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Layers

14 Dec 17I am in love with this sweater dress combo from Milk Motion available at Collabor88 this month. Be sure to check it out because each sweater actually is an entire wardrobe of outfits.
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SHOWER POWER

Alright seriously, I’m in the shower. You’re following me into the shower? Ok fine well enjoy the view, I’m strategically placing some bubbles so no views of my goodies for you.

Showering is one of the most peaceful moments in my life. I lived for my awesome shower in the master bath of my home, so peaceful, it’s own box of hot water and steamy good soapy smells. No kids bothering me, just the sound of the rushing water and the endless floating bubbles of scent. Continue reading

Sleighing Under the Influence

Oh, Deer

While doing some practice runs for the big day, the reindeer had a little accident. You can see Donner up in the tree and Blitzen is obviously blitzed, just look at the vacant expression on his face. I am not sure he even knows what happened yet. I stopped by to survey the damage, but no one was seriously hurt. I am sure there is time to repair the sleigh by Christmas. I only hope those packages were empty samples and didn’t have anything fragile in them.

Oh, Deer

What does one wear to a sleigh accident? Why a nice warm wool dress and a beautiful wool scarf, of course. The dress if from Thalia Heckroth and the scarf is part of a hair plus scarf combo from Rowne for Collabor88. It comes with a HUD to change the scarf textures so there is plenty of choices available.
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Forgetful In VENUS

I had an idea for my post yesterday, and I shot one picture, and then I fell sick. My idea is lost on me, I don’t know where I was going, or what was next after this picture. Probably some sort of “clothing”. But I don’t now.

My only choice it seems is to let her stand alone then, with her gorgeous butt on display.

Gidge is Wearing:

Body: BELLEZA – VENUS

Hair: TRUTH

Dressing Table: Cheeky Pea

Bright Lights, Big Trees — With a Mini-Tutorial on Lights

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I love the form of this sweater dress from NYU. It subtle shift from regular knit to rib knit to hug the waist and forearms is gorgeous. I love the slight blousing out on the sleeves and the top. It comes in two versions, with and without a collar. I chose the collarless option because I decided to add the gorgeous oversized shawl from Baiastice. Both items come in many colors to allow you to find your own favorite. (All photos are raw shots loaded directly to Flickr from Second Life®. They are not even cropped because the viewer crashes when I try to save to disk.)

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I really love how the scarf drapes in the back as well. I included to picture to show off the wonderful Christmas Lighting Pine Trees from 3D Trees and explain how I edited them to make them even better.
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Morning Routine

It’s a quickie this morning as I’m dashing out of the house in both lives and off for a busy day. You’ve caught me doing quick touch ups before I run off!

Hope your day is beautiful and full of smiles.

Stay pretty girls.

Gidge Is Wearing:
Lashes: Amacci – Eyelash Tattoo 5
More Lashes: *MonCher* “Falsies” Eyelash – Upper (add)
Hair: /Wasabi Pills/ Lara Mesh Hair – (BOOBS) – Rye
Slip: ISON – silk slip dress -S- (frost)
Slippers: Slink Boudoir Slippers LDF White
Feet: Slink Mesh Feet (Av Enhance) Medium S
Hands: Slink Mesh Hands (av) Elegant XS Left
Slink Mesh Hands (av) Elegant XS Right
Mani/Pedi: FLAIR
Body: Slink Physique Mesh Body V1.4
Skin:-Glam Affair – Sia II Ice – Polar tone – 02 A COLLABOR88 Dec 2014
Eyes: IKON Eternal Eyes – Iris (S)
Dressing Table: :Cheeky Pea: Bureau de Brioude

Snowbunny

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It is snowing in Second Life® and warm weather clothing is not only de rigueur, it is downright a necessity. The December collection at Collabor88 is your winter outfitters headquarters with all kinds of outwear options. I decided to mix up a few pieces, taking these gorgeous wool trousers from Baiastice and the lovely wool sweater, jacket and scarf from The Secret Store. There are multiple color options so you can mix and match enough outfits for the entire month – they all look great together. I went for a monochromatic white, grey and black look.
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Designer Download — Izzie Button

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I first discovered Izzie’s through one of those moments of serendipity that seem so much a part of Second Life®. It was back in 2009, I think, or 2008 and I was desperately searching for some studded tights. I spent hours going from store to store to store to store, most of them stores that left me awestruck with their awfulness thanks to the sort of things that come up in search when you used search terms like stud or studded. I asked in the Fashion Bloggers group and was sent hither and yon, but no luck. No one had what I wanted. I decided to be Scarlett and “think about it tomorrow” and logged out for the night.

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Izzie’s Studded Tights still going strong after more than four years. by Cajsa Lilliehook

When I returned the next day, I got a new item notice, probably via FashCon since that was when FashCon was still the it group, and it was from Izzie’s announcing studded tights. I also was helpfully sent a dozen copies of the notice from bloggers who remembered my frustration the night before. It was one of those wonderful moments. I felt like Izzie Button, the Izzie’s creator, had made them just for me, though of course, it was incredibly unlikely that she turned out several pairs of stockings, boxed and made vendor pics for them all overnight. Still, that is how it felt. Since then, I have no idea how often I have worn those tights. I still have them. They are wonderful and indestructible. They will be in my inventory when Linden Labs turns out the lights for the last time sometime in the far, far distant future.

Nyam Nyam Applier for Patty (out now)

Nyam Nyam Applier for Patty by Izzie Button

It’s Only Fashion: What was your first day in Second Life like? What made you stick it out through the learning curve?

Izzie Button: My first day in Second Life I spent reading freebie blogs and SL forums and finding out how everything works, followed by freebie shopping and trying to improve my avatar appearance. I was fascinated by the fact that everything I bought and saw was created by SL users themselves and I was wondering if I could do that too. I went to gaming places and “earned” my first lindens with gambling and I used that money to finance upload costs of my textures I needed to create my first clothing items.

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Comfy Cozy

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It’s so cold outside, but I am snug as a bug inside the little snuggery from tarte for The Arcade. With a wall of windows facing south I get enough sun to warm up.

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Of course, layering is the real secret to warmth. This lovely outfit from PixiCat for Collabor88 is not only warm as the rug that snugs the bug, but it is really an entire wardrobe. The leggings and the jacket come with texture-changing HUDS. The sweater is tentacle, so the only limit is statistical. Continue reading