[#405] My Love Is A Life Taker

This bottle of Steven’s awakens empty feelings
Like father, step father, the son is drowning in the flood

Say It Ain’t So” – WeezerListen

Some exciting things have been going on the last few days and I’ll get to those in a moment. It’s been a few since my last entry but sometimes I get these little lulls where either life gets in the way or my though process isn’t going the way I want and when I set up a scene or go to a location to photograph a scene I want it to be as close to what I’ve got in my head as possible.

It doesn’t always work that way.

There are a few repeat items from the last look but that’s mainly cosmetic stuff like skin and eyes. Those are things that often times do not change as much unless there is a new product out that you really like and want to feature.

Good fortune has found me at the n21 and FaMESHed events as I’ve been able to find multiple items to showcase which only usually lends itself to the male events I shop because I tend to find most of my things there. I am quite happy though to be able to display things from events you might not normally see get coverage. Branching out is definitely a highlight for me. Most people are familiar with the MadPea brand which holds hunts, and has different games that contain prizes and I took a venture to their sim and was able to find a great shot to work with so if there is anyone who is looking for an interesting spot to photograph then I definitely recommend MadPea City which you can find transportation too below.

One last thing before I leave you to browse the credits and that is I recently found out that I was nominated for a Bloggy Award. Which for me is a huge honor. The Bloggies is an award ceremony that will feature a who’s who of bloggers and I’ve been nominated in the category of “Best Humorous Blogger”. What makes this truly unique is that people can vote for their favorites so if there are any readers out there that follow the blog and enjoy it and want to help then you can cast your vote at The Bloggies Ballot Site (but keep in mind you have to be logged into a Google account to be able to vote. If you do show your love for These Conversations Kill, know that I will sincerely appreciate it and a big thank you goes out to those of my esteemed colleagues that nominated me to put me in this position.

With that I’m going to leave you with the credits from the scene and some of my thoughts on products that are new to this session. It’s been my privilege and see you again on the next adventure. Stay stylish with a song in your soul!

HAIR⊱ BURLEY – Craig @ n21NEW

When a hair brand releases a hair/hat combination and it looks awesome it gets me all sorts of amped up. I like wearing caps but most times they never work out with hair so I tend to just wear the cap with a base. Burley released this snapback mid-length hair combination. It comes with a style HUD that you are able to choose if the cap is facing the front of you or it is backwards. Also you can change the hat itself with a collection of colors and patterns. There are tons of color packs to choose from or you can purchase the full product for a pro-rated price. I myself picked up the variety pack which includes most of the main hair colors.

HEADCATWA – Daniel (Bento)
EYES⊱ MESANGE – DragonnWish Eyes @ We Love RPNEW
EYEBROWS⊱ [theSkinnery] Hallford Brows @ TMDNEW
FACE⊱ Clef de Peau – Elias T1 @ TMD ♯ NEW
BODYBelleza – Jake

SHIRT⊱ Tonktastic – Cotton Tee (Bundles 5-8) @ TMDNEW

This item is a review copy that was sent to me by TonkTastic through my sponsorship with Hermony. Though Hermony is not doing official sponsors at the time he is gracious enough to send me things to review as I am a big fan of his brand and the work he’s done. This is the second time the two brands have collaborated on a shirt (the first being #1-4 that first appeared at the Man Cave event in August). 14 designs in each shirt that you can combine into one HUD if you choose to purchase them all and I encourage you to do so because these shirts are mega sweet. They come fitted for Aesthetic, Belleza, Classic Fitted Avatars, Signature, SLink Physique, and TMP mesh bodies.

SHORTS{COLD-ASH} CHINO Shorts
SHOES⊱ L&B Swear Low Top Sneakers – Male @ FaMESHedNEW

Lapointe & Bastchild’s Swear brand has been one of my favorites for quite a while. I’ve purchased shirts, jeans, you name it and I’ve gotten it because they are well made and fit really well. They’ve outdone themselves with their version of the timeless classic Low Top Sneakers. Included is a HUD with two pages of different color schemes to pick from that will give you plenty of wearability. For those of you with Aesthetic, Belleza, Signature and SLink Physique bodies you’ll be able to wear these kicks and show your cool factor wherever you are at. These are at the FaMESHed event until the end of the month!

Photo Taken @ Madpea City


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[#390] Now I Ain’t Ridin No Waves

Magical feel in my thumbs
Make ’em dumb with the hums

Surfin’” – Kid CudiListen

After spending some time with the last entry shooting in and around Indie Teepee, it was time to get back to work or well for me time to go to the beach. It’s been a while since I’ve done a shoot like this so I felt inspired after hearing the song that serves as the theme of this post. As you’ll witness, there are more items from the Hipster Men’s Event and also The Men’s Department. There were a lot of good finds at each place for me so I’m trying to feature as much of them as I can before I start doing coverage of Indie Teepee items as well as from Men Only Monthly that opened for a new round on the 20th. Time to get into the details so enjoy and check out the events and shops that make up what you see. Always get demos to ensure a happy shopping experience. Until the next time as always, stay stylish fellas!

HAIR⊱ Modulus – Valdes Hair ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ TMD
HAIRBASE⊱ Modulus – Andre Hair Base ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ TMD

After dropping three new hairs at this year’s Hair Fair, Modulus is still cranking them out with a new product available at this month’s TMD. The “Valdes” hair is a nice slicked back, shaved sides hairstyle that is perfect for the warmer months and for those who might like to spend a lot of time on the beach. It is available with 5 different color HUDs to choose from as well as an option to buy all of them at once. Each pack also includes the “Andre” Hairbase to ensure seamless compatibility. TMD runs until the end of the month so make sure you make a stop there.

HEADCATWA – Shaheen (Bento)
EYES⊱ MESANGE – Arum Eyes ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Hipster Men’s Event

Taking a dip into the male event world, MESANGE is getting into the mix with the “Arum Eyes” 15 stunning colors with compatibility to Omega enabled eyes or just using the provided mesh ones. I knew these would work perfectly for this visual and I hope you agree with me!

FACE⊱ ::LV:. Finn – Pearl/02 ♯ Marketplace

On the heels of featuring the “Nathan” skin in a few of my previous posts, I was in contact with the designer and owner of LV Designs and I became a blogger for the brand. For this post I am wearing the “Finn” skin and shape which can be found on the Marketplace. I like this skin just as much as I do the “Nathan” one. It is only for Catwa though so keep that in mind. It was designed for the “Daniel” head but I think it works just as well with “Shaheen” for those of you that own it as well.

BEARDNivaro – Rugged
BODYBelleza – Jake

TANKTOP⊱ Legal Insanity – Johnny King Black T-Shirt ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Hipster Men’s Event

The moment I arrived at the Hipster Men’s Event, I was greeted by the “Johnny” sleeveless shirts. Call it a tanktop if you like (as I certainly do) this is another product by Legal Insanity that I couldn’t pass up. There are tons of different designs to choose from but seeing as I am a big fan of lions this is the one I stuck with. There is a black version and also a dark blue version of this shirt. I didn’t want to overload my look with blue considering I have blue hair and my surfboard and trunks both have blue in them. This product has sizes for Aesthetic, Belleza, Signature, SLink, and TMP mesh bodies for those of you that own one of those. Legal Insanity does also offer at FATPACK of the tanks if there are several graphics that appeal to you.

SWIM TRUNKS⊱ {COLD-ASH} SLATER Swim Shorts ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Ultra

Some time has passed since I have been able to feature an item that is available for sale at the Ultra event but thanks to {Cold-Ash}, whom I proudly call one of my sponsors have released the “SLATER” swim shorts. These swim shorts feature a untied string in the front as well as come in two different varieties (a classic color HUD, and a light color HUD) and if you purchase the FATPACK you have access to the 6 color “faded” HUD which is what I have on and I think they rock. Belleza, Signature, SLink, and TMP mesh body owners will be happy that this product was made for them. Hitting the beach never looked so good!

Photo Taken @ The Mill


:LW: Poses – Keep Moving ♯ Marketplace

This pose certainly helped make the visual for this entry what it was. It was simple and for those photographers on a budget that want to create their own surf memories can head to the Marketplace for my second MP selection of the entry. I know that many times I can count on LW Poses to have something that will fit the scene I am setting up. This pose comes with the surfboard included but you could use your own if chose to.

[#386] I’ll Point You Home

So if you call
I will answer
And if you fall
I’ll pick you up
And if you court this disaster…

Call And Answer” – The Barenaked LadiesListen

After taking a look into the nice things from my excursions to the Hair Fair and to The Men’s Dept., I have another great look for you that also has items from Men Only Monthly and a preview of what is coming from the Souled Out Event that starts on the 10th of July and just so I don’t get caught up in getting too wordy I’m going to jump right into it with my thoughts on what made this blog entry complete.

HAIR⊱ { Speakeasy } Seb Hair ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Hair Fair ’17

Going with a hair that is a little ear length and combed off to one side with shaved undersides is one of the current trends in male hair. The one thing I can say is that everyone has their own vision for the style and Speakeasy is certainly no different. There are 5 different color HUDs you can purchase or you can get all of them in the available FATPACK. It does come with it’s own omega compatible hairbase unless you have one that you like and is just as suitable.

HEADCATWA – Shaheen (Bento) ♯ ☆NEW

EYES⊱ AG. Enchanted Eyes ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Souled Out

Coming Soon to the Souled Out Event is new eyes from Avi-Glam. The “Enchanted Eyes” are being sold in 3 different packs of 6 eye colors or you can choose to buy the full set as a FATPACK. Included in the package are the standard mesh eyes with a HUD as well as HUDs for Catwa, LeLutka, and also Omega appliers. These eyes are very vivid and life like and if you are a fan of eyes as I am you’ll want to have at least some of these in your collection. They will be available for purchase on July 10th, I’ve included transportation for you to get there when the event opens.

FACE⊱ Clef de Peau: Tony T2 ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ TMD

“Tony” is the latest skin from Clef de Peau that you can find in the July round of TMD. There is a lot of customization with this skin as provided in the Catwa applier. You can have freckles as an option as well as facial stubble. There is also the choice of using the included brows or forgoing them and using one you might prefer more. Another nice feature is that there are body shapes for each of the current bento Catwa heads; I find that wearing it in conjuction with the Shaheen head that my avatar looks a little like Rami Malik, the actor who is known for his roles in the Night At The Museum movies and also the television show, Mr. Robot.

BODYBelleza – Jake

JERSEY⊱ OUTLIER.// Revenge Baseball Jersey – Sky Blue ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ M.O.M

Now I will admit that I’m a huge baseball fan so when I saw this item at Men Only Monthly I really thought long and hard about it because in little under a week the MLB All-Star game will be played in Miami. While this jersey is reminiscent of the old Florida team’s logo that moved to Miami (and not my favorite team or least favorite team by any means). I figured I’d give a little nod to one of my favorite sports by throwing this on and featuring it in a photo.

SHORTS⊱ {COLD-ASH} CHINO Shorts ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ TMD

What’s more casual than a baseball jersey when hanging out? Wearing chino shorts with it to maximize the comfort while still looking good at the same time. {COLD-ASH} has new CHINO Shorts at the current round of The Men’s Department and there are many great options to choose from. There are two different sets (Plain and Colors) with HUDs to change the color of the shorts as well as the belt. There is also the ability to change the belt to a striped version if that is more desireable. The two color sets are sold together as a FATPACK if you are having a hard time deciding between which on you like better and want it all. Sizes included for this product are Belleza, Signature, and TMP. Sadly there is not a size for SLink Physique users or Standard sizing.

SHOES⊱ [ VERSOV ] NICEOV BLACKWHITEGUM ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ TMD

[ VERSOV ] is back with another new style of sneaker at The Men’s Department. The NICEOV sneakers are just the thing to complete a look such as the one that I’ve put together. The shoe comes in 15 different style/color combinations and all of them can be purchased together in a FATPACK. What is great about this is there are sizes for just about all the major mesh bodies for the fellas and the gals so if you’re looking for a new pair of sneakers this would be a good place to start.

Photo Taken @ Corlevoli Beach



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There’s plenty more to come from Hair Fair as well as The Men’s Department and other great events like We Love RP and Summerfest ’17. I hope that you do check out the stores and events I featured in this entry and remember to pick up demo’s before making that purchase. A shopper that makes a great find is a happy shopper in the long run. Thanks for taking a look, be well and as always…stay stylish fellas!