Saturday, 31 December 2011

Happy New Year!

Wishing you a very Happy New Year - may all your hopes and dreams come true in 2012!

Thursday, 29 December 2011

Foxy lady

This is what I've been wearing today, while doing a little post holiday shopping around the grid (more of which later).

Faux fox shrug: !Ohmai for Collabor88 - A Lil' Foxy (Artic Fox) (no real life faux or foxes were harmed in the production of this pixel item :P)
Top: R.icielli - SERENA blouse (silvercloud)
Trousers: Celoe - Nikola trousers (pitch) *Rigged Mesh*
Boots: Ladies Who Lunch - Escarpa (Ice cap)
Hair: Vanity Hair - Lady Boy (Platinum)
Skin: Glam Affair - GiO (Black Snow BL)
Nails: Mstyle - Long Nails v2 (Gimme The Moon)
Earrings: Mandala - SINRA piercing (Silver)

Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Mad about dots!

I spent a pleasant evening shopping with a model friend yesterday, at a couple of special events. Sometimes great looks just fall into place, piece by piece - this was one of those nights. I've always loved polka dots, there's something frivolous and feminine about them that makes me smile, so styling this outfit was great fun - it's definitely a look to party in when formal gowns and pretty cocktail dresses just won't do.

First up, I found this great pink and white polka dot blouse from GizzA at Limited Couture - a small collection of limited edition items from some well known designers. These high heeled shoes, with fab colour change dotted legwarmers by MAAI came from there too. Well worth a visit. Your taxi to Limited Couture.

Next, we popped into Four Corners - with 4 themed areas showcasing different current trends in fashion and interiors. Find more Information about Four Corners through this link. It was at Four Corners I found this cute bowler hat with little cat ears from LaGyo - one of my all time favourite accessory stores - the hats come in sets of 2 colours. They seemed just the right kind of fun accessory to complete this party look.  Your taxi to Four Corners.

Style card:
Hat: LaGyo_Eared bowler black
Blouse:  GizzA - Limited Couture Blouse
Shorts: So Many Styles - Leather Shorts Black
Shoes: MAAI Limited Couture - Sugar
Tights: Nemesis - Rock tights black
Scarf: GizzA - Dotty Maxi Dress scarf
Necklace: LaGyo_Crystal long necklace (colorchange)
Earrings: Mandala Sinra Piercing Silver
Makeup: DAMNED - CatEyes
White~Widow Face Tattoo- Soul Silver and Black
Hair base: Vanity Hair base Fucsia
Nails: Mstyle Long Nails - Elegant
Skin: Glam Affair - Gio Natural Blonde 10
Lashes: Miamai Xgen lashes - Lust

Poses: Del May

Sunday, 18 December 2011

Happy Christmas!

I was searching for something really special for this year's Christmas Card - and I found it at Vita's Boudoir - the utterly fantastic Xxxmas gown is just one of a collection of characteristically gorgeous and original creations from one of SL's most inventive designers. This is a one of a kind fantasy gown made from a huge pile of christmas tree baubles - fun, sexy, head-turning - I love everything about it!

Wishing you all the very best of the season, and here's to a great New Year!

Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Christmas wishes...

We're in the countdown to Christmas, and it's time to find that perfect party dress. With many designers releasing Christmas specials this week there's lots of great stuff to choose from. If, like me, you're in search of something a little different from the traditional red, green and gold that abounds, you could try ice blue and white as an alternative. I found just what I was looking for at Orage Creations - this gorgeous sculpted dress in baby blue, with a fitted empire line bodice and full skirt adorned with delicate snowflakes - the Blanquette Gown is a perfect princess gown for any romantic christmas date or to stand out from the crowd at that glamourous festive party.

Styling notes:
Dress: Orage Creations Blanquette Gown in Baby Blue
Hair: Vanity Hair Poinsetta Ice Blue Special Edition for Relay For Life, available at the Christmas Expo
Skin: Glam Affair Gio
Makeup: White Widow
Jewellery and nails: Gems & Kisses (now closed)
Shoes: N-core

Another nice discovery at Orage Creations - there's an Advent Calendar with a free gift each day until Christmas Day - I had a bit of trouble finding it at first because the store is big - but eventually I discovered it tucked away behind the Red Carpet gowns collection to the right of the store from the entrance - enjoy!

Tuesday, 6 December 2011

Plume gets a new name ~ Osmose ~ a new mainstore, and a gift!

The successful couture hair store formerly known as *Plume* has rebranded as *Osmose*.

There is a fantastic new mainstore, a wintery wonderland which is perfect for photography. To celebrate all this newness, there's also a great gift at the new store, shown here. Past favourites from Plume are still on sale, and there's the promise of more to come under the new label.

Here's your taxi to Osmose. Enjoy!

Thursday, 1 December 2011

Vintage Fair - the swinging sixites

Our trip through the Vintage Fair decades brings us to the swinging sixties - post-war austerity was a distant memory, skirts got so short they almost disappeared and women wore clothing that their grandmothers would have thought risque as underwear.

There are some lovely sixties inspired outfits at the Vintage Fair - these two are my favourites. First up, a wonderful micro mini dress from SoliDea FoliEs, which I'm wearing with simple flat pumps, short bobbed hair and lots of lashes.

Vintage Fair items:
Dress: SoliDea FoliEs*Bashim dress

Non Vintage Fair items:
Shoes: Elikatira Millside Flats winter
Hair: Vanity Hair Mimmi in Essence Blonde
Earrings: Bliesen + MaiTai - Cartsale Earrings Pop
Lashes: Miamai XGen Lashes - Lust, BlackLiquid Makeup Lashy lashes

Next, a super sexy catsuit from sYs. This one clings in all the right places! Worn with cropped hair and white chunky heeled boots - this is Twiggy meets Barbarella...

Vintage Fair items:

Catsuit: sYs TWIGGY (flesh)
Makeup: a.e.meth Twiggy Makeup (Peach)

Non Vintage Fair items:
Boots: Gos Curvaceous Boots (white)
Earrings: Mandala Milky Way Earrings (polly white)
Makeup: R.icielli - The Eyeliner collection I /basicblack,  Miamai_XGen Makeup LashNLiner *Charme*, Je Suis... Apparence Lashes No.005, KOSH No Alpha Lashes V4
Miamai_XGen Lashes_Lust
Hair: MADesigns ~ Bo ~ (Light Blonde V)

The Vintage fair ends on Saturday 3rd December - so get there while you can!