Sep 11, 2014
Harlow

Lonely Dancer

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So today on plurk (sorry mine is private, but feel free to add me!) we did this silly, introspective, yet relatively light hearted meme called “How Do You See Me?”. Most everyone who participated did it anonymously so that people could leave comments and such. I was pretty impressed that nearly everything said on mine was either positive, incredibly sweet, or honest & constructive.  I think the most negative thing someone said was “Sometimes you annoy me.” and quite frankly, sometimes I annoy myself, so I was really not offended.

One thing the little exercise made me realize though was that I am notoriously bad about keeping to myself and not opening up to people. I kind of spend most my time alone on my platform, or with a few small select people in world. A person or two even commented saying that I’m one of the “cool kids” on plurk, and I had to laugh, because if they knew me, they’d know that quite honestly I’m alone most of the time, unless a Bean event is taking place.

Maybe I should learn to branch out more. Broaden my horizons. Not be afraid to open up in Second Life again, and meet new people, and socialize more. I think because I’ve been burned in the past, I’ve just learned to throw walls up that I need to learn to break down.

So here is my invitation to you. Reach out to me. Get to know me. Help me to be better about getting to know others in the community. That was the sole reason I started The Bean in the first place. Was to meet people around the world.

It’s just ironic that someone who owns a venue, and spend so much time on social networks, is honestly often times, alone.

Credits

Skin: Glam Affair | Aida Ewing – Skye (available at September’s Round of The Arcade)

Hair: Truth | Truth Hawks – Posey

Mascara: Izzie’s | Izzie Button – I’m Not Feeling Well Tattoos

Eyes: IKON | Ikon Innovia – Perspective Eyes

Hands: SLink | Siddean Munro

Bodysuit/Skirt: Tee*fy | Azure Electricteeth – Tiffany Bodysuit & Katharine Skirt (available at September’s Collabor88)

Jewelry: Yummy | Polyester Partridge – Beaded Statement (available at September’s Collabor88)

Pose: Ma Vie | Mavi Beck

 

Sep 11, 2014
Harlow

Motel Miami

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Credits:

Skybox: Trompe Loeil | Cory Edo

Mainland/Flamingo Neon Signs: The Loft | Colleen Desmoulins & Nardya Rousselot (available at September’s Collabor88)

Tribal Prints: Apple Fall | Warehousefifteendesigns (available at September’s Collabor88)

TV Trays: Second Spaces | Elle Kirshner (available at September’s Round of The Arcade)

Postal Boxes: 7 Emporium | Agustkov (available at September’s Round of The Arcade)

Flash Sign: Hideki | Hideki Carami (available at September’s Collabor88)

Stars: Cheeky Pea | Isla Gealach (available at September’s round of FaMESHed)

Rug: Hideki | Hideki Carami (available at September’s Collabor88)

Folding Chairs: Hideki | Hideki Carami (available at September’s Collabor88)

Octopus Table: Trompe Loeil | Cory Edo (available at September’s Round of The Arcade)

Transistor Radio: Floorplan | Tegan Serin (available at Kustom 9)

Vase/Flowers: Apple Fall | Warehousefifteendesigns (available at September’s Collabor88)

Fondue Set: Second Spaces | Elle Kirshner (available at September’s Round of The Arcade)

Motel Miami Sign: Floorplan | Tegan Serin (available at September’s Collabor88)

Picture Hanger: Tarte | Alixxbella (available at September’s Collabor88)

Dapper Chair: Apple Fall | Warehousefifteendesigns (available at September’s Collabor88)

Sep 7, 2014
Harlow

Electric Avenue

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I had a whole lot of fun doing this post! I know that the next few months will be filled to the brim with neutrals, oranges, toned down hues, and autumn colors, so to be able to finish up summertime with bright, electric colors, is really fun & energetic!

This month’s round at Collabor88 is Miami Electric, and will feature lots of bright hues, and lively pieces of apparel & home and garden items. I’ve seen some sneak peeks, and you will all be pulling out your wallets and shopping relentlessly!

Aside from the ridiculously sexy outfit from Baiastice, I must comment also on this great hair, and my stellar shoes. The bow on this hair really makes my entire outfit standout. I think Clawtooth hit the ball out of the park with this one! These heels from Fri.day bring everything together. I wish I could wear sky high heels like this in my real life. How can you not feel sexy rocking these?

I thought this owl necklace from Cae, was a great addition to this entire ensemble. It’s an item at this current round of FaMESHed.  It also comes with a cute pair of earrings. Both items are HUD based and can be changed to lots of different color gemstones, and a few metal options. I really appreciate jewelry designers who do HUD based work. It’s more cost effective for the consumer to have an item that can be matched to various ensembles, and takes up less space in our inventories. It’s a kind & efficient gesture from jewelers that oftentimes goes unnoticed and unappreciated. I certainly appreciate it when they do it!

I feel absolutely cute & electric today, and i’m so glad I had a chance to show you all! I hope your weekend has been wonderful.

Credits

Skin: Glam Affair | Aida Ewing – Skye I (available at September’s Round of The Arcade)

Hair: Clawtooth | Bubbles Clawtooth (available at September’s Collabor88 opening September 8th)

Eyes: IKON | Ikon Innovia

Necklace: Cae | Caelan Hancroft – Hoot (available at September’s round of FaMESHed)

Top: Baiastice | Sissy Pessoa – Caged Top (available at September’s Collabor88 opening September 8th)

Skirt: Baiastice | Sissy Pessoa – Ives Skirt (available at September’s Collabor88 opening September 8th)

Shoes: Fri.day | Darling Monday – Gloria Heels (available at September’s Collabor88 opening September 8th)

Pose: Marukin | Valencia Southard

Sep 3, 2014
Harlow

She Holds Secrets Behind Those Eyes

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Credits

Skin: Glam Affair | Aida Ewing – Skye I  (available at September’s Round of The Arcade)

Hair: Exile | Kavar Cleanslate – Dancing On My Own (available at September’s Round of The Arcade)

Eyes: IKON | Ikon Innovia

Lashes: FTL | Framboise Werribee – Kirei Lashes

Necklace: MG | Maxi Gossamer – Fern’s Trinket & Bead Necklace (available at September’s round of FaMESHed)

Dress: Fishy Strawberry | Fae Eriksen – Saloon Dress (available at September’s round of FaMESHed)

Pose: Imeka | Natiwilliams 

Location: Heart Song

Aug 31, 2014
Harlow

Starry Eyed Surprise

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A quick post today, to show you this absolutely adorable set from The Secret Store. The set includes all sorts of detailed goodies. Check out the gatcha key here on Miss Maylee’s flickr. Look how many awesome things you can collect! I had a lot of fun blasting around on this little space ship with my little alien friend!

Credits:

Skin: League | Nena Janus – Erin

Hair: Truth | Truth Hawks – Freya 

Entire Space Set: The Secret Store | Maylee Oh (available at The Arcade  starting September 1st)

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