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What I Like #9

2017.0404 by Irukia Levee

2017.0404 by Irukia Levee

I like 2017.0404 by Iruki Levee. Her control of color caught my eye first.  There is the desaturated skin and background in shades of gray that make the bold reds, yellows, and blues pop. Then there is the beautiful free-form setting as though she is resting in a cloud, though clouds don’t show shadows (I’ve tried.) Then, the composition fully embraces the Fibonacci Spiral. It all comes together in an amazingly powerful photo.
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Platforms @ Shoetopia

Platform City of Shoes

From Left to Right: Amacci Regina | Aris Aris Nostalgia |Chichica Linsey |Amacci Regina  | JuJu Nadja  |ANE Platform Wedge | COCO Mega Platform Sandals

I’ve featured boots, flats, pumps, and booties from Shoetopea. Last, but certainly not least, there are the platforms. a group full of wild, exuberant choices. A complete city of shoes.

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Boots @ Shoetopia

‘The fact is, sometimes it’s really hard to walk in a single woman’s shoes. That’s why we need really special ones now and then to make the walk a little more fun’. Carrie

N-Core Aisha Over-Knee Boots | N-Core Aisha Knee Boots | Moon Elixir Odette | Essenz Puerto Rico

 Carrie Bradshaw said, “The fact is, sometimes it’s really hard to walk in a single woman’s shoes. That’s why we need really special ones now and then to make the walk a little more fun.” I suppose I should credit Candice Bushnell, but the words are Carrie’s. If only Carrie could go to Shoetopia to find some really special ones.

‘The fact is, sometimes it’s really hard to walk in a single woman’s shoes. That’s why we need really special ones now and then to make the walk a little more fun’. Carrie

Clockwise from top right: Bueno Elle, DD Mannon Dark, GField Scalloped ,Lenox Manchester, Livalle HAX Combat, KC Couture Alexia, [sYs] Shibari

I am featuring several of the boots that will be on sale when Shoetopia opens at noon SLT tomorrow.

Depending on the shoe, I am wearing Maitreya’s Lara or Slink Physique body and feet, both with AlaskMetro’s Chi skin from Skin Fair.

 

What I Like #5

[sYs] PAULINE dress

Pauline Dress by [sYs[ Design

I love this picture from [sYs] Design. Yes, it’s a commercial photo, but that does not keep it from being a marvelous composition. It’s not just that the subject’s perfect placement following the Golden Ratio, but also the use of angles and curves. The curves of the hem, the sleeve caps, and the waist are echoed in her hair and the grass and tree. Her pose gives us angles at her hip and her elbow that juxtapose the angles of the collar and the juncture of the two hills. It is a beautiful composition while keeping it simple so that the focus is on the dress features.
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I Always Have a Friend

The best thing about having a sister was that I always had a friend. ~Cali Rae Turner

I don’t know who Cali Rae Turner is but Turner once said “The best thing about having a sister was that I always had a friend.” I have three sisters and from my experience that is not completely true. But it’s true enough. I certainly know that one of my best friends in life has always been my middle sister. Her children are my age, but it doesn’t matter. She and I are the ones who are close and always have been.

My earliest memory is of her. I know it is my memory and not a family story because nobody else remembered it, even my sister, until I reminded her. I was 18 months old, had just had my tonsils removed (They grew back!) and was in the hospital in a crib. A nurse came to give me a shot and I kept running away from her, going from one end of the crib to the other. So the nurse had her grab me and hold me still. Betrayal!!! Obviously, I have forgiven her. Since our parents died, she has been my linchpin.

She was sick last year, a tortuous battle with breast cancer and brain tumors, but she got through it and has been back at work full-time for about two months. She just found out on the 8th that she has lung cancer. Don’t worry. She caught it early at Stage 1 and she should be fine, but it threw me for a loop. A bigger one than last year because I thought we were done with all that. It feels so much like being back at Square One. It is not, we know now that she cannot tolerate Doxorubicin and they won’t use it. This means she won’t have to go through the hell of neutropenia for months on end. So she’s ahead of the game. She is strong, a tough, stoic survivor who will do well.  But I am still off balance, angry because this is so not fair–as if there is anything fair about cancer–and wishing that she could at least had a few more months before cancer took another run at her.

The best thing about having a sister was that I always had a friend. ~Cali Rae Turner

It’s a beautiful day at Nightfall.

She joined Second Life® about a month or so after I did. I walked her through it. She’s on my friend’s list–Marit Lilliehook, though she has not logged in since 2007. We were going to have adventures in SL together, but she’s one of those computer users who accidentally unfriends her children and has to call my nephew to come over to her house to restore her browsers file menu when she makes it disappear. Second Life just overwhelmed her. She’s been using browsers on the internet for 15 years and I still have to remind her how to do a bookmark, so this time it’s not SL’s fault for being too hard. On the other hand, she has crushed the competition in Candy Crush.

She will be okay, I would bet on it. But I am a bit wobbly and may be a bit more erratic than usual with my blogging. However, it will be all okay in the end. I know my sister and if anyone can beat cancer twice, she can.
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Second Lives and Second Chances

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The Naiades dress from [sYs] is all about the side boob. At least it promises side boobery, but if you wear the right size, it’s a promise unfulfilled.

Organizing Fashion for Life has been a challenge and an inspiration. Some of that inspiration has come from the extraordinary generosity of the builders and creators whose contributions make Fashion For Life possible. Another source of inspiration are the many bloggers who have been working hard to make sure you know about Fashion For Life. If you read any fashion feed, you know about Fashion For Life from their hundreds of posts. Continue reading

Linn goes Back to Black

Hello, lovelies 🙂

How is everyone this fine Saturday evening? Well, in this part of the world (Southern Italy) it’s evening, while i’m writing, a snowy evening.

The Back to Black event will open its gates in a few hours and i would like to show you some more amazing stuff you will find there, but, first of all, have a look at this skin and this hair, my latest purchases:

Linn. Valentine.

Linn in Valentine by Glam Affair is available at The Dressing Room where each designer – for this special Valentine’s Collection – prepared 3 items!
The hairstyle is one of the latest releases from (R E D) M I N T and one of my favourite hair ever, i totally fell for it.

Now, let me show you some absolutely stunning items which will be available at the Back to Black event:

Linn in black

More after the cut!
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