....guest starring the amazing Grazia Horwitz. Who was not only lovely enough to answer my stricken plea for photography help on plurk - by taking these glorious pictures - but she also took the skin challenge that I flung at her. "Modern Death with a palette of black and gold." And she didn't just take it, she ran right over the top of my styling attempts with it.
At least she got my best side in this pic. And I'm shirtless - AGAIN - because she flat out insisted upon it.
Because occasionally, even Death takes a holiday.
What We Wore For The Danse Macabre
Hair - 99 Elephants Krima b1
Hairbase- 99 Elephants shaved black T0
Skin - Ellivu female skin by Nuuna
Eyes - Repulse rage eyes
Eye make up - Grixdale Eyesore
Collar - Cheerno Lory scarf
Top - Whippet & Buck Cole boatneck top black
Dress - LeLutka Shutter dress
Coat - Bare Rose Black Duster Lady
Fishnets - Erratic fishnets wide
Boots - Lapointe & Bastchild Stiletto knee boots
Nails - PixelMode sculpted nails
Hair - Rebel in Black VII by MADesigns
Hairbase - Mist in Black by White Widow
Skin - Ellivu Male Skin by +Nuuna+
Eyes - Sunrise Eyes in Black by Fashism
Lashes - Deity Lashes in Colour 2 by Deity
Jacket - Military Cardigan in Black by *Coco*
Necklace - Butterfly Skull in Gold by R.icielli
Ring - Blak Diamond Stud Skull by NSD
Nails - Short Male Nails in Palette2 by Mandala
Pants - Juka Leggings in Goldfish by Miamai
Boots - Sidewinder in Black by Similar
Sunday, July 31, 2011
Saturday, July 23, 2011
As I mentioned in my previous post, I was doing the pageant thing for BOSL's Mr Virtual World 2011. I totally loved it, and I'm both sad and a bit glad it's over. Booo for the only fashion challenges now being ones I give myself "Hmmmm..... does this prim crotch make my ass look big or not?" but it's also kind of nice not having to stay up till 5am on weekends. Don't get me wrong, I still totally do that but I just don't HAVE to.
I've been asked why did I choose Iceland and not my native Australia? Well come on, look at me. I burn walking past an open window, there's no way I'd survive for more then five minutes in the outback. I thought I'd leave the whole Akubra hat/Drizabone jacket/knifey spoony gig to someone who looked a bit less dayglo than I do. Plus if I was to go out in public at night time here dressed in my signature white on white with extra white then I'd have several beer bottles smashed over my head.
I wasn't one of the top five - congrats to Jax Aster of USA! - but I think I still managed to contribute something, even if it was just making the announcers choke when I started my bootie pop in the swimsuit section. Complete with real hand drawn wedgie and epic schlong shading on the thong. Can you believe that several hours beforehand I was looking classy and relatively normal in a wetsuit until I started talking to Jori Watler?
For the Formalwear section, I wanted to stay true to my chosen land. Some research turned up a bloody marvel - an Israeli/Australian designer who now lives in Iceland named Sruli Recht. He works with materials native to the region - horse and reindeer leather, the wool of stillborn lambs, whole seagull carcasses and... umm... minke whale foreskin. I took his aesthetic to my poor beleagered employer and friend, Monica Outlander of Miamai and she created this wonder of a coat. Which will be released later on. Yep, I bet you hate it when I do that. Don't think this means I'll stop though.
At the end of it all I had a damn good time, and learnt a lot of things - espesh from the mindblowing styling skills of my competitors - as well as making some new friends. Plus it was cool to see how far I could get just by being me, pale loud goofy clumsy ME. Now pardon me all, I have to go get the pliers out and try drag my fangs back down into place.
What Winter Is Wearing
Hair - Magnus in White by Wasabi Pills
Skin - Brent in Light by CheerNo (worn throughout)
Eyes - Sunlight eyes in Azure by Fashism (Same brand of eyes worn throughout)
Outfit - Nordic in White by N.A.M.E (I freakin' LOVE this store, you need to go see it.)
Boots - Fur Trimmed Boots in Grey by LightStar
Axe - Velde's Skull Splitter Axe by Azora
Hair - Arianrhod in Pearl by Discord Designs (Thank you so much Kallisti!)
Tattoos - Loiuse by Tiki Tattoo
Necklace - Sharkstooth Necklace by Josef
Thong - Quezban in Red by Tori Toricelli
Feet - Jolie Pied Pivoting Male Feet by SLink
Hair - Soldier Boy in White by Shag
Coat - Valur Jacket by Miamai (not yet released)
Pants - Fur Trimmed Pants in Black by LightStar
Boots - Fur Trimmed Boots in Black by LightStar
My buttcrack gets it's starring moment at 00:30:20 if you want to see the madness for yourself...
Monday, July 4, 2011
So I'm one of the 20 male models in SL currently trying to prove that they are really really really ridiculously good looking in the BOSL Mr Virtual World 2011 competition - yep, I'm Mr Iceland of course. (Transylvania was voted out of contention by the Russian judges... curse them.) I'm loving it so far - style challenges every other week WOOOOOO! - and this time it was avant garde. Which if you know me at all is really the only way I bother getting dressed in SL...
I spent several days trying to make something all spikedy and geometric, and you will see this at a later date - swear. But things evolved as they often do when your fairy godmother Monica is a bit of a creative genius, and I ended up looking as if I'd made good on my promise last month to molest Frolic's peacocks. It's okay - it's a far more fulfilling life for them as FASHION anyway.
What I'm loving on in this post - the cape is called Magus, it's by Miamai and it's not out yet sorreeeeee but the Lenoire hair is, and it's available at Hair Fair until the 15th of July. Be aware that I've modded it a fair bit though, there's meant to be some girly stuff on top. I'm still mad about my Vincent skin from Tableau Vivant, this is the January tone and I also got my Claw Pants from there too. Nuuna Nitely makes wonderful bold makeups and I'm layering several of them here, most of them from her new Version 8 makeup pack. My Taped Guts are from Sinistyle and the Sequinned Leggings are from Fishy Strawberry. Just out of view - the huge and inventive stream of cursewords from when I crashed two minutes before showtime.
I have no idea what the end results of the styling competition were, they may have announced it but I was too busy trying to untangle Winter Junior from the sequinned tights. It's also a mad giggle watching the audience wake up when the very blindingly pale man appears on the runway after the Costa Rican guy and tries to convince them that dead with shitloads of guyliner can be beautiful too.