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Cinderella, thinking

Cinderella

Something about this melon pink gown that I put on for Luna Jubilee’s 52 Weeks of Color Challenge made me think of Cinderella; I guess it’s the softness and prettiness and princess-pink-ness of it. In the story, I don’t think she had a lot of time to think about what the future would hold; she was swept away by the magic of it all and ran to greet everything it might bring. And we all know how that story ended.

Do you think, if she grabbed a moment to reflect before that fateful ball, that the words ‘happily ever after’ would have come to mind? I don’t think so. I think she was just living for the moment. She would have thought, do I go for it? She would have thought, yes, I’m going to go for it.

Hair: Truth — Padma — Champagne
Skin: Glam Affair — Layla — Natural
Eyes: Fashism — Sunrise — Pale Turquoise
Lashes: Lelutka — 2011 Lashes — Natur

Gown: Baiastice — Comme des fleurs — Pink
Necklace: Je suis — Je suis douce
Earrings: EarthStones — Trinity Pearl — White/Gold

Pose: Del May — Alternative Babydoll

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Relax

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In the middle of a heatwave, there came a day of soft storms and cool winds and all good things. A perfect opportunity to let go of stress and inessential obligations and just chill out. As hot as it gets — and god it has been hot — it’s always nice to remember that the cool will return. Whether it’s the heat or the cold or anything else in life that’s causing stress, learn from the trees; the strongest ones bend, and that way they don’t break.

Hair: Truth — Courtney — Champagne
Skin: Glam Affair — Layla — Natural
Eyes: Fashism — Sunrise — Pale Turquoise
Lashes: Lelutka — 2011 Eyelashes — Natur
Lipstick: Glam Affair — Layla Lipstick — Ancient Rose

Top*: Acid & Mala — Double Layer Top — Red Stripes & Dark Grey Sheer — for Grunge Soul Project
Jeans: Zaara — Classic Jeans — Black
Necklace: EarthStones — Broken Heart — Rhodochrosite

Pose*: Status — Takeout2

*Promotional/Review item

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Patriarch

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Another week, another color for Luna Jubilee’s 52 Weeks of Color Challenge. This week’s color is named ‘patriarch,’ which is a new one for me. I know the word; just, have never heard it applied to a color. I suppose the name derives from the royal purple, the purple of kings and popes and emperors. The color is so rich and deep with its combination of heat and chill, that only a gown would do.

Hair: Truth — Tina — Champagne
Skin: Glam Affair — Layla — Natural
Eyes: Fashism — Sunrise — Pale Turquoise
Lashes: Lelutka — 2011 Eyelashes — Natur
Lipstick: Glam Affair — Layla Lipstick — Desire

Gown: Tres Beau — Calla (Note: The gown is beautifully bare; here I’ve added some basic layers underneath)
Earrings: Dahlinks — Celestial
Shoes: N-Core — Caprice — Pourpre

Pose: Del May — Streeetch

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Sail away

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I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky
And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by…

John Masefield, ‘Sea Fever’

Hair: Truth — Eloise — Champagne
Skin: Glam Affair — Layla — Natural
Eyes: Fashism — Sunrise — Pale Turquoise
Lashes: Lelutka — 2011 Lashes — Natur

Top (part of a dress): Koketka — Beach Dress **NEW at Chic Boutique**
Shorts: Different Drummer — Shorties — White
Necklace: Caroline’s Jewelry — Sea Necklace **NEW — Seasons Hunt Prize**
Shoes: N-Core — Caprice — Neige

Pose: La Petite Morte — FU Pose 1
Location: Tuff Old Boats

SailAway

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Down by the water

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It was dusk…or maybe it was dawn…I don’t really remember. Took a walk down by the water, just to think, and breathe. So beautiful there, with the soft light drifting through the trees. I could almost smell the grass and hear the gentle lap of water from our little lake on a breezy day in the summertime.  For a moment, it felt like recaptured perfection.

STYLE

Hair: Truth — Courtney — Champagne
Skin: Glam Affair — Layla — Natural
Eyes: Fashism — Sunrise — Pale Turquoise
Lashes: Lelutka — 2011 Lashes — Natur

Blouse: Zaara — Anjuna — Blue
Bikini Top: DeLa — Margarita — White
Jeans: Zaara — Classic Jeans — White **NEW**
Earrings: League — Antique Lace — Old Blue Ribbon
Shoes: N-Core — Caprice — Neige

Pose: Del May — Polite Stand

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Celadon / 52 Weeks of Color Challenge

Celadon

The word ‘celadon’ — this week’s color for the challenge — makes me think of summer afternoons, escaping the heat by going to the museum, looking at collections of ancient Asian ceramics. So cool, that pale shade of green, light and yet filled with mystery; clear, yet hiding ancient secrets.

Hair: Truth — Lucia — Champagne
Skin: Glam Affair — Layla — Natural
Eyes: Fashism — Sunrise Eyes — Pale Mint
Lashes: Lelutka — 2011 Lashes — Natur
Lipstick: Glam Affair — Layla Lipstick — Ancient Rose

Top: Baiastice — Apresmidi — Green (part of a dress)
Skirt: Mon Tissu — Gauzy Skirt — Egg Shell
Shoes: N-Core — Chic — Platine
Earrings: EarthStones — Quatro Diamond Studs
Necklace: EarthStones — Caged Pearl — White
Bracelet: U&R Dogs — Clair de lune — Gold

Pose: Status — Love My Nails 2
Background Texture: Twisted Thorn — French Wall Panels

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Truth District Gifties

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I don’t know about you, but I had an amazing and overwhelming weekend. Food, friends, and fireworks — who could ask for more, right? While I wasn’t thrilled to have to get back to work today there was something calming about being able to focus my mind on the tasks at hand and actually complete everything on today’s to-do list. When I got done with work, though, it was time to rush home and unpack some of the lovely things I acquired during the weekend’s shopping expeditions. Here I’m wearing just a few of the things I picked up at the new Truth District shopping sim. The sim itself was amazing; wonderfully laid out, beautifully built and landscaped, and, oh my, the stores! Many of my favorite creators have a presence here but I was even able to discover some new designers. And, despite the large number of vendors, there isn’t a single one who isn’t selling top quality merchandise. Because of the grand opening, many stores are offering freebies, including the hair, skin, top, and pants that I’m wearing above.

NOTE: All items except those with individual SLurl links are from Truth District.

Hair: Truth — Becky — Champagne **TRUTH DISTRICT GIFT**
(The gift contains every shade of Truth hair, so a wonderful opportunity for those few SL’ers who’ve never tried Truth to experience the beauty that is Truth and find your perfect shade!)
Skin: GP/Curio — Airhead **TRUTH DISTRICT GIFT**
Eyes: Fashism — Sunrise Eyes — Pale Turquoise
Lashes: Lelutka — 2011 Lashes — Natur

Top: Whippet & Buck — Claven Lace Blouse — Eggshell **TRUTH DISTRICT GIFT**
Pants: Whippet & Buck — Drew Trousers — Faded/Lace Pockets **TRUTH DISTRICT GIFT**
Shoes: Pixel Mode — Fae Wedge — Teal (A Shoe Fair exclusive)
Necklace & Earrings: Je Suis — Eternelle (purchased at Truth District)
Bracelet: Miel — Chum Bracelet (Group Gift)
Ring: EarthStones – Eternity — Gold

Pose: Diesel Works — Momo II

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4th of July / Lelutka at Hair Fair

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Are you ready for fireworks? I certainly am! I hope our non-US friends and colleagues will permit us an excess of patriotism on this special day, and maybe even enjoy some hot dogs, cold beer, and red, white and blue with us while we watch the skies filling with color and light, and celebrate our nation’s birth.

For my post today I’m showcasing some of the wonderful Lelutka hairstyles I picked up at Hair Fair. (Confession: Yes, I got every single one — and am wearing four of the five.) They come with hairbases (not worn here) to soften the line between hair and forehead. I love them all and am still trying to decide which one to wear tonight. Hope I make up my mind by 9 so I get to the fireworks on time!

Happy 4th, everyone!

All hairstyles: Lelutka — ** NEW at Hair Fair**
(From top to bottom: Angela, Nicole, Knotted, Loose)
Skin: Glam Affair — Layla — Natural
Eyes: Fashism — Sunrise Eyes — Pale Turquoise
Lashes: Lelutka — 2011 Lashes — Natur
Lips: Lelutka — Layla Lipstick — Risque

Bikini top: Boom — 4th of July 2011 Freebie
Shorts: Mon Tissu — Ginger — USA
Earrings: U&R Dogs — Tristan

All poses: Glitterati — Long Hair 3 set — at the new Truth District shopping sim

Happy4thNicole

Happy4thKnotted

Happy4thLoose

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A touch of blue

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This week’s color for the challenge is electric blue, which looked a lot like aqua to me. One of my favorite colors, aqua suggests the opposite of ‘electric’ to me. Aqua is calm and deep, soothing and sensual. It’s a happy color, but tinged with sadness and thus perfect for a day of reflection before the July 4th festivities begin. Tomorrow I’ll fly my stars and stripes and celebrate, but for today, I’m allowing myself to feel just a little blue.

Hair: Lelutka — Loose — Sweeden **NEW — at Hair Fair**
Skin: Glam Affair — Layla — Natural
Eyes: Fashism — Sunrise Eyes — Pale Turquoise
Lashes: Lelutka — 2011 Lashes — Natur

Top: SMS — Floral Tulip Dress Blue (part of a dress)
Jeans: LG Femme — Miami Jeans — Wash 04
Necklace: Mood — Alkahi Dew in Gold
Earrings: EarthStones — Bow Studs

Pose: Di’s Opera
Background Rosebushes: Heart
Background Flowers: Zigana

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Feeling beautiful

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We fashion bloggers talk a lot about beautiful things: beautiful dresses, beautiful hairstyles, beautiful scenery, beautiful jewelry. And I guess that most of us try to find — and blog — the most beautiful items we can. But no matter what you wear, or what you blog, it really is true that it’s what’s inside that counts. I was wearing jeans earlier, just jeans and plain white tank. Slipped into this lovely dress, and hair, and makeup. But even before my wardrobe change, I was feeling beautiful on the inside. And glowing.

Hair: Truth — Leighton — Champagne
Skin: Glam Affair — Layla — Natural
Eyes: Fashism — Sunrise Eyes — Pale Turquoise
Lashes: Lelutka — 2011 Lashes — Natur

Gown: Azul — Dailey — Onyx
Necklace: EarthStones — Allure — Gold/Diamond
Earrings: EarthStones — Tennis — Gold/Diamond
Ring: EarthStones — Eternity — Gold

Pose: Olive Juice
Background Texture: Japanese Fabric by Nighty Goodspeed — Twisted Thorn

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