Well, not really…but I like this title for this picture…
Good morning by the way. Happy Monday! I don’t know how many times I have to write and say this in order to believe it…! The weekend was super short as usual and here I am again with my Monday morning grumpiness. Don’t act like you don’t like it!
Today’s post is all about ROMP. I managed to hide the girls this time but I’m showing you some booty instead! Take a look at the credits below for all the important details and remember, ROMP ends in 6 days. If you haven’t done your shopping there yet, now it’s a good time to do it.
BUENO-Not Love Seat-Stressed BUENO-Hecha a Mano Table-Lover BUENO-Anxious Heart Ashtray-Red BUENO-Anxious Heart Ashtray-Black BUENO-Unicorn Condoms BUENO-CGB Smoking Set BUENO-G Lutz Couple of Beers BUENO-Alcohol Later Neon-Yella1
Good morning everybody! I’m dropping this and leaving as it is going to be a busy day today. I’d rather stay and ramble, you know I’m so good at this and procrastination is my second name, but I can’t. It’s been raining since Saturday and going to or leaving from work has been a challenge. I’ve told you before that Athens wasn’t built to endure storms. We flood in a second! Wait, did I just ramble? Oh well..!
Today’s post features more new stuff from Uber. The theme of the round is Biker and I totally enjoyed it. Picture also features the handsome and talented A.J. who was nice enough to join me in this project. I don’t know what he’s wearing but I can always ask if anyone’s interested!
Everything is listed below, as usual, so grab a snack and happy shopping!
..::THOR::..Old’s Cool Motors Magazines ..::THOR::..Old’s Cool Reaper Play Cards ..::THOR::..Old’s Cool Projects ..::THOR::..Old’s Cool Radio ..::THOR::.. Helmet A red ..::THOR::..Old’s Cool Motorbike Frame Red
When you have nothing to say then say nothing at all, and that’s why I will spare you my normal ramblings today as I am in a kind of blank mind space right now so why ramble for the sake of it right?
Instead I will just let you know about today’s outfit. The Leggings are by the awesome Noir Neige store and come with a hud to change colours, as black is one of my favourite colours to wear that was todays choice, accompanying it is the Erratic Sports bra, very creative Tattoo by Arabic Tattoos which is one of my favourites I must admit and the Boots which by the way are totally kick ass are by NoName also with a colour changing hud. Another fun one to create as its not normal for me to look so badass but hey I am totally getting into this look lately lol.
Friday is here again, soon comes around doesn’t it lol. Nothing much to say today, today’s post was another fun one to create. The sexy little dress is by #bubbles add the awesome new tattoo by Ephemeral and the Le Poppycock wall pose and I’m feeling all badass again, seems this side is coming out more and more often lately lol, just the look of course.
Well the weekend has come and gone and here we are back to Monday, I swear it feels just a couple of days since I was saying that last week. Hope everyone had a good weekend and your Monday is a going well so far. Busy times for me recently but hey makes for interesting days and weekends to come around quicker even though they leave just as quick too lol.
Today’s post is another Halloween month them with my black eyes by Mesange available at BODYFY, my black corset by Noir Neige, Skirt by Dead Dollz and free as this months Group Gift at her new Mainstore, Boots by Fri.day available @ Salam and to finish off my dark look the awesome tattoo is by Arabic Tattoos. If you want to get in theme with the darkness check them out.
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. Ifyou 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.
Poses play a very important role in photography, if not the most important one. Whether it is RL or SL photography, the pose has to be there and it has to be specific. The pose will usually be determined by the outfit you have on and the theme or concept of the picture you have in mind or vice versa. It will definitely inspire you and it will help you figure out what you’re going to do with the picture.
Couple poses have always intrigued me more than single ones. They are definitely harder to work with, so that to me, sounds like a challenge. I can never say no to a challenge, which is why I always end up disappointed in the end. Ha ha. But hey, at least I’m having so much fun, so, you know what they say. It’s the journey that matters, not the destination! So here’s why I think couple/friends poses are usually harder to blog.
First of all, since the designers create the poses in a certain way, using, probably their own avatar size and shape, there is always a chance of the pose not working well for you. In this case, do not panic! You can always edit the pose (by right clicking on it) and unlink it. This way you can adjust the poses individually, move them up or down, back or forth. There are also huds like Animareor Anyposethat allow you to move parts of your body, in case your hand ends up in your hair or dress or even worse, inside your picture partner’s back for example. Be careful though! If you’re supposed to blog the pose, you can’t change it. Yes you can remove your fingers from your hair, but you can’t move your hand down for example. The creators needs to recognize their work and people need to know what they’re buying.
Second of all, couple or friends poses, require more than one avatars, obviously. In this case you can either use an alt or, in my case, models. Since for me personally, one account is already too much to handle, I’d rather work with Jules in case I have to make a females pose or male models for couple ones. Besides, how or why would I ever miss the opportunity of a) bugging and upsetting Jules with my OCD and need-to-be-perfect behavior and b) hugging a shirtless guy for like an hour and instead use a, most likely, bad-looking male alt that I would have created? He he.
Jokes aside, working with models, from my experience, has been a great lesson. They have been inspiring, helpful and they have taught me things I didn’t know before. For that reason only, I’m always looking forward to working with them. Besides, it’s always interesting to see, what kind of picture they would take and how they would, probably, do it differently.
Last but not least, styling is a factor. You probably know what you want to wear or what you want to look like in the picture, but, your picture partner, has to match it. For example, if you’re in a gown, all fancy and posh, you probably don’t want your partner to wear jeans. Nothing wrong with jeans, but they will, in my opinion, create a contrast and inconsistency between your style and theirs. So it is challenging, for the models mostly, to find something to wear that would meet your requirements for the picture. In this case, I’d say, gift them what you want them to wear. They’re helping you out so, least you can do is buy them a pair of pants…! Who knows, maybe you’re going to need them again in the future and your particular gift would come in handy then as well.
So, in this post today, I had the pleasure to work with Kael(I could hug him, shirtless or not, for hours and days, he’s adorable) and also with a very beautiful pose created by Drunk Panda. You can find this one and many many others, in this month’s round of Pose Lover & Friends Event.
That’s the case with me lately with blogging. I’m so overwhelmed with all the ideas in my head (I swear, sometimes, I feel like another Joan of Arc, I hear voices in my head, telling me what to wear and how to pose). This picture is another example of it.
Lybra participates in new round of Crossroads with this lovely dress, which in most cases and for most bloggers would be so easy to work with, pose in it and showcase it, but to me, no, it had to test my limits.
I don’t blame the dress, no. I blame me and my standards. I’ve realized that, the more I’m blogging, the less satisfied I am with my work. I feel I can always do better, I feel like there are tons of options, poses and windlights I could use, but I’m only sticking to one, my safe choice.
I took 3 pictures of this dress, in different windlight, different sims and using different background. Spent basically the whole day yesterday, whereas in other projects, in one day I would have made at least 3 pictures!
I was sending them all to Jules, one after the other, asking her what she thinks, of course she loves me too much so she likes everything I make but I still wasn’t happy. Jules calls it exhaustion. She is probably right.
Speaking of exhaustion, due to family reasons, I won’t be leaving for vacation. Guess you’re all stuck with me, he he! But, new events and releases are coming very soon so I know I will be busy. On the top of my head, Catwa’s releasing new mesh head in her mainstore very very soon, called Amelie, Genesis Lab participates with new mesh head, Mariko, in Bon Voyage and of course, The Liaison Collaborative opens today and Collabor88 tomorrow, which actually is a birthday round so it’s going to be huge. So excited!
Have you gone to Uber yet? Opened on Monday and, as always, never disappoints. I am probably sick or something, since I have stopped shopping like a maniac (Jules is impressed) but I did grab the new releases from Spirit, Elua and Fri.day. Now the Spirit release, for some reason, reminded me of the Jay Z ft. Rihanna video, Run this Town…and I’ve been singing it ever since. Lol.