[#370] I’m Sexy And I Know It

When I walk in the spot this is what I see
Everybody stops and they staring at me

Sexy And I Know It” –  LMFAO  ♫Listen

It’s been a while since I have done an entry that wasn’t an emotionally charged theme and just totally let loose and show some of my more humorous side. I like to try and do all sorts of different things with the medium that I work with. I also like to show that I can do funny or poke fun at myself as well to show that I’m not so tightly wound. This definitely fits that category and I did it with the help of items that can be found at The Dark Style Fair 4, The Men’s Department, Men Only Monthly and The Avenue.

I may not have mentioned it in previous posts but it is the 5th anniversary of The Men’s Department and I remember being at the very first one even though I was not very active in-world at the time I wanted to check out what all the hoopla was about. I was impressed then and I’ve continued to stay that way throughout the years and supporting the event as best as I could through whatever means possible. I’ve always found something in every round since the beginning and it makes me glad to know that those behind the event keep striving to bring males the items and designers we sorely need to stay stylish, so thank you TMD for making my job a smidge easier.

While I am on the topic of TMD, my item for this look is the “SEAN” skin by STRAY DOG. I knew the moment I saw the advertisement on Flickr that I would need to feature this somehow. The face can show a hint of mischief if using the right animation on the CATWA Daniel HUD. It’s one of those faces that has that air of confidence bordering on cocky. It comes with a HUD that you can choose whether or not you want to have freckles, there is an applier for both. It also comes with an eyebrow and body shape unless you have one of your own that you prefer to use. I experiment with this kind of thing quite often but I chose to use the one included and the look truly appealed to me.

Tattoos are not something I do a lot of with my looks as most of my styles have longer sleeves or just cover up most of the art which renders it meaningless of what it’s purpose is, which is to be displayed. It’s also not because I dislike tattoos as that is not the case as I am the proud owner of ink in the real world. With that said, there are about three to four different tattoo creators that I enjoy products from, ISUKA is no exception. For this look I am featuring the “Gabriel” tattoo which has a very detailed scene which comprises of a chest plate and full sleeves combination. The product contains legacy tattoos as well as appliers for Belleza, Maitreya, Gianni, Omega, and TMP with three different opacity choices (Fresh, Normal, and Faded). It is a very well done tattoo and I encourage you to at least give it and the ISUKA brand a look if you are fan of ink.

Yack is a brand that before finding them at The Avenue I had never heard of. The mens boxers they have for sale (two different texture versions) are very nicely done and if you are the kind of person that enjoys relaxing around in just that well then this product will appeal to you. I purchased the Printed version but am highly considering going back before The Avenue ends to pick up the solids pack. Tthe package contains sizes for Adam, Aesthetic, Gianni, SLink Physique, and TMP with two versions: regular and “exposed” for those of you who are a bit more daring.

Exile is featuring the “Outsider” hair at The Dark Style Fair 4. With the new rich textures that Kavar Cleansate has begun to use in the new era of the brand, it was hard not to splurge and pick up the “All or Nothing” pack. This ear length hair is great for those of you who like having hair that is not short but also not down to your neck or farther. It seems that Exile has been releasing more female items but I expect that to change in the near future and I await with anticipation what he has in store for us fellas.

A few posts back I re-visited the “Ardor Eyes” from Avi-Glam. No sooner did I publish the post I received a delivery of an update adding new iris colors that were not previously included. I like that Avi-Glam takes care of their products and sees opportunities to enhance or update them and for those who previously purchased them are given the new product instead of having to re-purchase them to gain access to those colors that were not available when it first was released.

My last little bit of information for you is about the pose I used for this look. It is the “Kevin (Revisited)” set by Poseology which I originally obtained at the Pose Fair but didn’t have an idea to put it to use during the event. This set of poses are mainly used for those who might be body builders and or more muscular than yours truly which is why I had a little fun with it.

Now that you’ve been given all the pertinent information about what went into this look, I will leave you with the look/style credits below here along with access to the store and event locations for every item I used. I look forward to seeing you back again but until then as always, stay stylish fellas.


HAIR⊱ Exile – Outsider ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Dark Style Fair 4
HEADCATWA – Daniel (Bento)
EYESAG. Ardor Eyes *Updated*
FACE⊱ STRAY DOG – SEAN (Tone 3) ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ TMD
BODY[SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.5
TATTOO⊱ ISUKA Gabriel ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ M.O.M

BOXERS⊱ YACK – Mens Boxer (Printed) ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Avenue


Poseology – Justin (Revisited) (1)

[#367] So Let’s Start Over…

I feel so mad
I feel so angry
I feel so callous
So lost, confused, again

I Feel So” –  Box Car Racer  ♫Listen

Hello and welcome back! Glad to see that you’ve come to take a look at the next entry in the ever growing space I like to call “These Conversations Kill”. I have a little bit of everything going on in this one, a bit of this and that if you will. Sometimes I don’t always have the inspiration for the work I do before I shoot the photos and that makes it difficult much like when a musician has words but no music to put it with. That was the case with this but as I was kind of going through different thoughts and themes I came across on of my old favorite side projects of Tom Delonge of Blink-182 fame. I am actually a fan of all of the projects the guys in Blink have done but one of my favorites is Boxcar Racer. It seems to have just come out at a time in my life that it really resonated with me and has been something I cherish and go back and listen to every now and again. I’m glad I’ve found use for it in this medium as well.

I was not able to get it done in time but the skin that I’m wearing originally appeared at the Limit8 event but was not one of the limited items so I would like to say that if it is not in the main store, it should be soon. The “ERWIN” skin from STRAY DOG is really a handsome devil. In the package you get two different HUDS (one with eyebrows and one without so you can use your own). Each one has an option of a regular face or freckles if that is something that suits you visually.

For my hair, I dug out an old favorite that I haven’t worn in a while and thought it worked for the mechanic look that I was going for. Longer and somewhat messy looking is the Jakob from Damselfly. I bought the variety pack for this because I like having the basic tones just in case I’m feeling like trying something different than my usual blacks or browns.

I made it pretty easy with the wardrobe this go round, however, the unfortunate part is at the moment flow. does not have an in-world store and the “Air Jumpsuit” is not quite yet up on their marketplace location. It originally appeared at the ULTRA event for April but has already since closed. This package in its original form (when it becomes available on the marketplace it may change) is a Fatpack and is fitted for the [SIGNATURE] Gianni body only and has 4 different colors included (Black, Blue, Green, and Red).

On my feet are the “Chris” sneakers from PARKER. These were originally a part of the March round of n21 and somehow got lost within my closet…whoopsy! I managed to get them out of the box and slapped them right on my feet and off to work I went. The full pack of shoes comes with a HUD that you can change the various parts of the shoe which makes it a practical value considering if you did get more than one you would probably come close to the price anyway.

I’ll confess I am not much of a decorator and find it pretty hard most times to put a scene together without it taking a large amount of time. Though when I found myself looking at the shopping guide for the Draftsman event I saw a bunch of things that peaked my interest and I was off and running. NOMAD has up for sale the “AUTO REPAIR SHOP” which is a nice garage with an office and with the right items could be fully stocked and used for any kind of community or role-play situation.

The “Damien” Pose set from An Lar Poses is one that was first available at this years Pose Fair which has now since concluded; has 6 different poses with mirrors which I find handy if you favor a certain side photographically.

Now that you know what has all gone into what you see visually, I’ll kindly leave you with the credits so you can venture to the stores and events so you can give things a look yourself and find what best works for you! I look forward to our next encounter but until then as always, stay stylish fellas!


HAIRDamselfly – Jakob
HEADCATWA – Daniel (Bento)
EYES⊱ Go&See – Mountain ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Dark Style Fair 4
FACESTRAY DOG – ERWIN (COTTON)
BODY[SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.5

JUMPSUIT⊱ flow . Air Jumpsuit ♯ Currently Unavailable
SHOES:PARKER: CHRIS SNEAKERS

BUILD⊱ NOMAD // AUTO REPAIR SHOP ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Draftsman
CHEST[Con.] The Garage Collection – Tool Chest †

Item is Gacha Machine Prize


an lar [poses] The Damien Series

[#359] So Let’s Run

Cause this is not enough
I won’t wait for them to cut me up
So give me all you’ve got
They’ll never stop until they see us fall…

Run” –  Bring Me The Horizon  ♫Listen

I haven’t done a truly role-play inspired or historical type entry for as long as I can remember. So I knew it was about time when a lot of the pieces all tied together from current events such as We Love RP and Square1.

For the longest time I’ve been a fan of all things Scottish due to my love for the Highlander films and television series. You may recall in very early entries that I paid homage to them as well. So when I saw the Noble Creations “The Outlander Kilt” I couldn’t pass up the opportunity. It comes with a HUD that gives you three different cloth color choices. Yellow, Red, and Black. There is also a bag accessory (which I did not use for this photo session) that comes in Brown, Green, and Black. Sizes included in the box are for Aesthetic, [SIGNATURE] Gianni, Standard S-L, and TMP.

Also from the We Love RP event there are one of three new sets of eyes from MESANGE. This time I am wearing the “Thetis Eyes”. With 15 different color options you are bound to find a tone you like. I found #15 to be a very stunning green which I knew would fit perfectly with my Highland theme.

I’d like to take a moment to recommend the beard that I am wearing in this look. It’s made by Yuth and is called the Cyrus. I knew that I was going to like this item based on the ad for it that I originally saw on the marketplace. I did however go to their in-world location to make my purchase and went with the whole set. While it might be a little pricey at $1500L the amount of colors per HUD that you get can’t be beat; it is still a value nonetheless. I was able to size it just right and the included omega appliers made it seamless on my hardened warrior’s face.

At one of the previous rounds of We Love RP, I featured a hair from a brand named VoluptasVituralis. There were two hairs that I purchased and this is the second of those two. I bought the full pack for “Aranai” as well because I knew that I could potentially use it for several projects in the future. I really like the vivid textures on this hair, especially on the ginger tone I used.

How could I also forget that there is a new round of The Men’s Department going on? That’s right they are back with all new clothing, skins, furniture, pose props and more for you to get your hands on. Speaking of skins, I am wearing the “SHAWN” skin from Stray Dog in the Peach tone. It comes with an two different HUDS to use if you want to go with the eyebrows that were created with the skin and one for you to use your own. What also made this a great choice to use for this photo set is that there is a version that is a bit roughed up. What celtic warrior comes out of battle unscathed? Yeah, I thought so myself. Just in case you were wondering the package does include a brow shaper and body shape as well unless you have one of your own that suits you better.

Last but certainly not least is one of the reasons this visual concept came about. Image Essentials released the “RAGNAR” Bento pose set at the Square1 event. This event seems to be a newer one because I don’t recall seeing it before but this item certainly is worth going to check out if you are into fantasy themed photography. It comes with 5 different poses along with mirror poses as well as two different battle axes. Makes the warrior look come full circle I think and was a huge inspiration when I put this together. A big shout to Kay Weston for bringing this item to us all.

I think I have covered just about everything that I can think of so it is that time to wrap up this entry. I enjoyed working on this project and I hope you’ve enjoyed viewing it just the same. Until the next time, stay stylish fellas! Onto the credits!!!


HAIR⊱ \//. VoluptasVirtualis -Aranai-
EYES⊱ MESANGE – Thetis ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ We Love RP
FACE⊱ STRAY DOG – SHAWN (PEARL) ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ TMD
BEARDYuth – Cyrus “RED”
BODY[SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.5

KILT⊱ [NC] – The Outlander Kilt ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ We Love RP
BOOTS[The Forge] Wastelander Boots, Brown

Photo Taken @ Da Vinci’s Garden


IE – RAGNAR (3) ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Square1

[#357] Your Future Says Run

No you can’t go on
No you can’t even talk
Your future says run
But you can’t even walk

Future Says Run” –  Tonic  ♫Listen

On the 31st of March, These Conversations Kill had it’s 3rd Birthday/Anniversary. While I intended to have this finished by then it just wasn’t possible due to outside obligations. Since I started this little project I’ve come up with 357 different concepts and looks for the readers to do with what they choose. Take what they like or don’t like and create a style or outfit and make it their own.

Time seems to go by in a flash (pun intended) and I cannot express the amount of joy and fun that this has brought me over these past three years. What started out as an idea to make sure that a reader would be able to find the items they wanted if they were available and the exact location to get them was the intention behind what you see here today. I never want someone to feel like I did when I had seen an item on a male fashion blog but there was nothing stating where I could go to get it. Even after contacting the person who authored the blog and getting very little information, it was that exact moment I wanted to strive to produce something better and something more informative.

Thank you to everyone who has followed, liked, faved, and everything else in between. The support that I’ve been given by numerous fellow bloggers who have become great friends and to those that are not colleagues that just enjoy what I do. It all means more than I could ever truly put into words.

Also to the sponsors who have put their faith in this little space on the web to showcase their work because I value what they do. It goes hand in hand.

If you are interested in getting the mesh Flash avatar, you can grab it from 3DMeshiah on the Marketplace. I chose not to post it in the full credits because it is not the central focus of this particular entry.

Stray Dog has slowly become a very strong presence as a skin maker, becoming one of my favorites along with designers like Modulus, Clef de Peau, and even Tableau Vivant. At this current round of ULTRA you can get the Seb skin in three different tones. I chose the Pearl tone as it was my favorite of the three. In the applier HUD it comes with the regular facial skin and also freckles.

Mesange is participating in the Mens Only Hunt 9 that just started on the 1st of April and runs until 30th. There are 5 different colors to choose from as it is a Mini-Pack that is put altogether. I chose the color that looked similar to a certain Scarlet Speedster’s look like before he’s about to take off.

Also the subway background is one I had been eyeing since it became available at Kustom9 so I finally made use of it and really like how detailed it is. It made the idea I was going for a bit easier to work with. I’m not familiar with the brand ninety but if they continue to make products such as this, I will definitely be featuring them more. They are on my radar.

[high v.] is one of those stores that a pop culture nerd enjoys and that is where I found the comic inspired hooded sweatshirts. There are 9 different designs you can choose from and you can tell by the theme of this entry what mine was. Originally this product made it’s debut at an event called Level Up but I don’t recall there being much press or hoopla about it. I found out about them from the ad posted on Flickr by the store itself so I was able to get them there.

The NEOPRIME TRAINERS were previously available at the February/March round of Uber but they should be appearing soon at the Main location any time now. I picked up the full pack because of all the customization options that are available. Millions of combinations can be made from the bevy of colors you are able to pick from. As you can see I went with Red/Yellow this time but I have a feeling this will definitely be featured again in another capacity as they work well with jeans.

Lastly, I’d like to give mention to the XXY “Manly” pose pack that you can grab right now at the current round of Men Only Monthly. I really like their poses though the only small complain I have and it isn’t a huge one is that they only package pose balls. If you want to try and use them on a sim where you are not aloud to place items, you have to manually take them out before you go. As I said it’s not a big deal overall but if Xerys manages to read this little space, I’m sure not only myself but the readers would love for you to include the static poses in the package as well.

I’m going to wrap up this entry up and leave you with the credits and taxi’s so that you can go check out these stores and events and create a great outfit like this one or one of your own. Until next time, stay stylish fellas.


HAIR⊱ -Valiant- Brando Hair – Mono ♯ No Longer Available
EYESMESANGE – Nan Madol Eyes Mini Pack ♯ ☆NEWMOH9 Hunt
FACE⊱ STRAY DOG – SEB (PEARL) ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ ULTRA
BODY[SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.5
SHAPEReach – Jason

HOODIE[high v.] Mens Hoodys – Flash
JEANS{Fe Style} Orlov Jeans – (Ripped) Black
SHOES[VALE KOER] NEOPRIME TRAINERS

RINGSAbsolut Vendetta – Icarus Bento Rings

BACKDROP⊱ ninety – Subway Train Party ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Kustom9


XXY – Manly Pack (5) ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ M.O.M
Le Poppycock – Headshot *A* (The Loose Cannon)
Le Poppycock – Headshot *A* (The Introvert)

[#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)

[#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)