Who let the dorks out?

Even more poses, and it’s all for charity April 11, 2010

Filed under: Poses,Shop till you drop — Paulina Oceanlane @ 10:46 am
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Pose by Hopscotch

If you only buy one set at Pose fair, then it should be the collaborative fat pack which just has been released and is only available until 16th April. It contains 35 poses from 35 creators and everything of the L$500 goes to the charity Motivation. Get the female set here and the male one here at XStreetSL!

Free like a bird
Pose by No Strings Attached

This fabulous pack contains everything you could wish for, from subtle and cute to silly and action poses – of course the latter ones are my favourites.

Pose by LAP

Thanks to all Pose Fair organisers and contributors, you rock!! <333

Femaleand male pose sets at XStreetSL.

PF10 Exlusive Female

White Tiger avatar by **DP*yumyum, CSR gift – http://edelweiss.sc/choice2009w/.
Bikini and sunglasses by by Artilleri – 50L Friday [SLURL] .
Hair “TOM245” by booN [SLURL].
Pictures were taken at Las Arenas Rosadas [SLURL].


Spring is here, let’s frolic in the flowers! April 4, 2010

Filed under: Events,Poses,Shop till you drop — Paulina Oceanlane @ 10:42 am
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A virtual world is defined by the creativity, fantasy and talent of its residents. Our builders create the fundaments of such a world, the landscapes, houses, its flora and even its fauna. The designers make us look beautiful and enable our virtual selves to be whatever we want to be. But there is one group which tends to be a bit overlooked – the posemakers and animators. Imagine how your SL would look without them.

What would your SL be like without poses?

Beautiful avatars would stand in that beautiful world like scarecrows, watching the butterflies dancing over the meadows. We might be able to waddle right behind them with our noobish duck walk. Instead of ballroom dancing there would be only ballroom bumping-into-each-other in a desparate attempt to connect with each other. Couples could only sit next to each other and lovingly stare at each other from the corners of their eyes. It would be a beautiful world indeed, but at the same time a deadly boring one!

Hai butterfly!

This year, for the first time, posemakers have put together a Pose Fair (find more information here) to raise money for the charity Motivation , which does work in low-income countries to enhance the quality of life of people with mobility disabilities. I spent a few hours and lots of Lindens there and I am absolutely amazed by the huge variety of poses and creators (many of who I didn’t know before). The adorable butterfly pictured above for example is a donation gift by LAP and includes four different animations when worn.

Crazy Chick

Poses can turn us upside down, like this handstand by “aDORKable Poses”, which is part of a whole handstand set!

Bubble Dreamer

They enable us to visualise our favourite pastimes, our thoughts and our dreams.

Childhood memories

We need posemakers and animators as much as we need fashion designers and builders, so let’s celebrate them and give them our appreciation, and please don’t forget to credit them in your blog posts. Happy Easter everyone!

Egg costume and Ducky Boots by Fluid Furniture [SLURL] or XStreetSL (the costume is a bit cheaper here).
Skin “N2 Elizabeth tone A – 4.2 Granny Smith2” by blowpop [SLURL].
Hair “LLR726” by booN [SLURL].
Eyes by Miriel (no longer available) and lashes “Seductress” by LeLutka [SLURL].
Pictures were taken at Easter Spring Town [SLURL].

“Butt Finger” donation gift by LAP, “Upsa Daisy Dork” handstand pack by aDORKable Poses, “Bubble Dreamer Set” by snOok, “Dolly’s Balloon Pack” by !Avant, all available at the Pose Fair (please check out this website for more information and direct SLURLs).


B is for Bear & Bee March 10, 2010

B is for Bear

Bear dress and honeypot backpack by Malizz Yiyuan creation (SLURL).
Free-Bee by Duggy Bing (XStreetSL).
Hair “Blush 30” by 69 (SLURL).
Skin “Alyson pale” (group gift) by Belleza (SLURL).
Eyes and eyelashes by Exodi (SLURL).
Pose “15/365” by LAP (SLURL).


The Toadstool Fairy February 14, 2010

The Toadstool Fairy

The Toadstool Fairy

Toadstool Fairy costume including dress, hat, gloves, socks, shoes and jewellery by Caverna Obscura [SLURL].
Skin “N2 Elizabeth – tone B” by *blowpop* [SLURL].
Eyes “fairy eyes – wolf bright” by Poetic Colors [SLURL].
Lashes “SdR II” by Pixel Dolls [SLURL].
Hair “Timeless glamour – golden girl” by Clawtooth [SLURL].
Pose 1: “Fifo Bday Headstand” by Olive Juice [SLURL].
Pose 2: “Fantasy Faepose 4” by LAP [SLURL].
Pictures taken at the most beautiful sim Eileach Eilid [SLURL].


Don’t worry, be slimy! January 27, 2010

Filed under: Clothes,Dorkiness,Fashion,Poses — Paulina Oceanlane @ 1:33 pm
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I have been carrying this snail set by “UchU* around for a while now, mainly because it proved to be quite a challenge to put together an outfit. Hair wasn’t a problem, as it was part of the package, and Nuuna Nitely‘s free “Pink Stripe” skin turned out to be perfect for the Snail Girl. But what to wear?! Even Fionna, the fashion genius with a huge knowledge of SL fashion and shops was totally stumped when I asked her where to find a beige-pinkish dress that would go with my snails. So I had to resort to randomly teleporting into stores where I already had bought nice clothes from and hope for the best. Surprisingly it took only two teleports to land at “Couverture” where I spotted this dress exactly in the colour scheme I was looking for. Yay!

The Snail Girl

To make things perfect, the top of the dress has this purple part giving the impression to connect it with the snail shell on my back. By the way, the dress can be worn with or without the puff sleeves

The Snail Girl

As already mentioned above, the snail set comes with snail hair (two versions with or without facelight) and two snail buddies. One of them circles around you and occasionally spits out little stars, whereas the other one happily sits on your head and minds its own business. The only drawback of this cute set is that it is non-modifiable, meaning I couldn’t stretch the hair to fit my head. Therefore I decided to try a new shape by “Silhouette“, which was an expo gift ages ago, and the hair was fitting well on this one.

Don’t worry, be slimy!


Spasnail set by *UchU* [SLURL].
Dress “spur peach” by Couverture [SLURL].
Skin “Pink Stripe” (free gift) by Nuuna’s Skins [SLURL].
Shape by Silhouette (Expo Gift), slightly modified mouth [SLURL].
Eyes by Miriel ( no longer available)
Photosphere and background by Kyoot [SLURL].
Poses: “Young Lions” by pda [SLURL], “Baby Got Back too” by LAP [SLURL], “Haahaa” by Twosome [SLURL].


Day 5: I’m dreaming of a white christmas… December 5, 2009

…but I have the feeling that the rain is going to last until the new year! At least in SL I can have every virtual weather I want and I can even carry it around on my head!

Snow scenery

When you click this cute winter hat from Little Girl Shop it sings the first line of “White Christmas” and starts to emit snow particles. “Little Girl Shop” has tons of cute pets and dolls (see also Fi’s post from last year here), like fluffy rabbits hanging on a balloon and flying around you, or little dolls sitting on your shoulder or hair. Like this hat, most of them are transferable.

“Doll – Christmas” from “Little Girl Shop” [SLURL].
Hair “Polly” by Truth [SLURL].
Skin “Neko – Goth Snow Leopard” by Frick [SLURL].
Lashes “Seductress” by LeLutka [SLURL].
Eyes by Miriel (no longer available).
Pose “Doot Doot” by LAP [SLURL].
Picture taken at Concrete Flowers