Event Releases Now In Main Store!

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The event releases from Gothmas by Gaslight and A Clockwork Spiral 2014 are now available both in the main store and the Marketplace. This covers Skadi and Persephone gowns with their accessories and Meteora Jacket with Diesel Aviator Capris and A Time Before gown.

If you missed them during the events, now is the time to go grab them!

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Usher II for A Tattered Page

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The liberation from the strict confines of realism, the celebration of imagination, of fairytales, of the monsters under your bed and in your closet, the indulgence in beauty and fantasy, the triumphant declaration that humankind is more than rules and logic: that is Usher II. A scheme set in motion to achieve all of that, played out in the very last gothic manor built to honor Poe, a vengeance most dreadfully delightful.

Usher II dress and mask were created for A Tattered Page, for its round focusing on The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury. If this wasn’t the kind of offering you were expecting from a book set on Mars, read on.

The Martian Chronicles is a series of stories, tied together by a central arc. One of them, entitled Usher II, is a story of dark and gothic revenge against those who would seek to rid the world of all things less than cheerful.

Our designs for this round of A Tattered Page are based on the following quote within the story:

“The House blazed with life and color; harlequins rang by with belled caps and white mice danced miniature quadrilles to the music of dwarfs who tickled tiny fiddles with tiny bows, and flags rippled from scorched beams while bats flew in clouds about gargoyle mouths which spouted down wine, cool, wild and foaming. A creek wandered through the seven rooms of the masked ball. Guests sipped and found it to be sherry. Guests poured from the booths, transformed from one age into another, their faces covered with dominoes, the very act of putting on a mask revoking all their licenses to pick a quarrel with fantasy and horror. The women swept about in red gowns, laughing. The men danced them attendance. And on the walls were shadows with no people to throw them, and here or there were mirrors in which no image showed. “All of us vampires!” laughed Mr. Fletcher. “Dead!:

We hope you enjoy the dark masquerade, and the reminder that the dark ones are everywhere. Even on Mars.

The dress is a rigged mesh item that moves with your avatar. It comes in seven sizes: in addition to the five standard sizes there are also two extra ones: XS+ that provides more generous curves in the top part of base XS and M+ that has more muscles and extra curves than base M. Please try the demo.

The mask is unrigged mesh for easy resizing and positioning and it has a holding animation.

Both the dress and the mask have a colour-change HUD that has three colours for both metals and bone and twelve fabric colours for the dress and mask.

The items will appear no-mod in inventory because of the scripts involved, but they are still modifiable.

Permissions are M/C/NT. The dress L395, mask L195.

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Skadi

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Skadi, the goddess of winter, mountains, skiing and bow-hunting, is celebrating her season with an appropriately festive outfit. Her gown is dark for she has been often associated with darkness, the nature’s long rest. It is decorated with glittering snowflakes, the falling sources of light in the night. She might not go skiing or hunting in this outfit, but she kept her arrows near to her, regardless. She’s the sparkle of light in the midwinter night, the sharp bite of frost, the depth of darkness covering her like a cloak.

This is an outfit for the wintry goths of strong dark colours with just a touch of silvery light. This is the garb for darker fantasies with a sharp attitude. This is the snowflakes in the blizzard, scathing bite of the breeze. This is the dark side of winter.

Both the dress and the collar come with colour-change HUDs of six colours. The upper and lower part of the dress can be colour-changed separately. The collar has also a colour-change option for the shoulder snowflake: silver or gold.

The dress is a rigged mesh item that moves with your avatar. It comes in seven sizes: in addition to the five standard sizes there are also two extra ones: XS+ that provides more generous curves in the top part of base XS and M+ that has more muscles and extra curves than base M.

The collar is unrigged mesh and can be resized and re-positioned as you wish.

Please try the demos before purchasing.

Originally released at Gothmas by Gaslight 2014, now available in the main store and the Marketplace. The special editions are not available anymore.

Permissions are M/C/NT. The gown with the HUD L295. The collar with the HUD L195.

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An animated gif to show the snowflake details better than any picture can.

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Persephone

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Persephone, the bride of Hades, easily encompasses the purity of snow and the dark vines reaching for her, blooming in red. She carries her vulnerability and wounds with pride, drawing strength from her position as the compromise between life and death, the delicate balance of winter’s stillness and the promise of summer. The roses she carries, the roses she walks on are all reminders of warmth and growth, even in the midst of the coldest of seasons.

This look works for both fantasy and elegance, it can be turned to a mythological figure or a stunning goth look for the wintry celebrations. Wear it and see if you dare to court the gaze of Hades.

The dress and the gloves have colour-change HUDs of four colours: red, black, grey, rose. There’s also a HUD to change the hand positions of the gloves.

The dress is a rigged mesh item that moves with your avatar. It comes in seven sizes: in addition to the five standard sizes there are also two extra ones: XS+ that provides more generous curves in the top part of base XS and M+ that has more muscles and extra curves than base M. The gloves are fitmesh and therefore come in just one size.

The hair has a colour change HUD of 15 colours, especially selected to colour-coordinate with Persephone’s palette. It is unrigged mesh and therefore resizeable as you wish.

The eyes and makeup set have four different eye colours and four coordinating makeups to match the eyes.

The slippers are made for Slink high feet. The Slink feet are not included.

The crown and slippers set has colour change HUDs of four colours to change the roses and ribbons to match your style.

Please try the demos before purchasing.

Originally released at Gothmas by Gaslight 2014, Persephone is now available both in the main store and the Marketplace.

Permissions are M/C/NT. The dress and gloves L395, crown and slippers L295, hair L195, eyes and makeups L95.

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Justine for A Tattered Page

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“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.

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A Time Before Gown

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A Time Before is a vintage inspired gown that combines several enticing elements in it. The deco styled fabric of the skirt is partially covered by delightfully gothic skull patterned brocade, held together by a row of feminine ribbons in the back. The corset top surprises with its adventurous leather strap lacing. The whole forms a uniquely bold statement of a gown, ready to stun the crowd wherever you choose to stride.

The gown is rigged mesh that moves with your avatar. In addition to the five standard sizes there are also two additional ones: XS+ that provides more generous curves in the top part of base XS and M+ that has more muscles and extra curves than base M. On top of our seven sizes there is also a fitmesh version included. Please try the demo.

Originally released at A Clockwork Spiral 2014, now available both in main store and the Marketplace.

Permissions are M/C/NT. Price L295 per gown, eight colours available, L1180 for the fatpack. Separate colours available only in the main store, only fatpack on the Marketplace.

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Avril

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Avril is the quintessential goth lady: strong in her colours, dark in her preferences. The webs she weaves in her life are beautifully detailed and meticulously perfected. The luxurious velvet gown holds an official air while still being luscious on skin and a comfort to wear. The sheer web sleeves are delicate, but enduring: woven to hold.

This is the gown for the queen of goths: to stun, to celebrate, to represent. It also works beautifully for any roleplay that has to do with spiders, be they drow or dark sorceresses of gothic tastes.

This gown is a rigged mesh item that moves with your avatar. In addition to the five standard sizes there are also two additional ones: XS+ that provides more generous curves in the top part of base XS and M+ that has more muscles and extra curves than base M. Please try the demo.

Permissions are M/C/NT. L295 per colour, ten colours available, fatpack L1475.

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