The Guardians – January 2018
For this round of The Guardians we have Janet, a gacha full of options designed for Maitreya’s Lara. Janet is made up of a lot of individual options including: bento gloves, short & long boots, skirts, tops, and jacket. There are are two rares with 5 colors for all parts and three metals. The common items come in 5 colors and each have a HUD that control metals as well as trim and lacing. Of course there is a Gift of the Guardians that is special to the event only. The gift unique to this round are metal add ons for Janet…arm guards and leg guards. While Janet will come to the main store after the event is over, the Janet Gift of the Guardians will never be offered again, so you don’t want to miss this!
Happy Holidays Readers!
I am trying to be better about my social media content and participation in RL and SL. As a part of that effort I am trying to get my vlog and blog on again. Thankfully the Blogger Vlogger Network (aka the BVN) gave me a perfect opportunity! They recently announced a Secret Santa post exchange. The idea sounded fun to me and I am always down for some fun in SL so I signed up, even if I was a little self-conscious of my lack of post regularity. BVN randomly matched me with Lauryn Arado. She is a super sweet resident from Bogota, Colombia. Since I really enjoy vlogging I approached her with helping me officially kick off my Silly Chats idea and she graciously agreed!
I really enjoyed getting to know Lauryn a bit and I hope you will too by checking out our chat!
Be sure to give her website and Flickr stream a visit, you will be glad you did!
Would you like to have a Silly Chat with me and be featured in a vlog post? Just fill out this form and that will put you on my list! I look forward to chatting with you!
Thanks for reading and I hope you have the happiest of holidays!
I get ALOT of fashion magazines. So many my husband complains about how they take up all the space in our mailbox when more than one arrives on the same day. While my RL has been so busy of late I have not had time to read them all, and I refuse to cancel them. Well, I have cancelled some of them, but not all of them. Instead I make neat little piles in a back room of all the unread magazines and slowly make my way through them.
It had been a suggestion to me as a new aspiring SL model back in my days at the AVENUE modeling school to subscribe to RL fashion magazines for inspiration. I did that and that is how long I have been getting these magazines…four + years now or so, so my piles of them in the back room of my house really aren’t that small. I will only part with the magazines once I have read through them for any inspiration.
I finally had time to try to capture some of what inspired me from the September 2017 Allure magazine, namely an article on Helen Mirren.
I’ve realized that I am the sort who enjoys prompts. What I mean is on my RL educator blog, I was part of a year long blogging club where prompts were given. I found that those prompts did amazing things for the frequency of my posting and what I posted about. I have not found any blogging prompts that would suit this blog, and I want to take more photos thanks to my ongoing involvement with VISIONAIRE, so I thought I would look not only for fashion and styling inspiration in the RL fashion magazines I get, but for photography inspiration.
Where do you get your inspiration to blog? Share with me in the comments blow. 🙂
Now that I am back, I want to share some of my latest photos with any who may have missed them.
“Dia de los Muertos” wearing Catrina by Wicca’s Wardrobe
“Vixen” wearing Vixen by Wicca’s Wardrobe
“Almost Like Praying”
A post I did for Puerto Rico using the song created by Lin Manuel Miranda to raise funds for the island.
“Evelyn” wearing Evelyn by Wicca’s Wardrobe
“Holding Onto Summer” wearing Purple Moon and Darcy Heels by Wicca’s Wardrobe
I am also wearing DUE hair in the above photo, another new favorite of mine.
I suppose that is enough back posting for now. Time to focus on the future!
Thanks for reading,
So here I am again… tho I never really left. I have been posting to Flickr exclusively, primarily because I want to just take photos and not have to be in blogger mode with links and descriptions…unless it is for Wicca of course, I am her blogger manager after all. In the end I am not a SL Fashion Blogger in the purest sense … sure I like to take SL photos and share details about them, but I am not getting a bunch of free items, so the pressure of all the links and details is off. In the end this blog is my own, and really a journal of my Second Life. So I will share the highlights of what I am wearing in my photos, but at this point in my Second Life (10 years at the end of this month) its more about the stories behind the photos, than an advertisement for clothing. Should I have something on that you are interested in and I didn’t share the details, just shoot me an IM in SL (legacy name: Silly Avro) and I will happily reply with details as soon as I can.
The photo in this post is my thank you to Wicca for gifting me with a Bound Box. I had seen this dress by Narcisse in several photos on Flickr and I just knew I would love it when I put it on. I am a die-hard Truth Hair lover so of course I am wearing some Truth. The rings are by Codex, my newest favorite for Bento rings. The photo is shot in Elysion, another favorite of mine. It isn’t just a pretty sim, they have social events as well. Most of which my RL makes it hard to attend. As always, thanks for reading.
Gotta love summer time! I am enjoying a bit of time to myself so that means I get to play in SL. I am still on my Latin summer love kick and Latin tunes dominate my playlist. One of Purple Moon’s latest releases fit the mood perfectly. So let me do the blogger thing and lay it all out…
location | http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Malaika%20Park/134/224/23
poses | (full) Devilish Poses, Side Series & (close) Glitterati – Basic 4
hair | [DUE] Oblivious V2 //
makeup | from a Powder Pack for Lelutka (the only way I get makeup anymore)
necklace | Kibitz – Feminist necklace – gold – red
outfit | :: Purple Moon :: Makena Blouse & shorts -all- MAITREYA
shoes | Wicca’s Wardrobe – Mydia Heels (@ MBA all month long)
So there it is! My latest estilo con sabor. ¡Gracias por leyendo!
¡Que le vaya bien!
As I am sure I have written about before, I am Latina in RL (Puerto Rican to be specific). As a result, my musical preferences are pretty varied but they *always* include Latin tunes. Thanks to Despacito this has been a summer of Latin Pop and Reggaeton! My son and I can’t get enough of Despacito (and can be caught singing along rather loudly in the car) and a few other Latin hits so naturally I was inspired to create the SL version of me enjoying Despacito!
location | http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Hot%20Bodies/75/14/22
pose | Dance 2 by Artis Poses (Tamara Artis)
hair | [DUE] Apollyne V2 // by Fʀᴇʏᴀ (dubled)
jewelry | Chara bangels, Jewel Necklace, Beads long all by Kibitz
top | Tee*fy Emma Top – Maitreya (From a Luxe Box)
shorts | Blueberry – Jimena – Denim Shorts – Maitreya
shoes | #EMPIRE – Lavender – Maitreya
Thanks for reading!