Distinguished Aesthetics

unabashed commentary & reviews by a gentleman of the grid

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Winter Ensemble 1: M’Lady’s Candy Man

| December 11, 2009

[click image for larger view] Name of Ensemble:Candy Man Creator:Teaa Demina Shoppe: M’Lady Comments: This will be the first in a series of several entries regarding Wintry Ware. It’s a favourite time of year in SL; when landscapes become chilly, foliage is frosty and we are compelled to adorn ourselves in appropriately warmer attire (except […]

Calamity’s Gentlemen Take Polaroids

| November 6, 2009

[click image for larger view] Name of Ensemble:Gentlemen Take Polaroids Creator: Ariel Zuhal Shoppe: Calamity Comments: Do I ever feel like Mr. Negativity these days! Apologies in advance for another slightly malcontented review.  I’m determined to find something light and positive for my next post. I have been keeping tabs of Calamity’s creations on XStreet […]

RFyre’s Viscount Black Seas

| November 2, 2009

[click image for larger view] Name of Ensemble:Viscount Black Seas Creator: Raven Pennyfeather Shoppe: Rfyre Comments: I enjoy spotting an ensemble that I am fairly convinced will perfectly suit either my human or fox self. I took one look at Rfyre’s new Viscount and knew that fox had to have it. Admittedly, I have not […]