Karen

This little outfit is called a “dress” in the product name, but I can’t see it as anything other than a nightdress.

Despite the tiny thin straps, this is actually fitmesh, even though at first glance you might think it’s applier.  It comes in sizes for Lara, Freya, Isis, Venus, Hourglass, Physique, and TMP.  Also included in the pack is a 15 color HUD to choose what pastel shade to wear!

The outfit is high cut both back and front, and has semi-sheer side panels.  The little bow touches at the front are super cute.

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Night Sky

Hello there gentle reader!  Today I’m showing you a group gift from back around Halloween last year.   I’ve just come across it while rummaging in my messy inventory 🙂

The gown is called “Night Sky”, so I thought I’d find a suitable place to show it off, and found this planetarium.  The gown has a one-size-fits-all fitmesh for classic avatars, and body specific fitmesh for Freya, Isis, Venus, Lara, Physique, and Hourglass.  It also includes the Bento enabled gloves for the same mesh body sizes.  And it includes the earrings and necklace!  A very generous group gift!

Because the gown is materials enabled, it appears bright in the above photos, but I thought I’d use the other part of the location to show you what it looks like under different lighting.  Its character changes completely!  A really nice outfit from Ghee!

  • Gown, gloves, jewelry: Night Sky Gown, Bento Opera Gloves, Spider Necklace, Spiderweb Earrings by Ghee
  • Body: Lara by Maitreya
  • Face: Jennifer by GA.EG
  • Hair: Cerys by Truth
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Applesauce

Today I have a final (perhaps!) Valentine’s Day gift to show you.  This lingerie is a group gift from Vinyl, and Vinyl’s group is FREE to join!

The lingerie is separate top and bottom, and has sizes for Freya, Isis, Venus, Lara, Physique, and Hourglass.

There are two styles in the pack, the “Rose” version above, and the “Love” version below.

Both versions are the same mesh, which is nicely done with no clipping issues.  I particularly like the Rose version.  A lovely gift for VDay 🙂

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A tale as old as time

Solas and Bee at Silvan Moon Designs have created a new magical gown for the latest round of Enchantment.  The theme this round is the story of Beauty and the Beast, and Solas and Bee have created Belle’s Enchanted Ball Gown just for the occasion!

Belle’s Enchanted Ball Gown comes in six lovely colours and fitmesh for both SLink bodies and Maitreya Lara.  Still no fitmesh for Belleza bodies; hopefully Solas will start supporting those soon!

Kerryth at Spyralle really creates some finely-detailed jewelry, and the Like Gentle Tears tiara just magically seems to suit this gown.  Rain features a five-colour HUD that allows you to tint the hanging crystals in five shimmery light shades. 

The Enchantment sim is really something rather amazing, the builders have put a lot of work into creating the scene, and many merchants (such as Solas and Bee) have created lovely pieces just for this event.  Stop by and take a look!

Mahalo!  A hui hou!

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Pride… and panties

LOL did I really call this post that?  Well, I’m trying to clean up a lot of my unopened things, and these two items were literally sitting next to each other in one of my unopened folders, so you get both 🙂

The t-shirt is an old group gift from Baby Monkey, and comes on system layers plus appliers for Omega, Maitreya, Belleza, and Slink.  There are five textures, all on a black background, all eye-catching 🙂

The panties are fitmesh for Lara, Freya, Isis, Venus, Physique, and Hourglass.  They come with a ten color HUD and are pretty well rigged, although I did notice some clipping at the hip while looking for a pose.

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Rising from the Ashes

Sure, Mardi Gras was yesterday, and many Christians observe Ash Wednesday today — but this phoenix arises from the ashes yet!  We had a lovely Mardi Gras event at Eden on Saturday last, and I found this lovely outfit from Champagne! that is at home in any Carnival or Mardi Gras celebration — or even just for your favourite Burlesque show!

The bodysuit is all mesh in standard sizes, but I had no problems wearing it with my Maitreya Lara mesh bod.  The wings are non-animated mesh, and come in two resizable varieties — one with particle flame effects (not shown), and one without.  The phoenix tail has flexi bits that allow the bottom to waft about a little bit.

  • Astlandia — Yey 1M pose

Earthstones adds the perfect jewelry touch with the Phoenix Rising necklace and earring set.  Mahalo, Mama Jaz!

Personally, I’ve had a few events lately that have left me sitting in the ashes, but I had to remind myself — or be reminded — that ashes tell you that there was heat and light…. and that heat and light never completely disappears.  However you make a splash, keep soaring!
Mahalo!  A hui hou!

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That’s A Wrap

A friend gave me this as a gift.  Very generous of them!  I did have a similar outfit in applier, but wow this is fitmesh!

The outfit comes with fitmesh sizes for Maitreya Lara and Slink Physique for all the pieces.  There are two color options (red and dark red, which I’m wearing) and multiple options regarding length of arm and leg wraps, single top and bottom, and a full on piece for the body.  Lots of options here for playing with RLV too, come to think of it 😉

As you would expect from Caverna Obscura, the mesh, rigging, and texturing are very well done.  I think I’ll be wearing this on Valentine’s Day!

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Slick

Who says wonderful things have to be spendy?  [Appliers By Valarie] has a host of amazing bodysuit appliers that you have to see to believe.    I picked up a wonderful dollarbie, their Black 50% Catsuit.  It’s got a beautiful gloss (you’ll need to turn up the shine if you’re using the bodysuit on Maitreya Lara.  And oooooo is it transparent.

How transparent is 50% black?  VERY.  How shiny is it?  EVEN MORE.

So… what do you do if you want to wear a shiny bodysuit but social mores frown on being so transparent?  You layer it with something more opaque on a lower layer!

This has become my favourite catsuit, and all for a single linden!

Mahalo, my friends!  A hui hou!

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Nicki

The Shop Your Heart Out event is on at the moment, and being close to Valentine’s Day, the event is celebrating that theme.   There are lots of FREE gifties to be found, so if you can get into the sim, you can pick up some really nice things!

I’m showing off three gifts from the event today.  Firstly, the ruched dress from Erratic.  Erratic is one of the more expensive designers in SL.  I love some of their clothing, but it’s priced so steeply, I can’t justify buying too much (for example, at the event is a really nice set of lingerie, with each piece sold separately.  To buy the entire set, you’re looking at over L$1000.  And that’s discounted!  Yipes.)  So when the chance comes to get a gift from them, I grab it 🙂

The dress is only for Maitreya Lara.  And of course, being this pink, I had to forgo my normal redheadedness.  Fortunately, a gift from the event came to the rescue!  This hairstyle is from Magika, and is only in this color, but it’s perfect for this outfit!

And finally I added a choker from Rebel Hope.  It has fitmesh sized for Lara, Belleza, and Physique, as well as an eight color HUD, four for the choker, and four for the metal.  It’s not often I can make up an outfit from three designers at a single event, but I did it today!

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Gothic Webs

I’m not sure where I found this amazing gothic styled dress.  I usually categorize unopened things in folders so I know where they came from, but this was loose in my main objects folder!

Wherever it came from, the texturing is amazing!  You are sure to turn heads wearing this.  Sizing is only standard rigged mesh, but as you can see, it works beautifully on Lara.

A shout out to Nephilim for the skin I’m wearing too.  If you find yourself in need of a fantasy skin in various colors, you can’t go wrong here.  They have 12 fantasy skins for both male and female avatars, and they are L$1 each!  They even include appliers for Belleza, EVE, Slink, Lara, and Omega, as well as head appliers for Catwa, LAQ, Slink, Omega, and EVE.  What a bargain!

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