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Gonna love ya until you hate me

Quick LOTD for you all today with the recently released Bardot bodycon dress from Miss Chelsea that’s out now at FaMESHed. It’s a perfectly sculpted, curvy little number, available in 6 neutral colours and 6 brights. We’ve styled it up with the Bollywood peeptoe pumps from JD available still at Uber’s spice themed round. I accessorized with a visor that’s new from Foxes, and a heavy gold chain from Mandala. While Harper added some sultry shades. Hope everyone has a fantastic weekend! Coral
x _______________________________________________________ Hair (on me) – Seafoam – Lamb @ C88 NEW Hair (on Harper) – – Little Bones Skin (on me) – Luna Asia – Glam Affair Skin (on Harper) – Viena – Fiore Dress – Bardot bodycon dress – Miss Chelsea @ FaMESHed RECENT Visor (me) – Foxes @ C88 NEW Glasses (Harper) – Necklace (on me) – Katakori – Mandala Necklace (on Harper) – – Maxi Gossamer Tattoo (on me) – Midnight in Paris – White Widow @ Shiny Shabby Tattoo (on Harper) – – Shoes – Bollyywood Leather – JD @ Uber Poses – Le Poppycock and Del May

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November 2015
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We fall like leaves in the garden of Eden

I’ve finally found some time to squeeze out a quick picture for you guys! I can honestly say that I’ve really missed blogging the past couple of months, I’d forgotten how relaxing it is just to sit an edit pictures. Anyway, I’m wearing the recently released Tia hair from Tableau Vivant, which you can grab now at the Arcade, along with the fancy hair piece which is a rare. A little bit slow on blogging this skin, it was Glam Affair’s Luna release for last month’s Collabor88 but I honestly have not taken it off. I wore the no eyebrows version and added some from another GA skin, but it’s been my new favourite for over a month now! I hope I can carve out more time for pictures and things soon, I know I’ve said that in my last couple of posts as well but I so doooo! Till then, shop on! Coral
x _______________________________________________________ Hair – Tia & Deer Princess – Tableau Vivant @ The Arcade RECENT Skin – Luna 06 Asia – Glam Affair Eyes – Deadshine – Ikon Dimples and piercings – Sugar Heart Lip Piercing – The Minimalist (edited) – Hebenon Vial Necklace – Panarea Collier – LaGyo @ C88 NEW

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Three days on a drunken sin

FaMESHed opened it’s 3rd anniversary round today, with a ton of great brands participating and a lot of them offering free gifts as part of the celebration! I was thrilled to be able to be part of this with Miss Chelsea, we’ve released this simple tank and buttoned shorts at the event and are giving away a pair of the shorts in an exclusive colour for free! So make sure you visit, join the FaMESHed update group and grab those. We made this set to be versatile additions to any inventory, it’s pretty easy to style them up boho fashion with some long hair, ribbons, beads and sandals, or go a little bit punk with some torn hold ups, boots and messy hair like I did here. To finish off this look I added some new releases from Uber too. Their neon round was full of crazy cool items to choose from, and even if you’re not a fan of actual neons, most of the things came in neutrals too. I’m wearing the hair from Olive, glasses from Random Matter and bag from Zenith, all of which can be picked up there.… Read the rest.three days on a drunken sin

Won’t let you out of my sight

Ok yep, I gave this a very cheesy title but obviously it’s for a good reason! I had a lot of fun playing Baywatch with 2 of my very good friends for this picture, even though they peer pressured me to change my display name to Pamela “in the spirit of things!” However, since they had made this fabulous life guard station and accessories, I obliged them. You can find the station at Uber, which opened a new round today. In keeping with it’s “Miami Neon” theme, it comes in 3 bright neon colours as well as a set of 3 more natural shades. It’s animated to seat up to 3 avatars at a time (all the poses used in this picture are animations it comes with) and includes a bunch of matching decor. All for just 400L. It’s a great buy and a fun piece, perfect for summer which is getting closer every day. Taking this picture made me realise how much I can’t wait for some sunshine! Hope everyone has a great weekend, don’t forget to pay a visit to Uber for some retail therapy.… Read the rest.won't let you out of my sight

Take me to church

Got a quick little look for you guys with a couple of new and recent items. This amazing fringe jacket is from Coco at April’s round of FaMESHed, there’s just a few days left to grab it there! I’m also wearing a new hair from Entwined that is out now at Shiny Shabby. I love it’s casual wave, that creates an understated, sexy look. I finished it all off with LaGyo’s necklace that’s out at C88’s Pretty in Punk round, and some recent release aviator glasses from Redgrave. Definitely a short and sweet post today, hope you like it! Coral
x ______________________________________________________________ Hair – Lana – Entwined @ Shiny Shabby NEW Skin – Ellie Asia – Glam Affair Jacket – Fringe Jacket + Tank – Coco @ FaMESHed RECENT Jeans – Klara – Pixicat Glasses – Aviator Pilot – Redgrave RECENT Necklace – Charlotte Necklace – LaGyo @ C88 RECENT Cigarette – Nikotin Pose – Le Poppycock

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Rode the wind off a beaten track

Shiny Shabby opens today with a new round and I’m super excited to share this dress with you guys, from my new brand Miss Chelsea. This will be our first event so I’m nervous and thrilled all at the same time. We decided to go with a vintage style, lace sun dress. Perfect for spring, easy to pair with sandals and a light cardigan, or tattoos and boots for an edgier look. It comes in standard sizes, and includes versions for the Belleza Venus, SLink Physique and we’ve made a version for the Maitreya Lara. The Maitreya version is not official, since the developers kit for that is not yet available, but all 3 of us in this picture are wearing it and it fits nicely. But please try the demo. Also I simply cannot be more in love with this hair from Lamb. It’s for the TAG gacha, and even though I personally found this a huge pain to have to get the HUD, activate it, etc etc, when I was in a rush to grab the hair and take a picture, it was worth it, because it couldn’t have completed this look better.… Read the rest.rode the wind off a beaten track

Yellow diamonds in the sky

Just another quickie portrait picture for you today. I missed the chance to blog this skin when it was released last month for Skin Fair, but you can now find the gorgeous Katra in the Glam Affair main store. There are some seriously amazing make up options with this skin, so if you didn’t try it out before now’s your chance! I’ve added these new Sarrah earrings from Random Matter, which are out at Uber. I love big earrings so these are an easy case of win to me! Coral
x ___________________________________________________________ Hair – Makoto – Argrace RECENT Skin – Katra Asia 02 – Glam Affair Ears – Steking Ears – Mandala Earrings – Sarrah – Random Matter @ Uber RECENT Eyes – Deadshine – Ikon Lip Piercing – The Minimalist (edited) – Hebenon Vial Dimples and piercings – Sugar Heart

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Ain’t No Sunshine

Alright, I know it’s been a while since I did a proper blog post. So here’s one right now! Did you know Lelutka released 3 mesh heads on Wednesday? If you’ve paid any kind of attention to blogs, Flickr or Plurk over the past week then of course you did! Well I had to give them a go to, so here I am sporting Leda. Glam Affair worked alongside Lelutka as far as skin basics and also skin appliers, the other great news is that Maitreya was along for some of it too. So now the Maitreya Lara mesh body, and the Lelutka mesh heads will all match perfectly! I cannot be more thrilled that 3 of my most favourite brands on the grid are collaborating on these, and honestly, I’d love for them to work on even more together. One of the best things about mesh heads (in my opinion) is the ability to use SL’s lighting and shadows all over the place, without the light hitting it at weird angles and highlighting unflattering parts (usually around the mouth area, especially on my shape where it’s quite pronounced).… Read the rest.ain't no sunshine

Miss Chelsea – Now open!

  After a lot of hard work I’m so happy to announce that Miss Chelsea is finally open! We have a small debut collection for you, with all items mix and matchable. If you follow my blog regularly then you’ll know I’m a huge fan of high waist skirts / pants, and am always thrilled when new ones are released, so of course we had to make a few of those. The high waist pencil skirt, zipped mini and panel leggings are all classic and staple designs that you can easily mix and match with other items. Including our new bralet top, and the cropped long sleeve top. Both of which easily styleable (apparently that’s not a word, but I’m determined to use it – same as matchable!) and able to be dressed up or down.                     My personal favourite though is probably the naked shift dress. It’s sexy, scooped back and tight fit around the hips makes it perfect for a night out. It’s one of those classic items when, if you don’t know what else to wear, you can throw it on and instantly make an impact.… Read the restMiss Chelsea Promo

New fashion brand – Miss Chelsea!

It’s been a long time coming but I’m excited to finally announce the launch of a new fashion brand that I’ve been collaborating on with Dave Freeman of JD. I did make an announcement on Flickr a couple of days ago, but with everything finalised I decided to make it more formal with a post! This is something that we’ve been working on in our spare time for several months and even with bumps and RL getting in the way, we’ve managed to pull it together. We’re holding a blogger preview for members of the SL Blogger Support group in world, that will be from 9am SLT today, for 24 hours. The official opening is 10am SLT on Friday 3rd April. We’re also having an open invite launch party on Friday at 6pm SLT, so feel free to join us! I’m sure you’ll hear more from me tomorrow, when we officially open, and I hope to see you all there! Coral
x _________________________________________________________________ STYLING On me (left): Hair – Kaede – Argrace Skin – Sia II Asia – Glam Affair Top – Cropped Long Sleeve Top – Miss Chelsea NEW – OPENS OFFICIALLY FRIDAY 3RD APRIL 10AM SLT Pants – High Waist Panel Leggings – Miss Chelsea NEW – OPENS OFFICIALLY FRIDAY 3RD APRIL 10AM SLT Visor – Pixicat Necklace – Lock Chain – Eclat Glasses – Aviators – Redgrave On Harper (centre): Hair – – Dura Skin – Viena – Fiore Mesh Body – L (Read more...)

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In a world full of people

I have a street style LOTD for you guys today, with some of my favourite new things. You must have heard of the Shiny Shabby event, which opens today at 12pm SLT. It’s brought to you by Neva Crystall and if you’ve ever loved the “lived in contemporary” style of her pictures, you will love this event. The hair I’m wearing is new from Entwined and will be available at Shiny Shabby. Love the messy bunches style, it gives a relaxed, cute feel to any look, without making you look like a 12 year old. Since it’s still February and a bit chilly in most places, I added a flat cap from Deadwool, which finished off the outfit perfectly. The top and oversized cardi I’m wearing is from ::K:: and is another item out at Shiny Shabby. It’s fitted mesh so comes in one size, but with both male and female shapes available. You can also choose whether to just wear the cardi by istelf, or with the inner top like I have here. I love natural coloured knits during winter, they’re so versatile and comfy.… Read the a world full of people

No more haunting

Today I worked on a double portrait picture with my friend Kalli (big thank you to her for posing with me), to show you guys the recently released Sophie skin from Glam Affair. You can find this pretty face at The Chapter Four, available in 2 tones (Asia and Jamaica) and 4 different make ups! We’re also wearing the new Sheena hair from Lelutka which is a group FREEBIE, as part of the introduction to their updates. I don’t know about you but I practically peed myself with excitement when I saw Minnu Palen’s update on Flickr a few days ago. As a long time fan of the brand, big changes like this are always exciting. They have now released 4 new styles, including Sheena as a freebie. The new HUD system is very simple to use, and I was sooo happy to see some awesome roots versions now available. Make sure you go check them out! Coral
x ___________________________________________________________ Hair – Sheena – Lelutka NEW FREE GROUP GIFT Skin – Sophie Asia 02 – Glam Affair @ The Chapter Four RECENT Eyes – Charm Eyes – Ikon NEW Necklace – Arabella Wild Pearls – Maxi Gossamer @ FaMESHed RECENT Lip Piercing – The Minimalist (edited) – Hebenon Vial Dimples and cheek piercings – Sugar Heart

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The widow’s song

Bit of a formal look for you today, with the new Cleo top and Nayra skirt from Baiastice at C88. Of course they’re seperates so great items to mix and match with other pieces to create many different looks. The skirt in particular is an awesome addition to your formal closet. Also new is the violin set from Bauhaus Movement, who were Baiastice’ prom date for February’s Collab. The violin itself comes in several different colours, as well as being animated with 6 different poses. I actually edited one of the poses a bit for for this pic, using Animare. It’s great to see the talented LouLou Teichmann branching out into mesh, her perspective as a blogger/photographer is really helpful, since she knows what we need! The hair I’m wearing is from Blues at The Fantasy Gacha carnival, and if you read my blog regularly you’ll know I’m a huge fan of any styles that are messy and wavy so this is an easy new favourite of mine. Finally I added the pearl collar necklace from Maxi Gossamer at FaMESHed for a touch of vintage glamour.… Read the rest.the widow's song

I memorized every line

Sooo much new stuff in this picture and so little time to write about it all! First of all I’m wearing the Freja shorts from Pixicat, that were recently released for We <3 RP. Of course, they're not just fit for RP purposes, but all sorts of wear! They also come with the option of embroidered flowers on the front, that you can turn on and off with the HUD. I adore the high waist and vintage style cut, he frill adds that little bit more of a feminine touch too. I added the new roundneck top from Coco that's out at FaMESHed. What's great about this time is that it comes with cuffs and a collar as separate attachments. That means there's a ton of ways to wear it. I've been wearing it with just cuffs around the grid, but decided to keep it simple and plain for this shot. I layered it with the Bejewelled Cardigan from Fishy Strawberry also out at FaMESHed. The hair is a classic updo, which I only found out about because Miss Foxtrot Plurked pictures of herself in it about 100 times.… Read the rest.i memorized every line

We got freedom comin’ our way

If you’re a fan of Sons of Anarchy, you’ll love the CrimSon Saints set that Kalopsia have put out at The Mens Dept. There’s a whole bunch of decor, including the bike in this picture. On top of that, these leather vests are available to buy too, both male and female! They come with a HUD for the patches so you can change names and titles if you’re you know, that serious about an SL motorbike gang, or just up for some role play! I’m also wearing a recent tattoo from Space Mermaid which is discounted at The Thrift Shop and a new release hair from Entwined that you can pick up at their main store. Thank you to the always gorge Oakley Foxtrot for posing with me, you can find her amazing new mohawk from Soonsiki, out at The Mens Dept. Coral
x ______________________________________________________ On me: Hair – Vita – Entwined NEW Skin – Sia II – Glam Affair Jacket – Biker Vest – Kalopsia @ The Mens Dept NEW Lingerie – Contessa – BlackLace Tattoo – Caraphernelia – Space Mermaid @ The Thrift Shop NEW Hat – Paragons Cap – Remarkable Oblivion Cigarette – Nikotin Pose – Del May On Oakley: Hair – Michiko – Soonsiki @ The Mens Dept NEW Skin – Heidi – Lara Hurley NEW Jacket – Biker Vest – Kalopsia @ The Mens Dept NEW Lingerie – Chanchal for Maitreya Lara – Zaara Tattoo – Ink’d Temple – Speakeasy Glasses – (Read more...)

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Someone told me there’s a girl out there

I’m back with another portrait after a few days off. I’ve been enjoying trying out different things with my pictures lately, so this is more of an editorial style shot. I have zero idea of whether anyone is gonna like this picture, since I think it’s vastly different to anything I’ve done before. But I like it and that’s what counts right? So I’m sort of sorry/not sorry about that! Anyway, I’m wearing a special version of Belleza’s Mae skin that I blogged recently, this one you can find at the With Love event, with several new, pretty and pink make ups, perfect for Valentines day. I’ve added a few new things from LaGyo too. The flowers around me are a mixture of headpieces and accessories she’s made recently. The two brighter pink ones are out at With Love, and the more pastel coloured flowers were add ons for last month’s C88. The hat, pearl earrings and necklace can all be found from LaGyo too, at February’s Collabor88 which recently began.… Read the rest.someone told me there's a girl out there

Carry me home tonight

I know this coat from Aphorism has been all over Flickr for a couple of weeks, since it was released at The Season’s Story, but I swear I had been planning to do this picture before today! The problem I had was needing a new lingerie set to go with it. That’s one thing I absolutely lack in SL. Any of my friends will attest to the fact that I’m one of the biggest prudes they know when it comes to taking my pixel clothes off, so I just really don’t ever find the need for tons of undies. Unless an alpha is failing me of course! Anyway, I bumped into someone a couple of days ago who told me about this new set from Elymode. It comes with all your applier layers (I’m wearing the Maitreya Lara version) as well as standard system layers, and best of all? It’s FREE. Ok, it’s free to group members but the group is only 125L to join, which you’d probably pay more for the set anyway. It’s a pretty sweet and sexy set, perfect for mesh body lovers.… Read the rest.carry me home tonight

I’m feelin’ electric tonight

Uber started a new round this weekend, with it’s Celestial theme. So many great items this round, I picked out a couple for this post. First of all this hair from Little Bones, I can’t get enough of. Seriously in love. Loose waves and the tucked behind the ear look are a great combo. I also love the partings that Nova has added to a lot of her hairs lately, such a small thing but makes a big difference in styles. I’d really love to see more of these waves on the grid too! I think this headpiece and necklace set is one of my favourite releases from Zibska in a while. You can’t see the necklace awesomely coz I had to wear this hair, but I like the way some of the gems are just trickling out from beneath it. Overall it’s a super pretty piece that will class up an outfit in an instant. Finally I’m wearing the new Ellie skin from Glam Affair. There are always debates and comments about Glam Affair skins looking the same, I know that because I wear them regularly there’s a good chance I’ll be seen as just a biased fan girl, but it’s not the case.… Read the rest.i'm feelin' electric tonight

Feet don’t fail me now

Have a quick LOTD for you all today, and a reminder that you only have a few days to pick items up at FaMESHed and Uber! Uber is changing it’s start date as of this month, so the new opening day will be the 25th of every month. That means you only have 2 more days before the current round is closed, so make sure you visit and pick up Reign’s fabulous Avanti bag. I’m wearing the recent Coco leather jacket that’s still out for a few days at FaMESHed, as well as the Zoe skirt from Emery. Both of these stores are easily in my top 5 for clothes in SL, based on quality and style, so pairing them together is always an easy decision. I’m also wearing JD’s Sky stilettos from January’s FaMESHed as well, which, yes, I know I blogged last week. BUT, like I said then, they’re really a staple item. One of the great things about JD shoes is that you can always mix and match the mesh socks they make with them too. Finally I’m wearing the new scarf from Pixicat out at The Seasons Story.… Read the rest.feet don't fail me now

Clouds are shrouding us in moments unforgettable

I’ve got a bit of a fancy LOTD for you guys today, featuring this fab new dress from Pixicat, out at 3pm SLT this afternoon at The Secret Affair! Thea feathery skirt part comes in both black and white, with a bunch of colour options for the top. I debated doing something softer with the white feathers and nude or peach up top, but in the end I decided that black was just more me. I’m boring like that. Anyway I styled it up by adding this gorgeous pearl collar from The Forge, which is still available to purchase at this month’s Uber round. It’s a really great piece to glam up an LBD like this and give you a unique, stand out look. I added the bowler hat from Deadwool which I loooooove and I’m sure will feature in more pics in the future, as well as the sassy Sangria heels from Reign, out now at FaMESHed. The hair is a unisex freebie from Tableau Vivant, and the bag is an older, but still fabulous, item from LaGyo. Overall I was really happy with how this look turned out, and I hope you like it too!… Read the rest.clouds are shrouding us in moments unforgettable