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This is what I wore. I started out with something completely different. A friend offered to give me some advice and well that advice led me to this outfit, helping me step up my styling. Thank you Cao for your much needed help. The theme was Spring Haute Couture.  I rocked the casting and made it in. Yay Me!!!!

Will add styling soon. Thanks for reading!  ❤ Isobel Oleander


     I had told a friend that I would blog her poses and after a bit of time I have finally gotten myself organised enough to do it. This is my first blog. Sue Hunniton is a pose maker in second life. She is owner of  Pics n Poses. She makes custom poses as well as photography. I do not know how to add a LM but here is the info where you can find her shop. zExposure (53, 210, 901). You can look her up in sl. Below is a sample of one of her couples pose. I am pairing my style with her poses. So basically a two in one blog post. The handsome model with me is Jackson (my bestie). I even took the photo on his land which he beautifully did himself. I am very pleased how the photo came out.

Jack thank you for agreeing to do this with me. You look great!

Jack sent me the following photo tonight. Hehe the bear on my boot is looking at his boot. Love it!!!!!

Thank you for reading.  ❤ Isobel Oleander

My Style:

Hair: [Shag] – Bombshell – obsidian
Jacket: *Bliss Couture* Ruffle Mini Coat
Pants: ISON – high waisted cigarette trousers (red)
Shirt: :::LiNe::: LaceButterfly White
Boots: AZOURY Les Bottines Doll Noir
Fingernails: [MANDALA]Takara Nail/ RED
Jewelry: [MANDALA] Pearl Rain Necklace & Earrings/Sloe Gin RED

Pose: Pics n Poses – C – Caliente

This is my style with Jackson, my best friend. It’s rather simple. We picked out matching jackets and just styled around them. This style took a while, way longer than I had hoped. So many bumps stood in the way, but we did it. We got through it. Better late than never.

The last couple of months have been rough and I have put you through a lot but you have held my hand when I needed it. Turned on a light when it was too dark for me to see. Let me cry when all I wanted to do was cry and kicked me in the ass if I was being unfair. I am thankful each and everyday that you walked into my life.

2011 is almost over and I wanted this to be my last post of the year. Its time to move on into a new year with new possibilities. I look forward to continuing the path that I am on and I look forward to more styles with my best friend Jack. You mean the world to me. I love you! Thank You

Please don’t give up on what you enjoy doing. I didn’t! You made sure of that.

Thank you for reading and a Happy and Healthy New Year!!!!    ❤ Isobel Oleander

This is how the story went
I met someone by accident
Who blew me away
Blew me away
And It was in the darkest of my days
When you took my sorrow and you took my pain
And buried them away, buried them away

Hiding My Heart by Adele

My Style:

Hair: .:EMO-tions:. * YVONNE * /black
Shirt: Moni Dress Only shirt layer- Delirium style
Corset: [LeLutka]-BRAVO corset/charcoal
Jacket: =DeLa*= Shearling coat “Jona” Red
Pants: ! Bliss Basic ! Tweed Baggy Pants by Bliss Couture
Boots: Bottine Droite- AZOURY

      I got this homework assignment in my modeling class last week to prepare two styles with the theme of Tartan Army. My very first thought was yikes.  A friend googled it while we were talking and found several links. I did look through them but to be honest  did not find inspiration.  I ended up taking the week off from second life, probably not a smart idea but it was necessary.

     While on my break I did however research the theme.  Google is awesome. I first tried Tartan but still got no where. I then checked the market place. Still that big idea did not pop into my head. I went into sl and did a search in my inventory and found one item that was tartan. I thought great we are in business. It was a green coat with the tartan pattern.  Ok I can style around this, but two thoughts kept entering into my mind. One how do I add a military flair to it and two was it couture enough. Especially when you weren’t exactly sure what couture was. I looked it up but still didn’t have a great understanding of it. I asked a few friends if they felt any of my previous styles were couture. My BFF told me which ones were. Now I understand, I have something to work with.

I scraped the outfit I started working on and went back to research. I decided to look up military fashion and wow the ideas started flying. I went on Flickr remembering that I saw the theme done before so I was hoping that I would find something. I did. I saw this hat on the first picture that I came to. Yay she had a styling card so I wrote down where that hat came from. I went in and went to the store. As I was going to the hat the Jacket jumped out at me. I got it.  The idea just jumped into my head. I remember seeing the pants at a show and all I needed to do was add a little tartan and a few accessories.

         I was ready for class. I did very well and realized that I can do this, that I am good enough. Its taken me a while to realize it but in my opinion better late than never. I am very proud of myself and look forward to what else I can do. I can only get better from here. Thanks for reading. Style card below.   

Isobel Oleander

Hair: .:EMO-tions:. * fabienne* /black
Makeup: -Glam Affair- Layla lipstick – ancient rose, :: Exodi :: Makeups – Eyelashes – Glamour, Face Paint Brown Frost Shadow
Eyelashes: -Glam Affair- CELEBRITY – Eyelashes 14
Hat: [LeLutka]-DICTATHOR hat
Shirt: Peqe – Tartan HighWaist Sweater
Jacket: [LeLutka]-NASTASIA jacket/red
Pants: GizzA – Lordly [Black]
Underwear Layer: :: PM :: Isadora in Black Tights
Boots: *MJS* Equestrian Riding Boots BLACK
Fingernails: NAIL/female[MANDALA]LONG
Belt: .:L&B:. S’Wear Womens Square Buckle belt

Ha got ya huh!  I just celebrated my real life birthday a few weeks ago, so to celebrate in second life I styled this outfit. Unfortunately I was ill and unable to present it.  A friend suggested that I blog about it anyway. So here it is. Right now it is in my inventory just sitting there. Someday I am sure I will have an opportunity to wear it.  I hope you enjoy the photos. Thanks for reading.  Isobel Oleander

Could not find the style card in my mess of an inventory so I will post it at a later date.

Trying out for a new contest, I had to purchase an outfit from the store of the designer. I thought the dress was pretty and could not wait to style it.  The first time I put it on I was confused, lol I had a large ball on my hand and half of my body was missing. Yes I heard about mesh but really didn’t know much about it. I use Firestorm but this was before I ran the update for mesh, so yes I was surprised to find out that I purchased a mesh dress. Ok no big deal, just updated my viewer and checked with the photographer if she would be able to see it.  (Frolic Mills is judging so I needed something fantastic)  While talking to her (Leah McCullough) she suggested I mix it up. Of course why didn’t I think of that, back to the store I go. I picked up a few things and came up with this look. The coat is not mesh and was hard to work with it. Had to make it large so my boobs didn’t stick out. Changing my shape in this instance did not help one bit, so my only choice was to make the coat larger. In the end that didn’t work either. For the shoot I just pulled the coat prim forward. I feel that it turned out well.  I am very impressed with this photo, kind of in awe when I look at it. Thank you for reading.  Isobel Oleander

Dress: Coton Autumn Dress – Silk Green silver
Coat: – Xanadu – Coat Tartan Green
Handbag: -Xanadu – Autumn Collection Bag Forest
Jewelry: *Flora Necklace and Earings SILVER*  by La Forgia Jewels
Boots: [Gos] Curvaceous Boot Brown

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