Month: July 2010

[ s t y l e ] Maya

I have always been a huge fan of Donna Flora.  Her vintage feminine styles have always had a great appeal to me… and the jewelry is to die for and a must have.  Today’s outfit was inspired by Squinternet Larnia’s recent release, the Maya set.  I actually took inspiration from Squinternet’s sales poster for this jewelry.  I love how she styled these gorgeous pieces with a simple white dress.  It really brings out the blue of these exquisite pieces.  I really couldn’t come up with a better way to show them off, but I kept my dress short for a modern sexy twist and added Dante, sexy new heels from Kalnins.  Click on the picture and view large to see the details of the jewelry and shoes.

– CREDITS –
Hair: Fascino – Twinkle Qeen Chocolate
Skin: Redgrave – Moon Pale Skin 04 Blue
Eyes: Big Booty Big Money – Glass Eyes Blue 2
Lashes: Sweetest Goobye – Eyelash *** SPONSOR ***
Earrings & Necklace: Donna Flora – Maya Set #1  *** REVIEW COPY ***  NEW
Bracelet & Ring: Donna Flora – Maya Set #2  *** REVIEW COPY ***  NEW
Bag: Orta – Stella Clutch in Pool
Dress: Blaze – Crush Tube Dress White
Shoes: Kalnins Footwear – Dante  *** REVIEW COPY ***  NEW
Pose: Diesel Works – Diva II Pose 7
Location:  Napoliy, Chile SL
Music: Love Unlimited Orchestra – Midnight Groove

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[ s t y l e ] Tunes Lounge

I guess this look is more appropriate for a Thursday or Friday night, but I really don’t feel like working today.  I desperately need a vacation and blow off some steam.  My ideal vacation would be hanging out by the pool or the beach, reading a book, enjoying the sun, and not worrying about deadlines.  However, since I don’t have the luxury of traveling yet, I guess a night out with friends to the hottest night spots would do.  I can’t believe I am already thinking about the weekend on a Monday!

– CREDITS –
Hair: Diversity Hair – Zordo Black (men’s freebie available at store)
Skin: Tuli – Hope Avenue Sunkissed Black  *** REVIEW COPY ***
Eyes: Glam Affair – Stella Eyes 01
Top: Paper Doll – Cocktail V2 Black/Emerald
Shoulder Attachments: LeeZu! – Margo Jacket Shoulder Attachments Night (prim only)  *** SPONSOR ***
Leggings: Pink Outfitters – Xander Leggins (Summer of Love item)
Glasses: Armidi Gisaci – Lifestyles Aviators – Light Silver (lens color is changeable via HUD)
Necklace: Fusion – Chained Pearl Necklace (Summer of Love item)
Bracelet: Fusion – Multi Chained Bracelet (Summer of Love item)
Bag: Paper Couture – Le Sac Zebra (previous release)
Shoes: Orange Creations – Mercy Black
Pose: Reel Expression – Luth Runway V2 05
Advanced Sky: Midnight (wearing facelight)
Location: Tunes Lounge
Music: SomethingALaMode – 5AM

[ s t y l e ] Princess of Arabia

Princess of Arabia is what I call my look today, wearing a gown inspired by the beauty of Mimmi Boa, Miss Bliss Couture 2010, designed by the talented designer, Amutey DeCuir.  There are lots of jewel tone colors available but I am drawn to this intense blue.  I find the color so refreshing.  Perhaps it’s the hot summer weather here.  Anyways, the gown is dreamy and sensual, a perfect mix of glamour and fantasy, something Amutey is great at.  I am actually wearing the jewelry that was designed especially for this gown by another talented designer, Alienbear Gupte.  Alienbear is well known for her detailed craftmanship.  If you are a fan of Alienbear, the Mimmi set will not disappoint you.  It comes with so many options and the crown comes with a built in facelight.  I had a harder time with shoes.  I was desperately searching for appropriate shoes for this outfit.  I had almost given up and was thinking of going barefoot when I found the perfect delicate couture shoes from 24 Shoo Shoes.  I don’t think this shoe shop is blogged a lot and I find it quite surprising because 24 Shoo Shoes carries a wide collection of delicate beauties.  If you are shoeholic like me, you should definitely check it out! 

P.S. Note you can see details of the jewelry and shoes better if you click on the picture above and view the picture as largest size. 

– CREDITS –
Hair: Bliss Couture – Mari Hair Caviar
Skin: Tuli – Jade Tone 2 – 06b  *** REVIEW COPY ***
Eyes: Tuli – Brown Eyes
Lashes: Cybernetics – Wimpers Blue (tinted more blue) 
Crown: Alienbear – Mimmi Crown (2 parts) White  *** REVIEW COPY ***
Earrings: Alienbear – Mimmi Earrings S2 White  *** REVIEW COPY ***
Necklace: Alienbear – Mimmi Necklace S2 White  *** REVIEW COPY ***
Armbands & Bracelets: Alienbear – Mimmi Armbands & Bracelets White  *** REVIEW COPY ***
Belly Chain: Alienbear – Belly Chain White  *** REVIEW COPY ***
Dress: Bliss Couture – Miss Bliss Couture Mimmi Gown Blue *** REVIEW COPY ***
Shoes: 24 Shoo Shoes – Wow 21 Platinum/White Diamonds  *** REVIEW COPY ***
Pose: Diesel Works – Celeste 4  *** REVIEW COPY ***
Advanced Sky: Caliah’s WL Preset
Location: Immersiva
Music: DJ Antoine – Arabian Adventure

[ s t y l e ] Where Are You?

Where are you Digit?  One of my favorite designers in Second Life was Digit Darkes.  Just the other day, I went looking for her store to see if there was anything new I may have missed since I had been away from SL for a couple of months.  I could not find her store.  I thought perhaps Digit was renovating her store,  but her profile was missing.  Even her website is gone and she has removed all her products from Xstreet.  I don’t know what happened.  I guess no one knows what happened but I will truly miss her creations.  Today, I decided to wear one of my favorite dresses from Digit Darkes as a thank you for sharing her imagination and vision during her time in SL.  Thank you Digit and I hope someday you will return!  For those wanting to see some of Digit’s creations, check out pictures submitted by the members of Digit Darkes Devotees Group.

P.S.  After I wrote this post, I saw a wonderful post by Cajsa Lilliehook at It’s Only Fashion with a video of some of Digit’s beautiful creations.  Check it out here.

– CREDITS –
Hair: Bliss Couture – Crazy Hair (previous gift)
Skin: Tuli – The Dressing Room Limited Edition – Gina 02
Eyes: Tuli – Brown Eyes
Eyelashes: Redgrave – Showgirl
Jewelry: Ganked – Nightdance Set (bracelet, necklace and earrings)
Dress: Digit Darkes – Reflection Dress Abyss
Shoes: Kalnins – Wonder  *** NEW REVIEW COPY *** 
Pose: Dare –  Editorial Fashion Set Ssshape
Advanced Sky: Coastal Afternoon
Location: World’s End Garden at Heaven Lake
Music: Moonbeam – Seaming Reflection (Album Mix)

[ b e a u t y ] Piercing Green Eyes

I usually wear more subtle realistic eyes but sometimes I like to add a bit more intensity in my eyes especially for pictures.   Like Tyra Banks says, “Models have to smile with their eyes!”  The new line of eyes from Rosie’s Things might just add a bit of fun into your gaze.  Inspired by fruits, they are bright and colorful.  Perhaps not the most ideal if you like your avatar to look realistic, but more appropriate for those who are up for something different.  There are lots of colors to choose from but I find the Kiwi line most appealing to me.  Thank you Rosemarie for the review copy!

– CREDITS –
Hair: Aden – Windblown Black
Skin: Glam Affair – Sofia Dark Skin Dressing Room 2
Eyes: Rosie’s Things – Kiwi Eyes
Lashes: Redgrave – Showgirl
Pose: Glitterati – Headshot 3
Location: My Photostudio
Advanced Sky: Caliah’s WL Preset
Music:  Mikel Slam – My Eyes

[ s t y l e ] All Dolled Up

I really like the way I styled my outfit for LeeZu! shift today so I decided to share it with you.  It’s fun and corky.  Sometimes I think people take fashion way too seriously when it’s supposed to be just fun.  That is why I admire designers like LeeZu, who brings her corky personality in everything she designs.  By the way, have you checked out Bliss Couture Hair?   Amutey DeCuir launched her new hair shop with 27 really interesting hair styles like the one I am wearing today.  What a great way to start the week!   Put on your funky outfits and go enjoy yourself~

– CREDITS –
Hair: Bliss Couture Hair – Mari Hair Miel
Skin: Dutch Touch – Jolie Cream Pip 4 CL 1 Freckles
Eyes: Tuli – Jade Eyes Cloud  *** REVIEW COPY ***
Lashes: Glow Studio – Bohemia Raindrop Eyelashes
Manicure: Fleur (now known as 5th & Oxford) –  French Beige Nails
Earrings: Kunglers Extra – Orquidea Earrings Garnet  *** REVIEW COPY ***
Bracelet: Fresh Baked Goods – Gem Jelly Donut Bangle – Gold
Dress: LeeZu! – Catch Lily Blue  *** SPONSOR ***
Shoes: LeLutka – Pow Pumps Red
Pose: Gliteratti – Doll 7
Advanced Sky: Caliah’s WL Preset
Location: Tekuteku
Music: 윤건 & 이효리 – 이뻐요

[ s t y l e ] Classic Black & White

It’s monsoon season in Korea and it’s raining non-stop.  This weekend I am staying home watching some classic black & white movies, sipping some good wine and nibbling on some gourmet cheese.  One of my all time favorites is “Casablanca” with Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, which is the inspiration behind my fashion style today.

– CREDITS –
Hair: Pocket Mirrors – Martina Curls Platinum
Skin: Tuli – Jade Tone 2 Black Brows 05a  *** REVIEW COPY ***
Eyes: Tuli – Jade Eyes Honey Bigger  *** REVIEW COPY ***
Lashes: Detour – Fur Lashes
Outfit: L`Abel – Kesera Black
Shoes: Cherry – Bow Slingbacks Black
Pose: Diesel Works – Celeste 10  *** REVIEW COPY ***
Advanced Sky: Caliah’s WL Preset
Locations: My Office at Sweetest Goodbye
Music: Paris Match – Eternity