[#388] I Start Changing With Everything Around Me

I’m walking wires
Over a train crash
I’m holding on
And you, you make me useless
You left me senseless
You lead me on

Brush It Off” – Plan ThreeListen

I know it’s been a bit longer than I would have liked between my last posting and this one but things out in the real world seemed to have grabbed hold a little tight as they have been as of late but I still have the desire to bring you great visuals with style and fashion. In this entry I am bringing you a few Marketplace items and giving you a quick look at Summerfest ’17 before it ends on the 20th, as well as newer events such as the Hipster Men’s Event and returning for a new round: The Epiphany. Time to give you the dish on what I’m wearing in this look!


HAIR⊱ Exile – Walking the Wire ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Summerfest ’17

Exile is one of the few hair stores that rarely if ever disappointment me and their item for this years Summerfest is no exception. The fact that the name aligned with the idea of what I wanted to do with my visuals makes it that much better. A nicely combed back look is very handsome and well kept. You have a little bit of time left before the beach closes for the year at Summerfest ’17. It runs until the 20th of July so make a mad dash if you haven’t already been there to get your fix.

HEADCATWA – Shaheen (Bento) ♯ ☆NEW
EYESGo&See * Land *
FACE⊱ ::LV:. Nathan – Pearl/02 ♯ Marketplace
BEARDNivaro – Rough
BODYBelleza – Jake
SHAPE⊱ HF – Shape Edward ♯ Marketplace

SHIRT⊱ ExalteD – T-Shirt Jersey {Blue} ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Hipster Men’s Event

One of the reasons I like this item is that it’s a well made sports shirt that isn’t trying to be fancy with crazy colors or designs. It’s simple and the kind you would wear when you’re relaxing on the weekend. It’s fitted for the popular mesh bodies which means just about any guy out there on the grid can wear it and look stylish and cool.

JEANS⊱ M.NA: Meraki ♯ Marketplace

These jeans were a part of a past event but like some items seemed to have gotten set aside in my closet for the right moment. While there is not a main store for Mirage NA in-world, they do have this item up on the Marketplace. It’s a small growing store but I hope to see more from them in the future. Sizes included are Signature, SLink, and TMP but with the use of alphas, I was able to make it work for the Belleza body as well without issue. These jeans also have a special use but I’ll leave that for you to discover on your own if you choose to look into this product further.

SHOES⊱ -NOeditiON- SuperStar (SLink M) Blue COMMON ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Epiphany

That time is once again upon us, the magic of The Epiphany is back to enchant our wallets. What I like about this event is that unlike most Gacha events that you play a machine a billion times just to get one little item and are left with a bazillion extras, you can turn those in for prizes that you can only get while the event is running. NOeditOn is offering a slick sneaker based off of one of the most classic shoes of all time. The SuperStar sneakers are offered in sizes for the ladies and for Signature and SLink for the fellas. There are 15 different colors you can with with chance to also win the white “Classic” and one that has a HUD to change the shoe with all the colors available in the set along with black which are both the RARE items in the machine. I really love these sneakers and they are definitely for that laid back casual guy.


. Infiniti . – Walk the Line (02) ♯ Marketplace

The cherry on top of the sundae for this entry. It helps create a visual within one of the lyrics of the song chosen to be the theme of the entry. It comes with a pose prop of wires but also has the singles poses included so you can use it freely with any setting you choose. Very well put together which makes me extremely happy I found it to be able to use in this visual.

Coming up in the some of my future postings will be coverage of a really cool event called Indie Teepee which starts on the 21st of July as well as the most current round of Men Only Monthly on the 20th. I look forward to bringing you coverage of these events and other great stores; I also encourage you to take a look at the items, stores, and events featured in this post as well. Remember to take demos for a happy shopping experience. I’ll see you over on the next one but until then as always, stay stylish fellas!

[#364] And After All…You’re My Wonderwall

Back beat, the word is on the street
that the fire in your heart is out
I’m sure you’ve heard it all before
but you never really had a doubt

Wonderwall” –  Oasis  ♫Listen

After some needed rest and relaxation I’m back with another great look for you all. I became inspired when I was listening to some music over the weekend and came across the song that would become the theme for this photo session.

I didn’t want to quite mimic the look of the original video for the song so I kinda took a few elements out of it and made it my own and I feel like I did extremely well. Probably so well that the Gallagher Bros. if they could manage to be in the same room for a moment would find a way to fight about it. Not like they ever needed any reasons!

Some of these items I already had just kinda waiting in my closet to use (some have already been used but begged to be featured again) and the rest are things I picked up along the way.

The face I have on this time out is new at the current round of Men Only Monthly and is the “Nardy” skin by the No. Project. Sometimes I have difficulty choosing which kind of tone I want to use from this store because the numbers they use just kind of roam all over the place and don’t necessarily go from light to dark. However, I found a great one in the 08 tone. The HUD you purchase gives you the option to start with a hairbase and eyebrows or neither at all. You can add or subtract with the HUD as you wish.

Also from Men Only Monthly are the “Columbia” jeans from E-Clipse Designs. These jeans fit absolutely perfectly with the Signature size along with the body itself. I didn’t have to do any editing whatsoever with this and they go great with low top shoes which I always seem to wear whenever I can. Also included in the package are sizes for SLink Physique and TMP mesh bodies if you do not have a [SIGNATURE] Gianni body.

The shirt I’m wearing is from ExalteD and was originally released at the March round of Men Only Monthly. It got lost for a minute in my closet but as I was looking for something to put this look together, I found it again and it was perfect for the visual I had. If you happened to miss it at the event I’d go take a look at their main location and grab a demo.

There’s also still time to hit the current April round of FaMESHed and get the wonderfully crafted “Dawn” backdrop from Wetcat & Lemon. There are two versions you can purchase: one with poses included or one without. You do get both versions if you elect to go with the version with the poses. It’s a great scene of a bedroom with a curtain blowing from the breeze. This is the second backdrop that I have acquired at FaMESHed from this brand and can tell you the quality is bar none. If you are a fan of backdrops you’d certainly like this one.

Lastly, you have a little time to grab the “Iram Eyes” by MESANGE at the On9 event which comes to a conclusion in a few short days. There are 15 individual eyes to choose from or you can get them all in a Fatpack that includes a HUD that works with both the included mesh eyes and also works with OMEGA applier enabled eyes as well.

Now that you know some of what went into this photo session, I’m going to leave you with the credits so you yourself can check out the stores and events featured and look at them yourself.

Until next time, stay stylish as always fellas!


HAIR+elua+ Mose
HEADCATWA – Daniel (Bento)
EYES⊱ MESANGE – Iram Eyes ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ On9
FACE⊱ No. – Nardy 08 ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ M.O.M
BODY[SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.5

SHIRTExalteD – Raglan 3/4 – Black
JEANS⊱ ED. Columbia Jeans BlueJeans ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ M.O.M
SHOES[Deadwool] Chase Sneakers

GLASSESToro. Idris Glasses – (Dark) Black


::WetCat::&.:LEMON:. “Dawn” Backdrop ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ FaMESHed

[#347] And I’m Hungry Like The Wolf

Straddle the line in discord and rhyme
I’m on the hunt I’m after you

Hungry Like The Wolf” –  Duran Duran  ♫Listen

We are now on to the second installment of Skin Fair 2017 along with some 80’s inspiration. I was checking out shopping guides for events when I stumbled upon a new pose set from Chat Noir that just became available at the March round of 2nd Level. I knew right away that I had to have it so I went and picked it up and as I looked at the ad for the product I knew right away what I song I could use as a base for my next photo session.

Duran Duran was a part of my very early formative years as their songs were hits upon hits on the radio charts. Fast forward some years later and it made its way onto the soundtrack of one of my favorite console games of all time: Rock Band. Plenty of hours spent grooving to tunes such as “Hungry Like The Wolf”; it was easily a no brainer.

There are two Skin Fair 2017 submissions I have for all of you in this look. I’ll start off with the “Dimas” skin from Modulus. As with previous releases it comes with the default eyebrows look or you can go browless and use one of your own. Throw in a beard that you can combine with the brows or your own brows to finish. The style is yours to choose. It comes in the usual tones you can associate with most of the skins in the M-Bare line from Modulus.

The second item that I’m featuring is a shape from Reach called “Caleb” and I thought that the combination of the two turned out rather well. A bit of rugged handsomeness as our subject goes out on the prowl. As always with Reach products it does come with a brow shaper and style card for all the details of their ad picture. Once again I went outside the box with my own little experiment.

There is also something new from The Men’s Dept. I’m wearing the not so bad. “TIMEO”Jeans in the Used Stone denim. There are standard sizes, [SIGNATURE] Gianni, SLink Physique, and TMP to choose from and you also get a boot-cut version as well in the package. If this denim tone isn’t to your liking you can also head over there and get these in blue wash or regular stone.

I’ve also discovered a new hair creator that just released products at We ❤ RP. VoluptasVirtualis looks to be a very promising brand and after wearing their “Zeal” hair (for this I used the roots) version, I can tell you I am already a fan. The textures are nice and the hairbases are pretty good as well (which I believe are only included in the Fatpacks)

Just in time before the curtain call on the February/March round of Men Only Monthly I have a great item from ExalteD. It is a ripped tank top and with the version I’m wearing it has little blood splatters. To go along with this item they also have for sale scratch marks that are placed just along where one of the straps of the tank top is broken. Very cool idea which played into the idea for this photo session and made it that much more possible. The tank only comes in a size for the [SIGNATURE] Gianni body.

Last but not least I have the “Rhys” leather loafers which are currently available at The Crossroads. This style of shoe always peaks my interest so when I see one that comes along I always usually give it a try. The package comes with sizes for: Aesthetic, Gianni, SLink Physique, and Standard body feet with the use of an alpha layer.

Now that you’ve gained a little insight into what went into this look, it’s time to leave you with the credits so I can get back out there on hunt and bring you some more great items from the stores and events we all know and love. So until then, stay stylish fellas!


HAIR⊱ \//. VoluptasVirtualis -Zeal- ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ We ❤ RP
HEADCATWA – Daniel (Bento)
EYES⊱ MESANGE – Hiraeth ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ We ❤ RP
FACE⊱ Modulus – Dimas Skin ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Skin Fair 2017
HANDS-VA- BENTO PROHANDS SIGNATURE GIANNI V2.1BETA
BODY[SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.1
SCRATCHES⊱ ExalteD – Scratches ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ M.O.M
SHAPE⊱ Reach – Caleb Shape ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Skin Fair 2017

TANK⊱ ExalteD – Tank Top Ripped – White Blood ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ M.O.M
JEANS⊱ not so bad – TIMEO Jeans – Used Stone ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ TMD
SHOES⊱ Legal Insanity Rhys Loafer Leather – Black ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Crossroads

Photo Taken @ Corlevoli Forest


*CN* pose 1754 (6b) ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ 2nd Level
*CN* pose 1753 (1a)

[#345] You Got Caught In The Sun

What if I missed you
you got caught in the sun
What if I did something
never to be undone?

Caught In The Sun” –  Course Of Nature  ♫Listen

While I’m patiently waiting for nicer weather to return in the real world, I thought I might warm up my spirits and some of yours (those of you who live in cooler climates). I decided to take a trip to one of my favorite beach type sims, “Baja Norte” and catch a few rays. It was the perfect reason to pull out one of my finds from the Signature Event which is still running until the 13th of March. Time for some details about this little fun in the sun expedition.

As I said before, I was at the Signature Event where I picked up Exalted’s “Swim Trunks” I chose the v7 version because it seemed nice and tropical and would go well with being out on the water. Being that this item is being featured at the Signature Event, it only has a size for the [SIGNATURE] Gianni body. The fit is nice and you only have to hit a couple ticks on your alpha HUD and everything is perfect.

Being that this is the only new item that is an item of clothing I am wearing the “Bane” tattoo from ARISE that is now at The Chapter Four. It features an iconic leg sleeve featuring some of the best comic villians you can find. It has regular standard tattoo layers, Omega appliers, and a TMP installer for those of you with that style of mesh body.

I am also wearing a more recent release from FACADE called “Cruel Beauty” that was originally at the Love Interruption event on the Depraved shopping sim.

MESANGE has another great set of eyes for you that have just been released at this month’s round of We ❤ RP. The “Bering Eyes” come in 15 different iris colors and have the standard mesh eyes and also appliers for Omega enabled eyes. I thought that a bluish tone would fit well with this theme as well and the water would bring out the best in them.

For hair I went back and decided to give another look at the “Mose” hair by +elua+. I thought it fit perfect with the beach/surfer look that I had envisioned in my head and I think it fit particularly well for it. Also apart of my features that I did not credit due to unavailability is the -Valiant- “Stango” beard and hairbase. I’m hoping that the creator puts their Hair Fair ’16 releases out at their store but being that is primarily furniture and decoration items the chance is very slim which is a shame for those of you fellas that missed out on it and would like to still get it.

I am proud to announce that one of my sponsors, Reach Shapes, has released their Grayson shape. It is made for Catwa “Daniel” Bento heads and looks best with the [Bay Harbor] “Matt” Skin which you’ll find a link for down in the credits.

Time to go get back and finish up catching some sick waves before it’s time to head off on another adventure. Get ready for a wave of Skin Fair ’17 exclusives coming your way. I’m looking forward to giving you a look at them.

As always until the next time, stay stylish fellas!


HAIR+elua+ Mose
HEADCATWA – Daniel (Bento)
EYES⊱ MESANGE – Bering Eyes ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ We ❤ RP
FACE⊱ [Bay Harbor] Matt Skin – Tint 1 ♯ Marketplace
HANDS-VA- BENTO PROHANDS SIGNATURE GIANNI V2.1BETA
BODY[SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.1
SHAPEReach – Grayson Shape ♯ ☆NEW
TATTOO.Facade. :: Cruel Beauty
TATTOO⊱ .ARISE. Bane Tattoo ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Chapter Four

SHORTS⊱ ExalteD – Swin Trunks Tropical v7 ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Signature Event

Photo Taken @ Baja Norte


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