Otherworldly

Winter Blush

Apparently, we have a spot of bad weather moving in, with wind and rain or snow. Typical, when today started out so nicely and I had planned to take the dog tracking tomorrow as well. Fortunately, we did take advantage of the good weather today to do some training and tracking, though usually our dog expects more of the same next day when we’ve done something fun the day before. But tomorrow sounds like it will be a day for cozying up indoors, so I should have plenty of time to browse through the Blush event when it opens. Judging by the previews I have seen—one of which is the focus of today’s vlog—it will have some very nice things on sale. In addition to looking at the release from the Plastik for Blush I also showcase the latest VIP gift from Truth to show why its a great group to join.

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Freyja’s Ascension

The latest round of 4Mesh opened today and that meant the release of the latest pair of heads from LightStar: Odin and Freyja. I have already previewed Freyja a few times, but now that she’s officially out I wanted to give you another look at her. Obviously, I think she has a lovely name, but that is far from the only reason that I really like this head. The skin I am using here is Lima from 7 Deadly s{K}ins (always an excellent source of Omega-compatible skins) and I am also wearing an eyeliner from alaskametro (really helps with the fit of the lashes), also from 4Mesh, and a brand new hair from Stealthic.

Update: There are in fact idle animations for the LightStar heads available as an add-on in a small, light-weight HUD.

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A Bath for Two

After two days of at least a little bit of cold weather and sunlight, its back to dreary and grey. Breeze, our boxer, is quite disappointed that he didn’t get to go tracking today as well (two days in a row counts as a new habit for him), but I had to focus on some less fun stuff such as book keeping. I also wanted to show off a recent acquisition, namely the Nicolina bathing tub from Trompe Loeil, available at the current round of FaMESHed. It went nicely together with some pieces from Libertine’s “In Praise of Bacchus” set and the Rustic Fireplace from HEXtraordinary for a past Deco(c)rate. I am not precisely wearing much, but I do want to point out the pretty crown from lassitude & ennui. I also had planned to show off the Logan head from Logo that Ran is wearing, but none of the shots turned out to be quite right for showing the head.

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Rewind Me

Rewind has gone back in time to the 40s and to blog the Joan hairstyle from Wasabi (a rebrand of Wasabi Pills), I decided to pick up the Oakley Garter Slip from Poppy from the same event. A couple of days ago, I had also gone shopping at Collabor88 and picked up the two new releases from Trompe Loeil, which when shot in a vintage-inspired windlight seemed to work pretty well with the Rewind items.

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Frou Frou

A lingerie-focused event sounds like just the thing for Second Life and in this post I am showing the first of two releases from Voluptas Virtualis for Frou Frou. Also featured are some lovely new earrings from the Plastik, a pavillion from Trompe Loeil and the new VIP Group Gift from Truth.

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Here Comes the Sun

It took its time, but I think its safe to say that summer is finally here. Of course, the Swedish summer is notorious for being very changeable and sometimes quite wet and chilly, so you can’t always tell it apart from late spring and early autumn. Today, however, the weather is nice (if a bit windy) and I am just indoors because I am still tired after a weekend of dog shows and related activities. But at least that gives me a chance to catch up on some blogging and today it is all about the swimwear.

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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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Flowering Lace

The Gacha Garden is full of a new crop of flowers, among them another beautiful set of applier lingerie from Luxuria. I am “cheating” a bit, however, because what I am wearing in these photos is actually the Seed of Inspiration, the special prize awarded every 20 pulls on a specific machine. That said, the regular version of the Grazia lingerie, as the set is called, is also a very pretty design. I just couldn’t resist the black and red combination that is unique to the Seed of Inspiration. The regular set comes in 9 common colours and 1 rare (black) and has the same cut of panty but a bra instead of a bustier.

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Watercolours

Candied Violets is a new store from Sohma Dix behind Paper Moon and Hekate. It has a more modern, but still quite whimsical style, and I am showing one item from its first batch of releases. And speaking of the other two stores, they have just returned after a hiatus and are both offering reopening sales that you will want to check out.

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Ethereal Lounging

The March round of We Love Role-Play opens at 3 pm today. I wont be home by then, so I will have to check it out in a few days, but fortunately I have some shiny things to show you as a sneak peak. Judging by the previews, this round will have a good mix of items, but the jewellery may be particularly outstanding this time as evidenced by these releases from Luminary, Aisling and ieQED. You are also getting a better look at the Rebecca skin which Adam n Eve will be releasing the Skin Fair.

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Alchemy Returned

Alchemy Immortalis are back. While their beautiful sims have not returned with them, they have opened up an in-world shop once again, and already there is a huge new release available—a massive collection of Art Deco inspired rings. There are few things as hard as rings to do justice in a photo, so please make sure to take a look at the rings in their store where they have been rezzed out and can be viewed in amazing, intricate detail. What I will try to do in this post, however, is to tell you a bit about them (as well as the other items featured in these shots).

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Dame a la Licorne

More unicorn treasures today, from the Last Unicorn round of Enchantment. This includes the first item I have blogged by Les Encantades as well as several pieces by the Plastik and a contribution from Hekate.

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Mini Holiday

Quite a few winter-themed events are opening this weekend, among them the Winter Gacha Festival and the Wayward Market December edition, from which I am featuring a few products (together with items from Hairology and Collabor88).

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Party for One

Its My Attic time at the Deck again, with new offerings at great prices from among others Bushu and Luxuria. In addition to that, ieQED has completed their Jellybean set with another release at Shiny Shabby and Trompe Loeil has a stylish settee our for Collabor88.

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More ROMPing Around

My last ROMP post was, all considered, rather demure. But with the Saxton Bedroom from Jian, things heat up considerably. You can also get a good look in these shots at the full-body freckles from PXL and some new items for the relaunched My Slink Obsession event.

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