***Hat: [The HUNGER] La Petit Mort Top Hat
***Coat: [The HUNGER] Dangereuse Velvet Coat
***Hair: -Hiccup Alala in black
***Skin: MiaSofia *mia* DAHLIA Skin - the tearful
***Tattoo: MiaSofia *mia* Candy Heart Tattoo
***Tights: *Sheer* Torn Nylons Stripes Fade Black
***Shoes: Tesla 'Diva' Shoe in black
I don't know whether other fashion bloggers have any kind of rhyme or reason about what clothing they decide to write about, but my system is this: SL Free*Style or Fab Free or Sherpa post something, I hop off to see what the fun free item is, and then I get sucked into wide-eyed appreciation of the rest of the shop, and then the rest of the sim. Apart from that, I scan the feeds and hunt down the things that make me go omg squee.
I guess I have a tourist's approach toward fashion blogging! This is unlike the extremely rigorous new release schedule from Ana Lutetia, or the attention to never blogging the same designer twice in a row (or twice in an outfit) from Hethr, or the themed posts from Michami. Instead, I stumble around Second Life like I've never seen clothing before.
*Ahem* Which brings me to this hat and coat, purchased from Sn@tch while hunting down the freebie outfit (green striped pants blogged by SL Free*Style). Some people wonder whether freebies drive sales. Heck, they do for me!
If these outfits had a theme, it would be this: "Oh look, more fluffy black and red. I like that. I bet it would go well with Mia's skins. And hey, her tattoo too. And sweet! Little hat skulls!"
The skulls and the red made me think of the song La vie en rose:
Quand il me prend dans ses bras
Il me parle tout bas,
Je vois la vie en rose.
...but without the vie part. La mort en rose?
This other outfit I spotted when Draconic posted about it. I'm in love with her prim attachments. I kind of want to marry them in an unholy avatar + pixelated fabric union. (I'd say it was odd, but then again, there are unicorn statues that impregnate people in this strange fake world of ours.) Along with the dress I'm wearing the beautifully named Space Oddity hair from Slink. It's a perfectly coiffed 60s helmet that makes me feel like I'm...floating in a most peculiar way.
***Outfit (Hat, shirt with corset and prim neck/sleeves, prim skirt, striped tights): Draconic Kiss Arabella in red
***Hair: Slink Space Oddity in Blue Black
***Skin: MiaSofia *mia* DAHLIA Skin - the sultry
***Gloves: Lace Gloves from a freebie box called *Freebie Gold*, tinted
***Boots: J's (In Tsukishima) Goth Ribbon Laceupboots (black)