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#101

Hey everyone, I thought I’d just do a quick and simple shoot before I go away from blogging for a month. I knew I had to do a jewelry shoot because I haven’t done one that focused mainly on accessories in a while, and in this post I’m wearing the Turquoise Coral jewelry set from BaUbLeS! by Phe. If you fancy this jewelry set, head down to the main store right away!
So sorry Phe, I haven’t been blogging your items in a while, but I do hope you like this! And for everyone else too, I hope you like it too!
Lastly, happy holidays, and I’ll see you guys in a month! 
Love, Kai
Credits
Hair: Essena | TRUTH HAIR | Group Gift
Skin: Aneko Chai | Elysium
Eyes: Grey Brown Eyes | *Amacci* | Freebie Wall
Head: Karin Mesh Head | LeLutka
Earrings: Turquoise Coral Earrings | BaUbLeS! by Phe
Ring: Turquoise Coral Ring | BaUbLeS! by Phe
Body: Lara Mesh Body | Maitreya
Hands: Lara Mesh Hands | Maitreya | Comes with the mesh body
Photography by Jackson Redstar.
 
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#99

Hey guys, today’s post is all about this Countess headpiece by Wicca’s Wardrobe, which has a very Asian look to it, be it Japanese or Chinese. The good thing is that it doesn’t have a specific look to it, so if you have an Oriental-themed shoot, this headpiece will be a great accessory. This look is rather simple and I was going for a more Japanese-themed shoot, so I accessorized it with the hand fan from Silvery K, a group gift from one of the underrated Japanese designers in my opinion. Do check out the Silvery K store when you can, there are numerous group gifts and also beautiful clothes to get for yourself, or for someone special this Christmas!
Love, Kai
Credits
Hair: Honoka | pr!tty
Skin: Zoe Chai | Elysium
Eyes: Grey Brown Eyes | *Amacci* | Freebie Wall
Eyeshadow: Eyeshadow for LeLutka Mesh Heads V | .charme.
Head: Karin Mesh Head | LeLutka
Headpiece: Countess Headpiece | Wicca’s Wardrobe
Body: Lara Mesh Body | Maitreya
Hands: Lara Mesh Hands | Maitreya | Comes with the mesh body
Fan: Japanese Hand Fan | Silvery K | Group Gift
Photography by Jackson Redstar.
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#98

I love this shoot cos I don’t think I’ve ever look so demented before. Thanks Jackson, for coming up with this theme for this shoot haha.
Ok, so  what I have on to play the demented mother or demented owner of the dolls is the Annette outfit from AZUL, which comes in so many amazing colors. I’m wearing the Sapphire version, which comes with a fascinating fascinator, a fur collar, and gloves as well. I picked an updo from Pink Hustler, which has been their great subscriber gift ever since I started blogging, so you’ll be sure to find it in the store. Also, for the shoes, I’m blogging the new release by Elysium, a pair of London ankle boots which has a hud to customize the colors and pattern of the fur on it.
That’s about all for this blog post, be sure to check back this month for more!
Love, Kai
Credits
Hair: Light Blond | *Pink Hustler* | Subscriber Gift
Skin: Zoe Chai | Elysium
Eyes: Grey Brown Eyes | *Amacci* | Freebie Wall
Head: Karin Mesh Head | LeLutka
Lipstick: Anuska Lips | Shakeup!
Body: Lara Mesh Body | Maitreya
Hands: Lara Mesh Hands | Maitreya | Comes with the mesh body
Outfit: Annette | AZUL
Shoes: London Ankle Boots | Elysium
Photography by Jackson Redstar at Failure To Thrive.
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#97

Hi everyone! I’ve got another closeup shot for you guys, and this time it’s to show off the extravagant and ginormous Antoinette hat by Wicca’s Wardrobe. I loved how mysterious the hat looked on me so I styled myself accordingly.
Initially I envisioned myself as a vampire after putting on this hairstyle by lamb., a Hair Fair gift, which you might be able to find at her store. I matched it with a deep shade of red lipstick by Glam Affair for the LeLutka mesh head. I had fangs on, but I decided to take them off as they were too cheesy, and slightly in-your-face. I approached it with another perspective, which was to go for a slightly more dominatrix look, which was why I completed the look with the Bastet harness, a rare item from the gacha at Pixicat. The items from the gacha are amazing, and so are the items that Pixicat sells so for those of you who haven’t been there, you should definitely take a look!
Love, Kai
Credits
Hair: Bernice | lamb. | Hair Fair Gift (Unavailable)
Skin: Aneko Chai | Elysium
Eyes: Grey Brown Eyes | *Amacci* | Freebie Wall
Head: Karin Mesh Head | LeLutka
Lipstick: Flame Darker Basic Lips Applier | Glam Affair for LeLutka Mesh Head | Comes with the mesh head
Headpiece: Antoinette Hat | Wicca’s Wardrobe
Body: Lara Mesh Body | Maitreya
Harness: Bastet Harness | Pixicat
Photography by Jackson Redstar.
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#96

I love doing closeups. I get to show more detailed items to you guys like accessories and makeup much clearly than in full body shots.
This time I bring to you the Plava headpiece by Wicca’s Wardrobe. This headpiece is especially great for avant garde looks and it also comes in silver. The makeup is another one of the choices you get from the Nuuna LeLutka applier makeup set hud and it isn’t what I would normally wear but it was perfect for this look. I decided to match the headpiece with the jewelry from Elysium, the Oriental Delight set, which comes with earrings and a beautiful necklace. There are different precious stone options, including amber, ivory and onyx. In this photo, I’m featuring the ruby version.
One thing I would have wanted to fix though was the error on the right earring. So sorry for this mistake, but I hope you guys like the photo nonetheless! 
Love, Kai
Credits
Hair: Nia Daya | fiore | Hair Fair Gift (Unavailable)
Skin: Aneko Chai | Elysium
Eyes: Grey Brown Eyes | *Amacci* | Freebie Wall
Head: Karin Mesh Head | LeLutka
Eyeshadow: LeLutka Applier Makeup Set 1 | Nuuna
Lipstick: Grunge Gloss | Shakeup!
Headpiece: Plava Headpiece | Wicca’s Wardrobe
Earrings: Oriental Delight Earrings | Elysium
Necklace: Oriental Delight Necklace | Elysium
Body: Lara Mesh Body | Maitreya
Photography by Jackson Redstar.
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#93 – Unholy

I thought I’d try to squeeze in one last post before Halloween so this here, is my last post for October. The inspiration for this look was something evil or demonic juxtaposed against something clean, proper and holy. In this case it was the Abaddon mask from Wicca’s Wardrobe which provided the demonic aspect and having it photographed at a temple or shrine, which is a place that is associated with holiness and good.
Even the look itself is a contradicting idea in itself. The Malignant dress, from Pixicat for Collabor88, and amazing one indeed, is one that is extremely provocative, definitely not something you’ll wear to a church or a temple. I mean, just look at the chest area, if that isn’t provocative, I don’t know what that is. Thank goodness for the fake hands, otherwise this photo would be considered nudity, and I think even with this photo it might just already be bordering on nudity. I picked the white version because that would contradict the look of the dress, and with white usually associated with purity, the dress itself could be seen as both holy and unholy at the same time.
So, with a dress like that, and the mask, I asked for a holy place for photography to really create that contrast between good and evil (though the lines are kinda blurry). The pose was in contrast to the outfit, something soft and gentle, with the idea of me rising out of the water to approach the shrine, perhaps trying to challenge whether evil could enter the sanctuary of holiness and good. With that, Jackson also created the photo with a hint of iconic imagery in terms of lighting and atmosphere, and that’s how we got the photo.
I admit that this is the photo we’ve done so far that juxtaposed opposing ideas so much within one shot, and it wouldn’t have been obvious if I didn’t explain the concept of the photo. I’m rather proud of this and I hope you guys like it.
With that, happy Halloween and have a great one this year! See you soon!
Love, Kai
Credits
Hair: Riki | little bones. | Freebie
Skin: Zoe Chai | Elysium
Eyes: Grey Brown Eyes | *Amacci* | Freebie Wall
Head: Karin Mesh Head | LeLutka
Mask: Abaddon Mask | Wicca’s Wardrobe
Body: Lara Mesh Body | Maitreya
Hands: Lara Mesh Hands | Maitreya | Comes with the mesh body
Dress: Malignant Dress | Pixicat for Collabor88
Photography by Jackson Redstar at Athan Selidor.
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#92 – Apocalypse Now

Halloween season is proving to be really fun for me. I get the chance to dress up as different characters and in different styles, sometimes not in the style I would usually go for. But I take that as sort of a little lesson, on how styling myself in a certain way out of my comfort zone can help me learn more and open myself out more to the other genres.
This post was greatly influenced by one of my favorite movies this year, the over-the-top action movie, Mad Max: Fury Road, which also served as inspiration for one part of this collection released by Wicca’s Wardrobe for Halloween. I guess the idea really stuck in my head after knowing about Wicca’s inspiration so I took it and ran with it. Her pieces are named after horror movies, or characters in famous horror movies (though there are exceptions), so see if you can spot the references in her collection!
The Paige top and the Carrie skirt come from two different outfits but are both released at BOSL Fall/Winter Fashion Week 2015, together with the Psycho armpieces, while the Seska headpiece is a release for the Fantasy Collective of October. Do be sure to check them both out if you’re interested!
I love how imaginative the pieces are and that pushes me to style myself in a non-conventional way, which was quite difficult, I must admit. I spent a whole lot of time thinking about the right hairstyle to use and in the end I settled with the Viking hair from Tableau Vivant, under the category of Fantasy/Roleplay hairstyles. Once again, that aisle is not someplace I would usually go if not for this shoot so I’m rather thankful.
The makeup was rather simple and was decided upon the quickest. Like I said, I was rather inspired by Mad Max: Fury Road so I knew what makeup I wanted and thank goodness Nuuna has them.
Halloween is just around the corner! I’m so excited and I can’t wait for the day to arrive! Till then, take care!
Love, Kai
Credits
Hair: Viking Hair | Tableau Vivant
Skin: Zoe Chai | Elysium
Eyes: Grey Brown Eyes | *Amacci* | Freebie Wall
Head: Karin Mesh Head | LeLutka
Eyeshadow: LeLutka Applier Makeup Set 1 | Nuuna
Headpiece: Seska Headpiece | Wicca’s Wardrobe
Body: Lara Mesh Body | Maitreya
Top: Paige Top | Wicca’s Wardrobe
Hands: Lara Mesh Hands | Maitreya | Comes with the mesh body
Armpiece: Psycho Armpiece | Wicca’s Wardrobe
Skirt: Carrie Skirt | Wicca’s Wardrobe
Shoes: Lilith Heels | Wicca’s Wardrobe
Photography by Jackson Redstar at The Wastelands.
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#91 – Nightcrawler

Another Halloween-themed photo shoot before the day comes! This time I was really inspired by the Julie gown from AZUL which comes in a Halloween version, complete with skeletal wings and little spiders crawling all over. I would say that this gown delivers more of a romantic/elegant vibe than a scary one so it’s great if you’re looking for a glamorous outfit for the occasion.
With an outfit like that, I knew I had to accessorize with a simple hair, so I picked a long straight hairstyle from Tableau Vivant, which is also a group gift that is still available in the store. There is a fee to join the group (if I recall, I joined when it was free). but the group gifts you receive throughout the year are rather worth it! Of course, for a more gothic themed makeup, I turn to the two brands you’ve seen me using for the past few posts, Nuuna and Shakeup!. And for the thigh high boots, they’re from FasterPussycat, which has lots of Halloween themed outfits out at the mainstore right now.
Have you gotten your Halloween costume yet? Only a few days left, so get to shopping!
Love, Kai
Credits
Hair: Muse | Tableau Vivant | Group Gift
Skin: Default Europa Skin | Glam Affair for Mesh Head & Body
Eyes: Grey Brown Eyes | *Amacci* | Freebie Wall
Head: Karin Mesh Head | LeLutka
Eyeshadow: LeLutka Applier Makeup Set 1 | Nuuna
Lipstick: Grunge Gloss | Shakeup!
Body: Lara Mesh Body | Maitreya
Outfit: Julie Halloween Version | AZUL
Hands: Lara Mesh Hands | Maitreya | Comes with the mesh body
Shoes: Tragic Thigh Boots | FasterPussyCat
Photography by Jackson Redstar at Havenhollow III.
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#90 – Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This

Or are they? I absolutely cannot imagine if I had to live this moment in a dream, though I guess a few of you would have experienced something like this or something close at least. For these few weeks bloggers are slowly posting more fantasy or horror looks cos Halloween is coming soon! Lots of fun things to do in SL, to explore, to shop, to just simply have fun with friends, you’ll be amazed at what SL has to offer.
So FasterPussycat has a Halloween photo contest where all you need to do to join is to put together an outfit wearing FasterPussycat, Velvet Elvis and/or BENDER, and shoot your photos at the mainstore sim. And so I gave it a shot (pun unintended and besides, Jackson was the one who took the shot) and here’s what we came up with!
The most important part of the outfit is from BENDER, the nightshade lace bodysuit in white, which is also part of BENDER‘s fall release and can be found at the mainstore. I matched it with a vintage-looking hair, the steamer hair from .Olive. as I was envisioning a classic horror movie look, envisioning Psycho or something along the lines. And as you can see, I’m still playing around with facial expressions which is in the latest update of the LeLutka mesh head. If you haven’t gotten the update, do head down to the store and hit the Redelivery Terminal to get yours.
I gotta thank Jackson for taking part in this shot too. He even affectionately calls his evil clown avatar Hank haha. You guys are spared from Hank’s front view, cos it is really frightening if you were to see him, and him wielding that knife is guaranteed to give you a genuine expression like mine.
If you guys have time, do try to take part in the FasterPussycat Halloween photo contest, there’s just a few days left (the deadline is midnight on 31st October). Good luck and sweet dreams!
Love, Kai
Credits
Hair: Steamer Hair Satin | .Olive. | Hair Fair Gift (Unavailable)
Skin: Default Europa Skin | Glam Affair for Mesh Head & Body
Eyes: Grey Brown Eyes | *Amacci* | Freebie Wall
Head: Karin Mesh Head | LeLutka
Eyeshadow: LeLutka Applier Makeup Set 1 | Nuuna
Lipstick: Grunge Gloss | Shakeup!
Body: Lara Mesh Body | Maitreya
Bodysuit: Nightshade Lace Bodysuit White | BENDER
Hands: Lara Mesh Hands | Maitreya | Comes with the mesh body
Feet: Lara Mesh Feet | Maitreya | Comes with the mesh body
Photography by Jackson Redstar at BENDER.
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#89 – Warrior Princess

I’m not whether many of you will get this reference, but having the knowledge of Xena and having watched a few episodes on TV in the past probably makes me kinda old haha. I was trying to channel as much Xena as I could to suit this look from Du Jour.
The Valkyra outfit by Du Jour is an exclusive to Penumbra Fashion Week and can only be purchased there. After the event it will no longer be in stores, so if you would like the outfit for yourself you gotta head down immediately. In particular I love the headpiece and the chest piece as they were made to resemble wings. Come to think of it, maybe I should have done a flying shot instead. I paired the look with gladiator boots from Miss Canning, which unfortunately has closed down in SL. However, lots of other stores sell the gladiator boots and you’ll be able to find one you like really easily. I’ve accessorized the look with a slightly more embellished and whimsical sword from Tabou Irresistible. Jackson got this for me from the Marketplace but it is also available in the mainstore, depending on whichever is more convenient for you.
The Willow hair from pr!tty is an old release and might not be available anymore. You would probably have to contact Karla Marama for enquiries. Also, her store will not be accessible these few days or even weeks as it is undergoing renovation, so the best way for everything pr!tty related should be directed to her. The eyeliner comes as part of the LeLutka Mesh Head package, done by Glam Affair. The lipstick, on the other hand is a release by .charme. for the Cosmopolitan Events. These few days are the last chances to get it at Cosmopolitan, but if you aren’t able to, they will be available in her store too after the event.
Speaking of appliers, the LeLutka mesh head has undergone a few updates and improvements. Not really sure if you noticed, but I have a slightly different expression than how I usually look like. With the new update, you get to customize your favorite facial expressions, ranging from mischievous to angry, so you won’t find the need to force your mouth open during the shoot itself. Everything is upgraded to fit within the hud, just a click and you’ll get the look you like.
This is probably gonna be my last post for Penumbra Fashion Week, I hope you guys enjoyed the other looks I posted and had a great time shopping for clothes at the sim. I had much fun doing photo shoots too and I’ll see you in the next one! 
Love, Kai
Credits
Hair: Willow | pr!tty
Skin: Aneko Chai | Elysium
Eyes: Grey Brown Eyes | *Amacci* | Freebie Wall
Head: Karin Mesh Head | LeLutka
Eyeliner: Basic Eyeshadow Applier | Glam Affair for LeLutka Mesh Head | Comes with the mesh head
Lipstick: Lipstick for LeLutka Mesh Heads XIII | .charme. for Cosmopolitan Events (.charme. after the event)
Body: Lara Mesh Body | Maitreya
Outfit: Valkyra | Du Jour for Penumbra Fashion Week
Hands: Lara Mesh Hands | Maitreya | Comes with the mesh body
Sword: Hero Sword | Tabou Irresistible
Feet: High Female Feet | Slink
Shoes: Gladiator Boots | :: Miss Canning :: | Unavailable
Photography by Jackson Redstar at Kingdom of Galanthus.
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