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A Little bit of Attitude

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Catwa

Catwa has released a new mesh head yesterday by the name of Gwen and I feel it has quite a bit of attitude. I also feel it looks quite different from her previous releases. One thing to note about Gwen’s release is if you read her flickr, she states that she has released an incomplete early version of this head. That means that this head has been released without the full 8 expressions and gestures that her heads usually come with. However, in March, there will be a free update to this head and you will then get all of expressions and gestures.

I’m wearing the head with two different skins, that weren’t made for this particular head, but I think work quite well with it. In the first image I am wear the Alessa applier from Glam Affair, currently available at Kustom 9. This applier was made for Catwa heads, before this head was released, so I am assuming she made it for either Jessica or Annie, but as you can see in the first image, it looks very beautiful with the new Gwen head. I also have raw shots in my plurk with this applier on the Gwen head.

In the second image I am wearing the Maggie applier from Deetalez, which was also released before Gwen was so I am again assuming it was made for Annie or Jessica. But it looks so incredibly sexy and full of attitude with Gwen as you can see from the image and video below.

a little bit of attitude

LeLutka

LeLutka has released another series of their infamous swift hair that moves on its own. To show the details of that along with the new catwa head, I made a little video I’m attaching below.

Video on YouTube: https://youtu.be/9mpjV0GmzV8

Rowne

Finally, I want to talk a little bit about Rowne. Rowne has got to be one of my most favorite designers on the grid as all of their items are so incredibly stylish and sophisticated. Both of the outfits I am wearing in this post are from Rowne. One thing I do want to note though that Rowne only makes outfits in standard mesh sizes, therefore it was impossible for me to wear that first dress with my Maitreya mesh body. It just wouldn’t work because of the slit. So I actually just took my body off and wore the medium size with the default SL body. I didn’t mind doing that at all as I feel that dress is definitely worth it.

The jumpsuit I’m wearing in the second image I was able to wear with my Maitreya body and just using the alpha hud. I’m wearing the medium standard size again with that and it fit perfectly with my Maitreya body.

Rowne also makes a lot of their items in the color Oxblood. It’s just so rich and bold, definitely one of my favorites. Both of these items were released for their new Jeune line, which you can check out at their mainstore.

The background you see in the images and video today is also from Rowne. For this month’s Arcade, Rowne has created a series of Photogenic Walls which are just backdrops from various parts of the word. They are not flat walls either, they have some props like the chairs behind me and there is also the beautiful Montmartre stairs from Paris. Each wall is completely different and will help to make you look well traveled in your Second Life pictures. They are currently available at the Arcade until the end of December.

2016 Elections

I am sure this weekend you are probably very busy with your last minute shopping and festivities for Christmas, but I did want to remind you guys, especially the Americans, that tonight is the 3rd Democratic Debate so if you get the chance, don’t forget to watch. Also, if you still need to register to vote, make sure to do so soon, primaries start in February!

Credits:
What I’m wearing in the 1st pic:
*Mesh Head: CATWA HEAD Gwen 4.5 EARLY RELEASE by Catwa Clip
*Skin Applier: Glam Affair – Catwa Applier – Alessa ( India ) 11 RARE by Aida Ewing (@ Kustom9)
*Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Oxidation by Ikon Innovia
*Hair: MINA Hair – Stella by Mina Nakamura (@ Tres Chic)
*Dress: Jeune by Rowne.Margot Turtle Neck Dress – Oxblood.M by Fashionboi Landar
*Necklace: [MANDALA]YOLO-Necklace by kikunosuke Eel (@ C88)

What I’m wearing in the 2nd pic & video:
*Mesh Body: Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V3.4 by Onyx LeShelle
*Mesh Head: CATWA HEAD Gwen 4.5 EARLY RELEASE by Catwa Clip
*Skin Applier: DeeTaleZ *Appliers* CATWA Head “Face Maggie” Eastern by Steffi Villota (@ Chapter 4)
*Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Oxidation by Ikon Innovia
*Hair: LeLutka Adriana & Alma Swish Hair by Thora Charron
*Outfit: Jeune by Rowne.Emeline Leather Jumpsuit – Oxblood.M by Fashionboi Landar
*Tattoo: Letis Tattoo :: Papiliones by Leti Hax

*Poses: Vestige Poses by VestigeCreations
*Background: Rowne #PhotogenicWalls by Fashionboi Landar (@ Arcade)

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