Hot Damn

Hot Damn
Hair: Mina - Astrid {MESH} NEW! (Currently available at  My Attic  - May 2014)
Eyes: Amacci – Zenith Mesh Eyes – Coffee
Head: Slink – Visage – Becky {MESH}
Skin: Adam n Eve – Taliya – Tone C NEW!
Skin Appliers: Adam n Eve
Lipstick: Adam n Eve – Taliya Lipstick Applier NEW!
Hands: Slink – Avatar Enhancement Hands – Casual (left) & Flat (right) {MESH}
Manicure/Pedicure Applier: Flair  – Applier Slink A/E –  Set 213 NEW! (Currently available at  My Attic  - May 2014)
Jewelry: Yummy – Jennifer Set {MESH}
Clutch: Glam Affair – Studded Clutch – Peach {MESH}
Sweater: Coco – Shoulder Cardigan w/lace {MESH}
Top: SySy’s – Dorothy Bra top – Ice MESH} NEW! (Currently available at  My Attic  - May 2014)
Skirt: SySy’s – Dorothy Pencil Skirt – White (whitebelt) MESH} NEW! (Currently available at  My Attic  - May 2014)
Feet: Slink – Avatar Enhancement Feet  – High {MESH}
Shoes: Athor – Lolita Soft Leather – Ice {MESH}
Poses: Flowey
Jukebox: Standby Inc. – Jukebox- OakBlue {MESH} NEW! (Currently available at Collabor88 - May 2014)
Posestand/HUD/Studio: VR Studio by VR Foundry

  Ivy Levan – Hot Damn 

Autumn Walk

I’m crazy about the autumn season, it’s the perfect time for being outdoors, when the earth is full of rich color. Dressing for fall is just as much fun for me, when the stores are full of mimicking color, multitudes of textures like suede, leathers, wools, and knits. Layering is the key to keeping winters breath away, maintaining mobility and warmth, and the flexibility of the day turning warmer or cooler at a moments notice. My outfit is layered for a walk in the forest.  A warm new wool coat from Slink, cheerful ginkgo yellow shorts, warm leggings layered under, and beautiful boots.

Autumn Walk

Slink recently released the Marigold Coat. It’s available with a variety of options if you chose the Multipack version.  This version will give you eight wool coat colors, seven belt colors, eight collar colors, and six button colors, that you can mix and match to create a unique look with an easy to use HUD.  I’m wearing the green wool coat, with tan belt, cream collar, and cream buttons. If you choose to purchase it as a single, buy the color you like, which comes with a preselected collar, belt, and button color, that are shown on the vendor.

My shorts are a new release from Boom, the Estate Short.  They’re nicely tailored and available in forty different colors. They’re up on marketplace if you wanna browse the shades.  Layered underneath my Boom Estate Shorts, are my Folklore Leggings in Navajo print from League.  Earthy colors, geometric print, and a nice thick tight knit, which pick up the tan in my Cult Riding Boots from Ison.  These boots are hot thigh highs, in an amazing leather texture, with straps behind the knee and great heel shape. They’re available in tan (shown), black, brown, carmine, cream, and navy.

My accessories are Maxi Gossamer Jewelry’s Dew Encrusted Teardrop ring.  It’s texture change, and I went with amber for my outfit. It’s a nice earthy chunk of rock that suited my look. My earrings are Zaara’s Atiriya Stone Earrings in Carnelian-Gold, more chunky rocks for this look. I’m wearing Flair’s Set 102, in Camo4 to pick up the reddish browns. on my Slink mesh hands. Maitreya’s Leather Satchel in Camo, for a soft suede contrast to my knits, wools, and leathers. My hair is new from Mina, the Josje.  I went with a nice auburn shade, it comes with a hud to change the color of the ponytail band.  I love the thick fringe/bangs. My skin is a new skin from Izzie’s, the Katya.  I’m wearing the Green eyeshadow layer, with Peach Glossy lipstick, and moles.

Hair: Mina – Josje {MESH} NEW!
Eyes: Amacci  – Gaze Eyes – Autumn Green
Lashes: LeLutka  – 2011/Curl
Skin: Izzie’s – Katya Skin – Sunkissed New!
Makeup: Izzie’s – Katya Eyeshadow –Green NEW!
Makeup: Izzie’s – Lipstick – Peach Glossy NEW!
Makeup: Izzie’s – Katya – Moles NEW!
Hands: Slink – Avatar Enhancement Hands – Casual {MESH}
Skin Applier: Izzie’s – Sunkissed
Manicure/Pedicure Applier: Flair – Fingernails Applier Slink A/E –Set 102 (Camo4) [Flair ]
Ring: Maxi Gossamer Jewelry – Dew Encrusted Teardrop {MESH} NEW!
Earrings: Zaara – Atiriya Stone Earrings – Carnelian-Gold {MESH}
Bag: Maitreya – Leather Satchel – Camo {MESH}
Coat: Slink – Marigold Coat – Multipack {MESH} NEW!
Shorts: Boom – Estate Shorts – Sunshine {MESH} NEW!
Leggings: League – Folklore Leggings – Navajo
Boots: Ison – Cult Riding Boots – Tan {MESH} NEW!
Poses: Ma Vie
Posestand/Studio: VR Studio by VR Foundry

Hair Fair 2013 – Mina Hair

Hair Fair 2013 Mina Hair s

Mina released 4 hairstyles at Hair Fair 2013.  I’m wearing Mirjam from Hair Fair, a nice long smooth style.  I’ve styled the Mirjam with a new dress from Tabloid called Nantes.   The dress is currently available at The Boutique event. Nantes utilizes the new “Materials” of the latest Second Life viewer. This dress is comes with two styles, bow same color as dress, and bow in black.  The black and white version features bodice in black with bows in either colors. I’m wearing the safari shade which is this rich school bus yellow, with matching bow. It’s a great little dress, and would look great paired with a stylish skirt, or slacks. I’ve styled with some of my favorite accessories from Celoe, the Xylia Pumps in claret, the Clement Necklace in sonata, the Dara Bracelet in stigma, and Handverk’s Palette Purse in standard/gold. The purse is a cute clutch style, with aged brown leather back,  love the texture, and the attention to detail.  My skin is Izzie’s Jill in sunkissed, with brown eyeshadow, and dark red lipstick layers.  I’ve used Izzie’s skin appliers n my SLink Avatar Enhancement Hands, and manicure from Flair, Set 100 – partuy.

Hair Fair 2013 Mina Hair h

Mina’s three other Hair Fair 2013 hairstyles are Ineke, which is a long hair style with beaded headpiece.  Ineke comes with a hud to change the beads colors in preselected sets, and an “alpha” option that removes them. Laura is a lovely tiered mesh updo covered in wisps. The Petra is a long hair style, with some tresses up front, and to the back.

Hair Fair 2013 began this weekend with over 80 hair stores participating. There is an amazing selection from fashion forward to fantasy! Men will be particularly pleased to know there is quite a lot of styles for them this year, so grab your guy and shop for a good cause.  Your purchase of any hair styles at Hair Fair 2013 will donate a percentage to Wigs For Kids.  You can beat the lag at Hair Fair by joining the Hair Fair Demo group inworld, and trying on demos in the comfort of your home, before coming to the fair. Vendors are set up to redeliver any hair that you might miss accepting, which eliminates double purchases as the vendors will only let you buy it once.  Just left click the vendor and it will redeliver.

Also available at the fair, are Free Official Hair Fair 2013 outfits, which feature him and her layer clothing, and hair bases from DCNY and Exile. No need for AO’s, just find a bus kiosk and rez a bus to move in edit around the fair, they come in singles, and larger versions for group shopping.  This year the theme is a fun interlocking block build, each sim has it’s own unique color scheme and style so you can easily tell where you are and where you’ve been.  Upon arriving at a landing point, you can chose left or right, follow the path and easily make your way around the fair, back to where you started assuring you of full fair coverage. Many stores also have placed out free gifts, and dollarbies.

Hair Fair Demo Group
Hair Fair Sims, Stores, & Slurls
Hair Fair Blog
Wigs For Kids
Teleport: Hair Fair 2013
Hair: Mina Hair  – Mirjam {MESH} NEW! (Currently available at Hair Fair 2013)
Eyes: Amacci  – Gaze Eyes – Autumn Green
Lashes: LeLutka  – 2011/Curl
Skin: Izzie’s – Jill Skin – Sunkissed DB  NEW!
Makeup: Izzie’s – Jill – Eyeshadow – Brown NEW!
Makeup: Izzie’s – Jill – Lipstick – Dark Red NEW!
Necklace: Celoe- Clement Necklace Sonata {MESH}
Bracelet: Celoe- Dara Bracelet – Stigma {MESH}
Handbag: Handverk – Palette Purse – Standard/Gold {MESH}
Hands: SLink  – Avatar Enhancement Hands – Casual  {MESH}
Skin Appliers: Izzie’s – Sunkissed
Manicure: Flair – Set 100 – Partuy [Flair ]
Dress: Tabloid – Nantes Dress – Safari  {MESH} NEW! (Currently available at The Boutique)
Shoes: Celoe – Xylia Pumps – Claret{MESH}
Poses: Le Poppycock
Posestand/Studio: VR Studio by VR Foundry

Pop!

Pop!

My Attic for February 2013 has just opened! This session’s theme is Pop Music. Mina made this fantastic mesh angled bob with bangs in these totally hot and bright colors for My Attic. The hairstyle is available in her usual tones but I’m featuring her “Disco Pack” of 6 incredible color variations. But I definitely need this hair in all the other tones too.

Mina Hair - Spice - Disco Pack

I’m wearing the Spice hairstyle with a few items I’ve had tucked away in my inventory like Maitreya’s Mchet Leggings which were limited edition from the Art of Escher event last year. I love the herringbone print on these. If you like the look they are available in a wide variety of colors at the store, but the herringbone print is no longer available. With purchase you get the ‘couture’ variation which features built in heels, and regular leggings version. For color I went with Erratic’s mesh cropped bikers jacket in gloss pink. It’s fun and I love the bright color, and the detail of the zipper. Plus its fun to layer over interesting things, like this bodysuit from House of Fox which really makes the features of side bands stand out. I’m wearing Tuli’s Helena skin in Powder with dimples cause I am in love with the dimples. I went with her Intense Fuschia Gloss lipstick and eye makeup from Elegant Epiffany. My Treble Clef photo prop I made for My Attic, and comes with my Bright Lights BC WinxBox which is available at the event. It features a custom pose, but is not the pose I am using in this photo.

My Attic’s February session runs through to February 28th. The theme for this session is ‘Pop Music’ and the designers, and guest designers participating have created beautiful items based on what that theme means to them. A selection of fashion, hair, poses, accessories and props available. I hope you will join us for this event at The Deck. All items will be $95L for the duration of the event, and will then go to regular store prices afterwards. Stop by My Attic to see the many items that are available.

Hair: Mina – Spice  (Currently available at My Attic – Feb 2013/Pop Music Theme)
Eyes: Amacci – Gaze Eyes – Steel
Lashes: LeLutka  – 2011/Curl
Skin: Tuli – Helena – Powder – 06 Dimples
MakeUp: Tuli – Helena – Powder – Lips :: Intense Fuchsia (gloss)
MakeUp: Elegant Epiffany – LJ Noir Sparkle Eyemakeup (Creator: Bubble Faintree, store may be closed)
Jacket: Erratic – Tory – Cropped Biker Jacket – Glossy Pink {MESH}
Jewelry: Maxi Gossamer Jewelry – Earrings – Handcuffs {MESH}
Hands: SLink  – Mesh Rigged Hands – Casual {MESH}
Bodysuit: House of Fox – Anja Basic Bodysuit – Black
Leggings/Footwear: Maitreya  – MCEHT Legging {MESH} (No Longer Available – Limited Edition – ART OF ESCHER event 2012)
Poses: MarukinFocus Poses
Prop: W. Winx - Treble Clef {MESH} (Currently available at My Attic – Feb 2013/Pop Music Theme)
Posestand/Studio: VR Studio by VR Foundry

MINA – Hair Fair 2012

MINA Hair Fair 2012 Anouk Lente

MINA released 3 hairstyles at Hair Fair 2012. MINA hair comes with hair shade hud with resizer.  Daan a unisex short hair style that also comes with an additional hud for highlights. My larger photo shows the hair in a solid shade, and two highlight variations. Anouk is a loose long hair, that has a bit of a wave to it. I really liked how nice and full it was.  Lente is a pulled back soft pony tail with tendrils on the side of the face.  I love this shade I went with, technically its in the Brown range but its got a bit of red to it, all around a great shade.  MINA has a gift hair at Hair Fair 2012, it’s Blanche a sassy angled bob, in a very light blonde.  It’s easily tint-able, for those who like to tint, I was able to replicate one of my favorite shades of reddish brown easily.

MINA Hair Fair 2012 Daan options
MINA Hair Fair 2012 Blanche Gift

I’m wearing a polka dot mesh halter top from Ribbon I picked up at the Okinawa Summer Festival, its available in a variety of prints from a damask to leopard. I liked the denim shade to it, and went casual wearing a mini mini skirt from Nyte’N’Day, and denim Pilar Wedges from YS&YS.

Hair: MINA – Anouk/Daan/Lente
Eyes: Izzie’s – Deep Dark Eyes – Teal {MESH}
Lashes: LeLutka – 2011/Curl
Skin: Izzie’s – Eliza – Caramel
Earrings: Fri.day – Loop Earrings – White
Manicure: Izzie’s – Metallic Nails
Bangles: Emery – Square Bangle – Pure
Top: Ribbon – Halterneck Top – 09 {MESH}
Skirt:  Nyte’n’Day – Denim Mini Mini Skirt – Light
Bag: Fleshtone – The Huntington Bag – White
Shoes: YS&YS – Pilar Wedges – Denim
Poses: Ploom
Posestand/Studio: VR Studio by VR Foundry

Hair Fair 2012 is ongoing through July 29th.  All styles featured at the fair have a percentage of proceeds being donated to Wigs For Kids. A wide variety of stores are participating ensuring something for everyone. Join the inworld Hair Fair Demo group to receive hair demos before you go! For more information visit the Hair Fair blog.

Hair Fair Info  (Tips & Tricks for Navigation)

Hair Fair Teleports:
Hair Fair – Sand
Hair Fair – Garden
Hair Fair – Flower
Hair Fair – Water

HF2012-Destination

Chocolate

Chocolate

Hair: Mina – Freija
Eyes: Amacci  – Real Eyes – Amber
Lashes: Glow Studios – Fancy Eyelashes – Like Natural
Lashes: Celestial Studios – Classic 2 [No Longer Available-store closed]
Skin: Ploom – Lea – Tea – Jingling All The Way
Dress: League – Suede Wrap Dress – Dark Brown
Belt: League – Crochet Belt
Boots: Bukka – Knit Boots
Poses: Body Language by Sweet Lovely Cute
Posestand/Studio: VR Studio by VR Foundry

Hair Fair 2011 – Mina

Hair Fair 2011 - Mina

Mina released four hair styles at Hair Fair 2011.  One was a mens hair similar to the Kezia that I am not blogging, as I really don’t feel like dragging out the guy me, and Kezia will give you a good idea of what it’s like.  In my photo I am wearing Doortje (Hair base), Doortje (with add on + hair base), Famke (Hair base from Doortje), Kezia (Hair Base + Shiny/ Wet Option), Kezia (Hair Base) in that order.  Doortje is a cool hair, with features an add on victory roll type bang, and hair base.  Famke was soft, with good flow, and some of the hair pieces are crimped, I loved it. Kezia is a cornroll that’s well done, featuring a matching hair base, and click the hair for options like Shiny/Wet look as featured in the last two photos. wet first, dry last. .

Hair: Mina -  Doortje (Hair base), Doortje (with add on + hair base), Famke (Hair base from Doortje), Kezia (Hair Base + Shiny/ Wet Option), Kezia (Hair Base) [Available at Hair Fair 2011]
Skin: Tuli - Jade – Sunkissed – 06 Dazzle
Eyes: Amacci – Real Eyes – Winter
Lashes: LeLutka2011 lashes/curl
Swimwear: Aushk’a&Co – Summer Line Bikini – Brown
Jewelry: YS&YS – Gold Loop Earrings
Poses: Long Awkward Pose
Posestand/Studio: VR Studio by VR Foundry

Hair Fair 2011 is ongoing through July 15th. Featuring 4 sims full of designers who each are offering 3 to 5 new hairstyles with a portion of each style going towards Wigs For Kids. Women’s, men’s, casual, formal, fantasy styles you name it. Plus many designers have included a free gift in their stores. Don’t forget to check out the bandana booths on each sim! Bandana’s made by designers, content creators, and your fellow residents! Bandanas are $50L each, and 100% benefit the charity. Bandana Day is July 15th, the last day of the fair, the day we take off our hair, wear a bandana to show our support to those effected by hair loss because of illness.

Important Links:
-Hair Fair Official Blog
-Hair Fair 2011 Flickr Group
-Wigs for Kids
Teleports to Hair Fair:
Hair Fair 1 (Independence)
Hair Fair 2 (Oceania)
Hair Fair 3 (Carnival)
Hair Fair 4 (Salt Water Taffy)

Hair Fair Banner 2011

Mina Paper Couture

Mina @ Hair Fair 2010

Mina @ Hair Fair 2010

Mina is a store that’s new to me this year, and it’s been fun to get to know them through their offerings this year.   My favorite at the fair is Stacey, which is a very relaxed updo, with attachable ponytail.  It comes with 2 variations of the updo portion, with, and without daisies.  The ponytail itself is also adorned with daisies.  Bonus it’s a charity hair, as well as the Thulani.  Thulani is a versatile unisex hair, as well as the Debbie, which is shown here in Cranberry.   Carice is a soft, mid-length hair, with a bit of a wave to it, very subtle, very nice. Hair Fair 2010 is ongoing through September 19th.  To see what stores or get slurls to it , click here.  For maps of all stores locations on each sim click here.  Check out the inworld demo group to pick up demos!  Know before you go!  This year Hair Fair charity hair styles, and bandana donations go to help pay for custom-made Wigs for Kids.  To get some tips on managing your settings for attendance at Second Life events like Hair Fair click here.

Paper Couture & Mina

Paper Couture & Mina

A while back someone posted a plurk highlight photos of a country wedding they had found on flickr.  We wondered over the splendid photography, and I was determined I would try to emulate some of the principles at play in them.  When I saw Paper Couture’s Crossroads dress, I was sure this was just the dress to attempt for this, partnered with this Stacey hair.  However I envisioned something a little more than what I settled for, as I really just don’t have the time to play around doing a full attempt at shadows in Kirsten.  So here it is, minus the shadows, extra props, lighting, etc, all that can happen another day.   The crossroads dress is a lovely mermaid style dress, with details over the bodice, very simple, very elegant.  It also comes with a grey shrug not shown here.  I have played it simple with the jewelry throwing on a turquoise and silver necklace from Zaara, and a pair of western boots (not viewable) from Adam n Eve, complete with Surf Couture, sheaf of wheat for my mouth.

Hair:  Mina Hair Fashion – Stacey – Dark Chocolate (With flowers) & Pony
Skin:  Chaisuki – Vienna – 08 Peach
Lashes:  Celestial Studio – Lashes – Club 3
Mouth Attachment:  Sand Shack Surf Couture – Chewing Wheat
Necklace:  Zaara – Vanisri – Wrapped Necklace – Turquoise-Silver
Bangles:  Zaara – Kaya – Turquoise Bracelet – Silver
Dress:  Paper Couture – Crossroads
Boots:   Adam n Eve – Rodeo – Brown
Poses: Long Awkward Pose

I would especially like to thank Anais Fugue for her hospitality.