Now, don’t screw it up, okay?

“This was never my story. It’s yours. Now, don’t screw it up, okay?”

[Babydoll in Sucker Punch]

When I put on the “Poupee” dress from [sYs], I immediately had to think about the movie ‘sucker Punch’. The dress for what ever reason did remind me so badly about Babydoll, one of the characters in the movie, so I had to style ot that way 😉

The outfit contains dress, shirt and bow tie – you can wear the dress only as well 😉

To bring my imagination to live I added the “Anxiety Garters” that come with the socks from CURELESS. The socks are mesh items, that scared me first as I thought, I would never find shoes to fit over them since mesh layering is always a bit tricky, but the “Hax” boots from {Livalle} perfectly fitted over the socks – PHEW!

I do love horror and thriller movies a lot, especially those who have a mystical or psychological touch to them. Sucker Punch is one of them and I probably saw it like 5 times until now – I tend to forget things over the time and movies can be interesting again then :p Those kind of movies usually have some very special characters with a certain attitude and look. Sometimes they can be really inspiring to take inspiration and style outfits towards that. It is a lot of fun for me at least 😉

Details

Outfit & Accessories:

Outfit: [sYs] – “Poupee” (Maitreya)

Socks: CURELESS[+] – “Anxiety Garters” (Maitreya)

Shoes: {Livalle} – “Hax – Combat Boots” (Maitreya)

Nails: Slipper Originals – “Deidra” (Maitreya, MMM November 2017)

Makeup & Hair:

Hair: Doe – “Bethany”

Makeup: Izzie’s – “Aegyo Sal” (LeLutka Applier)

Lipstick: Izzie’s – “Metallic Lipsticks” (LeLutka Applier)

Body & Tattoos:

Head: LeLutka – “Simone 3.0”

Body: Maitreya – “Lara 4.1”

Face: Izzie’s – Pores & Blemishes” (LeLutka Applier)

Poses & Props:

Poses: Exposeur – “Mean Machine”

Bat: Exposeur – “Murder Bat” (Part of the Pose Set)

Background: SAYO – “Biscayne Backdrops – No Vacancy”

Bench: I[BDKX]I – “Basket Bench”

Model & Photographer:

Wicca Merlin

News and Spectacular Christmas Special at Mea Culpa!!!

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Today I am very happy to showcase one of the latest Mea Culpa releases. The “Call of the Sirene” outfit again is a little piece of art of Tatanka Kaligawa, owner and designer of Mea Culpa.

The “Call of the Sirene” outfit was made for the last Fashion Teller and it’s inspiration were the historical Sirens.

In Greek mythology, the Sirens were dangerous and devious creatures, portrayed as femmes fatales who lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music and voices to shipwreck on the rocky coast of their island. Roman poets placed them on some small islands called Sirenum scopuli. In some later, rationalized traditions, the literal geography of the “flowery” island of Anthemoessa, or Anthemusa, is fixed: sometimes on Cape Pelorum and at others in the islands known as the Sirenuse, near Paestum, or in Capreae. All such locations were surrounded by cliffs and rocks.

When the Sirens were given a name of their own they were considered the daughters of the river god Achelous, fathered upon Terpsichore, Melpomene, Sterope, or Chthon. Although they lured mariners, for the Greeks the Sirens in their “meadow starred with flowers” were not sea deities. Roman writers linked the Sirens more closely to the sea, as daughters of Phorcys. Sirens are found in many Greek stories, particularly in Homer’s Odyssey.

Their number is variously reported as between two and five. In the Odyssey, Homer says nothing of their origin or names, but gives the number of the Sirens as two. Later writers mention both their names and number: some state that there were three, Peisinoe, Aglaope, and Thelxiepeia or Parthenope, Ligeia, and Leucosia; Eustathius states that they were two, Aglaopheme and Thelxiepeia. Their individual names are variously rendered in the later sources as Thelxiepeia/Thelxiope/Thelxinoe, Molpe, Aglaophonos/Aglaope/Aglaopheme, Pisinoe/Peisinoë/Peisithoe, Parthenope, Ligeia, Leucosia, Raidne, and Teles.

The Sirens of Greek mythology are often confused with the Gorgons portrayed in later folklore as half women–half birds, (birds sing beautiful, enchanting songs, like the sirens are portrayed to do); the fact that in Spanish, French, Italian, Polish, Romanian and Portuguese the word for mermaid is respectively Sirena, Sirène, Sirena, Syrena, Sirenă and Sereia, and that in biology the Sirenia comprise an order of fully aquatic mammals that includes the dugong and manatee, add to the visual confusion, so that Sirens are even represented as mermaids. However, “the sirens, though they sing to mariners, are not sea-maidens,” Jane Ellen Harrison has cautioned; “they dwell on an island in a flowery meadow.

(Wikipedia)

Tatanka Kaligawa made his own vision of a modern and fashionable Siren come true with his latest creation;)

Now for the spectacular Christmas Special:

Every day until Christmas, you will find one male and one female outfit for 50% off at the Mea Culpa Mainstore! Do not miss this incredible chance to get your self one of the amazing creations of Mea Culpa for a special Christmas offer… Ladies & Gentlemen, this could be the right christmas present for your partner if you still have no idea what you could have as a Christmas present 😉

Wicca Siren face

Details

Outfit: Mea Culpa – “Call of the Sirene” – NEW

Shoes: Mea Culpa – “Raptor”

Nails: PurpleMoon – “La Morte Douce Claws” (part of the La Mort Douce outfit)

Makup: LovelyMi – “Aftershock 03” – NEW

Lipstick: blackliquid – “Lipline”

Skin: Silken Moon – “Wicca” /Morbida – NEW

Model & Photographer: Wicca Merlin

Wicca’s Wardrobe: A Tribute to Rita Hayworth

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TUNES (Put the Blame on Mame – Rita Hayworth)

Rita Hayworth was an american actress and dancer. Her greatest success she had in the 40’s, where her fans gave her the nick “The Love Goddess”. With the movie “Gilda“, she acted side by side with Glenn Ford. This movie made Rita and Glenn one of the most well-known love couples of the movie history and the role of the dancer Gilda who drove so many guys nuts is always affiliated with Rita Hayworth. A very famous scene from that movie as well is the song “Blame on Mame” that I linked above where Rita Hayworth takes off her long black glove 🙂

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The styling itself was not even planned like this as I only searched for an appropriate outfit for the Miss Virtual World 2013 finale. I combined parts of PurpleMoon’s “Falbala” dress with skirt of the “Paulinha” gown from Azul. The jewelry as well is a mix of 2 different sets of Finesmith, the “Falbala” bracelet and gown decor paired with the “Radiance” earrings and necklace. The coat, that I carry in my left hand is part of Tres Beau‘s “Diana” outfit. I was not wearing it at the finale of MVW 2013 but for the picture I wanted to, it was an amazing detail I did not wanna miss 😉 I just recolored the white to a golden tone to match the jewelry.

In the end it was Malicia Python, who brought me on the idea of Rita Hayworth as we talked and I was thinking of a background and scenery for snapping the styling.

One of the most popular pictures of Rita Hayworth is the one you can see above. I kinda loved the challenge to make my version of this wonderful classy and still sexy image and so I tried to make a pose that comes close to the one on the picture. At the end the cigarette could not be missing and I found a wonderful sculpted one from Meli Imako, that I just had to texture by myself 🙂 In the end I really liked the idea of my own vision of this little “Rita Hayworth goes SL” and I hope you enjoy it as well 😉

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Details

Gown: PurpleMoon – “Falbala” & Azul – “Paulinha”

Jewelry: Finesmith – “Falbala” & Radiance”

Coat: Tres Beau – “Diana” (modified)

Skin: Silken Moon – “Wicca” (custom skin) – NEW

Makeup: Silken Moon Eclipse – “Color Eye Silver” & “Urban ES Mud, Honey” – NEW

Hair: EMO-tions – “Tyra”

Pose: by myself 😉

Model & Photographer(Pic 1 & 3): Wicca Merlin