Recent Releases from On A Lark

I have a couple of sexy romantic outfits from On A Lark to share with you today. The first is called “Blayze” and as always it has a variety of ways it could be worn.  I opted for the least clothing possible… *grins*  I have also included Lark’s vendor image as well so you can see the outfit in its entirety.

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On A Lark

Blayze in Blossom (vest, necklace and skirt)

Armband > Amadi outfit by On A Lark

Location > Hibari

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Hair > Eaters Coma – HAIR 22 / Dark Mocha

Lipstick > [mock] Hypershine Lipcolor [lip 2]Old Rose

Bracelet > {Zaara} Vyomini chained bracelet *onyx-silver*

Ring > FINESMITH– Here comes the sun – Ring Onyx

Poses > Slouch Sets 026 & 027 from The 24

_OAL_ Blayze ~ BlossomBlayze is also available in black, coal, harvest, steel, eggplant, fern, and berry.

Next up I have Lark’s most recent release, “Bellita.” I love the sexy elegance of this dress! It too comes in nice assortment of colors: coal, grey, black, snow, steel, berry, and fern.

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Forehead Jewelry > *OAL* Bellita Dangle

Lipstick > [mock] L’eau Castro Lip 2 Gloss

Hair > Boudoir “Sweet Iris”

Earrings, Necklace, Bracelets > Mandala Pearl Rain

Slink Nail Appliers > {MUA} Glitter Colors

Poses > Slouch Sets 026 & 027 from The 24

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_OAL_ Bellita ~ Harvest

You get what you give. What you put into things is what you get out of them.

~Jennifer Lopez

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New from Legal Insanity

Legal Insanity - teaser campaign #4

In case you hadn’t heard, the Legal Insanity mystery has been solved.  Datrip Blackbart has created a new label for Legal Insanity called “Bitch & Chic.” Everything in this section of the store will only be L$110.  It isn’t open yet, but once it is it will have items for the ladies (everything will come with Lola appliers) and soon there after it will have items for the gents.  I have seen a catalog, but I have been sworn to secrecy!

And now I have a bit of newness for you from Legal Insanity.  Datrip’s designs always have a bit of a rebel feel to them for me, so I ran with that as I styled the following look. (Click photos to enlarge)

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Liz strapless top – beige *blogger copy*

(The top also comes in an *insane* amount of colors! Antique rose, azure, black, blue, brown, coral red, emerald, forest green, grey, lemon, lichen, lilac, lollipop, mud, orange, pansy, pearl grey, petroil, pine, pistachio, prune, red, rubine, teal, terricotta, vintage orange, white, wine, and yellow! *catches her breath*)

Liz mini skirt summer edition chevron *blogger copy*

(The skirt also comes in abstract, obstacles, optical, and plain.)

Tattoo > .Identity. Broken Glass [Fresh] Tattoo

LI 082513_007Hair > [LeLutka]-BOUFFANT – BournvilleFade

Sunglasses > [ glow ] – Retro Vibe Glasses

Lipstick > M.O.C.K Cosmetics Mauve Lip Creme

Necklace > KOSH– ADAIN NECKLACE [black]

Ring > LaGyo_Eleanor ring Silver

Bracelet > miel – CHUM bracelet

Poses > Slouch Set 025 (Purchased at The 24)

LI 082513_011I am still loving my Slink attachments and wanted to get a close up of the new shoes I got for my mesh feet. I love the way they look with my Deesses toe nail appliers.

KIM-Mia Heels -Rigged Mesh-Chocolate

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“Love me or hate me I promise that it will never make or break me.”

~ Tyra Banks

Saturday Dress by Marshmallows

There is something about Saturday mornings that make them unlike other mornings.  For me it is the ability to rise as early or as late as I wish, and not have anything pressing to do beyond household chores.  For me Saturday mornings are spent at my own pace, drinking coffee and reading the blogs I follow, or working on writing of my own.  When I saw Romy Dash’s Saturday Dress, the feel of my easy Saturday mornings came to mind and the following styling was the result.

Saturday_014What better place than to photograph the latest release from Marshmallows than in my own home office in SL?

::Marshmallows::Saturday Dress-Green- (also available in beige, black, and blue) *blogger copy*

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>TRUTH< Ursula w/Roots – toast

[ glow ] studio Shells  Necklace Sea

Hands & Feet by SLink

Poses by Marukin “Solstice for Colabor88 July”

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Self-love has very little to do with how you feel about your outer self. It’s about accepting all of yourself.
~ Tyra Banks

Syndication!

Today I finally achieved what I have been calling the “magical three.”  Since beginning my fashion blogging journey, I have been honored to have Marshmallows, {MUA}, Legal Insanity, On A Lark, and Charltina’s accept me into their blogging families without requiring syndication.  I am grateful to each one of them for sharing their designs with me and helping me grow as a blogger.  I have enjoyed styling their items tremendously and will continue to do so.

I have found that most designers require that a blog is syndicated on at least 3 feeds to even be considered.  I completely understand why that is a requirement for many designers.  If they are going to be giving you items to promote, you have to have an audience, if there is no audience, why give items away for free?

Once I began to learn the ins and outs of fashion blogging I made it a goal to achieve the “magical three” and hoped my blog was good enough to be accepted into well known SL fashion feeds.  I wanted to do right by the designers who believed in me, and get their wonderful designs as much exposure as I possibly could. I have to say this process would have taken much longer had it not been for SL Blogger Support.  Being a part of that blogging community has been invaluable and helped shorten my learning curve significantly.  Thanks to SLBS I achieved my “magical three” in what I felt was record time, and because of that I feel I have earned my SL fashion blogger merit badge.  Who are my “magical three?” The Grid Syndicate, Feed.Me!, and the SL Daily Wire.  Thank you for deeming my blog worthy to appear in your feeds, it means a great deal to me.

With school starting again in my RL, my time for blogging has been greatly reduced, leaving me twitchy at times as I crave to style and share all the goodness the designers have bestowed upon me.  So without further ado, here is my latest styling featuring the work of my wonderful SL mom, Discovering Destiny from On A Lark along with some striking eyeliner from {MUA}.

outfit > On A Lark - Amadi in Harvest - includes bangles, top and skirt (review copy) hat > [ChicZafari] - Savage Nature Hat hair > Eaters Coma - GIFT 03 (S) / Light Chestnut shoes > Belgravia - Paradise Sandals - Nero pose > Glitterati - Dead Ringer - 3

outfit > On A Lark – Amadi in Harvest – includes bangles, top and skirt (review copy)
hat > [ChicZafari] – Savage Nature Hat
hair > Eaters Coma – GIFT 03 (S) / Light Chestnut
shoes > Belgravia – Paradise Sandals – Nero
pose > Glitterati – Dead Ringer – 3
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 I have continued to enjoy my Slink hands and feet very much (thank again for the unintentional nudge Shanty!).  I used the Deesses Skins Slink Avatar Enhancement Natural Nails set for my fingernails and toenails.  I love having perfectly matched hands and feet and a variety of nails choices available to me at a click of a button.

I found Lark’s outfit to be not only sexy but powerful, and as with many of her designs it has a rather earthy feel to me.  I opted to couple her design with a rather striking hat from Chic Zafari.  It suited my mood on many levels…the thrill of being syndicated and the desire to blog only to have RL slow me down…this hat symbolized to me the boldness and freedom of expression I enjoy.

The hair is from Eaters Coma and I have to thank Strawberry Singh and Farrah Helendale for the tip.  I discovered Eaters Coma at Hair Fair and had not gone to the main store to pick up more…talk about an oversight!

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Make up:
eyeshadow > Revvie ~ Smoke by Zibska
eyeliner > {MUA} – Eyeliner – monochrom – black
lipstick > [mock] Mariellis Lip Shine Lip 2{Firebrick}
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“Never dull your shine for somebody else.”
~ Tyra Banks

So Much Newness!

There are so many things that are new in my SL…too much for one post.  So I will begin with {MUA}. It isn’t a secret by now that Shanty Bookmite has now created Slink nail appliers.  For me this was huge.  I consider myself a cautious fashionista.  I am not one to adopt the latest craze immediately or press my avi against a sim line hopping to get into the hottest sale on the grid the moment it opens. I find I like to sit back and observe all the other fashionistas a while before I make my move. So why was I so excited about Shanty’s release?  I have been on the fence about mesh hands for a long time.  I have mesh feet, but they weren’t Slink and I always thought they were rather good.  As soon as I saw Shanty’s notice about her upcoming Slink appliers I knew the time had come.  So I went out and invested in some Slink hands and feet and am so excited to blog about the latest release from {MUA}!

{MUA} - Make-up Set "Paris" full, Slink Nail Applier "Matte Intense Colors" COMING SOON! [review copies] Loovus Dzevavor - Fisher's Net Bodysuit Olympia, Loovus Dzevavor: Egokituta Jeggings Ink hair > ""D!va"" Hair  "Diva2" (Onyx) [group gift] shoes > Belgravia - Paradise Sandals - Nero

{MUA} – Make-up Set “Paris” full & Slink Nail Applier “Matte Intense Colors” <COMING SOON! [review copies]
Loovus Dzevavor – Fisher’s Net Bodysuit Olympia & Loovus Dzevavor: Egokituta Jeggings Ink
hair > “”D!va”” Hair “Diva2” (Onyx) [group gift]
shoes > Belgravia – Paradise Sandals – Nero

Shanty’s make-up is always bold and her nail appliers are no different.  They inspired me to put on my Loovus Dzevavor and strike a pose that could capture all the head to toe boldness!  I am very excited by all the styling options there are with Slink hands, and {MUA} has certainly delivered.  As I told Shanty…I expect to be posing with my hands in my face a lot more! 😀

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{MUA} Paris – full set

Purple Dream Pashmina

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.”
― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

Today I bring you new releases from {MUA} and On A Lark. “Purple Dream” by {MUA} is a lovely make up set with vibrant hues and glossy lips.  Lark’s “Pashmina” corset and skirt in steel are both bold and sleek.  I adore the ruffles on the corset and the texturing of the skirt.

hair > >TRUTH Mayim w/roots - espresso{MUA} - MakeUp Set - Purple Dream - Full Set necklace > FINESMITH- Touches of heart necklace V.1.1 outfit > On A Lark - Pashmina corset & skirt in steel (review copy) pose > Kirin Nuria Pose 8 location > Hibari

hair > TRUTH Mayim w/roots – espresso
make-up > {MUA} – MakeUp Set – Purple Dream – Full Set
earring > Finesmith- heart earring unisex
necklace > FINESMITH- Touches of heart necklace V.1.1
outfit > On A Lark – Pashmina corset & skirt in steel (review copy)
pose > Kirin Nuria Pose 8
location > Hibari

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