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As Unique and Impossible As a Shadow

“Every man carries with him through life a mirror, as unique and impossible to get rid of as his shadow.”

W.H. Auden wrote in his collection of prose essays, The Dyer’s Hand, ““Every man carries within him through life a mirror, as unique and impossible to get rid of as his shadow.” Then he went on to suggest a good parlor game would be to look at different people and imagine the kinds of mirrors they might be carrying. One might be carrying a gilt baroque hand mirror, another a small compact mirror in a leather case, each of them, carrying mirrors that by design and dimension reveal their character.

I don’t know want my unique mirror would look like. I have one mirror that I purchased that goes over my dresser. It’s huge and heavy and requires two people to shift, framed in a beautiful dark cherry but free of ornamentation or embellishments. That is the kind of mirror I chose to buy, but does it reveal anything about me other than I dislike dusting? I don’t know.
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Mini Vacation

My typist is going away for a few days so I told her that I would take a vacation too. I wanted to go somewhere unusual, and lucky for me Trompe Loeil has this new Outcrop Hut for a perfectly outdoorsy but restful few days away.  Continue reading

My SLINK OBSESSION is LATEX

Lexi Morgan of STELLAR has released a flawless set of latex dresses in fitted mesh for your SLINK PHYSIQUE body and coordinating nail polishes that are so shiny you can see your future in them. No really, I swear you can.  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

Bundled Up

I decided to go out exploring the winter fun to be had in SL today, so I had to take a bit to get properly geared up. Cute but warm is the goal – it’s hard to be cute sometimes, especially in RL, when you’re layered upon layers upon layers. I decided to have some fun with my ability to layer on my SLINK PHYSIQUE starting with a sweater from Stellar on the body, then adding mesh over it for a cute RL layered look. I think it works nicely.  Continue reading

It’s 100 Degrees, Again

Whatever induced me to think a weekend in the trailer when it’s 100 degrees outside, I’ll never know. As it is I’m reduced to my undies and can barely move unless I have to. The humidity is so thick you could cut it, even with the sea breeze. Continue reading

Bright Lights, Big City

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Yesterday I was feeling country and today it’s all about the big city. Legal Insanity’s Trunk Show is today and trunk shows are such a city phenomenon.  This Stefani Slim pants are one of the designs featured at the trunk show and they are fun fashion.


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Intergalactic …Planetary…Planetary…Intergalatic

I have to commend COLLABOR88. They resisted the temptation and didn’t drive the grid mad with pink hearts even though February is traditionally pink heart overload in SL. I love the pink hearts, don’t get me wrong. But when even I begin to find it tiresome, you know it’s being over done for sure.

I love the hair pin that is the solar system, from UFO. They have some of the cutest packaging on the grid.

I am also trying out three new things today.

1. Mia Snow released a new skin – for 1L as an intro to a new skin line. It’s very pretty. And hey 1L.  Mia was super sweet and has named her skin with the brand MIA14  to help you keep your inventory straight – I think that’s great. Very thoughtful!

2. It didn’t come with eyebrows – or not discernible ones. My friend Lourdes directed me to Soiree on MP and I demo’d all of their tattoo layer brows before settling on Viviane. I have to say I liked them ALL but they weren’t quite GIDGE.

3. I am also finally dorking around with the MonCheri mesh eyelashes Cajsa got me. They’re pretty cool. I fit these to work with style 2 – I thought 1 and 3 were more dramatic and overwrought than I was looking for.  You can choose from various colors, tipped lashes etc for a lot of variety plus one that’s tintable.  You can select upper only, bottom only or both.Nifty.

LaRoo released an adorabe set of heels for us girls who need to make sure we’re always ready to stab your eye out with our shoes.  As always they come in a myriad of colors with tons and tons of pedicures for your cute little toes!

There wasn’t a color match avail for this MIASNOW skin however, I dorked around and got it matched really easily on my own. YAY ME!

Happy Saturday everyone!

Gidge Is Wearing:
Manicure: [ PXL ] Manicure – Black RedFrench
Dress: ::{u.f.o}::supernova suspender dress COLLABOR88
Brows: Soiree – Vivian Brows #Light Blonde
Shoes: (LaRoo) Medusa Pumps (Fatpack)
Lashes: *MC* &quot;Falsies&quot; Eyelash – Lower (add)
*MC* &quot;Falsies&quot; Eyelash – Upper (add)
Hair Band Planets: ::{u.f.o}::planet planet hairpin
Earrings: Bliensen + MaiTai – Anemone Black Earring
Hair: Clawtooth: Lady Stardust – Snow COLLABOR88
Shape: Gidge ~Savoir Faire Shapes~
Skin: MIA14 … Pale} EMBER TREND
Eyes: IKON Eternal Eyes – Periwinkle (M)

LOTD – 2014 1 28

The newest release from DE Designs, Inga, sent me running to the store to grab it up (and a few other things). I love the styling of the loose wrap jacket over the tight, button down the side, leggings. They work perfectly with the slouch boots from Maitreya.

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