Otherworldly

Moon Priestess

One of my favourite pieces from the just released February Treasure Chest was the Sacrificial Rite set from Souzou Eien, so naturally I wanted to build a scene around it. Then I had this gorgeous cloak from Noble Creations and it seemed a shame to distract with other clothing, so I just added a few accessories. Besides, a red cloak and no clothing is best for performing sacrifices, everyone knows that.

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Sweet and Tasty

With our website woes sorted out (upgrading never goes as planned) I can catch up on two posts that were supposed to be done yesterday but which turned into just Flickr posts for the time being. The first features new lingerie from alaskametro together with a very sweet gacha from the Plastik.

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Deco(c)rate Unboxing February 2017

I like it when things in SL happen at midnight SL time. That’s 9 am for me and just around when I get up, which means I can lazily start my day with browsing an event or—on certain days of the month—opening up a subscription box. Today, it was a bit of both, as I managed to squeeze into Collabor88 just as it opened to snag one of the new Exile hairs and then the February Deco(c)rate arrived as well. That meant it was time to setup for an unboxing video, though that had to wait for some RL work to be done first. Once I did get around to the unboxing, I was pleased to find that the designers had created some very nice decor items for the “Timeless Romance” theme. The photos show only one of the 15th items in the crate, so to preview all of them you’ll need to check out the video towards the end of the post.

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Demon in the Woods

It is still a few days left until the Fantasy Gacha Carnival opens on the 7th, but here you can get a look at some of the pieces from the elaborate Daemonus gacha from the Plastik. I’ve paired it with a new two-part outfit from Senzafine while staying with the gorgeous Opal hair from Wasabi Pills that I wore in my last post.

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Winter Valkyrie

Its time to queue up to get into the Gacha Garden once again and I’ve got a video for you showing the beautiful Seraphim wings from lassitude & ennui that is just one of many gachas available at this round. As a bonus you also get another look at the bento horse avatar from Teegle, now outfitted with a new skin and some new poses, and the sexy and awesome Valkyrie set from deviousMind.

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Industrial Flowers

With so many events having started around the same time in January, it is easy for some to go overlooked next to others. For example, have you been to ROMP or spent all your time trying to get into the Epiphany? If gachas aren’t your fancy, but a bit of elegant kink is, then you don’t want to risk missing the current round of ROMP. After all, who doesn’t need some pole dancing poses and dead-sexy lingerie? Also featured in this post is a new release from the Plastik for Shiny Shabby.

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LightStar Athena

I didn’t think it would happen quite so quickly, but I have found another bento mesh head that is to my tastes. This one comes from a smaller brand called LightStar, but while they may not be as well-known as Catwa or LeLutka, they already have four bento mesh heads out, two female and two male. In this video, I go over what appeals to me about the Athena head as well as some of its limitations. I also show it with three different skin appliers (the head is Omega compatible) from PXL, alaskametro and the Plastik. In addition to the mesh head, the video also showcases a line of new gowns released by the Muses.

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I’ve Had an Epiphany

The last two days it seems like half the grid (at least) have been trying to get into the Epiphany. And no wonder, really, because there are some very cool gachas this time around. I’ll be featuring just a taste of two of them in this post, the Terra Decor Gacha from the Plastik and the Cadeau, Costume Edition by Fallen Gods & Faida.

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High Seas Romance

I just couldn’t resist using the fabulous Neptune’s Revenge from Rustica for another set of photos. With the fantastic Roslyn gown from Junbug and a pretty companion wearing the fabulous Marquis outfit from Last Ride I think there is a distinct romance cover vibe about these shots.

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The Summoner

I have had a few things land in my inventory recently that suggested to me that it might be a good idea to make a male shape in order to be able to review them. So, a while back I got myself setup with the Slink Physique for men as well as the matching hands & feet. This is all still on my usual account though, so rather than an alt this is just Freyja in a more (somewhat more) manly form, wearing a new skin from the Plastik and an outfit from Noble Creations.

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Cold Silence

The Silent Light build from 8f8 was one of my favourite items from the January Deco(c)rate that I unboxed just a few days ago, so of course I had to feature it on its own as well. It seemed to me it would make a nice backdrop for the other key items in this post, which are a current and an upcoming release from the Plastik.

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Happy New Year

This will be a little bit of a quickie since we’re about to get ready for midnight here in Sweden, but I wanted to get my virtual greeting out first. 2016 has been an exciting year in Second Life (my tenth, in fact—I totally missed my rezday this summer!) and I continue to enjoy it as an important part of my online existence. I expect to be around next year as well, doing more photography and videos. Of course, with Sansar around the corner I probably will have to check that out too (and I have some idle thoughts about how I’d like to use it…), but I am not abandoning my enormous inventory in Second Life anytime soon!

I’ll get proper credits and a few more details added into the post as soon as I can, but for now I will tell you that I am wearing brand new lingerie from Sn@tch and a hair from Wasabi Pills that will be out tomorrow at FaMESHed. I am also wearing the Simone Bento head, this time with the Taryn skin from the Plastik which is out in its full version today.

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Winter Steam

I am continuing my quest to recreate various of my shapes using LeLutka’s Simone, with varying success. I am pretty pleased with this attempt, especially with the Heidi applier from PXL, which I’ve had around to blog for a good while but not been able to until now as I didn’t have a LeLutka head earlier. That is certainly one aspect I am looking forward to know that I have a bento head, namely being able to do some skin shopping and skin blogging again as there has been a bit of a shortage of system head skins of late.

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The Midwinter Fair

The 6th Midwinter Fair has opened its doors, welcoming visitors to a sample a mix of new releases, gachas and best-selling items from 50 creators. The line-up mixes well-known names such as Junbug, Faida, Fallen Gods and Bliensen+MaiTai with brands that I am less familiar with and it is one of those that I am featuring in these shots, together with some new jewellery pieces from the Plastik.

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Quiet Time

Trompe Loeil offers both a cottage and a sofa for the December round of Collabor88 and it was the sofa that caught my eye, with its elegant curved lines and rich leather textures. It also seemed like an excellent way to show off some lingerie from Luxuria and to get Ran down to his boxers.

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