Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Keats and Yeats are on your side

Miss Darkling Elytis

I met a lady in the meads,
Full beautiful - a faery's child,
Her hair was long, her foot was light,
And her eyes were wild.

I always think of Keats when I run into Miss Elytis. Today, while picking up hyasynth Tiramisu's new outfit (below), I ran into Darkling. We are bad for each other's pocket books. She's the one that whispered the name of a certain AO creator to me (I adore my AO), and also encouraged me to purchase a number of TESLA's ankle boots. I think we're good shopping companions because we stand around and gossip about naughty things while purchasing; we also share a taste in the dark and decadent.

Which describes both Darkling's outfit and my own. Darkling is wearing Unzipped's Victorian Steampunk ensemble and hair by BettiePage Voyager. I haven't been to Unzipped yet, but I obviously must (damn that bad influence Darkling), because it smells like my kind of store. I'm wearing ~silentsparrow's~ latest, "Dreaded Sunny Day", which reminds me of something Dorothy Vallens would wear in Blue Velvet.

The set has lots of parts, including some awesome lingerie and an incredibly adorable tutu, a steal for 400L. Six colors -- go see it all over here.

***Poses: From this awesome free set
***Hair: Mercury Couture [m] Mercury Bouffant
***Skin: Boneflower Designs, :: Whispers of Night :: Deathly F [Ebon Twilight Stalker]
***Collar and cuffs: ::Violet Voltaire:: gank in black
***Dress: ~silentsparrow~ dreaded sunny day in rose (blogged over here)
***Tights: Sh*t Happens Fishnet Sockies in cream
***Shoes: Periquita shoe - Amy Skulls
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