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Aisha at the Office

Aisha by PixelFashion

Back when The Marketplace was XStreet (which, I have to admit, I preferred), I found a saucy little number called Aisha by PixelFashion. I put it on my favorites list, but kept putting it off, because I had concern about how it would look on a girl of my curves. After a visit to their in world store, I decided to give it a shot. About 25 minutes of prim-adjustements later, I decided that my first thought was right – this is far more easily fit to, and more flattering on, a girl of more modest curves.

What’s “Just Right”: I like the line of the panties and the overall design of the outfit. All of the variants have bright splashes of color combined with dark accents, which is visually very pretty. The brightest spot in the whole ensemble for me was the lace texture on the accent prims. It’s crisp and well executed.

What Could Use Improvement: I wish there was more clarity of detail. It looks.. well.. fuzzy… even on a slender avatar. The top prim was challenging for both Katya and I to wrestle into some semblance of fitting.

Other things to note: PixelFashion makes a dizzying array of items; everything from men’s elephant novelty thongs (!), to fetishwear and lingerie, to shoes and boots, make up, party accessories, and ladies and mens wear. They have a very solid showing on The Marketplace.

Featured Outfit Details:
Price: 250L
Pieces: 8 + Landmark (3 prim attachments (pelvis, stomach and spine), pants/shirt, underpants/undershirt, and stockings))
Availability: Aisha is offered in Blue, Red, Blue & Pink, and White

Taking Dicktation
Shoes by SLink
Detail View: Panties
Detail View: Kiss Me Here

Ratings:
Detailing: C+. I would have liked to see more crispness on the details; I felt almost all of the textures were a bit muddied.
Prim Attachments?: Ruffles on the bustline and each hip (3)
Resizing Scripts?: No
Tattoo Friendly?: Yes – the outfit is offered on two different layers
Curvy Girl Friendly?: No. Adjusting the chest prim for a girl with curves was so maddening that after 25 minutes of ‘edit linked parts’ tweaking, I gave up.
Multi-purpose pieces: No

Photo Details:
Models: Katya Imako, Sion Bedrosian, Sabella Fallen
Photographer: Sabella Fallen
Location: Carbondale Heights
Poses: DeePosed, Luth, PDA (closed), Burned Rice, Vista Animations
Props: Room – including art and bookshelves, Couch, Glass Table – The Secretary (Sexual Harassment Set) by Apocalips Japan, Desk Papers, Notes and Clutter by By Georgia!, 2 Prim Table Lamp by La Galleria, Stack of Antique Books (on glass table): Reminisce Furniture & Decor, Moth Orchids (on glass table) by Modern Urban Furniture, Banana Tree by Tiki Tattoo, Mystic Rug III by +SOUL+ Possessions, Stack of Antique Books (on floor) by RELIC

Model Details:
Katya Imako: Lingerie – Aisha in Blue by PixelFashion, Hair – [HS] Dani in auburn by Hair Solutions, Skin – Elle by Belleza, Eyes – Reflex by 2C Bruno, Shoes – Black Leather Pumps by RedGrave, Eyeshadow – Glossy Black by Kosh, Shape – Custom.

Sion Bedrosian: Suit – AOHARU, Shoes – Jeepers Creepers, Hair – UncleWeb Studio, Eyes – Mojo, Skin – Pulse, Shape – Extensively customised; originally by Perfect Ten Bodies. Cigar – Fine Bittersweet Creek Brandy-Tipped Cigar by Alchemy Immortalis, Snifter of Cognac by Alchemy Immortalis (Both free in their store)

Sabella Fallen: Lingerie – Aisha in Red by PixelFashion, Shoes – Lara in Black by SLink, Pasties – Vernice: Black Heart Pasties by BlackLace, Hair by Argrace, Skin by Belleza, Eyes by Poetic Colors, Nails by Candy Nail, Wedding Ring by JCNY

[Please Note: It’s my understanding that this blog was referenced a few weeks back in a Plurk conversation about ‘glorification of domestic violence.’ While the photography scenes for this post have implications of sexual harassment in the office – which is a serious issue, which I, myself, have faced – these shots were done very tongue in cheek. I asked Katya which role she’d prefer: the one in charge or the subordinate, and she very perkily admitted that she “loves to be sexually harassed” in a consentual power-exchange sort of way. No glorification of the actual exploitation of women in the workplace is intended or should be implied.]

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Posted by on November 8, 2010 in BPGB: Bra / Panty / Garterbelt

 

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Angel D’Amour

Trashy Girls In Style: You Are My Angel

Last week we were able to report from Virtual London Fashion Week about the new line of lingerie from Trashy Girls in Style and their bridal division, Amore Dolce. I’m happy to report that the first of the line up is now available for sale! I was excited to see the feminine details and very classic lines of the You are my Angel laced corset. The lines on the bodice harken back to Victorian underpinnings with their angles of support for the bust, but are brought to you in delicate laces instead of Victorian muslin. This release is available in four colors: White, Butter, Baby Blue and Blush

What’s “Just Right”: There are so many “just right” details on this one! I love the single rhinestone found nestled into the bows and interspersed along the ribbons on the front. It’s such a minor little thing, but it adds a delicate, girlie touch. The inset panel of lace along the front creates visual interest, as does the seaming elements along the sides. The prim ruffle at the hem and bustline is a perfect touch. I appreciate the two different panty options: a full coverage – yet deliciously sheer – bikini and a more daring thong. Oh, wait, how could I neglect the maribou boa! Our models had fun playing with them, and they underscored the overall elegance of the piece.

What Could Use Improvement: The stocking choices included in each set are Black, Blush, Tan and White — but one of the outfits is Baby Blue… and thus that ensemble doesn’t have a stocking that matches. (This may simply be a release error/oversight, as there are SO many pieces provided in the set.)

Other things to note: As mentioned in other blog posts, Trashy Girls in Style has extremely generous freebies and lowbies available in the store. Don’t forget to look upstairs for some really great deals!

Disclaimer for full disclosure: This outfit and the furniture in the bedroom setting were graciously provided by the designers.

Mirror's View


Detail: Back - Thong


Detail: Front


Detail: Back - Panty

Photo Details:
Models: Kali Ireland, Faye Nymphea, Sabella Fallen
Photographer: Sabella Fallen
Furniture: Walnut Four Poster Bed, Walnut Vanity/Dressing Table & Bench, Ribbon Cuddle Chaise, Ebony Isfahan Oriental Rug – all by La Galleria (In World / The Marketplace)
Accessories: Make-up by La Galleria (In World / The Marketplace)
Building: Victorian Manor Themed Skybox by Finch Endrizzi (In World / The Marketplace)
Poses: DeePosed, Burned Rice
Location: Carbondale Heights

Outfit Details:
Price: 249L
Pieces: 21 + 2 landmarks + info card

Model Details:
Kali Ireland: Hair by Ava-Tare, Shape and Skin by Dreams Inc.
Sabella Fallen: Hair by Argrace, Skin by Belleza, Eyes by LAQ, Nails by Candy Nail, Wedding Ring by JCNY
Faye Nymphea: Shoes – High Heels Stilettos by Immerschoen (In World / The Marketplace) Hair by Truth, Eyes by GuTi, Skin by Dreams Inc., heavily self-modified shape by E-Styles.

Ratings:
Detailing: A! So many elements are strong on this outfit, from the rhinestones to the ribbons!
Prim Attachments?: Boa (3 pieces), bodice ruffle, hem ruffle
Resizing Scripts?: None
Tattoo Friendly?: Yes! A multitude of layer options are provided
Curvy Girl Friendly?: Yes! It looked good on all of our model shapes and sizes!
Multi-purpose pieces?: Yes! I actually saw Freya wearing pieces from this outfit under a jacket at the fashion show and it looked stunning!
Sim Rating?: The New Life sim is rated Mature.

 
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Posted by on October 24, 2010 in Corsets

 

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“How I Feel About You Nite And Day”*

Recherche by Nyte'N'Day

Shoes by N-Core

Bracelet by Calypso Giano

Recherche by Nyte'N'Day

Nyte’N’Day was one of the first clothing stores I learned about in Second Life. It has a wide range of clothing and a small(ish) section of lingerie. While they may not offer a lot of options in underthings (8 designs total), what they do have is very well done and worth the trip. You’ll find it in the north-east corner of the main store.

Recherche is a classic camisole / teddy, with a sheer fabric edged in black lace. A small prim knot and cord prim finishes off the bustline, hinting that with one wee little tug on that string, it might just fall off – a very sexy touch. The lace pattern is pretty and contrasts beautifully with the dark teal. (I liked all the color combos available: black, Teal, Magenta, Red, Pink and White)

What Is Just Right:The back of the thong panties has a beautiful, feminine curve to them. I like that you COULD pair this with a black lace bra underneath, if you wanted to, you could wear a lace bra under the top and it would provide some lovely texture. As is, you’ll get a sexy outline of nipple or tattoo peeping out from beneath the fabric. The slit up the side on the hip is something I don’t see often and it’s a nice touch.

What Could Use Improvement: The front of the panties could use a little more coverage, for a smoother, cleaner line in the crotch. A finished seam on the hem would be a nice finishing detail.

Additional Info: Nyte’N’Day has a strong XStreet presence, which is nice for browsing or gift giving. While this particular piece isn’t available on XStreet, they do have a number of other lingerie pieces there. (Their Arden Corset is a lovely outfit that does wonderful things for your rear, if you’re a curvy girl, btw… I have it in blue.)

Photo Details:
Lingerie: Recherche in Teal by Nyte’N’Day
Jewelry: Pepper Diamond Set by Calypso Giano
Standing Pose: Whisper by (with love & squalor)
Reclinine Pose: *BR Snuggle Rug v2.0 by Burned Rice
Fireplace: Tryst

Outfit Details:
Price: 175L for one, fat pack of 6 for 595L
Pieces: 4 + texture

Ratings:
Detailing: B+ / A-
Prim Attachments: knot and cord, worn on chest
Resizing Scripts: not applicable
Tattoo Friendly?: Recherche’s top is only offered on Jacket. The panties are offered on pants and underwear. While this isn’t the largest number of options, I do think it’s tattoo friendly.
Curvy Girl Friendly?: Not as much as other pieces. The lace detailing suffered when it was stretched over my bustline. It looks beautiful on the front as it frames the navel, though.
Multi-purpose pieces?: I’ve worn it while dancing, but that’s about it for this one.
Sim Rating?: Nyte’N’Day is rated Mature

* Lyric from ‘Nite and Day,’ by Al B. Sure

 

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