Tekeli-li in Garden

Garden as in a sim of Hair Fair, of course, although now I am envisioning a garden created to fit his mindscape and am greatly entertained by this.  I spent today running around in Tekeli-li’s gorgeous sim and taking pictures of his new releases for the fair. If the inevitable first-day-of-fair lag makes you crash or all the fair sims are full, why not go and explore for a moment? There are rezable boats and hidden caves and wonderful twisted beauty all around!

This Alila-hair was irresistibly fantasy-oriental, speaking of sorceresses and women with lethal decorative pins in their hair. Oh, and also a knife! So convenient. If you are new to Tekeli-li’s hairs, the gems and all the decorations have an impressive variety of colours they can be and you control them with channel-commands. The hairs of course come with notecard details of all the possibilities.

Crystalic was clearly more refined, the classic fantasy lady. When I was playing around with her gem settings, I noticed something new. It’s now possible to set the gems (and only the gems) to fullbright for extra glow when taking fantasy pictures. It obviously can be set off as well for normal gliding about.

Pnom is one of the unisex tentacle-hairs fitting for aliens, demons or other creatures with various tentacles coming out of their head. It also has an eye lens in its decorations, giving it an immediate cyber vibe.

Eibon works for both genders as well, although I tattooed her rather girly here. I love the head tattoos that come with these, although obviously both would work perfectly well with a hairbase if shaved-bald is not your style.

Hsan is a part of the gift packet available in Hair Fair, along with ankh earrings, a tentacle mohawk hairdo and several decorative ankh chests. I’m using a hairbase with it, otherwise it would also reveal a part of the skull like the above unisex ones.

All the hairs are at least partially mesh, so do try the demos! Tekeli-li is located in Garden in Hair Fair. As for getting into the lag: detach all and wear a full body alpha (available in the Library). No prims, no scripts, easy invisible shopping!

First picture: Hair: Tekeli-li – Alila black* | Skin: Glam Affair – Mia Fairy Tales 2012 01 | Eyes: IKON – Utopia Eyes Dark Red | Lashes: Redgrave – 39 – Luscious | Hairbase: M.O.C.K. Cosmetics – Hairbase Modify | Liner: Pin Me Down – Liner 5 | Makeup: M.O.C.K. Cosmetics – Basically Silver and Chelsea Makeover | Outfit: Bare@Rose – Arachne Red | Earrings: Amorous – Antiquarian Chianti

Second picture: Hair: Tekeli-li – Crystalic Sapphire* | Skin: Glam Affair – Mia Fairy Tales 2012 01 | Eyes: Poetic Colors – Moroccan Night Bright | Lashes: Redgrave – 39 – Luscious | Hairbase: M.O.C.K. Cosmetics – Hairbase Modify | Face tattoo: Adam n Eve – Eye Tattoo Dragonet c | Outfit & goblet with pose: ~Silent Sparrow~ Ritual 

Third picture: Hair & Eye Ornament: Tekeli-li – Pnom Silver* | Skin: Glam Affair – Mia Fairy Tales 2012 01 | Eyes: Repulse – Cyborg v3 Eyes Green | Makeup: Nuuna’s Skins – AstroGlam Black | Outfit: VC Designs – C-003 Silver

Fourth picture: Hair: Tekeli-li – Eibon Amethyst* | Skin: The Plastik – Aleria Elven-Wisteria Plain | Eyes: Adoness – Lady Butterfly Eyes Violet | Lashes: Redgrave – 39 – Luscious | Body tattoo: Curious Kitties – Fairies Blessings Magical Body Overlay | Liner: Pin Me Down – Liner 6

Fifth picture: Hair: Tekeli-li – Hsan* | Skin: Glam Affair – Mia Fairy Tales 2012 01 | Eyes: Repulse – Cyborg v3 Eyes Green | Lashes: Redgrave – 39 – Luscious | Makeup: M.O.C.K. Cosmetics – Astrocool Makeover | Hairbase: M.O.C.K. Cosmetics – Hairbase Modify

52 Colours: Astronaut Blue

The name of the colour really made this obvious: space girl look was inevitable for Miss Astronaut Blue. Granted, I don’t think our current space programs accept latex suits as astronaut gear, but that’s what imagination is for!

The shiny blue layers are by Sn@tch and I combined the prim parts of a cyber suit by VC Designs to it for extra spikiness. Sadly VC Designs has closed by now, but fortunately there’s still plenty of latexy goodness in Sn@tch!

The skin is one of the old hunt gifts by Mynerva, her drow skins are absolutely to-die-for gorgeous. The eyes are by Repulse, my go-to eye designer for when I want black-based eyes.

The location is the Vega Station, perfect for wandering around and gazing into space. Before leaving Miss Astronaut Blue to her exploration and wandering, I want to ask if anyone has any news about a hair shop called Mirror, previously also called Alpha and Paradox? This is from there and it’s always been my favourite scifi hair shop, but now I can’t find it anywhere… Sadness.

Credits – Body: Skin: Mynerva – Platinum Blue Lips Blue Eyeband | Eyes: Repulse – Cyborg v3 Eyes (Aqua) | Lashes: Redgrave – 39 – Luscious | Liner: Pin Me Down – Liner 9 | Hair: Mirror – MIRROR C14 /  Cyber Light (Black) (R with C) | Tattoo: Ngel Vella – Twisted Cyber Tatt | Poses: LAP – BG1-Barbie9 PR4 / LAP – SU-HandsUp7 / Astalianda – Up 4

Credits – Outfit: Latex layers: Sn@tch – Wired Latex Blue | Boots: Slink – Tall Leather Thigh Boots Curvy Black | Collar, gloves, shoulderpads, side-helm: VC Designs – C-001

Fancy Chair

There’s been plenty of swooning about this Men Sitting in Fancy Chairs tumblr lately and for a good reason! It’s like pin-ups for the geek girls: no mindless muscle-men, but men of class, intelligence and charisma. Seated comfortably in the symbol of power, the descendant of throne, the fancy chair. Ely started a blogger challenge about it, complete with a Flickr group, so of course I had to play with this. Even when my chair did not come with a David Tennant, alas. I’d accept a clone, I’m not (that) picky!

As is obvious, I entertained myself a lot with filters. I wanted to try and match the mood of the picture to the fedora-and-pinstripe class of a slightly wicked variety. Speaking of pinstripe, there should be more of that in SL: it’s super fun material that looks good on either gender. I was delighted to find it as an option in these new mesh boots by Dilly Dolls and built the look around them. By the way, this fancy chair is a gift in the LAQ Decor subscribo, in case you want one of your own.

Credits – Scene: Chair: LAQ Decor – Basic Mesh Lounge Chair – Grey – subscribo gift | Room: Glitterati – Blind. | Pose: Olive Juice – Kaira

Credits – Body: Skin: League – Sia Fair Bloom | Makeup: M.O.C.K. Cosmetics – Ginger Chocolate Makeover | Hair: lamb. – Bang Bang – Ink 

Credits – Outfit: Top: VC Designs – Pinstripe Doll Corset Top | Pants: Doppelganger Inc. – Woodcutter’s Overalls Charcoal | Boots: Dilly Dolls – Lani Pinstripe Boots Dark Black | Hat: *~*Illusions*~* Carmen Fedora Hat | Ring: Maxi Gossamer – Silver Drop with Jet (large) | Tie: Miel – Re Tie for girls

Parasols and Corsets

I have a soft spot for both and they go together oh so well. This particular character began with a corset, got a burlesque twist of ruffles and stockings and lacey little tophat and when I added the parasol, I knew she needed a crazy updo and by the point her hair took a bunny shape I knew she had to be some sort of anime character. Yes, again.

She’s clearly one of those not too sane characters that dance on the edge of good and evil depending on their moods, whims and personal likes. They might save the hero because he’s cute, but they might torture him because it’s entertaining. Who knows! I went to the Epic Toy Factory to run around, because it was the only suitably colour-crazy and mix-match-fest of imagination place I could think of. It has become even more gorgeous since I last visited.

The Giselle jewelry set is by Maxi Gossamer and the sky-reaching eyeliner with additional row of dots for cuteness is by Pin Me Down, at the moment available only in Zombie Popcorn Carnival. The mesh corset that trains your ribs to stop being so rude and getting in the way is by *Perception* and boy does it do its job well! The pinstripe doll outfit is from the closing sale going on in Vanilla C Designs, as is the parasol with AO.

 With the shopping instructions delivered, the anime princess shall depart the kingdom of magic toys and ignore the fact that she’s one, as well.

Credits: Mesh Corset: *Perception* – Underbust Corset Red* | Dress, stockings, gloves, hat: VC Designs – Pinstripe Doll | Shoes: G Field – Strap Shoes Alex Red | Jewelry: Maxi Gossamer – Giselle Opal Set Black | Parasol: VC Designs – Black Rose Parasol | Skin: Pink Fuel – Alena Sugar Classic | Eyes: Roly-Poly – GlassEyes (charcoal) | Makeup: Pin Me Down – Darkside 3 | Hair: Milestone Creations – Bunneh III black 

Season of Hair

When I was brainstorming about seasons, which is the theme in the Hair Fair 2011 Flickr Contest I of course had the usual four seasons in mind. I wanted to make snow fairies and summer spirits, harvest maidens and spring fauns. While pondering I was busy cursing the Finnish summer for being too hot! Then it struck me. That’s the seasons as I know them: in the winter it’s too cold and in the summer it’s too hot and they sneak upon me like predators and always catch me wearing either too much or little!

As you can see, I ported back to Alirium Garden for this. I shoved Waka & Yuki’s adorable little black bob with a colour-change wool hat on Sonya’s head, dressed her in Aoharu’s poncho cardigan and even added mittens by VC Designs (from Zombie Popcorn Hunt). No wonder she gained a blush (by Exile) with all that wool. Pose is by TERHO from the time they were still Lazy Places. The glower she’s giving me for this avatar-torture is accidental and I’m sure very genuine.

Then I dressed her in a bikini and hopped on the winter side of Alirium Garden. I’m sure she appreciated the cooling off after all that wool in the sun! …she’s going to kill me, isn’t she? The hair is by LoQ Hairs, flowers by LaGyo and the rose ring by December. Pose is by Striking Poses. Skin is by League, eyes by Poetic Colors and lashes by Redgrave in both pictures.

Disclaimer: Hair Fair 2011 is not, I repeat NOT, open yet. It opens July 2nd.