Noelle, Noelle

22 12 2009

One of my favorite things about the holiday season is finding those special holiday themed sets that are only available during this final month of the year.  It’s a fun way to treat yourself after all of the hustle & bustle of the season (that you are experiencing in both worlds if your life is anything like mine).  And, of course, a favorite place to find such a fun treat is Reasonable Desires.  One of their newest releases is a holiday take on Burlesque called Miss Noelle.

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Can You Survive The Pyramid of Death?

31 10 2009

Looking for something fun to do on Halloween?  There are several fabulous Halloween-themed builds out there on the grid, but I wanted to show you one you may not have heard of yet: The Mysterious Pyramid of Death.  The lovely ladies at Reasonable Desire have put up a really fun and interactive build that’s perfect for a Halloween date night or hanging out with a group of friends.  And speaking of Reasonable Desires, if you’re still looking for a ready-to-wear costume this is the place to go.  They have an amazing array of fun costumes from the sexy bubbles costume to the historical pilot Amelia.  As a bonus, if you make it out of the pyramid alive, you’ll recieve one of their costumes as a free gift.  But getting it won’t be as easy as you think.

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Ballet Gothique

21 10 2009

Sometimes inspiration for the right costume or even the right look can come from those who know you best.  A few weeks ago, I was trying to come up with the perfect outfit to wear to a surprise birthday party for the lovely Saiyge Lotus and was feeling particularly blocked.  It was a Goblin Ball, but not being very goblin-y myself, I decided to just go with something dark.  You’d think that would be relatively easy for me, but I still found myself struggling to come up with something fun and unique.  Enter the wonderful Gabby Panacek, who I was chatting with via IM at the time.  When I told her of my dilemma, she casually suggested I go as a Goth Ballerina.

 Cue the light bulbs and fanfare!  That was something I knew I could pull off, which I did.  And, I enjoyed the look so much that I decided to blog it as part of my mix and match Halloween Costume series, with a few slight variations.

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Amuck, Amuck, Amuck!

19 10 2009

Costume season is upon us as the most important holiday of the year approaches.  I’m a big fan of both buying ready to wear costumes and throwing together your own by mixing and matching things you already own.  I’ll be showing you a bit of both as the holiday approaches so that you can decide how to come up with that perfect Halloween look.  To that end, I thought I’d show you the first costume I mixed and matched into existence this October.  And since it is almost the witching hour, a sexy witch costume seems in order.


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Down The Rabbit Hole

30 05 2009

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From dark in the last post to light in this one; a graveyard to a field of flowers.  That’s why it’s called Fashion 360° I guess.
I don’t normally do cute, girly costumes, but this new release from Reasonable Desires called “Oh Alice!” will have to be the exception to my rule.  It’s Alice all grown up and sexy so how could I say no?  Besides, how fun would it be to go around hunting for those looking glasses while dressed in this Alice outfit?  (Though Reasonable Desires does have a looking glass for you to find.)

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Costume Greatness!

26 10 2008

My love for Halloween is no secret. I love everything about it and that includes hunting for the PERFECT costume to wear to all of those Halloween parties. Finding the right costume can sometimes be difficult depending on what you’re going for. I tend to stay away from the super scary bloody monster/killer stuff. I like creative costumes. Costumes that make you take a closer look. Costumes that aren’t ordinary. Costumes that are still, while fitting the theme, a bit sassy and/or sexy.
There are a lot of great costumes out there this year. It’s been somewhat difficult for me to choose the “best” out of all the wonderful work I’ve seen, but I have finally come to the conclusion that for costumes, nothing beats the Marionette Dolls at The Abyss. To say they are fabulous is quite an understatement, but I’m going to say it anyway. They are FABULOUS! This isn’t just an outfit to throw on, it’s a complete kit. You get the shape, the skin, the hair, the clothing, the shoes…everything. Better still, the options included in these are a mix and match girl’s nirvana. There are at least three different outfit options per doll, and there are almost 50 items included in these sets! That is a lot of mix and matching. They are a bit on the pricey side, I have to admit…but it is SO worth it. Not only because of all the fun you can have dressing up for Halloween, but on the versatility of the clothing. I dare say you could wear some of this all year round. How cool is that? They come in these adorable collector’s boxes that look just like real doll boxes. A lot of love, time, and creativity went into these and it shows.
There are three different Dolls to choose from:



In my next three posts, I’m going to break the dolls out of their boxes and show you all the fun options you can have with them. Stay tuned!