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Acceptable in the Eighties…

There is a rule in fashion which dictates that if you remember wearing a trend when it was first in fashion, you shouldn’t be wearing it next time around. Well I don’t mind admitting that I’m a child of the eighties and I do remember wearing the current fashions when they weren’t retro. I also won’t hold back in confessing that I’m not one for following rules in RL or SL and revel in being a fashion rebel.  One of the wonderful things about SL is that it gives us the opportunity to experiment with fashion, so if you like the style why not check out some of the SL Fashion Designers that are championing the return of the eighties. These include Fab.Pony, Emery, Maitreya, MG Fashion and Mirai Style plus Pretties by JB who has released today the pieces I’ve featured in this post.

Just for fun – Acceptable in the Eighties – Calvin Harris

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Hair: Mirai Style Tori Hair in Cream (Cream & Brown Pack) (L$200)

Nail Polish: Armidi True Enhance Painted Nails in Cherry II (L$90)

Earrings: Emery Triangular Blondie Earrings in White (L$0)

Blouse: Pink Outfitters Poppy Chest Ruffles Shirt in White (modified to wear under jumpsuit) (L$100)

Jumpsuit: L’Abel Adora Demin Jumpsuit (L$200)

Belt: Fleur Patent Leather Belt in Scarlet (L$100)

Bangles: Earthtones Aurora Shades of Romance Bangles – Vintage (no longer available)

Shoes: Pretties by JB Risque Shoes in Vixen (L$325)

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Hair: booN TOM245 Hair in Blonde (L$200)

Nail Polish: Reale Manicure in Snow (L$0)

Earrings: [glow] Studio DeLyn Letters Earrings in White (L$150)

Scarf: Pretties by JB Wilds Scarf in Zebra (L$75)

Dress and Belt: Fab.Pony Jacqueline Dress in White Dove (L$299)

Jacket: COCO Jacket in Black (part of the Jacket & Shirt outfit in Black-White) (L$380)

Bag: La Besace Pochette in Black and White (L$200)

Ring: CaLLie CLine Diamond Cocktail Ring with Gem Changer (part of the Divine Bubble outfit) (L$950)

Shoes: Maitreya Slinky Stilettos in Patent White (L$350)

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second-life-atelier-amHair: Maitreya Sun Hair in Copper (Coppers Pack) (L$200)

Necklace: Atelier AM Layered Necklace in Black (L$150)

Vest: Emery Choose Life Tank (L$100)

Jacket: en Svale Denim Jacket in Indigo (L$280)

Bangles: Armidi Neon Stacked Bangles in Orange (L$175)

Skirt: Fab.Pony Denim Rahrah Skirt in Indigo (L$210)

Leggings: :: DUTCH TOUCH :: AFri Leggings (part of the AFri outfit) (L$350)

Socks: Creative Kaoz Dainty Lace Socks in Black (L$25)

Shoes: Maitreya Frenzy Shoes in Black (L$400)

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second-life-shade-throneHair: Truth Jess Hair in Grape (L$0)

Sunglasses: Shade Throne THE SET UP Gaiola (L$150)

Earrings: +plus Plastic Earrings in Yellow (L$45)

Vest: Surf Couture Driftwood Tank Top in White (L$100)

Mesh Top: Colourable Mesh Crop Top – Vintage (no longer available)

Dress: MG Fashion Le Fashionable Python Dress in Deep Plum (L$425)

Bag: +plus Rock Clutch Bag in Yellow (L$90)

Leggings: Emery Short Zebra Leggings (part of the French Kissin’ outfit) (L$350)

Shoes: Maitreya ChiChi Pumps inYellow (L$450)

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Black and White and Read All Over…

For those residing in Britain, this will mean something to you: MP, expenses, cleaning a moat, a jar of pickle, and a bottle of a Laphroaig Malt Whiskey. For those that don’t live in Blighty and think I have totally lost the plot, this week we have witnessed the UK media in possibly it’s most frenzied state yet following revelations that some British politicians may have been supplementing their incomes with dubious expense claims (since qualified by them as ‘accounting errors’). Whether you agree with the arguments put forward or not, the carte blanche coverage of the issues and attacks on those involved can seem a little extreme and is typical of the British media’s handling of topical events. Of course, this has nothing to do with fashion, but as my blog often seem influenced by RL and I feel as if I’m overloaded with political sleeze this week, this post seems appropriate.

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Hair: ETD Bonita II Hair in Smoke Burnt (All Black/White Pack) (modified to wear under hat) (L$100)

Hat: Tesla Unisex Bowler Hat (L$0)

Flower: artilleri June Polka Flower (part of the June Polka outfit) (modified to wear on hat) – Vintage (no longer available)

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

Shirt and Cuffs: Pig Tuxedo Top (L$120)

Corset: Kyoot Classic Black Austere Corset (L$90)

Ring: CaLLie CLine the Rock Ring (part of the Cover Girl Outfit w/o Boots) (L$199)

Shorts: Emery High Waist Shorts (part of the Call Me! outfit) (L$0)

Stockings & Suspenders: Insolence Dolores Nylon Seamed Stockings and Garters (part of the Dolores Black Outfit) (L$290)

Shoes: Bettie’s Tango Sandals in Black (L$200)

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Hair: Exile Suri Hair in Harlow (Blonde Pack) (L$250)

Nail Polish: J’s Nail Polish in Black (L$0)

Sunglasses: Noir Lolita Shutter Shades in White (L$1)

Shirt (under): :: DUTCH TOUCH :: Striped Under Shirt (part of the Che Black outfit) (L$250)

Shirt (outer): Last Call Go to Girl Wrap Top (part of the Go to Girl Outfit) – Vintage (no longer available)

Bangles: chuculet Sofia Bangles in Silver/Black – Blogger’s Appreciation Week Gift (not for sale)

Bag: La Besace Croco Cabas in Red (L$300)

Ring: Paper Couture Times Square Ring in Kyanite (L$175)

Skirt: Vanitas Vesture Dovely Linen Skirt in Gray (L$75)

Stockings: Paper Couture Tights in Grey (L$0)

Boots: La Besace Croco Booties in Red (L$200)

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Hair: booN FTN683 Hair in Blonde (L$200)

Earrings: +plus Plastic Earrings in Red (L$45)

Pantsuit: MG Fashion Gillian Pantsuit in Black (L$400)

Belt: Fab.Pony PVC Belt in Hypersilver (part of the Jacqueline Dress) (L$299)

Gloves: Bliensen + MaiTai Vintage Leather Gloves in Crimson (Fat Pack) (L$300)

Bag: La Besace Fausse Fourrure in Zebra (L$275)

Socks: Maitreya Prim Socks in Red (L$75)

Shoes: La Besace FFourrure Heels in Zebra (L$150)

Pose: ..::DARE::.. Antoine Strong Standing Pose (L$50)

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