Glamour Roundup: The End of Stormblood

As we approached the end of Heavensward, I finalized a glamour for each of the game’s main armor types in Pure White, using some of my favorite pieces from the expansion. Around the same time, I used my complete lack of skill in image editing to cobble together a new header for the site, featuring […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Ranged DPS #25

In the lead up to Stormblood, I spent an inordinate amount of time trying to perfect pre-expansion glamours for the two new jobs, Red Mage and Samurai. I never really got where I wanted to be with either of them, and as a result of all that trouble, I’ve spent hardly any time thinking about […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Ranged DPS #24

I couldn’t have planned a sudden, renewed interest in playing Bard any better than for it to have come up right before the recent Tokyo FanFest, where Dancer was announced, surprisingly, as FFXIV‘s next Ranged DPS class. As is so often the case with these sorts of things, it all started because of a need […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Ranged DPS #23

Though this post is arriving a little bit after the fact, January 1st marked the second anniversary of my in-game wedding with my partner. We actually met outside of FFXIV, though she used to play and eventually decided to join me on the game. Several months later, we hitched our characters on New Year’s Day—after […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Disciple of War #1

Patron of the site David Haig (@DavidHaig1) had an interesting request, something of a challenge: a glamour that had a total item level no larger than 100, which got me to look at lower level gear in a new light. If you’d like to make requests of your own, you can support Fashion Ninjutsu on Patreon. […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Bard #19

For this month, patron of the site @curious_usagi wanted me to put together a Bard glamour with items fit for Japan’s feudal era. If you’d like to make requests of your own, you can support Fashion Ninjutsu on Patreon. For an expansion half-centered on Hydaelyn’s Eastern continent, Stormblood hasn’t provided as much in the way of solid […]

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Fashion Favorites: Aoidos’ Attire

Following on from her most recent request, site Patron @curious_usagi asked me to write about my favorite Heavensward Artifact set this month. I didn’t have to think much at all to figure out which set that was. If you’d like to make requests of your own, you can support Fashion Ninjutsu on Patreon. Artifact sets in Heavensward were kind of […]

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Fantasia Spotlight #5: Female Au Ra (Bard)

I ended up not completely happy with my first attempt at an au ra Fantasia, as capturing something of Alahra’s demeanor is pretty difficult with their existing faces. I decided after that one that I’d experiment with other options when my next shot at an au ra came around, but I really didn’t expect it to […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Ranged DPS #22

It feels like so long ago that we approached the end of Heavensward, where we got a set of dungeon gear that I can’t recall seeing anyone use as a glamour in the year and a half since Patch 3.5 was released. This often happens with sets that lean pretty hard toward styles that are […]

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Glamour Spotlight: Bard #18

I don’t even know where to begin with this one! Usually, as I’m putting together a glamour, there’s stuff running through my head, and I can figure out how to open the blog portion of each Spotlight that way. For this one, though, it was all pretty simple! I had enough Crystals for another piece […]

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