Annabelle

With Halloween just around the corner, there are lots of creepy – and bloody – new releases hitting the grid. In case you haven’t heard, the Arcade has even opened with a specialty pop-up round dedicated to October and yes, Halloween! There are lots of bloody inspired gachas to grab here and at the Epiphany, just in time!

Aida has released some amazing new Glam Affair skins for both LeLutka and Catwa heads for the two events. This Annabelle inspired dollface is horrifyingly good and ties my whole look together!

What is your favorite part of Halloween? Do you celebrate? I would love to see all of your creepy outfits and costumes as we get closer to the big day!

Love Cara

My Outfit:

LeLutka – Greer Bento Mesh Head
Glam Affair – Morgana (09) NEW RELEASE @ the Epiphany
Dami – Halloween Night – A2 NEW RELEASE @ the Arcade
Bonbon – Jiangshi Mesh Eyes NEW RELEASE @ the Arcade
Rama – Saturday Hair (browns light) NEW RELEASE @ the Arcade
Versov – Fearov Sneakers / Bloody RARE & Machete Gore NEW RELEASES @ the Arcade
Momochuu – Body Band – B (bloody) NEW RELEASE @ the Arcade
89hz – LinLin Ribbon Headband 6 NEW RELEASE @ the Arcade

Backdrop by Minimal (insomnia corridor) NEW RELEASE @ the Arcade

On the Edge

I am loving the edgy couture of this outfit. I am not even going to talk about how much I spent trying to get these boots from Dirty Princess at the Epiphany. The dress from Nerido is short and sexy and softens the black leather jacket from Coco and my hair from Navy & Copper gives me these amazing teased bangs straight out of the 80s. Perfection <3

Love Cara

My Outfit:

LeLutka – Greer Bento Mesh Head
League – Alessa (pale)
Nerido – Paris Dress (grey) NEW RELEASE @ the Epiphany
Coco – Biker Jacket Over Shoulders (black)
Navy & Copper – Waffle (natomb&tips)
Kunglers – Bariska Ring 1 & 2 (onyx silver)
Dirty Princess – Witch Bitch Princess Boots / rare NEW RELEASE @ the Epiphany
Reign – Coven Thigh Socks w/Garter
Miss Chelsea – Wynn Backpack Black / Deco (modified) NEW RELEASE @ the Epiphany

Poses by Kirin (lisa pose 4) NEW RELEASE @ Kustom9
Location @ Mopire

Mint Chocolate

Not only is plaid the go to pattern this season, but I didn’t realize how much I would love the mint and brown combination of it until I tried on this new dress from Tetra. It’s available in 15 colors at 288L$ each , or you can buy the plaid pack with 10 options for 688$L. Each version also includes a transparency option for up to 20%.

I haven’t worn my Simone bento head in quite some time, until Glam Affair released Aradia, for Access. I tried her on my usual Greer and though she still looks lovely, I have to admit that Simone really is a perfect fit. While she was never my first choice before now (the base lip shape just didn’t do it for me,) I will definitely be wearing this head/skin combination more often! I mean, look at those lips!

What are some of your favorite mesh head/skin combinations? I’d love to see them!

Love Cara

My Outfit:

LeLutka – Simone Bento Mesh Head
Glam Affair – Aradia (tone 6) NEW RELEASE @ Access
Navy & Copper – Sundae Hair (natombr&tips)
Essenz – Malawi (tan) NEW RELEASE @ Shiny Shabby
Tetra – Faith Dress (plaids pack) NEW RELEASE @ Collabor88
Mon Tissu – Feather Wrapped Fedora (cream) / no longer available
Kunglers – Ruth Necklace (citrine)
Maitreya – Slouch Stockings (cream)
What Next – Fall Woodland Drinks (cider)

Witchy Weekend

I absolutely love Halloween! Granted, trick or treating in Florida is often way too hot to enjoy, but the concept is still totally awesome. While I am too old when it comes to begging for candy, we’re never too old to play dress up! Am I right?

In SL, the possibilities are endless and for the first time, the Arcade is sponsoring a special pop-up holiday edition of its gacha event! That’s right, all you can play Halloween gachas are available from October 6th-31st. You can check out the shopping guide here!

There are tons of new releases and themed items to create the perfect Halloween costume. I’m wearing new releases from Osmia, Glam Affair and Scandalize, among others and added these perfect folded top boots from Essenz to finish off my witchy inspired ensemble.

What is your favorite part about Halloween?

Love Cara

My Outfit:

Catwa – Magy Bento Mesh Head
Glam Affair – Dorothy Applier (17/RARE) NEW RELEASE @ the Arcade
L’Etre – Luminosite Lipstick #6
Wasabi – Paris Hair (blonds) NEW RELEASE @ the Arcade
Osmia – BloodyPromGacha – Short Dress (black) NEW RELEASE @ the Arcade
Scandalize – Sabrina Black Hat/RARE NEW RELEASE @ the Arcade
Essenz – Colorodo (black) NEW RELEASE @ the Seasons Story
Canimal – Oh My Goth Necklace (black) NEW RELEASE @ the Arcade
Black Bantam – Cutie Sphinx Kitten NEW RELEASE @ the Arcade
ChicChica – ChicStick #2/RARE NEW RELEASE @ the Arcade

Backdrop by Glam Affair (dark stage/rare)

Plaid, Please

It’s sweater weather! Well, in theory. And definitely not here in Florida. But for me, September is the start of it all! Addams has released this new loose sweater in assorted color packs (solid, plaid, ombre, splotch) and the tones of this particular pattern are definitely rocking the Fall 2018 Pantone color palette. I’ve really been on a plaid kick in RL and so I went straight for that pack. I’ll admit that at first, I was iffy on the red and purple together, but it totally works and adding the new studded boots from Reign really added to the ‘wow’ factor.

Glam Affair has also released a new skin for LeLutka Heads. I am wearing Trecy in Tone 6. I still miss my old America tones, but I am really enjoying the variations in the new tones for seasons, as well as all of the new features. Can you say, hello contour!? Anyway, check out these lips on Trecy! As soon as I saw the ad, I was hooked. She is definitely my new favorite! What do you think of the new tones?

Love Cara

My Outfit:

LeLutka – Greer Bento Mesh Head
Glam Affair – Trecy (tone 6) NEW RELEASE @ Uber
Addams – Frank Knitted Loose Sweater (plaid pack) & Frank Crop Top NEW RELEASES @ the Mainstore
Navy & Copper – Muffin (natomb&tips)
Ricielli – Yuse Bag (violet)
Scandalize – Alura Pant (black)
Reign – Witches Brew Traveler & Becky Studded Boots (black) NEW RELEASE @ N21
Friday – Cozy Socks (tops/tinted)
LaGyo – Anapos Scarf (tinted)
Kibitz – Yazil Rings (gold) NEW RELEASE @ N21

Poses by Vilda&Phew (astrid)
Location @ Erebos Harbor

Feast Your Eyes

I always find it funny how on a regular basis, I am notorious for never finishing a decorating project around my sim, yet bring in some themed goodies or all hail the holiday season and I am all a buzz with activity and inspiration. Go figure, right?

All of these new harvest and Fall inspired releases have made me a decorating fiend and anyone who’s ever seen my Pinterest account knows I am a sucker for tablescapes. Not only has the Arcade provided a grab bag full of Fall fun, but Apple Fall has released his new Anashara dining set (a couple of pieces shown above) and What Next has started whipping up some beautiful new Fall decor!

What is your most favorite part about decorating for the holiday seasons?

Love Cara

The Scene:

22769 – Ivy Wreath & Potted Monstera & Round Hemp Rug & Porcelain Pitcher NEW RELEASES @ the Arcade
220ML – Candy Sweet Shop – Chocolate Cupcake NEW RELEASE @ the Arcade
Apple Fall – Hampton Outdoor Fireplace & Apple Sprig/Branch & Mini Pumpkins & Woodland Deer (brass)
Apple May Designs – Apple Fruit Bowl & Harvest Cake (vanilla) & Harvest Candle Decor NEW RELEASES @ the Arcade
Bazar – Wine Bottles & Forest Candles & Forest Place Setting (napkin only)
ChicChica – Petit Four #5, #10, #16 NEW RELEASES @ the Arcade
Disorderly – Falling for Desserts – Apple Crisp & Pumpkin Parfait & Apple Cake NEW RELEASES @ the Arcade
Dust Bunny – Pumpkin Stack & Autumn Place Setting & Pumpkin Centerpiece & Wanderlust Bread Basket & Berry Cake & Wine Bottles & Candle Cup
Granola – Maggie’s Bell Decor/Reward & Pinecones and Acorns NEW RELEASES @ the Arcade
Pixel Mode – Vintage Chef – Salt & Pepper NEW RELEASE @ the Arcade
What Next – ‘I Love Fall’ Blocks & Harvest Wall Decor & Starry Pumpkins & Harvest Wheat Vase (tinted) NEW RELEASES @ the Mainstore

Hello Fall

The first day of Fall is tomorrow!

Hard to believe it’s already here, right? Although I am a Summer girl at heart, I do love the Autumn season, especially when all my favorites start arriving. Pumpkin spice, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas- the list is endless! I also happened to have a whole lot of fun jumping in piles of leaves after Petey raked them all up. Don’t tell!

I also happen to love the layering potential when it comes to cozy cool weather clothing. Bonbon has this adorable plaid skirt for their Arcade gacha, which happens to pair perfectly with the new boots from Decoy.

Glam Affair also has a great new skin out for Powder Pack. I don’t subscribe to this one, but this skin is definitely worth giving it a chance. Eloise has elegant, soft brows and the contouring option on the HUD really highlights her features. I did stray from my matching lipsticks and instead went with the Crush set from League, which adds a bold pop of color.

Who’s ready for the new season?

Love Cara

My Outfit:

LeLutka – Stella Mesh Head
Glam Affair – Eloise (tone 6) NEW RELEASE for Powder Pack
League – Crush Lipstick A
BonBon – Falling Lady Skirt (7) & Leaves Aura NEW RELEASES @ the Arcade
Tableau Vivant – Falling Hair (shortfall/browns) NEW RELEASE @ the Arcade
Blueberry – Shyla Knotted Top
Petite Mort – Cable Knit Sweater
Decoy – Wandering Leaf Gacha – Boots (brown) NEW RELEASE @ the Arcade

The Scene:

Moon – Thrifty Leather Bag (black) NEW RELEASE @ the Arcade
Half-Deer – Forest Sonata – Acorn Party NEW RELEASE @ the Arcade
Schadenfreude – Natural Acorn Chipmunk NEW RELEASE @ the Arcade
Sari-Sari – Fallen Leaves
Action – Autumn Leaves
Wednesday – Rainy Days – Camera – NEW RELEASE @ the Arcade