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I’m so very excited to see Laqroki back in the biz. I’ve worn Laqroki skins for the  majority of my sl. I’m quite taken with the new Glam Affair skin from my last post, but the temptation was too strong, I had to try one of the new Laqroki skins. Their new skin line is called The Fresh and Essential Skins and features Mix and Match; all facial features are on tattoo layers, which makes it possible to create your own unique look!  I haven’t had time to play around with it like I’d like to but I am very curious to mix and match and see what sorts of looks I can come up with. Here are some great examples of the different looks you can create  from the Laqroki Blog. Laqroki has also released body appliers for Slink Mesh Physique, and Maitreya Mesh Body, Lara. (They have appliers for the new Fresh and Essential Skins and the Glow skins from before as well…yay!!!)  The appliers are yours for FREE the first week after release ❤
*(Regular prices will be set 9 Febuary, 1 AM SLT)

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Giz Seorn of GizzA Creations’ new Collection, The Frida Inspiration Gown is a true masterpiece. Inspired by the works of  legendary Mexican artist Frida Kahlo, this gown is rich in Mexican culture. Vibrant, eye-catching red and yellow hues throughout, and the skirt adorned with images of two of *Diego Rivera‘s most famous pieces of work, “Mercado de flores” and “The Flower Seller”.  A beautifully detailed rose headpiece and a hand-held lily flower (with and without pose options) complete the look. The lily flower is not shown in this post, but here are a couple of amazing pictures that I found on the blog Urban Legends by Natsumi Kangjon if you’d like to see it. 🙂

*Diego Rivera was a very prominent Mexican artist who was married to Frida Kahlo. If you’re not familiar with his work you should google him…it really is brilliant. Special thanks to Miss Xaqueline Seda for her knowledge on art history and Mexican culture. ❤︎

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*Contrary to popular belief castanets are not used in the Flamenco…nor are they Mexican, but Spanish instruments. I really love them with this outfit though. I found these on the marketplace, created by Una Daxter. When the left one is attached the action begins lol. You can hear the click click sounds and your avi does a funny little Flamenco-like dance..GREAT for driving your friends insane! For the pics I copied the right one and just used two rights because she wouldn’t even stay still on the pose stand when I attached the left…she was clickety-clickin’ all over the place.

skin: LAQ ~ Mirabelle Fresh skin – NEW!!! Worn with Glam Affair Leah Lipstick and Izzie’s Cat Eyeliner
body, hands & feet: Slink Physique Mesh Body, Hands & Feet
hair: TRUTH HAIR Esther NEW!!! @ Uber
Dress and Headpiece: GizzA – Frida Inspiration Gown – NEW!!!
necklaces: LaGyo_Kenya multi-strand necklace
bangles (l&r): [MANDALA]KYARA-BANGLES/Marrakesh
earring: ZC (Zaara): Sarayi painted hoops
ring (l): LaGyo_Bizarre flower ring
ring (r): Glam Affair – Gipsy Ring
shoes: (not visible but there!) Slink Priscilla Plateau Heels
Castanets: ::Una:: by Una Daxter on Marketplace, here.
poses: *ES* (Essential Soul) Flamenco

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smoke and mirrors

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I’ve been hooked on the Glam Affair skin December II lately, but I’ve fallen in love with their newest skin, Ellie. You can find her at several events going on around the grid right now. Check out the Glam Affair blog, here for details. I’m wearing the Ellie featured at Kustom9 in this post. There you have a choice of 6 makeups and the skin-tone choices are Asia and Jamaica.

ellie fin3Ellie. New from Glam Affair.

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Glam Affair has released new Maitreya Chest Enhancer/Dehancer Appliers. The shot above shoes the normal Glam Affair skin on the left and the dehancer on the right. It smooths out all the shadows, and if you prefer a smaller chest like I do you will absolutely love it. I didn’t show the one for Cleavage/Enhancement, but they have a picture on their blog that will give you a good idea, here. I didn’t have the dehancer on for the pics in this post (only the one showing the dehancer lol)..this dress called for a little bit of cleavage. Isn’t sl great?

~Click here for a taxicab to Glam Affair to get your new applier!~

One important thing I need to add. Maitreya has updated their Zest Pumps to be worn with their mesh body, Lara. If you’ve purchased any before now you’ll need to go to the redelivery terminal at the Maitreya main store and pick up your updated shoes!

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what i’m wearing:
skin: Ellie New! by Glam Affair @ Kustom9
body: Maitreya Mesh Body Lara
hair: Truth Nathalia New!!!
dress: Baiastice_Elena dress
shoes: Maitreya Gold * Zest Pumps UPDATED for Maitreya Mesh Body!
clutch: [ORTA] – Stella clutch
stole: :V.e. Tya Shoulder Fur Sable
necklace: Zaara : Banjara silver hasli necklace
bracelets (l): Pure Poison – Stacked Bracelets FLF
cuff (r): erratic / cuff
ring (l): (epoque) Lune Jumelle Ring
rings (r): Ariskea [Trance] Ring Set (not all worn in this post) @ Kustom9
cigarette: LaGyo_Mahalia cigarette
poses: PosESioN poses Kustom9

prêt-à-porter

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The beautiful burgundy trench I’m wearing in this post and the shirt beneath it are New! from GizzA Creations. The Valerie Trench Coat lays on top of a neatly tucked in, slightly open collared shirt. The fitted underlay shirt is color-change when the included HUD is attached, giving you 20 colors to choose from! And in usual GizzA Creations prêt-à-porter fashion, the trench is only part of the ensemble. The Valerie Outfit includes The Valerie Trench Coat & Shirt, GizzA Cropped Pants, Tote Bag, and Sunglasses. Only the Trench Coat is worn in this post. For a peek at the entire ensemble click here to see the Valerie Outfit listing on marketplace sl. In the main store there are more colors of trenches and pants than on marketplace, plus you can buy as separates if you wish.

~Click here for a taxicab to GizzA Creations Main Store~

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I’ve been stepping out of my photo studio a little more lately. The photos on flickr are so inspiring..we have some amazingly talented individuals in sl. Speaking of which, I’ve found a beautiful, “new to me” skin and I love it! By the amazingly talented Butterfly Pwi, {AIMI} Skins has a beautiful selection of skins and shapes, and some exciting new things in the works as well! I’m wearing Ella in natural in this post, with the Maitreya Mesh Body, Lara. Applier available at the {AIMI} main store.

~Click here for taxicab to {AIMI} Main Store~

what i’m wearing:
skin: {AIMI} Ella
body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V2.1
hair: Vanity Hair: Boys will be Boys
trench & shirt: GizzA – Valerie Trench Coat
pants: -David Heather-Seventeen Pants
shoes: Slink Siren Leather Stilettos (worn with Slink Feet for High Heels)
bag: *LpD* – *Tilde* Bag (2 versions included)
sunglasses: (Yummy) Vice Sunglasses (worn on head)
necklace: Kunglers (Kunglers Extra) Deorum
earrings: MG – Earrings – Vallari Hoops
ring (l): :::LP::: CandleBright_Ring
ring (l thumb): LUXE. – Dainty Ring-3Stack
ring (r): Glam Affair – Gipsy Ring
bracelet (r): pc; Logo Bracelet – find on marketplace, here.
poses: oracul poses

the girl’s got game

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It’s only been a week or so, but oh how I’ve missed my little blog. I wish I could clone myself and have my clone do my menial rl tasks and I could sit and blog my little heart out. But alas, that’s not going to happen so I must enjoy the time I do get to blog and make it worth while.

The Dirty Princess Gladiator Heels definitely make it worth while in my opinion. The moment I saw these I had to have them. I’ve wanted some black gladiator heels for a while but I was having a hard time finding a very tall pair that didn’t have that gold lion on the front. At first I thought they were discontinued because I couldn’t find them with the other DP items on marketplace. As it turned out, my settings somehow weren’t on adult and for some reason they are an “adult item” on marketplace sl…I guess because they’re so hot. 🙂 But it worked out because I tp’d to the in-world store and was able to look at their beautiful creations in person pixel.

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I’m also trying a new skin in this post. I’ve had my eye on Izzie’s Neva for a while now. I’ve probably demo’ed it at least 3 times and I finally decided to get it. I love the full brows, the pouty lips and the cute little nose. Izzie’s is fast becoming one of my favorite places to shop. Her jewelry is beautiful and she’s making more and more applier clothes, socks, gloves, etc.

The clothes are all by Coco Designs; only 2 purchases though. The shirt comes with the scarf which can be worn separately and an additional tee in a different color. The black tee’s “additional color” is a white tee.

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The jewelry is all by Epoque. I’ve bought a lot of their items on marketplace but I tp’d to the store this time and went on a late-night shopping frenzy in there. They have amazing jewelry, and I’m a fool for a nice set of dust knuckles.

Last but not least, the Gamer Bag by Le Primitif is from The Arcade Gacha! It was a gift from one Miss Neva Seljan, blogger extraordinaire, and she gave it to me right before I did the photoshoot for this outfit. It happened to match perfectly. I think it makes the whole outfit..with the shoes of course. It’s great to have a friend that is a Gacha addict because then you get their doubles, hee hee. Thank you so much sweet Neva!

what i’m wearing:
skin: Izzie’s – Neva Skin
body, hands & feet: Slink Physique Mesh Body, Hands, and Feet
hair: Exile::Pick Up LInes
shirt & scarf: *COCO*_Tee and Scarf
skirt: *COCO*_PleatedMiniSkirt
shoes: Dirty Princess Gladiator Couture Princess Heels
bag: :::LP::: Gamer_Bag F – [Red] RARE –  The Arcade Gacha!
cuff (l): (epoque.s) Abrasive Cuff
bracelets (r): (epoque) Variant Cuff
ring (l): (epoque) Lune Jumelle Ring
ring (r): (epoque.s) Epoquein Pyramid Ring
poses: Kirin Aya poses Collabor88 October