Once or Twice in a Purrrrple Moon

Once in a Purple Moon . . .

Poulet Koenkamp of PurpleMoon is really quite an exceptional designer in so many ways. The quality of her gifts certainly speaks to give reason to why she now has over 15,000 group VIP’s. Her latest group gift is absolutely breathtaking and equal to the quality and detail of even her most expensive gowns. Such flourish spreads forth from the shoulder and bodice, petals unfolding to a New Dawn. In the New Dawn gown you will feel so fresh and elegant in the flow and gradeur and to think it’s free!

Once in a Purple Moon . . .

Model & Photographer – KymSara Rayna
Wearing – New Dawn Gown – 15,000 Member GROUP GIFT from PurpleMoon
Hair -Jodiilynn by Damselfly
Skin – Alva by LAQ
Shoes – Absithe by Nardcotix
Poses – Morgane Batista’s Pose Shop
On Location Lighting by LumiPro

Purrr . . .

There is something about a little animal print outfit . . . This Cheetah dress from PurpleMoon, was another group gift! Sorta makes it doubly special! Poulet is not only one of the grid’s most fabulous designers but, also one of the most generous! Always a pleasant surprise and well worth the group.

Elikatira, formerly ETD, has been back for a while and once again is offering some very lovely hair designs. I particularly love the softness of this Abbey hair and was able to bring out some favorite heels from SLink to add a nice complementary touch.

Purrr . . .

Model & Photographer – KymSara Rayna
Wearing – Cheetah Tube Dress (Mesh) by PurpleMoon
Hair – Abbey by Elikatira
Shoes – Tiger Heels by SLink
Poses – Maitreya


The Apocalypse Will Not Be Televised

The Apocalypse Will Not Be Televised

My friend Trill Zapatero is just overflowing with creative energy and always has a surprise in store. Whether she is designing some terrific new finely detailed wearable art for her Boho Hobo shop or decorating her city sewer gallery, yes, SEWER! Proving that even among such a setting such treasures will emerge and come to light. Speaking of which check out her exhibit of awesome lamps, or go up a couple floors to the loft above her shop to see her real life painting creations to brought to our pixel life , we can always be assured that her work is vital, colorful and fascinating. Her latest effort – a not to be missed interactive exhibit called – “The Apocalypse Will Not Be Televised,” is beyond description. Trill has combined some of the most unlikely media in such a wonderful way. You’ll find wreckage from man-made and natural disasters, lush gardens, ghost guides, intricate surprise pathways and colorful graffiti as you explore and consider what things might be like post oil, post economic collapse, post money, post everything almost, as the environment is repairing herself.

The Apocalypse Will Not Be Televised

O yes, my outfit — It is the new Tunic Suit from Gizza. Cool, colorful and comfortable. Tosy Xue, of WTG Jewelry just released these awesome Rainbow Rainbow sunglasses with an animation to push them up and bring them back down to your nose. And they go so well with the Tunic Suit! My earrings and necklace are new, and a Depraved Nation Hunt Gift from Chop Zuey. This is a unique color version of the newly released Babylon series at Chop Zuey which includes some really beautiful stones. (note the theme consistency here – Depraved Nation . . . Babylon . . . ) I’m also still enjoying the new releases from Elikatira Hair. This one is called “Later”. hmmm . . . perhaps just the style for an exploration of a post-apocalyptic world!

Model & Photographer – KymSara Rayna
Wearing -Tunic Suit – NEW from Gizza
Hair – Later by Elikatira
Shoes – Espadrilles by GoS
Jewelry – Blood of Babylon – Depraved Nation Hunt Gift from Chop Zuey
Sun Glasses – Rainbow Rainbow Glasses by WTG Jewelry
Poses – Maiterya
On location at Trill Zapatero’s fascinating new interactive art exhibit – “THE APOCALYPSE WILL NOT BE TELEVISED” @ maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Beleza/35/219/1501

Country Chic: Florals

Country Chic - Summer Pantsuit - NEW! from L`Abel

The excitement continues at Ivalde and L`Abel as the word of the special new L`Abel Country Chic Summer Collection splashes on the fashion scene like a beautiful sun shower offering refreshment for the body and soul. Cool comfortable lace, ruffles and florals are the order of the day this summer fashion season. We have already highlighted a some of the lace frosted and hemmed confections of this collection, now let’s have a look at two of the delightful florals.

Counrtry Country Chic - Summer Pantsuit - NEW! from L`Abel

Seq predictably grabbed the Summer Pantsuit in seagreen floral print and is stunning and at ease in the knee length loose-fitting pants and layered strapless top. The picture hardly does justice to any of the Country Chic Collection you must see the impeccable detail to really appreciate ! Tosy Xue really seems to be on a roll creatively as his nails most often are the manicure of choice, this time Seq is wearing the Magna Mater in platinum from WTG. Ever alert to spot a special exquisitely made jewelry design, Sequoia also discovered a wonderful bracelet called Friendo at The Hive when she was buzzing the grid. Of course she bought the necklace too but will save that for another time 🙂

Model – Sequoia Nightfire
Photographer – KymSara Rayna
Wearing – Summer Pantsuit in SeaGreen- NEW! from L`Abel
Skin – Najeenda Pale from Deesse’s Skins
Hair – Sara Hair – Wheat from CaTwA
Jewelry – Friendo bracelet from The Hive
Nails – Magna Mater platinum by WTG
Shoes – SLink Jolie Pied Achillia Gladiator Silver from SLink
Poses – Glitterati

Moonlight becomes her . . .

As you may have already guessed, when it comes to florals Kym would seek the sweetest and loveliest flowing full skirted dress. Savanna features all the summery hues of pink, purple and blue that are certain to capture the attention of the entire garden grid. Cool comfort is a bonus feature of this lovely dress. It moves with the softest summer breezes to reveal the delicate Belgian lace underskirt. This, of course, was the perfect excuse for Kym to run to Hatpins for a new summer hat to match! (as if she really needs an excuse!) Reghan Straaf always has a super selection of vintage inspired hats which work beautifully with actual period dresses or as a special finishing touch to todays most modern ensembles. It was a challenge to decide, but the Lady Zarah seemed a perfect choice for a midnite stroll in the meadow.

Moonlight among the Foxgloves

Model/Photographer – KymSara Rayna
Wearing – Savanna Dress – NEW! from L`Abel
Hair – Evi by Maitreya
Skin – Emma by Tuli
Hat – Lady Zarah by Hatpins
Poses – Glitterati

Country Chic: Summer Lace

L`Abel Enna (Preview!)

Yesterday was a big day on the Ivalde sim, the first part of the NEW summer Country Chic Collection from L`Abel was released. Neferia Abel has brought an attitude of style that is both flirty, feminine and way cool comfortable. She has brought a contemporary update of a classic look and feel to her L`Abel Summer collection using the coolest summer-weight cotton fabrics to include such wearable, lovable, fashionable, adorable, covetable and most comfortable pieces that i hardly know where to begin 🙂

We were struck at first by a few highlights of this collection right from the outset. Nef has used an absolutely dreamy collection of finely tatted lace fabrics as accent and focal points. This provides a connection to her vintage styles, but with a totally fresh and sassy perspective that is perfect for this season’s fashion trend of Boho Chic. Neferia’s colour palette is perfect to bring out the soft lines of these special pieces! We have been waiting so long for a collection that could offer so much in the way of soft pastels and distinctive bright florals, with a bonus of lace embellishment, to mix and match our to our attitude and style.

L`Abel Enna (Preview!)

The Enna in lavender is so perfectly Kymmie! Soft and crisp in pastel with fine lace accents, you will have the option of a full skirt which could be worn at the waist or babydoll style or the adorable tunic top for a more casual look with the bloomer style pants. Kym was able to, of course, find the perfect hat in the GoS floppy hat with colour change scarf she has turned to the lavender to match.

Country Chic - Jessica; NEW from L`Abel!

Sequoia is all in white, wearing the Jessica White Lace in the long skirt version. What wonderfully fine detailed work on the bodice and well along the waistline and hemline of the 100% lightweight cotton dress. This set is full of finely hand tatted lace overlay and fringe from the long skirt version, seen here, to the many other options including baby doll version and lace cuff bloomers version with a both a long and short tunic. Soft cool feminine sass! complete with a bit of “tude”, which was easy for Seq to manage with her additions of the G Field Short Western Boots and Western hat from Hatpins.Tosy Xue has just released the NEW Kaleidescope set from WTG, in various colours and metals, Seq is adorned in the long silver and beaded necklace with a filigree pendant, a perfect length for this summer look. The nails are also from WTG, called Magna Mater.

Style Cards

Model/Photographer – KymSara Rayna
Wearing – Enna from NEW L`Abel 2011 summer Country Chic Collection Part 1
Shoes – GoS Espadrilles
Hat – Gos Floppy hat with Scarf
Skin – Emma by Tuli
Hair – Evi – by Maitreya

Model – Sequoia Nightfire
Wearing – Jessica White Lace Set from NEW L`Abel 2011 summer Country Chic Collection Part 1
Boots – Short Western boots by G Field
Hat – Heather Western Hat – White from Hatpins
Skin – LAQ
Hair – Maryam by CaTwA
Jewelry&Nails – WTG Kaleidescope necklace and earrings & Magna Mater nails