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This moment yearning

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THIS moment yearning and thoughtful sitting alone,
It seems to me there are other men in other lands

yearning and thoughtful,
It seems to me I can look over and behold them in
Germany, Italy, France, Spain,
Or far, far away, in China, or in Russia or Japan,
talking other dialects,
And it seems to me if I could know those men I should
become attached to them as I do to men in my own
lands,
O I know we should be brethren and lovers,
I know I should be happy with them.

No. 7 Sporty Lipsticks – A Review from Skin Fair

I like the sporty pack of lipsticks from No. 7 at Skin Fair. They’re a bit out of my lane but I thought the color combos and the gloss was flawless.

I have a slight quibble in that there is definite pixelation up close.  You can see this in the above picture, the smaller images look flawless but the larger one does show it a bit at the top. Continue reading

Skin Fair Gets Ready to Kick Off

I like vintage swim suits a lot. I suppose it’s because half of SL has their bits hanging out all the dang time, I find it more alluring to cover mine up.

Surf Co. has an offering of summer funtimes items at The Arcade and this not so little bikini is one of them.

I thought it was a great time to trot out a bikini when I’m ready to launch into what will probably we a WEEK of really sharing great skins from skin fair. Yes, a week. There is a lot of awesome.

My goals for Skin Fair this year are two fold. One goal is to find a new every day go to skin to add to my repertoire. I have a handful of trusted, quality skinners that I wear regularly. But it feels like branching out and adding another one or two is in order. Who knows what gems I will find? My other goal is to stretch my wings and try out skins that while they might not be me, are creative and inviting to wear.  Continue reading

Be My Monster Love

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Yesterday was Valentine’s Day and I DJ’ed at The Velvet. I put together a set that was about all sides of love, the sweet hopeful love of Valentine’s Day Lovers and the doomed and bitter love of the anti-Valentine’s brigade. It covered many genres and was altogether great fun and good music. Also great fun was this short dress from Legal Insanity, a Valentine’s Day gift. I generally don’t wear graphics on my clothing, but this appealed to me and seemed too perfect for my set to wear anything else.

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Maybe I should have shot a close-up to show the fabulous booties from Baiastice. These were released at Shoetopia, but they will be fresh for a long time with their immaculate construction and gorgeous studded heels.

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The Valentimes 2014

Baiastice has released a stunning set of lingerie for all of your Valentine + Other sexytimes needs. My friend Darkley blogged the lot of it, including other styles as well as colors. Go check it out – you probably need at least one of each if not just fatpack the lot of it. Continue reading

Stupid Little Dogs

I am not a dog person. This is pretty well known. I kind of DISLIKE dogs. Not the actual dogs. The idea of dogs. I’ve actually known some dogs in this world that I liked quite well. I even loved one or two.  But no, in general, I am not into dogs.

My grandparents however, had a set of old lady friends, “The Beason Girls” they were called, and they were sisters in law whose husbands had died. They loved little dogs. They were the sort of ladies who always had on gloves and a hat, and their shoes and purse matched. They brought their little dogs with them wherever they went.

When I was young, I was always curious about their dogs, they seemed to go through a LOT of dogs. Later I learned, that this was due to vacationing in Florida, along a freshwater canal. If you ever lived in Florida, you know that sending little dogs outdoors in some areas is akin to chumming for alligators. Thus, the Beason Girls had a lot of new little dogs.

I would ask my grandfather what types of dog, their dogs where, and he’d invariably say “Oh some stupid little dog.” And when they were arriving he’d wonder, “I wonder what stupid little dog they got this time?”

So when I saw this be-sweatered stupid little dog at The Mens Department from BIRDY well, you know it had to be mine.

Because – I can only HOPE to ever be as glamorous as The Beason Girls.

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Gidge Is Wearing:
Lashes: Amacci – Eyelash Tattoo 6
Sweater: .: Somnia :. Jailbird {Lavender/White} {S}
Dog: .Birdy. Boston Buddy – Cuddle – The mens dept
Boots: Baiastice_Lunar Ankle boot-vanilla-LEFT-
Hair: Clawtooth: Moonage Daydream – Snow – Collabor88
Hands: Slink Mesh Hands with Caroline’s Nail Apliers
Jeans: u.f.o & B.C.C – point damage vintage denim – dark – S COLLABOR88
ShapeGidge ~Savoir Faire Shapes~
Skin: [PXL] JADE NAT "Love Edition" MEB C2 VIP GROUP GIFT

 

Back to LEA29

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I headed back to LEA29 to see the completed art exhibit by FreeWee Ling before it disappears. You should go quickly. Set your graphics to high with the shadows turned to Sun, Moon & Projectors – as most of the exhibit is an exploration of projectors and the light and shadows they cast.

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While I focused on the black and white elements, there is a lot of color in the installation – particularly from light projectors.

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Like a House Needs a Door

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The post title has no relationship with my photos, but it seemed a good companion to Gidge’s post today. There’s a song called House Without a Door, a jazz instrumental, but the mood of this song is more in sync with Pharrell’s Happy.

My dress today needed a stunning setting, so I headed over the The Chamber Society’s new dance club, The Sable Club. In keeping with the rest of the village, it’s a Jazz Age venue rich with period detail. My dress is more modern, in particular when seen from behind where its dangerously low back is revealed.

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The dress is from Delirium Style – a special release for The Style Icon, a fashion fair organized by Legal Insanity honoring the icons of fashion past and present. I am looking forward to seeing who inspired the designers and how they interpret and reimagine their inspiration.

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Selvage

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While some prints will cover every square inch of fabric, particularly if they are printed instead of woven prints, other prints will end near the selvage leaving a border of the background fabric. This gives the designer the option of using the selvage end as a border. You can see that technique in this dress from DCNY where the print ends slightly above the hem. It’s an easy and clever way to add a design detail to your dress – though sometimes it does end up using more fabric for the entire dress because you cannot minimize wastage by cutting the skirt in opposite directions. I think it’s worth it, though, for the added element it brings.
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