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I gotta….

She hangs around the boulevard
She’s a local girl with local scars
She got home late, she got home late
She drank so hard the bottle ached
And she tried and she tried, and she tried and she tried
But nothing’s clear in a bar full of flies
So she takes and she takes, she takes and she takes
She understands when she gives it away
She says
Man I gotta get outta this town
Man I gotta get outta this pain
Man I gotta get outta this town
Outta this town & out of L.A.

She’s got a gun, she’s got a gun
She got a gun she calls the lucky one
She left a note right by the phone
Don’t leave a message ’cause this ain’t no home
And she cried and she cried, and she cried and she cried
She cried so long her tears ran dry
Then she laughed and she laughed, she laughed and she laughed
Cause she knew she was never comin’ back
She said
Man I’m gonna get outta this town
Man I’m gonna get outta this pain
Man I’m gonna get outta this town
Outta this town & out of L.A.

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wakey wakey xmas breaky

It’s been quite some time since I’ve blogged here on It’s Only Fashion or anywhere else for that matter. Taking a break from virtual life and plurk life and sitting at my computer has been pretty refreshing. I’ve mostly just been getting ready for the holidays and spending more time with RL friends. I mean, I do check in from time to time, I have a sim and a store that I don’t want to completely ignore but it’s been nice to concentrate on other things. I highly recommend it.

I had some alone time earlier and thought I would log in and check out the xmas expo and all it’s holiday goodies. While there I purchased this vintage dress from Leri Miles Designs called Olani in Ginger Girl. This dress’ proceeds go to charity in support of Relay For Life.


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My Dakota gown

Yesterday i visited Collabor88 and, after waiting for everything to rez properly, i was really amazed at the sight of so many beautiful creations. Not that normally i’m not amazed by C88 things, but it doesn’t happen often that i like almost the whole collection, like in this case or like the famous anniversary case. I grabbed all the demos i wanted and went back home to try them on, cause the place was too laggy to try demoing there.
Just one thing disappointed me, tee*fy‘s stuff wasn’t out yet. You know, tee*fy’s spot is the first one i put my eyes on each time i go visit C88.
This morning – my morning, when yankees are probably sleeping and the place should be less crowded haha! – i went back to buy the things i wanted and i finally saw that tee*fy’s items were out.

And i drooled over the Dakota Corset Gown which i purchased without even trying the demo on.


Wonderfully texturized, this is one of the most beautiful things i’ve seen recently on SL. This is a perfect example of mesh which i don’t often see on long dresses. Look at the way it “caresses ” the body with every movement, look at the perfectly irregular cut, look at the high front slit sensually showing the leg, look at the belt which stylishly completes the look.
Ahhh…Dakota, so sensual and elegant at the same time.


More after the cut!
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The One Where I Ride a Very Surprised Horse

Well, it said if I joined the group I got a free horse. I was probably wrong to presume it would be as nice as the horses other people were riding. But, I was whisked back to 2008 with this beauty.

Also my world became lag hell while riding her, and had to abandon.

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It’s Never Just Hair


Today is the last day of Hair Fair, so that means it is Bandana Day. Today we take off our hair and wear a bandana in solidarity with all those who have lost their hair in their struggles to live with illness whether from cancer or alopecia or whatever. Hair Fair exists to provide hair for young people who have lost theirs and the proceeds go to Wigs For Kids. Think about how stressful it is to go out on a bad hair day, now how many more times more difficult would it be with no hair? Supporting Wigs for Kids will help them put an end to bad/no hair days.


The floral bandana from Lelutka sent me on a mission to mix florals, but in such a way that they worked together. The dress from Decoy for Collabor88 has such a soft tone on tone pattern that is almost seems like a solid in contrast to the bold scarf.

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I’ve been so busy designing my sim and then working on another that I’ve completely forgot about blogging. I felt pretty cute today (especially because I have a ton of new hair from the hair fair) that I decided a look of the day post was in order.



Hybie Is wearing:

Outfit: Kaithleen’s Kawai Dress Polka Dots Red and Black
Hair: Blienson Maitai – La folie du jour – with veil – coal
Shoes: GOS – Grace Sandal – black patent
Skin: Essences – CHO – light rose 01 – brunette
Eyes: IKON – ascension – oxidation

Pictures taken @ Savoir Faire

She who dies with the most shoes wins.


Vero Moderno Kaleidoscope V-Neck Dress

Our virtual extremities have gone through some extreme changes in recent years. Shoemakers responded to the deficiencies of the avatar mesh by creating sculpted feet with shoes that we could match to our skins. The tinting methods designers employed were varied and highly idiosyncratic and tinting a pair of shoes to match could take anywhere from 30 seconds to 30 minutes, depending on our skill and the sophistication of the HUD interface. This year, with mesh rigged to fit perfectly, a few designers have taken steps to ease our pain and make our desperate clicking about in color selection boxes and frantic sliding of RGB numbers a thing of the past. Because the path of innovation is never straight, two different routes were chosen, but whichever one you take, you end up with gorgeous shoes and skin that matches.


In exploring the pros and cons of these two paths, I am going to look at Gos shoes and SLink Bare Feet with add-on shoes from another vendor. However, N-Core is also following the same path as Gos and I am sure some other shoe-makers will as well. The thing is, these are fundamentally different approaches to how to match the foot to your skins. Gospel Voom of Gos has chosen to provide the foot and shoes as one piece, the traditional way. His innovation is creating a skin color database and a scripted hud that accesses that data and applies it directly to the foot. Siddean Munro of Slink has taken another road, creating a foot that can be tinted and a free developer’s kit for skinners to customize for their skins and allowing shoemakers to use to make their own shoes to her form.

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