Body Gold

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It’s the end of another beautiful week, and we’re right on the cusp of August, hooray! This is traditionally my favorite summertime month since moving to the desert, as we have some terrifically fearsome monsoons in August, and as a longtime thunderstorm lover, it’s often my only chance to experience a good rainstorm all year long. I certainly wouldn’t hope to be caught in the rain in the dress I’m wearing today though! ;)

In my First Life, I rarely wear white as I’m so fair skinned, it just washes me out and gives me a bit of a ghostly pallor. But paired with a lusciously tanned skin in Second Life, I’m in love with its simplicity and the way it perfectly sets off my gold and neutral accessories. Today I’m featuring exclusives from the current rounds of The Epiphany, The Fantasy Collective, and Shiny Shabby; please check below for all the details!

Body Gold
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Night Market
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Look
Body / Maitreya | Mesh Body – Lara v3.4
Skin / Birdy | Jaime – Toffee (Natural) | Group Gift
Hair / Truth | Essena – Variety HUD | Group Gift
Eyes / Arte | Forest Green Eyes (S)
Lashes / Mon Cheri | Falsies Mesh Eyelashes – Upper
Eyeliner / Glam Affair | Couture Eyeliner No. 02
Lips / Birdy | Gloss – Raspberry | Group Gift
Freckles / Birdy | Freckles GG | Group Gift
Nails / alaskametro<3 | Metallic Pack – Diva Gold (Maitreya, Slink, Eve & Omega Appliers) | SL Marketplace
Tattoo / Things | Porsenna Tattoo (Omega, Slink, TMP & Belleza Appliers + system tattoo layers)

Style
* Headpiece / Salt & Pepper | Jungle Headpiece – Gold | Gacha Item at The Epiphany, through August 4th
* Necklace / Salt & Pepper | Fea Necklace | The Fantasy Collective, through August 15th
* Ring / Salt & Pepper | Jungle Ring – Gold | Gacha Item at The Epiphany, through August 4th
* Dress / Azuchi | Suma Dress – White (in Maitreya & Slink Fitmesh + Standard Sizes) | Shiny Shabby Event, through August 15th
* Shoes / KC Couture | Luxor Heels (for Maitreya, Belleza, Eve, TMP and Slink High)

Poses & Destination
Pic 1 / Exposeur | March 2015 Gift – 2 | L$1 on SL Marketplace
Pic 2 / Exposeur | February 2015 Gift – 4 M | L$1 on SL Marketplace
Location / The Wayward Carnival

Salt & Pepper creates beautiful accessories and clothing, and I’m so captivated by their items from the Jungle Set at this month’s round of The Epiphany! I’m wearing the Jungle headpiece and ring in gold, which both lend a perfect touch of bohemian glam to any outfit. I’m also wearing the lovely Fea Necklace (exclusive to The Fantasy Collective this month), which is elegantly rustic (there’s an interesting combination of words!) and beautifully detailed with perfect gold and neutral tones. My shoes are from my beloved KC Couture, and thanks to the wonderful HUD that comes with the Luxor Heels, I found the perfect combination of a wooden base, bronze straps and gold embellishments.

And that lovely dress which I dare not prance about in the rain in? It’s by Azuchi and is a Shiny Shabby exclusive, available in 3 solid colors (black, red and white) and 3 tropical patterns. It’s another design that’s deceptively simple but beautifully detailed; and best part is that it comes in Maitreya and Slink fitmesh versions, as well as Standard Sizes. It’s also materials enabled, which gives it a beautiful, soft sheen and really brings out all the lovely details. I’m wearing the Maitreya version, and I did opt to alpha out my pelvis because my AO has a lil’ bit of booty-pop going on (entirely unintentional, I assure you!) but I’m thrilled with not having to fiddle with upper body alpha bits, which I always find to be the trickiest. Thank you, Azuchi! ♥

To wrap up, my sincere appreciation to Birdy for the gorgeous Jaime skin (with optional freckles and lip gloss) that’s on offer as their VIP Group gift. I had at first thought that the toffee skintone may be a touch too deep for me (once a pale gal, always a pale gal!) but having no hope of perfectly luscious, tanned skin in my First Life, having it in Second Life is a special thrill. And it’s just so pretty! The group is L$150 to join, and that gets you access to group gift skins, eyeliners, a couple of ridiculously adorable wearable pets, and also gives you access to gifts from the Foxes and Alchemy brands as well. Sincerely recommended!

I’m off to make my final push to visit every last swiftly-ending event. Be sure to save a few – or lots – of Lindens, because the Mesh Body Addicts Fair and WearHouse Event both launch on August 1st, and we have Enchantment coming up two weeks later. And of course oodles more! Are you fashionably exhausted yet? Time to mainline caffeine, because a new month is upon us! xoxo

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12 thoughts on “Body Gold

    Miya said:
    July 31, 2015 at 9:40 am

    Love your styling and your ability to combine items from the all these events…always creative and fresh!!

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      Ever Afterr responded:
      August 1, 2015 at 7:29 pm

      What a wonderful and thoughtful comment, thank you so much Miya! We all end up mixing and matching our wardrobes, after all – it just makes the “art of getting dressed” all the more fun! :) Take care, lovely! ♥

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    annagibby33 said:
    July 31, 2015 at 10:24 am

    I really love the lighting Ever, beautifully done!

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      Ever Afterr responded:
      August 1, 2015 at 7:30 pm

      I appreciate that tremendously, thank you so much Anna! ♥ Really working to improve my pictures as I go, so I’m so grateful you’ve noticed! *hugs*

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    LADYBLANCE said:
    July 31, 2015 at 10:34 am

    Love her more adult look. She looks mysterious at pics here. Well done, Ever :)

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      Ever Afterr responded:
      August 1, 2015 at 7:31 pm

      Thank you so much, Blance! You’re absolutely right, definitely more of an “adult” or alluring/mysterious look. I could really get used to this! :D I hope you’re having a wonderful weekend! ♥

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        LADYBLANCE said:
        August 2, 2015 at 1:15 am

        Thanks, Ever. Have a great week-end as well 😊

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    readmeri said:
    July 31, 2015 at 1:42 pm

    Your booty pop is accidental? Maaaan, I had to work for years on mine <3

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      Ever Afterr responded:
      August 1, 2015 at 7:32 pm

      Hahaha! I swear, I didn’t purposefully buy the Kuso stands that have the booty-poppin’ attitude, but a few seemed to have sneaked in there. I try to be subtle though! :D ♥

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    sopheemojo said:
    July 31, 2015 at 3:58 pm

    Thank you so much Ever! I love the pictures and the commentary. Made me giggle and smile! <3

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      Ever Afterr responded:
      August 1, 2015 at 7:24 pm

      Always my pleasure, Sophee! I’m so glad that you and Sands enjoyed the post and pictures! xoxo ♥

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