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POSEUR Trooblad, Lil Posey, and Be Freeee

We may be approaching the end of August, but Summer’s not over yet at POSEUR! Our poses are still as hot as ever, and we’ve been feeling like baring some skin to cool off.

First up on our new release list is a group pose meant for three, but with a hide/show script it can easily be converted to a two-person pose.
Inspired by a popular show and an even more popular magazine, our Trooblad pose set just might be steamy enough to waken your own bloodlust. 😉

POSEUR - Trooblad POSEUR - Trooblad paint layers

We’re also excited to present you with our first pose props!

Lil Posey is loaded with ten sexy poses that will show off your curves, with a cute little texture-change table serving as a backdrop.
I’m really loving this prop, and I just know you’ll love it, too. A demo version is rezzed at our store, come on down and see for yourself!

POSEUR - LIL POSEY

Our Be Freeee pose prop is all about being… well, free! :p

Sometimes a gal just wants to bare it all for the camera. What better way to do so than with poses designed to convey that sense of freedom! This set also includes prim flower pasties that will strategically cover your bits if you don’t feel like baring absolutely everything. 😀

POSEUR - Be Freee

POSEUR’s subscriber base is growing and it looks like we’ll be hitting our 250 member mark soon! To celebrate this small milestone, we’ll be releasing a pose gift. Be sure to let your friends know about POSEUR so that they can join our list and take advantage of our special gifts and group offers 🙂

And don’t forget to submit your photos to our flickr group! We’ll be announcing a special flickr group promotion soon, you won’t want to miss it.

Wishing everyone a wonderful weekend,
The POSEUR Design Team ❤

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August 28, 2010 Posted by | Fashion, Poses, Poseur | Comments Off on POSEUR Trooblad, Lil Posey, and Be Freeee

New at POSEUR! Be a Lil Minx & Hold Me Tight ;)

New at POSEUR! Be a Lil Minx & Hold Me Tight 😉

Ladies & Gents, turn up the A/C because things are gonna get steamy, and I’m not talking about summer weather!

POSEUR - Hold Me Tight

KS Shim of POSEUR has made us some sexy new poses, as well as a sweet and inspired couple’s pose. Introducing the Hold Me Tight set, and the hot Lil Minx modeling poses!

POSEUR - MINX

And don’t forget to grab the free handbag mini posepack that’s currently in our Subscriber Kiosk at the main store. 🙂 It’s going to be there for only a little while more!

POSEUR minipack - ge handbag

Visit POSEUR to try out our poses!  POSEUR at Kuu Ipo 91, 158, 24

August 2, 2010 Posted by | Fashion, Freebie, Poses, Poseur | Leave a comment

Kouse’s Sanctum Mira Gowns

The moment I put on the Blood version of the Mira gown from Kouse’s Sanctum, I was transported ❤  I stopped being Melanie and became a creature of magic and mystery, and I promptly teleported off to the Lost World location to take some Let’s Pretend pictures.

Mira Blood 02

The Mira gown comes with several skirt options but I’m only featuring the ballgown version, since it’s my favorite.  The full skirt is adorned at the top with more ruffly layers, and the bodice has a prim bow attachment right in the cleavage area.  It’s all very romantic 😀

Mira Blood 01

I enabled shadows for these shots, so there isn’t any anti-aliasing in the shots but scaling down seems to help with that a bit.

Mira Meadow 02

After I was done playing with the Blood version of the Mira gown, I decided to put on the Meadow color.  It reminded me of one of my wings from Fancy Fairy, so naturally I had to transform into some kind of regal fae.  😛

Mira Meadow 01

I did my own poses for these shots, but I’m not sure if I’ll release them in my store.  If you want the poses for yourself, just shoot me an IM and I’ll pass them along!

Credits…

Gowns – Kouse’s Sanctum, Mira gowns in Blood and Meadow
Hair – friday, Yelena 2
Eyes – negaposi, elfin eyes (darkmatter) and fairy eyes (sumi)
Wings – Fancy Fairy, Aphrodite clear

My skin is from LAQ.

February 11, 2010 Posted by | Fashion, Poses | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Make Your Friends Smile :)

My friends Gogo and Wilma recently put up a couple of pictures on Gogo’s blog, in which they were sporting some really cute pink t-shirts intended to brighten a friend’s day and make her smile.  I thought it was really sweet of them so I got one of the Team Lizzie t-shirts, too 😀

T Junction Team Lizzie 01

I don’t even really know Lizzie except for what I see on her blog from time to time, as well as from all the hard work she puts into helping run the iheartsl bloggers group. Something about seeing my friends wearing these pink Team Lizzie t-shirts just kind of spoke to me, though; I guess it made me reflect on friendships and relationships. Let’s face it, SL is like any other community and will have moments of toxicity and it can be pretty easy to dwell on that.  In the end, however, what’s really worth the expenditure of our energy?  Not the negativity and drama fests, that’s for sure.

T Junction Team Lizzie 02

And so, yeah, while my wearing the Team Lizzie t-shirt is an acknowledgement of Lizzie and all her colorful commentary, great blog pics, and her contributions toward making the iheartsl bloggers group work, I’m also wearing the t-shirt in this post because I feel compelled to acknowledge the other message that’s behind it:  that there are good people out there who have their friends’ backs and are willing to proclaim it to everyone.

Yeah, I realize I might be sounding a wee bit Pollyanna-ish right now, lol.  But you know, when someone does something simple like put up a plurk saying “Hey, I really like you a lot :)” (something I’ve learnt from personal experience with Carson 😀  haha) or make a t-shirt letting you know they’re rooting for you… it just feels really, really good.  And I like being a part of that, even if it’s just peripherally and with a t-shirt.

Okay… on a side note, I’m becoming addicted to making my own poses for specific blog posts.  I made four for this particular post and I’m going to make them free just for this weekend at my store! I’ll probably have them up sometime later tonight. ❤

GE 2010.02.05 team lizzie

Other credits…

T-shirt – T Junction, Team Lizzie custom t-shirt (T Junction will create custom tees)
Hair – Truth, Caroline (tinted the barrettes to match t-shirt)
Glasses – HOC, Rectangle Framed Glasses
Jeans – Armidi, Grace Jeans
Shoes – Detour, Mixflip Sneakers – Pink Hearts
Earrings – Diamond Studs from Vivienne Graves, unreleased
My skin is from LAQ.

February 6, 2010 Posted by | Fashion, Mela's, Poses | , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Victoria Scarlet and Mela’s GE Poses

I recently got my hands on a red gown from Nardcotix that features bare shoulders, a plunging neckline, and a leggy, thigh-high slit.  Sexy!

The gown comes two skirt versions.  The version I’m wearing in this post features an adornment at the hip; the other skirt version comes without the adornment.

Victoria Scarlet 02

Victoria Scarlet 01

The back of the gown also exposes a lot of skin.  I like how my LAQ skin looks in certain lighting conditions when I have shadows enabled in SL, so I did that for these shots.  😀  The only drawback about enabling shadows is the lack of anti-aliasing.  😦  It’s not as noticeable when you scale the image size down, though!

Victoria Scarlet 03

As soon as I put on this gown, I knew I wanted some poses that would show off some leg! I decided to make my own poses for this post, and I ended up making a total of four. I’ve used the poses in the images above.  😀  I had made a set of four poses for a previous blog post, too, so I figured I may as well set these out in my store, Mela’s.

GE 2010.02.01 red gown

GE 2009.12.24 shoulder bag

If you’re in my store group, you’ll be getting these poses for free; I’m sending them via the subscriber group right before I post this.  Random group gift for tonight only!  😀  The poses will be up for sale in my store later tonight.  ^_^

Other credits…

Hair – LAQ, Tess
Earrings & Necklace – Paper Couture, River Stone set
Shoes – Nardcotix, Absinthe Scarlet
My skin is from LAQ.

February 2, 2010 Posted by | Fashion, Mela's, Poses | , , , , , | 1 Comment

heading for dance class

I picked up fri.day‘s freebie ballet sweater a while ago for my alt and I really liked it, so when they held their sale earlier this month I knew I had to get it in black.

After I put on my new sweater, I decided I wanted to dress my av up as if she were heading to ballet class. ^_^ While doing so, I ended up rediscovering some oldies-but-goodies that still look good.  You can click on the images to see larger versions.

LOTD:  heading to dance class

My Tess hair from LAQ, which works with the hairbase option on my all-time favorite skin, was perfect for this look. I searched for legwarmers in my inventory and unearthed some older BP* “ungry rabbit” legwarmers! These are no longer sold at BP* (hehe, vintage), but the lace versions are still available and Bettie’s got lots of other colorful types available now. I also threw on my Blaze tights (another old favorite) and the cute free flats I recently got at In Her Shoes.

I felt my look wasn’t complete, however, without a shoulder bag. After all, when you head in to dance class, you need to bring things like your shoes, extra hairbands, water bottle, towel, and maybe some jeans for afterward. 😀 I rootled through my inventory for a bit to see if there were any shoulder bags that would work, and I found some old Sumi (Tuli) lucky chair bags that I got last year.  (I wish she’d make stuff like this again, they’re so freaking CUTE.)

I realized at that point that I don’t have any bag holding poses.  I’d always meant to make a bunch of shoulder bag poses but that’s just one of the one-hundred-gajillion things I’ve been meaning to do in SL that I never got around to.  I decided that I would do some poses right then and there, and here are the four I did just for this post 😀

shoulderbag poses 01-04

I’m probably going to be making these bag poses available later at my store, Mela’s. I dunno when :p

Right after I took these shots, I found out from my friend Vivi that I could get my WinterChoice!2009 CSR cards stamped a day early if I joined the Choice! group.  (If you’re not familiar with the Choice! events, please visit here for more info.)  I wasted no time and got my cards stamped, and one of the first things I unpacked was the DPyumyum white tiger avatar.  Oh my god… this avatar is SO KEWT.  Seriously! I fell in love with it and ran around SL as White Tiger Mel for several days ❤ and took this fun, short dance vid:

tiger mel dancing tiger mel

Credits…
Sweater – fri.day, Ballet Sweater
Tiger avatar – DPyumyum WinterChoice!2009 CSR gift (obtained by redeeming fully stamped CSR card at the Choice! Event Hall)
Tights – Blaze pantyhose
Legwarmers – BP*, legwarmers usagi (discontinued item)
Shoes – In Her Shoes, Bows Bows Distressed black flats
Bag – Sumi (Tuli), When pigs fly (discontinued lucky chair item) [slurl leads to current temp location in the sky]
Skin – LAQ Trisha (hairbase version)
Hair – LAQ Tess; Mau’s & Mej’s, Daiyu noneedle
Necklace – custom gift from the best partner in the world, Carson ❤
Poses by me, which I might make available along with the rest of my poses at my store Mela’s depending on how lazy I’m feeling

addendum:  People have been asking where the video was shot.  It was shot in my workstudio!  I use a KMH skybox, with a couple of walls removed and a deck added.  The clock on the wall is a freebie from Chronokit.

December 24, 2009 Posted by | Fashion, Machinima, Poses | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

what i’m wearing

Okay, this will be a quick and dirty post! I put the Get Happy poses up for sale last night and ever since then a lot of people have been asking for the details on the outfit. So, I figured I’d post about it on my blog 🙂

get happy preview 04

Sorry, no SLURLs in today’s post, I didn’t have time to copy them.  I’m putting the names of the content creators instead; you should be able to search for their profiles and then get TPs to their stores via their picks/classifieds.

Suit is the charlie girl freebie outfit from Four Yip, in her shanty/peepshow place with all her other awesome freebies.

Skin, prim lashes, and manicure is from Laqroki, by designer Mallory Cowen.

Sexy pumps are from Juicy shoes.  Search for the name Juicy Littlething and a teleport will be in her picks and classified, I think.

Hair and fedora is from ETD by Elikapeka Tiramisu… I believe she sells the hat separately, too.

Stockings are from Blaze, by designer Blaze Columbia.  They’re in a pack by themselves, but someone told me today that they’re also included with Blaze’s suits so if you’ve got a suit from there, chances are you already have this!

Oh and of course the pose is from Mela’s… my store 😀  Okay, so there’s that SLURL, what can I say?  I had it handy :p

July 18, 2008 Posted by | Fashion, Mela's, Poses | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

mela’s update group

If you are part of the mela’s update group but somehow missed the latest notice that I sent out, make sure you take time to check out the notice archives soon.  We’re giving each member one free posepack, but this is a time-sensitive offer.  The deadline to send in your notecard is Saturday at 11:59 PM!

Please note that open enrollment to the group has been temporarily turned off, so make sure you’re still in the group after Saturday since I’ll be verifying that all notecard senders are group members.  😉  Enrollment will reopen once I’m done sending out the posepacks on Sunday.

While you’re looking in the notice archives, don’t forget to grab the free skins that came out on April 6th.

April 18, 2008 Posted by | Fashion, Mela's, Poses | , , , | Leave a comment

Beckham <33333

Yay, more Juicy Poses… and this time, for the boys!! Gogo has just released the Juicy Beckham male pose set (and yes, they’re as hawt as their namesake :p ). Once again she’s releasing the entire thing for just L$1; to grab your set, visit her store in the La Reina sim.

Of course, a post about poses is nothing without pictures. Here’s Machete trying them out (clicking on them will take you to their respective flickr pages where you can view larger versions):

Beckham 06 Beckham 03 Beckham 09 Beckham 10 Beckham 02 Beckham 07

January 3, 2008 Posted by | Fashion, Poses | , , , , | Leave a comment

The Girl Next Door AO!

While we’re waiting for Tao to add Gogo’s website to the feed, I’ve decided to add her to this blog because really, I tend to blog at a somewhat leisurely pace and awesome deals like a 1L AO should not have to wait for my slow ass to post them. :p

Now, with that said, please, if you’ve got a newbie friend or an alt and she needs an AO, just get this one. This is just my personal preference, but an AO that could pass for a frame out of Madonna’s Vogue music video just screams “noob” to me and looks… well, silly! I mean really, who goes walking around town with their hips constantly jutted out like they’re modeling at a photoshoot?

What’s great about this AO, too, is that the stands do not lock the head in place. I understand there’s probably a need for a stand that does that once in a while, but for everyday casual use I think a stand with a locked head looks unnatural. I’m talking from experience; I had a stand in my AO that does not allow my av to move her head when she’s looking at things or listening to people, and it’s a bit annoying.

Okay, I only meant to add a single sentence to the top of this post to explain why Gogo is now posting at Grid Expectations. :p Without further ado, please read on for Gogo’s announcement 😀 ~ mela

The Girl Next Door AO is now available at my shop on La Reina for $1L. This includes 5 low priority stands (the head/neck is flexible), 1 ground sit, and 1 chair sit. The AO comes fully mod so you can put any poses that you like into your current ao, or add more to it!

The Girl Next Door AO can be found at my shop on La Reina.

Also, Queen Coronet of ::::QC Designs:::: made this awesome New Year’s Tiara!! She sells a bigger version for $100L, but the small one I’m wearing in this picture is available for only $1L in her shop. Who can resist tiaras & feathers?! Come get your tiara here!

December 30, 2007 Posted by | Fashion, Poses | , , , , , | 2 Comments