Kingston’s Style Diary

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GIA Style Card // Diva on a Dime

Complete look: L$95. Thanks to the plethora of high quality designer freebies and cheapies out there, you don’t have to be the SL equivalent of Elizabeth Taylor to look good. Update group and in-store freebies, hunts, discerning newbie areas and store sales can hold all the style elements that a frugal fashionista may need to stock her wardrobe.

Movements like the hugely popular Fifty Linden Fridays coordinated by OMGWTF Barbecue, have further established support for affordable, quality products.

Thank you to all the designers who contribute to Fifty Linden Fridays, the Gnubie Store, hunts, sales and who offer regular update group gifts!

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All Poses: [glow] Studio by Anemysk Karu (from the “Deep Breath” set)

For store locations, see SLurls page.

Body:

  • Skin: [LeLutka]-IFEdark-MIST(D Brows) by Minnu Palen (LetLutka)
    Update Group Gift – February 28, 2010
    L$0
  • Hair: >TRUTH< Jess [freebie] (shown in espresso) by Truth Hawks (TRUTH)
    Truth Hair (106, 85, 25)
    L$0

Outfit:

  • Dress: ZC : 6 Mrinali *pistachio* by Zaara Kohime (Zaara)
    ICON Lifestyle Fashion District Hunt – ends April 10, 2010
    L$0
  • Shoes: [0N] flip-flops YELLOW by Mai Runo (Zero Number)
    Drowsy sim fair (Summer 2009) – No longer available/store closed
    L$0

Accessories:

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Total outfit cost: L$95

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Hitting the Beach: Day 2 of 4 – California Sun

On day two of our beach bunny road trip, Strawberry and I wanted to hit the beach in all the vintage glory of 1960s Brigitte Bardot. Before heading to the beach, we visited our favourite shops offering vintage-style products.

All dolled up, we were ready to strut along the boardwalk, scoping out the surfers and bopping to the surf pop tunes in our heads.


See:
Day 1: The Tide is High
Day 3: Weapon of Choice
Day 4: Montego Bay

Photographer: Strawberry Singh

For store locations, see SLurls page.

All Poses: Diesel Works by Rogan Diesel

ON STRAWBERRY

Body:

  • Skin: Dutch Touch: DUNe – Cocoa, Catseyes Red by Iki Ikarus
  • Hair: Curio: Betty Boop, Black by Rita Groshomme

Outfit:

  • Swimsuit: artilleri: LeeLee bikini by Antonia Marat
  • Shoes: Zero Number: Flip-flops, Red by Mai Runo

Accessories:

  • Sunglasses: glow Studio: Meredith, Black by Anemysk Karu
  • Earrings and Necklace: Lucas Lameth Fashion Jewelry: Han Hana Necklace & Earrings Set, Violet/Red Gold by Lucas Lameth
  • Bangles: Zaara: Ramya Wood Bangles, Gold by Zaara Kohime

ON KINGSTON

Body:

  • Skin: ATOMIC: Faith – Mocha, Smudge Pale by Crushed Clarity/Ivy Graves
  • Hair: TRUTH: Gloria, Night by Truth Hawks

Outfit:

  • Swimsuit: Twosome: Retro Swimsuit, Red
  • Sandals: Zero Number: Flip flops, Red by Mai Runo

Accessories:

  • Necklace: Nuki-Nuki Beach Lei, Women’s by Eisie Etchegaray *Available on XStreet SL
  • Earrings: Zaara: Tarika Turquoise Earrings, Gold by Zaara Kohime

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GIA Style Card: Caribbean Cruise

@ GLANCE International Agency

With clothing and accessories that radiate with a colour vibrancy, a healthy and liberal slathering of SPF 30 sunblock is needed to walk through the doors of Emma Gilmour’s beachy clothing store, Sand Shack Surf Co. Filled with kitschy and charismatic clothing items that show off  those sunkissed limbs, Surf Co. as the product offerings definitely lend to casual, relaxed looks.

In addition to being the darling behind the splashy SC brand, Emma Gilmour designs chic products and accessories for Armidi as Hudsen Armidi – a telling display of her range of design ability.

Inspiring today’s Style Card, the Cabana dress conjures mental imagery that takes wearer’s mind away to summer scenes set against the sun-soaked backdrop of royal palms and full-bodied hibiscus bushes lining beachfront boardwalks, or along the deck of a pristine white and far-reaching cruise ship destined for an exotic port in the Tropic of Cancer.

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For store locations, see SLurls page.

Body

  • Skin:Fashionably Dead: Dark Skin, Cat Silence by Toast Bard
  • Hair:TRUTH: Ruby, Java* by Truth Hawks

Outfit

  • Dress: Sand Shack Surf Co.: Cabana Dress, Blue/Yellow by Emma Gilmour
  • Shoes: Periquita: Funny Girl Flats, Cyan by Erpla Prieto

Accessories

  • Necklace: Armidi Gisaci: Zimbabwe Necklace, Techno by Nicole David
  • Earrings: +plus: Plastic Earrings, Yellow by Helena Compton
  • Bangles (left wrist): +plus: Delicious Happy, Fruity by Helena Compton
  • Bangles (right wrist): +plus: Delicious Bangles, Fruity by Helena Compton
  • Bag: Pampered Princess: Green/Orange Bag by Lolita Bellman

* Discontinued texture

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