There’s just silence left – News from Just Design, The Plastik and more! :D

Hi guys,

WE LOVE RP started two days ago and well, this round I could barely decide what to blog first. So instead I chose to go for a certain style and tried to find items that match it. :) Uber started too and there are a ton of awesome items there! The Arcade is going on as well, good luck getting in! :P

The corset!

The corset on the picture below is a new item by Just Design (Davidefre Resident) and currently available at WE LOVE RP. This is gooooorgeous. I am so glad to find a corset that shows actual leather that wrinkles when you wear it. The textures are -awesome- and the details he added to this corsets are amazing. I LOVE that all the lacings on this corset are actual mesh and not a drawn on texture. You can tint all these parts of the corset individually with a HUD if you get the fatpack. The normal pack costs 295 Lindens and the corset comes in seven colour variations. Even the normal version comes witha  lot of options for customisation. I love the fact that the attached belt with the pouches (which is a totally cute detail, too!) can be hidden through the HUD.The corset comes in a wider version, a normal version and even a version for the Belleza Body. I wish there were more variations, but that’s a minor downside for me.

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The sleeves!

The sleeves (I am not sure what else to call this item. A top maybe?) on the two pictures below are part of Aikea Rieko’s outfit for WE LOVE RP! As per usual, The Plastik’s outfit comes in a TON of different textures. I like the simple, brown one usually best. I really like the detail with all the buttons and on the sleeves, but what totally caught my eye at first was the fact that the hands are attached! And…they are pretty hands. Usually, items with attached hands have ugly, yellowish hands. I seriously never once found hands attached to tops that I liked. These ones however are pretty nice and it allows for a unique look with the sleeve ending in some sort of glove, which usually cannot be achieved otherwise. Really a fan of this! At 329 Lindens, this outfit is a real steal. It come swith pants, the top shown, boots, and a corset. Very much a fan! I oooonly wish the rather big collar wasn’t so wide.

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Hair 1: Mina Hair, Jasmin, reds (Mina Nakamura, NEW @ WE LOVE RP!!)
Hair 2: Truth, Rogue, reds (Truth Hawks, NEW @ Uber!!)
Hair 3: Exile, I am Dancing On My Own, dark reds (Kavar Cleanslate, NEW @ Arcade!!)
Ears: The Skinnery, Puki Elongated Ears (Umazuma Metaluna)
Lashes: Snow Rabbit, R6 v. 1.00, attach to nose (Shirousagi Noel)
Eyeliner: Soiree, Last Call Eyeshadow X Liner, bare minimum (Julep Mixemup)
Sleeves (Pic 1): Aisling, Valentine (Druunah Esharham)
Sleeves (Pic 2/3): The Plastik, Zarin Outfit, brown (Aikea Rieko, NEW @ WE LOVE RP!!)
Corset (Pic 1): Just Design, Gwen Outfit, brown (Davidefre Resident, NEW @ WE LOVE RP!!)
Corsetdress (Pic 2/3): Candy Doll, Twist Dress (Rebeca Dembo, NEW @ Uber!!)
Skirt (Pic 1): The Library, Tarna Outfit (DreamFantasia Nightfire)
Skirt /Pic 2): Fashionably Dead, A-line Skirt, brown (Toast Bard)
Boots: Lassitude & Ennui, Buccaneer Boots, brown (Jackal Ennui, NEW @ WE LOVE RP!!)
Belt (Pic 2/3): LeLutka, Anna Belt, true B (Thora Charron)
Pauldrons: ieQED, Snake Pauldrons, bronze (Sigifaust Resident. NEW @ WE LOVE RP!!)
Chest Armor (Pic 1): The Forge, Valkyrie Armor, gold (Deccan Arida, NEW @ WE LOVE RP!!)
Bracers (Pic 1): The Forge, Norse Bracers (Deccan Arida, Gacha!!)
Leg Harness: Pure Poison, Manna Armor, brown (Shaleene Kenin)
Headpiece 1 (all pics): Gauze, Lothlorien Headdress, laer (Yukio Ida, NEW @ WE LOVE RP!!)
Tiara (PIc 1): Empyrean Forge, Aurora Diadem, gold (EmpyreanForge Resident, NEW @ WE LOVE RP!!)
Tiara (Pic 2): Keystone, Fae’Leth Headpiece (Aymee Monk, NEW @ WE LOVE RP!!)
Headpiece (Pic 3): Miamai, Faery Headpiece, 03 emerald (Monica Outlander, NEW @ ARCADE!!)
Necklace (all pics): ANE, Athena Necklace, gold (Anemysk Karu, NEW @ WE LOVE RP!!)
Necklace (PIC 2): Lost Junction, Well Prepared, pouches B, fine Purse (Tala Laval, NEW @ WE LOVE RP!!)
Bag: Eldritch, Bota Bag (Kiera Ashdene)
Sword: Empyrean Forge, Render Sword, brown (EmpyreanForge Resident, NEW @ WE LOVE RP!!)
Owl: Half Deer, Forest’s Tale, Sir Hootleby the Wise Owl, rare (Halogen Magic, NEW @ Arcade!!)
Pigs: Birdy, Wilbur, various versions (Nina Helix, Gacha!! NEW @ The Chapter Four!!)
Poses: Picture This! Poses, Wands at The Ready (Keliahangelis Resident, NEW @ WE LOVE RP!!)
Pose (Pic 3): Kirin Poses, Ivy Set (Carolina Sautereau, NEW!!)

Location: Private Skybox

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Pastels are a girl’s best friend! – News from Aisling, LeLutka, Lost Junction

Hi guys!

The Secret Affair started today and Genre too! Along with many, many other events, such as Kustom9, The Liaison Collaborative, Genre and more! :) It’s ideal mid-month shopping time now. But this post will mainly feature items offered at The Secret Affair and Genre. So lets have a look!

The hair!

This hair is one of the new styles by Thora Charron for Lelutka at Hair Fair 2014. It is so, so, so pretty. I like the strands that stand apart from the rest and I am a definite fan of Lelutka’s textures. Her reds have a broad range (from gingers to actual reds), her blondes are really pretty imho and she is one of those few designers that offer truly black styles.  I bought the essential’s package which only include one true red tone, Jessica, but it happens to be my fav! The mesh is smooth and I cannot see anything wrong with the rigging either. I do however wish there was an option to not only tint the hairband and leaves (via a HUD), but also to hide them completely. It does have a very roman look to it which doesn’t always go well with all outfits. Still, definitely one of my favourite styles lately by that store!

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The necklace!

Tala Laval once was producing mainly for Losthaven together with Lucia Cyr, but she also ventured into new spheres and now is making her own stuff under the label Lost Junction. And to my mind, this necklace is a real eyecatcher. It is currently available at Genre for only 100 Lindens. The textures she is using on this one are sooo welldone. The pearls loos very, very real and the metal texture and the tone of the metal part are plainly gorgeous. :) It comes in various pastellic colours, with or without the metal application or alternative a cute bow. For that price, this item is an instant grab. :)

The dress!

Druunah Esharham and Damian Kleiner of Aisling are offering this dress at The Secret Affair! A range of plain colours will soon be released at the mainstore, so keep your eyes open. This presented colour here is exlcusive to the event and won’t be sold afterwards. This dress is truly, truly unique. I have seen many dresses over the past year and this one ranges among the top three of it, easily so. The mesh is gorgeous and the best part is that you can wear all the items separately from one another. :D I truly enjoy Aisling’s eye for details such as the little clasps that keep the skirt slightly lifted and attached to the corset. It also leaves the feet free so you can actually show off your shoes/feet. :D The only small thing that I notice is that maybe the highlights could be just a tad brighter. But that’s really not something that bothers me at all. :) The balance between highlights and shadows on this dress is really good imho.

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Hair: LeLutka, Christine, jesscia (Thora Charron, NEW @ Hair Fair!!)
Ears: The Skinnery, Puki Elongated Ears (Umazuma Metaluna)
Eyes: Buzzeri, Ardent Eyes, ocean (Eleri Catlyn)
Lashes: Snow Rabbit, R6 v. 1.00, attach to nose (Shirousagi Noel)
Eyeliner: Soiree, Last Call Eyeshadow X Liner, bare minimum (Julep Mixemup)
Eyeliner 2: Kooqla, Z-Eyeliner, 02 (Rocketta Haven)
Horns: Lassitude&Ennui, Spring Horns, princess (Jackal Ennui)
Feet: Slink, Flat Feet (Siddean Munro)
Dress: Aisling, Roses Dress (Druunah Esharham/Damian Kleiner, NEW @ The Secret Affair!!)
Headpiece: Keystone, Jalilah, gold/Onyx (Aymee Monk, NEW @ The Secret Affair!!)
Necklace: Lost Junction, Marie Necklace, Therese, gold/pink (Tala Laval, NEW @ Genre!!)
Pauldrons/upper Arms: Aisling, Tallulah Set, rare/common (Druunah Esharham/Damian Kleiner, NEW @ The Secret Affair!!)
Cuffs: Luminary, Demeter Cuff, gold/light (Augurer Resident, NEW @ The Secret Affair!!)
Hand Jewelry: Hand Jewelry: Aisling, Darshana (Druunah Esharham, Damian Kleiner, NEW @ WE LOVE RP!!)
Feet Jewelry: Noodles, Abby Barefoot Sandals, gold (Natalee Oodles, NEW @ WE LOVE RP!!)
Poses: Label.Motion, Various Sets (Anne Dakun)
Location: Alirium (Store Location), Alirium

Never act wild – News from Spellbound, Lassitude & Ennui and more. :)

Hey peeps!

I hope you all are well! I have been pretty good, just work is keeping me busy. I have been tinkering with new ways to present my outfits as you probably can see, been working on my PS skills some, too. Slowly, I am advancing. I am hardly good at it but I have learned some neat little tricks to enhance a picture without showcasing items in a way that totally doesn’t reflect how they look in SL. I really want to show what you get and not just an overly artsy version of it. What do you thinK?

Plus, instead of adding several hairstyles to one post, I am considering to just do one hair-post per week, maybe combined with a skinpost. I’ll have to see. :)

So, here is my latest outfit:

The hair!

Sometimes, though it doesn’t happen too often, a store pops up on the horizon and their items are plain awesome. Right from the get go. People storm their shop and for some reason, they just managed to hit a nerve with their customers. Spellbound by Kohana Xue is such a store. There are many, many new hair stores popping up all over the place, over and over again, which try to compete with the established ones. Most of them fail, some find awesome niches.I think the large hair stores need to watch out for this one in case she ever decides to go for more mainstream ystyles. :) Her textures are plain pretty. The mesh is smooth and the highlights very well accentuated. The style displayed is called Hecate and is currently sold at the Dark Style Fair. Usually, Spellbound is a bit more on the quirky side of hairs, but this one is extremely pretty, even if it’s very mainstream. Love the gentle waves! I like her red tones a lot and I think the price wa spretty reasonable (if only my transaction history would load…). I noticed a bit of a halo around the head when in foresty areas (alphas!) but aside from this? I haven’t taken it off since days and that tells youa  lot. :) I hope she will make some more ‘normal’ styles in the future, too!

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The skirt!

The skirt is an item by 22769 (Paco Pooley/Manuel Ormidale) and I think it’s pretty cool. :) You can buy a fitting tunic at their store as well and the skirt comes in four colors. I really, really like the belt-like application this skirt has, plus the way it is shaped makes it easy to fit under a lot of corsets. Also liking the rough leather texture. I only, selfishly so, wish that the belt was a separate piece so I could wear it with different outfits too, that would be very, very neat. Plus, at only 155 Lindens this is certainly a real steal! :) Oh, almost forgot to mention it is original mesh as well. :)

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Hair 1: Spellbound, Hecate, reds (Kohana Xue. NEW @ Dark Style Fair!!)
Hair 2: Tableau Vivant, Diabolito Hair, reds (M4ri1yn Magic)
Hair 3: Lelutka, Fionn, reds (Thora Charron, NEW!!)
Ears: The Skinnery, Puki Elongated Ears (Umazuma Metaluna)
Eyes: Buzzeri, Ardent Eyes, angel (Eleri Catlyn, NEW @ Kustom9!!)
Lashes: Snow Rabbit, R6 v. 1.00, attach to nose (Shirousagi Noel)
Eyeliner: Soiree, Last Call Eyeshadow X Liner, bare minimum (Julep Mixemup)
Vest: Velvet Whip, Dare Vest (Reeva Hax, NEW @ WE LOVE RP!!)
Vest 2: Ducknipple, Paula Vest (Beanster Potato)
Corset: Lassitude & Ennui, Elena Corset, brown/gold (Jackal Ennui, NEW @ WE LOVE RP!!)
Skirt: 22769 (femme), Battel Skirt, green (Paco Pooley, Manuel Ormidale)
Boots: Just Designs, Ara Boots (Davidefre Resident)
Harness: Soedara, Here Comes Wicked, earth (Marbella Pronovost)
Pauldrons: ieQED, Scale Pauldrons, gold (Sigifaust Resident)
Peplum: Tee*fy, Peplum Addon, brown (Azure Electricteeth)
Bracers: On A Lark, Xan Bracers, fern (Discovering Destiny)
Headpiece: Keystone, Vestella, gold, rare (Aymee Monk, SOON @ Tales of Fantasy!!)
Necklace 1: Lassitude & Ennui, Ravenskull Necklace, copper (Jackal Ennui, NEW @ World Goth Fair!!)
Necklace 2: Sweet Poison, Sun and Moon Necklace (Bella Domela, 50 Lindens!!)
Ring: On A Lark, Talon Ring, common (Discovering Destiny, Gacha!!)
Bangles: The Forge, Ailida’s Bangles, gold (Deccan Arida)
Dagger in Boot: The Forge, Leg Dagger, female brown (Deccan Arida, Gacha!!)
Bow: LR Weapons, Hazel Bow (Larion Rhode/Allia Lane)
Poses: Imeka, Lucy Set (NatiWilliams Resident), Marukin, Game (Valencia Southard, NEW @ C88!!)

Location: Harrowdale, The Dalelands

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Never be afraid again! – News from Lassitude & Ennui, Little Bones, Alchemy and more! :)

Hiya peeps,

finally a new blog! I have been testing out some new PS techniques, thank you so much to all those people who constantly help me. :) No big bla bla, lets move on to the outfit! :)

The hair!

Little Bones is a store which is relatively new on the horizon. Not TOO new, but somewhat new. The storeowner is Nova Faerye and I have been keeping my eyes on this store since a while now. The constant improvement has really been showing, though I think some small things still could be improved! But, I have LOTS of positive things to say about this style which I picked up at Kustom9. First of all, the hair is HUD-driven (rumors are some hairmakers still clutter your inventory!!!) and the style is really soft and smooth. Her mesh has improved constantly as well. The textures are really pretty imho, though I wish the top of the head was just a little less dark. I really, really love the thin strands this hair has. :) The package I got was 249L and contains 10 different tones. Imho, this really is one damn good deal. Another little thing that bothered me (but not enough to not wear this hair all the time) are the alphabarts aroudn the strands which seem large and glitch a lot in forests. I am NOT sure if these can be avoided though so it is really just a tiny complaint.

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The dress!

This is the new dress by Lassitude & Ennui (Jackal Ennui) for the World Goth Fair which just recently started. It is…pink. And I love it. This version is called orchid and I just loved the combination of pink and green, it went so well with my roses and…all the rest! :D The texture is soooo soft and I love the inscriptions on the top layer. The mystic dress is only 290L per dress and this color is the one that is a 100% donation for the Sophie Lancaster Foundation. As always, Lassitude & Ennui provides us with original mesh items which are just plainly awesome. :) Don’t forget to check this out!

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Hair 1: Little Bones, Starry Eyed, reds (Nova Faerye, NEW @ Kustom9!!)
Hair 2: LeLutka, Fionn, reds (Thora Charron, NEW!!)
Ears: The Skinnery, Puki Elongated Ears (Umazuma Metaluna)
Eyes: Dead Apples, Broken Glass, aqua (Soleil Reid)
Lashes: Snow Rabbit, R6 v. 1.00, attach to nose (Shirousagi Noel)
Eyeliner: Soiree, Last Call Eyeshadow X Liner, bare minimum (Julep Mixemup)
Dress: Lassitude@Ennui, Mystic Dress, orchid (Jackal Ennui, NEW @ World Goth Fair!!)
Armor: Alchemy, Ritual Armor, bronze (Nina Helix/Tyr Rozenblum, NEW @ WE LOVE RP!!)
Crown: Luas, Elvira’s Crown, golden (Ainara Luas, NEW @ The Countdown Room!!)
Wreath: Zenith, Grape Leaf Corolla (Miffyhoi Rosca, NEW @ FaMeshed!!)
Flower-Sleeves: Lark, Briar Armband (Sienia Trevellion, for Enchantment!!)
Bracers: Luxe, Wooden Cuff, dark zebra (Jaycee Dover, NEW @ Kustom9!!)
Staff: On A Lark, Talon Staff (Discovering Destiny, Gacha!!)
Mushroom-Friend: Alchemy, Mushie, ice (Nina Helix/Tyr Rozenblum, NEW @ Dark Fair!!)
Demon-Friend: Alchemy, Demon, gloom (Nina Helix/Tyr Rozenblum, NEW @ Dark Fair!!)
Poses: Kirin Poses, My Paper Airplane (Carolina Sautereau, NEW!!)

Location: Private Parcel

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Love shall tear us apart – New hairs on the grid, Severed Garden, Ryvolter and more! :)

Heya peeps!

Hair-attack! SO many awesome new hairs have been released lately, it is really crazy. So in this post, I am featuring three of my current all time favs. :O

The top!

Berta Avro of Severed Garden just recently released the outfit of which this top is a part. I really, really enjoy the design of it. While it does have a bit of a “metal-bikini-armor”-flair to it, I think if you combine it well it can pimo your outfit quite sucessfully and give it a nice detail. :) You can either display or hide the undertop through a HUD which also allows you to give the top various texture options. I do like these textures a LOT! It is the fiercest looking version that I could find and imho all the small details are really enhancing it. I also like the straps! However…the belt around the ribcage is very hard to fit. I’d have to wear size L to make it fit perfectly and my avi is tiny, but size M apparently is made for anorexic waists. :( I think it would have to be adjusted some for a more natural look. Overall though I really enjoy this item with the many options that it offers. :)

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The bunny!

O M G! This is purest cuteness! Nina Helix of Birdy released this cute bunny, which is ONE colour and ONE animal out of a lot of versions, as a gacha for The Chapter Four. This is a really, really cute idea imho. They come with kitties, bunnies, a corgi, a pug and a sloth!! The texture of the pocket can be adapted to your clothes and since it is a pocket, you can pretend it was stitched upon it and it doesn’t have to match 100%. :D Nina has been making a LOT of pets lately (and now works together with Tyr Rozenblum under her brand Alchemy on a whole collection of pets and animals in general!) and she really, really does have an eye for textures and extremely cute faces. I love it. :) Though sometimes I -personally- wish to find some more realistic looking pets on the grid too.

The alltime favs!

You likely noticed there are some items I keep using again and again. I know, bla bla, bloggers should only blog new items but I don’t believe in that, especially not for outfits such as the ones I blog. Here a list of my alltime favs in this pic:

Belt by Ingenue. Why? Super easy to resize, comes as rigged/unrigged mesh and various colours, is a waist belt and can be used easily to cover uo glitches. SO flexible in its use!

Legwarmers by Monso. Why? Because while hard to fit them with many boots (especially rigged ones), these make the perfect winter additions for warm legs when you wear a skirt. :)

Armwarmers by Yasum Designs. Why? See above. Same reason and I love the texture!

Underlayershit by Nemesis. Why? Because layers like this one can change a Sailormoon Outfit into a badass one!

Legpouch by Death Row Designs. Why? Because I LOVE legpouches in RP. Chicks gotta carry all the little stuff SOMEWHERE! :)

Crossbow by Eclipse. Why? Well, badass is badass. :P

Do YOU have all time favorites that you combine with many of your fav outfits?

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Hair 1: Truth, Coral 2, reds (Truth Hawks, NEW!!)
Hair 2: LeLutka, Travail, jessica (Thora Charron)
Hair 3: Milk/DRD, Willow, amber (Kattington Resident/Jaimy Hancroft, NEW!!)
Ears: Mandala, Elf Ears, fantasy (Kikunosuke Eel, NEW!!)
Eyes: Adored, Unreal Eyes, iced (Constance Daehlie, Mesh!!)
Lashes: Snow Rabbit, R6 v. 1.00, attach to nose (Shirousagi Noel , Mesh!!)
Hands: Slink, elegant (Siddean Munro, Mesh!!)
Cape: Katat0nik, Wishy Woman Cape, cinnamon (Katat0nik Pidgeon)
Top: Severed Garden, Isa outfit (Berta Avro, NEW!!)
Undershirt: unavailable
Skirt: Ryvolter, Irina Flare Mini, grey (Inna Bilavio, NEW!!)
Legwarmers: Monso, My Legwarmers, brown (Morphine Janick)
Armwarmers: Yasum Design, Arm Rap, gacha (Azlyn Vaher, Gacha!!)
Boots: Maitreya, Stagioni XTD Leather, bronze (Onyx leShelle)
Headpiece: The Library, Skadi Headdress, fall, rare (DeamFantasia Nightfire, Preview!! Gacha!!)
Armor: The Forge, Eldar Armor, wood (Deccan Arida)
Belt 1: Ingenue, Bertille Belt, moss (Betty Doyle)
Belt 2: Sax Shepherd Designs, Gatcha Fae Belt, iron (Sax Shepherd, Gacha!!)
Bracers: The Forge, Viking bracers, leather (Deccan Arida, Gacha!!)
Bunny: Birdy, Pocket Pet, brown bunny (Nina Helix, Gacha!! @ The Chapter Four!!)
Legpouch: Death Row Designs, Middleages Legpouch, RARE (Jaimy Hancroft)
Crossbow: Eclipse Development, Dire Outfit (Bryce Randt)
Bow: PFC, Black Sorrow Bow, natural (Pucca Firecaster)
Poses: Marukin, Passion Set (Valencia Southard, @ Collabor88!!)

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Kept awake dreaming someone else’s dream – News from Mandala, LeLutka, Melodic and more! :)

Hiya peeps! :)

So, it appears the designergods have been kind and have been whispering into designer-ears that there is an endless amount of elves desperately hoping for new ears. After the marvellous ears released by The Skinnery, which are unfortunately too short for me, Mandala came out with new ones which are just gorgeous. :) But lets see!

The ears!

O-M-G!!! So, Kikunosuke Eel of Mandala released new ears, elven ears even! And they come with a SHITLOAD of options. You can decide between four sets: Simple ones, two urban styles and a fantasy style. The fantasy style comes with a giant HUD, where you can choose the various skincolours, the colours for the beads, the colour for the eartips and the colour for pretty feathers which are hidden in my hair. The best part is: You can also decide to just hide ALL of those and go with simple ears. :) The texture on these is plainly awesome and the presets for the skintones make it really easy to fit them to the various tones of different skins. I really LOVE the idea of the tinted eartips. :D Very, very pretty design. You can resize them as well through a resizer script. Mine are smaller than the default size. They also come in a long and a short version of which I am displaying the latter. The only thing that bothers me a little is that Mandala went for the Yoda-style as I call it: Instead of having the tips go up and close to the head, they stick out. But I don’t think it looks bad and it’s far from being as bad as some ears out there. Really, really nicely done. However, 777 Lindens is a high price and either I am blind, or there is no demo. WHich obviously did not prevent me from buying them!Blog298PS_2

The hair!

I have always been a fan of Thora Charron’s hair for LeLutka. Yesterday I visited randomly, spotted Thora and YAY! New hair! She released three styles of which this one is my fav. I LOVE how sleek it looks. LeLutka often designs hair which fits VERY snugly to the headshape, which means you’ll likely have to wear the alpha. While that is a bit of a letdown, I think it’s also nice because it makes it so much easier to fit for example hats, headpieces and such. LeLutka’s textures are, among Truth, Exile and Liquence, my fav ones. They don’t look dry and very silky and I really like her tones, too. :) I also enjyo that she offers versions for people with larger boobies. :) This one for sure was an instant buy for me. I also like the fact that they are so very straightly cut. Well invested money in my book! :P

The dress!

Aymee Monk of Keystone sent me this dress two days ago which she released for her subbrand Melodic, which she created in order to sell clothing. While it is a template, I enjoy the texture she chose for this one and the style itself. I am showing the plain version, yet there is also one available that had golden ‘ropes’ winding around the stomach area, which is a very nice detail. The dress comes in various tasteful colours, of which teal, dark red and black are my total favs! :) I think the shape of the dress combined with the texture makes for a really elegant look that might very well work for non-rpers, too!

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Hair: LeLutka, Travail, jessica (Throa Charron, NEW!!)
Ears: Mandala, Elf Ears, fantasy (Kikunosuke Eel, NEW!!)
Eyes: Adored, Unreal Eyes, iced (Constance Daehlie, Mesh!!)
Lashes: Snow Rabbit, R6 v. 1.00, attach to nose (Shirousagi Noel , Mesh!!)
Hands: Slink, elegant (Siddean Munro, Mesh!!)
Wings: Sensations, Devils wings, female (Earalian Nolan)
Horns: Death Row Designs, Horns N Chains, black (Jaimy Hancroft)
Tail: Medusa Creations, Devil tail (Sepiroth Juran)
Make Up: Elymode, Sienna Eyeshadows, coal (Elysium Eilde)
Dress: Melodic, Octavia, black (Aymee Monk, NEW!!)
Boots: Lassitude & Ennui, Jolenta Boots, black/gold (Jackal Ennui)
Collar: GSpot, Raven Nell Collar, black (Jalilah Jewell, Gacha!!)
Crown: Schadenfreude, Storybook Royality, Crown of Skulls, common (Allegory Malaprop, @ The Arcade!!)
Headpiece: Purplemoon, Ireth Chain Halo, onyx/gold (Poulet Koenkamp)
Necklace: Mandala, Gyatei Necklaces, gold (Kikunosuke Eel)
Armor: The Forge, Eldar Armor, black (Deccan Arida)
Belt: The Forge, Boadicea Belt, multitexture (Deccan Arida)
Staff: Eldritch, Volcanic Staff II (Kiera Ashdene)
Poses: Imeka, Reika Set (NatiWilliams Resident @ Collabor88!!)

Location: Mystic Fantasies (Role-Play); Mystic Fantasies
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What would life be like without a few mistakes? – Enfant Terrible, Ryvolter, Genre and more! :)

Hiya peeps!

I always really loathe those days before x-mas. Stressiest time of the year EVER! Argh. But I managed to put together a vintage inspired new outfit regardless. :)

New hair from Truth!

Truth Hawks released a BUNCH of new hairs this week! I am displaying two of the new ones ont hese pictures. :) Really liking these, though my fav is probably a cute one with two little buns on the back of the head, but that one didn’t go so well with this outfit. :)

The headpiece!

Jalilah Jewell of Enfant Terrible is slowly venturing into new areas with her stuff. She already left GSpot, a purely rp based brand, behind and developed her new brand, and now, her stuff is more and more appealing to both mainstreamers and role-players alike. :) I am a fan of this, though I hope she won’t forget us fellow rpers in the long run. This one is suuuuper vintage inspired and you can get it at the current round of Genre. :) The textures are awesome and I love the combination of the sligfhtly oversized bow with the butterfly. Mwah! Perfect combination of colours, too, really subtle yet far from boring. There are more colours available, too. I am very much a fan of this and for 100L you can hardly do wrong.

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The cape!

I pondered a long, long time wether or not I should buy this. When I saw the ad for it on Flickr I literally DASHED t Ryvolter by Sanya Bilavio to get it, but when I saw the price I was pretty appalled. More than 600 Lindens for a single, relatively simple item is a quite a steep price. Don’t get me wrong, I value good quality and I know that Ryvolter does deliver when it comes to that, the texture on this cloak is marvellous and the mesh is really pretty. But, then again, that price just seems pretty ridiculous. I can understand when complicated mesh outfits with several layers, shadows, belts, lacings and what not cost a lot of Lindens. But a simple item that doesn’t even come in the five standard sizes? Thats eemed like a joke to be very honest. I did think about this for a long time, but in the end, I decided to buy it. This might imply that after all, the item IS worth its price, but I have to say: less would be more adequate in this case. I LOVE the cape enough to buy it, yes. That is true. I think the textures and the idea of the item itself is great. It makes a nice addition to many outfits. However, when you cannot even be bothered to offer the normal sizes  you have to compare your own pricing to what’s actually out there. Granted, I might have bought 3 or more of these cloaks if the price had been around 300-400 Lindens, which means they would have made more money with me already. Spontaneous buying always depends on the price. I am very sure that if the prices were more reasonable, they’d sell more and come out with a nice plus. I can understand that some brands want to elevate themselves above others and try to show that with their pricin too, but this isn’t real life. I cannot TELL the difference between this cape and similar capes offered by other high quality brands for better prices and I am sure most others cannot tell either, so where’s the justification for the price after all? There isn’t even a visble batch on it that screams Ryvolter! :P

In the end my reasoning went like this. “I want to support original content designers, this may make me feel iffy because I think the price is not justified if you compare the complexity of this item to other items in this pricerange, but whatever. I like it.” In the end, I will probably buy what I like because I can afford it easily. I got other capes, too, and I for sure got more of them and felt less awkward about buying them.

All in all, this item IS very good quality from what I can tell. I love the texture and I love the flexibility of this item. So if you are prepared to pay a higher price than usual, buy it!

The chaps!

Azlyn Vaher of Yasum Designs is hiding these in her store! The vast majority of leg warmers don’t fit over any kinds of boots that I own and it really does look strange when you are decked in furs and legwarmers…and then wear ballerinas or sandals. These chaps work just as fine and are flares, so ost of my boots fit underneath. I like the texture, too and as a plus, these come with a Mega HUD that allows you guys to choose from a myriad of colour options for the straps, base and batches. :) Very happy with these!

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Hair: Truth, Dove/Melita, reds (Truth Hawks, NEW!!)
Ears: Illusions, Drow Ears (Siyu Suen, Mesh!!)
Eyes: Adored, Unreal Eyes, iced (Constance Daehlie, Mesh!!)
Lashes: Snow Rabbit, R6 v. 1.00, attach to nose (Shirousagi Noel , Mesh!!)
Hands: Slink, elegant (Siddean Munro, Mesh!!)
Cape: Ryvolter, Uma Fox Fur Cape, brown 1 (Sanya Bilavio, NEW!!)
Dress: Shey, Wrap Dress (Aisha Nizna, NEW!! @ Limited Bazaar!!)
Pants: Caverna Obscura, Ascalon Ranger (Elvina Ewing)
Chaps: Yasum Designs, Cutie Chaps, mega HUD (Azlyn Vaher)
Boots: Tulip, Suede Buckled Boots, burnt red (Minami Susanova)
Neckcorset: Soedara, Here comes Wicked, earth (Marbella Pronovost)
Scarf: Fashionably Dead, Cozy Scarf, black (Toast Bard, Mesh!! NEW @ Collabor88!!)
Belt: LeLutka, Anna Belt, true B (Thora Charron)
Necklace: Stitched Gods, Athene’s Necklace, gold (Caine Engineer, NEW!!)
Headpiece: Enfant Terrible, Lotties Eyecatcher, rose (Jalilah Jewell, NEW @ Genre!!)
Facechains: May’s Soul, Immoe Chain, bronze (May Tolsen)
Ring: The Forge, Cluster Ring, gold (Deccan Arida)
Earrings: MG, Cross of Buttons (Maxi Gossamer, NEW @ Limited Bazaar!!)
Legpouch: Death Row Designs, Middleages Legpouch, RARE (Jaimy Hancroft, Mesh!! NEW @ The Arcade!!)
Poses: Mien Poses, Figurine (Connie Stratten, NEW @ Poser Pavillon)

Location: Neva River Sim (Residential), Neva River

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