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So… I went to the “Darkside”

Id been mulling over getting a new mesh body for a while. I figured I’d stay with Slink and get an Hourglass body. Thought it would be easier seeing as my hands and feet etc are all Slink. Fast forward a week, and Zan decided to go to Hourglass, and I thought perhaps one of us should do a different brand? Zan and I used to call Maitreya “The Dark Side” as we are both Slink devotee’s – but after sampling the demo and seeing how incredibly easy it is to mix and match it with my Slink hands and feet – voila – I am Maitreya Lara alll the way!

To be honest at first I couldn’t really see much difference between Maitreya and Slink Physique. Slightly wider hips, perkier breasts? As I began to take some photos though, it became a little more clearer. The overall shape is softer, I know this will vary according to what shape you wear – but using the same shape on both mesh bodies, yes definitely more feminine.

I think the most difference is in the rear. Really succulent butt and dimples, those wider hips looking more womanly. The neat thing that I wasn’t expecting was I can use my Slink hands and feet with it. I had wrongly presumed Id have to use the Maitreya ones – but if you’re worried about adding more costs – don’t be. They work with it 100%, infact seamlessly. The Hud is a little more intuitive than the Slink one, I really do prefer the accurate way to apply alphas – heaps easier. So Zan and I can share the spoils of our gacha pulls between us – actually, that’s prolly the BEST thing about having different mesh bodies!

Maitreya Lara demo

(The lingerie shown is in the Maitreya pack for free!)

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Beautiful…for everything

This is the new release from Neve “Jouer” – a beautiful dress in many many colours and patterns. I really like this “tonic” shade (of which there are four varieties) Hmm sort of oil on water style of tone. Plush velvety shades, washed out softer fabrics – something for everyone. You can purchase the new mask alongside the dress, its called “Regarder” and ohmydays, the Hud enables you to play with pre-set colour palettes plus fiddle around with the feathers etc. Perfect for Mardi Gras or Masquerade balls! I teamed it up with the new necklace from Maxi Gossamer called “Juliet’s Love heart” @ Collabor88 – the super fantastic thing is, you get a transferable set included! I passed mine to Zan because I love her to pieces!

A swift look at the rear reveals the gorgeous sweep and fall of the fabric and spaghetti straps. I’ve used the “shine” option from the Hud to get the light shimmery effect. Mesh body fits , demo available at the latest round of TLC. I bought the back drop from Foxcity @ Collabor88, two versions – I plumped for the black and white pack.

TLC

Neve blog for more pics

Collabor88

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Its getting hot in here

Neve - Bonnie Lace (4 colour options included)

Apparently we in England are going to be basking in a heat wave for the next few days – about time! It’s only April but I’m already rummaging in my wardrobes (yes, plural!) in real life to drag out my lighter gear – ohmai – I even went out with toe posters on today! It’s no surprise that over the last few days I’ve seen plenty of new warmer weather items being released, Neve is right on the jolly old button with two new frocks “Jazzy” and “Bonnie”. Bonnie (above) is a bit of a scene stealer to be honest. Its deadly cute and I instantly reached for this version called “lace”. Each variant pack has four colours in the HUD, plus you can fool around and colour the top and skirt separately.

Neve - Jazzy Tropics (4 options included)

This is Jazzy, tulip shaped hemline and in this pack called “tropics” there is a lively floral print all over – a little reminiscent of those 80’s Hawaiian shirts! The cut and fit are exceptional, in both photos I am wearing the items over my Slink Physique Mesh body – no gaps, no break points and no extra HUD alphas required . Both styles have other options for patterns and both come in the following sizes: Maitreya Lara, Slink Physique & Hourglass, Belleza Isis & Freya and the Standard Sizes XXS – M. Free demos available in the market place and instore – thanks Neve Team ❤

Neve Blog (for all packs info)

Neve store

Neve market place

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Tempting you

 

Luxe Paris complete outfit - jacket,booties,pants -

Luxe Paris have a whole load of new releases fresh for the winter season. I chose two of them to share with you today but I must say as well as these two pants sets, there are gowns and frocks too !

So so so this is my absolute favourite of the new bunch, “Maroushka” is a complete outfit that’s perfect for the season. Stylish and warm, it will take you anywhere. The pants have a fabulous swirly circle pattern in gold , it really pops out from the black fabric. The jacket is  super on trend, Close fitting, plenty of detailing and the pants pattern extended to the upright collar. Dont forget for the incredible low price of $250L, you also get the booties, these are suitable for Slink high feet,and a traditional foot option. I’m wearing the outfit over my Slink mesh body, it says in the blurb that it will fit the Maitreya body too, plus of course the standard mesh sizes included.

Luxe Paris NEW! Complete outfit with boots, jacket,jeans & top

My second outfit is called “Animal chic” and comprises of the furry jacket, boots, pants and a cropped length shirt. It does say that this is suitable for traditional bodies and the Maitreya one, but it fits perfectly over my Slink mesh body hurrah! (I wear the slim Slink not the new curvier one) Dead easy to wear and a great casual winter look. I really enjoyed the little detail on the front of the pants just below the knees . This whole outfit is on sale for just $250L, a brilliant deal!

Luxe Paris store

Luxe Paris market place.

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Cynical

Neve cynical watercolour NEW!!

New bundle of joy from the recent new releases at Neve ! This is “cynical” in the watercolour version. (Dye,Lively & neutral are the other versions). It’s really just perfect for the last hurrah of summer – softly flared skirt under a draped sleeveless top.Neve cynical watercolour NEW! SHAPED

Had to show the styling of the back to you, it fits beautifully over my Slink Physique mesh body and don’t forget, Neve also caters for Belleza & Maitreya !

Neve cynical watercolour HUD

With this garment you also get a HUD which allows you to personalise it on a whim. So, not only all over colour changes but the top,skirt and waistband separately !

Neve store

Bag by Shey

Hair by Magika

Skin by Pink Fuel at The Arcade (ohmygosh! I won the RARE one!)

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This is Neve

neve NEW! Sophisticate vines dress with scarf - ArisAris clutch bag NEW

This is going to make a lot of you SO happy ! coldLogic has a new part of the brand located instore called “Neve”, and it really really reallllly is going to go all out to cater for not just the traditional avatar body but all the major mesh bodies too ! I cant think of a time when I’ve been so chuffed about my meshiness, Ive been enjoying the Slink Physique addition in the coldLogic packs for a few months, but now its an integral part for all you mesh bod lovers in the new Neve collection. (Maitreya Lara, Belleza Isis, Slink Physique are now in the packs) Also new is a low impact HUD included with your garments, you can alter items colour and patterns, some pieces even more , I do so love to be able to personalise my outfit.

neve NEW! Sophisticate vines dress with scarf - ArisAris clutch bag & SHOES new!

Theres more ! We can now buy gift cards yippeeeeee! I’ve so wanted that for ages, you can grab a gift card for your friends & loved ones to enjoy the store, brilliant news. Oh… you want more good news huh? Welllllll you will now be able to join the “Neve VIP Group”, its free to get into and you receive a scrummy 5% on all purchases added to your shopping account, save up and get an item for free ! There will also be gifts from time to time and of course you’ll stay right up to date with all the news and releases as they arrive instore. Neve, will over time, take over from coldLogic, but the best of the coldLogic range (for now) is going to be kept in a separate area so you can still grab items you want.

Neve Athena Boho NEW - Magika itch NEW

This first Neve collection really has something for everyone, I just adore this “Athena” dress. It has a HUD that allows you to change the top, bottom and ties so you get many looks in one piece – what’s not to love about that! Athena comes in three versions, I’m wearing the Boho one over the Slink Physique mesh body, it’s a superb fit – go try a demo and you’ll see what I’m talking about.

Neve ballerina lively - Magika hair NEW!

This is the “ballerina lively” dress, its dead cute and the way the skirt is full and swirrrrrly – it almost seems to have movement built right in. Three versions again in varying colour palettes. Ive got SO much more to show you over the next few days !Thank you Neve team ❤

Neve store

Neve blog

All hair by Magika

Gold shoes & clutch bag by ArisAris for the Festival of Sin

Sun glasses by DUH!

 

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Fab FULL packed skin Freebie.

Small confession, I’m about 99% sure I’ve blogged this skin before but even if I have it deserves to be reblogged because one things for sure I don’t remember it coming this packed full of Appliers! So here it is again, maybe.

intrepred

It comes from Lumae and if you join the Free Lumae group and the SL Frees & Offers group you can in fact grab 4 skins/applier packs.

You get so much in each pack not just 2 actual skins (Pearl and Amber, worn) but also all the eyebrow layers and all the Appliers you could want.  SLink, SLink Visage, Omega Head, Mouth Appliers, TMP Head, TMP Body, AMD Bump Applier & Omega Body, Maitreya and oodles of tat layers.  OH and 2 shapes which are pretty cute as well but I am wearing my own.  I also have to confess that I’m wearing my own make up as well.  I had a rummage around the Marketplace and picked up some freebies and cheapies inc make up so I decided to try them out.  These skins do come with a really nice make up layer but if like me you have a whole folder full of lippies and eye shadows it’s also nice to get a free skin that allows you to wear them as well.

flowers

However what is making this skin an absolute keeper for me is the cleavage options.  In this picture, under the strategically placed flower heads is the perkiest little boobies I’ve come across.  Love them and I love my Lola’s but I also love the option to be “perky” and these perky boobs are also inc in the tattoo layers as well.  If you’re into the big boobies then don’t panic as you have about 5 actual boob options.

Also what you can’t see because I’ve photo edited is the freckles, light and beautifully natural.

I think this skin was called Amber and the other skin you get in the same pack is called Pearl and she’s pale and beautiful and I haven’t tried that skin in full so I can’t wait to see.  I haven’t even had time to grab the other SL Frees & Offers Gift which is right next to the Lumae one so that was just lazy of me.

PS I’ll pop a NAKED picture on my Flickr so you can see the perkiness for yourself.

PPS There is another whole row of Freebies but I’ve had a quick check and they don’t look as though they come with anything like Appliers but then again not everyone wants Appliers so click away.

Lumae