LOTD #274 – Working Girl

genre-burlesque

Her smile didn’t reach her eyes.

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This look was inspired by the Burlesque round at Genre.  Burlesque is one of my favorite things and I think I bought one of everything there!

Tons of corsets and lovely vintage furniture – including this fabulous bar set.  I know I’ll get a lot of use out of it – it’s so versatile.

Genre is almost over (the new round will start on the 15th), so make sure you head on over and pick up the amazing burlesque goodies before they disappear!

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Details:

Hair:  TKW – Denisa – Browns

Skin:  Glam Affair – Europa

Eyes:  Poetic Colors – Wet Moss

Shape: Laqroki – Glow (modified)

Body/Hands/Feet: Maitreya – Lara

Head: Lelutka – Simone

Corset: DD – Carmen Corset – Azure (@Genre)

Pasties: DD – Circle Nipple Tassels – Dark (@Genre)

Shoes: Ricielli – Natana Heels

Earrings: Indy & Co – Briolette – Noir

Necklace: GG – Pearl Choker – Black

Cigarette: Hate This – Cigarette Holder Black (@Genre)

Pose: Exposeur

Set: Entity – Victorian Burlesque Bar – includes Bar, Bar Base, and Stool (@Genre)

Say My Name – LOTD #259

LOTD 259

Standing in the shadows, she hid her face.  “What’s your name?” he asked.

She lowered her arms slowly. “Whatever you want it to be,” she answered.

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Not gonna lie, I’m totally stoked about this picture.  😀

I love playing with lights and shadows and I am so pleased with this way this one came out.

I really did no editing to it, other than cropping and adding my signature.  All done in-world with a projector and windlight.

Yesterday I finally made it into the Whore Couture Fair (thank goodness for Seraphim, so I can make my shopping list, and get in/get out of laggy events!) and picked up this fabulous outfit from Abrasive.

It comes with system layers and all manner of appliers.  The body stocking is separate from the top/bottom, so there are lots of options for wearing.  I also found these fantastic heels from Essenz at the Whore Couture Fair.

Essenz is one of my favorite shoe designers, and when I saw these, I had to have them. I know I will get lot of use out of them.

Exposeur still has their sale going on, and one of the items you can get is this amazing prop, called ‘Girl at the Window.’

I ended up using a pose that isn’t part of the prop, but it still looks amazing. Right now, all the props at Exposeur are $100L or less, so run over and grab some of this fantastic stuff!

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Details:

Hair: Hazard – Black

Skin: Glam Affair –  India

Eyes:  IKON – Triumph – Electric

Shape: Laqroki – Glow (modified)

Hands/Feet/Body: Maitreya – Lara

Choker: Luminesse – Twilight Taji Choker – Black

Outfit: Abrasive – Midnight Exposure (body stocking, top, bottom), Vinyl Ruffle Waist Belt (sold separately) (@Whore Couture Fair)

Shoes: Essenz – Cape Verde – Black (@Whore Couture Fair)

Prop: Exposeur – Girl at the Window

Pose: oOo – booty

Waiting Game – LOTD #258

LOTD 258

She stretched out her long legs, her world-weary eyes watching the crowd as they passed.

It had been a slow night.

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I think I’ve finally unpacked all the goodies I picked up at the current round of Shiny Shabby.  So many great gifts from designers!

When I saw this lingerie set from AMD, I knew I wanted to use the Exposeur “Red Light Showcase” prop I picked up at the sale.

The lingerie set comes with appliers, so a couple of clicks and I was all set.  Then I found these fantastic heels from Azoury.

Pumec had a gift set out, so I grabbed it, though I’ve never tried any of their skins.  Wow – such a generous and gorgeous gift!  A system skin and appliers for everything, including my Maitreya body and my Lelutka heads.  I’m in heaven. 😀

Definitely going to head over to Pumec and check out what I’ve been missing!

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Details:

Hair: Truth – Freya

Skin: Pumec – Mariko (@Shiny Shabby – free gift)

Eyes:  IKON – Triumph – Electric

Shape: Laqroki – Glow (modified)

Hands/Feet/Body: Maitreya – Lara

Earrings: CNZ – Flower Earcuffs (Lelutka)

Necklace: Maxi Gossamer – Constantina Pearl Heart Choker

Lingerie: Apple May Designs – Izzie – Black

Shoes: Azoury – Sugar White –

Pose/Prop: Exposeur – Red Light Showcase

Come Into My Bower – LOTD #255

LOTD 255

She stepped out onto the balcony, pausing to inhale the crisp morning air. She smiled, thinking of last night.

Her smile broadened as she wondered who would end up in her bed tonight.

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I’ve been inspired the last several days to do LOTD posts.

Part of the inspiration was the fantastic sale at Exposeur – so many items I’ve wanted, but had resisted buying. 😀

So when they announced the sale, I ran right over and picked up all the goodies – including this fantastic princess tower.

I know I’ll get good use of it – both as a photography prop and as a prop in a future set.

The adorable hair is a group gift from Truth – one of my favorite hair stores.

The outfit is from BE Designs – a new store for me, but I love this outfit.  It comes with system layers and appliers, so I can use it for photos with my mesh body and also have the option to wear it onstage if I wanted. 😀

If you haven’t been to Exposeur, take a trip over to the mainstore. I think the sale is still on, but even if it isn’t, there’s a ton of great items. 🙂

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Details:

Hair: Truth – Kizzy (Group Gift)

Skin: Eye Candi – Nina – Tone 4

Eyes:  IKON – Triumph – Electric

Shape: Laqroki – Glow (modified)

Hands/Feet/Body: Maitreya – Lara

Outfit: BE Designs – Audrey – Pink

Shoes: N-Core – Lace – Pale Pink

Pose/Prop: Exposeur

Caged – LOTD #254

LOTD 254
As the first strains of the saxophone sounded, she rose gracefully. This stage, er, cage, wasn’t big, but it was all hers.

She smiled wickedly and began to undulate her hips.

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I saw a notice on Plurk a few days ago that Exposeur was having a huge sale on props and poses.

I have quite a few props from Exposeur, and a quite a few more I’ve had my eye on, but I couldn’t bring myself to splurge.

The unexpected sale is due to the owner’s RL pet needed some unforeseen surgery.  Having just gone through the trauma of this with my own pet, I wanted to help.

So, off to spend my L$ I went. 🙂

One of the first things I picked up was this fantastic burlesque cage.  It comes with 10 built-in poses and is a fabulous photography prop.

Plus, it’s copy/mod, so I can use the poses in other HUDs, and I can use the cage in a routine (which I’m sure I will do!).

So if you like Exposeur’s stuff (and who doesn’t?), run over and check out the fabulous sale.  The large props are $100L – a steal of a deal, and you get to help the owner save a precious pet. 🙂

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Details:

Hair: No Match – No Regret – Reds

Skin: Eye Candi – Nina – Tone 4

Eyes:  IKON – Triumph – Electric

Shape: Laqroki – Glow (modified)

Hands/Feet/Body: Maitreya – Lara

Earrings/Necklace: Modern Couture – Magda – Red

Lingerie: Luxuria – Rosalie – Red

Shoes:  Maci – Fetish Leather Boots

Pose/Cage: Exposeur

Have You Been to My Attic?

My Attic is one of my favorite events and it’s going on now!

It only runs through the end of the month, so don’t miss out on all the fabulous deals – everything is $95L or less.
My Attic 2a

There are tons of fabulous items, including this fence from Repose with 6 built-in poses (pose 6 shown here).

Or you can grab this cute autumn step frame from Cheeky Pea – this is the dark version.

If you’d rather shop for clothes than decor, never fear.

My Attic 2b

You can pick up these fabulous Alabama shoes from Essenz, one of my favorite shoe designers.  I love the thick, chunky heels.

The Angelique skirt is from K-Code, and is a perfect complement to the Gitana silk shirt from Mimikri (seadust color shown).

Both the skirt and shirt are available in many different colors.

My Attic 2c

For the finishing touch, pick up the Equestrian jewelry set by Cae.  It comes with earrings, necklace, and two bracelets.

My Attic is full of fall goodness, so make sure you pick up all these gorgeous deals before it closes.

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Details:

Hair: Exile – Full of Grace

Skin: Glam Affair – India

Head: Lelutka – Lotte

Eyes:  IKON – Triumph Eyes – Electric

Eyeshadow:  Slack Girl – Basic Need Eyeshadow

Shape: Laqroki – Glow (modded)

Body/Hands/Feet: Maitreya – Lara

Shirt: Mimikri – Gitana Silk Blouse – Seadust  (@My Attic)

Skirt: K-Code – Angelique – #6  (@My Attic)

Earrings/Necklace:  Cae – Equestrian (@My Attic)

Shoes: Essenz – Alabama  (@My Attic)

Pose/Prop (Pic 1): Repose – Country Fence   (@My Attic)

Pose (Pic 2, 3):  Exposeur

Frame Decor:  Cheeky Pea – Autumn Step Frame  (@My Attic)

The Watcher – LOTD #207

LOTD 207
Hearing faint whispers,

her gaze focused on the sound.

Was he still watching?

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Details:

Hair: Exile – Spice – Browns    (@The Arcade)  (50577)

Skin: Glam Affair – India

Head: Lelutka – Lotte

Eyes:  IKON – Triumph Eyes – Electric

Shape: Laqroki – Glow (modded)

Body/Hands/Feet: Maitreya – Lara

Shirt:  Purple Moon – Ciara Set – Doodles  (4340)

Jeans: Aushka & Co – Mexxo Cuffed Pants  (2012)

Shoes:  Pure Poison – September Ankle Boots  (4644)

Necklace:  JianJAM – Sassy Necklace  (522)

Pose/Prop: Exposeur – Symi – Pink/Green

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I’ve gotten behind on my LOTD posts again.

I’m blaming it on my recent dental work.

I’ve had root canals before, but this one is kicking my butt.

Lots of sleeping and pain meds, bleh.

Hopefully I’ll be back to my usual sparkling self in a few days!

For now, enjoy this LOTD. 😀

I picked up this adorable Exile hair at The Arcade – I try not to play gachas, but hair is an exception, since I generally don’t mind whatever color I get.

This is the Spice version in the browns.

I love the messy, windblown bangs, though it won’t likely be a hairstyle I wear out and about, given the render weight.

The shirt from Purple Moon has been hanging around in my inventory for quite a while, waiting for the right pair of jeans.

I found this adorable pair when I was shopping at Aushka & Co (after hearing they were closing the store).

When I saw these fab ankle boots from Pure Poison, I knew they would be perfect.

They come with a HUD, so you can make them a ton of different colors/fabrics.

The necklace was a sale find (I can’t remember which one, sorry) from Jian – their Sassy necklace.

It comes with a HUD so you can make it gold or silver, and there are several cute sayings on them.

It’s hard to read, but mine says, ‘Bye Felecia.’  😛

After putting this look together, it needed a little something, so I added the Inermis tattoo from Letis.

I got lazy again and added the light effect using Perfect Effects.

I could have done it myself in Photoshop, but with Perfect Effects, it’s a push of a button and done!

Discover Beauty – LOTD #206

LOTD 206
Amid the flowers,

discover the beauty of

your glorious life.

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Details:

Hair: Magika – First Light  (3565)

Skin: Glam Affair – India

Head: Lelutka – Lotte

Eyes:  IKON – Triumph Eyes – Electric

Shape: Laqroki – Glow (modded)

Body/Hands/Feet: Maitreya – Lara

Dress: Aushka & Co – Ane Casual Loose Mini-Dress (1066)

Shoes:  Essenz – Sacramento – Light Blue (@Mix)  (2722)

Necklace:  EMO-tions – Abigail Long Necklace (2120)

Rings: Black Bantam – Ring Stacks Set – Gold (1596)

Bracelet:  Maxi Gossamer – Athena Bangles – Gold (19969)

Pose: Exposeur

Location: Endless Summer

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I’ve gotten lazy for the last few LOTD pics.

Instead of building a backdrop for the photo myself, I’ve been running around looking at all the pretty stuff other people have built and using their hard work!

I saw another blogger post something about Endless Summer, so I went over to check it out myself.

It’s the Dead Dollz store, but the landscaping around the store is really amazing, as you can see.

I picked up this gorgeous hair – a new release from Magika.

I’m always on the lookout for deals, and I saw a notice that Aushka & Co was having a sale, so I scampered over and picked up this cute little mini-dress.

Which just happened to perfectly match my fabulous new heels from Essenz, out for this round of Mix.

Add in a few accessories – necklace, bracelet, rings, and I’m all set!

I wanted to add a little something to this photo, so I opened up my Perfect Effects and found the perfect filter.

I love how the cross-processing gives it a vintage-y feel and makes the flowers pop.

It’s so much fun to play around with all the filters and effects – I love it!

Pin-Up – LOTD #201

LOTD 201
What did you say, dear?

I look fabulous, I know.

Don’t you wish you did?

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Details:

Hair: Vanity – So Quiet – Cerise  (7797)

Skin: Lumae –  Niska 4 – Peach (@Wash Cart Sale)

Head: Lelutka – Lotte

Eyes:  IKON – Triumph Eyes – Electric

Eyeshadow:  Slack Girl – Basic Needs Eyeshadow

Shape: Laqroki – Glow (modded)

Body/Hands/Feet: Maitreya – Lara

Dress: La Moyet – Vivian – Old Rose (@FAD)  (9100)

Bracelet/Earrings:  Maylo Designs – Champ Jewelry Set  (86752)

Shoes:  KC Couture – Vixie Heels  (1516)

Pose/Prop: Exposeur – San Juan – Blue

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I seem to be stuck in a vintage theme lately, and I’m loving it. 🙂

There are items from several ‘new-to-me’ things in this photo.

I discovered Vanity hair at the Vintage & Cool Fair, and I LOVE the Moonriver hair they had.

So I took a quick trip over to the mainstore to check it out, and found this fabulous pixie cut.

I had never heard of the FAD event before, so when I saw the ad, and that it was a vintage/retro theme, I had to go see for myself.

Le Moyet is a ‘new-to-me’ designer, but I just love the vintage feel of this dress, with the polka dot fabric and the adorable little poodle appliqué on the skirt.

Add some jewelry and these fabulous slingbacks from KC Couture and I instantly feel like a glamorous pin-up model. 🙂

The prop is from Exposeur from the Garcha Garden event (I think).

It’s only 5 prims and comes with 4 built-in poses with mirrors.

I’m not sure why it’s named ‘blue’ when it’s purple, but it’s still a great prop. 😛

It’s finally Friday, so enjoy your weekend!

(Especially those of you in the US, who get a long holiday weekend!)

LOTD #192 – Work, Work, Work

LOTD 192

She tried to occupy her mind as she posed.

She’d been standing in these awkward positions for hours now and her feet were killing her.

What she wouldn’t give to be able to fling off her shoes and dig her toes into the nearby sand.

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Details:

Hair: Wasabi Pills – Jasmine – Fudge  (1624)

Skin: Glam Affair – India

Head: Lelutka – Lotte

Eyes:  IKON – Utopia Eyes – Pale Cerulean

Shape: Laqroki – Glow (modded)

Body/Hands/Feet: Maitreya – Lara

Dress: Entice – Now and Forever Dress – Dots  (1602)

Shoes: Essenz – Amsterdam – Brown  (1626)

Earrings/Bracelets: Maxi Gossamer – Honey Diva  (12192)

Pose: Exposeur

Location: Cosima

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The last few days have been a blur for me.

I have so many irons in the fire at the moment that I am going crazy.

However, I think I made some progress on projects this weekend, so I should be in good shape this week.

I hope. 😛

I finally made it into the Festival of Sin and the Vintage and Cool Fair, so I’ll have some finds to show you later this week.

If you go to the Vintage fair, don’t forget to keep an eye out for gifts!

I haven’t had a chance to open everything yet, but there are some nice ones. 😀

For now, I’ll settle for sharing another pair of shoes from Essenz (one of my absolute favorite shoe stores).

I love these sexy peep toe heels and this new dress I picked up at Entice (on sale!) matched perfectly.

Some fabulous hair from Lelutka and some accessories from Maxi Gossamer and I’m all set.

See you around the grid!