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~Evelyn~

It’s been in the store for a little while, and I apologize for the delay in posting, but here it is, my post about Evelyn!

Meant to be a less lavish, and more realistically Medieval (and still beautiful) gown series, it employs classic black with rich jewel tones for a wench style gown that can be donned with easy by any role-playing lady. The corset laces up in the front, giving interest and detail to the front of the bodice and matching the color of the gown.

Evelyn Amethyst

There are a total of six included sleeve styles, so there’s bound to be one that will be perfect for the wearer’s own unique tastes. Also as a new feature, this gown does include resize scripts in its prim pieces. The skirt comes in two versions, one with the resizer scripts, and one without, for convenience and to make it easier to mod pieces to fit your own avatar perfectly.

Evelyn Ruby

To see the images in their larger versions, you can click through them, or visit my Flickr directly to see these, and more images showing the Evelyn gowns.

Evelyn Teal

Want to see the Evelyn gowns in store? Here’s your limo: Kouse’s Sanctum

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~Natasha~

Natasha Snow

The Natasha gowns are out now! Yay! I absolutely love love love how they turned out, even though it wasn’t quite as planned. For the first time in a long time, I actually drew out concept sketches before making the textures. The reason being, I got the idea for these gowns as I was headed to bed one night, and was way too tired to actually start the textures then. So, grabbing a pencil and paper I sketched out the main points I wanted to ensure I used, then began the texture making process the following morning.

Natasha Midnight

The first main point I wanted to be sure to use was the chain of diamonds, weighed down by a large teardrop gem at the bust. It’s pretty, adds a touch to detail to what’s meant to be a simple design, and gave me an excuse to have jewels adorning a gown. I also wanted to include long gloves, which is something I haven’t touched in a long time, and as far as I can recall, the only gloves I’ve done in the past have been fingerless. So a change of pace was a nice break and fun, too.

Natasha Parchment

Again in the theme of simplicity, I didn’t want the details on the textures to be overbearing, so when I chose to add butterfly detailing to the over layers on the skirt, I made them subtle, but if you look you’ll see them. Also, I’ve included *both* black and white gloves with each Natasha gown, so that you can choose whichever matches your other accessories and your tastes best. I actually found using pastel shades with black gloves and a black fedora to be a striking combo.

Natasha Amethyst

Natasha is available in seven jewel tones and in seven pastel shades. So whether the look you’re aiming for is light and spring inspired, or deep and dramatic, there’s a color for you. There’s another image after the break, and you can find images of each shade Natasha is available in here.

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~Glimmer Midnight and Snow~

Glimmer Snowy Rose

As promised, I am finally getting to doing the post on these. The original Glimmer gowns are now available in another type…Snowy and Midnight. The bonus prize from the Ice Hunt back in January left me getting a lot of messages that more of these black meets colour/white meets color combos that I ended up making a bunch for your enjoyment. Now each, black, and white, is available in your choice of 6 different pastel sashes. These versions of Glimmer include all the same options as the original, including a short skirted version!

Glimmer Midnight Sky

In other news, there’s a lot more jewelry in the Treasury now, so if “Antigone” is not in your collection, check them out. There’s a lot of unique versions within the Treasury, however none of them are scripted. All are no copy/no mod/yes trans, however, so you can give them as gifts! Gem change scripted versions will be available for sale soon.

Glimmer Midnight Rose

There’s another pic after the break, other than that, that’s all for me right now. Have a wonderful day, and a very happy Easter!

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