{ take an angel by the wings }

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Oh so, your wounds they show
I know you have never felt so alone
But hold on, head up, be strong
Oh hold on, hold on until you hear them come
Here they come, oh
Take an angel by the wings
Beg her now for anything
Beg her now for one more day
Take an angel by the wings
Time to tell her everything
Ask her for the strength to stay
Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh
Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh
You can, you can do anything, anything
You can do anything
You can, you can do anything, anything
You can do anything

STYLE CREDITS

Mesh Head – Catya (Bento) – CATWA

Mesh Body – Hourglass – Slink

Mesh Hands – Prohands (Bento) – Vista

Skin / Applier – Kiko Gacha: America 04 Clean – Glam Affair

Eyes – Cardi Eyes (Grey) – {S0NG}

Hair – Touch of Magic Gacha ULTRARARE – [Mello] **NEW** @Enchantment

Outfit – Iconic Doll Gacha: Full Set – Blueberry **NEW** @Arcade

Jewelry – Forge Collar – Cae

Poses – “Pearl” Singles – oOo Studio **NEW** @CosmopolitanEvent

Small Pavilion B – Mushilu **NEW** @Enchantment

{ Candyland }

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The latest round of Enchantment was deliciously themed around the fairytale of “Hansel and Gretel”.  For me it was also reminiscent of playing Candyland as a child.  How can any kid (or adult for that matter) resist the fantasy of a world so sugary sweet, where lollipops bloom like flowers, candied apples grow from trees and donuts glazed in chocolate adorn the land?  Sadly my blogpost didn’t make it up here in time before Enchantment closed it’s doors for this round, however you’ll find all the items listed below with their corresponding stores should you find yourself hungry for a little shopping treat!

CREDITS

Mesh Head – Destiny – Catwa

Mesh Body – Hourglass – Slink

Skin/Applier – Elf Gacha: Honey 6 RARE – Atomic **NEW** @TheArcade

Hair – Sunday Gacha: 15. Light Brown – TRUTH

Outfit – Gretta Dress (red/green) – Sweet Kajira

Shoes/Socks – Gretel Shoes w/socks – Bliensen + Maitai

Other – Gretel Handkerchief (brown) – *The Cove*

Other – Cocoa Vintage Tapestry Handbag – Petite Mort

Pose – Candy Apple #3 – Fashiowl Poses

Candy Apple Tree Set – The Looking Glass

Candy Garden Gacha: Garland & Lollipops & Donuts – Mushilu

Lollipop Patch – .AiShA.

Hansel & Gretel Trails Crumbs – Paper Moon

{ Walkin in a Winter Wonderland }

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Feelin’ the spirit of the season so much this year.. Though it’s busy as can be, there are so many amazing creations out there for the holidays in Second Life.  Simple and cute, I kinda feel like I’m in my own little snowglobe!  Nearly everything you see here can be picked up at Shiny Shabby before this round ends on the 15th.

CREDITS

Head – Annie – Catwa

Mesh Body – Hourglass – Slink

Skin / Appliers – Barbara Gacha: America 03 Rare – Glam Affair

Makeup – FairShiny Lipsticks – ::Modish:: **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Hair – Katherin – DOUX **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Outfit – Chic Pearl Set – LOTUS **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Shoes – Melrose Heels (Holiday Edition) – REIGN **NEW** @FiftyLindenFridays

Other – Ayona Headband (red) – ::Modish:: **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Pose – The Megan Series #5 – An Lar Poses **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Scene – Christmas Memories Decor – Your Dreams **NEW** @ShinyShabby

{ All I want for Christmas }

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I hope he doesn’t want a lot for Christmas…(because all those boxes are empty!) The blonde with the bow on top might be gift enough.

Time to channel your inner pinup girl with these adorable “Presents” prop boxes w/ poses (five in all) from oOo Studio.  Boxes come with a texture change hud to coordinate with your personal look.  Go get em now!  Available at the December round of “The Liaison Collaborative”.

CREDITS

Mesh Head – Maxine 1.0 – LAQ

Mesh Body – Lara – Maitreya

Mesh Hands / Feet – Slink

Skin / Appliers – Zuzia (America) for LAQ – Glam Affair **NEW** @Uber

Hair – Sugar – TRUTH **NEW** VIP Group Gift

Outfit – Cecilia lingerie (crimson) & Stockings w/ Crystal Pasties – Erratic

Shoes – Melrose Heels – REIGN **NEW** @Mainstore

Accessory – Fashionabow Girl Head Piece (Cherry) – *BOOM* (n/a store closed)

Other – Bow Collar – FETCH

Pose – Presents #4 – oOo Studio **NEW** @TLC

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Classic Atrium (coal) Gacha RARE – Rageworks

Monochrome Christmas Gacha: Tree Decorations (assorted) – The LOFT

Douglas Fir Tree – Botanical

{ Un día o jamás }

STYLE CREDITS Mesh Head – Destiny – Catwa Mesh Body – Lara – Maitreya Mesh Hands – Slink Skin / Appliers – Mina Gacha: Dia de los Muertos Polar Tone (Exclusive Prize) – Glam Affair **NEW** @Epiphany Hair – Viola (Ombres) … Continue reading

{ Cool girl }

You can run free, I won’t hold it against ya
You do your thing, never wanted a future
Fuck if I knew how to put it romantic
Speaking my truth, there’s no need to panic
No, let’s not put a label on it
Let’s keep it fun
We don’t put a label on it
So we can run free, yeah
I wanna be free like you

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I’m a, I’m a, I’m a cool girl, I’m a, I’m a cool girl
Ice cold, I roll my eyes at you, boy
I’m a cool girl, I’m a, I’m a cool girl
Ice cold, I roll my eyes at you, boy
Rules you don’t like, but you’re still gonna keep ’em
Said you want fines for whatever reason
Show we can chill, try and keep it platonic
Now you can’t tell if I’m really ironic
No, let’s not put a label on it
Let’s keep it fun
We don’t put a label on it
So we can run free, yeah
I wanna be free like you

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STYLE CREDITS

Mesh Head – Amelie – CATWA

Mesh Body – Lara – Maitreya

Mesh Hands – Slink

Mesh Ears – Shiny Ears – ^^Swallow^^

Skin / Appliers – Lucinda (Tone 02) – YS&YS **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Tattoo / Appliers – Blind Game – Identity **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Hair – Tommy – EMO-tions **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Mesh Eyes Gacha – #2 Eyes – L’etre

Outfit – Romina Dress – Addams **NEW** @N21

Top – Coco Leather Jacket – Legal Insanity **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Shoes – Dark Magic Heels – Astralia **NEW** @TheFantasyCollective

Jewelry – Koko Earrings – RICIELLI **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Other – Negotiator Gacha: Leo Gun – BAMSE **NEW** @ShinyShabby

Pose – Mob Girl – Maison

Location – CerberusXing Mainstore

{ Be soft }

“Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let the pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness.”
~ Kurt Vonnegut

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STYLE CREDITS

Mesh Head – Dyana – Catwa

Mesh Body – Hourglass – Slink

Skin / Appliers – Mia (Peach) – INSOL **NEW** @TresChic

Mesh Eyes Gacha – #2 – L’etre

Hair (w/Hood) – Giselle (for Giselle Mesh Dress) – BESOM & ADDAMS **NEW** @Mainstore

Top – Giselle Mesh Dress – ADDAMS **NEW** @Mainstore

Bottoms – Cherish Leggings Appliers – LYBRA

Shoes – Double Wrap Bootie w/Socks (grey) – TETRA **NEW** @Kustom9

Jewelry – Tresser Choker (white) – (Yummy) **NEW** @N21

Other – Sleepy Bengal (Gray) – O.M.E.N **NEW** @C88

Pose (closeup) – Riri #1 – KIRIN **NEW** @Kustom9

Location – Blithe

 

{ Bathe me in riches, indulge my fantasies }

Welcome to the lap of luxury.. Decidedly decadent gold finishes all around.  The Secret Affair has all the riches this round for the gold digger in you.  Only one more week to get your hands on the goods so get diggin!  Event ends September 29th!

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STYLE CREDITS

Mesh Head – Ever 1.6 – Lelutka

Mesh Body – Hourglass – Slink

Skin / Appliers – Clary (Asia) – Glam Affair **NEW** @C88

Hair – Dangerous – Exile

Mesh Ears – Shiny Ears – Swallow

Outfit – Never Be Forgotten Lingerie Applier w/ Rose Belt – GizzA **NEW** @TSA

Shoes – Peep Toe Pumps (Luxe Black) – REIGN **LuxeBox Item**

Other – Anonymous Mask – SECRETS **NEW** @TSA

Jewelry – Polly Necklace & Cuffs (black/gold) – MANDALA

Pose – Formality One – oOo Studio

Scene

Liquid Gold Bathtub, Duck puddle & Panties – The Pose Shop **NEW** @TSA

Vanity Set: Screen 3 – Noble Creations **NEW** @TSA

Gold Retreat Vanity & Stool – DRD **NEW** @TSA

Golden Cage Gacha: Peonies – tres blah **NEW** @TheArcade

Noel Gacha: Frilled Furrug (cocoa) – {anc}

Capturado Scrollwork – Artisan Fantasy

{ Uncaged }

“The wings of transformation are born of patience and struggle.”

~ Janet S. Dickens 

 

The Secret Affair will be opening up for yet another round of fantastical goodies on September 14th focusing on all things golden and glitzy.  You’re sure to find anything from urban glam to heavenly gilded gorgeousness.  The event will only be around for 2 short weeks so hurry on over to see what rich treasures await you.

In addition, I want to take this time to mention another very special event going on right now thru September 20th called “The Book of Daniel” that is in dedication to our very own Daniel Estro of Zerkalo.  This past year Daniel has been battling a type of brain cancer.  Needless to say, dealing with such an illness has halted his ability to continue his livelihood thru Second Life at this time…not to mention the enormous financial burden this has put on his family.

This is a fundraising event put together by Neva Xenga of Shiny Shabby and owner of the Neva River Sims, also a very close friend to Daniel and his family.  In collaboration with numerous designers/creators from around the grid to give of themselves so generously in hopes to raise money and offer support to help Daniel and his RL/SL wife & business partner, Anais Terpellie, in their time of need.  Please consider shopping this event and know that in doing so you are helping someone else just like you, who is a part of this wonderful community of Second Life.

To read more about Daniel’s Story and about the event see Neva’s page here.

STYLE CREDITS

Mesh Head – Trinity 1.5 – LAQ

Mesh Body – Hourglass – Slink

Skin / Appliers – Mimi (Jamaica) – Glam Affair **NEW** @Uber

Tattoo Appliers – Gold Sequins Body Applier & Golden Nails – .:Nanika:. **COMING SOON** @TSA

Hair – Take it Slow (blondes) – Exile **NEW** @Collabor88

Eyes – Mesh Eyes Gacha: Peacock – L’etre

Ears – Steking v5 – MANDALA

Outfit – Melina Bra, Corset, Thong – Luas **COMING SOON** @TSA

Shoes – Butterfly Sandals (for Slink High Feet) – AishA **COMING SOON** @TSA

Jewelry – Blair Necklace (Celeste) – Bauhaus Movement **NEW** @TheBookofDaniel

Jewelry – Hope Tiara – Astralia **NEW** @TheBookofDaniel

Accessory – Penelope Headpiece – Astralia **NEW** @We<3Roleplay

Tinkerbell Wings – Luas

Poses – Fairy Series – Diesel Works

Agony & Purpose Statues – Abstract Soul & Violetility **COMING SOON** @TSA

The Nightingale Cage – Stockholm & Lima

{ we have all we need right here }

Two sexy new couples poses from oOo Studio mixed with lots of Shiny Shabby goodness makes for a classic night in at the loft apartment in the city vibe.. complete with all the drinking you could possibly need or want (courtesy of the grid’s best alcohol supplier.. Kunst Himmel).

Time for a night cap.. and then some.

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STYLE CREDITS

Wearing (me)

Mesh Head – Annie – Catwa

Mesh Body – Hourglass – Slink

Skin / Appliers – Zara M01 – Essences **NEW**@ShinyShabby

Tattoo / Applier – Flying Monkey (black) – .::Nanika::. **NEW** @Enchantment

Hair – Kabrina – Elikatira **NEW**@ShinyShabby

Outfit – Chantell Shorts & Top – Apple May **NEW**@ShinyShabby

Shoes – Perth Heels – Essenz

Accessory – Leather Belt Gloves – =Zenith= **NEW**@ShinyShabby

Jewelry – Zelda Gacha: Earrings & Necklace 02 (gold) – MINIMAL

Decor

Build – Concrete Haus – NOMAD

Swallow’s Nest Gacha: Soft Couch (RARE), Folding Screen, Coffee Table, Magazines, MP3 Player, Porcellain Head, Pendant Paper Lamps – [Ht:Home] **NEW**@ShinyShabby

Booze Gacha: Industrial Rolling Cart (RARE), Absolutely Vodka, Cazador Tequila, Bailey’s Bottles – [kunst] **NEW**@ShinyShabby

Twilight Decor Plant – WARM Animations

Moon Phases Decor – Mori

Sprocket Gacha: Gear Wheel Ashtray – [kunst]

Vineyard Gacha: Wine bottle w/glasses, Wine Glasses x6 – [kunst]

World Traveller’s Gacha: World Atlas Books – [kunst]

Whiskey Bottle (decor) – [kunst]

Bar Gacha: Long Island Iced Tea, Whiskey – erratic home

Inn Wine Bottles – Artisan Fantasy

Life is Noise Gacha: Classic Rug, Curtains – HAIKEI

Vivo Armchair Black, Vivo Pouf Grey, Botanic Table – Concept}

Joy Gacha: Plant – Glam Affair Home

Gentleman’s Bar Cart (modified) – Apple Fall

Covered Books – Mudhoney

Poses

Celebrations One & Two – oOo Studio **COMING SOON** @CosmopolitanEvent