Francesca Balogh

[ S T Y L E ] Psychedelic Comfort

Psychedelic Comfort
This new release from Luxe Paris reminds of the 60’s… The psychedelic print top over black mini skirt has a modern twist.   A bit hippie, a bit sexy… me like it!   The coin purse chain belt is included in the outfit.

– BODY BASICS –
Mesh Head: CATWA HEAD Sofia v3.0
Mesh Body: Maitreya – Lara
Eyes: ARTE – Toda Eyes [Catwa] *** 
Head Applier: Glam Affair – Karina – Catwa Mesh Head Applier  – Jamaica (Fifty Linden Friday) *NEW*

– HAIR & MAKE-UP –
Hair: /Wasabi Pills/ Victoria Mesh Hair – A *NEW* 
Lashes:  LIVIA::Whisper Lashes at Blush (Feb 28 – Mar 18) *** *NEW*
Lipstick: ARTE – Natural Lip Balm ***

– OUTFIT –
Outfit: LUXE Paris COMFY *** *NEW*

– BACKGROUND –
Poses: Di’s Opera – Limited
Backdrop: Mesh India Graffiti Backdrop Natural Limited at Backdrop City
Music: Light Red (Remastered)

(*** promotional review copy)

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[ S T Y L E ] Blythe

Blythe

I was doing inventory cleaning today and found this cute outfit from The Annex released at We ❤ Role Play.  The halter top and micro shorts are something I would not wear in RL but in SL it works.  By the way I will be implementing some changes to my blog which I will share in the near future.

– BODY BASICS –
Mesh Head: CATWA HEAD Sofia v3.0
Mesh Body: Maitreya – Lara
Eyes: ARTE – Toda Eyes [Catwa] *** 
Head Applier: Glam Affair – Karina – Catwa Mesh Head Applier  – Jamaica (Fifty Linden Friday) *NEW*

– HAIR & MAKE-UP –
Hair: Exile:: Jemma (previous gift) *NEW* 
Lashes:  LIVIA::Whisper Lashes at Blush (Feb 28 – Mar 18) *** *NEW*
Lipstick: ARTE – Natural Lip Balm ***

– OUTFIT –
Top: The Annex – Blythe Halter – Black at We ❤ Role-Play *** *NEW*
Short: The Annex – Blythe Shorts – Black at We ❤ Role-Play *** *NEW*

– BACKGROUND –
Poses: BAXE PIN UP FEMALE ***
Backdrop: [Bad Unicorn] B.A.D. Backdrop Group Gift at Backdrop City
Music: Rollercoaster 롤러코스터 – Last Scene (THE FAKE PLACE Remix)

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[ S T Y L E ] I Love Gowns!

Sarah& Nick
I Love Gowns!

I Love Gowns!
I Love Gowns!
I Love Gowns!

As many of you can tell, I love gowns especially with mermaid skirts.  Only in SL can I afford to wear so many different luxurious gowns.  🙂  I wanted to share some of my favorites released this month.

– BODY BASICS –
Mesh Head: CATWA HEAD Sofia v3.0
Mesh Body: Maitreya – Lara
Eyes: ARTE – Toda Eyes [Catwa] *** 
Head Applier: Glam Affair – Karina – Catwa Mesh Head Applier  – Jamaica (Fifty Linden Friday) *NEW*

– HAIR & MAKE-UP –
Hair: [monso] My Hair – Kim at Sanarae *** *NEW* 
Lashes:  LIVIA::Whisper Lashes at Blush (Feb 28 – Mar 18) *** *NEW*

– OUTFIT #1 –
Gown: Entice – By Your Side Gown at The Trunk Show *** *NEW*
Jewelry: Moondance Boutique Angelinas Earrings and Necklace *** *NEW*

– OUTFIT #2 –
Gown: Virtual Diva – Carpe Gown Sun *** *NEW*
Earrings: Moondance Boutique Cruella Earring ***

– OUTFIT #3 –
Gown: ::TiffanyDesigns:: Desire Gown with Appliers ~ Pink (jewelry and headdress included) *** *NEW*

– OUTFIT #4 –
Gown:  The Annex – Larkin Gown – Yellow at The Trunk Show *** *NEW*
Jewelry: Moondance Boutique Tracy Earrings and Necklace *** *NEW*

– BACKGROUND –
Poses: oOo Studio – Palais, oOo Studio – Contemplate
Backdrop & Location: Finesmith, Inc. Clothing & Free Photo Studio
Music: I Got You (feat. CHIS)

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[ S T Y L E ] Kawaii

Kawaii

This is a quick snapshot of me wearing my new undies from Entice.  This set is an exclusive release for Whimsical.  The HUD allows you to customize with multiple color combinations, even the little flower details.  The choices are nearly infinite.  The hair and skin for this post are bargains.  The cute hair is a gift from Ayashi at Shop You Heart Out!  Today is the last day so hurry.  There are lots of free gifts by designers for the event as well as up to 50% off in a lot of goodies.  The skin was a L$50 item for Fifty Linden Friday this past weekend from Glam Affair.  I love how it looks in my avie!

– BODY BASICS –
Mesh Head: CATWA HEAD Sofia v3.0
Mesh Body: Maitreya – Lara
Eyes: ARTE – Toda Eyes [Catwa] *** 
Head Applier: Glam Affair – Karina – Catwa Mesh Head Applier  – Jamaica (Fifty Linden Friday) *NEW*

– HAIR & MAKE-UP –
Hair: [^.^Ayashi^.^] Grein hair (gift at Shop Your Heart Out! till Feb 26) *NEW* *FREE*
Lashes:  LIVIA::Whisper Lashes at Blush (Feb 28 – Mar 18)*** *NEW*

– OUTFIT –
Lingerie:  Entice – Flowers in the Rain at Whimsical (Feb 18 – March 18) *** *NEW*

– BACKGROUND –
Poses: Label Motion – My Attic
Backdrop: FOXCITY. Pretty in Pastels – Common 3 at Backdrop City
Music: Gyaru Dreams

(*** promotional review copy)

[ S T Y L E ] Bound Crow

Bound Crow
Bound Crow

Virtual Diva is still available on marketplace so if you have missed out on some of its recent collection don’t worry!  This gorgeous gown was released this month and it’s available on marketplace.  There is a demo version available so try on a demo if you are worried about the fit.  One brand that is still around and releasing a lot of new items is Zuri Jewelry.  If you purchase this heart locket, Zuri Jewelry staff member will help you load up to 10 pictures.  It’s a perfect gift idea, a nice keepsake…

– BODY BASICS –
Mesh Head: CATWA HEAD Sofia v3.0
Mesh Body: Maitreya – Lara
Eyes: ARTE – Toda Eyes [Catwa] *** 
Head Applier: ItGirls – Catwa Skin Applier – Kory Summer
Body Applier: ItGirls – Fade Body Applier – Maitreya 

– HAIR & MAKE-UP –
Hair: Alli&Ali Miley Hair Variety Colors *** *NEW*
Lashes:  LIVIA::Whisper Lashes at Blush (Feb 28 – Mar 18)*** *NEW*
Eyeshadow: LIVIA::Desire Eyeshadow [Catwa HUD] at Blush (Feb 28 – Mar 18)*** *NEW*
Lipstick: LIVIA::Carlin Lipstick [Catwa HUD] ***

– OUTFIT –
Gown: Virtual Diva – Bound Gown Crow *** *NEW*
Jewelry: Zuri Jewelry – Locket of Love – Necklace and Earrings – Turquoise/Dia/Steel *** *NEW*

– BACKGROUND –
Poses:  oOo Studio – Palais
Backdrop: [STUD INC.] – Cubic Backdrop [WHITE] at Backdrop City
Music: BTS – Crow Tit (Empty Arena Version)

(*** promotional review copy)

[ S T Y L E ] Lounging Around

Lounging Around
Lounging Around

My battle with the flu is not over yet…  I have been in bed all weekend.  I finally managed to get out of bed and log in for a quick post.  This lovely robe and undies set is a new release from LUXE Paris.  This is something I would totally wear lounging around in my RL home.  It’s so pretty!!!  The make up is a little preview of what to expect at Blush from Livia.  I am especially loving the lashes~

– BODY BASICS –
Mesh Head: CATWA HEAD Sofia v3.0
Mesh Body: Maitreya – Lara
Eyes: ARTE – Toda Eyes [Catwa] *** 
Head Applier: ItGirls – Catwa Skin Applier – Kory Summer
Body Applier: ItGirls – Fade Body Applier – Maitreya 

– HAIR & MAKE-UP –
Hair: ONE-Creations/Hair Studio ONE – Put in Rollers (Brown) L$1 *FREE*
Lashes:  LIVIA::Whisper Lashes at Blush (Feb 28 – Mar 18)*** *NEW*
Eyeshadow: LIVIA::Desire Eyeshadow [Catwa HUD] at Blush (Feb 28 – Mar 18)*** *NEW*
Lipstick: LIVIA::Carlin Lipstick [Catwa HUD] ***

– OUTFIT –
Loungewear Set: LUXE Paris PROVOCATIVE *** *NEW*
Shoes:  Essenz – Paris (past group gift) *FREE*

– BACKGROUND –
Mug: [MAGIC NOOK] Mug (Vintage Coffee) (scripted with drinking/holding animation)
Poses: Label Motion – Christmas Beverage Poses
Backdrop: L’Etre – Modern room. at Backdrop City
Music: Teks Sinatra – Lounging

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[ S T Y L E ] Studded

Studded

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I have always had a thing for studs.  I remember when I bought my first pair of studded pumps from Stiletto Moody.  I bought them in every color and wore it with everything.  Then came the studded caps, jackets, bras, etc.  This is not the first studded bra to be featured here.  Previous styles were from Vero Modero, which has closed down.  I found a nice alternative from Pink Ice at Dazzle worn with my new leggings from alaskametro<3 for a simple, edgy look.

– BODY BASICS –
Mesh Head: CATWA HEAD Sofia v3.0
Mesh Body: Maitreya – Lara
Eyes: ARTE – Toda Eyes [Catwa] *** 
Head Applier: ItGirls – Catwa Skin Applier – Kory Summer
Body Applier: ItGirls – Fade Body Applier – Maitreya 

– HAIR & MAKE-UP –
Hair: Alli&Ali Mrs Baker Hair Variety Colors *** *NEW*
Lashes:  ARTE – Alta Lashes [Catwa] ***
Eyeshadow: LIVIA::Zola Eyeshadow [Catwa HUD] at The Avenue & White Nights (Feb 20 – 27) *** *NEW*
Lipstick: LIVIA::Metallic Love Lipstick & Eyeshadow [Catwa HUD] at Cosmetic Fair (Feb 15 – 28) *** *NEW*

– OUTFIT –
Top: PINK ICE RILEY STUDDED MESH BRA at Dazzle (Feb 1 – Feb 25) *** *NEW*
Leggings: alaskametro<3 “Lyra” leggings 04 black holo – Maitreya HUD at Applique (Feb 15 – Mar 7) *** *NEW*
Shoes:  SaCaYa – Fioana Pumps ***

– BACKGROUND –
Poses: oOo Studio – Marlena
Backdrop:  MINIMAL – Illuminate Backdrop #3 at Backdrop City
Music: BRIGHT

(*** promotional review copy)