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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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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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