[#466] Highway To The Danger Zone

They never say “Hello” to you
Until you get it on the red-line overload
You’ll never know what you can do
Until you get it up as high as you can go

Kenny Loggins, ♫Danger Zone

Taking a step into a little bit of uncharted territory here with this blog entry. Not only am I trying different ways of lighting and post processing but also throwing a bit of decor in (even though it it not my strong point at all). I also decided to choose a soundtrack to this that fits maybe not in a traditional sense but more metaphorical.

Coming soon to the Illuminate event is the “Rogue Flare Ejection Seat” which is definitely not your average piece of furniture. This chair is rather unique with one of the features that gives it its name. 10 different sit animations and one very special one which literally ejects you into the air. As hard as it would be to capture an actual ejection from the chair, I simulated that part in my up close secondary shot for the sake of humor.

When this chair gets released you definitely need to check it out for yourself because it’s just too much fun.


Decorating as I said in my opening, is not something I’m very good at. Coming up with things and combining them to adding clutter as I’ve been told helps sometimes is just not where my expertise is. On thing I do know is that when I see something I like then I purchase it with the intention of using it either in my own home or as part of a set to help a blog scene along.

Llorisen has been around the grid for a while but I’ve only recently started snapping up some of their work and continue to look for other things as well. The wall frame is inspired by the comics and personally reminds me of Batman ’66 during the fight scenes. I first came across it as a Fifty Linden Friday item and couldn’t resist it and I was in awe of the quality. The build that is also a part of the scene is also from the store and is called the “Keating” skybox. This apartment style loft is just super amazing and I fully intend to do future scenes from it so I made sure I picked a spot that was away from an area I wanted to feature in the future. Both of these items are currently at their main location so check them out at the soonest convenience.


The Men’s Department has a lot of great items this month and probably more than I’ll be able to purchase or cover but you never know what will inspire me and pop up into a photo. For the second straight blog I’m wearing the BURLESON bracelet from {Cold-Ash}. I felt that the last picture didn’t give as good of a look as I wanted (with the tone of the photo being darker with the lighting). As far as bracelets go it is one of most well designed and crafted pieces of jewelry/accessories I’ve worn in a while.

Also from the event are the “BOJAN Sneakers” from Not so Bad. These low top shoes come in three different colors but if you pick up the FATPACK you get a HUD to give them even more customization. Being able to change the color of the sole, laces, side stripe, tongue, and back patch is definitely a nice added touch to be able to do. Gives the shoes a bit more life than just a few wears because you can style them to fit your look/theme. The sneakers come in sizes for Belleza, Signature (Gianna), TMP and classic avatars with a resize HUD also included.

Uber is the destination to hit if you’re looking for some newness from [Deadwool], who released their “Tweed Trousers” at the monthly event. Most of the colors border darker fabrics (grays and blacks etc) and there is even a bonus for purchasers of the FATPACK and I decided to really treat myself to getting one since it’s been a while (plus it helped that I had some stored up credit from the holidays woooo!) The pants come sized for those with Belleza, Signature (Gianni) and SLink male bodies.

As I wrap this up I think that the inspiration and humor that I put into this scene really did a world of good. I mean it’s not everyday that someone gets hurled up into the air on purpose (or is it accident I’m not sure to be honest?) It also felt good that I created an image that didn’t have tons of dark lighting/mood and had sunlight in it. I’m definitely liking that I can do more than just that it’s just encouraging myself to vary from what is safe for me. I’ll also be posting a different type of photo for this shoot on Flickr (a composite of the two images) to be able to show every bit of what I did. More from the Skin Fair is to come as there are just about 10 days left of the event. Time for me to hit the road…

Onto the next conversation…


HAIR: Lock&Tuft – Spudly (Variety) ✦ Previously Blogged
HEAD: CATWA – Skell ✦ NEW @ Skin Fair 2018Previously Blogged
EYEBROWS: [theSkinnery] Hallford Brows Style 1 ✦ Previously Blogged
FACE: LV Designs – Brennan Tone 2 ✦ Previously Blogged
BODY: Belleza – Jake ✦ Previously Blogged

SHIRT: {COLD-ASH} MONTANA Tee – SUMMER ✦ Previously Blogged
BRACELET: {COLD-ASH} BURLESON Bracelet ✦ NEW @ TMD
PANTS: [Deadwool] Tweed Trousers – Extra ✦ NEW @ Uber
SHOES: not so bad – BOJAN Sneakers ✦ NEW @ TMD

CHAIR: {Q-Essentials} Yellow Rogue Flare Ejection Seat ✦ NEW @ Illuminate (Coming 03/18!)
FRAME: llorisen – Long Narrow Frames – Comics (H)
BUILD: llorisen – Keating Skybox

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{#440} Whenever The Rain…

Whenever the rain is pouring on me
You’ll be shining in my memory
Wherever I go, you’re always with me
You’ll be shining in my galaxy

Galaxy♫ – Like A Storm

This post is definitely not as edgy as the last one but it is of a very serious nature. A lot of people around me have suffered personal losses and I myself have suffered some that have impacted me over the years which is why I am dedicating this particular blog entry to anyone out there who has or is currently dealing with a loss. It doesn’t have to be blood, it can be a close friend or even a furry member of the family. It all counts one way or another because it’s in our hearts and in our memories.


The idea for this shoot was meant to be simple and it didn’t have to contain items from new events or anything like that…I just wanted it to be me and whatever location spoke to me. Going through my thoughts about different places I’ve been, I looked to see if any of the Trace sims were still kicking around and found that the Fall Trace was still intact. I traveled there and roamed around for a bit when I found my spot and I feel that with the shots I’ve taken and some of the after magic thrown in, I really captured something emotional and fitting of the topic of the conversation.


Only two things in my look are new, the skin is a new and much overdo release from LV Designs (Thank you Lee!!!) and the hair is from my good brother Chucky Hollak of the Modulus brand. Putting them together with the rest of the look just gelled very well and I felt really good about the look and the location of this shoot. The turnout of the entire process is something that I’m in a bit of wonderment about. Things just click sometimes and I think because I wanted this to make even a small amount of impact. When you truly feel it deep in your bones that’s when some of your best work shines through.


You might have noticed that in the photos I’ve changed the wordmark, which is something I opted to do with the new year and also with some of the newer things I’ve been learning I wanted to refresh things up a bit. I’ve also done so with the headers of each of the different item categories in the style credits area. If I get enough of an inclination I may even freshen up the main site header (it’s been a thought I’ve entertained over the course of the last few days).

Time for me to wrap up this up and get you to the credits so that you can see how long it takes for your wallet to empty (just kidding!). I hope you find something you like in this blog entry and I’ll be back again soon with another look for you; it’s been my pleasure.

Onto the next conversation…

HAIR: Modulus – Jake Hair – BROWNS @ District20NEW

This short, messy hairstyle is one that you can use with a variety of different hairbase types and still look good. As with other hairs in the Modulus Alpha line it is available in 5 different colors packs with 5 colors in each pack or all together in one very affordable FATPACK. Lately I’ve been kinda of switching back and forth between all different styles of hair but for those of you out there who are not bloggers and are a fan of the short skater/surfer messy look this is definitely a hair that fit the bill.

HEAD: CATWA – Daniel
EYES: AG. Hope Eyes (Ocean)
FACE: ::LV:. Brennan ⚜ NEW

It’s been some time since a new skin has been released by LV Designs and I was luckily enough the first person to get my hands on it (and also was fortunate enough to even have it named after me…which is a very huge honor). This skin was created for the CATWA “Daniel” head (which is what it looks best on as I did try it on Victor). This is just the facial applier only but it is compatible with Stray Dog body applier (Tone 4). I’m used to wearing a lot lighter tones but being that this face looks very striking I may have to give this a good run for a while.

BEARD: -Nivaro- Rugged
BODY: Belleza – Jake

SHIRT: {COLD-ASH} TAYLOR Shirt (CLASSIC PACK)
PANTS: ::K:: Slim Fit Jeans Homme Medium
SHOES: FLI. – Black Canvas (Not Shown)
BRACELET: {Q-Essentials} Blackridge Bracelet @ The Men’s Jail ⚜ NEW (Coming 01/08)

Ana Poses – Ljubljana @ Shiny ShabbyNEW

While I’m not super familiar with Ana Poses, I do know they make really good ones that I’ve seen at events all over the grid. While I was at Shiny Shabby looking into another pose I found these male poses that I knew could be useful. There are 5 different poses (two of them being a kneel an a sitting pose). They are bento capable for those of you that do not have a body that is not bento compliant these poses will not likely be useful to you in the way they are intended.

[#439] No Reason

The actions misleading
The words have no meaning
and leave it further still

No Reason♫ – Dry Kill Logic

It’s 2018…just a few days in and here’s the first transmission from yours truly for These Conversations Kill. I feel like I started out on an edgier note with this first entry but I feel like as the world continues to change in whatever way, sometimes doing different things is a necessity. This post came about when I came across one of the main pieces of the scene, the Choices backdrop by FOXCITY. It poses a great question that many of us are probably stuck in the middle of every day.


Build or Destroy… I think that is likely a central theme in 2018 and likely beyond. Personally I believe the world has been destroyed little by little every day without any consequence or regard. I’m not stating it to try and be political because it’s not only politicians who are part of this, it is every single person and likely even myself included. In my mind this year is one I want to improve upon…to build. To help build myself towards something better and help build those up around me and to strengthen the chain.


For the last several entries I’ve been employing some newer skills that I learned in my creative process and I feel like it is helping me with the little bit of a block that I had for several months. Maybe with these new things it will help me create even better photos that not only tell a story like I’ve done since day one but also help those who design the items I am featuring prosper better as well.

Trying to stay on track here, I want to encourage all you fellas that are fans of Clef de Peau to go to their store and pick up the great gifts that have been left for members of the in-world group. If you like what you see and are NOT a member, it’s easy all you have to do is sign up when you reach the store (the taxi will be in the credits below).  I’m not sure which item out of the three I’m excited about the most. The baggy pants are really great and the shirt with the skulls on it is really cool as well. There is another shirt included in the gifts that has a design on it as well but the skulls spoke to me more even though I did like the other design as well.


A new (and the second) round of The Men’s Jail is coming up soon and I am proud to say that the feature is the “Blackbridge Bracelet” by {Q-Essentials}. What some of you might not realize is that the principal owner and creator of the brand is also my father. Seeing his work in an event like The Men’s Jail puts a smile on my face as I know how hard he works to try and build his brand much like I do trying to build upon each entry of These Conversations Kill. This is why I had to feature the bracelet and not because it is from my father’s store, it’s because I think it’s awesome and think you’ll enjoy it too once the event opens and you have the opportunity to take a look/get your hands on it.

Well everyone I feel like it is time for me to wrap this up; I hope everyone had a safe and prosperous entry into the new year. I look forward to seeing what the next chapter will bring and the adventures to come.

I hope you will join me for them.

Onto the next conversation….Sincerely,

Brennan Q. Reinerman

HAIR: No.Match – No Bling

This hair was originally purchased during a round of Cosmopolitan and I had ideas for it to be used in but they never materialized. Once I started putting together this kind of post-apoc look it reminded me that I had that hair and that it might fight the look I was going for. I purchased the variety pack so it has the basic colors in it that you would normally associate most people having for hair color.

HEAD: CATWA – Victor
EYES: AG. Hope Eyes (Ocean)
FACE: Stray Dog – Nate T2
BEARD: -Nivaro- Rugged
BODY:: Belleza – Jake

SHIRT: Clef de Peau – Long Tee Skull Black (Group Gift) ⚜ NEW

What drew me to this shirt instantly is the skull design as it is kinda my thing. The shirt is rather long compared to a regular t-shirt and I’m probably incorrect but it seems like the type you would find a raver wearing (don’t shoot me if I’m wrong). I like the shorter than normal sleeves as well as it allows more of the bicep to show and allow anyone who has well toned arms to show off what they’ve got.

PANTS: Clef de Peau – Jogger Pants Black (Group Gift) ⚜ NEW

Super baggy jogger pants…what can I say about them? They remind me a lot of a style of pant called “bushido” pants and I actually own a pair of them in the real world. I practically live in them during the warmer months because they aren’t quite like pants but they aren’t exactly shorts either. It’s a perfect blend and they flow really well when you walk (unless it would be really close to a machine then you might want to be pretty careful not to get caught up in it).

SHOES: ..::ILLI::.. Myles Formal Shoes

BRACELET: {Q-Essentials} Blackridge Bracelet @ The Men’s Jail ⚜ NEW

While I could probably throw this into the actual accessories section, it is a wearable so I’m going to leave it where it is in the apparel area. As you might have read above, my father is the Q behind {Q-Essentials}. I was granted an advanced copy of both versions to help test them out and during the process I really noticed how cool these were. Bracelets and rings are something I like to wear and in-world it is a lot easier than wearing necklaces as they are so darn hard to get to look right on a permanent basis sometimes. This item is at The Men’s Jail but the round is not quite open so I’m not going to leave a taxi right now but I’ll come back and edit this once the event opens (hopefully I remember!).

BACKDROP: FOXCITY. Photo Booth – Choices (Group Gift)

This backdrop I’ve seen in various different works by other fashion bloggers and I wanted to try my hand at putting something together with it. I feel like the “Build or Destroy” concept is a really good one as I alluded to before (unless you skipped right down to the credits which is okay too). Probably one of the more recent backdrops of this scale happens to be quite a favorite. I’m not sure if I’ll find a use for it again but maybe I will find a way to revisit it in the future.

RK Poses – Jacob (6, 4)

Some time has passed since RK Poses returned from a bit of a hiatus to start creating poses again and me picking any of them up. This set seemed to call to me when I was browsing around so I thought it would be good to use and I’ve used two of the six poses in the set during this photo shoot so I feel I’ve gotten my monies worth. Definitely will find a way to incorporate these poses into future sessions.

[#374] So Say Hello To Heaven

Chris Cornell
1964-2017

I never wanted to write these words down for you
With the pages of phrases of all the things we’ll never do.

Say Hello 2 Heaven” –  Temple Of The Dog  ♫Listen

After a few days of reflection and introspection, I decided that I was going to show my appreciation for a musician who has been a part of my life for over 20 years. From the beginning when I first heard “Outshined” by Soundgarden I knew there was something special about the bands vocalist, Chris Cornell. This past Wednesday he left the world and left a lot of questions behind. I’m not going to write about the circumstances behind it, I’m only going to think fondly back on the time and the music that his legacy leaves behind. I put together a look that reminds me of a time when I was first introduced to the grunge/alternative scene that is so close to my heart and take me back to some simpler times.

It was not just the times with Soundgarden that I am fond of but that is where my appreciation began. I think one of the best projects that Chris was a part of was Temple of The Dog album which he teamed up with what would become future members of another legendary grunge group, Pearl Jam (who were the remnants of a group I am about to mention). They got together and made a record as a tribute to their fallen friend, Andrew Wood, who had been the vocalist for the Seattle based group called Mother Love Bone. Andrew had passed away due to an overdose and much like people today are mourning Chris, the music scene felt the ripple of his passing. The theme in today’s look is from the Temple of The Dog album which some 25 years later is just as fitting for Andrew as it is now for Chris. There are many musicians from many different eras but very few of them had the kind of voice, Chris Cornell did and that is why he will truly be missed by his family, friends, and fans all over the world. Thank you for the music.

There are very few new items in this look except for the MESANGE exclusive from We Love RP in the form of the “Sheba Eyes” there are 15 different iris tones to choose from and are also available a bundle together, complete with a HUD that will work with the included mesh eyes as well as Omega Applier friendly ones such as Catwa.

The other new item is from CDC (or Chris Dunkelheit Creations) which is a maker of shapes, skins, beards and other fine products. What I am wearing from them here is the No. 57 beard which reminds me of the early 90’s mustache and goatee that Chris wore and also could be seen in the brief cameo of his in the movie, “Singles”.

Once again I am wearing the Belleza “Jake” mesh body and I am finding the more that I am using it, the more I am really liking it and cannot wait for more products to be released exclusively for it and I know that they will be pouring in to stores and events in the near future.

Fitting my grunge theme are the “Clay” dirty jeans from Legal Insanity. These disheveled cut off shorts with fraying bottoms come complete with a shirt wrapped around them. The store also sells different texture appliers for the shirt which I purchased the TARTAN v.1 extra because I really liked how the flannel inspired the look even more. With the use of Alpha Sliders, these shorts fit perfectly with the standard sizes provided in the package.

For footwear,  I am wearing the [Deadwool] “Strider” boots which I knew were absolutely perfect in completing this 90’s inspired grunge look.

Lastly for honorable mention in this post is the chair that is used in the scene, it is the “Lexington Chair” from {Q-Essentials}. It has poses included in it but the setting I envisioned in my head was to be sitting on the floor so I did not use them. It is a great decor item to add to your collection if you are looking for new furniture. There is also a Sofa available as well. The pose I used is from <K&S> Poses and is from the “No Problem” set # 2. These are mostly sitting or crouching poses for those who are looking to set up a scene without furniture or just want to be posed on the floor.

That is all there is to know about what went into the styling of this post and I hope you enjoyed this tribute as much as I did creating it. I thank any of you who read, view, like, comment, or fave this on social media. I appreciate it all and I hope that I’m able to express that to you in some form one day. Until next time, as always…stay stylish fellas!


HAIRWasabi Pills – Cody
HEADCATWA – Daniel (Bento)
EYES⊱ MESANGE – Sheba Eyes ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ We Love RP
FACENo. Nuel (08)
BEARDCDC Beard  57 ♯ ☆NEW
BODYBelleza – Jake ♯ ☆NEW

SHORTSLegal Insanity – Clay Dirty Shorts with Shirt
BOOTS[Deadwool] Strider Boots – Black

CHAIR{Q-Essentials} Lexington Chair


<K&S> ~No Problem~ Pose 2 (2)

[#360] They Said It Gets Easier But They Lied

Really, I’m so thankful for the people I meet,
the places I’ve seen but when she’s not here
It doesn’t feel like I’m living my dream

Miles Away” –  Memphis May Fire (feat. Kellin Quinn)  ♫Listen

After taking a small break for myself, I am back with a bunch of new things that I am truly excited about and to share with you. From this look you’ll find items from the recently open Spring round of The Season’s Story, more goods from The Men’s Department and also a look at one of my favorite items from Shoetopia.

Let’s start with the “Jake” skin from Modulus that is out now at The Seasons Story. I really like this skin as it really coincides with what I look for in a look for my avi. It comes with the options you’ve come to know from Modulus’ “M BARE” line of skins. Shapes for the brows and body are also included. The product is worth going to check out and I’m utilizing the cream tone but if you are looking for something else they have other tones that might suit you better.

Many people including myself love the [Deadwool] brand and that truly may be an understatement. I’ve been a follower of this brand since their very beginnings and they seem to continue to produce products that are truly amazing and well crafted. Their most recent release at the Shoetopia event is no exception. “Chase” is a low top style sneaker that comes in various colors but if you get the full pack you get extra bits in the HUD that comes with it. There are also built in socks which you can change as well, or remove them and go without. I’m a sucker for shoes like this and I know that these will definitely get plenty of use even if they don’t appear here on this site.

I’m also wearing the {Cold-Ash} “Tyler” tank top from The Men’s Department that uses the classic color HUD. I really love how this fits, which I am wearing it for the Gianni body. It goes great with the BlankLine “CargoPants” that were from the past version of the SIGNATURE event. “Tyler” has an option for a thinner waist if you choose to make it more fitting to your body. I like things to be a little looser so I went with the wider waisted version.

The second release of three to come from MESANGE at the We Love RP event is called the “Taomina Eyes”. These eyes are stunning as are all releases you can find from the brand. 15 different colors to choose from with a HUD that includes Omega enabled appliers. These eyes are not just for role-play enthusiasts. They can be used for everyday which is another thing I like about the majority of the releases MESANGE put out.

The bag you see me holding is the {Q-Essentials} Messenger Bag; while there is no set release date for this item, I was granted the privilege of being able to showcase it here for you guys. When it is released, I will inform you in a future entry as I link back to this post so that you can grab it when the time comes. I really like this bag and it’s made well and there will be more colors to choose from when it has a proper release.

I have to give a special mention to [Bad Unicorn] for their excellent backdrops. For this entry I went back from one of their earlier releases the “Hype-Beast” set and am using the RARE from this gacha machine. It fit the idea I had in my head so I’m very glad that I was able to make use of this.

Also be sure to check out Exile, they have a new build at their main location as well as a gift for both the gals and the fellas. They have new hair textures for their products so I think that is well worth checking it out.

Now that you are better informed about what you see in this entry, I leave you with the transportation to get to these stores and events so you can see everything they have to offer. I’ll catch you again soon but until then, stay stylish fellas!


HAIRExile: Alone Together – Naturals
EYES⊱ MESANGE – Taomina ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ We Love RP
FACE⊱ Modulus – Jake Skin – Cream ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Seasons Story (Spring)
BODY[SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.5

TANKTOP⊱ {COLD-ASH} TYLER Tank Top (CLASSIC PACK) ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ TMD
PANTSBlankLine CargoPants [Paint]
SHOES⊱ [Deadwool] Chase sneakers ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Shoetopia

BAG⊱ {Q-Essentials} Commuter Bag – Black (Coming Soon)

BACKDROP[Bad Unicorn] 01 Hype-Beast Backdrop RARE

Gacha Item


*CN* Pose 1711 (5a)

[#298] The Wicked Get No Rest

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Trouble on my left
Trouble on my right
I’ve been facing trouble almost all my life

{Q-Essentials} is back after a short hiatus with a brand new release and a brand new store location. For this look, I have the honor of showcasing the “Wesley Military Shirt”. The version I’m wearing is the Obsidian color, but you can also purchase it in Azure, Chestnut, Hunter, and Vino and comes in standard sizing.

You can catch a taxi within the credits to go pick up one of these or all of them if you’d like and make a great addition to your closet.

Also a part of my look are the “ESKADRY” slip-ons in DARK which are a Limit8 exclusive and only have a set number to be sold so if you haven’t been to Limit8 yet then you need to jet on over there and grab these if not having to tie shoes is your thing.

MESANGE also has a new product at the new Designer’s Circle round that opened up recently. This time it is a small package of eyes called the “Melusine Eyes”. There are 5 styles of eyes that you can buy individually or as a FATPACK. Each individual pack has your standard eyes, Mesh, and HUDS for both Omega and Genesis Lab to give you plenty of choices.

Last but not least, for all of you who have CATWA heads, here is a friendly reminder that there has been a new update released for all of their products so if you haven’t been there in a while now is the time to go get the latest version of your head so that you have the latest features and bug fixes.

That’s about all I have for you this time so maybe I’ll catch you on the grid, until then keep it stylish fellas.

SectionHeaders_TLv2HEADCATWA – Jackson v4.11 *UPDATED*
EYES⊱ MESANGE – Melusine Eyes (3) ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ Designer’s Circle
FACE⊱ Clef de Peau – Harry T3 Omega [CATWA] ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ TMD
BEARD⊱ -Valiant- Stango – Mono ≠ No Longer Available
BODYSLink – Physique MALE Mesh Body Release 1.2

SHIRT⊱ {Q-Essentials} – Wesley Military Shirt – Obsidian ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ Mainstore
PANTSNEWCLOVER HALF PANTS – GRAY LINE
SHOES⊱ * SORGO – ESKADRY V1 / DARK ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ Limit8

BEANIE⊱ ::ALTER:: Gergis Beanie ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ SWANK
GLASSES⊱ ::ALTER:: George Glasses Hipster ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ SWANK

POSERK Poses – Ash (6)

SectionHeaders_TIv2Trouble” –  Cage The Elephant     ♬Listen