Titivate and Titillate

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tit·i·vate ˈtidəˌvāt/
verb
informal
[WITH OBJECT]
1. Make minor enhancements to.
‘she slapped on her warpaint and titivated her hair’
1.1 titivate oneself  Make oneself look smart.
‘he was titivating himself, slicking his hair and freshening his breath’
I’ve been wondering how exactly I would categorize this look.  I mean it’s sexy, but not slutty, dressy, but not fussy, revealing, yet modest.  Which is basically how I feel about black lace in general, the cut of this skirt and top just kind of elevate the mood that black lace conveys to me.  I pretty much adore black lace.  The way Coco Chanel described lace pretty much sums up what it means to me as well. It’s just graceful, and when it’s black it’s generally sexy.
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The skirt and top are part of a 3 piece set from Legendaire currently on the back wall of deals for 49 lindens.  The skirt and top come with a hud to choose between 4 styles, that isn’t just your usual color hud type of hud, each choice is unique in its own way, through fabric or print.  Also included in the outfit is a pair of white heels, that go pretty well with the other 3 styles in the hud, but I wasn’t feeling it for black lace.  It’s officially the “Thanksgiving Dinner Outfit” but for me, it’s not a time of year specific look.
The Thanksgiving Dinner Outfit comes in the following sizes:
  • Belleza -Venus, Isis, Freya
  • Slink- Physique and Hourglass
  • Maitreya
  • Standard xxs-L
  • shoes rigged for Slink, Maitreya, and Belleza

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I liked the idea of carrying over the theme of the flowers in the lace into my accessories.  I recently picked up these black, silver and rhinestone heels from Shoenique Designs as a FREE gift to the SL Frees and Offers group.  The SL Frees and Offers group is FREE to join.  These shoes come sized for slink high.
My hair is from Sn@tch, I had actually bought this hair a while back when it was on a riot vend, but, if I hadn’t, I would have been able to fish it up for FREE!  It’s the hair for Sn@tch’s current Fish-4-This outfit, all parts of which can be obtained by fishing in Sn@tch’s pond with your 7Seas fishing pole I blogged about other pieces of the outfit on Sunday, along with the vendor’s ad, if you care to see more of what you can reel in down at Sn@tch.
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Since I was going with flower accents, I used a dollarbie jewelry set I picked up at Beloved Jewelry.  I’m wearing the “Modern Flower Jewelry Set in Silver” but there is also a gold version available for a linden as well.  There is a copy of the necklace in the package with a resizer script, so it can work for anyone! I liked the way this set fell right into the top of the triangle of the chest piece, breaking up the black a bit.
tit·il·late /ˈtidlˌāt/
verb
1. stimulate or excite (someone), especially in a sexual way.
Everything else I’m wearing has been blogged before, so if you like it, consult the style card!

Get it!

Hair:  Sn@tch “Coco Hair”  –FREE with 7seas Fishing pole

Skirt and Top:  Legendaire “Thanksgiving Dinner Outfit” SALE -49L

Shoes:  Shoenique Designs “Jhamin Black Slink Heels” gift for SL Frees and Offers group/ SLFO group FREE to join!

Earrings and Necklace:  Beloved Jewelry “Modern Flower Jewelry Set – Silver” -1L

Body:  Violet Studios “Tudoto Mesh Body”- 2,000L

Hands: Violet Studios – “Fusion 2 – Bento Hands Version 2.0″ – 200L

Skin: Avi-Glam  “AG. Anna Skin (T1, black eyebrows, cleavage)” @   The Free Dove – group gift/group FREE to join.

Eyelashes:  ATIA’s  “Plume” in Swag Bag  –FREE!

Glasses:  Really Rockabilly! Zef’s Catty Horned Rimmed Birth Control Specs – 99L

Eyeliner:  ATIA’s “Soft focus 4” – 25L or 88L for fatpack of 8 liners (SALE for fatpack)

Lips: The Little Black Dress “*LBD* Wine Large Supreme Lipstick” which comes in a fatpack with 12 shades, 2 sizes of each shade large and regular, in classic avatar tattoo, omega, akeruka, Catwa, Lelutka – 149L

Eyeshadow:  ATIA’s “Swagger Smoke ‘n Mirrors Eyeshadow”  SALE in fatpack -88L or 25L for individual eyeshadow

Sim:  Skybox scene from $60L Plus Rentals

Skate Like Nobody is Watching

 

Snapshot_130This was entirely too much fun!  I started down the Sugar Plum Fairy Path for the Candy Cane Hunt 9, which started yesterday.  I only made it a few stores, but I was instantly in love with this figure skater costume that was a 2 linden hunt prize!  So I dug into my inventory for some other free and cheap items to pull off a look good enough for an Olympic Skating Rink!  Then I headed down to Moochie to test out the skating path, trying both the relaxed and trick skating.   Do yourself a favor and go skate and explore around Moochie, it’s simply a charming winter scene, and quite gorgeous.

The hunt prize from Mishmash Fusion (I think I like this name better than Mixmatchmissy!) is this festive figure skater outfit. The “Ice Melts  Skating Outfit” was only 2 lindens, and comes rigged for the following bodies:

  • Maitreya
  • Slink – Physique and Hourglass
  • Ebody
  • Belleza- Freya, Isis, Venus
  • Tonic – Fine and Curvy

I really liked this store, it’s very very ecclectic, and fun!  There are little practical jokes around the store to surprise you.  It also has 2 camping chairs with a very quick 15 minutes to be awarded with a 100 linden gift card.  Further, there are 3 midnight madness boards, and 4 lucky letters to try your luck at, and group membership is not required!

My skates themselves have their own animations if you aren’t in a sim which has a skating rink set up like Moochie.  The”Animated Iceskates” are a group gift from Pop Art Store. The skates also come with a pair of black leg warmers which were a bit too casual for my glam figure skater look, so I left those off. Pop Art is a store by the Legendaire team and is right across the street from the women’s clothing store.  It’s full of interesting things, kind of eclectic and hard to explain, everything ranging from skyboxes to shoes.  There’s a ton of group gifts available and these mesh animated skates are just one.   The Pop Art group is 50 lindens to join.

The pose in the opening pic is from a group of poses that are available as a group gift from Caboodle.  There is 4 figure skating poses in the package.  The Caboodle group is 25 lindens to join, and they have quite a few gifts set out.  There are also a ton of group-only lucky letters that are on a pretty quick countdown, where I’ve picked up quite a handful of things!

The fun lighted furry Santa hat came in an old old outfit that is in the box of group gifts at Glitterati.  It’s the hat from the December 2012 group gift, and that gift is located in the huge box of past group gifts that I’ve spoken about a few times, that has over 90 dresses inside.  The Glitterati group is 100 lindens to join, and there are new gifts set out monthly.

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While barely visible under my mass of curly hair, I’m wearing Slipper‘s latest group gift.  There are actually two new gifts, a silver and a gold version of these Holiday Earrings.   They are a darling spiral-shaped like a pine tree.  There are still several past gifts available, including the shoes I’ve blogged about a few times.  The Slipper group is 49L to join.

Everything else I tossed on, the hair, stockings, and makeup I’ve covered in past posts, so just like other things I’ve already blogged, like my skin, body, glasses, just consult the style card at the end of the post!

 

Get it!

Skater dress:  Mismash Fusion“Ice Melts Skating Dress” -2L Candy Cane 9 hunt prize

Earrings:  Slipper “Tree Earrings- Silver” – group gift/group 49L to join

Hat: Glitterati “Group gift Decemeber 2012-hat”  full outfit group gift/group 100L to join

Ice Skates:  PopArt Store “Animated Fashion Iceskates” – group gift/group 50L to join

Body:  Violet Studios “Tudoto Mesh Body”- 2,000L

Hands: Violet Studios – “Fusion 2 – Bento Hands Version 2.0″ – 200L

Skin: Avi-Glam  “AG. Anna Skin (T1, black eyebrows, cleavage)” @   The Free Dove – group gift/group FREE to join.

Eyelashes:  ATIA’s  “Plume” in Swag Bag  –FREE!

Glasses:  Really Rockabilly! Zef’s Catty Horned Rimmed Birth Control Specs – 99L

Hair:  Ali & Ali Designs “Pheobe Hair Dark Brown”- 1L on marketplace

Stockings:  Nessmarket “Snowfest Stockings” – 49L (marketplace link)

Makeup: Brii Underground “Lachesis Makeup-Red” full outfit-lucky chair prize/group FREE to join!

Pose:  Caboodle “Figure Skating Pose 1” -group gift/group 25L to join

Sim:  Moochie

 

 

I’m Introverting (It’s Just Sunday Redux)

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Another cozy Sunday is planned, and after being sick for so long, I just want to veg and be alone!  (Anyone want to babysit today so this can happen?) A book, a fire, cuddly knits, and of course silence just sound like Heaven. I’ve taken this very affordable cuddly long cardi and paired it with some cuddly knit leggings and scarf that I fished up, some FREE hair,  FREE earrings, and a Black Friday deal.

The sweater is one of those basics I have from The Little Black Dress.  It only set me back 49 lindens and comes with a HUD of 6 colors.  It’s also copy/mod so your color choices are really unlimited. I couldn’t decide if I liked the pink or grey better, so I’ve got pics with both.  The “*LBD* Basics- Long Cardi comes rigged in the following sizes:

  • Fitmesh – S-XL
  • Maitreya
  • Slink – Physique and Hourglass
  • TMP
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, Venus
  • Alpha Layer for Classic Avatar

I’ve paired it with one of 6 leggings fished up from Sn@tch in the latest fishing outfit “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”  You can fish up standard layer or omega hud separately.  I really loved the fair isle in these blues, greys, and lavender. The grey sequined scarf was also fished up from Sn@tch, and I put it on because even Sunday deserves a little sparkle.  The scarf comes with a reszing script included so it can work for just about everyone!  Of course you need your 7seas Fishing Pole, thankfully there’s a vendor for you set out right at the fishing area!  Here’s Sn@tch’s advertisement for this fish -4-this so you can see more of what you can catch.

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No shoes, just warm socks for a Sunday at home. I picked up several pairs of Pink Cream Pie‘s “Hazel Socks” for just 100 lindens each.  The entire store is 50% off for Black Friday, but the sale price was still there this morning.  I didn’t have the lindens or the store credit to pick up the fatpack (frowny face) which includes 18 basic colors plus 12 fatpack exclusive prints for only 750 Lindens (1500 when the sale is over.)  Additionally there is a newly, by pinkie pie request, striped set of the “Hazel Socks” in the store, your 100 linden sale price will net you 2 pairs, the color stripe of your choice with options for both black stripes and white stripes.  I can’t talk about the Hazel Socks without mentioning that there is a group gift exclusive print available, as well as group only luck letter version.  The Pink Cream Pie group is 250 lindens to join, and comes with a ton of benefits that I’ve discussed over and over on the blog.

My ring I picked up as an absolute steal over at Glint.  It’s actually a wedding set so there are 2 rings in the box, but don’t judge, I bought it for myself. The Glint “Forever Love Wedding Set” is on the Weekly Sale for just 99 lindens. BUT…there’s a coupon you can pick up at various easels throughout the store that you can wear that will give you 75% off your purchase, so I was able to pick up this set of bento rings for 25 lindens!  The sale and the coupon aren’t going to last forever though.

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Lastly, I’ve got a few FREE items to tell you about.  The “Petunia Hair Megapack” is a lucky letter prize down at Tameless.  It comes with both the naturals hud and a fantasy hud, as well as scripted to change the color of the bows.

You really can’t see it, but I did something strange with a pair of gift earrings set out by EKC.  These enamel earrings have the saying “I Believe in Fun” on them, and I attached one to my chest and positioned it as a button on my cardi.  The EKC is a cute little eclectic shop with very affordable pricing.  There are also 2 lucky chairs in the shop.  The EKC group is FREE to join and will not only grant you access to the gifts but also 10% off your purchases.

Gacha Gardens

The second freebie is the gift set out at the Gatcha Gardens Event by *PerveTTe*.  There’s two pairs of the “Luxury Earrings Silver” in the box, one with the black stones that I am wearing, and another with white stones.  You need the Gatcha Gardens group tag to scoop up the gifts, but the group is FREE to join!

Those two needlepoint hangings I also snagged at Gatcha Gardens.  Little Llama has a “Say it With Stitchings” Gacha set out, with the aside that “this isn’t your grandma’s cross-stitch.”  I could NOT RESIST playing this one at 50 lindens a pull.  I won this introverting one. While you can’t see it well, the FREE gift set out is the square cross-stitch behind me and it says “You’re doing it wrong, but I love you anyway.”

Back to blanket, book, and coffee for me!  Enjoy your deals.

 

 

Get it!

Hair:  Tameless “Petunia Hair Megapack”-FREE lucky chair prize!

Long Cardigan: The Little Black Dress “*LBD Basics* Long Cardi” -49L

Tights:   Sn@tch “November leggings” –FREE when fished with 7Seas Pole

Scarf:  Sn@tch “Grey scarf” – FREE when fished with 7Seas Pole

Socks:  Pink Cream Pie “Hazel Socks -Lavender”  SALE -100L

Ring:  Glint “Forever Love Wedding Set” SALE + coupon – 25L

Earrings:  PerveTTe “Luxury Earrings Silver (black) – gift @ Gacha Gardens Event/ Gacha Gardens group FREE to join!

Cross Stitch “Introvert”:  Little Llama ” “Say it With Stitchings” -Gacha @ Gacha Gardens Event -50L a pull

Cross Stitch “ILY”:  Little Llama “ILY Cross-stitch”  gift @ Gacha Gardens Event/ Gacha Gardens group FREE to join!

Button aka Earrings:  EKC “I Believe in Fun” – group gift/group FREE to join

Body:  Violet Studios “Tudoto Mesh Body”- 2,000L

Hands: Violet Studios – “Fusion 2 – Bento Hands Version 2.0″ – 200L

Skin: Avi-Glam  “AG. Anna Skin (T1, black eyebrows, cleavage)” @   The Free Dove – group gift/group FREE to join.

Eyelashes:  ATIA’s  “Plume” in Swag Bag  –FREE!

Tank top:  The Little Black Dress  Applied layer from “*LBD 1950s” V-Neck Housewife Dress -Charcoal” (had in inventory) entire dress is 197L

Eyeshadow: Dulce Secrets  “:DS: Sugared Plum Artistique Eyeshadow.”   in Fatpack -99L

Lipstick: Little Black Dress “*LBD*Glossy Sheer Lipstick – Violet” – 149L (in fatpack with 12 shades for classic avatar tattoo and Slink Applier)

Nails:  Dark Passions “Purple Rain”- group gift/group 100L to join

Glasses:  Really Rockabilly! Zef’s Catty Horned Rimmed Birth Control Specs – 99L

Sim:  Skybox scene from $60L Plus Rentals

Party Season

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How many different Holiday parties will you have to attend this year?  I’m kind of sick of wearing yellow gold, red, and green, probably because I wear them all year round.  For some reason, the softer tones are resonating with me lately. So for this party look, I went for a softer palette, brushed golds instead of bright, rose gold, and rusts.  It’s still festive, and probably perfect for New Year’s Eve, but it’s not going to be stuck in my closet 11 months out of the year, I can bring it out and reuse it (for reasons other than the huds!)

How did your Black Friday shopping go? I’ll just say I was glad to have some store credit at places because I’ve totally blown my budget this month!  Luckily I didn’t need anything to get most of this look!  The dress, base makeup, shoes, and hair are all FREE.  The stockings are a group gift from a gift with a join fee, and the jewelry and eyeliner are on SALE!  I can deal with that.

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Sales

Let me talk about the sales first, because they aren’t likely to last forever.  Beloved Jewelry is extending her Black Friday deal on her NEW “Liatris Set”  until December 3. That’s the earrings and necklace I’m wearing here.  Oh, my goodness is it customizable!  It’s like Sonic’s Drinks for a set of jewelry.  First the basics, you can choose between 12 separate metals, 22 gems, which you can change both the main gem, and the accents, and 12 different shades of pearl.   I tried to do Missy Math on this, and after my head exploded doing the outcomes formula without my old ti-82 calculator,  I think there are 33,264 possible combinations if my formula of 12(2ncr22)12 is right. Which would make each unique look less than 0.002 lindens, just for the matched set, even more, if you do earrings or necklace separate for this look. Well, you get the point, and I don’t want to do another combinations formula again! I went with rose gold, ametrine for the main gem, beige pearls, and smoky quartz for the accents.

My eyeliner is still on sale for 88 lindens in the fatpack of 8 eyeliners by ATIA’s.  I’m using Soft Focus Eyeliner 5, which can also be bought independently for the full price of 25L.

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FREE!

So you were patient with my discussion of sales, but now what you really want to know is what’s free.  My dress is in the package of group gifts for Ben’s Boutique, there’s also a necklace, scarf, and top in the package.  The “Loya Dress” comes with a hud of 18 colors, and you can change the color of both the dress and belt separately.  (no combination math is done for you because x of free is still FREE!)

My shoes are a gift set out at the current Gacha Garden’s Event from Essenz.  This “Rust” shade is the FREE gift of the “Barcelona Shoe” that you can play the gacha for, with black and white being the rares at 50 lindens a pull.  The Seed of Inspiration set out is the black Barcelona Shoe with a color hud of 18 for the bow, also at 50 lindens!  The Barcelona shoe comes sized for Slink, Maitreya, and Belleza.

My makeup is a group gift from The Little Black Dress, that also comes with a skin and eyebrows for classic avatar and omega applier.  The Little Black Dress group is FREE to join!  Keep in mind that I’ve spiced up the look with the heavy eyeliner, so that portion is not part of the “*LBD* gift makeup.” I know I mention LBD alot, but that’s where I have most of my basics from.  The basics always show up!

My hair I scored off of a lucky chair at Tameless. I was lucky enough to catch it on a wild card round.  Like all Tameless hair, it has prim parts which softly sway with your movements, and is oh so very shiny! The lucky chair version of the “Evion Hair” comes with the Fantasy Hud of 20 bright colors. I’m using the “Goth Red”  There is also a hud for a streak in the bangs that includes options from the naturals hud as well.  I didn’t opt to use the streaks.

You Should Join This Group

My stockings are part of a group gift from Blacklace.  All of Blacklace’s omega lingeries have options to independently apply parts of it.  These “nude” stockings were included in the group gift “Starlight -Azure Lace Set”   I snapped a pic a while back wearing the entire azure set, so I’ll show that here, naturally, it’s just the lingerie, not the shoes, hair, jewelry, etc. The Blacklace VIP group is 100 Lindens to join.

 

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Hair by Sn@tch, Shoes by KC Couture, Jewelry by Glint, lipstick by The Little Black Dress in this pic.

 

I hope you like today’s look!  I went about broke putting it together for you since it involved the trip to the Gacha Garden, and I can never resist much when I’m there!

Get it!

Hair:  Tameless “Evion Hair Fantasy HUD” FREE lucky chair win!

Makeup:  The Little Black Dress “*LBD* Gift Makeup Tattoo” group gift/group FREE to join!

Eyeliner:  ATIA’s “Soft Focus Eyeliner -5” – SALE 88L in fatpack or 25L single

Body:  Violet Studios “Tudoto Mesh Body”- 2,000L

Hands: Violet Studios – “Fusion 2 – Bento Hands Version 2.0″ – 200L

Skin: Avi-Glam  “AG. Anna Skin (T1, black eyebrows, cleavage)” @   The Free Dove – group gift/group FREE to join.

Eyelashes:  ATIA’s  “Plume” in Swag Bag  –FREE!

Earrings and Necklace:  Beloved Jewelry “Liatrus” SALE 60L – Dec. 3rd

Dress:  Ben’s Boutique “Loya Dress HUD Driven” group gift/group FREE to join

Shoes:  Essenz “Barcelona – Rust”  gift @ Gacha Gardens Event/ Gacha Gardens group FREE to join!

Nylons:  Blacklace Lingerie “Nude stockings -from Starlight -Azure group gift”  group gift/group 100L to join.

Nails:  Hello Dave!  “Autumn Lights”  Group gift/group 100L to join

Sim:  Skybox scene from $60L Plus Rentals

Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice

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So the virus from heck is still hanging on and I’m still too sick to attend the family Thanksgiving Dinner.  However, I will take the day and indulge in pumpkin spice everything. It may be the butt of jokes, and you may call me a basic white girl, but I am unashamed to delight in pumpkin spice.  I even have some free stuff to show you, as well as a dollarbie.

First things first though, the dress. It’s barely out of the cheap range, but there’s no way on earth I could resist a combo of pumpkin spice and argyle.  I mean come’on we’re talking about me here, and this sweater dress is just gorgeous!  “The Pumpkin Spice Argyle Sweater Dress” is new at Poeme.  This particular shade sells for 139 lindens, there are 9 different color sets to choose from, and if you can’t choose just one there’s a fatpack for 799 lindens. The sweater dress comes in 5 standard sizes, and lined up perfectly with my alpha hud in those spots where my chubbiness ran over.

But of course, I have deals to share too. There’s a “Navaho Turquoise” color set Poeme has offered as a gift for the FREE to join SL Frees and Offers Group.  This color pallet isn’t in the fatpack nor available for sale, so it’s just an extra to your preferred shade.  I also made another little discovery in Poeme’s new outlet area upstairs.  You can pick up a single shade of a solid cashmere version for only 59 lindens, or a fatpack of 7 shades for only 199 lindens.

There’s also what I shared yesterday, that the Poeme group is only 1 linden to join, and there’s 6 lucky boards and 2 midnight madness boards upstairs.  Where you can snag 2 colors of the cashmere sweater dress with a little time and luck, for FREE, as well as all the other awesome things Elysian has up there.

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Don’t these boots just go perfectly with the sweater dress?  Even better, at least to my mind, is that they are the “coffee” shade of Belle Epoque‘s latest group gift “The Mina Boots” and come with 6 shades; black, brown, coffee, olive, wine, and navy.  The Belle Epoque group is only 10 lindens to join. There are 4 group gifts up, and group members get credit back on purchases.  There are gifts for the FabFree and Teleport Hub groups up at the store, and there are 5 lucky letter boards to try to win.

Janire, the owner of Belle Epoque, is also really sweet.  A few months back, my friends and I that share a linden house were going to decorate it with Vintage Pinups.  I went and bought us all vintage swimsuits from Belle Epoque in different colors, and totally messed up!  Trying to gift 3 sets, buying tops and bottoms separately, as well as trying to buy my own set, I made a hash of it.  But Janire was kind enough to patiently sort it out with me, and instead of being irritated, as I deserved, she was very kind and thankful for my buying her designs.  So rest assured, I’m not going to send you to a shop with shoddy customer service!  Oh, and another great thing about Belle Epoque 25 linden Tuesdays!  Each week is some new item to buy for just 25 lindens, and Janire usually always gets it up early and gives us extra time, she’s just cool like that.

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I’ve continued both my pumpkin and my coffee theme with a few of my accessories.  My earrings are also from Poeme, but they aren’t available right now.  I picked them up last month at the Hocus Pocus Cart sale in a fatpack for only 10 lindens. There were 4 spooky shades in the pack, with either gold or silver metals.  I slipped on the “punkin'” with gold accents. Of course, I knew about the event because I was in the Poeme group and got the notice. *wink wink nudge nudge*

My thigh-highs also stick with the coffee theme.  I picked up a fatpack of basic thigh high nylons months ago from the marketplace from *Gorgeouz* for 79 lindens.  There are 7 shades in the fatpack for omega applier or standard avatar.  I’m wearing, “coffee” of course

My Pumpkin Spice Latte was included in Sevyn East’s hunt prize for the Jerky Turkey Hunt.  There’s a whole outfit with a hud in the box, not just the latte.  The outfit includes the sweater and skirt together, with hud, a scarf, and the endearing pumpkin spice latte.  There are 4 different textures for the top, and the skirt and scarf have 4 different colors of the gingham print.  Sizes included:

  • Standard with Alpha
  • Slink – Physique and Hourglass
  • Maitreya
  • Ebody
  • Belleza -Feya, Isis, Venus
  • The scarf is mesh and sizable

I snapped a quick shot of myself wearing the whole outfit.

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This gorgeous top knot but is from a slap of a midnight madness board at Olive.  “The Peaches Hair” cycles through Olive’s midnight madness offerings and comes with all of Olive’s color huds.  I used the black found in the glitter hud, because I don’t have grey hairs, I have natural glitter! Group isn’t needed to slap these boards, nor to play the 10 lucky letter boards that are available. I suggest at least subscribing to Olive though, they participate in many events and have such a fun style!

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This just leaves my makeup and nails to be discussed.  I wanted to show you something that’s in one of the boxes that The Little Black Dress has set out for new characters. If you are or have a new female friend who joins, don’t do like what was done to me and send them to the freebie galaxy and freebie dungeon where I came out with blinging everything and no clue what went where.  Send them instead to The Little Black Dress where there are 3 FREE, COMPLETE avatars to choose from. Everything, skin, shape, hair, rigged mesh clothes, shoes, makeup, even eyelashes are included.  I’m wearing the makeup included in the middle one “Free Gift Starter Avatar” and frankly, even though I now know my way around a bit, I still go back to it from time to time! It’s good even for those losers, who like me, started a Second Life character years ago, got frustrated and then came back later when I could no longer get those 30-day deals, and a good one to add to that list since it’s really nice stuff.

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Nails by Hello Dave!  I’m wearing the group gift of “Autumn Lights” which I use ALL the dang time!  Found in that huge box of past gifts when you join the Hello Dave! group for 100 lindens.

Get it!

Hair:  Olive “The Peach Hair”  FREE Midnight Madness Slap

Makeup: The Little Black Dress “*LBD* Starter makeup tattoo” FREE

Body:  Violet Studios “Tudoto Mesh Body”- 2,000L

Hands: Violet Studios – “Fusion 2 – Bento Hands Version 2.0″ – 200L

Skin: Avi-Glam  “AG. Anna Skin (T1, black eyebrows, cleavage)” @   The Free Dove – group gift/group FREE to join.

Eyelashes:  ATIA’s  “Plume” in Swag Bag  –FREE!

Glasses:  Really Rockabilly! Zef’s Catty Horned Rimmed Birth Control Specs – 99L

Nails:  Hello Dave!  “Autumn Lights”  -group gift/group 100L to join

Dress: Poeme “{Poeme} Pumpkin Spice Argyle Dress” – 139L

Pumpkin Spice Latte:  Sevyn East “Sevyn East Pumpkin Spice Cup” from Jerky Turkey Hunt gift (full outfit) -1L

Boots:  Belle Epoque “Mina Boots- Coffee” – group gift/group 10L to join

Nylons:  GorgeouZ “Coffee Nylons -Omega” in fatpack of 7 – marketplace 79L

Earrings:  Poeme “Haunted Pearls Earrings -Punkin (gold)” -unavailable

Sim:  Skybox scene from $60L Plus Rentals

Black and Blue Friday

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I think this is a better name for the Day after Thanksgiving shopping madness.  Luckily, the bruises in Second Life are just tattoos, and they don’t hurt! Anyway, I just tossed a couple of recent group gifts together to show off these shoes that were a fantastic deal at an early starting Black Friday Sale. If you promise not to push and shove, I’ll also share about a lucky letter prize and a dollarbie, as well as some other information I know you’ll love!

It’s No Amazon Prime But Group Membership Does Have Benefits!

  • My hair is October’s Gift from Truth.  I’ve blogged the “Makena Hair” before, but I used the style hud and left the ponytails down in the back rather than twirl them up into buns.  The hud lets you have these bangs, or the bangs on the other side,  or roll them up, and the two inverted French braids can either end in ponytails or buns, The Truth group is 350 lindens to join, and lifetime benefits include a free VIP hair every month, and 10% store credit for every purchase you make.
  • My top is by Arcane Spellcaster and is one of the 3 gifts up currently for group members.  There are 5 group gifts a month, and they get cycled out so this one may not have long left!  The “Zeidy Top -Azure” comes sized for Maitreya, Belleza, and Slink.  The way the Slink fits me, I’m going to make an educated guess and say it’s sized for Physique.  The Arcane Spellcaster group is 250 lindens to join, and besides the 5 monthly gifts, there is also a group lucky chair.
  • My pants are Belle Epoque‘s latest gift for the Teleport Hub group.  The “Naia pants” come in 5 colors; black, red, yellow, blue, and white and are only sized for Maitreya.  That said, I don’t know what it is about Belle Epoque, but her Maitreya fitmeshes have always fit me really well, and I don’t get the big gap above the butt like most Maitreya bottoms with Janire’s designs. The Teleport Hub group is 10 lindens to join, and grants you access to news and gifts from designers across the grid.
  • The table I am leaning against is from a group-only lucky board win at The Vintage Touch.  The “Sail Away Console Table” is both copy and edit.  There are also 3 group gifts up for group members and a Midnight Madness board that anyone can slap.  The best bit though, is that the Vintage Touch is FREE to join!
  • If you leave The Vintage Touch, cross the courtyard over into Poeme to pick up the autographed Liz Taylor picture I have displayed on the table.  It’s FREE to anyone. When you enter the store, look on the table to the left, under the sign that says “All You Need is Love.” But while you are there, you may as well join the Poeme group for 1 linden and snag the fall group gift, then saunter up the stairs and check out the lucky letters and midnight madness boards.  3 lucky letters are for anyone, and 3 for group only, one midnight madness board for anyone, and one group only.  There’s also gifts for the Teleport Hub and SL Frees and Offers groups.
  • I talk all the time about the oodles of gifts from Legendaire.  As I’m typing this, I got a notice that group join is temporarily FREE!  This is great news.  Not only is there a huge wall of past group gifts, there’s a steady rotation of new ones!  Not to mention that being in the group lets you know when Kim is putting something up for 1 Hour 1 Linden, and having her fabulous sales.
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Speaking of Sales at Legendaire….

Well, and speaking of Black Friday, there’s another 60% off Sale going on which kicked off a bit early for Black Friday.  Many past things that I blogged are stupidly cheap at the moment. Click the Legendaire tag (here I linked it,) and see what I’ve blogged then take even more off, even the Halloween costumes are set out in the back area of the Outlet side, near the past group gifts and marked way down.  But not only that, I picked up these “Sweet Dreams Heels” for 24 Lindens! (They are in the same area as those costumes)  I don’t know about you, but Sugar Skulls are a year-round thing for me, not just on the Day of the Dead, just especially on The Day of the Dead!  These shoes come with either silver or gold heels and accents, and there’s a hud to choose between 6 different textures all with Sugar Skulls! I mean 24 lindens for shoes with so many options and FREE group join, there’s no reason not to go!

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All That Glitters Doesn’t Have To Cost You Alot of Gold

How about costing you nothin’? The “Vintage Beaded Multi-Stone Set” I’m wearing here cycles through the two lucky letter boards at Glint.  There is a hud included that not only resizes, but has a texture change to choose between 10 different options for the gem!  Pro-tip:  If you’re heading down to Glint to try your luck at nabbing this, grab your 7seas Fishing pole and fish up some other FREE jewelry while you wait to see your letter!

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This Moonstone and Silver Alley Cat Belly piercing I picked up at Tempestuous for 1 Linden!

 

Ok, so maybe the only black and blue I had after my shopping trips today is the fact that I’m wearing black pants and a blue shirt!  But you gotta admit, it was a catchy title!

 

Get it!

Hair:  Truth “Makena” -October group gift/group 250L to join

Shirt:  Arcane Spellcaster “Zeidy Top-Azure”  group gift/group 250L to join

Pants:  Belle Epoque “Naia Pants”  gift for Teleport Hub Group/Teleport Hub 10L to join

Shoes:  Legendaire “Sweet Dreams Heels” SALE! 24L

Necklace and Earrings:  Glint “Beaded Multi-stone Set”  FREE Lucky Letter Prize!

Navel Piercing:  Tempestuous “Alley Cat Belly Piercing” -1L

Console:  The Vintage Touch “Sail Away Console Table” Group Lucky Letter Prize/group FREE to join

Liz Tailor Pin-up Pic: Poeme “{Poeme} Beach Love from Liz T” –FREE

Jar:  Little Llama “Jar of Sand”

Body:  Violet Studios “Tudoto Mesh Body”- 2,000L

Hands: Violet Studios – “Fusion 2 – Bento Hands Version 2.0″ – 200L

Skin: Avi-Glam  “AG. Anna Skin (T1, black eyebrows, cleavage)” @   The Free Dove – group gift/group FREE to join.

Eyelashes:  ATIA’s  “Plume” in Swag Bag  –FREE!

Full Face Makeup:  ATIA’s “Pewter Rose Makeover” SALE!  138L

Glasses:  Really Rockabilly! Zef’s Catty Horned Rimmed Birth Control Specs – 99L

Nails:  Hello Dave!  “Bubblegum Split”  -group gift/group 100L to join

Sim:  Skybox scene from $60L Plus Rentals

Say It’s Not Too Early

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I have been sitting with this dress impatiently in my inventory since October, trying to wait until it was more timely to post it.  I know it’s not Thanksgiving yet, but after posting rockabilly style in my last post, I had to stay in the 50s and finally post this AMAZING 1 linden Christmas dress.  I’ve made it no secret that I’m a fan of The Little Black Dress.  Who can blame me?  I like small shops with creative, quality, distinctive items at affordable prices. I already own this dress in a solid, I bought it months ago for roleplay, and I just feel gorgeous everytime I wear it.  So when I saw this Christmas version on the marketplace I immediately put it in my cart and checked out while doing a happy butt dance in my chair.

The “*LBD* 1950’s Housewife Xmas Dress” comes with system layers, Omega, and Slink Appliers so it can be used with almost any mesh body (if you have the omega link.)  The sleeves and skirt are mesh and resizable.  The skirt is flexi, so you can whirl and twirl and make it flare. And I have.  Alot.  It’s a good thing that the applier layer has panties!

Marketplace link for the 1950s Housewife Xmas Dress

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So with all the peek-a-boos caused by all that twirling, I can show off these stockings I happened to pick up last week for Nessmarket.com’s birthday from the horde of lucky boards they had up.  I’m sorry the event is over and you can no longer try to win your own free pair, but they aren’t expensive and the “Snowfest Stockings” can be picked up on the marketplace for 49 lindens.  There are 3 shades in the pack, and Omega and Maitreya appliers.

Marketplace link for “Snowfest stockings”

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I also found this hair on the marketplace for 1 Linden. It’s a promo price hair set on there by Ali&Ali that was specially designed to be worn under hats. It’s wonderful, fantastic really since you’re only paying 1 linden.  It’s shiny, the curls bounce, and it works great with hats!  Especially this one, with the veil, as the hair is actually hair and not just an attachment that comes out from underneath.  I’m not a bald-headed woman with a clunky hairbase only on.  Only the dark brown version of the “Pheobe Hair” is 1 linden.  But there is a light blonde for only 50 lindens, and all other shades are priced at 175 lindens.  Personally, I would have chosen these chocolate locks anyway.

Marketplace link for Pheobe Hair (dark brown)- 1 L

Marketplace Link for Pheobe Hair light blonde – 50L

So about that hat.  The red hat and veil, as well as the red handbag in the first picture, are from the “Runaround Sue” gacha at Belle Epoque.  It’s a 50 linden a pull gacha, and there are several pieces in the outfit in different colors in the machine.  I have previously posted a picture of me wearing the dress on my flickr.  If you’re interested you can see it here.  The “Runaround Sue” dress comes sized for Maitreya, but it was well animated and I could make it work with my Tudoto Mesh Body.

My extremely lustrous pearls are made by Tiffany Designs and can be grabbed for FREE, along with a gorgeous gown at The Free Dove.  The “Arista Gown” is located in the formal section at The Free Dove besides the gown and the necklace there’s also matching earrings and bracelets.  You need to be in The Free Dove group to claim this, but that group is, as always FREE to join!

I didn’t get a good shot of them, but I’ve painted my nails with Hello Dave!’s very new group gift for the FabFree group.  I couldn’t resist when I picked them up today, along with the new VIP group gift, which is this design in another color set, putting them on with this outfit once I saw the name since this is a bit early for Christmas wear.  The pallet is called “Early Wrapping”.  The FabFree group is FREE to join!

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My makeup has been covered in previous blogs, and my shoes were exclusive at a past event, so just consult the style card for that information.

Get it!

Dress:  The Little Black Dress “*LBD* 1950s Housewife Xmas Dress” 1L on Marketplace

Shoes:  Oh Pair! “Candace shoes”   unavailable (past exclusive for event)

Hair:  Ali & Ali Designs “Pheobe Hair Dark Brown”- 1L on marketplace

Hat:  Belle Epoque “{Runaround Sue} Hat (red)” – Gacha 50L a pull

Handbag: Belle Epoque “{Runaround Sue} Handbag (red)” – Gacha 50L a pull

Glasses:  Really Rockabilly! “Zef’s Catty Horned Rimmed Birth Control Specs” – 99L

Body:  Violet Studios “Tudoto Mesh Body”- 2,000L

Hands: Violet Studios – “Fusion 2 – Bento Hands Version 2.0″ – 200L

Skin: Avi-Glam  “AG. Anna Skin (T1, black eyebrows, cleavage)” @   The Free Dove – group gift/group FREE to join.

Eyeshadow:  Dulce Secrets “Winter Suede Eyeshadow 4” @ The Free Dove in box  “Dulce Secrets 2017 Free Dove Collection” -group gift/group FREE to join.

Necklace: Tiffany Designs “TD Luxury Necklace” @ The Free Dove in box ” Arisa Gown” -group gift/group FREE to join.

Stockings:  Nessmarket “Snowfest Stockings” – 49L (marketplace link)

Eyelashes:  ATIA’s  “Plume” in Swag Bag  –FREE!

Lipstick:  ATIA’s “Tomato Autumn Wet Lip Tattoo” single 25L or 88L in fatpack of 8 shades

Nails:  Hello Dave! “Early Wrapping” gift for the FabFree Group/ FabFree FREE to join!

Sim:  Skybox scene from $60L Plus Rentals

 

Honey, Don’t

 

Snapshot_245.pngMy parents were raised in the Mississippi Delta area outside of Memphis, the time and stomping grounds of Cash, Perkins, and Presley; my parent’s farms were about 5 miles from the Cash Family’s in Dyess, Arkansas.  This has undoubtedly left its mark on me.  Growing up this is most of what I heard playing on the radio. I love the music, and I love the style.  I don’t often go full Rockabilly babe.  I am still *mostly* conservative (looking), but I do wear cat-eye glasses every day in real, and most days in the game.  As I said when I started the blog, I don’t have a “type”, I just am who I am, and if I like it I like it. That said, there have definitely been some strong influences on my preferences, and this early exposure to rockabilly music is one.

Have you ever discovered a shop in Second Life where you just wanted to walk out with everything? I suppose I should be glad I prefer small shops!  It was like that for me when I found Really Rockabilly! I did manage to restrain myself to a couple of outfits, shoes, two hairs, and glasses (that time,) this jumpsuit and shoes were acquired on that first shopping trip.

 Well, how can you say you will, when you won’t
You tell me you do, baby, when you don’t?

Technically, most of this outfit is not free, there are parts that are, but only one thing breaks my rule of remaining under 100 lindens to still qualify as cheap, and that one just barely goes over the line. On the other hand, this item gets used far more often than the others, so I’m more than getting my money’s worth.  But, don’t worry, I will still send you down the path of finding even more deals than what I’ve chosen to post, and even the freebie is only part of an outfit!

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♪ Well, I love you, baby, and you ought to know
I like the way that you wear your clothes ♪

“Zef’s Rockabilly Cherries Jumpsuit” is one of the best appliers item that I have.  The lines are straight, the texture looks like real cloth, the bunches are realistic and in the right spot, and it’s just smokin’ hot! The jumpsuit is only 95 lindens and comes with system layer, Omega, and Maitreya appliers. “Zef’s Rockabilly Cherry Shoes” are a perfect match. They come sized for Slink, Maitreya, and TMP.  These are the ones that break the 100 lindens threshold at 109 lindens.  Of course, you’ve seen these glasses perched on my nose in just about every post I’ve made.  “Zef’s Catty Horned Rim Birth Control Specs” are one of my most favored items that I’ve purchased to date. No awkward fuzzy glare to hide to my eyes, they just highlight them.  You can pick these up for 99 lindens.

All of these items are priced the same on the marketplace as in the store, but visiting the store in world offers some perks the marketplace doesn’t.  There is group gift outfit for joining the FREE group at the front desk of the shop.  There is also a dollarbie black and orange dress in standard sizes right on the front desk. If you wander upstairs you’ll find some of her older stuff for FREE, and some other deals ranging from 10-75 lindens, including a dance floor.  Look carefully at these deals, some are standard only.

I also suggest wandering the sim, and I somehow doubt I’ve found all the goodies.  At the Ace Cafe there are some more FREE and dollarbie items, and at the English Pub, you’ll find a FREE drunk AO.  There are several neat little niches for photography if you want vintage, like an Elvis church, pubs, diners, a tattoo parlor, bowling alley, and old garage and a few others I’ll leave for you to discover.

♪ You’ve been out painting the town
Uh huh baby, been stepping around ♪

I could have done a complete head to toe look all from Zef Brody, but now I’ve got 50 linden or less items to show you, and there is, of course, the fact that I’m “mix-match” Missy!  So, I’d better be doing some of that.  My hair is from the bargain department at Truth.  I’m wearing “Josie 2” which I picked up in the Black &Whites color pack for just 50 lindens. I’m wearing the “black & whites 06” from that pack. If you’re not a fan of the pompadour ponytail look, you can also pick up “Josie” which is the victory rolls with the hair down in the back.  If you want more color options than just one pack, there is a variety pack for 100 lindens, or the full pack for $250.

My earrings and hair bow are items I found on the marketplace for 50 lindens apiece.  The earrings actually come in a set of necklace, charm bracelet, and earrings. The “Dabble Dooya Cherries Charm Jewelry Set” looks much better in game than it does in the Marketplace add, it’s also mod and copy, so you can copy the original and resize and tint the set to your heart’s content.  You can pick up the set for 50 lindens here.  I’m not wearing the bracelet and necklace this time, as I opted for a leather bolero.

The “Vintage Cherries Hairbow” I also grabbed for 50 lindens. However, the day I bought it I had just searched for a hair bow, and didn’t realize that you can get a full copy/mod outfit with 3 dresses, shoes, bow, bracelet, earrings, and necklace for 99 lindens.  I’m pretty much kicking myself for not searching the store when I picked it up. I learned a lesson by mistakenly believing that ATIA didn’t have an in-world store, but I’m fairly sure this one is gone, I checked the designer’s profile and she has marketplace links on it.  So it seems the info on the purse set in-world is outdated!  I’m feeling like an investigative journalist for you all now!

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Heels and red lipstick will put the fear of God into people – Dita Von Teese

I have several red lipsticks but lately, I seem to keep going with the dollarbie sample that The Little Black Dress has in the marketplace right now.  It comes in 2 sizes for a variety of appliers and standard tattoo.

Since I think the best rockabilly looks pair bold with simple, I’ve just applied a bold eyeliner to match my bold lips.  Dug into the “Soft Focus Eyeliner fat pack” that I picked up at ATIA for 88 lindens (with 8 different liner styles inside) and chose option 5.

Nails are from that bottomless box of gifts from Hello Dave! Located in the VIP 100s pack there is a pallet called “Fade to Black” and even though it’s an ombre, at least on my nails, I think it resembles a red and black reverse french manicure.

Finally the Freebie!

My black leather bolero jacket comes from Lara AC, and is the gift for the Sexy Shoppers group.  The Sexy Shoppers group costs 1 linden to join, but there is a whole store of freebies if you’re a member, and various gifts at other stores, like this one from Lara AC.  The jacket is just part of the Sergia outfit” which also comes with black jeans and a  tube top in 5 standard sizes.  Also, at Lara AC there are gifts up for many of the news and gifts groups across Second Life, it’s worth a trip to get more than just my leather bolero!  Which fits, even though I am assuredly not a standard size on top because it ends above the breasts!

There you have it, just one of my many Rockabilly looks, and most of it is quite cheap! And if you’re feeling curious, you can check out a “cheeky pic “I took wearing the jumpsuit another time that’s on my flickr, for a pretty good view of the…ahem, back.

 

 

Get it!

Jumpsuit:  Really Rockabilly! “Zef’s Rockabilly Cherries Jumpsuit” -95L

Shoes:  Really Rockabilly! “Zef’s Rockabilly Cherry Shoes” -109L

Glasses:  Really Rockabilly! “Zef’s Catty Horned Rimmed Birth Control Specs” – 99L

Hair:  Truth “Josie 2” -50L

Body:  Violet Studios “Tudoto Mesh Body”- 2,000L

Hands: Violet Studios – “Fusion 2 – Bento Hands Version 2.0″ – 200L

Skin: Avi-Glam  “AG. Anna Skin (T1, black eyebrows, cleavage)” @   The Free Dove – group gift/group FREE to join.

Eyeliner:  ATIA’s “Soft focus 5” – 25L or 88L in a fatpack of 8

Eyelashes:  ATIA’s  “Plume” in Swag Bag  –FREE!

Earrings:  Dabble Dooya “Dabble Dooya Cherries Charm Jewelry Set” -50L on Marketplace

Hairbow: Deelish Wishbringer “Vintage Cherries Hairbow(marketplace link)”  -50L”-

Leather Jacket:  Lara AC “Leather Biker Jacket” from “Sergia Outfit” gift for Sexy Shoppers Group/Sexy Shoppers Group 1L to join

Nails:  Hello Dave!  “Fade to Black”  group gift/gift 100L to join.

Sim:  Really Rockabilly! and Bop Street

Songwriters: Carl Perkins
Honey Don’t lyrics © Wrensong Publishing Corp.

Baby, It’s Cold Outside

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So very nice…

I guess one of the best things about a non-mainstream body, is that I can really wear Slink or Maitreya tops, and plain ol’ fitmesh tops work awesome, as long as they aren’t too long.  I run into problems at the hips and rump where they just show way too big, and my alpha hud on the Tudoto Mesh Body can’t help that.  So, when I saw this “Rock It” outfit at ALB Designs and ShuShu the other day that was set out for the Maitreya Gifts Sales and News group,  I grabbed it because it’s stinking adorable!

The sweater, beanie, and boots are part of the gift, also included is a skirt.  Sadly, I absolutely can’t wear anything but Physique or standard sizes on the bottom.  So, I didn’t add the skirt. Actually, there are two skirts, a red and blue!  This outfit only comes sizes for Maitreya, but I was able to remove my feet and make the boots work, thankfully because I love them!  I also had to go back to my plain ol’ hands and take off the bento as they cut through the long cuffs on the sweater. The Maitreya Gifts Sales and News Group is FREE to join!

Just a side note, not sure if it’s my computer or what, but the texture of the sweater was soft before I jacked it up to max graphics for the photo. I always play/shop/explore on lower graphics setting, but set everything to ultra graphics when I do photoshoots for the blog. Here’s a shot of that.

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I’ll take your hat, your hair looks swell…

Since literally all of my hair poked through the beanie, even the hair part for under a hat that I wore the other day that was also designed by ALB, I mixed and matched three bangs that are in two different hairs from  Sintiklia.  Two are from a FREE hair I won off a lucky letter board, Freeze, which I wore for another posting under a hat. The wispy bangs over the forehead are part of a bangs group gift that is currently set out.  The  Sintiklia group is 100 Lindens to join, but you don’t need to join to play the lucky letters.

So really I’d better scurry …

My darling snowflake earrings are a group gift set out for the Zombie Suicide group.  The Zombie Suicide VIP group is usually 200 lindens to join, however, right now for a limited time the group is FREE to join.  So if you want to save 200 lindens, pick up some great gifts, and enjoy the future perks of the VIP group, hurry and join while you can for FREE!

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At least I’m gonna say that I tried…

I had a real dilemma in finding something to wear on the bottom.  Any mesh pants that I had that matched covered the boots, none of my skirts had the vibe I was wanting, and the included skirts just didn’t fit.  Next, I went into my folder for applied jeans, none of them looked just right. Then I remembered that when I was in Lillou’s Designs the other day I picked up another pack of the Loona tights I wore in yesterday’s post.  The “Loona Tights 4” are the current gift for the Omega Obsessions group at Lillou’s.  Like the “Loona Tights 3” there are 6 different applied tights in this pack, and come with standard layers or with an Omega applier. The snowy white knit in the set just tickled my fancy.  The Omega Obsessions group is FREE to join.

The tights were a bit bland on their own, and my skinny hips needed a bit of something to balance the large top, so I got a bit creative here.  I’m wearing two different belts that were included in outfits by Ydena that are found in the huge  “Ydena Past Group Gifts” at The Free Dove.  I pulled out the belts from the Bianca, and Ambia outfits.  Both of these belts were modifiable, and while there’s no way I could make a prim, I can move it and apply textures and change colors, so I did that.  For the Bianca, belt, I used a knit texture that I picked up at the The 10th Anniversary Cart Sale at The Wash from Blades of Fire, choosing a pale and neutral “Knit Gallery.” Then I adjusted the tint, until at least in my eyes, it’s close to the color of the boots.  Then over that, I stretched and moved the metal link Ambia belt until it fit over the wider cloth of the Bianca belt.  I did a little mostly unsuccessful fiddling to try to get the color to match the chain on the boots, but it’s pretty close. I probably would have been much better off finding a belly chain, but I didn’t have one, and had already spent way more time figuring out this outfit than I intended.  So there we have it, I hope you like the effect I went for, even if it’s not the best execution of it.  I do enjoy having some full perm items though, it helps with mix and matching.  So I always pick up free textures when I see em, and have bought a few others.

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Thrill when you touch my hand…

My nails are Hello Dave!‘s group gift this week.  The “Frosted Panes” has a pallet of 5, for Omega, Slink, and Maitreya Appliers.  Since I have so very many polishes from Hello Dave, I wear and post them often.  Just yesterday I went into some huge detail about the group perks, so if you’re interested just click here and read it.  The Hello Dave! group is 100 lindens to join.

 Your eyes are like starlight now…

I guess I’ve left it up to assumptions that my eyes are my own, just alot of shifting of the colors on the system eyes until I got the perfect grey-blue shade to match 1st Life Missy.  However, the eyeshadow, eyeliner and, of course, the eyelashes are courtesy of ATIA.  I’m still working through the eyeshadow and eyeliner fatpacks I bought this week for 88 lindens, both come with 8 choices.  The eyshadow is from the “Smoke n’ Mirrors Eyeshadow fatpack” and I chose “Mink”.  The eyeliner is from the “Soft Focus Eyeliner fatpack” and I chose option 5. The eyelashes are my go-to pair, from the gift “Swag Bag” that’s FREE to anyone, and are the “Plume” pair.

 Oh, baby, you’ll freeze out there…

That big box of makeup from the “Dulce Secrets Free Dove 2017 Collection”, at, naturally, The Free Dove. I’ve dug into it yet again.  I added the “Winter Burn Blush” to give my cheeks that windburned look that I always get when I go out in the cold!  I did protect my lips with lipstick from The Little Black Dress.  You can snag this “*LBD* Supreme Scarlet Lipstick Sample” on the Marketplace for 1 little linden.  Fair warning!  You’ll fall in love with her lipsticks just like I did and end up going to the store and buying one or more fatpacks!

I’ve got to go away…

Baby it’s cold outside…

Get it!

Beanie, Sweater, and Boots:  ALB Designs and ShuShu “Rock It outfit” FREE for Maitreya Sales, Gifts and News group/group FREE to join

Hair: Sintiklia “Freeze bangs (1& 2 only)” -entire hairstyle is lucky letter prize – FREE

Hair:  Sintiklia “Bangs Pack Yoselin Group gift (bangs 1 only)”-group gift/group 100 lindens to join

Blush:  Dulce Secrets “Winter Burn Blush”  in box “Dulce Secrets 2017 Free Dove Collection @   The Free Dove – group gift/group FREE to join.

Glasses:  BlankLine, “Glasses” – group gift/group FREE to join

Tights:   Lillou’s Designs “Loona 4 Knit Tights” FREE for Omega Obsession group/group FREE to join

Red Belt:  Ydena “Bianca Belt” -modified with Blades of Fire “Knit Gallery” and personal tint.  Belt is in box “Past Ydena group gifts” @   The Free Dove – group gift/group FREE to join.

Gold Belt: Ydena “Ambia Belt” in box “Past Ydena group gifts” @   The Free Dove – group gift/group FREE to join.

Earrings:  Zombie Suicide “Z.S. Flake Earrings” – group gift/group TEMPORARILY FREE to join

Nails:  Hello Dave! “Frosted Panes”- group gift/group 100 lindens to join

Skin: Avi-Glam  “AG. Anna Skin (T1, black eyebrows, cleavage)” @   The Free Dove – group gift/group FREE to join.

Eyeliner:  ATIA’s “Soft focus 5” – 25L or 88L for fatpack of 8 liners

Eyelashes:  ATIA’s  “Plume” in Swag Bag  –FREE!

Eyeshadow:  ATIA’s “Mink Smoke ‘n Mirrors Eyeshadow” in fatpack -88L or 25L for individual eyeshadow.

Body:  Violet Studios “Tudoto Mesh Body”- 2,000L

Lipstick:  The Little Black Dress “LBD Scarlet Large Supreme Lipstick Tattoo” 1L on Marketplace

Sim:  Skybox scene from $60L Plus Rentals

Songwriters: Frank Wildhorn
Baby, It’s Cold Outside lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc