[#348] All Hell Can’t Stop Us Now

It has to start somewhere
It has to start sometime
What better place than here?
What better time than now?

Guerilla Radio” –  Rage Against The Machine  ♫Listen

It’s now on to entry #3 in These Conversations Kill’s coverage of Skin Fair. This time not only is there a skin but also some ink for those of you who love using your skin as an art canvas.

I’ll start though with the very top of the body and work my way down, seems like the best way to break things down.

At The Crossroads event there is a new release by hair creator “tram”. You can purchase the G0220 style with three different HUD packs to choose from. I thought this style went best with the look I was going for as it seems to fit the different asian trends I’ve noticed lately. A longer pulled back style with some curls left in the front and a small little tail in the back. I really like it along with the textures and I have a feeling that it may have some use in future works.

This is also the third release from MESANGE from their exclusives for the We ❤ RP event. The “Tikal Eyes” have 15 different options for you and for those of you with Omega enabled eyes a HUD to change them as well as the standard mesh versions. Each eye has different iris/pupil sizes for you to stylize yourself.

Modulus’ “Jae-Sun” skin is the second I’ve featured of the three exclusives from Skin Fair. I chose to stick with the included shape and hairbase for this one because it was the best fit for what I was going for. I also chose to use the full eyebrow/beard combination as well for a little more rugged looking assassin. Gives a bit more of an “edge” if you get my drift.

The trend for tattoos on the grid these days seems to lean towards using different images and kind of mashing them up to create a theme. Personally I’m not sure that I understand it but it does tend to make for some cool looking ink and that’s what I feel Dappa has done here. “The Alchemist” grabbed my attention the moment I saw the advertisement. From the image of the knight on the left pectoral to the King Arthur type theme, it was just something I had to have. Provided in the package are the standard tattoo layers and then HUDS for various body types with fresh and faded opacity levels. It’s a must have tattoo and a high favorite of mine in all of the ones I’ve seen offered lately.

Today is the final day of the February/March round of the Signature Event. I’m happy that I got this in even if it is at the 11th hour of sorts but I had to feature the Gabriel bento enabled gloves. There are two versions for sale but I went with the regular version. As much as the version with the ring on the finger called to me, I thought this was best for the idea I was running with.

I have at least one more item to show you before the current round of Men Only Monthly ends on the 15th to restock for the March/April round that begins on the 20th. [Gild] who was once a part of Gabriel has struck out on their own and is off to a good start with some of the items I’ve seen from their brand so far. I’m wearing the “Soft leather easy pants” in the checkered version. I thought that I would do something different since it’s way too easy to just wear a pair of black leather pants and with this being offered it was a refreshing change of pace. Sizes included in the package are for Gianni, SLink Physique, and TMP body style. Sadly there are no standard or fitmesh sizes for this product.

For the backdrop and pose, I’d like to give honorable mention to both MINIMAL and Q-Poses. They helped make this head easier in creating. I picked up the “Illusion Background” from Uber and “The Warrior” pose set was originally available at Cosmopolitan but you can currently pick it up at their main location or at the current round of 2nd Level.

Time for me to get to the next adventure but I hope you like what you’ve seen and head out to these locations for these great items or for items that peak your interests. Until the next time, stay stylish fellas!


HAIR⊱ tram G0220 hair / HUD-A ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Crossroads
HEADCATWA – Daniel (Bento)
EYES⊱ MESANGE – Tikal ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ We ❤ RP
FACE⊱ Modulus – Jae-Sun Skin ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Skin Fair 2017
BODY[SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.1
TATTOO⊱ DAPPA – The Alchemist Tattoo. ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Skin Fair 2017

PANTS⊱ [Gild] Soft Leather Easy Pants – Checker ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ M.O.M (Feb/Mar)
SHOES[AK] – Summer Spike – Black

GLOVES⊱ ::GB:: BENT Leather Cuff Glove ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Signature Event (Feb/Mar)

BACKDROP⊱ MINIMAL – Illusion Backgrounds (4) ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Uber


{QP} – The Warrior (Includes Katana Prop)

[#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


Le Poppycock *Surf’s Up* Neptune Cocktail

[#343] One Life

You ask me to enter
but then you make me crawl
and I can’t keep holding on
to what you’ve got
When all you’ve got is hurt

One” –  Professional Murder Music  ♫Listen
Originally performed by U2

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I hope everyone’s doing well since the last entry. Things here are going the same which is always good, right? For this look I’ve got some new items from n21, Men Only Monthly, and the Signature Event that should wet your appetite. Let’s get into it right away, shall we?

lock&tuft has a new hair/hat combination you can purchase at the February/March round of n21 that just started back on the 20th. It’s called “ashton”. You can purchase various color packs or get the full pack with all of them. There are 3 different packs to choose from and all of them (full pack included) comes with a HUD for the hat, which has 9 different colors to choose from. It’s definitely not just a winter type hat, it has plenty of year round use so you don’t have to put it away soon when all of that cool weather moves out.

At the Signature Event you can pick up a pair of the new “Riley” jeans from {COLD-ASH}. These jeans come in six different denim colors and have a HUD for changing the belt color or hiding it altogether. The version I am wearing in this entry are the straight leg variety. You can also purchase the boot cut version in the same denim colors or as full packs. If you love wearing jeans then why not go for the gold and get them all! One more thing about the boot cut version, you get a choice of having the cut be high, mid, or low depending on the type of boot you want to wear. Sizes included for these jeans are: Classic, [SIGNATURE] Gianni, SLink Physique, and TMP for those of you with those mesh style bodies.

At Men Only Monthly, 7mad;Ravens has a new shirt for purchase. You can get the “Rags” shirt in five different styles and two different version of that style. It also has 3 different sizes for your avatar so you should be able to find just the right fit for your desired body choice but just in case try the demo if you are unsure; the best way you could go!

Lastly at the Modulus store you can pick up the Esteban skin which comes with both a brow base as well as a body shaper to make it look its very best; it comes in Bronze, Nude, Olive, and Tan. As with just about all of the skins made by Modulus, this has an option for just the face without brows while using your own. You can use the ones built in as an option and can also have facial hair by itself or all in one for a full look. Choose which one is best for you but there is truly no wrong way. For those of you who own a [SIGNATURE] Gianni Mesh Head, there is also a version of this skin as well at the Signature Event!

Now that you have all this information it’s time to leave you transportation to get to the stores and events currently featured in this post. As always…until next time, stay stylish fellas.

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HAIR⊱ lock&tuft – ashton ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ n21
HEADCATWA – Daniel (Bento)
EYESMESANGE – Mercury Eyes
FACEModulus – Esteban Skin ♯ ☆NEW
HANDS-VA- BENTO PROHANDS SIGNATURE GIANNI V2.1BETA
BODY[SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.1

SHIRT⊱ 7mad;Ravens Rags (V3) ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ MOM
JEANS⊱ {COLD-ASH} RILEY STRAIGHT JEANS ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Signature Event
SHOES..::ILLI::.. Mirko Sneakers

Photo taken @ The Fallen City

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{Picturesque Poses} ~ Paul (4)

[#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)

[#329] I’m Waking Up

Hey, my life is real great feel I’m well on my way
to my dreams coming true and I’m getting to do it with you.
And it feels so nice when the people sing along
they’re singing along with the banjo

Take It All Back 2.0” –  Judah And The Lion  ♫Listen

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After shopping trips to The Men’s Dept, Men Only Monthly, the SIGNATURE Event, and the newly opened Lost & Found, I have got a very cool and casual look to share with you this time around.

A few items have returned from last time like the Go&See “Jayden” skin that you can get right now at Men Only Monthly. I just really like how it looks with the Catwa “Daniel” Bento head. Sometimes with appearance you can’t help but to go back to your faves. Sometimes I do change things up just to provide a variety with my looks but when you feel comfortable you tend to use it more frequently.

My other Men Only Monthly item are the “Ripped Jeans” by INVICTUS. They come fitted for Nyramith Aesthetic, [SIGNATURE] Gianni, SLink Physique, Standard Fitted, and TMP body types. Wearing them with my Gianni body was pretty effortless but you still have to tick most of your leg alphas in the HUD but nothing complicated to deal with. They also come in several choices from your light denims to your darker and black so depending on your style or mood, you can find the right one.

{COLD-ASH} has a new product available at the SIGNATURE Event. That’s right, you can get the CONNOR long sleeved Polo shirt which is available right now. I really like the style of this shirt, it’s very casual and would be very comfortable to wear to just about any social gathering. There are 8 colors to choose from but I tend to have a hard time with making a choice so I am glad that I have the entire classic pack. Besides the Gianni fitted shirt, you also get fits for standard, SLink Physique, and TMP bodies. The best thing about this shirt is that you also have the option for a slim waist or a wider waist (for those of you who like baggier shirts as I do).

Tableau Vivant is at The Men’s Dept with the Oliver hair. It’s a very nice mid-length hair in which there are three different color packs or the option to buy all of them for a discounted price. I chose to go with the Naturals II set and add a bit of salt and pepper to give a little more mature look.

Now onto the newest round of Lost & Found, which opened for their January/February round on the 22nd. MESANGE is offering the “Melancholy Eyes” which have a total of 15 color iris’ and come with the standard mesh eyes. The HUD allows you to change the size of the pupils and also has options for OMEGA and Genesis Lab appliers. I really that there are options for the size of the pupils because not everyone likes to have huge eyes. It is becoming more and more of a standard option recently and I am certainly grateful that MESANGE has picked it up.

It’s time for you all to get your shopping on and pick up these great items or any of the other great products at these events. Maybe I’ll see you out there. Until the next time we meet up here for more fashion, stay stylish fellas! Now onto the credits!!!

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HAIR⊱ Tableau Vivant \\ Oliver Hair – Naturals II ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ TMD
HEAD⊱ CATWA – Daniel (Bento) ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ Mainstore
EYES⊱ MESANGE – Melancholy Eyes (1) ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ Lost & Found
EYEBROWSClef de Peau – v.30 (Black)
FACE⊱  Go&See * Jayden  * Pale ~ ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ M.O.M
BODY[SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.1

SHIRT⊱ {COLD-ASH} CONNOR Long Sleeve Polo Shirt (Classic) ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ SIGNATURE Event
JEANS⊱ INVICTUS – Ripped Jeans ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ M.O.M
SHOES//Ascend// Triple Monk Shoes – Black

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Le Poppycock *La Di Da* A (Play Me A Memory)

[#327] I Am Stronger

I can’t believe in you any longer
I am stronger…stronger than you

Stronger” –  Through Fire  ♫Listen

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In case you haven’t heard the exciting new, there’s another new mesh Bento head out on the market. That’s right, newly released this week comes the “Daniel” head by Catwa. Many of the fans of the Catwa head have been wanting this ever since the announcement of the Bento Project. I’m not going to go all fanboy on this because I’m a casual Catwa fan having purchased their first ever male mesh head which I did enjoy using, but I do like to try out other things. With the new Daniel head being modifiable by shape sliders it will give an fresh look at the brand all thanks to the technology fueled by Bento.

The head comes with basic animations and comes with a $5,000 price tag. It has 2 layers a piece for hairbases, eyebrows, make-up and tattoos so there’s a lot of customization at your disposal. It is Omega Compatible so you can use your favorite non Catwa appliers for your face and also for the rigged eyes that are included in the pack. The eyes also are compatible with the Catwa Eyes HUD if you’ve previously purchased this.

As for animations, like stated before, there are the basics just like the previous head releases. You can get more information about this product at the Catwa website which you can find HERE.

To go with this exciting new product, I have more exciting news. Chucky Hollak of MODULUS (formerly Fruk) has gone back to his roots. That’s right, MODULUS under the moniker M | Bare has just released the “Milo” skin and “Emil” body appliers. This excellent skin comes in 6 tones (Beige, Cream, Nude, Peru, Sand, and Tan) and has an option for using build in brows or browless so you can use your favorite style or brand. Both the skin and the body are available at ULTRA which is currently open and also at the SIGNATURE Event which starts on January 20th.

Men Only Monthly starts once again on the 20th as well and Avi-Glam will be releasing the Ardor Eyes. There are 6 colors to choose from and you can get them in Standard, Mesh, and Omega applier formats. I enjoy switching eye colors for different things but this go round I went with a color similar to my own real ones, which is blue. As you can see in the close-up they are very striking. Included in the HUDs for the Mesh and Omega styles are options for small, medium, and large pupils; standard eyes also have each of these options.

I decided for this particular outing I was going to go with the tough and badass approach. A while back DECO released biker attire that I thought was very cool but just hadn’t found inspiration to use until now. The Outlaw series comes separate with a Vest/Shirt, Jeans, and Boots combination. The Vest has an option to wear it with and without the shirt as well as to create your own specific MC patches. The jeans have several colors to choose from and have a wallet chain attached for added badassery. The boots also have several different colors available and you can wear a full version of them or just the bottom part of the foot to work with the jeans or any pants you may have in your closet that are cut specifically to wear with boots.

Lastly, what tough guy would be complete without a tough looking dog? Amitie released a set of poses complete with a stern looking puppy to show those around you that you don’t play well with others.

That is all that I have for you this time, there are plenty of new events just starting or that have already started so I need to get out there so I can cover them here just for you. As always…until next time, stay stylish fellas!

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HAIRMINA – Waylon
HEADCATWA – Daniel (Bento) ≠ NEW @ Mainstore
EYES⊱ AG. Ardor Eyes (Blue) ≠ NEW @ M.O.M
FACE⊱  Modulus – Milo (Cream)  ≠ NEW @ ULTRA & SIGNATURE EVENT
BODY[SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.1

VESTDECO – Outlaw Vest
JEANSDECO – Outlaw Jeans (Leather)
BOOTSDECO – Outlaw Boots (Black)

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Amitie – Dobeman (Male) (5)

[#317] All These Things That I’ve Done

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And when there’s nowhere else to run
Is there room for one more son
These changes ain’t changing me
The gold-hearted boy I used to be

Some of the items featured in this post are a part of the SIGNATURE Event that ends tonight at 12:00 a.m. SLT so if you’d like to chance to see just what is being offered then I encourage you to take the rides provided below and shop til you drop.

As always keep it stylish fellas and catch you in the next one!

sectionheaders_tlv5HAIR⊱ Modulus – Nick Hat & Hair – FatPack ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ SwagBag (Dec)
HEAD[SIGNATURE] Gianni – Head – v1.1
EYES⊱ MESANGE – Taiga Eyes BEAUTY PACK ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ Winter Trend 2016
FACE⊱ Clef de Peau – Winston T2 ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ Signature Event
BODY[SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.1

JACKET⊱ L&B Swear Sherpa Denim Jacket ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ SwagBag (Dec)
PANTS⊱ ED. Unknown SwagBag Exclusive ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ SwagBag (Dec)
SHOES[ VERSOV ] WONZOV Sneakers – DIRTY WHITE

CAMPFIRE⊱ Modulus – Winter Campfire ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ Tannenbaum

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sectionheaders_tiv5All These Things That I’ve Done” –  The Killers    ♬Listen