[#351] Shake It Like A Polaroid Picture

You think you’ve got it
Oh, you think you’ve got it
But got it just don’t get it
Til there’s nothing at all

Hey Ya” –  Outkast  ♫Listen

Well now that the weekend’s just about over it’s time to get back to business. With just a week left to go get your shop on at the Skin Fair, I’ve got another couple releases from the event to keep you entertained.

The 3rd and final exclusive release that I have for you from Modulus is called “Rocky” and is is a darker skin that comes in almond, caramel, and expresso tones. The last time I featured a skin with these tones I believe I used the caramel so I chose to switch it up and go with almond this time. With using the projector lights from LUMIPro, I think the end result turned out nicely.

Another Skin Fair release and is the second of three exclusives from Reach Shapes is the “Randall” shape. I felt it went really well with “Rocky” and made a very tough and handsome look that would slay the ladies at the club…when not in the rest room that is!

Going back to an old favorite, I’m wearing the RIOT “Eli Chill” pants. I couldn’t quite get the exact look of Andre 3000 of Outkast but I thought I would try to get as close as possible being that I used their song as a them for this session.

For a second straight entry, I’m wearing a hair made from no. match, which is called “No AIM” and it can be purchased at Cosmopolitan which is running this current cycle for another week which is the same day that Skin Fair ends so I urge you to go out and grab it. It comes with a HUD that you can change the head scarf to four different colors.

I wasn’t able to quite make it before the end of n.21 but the “Gemini Lowtops” from FLite are the perfect combination with the “Eli Chill” pants for a cool casual hangout look. Sizes for the shoe include male and female SLink, Belleza, Maitreya and also Standard unrigged for the gals and fellas that do not use any of the mentioned mesh bodies.

The backdrop you see is from the “Illusion” set from MINIMAL that you can still get at the current round of Uber. There’s not much time for you to go grab it so you might want to hurry because I’ve enjoyed using every one of the backdrops that I have used out of this set. I look forward to seeing what MINIMAL will do for their next group of them.

A blogger’s work is never done if you have ever been one or even know one in your life. It’s time for me to get back to it so I can give you a few more Skin Fair items before they close the doors for another awesome year of products.

Until next time, stay stylish fellas.


HAIR⊱ no.match ~ NO AIM ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Cosmopolitan
HEADCATWA – Daniel (Bento)
EYESAG. Melancholia Eyes
FACE⊱ Modulus – Rocky Skin (Almond) ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Skin Fair 2017
BEARD⊱ -Valiant- (Part of Stango Hair / No Longer Available)
BODY[SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.1
SHAPE⊱ Reach – Randall  ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Skin Fair 2017

PANTSRIOT / Eli Chill Pants
SHOESFLite – Gemini Lowtops

BACKDROP⊱ MINIMAL – Illusion Backgrounds (2) ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Uber (Feb/Mar)


RK Poses – Kole (1)
*CN* pose 1753 (1)

[#337] I’ve Got A Good Feeling

Like I know how I’m feeling
scraping me off the ceiling
Back to that good feeling

Good Feeling” –  Travis  ♫Listen

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There are so many great events currently going on and some that are just around the corner. It’s been such a crazy time trying to keep up with it all but I hope that I’ve chosen some of the best new items mixed in with some great ones I’ve shown you in the past to make another great look. Of course you can mix and match your favorite things like I do just to put your best look forward. In this installment, I have two new items (one from The Fetish Fair and the other from 2nd Level), and also a look into one of my newest sponsors: Reach, who create Bento Shapes to surely put some sizzle in the steak if you catch my drift.

The Fetish Fair has been going for a while now and there’s only a few days left, but I finally managed to showcase the “Andreas” skin from Stray Dog; I paired it with the Mathias shape from Reach which was made specifically to enhance the look. I’m really impressed with Stray Dog, and not only do they give you a regular skin but also include variations like freckles and in this case hickeys for those guys who get a little wild around town.

Image Essentials, who is also one of my new sponsors have a really neat pose prop that can be purchased at the 2nd Level event. It is a Segway that contains 6 unisex poses and a HUD in which you can change the color of the two wheeled joyride machine. Though just so you don’t hurt yourself, it is a static pose prop and cannot move like your normal vehicles can.

Items in this post that are not from any current events include the “Juno” pose set from RK Poses, “Joseph Cargo Shorts” from RIOT, the “Baron” tattoo from ISUKA that was first made available at the January SIGNATURE event, and also the “Tactical Flip” Boots from [VALE KOER], and lastly the “Luca” hair from MINA.

Now that you know what the score is, head out and go to all of these stores and events and get your shop on. Maybe I’ll see you out there but if I don’t…you know the drill. Stay stylish, fellas! And your taxi’s await!

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HAIRMINA – Luca
HEADCATWA – Daniel (Bento)
EYES⊱ AG. Ardor Eyes (Blue)  ♯ @ M.O.M (Feb)
FACE⊱ STRAY DOG -ANDREAS – BUTTERMILK ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Fetish Fair
HANDS-VA- BENTO PROHANDS SIGNATURE GIANNI V1.1BETA  ♯ ☆NEW
SHAPEReach – Matthias Male Shape ♯ ☆NEW
BODY[SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.1
TATTOOISUKA Baron [Signature]

SHORTSRIOT / Joseph Cargo Shorts
BOOTS[VALE KOER] TACTICAL FLIP

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IE – Segway ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ 2nd Level
RK Poses – Juno (1)

[#335] Today Was The Greatest…

Day I’ve ever known
Can’t wait for tomorrow
I’m might not have that long…

Today” –  The Smashing Pumpkins  ♫Listen

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Towards the end of my last post, I had mentioned that Vista Animations were set to release their Bento PROHANDS for the [SIGNATURE] Gianni body. I’m happy to report that sometime shortly after publishing it, the hands are indeed out and available for purchase. What’s even better is that for those who already had the SLink version you could buy them for a reduced price of half the cost as an “UPGRADE” option. It has the same features and animations as the SLink Physique version and I recommend either product for those of you who want more functionality with your virtual digits.

This time out I combined a little old with the new that I’ve acquired and mixed it all together to make a casual look. I’m excited about some of these items so I’m going to get right into it.

The Men’s Dept. is back once more and I’m wearing the new “WADE” jacket from {COLD-ASH}. It’s a nice open leather jacket that has an optional shirt that you can turn on or off as well as colorize it if you want to; the package includes the aforementioned HUD along with Classic Fitmesh, Gianni, SLink Physiqe and TMP sizes as well as a non-materials version you can unpack if you would rather wear it that way.

Last time I had on the Go&See “Kevin” skin that you can pick up at The Crossroads event. I have another new skin from the event by one of my favorite skin designers, Modulus. You may be wondering why they might be a favorite since they’ve only started selling skins. It’s fairly easy, before establishing the Modulus brand, Chucky Hollak, was the creator behind Fruk skins. I was very excited upon learning he was returning back to his roots which I may have mentioned in a previous entry as well. With a great attention to detail, Modulus is most certainly a hard working brand. There have already been modifications as Chucky is a perfectionist and as a consumer, I can’t help but admire that he wants to make sure that everyone gets the best.

The “Oskar” skin comes in the usual shades that are synonymous with the brand (Cream, Nude, Beige, Olive, Bronze, and Tan). I have also learned that at the their flagship store, they have released the appliers that are compatible with the Bento PROHANDS. What also differentiates this release from the “Milo” skin that was previously released is besides the eyebrow/no eyebrow option, you also get a beard option and a combination of all three as well. Also included is a shape to make you look your best while wearing it.

Making their returns to complete out this look are the RIOT “Lennon Long Line Jeans” which have a great fit for the Gianni body that I am wearing and also the fame femme “Kori” sneakers that were available last year at The Men’s Department. Considering that I bought the full pack of these shoes I’m bound to find other great colors to use with jeans such as these. It’s the perfect look for a night out with the fellas or even a date night to make a good visual impression. Also still available from Men Only Monthly for a few more days are the “Ardor” eyes from Avi-Glam. The blue iris tone is pretty close to my own real eyes so I wanted to go with them one more time.

Now that I’ve taken up a little of your time and given you some excellent information, I’m going to make my way back to hotwire that old school car and go for a joy ride (just kidding!) Best shopping to all and until the next as always, stay stylish fellas! Here’s the taxi’s just waiting to take you to great shopping.

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HAIRlock&tuft – Tegan
HEADCATWA – Daniel (Bento)
EYES⊱ AG. Ardor Eyes (Hazel)  ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ M.O.M
FACE⊱ Modulus – Oskar Skin  ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Crossroads
HANDS-VA- BENTO PROHANDS SIGNATURE GIANNI V1.1BETA  ♯ ☆NEW
BODY[SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.1

JACKET⊱ {COLD-ASH} WADE Leather Jacket ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ TMD
JEANSRIOT / Lennon Long Line Jeans
SHOESfame femme: Chucks  – Kori – 01

Photo taken @ Time Portal

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*T&T* Say What?! Two Thumbs (No Longer Available)

[#332] There’s 24 Hours Til I Go Away

They want me over there so I can’t stay
So I say make the best of the times we have

Leaving Song” –  Socialburn  ♫Listen

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There’s little over a day left to make your way to the SIGNATURE Event and grab all the great clothing, skins, and body accessories you can for the [SIGNATURE] Gianni products. I’m proud to be displaying an up and coming designer who I am grateful to call a sponsor.

RIOT has a really great pullover you can pick up at the event. It’s called “Tom” and it has 24 different colors you can pick from if you choose to go all-in and get the full package. The HUD includes the 24 color choices but also you can change the color for the inside of the neck with the same available 24 colors. There are also 8 different metals for the zippers for you to choose from. If you don’t always wear the Gianni body it also comes with fits for Standard Fitmesh, the Adam body, and also SLink Physique and TMP. It really goes great with say your favorite pair of jeans or you could even wear jogging/track pants with them and it would still make for a great outfit.

Just released at the Clef de Peau mainstore is the “Teddy” skin which debuted at the SIGNATURE Event with tones not normally associated with their usual scale. They have made it now available for the CATWA “Daniel” Bento head in their regular tones and have also released a more muscular body skin called “Absfab” which gives you a really developed six-pack for those of you who like to be a little more cut. Also new at CdP is the version 32 eyebrows.

Returning once again is another shade of the Avi-Glam “Ardor Eyes” which are still available at Men Only Monthly. This time I chose to display the “Hazel” tone. I really enjoy the detail in these eyes, they are very realistic looking and are also very remarkable. Men Only Monthly closes it’s doors for the current January round on the 15th of February to set-up for that month’s round.

Uber opened their January/February round on the 25th and while it is mainly an event geared towards the ladies, they do often have some things for us gentleman and it just so happens that I found something I really liked.

Parker has their “Nelson” jeans available to purchase. I chose the grey ones to coordinate with the darker gray of the Riot “Tom” pullover. The “Nelson” jeans comes in three fits (Signature Gianni, SLink Physique, and TMP).

One thing I have noticed is that finding really great footwear to work with the Gianni body is a bit underwhelming. So I took to the marketplace and found a nice little gem from one of my old favorite stores. GAS Clothing has a Unisex pair of sneakers called “Move”. While you can get them at their in-world store, I was in the middle of getting this shoot put together and did not have the extra time to shop so I bought them through the mp. Not only are they compatible with the Gianni body but also have fits for Standard Male and Female, SLink Male and Female, Belleza, Maitreya, and Adam body types. A quick bit of info on the HUD, you can change the laces, base, and cords on the sides of the shoe which allows for a lot of customization.

I am out of time for this entry but I encourage you to take a look at the events and stores featured in this post, I assure you that you will not be disappointed. Maybe I’ll see you out there but if not, until next time, stay stylish fellas! Onto the credits, shall we?

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HAIR⊱ [INK] Beanie with Hair Fatpack – REWARD (No Longer Available)
HEAD⊱ CATWA – Daniel (Bento) ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ Mainstore
EYES⊱ AG. Ardor Eyes (Hazel) ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ M.O.M
EYEBROWS⊱ Clef de Peau – v.32 (Black) ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ Mainstore
FACE⊱  Clef de Peau: Teddy T2 ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ Mainstore
BEARDDOUX – Mesh Beard [Black]
BODY[SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.1

PULLOVER⊱ RIOT / Tom ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ SIGNATURE Event
JEANS⊱ .:PARKER:.-Nelson Jeans.- GREY ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ UBER
SHOES⊱ GAS – Move ≠ @ Marketplace

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PROPOSE – Male Five Hours (7)

[#325] Everything Changes

If I could turn back the years
If you could learn to forgive me
Then I could learn to feel

Everything Changes” –  Staind    ♫Listen

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Gentleman, today I come to you with a relaxed look for those days on the weekend where you just want to kick back and just do a whole lot of nothing. You’ll find in this post items from SwagBag to the Mesh Body Addicts and The Medieval Fantasy Fair, along with a nice little surprise I found on the Marketplace.

We’ll get to the SwagBag first since that started earlier in the month. No.Match has released the “No Hope” hair which is a medium length side hanging style. You can use just about any kind of hairbase with this and it will still look great. Keep in mind that the pack only includes the Ombre tones with combinations of browns/blondes and blacks/reds. There should be something there for everyone who wants to deviate from the normal.

MESANGE is currently offering the “Cranford Eyes” at The Medieval Fantasy Fair. As I mentioned in a previous entry, their newly updated HUD is fantastic. It gives you the opportunity to use either the mesh eyes that are included or use appliers for the Omega and Genesis Lab systems. The Beauty Pack, which includes 15 different iris colors is well worth the price and I highly recommend it.

For those who are fans of the Mesh Body Addicts event, I have something for you. One of my favorite up and coming creators, RIOT, has released the Lennon Long Line Jeans. These jeans have a wide variety of denim tones and will fit just about any avatar choice you have. The HUD is simple to use and you can also choose the color style of the metal buttons on them which gives a broader range of choice combinations.

For the aforementioned Marketplace item I spoke of, I was browsing the other day not for anything in particular and came across the Portand shirt from Native Urban. I’m positive that this shirt is available in-world but to discover it first on the Marketplace where things can be very hit or miss makes it a mega find. It has a relaxed look and is fitted for Standard avatars as well as those with SLink and [SIGNATURE] Gianni bodies as well. It comes packaged with a HUD that has a wide variety of graphic designs, allowing for it to be one of those shirts that you don’t just toss into your closet and forget about it. There is at least a design that you could wear it every day of the week and not wear the same look twice.

This is all I have for this outing and I’d rather everyone take a ride from the credits below to take a look at these items and much more at the events they are featured in. The SwagBag is subscription based but can still be purchased from their Headquarters, the taxi will also be below. Until the next time, keep it stylish fellas!

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HAIR⊱ no.match_ ~ NO HOPE ~ Essentials/OMBRE ≠ ☆NEW☆ @SwagBag (Jan)
HEAD[GA.EG] Damon Bento Mesh Head
EYES⊱ MESANGE – Cranford Eyes / BEAUTY PACK ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ The Medieval Fantasy Fair
FACE⊱  Clef de Peau: Bradley T2 [GA.EG] ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ Mainstore
BODY[SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.1

SHIRT⊱ -NU- Portland Shirt ≠ @ Marketplace
JEANS⊱ RIOT / Lennon Long Line Jeans ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ Mesh Body Addicts

[#323] ‘Cause Now You’re Walking Out The Door

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But I guess I’m too late
Now I’m empty like this bottle
Like this house is gonna be

Drunk Enough” –  Angels Fall    ♬Listen

Things are starting to finally settle down after the holidays and the turning of the calendar and I have some excellent goods to share with you. Grab a seat and lend an ear because some of your favorite events and equally as great designers are putting their best foot forward.

SwagBag is slowly becoming one of my favorite things that I look forward to at the beginning of the month. Just in case you’ve never heard of it or have little knowledge of it, here’s a crash course on what it is about and how it works. It’s a subscription based product box like you may see out in the real world (Loot Crate, DC Legion of Collectors, etc) and you pay a fee of $1500 to get a box packed with a variety of items ranging from Skins, Clothes, and Furniture to Hair and Poses. Many of the top designers have been participating in this since it’s inception during the month of August 2016. There are theme boxes which have items centering around that chosen theme and some boxes do not have one and are just random items the chosen creator puts in. It’s well worth the money and if you see something from a previous SwagBag, you can go to their Headquarters and purchase it, however, the cost is $3500 as it is considered a past carton. Also if you’ve never bought or received one as a gift…the container it comes in is super cool with effects and everything. You have to take my word for it…super cool.

Okay! I was a bit wordy there and still have to discuss the items I am featuring from the January edition of SwagBag. The “Merk” tattoo from Dappa is like their usual work, random images placed in strategic places over the body but they always seem to keep it interesting. It’s not your average “tattoo book” kind of thing. They are definitely a creator that works outside of the box.

Also from SwagBag is the “Owen” skin from Stray Dog. This particular skin is an applier for the [SIGNATURE] Gianni head only and comes in 3 tones: Pearl, Cotton, and Buttermilk. Also with this skin in the selected tone of your choice you get the option for clean shaven, clean shaven with freckles or a goatee/mustache combination. Having those options are nice and they do also have a browless face applier if you want to use your favorite one.

RIOT has just released a pair of Pajamas that could be used as Yoga pants if you so chose but all I can say is they are comfy. You get quite a few options especially if you chose to get the full pack, which I entirely encourage based on all the options you receive. 24 colors in all but that’s not all, you get all 24 colors in various types. There is a heathered version which makes them more like sweatpants or you can have two different types of plaid, black check and white check. These are essential for those nights if you are on a winter sim to stay warm and comfy. Also fellas there is a version for the ladies as well so if you want your girl to enjoy the same comfort, take her along to pick those up as well!

Last but not least is the “Pavel” hair from Modulus. This is their first release of the year and it can be found at The Crossroads. I would say the style is kind of like a new-age troubadour that is very trendy. It’s combined with the Vinny hairbase which you can also get at The Crossroads. Both of these items come in the same color packs: Monochromes, Browns, Blondes, and Reds and Vibrants (for those who like to keep things interesting and show their wilder side).

I hope I’ve encouraged you to get up and take a look at these items or to simply go check out the Events and Stores and see what else you might find because there is quite a lot I can assure you. Perhaps maybe I’ll even see you out there but until the next time, keep it stylish fellas! On to the credits!

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⊰HAIR⊱ Modulus – Pavel Hair ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ The Crossroads
⊰HAIRBASE⊱ Modulus – Vinny Hair Base ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ The Crossroads
⊰HEAD⊱ [SIGNATURE] Gianni – Head – v1.1
⊰EYES⊱ MESANGE – London Eyes / BEAUTY PACK
⊰FACE⊱  Stray Dog – OWEN – PEARL ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ SwagBag (Jan)
⊰BODY⊱ [SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.1
⊰TATTOO⊱ DAPPA – Merk Tattoo. ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ SwagBag (Jan)

⊰PANTS⊱ RIOT / Eli Chill Pants ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ Mainstore
⊰SOCKS⊱ [HoR] Fashion Socks – Blacks ≠ @ Marketplace

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RK Poses. Juno (1)