Summer Loving

With temperatures in the high 80s and a few beach days already behind me, it’s Summer here in Florida as far as I’m concerned. Everyone who knows me, knows that Summer is my favorite time of the year. Short shorts, a summer glow and my favorite chair in the surf is really all a girl needs to enjoy this time of year.

Cielo from Moss & Mink has totally hit home with a new tufted chaise and oversized pouf, available at faMESHed. It’s seriously perfect for my favorite Summer activity. My Osmia and Navy & Copper pairing have me all warm and bubbly inside over the matching sweet mint of the these stripes and headband. I’m in love.

I also went a tone darker with new Glam Affair skin Zoe. I love the fierce eyebrows she’s sporting and the way this ‘summer glow’ highlighter from Mai Bilavio compliments her pouty lips.

My Outfit:

LeLutka – Korina Bento Mesh Head
Glam Affair – Zoe (tone 7) NEW RELEASE @ Collabor88
Mai Bilavio – Summer Glow Collection (medium) NEW RELEASE @ the Mainstore
Navy & Copper – Lungo (natomr&tips)
Phedora – Annisa Platforms (w/hud) NEW RELEASE @ Kustom9
Osmia – Elison Top & Shorts (striped pink) NEW RELEASE @ Kustom9
Kibitz – Lloru’s Rings & Summer Loving Necklace (gold)
Moss & Mink – Tufted Chaise (spring) NEW RELEASE @ faMESHed

Pose by LJR (summer solstice 2)
Backdrop by Minimal (mykonos)

Rogue

I tried the new Genus Project bento head when it first came out and for as long as I fiddled with and tweaked my shape, I couldn’t seem to get it just right. Now, as I’ve been wanting to incorporate another mesh- take two. I started experimenting with various skins and makeups and finally ended up with this stunning combination, and one of my new favorite looks.

Roxy is by Glam Affair and was actually released back in July, around the time that the brand underwent some major changes in their skins. I am so glad I went back and found her because as you can see, she is perfect. I did pair the look with the the nude lipstick from the Jessica gacha by Genus, but it really ties the whole look together.

If you haven’t at least tried a demo of this mesh head, you should. While it is still in it’s Beta stage you can grab the full product for 3,000L$, with a free upgrade to the future full version. If not, the full version with end up costing you 5,500L$. As I’ve always been a huge fan of Genesis Lab mesh heads before this change, I think that this price is a steal. There was even a recent update on 10/31, which includes:

  • Neckline issues as well as tinting options
  • Skin tinting options
  • Hide button for the lacrimal
  • Two sizes of the main HUD
  • Separate eye move/resize texture options

Of course, while it is still going through the beta stage there isn’t as big a market for Genus appliers just yet, but you can still find some skins available at a few stores, including (not a complete list) :

Love Cara

My Outfit:

Genus Project – Genus Bento Head & Jessica Piercing (22/gold) & Nudes Lipstick
Glam Affair – Roxy (tone 007)
Navy & Copper – Britton (natombr&tips) NEW RELEASE @ Shiny Shabby
Just Because – Vanessa Pants (black) NEW RELEASE @ faMESHed
Blueberry – Maria Boots (black)
Moon Elixir – Bohemian Alchemy Hat
Addams – Paige Off Shoulder Leather Jacket (cream) NEW RELEASE @ the Mainstore
Kibitz – Kiaria Necklace (gold)
Muschi – MyPhone X
Milk Motion – Studded Clutch (crocodile black)

Prop by Minimal (sights background 2)

Midnight Snack

The Scene:

220ml – How to Kill the Princess – Happy & Sad Mirror, Poison Bottles, Evil Chalice NEW RELEASES @ the Arcade
22769 – Small Candlestick, Coffin Table NEW RELEASES @ the Arcade
Apple Fall – Period Fireplace (black)
Ariskea – Autumn Poppies & Cute Dots Daliah (modified)
Atomic – Witches’ Brew Cafe – Devilish Cupcakes NEW RELEASE @ the Arcade
Empire – Halloween – Boo Sign (black,) Spider (black) NEW RELEASES @ the Arcade
Fancy Decor – Warden Pumpkin & Wine/Glasses (modified) NEW RELEASES @ the Arcade
Hextraordinary – Nope Cat – Witchy Nope NEW RELEASE @ the Arcade
Kalopsia – Melted Candles (red) & Scream Cake NEW RELEASES @ the Arcade
Kres – Creepy Creations – Tube o’Berries, Hemlock Root NEW RELEASES @ the Arcade
Kunst – Candle Holder, Potion Vials NEW RELEASES @ the Arcade
Minimal – Insomnia Dining Room NEW RELEASE @ the Arcade
Moss & Mink – Twilight Zone – Sidetable, Witchy Hatstand, Candleabra, Witchy Cakes, Nightlight Pumpkin NEW RELEASES @ the Arcade
Schadenfreude – Autumn Bounty – Place Setting & Black Squirrel Guest
Sese – Haunted Bar – Stand & Hand, Plate & Brain (modified) NEW RELEASES @ the Arcade
Trompe Loeil – Octobertime Pumpkins – Branch & Evil & Wicked NEW RELEASES @ the Arcade
What Next – Witching Hour – Treats Sign, Punch, Candy Apples, Magic Bunting

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

Lady in Red

Lady in Red

I honestly believe that for every little black dress, every girl should also have a little red one in her closet. There is something sexy and brazen and assertive about the color, so why not make it a wardrobe staple? And really, with so many different hues of red, it’s a color that can look great on anyone.

Osmia has this new Jasmine dress around for Kustom9. It’s silk, and short and a bit revealing and yes, it has red! I couldn’t let all of this skin baring sexiness go to waste, so I paired it with new release Tisha hair from Phoenix, which is available at the mainstore for faMESHed go. I love the wavy, crimped curls! Tisha also comes with a HUD that includes two different bangs options, as well as single or double buns.

Love Cara

My Outfit:

Catwa – Magy Bento Mesh Head
Insol – Sasha Applier & Lipstick (peach)
Osmia – Jasmine Silk Dress NEW RELEASE @ Kustom9
Kibitz – Thick Hoops (gold) NEW RELEASE @ N21
Phoenix – Tisha Hair (browns) NEW RELEASE @ the Mainstore/faMESHed Go

Pose by Foxcity (insomnia)
Backdrop by Minimal (redfield backdrop) NEW RELEASE @ Kustom9

Bohemian Beauty

Mamma Mia

The new Katty pants and top from Addams SO reminds me of the bohemian style in Mamma Mia, and since I seriously just watched it the other day, I was already channeling the feels for this fun, summery vibe. I definitely cannot wait to go and see the sequel.

I am in love with the patterns for these pants, which are available in a pack for L$650. You can also purchase a separate ombre pack, or full fatpack for the almost standard L$1299. The top also comes in glitter and ombre options, or fatpack as well, for a total of 66 colors. The laces and belt can also be changed via HUD.

I was at a toss up between the headband from Miss Chelsea and this sunhat from American Bazaar and actually wore both with this outfit for a few days before I finally settled on the hat. What a statement it makes! You can also grab a few birthday gifts at the Epiphany, including a matching beach bag from American Bazaar.

Love Cara

My Outfit:

Catwa – Magy Bento Mesh Head
Insol – Sasha (st peach)
Addams – Latty Lover Ruffle Top & Flare Pants NEW RELEASES @ the Mainstore
Maxi Gossamer – Barcelona Boho/group 2 (tinted)
American Bazaar – Balnea Sun Hat (field) NEW RELEASE @ the Epiphany
Yummy – Free Spirit Rings
Essenz – Italy (tan)
Little Bones – Geist (the blend) NEW RELEASE @ Collabor88
Ison – Safari Tribe Bracelet (silver)(modified) & Scout Boho Bag (caramel)

Backdrop by Minimal (rust background 1)