New Folklore

Hello Readers!

Coming back from a vacation and trying to get back into the swing of things can certainly be a challenge. Here is a look I did for Ferosh’s casting before I went on vacation.  The theme was “New Folklore” which I took to be an edgy and ethnic take on boho.  I was quite pleased with my work.  I didn’t make it to the next round, but se la vie.  I am strong enough to know that being eliminated from a casting doesn’t make me any less of a person, I just happen to not be what is being sought and that is completely alright.  I am never bitter or discouraged, my Second Life marches on! As Sea would say “You can only be your very best.”  So long as I am doing that I am happy no matter the outcome.

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| CREDITS |
skin > Deesses by Natalie Wells
hair > .:EMO-tions:. * ANACAONA *
top > [LeeZu!] Deklannche Top
bracers > . a i s l i n g . Fangarth-Bracer
skirt > :: ARTIZANA :: DUGUJE (katien) mesh ball gown skirt
make up > La Malvada Mujer – damp earth #1 [all]
ears > [MANDALA] TAPER_EARS
pose > Serpent10 – Diesel Works
location > ISON

Thank you for reading!
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“My tastes are simple: I am easily satisfied with the best.”
~ Winston Churchill

MOLiCHiNO

Hello Readers!

Time to get a lil fashion on my blog after all my SL11B fun and reblogging!

I recently have had the pleasure of working with Linda Reddevil as a producer for SCALA.  This really has been a treat.  Linda has been a name in SL fashion since long before I ever turned up on the scene.  I am sure I am not the only one who approaches these well known individuals with caution, not because they will bite, but because you just don’t want to seem like an idiot or a fan girl (tho I have been known to do both, just ask Cali Karsin). Anyway…I am introduced to Linda one day and we hit it off.  She has been fun to get to know and to work with.  She recently asked me to blog for MOLiCHiNO and I was so excited!  So here are my first two MOLiCHiNO looks.  Enjoy!

MOLiCHiNO 1 2k| CREDITS |
skin > Deesses by Natalie Wells
hair > Analog Dog – chance – dark browns
top > MOLiCHiNO Haley Tunic & belt
pants > MOLiCHiNO Fife Pants
purse > Pure Poison – Mbao Hand Bag
shoes > Essenz – Rhodes
pose > Aerial High F 6 by Tamara Artis
background > Heaven Scent 13 by KaTink *NEW*

MOLiCHiNO 2 2k| CREDITS |
skin > Deesses by Natalie Wells
hair > Analog Dog – chance – dark browns
top > MOLiCHiNO Ruffle Corset
pants > MOLiCHiNO Fife Pants
shoes > CandyDoll Granny Flats Nude Pink
pose > Aerial – 4 Selfie (1) by Tamara Artis (includes phone)
background > Heaven Scent 19 by KaTink *NEW*

Oh and let me not forget to mention KaTink has some amazing new releases in terms of great new backgrounds and poses!  Special thanks to Tamara Artis of Aerial Poses & Pure Shot Photography.  Another lovely person I got to meet on my fashion adventures through Second Life.  She and I attended VISIONAIRE together and she is an amazing photographer.  She so very generously gave me several poses and I just had to be sure I included them and said thank you!

And with that I am off on a family vacation for a few days!  See you soon and thanks for reading!
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“Maybe that’s the best part of going away for a vacation-coming home again.”
~ Madeleine L’Engle, Meet the Austins

LOTD #1

Hello Readers!

I have decided to try my hand at some LOTD posts.  How will this be different?  Probably less wordy, though I can’t guarantee that.  The main difference will be the LOTDs will be based off of items I have picked up on one of my many shopping excursions instead of strictly from my awesome sponsors. So here is one I was feeling after I have begun the annual summer project of cleaning and organizing my inventory.  Enjoy!

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| CREDITS |
skin > Deesses by Natalie Wells
hair > *+JENOVA’s+* & **Dura**(Hair)(Dark Brown)
eyeliner > MONS / Makeups – black eyeliner series-2
lipstick > Deesses Skins: Glamour lipstick – Violette
lip spikes > [ #7 ] Spike Your Lips {MC}
necklace > Pure Poison – Beatrix Necklace
top > *CASHMERE*Amella Top(blue)
pants > [AD Creations] Anaide mesh pants
shoes > lassitude & ennui Alisha lace booties – black (SLINK feet)
pose > R.icielli – Fashion Poses 02 / pose 02
location > Aakriti Arts

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Thank you for reading!
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“I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.”
~
Marilyn Monroe

Caged

Hello Readers!

I promised more from Artizana and KaTink and here it is!

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Today I am wearing my curvier self, complete with Lolas and Phat Azz.  Dainie’s NAKAN XI catsuit just begged to hug some curves so I HAD to curve it up to show it off.  I have to say I am a fan of the curvier figure, not to the extremes I am sure you have seen on avatars out there, but as I always say – to each their own.  For me personally, a woman is meant to be curvy and even being an SL model and adhering to the status quo, I do try to be one of the more curvy glamazons on the runway!

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The bench I am on is from KaTink and FABULOUS.  It has way more poses than I could feature here (22 to be exact…some even designated for tall and short avis) AND the bench comes with a VERY detailed HUD that lets you change pretty much everything about it.  The background of course is KaTink, not a new release, but a part of the “Warehouse Pack.”

KaTink - Bench 1

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Art + KaTink n2_009 F 2K

I am also featuring some lovely jewelry from my SL mom Discovering Destiny from On A Lark. The “Bliss Jewelry Collection” is available now at  the Tales of Fantasy gacha event.

_OAL_ Bliss Jewels ULTRA Gold

| CREDITS |
hair >  –Likeli– Eleazia curly  Red
skin > Deesses Skins: Alicia – red eyebrows – ice frappe
eyes > IKON ‘Sunrise’ Eyes – Deep Incan Gold (S)
eyeliner > .:JUMO:. Mariah Eyeliners 004
lipstick > Deesses Skins: Glamour lipstick – Coral
catsuit > :: ARTIZANA :: NAKAN XI :: Catsuit (clothing layers as well as appliers for Lolas & Phat Azz)
belt > [ glow ] studio – Chain belt ver. A (gold)
jewelry > Bliss Jewelry Collection by On A Lark @ Tales of Fantasy gacha event going on NOW
ballet straps > .:.*{ Severed Garden }*.:. ALBA – Ballet strap
mesh booty > Phat Azz by Luck Inc
mesh boobies > Lolas
mesh hands and feet > Slink
background > Warehouse Pack by KaTink
decor > Bench by KaTink

Thank you for reading!
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“Like a wild animal, the truth is too powerful to remain caged.”
~ Veronica Roth, Insurgent

 

Are my roots showing?

Hello Readers!

I am SO thrilled to be an Artizana blogger.  When I think of my own personal style I think color and boldness and Dainie’s creations are BOTH of those things!  So today I bring you a couple of her creations plus a bit of KaTink.  It is such a treat to get to blog for Marit.  I have enjoyed her work for quite some time and after seeing the latest blogger box she sent out….DANG! You all are going to be getting a sampling of the latest from KaTink over my next several posts, putting it all in one would be a mistake!

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Now that I am on a bit of a styling challenge break, I am more at liberty to style my way.  Being Latina, I tend toward bright colors, big jewelry, and fun patterns.  Oh and big hair… I LOVE big hair!

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| CREDITS |
skin > Deesses by Natalie Wells
hair > –Likeli– Black  Curly’Fro  1 (includes hair base)
hair flower > Artizana – Lakshmi Lotus Hair Flower (with color change HUD)
eyeliner > .:JUMO:. Mariah Eyeliners 004
lipstick > Deesses Skins: Glamour lipstick – Famous
jewelry > Zibska for Acid Lily ~ Tess in Fawn
dress > :: ARTIZANA :: EKLEKTISM XI (comes with appliers for the curvy ladies) *NEW*
shoes > fri. – Maggie.Heels (Tiffany) (past Fifty Linden Friday item)
pose > Chanel 1 by KaTink *NEW*
background > From the “Summer Camp” Pack by KaTink *NEW*

Other backgrounds that are a part of the “Summer Camp” pack:

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I am having so much fun with the Artizana and KaTink items!  Watch this space for more!

Besitos!
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“You get what you give. What you put into things is what you get out of them.”
~ Jennifer López

Colour of Couture 2014 Concludes

Hello Readers!

What a whirlwind it has been for me this last week or so.  I am finally off for the summer and have a chance to catch my breath and reflect.

Colour of Couture concluded this past weekend on May 31, 2014.  I was thrilled to make the Top 8, which had been a goal of mine.  Sadly I did not make the Top 3, but I am very happy for those who did: my amazing sis Flidais “Fly” Etchegaray was 2nd runner up, the wonderful Eleseren Brianna was 1st runner up (and the new Miss VW Peru 2015!), and the talented Vera Fenutzini was named Miss Colour of Couture 2014.  I am so proud of all my Colour of Couture sisters, we did an amazing job and shared quite the journey.  It always amazes me when I enter a competition how close I can get to those involved.  Colour of Couture was certainly one of those instances.  Not only was I glad to get to know each of the candidates better, I was glad to get to know Reign Congrejo, Sequoia Nightfire, DiamondGem Destiny, and Spirit Llewellyn.

In the finale we were tasked with two challenges…Maximalist and using one of Kimmera Madison’s dresses from Tres Beau Designs.

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| Maximalist Styling Credits |
headdress > Pure Poison – Amara Headdress
hair > TRUTH HAIR Genesis
skin > Deesses by Natalie Wells
make up > [sYs] MARIELLA skin – make up  V3 – Aquarius (blue)
top > [NV] Hayleigh Top -Nude
skirt > Silk Dreams Estela – Boho Skirt – Purple
waist feathers > Black feathers ballerine skirt by Boudoir
skirt feathers > feathers skirt by Boudoir
bracelets > ZC : Indra painted stacked bangles *gold* & ZC : Vyomini chained bracelet *onyx-gold* by Zaara

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| Tres Beau Styling Credits |
jewelry > The Polly Collection in Lavendar by Mandala
head flowers > The Polly Hair Corsage in White by Mandala
skin > Deesses by Natalie Wells
hair > ICONIC Riot Pony-Remy-Essentials
eyeshadow > Glam Silver by Dead Apples
lips > Madrid Solo- Facade Lips-Violent Violet
dress > Tres Beau “COC 2014” Dress – Periwinkle
skirt > }Romance Couture{ Competition Gown in silver

In both stylings it was important to me to represent the Latina I am. The “mantilla” like head dress from Pure Poison is one I have had a LONG time and have been dying to use.  In the Tres Beau styling I wanted to go with big hair and big accessories which have always been something I have noticed growing up in all the stylish Latinas around me and something I myself gravitate to.  As I have proudly declared on more than one occasion in SL…”Soy Boricua!”

As a special treat I learned I was the challenge winner of the Artizana Photo challenge!  The image below was created by my dear friend Gethsemane Idler and used as the vendor photo for the fat packs of Dainie Fraina‘s “Lakshmi” which will be sold at Fashion for Life! The event opens on June 7th and goes until June 20th. It has been such a pleasure to get to know Dainie and I was thrilled to be invited to be a blogger for Artizana!

Artizana Lakshmi Vendor

In the end, even though I was not crowned Miss Colour of Couture 2014, I still feel like a winner!  I made amazing new friends, got to know wonderful new people, and continued to grow and challenge myself as a stylist.  Now on to the next challenge!

Silly MVW
Applying for Miss Virtual World 2015!

Thank you for reading!

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“Winners are not afraid of losing. But losers are. Failure is part of the process of success. People who avoid failure also avoid success.”
 ~ Robert T. Kiyosaki, Rich Dad, Poor Dad

 

FashionArt: FireBird Designs and Essenz

Hello Readers!

I just love trying on all the wonderful items from FashionArt.  As the ladies know, there are quite the abundance of gowns and dresses available on the grid, but how about a nice suit?  I love this suit from FireBird creations.  I am wearing it with the no shirt option as that is the mood I am in, but there is a more modest option as well that includes a shirt.

peacock_front 2kFireBird Designs – “Female Pant Suit Blue Peacock”

From the reverse below, you can see why it is called “blue peacock.” I really enjoy the texturing on the jacket.  The whole ensemble has a definite spring and feminine feel to it. That being said I felt the urge to contradict some of that soft femininty in my styling.

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I thought the Mondriaan-inspired Manhattan shoe by Essenz was a perfect fit for this look.  This lovely shoe is also available at FashionArt.

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I really enjoyed letting my imagination run wild in this look.  I even finally caved in and got some ears!  I have admired non-system ears on so many peers and friends and even strangers, that I thought it was about time I invested.

peacock close 2k|CREDITS|
skin > Deesses by Natalie Wells
hair > /Wasabi Pills/ Morgan Mesh Hair – Powder (with hairbase)
eyes > IKON Eternal Eyes – Blue-Gray
makeup > Madrid Solo- Eyes & Lips- Shena- Full Set-Dark Night + Madrid Solo- Free Gift- Altered States- Russian Blue
ears > [MANDALA]STEKING_ears_ver4
tie > [MANDALA]SMEXY TIE NECKLACE(chain)/Polly White (I seriously LOVE this tie.  SMEXY is right!)
pant suit > FireBird Designs Female Pant Suit Blue Peacock @FashionArt
shoes > Essenz – Manhattan (comes with a color change hud) @FashionArt
poses > Slouch

Thank you for reading and hurry on over to the FashionArt event!  It is on now through May 31st.  There is too much fashion there to be left to the last minute!

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“I like to reinvent myself — it’s part of my job.”
~
Karl Lagerfeld