bundled up

i am in *love* with the newest round of collabor88 goodies…

11.09.2012

…not only is the color palette gorgeous (shades of deep orange, golden yellow && cool teal-blue), but just about everything i spied there was callin’ my name~

collabor88 is one of those events that i look most forward to every single month. the mixture of home furnishings (which *really* helps, considering i’ve a brand new home to finish decorating!), fabulous fashion, accessories and even poses is all kinds of awesome. but this round, i found *so* many things i honestly flipped out for that i couldn’t even fit everything into one look. the collections just keep getting better && better and this round was definitely no exception.

the dress i’m wearing here is *so* sexy. it’s from hucci and i absolutely love it. the turtleneck collar, the length of the skirt, the lovely suede texturing…. and the way it moves… it is just flaw free. the fit on this dress is fantastic and i adore this blue-gray color, but i also snagged it in black because it was just too *good* to pass up.

11.09.2012

glam affair also has a few new things at collabor88 this round, including both the boots(!) && the skin i’m wearing today. the seul ankle boots come in a range of really pretty jewel tone colors that almost look metallic, but my favorite was this pretty golden bronze color. it’s neutral enough to work with just about anything i could possibly want to wear ’em with, but still *unique* enough to really add a pop of color into an outfit. they are shiny and high-heeled and impeccably textured. love~

and the skin…. well, it *is* that time of year after all. being a little under the weather is not uncommon in the colder months of fall && winter, but at least you can still look adorable with your snuffly nose. this set of skins, in glam affair’s roza and ginny faces, can either look like you’ve got a bit of a cold…. or like your face is flushed from being out in some chilly wind. such a cute idea that translates really, really well if you take lots of pictures in-world like i do. having that extra flush on the cheeks and nose, when combined with a “cooler” windlight setting && maybe a scarf (like the one i’m wearing here, which is a *freebie* from mr. poet!) totally adds another level of realism to your snapshots!

get the look yourself:
skin; glam affair @ collabor88 roza brr & etci 04
hair; exile breathe me in chardonnay
tattoo; para designs venom
eyes; insufferable dastard moody vampire in wispy blue
makeup; mock turqtreuse/charquoise eshadow (past group gift)
freckles; l.fauna extra freckles
teeth; medley prim teeth v2 in vampire
piercings; hod lisbeth
dress; hucci @ collabor88 soure dress in blue dawn
leggings; league folklore leggings in weave
socks; teefy arva socks in teal
boots; glam affair @ collabor88 seul ankle boots in sonoran
bracelet; amorous splendor solis
nails; rezipsa loc terracotta nails french
scarf; mr. poet wide scarf (freebie!)
bag; auxiliary my oversized leather tote (group gift!)

poses; exposeur
location; horizon dream

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stuff

hi, have you seen my awesome chair?

11.02.2012

my chair has horns and a raven. my chair > your chair.

i have this chair because i wanted something funky to pose with for my look for today. there really was no *need* for a chair, but i found this one at handverk (because maybe.. just maybe.. i was there eying up a few more pairs of heels, y’know, to go with my sweet pink penis pumps) and i was compelled to buy it. i mean, it has horns(!) and a raven(!!).. what more needs to be said?

so to not detract from the awesomeness of this chair, i decided to dress understated and demure…….. with gray skin, purple-tipped ears, red eyes and some crazy eye makeup. ..*coughs*

anyway! my look for today is a combination of a few things i wanted to show off, so let me touch on ’em here before i get too sarcastic. these huge platform’d boots i’m wearing are from sakide and if you act *fast*, they might still be available to grab! they were a 100L special for halloween and, as i’m sure you’re aware, halloween is over… but these boots are still great for beyond just halloween. they’re textured with spider webs and such, but it’s subtle and you really have to look close to see the pattern… which means these *won’t* be sitting in the bottom of my inventory until next october. they’re thigh-high and *mesh* and i really, really liked these. go scope out sakide if you’d like them, i hope they’re still out!

11.02.2012

this gorgeous collar && earring set i’m wearing here by amorous is out @ the tomorrow today charity event. if you’d like more information on the event, please click and read through the blog posts by matchbook monday. there are lots of designers set up at the event and, in turn, lots of goodies to snag in the hopes of helping matchbook raise money. matchbook monday is one of my own personal favorites when it comes to jewelry, but not *only* because her designs are flawless. she is a really sweet person — the few times i’ve had the pleasure of talking to her, she’s been *nothing* but kind and friendly and incredibly generous — and i honestly hope this event goes well for her. plus, you’re getting some awesome items in return (if you’re a hair junkie like i am, make sure you poke your head into the truth && wasabi pills stalls!), so if you’re inclined… visit the event and browse around~

another event with new stuffs is fameshed… and the new collection is *amazing*. the first thing i had my eye on was this hairstyle i’m wearing here from exile. this updo looked, to me, almost like a messy-bun-mohawk && i seriously fell in love. the style is perfection, it is one of my absolute favorites to date from exile, and i love that it worked so well not only with the jewelry i’m wearing…

…but also with these *ears*, which are a collab between ni.ju and trap. they are pierced a thousand ways && are completely customizable — not only does each ear set come with a hud for recoloring everything (the skintone, tips, piercings.. even the highlight and shadow are color-change), but they’re *also* fully mod which allowed me to recolor a few of the piercings by themselves. they were a breeze to tint, full of such wonderful detail, and really worth picking up!

get the look yourself:
skin; nuuna black skin
hair; exile @ fameshed collide in frost
tattoo; blackfeet maori (freebie!)
eyes; kre-ations reversal in red
eye makeup; glam affair couture mesh eyeliner #1, #2 && #3
ears; trap/ni.ju pierced gelf ears
piercings; hod om shanti
corset; sn@tch mesh passion corset in pink
corset top; j’s lace up corset bra
pants; boom miami linens in silhouette
boots; sakide araneae boots
necklace/earrings; amorous @ tomorrow today suki
nails; pixelmode sculpted nails v2
eye patch; bird next door flower eye patch

standing pose; glitterati
chair/sitting poses; handverk

slither

i hope you joined the vip group for haus of darcy..

10.30.2012

..because these piercings are coming *tomorrow* and are amazing in every single way.

get the look yourself:
skin; glam affair halloween skin (group gift!)
hair; exile best of you in frost
lip makeup; pin me down lip marking #4
teeth; medley prim teeth v2 in vampire
eyes; repulse post mortem eyes
ear piercings; hod @ fair lost souls
face/chest piercings; hod slither (group gift – coming 10.31!)

slender

you ever get that feeling like… someone’s watching you?

10.27.2012

yeah, me neither. *shrugs* wonder where that feeling comes from anyway…

so! today, i’ve got a.. pretty lady lost in the woods kind of costume look. this gorgeous dress from sakide, which is out @ the cinema event, inspired the look i put together for today. i was thinking of a dark, windy night…. a bright, full moon overhead… and creepy, ominous surroundings with only a single handheld lantern to light the way. i think i achieved that, what say you?

10.27.2012

instead of a forest, i used one of my favorite spots for photography && headed over to innsmouth, which ended up being the *perfect* spot. the fog, the dilapidated buildings, and the fact that i was totally *alone* worked for the kind of mood i was trying to set. it looks spooky and wonderful and absolutely fitting.

it’s just a shame i was all by myself… i mean, *completely* by myself… because on a night like that, having someone else there to keep me company would’ve been a big relief.. y’know, to keep the boogeyman from coming to get me. if you even believe in that kinda stuff.

get the look yourself:
skin; glam affair roza basic in artic 02
hair; exile lady in red in stefani
tattoo; sn@tch apnea tattoo
eyes; insufferable dastard moody vampire eyes in wispy blue
piercings; hod tv piercing 1
dress; sakide @ cinema black dahlia dress
claws; amorous lacerated
gloves; tableau vivant arm warmers in black
light; swan lantern

poses; glitterati
location; innsmouth

a queen && her minion

i’m (an evil) queen for a day..

10.26.2012

…complete with my very own minion!

this look was *all* for fun.. and inspired by these adorable plastic crowns @ collabor88 by laviere. i knew i had to do an evil fairy queen kind of look with this crown and my *petite* li’l friend here was more than willing to dress up with me. she seemed to think she was a teeny tiny princess, but alas… she is my minion instead! /me cackles maniacally….

10.26.2012

anyway!

this costume all started with the crown, but it really came together when i started playing around in my inventory. i got lucky with the halloween gatchas @ the depraved nation and was able to snag these super cute horns by chus in red… which matched this dress i’ve had for *ages* from katat0nik quite nicely. some freebie kiss-dotted stockings by sheer && a pair of color-change pumps from gos matched, too, and when i added the wings (because *every* evil fairy queen needs wings!) from epic and this wonderfully sparkly wand (because *every* evil queen needs a wand, too!) from love always.. this look suddenly became very evil-queenly indeed.

truth be told, i did most of the shopping for this look right in my own inventory. it’s a mixture of some older items && a few new ones, but i was really surprised how easy it came together. perhaps i was *meant* to be an evil queen.. like it’s kismet, y’know? i had most of the things to put together this look already, maybe i truly am an evil queen in disguise..

10.26.2012

erm. i am evil, i assure you. i *am*, i swear!!

get the looks yourself:
on the queen ::
skin; pink fuel elly sugar in candied w/ elly lipstick in vamp
hair; exile violetta in stefani (subscribo gift!)
tattoo; garden of ku lady cat
eyes; insufferable dastard moody vampire eyes in wispy blue
freckles; l.fauna extra freckles
piercings; hod dimpled
dress; katat0nik ruby dress
stockings; sheer tights kisskiss in black (freebie!)
heels; gos pimp your pumps in point platform
choker; loulou&co crepuscule
nails; candy nail basic prim nails in red 07
wand; love always princess wand
crown; laviere @ collabor88 fake plastic crown in black
horns; chus @ depraved nation galaxia horns in spooky wine
earrings; virtual insanity eye earrings
wings; epic fairy sparkle wings in night

and on the minion ::
avatar; fallen gods inc petites crystals
hair; wasabi pills monique in ethereal
outfit; evie’s closet damselfly in amethyst

playboy

halloween is the one night a year when girls can dress like a total slut and no other girls can say anything about it.

so, apparently i like quoting mean girls… but! i figured it was a fitting quote, considering the costumes bff vivi && i are wearing in my post for today..

10.25.2012

i’ve done creepy, i’ve done cute, i’ve done character cosplay…. time for somethin’ simply sexy for halloween! and there is little that’s sexier than two playboy bunnies.

all we need is a nice tray of martinis to serve..

aaaaanyway! the key to these looks are these mesh bodysuits from hucci. we both picked these up @ collabor88 several rounds ago, but thankfully these sets are still available at the hucci mainstore. vivienne is wearing the entire set here — including the cuffs, collar, ears && tail — and these are *perfect* for a halloween costume all in one.

10.25.2012

i accessorized my look with an rabbit ear ‘n’ tail set i picked up from o.m.e.n. (because i was trying to better match my ears/tail to my hair color.. is that weird?), which includes several sets of these *adorable* bunny ears and tails in a bunch of color choices. these sets are so cute, as is the kitsune set i wore here, and i love that the ears come in straight-up versions as well as the one-ear-bent variation i’m wearing here~

add in some super high heels from n-core, bright red lipstick (mine from pink fuel, vivi’s from glam affair) && a cute stage set that i picked up by focus poses… and you’ve got two very sexy (just in my humble opinion ;P) playboy bunnies. now who wants a cocktail?

get the looks yourself:
on vixxie (purple hair) ::
skin; pink fuel alena honey in classic
hair; exile into dust in passion
tattoo; para designs highroller
eyes; insufferable dastard gleeful eyes in pink
eye makeup; boom liquid glaze in purple
piercings; hod end of the night
bodysuit, collar, cuffs; hucci cocktail bunny in wild pink
heels; n-core emporium in pure black
ears/tail; o.m.e.n. fantasy bunny ears
nails; candy nail anniversary in purple
glasses; december glasses no.69

on vivienne tailleur (dark hair) ::
skin; glam affair @ collabor88 ginny in america 03
hair; magika tendency
tattoo; para designs beautiful bouquet
eyes; insufferable dastard mirror eyes vivid in lilac
piercings; hod tv piercing 1
outfit; hucci cocktail bunny in midnight
heels; n-core ultra platform in neige
nails; love soul bunnyholic

backdrop; focus poses

these shoes

that’s really all i can say.

these shoes.

they’re from handverk and are out @ the cinema event… and i had to have them. in hot pink.

10.23.2012

because they are awesome.

on her ::
skin; glam affair roza basic in america
tattoo; actchio love has many faces
heels; handverk @ cinema penis pumps in pink

on him ::
skin; tableau vivant marilyn
hair; exile tidal in midnight
tattoo; para designs mash up
eyes; insufferable dastard medium brown
piercings; hod mess of metal
gloves; sinistyle taped fist
jeans; jp dsg superior jns jeans in grey
shoes; deco classic sneaks in black

pose; exposeur

out for a stroll

10.22.2012

i really love how the entire grid seems to change with rl seasons… i’m seeing less && less bright green grass and more gorgeous fall foliage. and while i was on the warrumbungles sim (shopping, of course x3), i realized just how pretty the scenery was outside the store i was in. so naturally, i couldn’t resist taking a stroll down the cobblestone street and snapping my blog pics for today there.

and this windlight setting i used made the pretty trees behind me seem to glow, which was a wonderful effect. i rarely post process my blog pics here, the only thing i tend to do is mess a bit with brighness/contrast and sometimes smooth out jaggies on the avatar mesh, so the backdrop you see here is all in-viewer goodness. i used a windlight by elysium eilde (with a few tweaks for more cloud coverage in the sky) and it was absolutely perfect for painting a pretty autumn picture.

now onto my look…

10.22.2012

the skin i’m wearing today is from leafy.. and i’m honestly not sure why i’ve not given this brand a chance before. i *love* this face. these lips are perfection in shape and color && this skin tone i’m wearing here (called lumiel) worked so well with the freckle tattoos i wear all the time. it came with a pure, make-up free face which is ideal for layering your own favorite makeup tattoos on top, and a face with a simple black cat eye that i’m wearing. i honestly could not decide which skin to pick up first — i sat with about a billion demos in my inventory before i finally grabbed one — because there were lovely fantasy-type skins (paler and super dark tones with gorgeous makeups, then “out there” skin tones in shades of purple and green), halloween themed skins, and then more “normal” faces with in a range of everyday makeups. i settled on this sapphire skin for the moment, because i loved the way it looks on my shape, but as i said… no idea why i’ve not hoarded this skin brand before now.

the hair style i’m wearing here is *free* currently, in the exile subscribo, along with two more. i spotted them on kavar cleanslate‘s flickr before i got the notice && immediately went to snag ’em. and as i was unpacking, my jaw dropped. i was honestly expecting just three hair styles — the ones in the flickr pic in those specific hair colors — and was *floored* when i realized the gifts are actually fat packs. such a generous gift and so worth grabbing, especially if you’re like me and you picked up these hairstyles when they were @ tdr blue… but they didn’t come in your preferred hair color then. now, they most certainly do! :3

and lastly, this sweater i’m wearing here is out for a really nice discount @ my attic by dcny. this round of goodies is an awesome one — including *more* hair from exile && a super cute style by ploom, too — but these sweaters immediately caught my eye. for *95L* you get the sweater in your choice of colors and then two matching scarves that i’m not wearing here, one each to match the sweaters color-blocks. and amazing deal for really well-made mesh.. after you smack the exile subscribo, head to my attic for some more awesome bargains!

get the look yourself:
skin; leafy sapphire lumiel in liner
hair; exile betty lou in stefani (subscribo gift!)
tattoo; para designs venom
eyes; insufferable dastard bliss eyes in aqua
freckles; l.fauna extra freckles
facial piercings; hod tv piercing 12
ear piercings; hod @ fair lost souls
sweater; dcny @ my attic d-line sweater in ballet
jeans; maitreya flare jeans #4
belt; maitreya old leather belt
shoes; ingenue @ collabor88 cindy in licorice
necklace; amorous fallen in grey
nails; virtual insanity @ cinema mesh square nails
ring; virtual insanity naboo ring
bag; luse olympia leather clutch bag
bracelets; maxi gossamer @ collabor88 ramona 77

poses; glitterati
location; warrumbungles

dark side

welcome to my dark side…

10.21.2012

…as if you’ve not seen it already. ;P

there’s *new* stuffs from some of my favorite brands && all of it is so perfect for halloween. or, y’know, everyday-wear if you’re me.

the skull-face tattoo && the multi-ring ear piercing i’m wearing above are new as a collab by nuuna’s and haus of darcy… and i cannot tell you how hard i fell for both. the piercing is partially mesh — the long spiked piece in my earlobe is mesh and awesome — and includes the facial tattoo in varying degrees of opacity for both men and women.

it’s available @ the fair event, the collection just rolled over to some really great new goodies, and if you’re anything like me.. you *need* this set. it is to die for (haw, no pun intended).

now, the skin i’m wearing underneath nuuna’s beautiful skull-face…

10.21.2012

…is just one of *many* released from glam affair. this appropriately named dark side collection features some beautiful makeups on a range of skins from dark and mysterious to light and haunting. and they are absolutely gorgeous.

10.21.2012

there’s two of glam affair’s most recent faces here — both ginny and roza. and each one is stunning. i could not pick a favorite out of these, each one is uniquely different. i love the full, dark red lips on one of the super pale skins, i love the stitched mouth on the darker gray skin, i love the two with bright pink blush dusted across the cheeks and eyes…

10.21.2012

these are wonderful for halloween looks (which you already know i’m a fan of!), but could just as easily work for a fantasy avatar.. or something decidedly goth. these sorts of skins are a big part of the reason why i’m such a fan of glam affair — aida ewing does soft and pretty so well, but also indulges the opposite side of the spectrum quite often. i adore the skins.

and when these skins are paired with aydan darcy‘s wonderful piercings && nuuna nitely‘s amazing makeup… it is a trifecta of fan-fucking-tastic.

get the looks yourself:
skins; glam affair dark side collection
black hair (first pic); raw house urban savage
white/black hair (second pic); magika secretive
red/black hair (second pic); magika tendency
white hair (second pic); elikatira shine in white 05
blonde/white hair (third pic); red mint mesh hair no.03 in platinum blonde/white
blonde hair (third pic); lelutka blake in powder
black/purple hair (third pic); wasabi pills alice in licorice
black/purple/red hair (third pic); ploom aria
black/blonde hair (third pic); exile set free in blackgold
navy hair (fourth pic); lamb blue velvet in obsidian
black/purple hair (fourth pic); truth uma in elvira
purple/pink hair (fourth pic); burley zia 2
teal hair (fourth pic); red mint mesh hair no.02 in dark teal
tattoo; aitui biomech disaster
eyes; insufferable dastard @ cinema classic alien eyes in abyss
ear piercings/face tattoo; hod/nuuna’s @ fair lost souls
facial/chest piercings; hod bitten (lips/nose), dimpled (cheeks), corona radiata (chest)
corset; insanya perdita mesh corset in black
skirt; sakide nuance folded skirt in black
boots; the abyss stompers in black
tongue; r.c. twisted tongue
nails; virtual insanity naboo sharp claws in redrum

shake it

09.13.2012

my very good friend, kystria aura, has been releasing lots’a new tattoos through her store, kys this… and the one i’m showing here is probably one of my favorites thus far. shake it like an etch-a-sketch… don’t mind if i do. ;P

and lucky for me, i had the perfect top to wear *just* to show off the lower-tummy tatt~

sakide has released some basic mesh tanks in a bunch of colors… and i am always looking for tank tops. i firmly believe you can *never* have too many basics, especially when it comes to tanks — they are so easy to wear && mix ‘n’ match with. when i don’t know what to put on? I search for a tank top and these from sakide are super cute!

aaaaand these tops give you options, too. check it out:

09.13.2012

each color has two ways to wear it. the shorter, cropped style that shows off the stomach && a longer, more ruffled style (achieved with a second mesh add-on) as shown in the middle up there for some extra coverage.

i’m only showin’ off three colors here, but there are lots of other colors to pick from. basics *never* go out of style and if you’ve got some funny, quirky, sexy new tummy ink to show off.. these tops work out perfectly~

get the look yourself:
skin; pink fuel alena honey in scene
hair; exile kiss me in chardonnay
arm tattoo; para designs gothic kiss
stomach tattoo; kys this etch-a-sketch
eyes; insufferable dastard gleeful eyes in turquoise
tongue; cobrahive tongue type 02 pierced
piercings; hod reach
top; sakide the basic tank
jeans; luck inc tyra lowrise jeans in taupe gray
boots; gos aviator boot amelia in worn
necklace; mg @ collabor88 marrakech heart
nails; mstyle long nails in funny bunny
gloves; glue ink ree gloves in floral
bracelet; amorous bangled
glasses; izzie’s oversized sunglasses

poses; glitterati