Alphabet Challenge-E

Alphabet Blog Challenge-E

Letter E in Willow Zander’s Alphabet Challenge was a challenge! I spent a great deal of time working out various looks with shoes that had an E.  Getting the right combination was finally solved when I settled on starting with En Svale‘s Cowichan sweater, and based my look from there.  That settled it was fun to use many items I had tucked away, like these earmuffs from artilleri, and this knit hat from epoque. I love this bag from Tokidoki and would love to have it in real life. My skin is Eva from Tuli, and worn with eye-makeup from ElymodeElikatira‘s secret boots were perfect, and felt I needed to add some socks from League in ecru, as my legs looked cold in my denim skirt from Emery with out them.

Hat: Epoque – Baggy Knit Hat
Earmuffs: artilleri – Knit Earmuffs – White
Hair: Exile – Opal – Roots – Teak
Eyes: Amacci – Gaze Eyes – Autumn Green
Makeup: Elymode – Vita Eyeshadow – Black
Skin: TuliEva – Tone 3/Br 01b
Necklace: Essentia – Tiger’s Eye Necklace
Sweater: en Svale – Cowichan Sweater
Gloves: en Svale – Gloves – Cocoa
Shirt: CKSDEssentials Sweater Dress – Chocolate (top only)
Skirt: Emery – Denim Skirt – Palette #01
Bag: TokidokiElephant Bag – Brown
Socks: League – Thermal Long Socks – Frayed Ecru
Boots: Elikatira – Secret Boots -Molasses
Poses: Imperial Elegance (ImpEle) [Currently Closed]

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Alphabet Challenge-D

Alphabet Blog Challenge-D

With letter D in Willow Zander’s Alphabet Challenge I resorted to pulling out some favorite items that have been in my inventory at least a year.  My first thought was hair from Dernier Cri, check out this favorite circa Hair Fair 2010.  I couldn’t resist using Digit Darkes, whose letter D became logos for her store. She may be gone, but she’s still a favorite in my closet especially her slip dresses…worn here as a shirt, under this cute chocolate houndstooth jacket from DeeTaleZ, with my Marni skirt from DeLa. I frothed a bit at the mouth when fri.day released their Dream Catcher bags, love getting to wear them out and about.

Hair: Dernier Cri – Taylor
Eyes: Amacci – Gaze Eyes – Deep Green
Lashes: OH – Lashes – Oriental Doll (honestly couldn’t find a a current inworld store, unknown/not at location listed in profile)
Skin: Gala Phoenix-Curio – Petal [Dark] Elf Happy Holidays
Jacket: DeeTaleZ – Tops Winter Coat Pattern
Shirt: Digit Darkes – Affair Slip Dress – Nude [Closed]
Manicure: Tres Blah – Nail Color – Dirt
Bag: fri.dayDream Catcher Bag – Chocolate
Skirt: DeLa – Skirt Marni – Brown
Boots: MaitreyaDune Boots – Brown
Poses: Di’s Opera

Alphabet Challenge-C

Alphabet Blog Challenge-C

Letter C in Willow Zander’s Alphabet Challenge made me mixing and matching from a variety of stores. It took awhile but I am happy with my outfit. I used part of one of my favorite outfits from Last Call…Compliquee’s layered knit tank, under a store gift Hawaiian print shirt from Connors.  I continued the casual theme with Chinos from Maitreya, and Surf Co. wedges. I took liberties with the letter C by wearing a skin from a Chic event from Laura Hurley.  I love this casual look, and had fun putting it together.

Hair: Clawtooth – Blown Away – Coco
Eyes: AmacciClear Blue
Lashes: Chaisuki – Lashes 45
Skin: Lara Hurley – Odette/Dark (Chic Event)
Shirt: Connors – Hawaiian Shirt – Hibiscus for Ladies
Tank: Last Call – Compliquee – Layered Knirt Tank [Closed]
Manicure: Tete a Pied – Long Light Nails – Coffee [Closed]
Bracelet: MielChum Bracelet
Bag: Tokidoki – Shoulder Bag – Creme
Pants: Maitreya -Acer Chinos- Light Brown
Shoes: Surf Co. – Spring Fling Wedges – Light Blue
Poses:  C‘est la vie !

Alphabet Challenge-B

Alphabet Blog Challenge-B

Letter B in Willow Zander’s Alphabet Challenge was fun.  I had fun and used a number of B stores with my Bloom avatar.  Blue Galaxy‘s Stereo hair was a fun choice, I pulled in some color with my Array leggings from Bijou, and Suede Bootie from Coco in this bright purple. Dress it up with a fun sleeveless jacket from Baiastice over my Boom polo dress, and giant black gems from Ganked.

Hair: Blue Galaxy – Stereo – Auburn
Avatar: Surf Co.Bloom Doll -Strawberry Bloom
Jacket: Baiastice – Russian Black Sleeveless Jacket
Dress: Boom – Casual Polo Dress – Black
Manicure: BareRose – Nail No23 – Black
Bracelets: GankedBlack Sherbet
Leggings: Bijou – Array [Closed]
Boots: Coco – Suede Bootie – Purple
Pose: Body Language by Sweet Lovely Cute

Alphabet Challenge-A

Alphabet Blog Challenge-A

Willow Zander of What *is* Willis Talkin’ About? started the Alphabet Blog Challenge again recently.  Here’s the Rules.  Sounded like fun, so here’s my A post.  Pulled out many items I already owned, and threw them with a new mesh hair from Alice Project, and this cute dress from Ayla’s  I love the dusky colors she used on these dress, and the pattern is cute. Check out the Alphabet Blog Challenge flickr group.

Hair: Alice Project – Amiya [No Alpha] Naturals Lite {MESH}
Eyes: Amacci – Gaze Eyes – Moss Green
Lashes: Amacci – Allure – Black
Skin: TuliAudrey – tone 4/br 06
Necklace: AddiCt – Circle Project Necklace Special Edition
Jacket: Aoharu – BT Short Jean Jacket Blue
Dress: Ayla’s – Misty Dress – Orange
Ring: AddiCt – Apple Ring/Silver
Manicure: Armidi/Fashionz – True Enhance – Painted Nails – Gold
Boots: Anexx – Fringe Western Boots – Camel
Pose: aDORKable

Second Life Fashion Expert Days (Day 2)

Today in the fashion forums for Fashion Expert Days features:

Fashion Expert Days through Wednesday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Pacific/SLT time) The event is being held in SL Community Blogs and Fashion Forums.  Fashion bloggers have been selected to address, answer, and interact with residents on Second Life fashion.

Click through to read more information about Second Life Fashion Expert Days.

New to the Second Life Forum?  Harper did this great guide to the forums to get you started.

Second Life Fashion Expert Days

In Second Life, creations are inspired by real life, and our imagination.  I put together this outfit inspired by real life.  Come to the forums, and share with us what inspires you. What is it that hooked you initially, what keeps you logging in.  Share your fashion, ideas, and style.

Hair: LeLutka – Moss – Light Brunette
Eyes: Amacci – Gaze Eyes – Moss Green
Skin: Tuli – Audrey – Tone 4/br – 06
Jewelry: Mandala – Monica Earrings, Kagetora Necklace – Red
Shirt: Maitreya – Savoir Turtleneck Top- Lavender
Jacket: Maitreya – Short Trench Jacket – Black
Gloves: 5th & Oxford – Red Gloves – (Closed)
Skirt: DeLa – Belinda – Red
Shoes: Maitreya – Shanti – Black
Pose: aDORKable
Posestand/Studio: VR Studio by VR Foundry

 

Second Life – Fashion Expert Days

 

Today kicks off Fashion Expert Days through Wednesday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Pacific/SLT time) The event is being held in SL Community Blogs and Fashion Forums.  Fashion bloggers have been selected to address, answer, and interact with residents on Second Life fashion. Schedule guest bloggers for today are Iris Ophelia of New World Notes, Felicity Blumenthal of My Second Closet, and Lotus Mastroianni of Second Ladies.  Check out their personal blogs, enjoy their flickr photos, and chat with them in Fashion Forums

Click through to read more information about Second Life Fashion Expert Days.

 

 

September Breeze

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Sasy and I went exploring at a place she found. Bahia features prefabs, home decor, and furniture, across two lovely sims.  Worth checking out. Sasy blogged them here.  On our trip I wore this great long knit mesh dress from Jane, that I totally love cause its long, and in mesh it’s so fab.  Looking for a pain free transition to mesh?  Try the Firestorm 3.0.1  (Firestorm-Beta-Mesh).  I’ve been using it on the Phoenix setting, and love it to date. Similar layout to V1, layers of V2 and similar icon’d buttons, V3 mesh.

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Hair: LeLutka – Bonjour – Soy Sauce
Hair Base: LeLutka – Hair Base – Soy Sauce
Eyes: Amacci – Gaze Eyes – Multi Green
Lashes:LeLutka – 2011 – Lashes/Curl
Skin: LeLutka – Gem/Hush – Makeup7/DBrows
Makeup: LeLutka – Velvet Lipstick – Hush
Dress: Jane – 2nd Skin Dress – Horizon – Truffle [MESH]
Scarf: Wasted Youth – Ison Print Scarf – Leopard (Closed)
Manicure: Mandala – Milky Nails – Sun Gold
Bag: LeLutka – Maicao Bag – Coffee
Belt: Mandala – Saicho Belt – Brown Circle
Boots: LeLutka – Ren Boots – Black [Mesh]
Poses: Tuli, LeLutka, Oracul
Posestand/Studio: VR Studio by VR Foundry
Location: Bahia

Tuesday

Tuesday

It’s Tuesday, here I am.  Mesh boots called Ren from LeLutka, and mesh bag from Bitch.
Eyes: Amacci – Gaze Eyes – Ice Light {new}
Lashes: LeLutka – 2011 Lashes/Curl
Skin: Tuli – Jade – Tan – 02 Sin
Shirt: DCNY – Button Down Shirt – Sky (worn with 3/4 length sleeves)
Jewelry: Mandala – Kagetora Set – Pale White
Manicure: Mandala – Medium
Skirt: Coco– – Pencil Skirt – Black
Bag: Bitch – Mesh Purse – Houndstooth/Black [Mesh]
Shoes: LeLutka – Ren – Black  [Mesh]
Poses: Ploom
Posestand/Studio: VR Studio by VR Foundry

September Day

September Day

September is here, and I put together a casual look for it.   If you hadn’t already heard, Mesh has gone gridwide! I am amazed to hear many people haven’t heard the news.  You can download the new viewer (Viewer 3) that supports Mesh from Linden Labs, if you’re a fan of third party viewers Kirstens also has Mesh viewer (Kirstens S21(9).exe), and V1 lovers…Astra Viewer is mesh with V1 layout (no added layers of V2). I can never get the website to load lately direct download at this link.  If you’re using any other viewer you will not be able to render mesh items correctly.  For some great tips on making your own custom alpha layers, which will be really handy for modding mesh to your shape, or if you are using Astra, check out this easy tutorial Sasy put together here.  Free gimp download (it’s like photoshop, if you don’t have it) here.

I’m wearing mesh shorts from Jane. Jane put together a fairly large release of mesh clothing. Definitely worth stopping by to grab demos! They bend well with the body, and I loved the colors they came in, a cute look. Bukka just released the cutest boots, and they are available now in store, or grab them in the lucky chair!!!  To make it even better, they have a 50% off sale going on! I didn’t wait for the lucky chair as another W was waiting, instead I snagged them half price! As well as the cute jacket I am wearing which came with this cute fur scarf.  The boots are color changeable via hud and worth the full price.  I mixed in a the Ribbon Tied Tanktop in faded red from League, which features prim prims which you cant see in this photo, as well as the cute Wanderer Earrings she made.  I topped off with new hair from LeLutka, Oscar is a fun hair if you loved the Rykiel, you will love this, with extra braided pony tail attachment.  I love the attention to detail on this. I’m wearing new eyes from Amacci, who just released tons of new eyes called Gaze Eyes.  These are moss green, and I love them to death. Can’t wait to try out the many other shades she has.  Ploom has new poses out too, go see!

Hair: LeLutka – Oscar – Soy Sauce
Eyes: Amacci – Gaze Eyes – Moss Green
Lashes: LeLutka – 2011 Lashes/Curl
Skin: Tuli – Jade – Tan – 02 Sin
Manicure: Mandala – Medium Nails
Jewelry: League – Wanderer Earrings- Golden Oak
Jacket: Bukka – Soft Leather Jacket – Khaki
Shirt: League – Ribbon Tied Tanktop – FadedRed
Shorts: Jane – Shorts – Bobby – Chocolate [Mesh!]
Boots: Bukka – Knit Boots
Poses: Ploom
Posestand/Studio: VR Studio by VR Foundry