LOTD – Tell me how does it feel?

I was going to call this look “Blue Monday” because I started putting it together on Monday.
But what with one thing and another it’s Wednesday now that I have it all done! So instead I
went with a lyric from the song.

Hope your Wednesday is not so blue!

♥ Ana

Details:

Hair: Elikatira – Rush (Black 04)
Skin: Glam Affair – Ginny (Europa)
Lipstick: Glam Affair – Leah Lipstick 21
Jacket: e! Eclectic Apparel – Darla Blazer (night)
Pants: Emery – Mesh Mid-Rise Skinny Jeans Verve (French Blue)
Tee: Reek – Right Stripes Tee (black)
Shoes: Mon Tissu – My favourite leather flats (black)
Back: Auxiliary – Tiny Tote (ink)
Necklaces: Maxi Gossamer – Alchemy Charm Coins and Tarifa (Both at Nov. Collabor88)
Nails: M*Style – Perfect Hand
Glasses: Reek – Augie Glasses
Poses: Estetica – New pose pack coming soon!

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Look of the day – beachy and breezy

Today’s look is inspired by my new land! I have a home again at last, on protected mainland water. So I was feeling fresh and beachy and I put together this look starting with the Breezy mesh shirt from E! Eclectic Apparel and Accessories. This short-sleeved open cotton shirt is great for layering and can be worn super casual as I have here, or with a nice wide trouser, pencil skirt or dress, for a business casual look.

The Breezy shirt is available at E! Eclectic Apparel & Accessories mainstore or at March Mesh Madness. Try a free demo, all mesh clothing from E! comes in 5 standard sizes.

As obsessed with mesh as I am, it’s great to combine new things with old favourites from your inventory. I chose the cafe shorts from Surf Couture since the colour looked good with the shirt, at least with my lighting. These Tennessee slip-ons from Reek are great colour-change flat espadrilles, ideal for a day at the shore. I’ve had these Gos sunglasses for 2 years but I wear them again and again. Love the colour / texture changing options that Gos products provide.

Details:
Hair: Elikatira – Later (Brown 08)
Skin: Curio – Petal [Dark}  Pout – Pure 3
Shirt: E! Eclectic Apparel & Accessories – Breezy Shirt (Sky)
Shorts: Surf Couture – Cafe Shorts (Ocean)
Tanks: fri.day – classic.beater (white)
Shoes: Reek – Tennessee Slip-ons (colour change)
Bag: Boom – Take it easy tote (good)
Glasses: Gos – Butterfly Glasses (platinum)
Pose: Estetica – Lie to me (Photographic 10 pack)

 

 

New Reek Cardis and Gos Desert Boots!

Riq Graves of Reek and Gospel Voom of Gos Custom Design are two of my favourite male designers.  They both excel at sculpting and texturing, producing consistently high quality, stylish and fun products.  Today I am featuring a new release from each of these talented guys.  From Gos Custom Footwear, the brand new Desert Boots, and from Reek, the Papercut Cardigans. Since both items can be worn by both men and women, I created a couple of looks for each gender.

The Desert Boots from Gos are as beautifully made and scripted as you would expect from Gos. If you fatpack, which I highly recommend, you can mix and match the soles, laces and boot colours. They come in a variety of colours in leather, suede and 2 tartans.
I think Gos was surprised when I was so keen on these, as he was thinking of them as a men’s shoe. And they are a great casual men’s shoe, that perfect place between sneakers and dress shoes. But if you were around in the 80s, you will remember that women can and did wear these shoes too. I love them with these casual looks. Although they come sized for men, they are resize scripted you can easily size them down to fit a size 0 foot, as I did here.

The Reek Papercut Cardigans are another great casual piece that will soon become a staple in your wardrobe.  With an amazing 17 colours to choose from, these cardigans come with 3 styles of collar (plain, hood down and hood up), two styles of cuff (plain and rolled), and 2 body sizes for women. All the pieces come in men’s and women’s for one price.

Both of these items are going to be solid staples of my fall wardrobe. Honestly I just kept making outfits with them, I probably could have shown you a dozen looks for women.
The men’s not so much, but that’s only because I don’t have that many men’s clothes to make outfits with!

For a limited time, you can scoop up the Gos Desert Boots in Sand for just 195L on the new Marketplace,  all the other colours and the fatpack are there too, great to treat yourself or for gift giving!

Details:
Left:
On him:
Hair: Tiny Bird – Black Sheep Boy (light black)
Shirt: Reek – Right Stripes Tee (Gray/Gray)
Cardigan: Reek – Papercut Cardigan (Coal)
Glasses: Reek: Augie (colour change)
Jeans: Adjunct – Immortal Jean (Dark Wash)
Shoes: Gos – Desert Boots (Black leather)
Necklace: Zenith Fashion – Feather Necklace (Make Him Over Hunt Prize)
Skin: Mother Goose – MiNO_LB (Lucky Board Skin)

On Her:
Hair: fri.day – Adriana (Cynical Black)
Shirt: Reek – Right Stripes Tee (Navy/White)
Cardigan: Reek – Papercut Cardigan (Navy)
Jeans: fri.day – Iunno Jeans (Dark wash, skinny)
Shoes: Gos – Desert Boots (Blue Tartan)
Necklace: fusion – Feathered necklace
Belt: Artilleri – Pyramid Belt
Skin: L.Fauna – Lapine (Mulberry)

Right:
On Her:
Hair: Tiny Bird – Have You Forgotten (Golden Auburn)
Shirt: fri.day – Twofer.Tank (Cherry.Chiffon)
Pants: fri.day – Trousers (Brown)
Scarf: Milk Motion – My Vintage Scarf
Bag: Milk Motion – My Vintage Bag
Cardigan: Reek – Papercut Cardigan (red)
Glasses: Gos – Butterfly Glasses (Cherry)
Shoes: Gos – Desert Boots (Cola Suede)
Skin: Belleza – Alyson

On Him:
Hair: MADesigns – Ali (leather) dark brown V
Shirt: Reek – Classic Tee (tan)
Cardigan: Reek – Papercut cardigan (brown)
Pants: Savile Row – Harris Tweed Trousers
Watch: DCCXXIII – FW-16
Shoes: Gos – Desert Boots (Brown suede)
Skin: Belleza – Thomas

All Poses: Estetica

2010 Shoe Fair of SL ends today 6pm!

Today is the last day of the 2010 Shoe Fair of SL. We are 80,000L short of the 1 million linden goal that we had hoped to reach for the charity Soles4Souls. The sims will close today at 6pm SL time, so if you haven’t been yet, please go, buy some shoes, or even donate a few lindens if you can. This is a really great cause and you can pick up some fabulous new footwear while doing good, it’s a win-win!

My look of the day is what I put together for the Shoe Fair Hillbilly Hoedown yesterday. I loved the outfit so much my av is still wearing it! You can pick up the Fringe Western Boots at the Anexx booth on Ruthenium. The pink ones will donate 100% to Soles4Souls.

Head over to 2010 Shoe Fair of SL now! We have just 6 hours left to hit the 1 million linden goal!

Details:

Boots: Anexx – FringeWesternBoots (camel)
Belt: Nyte ‘N’ Day – Ginger Belt (brown) – really wishing I had fatpacked this
Hat: Reek – Ween Cowboy hat (colour change, shown in camel)
Jeans: Armidi – Grace  Jeans (vintage)
Top: Artilleri – Zee tank top (white)
Jewellery – Fusion – feathered set
Hair: Truth – Belinda (burgundy) (edited to fit under hat)
Skin: Belleza – Alyson (Pale 4)
Eyes: Poetic Colours (blue surf)

Sales: fri.day, Zaara, Kyoot, New releases from Reek & A-Bomb & a Ticky Tacky sneak peek

Some amazing sales are wrapping up over the next few days! Starting with fri.day! Everything is on sale, for 50, 75 or 100L! Including the brand new release Brande and Brande 2 hair shown here! Clothing, shoes, accessories, hair, everything’s on sale so get over there before the sale ends tonight!

Zaara also has a huge sale on, aside from some newly released items all the jewellery and clothing is on sale for 50% off. I stocked up on all the jewellery that I’ve had my eye on, as well as some great clothing and this lovely bikini.

Kyoot has a sale on until June 16th, I picked up a few things including the skirt in the centre, nothing over 100L so there are lots of great deals there too!

L.Fauna skins are on sale! L$425 for one, L$1500/5 and the lips are colour change in appearance, so these are very versatile! I was unable to resist. Skins come with a cleavage version as well as freckled or unfreckled. A super good deal! Sale ends June 15th so you have a few more days to go and try out the free demos. Do try out the colour change on the lips too, I went for the darker lip on the Mulberry but I was amazed by the range of lip colours I can have on this one skin.

The glasses are all new from Reek, the unisex Park Shades are colour change with a hud. They can be either sunglasses or clear, and are full of retro nerdy cuteness!

The Kelly deck shoes shown in the second look are from A-Bomb, like all their shoes they are colour change! Get them now for L$150 – limited time offer so you should scoop them up quickly. They are perfect for all your casual summer looks and look great on both men and women. 10 colours for one price, can’t be beat!

The gorgeous star jewellery shown in the first three looks is by Narita Rayna of Ticky Tacky, it’s a sneak peek of her new releases coming up at the next Black Baccanal on June 30th. Stay tuned for slurls and more details on this event. In the meantime, if you haven’t been to Ticky Tacky lately, you should go! Narita has a whole huge new store and lots of new releases.

All poses are by Estetica, we are participating in some great events this summer, so we’re hard at work on new releases of poses and pose furniture, as well as some cute prefabs.

Details:

All: Hair: fri.day – Brande & Brande 2 (dramatice red)
Skin: L.Fauna – {Lapine, Tan 1} [Mulberry]
Eyes: Poetic Colors – ocean (blue surf, m)
Glasses: Reek – Park Shades (colour change)
Poses: Estetica

Left 1: Clothing: fri.day – Vneck sweater (teal)
Classic beater (black)
Trousers (black)
Shoes: fri.day – Dream.booties (teal)
Jewellery: Ticky Tacky – Starchild necklace

Left 2: Clothing: fri.day – Layering Tank Scoop (green)
Rolled.cargos (stone)
Shoes: A-Bomb – Kelly Unisex Deck shoes (colour change)
Jewellery: Ticky Tacky – Etoile Brillante Set

Centre: Skirt: Kyoot – Scarlet Mobstress
Top: Whippet & Buck – Rachelle cropped bustier (black)
Jewellery: Ticky Tacky – Starlight Jewellery set
Shoes: G*Field – Ribbon Pumps (black)

Right 1: Clothing: Zaara – Esha Bikini (lime crush)
Chinos *khaki* (unisex)
Shoes: Surf Co. – Freedom Flops (beige)

Right 2: Clothing, Shoes and Jewellery: Zaara
Mishti Tank (purple)
Larin Skirt (ebony)
Shoes – Ilaida Mojri (black) *not on sale
Jewellery: Nizam Necklace (white)
Nizam Choodiya (bangles) (white)

New from Tiny Bird, Reek, Actchio and Shiny Things

So many gorgeous new things have come out in the last little while!  I’m showing you a few here, starting with the Ginger boots from Shiny Things. These ankle boots are so cute, with 6 shades to choose from, they have flowers on the sides and a really nice leather texture. I’m wearing them in oil.

Tiny Bird has long been known for lovely hair, but lately Autumn Hykova has begun to create some really nice clothing. A couple of weeks back she released her Saint Augustine dress, this week she has a new dress out, the Painted Flowers dress which comes on all layers and includes 2 versions of the top, one with a tee under (shown) and prim sleeves, and one with just the strapless dress.  Also new this week are the Mykonos tops, shown on the left in teal. I can imagine this top in real life, light and breezy in cotton, and with some delicate white embroidery detail. I love these. (can you tell?)

My friend Silver Milneaux has 2 new styles of tights out at her store Actchio. Shown are the Oriental Fishnets in pale pink, these and her Rose Tights are available in 12 colours.

Reek release new glasses this week! The Junior Shades are colour change and so cool and dorky. Love! They come with an easy to use hud to change the frame and lens colour and lens opacity.

Of course the fri.day sale is on! Everything is either 50, 75 or 100 lindens. New releases are also coming, and will be released at sale prices! The sale runs until June 12, so you have lots of time. I had these trousers in a few other colours, but picked up the white ones at the sale (along with rather a lot of other things….)

Details:
Left: Top: Tiny Bird – Mykonos Top (teal)
Pants: fri.day – Trousers (white)
Shoes: Maitreya Gold – Shanti (silver)
Glasses: Reek – Junior Shades (colour change)
Bracelets and nails: Mandala – Takara Bangle white/and nails
Hair: Tiny Bird: Postcards from Italy (Deep Red)

Right: Dress: Tiny Bird – Painted Flowers dress (nude)
Boots: Shiny Things – Ginger Boots (oil)
Necklace: Shade Throne – The Gossip (party)
Tights: Actchio – Oriental Fishnets (pale pink)
Hair: Tiny Bird – Quiet Houses (warm brown)
Skin: Belleza (Alyson Pale 7)
Poses: Estetica

Frame modified from a stock resourse by http:// sevtex.deviantart.com/

New Reek Slides and new hair from fri.day!

So the other day I headed out with Litzi, Ashlee and KawaiiNicole to take some snaps in Reek’s new sandals and socks. The search for a place where we could all rez enough to get some pictures without crashing took longer than planned.

I still managed to snap the four of us in all our dorky hotness. As you can see, Reek has you covered for summer. We all dug out our Reek bikinis, board shorts, tees and some of the fun accessories for which Reek is so well known.

This is a long post so please click through for all the details!
Check out the detail on the shoes:

The Reek Slides can be worn with or without socks, and come in 14 colour combinations. They are a sporty style slide sandal, with immaculate sculpted details, from the bumps on the sole to the stitching. There are 10 different sock colours included, and the toe on the sculpted foot of the socked version is colour change to match the socks.The insole is also colour change.

In the second image I am wearing the brand new Michelle 2 hair from fri.day. Michelle and Michelle 2 feature the same casual  looped up pony, with different bangs options. See below for front and back views:

I always love fri.day hair, and I came up with a couple of looks using Michelle that I will post later. It’s a nice laid back style that can look great at the beach, tucked under a hat or be dressed up. I think what I love best about fri.day hair is that it’s almost always something I can see myself enjoying in real life.

I have been shopping up a storm this week and have lots of new pretties to share with you! Stay tuned!

Details after the break: Continue reading “New Reek Slides and new hair from fri.day!”