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These Are a Few of My Favourite Things…

Ooooh hasn’t the SL Fashion Blogosphere been full of drama the last couple of weeks? At first I thought some of it was interesting and often amusing (I’ve even commented on portions of it), but now I’m a bit bored. I don’t know about you, but my RL has enough drama of it’s own without introducing it into my virtual existence. I want my SLife to be about kittens and fluffy things… can we soon return to the days when we emptied out our handbags and photographed the contents to show each other (now, wasn’t that fun girls and boys?).

There was a little grumpiness and talk of feeling uninspired amongst my blogging peers recently and I wondered if the negativity was dragging everyone down. I’m glad to see us going back to what I think we do best… finding and photographing and telling our readers about our favourite things. That’s certainly what I’m going to concentrate on and I’ve resolved to not read any posts that even sniff at drama. Incidently, this probably means that this post will contain typo’s as technically I cannot read it, as it talks about drama.

Anyway, moving on; in an attempt to lighten the mood and spread some love, the items I’ve featured in this post today are those things (old and new) in my virtual wardrobe that I adore, find myself reaching for all the time and (unlike drama) never tire of. I hope you like them too <3.

Please note that I won’t be permitting any comments about drama on this post. I’d love to hear from you though if you like my favourite things and please feel free to comment in general on bunnies, flowers, poetry and such. If anyone really does feel the need to ‘have a go’, they could always Plurkerise me. If they’re shy, I believe it can be done in secret with chums, but I’m hoping that I will be considered for a public slagging off. That way more traffic will be driven to my blog, my visitor numbers will increase, and my life will feel complete ;).

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LeLutka Sack Bag in Goldenrod (L$275)

Detour London Flats in Brown (L$300)

GBL Charmed Cuff – Vintage (no longer available)

**DP**yumyum Tweed Jacket in Brown Check (L$220)

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WoE Kloe Jeans in Steel (L$200)

Yummy Bird Cage Earrings in Silver (L$0)

Sixty-nine Allure Hat (L$150)

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Curio Petal Lovely Skin in Olive Branch 2 [Dark] (fat pack) (L$3,000)

REDGRAVE Angelina Blue Eyes (L$100)

REDGRAVE Moulin Rouge Eyelashes (L$90)

Truth Jess Hair in Toffee (L$0)

J’s Real Toe Belt Platform Sandals in Olive (L$380)

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Armidi Gisaci Square Cut Linen Mini Dress in Dark Gray (L$235)

LeLutka Dietrich Shirt in White (L$225)

Bliensen + MaiTai Scavenger Tie (L$250)

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COCO Valentine Gift Bag – Group Gift (Search for ‘*COCO* UPDATE GROUP’ in Groups, join and activate before visiting the store to collect your gift)

Shiny Things Tuli Pumps in Silver (L$400)

CREAMSHOP Toon Heart Earrings (L$195)

*SHOP SEU* Pompadour Hair in Blonde (L$170)

Muism Satin Ruffle Top in White (L$350)

Tres Blah Belted Tunic (L$90)

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Borrowed from the Boys…

It looks as if the androgynous dressing trend is set to continue well into 2009. For many designers at New York Fashion Week this year, it was all about exaggerated jackets paired with slouchy trousers and was certainly a case of those ‘Who do girls like they’re boys‘. Well in truth, Dolly is far too much a girly girl to pull off the gender neutral look in a big way, but I wanted to demonstrate in this post how it’s possible to embrace the trend by introducing elements of it into our virtual wardrobes. A big thank you to my dear friend and brilliant RL and SL architect, Lake Impfondo, for allowing me to shoot the photos for this piece at his new and jaw-dropping testosterone-loaded bachelor pad.

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Bliensen + Maitai does it again with this fabulous little tie. This is the ladies’ version but there are mens’ styles available too.

The detailing on the pin is really beautiful and it’s scripted so you can choose from gold or silver options to coordinate with your outfit. Not only that, but the tie comes in 3 wear options… round the neck, under the collar and knot only; 2 lengths… short and long; and in 7 colours!

As with everything Plurabelle Laszlo does for the Bliensen + Maitai label, these are quirky with a capital ‘Q’. All her work is just that little bit different and I love it! Click here to visit the main store.

Hair: Zero Style Yuuya Hair in Chestnut (Dark’s Pack) (modified to wear under hat) (L$300) – get it here

Nail Polish: J’s Natural Real Color in Silk (Fat Pack) (L$50) – get it here

Hat: Muism MC Fedora Hat in Brown (L$200) – get it here

Shirt: AOHARU Ruffle Shirt in Ivory (part of the Ruffle Shirt Dress) (L$280) – get it here

Tie: Bliensen + MaiTai Reifsnider Tie for Ladies (modified to wear loose) (L$250) – get it here

Jacket: **DP**yumyum Tweed Jacket in Plain Brown (L$220) – get it here

Watch: Watch Shop Watches LB3 Gold and Diamond Watch (L$350) – get it here

Trousers: Muism High Waist Trousers in Beige (L$298) – get them here

Boots: Detour Mistress Boots in Brown (L$400) – get them here

Pose by GBL

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second-life-woesecond-life-jeansWhen Dick Wiesel, designer of the WoE label, dropped these jeans on me, I told him they were the best thing since sliced bread and I meant it! You’ll know how amazing his jeans’ textures are if you’ve ever owned a pair, but this boyfriend cut for girls is one I’ve never seen in Second Life before. They are incredibly cute and as with all Dick’s jeans, I challenge you to find any other pair that will make your avi’s toosh look better!

As well as jeans, Dick makes a great range of casual clothing. Click here to visit WoE’s main store.

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Hair: analog dog Mia Hair in Dirty Blonde (Medium Pack) (L$350) – get it here

Nail Polish: Reale Manicure in Coffee (L$0) – get it here

Sunglasses: Paper Couture Logo Aviators in Umber (L$200) – get them here (please note that the picture on Xstreet does not match the item)

Jacket: Ce Cubic Effect Short Leather Jackets in Brown (L$380) – get it here

Shirt: SLink Tie Front Shirt in White (L$150) – get it here

Vest: Style Starts Here Glitter Trim Top in Champagne (L$80) – get it here

Bracelet: GBL Initial Cuff (L$50) – get it here

Jeans: WoE Boyfriend Fit Oxide Wash Jeans (L$175) – get them here

Shoes: HOC Apparel Chucks (L$30) – get them here

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Hair: Zero Style Euphoria Hair in Chestnut (Darks Pack) (L$300) – get it here

Nail Polish: Reale Manicure in Black (L$0) – get it here

Earrings: Bliensen + MaiTai Bottletop Earrings (L$150) – get them here

Vest (under): Emery White Tank (part of the French Kissin’ outfit) (L$225) – get it here

Dungarees: :: DUTCH TOUCH :: SIsKe Jeans Top and Pants (part of the SIsKe outfit) (L$325) – get it here

Vest (over): Style Starts Here Tuff Grrl Black Wings Tank Black (L$80) – get it here

Scarf: BareRose Donna Scarf in Brown (part of the Donna outfit) (L$170) – get it here

Bracelets: Armidi Neon Stacked Bangles in Orange (L$175) – get them here

Tights: Kookie Cherry Leggings in Burnt Brown (L$100) – get them here

Socks: Shiny Things Knit Knee Socks in Charcoal (Darks fat pack) (L$99) – get them here

Socks: Shiny Things Old Laceup Boots in Black (L$500 ) – get them here

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If you try wearing some of the items featured today together in their default attachment positions, it won’t be possible 😦 One item will replace another as some are set to attach in the same place on your avatar. To overcome this problem, right click the item in your inventory, select ‘Attach To >’, and choose an alternative ‘free’ attachment point. You’ll have to edit the item’s position to fit after doing this so it’s essential to make a copy first!  This is a trial and error process as some points work better than others for certain prim items.

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