Carry me home tonight

.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.

Necklace and hair from Random Matter and Little Bones respectively, both new releases for Uber were perfect additions to this look. As well as the Mon Dieu tattoo from Space Mermaid, which now has a bunch of tattoos on appliers for the Maitreya body.

Coral

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Hair – Eros – Little Bones @ Uber NEW

Skin – Sia II Asia – Glam Affair

Body – Lara – Maitreya

Coat – Winter Coat – Aphorism @ The Season’s Story RECENT

Lingerie – Alexa bra and panties – Elymode FREE VIP GROUP GIFT

Necklace – Tempe Necklace – Random Matter @ Uber NEW

Tattoo – Mon Dieu – Space Mermaid NEW

Pose – Le Poppycock

Location – Izzie’s

Feet don’t fail me now

.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. I’m a firm believer than you can never have too many scarves, so this is a great addition to my ever growing collection.

Coral
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Hair – Minori – Argrace

Skin – Sia II – Glam Affair

Jacket – Leather Jacket with Denim – Coco @ FaMESHed

Skirt – Zoe Leopard Skirt – Emery @ FaMESHed

Scarf – Winter Scarf – Pixicat @ The Seasons Story RECENT

Bag – Avanti Bag – Reign @ Uber

Shoes – Skye Stilettos – JD @ FaMESHed

Socks – Mesh Boyfriend Socks – JD

Tattoo (leg) – Goddess – Identity

Tatto (hands) – The Last Flower – Space Mermaid

Pose – Le Poppycock

Location – Neva Sky Villi

Lately I’ve been, I’ve been losing sleep.

Lately I've been, I've been losing sleep

I love this Tori dress from Baiastice, the silky texture and the lace, is it a dress, is it lingerie? Well I decided to dress it down by throwing on an over sized cardigan and boots.

The cardigan you can find from Eaters Coma at The Season’s Story, there are 4 colours available and each come with a cropped, turtle neck sweater beneath, that is colour changeable via a HUD. It’s a pretty good deal! I bought 2 colours and honestly, I might go back for the other 2 coz over sized cardi’s are one of my most favourite things and I know I’ll wear them to death. Not only that but it’s another of those cool, hands in pockets dealios. Great for pics!

I’m wearing the Punisher boots from Candydoll, which you can also find at The Season’s Story, in 3 exclusive colours/textures. I added the Lucy socks from JD too, these actually came from the Lucy shoes but you can wear them with almost every type of boot too, since they have an alpha selector on the HUD.

Finally from The Season’s Story is this messy hair style from Moon. It’s my new favourite. Not taking it off.

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STYLING:

Hair – Square One – Moon @ The Season’s Story RECENT

Skin – Penny Asia – Glam Affair @ The Season’s Story RECENT

Dress – Tori – Baiastice @ TLC NEW

Socks – Lucy Socks (from Lucy shoes) – JD

Boots – Punisher Boots – Candydoll @ The Season’s Story RECENT

Necklace – Pearl Rain – Mandala

Pose – Le Poppycock

DECOR:

Welcome Sign – MudHoney @ TLC

Stable prop with barn cat – HHVET

Pumpkins – Kalopsia

Sink – +ILO+

Milk Bottles – Marmelade (not currently available)

Bucket of autumn apples – Post

Crates – 7 Emporium

Feed Your Faith

Feed your faith

I’m sure most people reading this are pretty aware that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, this year in particular it feels like everyone is jumping on the pink bandwagon and while some of it hasn’t been so positive, raising awareness is never a bad thing.

Up until a couple weeks ago, breast cancer seemed like one of those terrible things that happens to other people, but not to anyone I knew and loved. Every time I’d hear about someone who knew someone who had it, I’d think how lucky my family was that we were all healthy and that nothing like that would happen to us. Right? Wrong. Two weeks ago, I received a phone call from my mother, telling me she had some bad news. She has breast cancer. At that moment, breast cancer became a very real, terrible thing – and it wasn’t just happening to a friend of a friends cousin, it was and is happening to my mum. We don’t know for sure how serious it is yet, but my mum is a nurse and pretty fastidious about checking these things, so we’re just hoping that it’s been caught early. In stage 1 there is pretty much a 100% survival rate, stage 2 – 93%. Those are good odds. If you catch it early.

I don’t really want to make this a huge post about cancer, there’s plenty of information online. I’ve pretty much convinced myself that my mum is going to be fine, since there’s nothing else I can think until we find out more next week.

I just wanted to say, ladies, check yo’ self and do it often.

Coral
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Hair – Nicola – D!va @ C88

Skin – Penny Asia – Glam Affair @ The Seasons Story RECENT

Hair piece – Leona Headdress (rare)- Glam Affair for TAG Gacha NEW

Tattoo – Lacey – Elska @ N21 SOON – EXCLUSIVE ITEM

Pose – Bauhaus Movement

I’ll Love You For A Thousand More

I'll love you for a thousand more

I’m realllllly feeling all the warm autumn colours the past few weeks, if my pictures weren’t enough of an indication. After spring, autumn is by far my favourite season. I guess I just like those transition months. It’s been a while since I took a picture with my bff4life, Harper, so I asked her yesterday if she was up for it, and of course she said yes, how could she turn me down!

Pretty sure I’ve written before about how much I love this girl, but I’ll say it again. All the sweet, cute, mushy, cheesy things you can imagine – that’s how I feel about her. I’m so thankful to have her as part of my life.

Anyway, onto the stuff in the picture, which I know is what you’re really reading for! Pixicat released these sweaters as part of the small Ferosh collection a couple of weeks ago, but today she’s put 2 colours – the orange that I’m wearing and a yellow – out for FLF. Don’t miss out on the chance to grab such a great bargain and pay a visit!

We’re both wearing hair that you can find at the Mystic Realms Faire, mine is by Tableau Vivant and Harper’s is from Exile. I love the flow of both of them and that they are long with hairs without being BIG, if that makes sense? Don’t get me wrong, I love a bit of volume, but not always into big cartoony or princessy looking hair. The loose curls and waves on the Tableau Vivant are just perfect, I do love curly hair in SL, probably coz my RL curly hair will never look that perfect!

The shoes on me are from Reign and are out at The Season’s Story. I love casual flats like these, they’re so easy to wear day to day. I expect if you see me around the grid just in the day time, that I’d be wearing these. A perfect inventory staple.

Cheeky Pea have released a few items lately, this autumn cosy is out at The Mens Dept and comes in several different prints, as well as both an adult and PG version. There’s also a set from them at The Season’s Story, which I used a few decor pieces from like the tall pumpkin stacks, acorn lights and the lamp ladder.

Anyway, that’s me off for the day. Hope everyone has a fantastic weekend and I’ll be back soon!

Coral
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STYLING

Hair (on me) – Myst – Tableau Vivant @ Mystic Realms Faire NEW

Hair (on Harper) – Cry Ophelia – Exile @ Mystic Realms Faire NEW

Skin – Penny Asia – Glam Affair @ The Seasons Story NEW

Sweater – Knitted Sweater – Pixicat (orange for FLF today only) RECENT

Pants – Boyfriend Jeans – Maitreya

Shoes – Tomahawks – Reign @ The Seasons Story NEW

Poses – Bauhaus Movement

DECOR

Autumn Cosy – Cheeky Pea @ The Mens Dept RECENT

Acorn lamp, lamp ladder, tall pumpkin stacks – Cheeky Pea @ The Season’s Story NEW

Picnic Basket & Fence – Vespertine

Stool and single pumpkins – Kalopsia

Milk Churn – +ILO+

Kiss Me Hard Before You Go

Kiss me hard before you go

I have another fall fashion look for you today. With these new, original mesh, tweed rompers from Drift that’ll be available tomorrow at TLC’s Boutique. It also comes in cotton and I believe there may be some print versions on the way too. They’re super easy to dress up or down, with a selection of perfect autumn colours to choose from. Definitely a staple item for this season.

Before you think it, yes I know I take a lot of pics at Neva Sky Villi, but it’s just perfect ok?? I seriously love, love this sim and the fact that it gets redecorated for every sim makes it the perfect location for pics, over and over and over again.

Thank you to Kalli for letting me snap this shot during her shoot, I’ll post a link to her version soon!

Coral

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Hair – Maleficent – Lelutka

Skin – Penny Asia – Glam Affair @ The Seasons Story NEW

Romper – Rayna Romper – Drift @ TLC’s The Boutique OPENS TOMORROW 15TH OCT

Boots and socks – Penny Boots – Just Design @ FaMESHed

Hat – Gatsby Onyx Silk Hat – MiaMai

Arm warmers – Drift

Scarf – Chunky Scarf – Drift

Poses – Le Poppycock

Location – Neva Sky Villi

You Think I’m Pretty, Without Any Makeup On

You Think I'm Pretty, Without Any Makeup On

With so much going on this week, I’ve got yet another LOTD post for you. This time I’m wearing a mix of releases from The Seasons Story, which opened today and a couple more Collaborate pieces.

This adorable dress is from Pixicat at The Seasons Story, out today. I cannot tell you enough how impressed I am with this brand. They’re still relatively new and the collection of items is small – yet growing, but each and every item they’ve put out has been different and unique compared to anything else on the grid. On top of that the quality of mesh and texturing is second to none. If you’re looking for something that’s not “just another dress” then make sure you visit Pixicat to snatch this up, both patterns and solid colours are available.

I’m wearing a new hair style from Little Bones that’s out at The Secret Affair in a few days, and I don’t think it’s possible to describe how loud my inner squeal was when I saw the pearl headband that’s attached to the curly tresses. I tried to convince a friend a while back that we needed a pearl headband in SL, I have a couple in RL which get a lot of use, but we decided it would be better if it came attached to a hair. Nova must’ve read my mind coz that’s exactly what she’s released, even with a long ribbon that trails over your back. There’s not enough curly hair in SL in my opinion, so this is a welcome addition.

I paired both of these with the amazing safari necklace from Ison, out at C88 and the Lara sandals from Pure Poison that you can pick up there too. Pure Poison has released a pretty big line of SLink compatible sandals this season, with the Lara being one of three great new releases she launched at Collab. To finish the look off I added the fringed bag from Zenith, also at C88.

This week is an expensive one for most of us virtual fashionistas, what with 2 big events opening and Hair Fair right around the corner, I hope you saved your pennies! A quick reminder about Hair Fair, you can join the Hair Fair demo group in world, where creators will send all demos, allowing you to try them on in the comfort of a lag free environment at home, before you go to get your shop on. Be sure to join!

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Hair – Baptism – Little Bones @ The Secret Affair COMING SOON JULY 15TH

Skin – Kallisto Asia – Glam Affair @ C88 NEW

Dress – – Pixicat @ The Seasons Story NEW

Sandals – Lara (SLink add ons) – Pure Poison @ C88 NEW

Necklace – Safari necklace – Ison @ C88 NEW

Bag – Leather National Minority Bag – Zenith @ C88 NEW

Tattoo – Pin Up Girls – B*Fly

Pose – Le Poppycock

Location – Winter Moon

I Think I’ll Miss You Forever

I Think I'll Miss You Forever

Spring is definitely in the air, and the items at recent events are really reflecting that. I love all the nude and light pastel tones that come out in spring, it’s probably one of my favourite colour pallets so I always get excited when I see something similar as one of the monthly themes at C88.

I got together with my bff4life, Harper, to take this pretty shot with a bunch of stuff from Collbor88, and tried to give it something of a vintage feel. The pose we’re using is actually a couples pose from !bang, of course I had to sit on the blue ball coz I was tallest!

Let me start with this amazing hair from Tableau Vivant that I’m wearing. There is never enough wavy or curly hair in SL, in my opinion, so I always get very excited when I see one. There are 2 versions of this hair available at C88, with and without a floral headband attached. Very boho and perfect for spring.

I loved the simple, system layer bandeau tops that Tres Blah released too. Obviously I’m a huge mesh fan but it’s nice now and then to get something like this that you can use for layering, plus as I said a couple of weeks ago, I’m really into cropped tops at the moment.

Skirts and dresses were huge this round at C88. We styled this picture with the nude ones available from Secret Store (on me) and Nylon Outfitters (on Harper). The Secret Store skirt has a really nice HUD feature that has 3 different lace options for the top layer and I’m always a fan of extra options!

The shoes that we are both wearing are a new release from Just Design, out today for The Seasons Story. They come with the mesh socks included, which can also be worn by themselves. If you want to wear the shoes without the socks, then you need to make sure you have the JD MyFeet, as they are made to be add ons for them. As well as the wooden platform and heel, there’s also an option to change the texture to match the shoes and if you get the fatpack then all the colours are interchangeable via the HUD. The fact that you can wear the socks separately and with other shoes too, is a huge bonus. I got these shoes a couple of days ago and I honestly have not taken them off since.

As far as the background goes, the balloon swings are out at C88 by Flowey, and of course they’re animated. Great decor piece or pose prop. The little chicken toy that’s sitting on it is one of several cute, little collectibles from Marmelade at the Fiction and Fables event.

I have so much cute and pretty stuff in my inventory right now that I really need to run and take more pics. So, bye!

Coral
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On me (left):

Hair – Springflower – Tableau Vivant @ C88 NEW

Top – Lace Bandeau Top – Tres Blah @ C88 NEW

Skirt – Amy Highwaist Skirt – The Secret Store @ C88 NEW

Shoes and Socks – Lucy – Just Design @ The Seasons Story NEW

On Harper (right):

Top and shoes same as mine

Hair – Chandler – Moon

Hairband – Bohemian Romance – Glam Affair

Skirt – Tutu Set – Nylon Outfitters @ C88 NEW

Pose – !bang

Air Chair – Flowey @ C88 NEW

Wooden Chicken Toy – Marmalade @ Fiction and Fables NEW

Floating Leaves – Kalopsia @ We ❤ RP NEW

Step into Autumn

Step into Autumn

Hihi everyone, I have a few more new things to show you today, all from events again!

So starting at the top is this new hair from Truth that you can pick up at The Seasons Story. I love hair with any kind of add on, hats, hairbands etc, so this is an easy favourite for me. The hat is colour change as you’d expect but also Truth has now moved to a HUD based colour change system for the hair too! This is great news for people who like to try and keep their inventory size in check.

The oversized coat is new from Ison at Collabor88,and as you probably know Ison are one of the few brands that still use the 88L price point regularly, I’m pretty sure he doesn’t make less money by doing that because that feels like such a bargain to me that I’ll buy 2 different colours at the very least, probably more!

Finally the last bit of new are the shoes from JD at The Seasons Story. There are so many options with these that the possibilities are endless, you can choose from the knee high socks, to ankle socks or no socks, with a ton of different sock colours as well as options on the shoes. Well worth checking out!

So that’s me for today, hope everyone enjoys their weekend!

Coral
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PS. I know this picture looks small, I guess I didn’t have it sized very well after the edit, I’ll be honest, I’m hopeless when it comes to things like that! So make sure you click the image through to Flickr to see it properly!
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Hair – Juniper – Truth @ The Seasons Story NEW

Skin – Candy 03 America – Glam Affair @ The Arcade

Coat – Oversized Wool Coat – Ison @ C88 NEW

Top – Simple Shirt Peace – Toki Doki

Skirt – Sally Zipper Skirt – Erratic

Tights – Patterned Tights – Izzie’s

Shoes (with socks) – Catty – JD @ The Seasons Story NEW

Necklace – Marrakech Heart – Maxi Gossamer

Poses – Imeka

Location – Kennedy Interiors and Exteriors

A Little Birdy Told Me….

A Little Birdy Told Me

There are so many fantastic events going on right now, with autumn fashions making a big splash on the grid, so I’m put this simple little look together with a few new pieces.

Birdy is one of those skin brands, like The Skinnery, that I always see pictures of people looking fantastic in on Flickr, but a lot of the time when I demo them and see them on myself my reaction is…oh. Something about my shape just doesn’t really suit them but I went out to demo this Ingrid skin from Birdy that you can find at The Chapter Four (for only 99Ls!!) and I just loved it. It won’t replace my every day Glam Affair skins, but I’ll definitely be pulling it out when I need a change. I used Annan Adored’s Tan Skin windlight setting for the close up because it gives some nice added saturation to the skin that I can play around with in PS if I want to. I visited the Birdy main store to pick up the appliers for SLink hands and feet and decided that the sim was so pretty that I’d take my pictures there too!

A Little Birdy Told Me

Some more new things from Collabor88, this fantastic long line cardigan from House of Fox, I love the slightly square shape to the shoulders on the mesh, which makes it a little bit different. Also new are these boots from Ison @ C88 which, I’m not gonna lie, are just to die for. They’re obviously mesh and at only 188Ls a pair you can easily afford to stock up for autumn and winter!

I’m wearing this new hairstyle from Tulip as well, which is available at The Seasons Story event. This is absolutely my favourite one Mina has made so far, I didn’t even want to edit it with wisps and strands like I normally try to do, because I just loved it the way it was.

Finally both the poses are from a new autumn set that Kirin released for The Seasons Story too!

Coral
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Skin – Ingrid – Birdy @ The Chapter Four NEW

Hair – Karlie – Tulip @ The Seasons Story NEW

Cardigan – Wool Cardi – House of Fox @ C88 NEW

Jeans – LouLou – Mon Tissu

Boots – Cult Riding Boots – ISON @ C88 NEW

Hairband – Shimmer Hairband – The Sea Hole (no longer available)

Scarf – Wrap Scarf Braided – Tres blah (previous Arcade gacha item)

Bag – Folded Leather Clutch – ISON @ C88 NEW

Eyes – Vanity Eyes – Ikon

Poses – Kirin @ The Seasons Story NEW

Location – Birdy Main Store