[#372] Don’t Let The Days Go By

I’m never alone
I’m alone all the time
Are you at one or do you lie?
We live in a wheel where everyone steals
And when we rise it’s like Strawberry Fields

Glycerine” –  Bush  ♫Listen

Another new week is about to start and I hope you’ve had a wonderful weekend. Plenty of things to try and cover this week so looks like I better get going on it so that all of you are in the know! Also welcome back to another blog post and for those of you that are first time readers welcome, I hope you check out some of the other recent entries and find something that appeals to you.

When Exile had their hair sale last month before their “reboot” of the main location, I picked up a small handful of new hairs and I’m finally getting around to featuring one of them in look. I thought with the theme I used for this entry that it was only fitting to use the “Machinehead” hair. It’s a nice messy look that is not too long nor too short at the same time.

I was finding it hard to find a skin that I could use with the [SIGNATURE] Gianni head (which is now updated to Bento for those of you who did not know). At the Signature Event, Clef de Peau has “Calvin” for sale. I have always been a fan of CdP but I’m reluctant to say that I prefer their skins on the Catwa head. Just because I feel that the Gianni head even now that it is bento compatible is shaped very strangely even with the included shape. I’m wearing T2, which is my usual go to with the CdP brand.

OUTLIER is also a contributor to this round of the Signature Event. They have the “Rebel” jeans which I am wearing the “Stone” version of them. I love the texture of the denim on these and there is also boxer shorts built in as well to make them look even more realistic if you are not wearing a shirt. The only size included in the product is the Gianni/Fitmesh version so for those of you that do not have a Gianni body they will not work for you, which is why I always encourage you to try the demos of all clothing before making a purchase. I’ve learned in the past from being hasty and buying things before trying them.

MESANGE has two new exclusive eyes available at We Love RP; for this look I am wearing the “Ashtar Eyes” which have 15 different iris textures you can pick from. Normally with my Catwa head I just use the eyes that come with it but with the Gianni head not providing eyes with theirs I had to use the included mesh eyeballs which needed a slight bit of adjusting.

You know I couldn’t leave out an item from TMD, which it seems with their anniversary round going on this month there have been a lot of goodies being featured here from the event. I haven’t really played any of the Gacha machines as I’ve been trying to lay off of them for the time being. With that said, I have a great shirt in this look from {Cold-Ash} and it is the “REECE” henley shirt. I’ve been graced with a review copy of the “Classic Pack”. This slightly unbuttoned short sleeve is great for casual wear and for summer wear. There are two different versions in the pack (regular and slim waist) for the Fitmesh, Gianni, and TMP bodies; there is only one size for the SLink Physique.

Returning in this look from previous blogs are the “LIFTOFF TRAINERS” from Vale Koer and also the pose I used was from the set “Kai” by Image Essentials.

I look forward to bringing you coverage of the new Belleza male mesh body “Jake” in the very near future now that it has been released to the public. I also have some things from a few other events that I’m just seriously excited to show you as well.

Now that you know just about everything that went into making this entry possible, I encourage you to look down below to find the taxis for locations of the stores/events that are featured in this look as well as the location where the photos were taken. Until the next time as always, stay stylish fellas!


HAIRExile – Machinehead
HEAD[SIGNATURE] Gianni – v2.0
EYES⊱ MESANGE – Ashtar Eyes ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ We Love RP
FACE⊱ Clef de Peau – Calvin T2 ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Signature Event
BODY[SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.5

SHIRT⊱ {COLD-ASH} REECE Henley Shirt (CLASSIC) ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ TMD
JEANS⊱ OUTLIER – 513s Rebel Jeans – Stone ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Signature Event
SHOES[VALE KOER] LIFTOFF TRAINERS

Taken @ Whimberly


IE – Kai (3/3m)

[#365] Ole, Ole, Ole, Ole!!!

Bouncing souls no one can beat us
we drink beer and wear Adidas!

Ole!” –  Bouncing Souls  ♫Listen

It’s that time again for another new look. I went super casual this time and found away to incorporate a new pair of low tops and one of my favorite energetic anthems. Most are familiar with the theme of this song as being kind of a soccer hooligan fight song and is very catchy. I found that the [VALE KOER] “LIFTOFF TRAINERS” that are currently for sale at the Kustom9 event fit perfectly for this outing, as it fits the brand of sneaker mentioned within the song.

Those who keep up with this site know of my love for low top shoes, athletic or non-athletic alike. Because of all the ways you can style the FatPacks for the [VALE KOER] brand, it was all too easy of a choice to take advantage of. The value itself makes it also practical then just buying several different styles of the same shoe. The package contains sizes for Belleza, Maitreya and SLink for the ladies as well as Gianni, SLink, and TMP for the fellas. There’s also standard size for both genders to wear that may not have a mesh body yet.

Avi-Glam has a new skin out at the latest round of Cosmopolitan called “Simon”. I am wearing the Light tone, which I feel for their brand fits my personal needs the best. It also comes included with a brow shaper and a body shape, which I opted out of for this session.

My hair is from the Limit8 event and was created by lock&tuft. The “Downed” style Fatpack is a limited edition at the event so once all the copies are sold out it will be gone forever. It comes with 3 different styles to choose from, The first two are very much alike with subtle differences in length. The third version has a small bun in the back which is tied. The product also includes a HUD to change the color of the tie as well as the 3 different HUDS to change the main hair color..

The clothes I chose were items I had in my closet, one of them I’ve featured a few times in the “Lennon Long Line” Jeans by RIOT. They work perfectly with low top shoes which I wear pretty often so I tend to choose these to compliment them when there are not another pair of jeans that I’ve picked up. The tanktop I have on is from N-Uno and is called “Tom” and first appeared as a part of a previous round of Men Only Monthly. The one thing I found is that it does not work well with the jeans as far as fit which I would have had to do post editing on if I would have taken a picture from the back side. All things considered the Gianni size fits pretty well with the body. The package also comes with sizes for Adam, SLink, and TMP bodies.

There are only a few short days more if you have not been to Pose Fair ’17. Things seemed to get past me all too quickly in my coverage of this event but let me tell you there is so much there for everyone that you should definitely check it out for yourself. In this photo I am using a pose from the “Tell Me You Love Me” set from LW Poses. It worked really well going to The Last Forever sim and being able to lean myself up against the wall of a restaurant to have a cold one and watch the goings on.

The Pose Fair of 2017 comes to a conclusion on the 29th of April.

Now that you’ve got a handful of information of what took place in this entry I’m going to let you get to it so you can grab your wallet and head off to these stores and events and see things first hand for yourself. I hope to be back to get at least one more look at Pose Fair in before it’s done for another year. Until next time, keep it stylish fellas!


HAIR⊱ lock&tuft – Downed (Limited) ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Limit8
HEADCATWA – Daniel (Bento)
EYES⊱ MESANGE – Iram Eyes ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ On9
FACE⊱ AG. Simon Skin (Light) ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Cosmopolitan
BEARDCDC – Beard 53 (VIP Gift)
BODY[SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.5

TANKTOPN-Uno – Tom Top // N 2
JEANSRIOT / Lennon Long Line Jeans
SHOES⊱ [VALE KOER] LIFTOFF TRAINERS ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Kustom9


LW Poses – Tell Me You Love Me (1/1m) ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Pose Fair ’17

[#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)

[#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” –  Shinedown  ♫Listen

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
HEADCATWA – Daniel (Bento)
EYES⊱ MESANGE – Cassandra Eyes ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Chapter Four
FACE⊱ Go&See * Markus * Pale ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Crossroads
HANDS-VA- BENTO PROHANDS SIGNATURE GIANNI V2.1BETA
BODY[SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.1

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


BIANCA
HAIRLamb. Loomer – Pastel Pack✝
HEADLeLutka – Chloe
EYESClemmm – Human Eyes (Green)
FACELara Hurley – Cindy (Milky)
HANDS-VA- BENTO PROHANDS FEM-V.2BETA
BODYMaitreya – Lara v3.5

OUTFIT⊱ *KOPI*  Baseball Shirts – Red ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Creators Collection Box
SHOESMaitreya Low Sneakers – 017

✝ Gacha Prize

Photo taken @ Nouvelle’s Adventures


IE – Valentine Heart

[#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)

[#297] Quench My Thirst With Gasoline

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Gimme fuel
Gimme fire
Gimme that which I desire!

SectionHeaders_TLv2HAIR!C.A.M.O. – *Drot* – Keith Hairstyle/M-1Cap
HEAD⊱ No. Head GAEL ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ M.O.M
FACEClef de Peau – Demian T2 Omega [CATWA]
BODYSLink – Physique MALE Mesh Body Release 1.2

HOODIE⊱ [VALE KOER] BOXLOGO HOODIE ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ TMD
PANTS⊱ AMERIE – Wide Pants (Pat02) ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ TMD
SHOES⊱ [ VERSOV ] JUMPOV Sneakers NIGHT ≠ ☆NEW☆ @ Limit8

POSE::Poseidon:: Free Running Pack 1 (03)

SectionHeaders_TIv2Fuel” –  Metallica     ♬Listen