“Justine shook her head mournfully. “I do not fear to die,” she said; “that pang is past. I leave a sad and bitter world; and if you remember me, and think of me as of one unjustly condemned, I am resigned to the fate awaiting me.” – Frankenstein, chapter 8
Justine consists of three separate pieces forming a complete look of dignified sadness: a dress, hair and a tattoo layer of tears. It’s designed for A Tattered Page, an in-store event that focuses in a book at a time. This round is concentrated on Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Justine — the young maid who is well beloved in Frankenstein’s family — is framed to appear as the murderer of William, Frankenstein’s youngest brother and the creature’s first victim. Despite the attempts to clear her name she is sentenced to death, thus being an indirect second victim of the creature.
“The appearance of Justine was calm. She was dressed in mourning; and her countenance, always engaging, was rendered, by the solemnity of her feelings, exquisitely beautiful. Yet she appeared confident in innocence, and did not tremble, although gazed on and execrated by thousands; for all the kindness which her beauty might otherwise have excited, was obliterated in the minds of the spectators by the imagination of the enormity she was supposed to have committed. She was tranquil, yet her tranquillity was evidently constrained; and as her confusion had before been adduced as a proof of her guilt, she worked up her mind to an appearance of courage. When she entered the court, she threw her eyes round it, and quickly discovered where we were seated. A tear seemed to dim her eye when she saw us; but she quickly recovered herself, and a look of sorrowful affection seemed to attest her utter guiltlessness.” – Frankenstein, chapter 8
Both the dress and the hair come with colour change HUDs: the dress has an outer dress and underdress linked together, both have a HUD of eight colours and can be worn separately. The hair has a colour change HUD of 15 colours, covering all the natural tones. The tears makeup has streaked cheeks, red nose and undereye shadows.
The dress is rigged mesh and moves with your avatar. It comes in the five standard sizes and the fitmesh version. The hair is unrigged mesh and therefore resizeable as you wish. The makeup is one tattoo layer. Please try the demos before purchasing.
All three are exclusive to the event and won’t be sold with these colourways anymore after the event, so if you like them, you better get them while you still can!
Permissions are M/C/NT. The dress L295, hair L195, tears L95.