Kicking Back for the 4th

Kicking Back for the 4th

Kicking back for the week and weekend coming. I’m just relaxing before I hop in the car and head out.

Kicking Back for the 4th

I hope everyone has a safe and wonderful 4th of July weekend. Be safe and 1 Love. *muah*

❤ Miss Kilo

DEETS

Clothing & Accessories

  • ☘ Top: Cynful Mackenzey Top – Fatpack (former May 2019 C88 item)
  • Capris: L&B Swear Capri Jeans w/ Belt
  • ☘ Anklets – both by [Sheba]
    • [Sheba] Anna anklet
    • [Sheba] Dragonfly anklet
  • ☘ Rings: Avada~ Kiani Rings – Maitreya @ Designer Showcase

Body & Makeup

  • Hair: TRUTH VIP Reyane (350L group join; former group gift prior to April 2019 are still avail at $500L for VIP members ONLY)
  • Eyes: CATWA Mesh Eyes Pack
  • ☘ Eye Appliers: LIVIA // Pheya Eyes (former Makeover Room item)
  • ☘ Eye Shadow: CAZIMI: Gilded Eyeshadows (former Designer Circle item)
  • ☘ Lipstick: Avada~ Baccari Lipstick for Catwa (former Darkness Monthly item)
  • Gloss: Just Magnetized – My Lip Gloss
  • ☘ Nails: {ZOZ} BENTO Nails v2 (wearing Coffin long nails for Maitreya hands)
  • ☘ Nail Polish: {ZOZ} Aida Reds Polish (3pk) @ Cosmopolitan Shopping Event
  • All other body basics not listed can be found here.

Background & Other Information

  • ☘ Curtain: * AR * – Curtains – GG (500L Group Fee – past group gifts still avail)
  • Clock: A.D.D.Andel! Splatter Clock: V2
  • Pose Prop: Exposeur – Simple Shadow Box (Tintable)
  • Additional Lighting: Lumipro

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Spring Flowers

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Puppy, Lil Boo & I decided to go pay my brother’s new business a visit and enjoy spring and all it has to offer. I’m so glad I did! The flowers were so aromatic and I looked hella cute in my new sandals from Sheba and dress from Cynful.  Puppy even got into the spring spirit and played in the flowers. He came back with a new collar.  Isn’t he cuuute?

❤ Miss Kilo

DEETS

Clothing & Accessories

Body & Makeup

  • Hair: DOUX – Debevec hairstyle [B&W]
  • Hairbase: Just Magnetized – Essential Hairbase – set 01 for OMEGA
  • ☘ Eye Shadow: LIVIA // Nova Eyeshadow (former Skin Fair item)
  • ☘ Lipstick: CAZIMI: Playful Pinks Lips & Nails (former Designer Circle item)
  • ☘ Nail Polish: CAZIMI: Respond Nail Appliers for the RESPONSE event
  • All other body basics not listed can be found here.

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Stoicism

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❤ Miss Kilo

DEETS

Clothing & Accessories

  • Outfit: Scandalize. Khaila. Yellow (Group gift – L$100 group join fee)
  • Rings: Kibitz – Wonders rings – silver (former Saturday Sale item)
  • ☘ Earrings: Avada~ Verity Earrings (former Designer Showcase item)
  • ☘ Necklace: Avada~ Xs and Os Necklace (former AnyBody event item)
  • ☘ Shoes: [Sheba] Soraya Heels

Body & Makeup

  • Hair: Opale . Danna Hair [Black/White] (former Saturday Sale item)
  • Hairbase: Just Magnetized – Basic Hairbase – set 03 for CATWA
  • ☘ Eye Shadow: CAZIMI: Smoke Show Eyeshadows @ AnyBody
  • ☘ Lipstick: CAZIMI: Dark Velvet Lipstick (former Suicide Dollz event item)
  • ☘ Nails: ::SG:: Rewind Bento Mesh Nails @ The Liaison Collaborative
  • All other body basics not listed can be found here.

Background & Other Information

  • Backdrop: MINIMAL – Underground Background *1* (former Saturday Sale item)
  • Additional Lighting: Lumipro

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A Not So Subtle Invitation…

With Valentine’s Day around the corner sometimes you have to drop hints that it’s okay to fool around.

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But when all else fails, you just have to give your person that look; a few hand signals and play the title track to Marvin Gaye’s 13th studio album. 😉

❤ Kilo

DEETS

Clothing & Accessories

  • ☘ Outfit: .Q. Reine -FATPACK- [Belleza,Hourglass,Maitreya,eBody,Katena]
  • ☘ Rings: LIVIA // Vida Bento Rings @ Designer Showcase

Body & Makeup

  • Hair: Exile – Cheri Color Naturals pack (former Fifty Linden Friday sale item)
  • Hairbase: Just Magnetized – Essential Hairbase – set 01 for OMEGA
  • ☘ Eye Shadow: *Booty’s Beauty* Omega Eyeshadow ~ Familiar
  • ☘ Lipstick: *Booty’s Beauty* Omega Lipstick ~ Jazzy
  • ☘ Nails: ::SG:: Leve Bento Mesh Nails (former Gloss Event item)
  • All other body basics not listed can be found here.

Decor & Other Information

  • Backdrop: FOXCITY. Photo Booth – Reassurance (former Sanarae & Saturday Sale item)
  • Pose: FOXCITY. Oki Doki Bento Pose Set (former Sanarae & Saturday Sale item)
  • Additional Lighting: Lumipro

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Phrases of Womanhood

Dedicated to Ntozake Shange

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Before I came to the grid, I had the opportunity to be the “Lady in Green” in a stage production of ‘For Colored Girls…’ put on by a group of my friends and I.  That book, choreopoem to be more accurate, was so revolutionary and life altering. It started to awaken part of me I didn’t even know lay dormant. In my journey of self-discovery, I had stumbled many times and tried to pick myself up.  In truth, I still struggle with many things I find wrong with myself. And I work on them slowly but surely as I am capable.  But every day I try to be a little bit more gentle with my psyche, my soul.  And handle myself with more tenderness than I used to.  I don’t always succeed, mind you. None of us really do.  But that struggle, that push…I feel like that the opening piece speaks to this in many ways in this magnificent piece of literature. This book it began to empower me in ways I didn’t know nor was I familiar with. It further helped me stay on the path to finding my voice.

Earlier this week, we lost the deliverer of this affirming message to women and it reminded me of the phases we go through as people, not just women.  But it also reminded me that I am very much a woman; a black woman who is learning to handle herself warmly…constantly working on not only writing the song of my life, but singing it every day to stay in the light.  So, I wanted to share this excerpt with you all because I love it so much.

“somebody / anybody
sing a black girl’s song
bring her out
to know herself
to know you
but sing her rhythms
carin/ struggle/ hard times
sing her song of life
she’s been dead so long
closed in silence so long
she doesn’t know the sound
of her own voice
her infinite beauty
she’s half-notes scattered
without rhythm/ no tune
sing her sighs
sing the song of her possibilities
sing a righteous gospel
let her be born
let her be born
& handled warmly.”
Ntozake Shange, an excerpt from “Dark Phrases” a poem from the book ‘for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf’
Rest in power, Queen Ntozake.

❤ Kilo

DEETS

Clothing & Accessories

Body & Makeup

Decor & Other Information

  • Backdrop/Pose: {.:exposeur:.} Sartorialist Showcase
  • Additional Lighting: Lumipro

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