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52 WC – Amber & Ash Grey

Instead of trying to create 2 different looks, I decided to do a mash-up this time, which is why the title sounds like a pair of characters from a day-time soap.

Amber was the colour of the week for week 14 with Ash Grey for week 15.

Amber as a colour name is derived from the material also known as amber, which is commonly found in a range of yellow-orange-brown-red colours; likewise, as a colour it can refer to a range of yellow-orange colours. In English the first recorded use of the term as a colour name, rather than a reference to the specific substance, was in 1500.

The first recorded use of ash grey as a colour name in English was in 1374.

Amber & Ash Grey Avi:
Head :- Catwa Tumble
Body :- Maitreya Lara
Hair :- (red)Mint – No.50’17
Face applier :- LAQ – Kate Head Applier (tone 1.0)
Body applier :- LAQ Tone 1.0 for Maitreya
Lipstick applier :- LIVIA – Natural Shine (Catwa)
Eyeshadow applier :- Sn@tch – Morgana Eye Shadows Omega Hud
Outfit:
Top :- Tee*fy – Jenna Tube Top
Jeans : Hilly Haalan – Bea Flare Jeans
Shoes :- KC Couture – Sabine (black)
Rings :- RealEvil – Luxy Rings (Maitreya Bento)
Watch :- Noir – Angel Watch (pink)
Necklace :- Maxi Gossamer – Serena Seashells and Pearls

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52 WC – Purpureus

Week commencing 25 June sees the start of week 13 in my 52 Weeks of Colour challenge (1/4 of the way through the year!)

The colour of the week is Purpureous, also known as purpura.   The first recorded use of purpura as a colour name in English was in 1382.

Purpureous

Avi:
Head :- Catwa – Tumble
Body :- Maitreya – Lara
Hair :- .EscalateD. – Joeline
Face applier :- 7 Deadly s{K}ins – Tessie (sand)
Lipstick applier :- Sn@tch – Luscious Cream Lipsticks
Eyeshadow applier :- Sn@tch – All That Glitters
Nailpolish applier :- Encore – Set 36
Outfit:
Dress :- FurtaCor – Blossom Dress
Shoes :- Reign – Livi Wedges v2
Watch :-Noir – Angel Watch (pink)
Necklace :- Maxi Gossamer – Valentina’s Choker 2

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52 WC – Ultramarine & Cinereous

week 10 – Ultramarine

Ultramarine is a deep blue colour and a pigment which was originally made by grinding lapis lazuli into a powder. The name derives from Middle Latin ultramarinus, literally “beyond the sea” because the lapis lazuli was imported from Asia by sea (the oldest source of lapis lazuli is Afghanistan). The first recorded use of ultramarine as a colour name in English was in 1598.

Ultramarine

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52 WC – Snow

week 9 – Snow

The first recorded use of snow as a colour name in English was in 1000.

Snow

Avi:
Head:- Catwa Tumble v4.10
Body :- Maitreya Lara v4.1
Hair :- Exile – Fake Magic
Face applier :- Belleza – Zoe (medium/make-up 1)
Body applier :- Belleza medium
Lipstick applier :- Livia – Natural Shine (Berry-light)
Outfit:
Top :- tres blah – V Neck Sweater
Shorts :- Hilly Haalan – Bea Shorts (embroidered)
Shoes :- Empire – Lunaria

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52 WC – Platinum

week 8 – Platinum

The first recorded use of platinum as a colour name in English was in 1918.  Platinum is a chemical element with the symbol Pt, and an atomic number of 78. Its name is derived from the Spanish term platina, translated into ‘little silver’.

Platinum

Avi:
Mesh Head :- Catwa Tumble v4.10
Mesh Body :- Maitreya Lara v4.1
Hair :- Clawtooth – Magnolia
Face applier :- Glam Affair – Alura (america)
Outfit:-
Shirt :- Hilly Haalan – Jayla Button Down Shirt
Jeans :- Hilly Haalan – Stella High Waist Skinny
Watch :- Noir – Angel Watch (pink)
Sneakers :- Reign – Arianna Sneakers (pineapples)
Choker :- Zoom – Lotus Choker

Decor:
What Next – Palisades Outdoor Bar
What Next – Palisades Bar Stool
What Next – Palisades Palm Decor (includes smaller version)
What Next – Palisades Ice Bucket, Cocktail Shaker & Wine Cooler
What Next – Palisades Drinks Tray
What Next – Palisades Bowl of Fruit
What Next – Drinks decor
Viki’s Garden Decor – Cottage Garden – Water Pump
Sari-Sari – Spring Backyard – Lawn Chair 3
Cwtch – The Vows Backdrop
Cwtch – Climbing Ivy Backdrop
Circa – Botanical GArden Potting Table

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52 WC – Carrot

week 7 – Carrot orange

The first recorded use of carrot orange as a colour name in English was in 1684.

The word carrot is first recorded in English circa 1530 and was borrowed from Middle French carotte, itself from Late Latin carōta, from Greek καρωτόνor karōton, originally from the Indo-European root *ker- (horn), due to its horn-like shape. In Old English, carrots (typically white at the time) were not clearly distinguished from parsnips: the two were collectively called moru or more (from Proto-Indo-European *mork- “edible root”, cf. German Möhre).

Carrot

Avi:
Head :- CATWA Tumble v4.10
Body :- Maitreya Lara v4.1
Hair :- Truth – Cameo
Face applier :- Belleza – Hannah (medium)
Body applier :- Belleza medium omega applier
Lipstick applier :- alaskametro – Nadia lipsticks
Outfit:
Sweater :- Hilly Haalan – Diane Mini Sweater Dress
Jeans applier :- Sn@tch – Two Faced Jeans
Boots :- Empire – Virginia

Pose :- Kirin – Gift 4

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52 WC – Golden

week 6 = Golden

The first recorded use of golden as a colour name in English was in 1300 to refer to the element gold and in 1423 to refer to blond hair.

Golden

Avi:
Mesh head :- Catwa Tumble
Mesh Body :- Maitreya Lara
Hair :- Truth – Kare
Head applier :- Belleza – Hannah medium
Body applier :- Belleza
Lipstick applier :- Sn@tch – Cream Lipsticks
Eyeshadow applier :- Sn@tch – Morgana Eyeshadows
Nailpolish applier :- alaskametro – Kimono nail art
Outfit:
Dress :- M&M – Salsa micro mini
Shoes :- Empire – Moonflower

Pose :- KaTink – Alexxa 9

Background prop :- Cwtch