My arrival in the infamous Steamlands was uneventful after such a prolonged absence. I hadn’t really expected folks to realize I was back, after many long months traveling the world, creating new outfits, and generally enjoying the life of an explorer and gentleman.
I, being of the well-dressed sort, have tailored a semi-formal, yet workaday outfit of finest metals.
My latest fashion hearkens back to a fascination of metallurgy; a love of metals and alloys, and the chemical properties that can be derived from certain materials. I was wearing my latest invention: An outfit forged in the searing flames of the Western mountains, hammered flat and pliable, and worked into a useful shield of waistcoat armor. The shirt, stitched together by sheer force of will, was made of finest carbon fiber. But what good is a clothier who does not cater to the Gentleperson in us all? A functional bow tie, a lightweight metal top hat, and metallic garters to hold up the fabric of the sleeves complete this fare.… Read the rest
Kelli Kreations @ H.P Lovecraft Festival (Aug. 15th - 23rd)
KK - Outing House Hat: Brown Hair (You can also purchase in Blonde or Black or without hair)KK - Outing House Coat w/ Umbrella-Glam Affair - Summer v3 - Jamaica - FLFMaitreya Mesh Body - Lara 3.4Pose: scripted in Umbrella
The festival involves a faire of events, activities and vendors. Musical events stage shows, parties, carnival rides and all the fun that comes with a classic faire/festival are a regular part of Lovecraft Festival, along with splendid full-scale stores that vendors secure & decorate to their individual needs & wants.
– HP Lovecraft’s 125th Birthday– “The Worlds of Lovecraft”
– “The Heart of Llhao”, a Lovecraft-inspired, multi-sim Adventure– AUTCOM (The National Autism Committee), our long-term adopted charity returns.Since 2013, Lovecraft Festival has been pleased to raise support for AutCom – the Autism National Committee.… Read the rest
“Do you remember a guy that’s been
In such an early song…” D. Bowie, Ashes to Ashes
Walk the Night With Me is a Gothic event coming up in Second Life in July. Organized by the team from Hidden Sanctuary Events, the theme centers on Gothic Weddings and Tragic Gothic Romance. The theme conjures up all kinds of inspiration for your humble narrator, my droogs and devotchkas.
Ashe is a lonely wanderer, clad in velvet brocade. This suit hearkens back to Victorian times, but adds a little Tim Burtonesque twist with the black and white striped lining of the coat. This is a rigged mesh suit, which comes complete with five sizes, an alpha, and attached coat and pants. It has been materials enabled for your viewing pleasure.
Ashe will be available only at the event, till its end, then will be available on the Marketplace, and inworld at the main store location.
As the time draws near, and booth set up is imminent, an SLurl will be provided so you can hop on over for a bit of Gothic awesomeness. … Read the rest
We walked till the sunlight died
How could I breathe without your love
Like others we all fight
Against the cruel, cruel time – Clan of Xymox, “Evelyn”
Walk the Night With Me is a Hidden Sanctuary Event centered around all things Gothic Wedding and Dark Love. It takes place July 18th through the 23rd, and will feature all things dark and sticky. A Gothic Wedding is one that evokes romance with a Victorian flare.
Avatar Bizarre is thrilled to be a part of this event, and will be debuting two new items, which will exclusive at the event until its end, then they will be released to the Marketplace and in the Main Store location afterwards. The first of these items is the Evelyn, pictured above. This gown is a lovely Victorian-style garment with a black leather corset, frilly black lace accents at the throat and the wrists, and sumptuous puffed sleeves. The floor-length skirt is slim, and drapes gorgeously, ending in a lovely sweep on the floor. … Read the rest
In a city, dark and eerie, surrounded by the Vernian Wastelands, a lone figure emerges from the increasing fog in a final showdown…
She gazes unblinkingly at the menacing Dirigible of Doom, flown by her mortal arch-nemesis, a mad man bent on destroying the whole of civilization for his own nefarious gain. Reaching for the weapon in her coat, a powerful electrically charged object designed by Nicola Tesla himself, she takes aim and fires. The white-hot lightning projects from the muzzle, hitting the dirigible, enveloping it in a blaze so super heated that a shock wave from the explosion could be felt for several hundred meters. Phinaea remains stoic, unflinching, as her hair is blown back by the shockwave. The war machine of her arch nemesis seems to drift lazily to the ground, supports and beams floating gently in all directions. She bends down to retrieve her top hat, wipes a film of dust and soot from the goggles, and wanders off…
Phinaea is the counterpart to the mad men of the Steam age; a woman of strength, who is highly intelligent, yet lives in a Patriarchal society that values beauty over brains. …
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One of the wonderful things about Second Life is an abundance of Science Fiction and Fantasy fans inworld building things for role play and other stuff. When you throw together a virtual world where you can build anything you want, and a few thousand rabid fans of various genres, your imagination really is the limit, and you end up with some wonderful things to find and explore. If you set foot in this virtual world, you could end up cavorting under the waves with mermaids, flying through the air in World War I Sopwith Camels and Fokker Triplanes, running with dragons at Avaria, or you could even end up on the deck of a Steampunk Dirigible in Caledon.
Of course if one ends up in the Steamlands, one must be properly attired. To the layman, if you just slap a few gears on something, you can call it “Steampunk”, but the genre goes much, much deeper than that. Steampunk rose from the World of Jules Verne and H.G. Wells in the 19th century. Loosely based in Victorian times, Steampunk is the science and the imagination of that era. …
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New for WGF, and currently only available at the
Charlotte Sometimes, detailed boots in red or black, rigged for Slink Physique and Maitreya. They come with a color HUD to change the dessin (plain, 3 flower-embroideries, crow design), the shoelaces (red or black) and the metal parts (gold or silver)
100 % original mesh, after the event also available at the mainstore and marketplace.
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Present yourself to "polite society" in this new Montagne Noire release, "Le Debutante," a formal satin Victorian bustle ball gown with matching feather hairpiece and pearl cameo choker.
The dress comes in the traditional debutante gown colors of pearl, ivory, and rose, and as a new release is currently on sale for 50% off at our main store in Caledon Oxbridge Village for 125L.
Le Debutante is mod/copy, allowing you to tailor the garment to your proportions, and was created with both standard and sculpted prims.
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I own a regular 512 plot in Second Life and I, like most people, can't (or refuse) to spend money on a larger parcel of land.
So, I decided to put together a list of some of the most awesome 512 houses/skyboxes to purchase on the Second Life Marketplace.
Since the theme of my blog is "250L and under", I tried to keep within that price range; but some of the them may not be. I felt that I couldn't dismiss a build that was blog worthy because it didn't fit within that price range.
These builds were chosen because I felt they were beautiful builds and/or the interiors rose above the average.
And without further adieu...here we go:Click here to read the rest of this blog post »
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