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What’s in a Shape?

What's in a Shape?

Last month I released a standard second life shape directly to my marketplace store. The only reason I did that is because people kept asking about my shape and so I thought I would experiment and see what I could come up with. I didn’t expect to, but I sold quite a few of them.

Allesist Klaar was one of the people that bought one. She then contacted me with a photo idea she had. She wanted us both to wear the same Pretty Shape I had released and then take a photo together. I have always admired her photos, so even though my schedule is insane, I made sure to make some time for it. I’m so happy I did because it was a pleasure shooting with her. However, my image is not that great compared to hers, so please do click over to her flickr to see her version of the first image and her thoughts about it. I absolutely loved her lighting and angle. If you’re looking for her style credits, you can find them on her blog.

It’s interesting to see in the images that we both are wearing the same shape, even the same Mesh Project mesh body but our styling and skin tones immediately give away who is who. In fact, I’m not wearing my regular shape in any of the images in this post, but I think I still kind of look like myself, no? So I guess our shapes don’t really define “us” or make us who we are. However, I’m still pretty attached to my regular shape.

Evil Berry (click here for a raw shot)

Since I did that first shape, a few people contacted me to see if I would be making more. I really wasn’t sure if I would be able to but since I got such a positive response, I thought I’d try again. This time I wanted to go a different route. My first shape was very cute and pretty so I wanted the next one to be a bit more evil/devious and mature looking. So I used my favorite League skin and tried to make the shape look a bit like Sushmita Sen, I love her vixen look! I don’t know if I succeeded, but I had fun trying.

StrawberrySingh - Devious Shape

The devious shape is up on my marketplace store now, but since it has very drastic features, I highly recommend you guys try the DEMO first before purchasing to ensure that you like it with your favorite skins. I have provided two eyebrow bases with the shape just in case you don’t like the high arch.

A big thank you to Alles for asking me to do the pic with her, it was so much fun. Also, thank you to all those that bought my first shape and enjoyed it. I really appreciate all the support! <3

Credits:
1st Pic:
What Alles is wearing:
Check her blog for her style credits
What I’m wearing:
Shape: StrawberrySingh.com Pretty Shape by Strawberry Singh
Mesh Body: #TheMeshProject (BETA) Basic Body(f) by TheShops
Skin: The Shops Pussy Skin by TheShops
Hair: Exile::Blown Away by Kavar Cleanslate.
Jewels: Maxi Gossamer Ashira Set
Lingerie: #TheMeshProject – Striped Set (Black)
Shoes: ::HH:: Hucci Tandil Sandal – Collection (TMP-Mid) by Eboni Khan
Alles’ Snake on me: Diesel Works Serpent by Rogan Diesel
Pose: Infiniti . – No Gravity – Couples/Friends Pose by Brandi Monroe (@ TLC)

2nd & 3rd pics:
Shape: StrawberrySingh.com Devious Shape – (DEMO)
Skin: League Skin Erin Dark Feline Brunette by Nena Janus
*Eyes: IKON Promise Eyes – Brown by Ikon Innovia
*Hair: Exile::Blown Away by Kavar Cleanslate
*Lingerie: Baiastice_Apocalypse Net Lingerie-black by Sissy Pessoa (@ Uber)
*Shoes: erratic / valena – gladiator sandals / black (S) by Erratic Rain (@ Uber)
*Mesh Hands: Slink Avatar Enhancement Hands – Casual – Small by Siddean Munro
*Mesh Feet: Slink Female Feet (AvEnhance) S – Flat by Siddean Munro
*Headdress: MG – HeadDress – Ashira – Simple by Maxi Gossamer
*Nosering: MG – Nose Ring and Chain - Ashira by Maxi Gossamer
Pose: Del May Understated (head variant) by Del May

Vogue

This is my third post today. I don’t know what’s wrong with me, but I am inspired so I’m taking advantage of it. People often ask me what inspires me. Recently, I have been very inspired by Vogue Magazine, and especially Vogue India. I know my pictures and styling don’t come anywhere close to the ones […] Continue reading →

Glam Affair

Late last night I messaged Aida Ewing of Glam Affair requesting a couple of makeups for whenever she releases her next skins. I wanted gold and silver eyeshadow with heavy black eyeliner and this morning she dropped them on me. I am so happy, not only did she do it so fast but they were […] Continue reading →

Pastels

I’m trying to get used to my new computer and version of Photoshop. It’s fun but I admit I am struggling a bit since I’m kind of like an old lady that hates change, lol. I’ll slowly get used to it though. Please bear with me as I try new techniques in Photoshop and mess […] Continue reading →

My SLink Obsession

My SLink Obsession is a new monthly event that opens on the 5th of each month and ends on the 22nd. The event features Slink compatible items from skins, shoes, nail polishes, clothing, poses and more! It is held on the Slink West sim. I’m wearing a SLink Visage mesh head with the SLink Physique […] 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 →

Mugshot

So I read this news story today about a florida couple that got arrested for having sex on a public beach in broad daylight while children were around, watching. What struck me about this story is that she’s 20 years old, and I recall doing a lot of stupid things when I was 20. I […] Continue reading →

Innocent Rivalry

This month’s theme for TLC (The Liaison Collaborative) is Dangerous Liaisons. I’m still wearing the thigh holster from Plethora that I blogged a few days ago. This time I added the gun and pose from the Femme Fatale set from Le Poppycock to add to the bad-ass look. I dunno though, I think my face […] Continue reading →

Immortal

A lot of cute new skins being released recently. Rose will be released from Glam Affair tomorrow and it will come in seven different tones with 12 makeups as well as a clean face and not to mention a ton of eyebrow options. You can see some of the pictures of the different tones on […] Continue reading →

Florentien

Brendon Papp of Imabee is back after a long hiatus and he has started releasing skins once again. His skins always had a soft mature look to them, which I adored. Although I don’t really feel like myself in his latest skin, I did want to share it because I thought it was well done. […] Continue reading →

Sparkle and Shine

Photos Nikolaidis released this really fun dress today and I wanted to dress it all up with tattoos and my new hair from Red Mint that I picked up at Hair Fair. I actually poked Mr. Jefferson to give me names of new tattoo places and he dropped a bunch of landmarks on me. Letis […] Continue reading →

Happy Rezday Zaara!

Today is Zaara Kohime’s 7th Rezday and she is very generously sharing a gift with her group members. She has decided to start fresh and has created a new update group, ~{Zaara} Updates~. The group is FREE to join, so grab the SLurl and head down to her mainstore. When you walk straight in and […] 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 →

20 Personal SL Questions Meme

Have you ever been in a social setting (like a club, party, etc…) where you meet someone new and start up a conversation and then have them spew 20 questions at you one after another without hesitation? I often get very uneasy in those types of situations because I am a somewhat private person, in […] Continue reading →

Color Meme

Zaara Kohime is releasing her Mens Classic mesh suit in a variety of bright pop colors for the Mens Dept this month, so I thought it would be fun to make this week’s Monday Meme all about color! Meme instructions: Blog a picture of your favorite color or a variety of colors that you like. […] Continue reading →

Freedom

All that’s left is solitude and the desires in my heart. I won’t be around for most of June because I’m going away to places I’ve never been before. I’ve been a mix bag of emotions so far this year (or perhaps always?) and I wanted a change. So I’m travelling across the ocean to […] Continue reading →

Disdain

I believe it was a week ago when Ms. Magenta DeVinna asked Mr. Truth Hawks on plurk to create a style with curlers in it. I was anxiously waiting for it, and he has finally released it! When I saw this do, the first thought I had in my head was a woman with a […] Continue reading →