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Rainbow Sale

Posted in High Fashion,SL Events,SL Mesh by Piper Hanriot on June 19, 2017

This weekend, awesome lingerie designer and CEO of Carrie’s Lingerie, Carrie Bridger held a Rainbow Sale at her store in world with some of her stunning lingerie in a spectrum of rainbow colours a sensational bargain at just 99L$.  I decided to go and have a browse and managed to pick up some bargains, which I thought I would share with you.

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Rose sheer lingerie in lemon

In this blog, I am not going to waffle about the lingerie and what is included in each box, as I think that the photos will speak for themselves and Carrie’s lingerie creations are so beautiful.  Besides, with a smile, I think you all know by now what is included in the boxes.

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Emma lingerie set in blue

Whilst browsing, I considered not only my favourite colours, but I also tried to purchase a mixture of styles from romantic and elegant, to dramatic and sexy and I then endeavoured to incorporate that when taking the photos for this blog.

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Elegance Petals lingerie set in red

Unfortunately the Rainbow Sale only lasted for 2 days, however I would still highly recommend either a visit to the Carrie’s Lingerie store in world or browse this ladies stunning lingerie on the SL marketplace as she has so many wonderful lingerie sets and outfits too.

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Abigail lingerie set in black and teal

Well that is all for today’s blog, however I will be featuring some of Carrie’s newest releases in the near future.  Enjoy your SL.  Until next time …

 

 

Summer Events

Posted in Hair,High Fashion,Jewellery,SL Events,SL Mesh by Piper Hanriot on June 16, 2017

I am enjoying an extended weekend this week, now that my RL has calmed down which has meant that I have had time to visit some of the amazing summer events that are taking place this month in SL.

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Jasmin bikini by Rebel Hope and Rebecca skin by Amara Beauty

My first trip took me to the June round of Fameshed.  I have to admit that sometimes I forget about this one, but since the anniversary event for Fameshed in May this year, I made sure to visit this month as well, where I bought the fabulous Jasmin bikini from Rebel Hope. The bikini is available in various colours and there is a hud so that you can change the colour of the straps and metal findings.

The cosmetics fair is about to open shortly, however I am very delighted to show you a sneak peak of the new Rebecca skin from Amara Beauty.  Amazing skin designer, Shantia Soulstar posted a photo of the new skin on her Flickr page a few days ago, so I was very excited when I logged in this morning and received this stunning skin to blog for her.  The Rebecca skin comes in a choice of 12 skin tones and is compatible with Catwa mesh heads.

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Surf board set from What Next and Haruka hair by Argrace

I sometimes like to use props in my photos, just to add variety and on the SL marketplace I found this surf board set.  I had so much fun with this today.

Included in the package are 4 surf boards.  A standing board with 5 poses, a flat surf board that you can rez in the water, again with 5 poses and then the other 2 boards have one pose each for carrying your surf board, one for under the arm and the other carrying your board over your head.  What Next never disappoint and this set is perfect for a day at the beach.

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Off Shoulder top by Tetra and Aretha shorts by WellMade

My next trip took me to the June round of Uber, where from the corner of my eye, I found this amazing off the shoulder top from Tetra.  This gorgeous summer top is available in various colours and each box contains 2 versions, a solid colour version and a grid line version (shown above).  I am so pleased to see yellow back as one of the main summer colours this year.  It should be a standard colour for every year, but that’s just my opinion.

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Ashley outfit by Finale Couture and Angie hair by Truth Hair

Next I visited the June round of the Designer Showcase where I purchased the gorgeous Ashley outfit by Finale Couture.  It may be summer but even working in an office you need to keep cool.  This short suit and heels is available in a variety of pastel colours.  The shorts and shoes are compatible with mesh bodies, however the jacket is standard mesh and comes in 5 different sizes, all included in the box.

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Finally I had to add some sparkles and Earthstones jewellers have recently released their playful dolphin necklace and earrings.  There is a hud included in the box with a choice of 3 different metal options, 3 options for the main stone, 3 accent stones and 3 eye stones.  These stunning items are available at the Earthstones main store and also on the SL marketplace.

Well that is all I have time for now, however I will bring you more SL events news soon as I finally managed to also visit the Tropical Summer Event where I picked up a few trinkets.  For now though, have a good weekend.  Until next time …

Night on the Town

Posted in High Fashion,SL Mesh by Piper Hanriot on June 11, 2017

This week I will be celebrating my birthday and on the day in question I will be having a night out with friends.  I admit that I do not venture out of an evening very much these days, but when I do, I like to do something that I will enjoy and with good company.

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Fleurista jumpsuit in rose gold @ Just Because

If it was available in the real world, my choice of attire for my birthday evening outing would be the gorgeous newly released Fleurista jumpsuit from Just Because, in one of my favourite colour.  The Fleur gown was a huge success so I hope that the Fleurista jumpsuit is equally as popular.  Both of these items are available to purchase at the Just Because mainstore.

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Date Night dress in sky @ Blueberry

For something a little more daring for a night out, maybe with the special someone in your life, Blueberry have recently released a new outfit called Date Night.  This sexy outfit comprises a dress which has two versions (opaque and sheer), as well as a beautiful lingerie set.

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Date Night lingerie in sky @ Blueberry

I have a feeling that this outfit will be quite popular also and I have to admit that both Just Because and Blueberry have been added to my personal list of favourite apparel designers in SL.  Their mesh clothing is fresh and unique and they have some for everyone, however don’t take my word for it. If you have not visited their mainstores in SL, then I highly recommend it.

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For now though I must away back to the kitchen to finish off this weekends cake projects, however I will blog more from SL very soon, as there are lots of events currently taking place in SL and I have picked up a few goodies to share with you next time.  In the meantime, have a good week.  Until next time …

Satin and Lace

Posted in High Fashion,SL Mesh by Piper Hanriot on June 3, 2017

Welcome to June 2017 and welcome also to some fantastic new lingerie from Carrie’s Lingerie and TST Creations.  I would normally blog these to fabulous designers separately, however my RL is quite busy at the moment, so my time in SL and also spent blogging is precious.

 

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Tabitha lingerie from Carrie’s Lingerie

Carrie’s Lingerie have released the stunning new Tabitha lingerie set and I have to say that it’s a show stopper.  I fell in love with this set the moment I saw the designer, Carrie wearing it at her store last week.  This lingerie is sexy, sassy and just oozes with gorgeousness and yes I have been dancing around my bedroom in this lingerie also.

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Tabitha lingerie from Carrie’s Lingerie

The Tabitha lingerie is available in six different colours and an Omega hud for fitting the lingerie with mesh bodies is also available in the box.  This set is available at the Carrie’s Lingerie mainstore inworld.

TST Creations have been quiet for a couple of months, however they have now returned with the beautiful and exquisite Primula lingerie set.

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Primula from TST Creations

Bands of silk hold together the delicate lace in this lingerie set by TST Creations and I have to say that all of the new colours are simply gorgeous.  As well as purple, shown above, this lingerie is also available in black, emerald, white, blue, brown and black/gold.  This box also comes with a hud, which is compatible for Maitreya and Belleza mesh bodies.

The Primula lingerie set is available both at the TST Creations store inworld and also on the SL marketplace.

Well that is all I have for now, but I will share some more wonderful designs from SL with you very soon.  Have a great weekend.  Until next time …

 

 

 

 

Just Because I Can and I Did

Posted in High Fashion,SL Mesh by Piper Hanriot on May 7, 2017

Hello again dear readers.  In my last blog post I featured the wonderful Blueberry store who had an awesome spring sale last week, however what I did not share with you is that their neighbours Just Because who are also resident on the same sim, also held a spring sale, so it was a double delight for women in SL who love a bargain.

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Dana body and Daniella skirt @ Just Because mainstore

I first saw Just Because women’s clothing featured at one of the Uber monthly events in SL.  After seeing their featured clothing items at Uber over the course of a few months, I then decided to pick up the landmark and visit their in-world store and I have to say that the women’s clothing at Just Because is just as awesome as the women’s clothing at the Blueberry store.

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Lucie shirt and Jan capris @ Just Because mainstore

I took my time walking around the sale a few days ago and picked up some bargains.  Whilst shopping I also noticed that Just Because had released a brand new gown, which is currently available at the Fameshed 5th Anniversary.  So once I had finished my bargain hunting, I went along to the Fameshed event.

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Fleur gown @ the Fameshed 5th anniversary event

The Fameshed event was very busy, however it will calm down in a few days.  I was lucky enough to land and do a quick scan, only to find that I had landed near the shed where the beautiful Fleur gown from Just Because is located, so it was a quick hop in, choose my favourite colour and then a quick hop out again.  I will visit the Fameshed event again another day.

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 Gwen dress @ the Uber monthly event

Whilst at the Just Because mainstore, I then took a cab to the Uber monthly event, as the top and skirt featured at this event by Just Because is also gorgeous.  It took me a while to decide which print I liked for the skirt, which I managed to narrow down to two before picking my favourite and then matching it with a top and voila, perfect.

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Christine gown @ Just Because mainstore

The plus side of taking a week off is that I have had an opportunity to visit more of my favourite designers, write more blogs for my favourite designers, catch up with friends in SL and generally have some fun.  However, the not so good side of taking a week off is that I have spent quite a few lindens.  Oh well I will soon be returning to my RL kitchen and getting busy with my next decorated cake project.

 

Blueberry Bargains

Posted in High Fashion,SL Mesh by Piper Hanriot on May 3, 2017

At the end of April, the Blueberry store sent out a message to their group advising that the store would be closed for a few hours, so that they could get the store ready for a sale.

Everyone in the Blueberry group patiently waited with excitement for the store to open so that they could go and grab some bargains.  This included myself.  Once the announcement came that the store was open and that the sale had begun, everyone flocked to the Blueberry store.  I kid you not when I say that it reminded me of a sale that we have here in the UK every summer for a store called Next.

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Loud jumpsuit (Pic 1 with leather bra and Po shoes) – (Pic 2 with studded bra and cupcake boots)

I admit that it took me a couple of days to actually get to the store so that I could seek out some awesome clothing bargains for myself and it was a bit frustrating at time, but eventually I got there.  Over the past few years Blueberry have become one of my favourite stores for women’s casual clothing and also their fabulous fantasy gachas.

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Lola hoodie, cake leggings and cupcake boots

I hope dear readers that you do not mind me sharing with you some photos of my awesome bargains.  I have to admit, writing this blog and taking the photos were the 2 things going around in my head as I looked around the store and made some mental notes of what clothing to match with either boots or shoes and I also love that Blueberry make their clothing in a rainbow of colours, so there is something for everyone.  I feel that I should also add how much I love the new metallic and halo textures.

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Scarlet angel wings dress and Iconic doll shoes

It may sound completely daft, but I do wonder sometimes if I was a magpie in a previous life, as even in the real world, I am drawn to silver, gold, copper/rose gold and iridescents, as well as glitter and sequins.

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Breeanya dress in green and Iconic doll shoes in gold

I know that I have shown the Breeanya dress in a recent blog, but this is my favourite dress of the year so far, so I thought that I would show it in a different colour.  Please note that this dress is not on the Blueberry sale though.

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Cutieberry cardigan, cossy shorts and cupcake boots

Before I finish waffling for today’s blog, I confirm that the Blueberry sale is only taking place at their in world store and not on the SL marketplace.  The sale is only on for a short time, so if you have not had a chance to visit the store or if you are trying to get to the store, please keep trying.  It may take a while but you will get there.

I hope that you’ve enjoyed reading today’s blog as much as I have enjoyed taking the photos and putting it together.  I will bring you more gorgeous clothing from the world of SL very soon.  Until next time …

Tompouce

Posted in High Fashion,SL Mesh by Piper Hanriot on April 17, 2017

Hello dear readers and a Happy Easter 2017 to you all.  Today I bring you just a very quick piece of writing a couple of photos, but I felt that I just had to share with you the brand new Tompouce outfit from Sascha’s Designs which is currently available at the April round of the Swank event in SL.

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This outfit comprises a gorgeous magenta shift dress, peach over coat, magenta rimmed sunglasses and magenta court shoes to complete the look.

The shift dress and coat are mesh and the shoes are compatible with Slink high feet.

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Flattering, chic, sexy and perfect for spring are just some of the words best used to describe this stunning outfit, so while this is available at Swank, go treat yourself for Easter ladies.  You deserve it.

I have completed my look with pearl earrings which are also available at the Swank event from Heartsdale Jewelery and hair from En Vogue.

Have a good Easter.  Until next time …

Spring 2017 at Sascha’s Designs

Posted in High Fashion,SL Mesh by Piper Hanriot on April 16, 2017

This April Sascha’s Designs are skipping into Spring with some wonderful mesh hud dresses and an awesome new outfit with multiple wearable combinations.

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Loveable mesh dress – hud 2

The Loveable hud dress was released in March this year.  This sassy dress is available in two different hud versions, print of plain. This is a mesh dress and comes in the standard mesh sizes.  An alpha layer is also included.  Of course because it is spring, I decided to splash on some colour.

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Kiki mesh dress – hud 2

Also recently released at Sascha’s Designs is the fabulous Kiki hud dress.  Sascha has released three different hud combinations for this gorgeous dress, each containing one block colour dress and four different stunning spring print textures.  These dresses are perfect for either day or evening.

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Blitz pant set in white

I admit that I do not have much in the way of information about the new Blitz outfit from Sascha’s Designs, as this is an exclusive sneak peek!  I love blogging exclusives lol  I can however say that this mesh outfit is a must for the spring/summer this year.

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I decided to show you all of the items from this set, which comprises one pair of mesh pants, three different tops (see in the photos) and a long coat.

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As with a lot of Sascha’s pants outfits, this one is so chic and very sophisticated, perfect for those Parisian walks in the park and summer lunches out with friends.  This set is also a great holiday set, as you certainly cannot beat showing off your tan in classic cool white.  Look out for this set, which Sascha will be releasing very soon!

For these items, as well as many other wonderful women’s apparel, please visit Sascha’s Designs in SL or feel free to peruse her wares on the SL marketplace.  Until next time …

Step into Spring

Posted in Hair,High Fashion,SL Events,SL Mesh by Piper Hanriot on April 9, 2017

In this blog, I am featuring a whole host of different designers in SL and showing you not only clothing, but shoes and hair as well.  I have put together a few spring looks, so I hope you like them.

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Gown from Albino Peacock at the Designer Showcase

Yesterday I visited the Designer Showcase to see what delights they had in store for April and one of the items that caught my eye was the Ariel gown from Albino Peacock.  The Ariel gown is compatible with various mesh bodies and is available in a choice of six different spring colours.

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Gingham tie shirt from Carrie’s Lingerie and Aretha shorts from WellMade.  Sakura hair group gift from Argrace

Carrie’s Lingerie recently released a variety of new separates called Jodie to include shirts, denim shorts, denim skirt, halter tops, bra tops, leggings, a dress, lingerie, spring nail varnish, make up, shoes and even some men’s boxer shorts.

Each of these items come with a hud so that you can change the colour of the item of clothing.  I highly recommend a visit to Carrie’s Lingerie so that you can see the whole collection.  Believe me when I say that I was stuck for what to choose.

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Estela outfit from FurtaCor and Feather tattoo from Ivy’s Shop

A designer who has recently caught my eye in SL is FurtaCor who have some very cool and sassy clothing.  I also love their variety of outfits that feature logo t-shirts, which is always fun.  I have chosen to show you the Estela outfit, which comprises t-shirt, shorts and boots.  The box also contains two huds, one for the t-shirt and boots and the other for the shorts and belt.  There are lots of ways to mix and match this outfit and there are a variety of different logo’s for the t-shirt to choose depending on your mood.  Wonder Woman was my favourite TV show as a child, so of course I had to pay homage to her by choosing this logo.  FurtaCor have a store in-world and also on the SL marketplace.

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I have completed this look with a fabulous feather tattoo from Ivy’s Shop on the SL marketplace.  The box comprises a tattoo for the Belleza body and also an Omega applier.  I am not a great one for tattoo’s however I quite like this one.  I might wear a few more tattoo’s as we roll into the summer.

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Breeanya dress and Iconic doll shoes from Blueberry and Della jewellery set from Lazuri

Finally,  after paying a visit to one of my recently new favourite clothing stores, Blueberry, I saw that they had released a stunning new dress, which I then also saw on Strawberry Singh’s recent blog also.  In Strawberry’s blog she showed the Breeanya dress and Iconic doll shoes in gold, however I decided to go for silver and I completed the look with Della jewellery from Lazuri and hair from Argrace.

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Wakana hair from Argrace

The Iconic doll shoes are available in the Blueberry store and are part of other items that you can receive in the gacha.  The Breeanya dress is brand new from Blueberry and is available in a rainbow of colours. There are also a couple of different fatpack varieties to choose as well.  Each box contains this stunning dress in a sheer version, a transparent version and an opaque version, all compatible with Belleza, Isis, Freya, Maitreya, Slink and Hourglass sizes.

Well dear readers, I have had fun creating these looks and will bring you more spring looks soon.  For more details on my styling for this blog, please feel free to visit my Flickr page link here.  Happy shopping.  Until next time …

 

 

 

 

Bento Bento

Posted in Poses,SL Mesh by Piper Hanriot on April 8, 2017

Readers and followers, welcome to my Bento blog.  Finally! I hear you say.  This week I read a blog posted by a lady whom I follow, the fabulous Strawberry Singh, where she featured the new bento update from Maitreya.  Hooray! I cried out.  I then logged into SL and Onyx LeShelle from Maitreya had sent me the updated version for my Maitreya Lara mesh body.

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Bento hands from Maitreya  for Lara mesh body and hand poses from Pink Hustler

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I was so excited to try out the updated mesh body with the bento hands, however I then realised that I had not yet updated my viewer to enable me to see this exciting new technology.  So I logged out of SL and then proceeded with a clean reinstall to update my viewer to the newest version.  I then logged back into SL and attached my bento hands.  The hud for the Maitreya Lara mesh body has been updated with two extra nail choices, as well as hand poses and gestures.  The classic hands are also in the box if you do not wish to use the bento hands.  Now to try them out with some hand poses.

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More hand poses from Pink Hustler

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In her blog, Strawberry recommended four different animation designers for hand poses.  I decided to pick one from her list and try them out, so I chose Pink Hustler.  It is recommended that you try the demos first, which are available in the store, but not only for these poses, but for any bento hand poses, as some do require you to change your shape so that you can achieve and see the desired effect.  It is all trial and error and I admit that I had lots of fun trying these out.

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I also mixed things up a little by using a couple of the pose stances from Pink Hustler and then  chose a gesture from my Maitreya hud to show you as well, so ‘rock n roll’ folks, I love my new bento hands.

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That pretty much wraps things up for this blog, however as more animation designers release new poses for bento hands, I will bring you more in the future.  It is going to be a busy weekend for me, so ‘More coffee?  Yes please’.

For more information and to see my styling for this blog, please feel free to take a look at my Flickr page link here 

Wishing you all a good weekend.  Until next time …

 

 

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