Tag Archives: Penumbra

Dysphoria

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While the runway shows are over, Penumbra Spring Summer Fashion Week continues with the showcase of stores that were featured last week. One of them was Ghee which is known for whimsical and original designs. This summer silk lace dress is a gorgeous example, made with two pieces. a slip and a lace shift that lays over it. As you can see they fit perfectly together.  Continue reading

Always a Bridesmaid

Some of the lovely things presented at Penumbra fashion week this time were bridal gowns. I’m not a big fan usually, so I was intrigued though to see something very understated and elegant from Ever An’ Angel for Penumbra and had to put it on. When I was newer in SL, my friends and I would often put on wedding dresses and run around the grid being mad and silly. This gown seemed to deserve an elegant backdrop.  I think I found the perfect place for the SL wedding I won’t have.

It doesn’t have a lot of seating for guests but that’s ok. I might actually bring Gidge back over here for tea and cakes when she’s done working – it’s rather lovely in it’s amazing white wash of light.

There is even a fairytale-like carriage to bring me to the ceremony. Yes, this is a perfect spot.

Now, for the small matter of a groom…

Gidge is Wearing:
Lips: [:Tuli:] Neve / T1 / lips06 Urban Decay
Beauty Mark: [PXL] Beauty Mark POS10 Dark DX
Lashes: Amacci – Eyelash Tattoo 5
Hair: ::Exile::City Princess
Earrings: Dark Mouse Vintage Drop Dead Diamond Earring – Gold (VINTAGE) MP Link <
Necklace: Dark Mouse Vintage Drop Dead Diamond Necklace – Gold (VINTAGE) MP Link <
Bridal: Ever An’ Angel – Bridal – Spring 2015 – FOR PENUMBRA FASHION WEEK
Eyes: IKON Charm Eyes Starfall
Feet: Slink Avatar Enhancement Feet High Left V2.1
Hands: Slink Avatar Enhancement V2.1
Manicure: Alaska Metro
Body: Slink Physique Mesh Body V2.3.1
Skin: [:Tuli:] Neve / T1 / blonde
Poses: PRETENSE
Shot on Location: The White Garden

If you love shoes, you always get a jackpot on the 21st

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Penumbra Fashion Week continues for just a few more days. I decided to feature another dress from A la Folie. This one is Gloria and I chose it for a few reasons. The sunny color is a delight and a wonderful contrast to the cloudy skies. I also love pencil skirt and the Sixties styling. It makes me think of Oscar de la Renta from that era. Then, it is the 21st, which means 21 Shoe, which means the gorgeous shoes that are after the cut are for sale for this day only, and this dress and those shoes seem made for each other.

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I have not been to Roche for some time. I dropped in to visit and confirm that it is still one of the loveliest sims on the grid. Continue reading

Zanze at Penumbra Fashion Week

The skirt and top from Zanze for Spring Summer Fashion Week is loose, airy and oh so summery.

 

 

Zanze has a large collection of fabulous outfits for Penumbra Spring Summer Fashion Week. My favorite is this Strathmere skirt and top.  I love the loose, breezy easiness and the bold, bright colors.
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I stopped by The Trace Too for the photos It’s a lovely beach and the sky was gorgeous.

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Nota de Una Samba

150518_002Second Life’s Penumbra Spring/Summer Fashion Week continues through the 23rd. A la Folie had a big collection including this adorable dance dress, MADNESS. It has a HUD that allows you to choose from six textures for the dress, and six colors for the ruffles and the coordinating shoes and jewelry (not shown). This made me think of the One Note Samba – built on one note, but the other notes are sure to follow.

This is just a little samba, built upon a single note
Other notes are sure to follow but the root is still that note
Now this new one is the consequence of the one we’ve just been through
As I’m bound to be the unavoidable consequence of you.

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The Light Wraps You in its Mortal Flame

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Pablo Neruda’s Poema 2 came to mind today and I wanted to share it. Here is the complete poem in English.

En su llama mortal la luz te envuelve.
Absorta, pálida doliente, así situada
contra las viejas hélices del crepúsculo
que en torno a ti da vueltas.

The light wraps you in its mortal flame.
Abstracted pale mourner, standing that way
against the old propellers of the twilight
that revolves around you.

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All the Donuts Have Names That Sound Like Prostitutes

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This Prey jacket for Penumbra Spring Summer Fashion Week goes over a coordinating corset. It seems like a capelet with short sleeves. It has long points that drop down and  from which a silver spikes are suspended. Here you can see the point drops to the mid back.

I have spent a good portion of my life on buses; school buses, tour buses, Greyhound and Trailways buses and public transit buses. Of course, that means I have also spent a good portion of my life waiting for buses.

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Among the many places I have waited, the most interesting, entertaining, freaky, funny, scary and downright wild place is Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis on Saturday night. I would get off work at the planetarium just as the demi-monde was coming to life, late enough that missing one bus meant a long wait for the next one. A woman alone was often presumed to be on the stroll, so I had the “pleasure” of turning down many propositions. I am told that the infamous Block E where I would wait has been leveled and a new entertainment mall has replaced it. I suppose that would make for a more comfortable wait for the bus, but there was something vibrant, vital and exciting about Hennepin that I hope is never lost.

Of course, if this were Hennepin there would be at least three level of signs on every building and hundreds of people on the sidewalk.

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