SL Fashion Friday Blog: Cozy Winter Style & Decor from Marta Spada

Cajsa Lilliehook covers the best in virtual world screenshot art and digital painting

Marta Spada’s blog I Got It makes me happy. Her post Feels Intentional some of my favorite things in Second Life — clothes. Seriously bloggers! Unless you’re in the Southern Hemisphere, it’s winter. Put some clothes on. I love her outfit, though there is something illogical about a  long-sleeved, mock-turtle-neck sweater that’s cropped so your tummy gets to freeze. I also love that she pairs her fashion pic with some decor. Now that is right for the season. 

Several items are at Kustom9. It closes December 10th, so hustle.

  • EARRINGS · SIGMA – Layered pendant necklace & earrings – Tear earring
  • SWEATER · imbue – nora sweater @kustom9
  • SKIRT & TIGHTS · MOWIE – “Harvey” Skirt @kustom9
  • LAMP · MINIMAL – Ceiling Lamps Collection 8
  • FRAME · AB + Pitaya – Cozy Barn – Botanical painting 02 @kustom9
  • SIDEBOARD · AB + Pitaya – Cozy Barn – Sideboard @kustom9
  • ON SIDEBOARD · zerkalo – Amber Pumpkin Basket @kustom9
  • SIDE TABLE · AB + Pitaya – Cozy Barn – Side table @kustom9
  • ON TABLE · KraftWork – Mapple Collection – Table Decor @kustom9
  • FLOOR PUMPKINS · 22769 – Bunch of Pumpkins
  • FLOOR PUMPKINS 2 · MINIMAL – Autumn Home Set – Big Pumpkin

For more clothes, click here:

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I love this look and Marta identified all the elements, though she only gave links to her sponsors. So some of the most arresting elements like her sunglasses, sneakers, and earring required some fairly easy hunting.  It’s a common practice and many think it’s only fair since they gave items and the others did not. Some bloggers go so far as to not even identify the elements that were not from sponsors. 

For me, though, it’s a question of who your audience is and who you are blogging for. If you’re blogging for designers, then only giving links to sponsors makes sense, but if you’re blogging for your readers, it makes no sense to leave them hunting for stores. So when it comes to this, ask who you’re doing it for. 

I Got It is a great blog. It’s very visual with huge pictures. It’s not filled with distracting elements. The About section is well-done with information on her old blog and the reason why she is doing a new blog from scratch. She organizes her sponsors by what part of the styling they focus on. 

I like her style. She has plenty of skimpy outfits, but she pairs the with elements that make them a bit more modest, things like tights, jackets, and blouses. I like that she puts outfits together with a mix of old and new. Shopping in your closet is the sign of a first-class fashionista. 

See all of Cajsa's Choices here. Follow Cajsa on Flickr, on Twitter, on her blog, and on her Ko-Fi.

All images copyright Marta Spada

Suggest images and Flickr feeds to Cajsa: Cajsa’s Choices is devoted to unique, artistic, and innovative virtual world-based images and screenshots that showcase the medium as an art form and Second Life as a creative platform. (Generally not images that fit on this Bingo card.) To recommend the best in virtual world imagery, tag the picture with #CasjaNWN or tag Cajsa Lilliehook by adding her to the photo. 

Cajsa Lilliehook is a sixteen year resident of Second Life, where she owned a photo studio, spent several years as a DJ at The Velvet, and for her first SL job, cleaned up prim trash. She co-founded and runs the It’s Only Fashion blog with her best friend Gidge Uriza. She also has a book review blog, Tonstant Weader Reviews and a cooking blog, Single Serving Recipes. She spends a lot of time researching and reporting on Republican sexual predators. In her first life, she is a retired grassroots leader who has worked for economic and social justice issues most of her life. She is also the minion of a cat named Nora. 

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