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. ๐Ÿ™‚

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. ๐Ÿ™‚ 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 youaย  lot. ๐Ÿ™‚ 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. ๐Ÿ™‚ 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! ๐Ÿ™‚ Oh, almost forgot to mention it is original mesh as well. ๐Ÿ™‚

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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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