ecause my avatar is unusually short and slight by SL standards, the growing trend of shirts and jackets to have prim cuffs, collars and lapels (sensible as it is to use 3D objects to represent parts of RL garments that are 3D) is unsettling. But in a few pieces, Winter DiPrima of Laqroki has managed to create prim-based collars that work â€” at least for me.
Buying myself garments with important sections that are prims is a form of gambling. Laqroki‘s High Collar Coat in Navy Blue was, my friends, the jackpot. It’s available in a range of colours, white, beige, grey, dark grey, military green and black, but the navy blue version seemed to me an exceptionally deep and beautiful hue. As well as the garment, given to us on undershirt, shirt and jacket layers, there is a prim skirt, prim sleeve details and the prim collar, which also adds the 3D pockets. All the pieces are tied together visually not only wtih the navy blue colouring, but also with some very distinctive large metal rings.
I have a lot of coats in my inventory, but High Collar Coat has got to be one of my two or three favourites. Much to my surprise, one of my favourite features is the collar, which is just a wee bit exagerrated… just a wee bit manga. What a brilliant piece of artistry. Read the rest of this entry »