Tag Archive | formal

Ballet Dream

Dance Into Fall

She went up on point in the haze of the stage lights, hearing the crowd roar as she danced………a dream many girls have wanting to be the prima ballerina wearing the amazing costumes. Only this time, there was a fresh edge to that costume, leather, spikes, sexy……..

Lots of fantastic new releases helped to inspire this blog post today including the full range of colors of the “Sam” jacket and skirt from AZUL just released at the mainstore after making an appearance in limited colors for On9. This sexy ensemble features a metal studded, open front jacket made of leather along with a satin and tulle skirt. I’m wearing the Iolite color, and there are 16 other colors available including a limited edition on the marketplace, and a special release for AZUL Platinum VIP group members. Your purchase includes versions for Maitreya, Belleza, Slink, TMP, Tonic, Ebody and standard mesh avatars.

Netty Light Blondes

Also new is my updo “Netty” from enVOGUE recently at Hair Fair, and now available at the enVOGUE mainstore. I’m wearing one of the roots choices from the Light Blondes pack, but there are plenty of other colors, and packs available to suit your style. This fantastic updo is perfect for casual and formal occasions alike and has a standard and materials version included in the pack. Find it and all of the hair fair releases now at enVOGUE.

Finally, these nails match the look perfectly with a white nail base, and metallic stud accents. This is the “Summer Glam” white hud from Alme and is available through August 23rd at UBER. After it’s appearance at UBER it will be at the mainstore. This fantastic look has five different nail designs included in the HUD and can be mixed and matched on different nails as you wish to wear them. These nails work with Maitreya, Belleza, Slink, Omega, Vista Bento and Tuty’s nails all in one HUD. White, Nude and black huds are all available for purchase at the event. All of them are a must have for sure!

Summer Glam Nails

Styling Notes:
Skirt & Jacket | AZUL – SAM in Iolite
Hair | enVOGUE – Netty Hair in Light Blondes
Nails | alme. – Summer Glam White for Uber
Boots | Lali’s – Anhelia Boots Silky Cornflower
Makeup | Studio Exposure – Botox Eyeliner 1 and Lipstick 7 for Catwa
Earrings | Styles by Danielle – Krony Earrings Platinum and Diamond
Necklace | Ryca – Vintage – CC Silver Necklace
Pose | an lar Poses – The Gretel Series

Shot on location at Elysium City of Templemore

Boho Hideaway

Boho Hideaway

Summer Sun, Lace, denim and wedges….. some of my favorite things when it comes to enjoying the season. I’ve found this fantastic little hideaway today to share this amazing look with you. Let’s start with the Skirt and Top. These pieces are from Lybra for N21 this month. The “Paige” top and skirt are a fantastic mix and match ensemble, each piece is available separately. First is the fantastic double layer tank. It has two pieces that can be worn together or separate, making it easy to mix and match colors as I have here mixing the peach solid and light blue lace tops together. To it I’ve added the light blue denim skirt. The skirt comes with a hud allowing you to change belt and metal colors to fit the look of the ensemble. Pick up your favorite colors of skirt and top and put together a fantastic summer look. Visit N21.

Then next I have several accessories from Lyrical Bizarre that are on special 50% off sale prices to celebrate their 5th anniversary this week only! Hurry over to the sale store location, only at the mainstore and pick up this fantastic bracelet, necklace and handbag for just $50L each! What a deal for full perm items that allow you to change them as needed. Wow! There is also a hunt going on for 10 fantastic gifts that are free for the taking. Again, this week only so hurry over to Lyrical B!zarre today!

Finally are my amazing nails from Alme. These are at Tres Chic through August 10th. These are called Summer Breeze and are a fantastic Ombre style of summer hues in five different color combinations. These work with Belleza, Maitreya, Slink, Omega, Vista Bento, and Tuty’s nails all in one hud. These will be available at the Alme mainstore after Tres Chic closes this round. I love them and so will you! Happy Summer all!

Summer Breeze Nails

Styling Notes:
Top & Skirt | Lybra – Paige for N21 Event
Necklace | Lyrical B!zarre Templates – Amara Necklace
Bracelet | Lyrical B!zarre Templates – Liz Bracelets
Handbag | Lyrical B!zarre Templates – Tropicalia Bag
Shoes |ILLI – Eva Espadrille Wedges
Hair | Truth Hair – Tori Hair VIP July Gift
Nails | Alme – Summer Breeze Nails at Tres Chic
Poses | An lar Poses – Jolie set for Limit8 Event

Shot on location at Footprints in the Sand

Light Up the Night

Lighting Up The Night

Summer nights outside, by the water, what could be better?! Especially when you light up the world for that special someone who is with you. It’s easy to do in this amazing outfit comprised of pieces that are newly released from AZUL, Alme and EMO-tions.

Up first is my amazing gown from AZUL. This is the “Maile” gown in Iolite, one of 17 different colors available, 2 of which are limited edition colors, now on the marketplace and at the AZUL Mainstore. This gown has a strapless bodice with slight ruching, an open left side trimmed with a sequined design, flexi skirts and train with an ombre color fade, and optional sleeves that come to a point at the hand. This is the gown that was created for MSL/USA in her recent competition. It’s now available to all! I love it – all of the colors are just stunning. Included mesh versions are: maitreya, belleza, Ebody, Slink Hourglass, Slink Physique, standard and Tonic versions.

Next is my beautiful nails, part of a collection for The Guardians gacha event running now through July 31st. This is from Alme. I’m wearing the Common 9 polish and it goes perfectly with my gown. This set has 10 commons and 2 Rares and 2 Gifts of the Guardians available for you to win. Each play is just 50L. The Gift of the Guardians are awarded at random after 15 pulls of the gacha machine. These special polishes will be retired after the event, and will not be available at the Alme mainstore like the others will, so be sure to get yours at the event through July 31st.

Cute Sailor Gacha Common 9 Nails

Finally this gorgeous updo is from EMO-tions and was released for Hair Fair 2017. Options include the extra tendril pieces and the flowers which come in two color varieties, both included in the pack you choose. I choose the blondes. The best part is that a portion of your purchase at Hair Fair 2017 goes to Wigs for Kids to help children who have lost their hair. For more information on the charity and the event, visit the EMO-tions booth at Hair Fair 2017 before July 15th.

Styling Notes:
Gown | AZUL – Maile in Iolite
Nails | Alme – Cute Sailor Gacha Common 9 for The Guardians July 1-31
Hair | EMO-tions – Calania in Blondes for Hair Fair 2017 through July 15
Jewelry | Lazuri – Prana Necklace and Earrings
Poses | PosESioN – Camp 3 & 4

Shot on Location at Yamagata

Black Fair Aria

Aria

The Black Fair 2017 is open and has some amazing finds as always. I always look forward to this event since the top designers participate and always have an exclusive that is to die for. AZUL is there with just such an exclusive with “Aria” in Onyx. This amazing mesh gown has a tank style neckline that is draped gently at the bust, and then has a full side slit up the left leg. Wispy, sheer skirt pieces whip about your body for a feminine touch so true to AZUL. It all ends with your choice of white or black pearl adornments up the right side and a huge cluster at the left hip. Stunning. Who doesn’t love white and black – so timeless and so classic. It’s only at the Black Fair 2017 through April 21, so don’t miss this!

My Nails are also only available right now at the Black Fair. These are from Alme. The “Black Metal French” hud has several tip choices including silver, chrome, bronze, gold and black. You can wear one as I have or mix and match using the hud and your hand menus. These nails come in two HUD choices – the standard HUD works with slink, maitreya (including the new bento update I’m wearing here), Belleza, OMEGA, Tuty’s and Vista Bento. There is also a HUD for the new Astralia Mesh Nails available separately. These are fantastic and a MUST have.

BlackMetalFrenchClose

PearlandCrystal

Styling Notes –
Gown | AZUL – Aria in Onxy for Black Fair 2017
Nails | Alme. – Black Metal French for Black Fair 2017
Hat | Modern Couture – Fiorella Hat Black
Shoes | Hilly Haalan – Kelly Stilettos
Hair | enVOGUE – Nadine Light Blondes
Choker | Tres Beau – Ribbon Pearl Choker
Bracelet | Maxi Gossamer – Ritzy Shimmer Pearls Bracelet
Poses | an lar Poses – The Marilyn Set

Shot on location at Winter Moon

Shiny, Shabby and New

The birdbath

A brand new round of Shiny Shabby has opened and this month I found a great ensemble assembled from items available at the event. First, I’m so thrilled that Lybra is once again creating amazing gowns. This one is spectacular. For Maitreya, the Adele Gown comes with a hud that allows you to change the color of the gown, the belt and also the metal trim. The full gown has two options, solid color, or the patterned you see here, both included. The back of the gown has a generous scoop as well. I love it! It comes in a variety of single color, color pack and fatpack options. I bought the pastels and love how you can mix and match the belt and gowns to create your own special look.

Also at the event this month, Zibska has eyeshadows that coordinate perfectly. For Lelutka and OMEGA, the Tonia eyeshadows are just the right colors. I’m wearing the OMEGA version here on my CATWA head. My hair is also at the event – from DeLa, this is the Skylar hair in blondes. Rich, natural look that went perfectly with the gown.

Tonia Shadows

Finally, from the Tres chic event for February, my nails are from Alme. The Colorblocking duo was exactly the right color combination to go with my gown. One hud does it all for slink, maitreya, omega, belleza and bento hands. It has 5 color duos in the hud, and you can wear them on fingers, toes, both or even a mix of all the colors for a unique look.

Coloblock Duo Polish

Styling Notes:
Gown | Lybra – Adele Pastels at Shiny Shabby Feb. 2017
Hair | Dela – skylar in blondes at Shiny Shabby Feb. 2017
Eyeshadow | Zibska – Tonia at Shiny Shabby Feb. 2017
Nails | Alme. – Coloblocking Duo at Tres Chic Feb. 2017
Pose | an lar Poses – Inka at Shiny Shabby Feb. 2017

Shot on location at Love Story

Alice In Spring Time

AliceinSpringTime

Spring is knocking on the door, and I’m getting inspired once again! Spring Time is one of my favorite times of year both in RL and SL and shooting photos in SL is so much fun with the flowers and bright colors. Today I have for you a new release from AZUL – the Alice Gown. I’m wearing the limited edition color available on the marketplace only – champagne. This limited edition gown is straight out of a fairy tale for sure, and was created for Miss Virtual World Portugal 2017 as part of the national costume competition. Festive and fun, this is a wonderful gown to celebrate spring. With 12 different colors, one will be sure to be your favorite. Find them all at the mainstore and on the marketplace now.

Next I have my nails – part of the February 2017 round of the Gacha Garden event from Alme. This is the Dotted Gacha common 5 – half black nails from the set. The entire set is to die for, and you can’t go wrong for sure. At just $50L per pull, you can get one of 10 commons, or 2 rares. All of them are fantastic! and with just 20 pulls you can earn a Seed of Inspiration Set that is exclusive to this event and will be retired following the event. Head on over to the Gacha Garden through Feb. 28th.

Dotted

My hair in this look is a new release from enVOGUE entitled Jacquelyn. This short style is perfect for spring. I’m wearing one of the colors from the blondes pack, but there are many more packs to fit your needs. It’s at the enVOGUE mainstore now.

Finally my choker is from Lyrical B!zarre Templates for the Buy Now Feb. ’17 event. This full perms choker has a triple braided satin rope with filigree charm attached that hangs down from the choker. With it being full perms you can change the colors to suit your needs. Buy Now is an event on the marketplace that occurs monthly, and without the lag, you can shop to your hearts content. Lyrical has placed several items that coordinated with this choker into this month’s offerings. Click here to check it out.

Braided

Styling Notes:
Gown | AZUL – Alice in Champagne – Marketplace Limited Edition
Nails | Alme. – Dotted Gacha at the Gacha Garden – Common 05
Hair | enVOGUE – Jacquelyn in Light Blondes
Choker | Lyrical B!zarre Templates – Zita Choker for Buy Now Feb ’17
Pose| PosESioN – Cooper 1 at SWANK

Shot On location – Warm Springs

Broken Kingdom

Broken Kingdom

My gorgeous gown is a new release this month from AZUL by Mami Jewel – this is the “Dulce” gown in Peridot. This gown was created for Miss Virtual World 2017 Joys Cuttita for her formal walk last month during the competition. Now out in 13 colors including a Limited edition version on the marketplace, this has one sure to be your favorite. The underdress can be worn alone without any of the skirts for a less formal occasion. It’s fitmesh and includes versions for the popular mesh bodies, but be sure to try a demo first as always. The outer long skirt is transparent and has black rose accents at the waist in my version. The Headpiece which consists of mini crown and roses is also included. It’s out at the mainstore now.

My nails are out tomorrow at the January round of the Cosmetics Fair and are from Alme. These are one of the options in the “Chrome Trends: Basic” hud. Five different chromed metallic colors are available in this hud which services Maitreya, belleza, slink and OMEGA. Alme. also includes instructions with how to use with the BENTO hands if that is your preference. This information is also available in her mainstore if you wish to read before you purchase, as I always recommend.

Chrome

Styling Notes:
Gown | AZUL – Dulce in Peridot
Jewelry | Alienbear – Mimmi Gold/Black Jewelry
Hair | Truth Hair – Cinnamon in light blondes
Nails | Alme. – Chrome Trends Basic for the Cosmetic Fair January 15 – 31
Shoes | Just Design – Eve Metallic Gold
Pose | an lar Poses – Marilyn Set

Shot on location at the Outer Garden