Tag: Leah McCullough

Leah & Ai’s Style

It’s been awhile since Leah and I blog together, so today we bring you two different styles, styled around the same h.m.a.e.m.’s moddish trousers, in different colours.  We picked this pants because of its’ unique prints.

I love how Leah styled it, especially her belt!  You gotto check her blog to find out more. 😀

On me, I am wearing the Simple dress from DRIFT as a top and accessorizing with the new BonBon bag from LpD and the Fashion Editor shoes from BSD, made for the The 100 Block event starting May 10.  You will find BSD’s booth here.

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Check out Leah’s style (on left) here!

Ai’s (on right)  STYLE CARD below!

Hair: *ARGRACE* Equestrian Cap/Fiona – Mocha

Dress: DRIFT Simple Dress [MESH] -Knit Cottons

Pants: h.m.a.e.m. – moddish trousers b/orange

Scarf: {mon tissu} Skinny Scarf ~ Coral

Bag: *LpD* – *BonBon* Bag Brown (Deco)

Ring: [HANDverk]Hammered Metal Ring.copper.

Shoes: {{BSD Design Studio}}Fashion editor’s choice

Lipstick: Pink Acid Baby Soft Lips – Tangerine

Pose: LAP (store closed)

Location: Ooot Ooot

AVENUE Models Casting

These are my stylings for the AVENUE casting that took place today.  The themes given were really exciting and challenging, but every challenge pushes us a little more, to work harder on improvement and creativity, sometimes testing our patience, so I have to say this casting so far has been a new learning and enjoyable process to me.

Our first theme today is “The Details Is In The Devils”, with simple and minimalist clothing of neutral colour palates and playing up the look with statement accessories.  I used the same styling for my headshot submission.  Many has asked me about the hat.  I actually tinted the decorations and the scraf to match the colours and you will find my style cards below. 🙂

Ai Avenue Headshot

Ai Avenue Minimalist

Our second theme is “New Baroque | New Romantic” with frills, fringes, lace highly patterned and our styling needs to be over the top, taking this soft romantic look to the next level.  Below is my interpretation of the theme.  I took inspiration from Donna Gabbana’s Fall/Winter 2012 collections.  The veil is added not as a bribe but like those of old villagers put on young virgin girl.  I have chosen to only have the back part of the veil because of the constraints we have on prims, poses and runway rules.

Ai Avenue Baroque

There are a few people I like to thank for helping and supporting me on this first phrase of the casting.

Leah McCullough for her on going mentoring and helping with this photography.  Leah has been very patience with the photoshoot process because two of the sims we went to take just three pictures were very laggy and it took us 3 hours to complete that and not to mention her amazing works in capturing every details of my stylings.  You are awesome Leah!

Miffyhoi Rosca from Zenith Fashion for custom making the mesh lace veils for me in such a short notice and she did it exactly the way I imagined it.  I especially love the lace part.  Thank you Miffy! ❤

Also to RKThings Crystal from Vintage Jewelry for custom making the necklace in silver for me which I have to apologize for later changing it to gold because it stands out more on the runway.

Monica Outlander from Miamai for a workaround on the boots and last but not least some of my dear friends that were in the audition together and also those that have been truly supportive in the entire casting process.

I definitely hope today it is not the end of the casting process for me and while we are waiting for the results, I bid you good night and a great week ahead. <333

STYLE CARD

Style 1 – The Devils is in the Details

Model/Stylist: Ai Hienrichs

Photographer: Leah McCullough

Hair: [e] Looking – Brown 08

Hat: NX-Nardcotix Innocence Odelay Hat Nude’d

Coat: celoe.maru.coat.roast.

Scarf: from Bare Rose ::: B@R ::: QuizeMaster Lady Blue/Pink Set (scarf edited and tinted)

Skirt: Tee*fy Emily Mini Flare Skirt  Creme (collabor88 item)

Boots: *COCO*_SuedeCutoutBoots(Black)

Satchel: The Secret Store – Tiny Satchel – Scarlet (The Arcade item)

Ring: .Shi : Eye Ring [Gold]

Eyeshadow: .Pekka. Classy Eye shadow with eyeliner – Coffee

Lipsticks: Blacklace Beauty Pout  Gloss & Blacklace Beauty Pout Gloss 9

Nails: N-core Manicure

Pose: .::MS::. Open Your Mind – Set.1.3v3

Location: Small Town of Green (unfortunately the house has been taken away by the owner and replaced with a farm, but it is an equally beautiful sim)

Style 2 – New Baroque | New Romantic

Model/Stylist: Ai Hienrichs

Photographer: Leah McCullough

Hair:”D!va”” Hair “Manon” (Type A)(Brown diamond) (edited)

Veil: Custom made by Miffyhoi of Zenith Fashion Black lace Veil

Top layer 1: *GF* Bow Neck Tops long

Top layer 2: Miss Tre`s Blouse/black by LeeZu!

Sleeves: from *LpD* – *MyStar* Dress set (tinted)

Top: [celoe.coco.top/mini.orca.]

Skirt: from *LpD* – *Princess* Dress B.&.W

Legging: naive . noise leggings Pants black

Boots: Miamai_Karya Boots Coal Gloss

Gloves: Baiastice_Velvet long gloves-azure

Necklace 1: Vintage Jewelry – Katarina Gold necklace

Necklace 2: MG – Necklace – Baroque Teardrop (Fameshed item)

Necklace 3: MG – Necklace – Erzulie’s Love Charm (collabor88 item)

Eyebrow upper: -Glam Affair- Glitter Eyeliner in Black

Eyeshadow: R.icielli – GLAMOURIZE Make-up / BlueEyes

Lipstick: blackLiquid MAKEUP – kabuki red sheer shimer

Pose: The Muse Poses – Eupharie 3

Location: La Baule

Tu eres my rayo de sol Leah

This sunny and energetic gown, Sol de Mayo, is made by Joy Fellini, co-designed with Leah McCullough, as the national costume representing Uruguay, for Leah, at the finale of MVW 2013.  The meaning of the gown is “The sun shines above us”.  Leah relates all this to the sun on the Uruguayan’s flag and that when the sun shines the Uruguayan can do amazing things, and that all their dreams will come true by sharing, being passionate, humble, and working hard.

The meaning of this gown is just inspiring and meaningful and it is really a true honour to own a copy of it.

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I paired the gown with a crown from ToKid and the Carina headpiece from Solidea Folies for a fairy like look.

Today, I have also put on the best ever Christmas gift I have received, a new skin called Liu from Glance, from a wonderful friend.   When I put on the skin, I was shocked.  I thought my avi looks like myself in real life and when I examined it further, I realised my shape combined with the skin has alot of realistic and great features of a Southeast Asian with Chinese heritage i.e. the black thick brows, round nose, cherry lips (love those lips) and etc.  My photo above doesn’t quite do justice to the skin because of the lighthings.  I will blog this skin again with a closer faceshot when I have the chance. 🙂

Til then, want to be the sunshine?  Make sure you picked up Sol de Mayo at Fellini today. 🙂

The rest of the LM here!

STYLE CARD

Hair: [LeLutka]-EFFECT hair – Bournville

Headpiece 1: (TokiD) Fairy tales crown (cream) – tinted

Headpiece 2: *SoliDea FoliEs* Carina /white – headpiece

Gown: Fellini Couture- Sol de Mayo

Eyeshadows: *Glance Skins – Liu – Milk – Eyeshadow 03

Lipstick: *Glance Skins – Liu – Milk – Matte 07

Pose: Di’s Opera

Location: Just Visiting

Sunrise

This is another picture that Leah and myself have been talking about doing, with a talented photographer which unfortunately didn’t realised.  Our theme was inspired by Donna Karen Spring/Summer 2013 Campaign ad.  I took up the challenge in taking and editing the picture, and here are the results. 🙂

It was a few hours of work and I hope you like it as much as I do!

Sunrise with Leah

For my styling, I was wearing the Atena dress from LpD, pairing it with a fur collar from PurpleMoon that I tinted to pink. The idea is a simple and relaxed look with a touch of glam.

I love what Leah did with her styling too and you should really check the details on her blog and taxis to the stores here!

On Leah (left)

Details here!

Pose on Leah:.::MORPHINE Poses::

On Ai (right)

Hair: [LeLutka]-RAPUNZEL hair – Bournville
Fur: from Purplemoon :: PM :: Hope in White set (tinted)
Dress: *LpD* – *Atena* Dress Pink
Ring: EarthStones Johanna Ring – Mother of Pearl
Bare Feet: Slink Mesh Feet
Pose on Ai: Diesel Works

Seasons

It is an honour to be posing with Leah on her blog.  The fabulous ideas from Leah came about when we were chatting and talking about weathers and tempretures at where we lived in RL i.e. Leah in Uruguay (Southern hemisphere) and I’m in Canada (Northern hemisphere).  So our seasons are always opposite of each other. It makes a lot of sense to do this picture because that help explains why we see people layering themselves around the grid while others are going simple and light.

The beautiful picture was taken at the New York sim by Leah.  While the sim is colourful and summery at the moment, I love what Leah did with the winter side of it.  The contrast and the colours really reflect the mood of both seasons without much descriptions needed, and just FYI, we were literally standing side by side, next to the post, so you can imagine the rest are all results of Leah’s visualization and skills.

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Just like Leah, it’s been quite a week for me too.  There are ups and downs but I am glad my week ended with a high note with the PurpleMoon “On this side of PurpleMoon” styling contest announcement and most part I am happy for Leah becoming an officially candidate for the Miss Virtual World 2013 pageant, representing her home country as Miss Uruguay.  Leah has came a long way and she has always worked hard.  Those who are close to her or have followed her works would know how talented she is but most importantly the efforts and time she has put into polishing her modeling skills.  It is definitely a well deserved achievement for her.

Check out Leah’s blog for her styling for this post, as well as her journey and experience in the MVW 2013 pageant.

Have a great week ahead everyone! <333

MY STYLE CARD

Hair: /Wasabi Pills/ Annette Mesh Hair – Black coffee

Earrings: *VoguE* Earrings Gold (group gift)

Necklace: (Yummy) Featherweight Necklace (collarbor88 item)

Top: Vita’s Summer Blouse (summer fair item)

Shorts:  JANE – every day shorts.eggshell

Bag: Maitreya Mesh Shopper – Jelly Bean

Ring: LaGyo_Cube ring bronze

Shoes: Leverocci – Cadenza Wedge (Candy)

Location: New York sim