Tenue du Jour / Outfit of the Day: “4 Minutes to Save the World”

Domch Raymaker | - Tenue/Outfit, Costume, Punky | Friday, March 28th, 2008

The new Madonna single ‘4 Minutes to Save the World’ and John Galliano’s urban warrior outfits collided, made passionate love to each other, and fused in my subconscious, and this is their lovechild: a hallucinogenic, over-the-top outfit that merges the work of two SL designers - Tonk Tomcat and Kabraxxis Desade.

What you see here chanelling a latter-day Asian Dr. Who is Tonk’s brooding, post-apocalyptic ‘Extinction’ set hybridized with Kabraxxis’ classical 18th century samurai outfit. And there to prevent the whole ensemble from taking itself too seriously are two irreverent pieces by Sabina Gully - her Time Traveller necklace, as well as her ‘Time Has No Meaning’ bracelet. Both feature watches with their hands madly whirling round and round.

One disclaimer: I’m not usually a fan of the Resident Evil / Silent Hill look, but Tonk’s Extinction outfit won me over with its customizability and sheer attention to detail. Included in the very full ‘Extinction’ pack are camo pants in 6 different colours, 5 shirts, 3 pairs of goggles, and a bevy of other sculptie attachments (bomb bags, gloves, and a headscarf, among others), that any self-respecting doomsday survivor would presumably need. The boots shown in the picture are, however, different from the ones included in the ‘Extinction’ set.

Kabraxxis is no slouch in the prim attachment department, either. I counted 13 attachments in his Black/Red Samurai Special pack - these include shin guards, a neck guard and a mask (on top of the items depicted hree).

[Click on the picture to enlarge]

Style, Photography: Domch Raymaker

• Chemise, Pantalon, Bottes / Shirt, Pants, Boots:
Tonktastic Extinction Outfit (Black) (3240 Lindens, Perms: M/C/NT),
Biker Boots Extreme (500 Lindens, Perms: NM/C/NT)
@ Tonktastic Quality Wear [Designer, Address & SLURL]

• Chapeau / Helmet:
Black/Red Samurai (Black) (900 Lindens, Perms: M/C/NT),
@ Inverted Horizon Studios [Designer, Address & SLURL]

• Collier, Bracelet / Necklace, Bracelet:
Time Traveler Necklace (129 Lindens, Perms: M/NC/T)
Time Has No meaning (199 Lindens, Perms: M/NC/T),
@ Magika [Designer, Address & SLURL]

• Ceinture / Belt:
booN WG15 belt with studs (220 Lindens, Perms: M/C/NT),
@ booN [Designer, Address & SLURL]

• Yeux / Eyes:
Valiant Eyeline Silver Sky eyes (80 Lindens, Perms: M/C/NT),
@ Valiant [Designer, Address & SLURL]

• Skin: The Abyss

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  1. That is just Wow, not for everyday wear mind you but VERY impressive indeed.


    Comment by Sabastian Westland — 28 March 2008 @ 1:12

  2. Very very impressive work Domch and the result is just WOW! It would be nice to tell us though where the boots that are shown in the picture, are from xD

    Comment by Dominic Palisades — 28 March 2008 @ 10:01

  3. Maybe you need some glasses Dominic dear? :-) Boots are from Tonktastic, as stated in the credits!

    Comment by Ben Vanguard — 28 March 2008 @ 23:00

  4. “The boots shown in the picture are, however, different from the ones included in the ‘Extinction’ set.”

    This comment made me believe that the boots used for the shooting were from another store Ben dear. How silly on my behalf indeed….I am terribly sorry for my question.

    Comment by Dominic Palisades — 29 March 2008 @ 13:20

  5. As stated in the credits lines, the boots are the “Biker Boots Extreme (500 Lindens, Perms: NM/C/NT)” from Tonktastic. They aren’t indeed the ones included in the “Extinction” Outfit.

    Comment by Ben Vanguard — 29 March 2008 @ 16:55

  6. Sabastian and Dominic - thank you for the kind comments!
    Ben - thanks for making the clarification! :)

    Comment by Domch Raymaker — 30 March 2008 @ 12:03

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