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Treasures of the Orient

Sumana by Zaara

One of the things you can count on when you purchase from Zaara, is that none of their designs are ever ever ‘look-alike.’ You’re going to find something fresh and interesting, not derivative. You can always expect rich textures, often with Near and Far East elements to them, beautiful garment lines, and a focus on detail. Their Sumana Lingerie release is no different, and it proudly upholds the Zaara tradition of excellence.

Released back in August of 2010, Sumana features a strapless demi-cup bra, wide corset-style garter-belt, panties and stockings. The fabric choices step away from the usual: no tawdry lace or delicate tulle, they’ve brought us lush Oriental influences in satin. The fabrics are elegant and the Asian style floral patterns have a crispness that is remarkable, given that all of Zaara’s products are hand drawn.

What’s “Just Right”: The pleating on the garter-belt/corset piece is unusual and adds a very elegant and couture feel to the garment. I like the keyhole cutaway on the panties and the adorable little bow is a perfect accent to draw the eye. The wide array of layers in the ‘optional pieces’ box really helps with putting together your ideal look. I appreciate that, because it allows me to wear my panties OVER the garters. There’s a lot to like here – the outfit is executed with precision and beauty.


Detail: frontDetail: Shoes

What Could Use Improvement: If we were given a bra option with straps, as well as the strapless version, I would have had a squeegasm. 🙂 I’ve personally never been drawn to the strapless look. An upward tug on the fabric of the stockings where they attach to the garter straps would be a welcome additional touch of realism. Such pretty fabrics are used, that I would have adored seeing a full corset version as well.

Other things to note: Zaara is my absolute favorite store build from a design standpoint. The store and surrounding courtyard and buildings are exquisite and perfectly suited to the style of products sold, while creating a beautiful and tranquil environment that invites you to explore, relax and enjoy. When you drop by, be sure to look for the freebies and lowbies being offered in the outer foyer. Look for the picture of a distinguished Indian gentleman (the winner of their photo contest earlier this year) – they’re on the table underneath. You’ll find two accessories and two outfits. Sadly, Sumana is not yet available on The Marketplace, but Zaara does have a strong presence there.

Special Note: A huge thank you to Eku Zhong, who not only provided nearly all of the physical elements for the set, but assisted with styling and shared her cultural perspective as well. THANK YOU!!!

Featured Outfit Details:
Price: 250L
Pieces: 12 (Plus 2 notecards and a landmark – be sure to open the ‘extra layers’ box!)
Availability: Ebony, Crimson, Gold, Vanilla, Frost, Blush

Ratings:
Detailing: A+
Prim Attachments?: None
Resizing Scripts?: Not Applicable
Tattoo Friendly?: There isn’t a combined layer item for panties/garterbelt… so you’ve got to decide which you want to wear.
Curvy Girl Friendly?: Yes – The fabric held up well to all my various curves.
Multi-purpose pieces?: This really is gorgeous, girly lingerie.
Sim Rating?: The Zaara Sim is PG.
Permissions: Copy: Yes / Modify: Yes / Transfer: No.

Photo Details:
Model & Photographer: Sabella Fallen
Location: Carbondale Heights
Poses: Kinki Animations, Poseur, Adorkable Poses, XOXO Ania, Pose Paradise, C’est La Vie, Tiny Awkward Bird, Glitterati, Exposure, Torridwear.

Model Details:
Lingerie: Sumana Lingerie by Zaara.
Shoes: Ilaida Mojri in Jeweled red by Zaara.
General: Hair by Argrace, Skin by Belleza, Eyes by Poetic Colors, Nails by Candy Nail, Wedding Ring by JCNY

Vendor List:
Apocalips Japan: Zen Moments Pool (The Marketplace), Stone Lanterns, Tea House building, Japanese Woodblock art prints, Kyoto Japanese table, Kyoto Sapphic Daybed, cushions, bamboo flooring, Japanese Square Floor Lamp in Cherry, Japanese tansu, Japanese Laquer tray, Step Tansu, Asian Mission Lamp in Dark Wood, Books, Incense Burner in Red, mikan basket, Tea Pot and Bancha, Raku Planter Cobalt with Bamboo, Turquoise Fat Planter with Bamboo.
Botanical: Green Dune Grass Bunch
Heart Garden Center: Golden Bamboo (The Marketplace)
Organica: Rock and Tree, Bamboo
Yurichan Aeon (Sculpt) & Eku Zhong (texture): Torii (Not sold as displayed)

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Rosa Has Bloomed

Rosa in Caramel

At the end of September, we were privileged to give you a ‘sneak peek’ at an upcoming release by SeldomBlue — Rosa. Well, this flower has bloomed in a big, big way, and is now available! Especially for the holidays, there are three groups of releases: A full ‘fat pack’ in 7 different colors, a ‘limited pack’ in Caramel, and a Christmas themed dollarbie in white and red. We’ve been given the opportunity to share it with our readers, even before the ‘official’ public release announcement!

Based on their previous releases, we’ve come to expect high quality and loads of layering options from SeldomBlue. The Rosa ensemble takes it to a whole new level. It isn’t just a bra and panty set, or just a corset… it’s also a basque and a peignoir. IndigoBlue Dagostino has outdone herself, with a stunning FIFTY FOUR pieces in the fat pack. and 27 in the Caramel limited release (Corrected to note that the Caramel release has the full 54 pieces: due to some sort of weird inventory bug, not all the pieces were showing for me). It took me a few minutes to really grasp just how many options are available, it’s that mind boggling.

Stealing from the notes IndigoBlue supplied me, the fat packs include: “long basque, long basque with peignoir, cupless long basque, cupless long basque with peignoir, short basque, short basque with peignoir, cupless short basque, cupless short basque with peignoir, bra, bra with peignoir, peignoir only, full cut panties, full cut panties with garter-belt, thong, thong with garter-belt, garter-belt only, thigh-high stay up
stockings, stockings for garter-belt, garter bows, bra bow, hip frills, peignoir arm frills, and a peignoir skirt.” Takes your breath away, doesn’t it?

What’s “Just Right”: Hands down, the massive array of options is the strong point of this ensemble. But that shouldn’t take attention away from the exquisite femininity of the garments. From the soft, sheer bows to the flowing lace, the naughty or nice versions, the lovely cut of the panties… there is a LOT to celebrate with Rosa. I was delighted at the two stockings – the upward tug of the fabric for those designed to work with the garter-belt, and the clean, smooth line of the thigh-high ‘stay ups.’

What Could Use Improvement: While I really like the actual lace patterning, if there is a weak spot to the outfit, it lies in the textured roses at the bust and hip line. It’s really hard to capture something as three-dimensional as a rose in bloom, on flat fabric, and while a strong attempt was made… if I have to pinpoint a weakness, that would be it.

Other things to note: The Christmas Dollarbie includes an adorable marabou shrug/bolero, and a Short corset, thong, stockings, garter-belt, and garter-belt prim bows. Rosa is not currently available on The Marketplace, but Seldom Blue does have a very strong presence there. As a side note, while I’m not usually drawn to outfits with too many colors combined, I have to say that the Passion version is very intriguing and will probably be finding its way into my closet in the near future… 😉

Disclaimer for full disclosure: The Christmas Dollarbie and Caramel Limited Edition were provided as samples by the designer.

Featured Outfit Details: Rosa in Caramel by SeldomBlue
Price: 770L for the Bonus Fat Packs, 385L for the special release in Caramel, 1L for the Christmas version in white and red.
Pieces: Bonus Fat Packs = 54. Caramel Special Release = 27 (20 clothing items + 7 prim attachments – stocking bows (2), arm frills (2), skirt, hip frill, bra bow) Plus note card, texture and landmark.
Availability: Fat Packs: White (with black accents), Baby Pink (with hot pink accents), Rich Pink (more of a fuchsia/lavender to my eyes), Teal (a bright, minty green), Red (A deep, vibrant, orangey red), Passion (Black with accents of purple, pink and red), Black (with red accents – the version we got to Sneak Peek for you). Also the Special Release in Caramel, and the Christmas Limited Edition in White with Red accents.

Ratings:
Detailing: A. The lace patterning is beautiful as is the delicacy of the sheer bows and prim work.
Prim Attachments?: TONS. 7 on the limited Caramel release.
Resizing Scripts?: None.
Tattoo Friendly?: The panties/thong/garter-belt variations are offered on both underwear and pant layers. The variations of the basque/bra/peignoir are offered on shirt, and there’s one Jacket and one undershirt item… so it varies a little.
Curvy Girl Friendly?: Yes!
Multi-purpose pieces?: Hrm. Maybe if one was extra creative…
Sim Rating?: Angelheart is rated mature

Photo Details:
Model & Photographer: Sabella Fallen
Location: Carbondale Heights
Poses: DeePosed, Glitterati, Long Awkward Pose
Props: Candles by Apocalips Japan, house by Mariposa Contemporary Skybox (Store Closed)

Model Details:
Jewelry: Drifting Sands Tahitian Pearls Full Set Gold (Store Closed)
Shoes: ***LYNX*** Zip it! Stilettos (In World / The Marketplace)
General: Hair by Argrace, Skin by Belleza, Eyes by Poetic Colors, Nails by Candy Nail, Wedding Ring by JCNY

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Sleek, Slexy, SLink-y Vixen!

Slinky Vixens

Have Space Suit - Will Travel: Cyber Girls: Photo by Nimue Jewell
Have Space Suit - Will Travel: Cyber Girl: Photo by Nimue Jewell
'Have Space Suit - Will Travel: It's Full of Stars...
Have Space Suit - Will Travel: Boot Detail
Caped Crusaders: Clobberin' Time!
Caped Crusaders: And The Skies Answer..
Caped Crusaders: Lightning Lass
Discipline: Expectations of Obedience
Discipline: Favorite Pet
Discipline:Vixen Detail: Back View
Dive, Girl!: Beauty in the Deep
Dive, Girl!: Wet
Squee!

OMG! *runs around in circles squeeing*

The last few pieces I’ve shared with you have been blog-worthy but lacked a certain level of “oomph” when it came to the texture and detail department. Well, boys and girls, prepare to have your world rocked. While chatting with Eclectic Wingtips during work on the last post, we were joined by fellow SLU’er, Eku Zhong. She provided me with a couple of suggestions about places to check out – and one of them was SLink. Now, I’m familiar with SLink for their shoes, but – for reasons completely beyond me – I had never actually looked at their clothing.. and had NO idea they made this slinky, delicious catsuit. I teleported right over to their main store, and was then wracked with indecision. The Vixen Catsuit is offered in a multitude of colors, and it was physically agonizing to pick just one. As a blogger on a budget, I simply couldn’t afford the fat pack (just shy of 3kL), but oh lordy, did I want it! I whined about this on group chat and Eku showed up to help me pick… and then very generously handed me the Lindens to get an extra color! (Thank you, Eku!)

At her prompting, I purchased the Ruby version. Right there in the store, I slithered into this tight little number with it’s plunging neckline down to there, and instantly felt like a sexy bombshell. She enthusiastically suggested I get the Black as well, and I have to say it didn’t take much prodding. I started getting some fun ideas about environment backgrounds for the shoot which I was blathering on about on group chat and Nimue Jewell mentioned that she’d been thinking about a sexy android look using the catsuit in Silver. Since this meshed perfectly with one of my ideas, I asked if she’d be willing to join me! The results are pretty spectacular if I do say so myself.

What’s “Just Right”: Without exception, I’ve never seen a better job of highlighting and shadow work on latex than this outfit. Period. End of sentence. Any time I’ve said it before.. well.. this blows it away. Every feminine curve – concave or convex – is lovingly detailed. Eku said she’d heard that the designer did the highlight and shadow work on a 3D model in a rendering program, and that sure makes a lot of sense. It’s the interplay of shadow and light that creates dimension — whether in an oil painting or Second Life clothing — and the work on the Vixen Catsuit is simply superb. The plunging neckline is tres sexy and the arching seaming line over the buttocks is feminine and enticing. That boots to match are included as part of the outfit just adds to the value.

What Could Use Improvement: There’s only two ways this could be improved: 1) The addition of a prim zipper pull – maybe with a dangle/ornament in the shape of a tiny lock to match the ones on the boots? and 2) If the lines of the garment were used to separate the outfit into its component parts (jacket/shirt/pants), instead of the layer shape. That would provide color mix and match (say, crimson legs and gloves, a black ‘leotard’.. or the white and silver intermingled) options that don’t currently exist. If it did… any latex-loving girl would have a fashiongasm.

Other things to note: As I said before, I know of SLink because of their gorgeous prim bare feet (which I wear on a regular basis on the beach at home in Carbondale) and their shoes – but they make a wide array of clothes, too! Sadly, only a few of their offerings are available on The Marketplace.

Special Thank Yous: Great big thank yous go to Eku Zhong, Nimue Jewell, and Naeve Rossini, who’s generosity and kindness made this a wonderfully fun shooting experience! Thank you, ladies!

Featured Outfit Details:
Price: 650L each or 2900L for the fat pack
Pieces: 6 clothing pieces, prim collar, shoe base, latex feet, Shoe Hud, Alpha Layer, Store Landmark
Available Options: Red, Black, Cyborg Blue, Metallic Teal, Gold, Metallic Gray, Rose, Ruby, and White.

Ratings:
Detailing: A Freaking Plus! With Sugar On Top!
Prim Attachments?: Yes! Matching boots included!
Resizing Scripts?:
Tattoo Friendly?: Yes! Available on shirt and jacket layer.
Curvy Girl Friendly?: Yes! My butt and boobs looked *awesome* in this. No distortion, no loss of detail. Slick, hot, sexy.
Multi-purpose pieces?: Yes! Depending on how you accessorize, this outfit can be utilized in a variety of genres. (Thus, the array of pictures.)
Sim Rating?: Sanctum is rated Mature.

Photo Details:
Models: Nimue Jewell, Sabella Fallen
Photographers: Nimue Jewell, Sabella Fallen
Locations: “Have Spacesuit Will Travel”*Deshima Space Station / “Caped Crusaders” – City of Perdition / “Discipline” – Carbondale Heights (private members only sim) / “Dive, Girl!” – Space Bums display tank, and Carbondale Heights.
Poses: Long Awkward Pose, Glitterati, Sticky Candy, Juxtapose, NLimbo, Oberon’s Trick, Poseur, DevPose, Striking Poses.

Model Details:
Nimue Jewell:
“Have Spacesuit Will Travel”*: Vixen Catsuit in Metallic Grey by SLink. Belt – WideBelt Embossed in White, by COCO (In World / The Marketplace). Restraints – Misty White Leather Restraints Set by Insolence. Eye Piece – Memory Cartridge by MetaWear 2030/Infamous Designs. Skin – Elf in Moonbeam Light by Curio. Hair – Anamone in Snow by [Ploom]. Cleavage Enhancement in Superlight by Ayumi (In World / The Marketplace). Tattoo Layer Makeup – Cat Liner by L.Fauna (In World / The Marketplace). Eyes – Snow by Miriel. Custom Eye covers, control pane, and shape by Nimue Jewell (not available for sale).

“The Caped Crusaders”: Vixen Catsuit in Cyborg Blue by SLink. Belt, cuffs, shin guards – Enthraller by Bare Rose. Skin – Tess2 in Milky by LAQ. Cleavage Enhancement by LAQ. Tattoo Layer Makeup – Cat Liner by L.Fauna (In World / The Marketplace). Mask – Columbina by Illusions (In World / The Marketplace). Hair – Diva in Light Mauve by Sixty Nine. Eyes – Light Blue by Miriel. Earrings – Teardrop in Silver by Miriel. Electrical particle effect – Electric Avatar by Basic Elements (In World / The Marketplace)

“Discipline”: Vixen Catsuit in Black by SLink. Boots – Extrema! Latex Boots by Pietas Obscurum (In World / The Marketplace), Skin – Daydream in Lace, Retro by Cupcakes (In World / Marketplace Store), Hair – Neva2 in Jealous Red by Fri.day (In World / Marketplace Store), Eyewear – Monacle V2 by CatniP (In World / Marketplace Store), Belt – Wrap Skinny Belt in Silver by COCO (In World / The Marketplace), Cleavage Enhancement in Superlight by Ayumi (In World / The Marketplace) Lashes – Glamour by Miriel, Eyes – Emerald by Miriel.

Sabella Fallen:
“Have Spacesuit Will Travel”*: Vixen Catsuit in Ruby by SLink. Belt – VariBelt by GrueLing (In World / The Marketplace). Bracelets – Black and Silver Bangle Bracelets (Freebie!) by Bound By Love (In World / The Marketplace). Dog Tags – Custom Textured Dog Tags by BC Accessory 4 Men (store closed). Armor – Cyber Vest by /108/. Headpiece – Cyber HeadGear by by /108/. Eye – Cyber Eye by by /108/. Tattoo – Think Japanese by NZ Creations (In World / The Marketplace). Thigh Straps – The Cruel Thigh Straps by Sn@tch. Weapon – M9 Beretta & Holster by BYTat.

“The Caped Crusaders”: Vixen Catsuit (includes boots) in Ruby by SLink. Cape – Enchantress in Onyx by Deviance. Mask – Divis by (Illusions. Glowy Hands/Bracelets – Energy Cell by Hawt Toons Inc. Eye Prims – Red Glow Eyes by ZTD (In World / The Marketplace).

“Discipline”: Vixen Catsuit (includes boots) in White by SLink. Ankle Boots in White Patent by Bax (In World / The Marketplace). Etaya Four Strand Collar by (Illusions. O-Ring Cuff in White by Ha! Silk Blindfold by Illusions (In World / The Marketplace), Nails by Candy Nail.

“Dive, Girl!” : Vixen Catsuit in Black by SLink. Scuba Gear (including fins, tanks, weight belt, mask, and dive belt (modified)) by Space Bums (In World / The Marketplace).

* A loving and respectful nod to the master of Science Fiction, Mr. Robert Anson Heinlein.

 
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Posted by on November 25, 2010 in Burlesque / Fetish, Costumes / Fantasy

 

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Rock Me, Baby

Rock Me Amadeus

Detail: Back


Prim Detail


Jewelry Detail

I am always on the lookout for lingerie that is widely affordable so I was excited when I found the babydolls offered by Rock Me Amadeus. While I will be honest and say that most of their offerings are not what I would consider up to par, I was hopeful for their Babydoll Lingerie. It is available in three colors: Red, Blue and Pink.

What’s “Just Right”: I really liked the lace-ornamented netted fabric and lace edging of the babydoll. The bra and panty look great on their own or when combined with the babydoll. It’s easy to put together a couple different looks with the pieces available. I like the strappy back of the bra and the flower-shaped centerpoint where the straps meet; it’s very feminine.

What Could Use Improvement: I didn’t notice it until I cranked my graphics up high to take pictures, but there’s a major issue with the bottom of the prim texture for the babydoll – it’s got a very thin red edge. (See detail picture with the arrow and unhappy face. The same issue also exists with the pink and blue versions of the outfit – I checked.) As well, the way the garterbelt layers over the panties looks a bit odd in the front, creating a narrow window of lighter tone that drew my eye.

Photo Details:
Model & Photographer: Sabella Fallen
Lingerie: Red Babydoll Lingerie by Rock Me Amadeus (In World / The Marketplace)
Jewelry: White & Pearls Bracelet by Bonita’s Jewelry & Funique Shop (In World / The Marketplace), Cassie Pearl Bracelets by SBJ (In World / The Marketplace), Necklace & Earrings by Persona (In World / The Marketplace)
General: Hair by Argrace, Skin by Belleza, Eyes by LAQ, Nails by Candy Nail, Wedding Ring by JCNY
Poses: Long Awkward Pose, Glitterati, What Next, Vista Animations
Location: Fab Pads

Outfit Details:
Price: 75L
Pieces: 5: bra on shirt, garter belt on pants, panties on underwear, stockings, and babydoll dress.

Ratings:
Detailing: C – The red edge on the babydoll prim is a huge deduction in quality.
Prim Attachments?: Yes, the babydoll.
Resizing Scripts?: No
Tattoo Friendly?: No.
Curvy Girl Friendly?: Yes – I found even the lace detailing on the bra stood up well.
Multi-purpose pieces?: There’s three or four looks you can put together, but this is pure lingerie.
Sim Rating?: “Palamos Island” on Edgemont is a PG Sim

 

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The Key to the Boudoir

Naeve & Sabella in CIPHER

Naeve Close Up


Darling Duo


Naeve Piano Solo


Sabella Lounging


Torso Closeup
By Naeve Rossini

The first time I ever heard of Cipher, it was when I inspected an awesome sculpted biker’s jacket worn by someone much taller than me. For sure, Cipher (and Cipher Ivory) is not about lingerie; the highlight of her store is her collection of jackets (men and women) and the overall feel is somewhat punk and eclectic. It’s a testament to the quality of her work that her one clear piece of lingerie gets the nod for this blog.

What’s “Just Right”: I love this outfit! There are so many things going right for it, I don’t know where to start. How about my butt? As a girl whose backside is probably her best feature, Cipher’s Armaros lingerie does a fantastic job of highlight all my curves in that area. So many designers have garter belts that seem to just wrap around the hips in a straight line. Cipher’s creation, on the other hand, has a natural sweep to it that gives my hips a lovely curve and fill to them.

The thong, too, does all the right things to show off that butt and to decorate the front with deliciously pretty patterns without giving away all of a girl’s secrets. The corset is likewise, exquisitely detailed.

One of the greatest highlights of this lingerie set is the sheer number of options that you can choose to wear. There are a whopping 53 pieces to the set, not to mention an additional 5 textures just to show you some of the combinations you can wear. This should be the standard for lingerie makers, especially for bra and panty and garter belt sets.

What Could Use Improvement: The one spot where I would like the most improvement is in the garter straps. This may be a “curvy girl” issue, but there was noticeable pixelation (albeit no distortion) in the straps as the came down over my butt.

The other part that could use a little more attention is the bra. I would like to see a little more separation between it and the corset, but more than that, I’d like to see some more detail in it to match the level found in the other pieces. For the purple bra, the colour’s just a little too bright compared to the duller shades in the other pieces. More delicate lace and less satin and it would have been perfect.

Featured Outfit Details:
Featured Outfit: Armaros by Cipher (In World, SL Marketplace), available in Black, Blue (not shown), Purple, Red (not shown) and White (not shown)
Price: $300 each; $1300 fat pack ($200 savings); Free Demo
Pieces: 53, just about every combination and every layer under the sun

Ratings:
Detailing: A- The detailing in the corset, garter belt and thong are so good that they overshadow the bra. Unfortunately, the garter strap distortion drops the mark down a bit.
Prim Attachments: Not Applicable
Resizing Scripts: Not Applicable
Tattoo Friendly?: OMG is it ever! Pick a layer, any layer.
Curvy Girl Friendly?: Yes, except for some distortion around the garter belt’s straps
Multi-purpose pieces?: You can mix and match all you want with this outfit. The stockings in particular lend well to other outfits, but the rest of it is clearly bedroom wear (unless you’re the sort to wear bedroom wear in public).
Sim Rating?: PG. It’s risquee, but less revealing than most swimwear.

Photo Details:
Models: Naeve Rossini and Sabella Fallen
Photographer: Sabella Fallen
Location: Carbondale Heights
Poses: Glitterati, DeePosed, Morantique and Musical Alchemy
Props: Long Stem Rose by Illusions, Vitabela Phone Sette by Morantique, Concert Grand Piano by Musical Alchemy, Phone by Second Spaces, Lilies by deviousMind

Model Details:
Naeve – Outfit: Armaros in Purple by Cipher, Skin Oil: Body Oil by LAQ, Necklace: Diamond Heart & Pearl Choker Triple Strand by Luthien Unsung, Heels: Classic Pump in Blackberry by Juicy, Nails: Long Prim Nails in Purple by Candy Nail; Skin by League, Hair by Truth, Eyes by Poetic Colors

Sabella – Outfit: Armaros in Black by Cipher, Skin Oil: Body Oil by LAQ, Necklace: Pearl Necklace in Black by JD, Heels: Leeza Pixel Mode Leeza Locking Heels in Liquid by PixelMode, Nails: Long Prim Nails in Red by Candy Nail; Skin by Belleza, Hair by Argrace, Eyes by LAQ

BONUS!!!

While Sabella and I were shopping for the lingerie, we were so distracted by another display in the corner, we had to buy the other outfit, too.

Behold the Captain(s) Lacey!

Pirate Gurls

What’s “Just Right”: If you love lace, you have to get this outfit. The detail is absolutely luscious, especially on the stockings. The whole ensemble looks fantastic and even if you forego the skirt, you’ll be turning heads, pirate or not. There are options to be as demure (Naeve) or as racy (Sabella) as you’d like. (You could go racier by dropping the panty, but this is a PG blog.)

As a related item, I really liked the eyepatch that came with the hat. Alas, the hat, hair and eyepatch are all one object. Very well done, though. At first I thought it’d be too gaudy, but once I put it on, it totally worked for the outfit.

What Could Use Improvement: There’s very little that I’d like to see improved, although if I had to nitpick, I’d ask for some more highlights in the corset texture as well as giving the skirt a lacier feel to it. The satin look that it has now looks a little too “solid” and I’d like to see it look softer.

Bonus Outfit Details:
Bonus Outfit: Lacey Mini-Dress by Cipher (In World, SL Marketplace); available in Black (not shown) and Red
Price: $400 Lacey Mini-Dress; Naeve’s hat is $200; Naeve’s choker is $200; the whole set, along with a pair of Strangle II Belted Boots (not shown) is $1000 in the Captain Lacey Punk Pirate All In Pack.
Pieces: 19 (9 clothing, 10 prims)

Ratings:
Detailing: A+ This outfit is very strong on detail in every piece.
Prim Attachments: 10; 2 skirts (pelvis), 2 lace collars (chest and spine), 2 lace cuffs (right and left upper arm), 2 garters (right and left hip), 2 arm warmers (right and left forearm)
Resizing Scripts: No
Tattoo Friendly?: Yes. The outfit covers a lot of skin
Curvy Girl Friendly?: Yes
Multi-purpose pieces?: The skirt isn’t very multipurpose, but the stockings and the corset can definitely be mixed and matched with other clothing to great effect.

Photo Details:
Models: Naeve Rossini and Sabella Fallen
Photographer: Sabella Fallen
Location: Black Spot Shipyard, Black Spot
Poses: DeePosed, Long Awkward Pose
Props: Dragoon Pistol by Michael Dumont

Model Details:
Naeve Rossini – Dress: Lacey Mini-Dress in Red by Cipher, Hat: Jolly Roger Captain Hat in Red by Cipher, Neckwear: Phantom Stand Collar Choker by Cipher, Shoes: Venice Boots in Black by Kitties Lair, Nails: Long Prim Nails in Red by Candy Nail; Skin by League, Hair by Truth, Eyes by Poetic Colors

Sabella Fallen – Dress: Lacey Mini-Dress in Red by Cipher, Shoes: Danielle Over-Knee Boots in Black by PixelMode, Eyepatch: Port Obello Freebie Eyepatch, Belt: Gorean Caste Belt in Warrior Red by sDc, Bodice Accessory: from Varda Rose Mask by Illusions, Earrings: Granuaile Pirate Wench by GK Designs; Skin by Belleza, Hair by Argrace, Eyes by LAQ

 
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Posted by on September 19, 2010 in BPGB: Bra / Panty / Garterbelt

 

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Hollee Moley, Batgirl!

Group Shot: Lingerie by Hollee
Katya Kali Meltemi Dina


Naeve
Precious
Bea
Britnie
Samantha
Sabella and NaeveSabella
[This photo shoot is officially dedicated to Beebo Brink.]

I found Lingerie by Hollee while browsing on XStreet, and also had this designer mentioned to me by some folks who follow the SLingerie blog. I made myself several mental notes to talk about this designer when I was on my “Lingerie Doesn’t Have To Be Expensive” rant, too. When the idea for a great big photo shoot came up (inspired by a pose sale at Glitterati, to be honest), I knew I wanted to feature Hollee’s work. It’s very economical, looks good on a wide range of body types and has something to suit almost any personality. The girls at SLU and the Syn City sim came to my rescue and brought their friends. We even grabbed passers by and tosed them on a poseball. 😉

The designs themselves are classic lingerie in cut and style. Garterbelts, teddies, bras, panties: all with lovely attention to detail. I love the vertical embroidery detailing on Depravity, the smooth, feminine lines on Debauchery, or the simple sexiness of Bianca. I loved the variety in the offerings, color wise. The prices are ridiculously low (Buy at the inworld shop for even more value!) for the level of quality you get.

What’s “Just Right”: Several girls at the shoot gravitated towards the Depravity and Debauchery outfits. The soft, feminine lines were flattering, and the contrast of sheerness and embroidery detailing on Depravity was the clear winner. I was impressed by the variety of layering options provided.

What Could Use Improvement: Of all of the outfits we tried on, the Burlesque held up the least well. The detailing present in the other outfits just wasn’t there on this one. Prim details like lacing or ribbons or bows would have been a lovely extra touch… but really, what you get for the Lindens is already a huge bargain.

Other things to note: If you can — shop the inworld store! Purchases there come with some extras.. 🙂

Photo Details:
Naeve Rossini in Winter Charcoal Black in White. Stockings: Stockings 21 Fishnet Bold in Black. Boots: Bax – Prestige in White. Necklace: Luthien Unsung – Diamond Heart & Pearl Choker Triple Strand. Bracelets: Candy Nail – Pearl Bracelet 1 & 2 in White. Hair: Truth – Lucinda in Sangria. Nails: Candy Nail – Clear Glitter French in Pink. Eyes: Poetic Colors – Poison Ivy. Skin: League – Kate in Suntan Glam. Shape: Custom by Naeve Rossini.

Shaz Bashly in Depravity Charcoal Black. Hair: Truth – Brit. Lashes: g9. Boots: Bax. Jewelry: 100aje.

Samantha Chandler in Burlesque Charcoal Black. Eyes: Miriel – light brown. Bracelets: Dawne Drebin & Relentness Unknown. Tattoos: Canimal. Hair: Argrace. Shoes: Maitreya.

Surfer Arun in Burlesque in Hot Pink

Katya Imako in Clover in Cloud White. Hair: Sirena – Camille Red – Auburn. Earrings: BastChild – Classic Diamond Gold Earring Studs. Shoes: Coquette Noir. Tattoo: Inks & Kinks – Chesty Rose.

Britnie Adamski in Depravity in Hot Pink. Hair: Truth- Makenzie – Sangria. Shoes: Maitreya Gold- Shanti snow leopard. Skin: LAQ – Tasha 2. Bracelets: LouLou & Co. & Enigma. Tattoos: Inflict.

Tiffany667 Xaris in Depravity in Violet. Boots: Goliath Andel – “G” purple/black.

Kali Ireman in Depravity in Hot Pink. Hair: LAQ. Eyes: Paper Doll. Shoes: Armyst. Necklace: Prinny’s Prims. Skin & Shape: Estyle.

Dina Winslet in Clover in Hot Pink: Hair: Tukinowaguma Hanaiori – SH Ash. Skin: LAQ – Tasha2. Shoes: Adam n Eve – Samara- Black.

Meltemi Case in Debauchery in Sky Blue. Skin: Lelutka – honKongLight makeup 4. Hair: Truth – Paula. Shoes: Acinonyx – Ordinary.

Beathag McMahon in Bianca in Forest Green. Skin: Blowpop – Elizabeth. Hair: ETD – Trinitee. Shoes: ShoeFly – Evening Sandal. Necklace & Earrings: Earthstones.

Jaliyah Piers in Depravity in Blue.

Group Shot Poses: Glitterati and Adorkable Poses
Individual Poses: Utilizing the AO worn by the individual. (Unknown)

Outfit Details:
Price: Ranging from 60L to 240L for a three piece fat pack to 7654L for her “everything but the girl” collection of every single one of her pieces.
Pieces: Variable.

Ratings:
Detailing: Decadence, Debauchery and Depravity get a solid A!
Prim Attachments: None of the outfits had prim attachments
Resizing Scripts: None of the outfits had or required resizing scripts.
Tattoo Friendly?: All of the outfits were reported to be very tattoo friendly, as you can see by our models.
Curvy Girl Friendly?: Yes!
Multi-purpose pieces?: Hm…. not really.

 

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My Babygirl, My SexyDoll, My Whore…

The Whore... SexyDoll BabyPink

Jewelry by JCNY

Panty Closeup

View From the Back

Ok, so life (and SL) has been a little crazy for me lately. Whole lot going on, but little of it had to do with lingerie — other than as a means of tempting someone into taking it off. I wanted to jump back into the swing of things with a very hot little number that I stumbled on as a result of doing some 50 Linden Friday shopping. I bumped into a lady at the Kyoot store named Yasmine Paramour, and she was wearing a sphaghetti strap tee shirt of epic proportions. Inspect wasn’t working due to sim lag, so I asked her if she wouldn’t mind telling me where she got it. She very kindly gave me a landmark, and off I went… to THE WHORE.

My Partner, Abe, soon joined me, as we excitedly wandered around. The designer, Blair Loorden, really has an eye for whorish, slutty, yet very sexy clothing. (Her wet t-shirt is hands down, the most realistic I have found thus far.) Her offerings span the gamut from tops to barely-there skirts, revealing dresses to bikinis. She also offers a small selection of accessories. He kept handing me more Lindens, and I kept buying more and more and more… 🙂

I was drawn to her SexyDoll lingerie, which is offered in Baby Pink, Pink, Cyan, Green, Yellow, Black & Pink, Lilac, and Pink & Blue. The overall coloring on the piece is very obviously done by hand. This isn’t photosourced, it’s original work. So the edges are soft in a way that’s appealing.

What is Just Right: The over-all look of this piece is sexy, tarty and teasing. The flirty hint of nipple is yummy. When I put it on in the store, my Partner stared and perv-cammed me for a solid ten minutes, chortling and suggesting all manner of rude things he’d like to do to me in that outfit. So the sex appeal rating is very high on this one. I like the fabric pattern – the cute stripe is playful and the prim bows are adorable.

What Could Use Improvement: The underbust shading gets a little rough in a few spots – specifically at the under-arm area… but overall, it still stood up well to my girls… which is always a major accomplishment. I wish there was a *tiny* bit more crispness to the panty line.

XStreetSL Availability: This item is not available on Xstreet, though their Candies Skirt Fat Pack is.

Photo Details:
Model & Photographer: Sabella Fallen
Lingerie: **The Whore*- Lingerie SexyDoll BabyPink
Shoes: N-core HIGH SCHOOL XtremeHeel White
Stockings: No.9 Nylons Fishnet Stockings in White
Jewelry: wedding ring by JCNY, Necklace & Earrings set by JCNY, Bracelets by Zari, Belly Jewel by Harmony Deschanel Gems, belly chain by Bijoux.
Bunny Ears: The Whore
Location: Carbondale Heights, Environment by VivaPoses
Poses: Vivapose, Jewelry Pose by Glitterati, Stocking Removal by Faux Barbee.

Outfit Details:
Price: 160L
Pieces: 13 + Landmark

Ratings:
Detailing: B+
Prim Attachments: Bows! Delightful, cute, adorable bows!
Resizing Scripts: None
Tattoo Friendly?: Yes – a good mix of layers.
Curvy Girl Friendly?: Yes – held up well to curves.
Multi-purpose pieces?: No – pure, girly lingerie.
Sim Rating?: The Astral Dreams sim, home to The Whore MainStore, is rated Mature.

 

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