Wonderland

Wonderland

Have you ever heard of Lootbox? Instead of winning rare items individually, you win a rare lootbox with the special items inside it. I wanted the Wonderland set from Astralia, cos for some reason I can’t resist anything Wonderland themed. I love being Alice! I went through my old blog posts and found some Alice looks that I wore years ago, and realized that my style was more fun then.

Speaking of Wonderland themed items, can you guys send me some links to stuff that I don’t know about? I want clothes, decor, anything!

Wonderland

Before you play for this Astralia set, beware that the pose included with the background doesn’t look exactly like my picture (or the vendor ad). The arm holding the bottle does not bend that way, I edited the pose myself so what you get won’t look anything like this.

What I’m Wearing:

Truth – Rumor
Astralia – Wonderland Gacha
Blueberry – Cocodoll Set (Sky) & Bracelets/Necklace
Katat0nik – Cards1 Wonderland Pendant

LAQ Bento Motion Capture Mesh Head, Gaia 1.0

Laq - Gaia 1.0

It’s raining mesh heads! I’m wearing Gaia 1.0, the newest Bento Mesh Head from Laq. I’m excited by bento editing capabilities and motion capture animations. I spent hours obsessively tweaking this head to look like me, but lately I’ve been more flexible with my looks. I wore the skin and makeups included in the Laq HUD, so this look is completely achievable right out of the box!

Laq - Gaia 1.0

The Laq HUD is comparable to other mesh heads on the market – full of features and customization options. I particularly liked the Moods tab, which includes 4 default animated moods that you can play continuously, and 12 animated expressions (includes the option to play continuously or as poses).

My favorite feature on this HUD, is the Looks tab to save different skins & makeup options. With one click, the HUD saved my entire look, and even created a preview pic. The preview pic feature is amazing, cos I tend to forget what I have saved.

Laq - Gaia 1.0

Watch Mallory’s video showing the motion captured  animations, and tell me those are not the best animations you have ever seen! I like that each expression includes a few poses and plays in a continuous loop.

Now comes the critiques, which surprisingly isn’t much. What I want added to the HUD is a CLEAR ALL button, for when all of my makeup layers are wonky and I want to start over. This head is new, so there are not a lot of skins available for it yet. I would probably like it even more if I could try different skins. Thankfully, it is OMEGA-enabled, so there are some things that will work with it, but OMEGA is terribly slow.

Try the Laq bento mesh head and let me know what you think! How does this mesh head compare with your favorite? What feature do you want to see in future updates?

What I’m Wearing:

LAQ Bento – Motion Capture – Gaia 1.0
Truth Hair – Lisette
Teefy – Sophia Top Lacey (Bloom)
Empire – Jean Shorts

Remodeled Bathroom

Remodeled Bathroom

Avatars don’t need to bathe, but I still liked the idea of having a tub in my home. I don’t need a kitchen or a bedroom, but I have them, so why not a bathroom? I stumbled upon this Victoria Clawfoot Tub from Apple Fall and fell in love. I can’t remember the last time I bought any bathroom decor, so this tub is super special. The vintage design is gorgeous and the water is best water that I have ever seen in any tub in SL. The tub comes in two colors – Enamel and Iron. My room is very white, so I decided to use the Iron colored tub to add contrast.

Remodeled Bathroom

Even though I love the tub, the animations included are not great. I tried the single poses, and all of them were bathing animations, not really suitable for still photography. I made my own poses for the photos above; it was super satisfying. I hate furniture with fidgeting animations with a passion.

Remodeled Bathroom

What I’m Wearing:

Truth – Scout
Blueberry – Mood Swimsuit

Be My Baby

Be My Baby

Let’s go camping! This adorable vintage pin-up style outfit is from The Secret Store. I am also wearing the The Be My Baby hairstyle from Exile. This month’s Collabor88 theme is called Resort, and the mood board indicates that it’s a retro resort style! I can’t get enough of this style in SL, cos it reminds me of the sweet stuff that artilleri made back in the day.

I’m also wearing these gorgeous Dorothy Heels from Ingenue. It’s available for the Slink ‘Kitten’ feet only. I like shorter heels in SL, but it seems that creators and maybe other residents, favor higher heels. These heels are a must-have for casual clothing, they’re also available in a bunch cheerful of colors.

Be My Baby

What I’m Wearing:

Exile – Be My Baby @ Collabor88
The Secret Store – Cindy Knotted Shirt (Milk) @ Collabor88
The Secret Store – Bonnie Capri Pants (Sky) @ Collabor88
Ingenue – Dorothy Heels (Pearl) @ Vintage Fair

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