In 2007 Sophie Lancaster and her friend Rob were attacked and killed in Lancashire, England, for the way they were dressed. Because they chose to express themselves a little differently, while harming nobody, some people took grave offense and punished these two kids in the worst way possible. Since then, Sophie’s family has set up a charity foundation which focuses on creating respect for and understanding of subcultures in the community. It also works closely with law enforcement and politicians to ensure people who are a part of any subculture are protected by the law.
Every year on May 22, World Goth Day slides into view, making its presence known to the world at large.
Every year in May, Cursed Events in Second Life hosts World Goth Fair. It starts May 15 and ends June 1, and within the confines of three sims, you will find a plethora of fantastic items for sale. The sale of many items will benefit the Sophie Lancaster Foundation. You can get landmarks and information here: http://worldgothfair.wordpress.com/
Avatar Bizarre is thrilled to be a part of this event once again, and has a number of brand new items up for sale for the duration of the event.
For your consideration, the preview:
Inferi Eyes are mesh and come in Fullbright, glow, and normal. These are modify and copy (unrigged), and are available in ten colors. The Fatpack, along with three single colors will be available in our World Goth Fair Booth. 50% of the proceeds of the Fatpack will go to the Sophie Lancaster Foundation. There is a second Fatpack for the Cracked Eyes, along with three single colors available at the fair. All twenty sets of eyes will be available at the main store and on the Marketplace once the fair ends.
As most fairs have gachas now (those pesky “machines” where you put in money and get a random prize), WGF is no exception. There will be a gacha area for those who wish to participate. Avatar Bizarre will place a gacha full of Cthulhu Shoulder Pets, at 20L per play. All gacha items are Transfer/Modify. If you wish to bypass the gacha thing, you can purchase the whole set for 750L in the booth. The Cthulhus in this set are Modify/Copy only. There are fifteen in the set, and 50% of the proceeds go to the charity.
On to some more fun stuff…
There are two new partial mesh suits available in four colors each at the fair. More colors will be available after the fair.
First up is the Mitternacht Hatter, one more outfit in Avatar Bizarre’s line of Lewis Carroll Fever Dreams. Please try the demo before you buy. Demos are always free, and transfer.
Finally, we have a spectacular new suit inspired by the song “Panzermensch” by And One. It’s available in four colors at the fair, with more colors coming after the fair. This is another partial mesh suit.
Both suits are available in Black, Red, Purple, and Teal at the fair.
I hope to see you at World Goth Fair, and as always, share and enjoy.