Distinguished Aesthetics

unabashed commentary & reviews by a gentleman of the grid

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 […]

Regarding Photosphere & Poses

| August 30, 2009

[Reel Expression’s Sultry 03 – click image for larger view] While I am not the most creative or formidable photographer (although I have learned some things over time, and need to learn much more), I do enjoy blogging about ensembles and whatever happens to move me at any given time. For this blog, however, I […]

No Mod Items — A Lament & Sigh

| May 5, 2009

First of all — apologies for my extended absence. Although I returned from holidays (delicate fish was consumed in mass quantities, and creative Tokyo cocktails heavily imbibed) nearly one month ago, I have had to take stock of my life (both RL and SL) and tend to some backburner projects that have now caught on […]

Ohh, Shiny — NOT

| March 2, 2009

I am, perhaps, a touch old-fashioned, in case anyone missed the memo. I also enjoy very fine things, be it food, liquor, clothes, furnishings… And one thing that makes my head spin is combining different metal tones (i.e. gold and silver) when used as clothing accents or accessories. Artistically crafted tri-colour gold jewellery, on the […]

Socks & Sex Part II

| February 22, 2009

[Falln’s Roesor Suit and Shiny Things Socks – click for larger image] I had the joy of conversing with hyasynth Tiramisu of Silent Sparrow last night. We discussed socks and my dilemma concerning the aforementioned accessory. She relayed to me why she does not include socks in every set of suits. She said that she […]