Winter Huntress

Skadi, the huntress of Nordic mythology, is a most appropriate guise for the depth of winter. The lush dark gown, brightened by a scattered fall of snowflakes, and the collar adorned with arrows are the creations of Axi Kurmin of Pale Empress. This brand is without a doubt one of the best in Second Life at taking a theme and an inspiration and interpreting it in a unique and wearable way. A gown might not be the first thing you’d imagine for a huntress and skier like Skadi, yet surely every goddess needs a chance to be festive? In Skadi’s case, perhaps she’s celebrating that her husband Njord, whom she selected based on his beautiful feet, is off somewhere else…

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The Skadi gown comes in two special Gothmas colours, black/red and black/blue (the latter is worn here) as well as a regular version which comes with a HUD for colour changes. The Gothmas specials are exclusives and will not be available after the event.

There’s also a matching collar for each gown.

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The poses are from HopScotch’s Huntress set and I am wearing the lovely Dae braid from Calico. My skin is Imabee’s Florentine, which has a lovely flushed look, and the headpiece is from the Snowstars set by Tekeli-li.

Gothmas by Gaslight ends on January 3rd, so if you haven’t been there already, now’s the time. There’s two full sims of dark designs for all your winter holiday needs.

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