Flirt Into Fall … Great New Fall Skirt From Zaara

I have always loved fall for just about every part of it – the cooler but not cold yet weather, the beautiful colors,  the increase in the number of holidays, the excuse to decorate your dwelling and share your creativity with your neighbors and friends, Halloween candy, and new clothes that were cozy and comfortable and beautiful and lush …

Zaara - Larin Skirt in classic fall setting

Zaara - Larin Skirt in classic fall setting - Click picture for full set of photos

It turns out that fall is no different in my Second Life than my first life. This fact was driven home to me when I saw the latest release from {Zaara}, the Larin Skirt. Zaara describes them as “high-waisted ruffled skirts with a cascading asymmetrical fall and belt detailing. Available in 3 ranges… classic neutrals, strong solid colors with a hint of plaid, art prints mixed with bright splashes of color.”

Zaara - Larin Skirt (Wine) Composite

Zaara - Larin Skirt (Wine) Composite - Click picture for details

But this doesn’t even begin to do justice to the textures that make you want to just reach out and pet the avatar wearing them. The silken surface, the luscious detailing, the beautiful flow to the skirt prim parts brings out the romantic in anyone.

Zaara - Larin Skirt (Navy) Composite

Zaara - Larin Skirt (Navy) Composite - Click picture for details

There are three main sets. The one I have featured here is the Solid Plaids set. But the other sets are Neutrals and, the one that I think is my favorite, Art Prints. But in this particular set it was so hard to choose a favorite that I decided to create a similar but different outfit for each. Each outfit used one of the skirts from Zaara’s Larin Solid Plaids set, one of the shirts or undershirts from Zaara’s Isis Shirts and each one used one of the Bax Coen BAX Prestige Boots. The last one pictured immediately below was the hardest to decide on when the perfect inspiration kicked it into place.

Zaara - Larin Skirt (Tan) Composite

Zaara - Larin Skirt (Tan) Composite - Click picture for details

The inspiration came in the form of Sachi Vixen‘s upcoming skin from Adam n Eve. The skin is called Amanda and the preview that I got was for the skin called Glossy. The skin is delicate and light but in just the way that is perfect for fall. The pink lips are not garish they are a light mauve tending towards the purple side of pink (again a great fall color) instead of the redder side of pink. They are soft and muted and have highlighting that just begs to be kissed. The eye make-up is on the lighter, brighter side as well except for the smoky lush eyeliner, which makes for a rich contrast to the soft paler design of the rest of the make up (even the soft blush). And it is worth noting that this skin works great with the lighter colored hairs because the brows are not overly heavy as is often the case.

Adam n Eve - Amanda Skin (Glossy) - Click picture for full details

Adam n Eve - Amanda Skin (Glossy) - Click picture for full details

I had also worn one of my stock favorites in the two earlier picture shoots; the []::Tuli::[] Hope skin in sunkissed/br with the star version of the makeup. I am placing two photos of the makeup and the outfits below so you can see the contrast in looks.

::Tuli::[] – Hope Skin – Sunkissed/Br (Star) – Click picture for full details”][]::Tuli::[] - Hope Skin - Sunkissed/Br (Star) - Click picture for full details

::Tuli:: - Hope Skin - Sunkissed/Br (Star) - Click picture for full details

The hair I have chosen is Marianne from >TRUTH< and the colors featured are sangria, which is the red; night, which is the black; and seaspray, which is the blonde and I just moved between shades to show the variety of the options .

::Tuli:: - Hope Skin - Sunkissed/Br (Star) - Click picture for full details

::Tuli:: - Hope Skin - Sunkissed/Br (Star) - Click picture for full details

The incredible texture detail is hard to see in the size photos that will fit on the WordPress blog pages, so if you want to see more details you can see the full set on my flickr set (http://www.flickr.com/photos/aislingmacmoragh/sets/72157622394393875/) and also on {Zaara}‘s store blog (http://zaarakohime.wordpress.com/). If I could change one thing about this skirt, I would have Zaara have made the high-waisted shirt, undershirt, and jacket layers include more than one belt color for the skirt. Maybe something like a black, a brown, a gold, and a silver and / or white belt option. Note to Zaara, maybe this could be an expansion pack. Below you can see some of the details that I have raved about. The edges really are ruffly like that; it is not me doing a bad job at cutting out the skirt in Photoshop.

Zaara - Larin Skirt (Navy) Close-up - Click picture for details

Zaara - Larin Skirt (Navy) Close-up - Click picture for details

One last photo of the top of the outfit I wore with the skirt featured in the cut out above and I will send you on your merry way.

More Flatering View Of The ::Tuli:: - Hope Skin - Sunkissed/Br (Star) And Outfit - Click picture for full details

I hope you have enjoyed the new skirt and skin preview as much as I have, and are as excited about the exciting things fall will bring us. I for one can’t wait to start bringing out the fall fashions and getting new ones, sipping on hot chocolate and polishing my high-heeled skates (That’s right, it is Second Life, why wouldn’t I ice skate in 6 inch stiletto heels? Duh. I can’t believe you even had to ask – smiles). Now if only I can find the perfect version of these in roller skates.

SLURLs
{Zaara} Mainstore:
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Zaara/135/131/24
Adam n Eve:
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Genesis/78/167/39
[]::Tuli::[]
: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Journey/130/107/25
Bax Coen Mainstore: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Jiminy/233/148/440
Miel: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Cupcake/232/210/37
>TRUTH<:
http://slurl.com/secondlife/truth%20island/104/209/26/
Dark Mouse: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Taber/90/187/24
.:T2T:.: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Plush%20Sigma/30/163/23
:: Exodi :: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Zion/115/79/699
[SLB] Labs: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Bellatrix/232/144/27/
Crissy Designs: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Pruni/125/97/45

Blogs
{Zaara}:
http://zaarakohime.wordpress.com/
Adam n Eve:
http://www.adam-n-eve.co.uk/
[]::Tuli::[]
: http://tules.blogspot.com/
Bax Coen:
http://baxcoen.wordpress.com/
>TRUTH<:
Truth Blogspot: http://truthhawks.blogspot.com
Truth TypePad Blog:
http://truthhawks.typepad.com (this one tends to show more of the information that is available than the other)
Dark Mouse:
http://mousemimistrobell.wordpress.com/
:: Exodi :: http://www.exodionline.com/
[SLB] Labs: http://slblabs.wordpress.com/
Crissy Designs: http://crissydesigns.blogspot.com/ (not regularly updated)

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2 thoughts on “Flirt Into Fall … Great New Fall Skirt From Zaara

  1. This is an amazing new collection. Thank you so much for taking the time to give it the credit it deserves. Yummy!

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