I kissed a frog … and I liked it

SMD Tiana gown @ Enchantment

I kissed a frog...

Details:
Princess Tiana Gown Set–Blue/Maitreya, SMD @ Enchantment –  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Nymphai/213/23/2742
Zuri Rayna~ Sari Tiara~Rose/Dia/White/Platinum – NEW release  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Jewels%20Isle/196/193/25
Zuri Rayna~Sari Elite – Tiara, Earrings , Necklace, Bracelet ( older items)

GENUS Project – Genus Bento head v1.0 – Mocap – Beta version now available in store , omega compatible
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
Stealthic – Haven (Bento Fitted)
[theSkinnery] Nadine (Genus Applier) toffee
Culprit Frawgz Companion Lime ( gacha item) @ Enchantment
Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Winters%20Wind/141/132/24

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Heaven’s seat

Heaven's Seat, GG for Something New

Heaven’s seat is a current group gift at Something New – props n poses. I can hardly believe we are over half way through the month already so if you want to get group gifts featured in this post  be sure not to leave it too much longer. The group is free to join and as well as monthly gifts you get access to ( and rezz rights at) the Photoland locations – be considerate of others and pack up after yourself once you are done. There is a wintery theme to the Photoland with a snowbound cottage and a lovely snowy scene. Now is the perfect time to join up this group if you haven’t already as I saw a notice on FB about an upcoming Christmas event for Something New group members !

Carries Lingerie VIP gift Nov

Another group gift is this gorgeous Sensuous silks ensemble from Carries Lingerie VIP group, this is a group that has a fee to join. However for us lingerie lovers it is well worth it with a monthly gift and additional Midnight Mania board ( locks regularly), plus special sales. With the Christmas season about to start you get access to special prices for the new releases.. these items are not to be missed.

Luster eyes Avi Glam @ Industrie + Alaskametro makeup

Avi Glam has released a minipack of outstanding eyes at the just opened Industrie event. The Luster eyes are only available as a pack of 6 stunning colours including a light grey, blue, green, through to a golden tone, hazel and this rich brown shown here.

Other details: Kimberly Catwa head, with [theSkinnery] Paige (Catwa Applier) mocca, .:EMO-tions:. * ANNIK *. Addams – Cecilia Medium Boots – Maitreya – N*29, alaskametro<3 “Mage” lipstick – Catwa , and Elia hands gold from Kibitz ( gacha item).

SLurl to Something New :   http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Rainbow%20Illuzion/128/70/2

SLurl to Carries Lingerie :   http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Carries%20Dreams/83/129/22

SLurl to Industrie event :   http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Solarian%20Prime/211/73/2297

It’s a Magician’s World

It's a Magician's World- SN poses

“There is magic, but you have to be the magician. You have to make the magic happen.”
-Sidney Sheldon ( source http://www.wiseoldsayings.com/magic-quotes/ ).

This fantastic pose from Something New is at the September round of TWE12VE Monthly Event- Theme Magic http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Brewery/79/200/21 .

The prop includes the chair ( with pose ball), the cane/ bird add-on prop, and the hat/cards add-on prop. With a magical theme this round Something New has pulled a trick or two out of their hat and as well as two magical releases there is a special low priced item in celebration of the Anniversary round of this event.

Charm eyes,rock, Avi Glam

Other items used in this post include some gorgeous new eyes from Avi Glam, you can pick these up at the recently opened round of Shiny Shabby. Available singly or in a fatpack , the color range is extensive ; in this photo I have used the Rock color which is a beautiful deep blue/green.

This cute hairstyle is from EMO-tions and is available at September Tres Chic, the hud includes color change options for the clips including; red, white, black, blue and silvery grey.

I have changed up Serenity’s look with the recently updated Kimberly Bento mesh head from Catwa. I already had this Sophia applier from  the Skinnery. Clothing includes the Kristie Shirt Opaque w/ Short & Suspender from Addams ( a transparent shirt version is included also) and the Nya boots from Lybra , which are a RARE gacha item at Imaginarium ( event information here http://theimaginariumevent.com/ ).

SLurl to Shiny Shabby: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Shiny%20Shabby/139/183/21

SLurl to Tres Chic

 

Going dotty over you

 

Dotty over you, Blacklace Lingerie- TGIF

I took these photos last week, but RL intervened and there was a lull in my blogging, so working on the theory of better late than never, here it is .

Last weekend I picked up this sexy little lingerie set at Blacklace as part of their TGIF specials, as mentioned it was last week’s offer- however I know it will still be available.  This two piece set of mesh panties and babydoll includes a hud allowing you to select from a range of pastel polka dots for the sheer fabric.

Other details: Truth hair- Lady, Simone (Lelutka) mesh head, Alix applier – theSkinnery, Avi Glam Silky Eyes – Omega Applier – Caramel and fri. – Rowena.Heels (Coal) .

Silky eyes, Avi Glam @ Shiny Shabby, Truth hair

When Sarah came to town

Sarah outfir by Azul

When Sarah came to town it was by mid day train,

it was usually late but on that day it was perfectly on time

When Sarah came to town it was if time stopped still and so did I,

she stood on the platform in a chic city type two tone outfit ,

of black and pale pink from the tip of her high heeled shoes to the top of her huge floppy hat.

When Sarah came to town she stepped off the train and looked around

then she took off her hat and looked at me with violet eyes sparkling with mischief.

When Sarah came to town it was as if everything else faded into the background

and all I could see ..was Sarah.

When Sarah came to town

Azul has released Sarah in a range of colors, this Sakura and black combination is limited to  buying on the Marketplace , for other colors head to the mainstore.

Other details: .LeLutka.Head.Simone 3.0, Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1, Alix honey [ the Skinnery], [theSkinnery] Copacabana Lipstick Kit (LeLutka Applier), Hair is the current VIP group gift from TRUTH / Elie, and eyes are Avi Glam Lucent eyes Amethyst ( Lelutka applier). Shoes are Hortensia heels from Glamistry and the purse is an old gacha item {Back in 1930} Purse Pink, Belle Epoque. Poses used: Shy Chic, Picture This and location is  Chelsea by the Sea ( SLurl; http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Balamb%20Garden/91/195/24 ).

Azul on Marketplace: https://marketplace.secondlife.com/stores/11590
SLurl to Azul: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/joia%20azul/128/128/1103

SLurl to Avi Glam: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Dallas%20County/86/93/1522

 

Lily of the Valley

Lily of Hollowdell , SMD @ FGC

I love gacha! There is no denying it, especially once you get a glimpse of my inventory, and with my love of things that are fantasy.. well the Fantasy Gacha Carnival is an event that draws me like a magnet. So many amazing designers involved and the range of styles and items is wonderful. Over time the layout has changed and I must admit I found it a little harder to navigate to make sure I had seen every machine , but that’s when a guide of stores is so useful – check out this one on Seraphim http://seraphimsl.com/2017/02/07/play-for-the-newest-gear-at-fantasy-gacha-carnival/. You have until March 7th to get your Fantasy Gacha fix!

SMD+ Skinnery + GizzA

Details:
Body : CATWA HEAD Tumble V4.10
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V3.5
Skin: Sophia (Catwa Applier) toffee, [theSkinnery]
Hair: * HELGA *, .:EMO-tions:. ( @ current We ❤ RP)
Eyes: Catwa eyes
Clothing :Lily of Hollowdell Dress Set-Aqua- Maitreya, SMD @ FGC
Accessories: Mystical Wings Headpiece [Butterfly] Green Gold, GizzA
Poses: The Helena series, an lar [poses]
Location: Once Upon A Fairytale http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hollandaise/155/94/55

All eyes on me

All eyes on me- Exile, Sn@tch and IOS

Looking for a naughty looking Santa suit? Then grab a fishing pole and head to Sn@tch where you can pick up this outfit ( in 3 sexy latex colors), boots, hat and system layers / omega hud. The best thing of all it’s free! If you pay to join the VIP group as well as receiving group gifts you will find a friendly bunch of people who are ready to exchange doubles and help you complete your set!

Details:
Body : CATWA HEAD Gwen v4.9 [Upgradable] EXCLUSIVE
-Belleza- Freya V2.01
Skin: [theSkinnery] Sienna (Catwa Applier) honey
Hair: Eyes on Me, Exile ( @ current C88)
Eyes: Catwa with Arise, Tria eyes gold
Clothing:Virtual Latex Suit (Better Watch Out) Omega Hud: & You Better Watch Out Santa Hat, Sn@tch ( part of the current Fish for this outfit)
Makeup: Supergloss Lips (Blood) Omega Hud, Sn@tch ( part of the current Fish for this outfit)
Shoes: All Star Platform Boot, Sn@tch ( part of the current Fish for this outfit) http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Snatch%20City/122/133/29
Pose prop: Gold Gift Box with poses, IOS ( @ Color Me Project)

Rudolph’s replacement

Rudolph's replacement

When a couple of pairs of wonderfully wintery antlers landed in my lap courtesy of AviCandy, I knew this was a sign for me to make sure I am on Santa’s Nice list this year. I am going to volunteer as Rudolph’s understudy.. just in case he catches a cold or breaks a hoof or something I am ready, willing and able to help out Santa this Christmas.

Joking aside you can now find these and another glorious set of antlers in white, at the AviCandy display at The Winter Solstice Event. My super cute Rudolph inspired skin is actually a gift from TheSkinnery which you can get for free if you join The Chapter Four group ( free to join). It is designed to be used with Akeruka mesh heads so be sure to grab it if you have one, and if you don’t well now is a good time to go and demo the collection at Akeruka, they are already releasing Bento updated versions of current mesh heads.

Avi Candy Antlers @ Winter Solstice, The Skinnery gift @ TCF for [AK] heads

Details:
Body : [AK] Mesh Head Elen Vers. 1.5 (BENTO)
Slink Physique Mesh Body V2.9.1
Slink Avatar Enhancement Hands V2.3 – Elegant1
Slink Avatar Enhancement Feet Deluxe V1.2
Skin: .[theSkinnery] Jasmine (Akeruka Camille Applier) Rudolf ( Gift @ The Chapter Four)
Shape: StrawberrySingh.com Elen Shape – For AK Elen Bento Head mod 1
Hair: TRUTH HAIR Debra
Eyes: Catwa mesh eyes with skinnery omega applier
Clothing:Addams // Rebecca BodySuit // Slink(Original)
Accessories: Winter Solstice Holiday Antlers Scripted Candle Version, AviCandy ( @ Winter Solstice)  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Xara/191/130/21
Shoes: REIGN.- Olivia Heels (Physique High)- Thigh
Poses: Razorblade Remix, Bauhaus Movement

Sweet Sensation

Sensation Duo Beige outfit, Sascha's Designs, NoMatch hair, Zuri Rayna Jewelry

So I decided to slip into something silky and pose seductively at home.. just the usual Secondlife evening  you know. Okay so I was unpacking the lovely evening trouser suit Sensation and the classic styling and luxurious textures just tempted me to go for glam.. even though I had no plans to go out.

The Sensation outfit is available in a range of colors and includes two tops, this silky one and a two toned long sleeve blouse, a wonderful way one outfit could take you from day to evening with just a change of accessories. Speaking of accessories my gorgeous Symphony set is a new recolor of this classic style which has to be one of my favorites of all times from Zuri Rayna.

Elen [AK] head with Skinnery applier, Zuri Jewelry

My full pouty look is one that I am still getting used to, I have been experimenting with a lot of the different mesh heads I have..today it’s the Akeruka Elen , Bento version.  After playing around with shapes I again decided to take an easy option and pick up the corresponding shape made by Strawberry Singh. I like the overall effect of this Skinnery applier but I tweaked the shape and even altered it some more as I would like a slightly less full lip for this  look. At the same time I do like this sultry as it is quite different from the other mesh head looks I have created to use as bases for blogging with.

Details:
Body : [AK] Mesh Head Elen Vers. 1.5 (BENTO)
Slink Physique Mesh Body V2.9.1
Slink Avatar Enhancement Hands V2.3 – L – Elegant1
Slink Avatar Enhancement Feet Deluxe V1.2
Shape: StrawberrySingh.com Elen Shape – For AK Elen Bento Head mod 1
Skin: .[theSkinnery] Nana (Omega Applier) honey
Hair: NO.MATCH_NO.DARKNESS.
Eyes: Catwa mesh eyes with skinnery omega applier
Clothing: Sensation Duobeige, Sascha’s Designs http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Coco%20Beach%20Kelina/226/202/24
Jewelry: Winter Symphony – Diamond/Copper, Zuri Jewelry http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Jewels%20Isle/196/193/25
Shoes:REIGN.- WISHFUL HEELS (Slink-High)- FATPACK
Pose: Chocolat /Anime, Bauhaus Movement

Shhh I know a secret

Shhh I know a secret

I confess it is less a secret than I let you believe, Carries Lingerie has begun their yearly countdown to Christmas!

Tied top and panties, Carries Lingerie + Candy cane Santa hat gacha

From the first of December they will be having a daily new release and today it is a series of glittery mix and match pieces. I purchased the tied top  and the panties, but there’s also two skirts, various bras, a halter neck top and a dress.. oh plus boots and shoes for Slink high feet.. so many choices. But the great thing is regardless of whether you buy one item or many , they each include a range of fittings for different mesh bodies. Also the pieces I am wearing include a hud of different sparkling fabrics so you can mix and match a range of festive colors: red, green, white , silver, gold, blue.

Skinnery + Catwa , Argrace, Vista bento hands + Pink Hustler anim

While the Christmas Countdown is on the VIP Area is open to everyone, just take the tp board at the entrance of the mainstore and you will be in a winter wonderland in no time. As well as a daily new release , which is available at half price for VIP members on the day of release, you will find displays with special sales. Scattered around are a range of gachas also which is where I picked up the cute candy cane hate. During your visit be sure to drop in and sit on Santa’s lap.. are you on the naughty or nice list this year?

Before I drop down to the details and a SLurl to Carries Lingerie I want to quickly mention a few other items in my photos.. namely my hands. Yes these are the Bento capable hands from Vista Animations and this is the first time I have used them in a photograph. The inspiration was the Pink Hustler Animations that are available at their store , after demoing all three choices I selected this one as I thought it would have the most poses I will use.. however maybe I will pop back and pick up another set, at 200L for multiple animations including mirrors it’s a fun addition to SL. The facial animations are courtesy of the add-on purchased for my Catwa Tumble head, I have treated myself to an early Christmas present of both the Bento capable hands and the Catya Bento head, so I look forward to seeing what animations become available for that in the future.

Details:
Body : CATWA HEAD Tumble V4.10
VISTA PROHANDS ( Bento hands)
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V3.5
Skin: [theSkinnery] Sophia (Catwa Applier) toffee
Hair: *ARGRACE* IROHA
Eyes: Catwa mesh eyes with Skinnery omega applier
Clothing : CB~Holiday Mesh Tie Shirt MAITREYA  http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Carries%20Dreams/83/129/22
CB~Holiday Mesh Panties MAITREYA
Accessories: CB~Holiday Hat w/color change CANDY CANE  ( gacha item)
Makeup: [theSkinnery] Passion Lipstick (Catwa Applier) TCF GIFT ( past item)
Shoes: #14 Blueberry / Show Time / Maitreya – Po Shoes *Queen* ( @ current Arcade round)
Poses: *PH* POSE for BENTO -1 // HUD