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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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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

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what i’m wearing:
skin: -Glam Affair – December II New! @ uber
body, hands & feet: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara
hair: TRUTH HAIR Sian worn with Homage Unorthodox Frenchie Hair Base
top: tres blah khaki shirt
skirt: (fd) Prairie Skirt
belt: Izzie’s – Leather Buckle Belt
boots: (Kunglers) Blanka boots
choker: (Yummy) Gold Bead Choker (part of set) @ uber
necklace: GizzA – Elephant Necklace part of Elephant Set
earrings: Izzie’s – Chunky Chain Earrings @ uber
bracelet (l): GizzA – Elephant Necklace part of Elephant Set
bracelet (r): Izzie’s – Chunky Chain Bracelet @ uber
ring (l): ISON – safari tribe ring
ring (r): “studio AKINI”Ala-Ring-SOU @ CreationJP
handbag: LaGyo_The Desperado bag
poses: flowey poses

Amberly II – Updated!

“Cheers to a New Year and another chance for us to get it right”
Oprah Winfrey

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UPDATE: I apologize for any inconveniences I may have caused by posting the wrong link for ::LP::, aka, LePrimitif. Thank you so much to Miss Emma Ann Hendry for letting me know it was a dud. If you come across any bad links on my blog and you have a moment, please drop me a quick message and let me know and I will correct it as soon as possible. I’ve corrected LePrimitif’s LM link in the what i’m wearing section, or you can use the link at the beginning of this update. Thank you, and again, sorry if this caused you any trouble.

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I’m loving Glam Affair‘s new Amberly II. You can find her at Kustom9, Collabor88 and in-store (here) as a free group gift! From clean-faced to makeup combinations for every taste, she has a wide variety of looks to choose from between the two venues and your free group gift. For more information on the new Glam Affair skins that are out and where to find them click here to check out the Glam Affair official blog.

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Marukin’s newest set, winter’s breath, is a collection of poses that make beautiful close-ups. (2 poses from winter’s breath set shown above) Available @ Collabor88 for a few more days!

Im totally in love with Truth‘s new Holly. If I weren’t a blogger and had a standard “look”, I would be wearing this hairstyle for a while. Hell, I blog so slowly that I have been wearing this hairstyle for a while, lol. I think in the months to come we’ll be seeing a lot of “lobbed” hair style’s like this. They were very hot on the spring preview runways during fashion week.

what i’m wearing:
skin: -Glam Affair – New! Amberly II @ Collabor88
makeup: Izzie’s – Cat Eyeliner, Miamai_LesMakeups_Lashes
hair: TRUTH HAIR Holly (worn without scarf option) New!
top: :::LP::: Bustier_Blouse
pants: *BOOM* Miami Linen Pants
shoes: [Co57] Lorena Bootie New! @ Kustom9
handbag: [Co57] Katana Speedy Damier Cafe New! @ Kustom9
earrings: [ glow ] studio Euphoria Earrings
necklace: [ glow ] studio – Tripple Chain
watch: * SORGO – SO Watch New! @ Creation JP
bracelet (r): Izzie’s – Chunky Chain Bracelet
ring (l): (Yummy) Ice Ring @ Collabor88
ring (r): MG – Kirenna Teardrop pearl Ring @ faMESHed
poses: Diesel Works Zahra and Marukin Winter’s Breath – closeup poses available at Collabor88❤︎

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This is my second post in a row without wearing my Slink Mesh Physique, and I am ready to put it back on. There are some system clothes that I’ve missed wearing, some of my favorite pieces to layer with. Particularly COCO‘s Bow Shirt.  I’ve seen some beautiful mesh bow shirts but I run into the same problem while trying to layer over them..they come through the top layer of clothing. So for now  there will be occasional posts where I’m not wearing my Slink Physique.

If you’re a purse fanatic like myself you must check out [DDL]. They have a nice selection of purses, satchels, clutches etc. They carry other accessories as well plus some really cute ready to wear items. Join their group, for free I might add, and pick up the beautiful jewelry gifts on the main counter. They have an in-world store and one on the marketplace as well (here). I found that the in-world  store carried a wider selection of their products and more color choices for certain items also. Click here to visit the [DDL] Facebook page for a quick look at   some of Melina Anatine’s beautiful, well-made creations.

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Before forking out big bucks on eyeglasses, check the marketplace! I found a plethora of them for 1-5 $L and a handful of really cute freebies as well. I understand sometimes you fall in love with an amazing Gos pair and you don’t have a choice but to spend the L$. But if it’s just a simple, cute pair of glasses you’re searching for, try the T.C. Kawaii Glasses; only 1L$ at the Erovi Marketplace Store, here.

what i’m wearing;
skin: -Glam Affair – Lauren @ Collabor88
hair: TRUTH HAIR Aida NEW!
dress: [NV] Cary Dress
shirt: *COCO*_BowShirt
tights: !Nayar – Fishnet and Lace (low rise) Leggings
boots: Maitreya – Thigh High Boots
glasses: T.C. Kawaii Glasses Erovi Marketplace store
earrings: LaGyo_Mother’s pearl earrings
ring (l): LaGyo_Mother’s pearl big ring
ring (r): [MANDALA] Motsumame Ring
watch:  [MANDALA]BILLIONAIRE_PRIDE
bracelet: Armidi Gisaci – Triple Pearl Bracelet
bag: [DDL] Instant Crush or click here to visit item’s listing in marketplace sl.
poses: Infiniti Elegance Poses

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Essences Ginger Gacha Fin 1

I mentioned this skin, Alex in my last post. I got it at last month’s kustom9 in a Gacha machine. I knew from the picture that I would love it and I do. Even the red is growing on me. I finally found some more Alex skins, though, so I can have my normal coloring back now. I haven’t been able to find Alex in Essences, so I don’t know if it will end up in the main store, or if it will just be a special “event” and/or gift skin. I think it’s so pretty that they will have it in the store eventually… fingers crossed!

To get Alex with your choice of brow color (and all the other bells and whistles) now, you can find 3 beautiful versions at Uber. I’ll feature them in my next post, so stay tuned for that.

If you haven’t heard of Uber, it’s a new monthly themed event owned by Truth Hawks and managed by Miss Kaelyn Alecto. This month’s theme has been Vacation and features creations from 35 of second life’s top designers. Strawberry Singh has a post, here, with a list of the designers and links to pictures of their Uber items.

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I had fun with the accessories in this little “ensemble”. The beaded [glow studio] Mauri earrings and the New Biarritz Beaded Collar from MG look like a set together. You can wear this necklace in a variety of colors. Simply touch (click on) the necklace to bring up an appearance menu. You can find it at faMESHed this month, along with it’s actual matching earrings, and many other irresistable items.

The gladiator sandals are New from Tee*fy and if they look familiar, they were introduced in last month’s collabor88 Safari selection. I haven’t been yet for this month, but I just looked at one of my favorite blogs, Seraphim, and now I’m foaming at the mouth to go. It’s c88‘s 3rd birthday and there are a ton of designers participating..maybe all of them..and then some! My heart is literally pounding I’m so excited to go lol. I don’t think that’s normal is it?? Never mind.

If you’re not familiar with the second life blog Seraphim, you need to be! It is a constant on my bookmark bar. They always posts pictures of every item in more events and gifts than would seem humanly possible. It’s great for checking out event items without dealing with the lag, or during a time when you’re unable to log on to sl.

~click here to check out all of August’s Collabor88 items on Seraphim~
~click here for taxicab to Collabor88~

This post is far longer than I meant for it to be, but I can’t sign off without commenting on the amazing manicure and pedicure appliers for Slink hands and feet from beauty by alaskametro. A huge variety of rich beautiful colors..they make me think of OPI polishes. 10 Linden Each!!!! What?? I couldn’t believe it and I’m going to buy everything she makes before she realizes how much more people would pay for it! Just kidding..well..not really. I’m unable to find an in-world store so I’m assuming the only way to get it is to shop marketplace sl. If you’d like to try before you buy she’s offering the free applier below..a sample of her beautiful work and 7 free colors! Thank you very much Miss Alaska Metropolitan, creator of  alaskametro<3.

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~Click here to visit the beauty by alaskametro marketplace sl store~
~Click here to go directly to the FREE alaskametro applier on marketplace sl~

what i’m wearing:
skin: Essences {Alex09} *medium01* ginger Gacha! (rare)
hair: [LeLutka]-LUMEN hair – AuburnHaze
eyes: [theSkinnery] Maple eyes
eyelashes: [ glow ] studio – Innocent. eyelashes – intensive (prim)
dress: Emery Dress Kenya
shoes: Tee*fy Sienna Gladiator Sandal New! (Slink flat feet required)
necklace: MG – Necklace – Biarritz Beaded Collar – texture changing – New!
earrings: [ glow ] studio – Mauri earrings (silver/teal)
bracelets (l): [MANDALA]KYARA-BANGLE/Marrakesh C
bracelets (r): [MANDALA]KYARA-BANGLE/Marrakesh B
ring: (on right thumb) [MAGIC NOOK] Simple Ring / Triple
clutch: {SMS} Envelope Clutch (group gift)
manicure & pedicure: beauty by alaskametro<3 SLINK manicure and pedicure appliers – “Swoon” (marketplace, here)
poses: everglow