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4 LOTR Inspired Gowns

by vectorlover Posted 26th Aug 2009 at 9:17 AM - Updated 31st Aug 2009 at 7:51 AM by vectorlover
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This is a Maxis Recolour which means that it is a recolour of an item that already exists in your game. Please check the Expansion pack requirements to see which game pack it recolours.
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Trying out Sims 3 and fiddling with its workshop I figured my game would be pretty boring without some kind of fantasy clothing and although I specialise in sci-fi stuff I thought a medieval neighbourhood would be more possible in this game.

Sooo I bring you... LOTR inspired robes, fit for medieval sims as well!
They're all maxis recolors with recolorable parts and i hope someone will find these useful

Now onto some descriptions about them:


The lorien gown is made of heavy velvet, with a draped cloak, quilted sleeves and high neck. It looks best in dark colours, fit for any noble elf lady It has 2 recolorable parts, the neck plus sleeves and the cloak itself (You have to press the create a style button in cas to be able to recolor this because for some reason its not clickable, maybe a bug?)


The mirkwood gown consists of a velvet dress with a leafy pattern and floral patterned underrobe, a silky corset, emboridered belt and an intricate necklace. Not really the best choice for a woodelf but maybe on formal occasions... Its 3 recolorable parts: the base robe; the corset, sleeves, the peaking-out part of the underrobe plus the leafy pattern; the belt, necklace and the neckline.


The grey havens gown is a heavily beaded shape-hugging dress with a simple but elegant belt, shortsleeved cloak and intricate neckline. Perfect for sailing to the undying lands i think. 3 recolorable parts: belt; cloak; the robe itself


The rivendell tunic is an ankle-lenght, two-part velvet robe that closes with buttoning, has a leaf-shaped neckline and a simple belt. When your elf maiden just wants to lounge around, this could be a nice choice.
2 recolorables: collar, belt and underrobe; outerrobe

Thats about it, I hope you'll enjoy this upload, and please leave a comment about how these work in game if you decide to try them out

EDIT: Fixed the back of the mirkwood gown, please redownload!
Tags: #lotr, #elf, #fantasy, #medieval, #formal, #gown, #elven

Age: Young Adult Adult
Gender: Female
Clothing Type: Everyday Formal
Clothing Style: Fantasy
Other Type: Not Applicable
Maxis Flags: Not Applicable
Outfit Type: Full Outfit

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Sims 3
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Size: 3.67 MB · Downloads: 54,800 · 27th Aug 2009
3.67 MB 54,800 27th Aug 2009
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Test Subject
#2 Old 26th Aug 2009 at 9:51 AM
awesome, I have just the right sims for that! thanks, love it!
Mad Poster
#3 Old 26th Aug 2009 at 9:59 AM
These are fantastic! Thank you so much!!! I have an Arwen sim and these will be perfect for her - now if only someone could make pointy ears! Great job.
Test Subject
#4 Old 26th Aug 2009 at 10:04 AM
Oh my gods! This is just fantastic! Amazing! Now I can finally create some decent Sim-elves xD Thank you so much!
Theorist
#5 Old 26th Aug 2009 at 10:05 AM
These are REALLY good, thankyou
Test Subject
#6 Old 26th Aug 2009 at 10:56 AM
Wonderful...these are so pretty that I am thinking to build a matching LTR neighbourhood just to give those dresses the perfect surrounding...:D
Thanks so much!
Forum Resident
#7 Old 26th Aug 2009 at 11:09 AM
Amazingly beautiful.
Lab Assistant
#8 Old 26th Aug 2009 at 12:49 PM
These look great in game! Thank you! :D
Test Subject
#9 Old 26th Aug 2009 at 1:19 PM
These are *BEAUTIFUL!* Thank you so very much! I can't wait to use them in my game .. hopefully someone out there will make us some pointed ears and then we will be in Elf heaven! <3
Test Subject
#10 Old 26th Aug 2009 at 2:11 PM
Just Amazing! thanks!
Lab Assistant
Original Poster
#11 Old 26th Aug 2009 at 2:22 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by Qualara
These look great in game! Thank you! :D

i'm very happy to hear that! thanks
Field Researcher
#12 Old 26th Aug 2009 at 2:26 PM
Hi, thanks for these These can be used for a few different themes that I've seen people hoping for. I especially like the first two - hope to see more from you!
Inventor
#13 Old 26th Aug 2009 at 3:20 PM
These are GORGEOUS! Thank you!
Test Subject
#14 Old 26th Aug 2009 at 3:34 PM
simply beautiful. I am especially liking the first one. the draping effect you have over the bosom is wonderfully detailed.
thank you so much for sharing these, I have not fired up the game in at least a month, but now I think I will. =]
Test Subject
#15 Old 26th Aug 2009 at 3:55 PM
These are so beautiful, thank you!
Test Subject
#16 Old 26th Aug 2009 at 4:44 PM
lovely, thank you!!
Inventor
#17 Old 26th Aug 2009 at 5:01 PM
Whoa! You just made my day with this - thank you SO much for these gorgeous gowns.
Lab Assistant
#18 Old 26th Aug 2009 at 5:55 PM
Awesome and wonderful! Thank you so much.
Mad Poster
#19 Old 26th Aug 2009 at 6:06 PM
These are so beautiful! Thank you for making some really useful and beautiful, and much needed, themed content for the new game!
Lab Assistant
#20 Old 26th Aug 2009 at 7:19 PM Last edited by cloudlessnights : 26th Aug 2009 at 8:49 PM.
These are beautiful, thank you!

EDIT: Hm, justed tested the mirkwood gown in game, and there seems to be a small problem with the neckline in the back - my sim looks as if she's developed a rather strange case of scoliosis:



Is the problem just my game, or does something not quite line up right here?
Test Subject
#21 Old 26th Aug 2009 at 7:30 PM
Beautiful! Thank you.
Test Subject
#22 Old 26th Aug 2009 at 8:08 PM
Awww these are perfect i love the dresses you made thanks!
Test Subject
#23 Old 26th Aug 2009 at 11:25 PM
Omg, I'm gonna die, these are very beautiful! Thank you! Love the grey heavens and the mirkwood. Now we need pointed ears!

Btw, the one mirkwood looks a little bit strange in the back like cloudlessnights shows, but honestly, who says elves had short hair? I didn't notice that until I change my sim's hair for one shorter.
Forum Resident
#24 Old 27th Aug 2009 at 12:18 AM
LOTR for Sims 3! Love these!
Lab Assistant
#25 Old 27th Aug 2009 at 1:18 AM
Quote:
Originally Posted by cloudlessnights
These are beautiful, thank you!

EDIT: Hm, justed tested the mirkwood gown in game, and there seems to be a small problem with the neckline in the back - my sim looks as if she's developed a rather strange case of scoliosis:

http://img188.imageshack.us/i/neckline.png
Is the problem just my game, or does something not quite line up right here?


I just downloaded and tested these dresses in my game, and I have the same problem. It's a shame, as the dress is otherwise very beautiful. Vectorlover, an easy fix might be to move the back of the neckline up to meet the original placement; it wouldn't mar the look of the dress, and might be easier than trying to perfectly line up whatever weird offsetting the mesh has.

Always choose short hairstyles for your clothing models!
My Sims 1 stuff is still available, because some still play the original game.
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