Soul Searching

I love everything about the water and I find myself so fortunate to live in a place where I am surrounded by it. There are endless stretches of beach, piers and seawall within walking distance and one of my favorite things to do is sit on the edge of the wall and watch the sun set over the water. Even in SL, there is a unique charm in finding places that give off that same tranquil feel.

If you’re looking for a home in SL, I’ve always felt that it should be a place that is both versatile and beautiful. The Soul2Soul sims are a cluster of themed locations with scenic landscapes and available rentals. I frequent them quite often and even though I don’t rent one of their parcels, the locations are still amazing places to explore and hangout.

DETAILS:

LELUTKA – Nuri Mesh Head
LARA HURLEY – Audri Skin
KITJA – Gigi Shorts & Top NEW RELEASE @ Kustom9
KIBITZ – Brandy’s Necklace
TRUTH – Delicate Hair NEW RELEASE @ the Mainstore
ZOOM – Brillie Glasses
REIGN – Savannah Woven Bag & Sandals NEW RELEASES @ Collabor88
VAGRANT – Kai Seashell Bracelet NEW RELEASE @ Shiny Shabby

Location @ Soul2Soul

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)

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)

Meet Sybil

Sybil is one of the many new appliers for Catwa that Glam Affair has released since the new tones and features have been updated. She’s available for the Catya head, but as you can see I am wearing Magy, my latest obsession when it comes to mesh heads. Also included with the new tones are highlighting and contouring options, which I feel work best on the Catwa heads, as you can use both an upper and layer option for each type of applier.

You can grab Sybil at the Dubai Event here.

I am also wearing the new floral headpiece by Lode, for the Summer Garden collection, available at the current round of Shiny Shabby.

Love Cara

The Color of Love

It’s February and that means love is in the air all around! With Valentine’s Day less than two weeks away, many events and designers grid wide are releasing all sorts of goodies. These new heart balloons by Moon Rabbit are part of a gacha set available at Shiny Shabby. While I do wish they were modify so you can change the size of them, they are a lot of fun! You can grab the rare bundles in red, black or pink (single versions in pink as well!) They also come with some pretty fun phrases, too.

What are your plans for Valentine’s Day? Do you fall into all of the hype, or is it just another day for you?

My Outfit:

LeLutka – Greer Bento Mesh Head & Rogue Bun
Glam Affair – Federika (america)
Scandalize – Senuna Leggings (black) NEW RELEASE @ Cosmopolitan Event
Toksik – Dulcet Blouse (white)
Nardcotix – Sophie Stiletto (red) NEW RELEASE @ Blush
Luxuria – Fleurette Lingerie (scarlet red)
Izzie’s – Heart Mole Applier
Moon Rabbit – Red Balloons RARE #3 NEW RELEASE @ Shiny Shabby

Poses by Paper Rabbit (poses 115-120) NEW RELEASE @ Blush
Location @ Tres Chic