The 60L Sunday group is HUUUUUGE and so yes, there’s a ton of stuff that gets listed each week. Last week’s list was well over 150 items. :-o
Thanks to the organizational skills of the people behind 60L Sunday, however, going through the entire list is entirely do-able. They use a subscribo system to deliver a notecard to members, and the notecard is basically just a list of all the stores that have a 60L offering for that day. For each store listed, there’s a landmark and picture embedded.
I was able to look at all 150 textures within a reasonable amount of time, and since the notecard is sent with Modify perms I’m able to edit the list as I go through it. I simply deleted the items I knew I would not be picking up for whatever reason, while leaving intact the listings for items that caught my eye and interest.
Last Sunday, I picked up three items that really got my attention as I looked at the ads: the Blind Mag eyelashes from Crimson + Clover, a Donna Flora dress called Jillian (it was available in four colors, I chose platinum), and celt carved earrings from Beautiful Jewels.
The eyelashes are fantastic. At first I paired them up with my white orbital eyes from Nomine (I’m not sure if these eyes are still sold, it seems I’ve had them forever and after all this time they’re still among my favorites)…
… but I paired them up later with my all dark eyes and I think all that black makes the lashes pop out more!
I wore the Donna Flora dress and C + C lashes with my new Laya hair from Exile, my white knee high boots from LAQ, and my Luck Inc. wide leather belt for a kind of science-fiction-ish look:
The Jillian dress uses a system skirt, so I busted out my dress shape for these pictures. (Time for a little shameless plugging of my own store: I include a “dress” version with all my shapes, to be worn with clothing that employs a sytem skirt layer.) I’m generally not a fan of system skirts because of the way they seem to inflate your avi’s ass like there’s no tomorrow, and because of the way they often appear to be floating around your torso, but the skirt on this dress was very nicely done and any wide belt will work great at the waist area.
Last but not least, the pair of earrings that I picked up from the 60L Sunday event:
Don’t let the sheer size of the 60L Sunday listings prevent you from picking up some gems! The organizers make it easy for you to filter through everything, it just takes a little bit of time to look at notecard pictures. (Plus, I think they’ve taken the size of the group into consideration so now they’re making it a weekend event that actually covers Saturday and Sunday.)
First three images:
Hair – Exile, Laya
Eyelashes - Crimson + Clover, Blind Mag lashes
Dress – Donna Flora , Jillian platinum
Boots – LAQ, Knee high boots white
Belt – Luck Inc., wide leather belt solid
Eyes – Nomine, orbital (first image); Body Politik, Total darkness (second and third image)
My skin is from LAQ.
You can also visit the Sixty Linden Sundays blog.
I think my latest images from my 365 project thingamajig kind of reflect the way I currently see SL fashion. For me, it’s basically like being a kid again with all these crazy fun possibilities for letting your imagination go. You can dress up as an alien, a superhero, or a mythical creature… it’s just endless!
None of it would be possible without the amazing content creators that grace our grid with their talents. <3 I normally don’t do the gushing fangirl thing and reach out to designers at random, but when I laid my eyes on the Laya hair demo from Exile I *had* to IM Kavar Cleanslate just to say “THANK YOU”. I liked this hairstyle so much, I actually used it in three of the five shots I’m posting about!
Anyways Here are my latest…
Day 21 of 365, at Inspire Space Park.
I was *trying* to give this image a comic book cover feel because I felt the pose came out looking sort of superhero-ish, but I’m not really sure what else I should do to it.
I think it’s looking a bit busy, though, with that background >.<
Day 22 of 365, snagged.
Have I mentioned that Carson is awesome? <3
Day 23 of 365, lashes.
I really like these eyelashes that I got during the latest 60L Sunday, from Crimson + Clover. 60L Sunday has an INSANE amount of stuff but at least they’re really organized, allowing you to go through their notecard and quickly filter through everything.
I’m in the group as a merchant but I haven’t done any 60L releases myself. I am a lazy bum. I think I need to fix that!
Day 24 of 365, insilico plant.
I shot some pictures for a blog post that I plan on putting up soon. This is one of the shots I took. I tried playing around with it to make it look like a painting? Not sure if I really succeeded in doing that. ^_^
Day 25 of 365, casting a spell.
Kouse Singh made a recolor of her Hope gown and I had fun setting up some shots as a wicked fairy. I actually blogged this earlier and you can find that here.
Some style credits…
Gown – Kouse’s Sanctum, Hope for Haiti recolor
Wings – Fancy Fairy, Bloodvine ebony XLarge
Skin – Curio, Moonbeam Light Elf Happy Holidays (group gift)
Hair – Mau’s & Mej’s, Daiyu No Needle
Particles for hands – Pixel Mode, Pixel Dust Dance Particles white/pink
Eyes – Body Politik, Total Darkness
Poses – from my store, Mela’s
My skin is from LAQ.