Romantic look

We do a weekly event at Eden called Heart and Soul, usually with our fantastic manager and DJ Nandi.  They are little mini-themed events with a small contest and this one was “Best in Romantic Look”.  So I thought I’d showcase one of the hair styles that I picked up at Hair Fair 2016.  I’ve photographed this in my gallery of hair styles from the event, but in that I did all the hair styles in one pose, and when I got to this one, I realized it didn’t really do it justice.  So, here’s a better photo 🙂

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The dress is in standard rigged mesh sizes, and I’ve had it so long when I got this outfit together for the event, I wasn’t even wearing Slink hands or feet, eeks.  It was a gift for a hunt or an event, so it may or may not be available in store.

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Dominion amongst the trees

The White Armory offers a lovely group gift for us this week, The Queen of the High Fells.  This beautiful mesh mermaid gown comes with flexi add-ons and an optional wide collar with opaque and semi-opaque options.

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  • The White Armory — Queen of the High Fells – Dominion (group gift, 2016/08/28)
  • Angel Fae — Jade and Silver necklace

I’ll admit to a few problems with this gown – the mesh is beautiful, but I had difficulties making it work with my Slink Physique body.  The alpha works fine with the system body, but the bust and neckline wouldn’t play nicely with the alpha zones on the Physique.  Of course, that’s as much a problem of the Physique alpha zones as it is the gown.  Fortunately, the expansive collar hides a few alpha ills.

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Removing the collar leaves a simpler yet elegant gown that reveals the jade and silver necklace from Angel Fae.

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The Queen of the High Fells will only be on gift at The White Armory until Sunday, so get down and pick it up!

Mahalo!  A hui hou!

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Studio Lighting

As you can imagine, Aeon and I spend quite a bit of time either out looking for locations to shoot photographs, or in our little photo studio.  We love using the advanced lighting features, in particular projector lights to get shadows where we want them, and to eliminate shadows where we don’t want them 🙂

We have just been using simple prim cylinders as our lighting, but it sure doesn’t look very professional, especially if we invite someone over to photograph them.  So with that in mind, I’ve just created this studio light.

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2 LI, scripted on/off with projector color and settings persistence.  As soon as I do a HUD for it, it will be available on the marketplace.

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This looks much more professional!

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Lovelace

It’s lingerie day today!  Another prize from the Womenstuff Hunt, this sexy lingerie from Elle may be just the thing to wear to welcome home your special someone 🙂

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The hunt gift is in magenta, but it’s also available in teal, red, white, black, purple, and sky blue.  It’s system and comes with appliers for TMP, Omega, Slink, Maitreya, Belleza, and LolaTango.  Applier clothing can look wonderful if the designer takes care, and I think they’ve done a remarkable job with this lovely set!

And the choker with the little bell just makes it purrrfect!

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  • Lingerie: Lovelace Magenta – Bra/Corset, Panties/Stockings, and choker by E L L E
  • Body: Lara by Maitreya
  • Hands and feet: Slink
  • Shoes: Maze Shoes by Like Design
  • Hair: Lucky Hair Ash Blonde by Alli & Ali
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Breezy Blooms

Another wonderful gift from the Womenstuff Hunt.  I hope you’ve all run out and found some great stuff!

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This prom gown looks just fab, and is in standard sizes. fitmesh, plus specific fitmesh sizes for Maitreya and Slink.  The attached flexi shirts and sleeves make the dress, but they, along with the corsage, are very expensive in terms or render complexity.  The entire outfit here comes in at 287,812!

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Camos

I’ve always liked the motto that’s been used by at least one Australian warship: “We fight for peace”.  On that note, another outfit from the Womenstuff Hunt.  Hurry, hurry, it finishes at the end of the month!

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Goodness, another huge list of fitmesh in addition to standard sizes.  There are fitmesh sizes for Belleza Venus, Freya, and Isis, Maitreya Lara, Slink Hourglass and Physique, Tonic Curvy, and TMP (TMP is the top only).  The outfit by Shae’s Creations also includes some camo flipflops for system feet, Belleza, Slink and Maitreya, but would you wear flipflops into battle?

I pulled on my trusty combat boots and selected some weaponry from MTA 🙂

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Ki and kakau

Welina mai kākou!  Aloha, my friends!  I wanted to share with you a little outfit that I’d put together for last week’s tattoo event at Eden. This features a lovely ki pa’u with plumeria lei from ::*) Charmed (*:: and a lovely body kakau from [Ab.Fab] .

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Traditional hula pa’u (skirts) are made of leaves of the ki (or ti) plant, split along the central vein and tied together.  In ancient times, the breasts would be bare, although modern ‘sensibilities’ put an end to that.  A ‘kini top, pareo, or mu’u mu’u might be worn nowadays.  NEVER would you wear coconuts!

::*) Charmed (*:: offers flexi ki/ti skirts in three different lengths – 30 cm (shown), 50 cm (knee-length), and a long version.  Each comes with a choice of plumeria colours for the lei, haku lei (headband), and kupe’e (wristlets and anklets).

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Kakau is the traditional form of tattooing from Hawai’i.  Kakau often would take geometric or naturalistic lines, and typically represent heritage (family/clan) or personal attributes.  Typically, women received kakau on the face (for fertility), and on/about hands and wrists, ankles and feet.  Full-body kakau on torso, legs and arms, such as the lovely Aroha from [Ab.Fab] , were reserved for the men-folk, but I do believe in crossing those boundaries if I want to.  Aroha comes in standard tattoo layers as well as Omega, Belleza, Maitreya, and Slink appliers.

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Hula, of course, simply means “dance”, but always tells a story.  It is a beautiful form, and if you ever have the chance to visit the Merrie Monarch festival in Hilo in the spring, you will see some of the most amazing hula in the world.

Mahalo, my friends, be filled with aloha!

Oh, and just one more little bit, found on the interwebs:

“The use of coconuts for bras in Hawaii actually goes back quite a ways. Until horses were introduced to the Hawaiian islands by Europeans, Hawaiian kings and their knights had to travel on foot, with an accompanying woman to assist them by knocking together a pair of half-coconuts to produce the “clippity-clop” sound. This is also, incidentally, the origin of “knockers” as a synonym for breasts.”  – cmkeller

Mahalo!  A hui hou!

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Cool stuff

Another generous prize from the Womenstuff Hunt to show you today.  Don’t forget the hunt finishes at the end of the month, so you still have a few days to run and find some wonderful outfits.  Don’t delay 🙂

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At Tam’s Trousseau, you are looking for four copies of the hunt item.  That’s because there is sooo much in this outfit I’m sure Tam had to break it up just to keep it all organized!  Included in the outfit we have the top and skirt in standard sizes, and fitmesh sizes for Belleza Isis. Freya, and Venus, EVE Pulpy and Slim, Maitreya Lara, Slink Hourglass and Physique, TMP, and TONIC Curvy and Fine!  Also included is the hat, the fun sunglasses, necklace, bracelet, earrings and the apple blossom tattoo with appliers.  And if that’s not enough, there are matching sandals suitable for Slink Highs.  Wow.

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