Autumn Masquerade

48932217293_4705962fe1_4k.jpgAutumn by Whimsy Winx, on Flickr

So Sasy invited me to tag along to a masquerade ball being held by The Fashion Loft. I’ve not been to a formal event in years. #platformdwelling So, there was some shopping to do. I decided it’s October, autumn, there was a high chance of many attending would go with a gothic or Halloween theme, in additional to very formal and elaborate. I’m pleased to say I calculated correctly. A few were horror/gothic, most were black or red gowns.

I went with Autumn as my theme and wanted to keep it very simple. I found this great mask first, a gacha from HEXtraordinary, and went from there for aesthetic. I knew it might be a challenge to find a good fit color wise, then I recalled the immense number of gowns from my past social life I collected long ago that hadn’t even been worn yet and with BOM now in effect I had many options. So glad Slink has come out with the Slink Physique Hourglass Mesh Body Bundle (Redux)! Very pleased that I can wear some fantastic system skins I have like the Isla skin by League.

I haven’t been a huge fan of mesh gowns as I don’t care for the movement waist down due to rigging, so I deep dived for some flexi. I revisited my Last Call, and Nicky Ree stash. However, nothing matched the tones of my mask I had already selected and was determined to use.

48932945847_f9f68feacb_5k.jpgAutumn Masquerade by Whimsy Winx, on Flickr

A quick review of Marketplace turned up this lovely autumn gown by Caverna Obscura. It’s available in a few autumn gradients, and I went with brown in case there was someone else with the same idea, they would likely go with the “Pumpkin” option which was more vibrant. The dress did not come with any alphas, so I found an alpha from a slip dress that worked.

The mask and dress were a great match. I tinted some gold opera gloves (system layer) from Adam n Eve to match the bodice. I eschewed jewelry and went with some particle sparkles in gold and green from Cole’s Corner which are currently available at Uber. Since I haven’t actually shopped in a while for formal wear or even purposely chosen an updo for such purposes I went with a half up half down style from Kuni. It was pulling out older content and I was pleased with how well much of it held up since mesh. Looking forward to hopefully wearing some in the near future.

Hair: Kuni – Ari
Head: LeLutka – Chloe
Body/Parts: Slink  – Slink Physique Hourglass Mesh Body Bundle (Redux)
Skin: League – Isla – Sunkiss – Natural Brunette (system)
Eyes: Euphoric – Enigma Eyes
Mask: HEXtraordinary – Autumn Leaf Mask #6 [GACHA]
Gloves: Adam n Eve – Opera Gloves – Gold (tinted to match bodice) (system)
Dress: Caverna Obscura – Autumn Leaves Gown – Brown
Particles: Cole’s Corner – Glitterati – Gold & Emerald (Currently available at Uber))
Shoes: Essenz – Beverly Hills
Wood: Heart – Enchanted Autumn Path with Lanterns
Backdrop: Minimal – Kunstmuseen Autumn Leaves Corner (Currently available at Uber)
Cat: Fashionably Dead – Cat – 12 Curious [GACHA]
Bench: Apple Fall – Apple Fall Old Stained Bench
Poses: Kirin
Studio/Posestand: VR Foundry

Hot Summer

Hot Summer by Whimsy Winx, on Flickr

Lelutka recently released some fun bento items – Delights Cream, and Gum Gum Boom. Perfect summer fun, Gum Gum Boom features chewing gum, bubble option, and customizable HUD with bento animations. For those hot summer days, Delights Cream shown here provide a customizable ice cream cone, with matching bento animations. I love that it also features layer related ice cream, and a napkin to clean up that pesky mess.

Hair: LeLutka  – Demi
Hairbase Appliers:  LeLutka [APPLIER]
Eyes: LeLutka 
Head: LeLutka – Bianca
Skin Appliers: YS&YS – Tone 3 [APPLIER]
Head Appliers: YS&YS – Kira  [APPLIER]
Body: Slink – Physique
Hands: Slink Hands – Dynamic
Nails: Empire – Almond Nails – Medium – Slink
Nail Polish – FlairNail Appliers (Slink/Omega) – Set 2  [APPLIER]
Sunglasses – Izzie’sSplish Splash Wet Sunglasses (Summer)
Dress – Scandalize – Nagen – Physique
Poses: Everglow & LeLutka – Delights Cream
Ice Cream: LeLutka – Delights Cream – Bento Ice Cream + Hud
Backdrop: FOXCITY – Beachy
Studio/Posestand: VR Foundry

♪  f(x) – Hot Summer  ♪

The City Limit

The City Limit

LeLutka released several new heads today.  To read the full release notes, visit LeLutka‘s update post.  I’m wearing Spencer in this post, along with YS&YS’s latest skin for LeLutka heads – Emilia.

Spencer is really unique when you take a look at it. I found the eyes were particularly striking. The cheeks are nice to work with on the sliders as is the chin. I really think this will be a great head to really play with eye makeup with. I’ve styled it with Mina’s new hair Molly, which is currently available at Uber.

Hair: Mina  Hair – Molly  NEW!  (Currently available at Uber)
Hairbase Appliers:  LeLutka [APPLIER]
Eyes: LeLutka  {MESH} (included with LeLutka head)
Head: LeLutka – Spencer NEW!
Skin Appliers: YS&YS – Tone 3 [APPLIER]
Head Appliers: YS&YS – Emilia  [APPLIER] NEW! (Currently available at Collabor88)
Body: Slink – Physique
Hands: Slink – Avatar Enhancement Hands – Casual & Elegant 1
Nails: Empire – Almond Nails – Medium – Slink
Nail Polish – FlairNail Appliers (Slink/Omega) – Set 2  [APPLIER]
Top: Ison  – Madison Cross Tank – Slink Physique
Poses: EverGlow
Studio/Posestand: VR Foundry

♪  The Radio Dept. – The City Limit    ♪

Summer Sun

Summer Sun

LeLutka is set to release several new heads this week. Here is a sneak peek of May. They are all bento, and with this release also comes an update to past bento heads Simone, Chloe, and Cate with new facial animations.  They range from a variety of moods you can cycle through, and even have more than one selected, as well as mouth poses and animations.  Also new, and what I really like, is the ability to toggle off one ear, rather than both ears to accommodate even more variety of different hairstyles. To read the full release notes, visit LeLutka‘s update post.

I’m wearing May with YS&YS’s Olga appliers. I really like how cute baby face May can run, and played around with a variety of skins, but settled on Olga for her.  I’ve decided my May/Olga combo make her look of Ukrainian descent. Yes, when I dress my avatar I reinvent her each time with a whole history and lifestyle. Virtual barbies ya know?  I’ve styled them with some recent releases from Exile and Ison that until tomorrow – August 8th, are available at Collabor88, thereafter at their main stores.

Hair: Exile   – Lush Life  NEW! (Currently available at Collabor88 until tomorrow)
Hairbase Appliers:  LeLutka [APPLIER]
Eyes: LeLutka  {MESH} (comes included with May head)
Head: LeLutka – May NEW!
Skin Appliers: YS&YS – Tone 3 [APPLIER]
Head Appliers: YS&YS – Olga  [APPLIER]
Body: Slink – Physique
Hands: Slink – Avatar Enhancement Hands – Casual & Elegant 1
Nails: Empire – Almond Nails – Medium – Slink
Nail Polish – FlairNail Appliers (Slink/Omega) – Set 2  [APPLIER]
Top: Ison  – Yso Tied Shirt – Slink Physique (Currently available at Collabor88 until tomorrow)
Shorts: Ison  – Solange Ripped Shorts – Slink Physique (Currently available at Collabor88 until tomorrow)
Poses: Le Poppycock
Studio/Posestand: VR Foundry

♪  Chris Coco – Summer Sun   ♪

Hair Fair 2017 – Bandana Day

Hair Fair 2017 - Bandana Day

The last day of Hair Fair is traditionally known as Bandana Day.  In support of those suffering from a variety of diseases causing their hair loss we remove our hair this day, and instead wear a bandana. Each sim also contains Bandana Booths featuring bandanas made by residents of Second Life. Bandanas are limited edition, $50L each, with 100% of price going to Wigs for Kids. Also available this year are Hare’s made by Anya Ohmai, wearables featuring a bandana.

Hair Fair 2017 - Bandana Day

For more details about Hair Fair 2017  visit the blog.  Also check out the Flickr groups – Hair Fair 2017 Official Flickr Group, and Vendor Images.  Wigs for Kids, is a non profit charity that provides a complete hair system for children suffering from hair loss due to illness, or injury.  For more information visit Wigs for Kids.

Hairbase Appliers:  LeLutka
Eyes: Ikon – Spectral– Quickleaf
Head: LeLutka – Cate Bento
Skin Appliers: YS&YS – Tone 3
Head Appliers: YS&YS – Bella&Xiao (Xiao)
Body: Slink – Physique
Hands: Slink – Avatar Enhancement Hands – Casual & Elegant 1
Nails: Empire – Almond Nails – Medium – Slink
Nail Polish – FlairNail Appliers (Slink/Omega) – Set 2
Jewelry: Mandala – Prophecy Necklace & Ring
Clothes: Scandalize – Nagen
Poses: Foxcity (Currently available at The Chapter Four)
Studio/Posestand: VR Foundry

Hair Fair 2017 – Vanity Hair

Hair Fair 2017 - Vanity Hair

Vanity Hair released 3 hairstyles at Hair Fair 2017.  Queen Rhi is a fun hair style that includes a headphone crown (not shown)/. The  style is a short hair pushed behind the ears, with volume. Chocolate & Chill is a full curly short mop of a hair style. Lots of curl, and volume. Montenegro are dreads that are half up, half down with serious volume and height.  Hair bases are included with all styles. Vanity Hair is located here on the Blonde sim.

Hair Fair 2017 - Vanity Hair - Montenegro, Queen Rhi, Chocolate & Chill

Hair Fair 2017 runs through July 16th. Featuring hair creators of Second Life, each hair sold donates a percentage to Wigs For Kids. Each sim also contains Bandana Booths featuring bandanas made by residents of Second Life. Bandana’s are limited edition, $50L each, with 100% of price going to Wigs for Kids. Also available this year are Hare’s made by Anya Ohmai, wearables featuring a bandana.

For more details about Hair Fair 2017  visit the blog.  Also check out the Flickr groups – Hair Fair 2017 Official Flickr Group, and Vendor Images.  Wigs for Kids, is a non profit charity that provides a complete hair system for children suffering from hair loss due to illness, or injury.  For more information visit Wigs for Kids.

Hair: Vanity Hair {MESH} NEW! (Currently available at Hair Fair 2017)
Hairbase Appliers:  LeLutka [APPLIER]
Eyes: Ikon – Spectral– Quickleaf {MESH}
Head: LeLutka – Cate Bento {MESH}
Skin Appliers: YS&YS – Tone 3 [APPLIER]
Head Appliers: YS&YS – Bella&Xiao (Xiao)  [APPLIER]
Body: Slink – Physique {MESH}
Hands: Slink – Avatar Enhancement Hands – Casual & Elegant 1 {MESH}
Nails: Empire – Almond Nails – Medium – Slink {MESH}
Nail Polish – FlairNail Appliers (Slink/Omega) – Set 2  [APPLIER]
Swimsuit: Mutresse – Lilana Swimsuit – Slink Physique {MESH} NEW! (Currently available at Collabor88)
Poses: Torrid [Closed], Marukin, Winx
Studio/Posestand: VR Foundry
Anhelo – l’atelier de l’ecrivain {MESH}
Nomad – Vintage Roadtrip Car {MESH} NEW! (Currently available at Collabor88)

Hair Fair 2017 – Mina

Hair Fair 2017 - Mina

Mina released 3 hairstyles at Hair Fair 2017.  Fiona is a messy pigtail braided style. Luna is a half up, half down, pigtail bun hair style. Emma is a long hair, with hair to the front and back, parted on one side.  Mina is located here on the Redhead sim.

Hair Fair 2017 - Mina - Fiona, Emma, Luna

Hair Fair 2017 runs through July 16th. Featuring hair creators of Second Life, each hair sold donates a percentage to Wigs For Kids. Each sim also contains Bandana Booths featuring bandanas made by residents of Second Life. Bandana’s are limited edition, $50L each, with 100% of price going to Wigs for Kids. Also available this year are Hare’s made by Anya Ohmai, wearables featuring a bandana.

For more details about Hair Fair 2017  visit the blog.  Also check out the Flickr groups – Hair Fair 2017 Official Flickr Group, and Vendor Images.  Wigs for Kids, is a non profit charity that provides a complete hair system for children suffering from hair loss due to illness, or injury.  For more information visit Wigs for Kids.

Hair: Mina  {MESH} NEW! (Currently available at Hair Fair 2017)
Hairbase Appliers:  LeLutka [APPLIER]
Eyes: Ikon – Spectral– Quickleaf {MESH}
Head: LeLutka – Cate Bento {MESH}
Skin Appliers: League – Sunkissed [APPLIER]
Head Appliers: League – Luna – Sunkissed  [APPLIER]
Makeup Appliers: Lola May – Lelutka Applier – Winged Liner Full Pack  [APPLIER]
Body: Slink – Physique {MESH}
Hands: Slink – Avatar Enhancement Hands – Casual & Elegant 1 {MESH}
Nails: Empire – Almond Nails – Medium – Slink {MESH}
Nail Polish – FlairNail Appliers (Slink/Omega) – Set 2  [APPLIER]
Earrings: BaiasticeBoho Style – Coins Earring – Old Copper  {MESH} NEW! [GACHA] (Currently available at Epiphany – July 2017)
Bracelet: Izzie’s – Metal Cuffs {MESH}
Bracelet: Izzie’s – Initial Bracelet {MESH} [GACHA]
Top: BaiasticeBoho Style-Summer top – Mandala – Slink Physique {MESH} NEW! [GACHA] (Currently available at Epiphany – July 2017)
Shorts: BlueberryJimena – Denim Shorts – Slink Physique {MESH}
Poses: Le Poppycock – Live Free set A & B NEW! (Currently available at Collabor88)
Car: Nomad – Vintage Roadtrip Car {MESH} NEW! (Currently available at Collabor88)
Studio/Posestand: VR Foundry