Distinguished Aesthetics

unabashed commentary & reviews by a gentleman of the grid

Acquiring Gentleman’s Victorian, and Inspired Attire (v2.9)

| April 30, 2010

[click image for larger view] Version 2.9 Released April 30, 2010 Where to acquire: Right Here What is this about: Providing a list of designers selling either appropriately Victorian, Elegant Gothic or inspired (usually costume or imbued with a “Gothic” or “Steampunk” theme) gentleman’s clothing and accessories. While entire Gothic or Steampunk ensembles may not […]

Alkahest Release: Gothic-Victorian Decadent Velvet and Marble Furnishings

| April 30, 2010

[click image for larger view] Alkahest presents… Rich velvet, cool marble and deep wood furnishings. Luxurious and decadent for a Victorian parlour, vintage salon, reading room or absinthe den. Vampires and gothic children of the night may also find this an alluring addition to their domiciles. The original Absinthe series was created for an Absinthe […]


| April 7, 2010

[click image for larger view] Alkahest presents… Tentacles! Visit the waterfront of Alkahest to view these and more.

Whimsical Candy Outdoor Foliage & Furnishings

| March 25, 2010

[click image for larger view] Alkahest presents… Experiments in Candy! Yes, Dr. Anatine has lost his collective mind and blames other medicinal experiments for this lapse. New items will be created through Spring and possibly Summer 2010, so visit the inworld Shoppe and receive updates via the subscribe-o-matic.

A Digression… and flamingos

| March 9, 2010

[click image for larger view] Where have I been? First, I will lay the blame of this post entirely on my current course of medication. This, along with other events, will partially explain my absence from my blog and life in general. As I am not one to whinge about personal matters, suffice it to […]

Top 10 Gentlemanly Must Haves Tour HUD

| October 20, 2009

A wearable shopping tour HUD offering 10 locales to acquire “must haves” befitting a Gentleman of the Grid. From clothing to accessories to gadgets and more — specifically for the well-mannered gentleman. XStreet Listing In World Acquisition

Guest Spot on Men’s Second Style

| September 1, 2009

Ryan of Men’s Second Style was kind enough to feature myself in a second spot as a Guest Style Consultant. My first spot was as my human self and I thought this time around, my fox self would be appropriate. [click image for larger view] We had a most enjoyable photo session and chatted about […]

Acquiring Gentleman’s Victorian, Elegant Gothic and Inspired Attire v2.8

| August 21, 2009

[click for larger image] I have updated my list of gentleman’s fashion and accessory vendors. I verified landmarks, added new shoppes, removed defunct shoppes (the sad nature of SL), and have also added a new list which should appeal to those new to SL: Elric Anatine’s Top 10 Gentlemanly Must Haves v1.0.

Men’s Second Style

| March 19, 2009

Ryan of Men’s Second Style was kind enough to have me as a Guest Style Consultant on his informative blog, Men’s Second Style. This is more of a personal article, in which I discuss my own personal style and attire preferences. I highly recommend Men’s Second Style as a great resource for anyone wishing to […]

Brief Update

| March 15, 2009

Spare Time(tm) is extremely limited at the moment, and consequently I have not had an opportunity to blog, or even spend very much time in SL. Last week I had the delightful experience of being photographed by Hya of Silent Sparrow and Ryan Darragh of Men’s Second Style (as part of his Guest Style Consultant […]