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

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

Heathens” –Β  Twenty One PilotsΒ  β™«Listenβ™«

Beware…the Ides of March

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


THE CLOWN

⊰HAIR⊱ [taketomi] Joker – Nurie
⊰HEAD⊱ CATWA – Daniel (Bento)
⊰EYES⊱ MESANGE – Tikal β™― β˜†NEWβ˜† @ We ❀ RP
⊰FACE⊱ ^^Swallow^^ Jok3r Suicide Skin Catwa β™― β˜†NEWβ˜† @ Skin Fair 2017
⊰BODY⊱ [SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.1
⊰TATTOO⊱ ^^Swallow^^ Jok3r Suicide Tattoo Update 0.1

⊰OUTFIT⊱ [Phunk] Joker Outfit β™― Marketplace

⊰TENT⊱ RO – Circus Rot – Two Top Tent † β™― β˜†NEWβ˜† @ The Arcade
⊰BALLOONS⊱ RO – Circus Rot – Balloon Party † β™― β˜†NEWβ˜† @ The Arcade

⊰HEATHEN⊱ RO – Circus Rot – Yoyo RARE † β™― β˜†NEWβ˜† @ The Arcade
⊰HEATHEN⊱ The Silas Gallery – Le Petit Cirque – 7 – Clown † β™― β˜†NEWβ˜† @ The Chapter Four
⊰HEATHEN⊱ The Silas Gallery – Le Petit Cirque – 9 – Pierrot † @ The Chapter Four


THE CAT

⊰HEAD⊱ LeLutka – Chloe
⊰EYES⊱ Clemmm – Human Eyes (Green)
⊰FACE⊱ Lara Hurley – Cindy (Milky)
⊰BODY⊱ Maitreya – Lara v3.5

⊰BODYSUIT⊱ S&P Cat Lady Catsuit Lara Black RARE † β™― β˜†NEWβ˜† @ The Arcade
⊰BOOTS⊱ S&P Cat Lady Boots Lara Black RARE † β™― β˜†NEWβ˜† @ The Arcade

⊰MASK⊱ S&P Cat Lady Mask Black RARE † β™― β˜†NEWβ˜† @ The Arcade
⊰GLOVES⊱ S&P Cat Lady Gloves Lara Black RARE † β™― β˜†NEWβ˜† @ The Arcade
⊰CLAWS⊱ S&P Cat Lady Claws Black † β™― β˜†NEWβ˜† @ The Arcade

† Gacha Prize


Vetrovian Sin – Than Shoot Me β™― Marketplace

[#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” –Β  Course Of NatureΒ  β™«Listenβ™«

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
⊰HEAD⊱ CATWA – Daniel (Bento)
⊰EYES⊱ MESANGE – Bering Eyes β™― β˜†NEWβ˜† @ We ❀ RP
⊰FACE⊱ [Bay Harbor] Matt Skin – Tint 1 β™― Marketplace
⊰HANDS⊱ -VA- BENTO PROHANDS SIGNATURE GIANNI V2.1BETA
⊰BODY⊱ [SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.1
⊰SHAPE⊱ Reach – Grayson Shape β™― β˜†NEWβ˜†
⊰TATTOO⊱ .Facade. :: Cruel Beauty
⊰TATTOO⊱ .ARISE. Bane Tattoo β™― β˜†NEWβ˜† @ The Chapter Four

⊰SHORTS⊱ ExalteD – Swin Trunks Tropical v7 β™― β˜†NEWβ˜† @ Signature Event

Photo Taken @ Baja Norte


Le Poppycock *Surf’s Up* Neptune Cocktail

[#344] I’ll Follow You Down

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

I’ll Follow You” –Β  ShinedownΒ  β™«Listenβ™«

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

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

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

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

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

Until the next time, stay stylish fellas!


BRENNAN
⊰HAIR⊱ [BURLEY] Troy – Sampler
⊰HEAD⊱ CATWA – Daniel (Bento)
⊰EYES⊱ MESANGE – Cassandra Eyes β™― β˜†NEWβ˜† @ The Chapter Four
⊰FACE⊱ Go&See * Markus * Pale β™― β˜†NEWβ˜† @ The Crossroads
⊰HANDS⊱ -VA- BENTO PROHANDS SIGNATURE GIANNI V2.1BETA
⊰BODY⊱ [SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.1

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


BIANCA
⊰HAIR⊱ Lamb. Loomer – Pastel Pack✝
⊰HEAD⊱ LeLutka – Chloe
⊰EYES⊱ Clemmm – Human Eyes (Green)
⊰FACE⊱ Lara Hurley – Cindy (Milky)
⊰HANDS⊱ -VA- BENTO PROHANDS FEM-V.2BETA
⊰BODY⊱ Maitreya – Lara v3.5

⊰OUTFIT⊱ *KOPI*Β  Baseball Shirts – Red β™― β˜†NEWβ˜† @ Creators Collection Box
⊰SHOES⊱ Maitreya Low Sneakers – 017

✝ Gacha Prize

Photo taken @ Nouvelle’s Adventures


IE – Valentine Heart

[#333] One Of Us Is Going Down

Because I’m hyped up out of control
If It’s a fight, I’m ready to go
I wouldn’t put my money on the other guy
If you know what I know that I know

You’re Going Down” –Β  Sick PuppiesΒ  β™«Listenβ™«

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I have returned with some more goodies from events such as Men Only Monthly, Ultra, and The Chapter Four. After a small break due to yours truly being a bit under the weather, I come back with a little inspiration.

A little bit behind this photo shoot…not long ago I went to see xXx: The Return of Xander Cage. The original movie is one of my guilty pleasures of sorts when I feel like I want a lot of action. So I thought I would see what I could do to represent that in the virtual world. I think that I caught the overall feeling of an action type movie in the photo and I hope that you agree.

I’m one again wearing the Modulus “Milo” Skin that’s still available at the Ultra event up until the 15th of February. However, I went with the “Nude” variation to appear more darker complected than what I normally wear.

{Fe Style} has the “Orlov” jeans for purchase at Men Only Monthly, which is also running their current round until the 15th. There are 8 different denim choices to pick from and has sizes for Standard (xs-xl), [SIGNATURE] Gianni, and SLink Physique mesh bodies.

At N21 you finish out these winter months with the !Aphorism! Winter Parka. I feel it really goes well with the jeans, they both fit perfectly and did not clip into one another when I was shooting for this posting. The coat has an option to add a fur trim to it as well as the ability to change the fur in a HUD. A shirtless option is also included within the included HUD as well in case you decide you want to show the world that you truly are fearless. It comes with sizes for [SIGNATURE] Gianni, SLink Physique, and also TMP.

The Chapter Four has just begun its new round for February and with that I bring you the “Jasper Eyes” from MESANGE. 15 excellent color choices for you to pick from along with a HUD that gives you the option to change the size of the pupils from xs to large. If you purchase the entire BEAUTY PACK with all of the above mentioned colors, you are able use them with Genesis Lab eyes along with the Standard Mesh and Omega Appliers it already comes with.

After putting this post together I’m all set to get some popcorn and watch an action movie. That leaves you free to take a look at the credits below and take a taxi to these events to browse around. Until next time, stay stylish fellas!

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⊰HEAD⊱ CATWA – Daniel (Bento)
⊰EYES⊱ MESANGE – Jasper Eyes (2) β‰  β˜†NEWβ˜† @ The Chapter Four
⊰FACE⊱  Modulus – Milo (Nude) β‰  β˜†NEWβ˜† @ Ultra
⊰BODY⊱ [SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.1

⊰JACKET⊱ !APHORISM! Winter Parka Men – Brown β‰  β˜†NEWβ˜† @ N21
⊰JEANS⊱ {Fe Style} Orlov Jeans β‰  β˜†NEWβ˜† @ M.O.M
⊰SHOES⊱ Addams // New School Shoes

Photos taken @ Nouvelles Adventures

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Le Poppycock – Freewheeler (Superman) **Slighty Modified**

[#324] Forgive & Forget

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Let me down, let me down like only you know how
shut me out, shut me out forgive and forget…

Forgive & Forget” –Β  A Day To RememberΒ Β Β  β™«Listenβ™«

The beginning of the month is one of my favorite times because it means the return of my favorite events with new rounds of things just waiting to jump into my shopping cart. The Men’s Dept. is probably by far my most favorite when it comes to just the gents as far as things go. It is hard not to go wild purchasing things left and right when I am there but I have learned to reign in it a little bit but that doesn’t mean I won’t be displaying some of the best and favorite things from it through the course of the month.

From TMD for this particular look, I chose to wear the British Duffle Coat by ::K:: because I like coats that have a longer length. It has just always been one of my more preferred styles. It’s also nice that it has the built in shirt/sweater combination which comes with a HUD so that you can change their colors to get the exact combination that is perfect for you.

It is just close enough to the end of the December round of Men Only Monthly, which shuts down on the 15th so they can switch everything for the new January round on the 20th. From this event I picked coordinating pants from Ascend. The Hideo Formal Trousers go excellent with the Triple Monk Shoes. The choice of colors for the trousers was a hard decision but I felt going with a monochrome outfit seemed to suit me best. The best thing is that they come in Fitmesh for most standard avatars and also for the mesh body crowd with [Signature] Gianni, Adam, SLink Physique, and also TMP.

The shoes have an unfitted option for standard avatars and also for [Signature] Gianni, Adam, SLink, and TMP as well. The best part is that they come with a HUD to change the type of socks you want to wear. I love the choices they have added, argyle is a style that I prefer in the real world so it’s great to see it represented here on the grid.

The Crossroads event seems to be getting a lot of my attention as I used products from it in my last posting and has made it again this time as well.

tram has released a very nice long hair that flows off to the left side of the body, over the ear with a slight little pony bob at the back. Being that I have a hard time choosing hair colors I grabbed the full package which comes with your usual monochrome, brown, and blonde tones but it also has some really nice ombre tones as well which is what I used for this look. For the other item for this event I am using a pose that is a part of The Dean set from an lar [poses]. Poses for me are kind of hard to describe but I like the overall mood of this set and hope to be able to use more of them for upcoming projects.

Lastly, MESANGE has new eyes available at The Chapter Four. The Sekhmet Eyes come in 16 tones and have a newly updated HUD so that you can have different sized iris/pupils. I think it’s a welcome upgrade to the original products that were previously released. MESANGE just keeps getting better and better over time.

We’ve come to the part of the post where we part ways and I give you the credits for the look so that you can go check out these for yourselves and explore all the things offered at these great events. I’ll see you out on the grid and until then, stay stylish fellas!

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⊰HAIR⊱ tram F1215 hair / FATPACK β‰  β˜†NEWβ˜† @ The Crossroads
⊰HEAD⊱ [GA.EG] Damon Bento Mesh Head
⊰EYES⊱ MESANGE – Sekhmet Eyes / BEAUTY PACK β‰  β˜†NEWβ˜† @ The Chapter Four
⊰FACE⊱  Clef de Peau: Bradley T2 [GA.EG] β‰  β˜†NEWβ˜† @ Mainstore
⊰BODY⊱ [SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.1

⊰JACKET⊱ ::K:: British Duffle Coat – Gray β‰  β˜†NEWβ˜† @ TMD
⊰PANTS⊱ //Ascend// Hideo Formal Trouser – Dark Gray β‰  β˜†NEWβ˜† @ MOM
⊰SHOES⊱ //Ascend// Triple Monk Shoes – Black β‰  β˜†NEWβ˜† @ MOM

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an lar [poses] The Dean Series (Two) β‰  β˜†NEWβ˜† @ The Crossroads

[#318] And Let December Glow In Flames

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Pull a breath like another cigarette
pawnshop heart trading up (trading up)

I Don’t Care” –Β  Fall Out BoyΒ Β Β  ♬Listen♬

Bento is slowly taking over the grid and not just for the ladies. Yes, us gentlemen are getting the same treatment with some products that are slowly rolling in this past week and in the time to come. I’m still trying to get used to it and figure out the best way to use it to maximize it’s benefit with the latest tech coming onto the grid.

In this latest post, I am showcasing the new “Damon” head from [GA.EG] paired with the Essences Ian Skin that’s been one of go to skins in the last little while. I didn’t really use the sliders to edit the head much until I get a little more adjusted but there’s plenty of possibilities now that you can adjust settings like you can for the legacy shapes most of you pre-2014 remember.

The Chapter Four ends tonight and I’d be completely remiss if I didn’t encourage you to take a quick peek over there for the MESANGE “Lark Rise Eyes”. As with all of the MESANGE releases you have lots of options and they’ve now included the option to have different sized pupils via a HUD. These eyes can work with everything or just about and would definitely give you that Handsome edge that you’re looking for.

Also MODULUS has a limited edition hair, “LARS” that is available at the Limit8 event. It comes in your favorite tones and has fits for the standard avi as well as mesh ones.

Lastly, {COLD-ASH} has released a phenomenal Jacket with loads of options, which include the ability to wear a scar of just a t-shirt with it. There are several different colors you can choose from and the scarf/shirt can be color changed as well through the included HUD. If you want to look tough for like the mayor of “Pee Pants City” this release currently available at TMD will certainly fit the bill.

That is about all I have for this outing, pleasant shopping to you all and as always stay stylish fellas!

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⊰HAIR⊱ Modulus – Lars Hair – Limited Edition – FatPack β‰  β˜†NEWβ˜† @ Limit8
⊰HEAD⊱ [GA.EG] Damon Bento Mesh Head β‰  β˜†NEWβ˜† @ Mainstore
⊰EYES⊱ MESANGE – Lark Rise Eyes BEAUTY PACK β‰  β˜†NEWβ˜† @ The Chapter Four (Last Day!)
⊰FACE⊱ Essences – Ian P02
⊰BODY⊱ [SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.1

⊰JACKET⊱ {COLD-ASH} SURVIVOR Leather Jacket (Classic Pack) β‰  β˜†NEWβ˜† @ TMD
⊰JEANS⊱ G I O M E N – Exodus Jeans [FAT PACK]
⊰BOOTS⊱ [Deadwool] Ulrich Boots – Black

⊰BADGER⊱ Schadenfreude Cuddle Honey Badger! RARE β‰  β˜†NEWβ˜† @ The Arcade