04-08-18 kimono and hat

Sadly it’s the last Kurenai, the source of my hat and kimono, but there are still a couple of weeks before it closes. This hat is called “Midsummer straw hat” and it seems just the thing for keeping cool in a summer heatwave. The cutest thing about this kimono is the back of the obi, which is in the form of a neko (cat) and I’ve shown that in the 2nd picture.

Equals tattoo- White: white Widow
wasou ANIMAL OBI(neko2):[kimono] +HILU+ at Kurenai
F1124 hair1: Tram
Midummer StrawHat: [Cinoe] at Kurenai
Sia II Ice – Polar tone skin: -Glam Affair –
Amare Eyes (Blue): Aphotic Gloom
Poses by Marukin and (vintage) Creamshop

 

03-08-18 back of neko kimono

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13-07-18 scattering the water

As usual, my visit to the Japonica event meant I tried on lots of yukata and kimono, and this is the first one I invested in (kimono are definitely an investment, not an extravagance). Sakka’s Studio do lovely things, and I thought that this orange version of the 2018 summer kimono was particularly striking. I decided not to wear any accessories on my Magika hair, but this butterfly fluttered down onto my head, perhaps attracted by the water I was scattering onto the pathway from the uchimizu…..

TefuTefu_7)Red_TM (butterfly on head): Air_
Kimono – Mum orange: sakka’s studio (at Japonica)
Things hair: Magika (great discount in their sale!)
Glam Affair skin (Sia II Ice – Polar tone); classic avatar body.
Pose is in the *::.who what.::* UCHIMIZU set (at Japonica)
Location: Rosehaven Absinthe

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10-07-18 high summer hat

There are lots of summery events around, and it’s a good time for hats, flowers and butterflies. The poppy wreath is from a gacha dispensing wreaths and bouquets of big poppies at The Chapter Four (July round) and I’m wearing it with Moon’s hair-with-hat (there is a styling HUD that also allows you to have hair cascading over one shoulder, and texture change for the ribbon and straw). Whilst going round the current Japonica event I picked up the butterfly (which leaves a cloud of particle butterflies as you walk along, if you want) and the fan (click to fold or unfold it).

Hair. // Summer Breeze (includes hat): Moon (Summerfest)
Sienna Blouse: Mimikri
Head Accessory – July Poppy Wreath [red]: *LODE* (The Chapter Four)
_TefuTefu_7)Red_TM (butterfly): Air (gacha at Japonica)
Folding fan-Hinomaru-Dark: c*C*c (gacha at Japonica) (includes the fanning pose)
Maysoon Ring: Lazuri
Necklace – Venice Beach Boho: MG
Onora 10 eyeshadow (Zibska); eyes by Aphotic Gloom and Glam Affair skin “Sia”
Taken at Japonica

21-06-18 good doggie
Here I am enjoying solstice day with a cute doggie from Schadenfreude (he rolls from side to side!) and a few other spoils from current events, particularly Rewind and Kustom9. These Meva trousers are a great boho find, with loads of different options for the fabric frill at the bottom, and several colours for the jeans. As usual, I like to mix in some old favourites, including the Truth hair and one of my favourite blouses ever for summer days.

Wearing:
Sienna Blouse: Mimikri
Trudi Jeans: Meva (Rewind)
.Flutter Frames – Gold: TeaBunny (rewind)
China Shard Necklace Short, Blue Phoenix/Gold (Female): (luc)
Necklace – Venice Beach Boho: MG
Electra hair: Truth
Janya jeweled sandals: Zaara
Jingle Bell Ring – Silver; Midi Ring; Pinky Ring : Yummy
Maysoon Ring: Lazuri
VOLUMA_BRACELET{Brown}: ROZOREGALIA
Glam Affair – Sia skin.
Classic avatar body. Pose in the chair.

Decor:
14. Medina Cushion: Concept} (Kustom9)
Boston Dog Days of Summer Roll: Schadenfreude (Arcade)
Myna Strawberry Pot (Loft & Aria) (Kustom9)
:CP: Tin Can Herbs – Thyme (Kustom9)
{what next} Lazy Summer Drinks Floatie (melon) (SL15 birthday – gift)
dwarf palm tree: hive (collabor88)
Uma’s Incense Holder. White: Granola. (rewind)
Brightly colored wicker chair: Soy
*Maine* Glass Floats: isil
Bougainvillea – Pink: Heart

16-05-18 zaara and sn@tch

This new skirt from sn@tch comes with a HUD with a huge number of pretty colours: I dug out a favourite blouse from Mimikri and I was easily able to match up the blue embroidery. The outfit is perfect for breezing round in warm weather. I hadn’t got quite the right sandals, so I went over to Zaara to buy a pair that suited my mood. The area outside the main shop is full of opportunities to stroll about and pose (I’m in front of a house that is a rare in one of her home gachas).

Lilou Peasant Skirt: :Sn@tch
Sienna Blouse: Mimikri
Banjara silver talisman necklace and Janya jeweled sandals: Zaara
Jacica hair: TRUTH
Equals tattoo: [White~Widow]
Head Accessory – Ceri Blossoms [white]: *LODE*
Jhumka w Chain (on my ear) .Shi
Jingle Bell Ring, Midi Ring, Pinky Ring: Yummy
Maysoon Ring: Lazuri
Slink Feet and classic avatar body/head.
Sia II Ice – Polar tone: -Glam Affair –
Amare Eyes (Blue): Aphotic Gloom
Pose: Hula 1: Evolove poses
Location: Zaara shop

11-05-18 glasses

As usual there are some great deals for Fifty Linden Friday today, but in particular I love these glasses from Balaclava. You get sunglass and (worn here) reading glass options. There are silver and gold versions for flf, but these jade coloured ones are free and just go perfectly with my Tram hair.

Olivia Readers (Jade/Gold): free/working demo at BALACLAVA!! plus silver and gold versions for flf http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/chopsticks/86/35/29
Onora 09 eyeshadow: Zibska
Equals – White tattoo: [White~Widow]
Papillon Necklace: Empyrean Forge
H0414 hair(Rigged-L) (tinted): tram
Xara Blouse TURQUOISE: Prism
Sia II Ice – Polar tone skin: Glam Affair (on classic avatar body)
Amare Eyes (Blue): Aphotic Gloom

26-04-18 the outfit at fantasy fair

Fantasy Faire is still underway (here is the list of designers, with links to their shops in the faire https://fantasyfairesl.wordpress.com/shopping-2018/) Each shop has one or more items where your money is donated to the American Cancer Society. My skirt and hair are donation items from Dreaming Thicket and Analog Dog. The skirt is just my style (there is also a matching blouse with headscarf, not shown) and the hair frames the face really nicely. It has a lovely long loose plait (see the picture below) which fitted between my wings. I also picked up the butterflies necklace and the wings at the Faire, and the locations are gorgeous: this is a garden sim, but the whole Faire is one big photo op.

Natural Wings Azur with menu: Les Encantades (Fantasy Faire)
Amanda hair FANTASY (tinted slightly): Analog Dog (Fantasy Faire)
Verbena Skirt with Scarf: Dreaming Thicket (Fantasy Faire)
Papillon Necklace: Empyrean Forge (Fantasy Faire)
Xara Blouse TURQUOISE: Prism
Scheherazade shoes: Bliensen + MaiTai
Onora 09 eyeshadow: Zibska
Equals tattoo:White Widow
Maysoon Ring: Lazuri
Jingle Bell Ring, Midi Ring, Pinky Ring: Yummy
Sia II Ice – Polar tone skin: Glam Affair (on classic avatar body)
Amare Eyes (Blue): Aphotic Gloom
Pose “Mellifluous”: Le Poppycock

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