Evolution of a Snapshot

4 Jan

Do you ever get started on a snapshot and then realize something feels… off? Do you ever come back to a look you’ve put together previously and want to add or subtract an element that just doesn’t fit? I went through that today, and I happened to take photos along the way.  I wonder what you think about the choices I made.

1. In my first take, I wanted something fierce and dramatic, so I chose the Tres Blah Hiccup Vamp skin to make a statement. Maitreya’s Dylan hair softened my face, but after taking a long look at the result, it just felt awkward.

Evolution of a Snapshot: Take 1

2. My second time around I thought I could gain some blogger points by throwing in some nerdy glasses and wild hair.  I dropped the theatrical skin and chose the luscious red Curio Elf mouth instead. Even so, this look was not for me. Someone more creative can probably pull this off elsewhere!

Evolution of a Snapshot: Take 2

3. Third time’s the charm! I was out shopping and picked up the sexy Maitreya Esprit heels and Mika hair from Friday. I dropped the geek, and went for chic. The final touch was switching taped hands for prim nails (which you can barely see at this angle, but they’re glitter rd if it matters). I kept all the other elements I’d chosen earlier in the day.

Bam! Instant sex.

Evolution of a Snapshot: Final

What do you think, did I choose the right look?


Wearing In All Three:

Dress:  AYUMI Sweater Dress – Red
Collar: LeL.Ultra-EMERGENCY neckless
Anklets:Maitreya Anklets – Black
Eyelashes: Redgrave – -20- DiamondDust
Eyes: Exodi – Twilight Eyes :: Anger ((may not be available))
TattooAITUI – Sacred Pain Bottom /faded/
Poses/Hallway: Glitterati Sci-Fi Hallway

Look 1:

Skin: tres blah– Hiccup Light Skin -Vamp ((get at Designers United III))
HairMaitreya – Dylan – Kala Jeera
Shoes: G-Field Figure Pumps -hound-tooth black
Nails: SiniStyle Taped Fingers & Black Nails

Look 2:

Skin: :GP: Acorn [Light] Elf-Happy Holidays ((old group gift))
Hair: Mayamaya Creations – hair bomber wild1 female fl_typeA(flexi)
Shoes: G-Field Figure Pumps -hound-tooth black
NailsSiniStyle Taped Fingers & Black Nails
GlassesMustache – Shades {The Blues}

Look 3:

Skin: :GP: Acorn [Light] Elf-Happy Holidays ((old group gift))
Hairfriday – Mika – Cranky Brown
Nails: Love Soul – Prim nails*Glitter-A*Red
Shoes: Maitreya Gold – Esprit-Xtd Noir


3 Responses to “Evolution of a Snapshot”

  1. Duhs.. It's Nai January 4, 2010 at 9:50 pm #

    Totallyyyyy! Love those shoes, and do u EVER look bad? c’monnnn, ur always looking osm 😀

  2. Phoenix Chapman January 4, 2010 at 10:22 pm #

    I can’t decide between the second and third one actually. The second one could have worked really well without the glasses

  3. Thema Felix January 5, 2010 at 11:01 am #

    Thanks Nai, that’s really flattering!

    Phoenix: You may be right. I think I did look a bit better without the glasses, but the hair creates an awkward frame on my face for some reason. I could have modified it, though.

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