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Accessories Make the Look – LOTD 1/7/2012

Today’s look is all about the accessories.  I started with a very basic outfit, using mesh pieces from Maitreya and celoe.  The fun starts with the accessories!  Brand new mesh shoes and clutch from Hucci forms the color palette of the outfit.  Necklaces from Zaara, earrings from Amorous, and a very funky hairstyle from new hair store Likeli completes this look.
Get This Look: Body:
Skin:[Ill] Illusory Skin – Paige_Cocoa – Cat Eye (Dark Brow)
Hairbase:-Likeli- GuiSy hair base 3 noir-
Hair:-Likeli- GuiSy v4 noir-
Outfit:
Top:[celoe.gea.top.cod]
Pants: Maitreya Leather Legging * M Oil
Shoes: ::HH:: Hucci D’Ann Pump Exotics – Jungle Love

Accessories:
Necklace:ZC : Balini Necklace *amethyst amber* (chest)
Clutch: ::HH:: Hucci D’Ann Clutch NP – Crown Royale
Earrings: : Amorous : Sieben
Pose:
GLITTERATI – Purse 8 review copies notated in BOLD


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Audjyan

Inaya is a skin store that I’ve admired from afar but never took the plunge in getting a skin from there.  Today changes that fact; I have a lovely ethnic skin to show off named Audjyan. Audjyan comes in three tones for only 1000L: pale, tan and dark with bare faced versions and a teeth option.  I didn’t find any visible seams and the skintones are just lovely.  I do have one concern about it, the lips are drawn way outside the lip template, making the lips very full. I also wish that there were a non-pushup size option for the breast.  Anyhow, this is still a very lovely skin and I invite all of you dark skin lovers like myself to go down to Inaya and try a demo for Audjyan.    


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With Love 2 Hunt Preview

The With Love Hunt 2, brought to you by CHIC Management, starts on December 9th until January 6th. Each hunt Item will be for sale at 10L with a value at or around 400L.  There are lots of cute prizes to be had and I was lucky enough to be invited to sneak preview some of the items, so here’s a little view.Get These Looks: BOLD indicates WL2 item Look #1:
Skin: [Ill] Illusory Skin – Paige_Cocoa – Cat Eye (Dark Brow)
Hair: **Dura** Valentine’s Day Group gift
Dress: (Kunglers) FLW..Hunt dress
Shoes:{mon tissu} Provence Riding Boots ~ Black
Earrings: : Amorous : Gyroscope Earring
Pose: [ImpEle] Vogue – 11 Look #2:
Skin: [Ill] Illusory Skin – Paige_Cocoa – Cat Eye (Dark Brow)
Hair: *Dura-Boys&Girls*27(Black)
Dress: DCNY_Simply Knit Dress_Crimson
Shoes:{mon tissu} Provence Riding Boots ~ Black
Earrings: : Amorous : Gyroscope Earring
Pose: [ImpEle] Style – 01


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Maybe Turkey Day? – LOTD 11/24/11

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone that celebrates it. It may not be entirely obvious, but Thanksgiving inspired my look today.  This is a very typical me look, take a cute dress, throw on a jacket and heels and instant pulled together look.  I know you’re wondering by now, how did Thanksgiving inspire this look?If you have been following this blog and my post, you probably know by now that I’m Southern.  So all of last night and most of today was spent in the kitchen.  My RL outfit will consist of sweats and tees. Since SL doesn’t require staying up all night to make a feast, I can play the part of the glamorous hosts here.  Hucci has been cranking out the releases lately, so I chose the Noni dress as the foundation of my outfit.  For a little contrast, I chose the funky grey jacket from justB (they are closing really soon so hurry!). Orange jewelry from Caroline’s Jewelry to add a pop and black heels from N Core completes this look! Get This Look!Read the rest

Wendy is Unique

I’m still trying to get back into the swing of things with blogging, and what better way to get back into the groove with doing a skin review.  Unique Megastore recently released Wendy to its line up, and just for today I’m going pale to show you her.


Wendy has the familiar Unique Megastore features: sexy breast option, hairbase option, plus freckles and pubes tattoos. She also comes in twelve makeups, two of which features the open mouth/teeth that Unique does so well. The skin has a very pretty face but I do have some concerns.  Some details were very light and needed more shading and highlights, like the philtrum. I think this may be a new trend among skin makers, as there are several skins out currently that features that.  Also, there is a seam on the back of neck and very visible skin difference. Aside from those issues, you should defiantly stop by Unique Megastore to pick up demos. Other Items Used:
Hairbase/Hair: Amacci Hair Knot – Brown Sugar
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Demure Sexy

Being a child of the South and basically brow-beaten to act like a lady, its hard for me to show my sexy side.  Even in SL, where you don’t have to worry about having too much body fat, stretchmarks and the cellulite.  The latest releases from Hucci, lets you be all the sexy you want to be without the slutty. If you haven’t figured out already, Hucci is my number one place to go when I need to be sexy.  No one does sexy tight dresses like Eboni Khan does, as evident with her latest release. Who said that you couldn’t be sexy during the winter? Get These Looks: Used in all looks:
Skin: [CheerNo Femme] Skins_Zuri 2_Mahagony_Eb01_bald_base Look #1:
Body:
Hair: fri. – Allison – Thoughtful Brown Outfit:
Dress: ::HH:: Hucci Ladder Dress – Steel Blue
Shoes: Reek – Autumn Boots – Stone Accessories:
Necklace, Earrings: : Amorous : Aphrodisia Pose: GLITTERATI – 117 Look #2:
Body:
Hair:*Dura-Boys&Girls*24(Black) Outfit:
Dress:::HH:: Hucci Malaysia Dress – Coral
Shoes: BM Cynthia Pump V2 Nude Accessories:
Necklace, Bracelet, Earrings: : Amorous : Antiquarian Caramel (Vintage Fair 2011) Pose: {.:exposeur:.} Brittani Look #3:
Body:
Hair:Magika Hair // Roots Edition // Jess Outfit:
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Vintage Me – LOTD 11/11

When I started SL four years ago, I had a mission to always dress in vintage wear.  I was going through that stage in real life, and sought out everything that said 40′s and 50′s wear to me.  Of course I’ve taken a very big detour in that philosophy today, but today there is nothing sexier than wearing a tight pencil skirt with line nylons and sky-high stilettos. The Vintage Fair, opening today at 4PM SLT, delivers all of the sexy vintage styles plus more.Today’s Look features items from the Vintage Fair.  The striking and sexy dress from Ingenue took my breath away when I first saw it.  It uses a mesh panel instead of the SL standard skirt, which makes for a sleeker and more precise that anyone can wear without editing their shape.  I paired it with the breathtaking jewelry set  from Amorous, which is becoming my go to jewelry store.  Make sure you check out these items plus tons more when the Vintage Fair opens today! Get This Look:
Body:
Skin: [CheerNo Femme] Skins_Zuri 2_Mahagony_Eb01_bald_base
Hair: [e] Rhythm – Brown 04
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Back Grinding – LOTD 9/9/2011

After a break from blogging for awhile, I’m back!  I’ve been uninspired of late, but this new mesh dress from Hucci inspired me with the pretty blue hues.  I decided to pair the blue with purple and blue punches from my accessories.  I hope you love this look as much as I do!
Get This Look: Body:
Skin: Filthy – Kate . Cocoa . 03
Hair: Magika Hair // Sonia
Lashes: [ glow ] Clean thick 04
Eyes: Aphotic Gloom – Clarus Eyes (Chocolate) Outfit:
Dress: ::HH:: Hucci Julesa Dress – Blue Print (GIFT)
Shoes: SLink Tabitha Plateau Pump ALL IN ONE Accessories:
Earrings: [bellballs] Dangling Feathers- Faded
Bangles: erratic / twisted bracelets recolorable /
Purse: Mentine TYCOON Leather Pochette Purple, Orange, Green Poses:
Pose 1: GLITTERATI – Long Hair 3
Pose 2: GLITTERATI – Long Hair 5


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OPEN HOUSE

Open House is a unique new collaborative effort by a few of the Shangri La “sisters”.  We wanted to think of a unique way to present the products we make as a collab effort and so we came up with the concept of Open House.  Each month there will be a house built by Mariah and select rooms specially designed for the home by Brie Pinazzo and me (Vernice Burks/Kylei Benoir). This month we’ve done some really great things for you all and we hope that you will come join us during our “Open House” between September 3-17th. http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hazel%20Ridge/209/37/645 Visit our blog and add us to your blogroll and Google readers or whatever it is you all do.. if you want to of course. http://slopenhouse.wordpress.com/


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Platinum Hunt 2 Teasers

The Platinum Hunt 2 is set to return on August 12th at 4PM SLT.  Same rules as last hunt, and let me tell you that the designers outdid themselves on the rewards.  Here are just a few of the many gorgeous items you will be hunting for:
#14:Chantkare – CHANTKARE JADA DRESS/PLATINUM HUNT

#77 – BOUNCE – BOUNCE / KAELYN Bustier Dress / Platinum Hunt #70 MALT –  .:MALT:. Platinum Hunt Dress 2011 #34 G Field – *GF* Empire Dress [Platinum Hunt 2] Remember that each prize is $L10, but the value of it is much higher.  The complete list of stores is located on the CHIC Management blog and that the items will not be available until August 12th.  Happy Hunting! Other Items Used: Other Items Used:
Hair: [Shag] – Thai Me Up (Roots) – afterglow
Skin: [CheerNo Femme] Skins_Zuri 2_DTan_Eb01_bald_base
Eyes: Aphotic Gloom – Clarus Eyes – Pumpkin Pie
Shoes: [e] Move Pumps – Antique
Poses:
socialANGtz fotogenic II pose 3
Olive Juice – Pose like A BOSS
Olive Juice – Long Hair 1
socialANGtz Mohair pose 6


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Untitled – LOTD 7/30/2011

Cute and quirky look for today.  Hope you like! Get This Look: Body: Skin:Filthy – Alexandra . Expresso . 03 Hair: [LeLutka]-BREEZE hair – WalnutWhip Lashes: [glow] – Innocent. eyelashes – smooth Eyes: ID. Summertime Reflections – DBrown/The Woods (Seasons … Continue reading →

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Big Mamma’s Jacket – LOTD 7/22/2011


This look was inspired by the lovely jacket from d. Select that reminds me of one of my treasured possessions is an old quilted jacket. I was lucky to have known my great-grandparents, and even luckier to have two of my great-grandparents still alive and well into advanced age. Anyway, my great-grandmother, whom we lovely called Big Mamma, was a seamstress at times. She had this tradition that she handmade a quilt each time a grandchild got married. She passed away before I received my quilt. My grandmother, who was tasked with clearing out my Big Mamma’s belongings, beckoned me to come over to her home to pick up something. She handed me a suit covering and said to keep this to remember Big Mama by. I opened it and inside was a beautiful handmade jacket that my Big Mamma made during her younger years. Although I haven’t been able to wear the jacket because of the disappearance of winter in my parts, I cherish that jacket and hope to pass it down to my kids one day.… Read the restLOTD 7-22-2011

My Precious Ariel

I remember my very first days in SL. I found this magical place that played Jazz 24/7 in a beautiful ballroom. I wasn’t allowed in, however, because I didn’t have on a ballgown. I waited until I could muster up the lindens needed to buy a pretty ballgown and for about six months I lived on the ballroom floor dancing the days and nights away. These days I have no real need to wear ballgowns, but I simply cannot resist a beautiful full dress. This very lovely dress and couture hat from Agnes Finney fits the bill and makes me feel like the belle of the ball, wherever the ball may be.Get This Look: Body:
Skin::GP: Acorn [Dark] Yum 2-Pure 3
Hair: *Plume* – Broadway/Soil
Eyes: FASHISM ‘Sunrise’ Eyes – Deep Incan Gold Outfit:
*Gown: My Precious by Agnes Finney – Ariel Gown Green Pose: {.:exposeur:.} Pretty Princess 4 Location: South Farthing


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Coming Up Cherries – LOTD 7/19/2011

I love dressing casually.  I have the tendency to overdress for everything, but when I keep it simple the thrown on outfit becomes one of my favorites.  The best thing about dressing casually?  Not having to worry about support and smoothing garments. Get This Look: Body:
Skin: [PF] Elly – Pure/nolash (dkbrow)
Eyes: pc eyes by LL – night rain – medium
Hair: *~*Damselfly*~*Morrisania/Black Pearl
Lashes: [ glow ] Clean thick 04 Outfit:
Top: =Zenith=Orianna Top(Cherry)
Shorts: (Elephant Outfitters) Jordyn Shorts – White
Shoes:*BOOM* Deck Shoes/canvas – Cherry Accessories:
Necklace:(TokiD) spheres red necklace (group gift) Pose:
Glitterati – Long Hair 3 Location:
Dimrill Dale


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Ms. Jolie

As you can probably tell from my posts, I really love skins. I especially love trying out skins from brands on the rise. Filthy Skins have been getting tons of coverage of late from the blogs, but because I primarily wear tan and dark skins I stayed away from them because they had a bit too much red undertones for my taste. The newest skin, Jolie, however impressed me so much that I photographed myself in pale tones, something that I never do. Jolie is available in six beautiful tones: Ivory, Pale, Sunkissed, Bronze, Cocoa and Expresso;  that are sure to please everyone. What about the reddish tones that I noted earlier? In the darker tones, there are a bit redder than I like but greatly toned down from previous releases.  In fact, the dark Expresso tone is almost perfection in my opinion. Jolie comes in fatpacks of eight makeups with tattoo cleavage layers for a steal price of L$1800. All in all a lovely skin for a very lovely price! Get This Look:
Hair: Slink Rebecca Hair Java
Lingerie: {Luxuria} Dot
Shoes: :CB: Plain Jane Pumps
Poses:
*EverGlow* – Model 487
*EverGlow* – Model 488
*EverGlow* – Model 481
*EverGlow* – Model 490
*EverGlow* – Model 495
*EverGlow* – Model 424
 


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Femme Boheme – LOTD 7/15/2011

I’ve been embracing my femininity of late through styling.  I’ve been drawn to color pallets of soft pinks, muted green and healthy doses of beige.  Of course, my bohemian roots always find a way to sneak into my styling. Get This Look: Body:
Skin: [PF] Elly – Pure/nolash (dkbrow)
Eyes: pc eyes by LL – night rain – medium
Hair: AOHARU_HAIR_Daria01a(Black) (Hair Fair 2011) Outfit:
Top: MALT – Frilled Vest – Sandy
Skirt: d. Select – d. Select long hippie skirt Accessories:
Necklace/Bracelet/Earrings: Samsara: Oceanic (Chest) Pose:
*EverGlow* – Male056 Location:
Calas Galadhon – Park Sims


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Arriving Fashionably Late

Are you fashionably late? Starting today at 4PM, you will be. The team behind the many successful fashion events of late brings to you a whole new experience. Along with a brand new and gorgeous sim, CHIC Management is presenting a new shopping event, Fashionably Late. Each week the resident designers, a very impressive list of the hottest SL designers, along with a special guest will make an item available to you at outlet prices. I’m giving you just a little sneak peak of the loveliness available from Fishy Strawberry and Ivalde. Trust me, once you see everything that’s available this week,you will love every bit of it! Make sure you arrive to the opening of Fashionably Late on time! Get This Look: Body:
Hair 1: !lamb. Our Deal – Kit Kat (Hair Fair 2011)
Hair 2: ::Exile:: Hollie Dae:Roots-Marone (Hair Fair 2011)
Eyes: pc eyes by LL – night rain – medium
Skin: :GP: Bean Frex [Dark] Pout-PFJ Exclusive 1 Outfit 1:
Dress:Ivalde – Joan silver (Fashionably Late)
Shoes:[Gos] Pimp Your Pumps – Point Platform Outfit 2:
Top: *Fishy Strawberry* Gleam Top Gold
Skirt: *Fishy Strawberry* Sequins Gradation Skirt – Gold
Shoes:[Gos] Pimp Your Pumps – Point Platform
Poses:
GLITTERATI – 168
GLITTERATI – 167


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Lovely Vania

The Body Shop is a relatively new skin shop with a small but growing inventory that shows promise.  The skin I’m showing today, Vania, is one of the newest skin available, and its a beauty. Vania is available in a dark tone only, which of course immediately drawn me to it. I’m impressed that the tone is perfectly chocolate, not too much red or orange undertones as many other brands do. Another thing that drawn me to Vania is that it is a great deal, a single makeup is only L$490 and the fatpack is an incredibly insane price of L$1590. The skin includes pubes and pushups on tattoo and underwear layers. All in all a lovely skin for the pricetag, and of course its a must demo! Get This Look:
Body:
Eyes: FASHISM ‘Sunrise’ Eyes – Light Hazel
Hair: [LeLutka]-SHOOP hair – AlmostGoth (Hair Fair 2011)
Lashes: [ glow ] Clean thick 04 Outfit:
Lingerie:  PIDIDDLE – Satin Demi and Cheekies -
Shoes: SLink Tabitha Plateau Pump Poses:
*EverGlow* – Model424
!AVANT – Model 05


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Summer Breeze

Today I bring you one of the latest beautiful faces from Curio. Summer lives up to her name, a youthful face that reminds me of summers spent in Florida at beachside.  I’m showing it in Acorn, but Summer comes in all of the yummy tones Gala is known for, Moonbeam, Petal, Sundust Acorn and Bean with two versions of each tone. The makeups are just as pretty as you expect them to be.  Very summery color pallets for eyeshadows and lips ranging from barely there nudes to hot tamale reds.  All in all a very lovely skin and a must demo for everyone! Get This Look: Body:
Eyes: FASHISM ‘Sunrise’ Eyes – Grey (M)
Hair: Elikatira – [e] Story – Brown 04 (Hair Fair 2011)
Lashes: [ glow ] Clean thick 04 Outfit:
Lingerie: PIDIDDLE – Satin Demi and Cheekies – Turquoise
Shoes: [Gos] Pimp Your Pumps – Point Platform Poses:
fri. – model.pose 23
fri. – fedora.pose 6
*EverGlow* – Model424


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4th of July Sale @ Unique Megastore

What’s a better way to celebrate the 4th of July than a skin sale at Unique Megastore! 20% OFF @ UNIQUE MEGASTORE JUST BECAUSE IT’S 4TH JULY!
We made a special coupon to celebrate 4th July!  From Friday (July 1st) to Monday (July 4th), you can get 20% off in selected fatpacks of male and female skins and also in selected packs of eyes! It’s the first time we’re doing that and we hope you all enjoy it! The participating items are (please note, ONLY FATPACKS and only at our main store):
MALE SKINS: Apolo A2 2nd Generation Borys Jeffrey Jhonny Jhosh Jordan
FEMALE SKINS: Atena (Pale, Bronze e Dark) Artemis (Pale, Bronze e Dark) Jolie Kristten Meggan Suzie
EYES: Expressive Narutal Sensitive
How to proceed:
1. Go to one of our terminals at our main store (http://slurl.com/secondlife/UNIQUE%20MEGASTORE/138/180/32); 2. Click in the terminal and type this code in your local chat: 4JULYBLOG; 3. There will appear a blue menu to guide you from there on; 4.… Read the rest