunk it all up a bit to fit in my space. The tufted large stool is part of the set and includes poses for men and women and couples and a texture change menu.

My Big Closet

Said space is the skybox that Akahata is offering as one of her RFL donation pieces. With a grungy interior, it’s a perfect loft space with windows that let in light and look out over a cityscape she has placed outside. The sliding doors in the middle can be opened and closed to create distinct spaces.

I feature several of the donation and gacha items from RFL H&G as my décor: gold gacha items from Piraiyah Novikov, gacha rugs from Corvus Szpiegel, a modern floor light with on and off switches and enhanced lighting from Cain Maven as well as his wood dining room chair, a darling neon sign from Rosemaery Lorefield, an Arts and Crafts inspired ceiling lamp from my brother from another mother, Troy Vogel, and the cutest ever silly light from Persey Garcia.

My Big Closet

Thrift Shop is still on with everything at the place half off (in price, not your body though I did see some rather sexy items). This lovely dress from StellaJane includes a texture HUD with a ton of colors and she offers it in four different versions for a criminally low price. I paired Maxi Gossamer’s beautiful set for Collabor88 with the look and Senzati0n Domenitzo’s cute heels for Flower Power.

Umazuma Metaluna has created another gorgeous applier for the Catwa mesh head with a pretty freckled face. I paired Neveah Niu’s pretty long hair with the look, using her pretty ombre HUD set to color my look.

My Big Closet

Hair: ICONIC:NADZIEJA by Neveah Niu for ICONIC, available at Hairology *

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

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

Eyes: .ID. Attraction Eyes / Mesh by Audrey Lamede for Insufferable Dastard

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

Dress: Stella Jane Sheerly Sexy Dress (Slink) – Dark Royal Lace by StellaJane for Stella Jane, available at the Thrift Shop *

Thong: Solange – Thong Panty – MLara by Solange Cerveau for Solange *

Jewelry: MG – Necklace – Mata Hari – Low Neck and Earrings by Maxi Gossamer for Maxi Gossamer, available at Collabor88 *

Shoes: Essenz – Stuttgart (Maitreya) by Senzati0n Domenitzo for Essenz, available at Flower Power *

Poses by Luna Jubilee for !bang

RFL Home & Garden:

*Shabby* Twin Hearts Light by Rosemaery Lorefield for Shabby Tabby, available at RFL Home & Garden Expo *

Little Llama – Lamp of Shame – Blonde by Persey Garcia for Little Llama, available at RFL Home & Garden Expo *

Wooden dining chair by Cain Maven for Quantum Luxury Homes, available at RFL Home & Garden Expo *

NOMAD // 06 // Gilded Gold Room Divider by Piraiyah Novikov for NOMAD, available at RFL Home & Garden Expo *

NOMAD // A // Antique Palm Tree Lamp // RARE by Piraiyah Novikov for NOMAD, available at RFL Home & Garden Expo *

NOMAD // B // Golden Pinapple Deco // RARE by Piraiyah Novikov for NOMAD, available at RFL Home & Garden Expo *

[ht:home] neo-baroque rug – square light grey by Corvus Szpiegel for [hate this], available at RFL Home & Garden Expo

[ht:home] neo-baroque rug – square grey by Corvus Szpiegel for [hate this], available at RFL Home & Garden Expo

Wavy shade floor lamp by Cain Maven for Maven Homes, available at RFL Home & Garden Expo *

Glam-FEMALE closet 05 WHITE by Ria Bazar for ~Bazar~, available at RFL Home & Garden Expo *

Glam-Ottoman by Ria Bazar for ~Bazar~, available at RFL Home & Garden Expo *

MHS: HGE 2016 Pendant Lead Glass Lamp 1meter by Troy Vogel for Mission Home Store, available at RFL Home & Garden Expo *

-aKa- Expo Skybox (New release) by Akahata for Akahata, available at RFL Home & Garden Expo *

My Big Closet

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Last Christmas–KittyCatS &Friends Advent Calendar, Day 14

Last Christmas–KittyCatS &Friends Advent Calendar, Day 14

Last Christmas
I gave you my heart
But the very next day you gave it away.
This year
To save me from tears
I’ll give it to someone special.

~ “Last Christmas” by Wham!

Last Christmas–KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar, Day 14

The jingle jangle of bells in this old Christmas song from my adolescence always reminds me of snow. Gotta love George Michael (and his hair—wow). So I went to snowy Loch Noble to shoot photos of my outfit, which is sort of an awesome look considering the pieces are priced so inexpensively. Well, first there is the jacket which is free in the KittyCats & Friends Advent Calendar. Sands Leavitt has generously offering this stunning red leather jacket with materials as his little gift to all the calendar clickers, and it comes in several sizes to fit different mesh bodies. Solange Cerveau is offering this itty bitty mini, made to fit several mesh bodies (and it does so on my Maitreya body like skin—not a single clip) for the Winter Gacha Festival. The chain and ornaments around the waist are the “rare” so you can push linden into that machine and always end up with a great prize because the skirt is so great! (And since it’s gacha, giftable. Get one for all your friends!) My awesome hat is Aleida Rhode’s gacha for the Gacha Garden at the Liaison Collaborative. The fur textures are so gorgeous and she has a big decorative safety pin. My long tall boots from Allie Munro are one of her featured pieces for FROST, which has opened. I love their shape and the textures and they are rock bottom priced!

Last Christmas–KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar, Day 14

Sawsan Secretspy released this lovely skin with several makeups at the Frozzen Fair. The lips are mostly pastel and the makeups a bit smokier, so the look is very sexy when you combine them together. My hair is naminaeko’s exclusive for Hairology. It comes with or without streaks and in a bunch of fantastic colors as well as “naturals.” I especially liked her “glitter” textures. The hair is low profile so it fit perfectly with a little resizing of Aleida’s hat and the textures looked fabulous.

Last Christmas–KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar, Day 14

Hair: .Olive. the Kelly Hair // Streaks {Bewbies}by naminaeko for .Olive., available at Hairology *

Skin: .::WoW Skins::. 2016 Melissa Tan with .::WoW Skins::. Melissa Lipstick 1 (Milk/Tan/Bronze/DT), 2016 eyeliner 4, and  .::WoW Skins::. Melissa Eyeshadow 1 by sawsan Secretspy for.::WoW skins::., available at the Frozzen Fair *

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

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

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

Jacket: [Azuchi] Fallen -Leather Jacket- Red  Maitreya by Sands Leavitt for [Azuchi], available December 14 for the KittyCatS and Friends Advent Calendar at the KittyCats Wonderland Sim *

Skirt with ornaments: BLOODTweedMiniSkirt_Maitreya with BeltOrnamentsPastel_RARE_Maitreya (Add) and ChainBeltGold_RARE_Maitreya by Solange Cerveau for Solange! Fashions, available at the Winter Gacha Festival *

Hat: Elysium – Kozak hat –  mixed fur by Aleida Rhode for Elysium by Aleida Rhode, available at The Liaison Collaborative *

Boots: Grumble- Slink High Boots- Camel Leather-Lt Grey-Maitreya by Allie Munro for Grumble, available at FROST *

Poses by Darling Monday for fri.day

Taken at Loch Noble

Last Christmas–KittyCatS & Friends Advent Calendar, Day 14

Good Morning!

Good Morning!

“Morning is an important time of day, because how you spend your morning can often tell you what kind of day you are going to have.” ~ Lemony Snicket

Good Morning!

I don’t know about you, but I am not a morning person. A lot of my mornings are spent still sleeping or reluctantly greeting the day. It’s a fresh start, though, and a great chance to start anew. Shiny Shabby starts another round today and with it come some fabulous new creations, as you see here. One thing I like about the event is the switch from “shiny” to “shabby,” the combination of sleek and new and decorative and old. As always, the décor is top notch, and I put out several pieces from this round to start the day off. Gachas from 22769, Zerkalo and NOMAD will fill your living space with beautiful pieces, including NOMAD’s rare bed with single and couples’ poses. Convair and keke also provide great décor sets, which can be pulled apart for different decorative looks.

Good Morning!

One of my favorite old school designers, Solange Cerveau, is back on the grid with some great sexy mesh pieces. Debuting at Festival of Sin II are skimpy mesh tops with texture-change HUDs that have been created to fit Slink and Belleza mesh bodies and regular avatars. I am so excited Solange is back! Apple May, another old school SL designer, is offering this cute denim mini at Shiny Shabby, also with a texture-change HUD for the belt. Little flat sandals from Hautecouturedesign are exclusives for the Cool and Vintage Fair, opening in a couple days, and Mea Carnell has created a lovely flowered jewelry set for the Cosmopolitan Room.

Sawsan Secretspy is featuring this lovely skin at Swank, and it matches all her appliers, including the Maitreya and Slink that I needed for this look. Two clicks and I was all set! I hunted down Funeral Plutonian’s dreamy eyes at Kustom 9 and donned a side braid from Kuranosuke Kamachi with its beautiful blonde textures.

Good Morning!

Hair: =DeLa*= Fitted Mesh Hair “Adley” All colors by Kuranosuke Kamachi for =DeLa*= *

Skin: .::WoW Skins::. V2 Vanny Darktan by sawsan Secretspy for .::WoW skins::., available at Swank *

Body: -Belleza- Isis by Tricky Boucher for –Belleza– *

Eyes: {S0NG} :: Sugar~ Azul Eye by Funeral Plutonian for {S0NG}, available at Kustom9

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

Top: Solange – BLUE Sophia Top (Belleza Isis Natural) by Solange Cerveau for Solange!, available at Festival of Sin II (opening August 22)*

Skirt: Cassie Skirt (Belleza – Isis) – Light by Apple May for Apple May Designs, available at Shiny Shabby*

Jewelry:  Meva White Flower Necklace 1 and Meva White Flower Bangle right by Mea Carnell for Meva, available at the Cosmopolitan Room *

Feet: Slink Mesh Feet (Av) Flat by Siddean Munro for Slink

Shoes: Poute- Ariel Flat Sandals- FATPACK by HauteCoutureDesign for Poute, available at the Vintage and Cool Fair (opening August 21) *

Décor:

  • 22769 ~ [bauwerk] Decorated Mannequin by Paco Pooley for 22769, available at Shiny Shabby*
  • 22769 ~ [bauwerk] Draped Stool by Paco Pooley for 22769, available at Shiny Shabby*
  • [ zerkalo ] Beginning of the Day – Newspapers by DanielEstro and Anaisterpellie for
    [ zerkalo ], available at Shiny Shabby*
  • [ zerkalo ] Beginning of the Day – Rug – White by DanielEstro and Anaisterpellie for
    [ zerkalo ], available at Shiny Shabby*
  • +CONVAIR+ Bauhaus Lamp by Tobias Convair for +CONVAIR+, available at Shiny Shabby*
  • [ keke ] vase with flower – grey by Kean Kelly for [ keke ], available at Shiny Shabby*
  • NOMAD // Improvised // Laundry Basket and Soap by Piraiyah Novikov for NOMAD, available at Shiny Shabby*
  • NOMAD // Improvised // Bed RARE by Piraiyah Novikov for NOMAD, available at Shiny Shabby*

Good Morning!

Not For Squares Hair

Not For Squares Hair

Tabata Jewell’s hair is simply not for squares. She is always reinventing, reimagining and reconfiguring how hair can be on SL. Now with mesh squarely in her hands, she is giving forth new styles for your pleasure at Hair Fair.

Not For Squares Hair

From updos to long-straight-down-to-there hair, Tabata is providing enough choices for you at Hair Fair to at least get one and knock a few cents over to Wigs for Kids. Tabata includes a great selection of colors in each of her texture-change HUDs and the option to tint it up just a little more.

Not For Squares Hair

The cool thing is Tabata is willing to try anything, at least once. One ‘do is wild with kinky crimped curls and another is variations of hair piled up with a stray lock or two escaping.

Not For Squares Hair

Hair Fair is still on, yes, until June 27, with tons of hair options for the discriminating buyer. Run over, duck into the dye boxes from “Esselle” and get yourself some hair. Don’t be square.

Not For Squares Hair

Hair (top to bottom):

Skin: Essences {Galadriel} *dark01* brunette by Inka Mexicola for Essences, available at We <3 Role Play *

Eyes: #adored – dream eyes – velik by Constance Daehlie for #adored, available at The Big Show

Top: :: PM :: Breezy Top *ALL COLORS* MESH by Poulet Koenkamp for PurpleMoon Creations, available at The Instruments *

Panties: AQUA Petalwing Panties by Solange Cerveau for Solange!

Necklace: MG – Necklace – Ayla Moon Goddess – Necklace 2 by Maxi Gossamer for Maxi Gossamer, available at FaMESHed *

If 6 Was 9

Now, if 6 turned up to be 9,
I don’t mind, I don’t mind…
White-collar conservatives flashing down the street
Pointing their plastic finger at me.
They’re hoping soon my kind will drop and die,
But I’m gonna wave my freak flag high . . . HIGH!

If 6 was 9

The one thing about being a resident of SL is that you’re kind of … different. Now we see lots of people coming to our side slowly, what with their little avatars and their gaming and their funky email names, but really, we’re a little on the edge here. That’s reflected in our avatar looks sometimes. We just don’t walk around SL looking ordinary.

This time I have put on a slinky sexy dress and given it some edge. This is new from Solange Cerveau, the original queen of silks in SL (the best, bar none). With its lacy texture, it still comes off as pretty but it’s also wickedly sexy with its short skirt and satin decolletage. The dress comes in a bazillion colors… ok, 20 but that seems like a lot to me.

My up-to-there boots are from Morphine Janick, which I recently got at her winter sale. I can’t say enough about the construction of these boots—the supple and sexy black suede, the laced up back, the silhouette of the boots on long long legs. I feel fierce in these boots in a very good way.

If 6 was 9

I have donned the skin offered by Monicuzza Babenco for the Dressing Room this week. I really love Monicuzza’s skins because they have an up-close realness that is attractive and sexy. The glittering shimmering colors of the makeup are absolutely fantastic and give my edginess a touch of ethereal beauty.

If 6 was 9

I’ve got my own life to live
I’m the one that’s gonna have to die
When it’s time for me to die
So let me live my life the way I want to.

~ If 6 Was 9 by Jimi Hendrix

Head: [LCKY] Chuuchi – Black by Olli Braveheart for [LCKY]

Skin: *YS & YS* – NewYear Tdr Skin by Monicuzza Babenco for *YS & YS*, available at the Dressing Room

Dress: *Solange!* Nightfall Cocktail Dress – BLUE by Solange Cerveau for *Solange!* *

Piercings: – .HoD. – Bitten v2 – Slide – Female by Aydan Darcy for Haus of Darcy

Earrings: TSS – Looped Multi Earring by SweetThing Baker for Sweetest Sin

Collar: <TheAbyss> Choker Combo v1_FEM [Spine] by Khai Sinister for <TheAbyss>

Boots: [SG*] Oh! – Boots/ Black by Morphine Janick for the Sweetest Goodbye

Mysterious for RFL

Have you ever seen that raven-haired woman, the one with the sly smile on her face and the legs up to there, wearing sexy boots with stiletto heels and looking mysterious and interesting?

Darksexy for RFL

Me too. Never met her. Never had the guts to talk to her. She was kind of intimidating. That doesn’t mean I can’t try dressing up like her for this post, and wearing Solange Cerveau’s offering to benefit RFL might be the ticket to unlocking her secrets. With Solange’s incredible system skills and sexy aesthetic, this dress comes off sexy and elegant all at once. Solange has always gotten “it”—having a short skirt is not all that’s needed. She has full sleeves ending in lace cuffs, a sexily wrapped torso and then she shows skin with a criss-cross back, plunging neckline and a skirt up as far as it can go before it just becomes crass. Solange, like Delora, was obligated to make her ads PG especially for the Fair; check out her great ads at the Fair.

Darksexy for RFL

Tuli Asturias’ Eve skin seems pretty innocuous and sweet for the most part until you wear it with these red lips and the sparkly eyeshadow (how does she do that). Pair it with this wicked hair from Lamb Bellic and suddenly you have a beautiful alternative girl, a suicidegirl with a great collar made by Vasha Martinek. (By the way, I have a frowny face Harper shape—one that looks like a fashion model. I tried her face shape with this look, and it was all wrong. I went back to slightly smiling Harper. She is much sexier, I think. Who wouldn’t want to know what’s making her smile?)

Darksexy for RFL

I am showing the gothic boots from Oct Oakleaf’s new offerings, this time with the handy uh.. cuffs removed. (Get the scoop on the cuffs here.) Oct has made some very darksexy boots here with the filigree embossed in red on a supple black leather. Check the beautiful folds around the ankle—now that’s a sculpty.

Darksexy for RFL

“Be extremely subtle, even to the point of formlessness. Be extremely mysterious, even to the point of soundlessness. Thereby you can be the director of the opponent’s fate.”
~ Sun Tzu

Hair: !lamb. The Glow Deux – Ink by Lamb Bellic for !lamb (group gift)

Skin: []::Tuli::[] Eva (tone 4/bl) 09a by Tuli Asturias for Tuli *

Dress: *Solange!* Whiskey – CRIMSON (RFL 2010) by Solange Cerveau for Solange! available in the Paris sim of the RFL Clothing Fair

Collar: +DV8+ Deathrock Collar – Iron Trifecta – Velvet by Vasha Martinek for +DV8+ *

Boots: + ADDiCTIA + Adnata Boots Goth V1.0 by Oct Oakleaf for ADDiCTIA *

Fantasy Girl

For some, the world we inhabit is a place of pure fantasy. They explore realms of story and narrative that come from deep within their imaginations. For a few moments or hours a week, there is the opportunity to inhabit another body, another life, and let go of real life concerns.

This fantasy girl represents the woman that some ladies on the grid would like to be. She also represents the woman some men (and women) would like to meet. With her lustrous skin, rich blonde locks and toned body in silks, she would be many dreamers’ ideal.

Fantasy Girl

Sachi Vixen, another “old school” designer I admire, has just released her Portia series of skins. With its artistically rendered photosourced textures, this skin deserves to be shown off in silks. She even rendered a very sexy “bum,” as she calls it. I found the skins delicious. She offers them with dark, auburn or blonde eyebrows, which helps immensely when you, like me, like to switch it up once in a while.

Fantasy Girl

I realize many women wear Damselfly hair. There is a reason for this—it’s huge and wondrous with lustrous curly wild textures and complicated shapes that all add up to beautiful womanly tresses. Shylah Honey has revolutionized hair for many women on the grid—you will not be able to tear the hair off their head. It so completes the fantasy look.

Fantasy Girl

Finally, a call out to another old school designer—Solange Cerveau. Solange’s intricately constructed prim silks and lingerie are some of the best on the grid. I purchased this set simply because of its name—”Goddess”—a name that appealed because it spoke to the nobility and wonder of women. With its intricately constructed collar, cape and cuffs, this set is for the silk aficiando. Solange’s artistic skills could be applied to any fashions in SL—she has shown it in some of her business clothing—but her specialty is her exquisitely detailed silks and lingerie.

Fantasy Girl

Girl of my dreams:

Hair: *~*Damselfly*~*Pepper II Sand Dollar by Shylah Honey for Damselfly Hair Salon

Skin: Adam n Eve Skin – Portia – Tone 3 Blond Hair – Natural by sachi Vixen for Adam n Eve

Silks: *TSR* Goddess in WHITE by Solange Cerveau for Solange! Fashions