The Road to Lake-town

Andrys needed to take a journey down to Lake-town from Dale.  The road is not always safe, but the views are to die for (sometimes very literally)!

Featuring the Soaring Halberd of the Depths

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Andrys is wearing:

Chest: Invader’s Reinforced Chestplate in Crimson

Feet: Boots of the Anorien Field in Crimson

Gloves: Isterons Steel Gloves of the First Age in Red

Shoulders: Shoulder Guard of the Reclaimed City in Crimson

Back: Recovered Cloak of the Crossroads in Crimson

Head: Reclaimed Circlet of the Healers in Crimson

Soaring Halberd of the Depths

 

War Steed Glawar is wearing:

Red Guard Elite Caparison (undyable)

Burglar’s Halter in Crimson

Warden’s Leggings in Crimson

Guardian’s Gear (undyable)

 

While I rarely use full helms, I found that this helm does go with the outfit quite well.

Head Alternative: (full helm) Dornhador’s Helm in Crimson

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Thank you for reading!  Poor Andrys died several times during this photo shoot, as his level is a bit lower than ideal for the location.  But the muse of fashion must be served, even if it is with blood occasionally 😛

Storied Traveler

Magieriel is heading home to Lothlorien for a visit.  As she was just visiting the recently recovered libraries of Moria, her route takes her through the dangerous beauty of Nanduhirion before she crosses the Nimrodel into the shade of the Mallorns.

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Magieriel is Wearing:
Chest – Tunic and Trousers of the New Bloom in Sea Blue
Feet – Boots of the Laketown Watch in Sea Blue
Hands – Astaldo in Sea Blue
Shoulders – Pauldrons of the Gallant Commander in Sea Blue
Head – Ceremonial Hat of the Written Word in Sea Blue
Sword – Daellang
Staff – Staff of Storied Past

I’m back from a short hiatus!  While I feel late to the party, I did have this outfit planned for quite some time.  I’m just glad my fellow fashion bloggers used very different outfits to go with the Storied LM staff – and I hope you all enjoy my take on an outfit based on this most gorgeous of staves <3.

The True Wealth of Caras Galadhon

All cultures have a different view on what wealth is.  The elves of Lothlorien know what theirs is, the pale golden splendor of the city of Caras Galadhon.  Set high in the mallorn trees, the city glows with an inner light.  This is a place of peace, rest, and restoration.

Magieriel takes some time to visit the city of her birth and bath in the radiance that the true wealth of the Lothlorien elves.

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Her outfit is:
Chest – Dress of the Anorien Autumn in Lorien Gold
Shoulders – Lesser Arrow of the West Shoulder Guards in Walnut Brown
Head – Circlet of Fresh-Picked Flowers in Walnut Brown
Back- Cloak of the Many Worlds in Walnut Brown

Winter is finally starting to turn to spring, so it was time for something full of light and radiance.  The soft, golden glow of Lothlorien is just what was needed!

 

Dusk Knight

This one has been around on my guardian for a while.  It appears in her introductory post a few years ago in fact, in addition to being what she usually wears.  However more recent additions in terms of cosmetic weapons (i. e. Replica of Elor) and a slight change in the dye I used on the shoulders (my original choice of purple was just too *bright* to me, but the twilight purple was perfect!) made me finally call this one done and get some screenies taken 🙂

Please enjoy!

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Her outfit is:

Chest – Enduring Short-sleeved Shirt of Fate in Purple

Legs – Lesser Ward of the West Leggings in Purple

Shoulders – Pauldrons of the Valleys in Twilight Purple

Hands – Gloves of the Forest Bounder in Violet

Feet – Steel Boots of the Valleys in Violet

Head – Ceremonial Hat of the Written Word in Purple

Back – Cloak of the Northern Lights in Violet

Sword – Replica of Elor

 

Steed Duvainil is wearing:

Thorin’s Hall Set (Caparison, Halter, Leggings – all in default Violet)

 

I did notice at some point between taking the screen shots and this post, the color scheme of the outfit and chosen screen shot location are similar to another fashion blogger’s – so Nath clearly had the same thought I did in regards to these colors and Eregion!  And we share the love of the Replica of Elor…

Foxy Lady

With the release of North Ithilien came a few odd cosmetic pieces – a half face mask that resembles a fox, a cloak that features a fox (and sadly is undyable), and a set of shoulders.  Also, if you do enough daily herbalist quests you can get a new steed with matching war steed cosmetics.  I admit I was not impressed by any of these at first.  But then my little cosmetic brain started thinking of these new pieces…

There are some dresses that I also liked, but I decided to stay with this light armor look for my official interpretation of the North Ithilien foxy lady 🙂

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Her outfit is:
Chest – Jacket of Vigor in Bullroarer’s Green
Legs – Leg-Guards of the Flowered Vale in Sienna
Shoulders – Mantle of the Noth Ithilien Wilds undyed
Head – Mask of the North Ithilien Fox undyed
Feet – Barrow-Scout’s Boots in Dark Green
Gloves – Astaldo in Bullroarer’s Green
Back – Wreath of the North Ithilien Wilds

Steed Absinthe is wearing:
Halter, Legs, Caparison, and Tail of the Ithilien Wilds – all dyed White

 

Thank you for reading!  If you want to explore other options that go with these North Ithilien pieces, I found that the Bullroarer’s Green and Lorien Gold dyes worked well.  There was at least one other chestpiece that I liked, and several dresses – and that was just what appealed to me!

Green & Gold

The days are getting cooler, and the bright green of the trees is now being kissed with gold, red, and orange.  Stonedeans near Brockbridge is a lovely example of the colors that come with autumn.  Wild horses, goats, and bears can readily be found here too!

To celebrate the change of seasons Magieriel shows off a nice combination of deep and light greens mixed with rich gold tones.

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Her outfit is:
Chest – Summerdays Dress in Gold
Shoulders – Shoulders of the Mighty Verse in Dark Green
Back – Golden Tree Summer Cloak in Dark Green
Head – Dwarf-Make Circlet

WarSteed Biblioteq is equipped with:
Caparison of Naire in Forest Green
Halter of Thorin’s Hall in Forest Green
Light Leggings of the Wold in Forest Green

For the purists, yes I know the dwarf-make circlet is technically blueish in color, but I like the overall look of it and from a bit of a distance it looks greenish when added in with all the other greenish tones.  There is a circlet I looked at (ceremonial circlet of the seven stars) that is a bit bigger and properly dyable that also works very well here, I was just too lazy to get it 🙂

Defender of Minas Tirith

Anmorata’s journey has now brought her to Minas Tirith.  The city is threatened, the forces from Mordor sit practically on their doorstep.  But with her usual aplomb, Anmorata does what she can to help the defenders, earning herself the title of Defender of Minas Tirith!  Here is a glimpse into her adventures in this stunning yet dangerous location.

Saluting the brave Gondorian warriors

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Honouring the White Tree – soon the king will come!

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A stroll down the pier, even in war times a lovely place.

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And of course the classic view from the end of the pier – sadly it only shows the war ravaged fields of Pelennor and the ruins of Osgiliath

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Absinthe gets a bit feisty when she knows battle is close, her spirits are so high and she just gets so excited!

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But she quickly settles into a fast gallop, all the better to race our new Suhalar buddy 😉

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At the end of the day, there is always at least a little time to relax and let off some steam in one of the many taverns of Minas Tirith – this one is the Merry Swan.

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Her outfit is:
Chest – Breastplate of the Five Rivers in Black
Shoulders – Ornate Pauldrons of the Dunland Swordsman in Black
Hands – Ceremonial Spear-shakers’s Gauntlets in Black
Feet – Boots of the Anorien Fields in Black
Back – Cloak of Naire in Black

Steed Absinthe is wearing:
Caparison of Naire in Black
Halter of Michel Delving in Black
Leggings of Michel Delving in Black
Gear is Champion’s Gear

Update 17 has left me a bit busy gaming!  I very much enjoy exploring the new areas, questing, and continuing to develop my raiding characters to their new potential.  There are some interesting new cosmetics in this update – some of which I am sure will be featured in future posts 🙂