sometimes, it’s not about all the pieces to an outfit.. but, rather, the look as a whole. and now that my compy can handle shadows and shaders and lighting, the look as a whole also includes scenery and backgrounds.

for a blog that’s supposed to show off cool things i find && love, i apologize in advance for the fact that some of the photographs are just too damn dark to see everything properly. but! call it.. artistic expression? maybe? teehee~

click to see it larger @ flickr!

atmosphere plays a big role in how i photograph now. i kinda.. take a step back, look at what i’m wearing, and decide what an appropriate backdrop would be. if i’m prancing around all cute && kawaii, being on a rusty steampunk sim just wouldn’t fit (no matter how much i like to mix contrasts!). and if i’m dark and *evil*, taking pictures by a pretty park fountain wouldn’t be right, either. finding the right *ambiance* can make a look really stand out, i think, but it’s actually finding it that’s the tough part.

i cannot tell you how many sims i bounced from while trying to take these pics — all while crashing roughly ten thousand times. but the result, in the end, is what matters. and it came out pretty perfect imho! \o/

see, it takes more work now than just puttin’ on a cute outfit and calling it a day. ;p

click to see it larger @ flickr!

dark && discolored though it may be, you can kiiiiiinda see my outfit.. right? xD

the pants i’m wearing are a *freebie* from whippet & buck for the opening of the truth district. the gift actually comes with two tops i’m not showing && is most def worth snagging. and, luckily for us, all the group gifts will be out an extra three days — until july 8th — so there’s still plenty of time to de-prim and de-script and battle the lag monster for some fantastic goodies~

the tank top i’m wearing is from hucci && i’ll be honest, i hadn’t even planned on popping in to hucci today. but eboni khan is always so generous to her subscribo members ❤ that she dropped a 100L gift card on us today. 8D with the discount, this tank was only *25L* && it’s super cute. i love the flowy look the hem has and the fact that it gives just a li’l peek of the tummy without being completely bare it all. the price i paid only makes it that much better!

and this hair… from magika at the hair fair.. i mean, i bought a shit ton of hair already && plan to go back tomorrow (shopping trip! \o/ woo!), but this one i think is *by far* my favorite. i’ve said it in the past, but no one does long && whispy like sabina gully does and this hair is just… wonderful. i love the added braided piece and it reminds me a lot of the ren style i already love so much. this one is just a bit wavier && extra *sexy*.

click to see it larger @ flickr!

right? riiight? extra sexy indeed! /me oozes sex appeal~ xP

get the look yourself:
skin; laq tess2 peach in makeup 10
hair; magika @ hair fair luna
tattoo chest; fayse fundamentally loathsome (coming soon 😛 for real this time!)
tattoo arms; onyx wear akido
tattoo face; fayse starry eyed (subscribo gift)
tattoo feet; flasher hearts of queens
eyes; illusory eyes 03
lashes; onyx wear feather black lashes
ears; illusory elven ear a4
piercings; hod fallen v2
top; hucci carrie tank in black
jeans; whippet & buck @ truth district drew trousers in faded/lace pockets (truth district update group gift)
belt; pepper basti belt
heels; apple may designs animal pumps in dalmatian
necklace; concrete flowers strawberry necklace
ring; iced lorelei ring
nails; rezipsa loc teal nails
gloves; sini style taped fist

location; the lost city

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