Lady Stardust

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“Femme Fatales emerged from shadows to watch this creature fair.” – D. Bowie, Lady Stardust

It’s been over a week, and it still feels strange to be living in a world where David Bowie’s mortal body no longer resides among us.  However, we not only have a vast body of music and film to hold close, but the Starman has managed to give us some parting gifts.  In the coming years, his estate will be releasing a lot of music that he kept locked away until he shuffled off this mortal coil.  Spanning decades, and ending with the last ten years, we will get an era by era retrospective of new (to us) music from the Master.

As a lifelong fan, it just seemed fitting to get to all those Bowie-inspired outfits I wanted to make once I learned enough Blender to get by.  Last week, I released the male version of the Moonage Daydream, a kimono-style costume worn by David Bowie during his Ziggy Stardust period.

This week, I’ve finally managed to get the female version out, and WOW!  Would you look at Misha over there?  She is simply stunning in the blue Moonage Daydream option.

Like the male version, this includes a color HUD, two sizes of rigged boots, a Ziggy forehead tattoo, and you supply the Cool.  **Please note** There is a femboy size included in the male Moonage Daydream package.

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I’ve also released several other new outfits this week, which will get their own postings soon.  Meanwhile, this number is available on the Marketplace and inworld.

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Everything I Do I Do For You – Fantasy Fair Sneak Preview

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Avatar Bizarre has, by some amazing circumstances, and a bit of applying, made it into this year’s Second Life Fantasy Faire, an event created to raise money and awareness for Relay for Life.  To be fair, there have been a couple of sneak previews as yours truly jumped the gun and started making stuff just in case.  Enthusiasm, coupled with that elusive Inspiration has resulted in a few new things.

You already got a sneak preview of the Goblin King and the Boudica Armor.  Now let me give you a taste of the Goblin Queen!  Of course this is mostly because my lovely model (pictured above and below) is champing at the bit for a picture or two.  The Goblin Queen, like the King in a previous post, is going to be available in seven colors and includes the pants and jacket (plus alphas) and shoulder armor (one shoulder).

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If you’re itching for just the jacket, don’t worry!  The jackets for the Queen and King will be available solo with a Color change HUD (all seven colors), plus the shoulder armor and requisite alpha.

In other news, there’s a set of boots for both King and Queen available.  The boots will include a rigged and an unrigged pair, plus Color change HUD.  All pieces in the ensemble are materials enhanced. Demos will be available for everything, so please feel free to try them out!

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How Many Licks Does It Take to Get To the Center of the Labyrinth?

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My friends all know I have a borderline stalkerish admiration for David Bowie.  Every time he’s visited my area for a show, I’ve gone.  Sometimes multiple times for the same tour.  The music collection includes something like 800+ songs – versions and reversions, covers and originals, live and studio…legitimate and bootleg recordings of all things Bowie.  Heck, there’s even some Iggy Pop, Lou Reed, and Mott the Hoople in the mix for good measure.  Then there’s the fact that Bowie’s appearance in Zoolander makes me giggle every time I see it.  But then, I laugh like a little kid at Family Guy, but I digress…

In short, I consider David Bowie to be a demigod of some sort, and possibly an alien with photogenic superpowers.

So it should come as no surprise that some of the designs at Avatar Bizarre should be pretty heavily influenced by Mr. Bowie’s extensive wardrobe.

So, without further ado, and with much aplomb, I give you an advance look at the Goblin King!  This is a rigged mesh outfit, which consists of jacket and pants.  The boots are from the Panzermensch collection at Avatar Bizarre, but I have no doubt that quite a few tall boots should work pretty well with the pants.  And here’s the really good news:  If you don’t want the entire outfit, the pants and the jacket will be sold separately, just in case you want one or the other, but not both.  In even better news, for my female friends at least, there is also a women’s version available.  So you can put down those pitchforks and torches.  The lynching is completely unnecessary, I assure you!

The pants/jacket combo will be available in seven colors, and include an alpha for both pieces, plus full perm alpha textures just in case you want to work on your own set of alphas.  Standard sizing applies, and there will be a demo available.  Oh and lest I forget, it’s all materials enhanced, so yeah.  There’s that too.

Now for the bummer news:  This outfit will debut at Fantasy Fair in Second Life (which starts in April), unless I don’t get in, in which case it will be released my mainstore location and on the Marketplace in April.

Pictures of the female version will be posted here as soon as things are textured, and my model becomes available to pose for pictures.

Jamming Good With Weird and Gilly, and the Spiders from Mars

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Ziggy shots courtesy of Sabina Pinion

Once upon a time, a couple of kids spotted a light in the sky.  They felt sure it was a spaceman, who came to save them, even though he was sure to blow their minds when he got there.  The spaceman did make that fateful trip, along with his band, the Spiders from Mars.  He became a huge rock star, but fame and his fans eventually destroyed him.

David Bowie gave us a great character and some amazing music.  In addition, he also gave us a great opportunity to recreate some of the fantastic costumes from his Glam period.

This outfit, a green, red, and white striped catsuit, was designed by Freddi Buretti, one of Bowie’s close friends.  It’s been lovingly recreated by Avatar Bizarre, and worn by the lovely Sabina Pinion for her upcoming tribute dance to David Bowie.  One of the most iconic suits Bowie has worn on stage as Ziggy, this outfit comes with the boots, cuffs, collar, and “third eye” forehead spot.  Sabina found a blank eyebrow, and some great red hair to complete this ensemble.

Originally a special order item, you can acquire the Ziggy Stardust Suit inworld and on the marketplace.

If you would like a special order item, please contact me inworld for a quote.