Rode the wind off a beaten track

.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.

Finally I completed the little scene with a new tyre swing from Cheeky Pea at Kustom9, a great spring decor item!

Coral

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Hair – Miss Mabel V2 – Lamb for TAG Gacha NEW

Skins (left to right):

Ali – Birdy
Sia II – Glam Affair
Viena – Fiore

Mesh Body – Lara – Maitreya

Dress – Lace Sun Dress – Miss Chelsea @ Shiny Shabby NEW

Necklace – Miss Havisham’s Broken Heart – Yummy

Tattoos (left to right):

Speakeasy
Reckless
Reckless @ TMD

Tyre Swing – Cheeky Pea @ Kustom9 NEW

Poses – Le Poppycock

Yellow diamonds in the sky

Glam Affair Katra Blogger Contest

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
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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

Miss Chelsea – Now open!

Miss Chelsea Promo

 

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.

 

Miss Chelsea High Waist Leggings Miss Chelsea Zipped MiniMiss Chelsea Pencil SkirtMiss Chelsea Bralet

Miss Chelsea Cropped Long Sleeve Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

There is a group gift version of this dress available, and the group is free to join until May 31st. So make sure you take this opportunity to join now, keep updated with future releases and be able to grab more exclusive, free, group gifts!

Group Gift Pic

All of our items are rigged mesh, they come in 5 standard sizes (XXS – L) as well as a version for the Belleza Venus body and SLink Physique. We haven’t yet made special versions for the Maitreya Lara body, since the developers kit for that is not yet available – HOWEVER – our standard sizes will work with it, provided your body shape is a standard size of course.

Party Invite

Finally I’d like to invite you all to our launch party, which will be held at 6pm SLT tonight, at the new main store. Bring a friend, come and listen to some music, dance and celebrate with us! Hope to see you there.

Coral

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All clothes – Miss Chelsea NEW NOW OPEN!

All shoes – JD

All poses – Imeka

Skins (from top, left to right):

Sia II Asia – Glam Affair

Viena – Fiore

Leda Mesh Head – Lelutka NEW

Hair:

Pic 1 (left to right):

Crystal – Blues

Hollywood – Little Bones @ Uber

– Tutys

Pic 2 (left to right):

Dura

Sherilyn – Tableau Vivant @ C88

Little Bones

Pic 3 (left to right)

Vapor – Little Bones @ N21

42 – Analog Dog

Kaede – Argrace

Pic 4 (left to right):

Lady – Little Bones

Steffi – Olive @ Uber

Pic 5:

Fame – Little Bones @ Uber

Tattoos (from top, left to right):

Space Mermaid

Inhale

Bolson

Accessories:

Visor – Pixicat

Aviators – Redgrave

Stockings – Part of Contessa Set – Blacklace

Chain Lock Necklace – Eclat

Mesh bodies – Lara – Maitreya

 

New fashion brand – Miss Chelsea!

Miss C Promo 2

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
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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 – Lara – Maitreya

Top – Bralet – 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

Tattoo – Inhale

Pose – Del May

On Oakley (right):

Hair – 42 – Analog Dog

Mesh Head – Leda – Lelutka NEW

Mesh Body – Lara – Maitreya

Top – Bralet Top – Miss Chelsea NEW – OPENS OFFICIALLY FRIDAY 3RD APRIL 10AM SLT

Skirt – Zipped Mini – Miss Chelsea NEW – OPENS OFFICIALLY FRIDAY 3RD APRIL 10AM SLT

Necklace – Mahalia – LaGyo

Glasses – Shi

Tattoo – Bolson

Pose – Le Poppycock

DECOR

Trailer, Lawn Chairs, Flamingo – Open Road Collection – Consignment (Gacha items)

Bike – Rust Metal Bike – Xiaj

In a world full of people

.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.

Finally I’m wearing these new shoes from JD which will be out in a few days at Uber. I know it’s a bit early to blog them but I adore them so much, I haven’t taken them off in days and well, they were just too perfect for this outfit! I’m wearing the SLink feet version so that I could wear some applier socks and stop my toes getting frostbite.

Hope everyone has a great weekend and make sure you pay a visit to Shiny Shabby, I know I will be!

Coral
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Hair – Katerina – Entwined @ Shiny Shabby NEW

Skin – Sia II – Glam Affair

Top and Cardi – Natura Jacket – ::K:: @ Shiny Shabby NEW

Jeans – Klara jeans – Pixicat

Shoes – Boho – JD @ Uber COMING SOON 25th Feb

Hat – Flat Cap – Deadwool

Bag – Mercury Handbag – Deadwool

Scarf – Oversized Scarf – Tres Blah

Socks – Ankle Socks (SLink Applier) – Cannibelle

Pose – Le Poppycock

Location – Derailed

The widow’s song

.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.

Coral
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Hair – Minky – Blues @ The Fantasy Gacha Carnival NEW

Skin – Sia II – Glam Affair

Top – Cleo Sweater – Baiastice @ C88 RECENT

Skirt – Nayra Long Skirt – Baiastice @ C88 RECENT

Necklace – Arabella Wild Pearls – Maxi Gossamer @ FaMESHed RECENT

Violin and pose (pose edited with Animare) – Anais’ Violin – Bauhaus Movement @ C88 RECENT

I memorized every line

.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. Luckily she did though coz I'm in love! You can pick this up by Catwa at the Fashion Fair.

There's a few new furniture pieces in this shot too. The piano and chair are both from Apple Fall's amazing gacha at The Chapter Four. The mirror which was the inspiration for this picture, is by Theosophy who are guests at Collabor88 this month. The romantic style curtains are also at C88, by Half Deer. And the last bit of new are the stacked tables from Cheeky Pea.

Now if you'll excuse me please, I have to go and spend an hour writing all these credits XD

Coral
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On me:

Hair – Aimee – Catwa @ Fashion Fair RECENT

Skin – Sia II – Glam Affair

Top – Roundneck Top – Coco @ FaMESHed RECENT

Cardigan – Bejewelled Cardigan – Fishy Strawberry @ FaMESHed RECENT

Shorts – Freja Shorts – Pixicat @ We <3 RP RECENT

Shoes – Boho – JD COMING SOON

Tattoo – Mon Dieu – Space Mermaid

Necklace – Pearl & Diamond Necklace – Yummy

Camera – Grandpa’s Old Camera – Tee*fy (Rare gacha item)

Cigarette and Holder – Kunst

Pose – Slouch (edited with Animare)

Decor:

Curtains – Fairy Curtains – Half Deer @ C88 NEW

Mirror – Beaumaris Mirror – Theosophy @ C88 NEW

Piano – Dolly Piano – Apple Fall @ The Chapter Four RECENT

Chair – Shauna’s Chair – Apple Fall @ The Chapter Four RECENT

Stacker Tables – Cheeky Pea RECENT

Cats – Fashionably Dead

Hatboxes – Lisp

Letters – Arabella’s Letters – Kalopsia

Jug – Spring Living Roses – Tres Blah (Rare gacha item)

Rotary Phone – Tres Blah

Spring Living Radio – Tres Blah

Old Box (contents included) – Kalopsia

Joy Cushion – Erratic

Wine Bottle – Kunst

Old Rug – Kalopsia