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More goodies at La Reina & Evie’s Closet

More goodies at La Reina & Evie’s Closet

Okay, so I know the hunt started like, yesterday, but there have been a few more additions to the freebies/dollarbies that you ought to check out. My friend Vivi shared some skins with me that she’d worked on, and they’re lovely! You can grab them for 1L each at my shop, Mela’s (the first one is my fav <3):

vivi skin IV vivi skin I vivi skin III

Another reason why you should return to La Reina even if you’ve already been there? Evie’s Closet has arrived! When I found out, my reaction was literally “omgggggg”… because I love her clothes. I have literally spent hours in her shop in the past, contemplating what to dress Medieval Melanie in next. Her designs and textures are lovely.

Anyways, she’s joined in on the freebie madness at La Reina 😀 This sweet outfit is free and I might be wrong but I think it’s available only at her La Reina shop right now:

evie's closet freebie

I also love the Devotion gown that I got about a week ago. It made me want to get a castle and a unicorn ^_^

evie's devotion

I’d also picked up her Peacock dress. The other two dresses depicted in the following image, however, are group freebies! If you love your avi, you will join her update group 😀

evie's peacock and gifts

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February 11, 2008 Posted by | Fashion, Skin | , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

I’m participating in the La Reina Valentine’s treasure hunt ^^

I’m participating in the La Reina Valentine’s treasure hunt ^^

la reina valentine freebie

Okay, this is not such a great pic but I was too lazy to make a prettier one. :p

There’s a sim-wide Valentine’s Day treasure hunt happening right now at La Reina! All kinds of goodies stuffed in pink hearts that you can grab for either L$0 or L$1. Stores like Veschi, Fireflies, D!ff, Desmoiselles/Juicy Poses, Lounge, Celeste’s Angels, Davo’s Dancefloors, Digital Eyes… okay I can’t remember all of them -_- but there’s lots!

I’m also participating. Visit my shop, my heart is easy to find ^_^ In it you’ll find the skin that’s shown in the picture above. I’ve thrown in the eyebrows too (just go into Edit Appearance and hit the hair color slider to change them from black to whatever you want), as well as a set of three facelights configured to attach to your chin, nose, or mouth (y’know, options for working around your other face attachments).

Happy Valentine’s Day ❤

February 11, 2008 Posted by | Fashion, Freebie, Skin | , , , | 1 Comment

Helena Brow Jewels from Gogo

I was browsing the net just now when I paid my regular visit to Gogo’s website, and lo and behold, she’s got a fantastic looking freebie that she’s offering right now: a set of two brow jewels, one of which is color changeable simply by touch.

Make sure you head to La Reina and grab it today, though! It’s 0L but only for today.

(Soz Gogo, I totally lifted the pic from your site but I’m sure you won’t mind :p)

January 24, 2008 Posted by | Fashion, Freebie | , , , , | 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

Fireflies

There’s a new kid on the block at La Reina, the sim where my store is located! Okay, not a literal “kid” but rather, a store called Fireflies. I’d never heard of it before, but I’ve since made myself quite familiar with it. :p

Aside from the fact that the dresses at Fireflies all come from the same designer, Novella Voom, there is a common denominator shared by all of the clothes offered there that strikes you immediately: they are all sexy. Provocatively sexy; elegantly sexy; sweetly sexy… I’m sure I could come up with several other adjectives ending with the “-ly” suffix but I think you get the point.

The textures are beautifully done, too. My favorite from Fireflies, the Scarlet, is a flirty red dress that seems to shimmer, and the clever highlighting and shading on the shirt layer makes it look as if the dress is reflecting light. Then there’s the sheer and lacy Isobel dress with it’s use of clean alpha, which you can take advantage of by wearing yet more lacy underthings; or if you want to be truly daring, just wear the dress by itself and let it show off that lovely skin of yours. ^_^

Here are several of the dresses that my friends Wilma Delgado and Gorgeous Yongho and I picked up while browsing the shop (clicking the images will take you to their respective flickr pages where you can view a larger size; credits and SLURLs are at the end of the post):

Fireflies Scarlet

Fireflies Isobel black

Fireflies Isobel red

Fireflies Isobel white

Fireflies Vivienne

Fireflies Eden

Fireflies Krystal

Fireflies LeiLei

Fireflies Romy

I should mention that everything in this store is very affordable. In fact, the last four dresses shown above are all just L$1 each; last time I checked, there were six of these “dollarbie” dresses available.

To see these dresses for yourself, visit Fireflies, located on the boardwalk at La Reina.

What we’re wearing:

1st image: Dress – Fireflies, Scarlet; Hair – Kin, Ash black; Lashes – RaC, Black flirty; Eyes – Simtropia, brown deep; Skin – RaC, Trisha smoky; Manicure – RaC, Manicure 04; Earrings – Paper Couture, Paillette earrings black and red; Bracelets – Amaretto, black bangles (freebie); Shoes – Shiny Things, Signature Slingbacks red / Jewelry worn with long version: Earrings – Caroline’s Jewelry, Eva Gold Hoop Earrings; Bracelets – Caroline’s Jewelry, Gold Flexi Bangles from the 3 Flexi Bracelets-Gentle Sway set

2nd – 4th images: Dresses – Fireflies, Isobel in black, red, and white; Hair – Kin, Ash black; Lashes – RaC, Black flirty; Eyes – Simtropia, brown deep; Skin – RaC, Trisha smoky; Manicure – RaC, Manicure 04 / worn in full-length shots of black version: Lingerie set – Insolence, Clara Black Satin; Shoes – Armidi Gisaci, Dalia Pump black

5th image: Dress – Fireflies, Vivienne; Hair – ETD, Marisela nickel burnt; Skin – RaC, Tasha smoky; Shoes – Shiny Things, Spring Stilettos black; Jewelry – Appetite & Eve Jewellery [Serendipity Studios], Victoriana Diamond Encrusted Pearl necklace, earrings, and ring

6th image: Dress – Fireflies, Eden; Hair – Kin, Amaunet white; Eyes – Nomine, Orbital 4; Skin – Sin Skins, Etheria Crinaeae (blue/aqua); Manicure – RaC, Manicure 11; Choker – Curious Kitties (accessories), Strap Choker; Neko ears – Hybrid, Sculpty Neko smooth fur; Neko tail – Hybrid, Basic Neko Tail; Piercings** – Zipz, eyebrow light metal spike micro twisted + nose titanium curved barbell + lip linked double light titanium captive steel rings; Tattoos – The Body Politik, Tribal Armband; Stockings – Curious Kitties, Fishnet & PVC Stockings; Boots – sf design, hi tuff black small boots; Bracelets – Cake, 80s pop bracelet
** Piercings were originally three separate sets; modified and linked by myself to accommodate lack of sufficient facial attachment points.

7th image: Dress – Fireflies, Krystal; Skin – Minnu Model Skins, Pale SkinGloss Rain; Hair – ETD, Katherine platinum; Shoes – Periquita Shoes, Black Toe Lolita; Necklace – GRANDMA!, wood-necklace (Y)

8th image:  Dress – Fireflies, LeiLei; Hair – Celestial Studios, Annie May II espresso; Lashes – RaC, Black flirty; Eyes – Simtropia, brown deep; Skin – RaC, Trisha smoky; Manicure – RaC, Manicure 02; Earrings – Paper Couture, Chinese Lantern Earring pearl; Shoes – Shiny Things, Ballet Flats classic pearl

9th image:  Dress – Fireflies, Romy; Hair – ETD, Naomi black; Eyes – Simtropia, gray light; Skin – Soda, fiona beta (group preview freebie); Manicure – RaC, Manicure 02; Body Shape – Mela’s, upcoming release; Leggings – Girlie, black leggings; Shoes – Shiny Things, Wood wedge platforms black/black; Bracelets – Caroline’s Jewelry, Black Rubber Bracelets

January 2, 2008 Posted by | Fashion | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

New pose set from Juicy!

Gogo has just released another pack of poses and as always, these are deliciously cute!

This is the Tiny Dancer pose set and once again, she’s releasing it for only 1L. Head on over to the La Reina sim to grab yours today!

UPDATE: Sorry for the confusion folks :p the poses are located inside Gogo’s store, Demoiselles.  ^_^

December 23, 2007 Posted by | Fashion, Poses | , , , | Leave a comment

Have you been Naughty or Nice?

Gogo has just released two sets of super-cute poses that are sassy, fun… and practically free!

naughty 2 naughty 3 nice 3 nice 4 naughty 5 naughty 6

One set of poses has been dubbed “Nice” and the other “Naughty”, and in each of them you’ll find six copyable poses. These are a real steal right now; each set is going for only L$1. Hurry, though! When the new year rolls in, so will these poses… roll back to regular price, that is.

Head over to Juicy to grab the Naughty set, then hop on over next door to La Reina to grab the Nice set. The sets are contained in giant ornaments that you *can’t* miss, they’re quite huge:

Naughty & Nice

Additional info:

Skin – RaC Tasha; Body Shape – Mela’s, upcoming release; Eyes – Simtropia, brown deep; Hair – /artilleri/, dayna v2 *pink blonde*; Glasses – /artilleri/, gladys glasses *black*; Earrings – /artilleri/, cherry earrings (I think these might be discontinued); Shirt – /artilleri/, Dallas cherries; Jeans – Tres Blah, feeling blue jeans; Bracelets – Cake, 80’s Pop Bracelet; Manicure – Rac, Manicure No. 04; Shoes – KK Outfitters, Lo-Top Kool Kicks (women’s black); Tattoos – Red Ruin, Live Fast Die Young Tattoo Sleeve; Belly Piercing – Purple Rose Jewelry, Silver Ball Belly Bone

December 12, 2007 Posted by | Fashion, Poses | , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments