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March 6, 2012

~*Ladies of the Lake*~

Filed under: Archive, Fashion, Finesmith, N-core, SAS — Tags: , , , , , — falbalafaireyfashionblog @ 9:27 pm

The Lady of the Lake is the name of several related characters who play parts in the Arthurian legend. These characters’ roles include giving King Arthur his sword Excalibur, enchanting Merlin, and raising Lancelot after the death of his father. Different writers and copyists give her name variously as Nimue, Viviane, Elaine, Niniane, Nivian, Nyneve, Evienne and other variations.

The Lancelot-Grail Cycle provides a backstory for the Lady of the Lake, “Viviane”, in the prose Merlin section, which takes place before the Lancelot Proper, though it was written later. There, Viviane learns her magic from Merlin, who becomes enamored of her. She refuses to give him her love until he has taught her all his secrets, after which she uses her power to trap him either in the trunk of a tree or beneath a stone, depending on the story and author. Regardless of the specific version, Merlin is unable to counteract Viviane because of his foresight; because of such an ability and the “truth” it holds, he decides to do nothing for his situation other than to continue to teach her his secrets until she takes the opportunity to entrap and entomb him in a tree, a stone or a cave.

The Post-Vulgate Cycle‘s second Lady of the Lake is called “Ninianne”, and her story is nearly identical to the one in the Lancelot-Grail, though it adds her bestowal of Excalibur to Arthur. Sir Thomas Malory also uses both Ladies of the Lake in his Le Morte d’Arthur; he leaves the first one unnamed and calls the second one Nimue. Malory’s original Lady is presented as an early benefactor of King Arthur who grants him Excalibur when his original sword is damaged. She is later beheaded by Sir Balin as a result of a kin feud between them (she blames him for the death of her brother and he blames her for the death of his mother) and a dispute over an enchanted sword.

Both characters appear in many other episodes of Malory’s work. Each time the Lady reappears, it is always at a pivotal moment of the episode, establishing the importance of her character within Arthurian literature, especially Le Morte d’Arthur. In that work, she transcends any notoriety attached to her character by aiding Arthur and other knights to succeed in their endeavors.After enchanting Merlin, Malory’s Nimue replaces him as Arthur’s adviser. She becomes the lover and eventual wife of Sir Pelleas and mother to his son Guivret. After the Battle of Camlann, she reclaims Excalibur when it is thrown into the lake by Sir Bedivere. Nimue is one of the four queens who bear the wounded Arthur away to Avalon, a setting tied to the Lady of the Lake in some literary traditions.

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VelvetOnyx Jewell and Me tried to do a little remake of the mystics of the “Lady of the Lake” and used the newest releases of Sascha’s Designs called “Piper” who gave the scenerie it’s special optic of the story and with the great colors it is a dream of a gown in an elegant way and a fantasy one also.

This gown is available in 8 colors who are:

Purple (on Velvet)

Teal (on Falbala)

Aqua

Sepia

Magenta

Bronze

Plum

and

Blue

and of course in all kind of different variations as usual, like a very puffy skirt, shoulderparts, straps, it is available in a closed version on the tummy or open like on the picture and a lot lot more.

Click here for Sascha’s Mainstore URL!

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Credits on Falbala:

~Gown: SAS – Piper in Teal

~Jewelry: Finesmith – Organic

~Hair: Wasabi Pills – Reptilia

~Shoes: HOC Industries – Noir Stilettoes in Blue

~Staff: Staff of Blue Fire

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Credits on VelvetOnyx:

~Gown: SAS – Piper in Purple

~ Hair: UrbanLutzHair – Flora [RED]
~Jewelry: PurpleMoon – Lily Set Gold/DarkPurple
~Shoes: N-Core – COQUETTE Black

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4 Comments »

  1. Woo hoo! I love your blog Falbala. This gown is a huge honour and I am so grateful to Sascha *hugs to you both* x

    Comment by piperhanriot — March 6, 2012 @ 10:43 pm

  2. Absolutely amazing Fal & Velvet. I totallly love this picture! Huge hugs!

    Comment by Sascha Frangilli — March 6, 2012 @ 10:45 pm

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    Comment by pattaya bangkok nightlife — March 24, 2012 @ 3:14 am

    • Thank you very much and yes the theme is not perfect but for me I want to show the ics in huge instead of all kind of pretty stuff all around, I want to show the creations of the designer on spot.
      I dunno if I spelled it correct but the pictures is what counts for me and not the styling of a maybe flowerish or commercial attacked webpage^^

      Comment by falbalafaireyfashionblog — April 4, 2012 @ 11:22 am


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