Time to Shine…

Sometimes when ‘the chips are down’ and you have no one else to rely upon but yourself, the world can seem a scary place. However, I think given the right frame of mind and a good old dose of determination, these moments in life can form into our finest hours.

Having gained some experience in working with graphics, I can imagine that there is great skill in creating metallic and shiny fabric textures in SL. Of course our talented Second Life Designers manage to pull it off beautifully and with stunning effect. Metallic shimmers are definitely a key RL trend this season and I’m pleased to see this reflected in current collections. When all around us seems to be doom and gloom, my advice is to don your sequins, slap on your lippy, and and prepare to dazzle with show stopping effect!

Now, isn’t it your time to shine?…

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Hair: TRUTH Amber Hair in Carrot (Gingers pack) (modified to wear under hat) (L$225)

Hat: Intoxicating Designs Sequin Hat in Silver (L$75)

Earrings: chicoco Pierced Earrings in Green (L$0)

Nail Polish: Armidi True Enhance Painted Nails Silver I (L$90)

Blouse: Last Call by Dazzle Haute Couture Christina Midriff Blouse (part of the Christina outfit) – Vintage (no longer available)

Skirt: Paper Couture White Horse Skirt (part of the White Horse outfit) (L$275)

Belt: Elate! Skinny Belt in Silver (L$40)

Bangle: eLDee Line Bangles in Plum (fatpack) (L$25)

Leggings: MALT Fashions Capri Lace Tights in Wine (L$149)

Boots: Kitties Lair Florence Boots in White Pearl (L$450)

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Hair: TEKUTEKU Freebie Hair 2 (L$1)

Vest: Style Starts Here Glitter Trim Top in Champagne (L$80)

Jumper: ~*RunoRuno*~ Teetee (L$0)

Necklace 1: (W) Ladies Pearl Necklace (L$100)

Necklace 2: Paper Couture Diamond Bee Necklace (L$200)

Ring: KaNdy Kitty Love Ring in Gold Flake (L$75)

Shorts: Fab.Pony Sequin Booty Shorts in Bronze (L$99)

Shoes: Kookie Chic Heels in Creamy Latte (L$500)

second-life-style-tipsI recently discovered Fab.Pony after my colleague on the Focus Fashion Agency Team, Seinna Fredriksson, wrote about them in her brilliant and weekly post, Confessions of a Shopaholic. Well, as I later commented on Sienna’s post, I went, I saw, and ever since I have been very much in awe! If you’re planning a big night out in SL, don’t even consider putting on your dancing shoes until you’ve seen what Fab.Pony has to offer. All those who love the recent eighties’ revival will find joy here (check out the Denim Rahrah Skirts… Fab.ulous!). Click here to visit the main store.

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Hair: House of Heart Feral Hair in Brown (Browns pack) (L$195)

Nail Polish: J’s Natural Real Color in Silver (Fat Pack) (L$50)

Vest: Random Fashion Garbage Glamorous… yeah Vest in Pink – Vintage (no longer available)

Jacket: BareRose Donna Jacket (part of the Donna outfit) (L$170)

Necklace: FabulouS StillMatic Platinum & Diamond Necklace (L$200)

Bangles: (luc) Vintage Crows Silver Bangle (L$0)

Skirt: Kunglers New College Prim Skirt (part of the New College outfit) – Runway Fashion Week Gift (no longer available)

Sunglasses: GBL Jackie Ohhh Elton’s Sunglasses (modified to wear on waistband) (L$100)

Leggings: (Polina-Kaestner) Sequin Collection Leggings (L$50)

Shoes: Magic Studio Sparkle Rhinestone Open Toe Slingback Heels (L$75)

In the second shot, I’ve combined two necklaces; I often do this or combine a necklace with a scarf by attaching one item to the chest and one to the spine. This is possible because prim items move in the same way when attached to the chest or spine. Mixing up your prim items in this way is great for styling and creates a unique look. When attaching item to any other point then the default position, you’ll have to edit the placement afterwards, so make a copy first.

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2 responses to “Time to Shine…

  1. Love the 2nd look so much — I must agree FAB.PONY is definitely a place I die over everytime I walk in — such gorgeous texturing on their shiny stuff ^^

  2. dollyewing

    Hi anya and thanks :). I bought a few pieces when I went there and I’m really pleased with all of them (I’ll be including them in my posts no doubt). Saw that you blogged the shorts too … love that look! For some reason, the top from ~*RunoRuno*~ didn’t photograph that well in that shot. It’s actually much nicer then it looks and it’s free. If you haven’t been there, I think you’d like it. There’s a gorgeous free peach coloured petal dress that I think would look great on your avatar. Bye for now x.

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