I am often invited to judge Mr. & Miss Virtual World challenges…and that is not a brag or anything, just something I enjoy doing. As a model who had put herself out there to be judged by others on many occasions, I feel my experiences make me qualified to fairly judge others who are putting themselves out there in competitions. I am always flattered to be asked and always look forward to going. I take care in making sure I am presentable. As a former Miss, I firmly believe I have a standard to uphold. So when looking for something of quality to wear, it is no surprise that I default to Wicca’s Wardrobe. As any who know me or read my blog at all, Wicca is a longtime friend of mine and while we have not made an official SL relationship out of it, I consider her a sister. She and her man Red made my country costume when I was competing in 2015 and I LOVED it. So Wicca and MVW still go hand in hand for me. Besides, while Wicca has no “Face of Wicca’s Wardrobe” or anything, I know I am the Wicca’s Wardrobe Runway Princess! One of the other things I enjoy about judging MVW events is seeing friends that I don’t always see…like Pam Astonia! Pammy cracks me up and is just so talented and lovely…chatting with her is always a perk of judging!
The photo above was my look for the 2nd and final auditions of this round of Miss Virtual World 2017 and here are the details:
RL is allowing me to get my blog on! So here I am with one of my full figured role play avatars, wearing a recent release from Wicca’s Wardrobe. I LOVE that Wicca is able to design for all Belleza sizes as I personally prefer Freya…the curvier the better I say! So here are all the head to toe details:
Southern California doesn’t get all that cold, but when it does it is lovely. Today as I blog this it is blustery, gray and cold…perfect bundling up kind of weather. It made me want to blog this wintery look I styled the other day.
hair | [elikatira] Teigen
earrings | (Yummy) Vice Hoops (gold)
dress | Bomshie Xoe Blood Orange Knit Dress With Jacket
boots | BAX Prestige Boots Brown Leather
pose | DARE
location | The Grove
It has been quite some time! I few things have changed for me in RL (for the better) and I needed to take a step back from blogging. I honestly have missed it. It is a much needed creative outlet. I wanted to make sure and post one last time in 2015. I don’t know why that was so important to me…perhaps a bit of closure on another great year.
I have spent a good deal of this month looking forward. My career as an educator in RL is going in a new and exciting direction…one I have wanted for a few years now. In SL I have taken on more administrative duties…my position with SCALA Models Management has been broadened, and I have come to work for my dear friend Wicca Merlin as her General Manager for Wicca’s Wardrobe. I still manage to get on the runway and show up in print from time to time, which I enjoy greatly. I never thought I would feel like the ‘old guard’ when it came to SL modeling, but I suppose I am. I have had my run at various competitions and actually have enjoyed being on the judging end of competitions this year. Things really have come full circle and I couldn’t be more pleased.
For many years in SL I have had my own homestead. I have enjoyed having it and sharing it with friends. I realized recently that I miss the interactions with others…the live music, dancing, and games that I had long associated with my earliest days of SL. I suppose I have never outgrown a longing for those sorts of activities and a sense of community, even when I thought I had. I decided to give up my homestead and move into The Grove and I couldn’t be more excited. I know The Grove has been around for quite some years. Friends of mine have lived there at some point, and I am glad to find a few that still do.
I was sorting my massive inventory when I realized I had nothing to wear. It sounded incredibly dumb to say that, but it was true. I have so many items from years ago that are just obsolete and I know I won’t wear. I have absolutely fallen in love with mesh bodies and I wanted to wear something that fit my Lara. So I managed to find something to wear and decided to hit my favorites bar, curious to see which SLurls still worked, since I haven’t been shopping in SL in a bit either. I first went to the Thrift Shop, or thought I had. It turned out to be the FROST Fashion Fair and I loved having a look around. I have no idea how many more days it is open, but I found a fair amount of goodies there.
Location: The Grove Woodland Park
Pose: Devilish Poses
Hair: [^.^Ayashi^.^] Daichi hair-Brown set with earmuffs @ FROST
Top: Razor/// Zephyr Pullover Hoodie – Phys/Lara/Isis vALL @ FROST
Leggings: [OMEGA] :Forever Young: Plaid Tights (dk pink) @ FROST
Boots: Latreia- Lanii Black Lara @ FROST
I hope that 2015 has been kind to you in both RL and SL and that 2016 is filled with the promise of good things!
Thank you for reading and Happy New Year!
“This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change.” ― Taylor Swift ((I can’t believe I actually quoted Taylor Swift! LOL))
It has been more than my usual amount of time between posts, but that is for good reason. I have been dealing with a variety of things in my RL and SL (nothing negative) and weighing how much time I have to dedicate to regular blogging anymore. After 2ish years of SL blogging, I have decided to retire. I don’t mean I won’t blog anymore, I mean I will blog as I am able. In doing so, that will not meet some blogging requirements of a few of my sponsors, so I felt it best to retire as a regular blogger for many brands.
To the designers who have sponsored me…thank you for believing in me and validating me. You can count on me as a customer for sure!
To those of you who read my blog and look at my Flickr, thank you! Your views and stars, mean the world to me!
This is not goodbye, just a shift in gears. So long as there is a grid to play on I will have something to share with you!
Dead Dollz has another sexy lil number available at the new round of We ♥ RP that just opened on September 4th. Kiddo’s latest creation is called O-Ren and comes in white, red, pink, blue, black and aqua.
I am using the Exposeur set called “Girl at the Window” and have added Glamistry heels (Hyacinth), the Fearless wrist cuffs by *BOOM* and Helga by ICONIC.