Never Meant To Start A War

Never Meant To Start A War

I don’t take personal pictures very often, really, really rarely actually. I usually just point my camera, snap something and edit however I think looks pretty. But today this picture actually does have a bit of a personal meaning behind it and I enjoyed doing it a lot. Maybe I should do more.

Anyway the item I really wanted to show off is this amazing formal dress from Peqe. It’s out at the We <3 RP event at a discounted price in two colours, the gold and black as well as a pale blue and white. There are other colours available at the Peqe main store at full price. I've really loved Peqe's last 2 releases and I'm excited to see more from them.

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Hair – Air – D!va

Skin – Sylvia America – Glam Affair

Dress – Highgarden Gown – Peqe @ We <3 RP NEW

Eye patch – Patch Mechanics 2 Black RARE – Shi. @ The Arcade NEW

Necklace – Royal Khadijah Estate Necklace – Maxi Gossamer

Umbrella – Rain No Rain Umbrella – BOOM @ The Arcade NEW

Stools – Ada Stool – Digs

Flying Papers – Kalopsia COMING SOON

Pose – Le Poppycock

Lost To The Wind

Lost To The Wind

I only have a couple of new things to show you in this picture, literally just two. Only my hair and socks are new items but honestly I don’t even care because I’m loving this outfit so hard today.

The hair is a long, flowing release from Tableau Vivant that will be available at The Arcade on Saturday. You may have seen some pictures on blogs and Flickr of it already, it comes with adorable soft plushies that can be worn on your head too, but it didn’t quite fit for this picture so I had to leave that at home :(

My other new thing – the socks with suspenders. These are a mesh item that are going to be released tomorrow from JD at TDR Fusion. I believe they will be able to be worn separately as simple bare sock feet, but are also being made to fit with existing Just Design shoes and boots too, as I’m wearing in the pic.

So much going on over the next few days, I’m really excited and having trouble focusing with so much gorgeous new stuff being previewed, but these 2 items just inspired me to put the rest of the outfit together. Writing my wish list for Arcade today and I can’t waaaaait!

Coral
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Hair – Petit – Tableau Vivant @ The Arcade COMING SOON – OPENS 1ST MARCH

Skin – Sylvia America – Glam Affair @ C88

Top – Asymmetric Tank – Drift

Skirt – Florence Skirt Vintage – Tee*fy

Socks & Suspenders – Boy Socks – Just Design @ TDR Fusion COMING SOON – 28TH FEB

Boots – Trenton Boots – Just Design

Necklace – Garbo Graduated Pumpkin Beads – Maxi Gossamer

Hair Piece – Bizarre Flower Hair Piece – LaGyo

Pose – Le Poppycock

Location – Ocho Tango

Does She Speak Eloquently

Does She Speak Eloquently

Happy hump day guys! Just here to show you the new Aria skin from Glam Affair, that will be out on the 1st at The Arcade!

Aida has done a beautiful job as usual with this skin, and with her new seperate options there are so many possibilities. You can see the full gacha key here on her Flickr, but basically there are 12 combination skins available as commons, all with different make up options and then the rares are a clean skin base and lots of extras. If you manage to collect the full set including the rares, there are SO many ways to wear this skin. In this picture I’m wearing one of the combination commons, but added some eyebrows, a nose and under eye shadows from the rares. It’s really a lot of fun to play around with and try out different looks.

Also adore the new hairs from Tram, and while they don’t actually sell a purple hair, I just used a light shade (the dark salmon colour) and tinted it in world.

Coral
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Hair – D207 – Tram RECENT

Skin – Aria Combination 8, (common) Eyebrows 07H, Nose 01, Eye Circles 02 (all rares) – Glam Affair COMING SOON @ THE ARCADE GACHA

Ears – Steking Ears – Mandala

Lip Piercing – The Minimalist (edited) – Hebanon Vial

Dimples and piercings – Sugar Heart

Eyes – Promise (Nymph) – Ikon

Lashes – Falsies – Mon Cheri

Ring – Gigi Shimmer Bow – Maxi Gossamer

Ain’t Nothin’ But A Daydream

Ain't Nothin' But A Daydream

I love the combination of blues, greens and whites/creams at this time of year, pretty sure that’s all to do with the way the seasons change and everything starts to look bright, fresh and new. Somehow it spills over into my styling and pictures too. Anyway I’ve got a couple more new goodies from The Fantasy Collective today and I’m gonna start with the main item which is this dress from Peqe.

I started flailing as soon as I put it on, because I adore it so much. Although I’ve cropped this picture, the dress is maxi, full length and you can see the generous split to the thigh. Not only does it have a plunging neckline but it’s a halter neck, so it’s backless too and gives you a sexy showing of side boob, which is always my personal favourite cut on tops and dresses. Since it’s at The Fantasy Collective the obvious way to style it is to go something in that direction (fantasy) but I saw so many gorgeous pics in that style on Flickr already that I decided to go with something more mainstream to show you how versatile it is.

I added the Tableau Vivant Sabahi hair which is out at the same event too, again it’s themed towards fantasy since that’s the whole idea, but it’s still perfect for mainstream looks too. Plus it comes in a version called Sabra too which is more unisex, so there’s something for the mens!

For accessories I added some hand chains from On A Lark which can be picked up at TFC and come with matching feet chains too (both made to fit SLink attachments) as well as the gorgeous Tallulah Drop necklace from Maxi Gossamer. All topped off with some oversized sunnys and the Audrey hat from Tres Blah at Collaborate, which while technically not a beach hat, I still think looks great.

I think I’m done for this week now, hope everyone enjoys their weekend!

Coral
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Hair – Sahbi – Tableau Vivant @ The Fantasy Collective NEW

Skin – Sylvia America – Glam Affair @ C88 RECENT

Dress – Arabian Dress – Peqe @ The Fantasy Collective NEW

Hat – Audrey Hat – Tres Blah @ C88 RECENT

Necklace – Tallulah Drop – Maxi Gossamer

Hand Coins – On a Lark @ The Fantasy Collective NEW

Glasses – Metropolis Shades – Swallow

Bag – Mesh Shopper – Maitreya

Pose – Le Poppycock

Location – Black Basalt Beach

The Red Lady

The Red Lady

The Fantasy Collective starts a new round tomorrow, which is where you can find this dark themed roses and chain headpiece by Orsini Sun. Fantasy and role play geared events like these are always great to explore and pick up unusual, unique items in that you might not otherwise find in the big, mainstream events. Definitely worth a visit!

Have you picked up your Valentines gift from Glam Affair yet? There’s two skins in the pack, I’m wearing the Valentines 01, which I love, love! The group has a small fee to enter (it was something like 30L when I joined, not sure of the exact cost now but I know it’s not much!) and then you can pick these up for free.

Yes I’m wearing the Tyr hair from Truth again, sue me, I love it! I also added the gorgeous Jewelled Dragon’s Egg necklace from Maxi Gossamer to give the finishing touch to my red lady.

Coral
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Hair – Tyr – Truth RECENT

Skin – Valentines 01 – Glam Affair NEW GROUP GIFT

Eyes – Twinkle Cold – Dead Apples

Headpiece – Noir Poem – Orsini Sun @ The Fantasy Collective NEW (opens 20th Feb)

Necklace – Jewelled Dragons Egg – Maxi Gossamer

Lashes – Vampire – Redgrave

Petal

Petal

Let’s pretend it’s full on spring already for this picture, k? K. I love this beautiful headpiece from Glam Affair that’s out at Collaborate, it just called for pink and prettiness to me, which is how I ended up with this pic.

I’m wearing the new Sylvia skin from Glam Affair too and I have to say, it’s my absolute new favourite. It’s out now at Collabor88 in the America tone and there’s a new way of buying it. Instead of just purchasing a skin in whatever make up you want, you purchase the base skin and then there are a whole range of optional packs to buy too. The different options like eyebrows, cheeks, lips, noses and eye shadows are all available separately and come on tattoo layers. This gives you a great variety that you can mix and match from, and can create a much more unique look to suit you. The only downside is that we’re of course limited on tattoo layers, thanks to the lab, so you might have to be choosy. For this picture I’m just wearing some of the optional eyebrows and cheeks, since I always wear a freckles and dimples layer and then needed a hair base too.

Also from C88, this gorgeous Alma hair from D!va. Both of the ponytails over my shoulders are optional extras so you can wear one, both or none! It’s a gorgeous hair for close ups, with all the wisps already attached, so no need to fuss in photoshop!

Another recent item is this vintage style necklace from Maxi Gossamer that you can pick up just in time for Valentines Day at this months round of FaMESHed, along with matching earrings.

Coral
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Hair – Alma – D!va @ C88 NEW

Skin – Sylvia America, Eyebrows 02 and Cheeks 03 – Glam Affair @ C88 NEW

Necklace – Karina Court Necklace – Maxi Gossamer @ FaMESHed RECENT

Eyes – Promise Eyes Clarity – Ikon

Lashes – Falsies – Mon Cheri

Hair Piece – Bohemian Romance – Glam Affair @ C88 NEW

Downtown

Downtown

The first week of the month is always a rush of events opening, so today I’m showing you a couple of new items that came out in the past few days.

First of all from The Mens Dept is the Boston Buddy, cuddle pup from Birdy which is a great prop and pet to carry around the grid. The modelling and texturing is extremely well done, and best of all it doesn’t require feeding! It also comes with a HUD so that you can change the colour of the little sweater that it’s wearing. I’m also wearing the new Metro shoes from JD that you can pick up there too. There’s both a male and female version included, the female ones come with some cute ankle socks attached that have colour change options. They’re a great buy at 250Ls, since both men and women could dress them up or down really easily.

Another new item is this denim shirt from Deadwool which you can pick up at The Chapter Four that opened last week. There are a few different denim shades available, as well as pois (polka dots!) versions. I paired it with some cropped pants for this pic but it looks awesome with a little leather skirt too.

Couple of other new pieces are the cuff from Maxi Gossamer at February’s FaMESHed round, and this Tyr hair from Truth which I think everyone loves coz I’ve seen so many amazing pictures on Flickr with it already. Definitely worth trying out if you’re looking for something different.

Coral
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Hair – Tyr – Truth NEW

Skin – Sylvia America – Glam Affair @ C88 NEW

Shirt – Nimes Denim Shirt – Deadwool @ The Chapter Four NEW

Pants – Metro Pants – Baiastice

Shoes – Metro Shoes – Just Design @ The Mens Dept NEW

Puppy – Boston Buddy – Birdy @ The Mens Dept NEW

Cuff – Sparkly Pearl Cuff – Maxi Gossamer @ FaMESHed RECENT

Scarf – Infinity Scarf – Miel

Pose – Slouch (modified with Animare)

Location – Kowloon