I’m liking this idea of getting one new item, and matching it with a bunch of older things from my inventory. For one, I’m thrifty these days and it saves me some l$. Also, it ensures I will not show the exact same look everyone is displaying on the feeds. I fatpacked the Jouy dress at the Emery Booth at Collabor 88, it came with a lovely jacket but I found one from
I didn’t feel like travelling on the grid to take m picture, so I just stayed at home. I do love my home, I probably should show more of it some day.
Credits : Body : Maitreya – Lara Head : LeLutka – Simone Shape : Banana Banshee – Rosie Shape Skin : Amara Beauty – Clara (LeLutka applier) Eyes : Banana Banshee – October Hair : Lamb – Stellar Glasses : Cae – Zora Dress : Emery – Jouy dress – gold (@ C88) Jacket : Tres Blah – Leather Jacket Shoes : The Oak – Musye High Heels
I grabbed this cute dress at the Fashionably Dead booth at Collabor88, and then I had to dig in my inventory to find pretty things to match. And boy did I find things! That skin, for instance, si from Clef de Peau, and believe it or not, I’d never worn it before. It was buried deep in a folder of “things to sort and maybe blog”, and I’m glad I found it. It’s very pretty and the freckles are a lovely option.
But let’s get back to that dress for a minute. It comes in a gazillion colours, but I was feeling in the mood for green. The HUD offers a lot of corset options, plain and embroidered, and the level of detail is stunning.
There are stores, around the grid, where you can’t just buy one item, you just have to fatpack the whole thing. Blueberry usually has a style that’s way too sexy for my taste, but whatever she releases, even the things I wouldn’t wear, are impeccably made. The mesh is flawless, the textures gorgeous. Her latest release, In Control, is no exception, and covers enough skin that I can feel comfortable wearing it. It comes with a choice of trousers or short skirt, a top that can be lacy-see through or plain (obviously I chose plain), a blazer jacket, and it even offers shoes but I opted for a pair of maxi heels from Reign. Look at me being all working girl!
Oh hi again! I told you I got both the short and the long version of the cute jumpsuit from Etiquette, didn’t I? Well here’s the long one. I chose the green one because I figured, for a long one, a lighter colour would be prettier. Then came the hard part, accessorising. And for that I went into digging mode in the organised chaos that is my inventory. I apologise in advance if some of the things I wear are old and possibly discontinued.
I’ve been buying hair from Magika since 2007 I think, back then it was already way better than what most other (now long gone) hair makers would do. I’m always amazed at how, with every new release, Sabina Gully keeps improving and renewing her style. This cute one is called Prudence and comes with a cat and a devil horn headband, but I wanted something more elegant for this picture so I dug up this starry headband.
Credits : – Body : Maitreya – Lara – Head : LeLutka Simone – Skin : Pink Fuel – Anja – Eyes : Banana Banshee – Hair : Magika – Hair – Prudence – Headband : Monso – My Star Headband/ Gold – Glasses : EarthStones Eye Glasses – The Curator – Ears : Mandala – Steking Season 5 – Necklace : Maxi Gossamer – Necklace – Ariel Sun Pendant – Short – Lipstick : Izzie’s – LeLutka Applier Fae Lipgloss – Jumpsuit : Etiquette – Keira Jumpsuit green – Bracelets : Cae – Hana – Rings : Yummy – Theia Ring set @Uber – Nails : EarthStones Sparkle & Shine Mani/Pedi @Uber – Shoes : Friday – Sio Flats – Sunny @Uber
Ever get that feeling of Deja Vu and you’re not sure why? I picked up this dress for free at an event because hey, free dresses are good (sometimes). I was tickled that it wasn’t fug when I got dressed for SL Blogger work and decided it would be my styling inspiration for the day.
As I stood there doing my hair and deciding on jewelry I had this nagging feeling and I wondered, hadn’t I see this before.
I definitely already owned this dress.
So, there are some things I’ve decided and these are them.
I definitely owned this dress or a dress that is EERILY similar.
This means the person I originally bought this from, and the person who put it out as a gift purchased a template.
The person I originally made this dress might have later released it as a template.
What do I think about these things?
I think I don’t fucking care.
Here’s the thing, free gifts are one of those things that are either amazing or garbage. They’re free so you can’t really complain but none of us need new “freebie” chokers if someone could please take note of that. You wanna drop some sexytimes scripts in one and make it free you might gain kudos from a certain crowd but mostly man, nobody wants that your freebie choker.
Templates don’t burn my butter like they do some people. I’m not mad. Seriously. I’m not too good to wear a template so have at it. If I like it I’m not gonna be salty with you about what you’ve released unless it’s ugly or stupid.
Yes, I’m the one who decides if it’s stupid.
With that being said, I also want to say that some templates are garbage. Please check them out a bit before you drop them out for sale or for free.
With all of THAT being said, I’m actually really delighted with this dress. It’s very cute and sassy. I liked it the first time, I like it this time. Well done both of you who picked out this one or whatever it is that happened.
I didn’t go looking t see where I got it originally. I don’t care. I’m at peace.
Now, I need to finish my house.
Gidge is playing it again in:
Skin: Glam Affair
Ring: (Yummy) Diamond Solitaire Ring – Gold – Slink
Shoes: fame femme: Lina heels – SLink – Red
Necklace: LaGyo_Metis necklace Gold
Dress: Seniha. Kristy Dress 2 // Hourglas
Body: Slink Physique Hourglass Mesh Body (Redux) V4.1.0
I had a great idea for my solo New Year’s Adventure. I was going to go hop on the train at Red Hook and take pics of people’s lovely Victorians and just enjoy this lovely area. I thought it was an amazing plan. Then I stood at the train station and no train came, and I couldn’t find a button to push to request the train. I was probably doing something wrong but I could NOT figure out WHAT.
I ended up giving up and getting in my car and going for a drive.
It was a great time for an early morning drive, but eventually I wound up at the end of Bellisseria and found the beach. Of course some how these lucky sods had these AMAZING beach views – just stunning. I parked and walked along the beach while the sun continued it’s dance upward. There is definitely something to be said for these Victorians on the beach.
I decided to drown my sorrows in some treats and just spend the rest of the day languishing in my own beautiful Victorian. Such sorrow, truly.
I found a pretty cute grocery to stop in at. It actually had some sort of role play farmers market and vegetables with expiration dates. This is too much of a time commitment for moi. I am intrigued but no, just no.
Maybe? No, no no. No actual food that expires I cannot.
I ordered in Sushi, put on a movie and decided I was in for the night. The cats didn’t mind and truly, I crashed on the couch and didn’t have a care in the world. 2019 was good, and I’m not worked up about 2020. It will be fine. Every single year doesn’t have to be some groundbreaking event. Sometimes just making it happen is enough.
I did, however, wake up and move house.
Because – beachy Vic.
Gidge is 2020 In:
Earrings: (Caroline’s Jewelry) Kennedy Black Pearl Earrings Shirt: (NO) Basic Tee – Fitmesh Slink Hourglass – Hangry Ring: (Yummy) Diamond Solitaire Ring – Gold – Slink Head: .LeLutkaGreer 3.4 Shoes: Bleich – Mesh Dorothy – White [F Slink Flat] Shorts: JustBECAUSE~Kelsie Shorts~FatPack~Hourglass Body: Slink Physique Hourglass Mesh Body (Redux) V4.1.0 Hair: Tableau Vivant \ Starry Night \ Updo – [Review] Shape: Juicy – Meghan Shape GIDGE Edit 2019 Skin: -Glam Affair – Amberly II – Asia 01 E