[#380] And I…I Don’t Want To Speak These Words

Why does tonight, have to end?
Why don’t we hit restart
and pause it at our favorite parts
We’ll skip the goodbyes
If I had it my way
I’d turn the car around and runaway
Just you and I

Tiger Lily” – Matchbook RomanceListen

It’s been a bit since I last created an entry and I deeply apologize for those of you who enjoy seeing my work. The real world has been a handful lately and it’s kept me from completing projects like the one you’re reading and seeing now. Hopefully things will calm down just a bit so that I can get more great looks to you and keep you informed about what’s out there.

I have been enjoying the skin and eyes that you’ve seen become more of my overall look as of late. While I am still going to showcase new items that catch my eye or are even a part of my great sponsors, I like just a little bit of normalcy with my non-blogging life as well and this has helped with that.

Last month at The Men’s Department, I picked up the “Quinn” hair from +elua+ and because I enjoy the products the brand puts out it was almost a sure necessity that I get this one because of the ties to part of my name even if there is not any direct affiliation. It’s a nice mid-length hair that is combed to the left side of the body. It has excellent textures and comes in many color packs which may cause you to have to make a decision…that is unless you get the full fatpack and just wear the ones you like whenever you want to.

Every once in a great while I find something great at Uber, which is very female-centric with male items thrown in every once in a great while. Gabriel has released an outfit that you could easily wear together or separate with other brands of clothing to mix and match but I honestly can say that it looks really good together so you may find it hard to. The “Half Pants In Shirt” is a long sleeved partially open tucked in formal type shirt. It comes in three different colors (Blue, Dark Gray, and White). The other half of the outfit are the “Suspender Half Pants” which are knee length shorts that have pulled down suspenders resting upon the sides of each leg. You can get these in black, khaki, and olive. Keep in mind that even though this outfit goes together the pieces are sold individually or in fatpacks of the three shirts together and also the three shorts together.

The “Summer Drive” pose set from Come Soon Poses really caught my eye when I was looking for a very cute couples type pose that I could set somewhere that had exceptional views, such as Netherwood. The cars that are a part of this pack are very well detailed and work really well to give that overall romantic feel.

I’ve also included in the style credits the look of what my lovely assistant is wearing. Just in case any of the ladies taking a look at this like what they see and want to do a bit of shopping as well.

That takes care of another entry for me and now that you know more about the look and what went into it, you can venture down below into the credits for transportation to the fine stores and events that make up what you see. I look forward to bringing you another great new look soon but until then as always, stay stylish fellas and stay classy gals!

HAIR+elua+ Quinn
HEADCATWA – Daniel (Bento)
EYES⊱ AG. – Lucent Eyes ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Souled Out
FACEStray Dog – Arthur (02) ☆NEW☆ Destination of Hope Hunt
BODY[SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.5

SHIRT⊱ :GB: Half Pants In Shirt – White ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Uber
SHORTS⊱ :GB: Suspender Half Pants – Khaki ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Uber

HAIR⊱ Truth – Imani ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Uber
HEADLeLutka – Simone 2.0
EYESBuzzeri – Zodiac Eyes (Ocean)
FACELara Hurley – Rie (Pale)
BODYMaitreya – Lara

BLOUSE⊱ XIV – Blouse Bonnie (Red) ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Vintage Fair
SHORTS⊱ XIV – Jeans Shorts Bonnie (Blue) ♯ ☆NEWVintage Fair
SHOESReign – Mini Slips

NECKLACECae – Triskele
EARRINGSCae – Embellish

Photo Taken @ Netherwood


*CS* Summer Drive ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Chapter Four
(includes poses and Car Props)

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[#373] But I Won’t Let This Build Up Inside Of Me

A catch in my throat choke
Torn into pieces
I won’t, no
I don’t wanna be this…

Vermillion Pt. 2 (Bloodstone Mix)” –  Slipknot  ♫Listen

It has finally arrived, the moment many fellas on the grid have been waiting for and now it is here. This past weekend Belleza released their first ever male mesh body: Jake. This omega friendly body could be just the thing everyone needs. With a easy to use HUD and millions of alpha cuts to ensure clothing fits just perfectly, it is hard to go wrong with this body. The package comes with an applier for the Catwa Daniel head to match the included skins tones within the HUD. There is even a spot in the HUD where you can store saved body appliers that you love so you don’t have to dig into your inventory to find it and put it on. While I have not tested tattoos on it yet, I have tried several different skins using the Omega Applier system from Love n Lust. Please note that at the time of writing, the kit for Belleza is located in the women’s section of the Omega store.

This body has a lot to offer and takes things that other bodies have or have lacked and made this possibly one of the best, along with the [SIGNATURE] Gianni model. I can surely see myself switching between these two depending on the types of products that get released. If you have not had the chance, take a stroll to the Belleza store and grab a demo and see for yourself how versatile this product is.

Sometimes I like doing fantasy or horror themed shoots and I think this could easily file under that category. I managed to find quite a few things at the Memento Mori event that is currently taking place until the 27th of May. It is where I found both the “Blood Drink” and “Blood Drainer” to help aid with my vampiric activities. The Drink comes with several ways to display it. As you can see in the photos there is a mouth version, also in the package is a holdable version for both left and right handed people.

Finding eyes to match the overall feel of this look was relatively easy. I received a review copy of the “Undead Eyes” from Go&See that is currently available for a little bit longer at The Dark Style Fair 4. There are 10 different horror centric iris choices to choose from and are compatible with Catwa eyes only. If you play a vampire, zombie, or any type of creature in role-play settings then I urge you to give these a try. There is literally nothing to lose by doing so!

The skin I am wearing is a specialty skin by the brand ^^Swallow^^, it is simply called “Bloody” and comes in just the ivory tone which is one of their palest complected skins that they offer. It has four applier options with two different styles. The regular skin with brows (and one without) as well as a blood splattered version with brows (and without).

I am wearing a recently released product from [BODY FACTORY] which is called “Destruction”. These leather type jeans come in Standard Sizing but I find with the alpha cuts on the Belleza body they fit perfectly without any type of clipping or needing to use what is called “post production magic”. If I would have to describe this product it would be like a cross between leather jeans and cargo pants with some chords to make it different from other items you see out on the market.

Honorable mentions for this look are the “Tommy” hair from Exile and also the “Dylan” pose pack from XXY Poses. I’ve also included the look of my lovely assistant below in the credits as well for those of you gals who might be interested as well.

I’ll be back again soon with another inspired look for you to feast your eyes on but until then as always, keep it stylish fellas and for you gals keep it classy!


HAIRExile – Tommy
HEADCATWA – Daniel (Bento)
EYES⊱ Go&See – Undead ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Dark Style Fair 4
FACE^^Swallow^^ Bloody – Ivory
BODYBelleza – Jake ♯ ☆NEW☆

PANTS[BODY FACTORY] Destruction Pants (Black)

DRINK⊱ Fiasco – Blood Drink ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Memento Mori

DRAINER⊱ Fiasco – Blood Drainer ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Memento Mori


HAIRTruth – Azalea
HEADLeLutka – Simone 2.0
EYESBuzzeri – Zodiac Eyes (Ocean)
FACELara Hurley – Rie (Pale)
BODYMaitreya – Lara

JACKETALT By Truth – Mischief Layered Jacket
SKIRTBlueberry – Kyla

NECKLACECae – Triskele
EARRINGSCae – Embellish


XXY – Dylan Pack (2)

[#368] Baby, I Could Die A Happy Man

I don’t need no vacation
No fancy destination
Baby, you’re my great escape
We could stay at home
Listen to the radio
Or dance around the fireplace

Die A Happy Man” –  Thomas Rhett  ♫Listen

It seems like spring and summer is not arriving fast enough (at least in my area) so I thought I’d warm the spirit with a lovely beach couples photo that for you gentleman is loaded with new goodies from events such as The Avenue and the now monthly SIGNATURE Event. I also have some great news for those of you who are looking for a good pair of jeans. I’ll get to that in just a moment but here’s the low down on the latest event releases.

I was browsing my go to website Seraphim to look at the latest events and shopping guides and I stumbled upon an event called The Avenue. I don’t believe it’s been around very long and if it has it hasn’t really hit my radar but I thought I would give it a look through to see if there was anything that I might want to use. While looking I found a brand called Erde that have released a skin called “Kai”. I thought it looked interesting so I went over there and grabbed a demo. This skin definitely has a macho side to it with facial stubble already built in so there was really no need to add anything to it. I do implore you though if you head to The Avenue to take a look at this please take a demo because the skin tone chart is not the usual light to dark. I found that after applying the demonstration that tone #7 was the right fit for me. They also have for purchase the fatpack of skin appliers so you don’t have to instantly run to the main store just so you can look like a whole human being.

After a bit of a break, the SIGNATURE Event is back with a vengeance. Let me tell you for someone that owns both the head and the body this place was like a candy store. Clothes, skins, just about everything you might want is there for you to bring home. One of the items that you can purchase from there is the “Andrew” Tank Top from RIOT. Now let me tell you even though I received a review copy as the brand is one of my sponsors, I would still buy this tank because it’s the epitome of summer wear. The entire collection of colors would be worth it because there are a ton of them and I’m definitely not disappointed in this release. Also included in the package are sizes for Adam, SLink Physique, and TMP mesh body types.

I paired the tank with another item from RIOT, the “Lennon Long Line” Jeans which compliment it well not only in the way they fit together but also because these jeans are just really top of the line. What’s even better is that right now at the RIOT main location these jeans are 50% the regular price during the duration of The Dressing Room event. You can head over there by taking the taxi down below in the credits and catch a great deal.

Given the choice of going barefoot or wearing something on my feet, I choose to go with the latter because I found a great pair of sandals that are available at the SIGNATURE Event as well. {kokoia} has been killing it lately with their footwear and the “Alessio” sandals are no different. There are five different colors in the included HUD that you can change both the straps and soles to. You don’t even have to buy them individually, it is all together for a great price. Considering I’ll probably spend a good amount of time on the beach this summer,

As you’ll notice from the photo I have a lovely assistant joining me for this blog entry. I’ve included the credits for what she’s wearing as well so if those of you gals that read this site are interested you can also participate in shopping with or without a gentleman.

Now that you know what went into this post I’ll encourage you to look just a little further down and see the taxi’s for the stores and events included here. I’ll be back with more SIGNATURE Event goodies and possibly some things from events such as Memento Mori, The Dark Style Fair 4, and the freshly opened May round of The Men’s Department. Until then as always, stay stylish fellas and for you gals…keep it classy!


HEADCATWA – Daniel (Bento)
EYESAG. Ardor Eyes
FACE⊱ Erde – Kai (#7) ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Avenue
BODY[SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.5

TANKTOP⊱ RIOT / Andrew Tank Top ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ SIGNATURE Event
JEANSRIOT / Lennon Long Line Jeans ♯ Currently 50% Off
SANDALS⊱ {kokoia} Alessio ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ SIGNATURE Event

HAT{Sleepy Eddy} Classic BB Cap (Black)


HAIRExile – Reveling In You
HEADLeLutka – Simone 2.0
EYESBuzzeri – Zodiac Eyes (Ocean)
FACELara Hurley – Rie
BODYMaitreya – Lara

SHIRTNeve – Swing Lively.
PANTSBlueberry – Rica Skinny Jeans

NECKLACECae – Triskele
EARRINGSCae – Embellish


*CN* pose C22

[#354] I Always Catch The Clock, It’s 11:11

And if this is what it takes
just to lie with my mistakes
and live with what I did to you
and all the things I put you through

Konstantine” –  Something Corporate  ♫Listen

Every now and again I get requests and things to visualize my take on songs and some of them I know and others I get familiar with to get a good idea of how to represent it. This particular entry is one of those special ones that a friend of mine asked me to try and tackle. It’s one of those songs that only a fair of people know and surprisingly when I was asked I knew it but the key was to try and do it justice. I feel that I did it justice and with the help of my assistant, Bianca, I was able to make it possible.

The skin I am wearing was to be one of my last items for Skin Fair 2017 coverage but some things came up that I was unable to finish this until after the event ended but it is very likely within a short amount of time it will be available in their main location. It’s one of their first for the Catwa “Daniel” Bento head. I chose to go with the peach tone because it was the best fit between super pale and a more tanned version.

For my shirt, I’m wearing the “Constantine” shirt by Aitui that’s available at the current round of FaMESHed that ends on the 27th. I thought this pulled the idea together being that the inspiration for this entry is similarly titled. There are several different color combinations to choose from by I chose the “crow vs dove” version which essentially is black and white.

I paired it with the “Shoe Cut Jeans” in white by ::K:: and even though I am wearing the NX-Nardcotix “David” body, the best fit for these jeans was for the SLink Physique body which I was able to avoid clipping with the shirt.

Lost & Found has once again started a new round full of great items such as skins, poses, furniture & decor, and what I am featuring for this session: eyes. MESANGE just released the “Manderley Eyes” and you can get the 15 different colors individually or all together by buying the FatPack (which is easily the best value for really good eyes). These eyes have the standard mesh as well as an Omega Applier friendly HUD to be able to change them. Not only that but you get the choice of what size pupils/iris’ you wish to have with the HUD as well.

Tableau Vivant has a new hair that you can pick up at Men Only Monthly called “Hudson” it has a nice shaved hairbase applier included and is a side parted style that I chose to go with a rooted blonde color to try something a little different considering almost always I go for black or brown hair and occasionally blonde but not often.

To give some mentions for what Bianca is wearing, she is wearing a new hair from Tableau Vivant also that you can get at the March round of We ❤ RP and it is called “Leilani” she is wearing one of the blonde tones and the hairbase is not included but can be purchased at the Tableau Vivant main location.

The tanktop and shorts outfit is a part of the Tres Blah “Slumber Party” gacha that is still available at The Arcade until the 31st of March. It is definitely a cute addition to your closet for a night in.

I hope you enjoyed this entry and if you the reader may have a request, you can either contact me personally or leave a comment on the blog itself and I will read it and see what I can do with what I’m given. These are the kinds of challenges I enjoy.

There’s more goodies to come including items from Shoetopia which just opened a few days ago. Keep an eye out and I will see you again soon, here’s the credits. Until next time, stay stylish fellas and for the ladies keep it classy!


BRENNAN

HAIR⊱ Tableau Vivant \\ Hudson ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ M.O.M
HEADCATWA – Daniel (Bento)
EYES⊱ MESANGE – Manderley Eyes ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Lost & Found
FACE^^Swallow^^ Martin – Peach
BODYNX-Nardcotix David Mesh Body ♯ ☆NEW

SHIRT⊱ AITUI – Constantine – Crow vs Dove ♯ @ FaMESHed (Last Day!)
PANTS::K:: Shoe Cut Jeans – White

SOFA(epia) – Used Sofa RARE


BIANCA (AKA KONSTANTINE)

HAIR⊱ Tableau Vivant \\ Leilani ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ We ❤ RP
HEADLeLutka – Chloe
EYESClemmm – Human Eyes Green
FACELara Hurley – Cindy (Milky)
HANDS-VA- BENTO PROHANDS FEM-V.2 BETA
BODYMaitreya – Lara v3.5

TANKTOP⊱ Tres Blah – Slumber Party Tank – Nude ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Arcade
SHORTS⊱ Tres Blah – Slumber Party Shorts – Polka Dots ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Arcade

Gacha Prize


RK Poses – It’s You (Group Gift)
RK Poses – Bob (6)

[#349] Please Don’t Make Any Sudden Moves

You’ll never know the psychopath sitting next to you
You’ll never know the murderer sitting next to you
You’ll think “How’d I get here, sitting next to you”
But after all I’ve said
Please don’t forget

Heathens” –  Twenty One Pilots  ♫Listen

Beware…the Ides of March

I’ve got another nerd inspired post for you today. I’m combining my coverage of Skin Fair 2017 with some goodies from The Arcade Gacha Event to bring a sort of epic composition. I had entertained doing some kind of circus type session a while back but it was just difficult to pull the pieces together until just recently and when they did, I jumped on it!

Swallow has released or I could say re-released for their Skin Fair exclusive a skin based off of Jared Leto’s portrayal of The Joker from the Suicide Squad film. They had created one before this but it was only for the TMP brand mesh heads. This time it is for the CATWA line of mesh and bento heads. I can tell you that they’ve gone back and improved their original creation and it looks even more realistic. It’s really fantastic being a fan of the character and of the movie.

While you may be thinking…this photo has Catwoman in it and she was not even remotely a part of Suicide Squad. You would be right about that, however, she is an integral part of DC Comic’s and Batman’s “Rogue’s Gallery” so I thought I might combine the two after seeing S&P release the “Cat Lady” Gacha at the current round of The Arcade, which I wanted to give coverage to. Normally I have a love/hate relationship with these machines but the ironic thing is I wasn’t playing this one for me mostly and managed to pull the RARE items that made up the original “Cat” outfit. I was luckily able to get my assistant, Bianca, to throw it on and do the photo shoot with me.

I feel like it turned out nicely and what the vision in my head originally saw.

The outfit I am wearing is one of two Marketplace finds for this week; while I may not have one every week I like to try and find something to send my readers off to the MP to see what they can find if it isn’t the item I am featuring. [Phunk] made a Joker resembling costume/outfit that appeared in the middle part of the film. I think it is nicely detailed and normally I have reservations about wearing Standard Sizing with the Gianni body, this fit nicely with a little tuning of the alpha cuts. What you see is the purple crocadile trenchcoat and Arkham Asylum sweatpants, also included in the package is his cane that he uses. Kudos to [Phunk] for making a rather accurate product.

Also from The Arcade is the “Circus Rot” Two-Top Tent and Yoyo, who I affectionately refer to as the RARE “Unicycle Clown”. Remarkable Oblivion never disappoints with some of their array of creepy mesh items. If you haven’t been to The Arcade and this is your sort of thing…I urge you not to hesitate and get there before the end of the month before the round ends.

I’ve featured a bonanza of Gacha items in this post, another Circus themed machine located at the March round of The Chapter Four is made by The Silas Gallery. The “Le-Petit Cirque” set features some rather unique circus characters ranging from different types of clowns, mimes, animals, ballons, and more. I chose to use the “Clown” and “Pierrot” who is a mime to join my featured villains in this insane little project.

Lastly, my second Marketplace feature is the “Than Shoot Me” pose set from Vetrovian Sin. It has ties to a scene that can be found on the director’s cut of “Suicide Squad” and to which I gave a creative license with. It has a full scene included but I just needed the poses and the handgun to complete my vision.

I hope you’ve enjoyed this entry as much as I did creating it. Now that you know the in-depth details I am going to leave you with the credits and taxis to get to these really awesome events and stores. I’ll be back again with another installment but until then, stay stylish fellas and also you felines! 🙂


THE CLOWN

HAIR[taketomi] Joker – Nurie
HEADCATWA – Daniel (Bento)
EYES⊱ MESANGE – Tikal ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ We ❤ RP
FACE⊱ ^^Swallow^^ Jok3r Suicide Skin Catwa ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Skin Fair 2017
BODY[SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.1
TATTOO^^Swallow^^ Jok3r Suicide Tattoo Update 0.1

OUTFIT⊱ [Phunk] Joker Outfit ♯ Marketplace

TENT⊱ RO – Circus Rot – Two Top Tent † ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Arcade
BALLOONS⊱ RO – Circus Rot – Balloon Party † ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Arcade

HEATHEN⊱ RO – Circus Rot – Yoyo RARE † ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Arcade
HEATHEN⊱ The Silas Gallery – Le Petit Cirque – 7 – Clown † ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Chapter Four
HEATHEN⊱ The Silas Gallery – Le Petit Cirque – 9 – Pierrot † @ The Chapter Four


THE CAT

HEADLeLutka – Chloe
EYESClemmm – Human Eyes (Green)
FACELara Hurley – Cindy (Milky)
BODYMaitreya – Lara v3.5

BODYSUIT⊱ S&P Cat Lady Catsuit Lara Black RARE † ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Arcade
BOOTS⊱ S&P Cat Lady Boots Lara Black RARE † ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Arcade

MASK⊱ S&P Cat Lady Mask Black RARE † ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Arcade
GLOVES⊱ S&P Cat Lady Gloves Lara Black RARE † ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Arcade
CLAWS⊱ S&P Cat Lady Claws Black † ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Arcade

Gacha Prize


Vetrovian Sin – Than Shoot Me ♯ Marketplace

[#344] I’ll Follow You Down

… down to where forever lies
Without a doubt I’m on your side
There’s no where else that I would rather be
I’m not about to compromise
Give you up to say goodbye
I’ll guide you through the deep
To keep you close to me

I’ll Follow You” –  Shinedown  ♫Listen

After a small little hiatus, I’m back with another look for you with new items from The Crossroads and The Chapter Four. I’ve also got a bento pose from Image Essentials that I enlisted the help of my friendly assistant, Bianca to help me with. She is wearing a new item from Creators Collection Box. Let’s get into the details everyone!

Go&See is back with a new skin available at the recently opened March round of The Crossroads. That’s right, the “Markus” skin is now available in both Pale and Tan tones. The package includes appliers for just about every body type so you shouldn’t have any issues pairing it up with your body setup. Also there’s a shape included that helps make the facial features look their best but you could also modify it yourself if you want to tweak it even further to your specifications.

With March just getting underway, The Chapter Four is also back for two weeks of retail spanning from clothing, gacha machines and more. MESANGE has released their “Cassandra Eyes” which feature 15 different tones and it comes with regular mesh eyes and also a HUD for Omega applier enabled eyes for those who have them. After much thought, the owner and creator, Jadis Ashland, has chosen to stop making appliers for Genesis Lab eyes as there is a major difference between the original mesh head eyes and the ones that are found in the bento version heads.

As I previously stated my assisant, Bianca, is wearing a cool baseball jersey/jeans combination from *KOPI* that is available presently at the Creators Collection Box event until March 18th. It comes in standard sizes but easily works with many of the mesh bodies with alphas enabled.

There are plenty more exciting things coming up around the horizon with The Men’s Department just opening and Skin Fair 2017 just about to begin not to mention some things from the already opened rounds of the Signature Event and also Men Only Monthly so stay tuned for those. I look forward to presenting great looks for you all.

Until the next time, stay stylish fellas!


BRENNAN
HAIR[BURLEY] Troy – Sampler
HEADCATWA – Daniel (Bento)
EYES⊱ MESANGE – Cassandra Eyes ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Chapter Four
FACE⊱ Go&See * Markus * Pale ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Crossroads
HANDS-VA- BENTO PROHANDS SIGNATURE GIANNI V2.1BETA
BODY[SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.1

SHIRT⊱ [Phunk] Mens Baseball Shirt ♯ Marketplace
JEANS⊱ [Gild] Cropped Pants ♯ SwagBag (Feb/Final)
SHOES[VALE KOER] THE VASIFORMS


BIANCA
HAIRLamb. Loomer – Pastel Pack✝
HEADLeLutka – Chloe
EYESClemmm – Human Eyes (Green)
FACELara Hurley – Cindy (Milky)
HANDS-VA- BENTO PROHANDS FEM-V.2BETA
BODYMaitreya – Lara v3.5

OUTFIT⊱ *KOPI*  Baseball Shirts – Red ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Creators Collection Box
SHOESMaitreya Low Sneakers – 017

✝ Gacha Prize

Photo taken @ Nouvelle’s Adventures


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