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Halloween 2011 – Retro Vampire, Very Retro

For the It’s Only Fashion Halloween soiree I decided to be a very retro vampire. Think Louis the 15th. I’m saying Louis the 15th simply because my hair doesn’t have boats and birds and crap in it, which I identify more with Louis the 16th.

It’d been so long since we had a party, and as always Cajsa had an awesome playlist set up for us.

I’m using FILTERCAM2 in the pic above to age the shot and provide the vignette lighting around me. It’s a simple effect but using filtercam2 lets me add effects and cuts down on my post processing work, which is minimal usually. The new expansion pack is pretty amazing, tons of new awesome filters – I can’t wait to show off lots of what it can do.

Now, it’s dinner time.


Your Spooky Shopping List:
Dress: Ephemera -Beladona
Neck Bites: Rain_DoubleNeckBite
Lashes: Amacci – Eyelash Tattoo 6
Fangs Tattoo: cheLLe – (tattoo) What a Vamp! (Neat Mouth 1)
Hair: ::Exile:: Lady Versailles:Roots-Vanilla
Shoes -Marie Jeanne-Black – Gold Buckle by INSOLENCE
Shape: Gidge ~Savoir Faire Shapes~ reg legs (new)
Skin: Amacci Skin – Jenny (Fair) – 04 Candy
Eyes: Poetic Colors: classic – sweet surrender (m) bright
Poses: – STaTUS



A thing of beauty is a joy for ever:
Its lovliness increases; it will never
Pass into nothingness; but still will keep
A bower quiet for us, and a sleep
Full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing.

Can pixel dust be a joy forever? I think so. I think you will find moments of breathtaking beauty that can linger in memory forever. I had such a moment while on the swing at Humanoid, the installation on Gilmour sim. I jumped on the swing and when I zoomed in and out – the perspective change was dizzying. Zooming in, the flexis in my hair blew in the breeze and my skirt seemed to pool around me. It was hard to stop and actually take some photos.


I knew I wanted to find some place extraordinary for this dress from Ephemera. The skirt textures are so beautiful and the entire dress just made me feel like a princess in a fairy tale. I needed a fairy tale setting and I found one. Funny story, I have seen photos that said they were taken at Humanoid and decided to go explore long ago. However, I went to Humanoid, the sim, not the installation. They are very different. The sim is the giant mo-cap store and is quite distinctive with its red-grid terrain, but it has a very utilitarian, modern mood without any of the soft, dreamlike romanticism of the installation.
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