Red-Headed Step-Child

June 18, 2008

Bad Company

Filed under: Designer Tribute,Mix and Match,Review — Candy Lemmon @ 11:31 am

You know the girl, the one still wearing last night’s makeup as she stumbles off the tour bus to have a smoke. You’d hate her if you weren’t afraid she’d kick your ass and steal your boyfriend. Me, I just want to get in her panties.

I’m a bad girl wannabe, I never grew out of it – so when Bakersfield Kidd dropped this wicked tattoo set on me, I had the perfect excuse to indulge in it. The Dia de Los Muertos-inspired set is packed with ink, made of over 50 separate old-school images and truly rocks my socks. It’s unisex and would work great for any rocker boy out there, but it’s not for weaklings – with ink on both sides of the kneecaps this baby requires some seriously high pain tolerance. My glitter-hawk by Digit Darkes is so very cool that I have a hard time shopping when I wear it, it’s hard to look at anything else! For the clothes I wanted to keep it tough and sexy to show off the tattoo work, and be as close to indecent as publicly possible. A prim Bare Rose vest and these damaged socks from Etchd are favorites I’m wearing again, and these boots are my default for footwear with attitude. These pasties by Indie Rainbow and some playful animal-print panties are an homage to the gothy girls I’ve known, though they wouldn’t be caught dead with a diamond-encrusted lip ring. This vertical bridge is my favorite piercing, it feels like a kind of punk bindi to me.

In this closeup you get a better look at my favorite feature, an included prim tattoo (yes PRIM) for your neck. I had never encountered that option before, and I think it’s a great one. Plus, it’s a lovely Mexican skull design – I’ve been wearing it alone a lot. Why don’t you crack open a beer and join me?

Skin: LF Chai – Vedette in Cinnamon
Eyes: Miriel – The Iridescent Collection – Blue Opal
Hair: NATURALe by Digit Darkes – Defiance in Glitter Punk
Tattoos: Like, OMG! – ‘to Live and to Die’ Tattoo Set
Pasty X’s: IRainbow – Indie Masking Tape
Vest: Bare Rose – Short Vest Outfit (Black Shine Option)
Panties: Artilleri – Deanna Zebra Lingerie
Socks: EtchD – Atomic Damaged Plain Socks
Boots: Axis Mundi by Katat0nik – Sculpted Boots
Bridge Piercing: DEEKS – Blue Piercing Set
Lip Piercing: Juicy – Diamond Encrusted Lip Ring in Black
Manicure: Awesome Designs – Glitter Nails in Maroon
Cigarette – FKNY Cigarette II (Short Burning Ash Option)

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8 Comments »

  1. Thank you so much Candy for the review. The way you presented my inks looks awesome and sexy, great idea. Im really happy you enjoy them. Your blog is so classy and funky, its a real honour to be reviewed here.

    you can pick up the ‘to Live and to Die’ tattoos set at ‘…like, OMG’ main store in Club Makoto mall. as well as all other L,OMG! locations

    with honours,
    ~BK~

    Comment by Bakersfield Kidd — June 18, 2008 @ 12:51 pm | Reply

  2. Pssst!

    You forgot to say where you got the jacket. ;)

    Comment by Moisie Swindlehurst — June 18, 2008 @ 1:17 pm | Reply

  3. Oooops, thank you Moisie! Fixed. :)

    Comment by Candy Lemmon — June 18, 2008 @ 1:32 pm | Reply

  4. RAWR!

    Comment by Dahlia Eilde & Nicolas Sinatra — June 18, 2008 @ 1:37 pm | Reply

  5. YAY PASTIES! that tattoo is amaaaziing! you look totally badass. please don’t hurt me :D

    Comment by olivia connaught — June 18, 2008 @ 5:11 pm | Reply

  6. Bakersfield – It was my pleasure! I’m glad you feel I did it justice, your tattoo work was inspiring and really fun to work with.

    Dahlia & Nic – Whooo, cat-calls in the morning! :D

    Olivia – I’m not bad, I’m just drawn that way. Heehee.

    Comment by Candy Lemmon — June 19, 2008 @ 7:56 am | Reply

  7. *LOLing at the Jessica Rabbit reference*

    Daaaaaamn Candy! I’m afraid of you AND want in your panties…. I’m not sure what that means for me. *mumbles something about a cold shower*

    Hehehe, srsly tho this is a HOT look. Your outfits are getting more and more creative with every post, love it!

    Comment by IsabellaGrace Baroque — June 19, 2008 @ 1:47 pm | Reply

  8. Haha! I can’t resist slipping a little Jessica Rabbit in there sometimes, she’s my idol.

    PS – As far as creative style-y-ness goes, I could say the same about you…
    Miss. Isabella “I-wear-a-moustache-and-poof-it’s-a-fashion-trend” Baroque!!!

    Comment by Candy Lemmon — June 20, 2008 @ 12:23 pm | Reply


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