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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Hello Titty hunt: part 5!

(Part IV, part III, part II, and part I, in case you missed them.)

(from the fashion album; M & M Body Shapes' gift for the Hello Titty hunt)

Of the three gifts included in M & M's offering, this is the one I like best. It's a bold color choice, but it works, and it's attractive.

(from the fashion album; M & M Body Shapes' gift for the Hello Titty hunt)

This is it from the back, and...

(from the fashion album; M & M Body Shapes' gift for the Hello Titty hunt)

...these are shots from the front of the two tanks that come with the corset top.

(from the fashion album; M & M Body Shapes' gift for the Hello Titty hunt)

One's in pink, one's in black, they're attractively designed, but the slogan across the top doesn't exactly thrill me.

Also, the pants aren't included with the outfit; they're from an Advent gift last December from Lillou Designs. And both tanks, as well as the corset top, come only with Lola's Tango appliers.

(from the fashion album; J'adore's pink lingerie set)

Another derivative offering, and really, it's a shame, because the detailing is very cute on this set. There are wonderful lace details and tiny white bows on the back of the bra and the back of the footless stockings, as well as the front and the back of the panties for the set.

I just think it would've been better without the "Hello Titty" on one breast, and the boob-alicious kitty logo on the other.

(from the fashion album; J'adore's pink lingerie set)

The back of the set, and note the tiny, elegant lacework and bow-work. The clear pale pink would be a joy against numerous skin tones. It's enough to make me want to go visit the main store; I just don't like the derivative bits.

(from the fashion album; American Bazaar's offering for the Hello Titty hunt)

American Bazaar's offering, on the other hand, I really like: a serviceable set of black jeans paired with a black and white damask-patterned corset top. Lovely detailing on both.

(from the fashion album; American Bazaar's offering for the Hello Titty hunt)

It's a little casual, it's a little dressy, and I don't feel like I'd be wandering around flashing the universe my tits.

Down side: it only comes with a single applier, for Lola's Tangos.

(Style card's same as for last entry: the skin is from Curio, it was part of a pack of group gift skins celebrating Gala's return to the grid. This one in particular, is ":GP: Moonbeam [Light] Party Girl--Cured 2". Long name. I'm wearing it with [mock] Cosmetic's "Halcyon Camelot Mizu Makeover"; this was a group gift, but I'm fairly sure some of the Mizu line is still in the store. The eyes are from IM Capped's "Soul Windows" line in 'Olivejuice' [Visined variant]; the hair is Tiny Bird's "Nantes" updo in Deep Warm Black [and NO idea if they're still in operation; last I heard, they'd closed]; and the shoes are still from Isis's Bellic line of ballet shoes, with this pair [in Black] being from her Ballet Fetish line.)

Hello Titty hunt: part 4!

(Continued from part III; part II can be found here, part I can be found here.)

We're on stop #10! (Yep. This is going to take a while.) We're starting with Pretty Liar:

(from the fashion album; Pretty Liar's mesh jean skirt and Princess shirt for the Hello Titty hunt)

Admittedly, I'd rather be in a corset dress than a t-shirt, hands down, but this has decent detailing, and there are a fair amount of bosomy brats who will adore having a shirt that spells out "Princess" for everyone to see. The shirt itself isn't where my problem with this entry lies.

(from the fashion album; Pretty Liar's mesh jean skirt and Princess shirt for the Hello Titty hunt)

The problem--and it's a small one, all things considered--is with the mesh jean skirt. Yet again, it's a mesh item that I can only wear in size XXS. Did designers just abandon the concept of standard sizing? Not that any of my forms comply, which I should really work on, at least for blog entries; but still. If implants are not involved, I fit into a medium, generally. If implants are involved, it's generally XS or XXS. I don't understand that.

Also, this skirt rides really low on the hips. I had to go through literally twelve different styles of unmentionables before I settled on a pair of Solange panties from 2009; everything else showed glaringly above the "waistline" of the skirt.

Two appliers come with this: one combined applier for Lola's Tangos, and Miss Maltese's Lush, and one combined applier for everything else (Lolas, eCorp, "Boobs" and MCI listed).

(from the fashion album; Bitch Tail's sweater set for the Hello Titty hunt)

Okay, I won't lie, the "sweater puppies" metaphor exists for a reason, and yes, someone overly endowed in a sweater I find more alluring than someone who's got cleavage showing to her knees. And it's a suitable color, even though I think the mesh skirt doesn't really blend well with the soft lilac tones of the sweater.

(from the fashion album; Bitch Tail's sweater set for the Hello Titty hunt)

The mesh skirt is, again, far too short to wear in public. The panties included are practically nonexistent. Still, if short skirts and sweaters are your thing, then you'll love Bitch Tail's offering.

The applier for this outfit, by the way, works only with Lola's Tangos. No others are included.

Stop #12 is Epic:

(from the fashion album; Epic's Pulled Camo Army tank for the Hello Titty hunt)

Yet another one of those half-exposed looks. Not happy with these. How'ver, evaluating purely on texturing, this isn't bad. The one easy "camo" pattern I knew how to track down actually looks faded next to it, and while there are obvious non-seamless issues, be fair: all camouflage patterns are difficult to match up along seams. The UFOnly pants I'm wearing, in fact (vintage 2006), don't match along the seams.

(from the fashion album; Epic's Pulled Camo Army tank for the Hello Titty hunt)

And the look from the back. I like the tank pattern, I like the texturing, I like how it meets up with the breasts...I just would prefer that both my breasts were covered for outfits. In their defense, I didn't add the pasties; they come with the tank.

Two appliers are included for this: one being for Lola's Tangos, the other being everything else (no specific brands mentioned).

(Style card: the skin is from Curio, it was part of a pack of group gift skins celebrating Gala's return to the grid. This one in particular, is ":GP: Moonbeam [Light] Party Girl--Cured 2". Long name. I'm wearing it with [mock] Cosmetic's "Halcyon Camelot Mizu Makeover"; this was a group gift, but I'm fairly sure some of the Mizu line is still in the store. The eyes are from IM Capped's "Soul Windows" line in 'Olivejuice' [Visined variant]; the hair is Tiny Bird's "Nantes" updo in Deep Warm Black [and NO idea if they're still in operation; last I heard, they'd closed]; and the shoes are still from Isis's Bellic line of ballet shoes, and this particular one [in Black] is from her Ballet Fetish line. They have the spindly stiletto heels.)

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Hello Titty hunt: part 3!

(Continued from part II; part I can be found here.)

We're now on stop #7, "VOOH" Designs, which, I swear, came with ten thousand appliers:

(from the random album)

Seriously, look at everything in that folder. That's not even everything that came in that one folder! Talk about option overload!

(from the fashion album; "VOOH" Designs' retro spots outfit for the Hello Titty hunt)

Getting to the outfit, though, Miss Vivian has created a very retro look, reminiscent of some Bettie Page outfits--though I admit, part of that could well be the hair and today's look. Either way, this is another fun, flirty set that's both flattering and risqué, without being blatant.

(from the fashion album; "VOOH" Designs' retro spots outfit for the Hello Titty hunt)

The tap pants for this outfit are far too low-cut for me, but I may keep this anyway because I like the top bandeau and the corset belt so much.

As you saw, this particular outfit comes with appliers for B-Busty (Magnus Ubera specifically); eCorp's Natboobs, Anime, and Overfilleds; all three Lola's; Lush, Mused (the full breast line, not the MilkMades); Sinful Needs, Universals, and seven different VString varieties. If you can't find something that will work for your breasts, honestly, you have too obscure a brand. I was wearing my Lola's for this shot (likely all the shots for this hunt).

For Holli Pocket's bikini at stop #8, I'm going to have to play this slightly coy:

(from the fashion album; Holli Pocket's indecent bikini for the Hello Titty hunt)

The reason you're not seeing this completely from the front is that the strap of the bikini bottoms is so thin, well...Let's just say to the ladies reading this: onlookers will know if you shave your bits, or not. It's very, very revealing, and not in good ways.

(from the fashion album; Holli Pocket's indecent bikini for the Hello Titty hunt)

Don't misunderstand me: it's not badly made otherwise, and for this hunt--considering Sanrio's insistence on pastels and pinks for said trademark character--it's a cute look. But those bikini bottoms, I simply cannot wear in public. Another outfit lost to the delete key.

(Included in this one are appliers for ParaBoobs, eBoobs, all three types of Lola's, two different appliers for Lush, the main Mused breasts, VStrings, and two different appliers for B-Busty's Magnus Ubera.)

There's a second hunt item out for Holli Pocket:

(from the fashion album; Holli Pocket's "Lick 'em" bandeau for the Hello Titty hunt)

This is #9, the "Lick 'em" bandeau top in Bubblegum, but this one comes with a warning--do not wear the top tie if your implants are attached to your spine--your breasts will fall off, which would be quite daunting for most of us. Either work to reattach the top tie to another body point, or--as you can see here--just don't wear it at all, it works just as well.

(from the fashion album; Holli Pocket's "Lick 'em" bandeau for the Hello Titty hunt)

And this is the top from the back, with the truly excellent shading and highlighting work.

This one only comes with Lola's Tango appliers, and the pants I'm wearing in these shots are not included; they're from SN@TCH, again, and they're part of the Tapestry pants pack.

(Style card: the skin is from Nomine, her "Nephilim" line, this variant in Bone/Opiate Thorazine; the eyes are the Dark Doll eyes in Wine Red from Dark Midday Designs; the hair is from Calico Ingmann, and it's her "Isis" hair [mirrored] in white-tipped black [purchased at Hair Fair this year, but fairly sure it's also available in her store]; and the shoes [which you mostly don't see] are from Isis's Bellic line of ballet shoes, though this particular one [in Black] is from her Ballet Fetish line.)

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Hello Titty hunt: part 2!

(Continued from part I.)

We start with #4 on the list, F'n Hawt...

(from the fashion album; F'n Hawt's tribute to Sanrio's biggest hit on the Hello Titty hunt)

...which is derivative as hell and something I absolutely do not understand, both in the busty community and the Gorean community--what is it with 'playfully' showing off one breast? With a lover, it could make sense, but out shopping on the grid? At concerts? Walking around a residential sim? What's the point?

Believe me, I realize I'm a stupidly literal creature at times, but come on, now. I'd never wear this out of the house, for love or money. So why?

(from the fashion album; F'n Hawt's tribute to Sanrio's biggest hit on the Hello Titty hunt)

And just for completion's sake, the mini-top from the back. It also comes in a pink and white variant (not shown). The only appliers included are for Lola's Tangos.

(Oh, and no one get too excited--I don't know how to put two layers on the Lola's at the same time. I wish I did. I exercised a bit of PhotoShoppery--or in my case, Gimpery--instead.)

(And also the high-waist trousers are not included. They're from 1-800-Betties, and I have no idea if they're still open--the Bay City location seems to be the only one that might still be in operation.)

(from the fashion album; Ellette's lingerie set for the Hello Titty hunt)

Ellette, stop #6, normally just does templates and textures for others to make and sell items from, but she's now getting into clothing for implants. "Hello Beautiful", shown here, is a feminine, graceful offering in dusty rose and dark pink.

(from the fashion album; Ellette's lingerie set for the Hello Titty hunt)

Seen from the back, with the lovely shading work along the spine.

Several system layers are included, and the appliers included are for all three Lola's varieties, plus Lush, Mused, Mused's "MilkMade" line, Sinful Needs, Universals, and VString.

For this next one, I threw on a pair of SN@TCH's bloomers, knowing it was a mesh corset going in:

(from the fashion album; Bubble Electric's "ohsocute shy pony" mesh corset the Hello Titty hunt)

What I didn't expect was a copyrighted My Little Pony on the corset.

*gets a pint of airplane fuel and a long match*

(from the fashion album; Bubble Electric's "ohsocute shy pony" mesh corset the Hello Titty hunt)

The shot from the back before I ruthlessly erase this from my life. Included are appliers for Lola's Tangos, and a generic second applier, nothing listed as to any brand specificity. WE MOVE ON.

(Style card: the skin is from Nomine, her "Nephilim" line, this variant in Bone/Opiate Thorazine; the eyes are the Dark Doll eyes in Wine Red from Dark Midday Designs; the hair is from Calico Ingmann, and it's her "Isis" hair [mirrored] in white-tipped black [purchased at Hair Fair this year, but fairly sure it's also available in her store]; and the shoes [which you mostly don't see] are from Isis's Bellic line of ballet shoes, though this particular one [in Black] is from her Ballet Fetish line.)

Monday, January 28, 2013

Hello Titty hunt: part I!

We start off with the first stop, of course. Which in this case was Patchwork Heart:

(from the fashion album; Patchwork Heart's offering to start off the Hello Titty hunt)

This is a mesh strapless dress, so there are the usual oddities that accompany wearing mesh. Barring that, though, and the fact that it's quite obviously photosourced, it's a lovely little (and I do mean, VERY little!) dress. I actually adore the realism of the details for it, it works well with the style of the dress itself.

(from the fashion album; Patchwork Heart's offering to start off the Hello Titty hunt)

Same dress, from the back. Just nicely detailed from all angles.

I'm wearing this with my new Lola's Tango implants, but it comes with implants for plain Lola's (as well as Lola's Push-Ups), Mused, BBusty, the Mused "MilkMade" line, VStrings, and Lush.

(from the fashion album; QE Designs' Suede corset dress in Cocoa from the Hello Titty hunt)

This is the Suede corset dress from QE Designs in Cocoa, and I have argh on this one. I actually really like the look--sure, it's showing off a ton of skin and cleavage, but it's slowly becoming ingrained in my avbrain that the busty set on SL are, on average, trying most to imitate Snooki (or maybe even Kim Kardashian). There is an overabundance of big hair, long curved dagger-nails, deeply tanned, occasionally oiled skin, and cleavage down to the knees. At least.

This minidress, though, it has nice little details (the buckles down the front, especially), and I even like the two-toned zebra striping. I'm not going to say this is conservative in any universe, but I wouldn't feel ashamed to be seen in it shopping.

(from the fashion album; QE Designs' Suede corset dress in Cocoa from the Hello Titty hunt)

From the back, it's simpler, but even with that, it's got lovely shadowing details. And from the sides, it lines up pretty well, too. This is a store I'm definitely going to return to in future.

So why the argh? Because of the miniskirt prim. The only good thing about it is it can be edited, which means the first thing I did was resize the hell out of it, and pretty much for these shots just tilted it on its axis. The only good thing about such a dysfunctional design detail? Miss Sygall's building this outfit as actually a micro-jumper; as in, the pants layer really is a short-short pair of pants, so in future, I can just dispense with the skirt prim entirely.

Okay, the third prize offering is...odd:

(from the fashion album; Pink Sugah's heart-dotted crop top and pink pegged jeans
from the Hello Titty hunt)

So, this one...I won't lie, I'm probably not keeping. First off, I realize it's a virtual world, but I call shenanigans on even mesh breasts staying in a crop top that small! And speaking of small, I fit into the XXS on the mesh jeans; so much for "standard" sizing.

(from the fashion album; Pink Sugah's heart-dotted crop top and pink pegged jeans
from the Hello Titty hunt)

It really doesn't get better from the back, plus even on my figure, which has never been the most bootylicious, there's clipping from this pose into the mesh. That having been said, though...

(from the fashion album; Pink Sugah's heart-dotted crop top and pink pegged jeans
from the Hello Titty hunt)

...I want to draw your attention to the one feature I do like, the one feature that got me to join the group: that shadowing. If you're not picking it out in the above shot, you're looking for the very, very thin dark line around the edge of the sleeves, and the edge of the crop top. This moves what is otherwise just a standard template recolor-and-repackage into something that looks like "real" clothing from a reasonable distance. If you understand the difference I'm making.

(from the fashion album; Pink Sugah's "Hello Sailor" outfit, navy blue variant)

Like this outfit, f'rinstance. This is the navy blue version of Pink Sugah's "Hello Sailor" playsuit, and it also has that dark-line detailing. It comes in the navy, as shown (with red and white details), also in a red (with blue and white details) and a white (with red and blue details). It's a fun, flirty, retro look, fits most general appliers (but targeted for Lola's Tangos), and is currently L$99 for the pack of three. (It also comes in a three-pack of lighter pastels.)

For the hunt gift, a generic applier is included, as well as a specific-to-Tango applier. I was wearing Tango for these shots.

(Style card: the skin is SHINE's Nina, in Pink/Pale/C2 [likely a free gift from the store last spring, based on the date of the skin]; eyes are Rue's Thaumaturge" eyes in Toxic Arsenic (no longer available, but DO check out her new eyes, because they're fab); hair is Exile's "Audra" hair in Roots/Drift [from this year's Hair Fair]; and the shoes [which you mostly don't see] are from Isis, they're from a hunt object currently in the store, and they're called "Tattered Fairy".)

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Lola's Tangos: first you see them...wait, what?

This is a great list of recent store discoveries for the Tango line of Lola's; there's also listings in that list of the few stores that also have appliers for Riann Maltese's Lush line of implants (because, even though the Lush appliers work better, they're now scripted to work with the Tango appliers as well). Unfortunately, it seems everyone's converting to the Lola's line, over other implant makers; sad for me, because up until recently, I had not the Lola's. And even post-acquisition, I'm finding I still like my Universals better.

How'ver, if you, too, have either Lola's Tango, or Lola's Push-Up implants, there's a fun, flirty, bunny gift on the Marketplace with you in mind.

So, I will soon be covering the Hello Titty hunt, finally--through the odd synchronicity of winning an event (Eldergoths are yay), and begging my loves in more localized space, I was able to buy a pair of the Lola's Tango mesh breasts.

I have noticed one glaring issue with them, so far.

This is what happens when I port anywhere, whether it's back to the home space or off somewhere shopping or wandering:

(from the Topping Out album; oh look! Bare breasts!)

This is a flaw, not a feature, as far as I'm concerned. I have zero idea what other people see when I port places now, considering some folks on the grid still can't see mesh anyway. What I do know is this makes me mortified to port anywhere that might not be Adult- (or at least Moderate-) rated.

(from the Topping Out album; there the top is!)

After a period of time (sometimes up to fifteen seconds, I've counted), my breasts are covered by cloth again (and, regardless of how skimpy this outfit it, it is an outfit). But during that time I'm always in a state of mild panic.

This never used to happen with other implant sets, so now I'm nervous about wearing the Lolas out on the grid.

Has this happened to anyone else?

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Pink Sugah offerings (with other stores on the side)

At least, while I set up the shots for the next hunt...the Hello Titty hunt, to be specific. This may take a bit, because apparently, the implants that are supported now do not match the ones I own. 'Tis a dilemma, to be sure.

At any rate, more Scenes from a Hat...err, I mean, scenes from a hunt.

Seen at F'n Hawt:

(from the Topping Out album)

For some reason, for the Hello Titty hunt, a lot of designers decided to put out a big-breasted panda.

This was a larger one seen at SugahTitz:

(from the Topping Out album)

I have no idea why.

Seen at Hot Stuff, one variant on Pink Sugah's new "Walk of Shame" dress:

(from the Topping Out album)

(which, in the leopard print, is found only in the lucky chair), and one of the ones from the Neon pack in the store:

(from the Topping Out album)

which is currently retailing for L$99 for a pack of three, including appliers. The colors include aqua (featured here), fuschia, and purple.

I'm not judging either avatar for their looks, by showing them here, by the way. I'm just not sure I'd feel comfortable wearing that outfit.

Boobie Babes has more about it, and other lucky board gifts/hunt gifts as well.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Lolas really seem to be taking over

Bare Rose, for example, is now making a lot of new outfits with Lola's Tango appliers. Pity she doesn't support other brands...

But my basic problem with it? They're mesh. Which means that anyone who can't see mesh won't see what I'm wearing, accurately.

Plus, they're still L$1,750 to get. Ouch.

Seen at Cutie Creations:
(from the Topping Out album)

This is very much an in-your-face look, and personally, I doubt I'd be taking it out shopping (at least in non-latex-and-leather shops)...but I can't deny she's put together a lovely version of High Demonic Fetish Queen, here.

(from the Topping Out album)

This is also far from a PG look, on several counts--the revealed nipples, the "FUCK ME" belt dangle, it all adds up to Mature at the very least, Adult if we're really counting such things. Still, remove that dangle and cover the nipples, the outfit itself could pass, given the current standards. Which kind of hurts my brain, considering.

(from the Topping Out album)

Still, this was fetish done right, I think. Kudos to her.

So have I mentioned the Boobies Planet event yet?

(from the Topping Out album)

So far, Enelya's Creations' red strapped corset is my favorite thing, even though it only comes with Lola's appliers.

There's some offers that are the same to the Boobies Show event I mentioned, but in general, this is going to be an ongoing fashion event, with rotating rounds every two weeks. Most items average L$50, with the low being L$40 and the high being $75, as far as I saw, and they also have a blog so you can keep updated.

At the least, it's another place to check for busty fashions; if nothing else, it'll be good to wander through now and again to see what the state of the busty fashion currently is.

Monday, January 21, 2013

new this month (I think): the Boobies Show event!

Well, yikes, I got REALLY distracted from posting here, huh?

Well, in the intervening time, I have not figured out how to work with the appliers for any implant type available (mostly because I never sat down and tried; RL got insane for a while!). However, there are now new implant events, and a hunt going on, so I'm planning on covering those.

Also, just for the annoyance of it, obviously it's been some time since I threw on any of my implant sets, as you can clearly see:

(from the Topping Out album; skin-tone matching is haaaaaard)

See what I mean? I wanted to try out Heartsick's Mew skin, because I noticed it was on sale at the Marketplace (and later, I found out in her store, as well!) for L$50. I figured, it's a dark tanned skin, more 'skin' than 'fur' (and yes, I know I'm weird, but most of my neko skins are short-furs for that reason, not actual human-girls-with-cat-ears), but how hard would it be, right? I mean, I had a skin tone, so it'd be easier to match...right?

Yeah, yeah, I know. When I get around to taking the shots for the hunt stuph, I'm going to have to wear a different skin.

How'ver, there are several events going for the busty set! Let's start with the Boobies Show:

(from the Topping Out album; Patchwork Heart's offerings for the Boobies Show event)

Lots of new names of designers I missed by spending months away, lots of Lolas Tango support (they really seem to be the breasts to own, no idea why).

(from the Topping Out album; BoobieLicious' offerings for the Boobies Show event)


Some limited implant options, but mostly, it's just a gathering of designers in one large room that's split into four sections. (I was having a little difficulty rezzing walls, as you can see in the above two shots; but the vendors came in just fine).

(from the Topping Out album; Cynful's pouty maidens for the Boobies Show event)

And a lot of fish-lip avatars on the product art, of course. Can we expect any more from the current state of the grid?

I'll cover the other events in a day or so when I start the (semi-serious) coverage of the next busty hunt; stay tuned!