Tag Archives: Mandala

Friend or “Friend”

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Bizza’s Asymmetrical Jacket is fun, casual and goes perfectly with the Josie pants.The Josie pants come with a HUD offering three options for each pair of pants. The details on these pants are out of this world.

Most of our friends are not our friends; they are acquaintances, contacts, colleagues and associates. However, in social media, we lump the people on our mobilization phone trees together with those for whom we would give up a kidney. The act of reading each others timelines foster that sense of shared intimacy that is the hallmark of real friendship. The boundaries blur and sometimes we invest more emotionally in those who are merely ships passing by, mistaking acquaintanceship for friendship. More than one person has been devastated recently by opinions of “friends” they have mistaken for friends.

However true friendship requires more than knowing the name of my cat or my political persuasion. Friendship is an investment in trust and intimacy. We share our best selves with our “friends” and share our flaws with our friends. You know someone is your friend when you know you can safely confess some petty, spiteful thoughts and feeling, secure that your friendship will not falter. That is why the opinions of “friends” should be taken lightly. They know of us. They know about us. They do not know us.

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Portrait of the Artist

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The Reach Sketchbook set comes with 9 sits, 3 stands and 1 sequence for the model. when you choose an option, the sketch on the easel changes to reflect your new pose. You can also get a copy of the sketch to hang on your wall.

I found this amazing furniture at ReAct the other day, a lounge with an artist’s easel and chair. I asked Gogo if she new any artists who might be interested in sketching my portrait and she suggested Spyder Silverfall. Sure enough, he was willing to do my portrait, so I posed for him. As you can see, the sketch progressed quickly.

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While he was sketching, I snuck a snap of him. He was quite fashionable in his black shirt and pants with the kneepads. His hair was styled by Tableau Vivant and is a good look on him . Continue reading

Unpacked

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The move is complete, the bags and boxes unpacked and I have settled into a chair to take a last look before crawling into bed.

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The nice thing about moving in Second Life is that one does not have to look the part.  I am wearing a mini-dress from 1992 that is the ne plus ultra of hot, sexy modernity. It’s revealing, edgy and definitely “designed” but not at all over-designed. It comes in a solid beige, a solid black or this print – and all can be found at The Dressing Room.

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It’s Friday Eve

It’s Friday Eve and that means it’s time for me to start thinking about heading over to my trailer park weekend home. I’m just raiding the cabinets for some snacks to take along.

Plus I need to go shopping. I always need to go shopping though.

Happy Friday Eve girls!

Gidge Is Wearing:
Lipgloss:-Belleza- Claudia Pale Gloss 8
Lashes: Amacci – Eyelash Tattoo 6
Shadow: -Belleza- Silver Glitter Eyeshadow
Beauty Mark: [PXL] Beauty Mark POS10 Light DX
Bloudse:-tres blah- Khaki Blouse (S) – Orange COLLABOR88 July 2014
Braceletes: (L)_Bangle [MANDALA]KYARA-BANGLE/Marrakesh COLLABOR88 July 2014
Feet and Hands: SLINK
Nails: The Plastic
Hair: TRUTH HAIR Xantheanne
Skin: -Belleza- Claudia Pale 5 Bl
Eyes: IKON Eternal Eyes – Periwinkle (S)
Pose: Pretense Poses

Go Brown. But not THE BROWNS.

I never choose brown, yet I always like it when I wear it. Warm and cozy, comfortable, browns are delicious and earthy and now that I’m swaddled in them I’m happy. For now.

There is a football team called the Browns. I’ve always thought this was a terrible name. I can’t get behind a color. How can I feel the ferocious violence of a sports team, and scream at them to destroy the opponent when they are just called the Browns? I just can’t. This is why I WILL NEVER ROOT FOR YOU BROWNS! Well, also because I’m a Colts fan. But that’s another story. Continue reading

Hair Fair 2014 Short Hair Part Two

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****SHOPPING LIST******
Poses: Ma Vie
Skin: [PXL] MIA Jazz NAT ~ Makeup 02 REB C2
Eyes: [UMEBOSHI] Eon eyes light Green (med)
Lashes: [LeLutka]-DIVA lashes
Mesh Attachments:
Slink Avatar Enhancement Hands – Casual
Slink Avatar Enhancement Hands – Relaxed
Slink AvEnhance Feet High
Slink Physique Mesh Figure
Mani/Pedi: FLAIR
Clothing: .Shi Fur Pullover {RedSet}
Peqe – Deviant Skirt
Shoes: MIAMAI_Regan pumps – Black Skin
Jewelry: [MANDALA]LEGACY-Maasai Earrings – Collabor88

Safari Style

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This month’s theme for Collabor88 is Safari and Baiastice’s offerings are stylishly on point – taking inspiration from African fabrics and textures and colors but making something new  with it. Her skirts and tops are irresistible and should be kept as great mix and match pieces.  The top in particular will be a great one for layering as it skims close to the body.

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Ison Will Never Be Royal. Or WILL THEY…

Ison released three LORDE themed ‘dos at Hair Fair 2014. I like all three.  Possibly because I wore my hair like the one above in RL for about five years.  I was trying on new things from Collabor88 and this is what happens when a blogger has on too many things she likes. She just ends up wearing them all.  If I hadn’t worn the shirt then my boobies would be hitting you in the face first thing Sunday Morning. NO ONE WANTS THAT. Continue reading

Fashion For Life Comes to an End

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Fashion For Life closes in  just three short hours from now and it is a bittersweet moment for me. I am relieved to have made it to the end without major disasters and dramas. Sure, there were glitches and hiccups and moments of anxiety – par for the course for any event involving more than 200 people.  As a species, we come with glitches attached. I am going to miss running the 10 sim circuit from sim to sim to sim to do the daily restarts. I was asked not to restart them all at once, so I figured a run from one end of a sim to the other, following the path, would take me about the right amount of time between each restart. I always did run astray at Perambulate though, tempted off the track by the skate park. Anyway, it has been a wonderful project, raising thousands of dollars for the critical work of the American Cancer Society as it leads global efforts to prevent, treat and cure cancer.

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One of the Champions – the large donors whose co-sponsorship of the sims allows all event proceeds to go to Relay For Life – was Mon Cheri of “falsies” fame. Her eyelashes are favorites of people across the grid and even Gidge who has a love-hate relationship with attached lashes likes them. She made several exclusives for Fashion For Life including this adorable summer dress Sachi – which she released in several color combinations.

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spectrums, palettes, rainbows and murder

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With all the colors in the universe, you would think we would have more than three collective nouns for colors. But rainbow, spectrum and palette are what we have. Kind of a dull set of collective nouns considering the collective noun for crows is murder.  Savoir Faire released a murder of crows for Pose Fair that ended last weekend. The poses are on sale at the store now and are still murderously good fun.

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On May 9th, FASHIONART will open up to the public and I think you will enjoy the creative exploration of fashion meeting art. Is fashion art? Nina Garcia said it is not. I think she’s wrong. I think after you go to FASHIONART, you will probably think she is wrong, too. Let’s wait and see.

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