beauty and glamour…

Kiddo Oh of Dead Dollz has put a lot of work and time in designing some stunning gowns for Miss Virtual World. These gowns were for various MVW contestants and are now in store. Let’s look at three of my favourites!

The “Andalusia” gown is inspired by the flamboyant Andalusian traditional clothing. This hour-glass shape gown was worn by Miss Virtual Spain. The tight corset features a distinctive embroidery while a black lace decorates the chest. It comes with two floral embroidered mantons (one with a pose and one without), traditionally worn by flamenco dancers. The manton with the pose is more of a gift as it was meant to be worn on the catwalk during Miss Virtual World’s National Costumes Show. The other manton is copy/mod so you can add your own poses if you want.

Miss Virtual World Gowns by Dead Dollz

new Dead Dollz gowns

DiamondGem is a beautiful gown with a long, full skirt with a sheer, organza top and a thin gold belt.

Miss Virtual World Gowns by Dead Dollz

new Dead Dollz gowns

My favourite of the three is Shinobi. The inspiration for this gown is not the typical kimono but is attributed to the shinobi, or ninjas as they are better known as. A female shinobi uses seduction to get close to their prey and this dress is certainly seductive. I love the sheer bodice embellished with an embroidered sakura tree and the sexy long-slit skirt. The obi is a tribute to Geisha’s traditional clothing.

Miss Virtual World Gowns by Dead Dollz

new Dead Dollz gowns

Sax Shepherd, owner of Sax Shepherd Designs, has also been very busy the past six months and has finally released his exquisite Aphrodite collection. The set consists of jewelry and shoes (which will be blogged soon). The Jewelry Collection includes a choker, a pair of bracelets, a cocktail ring, a headpiece diadem and 2 sets of earrings. The jewel options include diamonds, pearls, ruby and onyx. The jewels are divided into 3 zones allowing for plenty of mix and match options.  All the pieces are 100% original mesh and materials enabled.

Another busy person has been Ikon Innvoia of IKON. They’ve just released their beautiful Deadshine Eyes. Each colour purchase includes 10 shine colours in both regular eyes and mesh eyes with a hud for effects. There are 57 colours to choose from. I love IKON eyes and wear them probably 95% of the time.

new Sax Shepherd Designs and IKON

CREDITS
Glam Affair – Amberly II skin *asia* and *polar* by Aida Ewing (new) (group gift)
IKON – Deadshine Eyes *blue, dew, dune, nymph* by Ikon Innovia (new)
annaA – Claudia Shape by Annalesca Ashbourne
SLink – Mesh Hands and High Mesh Feet by Siddean Munro
Curio – Pout Lips 3 by Gala Phoenix (old group gift)
Belleza – Ria skin moles and Eyeliner 1 by Shyla Diggs
Mandala – Steking Ears Season 5 by Kikunosuke Eel (new) Men’s Dept
Truth – Grande hair by Truth Hawks (photos 1 & 2)
Tableau Vivant – Upshaw hair by M4ri1yn Magic
Wasabi Pills – Ellie hair *black coffee* by MissAllSunday Lemon (photo 7)
Dead Dollz – Andalusia Gown (photos 1 & 2), DiamondGem *red* (photos 3 & 4) and Shinobi (photos 5 & 6) by Kiddo Oh (new)
Maitreya – Gold Zest Pumps *cherry* by Onyx LeShelle
Sax Shepherd Designs – Aphrodite Jewelry (Decadence) by Sax Shepherd (new)
Exposeur poses by RubyStarlight Writer (photos 1 & 2)
Imeka poses by NatiWilliams (photos 3, 4 & 7)
Reel Expressions poses (closed) (photos 5 & 6)

Merry Gothmas

Gothmas by Gaslight is one of my favourite events. There’s something there for every goth, from clothing to decor.

Eclectica has two beautiful jewelry sets made for the event. The Nightblooms set consists of a neckpiece, ring and earrings. They are unrigged so can be resized and are texture changing. There are 7 colours, which include a white and grey, and those 2 colours can be tinted; so really you have an abundance of colours. They are materials ready and original mesh.

The Gothic Pearls Neckpiece & Earrings set looks a little other worldly with its random placed beads and spidery metal. They come in 8 colours and a fatpack. They are original mesh, unrigged so they can be resized and are materials ready.

Eclectica @ Gothmas by Gaslight

My two outfits can be found in the Sakide booth at Gothmas. I’m in love with the sexy Catsuit and the Christmas Eve Gown is lovely. Even though they are dark you still get the christmasy feel.

Sakide @ Gothmas by Gaslight

Sakide @ Gothmas by Gaslight

CREDITS
Essences – LadyDyvine skin *medium1* by Inka Mexicola (group gift)
IKON – Ascension eyes *sahara* by Ikon Innovia
annaA – Claudia Shape by Annalesca Ashbourne
SLink – Mesh Hands by Siddean Munro
Belleza – Moles by Shyla Diggs
Elikatira – Away hair *black* by Elikapeka Tiramisu
Sakide – Dark Christmas Catsuit and Christmas Eve Gown by Kinu Mayako (new) Gothmas by Gaslight
Eclectica – Nightblooms Set and Gothic Pearls Necklace & Earrings by Tiffy Vella (new) Gothmas by Gaslight
Kirin poses by Carolina Sautereau (photo 1)
Le Poppycock poses by Olivia Lalonde & Julliette Bade (photo 2)
Exposeur poses by RubyStarlight Writer (photo 3)

old school gaming…

I can relate to the old-school gaming found at Level Up this round.

Hopscotch has put out 3 board games – Miller’s Delight Box, Flip It! and Don’t Get Angry, Avatar. These board games come with their boxes which can be unliked so you can remove the box if you want to. These are decorations only.

Hopscotch @ Level Up

Hopscotch @ Level Up

Also at Level Up is the adorable Froggie Dress from Katat0nik. This is a retexture of Katat0nik’s Imaginative School Girl dress but without all the attachments. They also have a gacha machine filled with cute cookie necklaces inspired by Pacman and Ms Pacman for only 35L a play. There are 6 commons and no rares. 🙂

katat0nik @ Level Up

school presentation...

Over at kustom9 Imeka has a new pose pack for sale called Samira. The pack contains 8 cute static poses. All the poses in the post are from the Samira pack.

katat0nik @ Level Up

Level Up Credits (new)
Hopscotch – Millers Delight Box, Flip It! and Don’t Get Angry, avatar by Chandni Khondji
Katat0nik – Froggie Outfit and Cookie Necklaces by Katat0nik Pidgeon
Fetch – Vintage Gamer Set Cabinet by Gretchen Wienerschnitzel
Nomad – Gamer Couch and Coffee Table by Piraiyah Novikov
Fri.day – Gamer Cuffs by Darling Monday
Cubic Cherry Kre-ations – Classics Tetris Bag by Kreao Kujisawa

Other Credits
The Skinnery – Alice skin *champagne* by Umazuma Metaluna
IKON – Ascension eyes *green* by Ikon Innovia
Matte – Shape 19 by Cora Pomilio
SLink – Mesh Hands by Siddean Munro
Pink Fuel – Elly Pop Lipstick *jupiter* by Mochi Milena
Truth – Althea hair by Truth Hawks
UFO & BCC – Point Damage Vintage Denim by Charming Meiler & vitamingirl
Shiny Things – Mini Socks *black* by Fallingwater Cellardoor
Fashionably Dead – Sneakers *black* by Toast Bard
Amala – Alyssa Glasses *clear/lime* by crystalny
Imeka – Samira pose pack by NatiWilliams (new) kustom9

Other Decor Credits
8f8 – Milk Bottles *gift*, Granny’s Winter Cottage – Throw Rug and Granny’s Winter Cottage – Granny’s Knit Chair by 8f8 (new) Arcade
8f8 – – Little Sweetness (hunt gift) by 8f8 (new) Madpea Scrumptious Sweets Advent Hunt
Dust Bunny – Vintage Space Heater by lxlnoel (new) Arcade
Ispachi – Cherished Moments Paws & Claws *rare* by Andred Qinan (new) Arcade
Schadenfreude – Plate of Ginger Pigs *gift* by Allegory Malaprop (new) Arcade
aisling – Monbo Sapin *gift* by Druunah Esharham (new) Arcade
The Forge – Xmas Crown Wreath *gift* by Deccan Arida (new) Arcade
Hideki – Stool with Basket by Hideki Carami (new) Chapter 4
Vespertine – Faded Horizons Skyloft by Amelie Knelstrom

location: Lea 7

yes, goth’s celebrate christmas…

Gothmas by Gaslight is underway and is full of gothy, christmas goodness. Senzafine’s “Isadora” dress has a modern victorian gothy look to it. It’s a beautiful long beaded dress with a pleated bodice. There are 3 colour packs; each pack comes with a hud of 5 colours.

Senzafine @ Gothmas by Gaslight

My Scarab Neckpiece is by Eclectica and can be found in the current round of Genre. The piece is original mesh and comes in 6 colour combinations. I really like the uniqueness of this piece.

Eclectica @ Genre

CREDITS
Clef de Peau – Lou skin *milk* by Marcopol Oh (new) group gift
IKON – Hope eyes *denim* by Ikon Innovia
annaA – Claudia shape by Annalesca Ashbourne
SLink – Mesh Hands and Medium Mesh Feet by Siddean Munro
Belleza – Ria skin Moles by Shyla Diggs
Senzafine – Isadora Dress by Synjari Myriam (new) Gothmas by Gaslight
Tableau Vivant – Harukaze hair by M4ri1yn Magic (new) creation.jp
Leverocci – Belgravia Patent 120 pumps *black* by Jin Elfan
Eclectica – Scarab Neckpiece by Tiffy Vella (new) Genre
Fri.day poses by Darling Monday

location: No Salvation

This round for 21Shoe…

This round for 21Shoe Sax Shepherd Designs is offering two pairs of Jeweled Stilettos for L$499. The first pair is an exclusive colour of the Mata Hair Stilettos. Their most popular shoe is now in a Pearlescent Oyster Satin which includes rich gold jewelry pieces and mother-of-pearl inlays. There are no texture changes with this exclusive but the hud does allow for resizing. This colour will not be sold again after 21Shoe.

The second pair is a sneak-peek of a sexy new shoe that will be released soon called Aphrodite. The accompanying hud offers texture changing of red, green and blue, with many different jewel changing options. The Aphrodite Holiday Edition will only be sold during the holidays at the Sax Shepherd Design main store and after 21Shoe will be sold alone at its full price of L$599. I have a feeling these may become more popular than Mata Hari. 🙂

Sax Shepherd Design for 21Shoe

Hopscotch has 2 wonderful footwear items out for 21Shoe this round. The pretty Vevina flats are a gorgeous, deep red with velvet red bows. They were made for SLink flat feet and can be resized. I love the ice skates. They are unrigged, which means they can be resized and can be worn with or without SLink medium feet. If you do wear them with the SLink feet, remember to wear an ankle lock. (a free one can be picked up at SLink main store.)

Hopscotch for 21Shoe

CREDITS
Glam Affair – Penny skin *asia* by Aida Ewing
IKON – Hope eyes *denim* by Ikon Innovia
Matte – Shape 14 by Cora Pomilio
SLink – Mesh Hands and High Mesh Feet by Siddean Munro
Belleza – Eyeliner 1 by Shyla Diggs
Izzie’s – Moles by Izzie Button
Dura – Girl 51 hair *black* by Chiaki Xue (photo 1)
Tableau Vivant – Harukaze by M4ri1yn Magic (new) Creation.jp (photo 2)
Bueno – Ella Sweater Dress *latte* by blueberryxx & Mikel Monk (photo 1)
Sax Shepherd Design – Mata Hair Stiletto and Aphrodite by Sax Shepherd (new) 21Shoe (photo 1)
Coquet – Victoria dress *holly* by Tabitha Ashland (new) FameShed (photo 2)
SYSY’s – Wool tights *white* by SySy Chapman (photo 2)
Izzie’s – Dot Tights *white* by Izzie Button (photo 2)
Hopscotch – Ice Ice Baby Skates *black* and Vevina Flats *red* by Chandni Khondji (new) 21Shoe (photo 2)
Imeka poses by NatiWilliams (photo 1)
Rack – Let’s Skate by Kirsty O’herlihy (new) The Liaison Collaborative (photo 2)
Kirin poses by Carolina Sautereau (photo 2)

location: Let It Show (photo 2)

desert flame…

Tales of Fantasy is in progress and Senzafine’s item is this beautiful dress. I especially love the cut of the front to show off the tummy and the back to showcase the butt. The colouring brings to mind the hot, desert sands.

desert flame...

Senzafine @ Tales of Fantasy

CREDITS
Rotten Toe – Winter Skin Dangerous *cream* by Elsa Liebknecht (new) 99L gacha at main store
IKON – Hope eyes *denim* by Ikon Innovia
Matte – Shape 14 by Cora Pomilio
SLink – Mesh Hands and Mesh High Feet by Siddean Munro
Izzie’s – Moles by Izzie Button
Nox – Olyvia Brows by Anya McConach
Exile – Kissing Strangers hair by Kavar Cleanslate (new) Collab88
Senzafine – Ellaria Wrap Dress *flame* by Synjari Myriam (new) Tales of Fantasy
Sax Shepherd Designs – Mata Hari Jeweled Stilettos by Sax Shepherd
Modish – Fiona Necklace *red* by Ele Brandi
CerberusXing – Hua Dian #19 (bindi) by Kamayari
Kahli Designs – Arm Torc *gold* by Viland
Kirin – Yuki pose pack by (new) kustom9

location: Lea 7

let’s go sledding…

I loved sledding as a child. It was my favourite winter activity and I lived beside a huge hill that all the kids in the area used. It was always great fun and happy times. Even though I’m a bit too old to sled now, SL lets me have that fun and remember the good times.

Here I am screaming as I almost fall off my sled after flying over a huge bump. 🙂

wild ride...

And I made a new friend! Animals seem to love me and aren’t afraid to come close.

a new friend...

My hat and boots are from Cila, who is currently particpating in 2 events. The cute beanie and goggles are at The Gacha Mania for only 50L a play. There are 8 commons and 2 rares. I had boots similar to these growing up. The unisex boots come in 9 colours and can be resized on touch. They are currently at l’Accessoires.

Cila @ l'accessoires and TGM

CREDITS
Rotten Toe – Winter Skin Dangerous *cream* by Elsa Liebknecht (new) 99L gacha at main store
IKON – Hope eyes *denim* by Ikon Innovia
Matte – Shape 14 by Cora Pomilio
SLink – Mesh Hands by Siddean Munro
Izzie’s – Moles by Izzie Button
Nox – Olyvia Brows by Anya McConach
Exile – Kissing Strangers hair by Kavar Cleanslate (new) Collab88
Nylon Outfitters – Skinny Jeans *houndstooth* by Nylon Pinkney (new) Collab88
Shai – Crazy Christmas Sweater – Christmas Tree Gray by Shai Delacroix (new) The Arcade
Cila – Cabin Fever Beanie & Goggles by comilla1023 (new) The Gacha Mania
katat0nik – Bear Gloves by Katat0nik Pidgeon (new) Collab88
Cila – Snowboots by comilla1023 (new) l’Accessoires
Le Poppycock – Love pose w/deer by Olivia Lalonde & Julliette Bade (new) The Liaison Collaborative
other poses part of sled

location: Winter – Nordan om Jorden

ruling winter…

It is time for the Snow Princess to learn to rule winter. So for the next 3 to 4 months she will spend her time with Mother Nature in the cold, stark, winter landscape learning to harness it’s powers to be used for good (of course). 😉

snow princess...

Evie’s Closet has released another stunning gown at We Love Roleplay. Sylfai is a long, puffy gown trimmed in lace and roses. There are two colours available, Primrose (palest of pink) and Snowdrop (palest of blue), with 2 rose attachments, in the standard mesh sizes. If you really want this gown, get it now while this round of We Love Roleplay is still running because it is 35% off the regular price until the end of the event.

Evie's Closet @ We Love Roleplay

My beautiful skin also can be found at We Love Roleplay. The Mia skin , We Love Roleplay version, comes in 3 skin tones – pale, pink and blue. Each skin tone comes in 3 makeups with 9 eyebrow options available. These skins are also available at a reduced price for the duration of the event.

PXL @ We Love Roleplay

CREDITS
PXL – Mia skin by Hart Larsson (new) We Love Roleplay
Severed Garden – SeverEyes1 by Berta Avro
Matte – Shape 14 by Cora Pomilio
SLink – Mesh Hands by Siddean Munro
Belleza – Eyeliner 1 by Shyla Diggs
Truth – Thalia hair by Truth Hawks
Evie’s Closet – Sylfai Gown by Evangeline Miles (new) We Love Roleplay
Evie’s Closet – Celebrian II Collar & Crown by Evangeline Miles
Oberon’s Trick (photo on right) by Sonnet Merlin
Slouch poses by Eira Juliesse (all others)

location: Never Ending

the beauty of winter…

One of my favourite things to do in winter is go for long walks.  I especially love to walk where few people show up because the snow isn’t disturbed much.  The cold, crispness of the air and the silence except for my crunching footsteps calms and thrills me at the same time.

winter's beauty...

In dressing today, I looked to Collab88 for most of my outfit. From the Secret Store comes the Kelly Snuggly Scarf, all soft and warm, and the warm plaid coat (which comes with the sweater). The knitted leggings are from Tres Blah and the pretty Crystal Snowflake Necklace from Yummy.

My favourite Collab88 item are these snuggly and adorable Bear Gloves from katat0nik. The gloves were designed for both standard hands and SLink hands. Owner, Katat0nik Pidgeon has given us a present in that the gloves come as a fatpack for only 88L! The gloves come in 6 colours giving you lots of mix and match ideas. There are huds to change cuff and mitt colours, as well as a hud for the SLink hands to add the gloves.

katat0nik @ collab88

So go grab your coat, scarf and mitts and get outside and walk, walk, walk!

CREDITS
PXL – Mia skin *pale* by Hart Larrson (new) We Love Roleplay
IKON – Perspective eyes *oxidation* by Ikon Innovia
Matte – Shape 14 by Cora Pomilio
SLink – Mesh Hands by Siddean Munro
Belleza – Eyeliner 1 by Shyla Diggs
Illusory – Love Lips *brown sugar* (closed)
Tram – C429 hair *amber* by Moca Loup
The Secret Store – Misha Oversized Coat *brown plaid* and Kelly Snuggly Scarf *crimson* by Maylee Oh (new) Collab88
Tres Blah – Knitted Leggings *charcoal* by Julliette Westerburg (new) Collab88
C’est la vie! – Half Sleeve Coat *pink* by Larcoco Mathy
Fri.day – Allison Boots *eclipse* by Darling Monday
katat0nik – Bear Gloves by Katat0nik Pidgeon (new) Collab88
Chemistry – hat from Sirena hair by Kimberlee Miles
Yummy – Snowflake Crystal Necklace *silver* by Polyester Partridge (new) Collab88
Le Poppycock – Hush pose with walking stick by Olivia Lalonde & Julliette Bade (new) The Liaison Collaborative
Marukin – Winter’s Breath Closeup poses by Valencia Southard (new) Collab88

location: Winter Moon

holiday glamour…

Over at Winter Trend, Dead Dollz has released a beautiful evening gown as their fair exclusive. The Althea gown is trimmed in fur around the neckline, which plunges in back. A velvet ribbon encircles the waist with a bow in back. It is available in 4 colours and comes in the standard mesh sizes.

bunny lover....

musical interlude...

CREDITS
PXL – Mia skin *pale* makeup 2 by Hart Larsson (new) We Love Roleplay
IKON – Perspective eyes *oxidation* by Ikon Innovia
annaA – Claudia shape by Annalesca Ashbourne
SLink – Mesh Hands by Siddean Munro
Belleza – Eyeliner 1 by Shyla Diggs
NOX – Olyvia Brows *blonde* by Anya McConach
PXL – Lipstick 1 from Mia 50shades skin by Hart Larsson
Tableau Vivant – Snowbunny Hair *blondes* by M4ri1yn Magic (new) Collab88
Dead Dollz – Althea Gown *red & blue* by Kiddo Oh (new) Winter Trend
Dead Dollz – Fur Muff from Vertigo Dress by Kiddo Oh
Marukin poses (red dress) by Valencia Southard
Reel Expressions (blue dress) (closed)

location: Winter [Imagination]