The Tease

Moxie

“Hate to sound sleazy,
but tease me,
I don’t want it if it’s that easy”
~ “I Get Around” by Tupac Shakur

Moxie

I am dressed to tease from the 100 Block, another one of the Depraved Nation’s fashion extravaganzas, which is opening April 9. Yeah, sorry, you have to contain your fashion lust for a few more days while I tease you (and you know how I like to tease). Start with this dangerously sexy lace mini-dress from Missqwerty Pevensey (she of the amazingly impossible-to-type name), a mesh confection for wowing the boys at the club. Pull on stockings from Lisanna Lauria with garters down the thighs and then over-the knee-boots from Ydreece Forster, and you have a complete look, all from the 100 Block.

Moxie

I wiggled into this gorgeous skin from Nicole Button. I loved what she did for Skin Fair with her newest skins and now she has released them fully. I wear the skin untouched by makeup, and it’s absolutely gorgeous. I will wear this one over and over and others she has produced. They are just that lovely. My short hair is Chiaki Xue’s newest release, a unisexy style that comes in Chiaki’s full complement of colors.

Moxie

“Lady, take it easy!”

Hair: *Dura-Boys&Girls*51 (Dark Brown) by Chiaki Xue for Dura *

Skin: Egozy.Mendoza (Golden).SOFT by Nicole Button for Egozy *

Eyes: Mayfly – Deep Sky Eyes (Molasses, w3) by Arkesh Baral for Mayfly

Dress: [AB] Janis Dress S Red by Missqwerty Pevensey for American Bazaar, available at the 100 Block (opens April 9)

Stockings: MoDANNA [Mutine Collection] Stockings Faux-Garters by Lisanna Lauria for MoDANNA, available at the 100 Block (opens April 9)

Bracelets: [Modern.Couture] Jewelry – Marina Bracelet Black L & R by Donatela Couturier for [Modern.Couture], available at Fi*Friday

Hands: Slink Mesh Hands (av) Elegant S Right and Slink Mesh Hands (av) Gesture S Left by Siddean Munro for Slink

Nail appliers: Nailed It – Slink – The Runway Perfect Set HUD by Giela Delpaso for Nailed It, available from the Runway Perfect Hunt *

Boots: * Morphine : Over Knee Boots (Red) by Ydreece Forster for Morphine, available at the 100 Block (opens April 9)

Poses by Tutys for Tutys

The Red Room

The Red Room

“Of all the hardships a person had to face, none was more punishing than the simple act of waiting.” ~ Khaled Hosseini

The Red Room

He pulled me close, and I gasped. Beneath his impossibly long lashes, Tristan Grape’s hooded dark searing eyes scanned me. “Before I kiss you with my hot lips, I must ask you, Harper, have you finished your blog entry?”

I dropped my eyes in shame, heat filling my face as I turned 50 shades of red in embarrassment. “I… I did not, Tristan. I was having problems with fitted mesh and my boots needed refitting and I kept losing a hand when I put on my hair and I crashed 20 times.” I shuddered at the memory of adjusting the skybox and testing the windlight with 50 shades of blue density.

He sighed. “You know what this means, Harper?”

I blinked. “I lost my Flickr Pro privileges?”

He shook his head solemnly. “No, it means you must go to the Red Room.” When he said “Red Room,” I heard an echo as if he had turned on his voice morph in SL. My heart fluttered. Now I would know about Tristan’s Red Room, that forbidden skybox of pain and pleasure, that mesh enclosure of virtue and vice, that mysterious cube in the sky made by Niemack Saarinen that took only 32 prims on his spacious Homestead. I was going to enter the forbidden zone!

The Red Room

He rezzed a chaise from Rogan Diesel and after I clicked through several poses, finding a comfortable position, he moved me up into the skybox. Where I waited. And waited. I fluffed my mesh skirt from Ivy Burner and checked the buttons straining on the leather vest, hoping I showed some Rock Attitude. I retied the laces on my boots from Circe Ishtari and admired their shiny materials-ready texture. I readjusted my fishnets from Bax Coen and clicked my nail HUD to try all 12 colors (not 50 shades but come on, it’s only 5L!) from Giela Delpaso’s generous applier for the Runway Perfect Hunt. Twisting my heart-shaped ring from Maxi Gossamer that I just got at FaMESHed, I clicked the light fixtures on and off… on and off… on and off.

The Red Room

Wisps of my straight asymmetrical hair from M4ri1yn Magic floated against my cheek. I checked all 50+ shades of hair M4ri1yn offers on his HUDs while I waited. I admired my spanking new skin from Shyla Diggs (pun intended), enjoying the vibrant makeups and her beautiful features. (I am so glad Shyla is back!) I clicked some more, changing the color of the stones in my heart-shaped pendant from Maxi Gossamer. Click… click… click. I sighed. Click… click… click. As I waited, my heart beat faster and faster in anticipation of what would happen in this red room.

And then I saw something that made my heart stop:

“Tristan Grape is offline.”

Ugh, fifty shades of f’ed up.

The Red Room

“Tators, baby.” ~ Tristan Grape

Hair: ~Tableau Vivant~ Valentin Hair (regular) – FatPack by M4ri1yn Magic for Tableau Vivant, available at FaMESHed *

Skin: -Belleza- Ria SK 9 Dk with -Belleza- Sk cleavage (Tattoo) by Shyla Diggs and Tricky Boucher for -Belleza- *

Eyes: .ID. Delicate Eyes / Brown by Audrey Lamede for Insufferable Dastard

Outfit: ~Sassy!~ Rockitude vest+skirt by Ivy Burner for ~Sassy!~, available at the Rock Attitude Fashion Fair *

Necklace and Ring: MG – Necklace – Kinbaku Heart – Short – SILVER and MG – Rings – Kinbaku Heart – Large – SILVER by Maxi Gossamer for Maxi Gossamer, available at FaMESHed *

Hands: Slink Mesh Hands (av) Casual Left and Slink Mesh Hands (av) Casual Right by Siddean Munro for Slink

Nail appliers: Nailed It – Slink – The Runway Perfect Set HUD by Giela Delpaso for Nailed It, available from the Runway Perfect Hunt *

Stockings: BAX Ornament Leggings Fishnet long low-waist by Bax Coen for Bax Coen *

Boots: Tokyo.Girl . Myr Boots . Orenji by Circe Ishtari for Tokyo Girl *

Skybox: iDoM \\ The Red Room by Niemack Saarinen for iDoM *

Chaise: Diesel Works – Elvira Ottoman (Cerise/Black) by Rogan Diesel for DieselWorks Animations *

Poses by Valencia Southard for Marukin