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Dis-moi, Josephine

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Dis-moi, Josephine

Blue skies smiling at me
Nothing but blue skies do I see
Bluebirds singing a song
Nothing but bluebirds all day long…

She’s all feathers and luscious pearls, the most exotic midnight glam. Behind her dazzling smile, a dangerous secret is hidden by a song. Her voice enchants everyone in the room, a true spell cast by her playful eyes. She dances all their fantasies away, swiping their careless confidences away, while they’re too entranced to know that they’re the enemy.

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Fabulous like no other, the Black Pearl plays a dangerous game. Today she fascinates the troops clad in her magnificent Miss Fisher Gown, designed by the amazing Silvan Moon Designs for the upcoming round of the Vintage Fair (June 8th to 25th). The fabric is super luxurious and the rigging feels incredibly authentic. It will be available in 6 colors.

Adored by a legion of admirers, the Creole goddess wears the glorious Charlotte pearls collection by Zuri Jewelry, with matching ring and bracelet. The Elite menu allows my to choose between several combinations of gems, metals, and pearls for a unique look.

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The music continues at the Twisted Summer RFL Sale, named Sockdolanger and themed after the Roaring 20’s. Nothing more fitting for the Black Venus than the fabulous Josephine Baker headpiece by Sweet Revolutions, and the Bento Satin Gloves by Maraschino (formerly Anachron). The event runs until June 30th.

The silence seems unnatural after the roaring energy of the party. Nothing but the swish of her garments and the subtle rustle of her magical pen, scratching stolen secrets between the lines of her music sheets.

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Sleepy time gal
When all your dancin’ is through
Sleepy time gal
I’ll find a cottage for you…

✽ڿڰۣ— CREDITS ڿڰۣ—✽

Body:
Maitreya Lara Mesh Body / Catwa Head Catya (Bento) / [theSkinnery] Celine – ebony (browless version) / IKON Triumph Eyes – Hazel / Hair: no.match_ ~ NO_PROMISE ~ Pack of Blacks / Izzie’s – 20’s Make-Up Set.

Outfit:
!!!SMD!!! Miss Fisher Gown Set-Midnight (at the Vintage Fair… opening soon!) / Maraschino – Bento Satin Gloves – Maitreya Fit – Gold (at the Twisted Summer RFL Sale) / ~*SR*~ Josephine Baker headpiece ~ Black (at the Twisted Summer RFL Sale) / Zuri Rayna~ Charlotte Pearls Elite Collection / Zuri Rayna- Star Bracelet- Elite-Charlotte version / Eclectica Black Leather Pumps.

Setting:
Image 1: The Rose Theatre Grand Hall.

Images 2-3: Backdrop City (“Spoiled” area).

Quotes: “Blue skies” and “Sleepy time gal”, by Josephine Baker.

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I am half sick of shadows

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She look’d down to Camelot. 
Out flew the web and floated wide; 
The mirror crack’d from side to side; 
‘The curse is come upon me,’ cried 
       The Lady of Shalott. 

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A mirror shard barely misses the delicate dew of her Junia skin, one of the latest creations from 7 Deadly S{k}ins, found exclusively at The Secret Affair until May 5th. Her Spellbound jewelry set, one of the latest creations by Zuri Jewelry, reflects the million lights from the mirror. Her fate is chosen.

For ere she reach’d upon the tide 
The first house by the water-side, 
Singing in her song she died, 
       The Lady of Shalott.

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The waves play with the folds of this sumptuous gown named after her, Lady of Shalott, by Silvan Moon Designs. Fitted for mesh and standards bodies and in several colors, this beauty will be available in the Aetherea sim, at the Fantasy Faire (April 19th to 29th).

The wonderful Faire is just around the corner, and I’m eager to see what fantasies will bloom from the talented creators who participate. This will be my first time blogging for the Faire, and I can hardly wait to drink inspiration from the Fairelands.

Under tower and balcony, 
By garden wall and gallery, 
A pale, pale corpse she floated by, 
Deadcold, between the houses high, 
       Dead into tower’d Camelot.

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✽ڿڰۣ— CREDITS ڿڰۣ—✽

Body:
Maitreya Lara Mesh Body / Catwa Head Catya (Bento) / 7 Deadly s[K]ins – Junia – Dew (at The Secret Affair) / IKON Triumph Eyes – Hazel / Hair: TRUTH Ice [Gingers] (images 1-2) – no.match_ ~ NO_WIND ~ Pack of REDS (Image 3).

Outfit:
!!!SMD!!! Lady of Shalot Gown Set-Emerald (*SOON* at the Fantasy Faire) / Zuri Rayna -Spell Bound Set V3 Boulder Green Opal/Gold / Zuri Rayna~Filigree Ring-Boulder Green Opal/Gold.

Setting:
Image 1: {RW} Le Petite Grande Room Skybox Set
Image 2: Revenland – Medieval Fantasy Roleplay

Quotes: “The Lady of Shalott ”, by Lord A. Tennyson.

I don’t wanna feel blue

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Bad girl, drunk by six
Kissing someone else’s lips
Smoked too many cigarettes today
I’m not happy when I act this way

Neon lights, smoke, and noise, all the human smells, fake smiles and more noise… perhaps that will muffle the whispers I don’t want to hear, the thoughts that roam my mind until I drown them away, until I dance them away, until I fuck them away.
Bad girl 2Let’s spin once again on my furiously high Trinity shoes, by Renegade. Their sinuous Gothic texture shines under the flickering lights as I fall. I laugh, I light another cigarette, and I keep dancing while the world swirls around me.

I close my eyes, I almost see myself. No sweat on my face, no make up, just the flawless natural beauty of my Katie skin, an exclusive creation  by 7 Deadly S{k}ins, which you can find at the Designer Showcase. I could not resist the sombre beauty of Zuri Jewelry‘s Only You Rose in this dark new edition, currently on sale as part of Zuri’s Steals & Deals.

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Is it me or you that I’m afraid of
I tell myself I’ll show you what I’m made of
Can’t bring myself to let you go

✽ڿڰۣ— CREDITS ڿڰۣ—✽

Body:
Maitreya Lara Mesh Body + Hands / Catwa Head Catya (Bento) / 7 Deadly s[K]ins – Katie – Walnut (at the Designer Showcase) / IIKON Hope Eyes – Scoria / .euphoric ~Janset Eyeliner&Lashes~[Catwa] / Hair: [DUE] Meixiu – Ombre.

Outfit:
ArisArisB&W~Alus48~Damsel Jumpsuit / [Renegade] Trinity – Fatpack (at Renegade) / Zuri Rayna- Only You Rose Set – Black Rose/Magenta (at Zuri Jewelry) / [ kunst ] – Spring Cigarette Holder.

Setting:
“CAJKA” backdrop at Backdrop City.

Quotes: “Bad Girl ”, by Madonna.

Days when you used to love me

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Days when you used to love me

Over and over I keep going over the world we knew
Once when you walked beside me
That inconceivable, that unbelievable world we knew
When we two were in love

I still remember that night, as vivid in my eyes as it was then… the sound of your voice, your laughter, the sparks in your eyes, and that unforgettable, intense cherry-red smile. I was under the spell of your charming little freckles, and the sweet maple tone of your skin…

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This is a very special edition of the brand new Naomy skin, the latest creation by 7 Deadly S{k}ins exclusively for the Skin Fair. This beauty was designed for LAQ heads, and even though you can wear it on any Omega-friendly head, I simply had to try it on my lovely LAQ Neve. I chose the new skin tone, Maple, with adorable freckles. The cherry-red lipstick is one of my favorites from 7DS, Clarity (at main store).

And every bright neon sign turned into stars
And the sun and the moon seemed to be ours…

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The colors on this old photo have long since faded… perhaps by looking at it so much over the time, or perhaps because memories are also fading slowly. A sentence you said, the taste of bourbon on your lips, and that sensual gown, tight on your figure…

This is the luxurious “Spring in Paris” bridal gown, created by the talented dream team Silvan Moon exclusively for The Trunk Show, open until March 18th. It has an incredible timeless beauty, vintage air in the exquisite texture and the pearls on the chest. It’s fitted for classic and mesh bodies, and you can find it in several lovely soft pastel tones.

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Each road that we took turned into gold
But the dream was too much for you to hold…

✽ڿڰۣ— CREDITS ڿڰۣ—✽

Body:
Maitreya Lara Mesh Body + Hands / LAQ Bento – Motion Capture – Neve / 7 Deadly s[K]ins – Naomy – Maple (at the Skin Fair) / 7 Deadly s[K]ins – NAOMY shape (originally for LAQ Lulu, adapted for LAQ Neve) / IKON Triumph Eyes – Hazel / Izzie’s – LAQ Lashes Appliers / 7 Deadly s[K]ins – Clarity lipstick set / Hair: *TKW* Kielo Reds-Blacks.

Outfit:
!!SMD!! Spring in Paris Bridal Gown Set-White (at The Trunk Show) / The Mad Hattery – White Pillbox Hat with Netting / Zuri Rayna~Czarina Peacock – Garnet/Mocha/Dia/Gold (NEW partial mesh version at Zuri’s main store).

Setting:
“Exposeur & The Loft – Room of Balloons” backdrop at Backdrop City.

Quotes: “The world we knew ”, by Frank Sinatra.

In other words, I love you…

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In other words, I love you…

Fly me to the moon
Let me play among the stars
Let me see what spring is like
On Jupiter and Mars…

Those were stressful days. We had a new home, our first home together, and all our days were consumed trying to find the perfect kitchen, the right curtains, the color of the walls. We were exhausted. But he was happy, oh, so happy. He hummed and sang “Fly me to the moon” over and over in the most romantic “ear worm” ever. The night we finally moved in, we dressed up and he played the song, in his favorite Sinatra version, and we danced together among all our cardboard boxes.

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I felt like a beautiful diva clad in a sumptuous gown, adorned with this gorgeous new Dahlia collection by Zuri Jewelry, while I turned and danced in his arms. A couple of years later, we held each other on our first wedding dance to this song, whispering the lyrics while our family and friends watched us with watery happy eyes.

Mushy reminiscing aside, I wanted to recreate this diva in love. I chose the lovely Lumi skin by 7 Deadly S{k}ins, which you will be able to find at the Designer Circle for a couple more days, with the complete body applier for moles and freckles (from the main store).

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I added the 7DS Juicy lipstick in the tone prune, and Izzie’s special Valentine’s make up. Now I’m ready to keep dancing in the arms of the man I love.

Zero, you are my love in real life, in Second Life, and in all my lives. Every twisted path in my life led me to you, and I love you always.

Fill my heart with song
And let me sing for ever more
You are all I long for
All I worship and adore

✽ڿڰۣ— CREDITS ڿڰۣ—✽

Body:
Maitreya Lara Mesh Body + Hands / Catwa Head Catya (Bento) / Shape: my own / 7 Deadly s[K]ins – Lumi – Almond (at the Designer Circle) + Body applier w/moles / IKON Triumph Eyes – Hazel / 7 Deadly s[K]ins – JUICY omega lipsticks / Izzie’s – Valentine’s Make-Up Set (Valentine’s Gift) / Hair: Iconic: Pei – Ombres.

Outfit:
MeriVale – Noni Gown – Indigo / Zuri Rayna -Dahlia Set – Elite – Metals & Gem Changing / Zuri Rayna -Spell Bound Wedding Set Elite V4 / .06 [ kunst ] – Short Cigarette Holder (hand).

Setting:
BACKDROP CITY.

Quotes: “Fly me to the moon (In other words)”, Frank Sinatra.

Your star

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I can’t see your star
Though I patiently waited, bedside, for the death of today
I can’t see your star
The mechanical lights of Lisbon frightened it away

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I dance in the night and let the lights flash around me, reflecting a thousand swirls on my shimmering sensuality Douleia suit for Maitreya, the latest creation from Stargazer, which you can find at The Coven until the end of February. The body suit includes three different options, allowing you to mix-and-match with your collar and chain. The slick oil/shiny metal effect you see on the suit is not photoshopped! I combined my favorite color, Metropolis, with Stargazer’s Ancoebus tattoo in Ocean. To top it all, I used the Catwa eyes applier and the third eye from Stargazer’s Vega-6TC gacha collection.

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That cute little heart-shaped piercing on my lower lip is a future release from Drunken Brokkr, and I will tell you all about it in another post. My adorable skin is Becky, from 7 Deadly S{k}ins, and it’s their current group gift.

I need to take a moment to tell you about the special celebrations at 7DS.

  • The group fee is down to L$ 50 only The. Whole. Year.
  • Until July, instead of a monthly group gift, you get a weekly group gift.
  • Surprise freebies, offers, camping chairs and more.

Becky is an adorable face, with and without brows. It has sensual little moles, and several skin tones, and a shape for the LAQ Nyx head, for which it was created. The appliers are Omega, so I’m rocking it on my Catwa Catya head (with my own shape), and she still looks beautiful. Here is the original:

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✽ڿڰۣ— CREDITS ڿڰۣ—✽

Body:
Maitreya Lara Mesh Body + Hands / Catwa Head Catya (Bento) / Shape: my own / 7 Deadly s[K]ins – Becky – Appricot (Group Gift) / 7 Deadly s[K]ins – CHANT lipsticks – glossy – Teal Duo / SG Eye Applier – Vega-6TC Metropolis set 1 / Vengeful Threads – Catwa Lashes – Bejeweled / Tableau Vivant \\ Bad girls [Pigtails] – B+W.

Outfit:
[Stargazer Creations] Douleia Outfit Set (at The Coven) – Metropolis / SG Douleia Collar + Chains – Unicorn / [Stargazer Creations] Ancoebus Tattoo – Ocean.

Location:
Cerridwen’s Cauldron.

Quotes: “Your Star”, by Evanescence.

Hear, gods of vengeance

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“Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen,
Tod und Verzweiflung flammet um mich her!”
          “The vengeance of Hell boils in my heart,
          Death and despair flame about me!”


Fall under the gelid stare of the Queen of the Night and her thirst for vengeance. The moonlight glimmers on her sumptuous jewelry, the brand new Lotis Elite collection, by no other than Zuri Jewelry. This is one of Zuri’s most beloved fantasy collections, and it’s now available in Elite version: you can choose between several colors of gems (two different sets of gems can be changed separately), pearls, and metals.

Her intense beauty is no other than the Romie skin, one of the latest creations by 7 Deadly S{k}ins, which you will be able to find at the 4Mesh Event. Don’t let those sweet freckles fool you, her wrath will not be appeased. I chose the luscious Juicy Lipsticks, also by 7DS.

This is the splendid Belinda dress, created by MeriVale suitable for classic and mesh avatars. The lace work is exquisite and the design has an absolute Gothic beauty.

“Disowned may you be forever,
Abandoned may you be forever,
Destroyed be forever
All the bonds of nature”

✽ڿڰۣ— CREDITS ڿڰۣ—✽

Body:
Maitreya Lara Mesh Body + Hands / Catwa Head Catya (Bento) / Shape: my own / 7 Deadly s[K]ins – Romie freckled – Oak (at the 4Mesh Event) / 7 Deadly s[K]ins – JUICY omega lipsticks – Eggplant / IKON Hope Eyes – Scoria.

Outfit:
Merivale – Belinda – Grape / Zuri Rayna – Lotis Collection Elite / Zuri Rayna – Lotis Elite Crown.

Setting:
My neighbour’s cool home.

Quotes: “Der Hölle Rache”, from Mozart’s Opera “The Magic Flute” (translated).