“If you want to survive, you’re going to have to learn to be more ruthless.”

“If you want to survive, you’re going to have to learn to be more ruthless.”
[- suzanne Low -]

It is incredible how many amazing terrifying designs jump on the grid at the moment! I know why I keep saying, the actual season is my personal Christmas season *grins wickedly*

At the moment I am watching TWD again and when I saw the new mask from DRD, it instantly reminded me about the “‘Whisperers”. With the flesh and metal parts it is a perfect combination of a scary, horrifying mask. The details are amazing crisp, but that we already know from DRD *winks*

For the top I wanted something rotten, ripped too and CerberusXing had the perfect design for that. Matching the basic apocalyptic scenery, I wanted some cool and special weapons and strapped, used shorts to still let the amazing stompers from DRD shine.

The collar is one of our latest releases for the Hallow Manor event and made the perfect finish for my look today, but I still would love to drag your attention to the closeup below… The incredible cool eyes are made by Madame Noir for the Salon 52 event. Together with the messy eye-shadow and lipstick from CAZIMI they completely kicked my imagination about what this woman could have been gone through, before she ran from that huge fire explosion. Certainly such a strong and powerful woman cannot be without a tattoo and it was no question what ink master she chose when she got it – Vegas Tattoo!

Clothing

Collar: Wicca’s Originals – “Lamia” (Miatreya) – NEW @ Hallow Manor // October 2020

Top: [CX] – “Ragged Tube Top – Camo” (Maitreya)

Shorts with Garter: Eliavah – “Vixen Shorts [Bluesy]” (Maitreya)

Stockings: .:Avanti:. Ripped Nylons – v4″ (BoM)

Shoes: DRD – “P.A.N Stompers (Coal)” (Size 2)

Accessories

Mask: DRD – “Skinner Mask – female” – NEW @ Necrosis // September 2020

Saws: cinphul – “Mongrel Saw [Black]

Hair & Makeup

Hair: Action Inkubator – “Liberty”

Makeup & Lipstick: CAZIMI – “Exiled HD Makeup” (LeLUTKA HD Evo. Applier)

Head, Body & Tattoo

Head: LeLUTKA – “River 2.0”

Eyes: Madame Noir – “Queen Eyes” (LeLUTKA HD Evo. Applier) – NEW @ Salon 52

Ears: [CX] – “Ostium Impaler Ears”

Body: Maitreya – “Lara V5.3”

Tattoo: .:Vegas:. – “Tattoo ( Dark ) Never Dead” (BoM) – NEW @ The Dark Style Fair // October 2020

Poses, Props & Tools

Poses: Poseidon

Location

Bartertown

Model & Photographer

Wicca Merlin

Steampunk Revolution

Eclipse Magazine, June 2020: https://issuu.com/eclipsemagazinesl/docs/eclipse_magazine_june_2020

TUNES

We’ve got a steampunk revolution
We’re tired of all your so-called evolution
We’ve darted back to 1886
Don’t ask us why; that’s how we get our kicks

Our underworld isn’t filled with fear
Just brass and copper, leather scrap, and rusty gear
You can keep your hip-hop techno-pop-rock schleppin-dub
I’m on my way to a coal-powered underground vintage pub

Your subculture shops at the mall
We build ours with blowtorch, needle, thread, and leather awl
With our antique clock parts we’ve taken all arts, fine art to fashion
And now we’re spreading worldwide to circle the globe with a furious passion

We’ve got a steampunk revolution
We’re tired of all your so-called evolution
We’ve darted back to 1886
Don’t ask us why; that’s how we get our kicks

[Abney Park]

Clothing

Collar: Insommnia Angel – “Gear Collar” (Maitreya)

Dress: Violent Seduction – “Cosette” (Maitreya)

Tights: Izzie’s – “Tights Dark Beige” (BoM)

Accessories

Hat: *:..Silvery K…:* – SteamDiva Hat”

Glasses: -[TWC]- – “Mistic Glasses – Black”

Nailpolish: DP-Koffin Nails – “Full Steam” (Maitreya Applier)

Back Piece: [ContraptioN] – “Machinist’s Assistant”

Hair & Makeup

Hair: .Entwined. – Linette”

Eyeshadow: Zibska – “Noir Pack 06 – 01” (BoM)

Lipstick: CAZIMI – “Trending HD Lipstick Set 2 Neutrals” (LeLUTKA Evo. HD Applier)

Head, Body & Tattoo

Head: LeLUTKA – “Lake 2.0”

Freckles: Izzie’s – “Pores & Blemishes – Freckles” (BoM)

Ears: -[TWC]- – “Diesel Ears”

Body: Maitreya – “Lara v5.3”

Poses, Props & Tools

Poses: Foxcity

Bird: HILTED – “Mechanicrow – Gold Trimmed” (animesh)

Location

New Babbage

Model & Photographer

Wicca Merlin

Eastern Asian Adventure! – NEWS from LeLUTKA

And again I have a wonderful new release from LeLUTKA! This time, LeLUTKA gives more attention to their East Asian customers with the new “Ryn 2.0” Evolution head (for the males there is a pendant named “Kane”)

The head has a very young look and so I wanted to find something what would work with such a look and came across the Kawaii genre. It was against my ethnics to put her in lingerie or something too sexy as she has more of a teen or young women look to me with this kind of shape and skin. Certainly I had to use the amazing piercings again that come with the head 😉 Ryn certainly has all the amazing features of the 2.0 Evolution line as well!

It amazes me how LeLUTKa has the skills and passion, to make such different heads for all the ethnics around the world. We had the amazing wonderful African or African-American head with Nuri, we had all kind of European, American heads with Lake, Erin, Nova and now we get the Asian look as well with Ryn. You still can twist your shape and have even all the subcultures of the Asian ethnic with this head, I just wanted to blog it as pure as possible with my first post – I only made the nose a tiny wee bit smaller as it came. I am sure that won’t be my last post as I enjoyed my little journey into the Kawaii look and there is so many more genres you can do with that look 😉

So pop over to the LeLUTKA main store and try out the new – and maybe even all the other ones, too – heads!

Clothing

Outfit: [CX]  Vincue – “Sailie Leather” (Maitreya)

Jacket: ::GB:: – “One Shoulder Jacket Black” (Maitreya)

Belt 1: Salt & Pepper (S&P) – “POSH Belt” (Maitreya)

Belt 2: Salt & Pepper (S&P) – “Ropes Belt tight” (Maitreya)

Tights: Izzie’s – “Tights Lavender” (BoM)

Socks: -SU!- – “Garter Socks Nylon BLACK” (BoM)

Shoes: DRD – “Frankenstomps – Black” (Maitreya)

Accessories

Headphone: [The Forge] – “Cyber Neko Headphones, Black”

Piercing 1: LeLUTKA – “Ryn.Piercing.Lip.Ashley/Laubert” (part of the Ryn head)

Piercing 2: LeLUTKA – “Ryn.Piercing.Lips. Frenulum/Tongue” (part of the Ryn head)

Collar 1: Salt & Pepper (S&P) – “October Fest Collar black” (Gacha, Common)

Collar 2: Salt & Pepper (S&P) – “Ropes Collar” (Maitreya)

Lower Arm: Gemini – “Sis Bracelets – Low L” (Maitreya)

Hand-deco & Rings: [Since1975] – “NoMercy Rings” (Maitreya, Bento)

Nails: Slipper – “Deidra” (Maitrea, Bento)

Hair & Makeup

Hair: -FABIA- – “Tuesday”

Lashes: CAZIMI – “Starlet Lashes”

Eyshadow: CAZIMI – “Venus Eyeshadow – 5 Purple” (BoM)

Eyeliner: CAZIMI – “Understated HD Eyeliners (LeLutka) Set 02 Winged” (LeLUTKA Evo HD Applier)

Lipstick: CAZIMI – “Trending HD Lips (LeLutka) Set 3 Colorful” (LeLUTKA Evo HD Applier)

Head, Body & Tattoos

Head: LeLUTKA – “Ryn 2.0” – NEW @ Mainstore

Face Skin: Glam Affair – “Ryn Layer [LeLutka] 002 E” (BoM) – NEW @ Mainstore

Body: Maitreya – “Lara v5.2”

Body Skin: Glam Affair – “Body Normal [ Maitreya ] 002

Poses, Props & Tools

Poses: Foxcity

Backdrop:   – “Control Bedroom”

Food: [VOZ] – “UFO Sushi Vending Machine – Black (Static)”

Drinks:[VOZ] – “Universe Drink Vending Machine – Black (Static)”

Drink togo: {what next} – “LG Pirate Pool Drink”

Cyber Drink: andika – “[cyber sweets]B/Dispenser”

Moving Box: Violetility – “Ex Box [Bye Kawaii]”

Pizza: [La Baguette] – “Box of pizza 3 slice left v2”

Light: 22769 – “Tripod Lamp”

Model & Photographer

Wicca Merlin

Punishment Divine

TUNES

Punishment Divine

It’s warm and tender
But very soon it turn cold
Shadows stare down from the walls
Out of the mist
It’s coming closer now
It never rains
It pours on me
So let the saints
Set up the courtyard
The unpleasant cage
The obvious point is I’m insane

Was I aware
Whom I had slain
I fear I was the faceless
The Nameless
The bush set on fire
No one ever dared to speak
“Shame on me
I don’t believe
The here and now
Is all we’re living for”
Witness my last breath
I do not regret
A word I’ve said
The strong will survive
The weak must die
And out of the mist
It’s coming closer now
Sinner and saints
The grateful slaves…

[Blind Guardian]

Clothing

Dress: [CX] – “Disciplinarian – Black Canvas” (Maitreya)

Bra: Dirty Princess – “The Sex Vixen Princess Bra Full Cups” (Maitreya)

Shoes: Eudora3D – “Patent Boots” (Maitreya, Group Gift)

Stockings: {Luxuria} – “Worship Thigh Highs – black” (BoM)

Accessories

Halo: [CX] – “Xeno Arc – Gold” – NEW @ NEO – Japan

Collar: AsteroidBox – “Crystal Collar”

Collar Implant: [CX] x -TWC- – “Tritium Slave Collar – White (Gold)”

Septum Piercing: IMMODEST – “Downfall Septum” (store closed)

Hair & Makeup

Hair: adoness – “Vonks”

Makeup: Nefekalum Tattoos – “Witchwood // Face” (BoM)

Lipstick: alaskametro<3 – “Babygoth makeup palette – lipstick 01” (BoM)

Head, Body & Tattoo

Head: LeLUTKA – “Lake 1.2”

Body: Maitreya – “Lara 5.0.2”

Tattoo: Nefekalum Tattoos – “XIV (Gold)” (BoM)

Arms: [Cubic Cherry] – “{Aurum} Doll Arms” (Maitreya, Bento)

Ears: .:E.A:. Studio – “Kanji Ears”

Poses, Props & Tools

Pose: Foxcity

Particles: **CC** – “Glitterati”

Pose Tool: Anypose – “BVN HUD v1.6”

Face Animation Tool: LeLutka – “Axis HUD Face 1.1”

Model & Photographer

Wicca Merlin

OMG it is BoM!!!

And again I am coming to you with the new Evolution Line of LeLutka heads – this time with Nova!

The new Evolution Line of LeLUTKA, does hold so many amazing news for the heads that you really need some time until you have them figured out fully and every second is worth it. Today I decided to go with the “mature” feature of the materials. When I took a closer look I was able to see all the cute wrinkles at the outer eye corners and the cool ones on my forehead and between the eyes above the nose. I guess that will be my everyday look now for the new head generation, as I love t to not look like a young woman anymore after all that time I was in SL now*grins* What I found out too was, that I can play with the intensity of the materials as well as the environment influence, which again opened a complete new world for me for future posts!

What I wanted to test now too, was if the amazing Axis HUD from LeLutka would still work with the new heads and – surprise surprise – it DOES! That means even if i got so many new moods and expressions I still may do my own or alter the ones that are included in the HUD.

I never was full sold on the new BoM features besides the new LeLutka heads, so I was fooling around quite a while with a BoM head and a non BoM body. Since it seems to become more and more popular (even if I still do not really see the mega advantage of it for the body) I thought I will give it a try with the “Maitreya Bakes on Mesh Relay HUD” for the Maitreya Body which is sold on MP for 0 L$ (link to the item in my credits below). What I do like with the Maitreya body, is that I still can use my appliers in addition to the new BoM feature and my alpha HUD still works normal.

So what better I could try first on my BoM enabled body than wearing one of my most favorite designers from the past days… LeeZu!!! She sadly left Second Life quite a while ago but I still have EVERYTHING I ever got and bought from LeeZu in the past. I was working there for years as a store model and LeeZu, Barb and GM became true friends of mine. With that feelings and emotions behind it, I never was able to delete all the amazing creations and now, since we can wear layer clothing again, it was the first I tried!

And guess what… it worked! With her texture skills it even looks kick ass awesome on the BoM body. Her textures always were super detailed and knife sharp so she was already ahead of her time back then, which is no surprise to me as she always was one of the very best if it came to texturing and creating her own textures.

So even if I am still not really  a stalwart supporter of the cause, I definitely enjoy wearing all my LeeZu goodies again for now! We will see what the new BoM adventure will have for me the more I take my look into it 😉

Clothing

Top: ::RMN:: – “Kimi Urban Top Black” (Maitreya)

Pants: [LeeZu] – “Madison Pants / black” (System Layer/BoM)

Shoes: [Gos] – “Farah Tassel Boots – Suede – Botique” (Maitreya)

Accessories

Earrings & Piercings: .:E.A.Studio:. – “Gacha Set Blade/Tag/Heart Broke” (Gacha, Ultrarare, Rare)

Glasses: -SU!- – “Hell Freak Sunglasses” (Gacha, Rare)

Nails & Rings: [CX] – “Creature Claws – Silver” (Maitreya, Bento)

Hair & Makeup

Hair: no.match – “No.Chocolate”

Makeup: alaskametro<3 – “Black Magic Eyeshadow – 04” (BoM)

Lipstick: alaskametro<3 – “Babygoth Makeup Palette – lipstick 01” (BoM)

Face: Nefekalum Tattoos – “Cheek & Nose Contour (Tintable)” (BoM)

Body & Tattoo

Head: LeLUTKA – “Nova 1.0”

Skin Head: [Glam Affair] – “Blake Layer [LeLutka] 003 E” (BoM)

Skin Body: [Glam Affair] – “Body – Normal [Maitreya] 003” (BoM)

Freckles: Izzie’s – “Pores & Blemishes – Freckles” (BoM)

Body: Maitreya – “Lara 4.1”

BoM Relay: Maitreya – “Bakes on Mesh Relay HUD”

Tattoo: Von Noir Tattoo – “Persephoneia (Fresh)” (BoM)

Poses, Props & Tools

Poses: Foxcity & Fairey Poses

Face Animation Tool: LeLutka – “Axis HUD Face 1.1”

Backdrop: FOXCITY x HoS – “Photo Booth – Bright Lights (Black)”

Model & Photographer

Wicca Merlin