52 Weeks of Color Challenge: Royal Purple

This color reminded me considerably of the color patriarch, that we did last year. I had to call on my friend Stewart to help me out for that one so of course I had to call on him again. He asked me why didn’t I do Messalina, who was, and I quote, “one hell of a lady”.

So here she is, an empress of Rome who had some pretty serious power in her time, but one who lost her life because of her insecurities. She reminds me a bit of Atia of the Julii from the HBO series Rome, if any of you have seen that. What machinations, what intrigue! What a dreadful need for power and position that led her to get rid of (i.e. assassinate) any rivals for the throne, and eventually lose her own head.

But what a head it must have been! I chose the Artemis skin from Unique to give me a patrician look with deadly purpose.


And congratulations to Raphaela Palmer for winning the Fiona Set from Artistry by E. Watch for your prize coming soon!

Next week I will be giving out two gift cards to Analog Dog, where you will find more hairstyles like this fabulous curly updo by Queue Marlowe.

Hair: Analog Dog kathryn espresso by Queue Marlowe

Skin: Unique Artemis_bronze_M05 by Nany Merlin

Earrings: Mandala Monica earring/purple&gold by kikunosuke eel

Dress: {AS} Domina~Juno by Arwen Serpente

Location: Roman Baths, Romantica

14 thoughts on “52 Weeks of Color Challenge: Royal Purple

  1. Anichka Savira

    Gorgeous, you look like Helen of Troy and you could definitely start wars.

  2. Softpaw Sommer

    Oh very lovely!

  3. Rudhmellowen

    Wow gorgeous, someone to make all the Roman Hearts Flutter… Move over Aphrodite or Venus or whatever name it is she takes on to the Romans LOL, there’s a new goddess in town!

  4. Nicandra Laval

    wow when a patrician woman looks like you then it is all okay.. you look beautiful eliza..as always
    And yes i remember your post from last year :))

  5. Jasmine Ballinger

    Lovely look and attitude this week. The eyes demonstrate more intent than any sword can :-).

  6. Laura18 Streeter

    Very classy and patrician look indeed! And one that says don’t mess with me 😛
    Watch your pretty head though!

  7. inkie Loudwater

    A very Royal look <3 it

  8. Cari Teardrop

    Very nicely done! You definitely look like a queen to be reckoned with!

  9. Ygrey Auer

    Amazing Mesalina! How can we resist you?

  10. Bourbon Zenovka

    You look amazing! And what a convincing Roman patriarch you are.

  11. Sama Yalin

    You look just perfect:) One hell of a lady, indeed!

  12. Raphaela Palmer

    I agree with Rudhmellowen; ‘Move over Venus’ because you defiantly give her a run for her money looking that that.

    Thanks again for the Fiona set, not only is it gorgeous but now I have found a ‘new to me’ jeweller,

  13. Madison

    Wow, you look absolutely statuesque…you look gorgeous!!!!

  14. Lashae Karsin

    Very lovely… I adore your earrings!