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Art Attack…

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I found a recent SLsecret post highly amusing; someone in week 36 was poking fun at mass produced items using full perm textures and sculpties. In contrast, it started me thinking about hand-drawn textures and the amazing talent that goes into the creation of them. Don’t get me wrong, I think photo-realistic and computer generated textures when done at their best (aka Redgrave) are fantastic, but I wonder if we give enough credit to those designers who create clothing the old fashioned way using paper, paint, and ink. For me, there is just something oh so special about owning a piece that I know has been hand-drawn. Anyway, that got my creative juices flowing and I seem to have been struck with the arty farties. So in this post, I decided to focus in the main on hand-drawn clothing and pay homage to one art movement with my very crude attempt at cubism (no chuckling in the back please!).

Hat: MG fashion FACTORY French Style Beret in Plaid (L$1)

Hair: Maitreya Piper II Hair in Caramel (Browns Pack) (L$200)

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

Glasses: BareRose Glasses SE in Blue (Fat Pack) (L$50)

T-Shirt: Nylon Outfitters Promo T-Shirt (part of the Womens Freebies pack) (L$1)

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

Scarf: AOHARU BT Simple Scarf in Pink (Fat Pack) (L$220)

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Hair: LeLutka STEFANI Hair in Platinum (Blond Pack) (L$190)

Mascara: [ glow ] Studio Avantgarde Sylvialicious Eyelashes (L$100)

Nail Polish: Love Soul Malama Prim Nails in Purple (L$0)

Top: AOHARU Drapery Top in Yellow (part of the Drapery Dress) (L$280)

Scarf: MALT Fashions Twilly Neck Tie in Tawny Port (L$120)

Bracelet: COCO Group Gift Gem Bracelet (L$0)

Skirt: fashionably dead Fire Compound Skirt (part of the Fire Compound Dress) (L$275)

Stockings: Shiny Things Solid Thigh High Stockings in Purple (L$0)

Shoes: Courtisane Devoue Sandals in Turquoise (L$690)

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Hair: Truth Natasha Hair in Honey (Light Browns Pack) (L$225)

Mascara:  [ glow ] Studio Avantgarde Eyeliner 01 Eyelashes (L$100)

Hat: Elate! Free Tiny Top Hat! (L$0)

Shirt: LeLutka Dietrich Shirt in White (L$225 )

Tie: Bliensen + MaiTai ‘Art Deco’ for Ladies Tie (L$250)

Suit: Thimbles Master of Cats Suit in White (L$110)

Ring, Bag & Nail Polish: Love Soul Holstein Prim Nails & Clutch Bag (L$150)

Shoes: Tesla Natasha Heels in Black (L$359)

Remember, when you buy a dress or any all-in-one, you could be getting more than one outfit for your money! I often split up the top or bottom of a complete outfit to make separates as I have in the first of the main shots in this post. This works best if the outfit is offered in multiple layer options so check the vendor first to see what you get in the pack by clicking the item as if you’re going to buy it and looking at the available layers in the pop up window.


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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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