Catty will be available late Friday night, March 1st, 2019 exclusively at Dazzle until April.
I keep swearing not to do events anymore but, somehow, keep entering the Dazzle Event anyway. The owner/organizer, Palomma, is also the founder of Free Dove and her team builds remarkably creative themed displays for her events. This month’s theme is “Take a Walk on the Wild Side”. Naturally, I went with animal print. It’s likely that every other designer did the same. There is something about wearing animal that makes us feel powerful and bold – and it’s in fashion this season.
This mesh dress fits several of the most popular mesh bodies sold in Second Life. I was not able to get this one in a fit for JOMO, but will keep searching for mesh that work for those bodies, too.
No felines were harmed in the making of this dress and I will assert right now that wearing animal print does not have to be an act of advocating animal cruelty. It can be an act of honoring animals by donning patterns that are inspired by their beauty.
Call me a visionary. I “googled” my second life and found a store in real life called Tin Roof and they sell cute clothes! It looks like they opened in November of 2017 in a small town in Ohio. Here’s a link to their Facebook page.
I made “Leaves” from a new set of luxurious textures of leaf patterns on neutral backgrounds. The fitmesh for this blouse has such a satin-y drape to it that it needed a silky texture to do it justice. Worn with a grey or chocolate brown skirt, this top makes a flirty entrance to the fall season.
Did you know that you can take yoga classes in Second Life? Yasmin tells me they have class at 2:00 p.m. SLT on Wednesday. What a great way to get us up out of our chairs at home while still feeling immersed in the virtual environment of SL!
I broke from the norm a bit this time and added some inspiring messages to this fit-mesh top. The HUD has six color/word choices on it including “Pray”, “Breathe” and more. So you can remember when you forget, and you can remind others so they don’t forget. How kind of you!
The mesh is made in standard sizes for classic avatars and fitted mesh for the following mesh avatars: Ebody, Ocacin, Maitreya, Belleza, TMP and Slink.
Have you ever torn up a t-shirt to make a halter or tank top?
Have you ever torn up a t-shirt to make a halter or tank top? I’ve seen several of these on Pinterest and have meant to try my hand at making one. When I stumbled upon this mesh model, I just new that it HAD to be a tie-dyed t-shirt, torn and tied in the back with denim jeans. It would look so cute with cut-off shorts, so that may be my next project.
This is a Womenstuff Hunt prize, so I didn’t spend a lot of time with details. I may do another one with edge seams and more shadows to give it dimension. The hunt runs from April 1st (no joke) to the 30th. That sounds like a lot of time but there are well over a hundred stores, so you can hunt a handful of stores each day and never run out!
“Daisies” was inspired purely by the mesh model used to make this top. The shape of the front panels reminded me of flower petals and it just screamed “TinRoof” to me… so I bought it. The fabric is a breezy linen in six colors, though the black and white are actually my favorites. They go with anything!
In addition to the fabric texture, the buttons and the trim have also been customized.
*** A special color of this top can also be found hidden in the TinRoof main store for the Women’s Stuff Hunt until Aug 31st. ***
Dragonflies and summer just go hand in hand, if you ask me…
Dragonflies and summer just go hand in hand, if you ask me… along with cicadas and June bugs, but they aren’t as pretty to put on a top to wear.
These beautiful insects are a symbol of spiritual awakening in some parts of the world, and they are feared in others. I personally consider them to be a sign that I have walked outside far enough into nature, and slowed down far enough, to notice them. This is a good thing.
This strapless top donned with dragonflies is finished off with lace-covered trim and a bright bow. Pair it with your favorite cut-off shorts and you’ve got the perfect lazy summer outfit.
The box includes 5 standard sizes, which are classic mesh. It also includes several “fitmesh” sizes that are compatible with currently popular mesh bodies including:
I love Halloween and the holiday that follows it, Dia de los Muertos or “Day of the Dead”. This make up started out as face painting for a Halloween party but before long, it had taken on a life of its own (or death of its own?) and become Calavera make-up!
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