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Light The Way

Light The Way

Azul has always been one of the top designers when it comes to pageants around the grid, and this is no exception. This stunning gown was created for Miss SL Iceland 2018 miss Elita Wardell and in a special color that I am wearing here called IcelandBlue. With two options, either the sheer I am wearing or the opaque, this halter style, sleeveless gown has amazing lace detail throughout the gown. It has pearl accents on the back at the neckline and waist, a flexi accent at the neckline, and of course signature Azul flexi skirts around the legs that flow like no other. It comes in 15 regular colors, and one special edition color on the marketplace and works with Maitreya, Slink, Belleza, TMP and standard bodies. It’s at the AZUL Mainstore now for you to enjoy!

Styling Notes:
Gown | AZUL – Elita in Iceland Blue
Nails | ZOZ – Dusted
Hair | Limerence – Chloya in Blondes
Rings | Supernatural – Mallory Rings
Pose | Tuty’s

Shot on Location at the LEA 7 Exhibition – Salt

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It’s Swank

Its Swank

A new round of SWANK has started for July with a Tropical Heat theme, and Athena Couture has a sexy gown sure to raise the tropical heat of that special someone. This is the “Amara” Gown in teal. With a short, knee length cocktail style version and this more formal, mermaid gown both included you can wear this for any summer special occasion. The included Omega applier huds give you two different versions on the top and two different bottom versions to accommodate both gown styles. The flexi skirts are full and give the skirt flow as you glide into the room and dance the night away. There is also a fitmesh skirt piece in standard sizes to complete the skirt. Be sure to check it out at the SWANK event this month!

My Nails are the perfect companion to this gown….the “Summer Hits Glossy” from Alme. With five different, glossy summer shades that will go with all your favorite summer fashions. They work with Maitreya, Belleza, Slink, Tuty’s, Vista Bento and Omega nails. Find them at the ALME mainstore.

Summer Hits Glossy

Styling Notes:
Gown | Athena Couture – Amara Teal for SWANK July
Nails | Alme – Summer Hits Glossy
Hair | Tukinowaguma – Berka in Blondes for The Fantasy Collective July
Necklace | Emotions – Aurora Necklace Teal
Rings | SpotCat – Tender Rose Rings
Lipstick | Lisa Walker – Sweet Peach Gloss #02 for Access Event July
Poses | No Longer Available in SL

Shot On Location at Ville de Coeur

Romantic Afternoon

Romantic Afternoon

Meeting up with that special someone by the sea on a Sunday Afternoon, romance is in the air for sure. Especially with this gorgeous, flowing gown from Tiffany Designs. This is the “Amelia Gown” with appliers in Aqua. Beautiful Boat neck trimmed in silver applique, and long sleeves with flexi accents. The skirt and train are also flexi. It comes with the necklace and earrings that are the perfect simple silver with diamond style. You also have a glitter headband and a metal flower with diamond center. Romantic for sure. This gown has appliers for Maitreya, Slink, Belleza, TMP and OMEGA. It works with classic avatars as well. This beautiful aqua color is just one of 10 gorgeous colors this gown is available in. Find them all now at the Tiffany Designs Mainstore.

Styling Notes:
Gown, jewelry, flower and headpiece | Tiffany Designs – Amelia Gown with Appliers in Aqua
Hair | Limerence – Chloya hair blonds
Nails | ZOZ – Dusted Nails

Shot on location at Whimberly

Happy Birthday USA!

USA Bikini

Today is 4th of July, and I can think of no better way than to spend it on the beach with friends and family. Hanging out in the water, the sand and warm sun making amazing memories. I can’t wait for those off shore fireworks tonight and the yummy BBQ food! Hope you all have a very happy 4th of July.

I love this new release from Maci! Just in time for the 4th of July. This sexy USA Bikini come with the top, bottom and the skirt. All three pieces are customizable via an included HUD that allows you to change between 12 Textures and also has transparency controls. I made the skirt about 35% transparent for my look today. It’s perfect! It works with Classic Avatars, Slink, Maitreya, Belleza and Tonic mesh bodies. So Fun! It’s at the Maci mainstore and on the marketplace for this holiday so be sure to pick yours up as you head out for that waterfront celebration!

My nails coordinate perfectly with it as well – these are from Alme for Lookbook June 2018. Lookbook is a shopping HUD you can pick up on the marketplace or at any of the participating stores. Inside you will find makeup, nails and other items to beautify your avatar. These are the “Hot Summer Ombre” nails in Glossy. Five different color ombres – I chose the red for this look today. The hud works with Maitreya, Slink, Belleza, Tuty’s, Vista Bento and Omega equipped nails/hands. There is a matte version available too!

Hot Summer Ombre Nails

Styling Notes:
Bikini | Maci – USA Bikini
Shoes | Reign – Freedom Wedges Spangled – Group Gift
Nails | Alme – Hot Summer Ombre for June Lookbook
Hair | Truth – Gwen – July VIP Group Gift
Necklace | Chop Zuey Couture Jewelry – Sweet Freedom Necklace
Earrings | Chop Zuey Couture Jewelry – Home of The Free Earrings on Marketplace
Eyeshadow | !IT! Cosmetics – Flirty By Day 12
Lipstick | The Face – Kate Lipstick
Body Sand| Izzie’s – Body & Face Beach Sand
Beach Towel & Poses| Warm Animations – Canga Beach Towel Adult

Shot on Location at The Flip Water Park

It’s Update Time!

Blessed

One of my very favorite gown designers has recently been going through and updating her most favorite gowns to now include appliers and for some, even a new color palette that wasn’t available with the previous releases! AZUL, on of the top gown designers on the grid has just re-released several of her gowns in these new revised versions and they are available now at her mainstore and on the marketplace!

Styling Notes:
Gown | AZUL – Esmeralda [REV] – in Turquoise
Hair | Tableau Vivant – Paula in Blondes for Uber June 2018
Rings | Astralia – Two fingers Ring
Pose | an lar Poses – The Martinique Series

Shot on location at Sol Existence

Poolside Hangout

Poolside Hangout

Summer is the time to spend time outside soaking up the sun. This amazing new water park in SL is just the place to be. The Flip Water Park looks just like a fancy water park you would find in any major area around the globe. Waterslides, pools, food, hangouts, saunas and lots more including a kids area too. This is a fun, summer place to hang out and enjoy that summer sun! Be sure to check it out this summer in SL. My look today is perfect for sitting in the hang out space having drinks, and food with friends. This is the “Summer Flower” bikini and wrap top from Maci. I love this outfit – so fun with the floral lace long top that has a wrap closure in the front. The dress, bow and thong can all be colored differently to fit your mood with the included HUD that has built in colors, or a color picker that will allow you to make your own color combination as I have here. The teal is in the standard colors with the hud, but the orange I created on my own using the color picker and I love how this turned out. So summer and so fun! Comes in fitted mesh for Slink, Maitreya, and Belleza mesh bodies. It’s at the Maci Mainstore now for your summer adventures.

These nails from Alme are perfect with this ensemble as well! Three bright summer colors await you in the SL15B Gift set available now at the SL15B celebration shopping area in the Alme booth. Yellow, Pink and Orange – three bright, perfect summer colors to coordinate with your summer wardrobe. I love them! These nail appliers work with Belleza, Maitreya, Slink, Omega, Vista Bento, and Tuty’s nails. Head over and pick them up for free at the celebration and shop all the deals while you are there!

SL15B Nails

Styling Notes:
Bikini & Top| Maci – Summer Flower
Nails| Alme – SL15B Gift Nails at the SL15B Celebration
Hat| Dondi’s Doodads – Mesh Summer Floppy Hat White – recolored
Tattoo| White Widow – Anon Orange
Rings| Elise – Tropical Rings
Hair| Doux – Gabryela hairstyle blondes
Poses built into my Tuty’s AO, and also the Couch by Cheeky Pea

Shot on location at Flip Water Park

Afternoon at Home

Afternoon at home

Summer Vacation…..the feeling of no responsibilities and time just to relax at home. This afternoon was just that for me, a time to relax at home. In my new outfit from ByMissJones, I was able to relax is style and do just what I wanted to do. This is the “What about Us” dress for the Sense event this month. This fantastic, fashion-forward dress comes with a hud that allows you to mix and match colors for the top, skirt and belt on this dress. With an infinite number of combinations, you can wear this dress as many times as you wish with a new look each time and will still get the amazing compliments that come with a fantastic, quality outfit. It comes in fitmesh for Maitreya, Belleza, Slink and standard mesh. Hurry over to the sense event now and pick this up for an amazing price considering all the options you get with this!

My nails are new from Alme and go perfectly with this ensemble. These are the “Nudes Reloaded Matte” nails at Shiny Shabby’s new round that opens today. Five different nude colors each with the option of a gold accent nail as I am showing here. There is also a glossy version available for purchase as well. It’s stunning too I must say! Everyone needs a quality set of nude nails for those summer and fall ensemble, so be sure and pick these up today. These nail appliers work with Maitreya, Belleza, Slink, Omega, Vista Bento and Tuty’s brand nails.

Nudes Reloaded Matte Nails

Styling Notes:

Dress| BYMissJones – What About Us for the Sense Event June
Nails| Alme – Nudes Reloaded Matte for Shiny Shabby June
Hair| Mina Hair – Celeste in Blondes
Shoes| Breathe – Nataly Heels in Red Lips for Fameshed Go this month
Rings| Elise – Esther Rings
Necklace| Meva – Leather and Leafs necklace brown
Armbands| Vive Nine – Lua Armbands Silver
Makeup| Alaskametro – Fall Essential Makeup HUD

Shot on location at my private residence in SL