Shooting Messengers

Ayana
Call Me Charlie The Spy

Our world is full of messages and clues and truths about everything.

We can only ignore the signs for so long before they bite us.

Calanthe
Calanthe

Style Info:

Pic 1

Worthy of Geena Davis in The Long Kiss Goodnight and versatile enough for us to wear it any which way we want depending on our mood.

Long sleeved, it has a petal like neckline that almost folds upon itself. The ultra suede like fabric is micro-perforated all around and cut out in little laser rectangles along the sides cage like. Wear it as a micro mini dress or as a top. Available in several racy colors.

RAPTURE™ – Ayana Dress in Mocha, (exclusive) for @The InstrumentsErratic – Thong. Bold & Beauty – Choker.  Label Motion – Guns & Pose. Yummy – Rings.  Mutresse – Boots. Mina Hair.

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Pic 2

A dress that´s perfect for al-fresco hosting when you are trying to keep your cover.  One shouldered and riveted in lace and fabric along its neckline and hem.  It seats about 4 inches up the knees.  Available in different colors and two different prints. The dress and fabric is like a breath of fresh spring air.

Gizza – Calanthe Floral Leo Aqua Dress..  Baiastice – Bracelet.  Finesmith – Vintage earrings.  Truth Hair. VITALIS ANIMATUM POSES – CUTE. Apple Fall – Table, and Chandelier .

Pic 3

Another take on the early spring print.  The top is V neck and  crossed whole it remains solid from the upper waist down.

The sleeves are a bit longer than 3/4 but not extremely long.  Available in several colors and 2 different prints.

Gizza – Flowered Dress V Neck Dress in Leo Cream.  Yummy – Necklace.  Hair by Lelutka.  VITALIS ANIMATUM POSES – Valentine´s

Flowered
Excuse me flower!

My Cage Regrets

Rapture
Rapture

A few years ago, YSL created a whimsical shoe, the original cage sandal; Its image still haunts me.  Its beauty still makes my heart race filling it with the desire to caress its velvety ribbon and trace its geometric patterned squares.

I found its heel fueled my imagination making me envision all sorts of pretty objects well protected inside them,  making noise with each step I took while announcing my arrival.  I found its structure a bit reminiscent of the magnificence of Paris, the Eiffel Tower and the always iconic Yves.

While I debated wether the shoe would turn out to be just a fad and if so not a good investment, the shoe sold out everywhere and I was left forever drooling over the thought of it while it became a classic.  It gave a whole new meaning to the quote that says

¨life is what happens while you are busy making other plans¨ (credited to John Lennon).

The metaphor I´m using is certainly not life changing but having always looked at Fashion as a form of art it has the power to open my heart, my thinking and my appreciative and empathic qualities to multiple perspectives, possibilities and different points of views.

If anything, the particular experience served as a reminder that seizing the moment, when the moment is right, is a sure way to a life of no regrets.

xoxo,

Landa

Style Info

Somehow the  LWD above, unapologetically strapless and  simple in its cut has served to ease my cage shoe cravings.  Its seemingly leathery crepe the chine material is contained and secured in place with a wonderful cage like structure in black.

Accessorize it with similar cage like jewelry and if possible at all a cage like boot.

Rapture – Dress with Cage exclusively at Sneak Peak April-May Round.   Finesmith – Group Gift Mask. Truth – Hair. LaGyo – Bracelet and Ring.  JPB Bandit – Diamong Earring (worn on right) & .Shi – Earring on the left.  Hucci – Boots.

Born Cages – Metaphor

On The Edge of Dawn

More Glitter
More Glitter

He had dismissed her warnings as just another one of her shenanigans and now this would require a little more time.  Incapable of leaving him alone on his own, she decided to stay another night.  

Time was running out and she would soon need to return.  Did she really want be bothered by this?

GlitterChoose Me Mesh Mini Dress.  Fine smith – Necklace : For some reason this is the kind of outfit that I loved to wear but never expected to do so.  Short, with a deep keyhole neckline that secures itself on high with a button.  Pailletes cover it´s upper body and sleeves.   The top turns into a black mini skirt at hip level which is very reminiscent of Donna Karan´s designs in it´s beginning.   The dress exudes confidence and non-dramatic flair.

Lluvia – Bajofondo (Rain)

Some want to reach heaven 
Others strive to whiten charcoal
In the winter the summer heat, and in the summer 
the soft sound of some song … some song

Some want to play silent
Knowing that time is the best bidder
Others buy the most expensive cars
Even if there are no lights, no lights, nor streets nor sun 

And everyone awaits for the rain to come 
to clean up the streets, in this city, uuhooo
Everyone awaits for a wind with no fury 
That will carry away this darkness 

Everyone understands a broken afternoon 
When from above, there falls the heaviest rain 
Some of us whistle very low 
Knowing that we are very far from g-d

Everybody knows that the soul is broken 
When his eyes no longer are looking at us 
And we walk on the edge of dawn
Losing our calm, losing our calm when it goes …