#85 this fairy’s gift

All the ancient classic fairy tales have always been scary and dark                                        – Helena Bonham Carter

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The third fairy drifts into the castle, trailing butterflies and the scent of magical gardens. Memory bears her gift to the tiny princess; one perfect golden peony, symbolizing beauty and honor.

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Outfit:
dress: -AZUL- Calypso Opal, by Mami Jewell
wings: -AZUL- Pepeke Wing & Butterflies Mint, by Mami Jewell
flowers: *LODE* Accessory – Blossoms [single peony], by Chirzaka RV
*LODE* Head Accessory – Iris [violet], by Chirzaka RV
hair: Exile::Cold, by Kavar Cleanslate

CATWA HEAD Annie Human 4.10, by Catwa Clip
Maitreya Mesh Body, Hands & Feet – Lara V3.5, by Onyx LeShelle
Essences [Sophia] #Pale01 [Catwa Applier], & Maitreya Applier Hud *Pale01*, by Inka Mexicola
no.match_ CATWA Jessica HAIRBASE APPLIERS, by n0match
IKON Triumph Eyes – Blue, MESH, by Ikon Innovia
My own shape – adjusted for the mesh head
poses are from the IE Cute and Coy V2 (b) set, by Kay Weston of Image Essentials

background: Mesh Romance Forest Pond Scene, by FelixvonKotwitz Alter

#84 ‘Little Black Dress’ style

 

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One is never over-dressed

or underdressed

with a Little Black Dress 

Karl Lagerfield

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I slip into my favorite [ZE} LBD, zip up my Essenz heels, fluff up my D!va hair and lean in close to the mirror to check my Veechi lipstick and eyeshadow. Oops – I nearly forgot to check my nails. A quick coat of {ZOZ] in a  gold shade – superfast drying.

Hmm now  for jewelry – I’ll choose a couple of  LUXE. gold accessories – then add some from LaGyo. Done!

Zoom over to the IE photo studio to snap some selfies – then off to the casting. Wish me luck.

party-dress

Outfit:
dress: [ZE] Carley Dress {BLACK}lara, by ZzoieZee Dethly
shoes: Essenz – Hanover (Black), by Senzati0n Domenitzo
hair: “”D!va”” Hair “Erika” (Amber), by Marisa Kira
makeup: Veechi – Romance Me Eyeshadow [Catwa] & Veechi – Velvet Creme Lipstick [Catwa], by Aiubrey Snoodle
nails: {ZOZ} Beachy Solids Polish, 9 color HUD, by Zozicon
Jewels: LUXE. Cleo Arm Cuffs, LUXE. Harlow Bangle, Harlow Collar & Harlow Link Bracelet Gold, by Meccaa
LaGyo_Halsey Horn Necklace & LaGyo_Halsey Horn Ring – Gold, by Gyorgyna Larnia

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IE Photo Studio – I used the car prop in the Male Pose Studio with poses from the IE Cute and Coy series – by Kay Weston. NB Join the group and the photo studios are free to use. 

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CATWA HEAD Annie Human 4.10, by Catwa Clip
Maitreya Mesh Body, Hands & Feet – Lara V3.5, by Onyx LeShelle
*League* Ella – Catwa Applier – Fair & Body Appliers, wearing the freckled option, by Nena Janus
no.match_ CATWA Jessica HAIRBASE APPLIERS, by n0match
Izzie’s Body Freckles 11, HUD applier, by Izzie Button
IKON Triumph Eyes – Blue, MESH, by Ikon Innovia
My own shape – adjusted for the mesh head

 

#81 The last of the evening sun

I’m not one of those people who wakes up and thinks, ‘Bring on the day!’ I have to have about 7 pints of coffee before I’m even remotely awake. But I love the golden hour in the evening, as hokey as that sounds. Just as the sun is about to set and you get those lovely shadows and everything looks gold and yellow.    Stacy London

Last sun

It is wonderful to lean back against the warm bricks in the evening sun soaking in the soft healing ambiance.

In Second Life wonderful poses help express the feeling – these poses from  – IE Wall to Wall V1 & V2, by Kay Weston – from the recent Alchemy event – are now instore at Image Essentials

Waiting in the last rays

Outfit 1-
hair: NO.MATCH_NO.MEANING. by Viking – On9
top: Mimikri – Paillettes Top / Luna duck egg _FM_Maitreya, by Mimikri Kit – Cosmopolitan Events & Shopping
shorts: Mimikri – Leather Hot Pants / Luna duck egg _FM_Maitreya
shoes: JamBee > Shoes > Xiuying Dragon Wedges > Maitreya, by JamBee – On9
Outfit 2 –
hair: tram517 / amber & cork, by moca Lour – HAIR FAIR 2016
top: -tres blah- Ken Kimono (Maitreya), by Julliette Westerburg for Luxe Box, July
jeans: erratic / swift – jeans / white (maitreya), Erratic Rain – Collab88 July
shoes: REIGN.- STACEY WEDGES- MAITREYA, by Kenadee Cole – Luxe Box, July

Outfit 3-
hair: MINA Hair – Pippa – Light Blonde, by Mina Nakamura – HAIR FAIR 2016
top: (fd) Sweet Flowy Tank – Mint LARA, by Toast bard – Collab88 July
pants: (fd) Vintage Thrifted Pants – Navy LARA, by Toast bard – Collab88 July
shoes: Pure Poison – Arya Sandals – Maitreya, by Shaleene Kenin – Kustom9

Under it all-
makeup: Veechi – Luster Glam Shadow [honey], by Aubrey Snoodle for Collab88 July
Blacklace Beauty Kismet Lips Pastel Sugar, by Gemini Galatea
Arte – Blush – Pink, by Miriam Lemondrop
nails: [ZOZ] Beachy Solids Polish, by Zozicon
skin: *League* Skin Erin Fair Natural Blonde, & *League* Erin Freckles Tattoo -Pale/Fair, by Nena Janus
eyes: IKON Promise Eyes – Clarity, by Ikon Innovia
eyelashes: *MC* “Falsies” Eyelash – Upper+Lower (add), by Freya Olivieri
body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V3.5, with hands and feet, by Onyx LeShelle

#80 waiting for the final

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Hanging around at the beach waiting for the UEFA Euro – 2016 – final between Portugal & France

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Lady Rosabella made bikinis for many of the countries in the competition and they are still on sale for a few days at  C.M.D. Art & Furniture   then they will be back in the Rose Your life store. RYL Bikini EM16 is made to fit classic avatars and Lara, Belleza, tmp & Slink mesh bodies.

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I had a lot of fun with this great pose prop is IE Just Chillin, by Kay Weston from IMAGE ESSENTIALS which is on sale at the IE Mainstore. The recliner comes with 8 built in poses so you can have some fun with your photos too or just soak up the sun.

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#74 Prom Night

‘Cause someday when you’re looking back on your life
At the memories, this is gonna be one of those nights                                                                             – Tim McGraw

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Looking back – it’s the photographs we treasure; letting us remember the details – the hours spent dreaming, planning and preparing.

Kay Weston of IMAGE ESSENTIALS has made this great set of pose props to catch our Second Life memories. IE Prom Night Set 1 (featured here) has a silky backdrop with flower lights that really does remind me of Prom Night photo booths set up to catch groups and couples.

There are 4 poses built in (click to sit on the flower urns) and this is the easiest prop to use  – giving each person a menu with the option to adjust positions.

This would easily double as a sweet set for engagement or wedding photos.

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Prom night 3rd tint

Memory’s OUTFIT:

gown: [Loovus] Isila Gown – Limpet Shell (Maitreya), by Vikeejeah Xevion

ACCESSORIES:

jewels: POMPOSITY – Diamond Stud Earrings & POMPOSITY – Empire Diamond Bracelet, by Bugsy Hansome
RYCA Tiara Glam Platinum, by Ryca Doobie
BODY:

hair: .:EMO-tions:. * LOTTE * with * LOTTE * flowers -colorful pastel option, by Mirja Mills

skin: *League* Skin Erin Pale Natural Blonde and *League* Erin Freckles Tattoo -Pale/Fair, by Nena Janus

eyes: IKON Promise Eyes – Clarity, by Ikon Innovia

makeup: Blacklace Beauty Kismet Lips Pastel Sugar, by Gemini Galatea
{MUA} Eyeliner – All the Ways – Pack 2 – 2, by Shanty Bookmite
Mock Blush- Stilleto, by Mocksoup Graves

lashes: *MC* “Falsies” Eyelash – Upper+Lower (add), by Freya Olivieri

nails: -{ZOZ}- Spring Azaria Gold Polish (Maitreya), by Zozicon

Maitreya Mesh Body Lara, plus Feet and Hands, by Onyx LeShelle

POSES: IE Prom Night 1, by Kay Weston
FROZEN – Face Poses, by Weronika Pobieski
Kohn’s OUTFIT:

Suit: *MLC* Formal Outfit Long Jacket Gold: by Mohna Lisa Couture
ACCESSORIES:

shoes: Wicca’s Wardrobe – William Shoes, by Wicca Merlin

jewels: Memory/Kohn .:L&B:. Mens “Lovers” Silver Necklace, by Lotus Bastchild

BODY:

hair: NO.MATCH_NO.PAST B ., by viking

skin: -Belleza- Jonas tan, by Tricky Boucher

eyes: (*> Bower Bird <*) Masterpiece Eyes – PICASSO, by Charm McAndrews

body: Slink Physique MALE Mesh Body Release 1.3, by Siddean Munro

#73 Oslo Up in Lights

Marquesse Oslo 1

Recently I had the privilege walking for Marquesse in the Let’s Summer Fashion Show.

This amazingly customizable outfit OSLO has 2 parts – the coat & shorts and the boots. The boot HUD has 5 colors to change boot, sole and laces. The coat and shorts HUD has 5 colors PLUS a color picker  – so the coat and shorts can be whatever combination you can dream up.

I chose to keep the boots and coat white and shade the shorts to pick up the pink in this amazing OLD Dragonfly Hair by Boudoir from the 2012 Crazy Hair Hunt.

– If anyone ever reads this who has a dream to organize something that will be remembered by the participants FOREVER – please please organise another CRAZY HAIR HUNT

Marquesse Oslo 2

POSES:

IE – Up In Lights – pose prop with 10 poses, by Kay Weston

BACKGROUND TEXTURE:

Image Essentials Grunge Textures 3, by Kay Weston
OUTFIT:

top & shorts: [Marquesse] Oslo Outfit, by Rebellah Antoinette D’Arcy

ACCESSORIES:

boots: [Marquesse] Oslo Boots, by Rebellah Antoinette D’Arcy

BODY:

hair: *CHH3*8 Dragonfly hair Boudoir, Vitabella Dubrovna

skin: *League* Skin Erin Pale Natural Blonde, by Nena Janus

eyes: {S0NG} :: Junji~ Blue Eye, by Funeral Plutonian

makeup: .::PiCHi::. Pure Eyeliner [black] 2, by Tissu PiCHi
*League* Erin Freckles Tattoo -Pale/Fair, by Nena Janus
Blacklace Beauty Jelly Lips Pinks 6, by Gemini Galatea
Mock Blush- Stilleto, by Mocksoup Graves

lashes: *MC* “Falsies” Eyelash – Upper+Lower (add), by Freya Olivieri

nails: [FORMANAILS] BALLERINA -2- NAILS FOR MAITREYA, by by Ivi Bing

Maitreya Mesh Body Lara & Hands, by Onyx LeShelle

Slink Avatar Enhancement Feet High, by Siddean Munro

#72 Image Essentials at THE GARAGE FAIR 2016

Two things you can never have enough of – good friends and good shoes.

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THE GARAGE FAIR 2016
Date: May, 1 To May 15, 2016

One of Kay Weston’s exclusive items for THE GARAGE FAIR 2016  is this Show Me The Shoes – pose chair.

Icy and I had fun trying out the 5 poses (+5 mirrored poses)  in each chair as we inspected each other’s outfits. Icy found her entire outfit at the current round of Uber, while my outfit is collected from several events.

 

 

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Icy Closeup April 2016 Framed

Mem’s OUTFIT:

Jacket: TETRA – Biker Leather Jacket (Navy) – Maitreya fit, by NataPorolo

trousers: *JB* Skinny Suedes – Arctic – Lara fit, by Annie Melson

ACCESSORIES:

shoes: JD – Tulip Maitreya Navy, by Dave Freeman

jewels: Kibitz – Catherine Ring set – gold [slink casual 10], by Kathya Szczepanski

BODY:

hair: [e] Aspyn, by Elikatira Tiramisu

skin: *League* Skin Erin Pale Natural Blonde, by Nena Janus

eyes: {S0NG} :: Junji~ Blue Eye, by Funeral Plutonian

makeup: *League* Erin Freckles Tattoo -Pale/Fair, and *League* Erin Tintable Lipstick -3, by Nena Janus

Mock Blush- Stilleto, by mocksoup Graves

lashes: *MC* “Falsies” Eyelash – Upper+Lower (add), by Freya Olivieri

Maitreya Mesh Body Lara, with Tip-Toe Feet, by Onyx LeShelle

Slink AvEnhance Hands Casual, by Siddean Munro

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Icy’s OUTFIT:

Jacket: Foxes – Free Love – Leather Jacket – Tassle – Floral, by Tyr Rozenblum

top: .: ryvolter :. Anett Suede Bra Top – Lavender MAITREYA, by Inna Bilavio

trousers: .: ryvolter :. Poppy Raw Hem Jeans – Black MAITREYA, by Inna Bilavio

ACCESSORIES:

shoes: BUENO- Daisy Platform Sandal- Slink-Black 2, by Blueberryxx

jewels: *TOXIC* Gold Angelic Earings , by Sgoobzy Sideways
..:: Bens Beauty ::.. Hoop Mesh Bracelet Gold L (Resize)
.02 [ kunst ] – Dolphin ring / gold, by Kunst Himmel

BODY:

hair: TRUTH HAIR Emeline [Mesh Head], by Truth Hawke

skin: Glam Affair – Amberly – Jamaica Clean BL, by aida Ewing

eyes: IKON Odyssey Eyes – Nymph (ML), by Ikon Innovia

.LeLutka.Mesh Head-STELLA v1.3, by the LeLutka Team
Maitreya Mesh Body Lara, by Onyx LeShelle

Slink AvEnhance Feet Mid, by Siddean Munro
POSES:

IE – Show Me The Shoes, scripted chair, by Kay Weston of Image Essentials for Garage Fair

LOCATION Deco:
Bahia Tiki- Khoi Yao Noi Palm, by Aral Levitt

*EbE* Persian Carpet (golden), by Elysa Swansong

.:Standby Inc. – Furnace, by StandbyInc