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Business as usual

03-08-2009

Hi everybody!

It's been a while so I'm going to pick up where I left off.

It's the vacation season and it's time to relax, do nothing (or as little as humanly possible) and enjoy the sun... Or it's time go back to the drawing board for some new items.  After all the more fetish-related material I'll be focusing on more normal latex wear in the upcoming releases.  More about that very soon!

As far as business goes, I can tell that Hugo's design is still doing very well and that is something which surprises me. I expected the worst when the new adult content rules (and with them the adult continent Zindra) were introduced. I decided to keep my sim 'mature', as I only sell clothing. This keeps the store open to everyone. Just to be sure, I censored some of the vendor posters.

So... all in all, things are working out! Only one thing I really need to do is post here more frequently :)

June updates

20-06-2009

Hi everyone! Been some time again, and that had a reason! Last Thursday I updated the store with ten new sets(!) They weren't all unique.. But then still it wasn't easy to to get everything into the store. First of the sets is 'Star' A naughty and exposing set which consists of many items so you can wear it the way you like! Included are a top, garters, chaps etc... check out the picture! Next one is a set created from the fishnet / latex combination. (there is also a full catsuit in the same style!) The Araya set appeared in two new colors: white an pink. And last but not least, there is Kitana: a set that comes in four flavours, inlcuded are the pictures of the body set and the suit.

Before releasing any more new stuff I will be working on the store to mature-proof it for the Adult content changes... After that you will see new material in my store and of course on XstreetSL!

*HD* star - full latex set
*HD* Net suit, netting over latex
*HD* Kitana - black latex body
*HD* Kitana - black latex suit
*HD* Araya - pink latex body
*HD* Araya - white latex body

  The new outfits are available from:

In-World Main Store and SL Marketplace

New black latex

19-05-2009

Yay, three new sets finished. They will be in store this week. I'll do my best to add two more color versions of the Cilla set and I'll add a Vox sheer lace red too and who knows... maybe even more...

The new three sets are all body's and provide in different tastes. First is Akary, which looks a bit like the recently released Cilla set and is decorated with a chain and buckles. Second set is called 'Araya' and provides a sheer latex layer over a mesh on back and front. The third set: 'Amara' offers another sexy set with a zipper on the front. A taste for everyone! (hehe).

Akary latex body with buckles and chains

Akary latex body with buckles and chains

Akary latex body sheer latex and a mesh

Akary latex body sheer latex and a mesh

Amara black latex body with zipper

Amara black latex body with zipper

Adult content

08-05-2009

Hi there, it took me a while to get an update up here again. RL kept me from being in-world much (what's new :)) and a new matter has rissen, more about that in the text below. There also were some new sets, which I will show here soon.

Some of you know, most of you have heard about it or not at all. Linden Labs is going to change Second life bij implementing an 'Adult content' filter. Click this link and this one to find out what it exactly means.

As a content creator of women's colthing with some sexy and exposing sets in my store I find myself in a grey area: Is my content 'mature' or 'adult'? When I censor the images of exposed body parts, it should be 'mature' but this will mean somehow blurring or covering up a lot of vendors with 'censored content' signs, making the store looking less attractive and making the shopping experience less fun. Yet I want to keep my store open for everyone mature since I also sell 'normal oufits'. Stupid thing is that there LL hasn't given clear guidelines on how to censor content... The date on the official blog postings is set to the end of June (this is the planned release date of viewer 1.23), and I don't think I'm the only one that needs some time to adjust...

Linden labs says that this has nothing to do with the involvement of real life companies and 'cleaning up' second life for a better image to the outside world. I don't think it that is the case. The way they go about it shows that they are going to implement it anyway and in a way they seem fit (it already has been built into the server software and the new viewer rc...), protest or other suggestions will have no effect and I wonder how much money investors have offered for a 'clean' second life...

Don't get me wrong, I have no problem with the plan itself, it is the way it is enforced that bugs me. Google has a safe-search filter standard enabled and I can disable it if I choose to. I don't have to send Google any credit card or payment information or prove to them in any way that I'm over 18. Why is Linden Labs doing so? (and even then, there is a standard enabled filter in the future SL-viewer too...)

I'll probably get back to this subject in future... Maybe it will all work out... and maybe it will turn into one big mess :) For now I'm redoing the vendor posters and waiting for some clearity from LL on the changes that are coming...

Store update

04-04-2009

Hi everybody, here is a quick message to keep you up to date on what I am doing! At this moment RL  is busy as ever and I'm really happy to say my webdesign business is still going strong despite the economical winter we seem to be having. In-world things are still well too, so no complaints from me.

The new store entrance

The new store entrance

I have come across a little problem in the last two months... which is mostly a luxury problem: I've run out of shop space. The people who have visited my shop lately may have noticed that, even with the temporary extra wing built onto it, the store is filled up with sets to say the least. I therefore started construction on a store update. It will soon replace the current one and will have the same look and feel.

When I have sorted out this new shop stuff, I'll be back at the drawing board, designing new squeeky latex items. There still are some color redesigns waiting for me, and of course new designs too!

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