Blogger, Blogga! Bloggrrr


BLOCONIC

Great Article that just had to be shared. I just wish I had seen it two months ago when it was originally written.

Personally, I haven’t blogged in forever. In part, because my RL has become very busy and thankfully very fulfilling. In part, because I had become so discouraged with SL life in general – drama between creators, increases in theft of creative content, LL rules which hindered creators and residents in general, and finally everywhere I turned someone was calling them self a blogger and so many were just completely disappointing quality or not providing any details or information about products that I could use to support talented creators.

Being a blogger was amazingly time consuming when doing it right. Sometimes posts took me as much as a couple of weeks to do the way I wanted and include all the details. I have overwhelming respect for bloggers who not only blog thoroughly but blog regularly. Thanks to all of you who fit this category. And finally thanks to Sasy, both for writing this blog and saying what needed to be said for a long time and for being one of my idols / role models / friends / inspiration.

Sasy, you are BLOCONIC – that is an iconic blogger. You set the standard for any new blogger to aspire to be. I don’t know what I would do, if you ever decide to retire. Hopefully, I never have to find out. Thanks for inspiring me. Maybe I will return to blogging; maybe I won’t. In any case, when or if I do, I will do my best to remember all your wise words of wisdom when sharing my pieces with my readers.

Blogger Blogga Bloggrrr

EDIT: This rant is specifically focused on Fashion Blogging

In the 8 years I have been an Second Life Resident, only a few months of that time was I not blogging. I didn’t start out Fashion Blogging right away, I actually didn’t know that existed as a thing until I was already in world 4 months, but I was blogging pretty regularly on my own blog. Then I discovered ‘Appearance Mode” I have told this story a few times, and how I had so much inventory from shopping everyday and working, that I started blogging daily.

If you think I am wordy now, there are older residents that can attest that how I blog now is barely a blurb by comparison. I loved it, was incredibly passionate about it, and looked at it as a way to contribute to this amazing community.

This post is a rant, a big one…

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52 Weeks of Color Challenge Second Time’s The Charm


Luna Jubalee is starting off the New Year than with round two of her 52 Weeks of Color Challenge. I just found this late Friday night so I am a little past the first dead line with these pictures, but I decided to make up for it by doing both a casual and dressy look. I seriously doubt I will manage to do something for each of the weeks of the challenge but I am doing this completely from my existing inventory and not getting anything store bought for the challenge when I do post.

Week One: Champagne
January 1 – January 7

Post 52 Weeks of Color 2 - Champagne_Full_Length_CompositeFull Length

Post 52 Weeks of Color 2 - Champagne_Torso_CompositeHead & Torso

Style Card

See the SLURL page for store SLURLs

Basics in both Casual and Dressy Look

Skin: ::Dulce Secret:: Lizelle Champagne Base Skin Naked
Hairbase: [LeLutka]-HAIRBASE Powder
Hair: Exile Eva/champagne
Eyes: [SLB] Eyes – July’09 – Green R
Eyelashes: Crissy Designs – Irresistible Look Eyelashes
Nails: *Sexy Mamas* Prim Nails
Jewelry: Zaara : Raga oyster ring *pearl* (gold), basic piercing
Shoes: Maitreya Gold –  Shanti Champagne

Poses and Props: oOo Studios – Champagne (rhand), marukin poses from Collabor88

Casual Look

Top: [ATOMIC] Vital Top_Champagne
Pants: JANE – low ride pants – Champagne
Scarf: Zaara : pashmina shawl *ice coffee*
Earrings: Zaara : Anjami Chandelier earrings *gold*

Formal Look

Gown: Designs by Nicky Ree – *NR* Shine Gown Champagne
Jewelry: Chaos, Panic, & Disorder :*:CPD:*: Oscar Night Pearl & Diamond Earrings & Necklace (#60 in the Whiz Hunt)

Week Two: Coral
January 8 – January 14

For more details on the challenge go to Luna Jubilee’s Blog on The Challenge