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In Sanskrit, the name Chandni means moonlight and it’s one of the names my father uses for me when he’s being especially endearing. Since I have been begging Ms. Zaara Kohime to make a mesh lehenga for me for about 2 years now, she said that I get to name it. So here is the new Chandni lehenga from Zaara. It will be released on October 10th at Mystic Realms Faire.

In love there is nothing but sorrow

The whole outfit comes in standard sizing and there are four pieces to it. The blouse, dupatta (scarf), hip jewel, and the lehenga (skirt). There are 9 different colors, 8 of which come with gold print and one of them, the white one you see me wearing in the second image, comes in silver. It is elegant but also fun and playful. Zaara rigged it quite well too so it’s actually pretty easy to dance in as well.

{Zaara} Chandni Lehenga

I had to share these last two images as well even though I didn’t take them. These are the vendor ads that Zaara took herself but asked me and my alt to pose in them with her. I absolutely adore the shadows and movement she used. We look like princesses playing in the courtyard of the palace.

{Zaara} Chandni Lehenga

The build you see in the last three images is Zaara’s work in progress, which she has put a bit of a hold on right now. I hope she is able to get back to it in a few months because it is already so stunning, I can’t wait for you all to see the end result.

Mystic Realms Faire opens on October 10th. You can check out their shopping guide to see what will be available there and this is the SLurl which will be open to public access starting October 10th.

Also, today is Eid Al-Adha, so happy Eid to all those that celebrate!

*Skins: Lara Hurley & Glam Affair
Hair: *Exile & Boon
*Outfits: Zaara Chandni Lehenga (Available at Mystic Realms Faire on October 10th)
*Jewels: Zaara
1st & 2nd pic: Del May
3rd pic: Exposeur
4th pic: Diesel Works

Body Party

(click here for raw shot) I dropped by the Genre event this month because their theme is South Asia, and of course I couldn’t resist that. Majority of the items are around L$100, I picked up a few things. This Indian themed wall unit from Mirage is texture changeable and comes with 14 animated couples […] Continue reading →

Happy Eid!

This is the last day of Ramadan and tomorrow is Eid for me so I wanted to share an Eid picture. I know some celebrated Eid today and some are celebrating tomorrow, so just wanted to wish everyone a very happy and joyous day, whichever day you celebrate! I hope this year brings lots of […] Continue reading →

Weddings Around the World

Libby Farleigh, the publisher of Fusion Magazine recently contacted me and requested I do two images for her special Wedding issue. They have a segment on weddings around the world so she asked me to share some colorful imagery depicting indian wedding traditions. Indian weddings are usually a big celebration of two families coming together, […] Continue reading →

A Journey Through India

For the summer issue of TREMPE mode magazine, I was asked to take you all on a journey through India. I tried to use mostly mesh items in this editorial, however there are still a few favorites from the pre-mesh era that I felt compelled to include. The build I’ve used in all of the […] Continue reading →

Happy Ramadan!

(raw shot) It’s that time of the year again where I get cranky and moody while I fast with my loved ones during the daylight hours. Today was the 1st day of the Islamic month of Ramadan and visions of double chocolate cupcakes have been dancing through my head. Although I do have a tough […] Continue reading →

Desi Girls

You may not be familiar with the word “desi” it’s basically a term used to describe the people, cultures, and products of South Asia. Meet my friend Reema Xue, she’s desi like me. If you have Reema on your plurk timeline, then you probably already know that she is absolutely one of the sweetest people […] Continue reading →

Happy Ramadan!

(click here for raw shot) Depending on where you live and of course the moon, the Islamic month of Ramadan will begin in the next few days for you. The past week my family has been feverishly getting all prepared for the starting of the month. I kind of have a love/hate relationship with this […] Continue reading →

For you, my love is selfless…

I was listening to one of my favorite bollywood songs while working on this: mera ishq sufiyana which translates into “my love is selfless” and the rest of it is just as poetic, if not more. It’s an absolutely beautiful song. Today was the last day of school, so I’m off for the summer. However, […] Continue reading →


Last week Maxi Gossamar dropped one of her new mesh jewelry sets on me and said that she created an indian themed set for one of the Miss Virtual World contestants this year. I didn’t get a chance to try it on till just last night and I instantly fell in love with it. I […] Continue reading →


I was listening to one of my favorite songs, Habibi, and this picture just automatically kind of created itself. A quick Arabic lesson for those wondering, Marhaba is a greeting or another way to say hello and Habibi usually means my love or someone very dear to you. Now on to what I’m wearing. I’m […] Continue reading →

Release me

Zodiac came back for another round last week bringing in sensual Sagittarius this month. I fell in love with the Kelpie’s Bridle from Evie’s Closet. It’s just my kind of jewelry. I love the way it pops on the new Amberly skin from Glam Affair in Africa tone. Amberly was just released today in 6 […] Continue reading →


I wasn’t really planning on doing an image for Eid al-Adha today, but some of my friends on plurk convinced me to do it. So I decided to login and take a quick snap, but my goodness the grid was laggy today. Was it just me or does SL just hate my pixel guts? Anyhow, […] Continue reading →


When I put on this mesh Anarkali kameez and churidaar pajama from Bilo (which you can pick up at Cinema right now), it reminded me of the courtesans that wore these kinds of outfits and danced around for men, like Umrao Jaan. Here’s a song from the film about this infamous courtesan. I decided I […] Continue reading →

Eternal Longing

So I was really excited to have found this beautiful sim on Honour McMillan’s blog and I couldn’t wait to shoot there. I even liked the way the pictures were turning out but while I was processing them I was chatting with my friend, Anubis Darkwatch, and I asked him his opinion on something in […] Continue reading →

Happy Eid ul-Fitr!

About a month ago I blogged about the starting of the month of Ramadan, well now that month is over and Eid ul-Fitr has arrived. I spent the day wearing beautiful blue shalwar kameez (that totally made me itch) and ate lots of gulab jamun (that totally made hyper). It was so worth it! :P […] Continue reading →