Dreams of rainy days and nights up late by the fireplace

The Arcade Photography Contest - Coral Lacey

This’ll be my last post of 2014 so I thought I’d make it a festive one! I’ve used a bunch of items from December’s Arcade round, as well as Christmassy goodies out at TLC. There’s far too much newness for me to talk about, and all of it is pretty amaze but noteworthy mentionables definitely include this beautiful tree from Anc Ltd at TLC’s The Garden, as well as the fun Pixicat onesies available still at The Arcade. There’s a lot going on in this pic, so don’t forget you can click the image to see it bigger on Flickr!

I’m off now for RL vacation and family time, I’ll be back in January with some exciting news that I’ll finally be able to share with you.

I hope everyone enjoys the holidays and has a happy new year. See you in 2015!

Coral
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Outfits – Whimsical Onesie – Pixicat @ The Arcade RECENT

Poses – Fructose and K&S

DECOR:

Maple single bed RARE
Granny’s armchair/gold
Sledge/red
Table junk
Books
Bare birch tree
– Vespertine @ The Arcade RECENT

Tabletop Tree
Bambi Figurine
– Apple Fall @ The Arcade RECENT

Shabby Giftbox
Faux Fireplace Surround
Bulb Garland
Mercury Glass Trees
– MudHoney @ The Arcade RECENT

Granny’s Winter Cottage Carpet – 8F8 @ The Arcade RECENT

HoHo Holiday Band (flute, accordian, tomtom) – Balaclava @ The Arcade RECENT

Kerfuffle Sheep III (slumber party, little lights) – Half Deer @ The Arcade RECENT

Soiree Pom Poms – Tres Blah @ The Arcade RECENT

Holiday Pals – Snips and Snails @ The Arcade RECENT

Into the wardrobe ivory horn – Omen @ The Arcade RECENT

Cherished Moments Reindeer – Ispachi @ The Arcade RECENT

Pigasus Piggie Wiggie – Schadenfreude @ The Arcade RECENT

Noel Frilled Fur Rug / milk
Noel Tears Tree RARE
– Anc Ltd @ TLC NEW

Let It Snow Wood Blocks – Plethora @ TLC NEW

Joy Marquee – Tarte @ TLC NEW

Chalk Giftbox – Kalopsia RECENT

Even The Summer Ends

Even Summer Has To End

Hope everyone is having a great start to their week, I have to say that I most definitely am after getting a preview of the Belleza mesh body! I’m pictured here with Kalli, both wearing the new Venus body, which will be available soon at Belleza.

We’ve been getting teasers of this body since May, and I feel like I’ve waited a life time for it. I’ve never owned mesh body parts besides hands and feet before. I never had a phat azz, or a pair of lola’s coz I never felt they were natural enough shapes. When the Wowmeh body was released, I read a couple of blog reviews and while they were generally good, there were still a lot of flaws and I never really felt like that would be the answer to the mesh body situation. There was The Shops mesh project, freebie body, but again I never felt like that was going to be what I wanted – besides the fact that I don’t like to shop there anyway. The SLink physique of course was the next big step for mesh bodies, however after I watched a friend demo it, I was left disappointed. I felt like it just had too boyish a figure for my taste. So I sat and waited patiently for Belleza.

Well I don’t feel disappointed let me tell ya. This body is everything I wanted it to be and more. It has curves and is still customiseable with a simple edit appearance, thanks to the fitted mesh system.
One of it’s best features is the fact that you can change your hand gestures and foot height with the simple click of the HUD. It is SLink compatible so if you’re attached to those hands and feet you can wear them, but of course if you wear the Belleza version, you’ll be absolutely seamless.

I know I said last week that I don’t take many NSFW pictures but I legit cannot stop staring at my boobs. Ask any of my friends in SL and they’ll tell you that if we’re standing around styling outfits, my avatar is the only one always wearing bra and panties. WELL NOT ANY MORE! I love boobs, I do. I really love them, and these are just amazing. I have a feeling that I’ll be looking for any reason to show them off for the next few weeks!

As yet there is no exact release date for the Belleza Venus body, there have been rumours that it could be this coming Wednesday but this has not been officially confirmed. I know that the Belleza team are working hard to make sure that the item is as close to perfect as can be, before it’s release, so please be patient! It’ll be worth the wait.

Coral
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PS. I’ll add a link to Kalli’s picture and credits as soon as she’s done!
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Hair – Writer – Tableau Vivant @ The Arcade RECENT

Skin – Claudia Pale – Belleza

Body – Venus Mesh Body – Belleza COMING SOON

Shorts – Denim Bermuda Shorts – Tres Blah

Vest – Sango Cropped Vest – Toki Doki

Glasses – Yummy

Poses – LAP (no longer available)

All furniture – MudHoney

Autumn Days When The Grass Is Jewelled

Autumn Days When The Grass Is Jewelled

Is it technically autumn yet? I’m not sure. It’s still definitely summer where I love, but it feels like it should be autumn now.

I’m wearing the new Skye skin from Glam Affair that will be out on the 1st September at The Arcade and she’s a real cutie! The commons come in the Asia tone (my new fave) with the rares in Jamaica and Pearl. Arcade is a great way to grab skins for bargain prices, I usually like to get them all for my alts and being transfer is super handy for that of course.

I added the Juno hair from D!va at C88 and the Lagyo Metis necklace you can also grab there for a few more days, coz with this skin I just could not resist the pretty.

Is everyone looking forward to all the events opening in the next week? I know I am, after being away I really can’t wait to go get my shop on!

Coral
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Hair – Juno – D!va @ C88 RECENT

Skin – Skye Asia (common) – Glam Affair @ The Arcade COMING SOON 1ST SEPT

Necklace – Metis Necklace – LaGyo @ C88 RECENT

Ears – Steking Ears – Mandala

Cheek piercing and dimples – Sugar Heart

Lip Piercing – The Minimalist (edited) – Hebenon Vial

Lashes – Falsies – Candy Mountain

See Ya Later Boy

See Ya Later Boy

The Mens Dept opened today with lots of goodies for guys and us women aren’t left out either. I really liked all the industrial style furniture that was at this round. The Aeronaut chair from Trompe Loeil is a great match to go with the collection from Kalopsia, which includes the file, rustic ottoman and divers helmets as well as a hanging light (not pictured). Both the chair and ottoman are complete with singles and couples poses.

Another new release at The Mens Dept are these After Shorts from Apple May Designs, with both male and female versions available. I know most people associate these kind of pulled down, boxer baring pants with teenagers or swaggy guys but this is exactly the sort of thing I like to wear in SL when I’m just sitting around doing not much. They just look so comfy. We added the new unisex beanie hats with hair from Tableau Vivant, as well as Mandala’s cuff and necklace that you can pick up at TMD too.

Thank you to Kalli for posing with me, so nice to have you back!

Coral
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Hair – Toshihiko – Tableau Vivant @ The Mens Dept NEW

Skin – Coral America – Glam Affair @ C88 (May round)

Pants – After Shorts – Apple May Designs @ The Mens Dept NEW

Tank – Asymetric Tank – Drift

Feet – MyFeet Flat – Just Design

Necklace – Inari – Mandala @ The Mens Dept NEW

Bracelet – Sankara – Mandala @ The Mens Dept NEW

Poses – Bauhaus Movement

Decor:

File, Ottoman and Divers Helmet – Metal Collection – Kalopsia @ The Mens Dept NEW

Aeronaut Chair – Trompe Loeil @ The Mens Dept NEW

Light and Tripod Camera – Apple Fall @ The Arcade NEW

If Everybody Had An Ocean

If Everybody Had An Ocean

I got a couple more new things to show you guys today, as well as a few recent items that I missed while I was away. I’ve been desperately trying to catch up the past couple of days and you should see the state of my inventory :(

First of all this new denim overall set from Baiastice, which was was out at FaMESHed yesterday. It comes in lots of different colours, including the classic denim I’m wearing. It also has a HUD which you can use to change the colour of the bra/bikini top underneath, or even make it disappear if you want to wear your own top beneath. It’s a really fun and cute outfit that you could style so many ways.

Recent items are this hair from Milk, out at Kustom9 and the platform sandals from Pure Poison. The necklace is at C88 from LaGyo, it was out for Mays’s round so you still have a couple more days to grab this statement piece, if you didn’t already! My bag is a great little summer accessory from Milk Motion at The Arcade.

Coral
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Hair – Jupiter – Milk @ Kustom9 RECENT

Skin – Coral America – Glam Affair @ C88

Overalls – Short Denim Salopette – Baiastce @ FaMESHed NEW

Shoes – Alison Platforms – Pure Poison RECENT

Necklace – Mary Necklace – LaGyo @ C88

Glasses – California Hollywood – Remarkable Oblivion

Bag – Small Bucket Bag – Milk Motion @ The Arcade NEW

Tattoo – Pin Up Girls – B*Fly

Pose – Le Poppycock

Location – Santaurio

It Felt Good On My Lips

It Felt Good On My Lips

I’ve been away in RL for a few weeks, and today is the first real chance I’ve had to log in to SL and spend some time there – how lucky am I that it fell on Arcade day?!

This gorgeous Suki skin from Belleza is one of the items you can pick up today at The Arcade and I can’t tell you how much I love it. There’s a mixture of tones available, of course more of the paler variety for this style, as well as a ton of beautiful make ups. But my absolute favourite part of this skin, is the lips. I didn’t adjust my shape one tiny bit for this picture, the lips are naturally pouty and kissable looking! Don’t forget these skins are just 100L a pop, and tradeable! I love being able to grab skins and trade them around my alts, huge bonus.

If you can’t get into Arcade, don’t forget that FaMESHed opened today too, and you can pick up this intricately crafted head piece from Glam Affair there. There’s lots of different colours as well as a couple of styles available.

Hope everyone enjoys shopping today, and I’m looking forward to getting into a blogging routine again now that I’m back.

Coral
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Hair – Judy – D!va

Skin – Suki Rare 01 – Belleza @ The Arcade NEW

Head piece – Akali Headdress Geisha 1 – Glam Affair @ FaMESHed NEW

Eyes – Spectral Eyes Clarity – Ikon

Lashes – Falsies – Candy Mountain

Lip Piercing – The Minimalist (edited) – Hebenon Vial

Cheek piercings and dimples – Sugar Heart

Sunshine She’s Here

Sunshine She's Here

Happy Hump Day all! I’ve got quite a few new things that have been released over the past couple of weeks, to show you today. First of all let me start by saying how much I love this combo I’m wearing. I think I’m on my 3rd day of wearing it in world, with slight variations to my hair and shoes. I still don’t see myself taking it off any time soon. So sorry/not sorry to anyone who has to see me in the same outfit for days on end, but I adore it!

So from top to bottom, I’ve got the Harriet hair from Truth that was out last week. I love this style coz it’s not as big as some of his others, the fringe on it too is seriously cute. I’m wearing the bikini top from Surf Co at The Arcade, only a couple more days to try your luck and grab this! It’s not mesh but that makes it great for layering, which I can see myself doing a lot of this spring/summer, since I have a huge thing for high waisted bottoms with cropped tops lately.

The skirt and bag are both out at Collabor88 for March’s round, by Tres Blah and Glam Affair. I’m a huge tote lover in RL and have a habit of collecting them in SL, so this bag was a welcome addition to that. I especially liked that it has a notebook inside, bags with extra touches like that are sorely lacking in SL. It gives an extra touch of realism and I’m hoping more will pop up this season. The skirt is just a perfect staple item, I purchased 4 of them in different patterns, including floral and leather, along with this striped version. I just know I’m gonna wear them to death.

My cute sandals are a recent release from Pure Poison, that you can pick up at their main store. They’re SLink add ons and very reasonably priced, I think I got a fatpack of 4 colours for around 400Ls. Definitely worth grabbing!

Finally my pose is a new release from one of my favourite pose stores, Imeka, who are making an appearance at Kustom9-

I took this picture at the newly reopened Neva Sky Villi, which has been one of my favourite locations for pictures since it opened last year. I’m excited to go back and really explore the new little areas that Neva has put in for spring. If you’ve not visited yet, make sure you do!

Coral
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Hair – Harriet – Truth RECENT

Skin – Romy America – Glam Affair @ Skin Fair RECENT

Bikini Top – Giraffes Bikini Maui – Surf Co. @ The Arcade RECENT

Skirt – Mini Skirt – Tres Blah @ C88 RECENT

Cardigan – Boxy Open Cardigan – Baiastice

Belt – Wide Belt II – Fri.day

Shoes – Loly Sandals – Pure Poison RECENT

Bag – Business Tote – Glam Affair @ C88 RECENT

Tattoo – Pin Up Girls – B*Fly

Pose – Juice – Imeka @ Kustom9 NEW

Location – Neva Sky Villi