Distinguished Aesthetics

unabashed commentary & reviews by a gentleman of the grid

Silent Sparrow’s Corbie Suit

| February 12, 2011

LIMITED EDITION ALERT: Among this fabulous new suit are 5 Limited Edition Colours — get them while you can! Yes, I’ve been absent from my blog for a while. Between RL and some serious SL focus, I had to make some decisions over what I could reasonably spend time on. In any event, the first […]

BlakOpal’s Nantes: Feeling Bookish

| June 27, 2010

[click image for larger view] Names of Item: Nantes Creator: blakopal Galicia Shoppe: BlakOpal Designs Comments: First, from the creator: “A stylish mens suit with houndstooth tweed patterned jacket with dark suede sculpted collar, flexi coattails, and rows of small buttons down the front. Worn with copper-red colored vest with standing collar and white shirt […]

Neat Neat Neat, EGA in White White White

| June 19, 2010

[click image for larger view] There is seemingly little more terrifying to a Goth punk of the old school than being confronted with “you must wear white”. Granted, some did attire themselves in white, but this was exceedingly rare, or in the form of a poet shirt here and there. But to wear an entirely […]

Arcavim’s Nobles on Alpha & Omega Point

| June 11, 2010

[click image for larger view] Names of Items: Nobles Jacket, Shirt & Tophat in Black plus Striped Trousers in Black and Striped Vest in Grey Creator: Drack Diesel Shoppe: Arcavim Comments: Whilst recently visiting Sweetlemon Jewell’s absolutely stunning Alpha & Omega Point sims with my lovely Lady, I thought it would make for an excellent […]

Of Nosferatu & Wasabi

| May 28, 2010

[click image for larger view] Names of Items: NosferCoat & Jardar Hair Creators: Allegory Malaprop & MissAllSunday Lemon Shoppes: Schadenfreude & Wasabi Pills Comments: Yes, Ladies and gentlemen, it’s that time of year — the annual trading in of my hair. I may feel adventurous and even slip into a new skin by December. In […]

Oh My Goodness, I Have Nothing to Wear!

| May 14, 2010

[click image for larger view] The onset of Summer weather delivers invitations to related events such as: Cruise Ship festivities. I am faced with one such invitation this weekend. As an elegant gothic gentleman, what to do, what to do? I considered a full Steampunk diving suit, but that really isn’t ship deck worthy. And […]

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 […]

Silent Sparrow’s Gloomy

| April 28, 2010

Knowing I wished to make use of a Silent Sparrow suit, when I asked Hya which ensemble of hers I should feature on the upcoming cover of “Acquiring Gentleman’s Victorian and Victorian Inspired Attire”, she suggested Severin or Gloomy. As I’d already blogged Severin, I thought that I would choose Gloomy, even though it’s not […]

Winter Ensemble 3: Falln’s Winter Wonderland Suit

| December 14, 2009

[click image for larger view] Name of Ensemble: Winter Wonderland Suit (Aqua) Creator: Azriel Demain Shoppe: Falln Comments: This is the third in a series of several entries regarding Wintry Ware. Pardon the enormous image sizes, but I confess to showing off not only the ensembles, but my recently winterized lands as well. Please do […]

Winter Ensemble 2: AVid’s Fur Coat (male)

| December 13, 2009

[click image for larger view] Name of Ensemble: Fur Coat (male) Creator: Darwin Mizser Shoppe: AVid Comments: This is the second in a series of several entries regarding Wintry Ware. Pardon the enormous image sizes, but I confess to showing off not only the ensembles, but my recently winterized lands as well. Please do come […]