[LeeZu!] Color Me This Contest

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[LeeZu!] is having an extended contest for you to show off your styling skills, MEN are strongly encouraged to participate.

♥ What is it?

Every Sunday for 5 weeks we will announce a different color in which you style a [LeeZu!] outfit. We will choose a weekly winner and at the end of the contest for one last challenge, all the collective winners will style a final themed outfit for a Grand Prize of 10,000 Lindens and 5 Fat Packs of LeeZu’s newer releases.

♥ When is it?

Once a week on Sunday (by 6AM SLT) we will announce the color of the week. The idea is to be creative and make a FABULOUS outfit mixing and matching any [LeeZu!] Collection item that is in the store to come up with something unique and wild. We would love to see some MEN come in and style something killer…hint, hint!
All photos are due by the following Friday no later than Midnight SLT and the winner of that week will be announced.

♥ Who wins it?

One winner per week for 5 weeks; he/she will receive 3 Fat Packs and a spot in the final challenge. The Grand Prize winner will receive 5 Fat Packs and 10,000L$.

The only limit to this contest is your creativity and imagination. Use as much [LeeZu!] as you want and don’t forget we have a HUGE furniture section.

Get your fash-on and we’ll see you in the store!

♥ THIS WEEKS COLOR:: GREEN

THE RULES::

1. Use any [LeeZu!] piece you like with a minimum of 2 items, the more [LeeZu!] the better!

2. You must stay within the color hue of the week. A pop of a different color is acceptable but the base outfit must be the color of the week.

3. A professional photo is not necessary but snapshot with a good view of the created outfit is needed, however all professionally edited photos are welcomed.

4. You must add a styling card, this is a Notecard stating what you are wearing and the color. See example below.

5. Please use a Notecard titled ” [LeeZu!] Color Me This Contest- AV Name ” , add your photo and styling card and return it to TraLove Pinazzo directly. She will confirm she has received it, if you do not get a confirmation IM within 24 hours, then please resend it.

6. Photos are due by Midnight Friday SLT,  and the new color will be announced by 6AM SLT on Sunday morning. The [LeeZu!] Team has the right to disqualify any entrant at their discretion.

7. Be creative, push yourself, style outside of the box. We just ask to keep the nudity down.

The JUDGING CRITERIA::

1. How creative are you?

2. Did you PUSH your styling to the next level?

3. Did you stay within the color hue for the week?

4. The clothing item must be available in the store! Discontinued or items no longer available to the public are not allowed.

5. Very important, did you follow the rules?

Good Luck and most of all have FUN!!

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Bring me back to life

TUNES

Today I was again in a strange mood. As I yesterday started to style the new “Aphrodisia” dress from Fellini Couture, I had something romantic lightly vintage with a huge hat in mind. I have no clue why, but while I was entering SL and staring at the login screen, that always shows you your last picture I came across a totally different vision.

Maybe it had to do as well that I listened to one of my favourite bands the whole day. One song of Evanescence was very close to me for a long time. That’s why I linked “Bring me back to life” in the beginning as it kinda was a huge part of my inspiration for the pictures and look.

But now lets take a look on the wonderful “Aphrodisia” dress from Fellini Couture and the whole look around it. The “Aphrodisia” dress is a white and very romantic dress with lots of amazing and different textures. The mixture of filigree lace, the opaque ornamented parts and the flowers makes this dress to a little piece of art. Joy Fellini again shows why she is on top of the SL fashion scene for such a long time with her genius ideas and incredible skills.

Right beside on top of the fashion heaven, we have yula Finesmith, owner and designer of Finesmith. She released not too long ago a wonderful male collection and the parts I am wearing today I took out of this one. I did not see any reason, if males can wear female jewelry, why the girls cannot wear the male jewelry :p. I just had to resize the “Heartology” necklace for sure as it was way bigger for a males neck :). The “Heartology” wings I took like they are without any changes.

The awesome hat is part of the “Halloween Horror Collection” if hats from Bliss Couture. Amutey DeCuir made a super cool hat collection for Halloween 2011 and I see no reason why we cannot use them during the year if it matches :p.

Maybe if you look at the pics while you hear the song you can get a part of my mood that I had, while I was doing this pictures. The first time I dared to make my own fog and parts of the hair and I am amazed what came out after all this hours between looking at tutorials, reading advises and try & error 🙂 For sure it is not the end of the scale, but a wonderful new start for me to work on even more pictures 🙂

Details

Dress: Fellini Couture – “Aphrodisia” – NEW

Necklace & Wings: Finesmith – “Heartology”

Nails: Finesmith – “French Nails” /nude – NEW

Hat: Bliss Couture – “Tijanna”

Hair: Baiastice – “Anaya”

Skin: Silken Moon – “Rookie”

Poses Picture 1&2: Corpus – “Editorial Series 6”

Pose Picture 3: Wicca Merlin

Model & Photographer: Wicca Merlin

Wonderful New Groupgift at Styles by Danielle!

APRIL GROUP GIFT!!!

For this month of April, a new group gift is a strapless short dress from a cotton fabric adorned with turquoise sequins. To complete the look there is a new jewelry set “Collana” you can purchase separately.
This set is the combination of gold and wood. The colors are matching our new group gift for the April, perfectly.

COLLANA JEWELRY
You can purchase only the necklace, or a set that includes the majestic necklace (with 8 front gems colors) and two pairs of earrings (one more elegant style, and another for stronger look).
Jewelry is transferable for gifting, and discounted for group members.

Summer Time with Prism

Outfit (incl glasses & shoes): PRISM – “Sequoia” /Waikiki – NEW (mesh)

Jewelry: artilleri – “Double Cherry”

Nails: Love Soul – “Retro Girl”

Skin: Silken Moon – “RookieFFL” (FFL item)

Model & Photographer: Wicca Merlin

Black, White & Red – Square Fantasys with SoliDea FoliEs!

Part of the Spring Collection 2012 of SoliDea FoliEs are the “Optical Dresses & Hats”. There are 3 different versions in color and texture for this amazing new dress. For today I chose the ‘Square’ version of the amazing outfit.

The hat looks like one of the asian ‘Koi’ fishes and it is a very extravagant hat. I always loved how Mila Tatham, owner and genius designer of SoliDea FoliEs took unusual ideas and made them fashionable 🙂 The short dress is perfect for the upcoming spring season and I really like how carefully the red color is brought in with just the few little red balls and at the hat. I have an addiction for black and white and for squares for a long time – yes I am a child of the 80’s :p. So this dress really got my attention even if the 2 other colors are amazing as well.

To catch the red color again I took the new “Play Cubes” earrings from Finesmith. The square shape totally made it to the dress for me 🙂

Too keep the look in a modern way I added one of the latest releases from Urban Lutz for the hair.

To see all of the amazing colors of the “Optical Dress & Hat” and the “Play Cubes” you better take a look by yourself at the SoliDea Folies and Finesmith Mainstores 🙂

Details

Dress: SoliDea FoliEs – “Optical Dress & Hat” /square – NEW

Hair: Urban Lutz – “Studio” /black  – NEW

Earrings: Finesmith – “Play Cubes” /blood – NEW

Fingernails: Finesmith – “Rave Red”

Boots: Ten”10  – “Megas Boots” /black

Lashes: Beauty Avatar – “Divine”

Poses: Corpus

Model & Photographer: Wicca Merlin

Dare to be hip and colorful?!?

Today I have the great pleasure to welcome a new designer on my blog. Dani Plassiz, owner and designer of Styles by Danielle. We all know Styles by Danielle as a wonderful casual chic and elegant gown paradise. The more the outfit I wanna showcase today jumped my eyes as I entered the Mainstore.

I was told to pick me one of the wonderful outfits. After I saw the “Groovy Poa” outfit I tried to find one that is more representative for the wonderful creations of Styles by Danielle because I thought Dani will kill me, if I would choose the “Groovy Poa” for my first outfit to showcase. But my eyes always went back to that wonderful colorful outfit.

Then I saw the cool “Catina” booties and the matching “LP” jewelry set for the “Groovy Pow” and could not longer resist…

The “Catina” booties have a HUD with wich you can chnage the seams of the “Catina” booties to every color you want. The amazing black leather texture is made so realistic. you can see the shine and reflection of the lights… simply amazing.

The jewelry set carries the simple name “LP” and just tells what it is 😉 A wonderful set of little vinyl LP’s where you can change the middle color by a menu.

The Styles by Danielle Mainstore is really a paradise for lovers of elegant gowns, classy casual chic, city chic and even for the crazy people like me 🙂 All the textures are wonderfully made and put on the prims and layers.

Details

Outfit: Styles by Danielle – “Groovy Poa” /colors

Shoes: Styles by Danielle – “Catina” /black

Jewelry: Styles by Danielle – “LP” /color changing set

Hair: Miamai – “Reka Mohawk” /black

Nails: Candy Nail – “GATCHA Toy Nails” /yellow

Lashes: Redgrave – “Rockstar”

Skin: Silken Moon – “Rookie” /Fair Rock

Disco Balls: Glitterati

Model & Photographer: Wicca Merlin

Mesh News at LeeZu!!!

Yesterday, after my LeeZu shift I finally made it to visit the wonderful Mayfair sim. The sim was builded by Mon Tissu & Celoe. Almost entirely built in mesh, the sim features a realistic and unique architecture, based on the real life Mayfair area in London, within the City of Westminster. The geometries and the attention to details are breathtaking, and it features the new Mon Tissu and Celoe Mainstores, with a sneak peek of their new, upcoming collections. The sim is open since March 16th.

The cool outfit I am wearing is the latest release of LeeZu Baxter, owner and highly skilled designer of LeeZu. She again outdid her self with her latest creation. The wonderful “Combinaison Douce” is made with the new mesh technique an it lays perfect on your body. To make it even easier you have an alpha layer, what makes sure that not even a tiny little bit of the body shines through. The amazing textures again show how much love for the detail LeeZu puts on her designs. The “Combinaison Douce” can be purchased in several awesome colors and every color comes in 2 different options. Once with the basic color only that carries the wonderful ornaments and the second option has lighter version of the basic color at the outside of the pants. As well LeeZu includes 5 different sizes so that you really can be sure the new mesh fits your shape as well 🙂

Lately I catch myself more and more with the new mesh items. Mesh might not yet be fully free of errors and here and there cause some issues… but overall I more and more like the idea of it and I see myself trying it more and more, like with the “Cherry” hair from Wasabi Pills, what also is mesh 🙂

After you stopped by at the LeeZu Mainstore you can take o look at the beautiful Mayfair sim as well. Both are worth the trip 😉

Outfit: LeeZu – “Combinaison Douce” – NEW (mesh)

Hair: Wasabi Pills – “Cherry” (mesh)

Shoes: M&E Design – “Sneakers”

Armwarmer: Epic 2.0 – Arm Warmer Slouchies”

Skin: Silken Moon – “Rookie”

Sim: Mayfair

Model & Photographer: Wicca Merlin

Detention at MVW Academy

Last days I walked through the MVW Academy corridors and suddenly I heard a mega off one of the class rooms. As I went closer I peeked through the little window in the door and saw half of a class running around, shouting. Some where pulling each others hairs and some were throwing stuff against each other… I opened the door with a light smile as this reminded me of my own high school years. If there was no teacher the students freak out and start doing crap. And my memories were completed as I entered the room. All of a sudden it went quiet and all eyes were focusing me, in an asking way, what I would do here… As I started explaining my memories and that it lightly made me sad that they all went so quiet, I saw out of my eye corner in my back one girl who tried to place some glue on the teachers chair and as they wanted to prove me wrong a little paper ball hit my forehead. The suddnely I saw them both – Pow and Temptress –  pulling each others hair… I grabbed the 2 girls by the arms and pulled them closer looking at them… Finally I came to an idea… if they chose to put me in the teachers role so badly (yes I still do not feel like an adult most of the time :p), I decided I could get some detention out as well and told them, that I think they would have too much free time and that I can change that for a while…

I told them that I wanna have 2 looks created in the next 15 min. The first look should be kinda city chic style, like they would go out for shopping in London, Rome or Mailand. The second look should be a crazy future fashion… nothing that quite did happen, more what could be fashion in the future… and on the 2 pictures you can see the results :p. The did a pretty good job on the tasks and I wanted to share the funny story along with the nice results as well 🙂

So MVW Academy students… be careful how you show you have too much free time in the future *grins evil*

I really had fun and a special thank you to Pow Curameyer and Temptress Fallen for playing along the victims so cool, to make this funny story happen 🙂

Details

Picture No#1 – City Chic:

Pow Curameyer (right):

Glasses : SUNGLASSES-LTG GOLD/BLACK ~ Ryca Doobie
Earrings : [ glow ] studio  Decoy Gold Earrings ~ Linka Demina
Bag : [ glow ] studio – Black faux fur satchel ~ Linka Demina
Dress : Baiastice_Liksye dress-gold ~ Sissy Pessoa
Hairstyle : .: vive9 :. Charlie in Light Black Tones ~ Sanya Bilavio
Blouse : GizzA – Lola Blouse [Black] ~ Giz Seorn
Shoes : N-core CASTING “Noir Intense”  ~ Claire Messenger
Tights : Izzie’s – Patterned Tights II ~ Izzie Button
Nails : [FEMALE  [MANDALA]NAIL PALETTE 1/Super Long] ~ kikunosuke Eel

Temptress Fallen (left):

Shape: by Temptress Fallen
Eyes: FASHISM ‘Sunrise’ Eyes – Pale Blue
Hair: *Dura-Boys&Girls*27(Chocolate)
Hairbase: *Dura*(Chocolate)
Skirt: GizzA – Pencil Skirt (Mesh) Leather Black
Clutch Bag: GizzA – Mesh Clutch Bags [White]
Boots: .:L&B:. “Elise” Knee Boot Black
Belt: *COCO*_WideBelt_Black
Eyeshadow: [mock]Blackest Night Shadow
Shirt and Gloves: GizzA – B&W Maxi
Sleeves: GizzA – Showy Blouse [Black]
Earrings: ZC : Nizam Jhumka white
Ring: Indy&Co.: Chablis Antique Rings-Silver Black

Picture No#2 – Futuristic Fashion:

Pow Curameyer (right):

Earings : ELUZION * Zena Earrings~ Yaline Sewell
Dress : LIZ-Private collection mini dress ~ Liziaah Lavecchia
Mask : FLAME TIPS  MASK- AQUA MODFIABLE UPDATE 08/09 ~ Gelese Giano
Boots : Blackburn Gaga No-Heel Thigh Boots Black Leather ~ Vlad Blackburn
Hairstyle : [AD] Light hair 130 ~ Aliza Karu
Moustache : *Yummy! ~ Polyester Partridge

Temptress Fallen (left):

Shape: by Temptress Fallen
Eyes: FASHISM ‘Sunrise’ Eyes – Pale Blue
Hairbase: .::MADesigns HAIR::. ~ Tintable Hair Base ~ Tribe 8
Hair: _ZION_APOCALYPSE by EMO-tions
Lipstick: [mock] Turquoise Lip Jelle [exclusive]  [lip] (1)
Eyelashes: MG – Eyelashes – Party – Swallow Wings – RED/BLACK
Shirt: Indyra Originals  FFL Exclusive: Fikre
Pants, sleeves and shoulder: [sYs] VISION
Skirt and gloves: [LWL] Bordello
Socks: WWI Army Girl Garters Blue
Boots: [sYs] DOOM boots (blue sYs) unisex group gift
Necklace: [Mistwood] Urban Savage Necklace – Aquamarine
Earrings: [Mistwood] Duclis
Ring: [Mistwood] Queen of Diamonds

Models: Pow Curameyer & Temptress Fallen

Photographer: Wicca Merlin

Strait Jacket…

TUNES

(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5cQa4CqqzC4)

Details

Outfit (incl boots): [AD] Creations – “My Goth Strait Jacket” – NEW

Hair: booN – “KGI848” /black

Skin: Silken Moon – “Rookie”

Makeup: PurpleMoon – “Spooky Make-Up Dripping Eyes”

Eyeshadow: L.Fauna – “Basic Shadow” /red

Eyeliner: Silken Moon – “Wicca” /black

Lashes: Detour – “Spider”

Model & Photographer: Wicca Merlin

Amazing news from Bubble’s Design!

Not too long ago I had a wonderful elegant gown from Bubble Cyberstar, owner and designer of Bubble’s Design. Today I would like to show how versatile Bubble is with her designs. The latest creation she made is called “Midnight Light” and it is a more artistic avant garde look. The huge shoulderpart and the matching headpiece are for me the center of the whole styling. The wonderful silver-white light speres that go down from the shoulders again catch the theme of the whole dress. All the speres of the dress have an amzing glow that underlines the name of the dress 🙂 The skirt is wonderful flexible and the fabric of the top is brought back on the leggings.

To add a bit of my own to complete the look I had in mind I added one of the wonderful corstes of NV Corsetry. This time it was the “Vintage Striped Satin Corset” in candy-black. To bring the new color pf the corset back I picked the amazing “Heartist” boots that blackliquid made for the ‘Back to Black’ event (http://wiccamerlin.wordpress.com/2012/02/08/blackliquid-for-back-to-black/). For the wonderful “Midnight Light” you can take a look at the Bubble’s Design Mainstore (http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Foale/35/149/28), there you can see all the other amazing news as well 🙂

Details

Dress: Bubble’s Design – “Midnight Light” – NEW

Corset: NV Corsetry – “Vintage Striped Satin Corset”

Nails: Finesmith – “Rave Pink”

Boots: blackliquid – “Heartist”

Hair: Baiastice – “Moira”

Lashes: Mayden Couture – “Eyelashes V2 8”

Skin: Silken Moon – “Rookie”

Eyeshadow: L.Fauna – “Smokey Cat Shadow” /pink

Lipstick: Silken Moon – “Lips Rookie” /pink

Eyeliner: Silken Moon – “Wicca” /black

Poses: Corpus

Model & Photographer: Wicca Merlin