In the sunshine

Good morning world!

It’s Monday, which sucks, but it’s also a new month, which is exciting. The new month will bring new rounds of events, and for me personally, will bring a lot of time at the beach. I promised myself that I will get tanned (or burned most likely) this year and I plan on keeping my promise.

And since we’re talking about things under the sun, check out this bench and how good it looks under it! It is available at Kustom9 and brought to you by Nutmeg. Make sure you check out the rest of the images and the credits below, to see all the little details. Most of the stuff I’m wearing, come from Collabor88 which is about to end soon, so give that a look as well.

That’s all today folks, hope you’re having a great one!

I’ll see you all next time!

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STYLING

HEAD: GENUS Project – Classic Face W001 – v1.6

SKIN: [the Skinnery] – Harper @Collabor88 (NEW!)

HAIR: [monso] – Rose @Collabor88 (NEW!)

WREATH: 10. {sallie} Brunch in Green – Flower Crown (gacha)

NECKLACE: MG – Necklace – Jessica Sanctuary @Collabor88 (NEW!)

TOP: Tee*fy Sharon Satin

OVERALLS: Blueberry – Ivy

SHOES: Ingenue :: Marlo Flats @Collabor88 (NEW!)

RINGS: (Yummy) Art Deco Rings

SCENE

Nutmeg. Grandma’s Cottage @Kustom9 (NEW!)

Nutmeg. Grandma’s Cottage Bench Light Adult
Nutmeg. Grandma’s Cottage Basket w/Flowers
Nutmeg. Grandma’s Cottage Fresh Bread

West Village – Zebra Cactus (NEW!)
(The Limited Edition Zebra Cactus Plant is now available from Apple Fall/West Village towards celebrating Second Pride. You can purchase the item here)

West Village – Patina Urn – Whitewashed @SL16B (NEW!)

Apple Fall Milk Urn w/ Wild Geraniums

Nutmeg. Her Bike White v2

Nutmeg. Seashore @Anthem (NEW!) (opens July 3rd)

Nutmeg. Seashore Large Bowl
Nutmeg. Seashore Pitcher

14. Nutmeg. Garden Getaway Diary Dark (gacha)

Nutmeg. Disarray Newspapers & Hat

FD & Commoner: Indio Coffee Table

8f8 – primavera in Toscana (gacha)

01 – 8f8 – primavera in Toscana Mansion RARE
02 – 8f8 – primavera in Toscana Manor RARE
08 – 8f8 – primavera in Toscana Vineyard Pergola Variant
14 – 8f8 – primavera in Toscana Gourmet Set
37 – 8f8 – primavera in Toscana Very Well

HPMD* WildGrasses – a

Heart – Wildflowers – Bougainvillea

7. {sallie} Brunch in Green – Bouquet (pink) (gacha)

Calm waters

Good morning world!

The heat wave is not showing Athens any mercy at all. The last few days have been ridiculously warm where I live and it makes it difficult to do anything. But, at the same time, it makes all the summer posts very appropriate.

Today’s post features more goodies from the Arcade, Anthem and new releases from Blueberry and Addams. Don’t ask me why I’m dressed as a 4th of July popsicle, I got no explanation. But I do like how red and blue compliment each other.

Everything is listed below so take a look and enjoy your shopping!

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Have a great one!

STYLING

HEAD: GENUS Project – Classic Face W001 – v1.6

SKIN: Pumec – Tanya (gacha rare) @The Arcade (NEW!)

NECKLACE: MG – Knotted Shimmer Pearls

HAIR: tram – I0522 @Anthem (NEW!)

SUNGLASSES: * SORGO – ATOM Shades @Anthem (NEW!)

TOP: Blueberry – Cori (NEW!)

SKIRT: Addams // Vicky (NEW!)

SANDALS: Sallie – Beach Girl Sandal (gacha)

SCENE

Raindale – Sandwood (gacha) @The Arcade (NEW!)

Raindale – Sandwood lounger (white&blue)
Raindale – Sandwood beach cabin
Raindale – Sandwood torch

Trompe Loeil – Camp Canoe Calm Waters (gacha) @The Arcade (NEW!)

.:revival:. nautic set @Flourish (NEW!)

.:revival:. wood crate II
.:revival:. wood crate I
.:revival:. life buoy
.:revival:. life buoy wall
.:revival:. life buoy pole

Apple Fall Huge Fan Palm

dust bunny . wood beaded curtain

dust bunny . potted cheese plant

:Fanatik Architecture: Palm

Skye Wild Grass Type 1

tarte. stone path – curve

(Fundati) Beach Dunes

24 – 8f8 – Paint me Summer – Seagulls

Arms of safety

Good morning world!

Is it Friday yet? This week feels long and I think I’ve had enough of it. And I have an interesting weekend ahead of me so one more reason to look forward to it.

I spent pretty much all day yesterday trying to get myself a houseboat and I was lucky because I was one of the first ones to get one as soon as they were released. When I logged in-world later though, I didn’t really like it. Compared to some other houses I saw, that were more secluded and seemed a bit bigger. So, I abandoned it thinking I can get myself a new, better one. But nope! They’re all sold out already. Which makes sense too many people were waiting. It’s alright though, I wasn’t homeless before and I’m not now either. But I still want one. So if any of you have any tips on when the next bunch is going to be released, let me know! Thank you!

Speaking of homes, the super talented Scar Requiem stopped by last week and posed with me for a photo. I’m only sharing the apparel details today (I don’t know which shorts Scar is wearing, but he’ll post his version as well today and I’ll link you to it). Also, stay tuned, because I’ll post the scene’s photos in one of my next posts will all the decoration details included.

That’s all for now folks! Happy shopping!

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Have a good one!

 

HEAD: GENUS Project – Classic Face v1.6

SKIN: -Belleza- Poppy @Uber (NEW!)

HAIR: TRUTH – Oasis (NEW!)

GLASSES: [Fetch] – Maxine @Uber (NEW!)

TOP: ISON – verona @Uber (NEW!)

JEANS: OSMIA – Ashley @Uber (NEW!)

RINGS: (Yummy) – Comfy Cozy Ring Set

BRACELET: Earth Stones by EarthStones Bracelet @Uber (NEW!)

NECKLACE: MG – Sirius Star Crystal

For a better look at the scene and the details read here

Surrounding Reds

Good morning world!

The amazing Kess and I spent a few time together the past week -she’s up to something huge, which will amaze you all, but I can’t share any more details yet- so we figured, since we’re here, why not take a snap together?

I have mentioned it before and I’ll say it again, Kess is super funny. Working with her can be hilarious but also dangerous if you upset her by asking her to adjust and pose her limbs according to your camera angle. But hey, I made it out alive, so I’m now looking forward to the next one!

Take a look below for everything you need to know and here to see Kess’ beautiful version of the photo!

Enjoy your shopping!

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Have a great day!

(from left to right)

Kess

HEAD: LeLutka – Korina @Skin Fair (NEW!)

SKIN: Glam Affair – Renee @Skin Fair (NEW!)

HAIR: ADE – Dangerous @Salon 52 (NEW!)

DRESS: Lazybones – Aya @Uber (NEW!)

RINGS: Kunglers – Rowen Rings

Exis

HEAD: GENUS Project – Classic Face W001

SKIN: ItGirls – Candice

HAIR: TRUTH – Zahlee @Uber (NEW!)

TOP: MG – Fur Bolero – Black bear

PANTS: ISON – wendy high waisted pants @Uber (NEW!)

RINGS: Kibitz – Love rings

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Scene details coming soon through another post! Stay tuned!

Posh

This post is dedicated to my buddy Tyler De’Leon. Perhaps, you remember him from my The Sub post. What you probably don’t know yet, is that Tyler now has his own poses store called Hedon. Yeah, yeah, I know what you’re all thinking, “Great, another poses store”, but what you may forget is that each and every poses creator, put their own personal touch and style in their poses. Their work reflects their personality, their artistry and their creativity.

Hedon is Greek for pleasure. And in this case, this is what Tyler aims for. I’m quite confident that you won’t see him ever making picnic or shopping poses. You’ll see him doing the impossible and the unusual, trying new things and ideas. Have a look at his growing store on the marketplace and you’ll see what I’m talking about.

The pose for this post was my idea. I’ve been wanting to make a pose like this for a while and of course Tyler was the first person I thought of. I sent him the picture I had found online and, no joke, he made it in five minutes. Now, I’m not sure whether he normally does custom work or not, but I’m glad he did it for me. The pose is called Posh for the obvious reasons. He he. It will soon be available on the marketplace so make sure you check it out.

That would be all for now. Have a great day/night and see you all next time.

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POSE

[Hedon] poses – Posh (soon available on MP)

STYLING

HEAD: Catwa – Dyana v4.10

SKIN: Pumec – Melanie

HAIR: Lelutka – Clarice

GOWN: Dead Dollz – Zara

NECKLACE: Maxi Gossamer – Vallari

DECOR

Sofa – Atelier Visconti – Vanessa Dormeuse

Fireplace – Birdy – Boudoir – Fireplace w/candles (gacha common)

tres blah Workspace – Silver Mason Jar of Roses (gacha common)

tres blah – Hodgepodge – Wine Duet (gacha common)

[ kunst ] – Kunsteiner bottle / Lager (natural)

Tentacio – Violin (past Epiphany gift)

 Birdy – Boudoir – Mannequins (gacha common)

GAHome – Natuurlijk Hanging Necklaces (gacha common)

..::THOR::..  Gattomiau lying siamese (not for sale)

I have absolutely no idea what Tyler is wearing, sorry…

Raven

Time of post 8:00am.

Fact #1: Haven’t had coffee yet.

Fact #2: It’s Thursday a.k.a. Pre-TGIF.

Fact #3: I’m not a morning person.

Fact #4: I managed to wear Lelutka hair with Catwa head (read what I’m talking about here)

Fact #5: WLRP is finally open.

Fact #6: I have nothing else to say this early in the morning.

Have a nice day all!

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HEAD: CATWA – Dyana V4.10

SKIN: amara beauty – Wendi

HAIR: LeLutka – A-NV-0002

BODYSUIT: Pixicat – Necromancer @WLRP (NEW!)

BRACELET: Kunglers – Isis (malachite) @WLRP (NEW!)

SHOES: Essenz – Lancaster

COLLAR: MG –  Vallari

GLASSES: Petite Mort– Lennon round specs

TABLE: THOR – CoffeeDog Dalmatian

LAMP: THOR – Raven Wall Lamp

Second U

Who doesn’t like magazines? Whether it’s fashion, lifestyle or you name it, magazines are definitely a huge part of our everyday lives. I recently read a very interesting article on the influence of magazines in the fashion industry. According to the author “the history of fashion magazines shows that fashion magazines have been linked to fashion in the early beginnings. It reflects that the driving force behind the growth of magazines, is fashion itself. Magazines have become an essential tool for keeping customers close as they pursue their decision journeys on the way to purchase”. It’s a theory that definitely applies on me. No matter how busy I might get daily, I will always find ten minutes to go through certain magazines, catch up with trends and fashion tips or just read about random celebrity gossip (makes me feel so good about myself afterwards, haha). Lately though, I usually do that online. Most magazines now are available online as well, which is something I’m not against, even though I do enjoy the old traditional way of reading them.

I had heard about magazines in SL as well, but never had the chance to read one before. I wasn’t sure where I could get one or even which ones they are. To be honest with you, I still don’t. When I was asked to make a picture for a new SL magazine I knew I couldn’t say no. You probably know well by now that I really enjoy challenges. Also, I really love the Annex. The store has well designed mesh with great attention to detail and the sizes are available for all popular female mesh bodies. Store has recently added lucky boards too so make sure you check them out.

The Second U magazine has been released only a few days ago by the lovely Beloved Ruby and her team. I had a conversation with her about it and here’s what you need to know. Originally, the magazine was planned to be published 4 times a year. However, many people have expressed their interest in seeing the magazine published a lot sooner. So there are discussions now about the possibility of publishing every two months. The best quality and content are their main goals so they would never risk losing that over quantity. The magazine will be published online only with subscriber kiosks in-world where everyone will be notified about each new release. You can also follow magazine’s social media and be up to date with everything related to it. Most importantly, when they say It’s All About You! – it means that every single Second Life Resident is part of this magazine. Your comments, thoughts, work, suggestions, will all be listened to and may be published in the magazine as well.

This picture is for the premier issue of the magazine, for the Annex store in page 10. You can now read the magazine online here:

https://www.joomag.com/magazine/second-u-magazine/0949625001472845220?short

or use this link in case your Flash add-ons aren’t working:

https://issuu.com/secondumagazine/docs/2nd_u_magazine_-_premiere_issue_201

Second U Magazine Social Media

Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/groups/2ndureaders/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Second-U-Magazine-1221049524604385/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/secondumag

Website: https://secondumagazine.wordpress.com/ (under construction)

Last but not least, I want to specially thank my friends Tyler De’Leon for his support, guidance and advice, Beuanna and the Annex store for their faith in me and my bestie, Jules for always being by my side and believing in me like noone ever has before.

Have a nice evening.

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HEAD/SKIN: Genesis Lab – Antonia 2.0

DRESS: The Annex – Natasha

HAIR: Elikatira – Elodie

NECKLACE: Maxi Gossamer – Knotted Shimmer Pearls

POSE: BodyLanguage SLC – BackShot A

Black & Blue

We’ve all heard at least one fashion rule, right? You know what I’m talking about, all the things that we were told ever since we started dressing ourselves on our own and creating our own personal style. This is something that didn’t interest much the boys, and probably still doesn’t, but fashion is unisex so I guess everyone could be concerned.

One of the rules my mom always used to follow and had me following as well is that black and blue don’t match. Personally, I wouldn’t use the word match, but I would most likely say, the contrast, fashionwise, is not interesting. It’s definitely a combination of colors I wouldn’t choose to wear.

Of course, as you have probably known by now I’m a huge geek and I google everything, so interestingly enough I gathered up some opinions and thoughts on the subject. Apparently there are a bunch of most common and popular rules, which people follow until today.

One of them, most pervasive of them all, would be never wear white after Labor Day. Frankly, I had never heard of it before and by reading about it, I understood that Labor day, to the Americans, means the end of the summer, so people shouldn’t wear white in the winter days. Also many people, again according to the article, seem to follow this rule and believe it is true. Well I’m sorry but I would totally wear white throughout the whole year.

Another rule would be, always wear shoes that match your bags (and belts if there are any). My thought on this one is similar to the author’s. If your shoes and bag match your outfit is enough. No need for them to be same color, and I quote: “forget about matching and start thinking about what goes together and what goes with your outfit”.

Next rule would be never wear red if you’re a redhead. I don’t have much to say about that, as I can’t see anything wrong with it. I know I’m not wearing red unless I really don’t have a choice. Not my favorite color.

Another rule would be never mix metals in your wardrobe, followed by never wear tights with open-toed shoes and last but not least, never wear black with brown or blue.

I can understand why there has to be a number of rules and stereotypes in fashion. It makes sense in a way. But then I’m thinking, there would be no such thing as creativity, or creating trends and owning a style, unless people actually didn’t follow the stereotypes and did their own thing. If you like it, wear it. That would be my rule I guess. You can’t please everyone and it’s impossible for everyone to like you or your style.

As I’ve mentioned previously, black and blue are colors I wouldn’t wear together. But I could use them together in photography instead.

What are your thoughts on the subject? I would love to read them all in the comments below.

Have a good night everyone!

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HEAD/SKIN: Genesis Lab – Giorgia 2.0

BODY: Maitreya – Lara V3.5

HAIR: elua – Celeste @C88 (NEW!)

COLLAR: Maxi Gossamer – Vallari

TATTOO: Nanika – Flying Monkey @Enchantment (NEW!)

CORSET: The Annex – Hotpants @Genre (NEW!)

GLOVES: RealEvil – Coraline

HEELS: Hilly Haalan – Mandy Booties

POSE: Serendipity – in a safe place… @Pose Lover & Friends Event (NEW!)

Mr. Darcy

“All women desire a Mr. Darcy. Unfortunately, most men have no idea who that is…”

Welcome back everyone!

In this project, I’m using another one of Fetching Poses, Tropical Summer event exclusive pose. Fetching Poses released movie-themed poses which fascinated me and the featured movie in this one is Pride and Prejudice.

I figured dressing up in costumes, similar to the movie, would be the easy option. I was inspired to create a different style instead, posh and formal but less of an era.

I had the assistance of the wonderful and brilliant Brad Zeurra  once again.

If you still haven’t checked out the featured poses, I think you definitely should. If you are into photography and blogging, they definitely provide a different platform for everyone to create beautiful images.

Enjoy and happy shopping!

 

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Brad:

HEAD: CATWA – Justin V4.9 (NEW!)

BODY: Signature – Gianni v2.7

HAIR: Deadwool – Undercut hair

SKIN:  theSkinnery – Jason (No body skin appliers available for the Signature mesh body yet so he’s wearing L’Etre’s Ian.)

TUXEDO: Hoorenbeek – Tuxedo

SHOES: Hoorenbeek – Regal

EYES: IKON – Odyssey

Exis:

HEAD: CATWA– Sarah V4.9

BODY: Maitreya – Lara V3.5

 SKIN: PUMEC: – ISA (GACHA RARE)

HAIR: Rezology – Dicty

EYES: S0NG – Aki

DRESS: MoDANNA – Leather Gown

EARRINGS/NECKLACE: MG – Alexa Black Choker Pearls

GLOVES: Moon Elixir – Lush

POSE: Fetching Poses – Pride and Prejudice (bench is included) @TSF (NEW!)

LOCATION: Saint Pete City