I was on Pooky Amsterdam’s 1st Question show last night. I was representin’ for all us fashionistas out there in the grid who are thought of as brainless and boring. I won the game, partially on knowing about the Stanford Prison Experiment and partially on the made up word I presented—”inventoil”: the process of sorting inventory night after night.


Which lead me to the inevitable—spending another portion of my evening trying to tame my out-of-control inventory. Remember those days when you were a newbie and you had a mere 2,000 and most of it was freebies and you spent hours working on that (sorting the dreck—it eventually all got dumped). Now I have far more than that.. far far more.. and most of it is darn great stuff. I can’t bear to get rid of any of it. Like the jar of fireflies.


Or the drinks from Tableau and the super Tophat from Pandora Wrigglesworth, which sprouts a propellor when one flies. (A souvenir from a whole afternoon of entertainment at her store.)

Or this uh… pan of eggs and sausage I am lying in.


Or this highflying umbrella from Elizabeth Attenborough.

The question is—what folder do I put these in?

Objects > Wearable > Particles > Insects?

Objects > Fun Silly Stuff > Food Related > Eggs?

Clothing > Hats > Animated > Silly?

Objects > Drinks > Alcoholic > Fizzy?

Cleaning inventory means you dress down, so I wore this cute hair from Truth Hawks named after Ana Lutetia (who probably has a doozy of an inventory herself), fresh and young skin from Monicuuza Babenco, top and shorts from Magen Jigsaw’s sensation sale at EmJay, socks from Krius Misfit (found in the back of the drawer), bandaids from Riq Graves (found in the bottom of a purse so I slapped them on), and my super cool Pornstar Lo-Tops from Coke Dreadlow.


The ugly truth:

Hair: >TRUTH< Ana – auburn by Truth Hawks for TRUTH

Skin: *YS&YS* Adriana Lust 01 Natural EB Brown by Monicuzza Babenco for YS & YS

Top: ::EmJay:: Sash Top Pink by Magen Jigsaw for ::EmJay::

Shorts: ::EmJay:: Jean Shorts Light by Magen Jigsaw for ::EmJay::

Bandaids: Reek – Bandaids – Stripes – Left Leg by Riq Graves for REEK

Socks: SiniStyle Tube Red by Kruis Misfit for SiniStyle

Sneakers: UBU PornStar Lo-Tops by Coke Dreadlow for Urban Bomb Unit

Fireflies: Reek – Look At My Fireflies! by Riq Graves for REEK

Top Hat: Topter Hat Red by Pandora Wrigglesworth for Curio Obscura

Cocktail: (Tableau) Toast’s Bitter Orange Truth by Nylon Pinkney found during a night of half-stupor on Tableau

Pan (worn): **GENNADOU**(AFK)Frying pan bed by ussi Amat for **gura-ya**

Umbrella: *ELISA* Flying Umbrella RED by Elisabeth Attenborough for ELISA

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Some days you wake up and you smell the fresh air and you hear the birds singing and you realize this world you live in requires some laughter and enjoyment rather than the same old sturm und drung. This second life provides an inexpensive way to have a few laughs—spankers, the lime jelly dance, onigakko, “Do not peench,” and tinies.

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

This bubble dress from Quinlan Quimby (whose name alone requires a merry giggle) is piece of orangesicle crush, citrus fluff, sunniness and charm. With her clever use of sculpties and gradient textures, she creates a frothy fun frock that screams “smile!” in the face of rolling restarts and disappearing prims.

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

The obvious accompaniments to this dress are whimsical pieces by Lexi Burks and sato Yifu. There are thousands of fun jewelry pieces like these in SL. Find one, put it on, grab a smile. This wild hair from Amrita, with its brilliant orangey textures and flyaway ponytails is an ideal top to this ensemble.

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

And Toast Bard and the other kids over at Tableau are the royalty of whimsy and irony in SL. These Jellies took me right back to the bins of brightly color jelly shoes at the local dollar store, their stinky vinyl fresh out of the flimsy paper cartons from China.

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

She Bop ;)

Hair: ** Amrita**[Kasandra-Noon] Carrot*Nolight by Atsuki Kayo for **Amrita**

Skin: Pulse Skin Brandy ll-Full Freckles/True Self by Lorac Farella for Pulse Skins

Dress: TOSL *Punk Princess* Party Dress v1.4 Royal Rose by Quinlan Quimby for TOSL

Necklace, Bracelet and Watch: *F.O.R.* Kickin Candy Set YUMMM!!! by Lexi Burks for *F.O.R.* (Store closed :( )

Earrings and Ring: *KUROTSUBAKI* choco cake Ring&Earring by sato Yifu for *KUROTSUBAKI*

Shoes: (fd) Jellies (Blood Orange + Ocean Shore) by Toast Bard for (fashionably dead)

Listening to My Party by Plastilina Mosh