[#441] Ride

Yeah, I think about the end just way too much
But it’s fun to fantasize
On my enemies who wouldn’t wish who I was
But it’s fun to fantasize

Ride♫ – Twenty One Pilots

My last post I feel was likely my greatest contribution to this site and anything coming after it might not quite measure up but there is the will to try and I’ve got another look for you. This one is actually inspired by the vocalist for the music group, Twenty One Pilots. I’ve just started getting into the band since about maybe a year and a half to two years (well before they broke up with “Heathens”). I first recall hearing their song “Heavy.Dirty.Soul” on the radio or somewhere and I thought it was unique but I didn’t pursue learning about them further until I started hearing “Stressed Out”.

I really enjoy the beat and took time to start really paying attention to the lyrics and they grabbed me. Some of the words to their songs can be a bit odd or silly but a good chunk of them hold a message and a meaning and that’s why today’s look and song choice is dedicated to the band and their music.


While I know it’s likely not the idea that is being conveyed, the scene I set up depicts someone falling to their likely end; which I feel is loosely part of the ideal in the song based on some of the lyrics. My interpretation is someone is thinking about their life and it flashing before them as they are falling which seem logical doesn’t it? If I were in that situation myself (being that I’m afraid of heights I’d not want to be in that predicament), I’d be thinking of all the people that would be left behind and how I’d rather my end be sacrificing myself to spare them.

The only new item I have in this look is the “Mikel” skin by Stray Dog. It’s available in appliers for both LeLutka and Catwa but I choose to go with LeLutka because I haven’t used it much since purchasing “Victor” and getting a skin for “Daniel” that I really like a lot. I’m trying my best to be fair to all the products I have but there’s always one that is going to suffer from negligence.


The “Blurryface” look may not be 100% accurate but given what was out there to work with I feel like I did pretty good at least meeting it halfway. The Urkin Body Smear was the closest I could find and it’s a cool group gift if you don’t already have it; the Clemmm brand has some really unique things at their store as well. I can be a bit strange at times so stores with unique items like that come in handy.

I think that the oil type smear on the neck and the red beanie are more of the trademark look of “Blurryface” that I wanted to capture and it looks like I managed to do okay with it; the photography session from setting up to finish was satisfactory which I’ll take as another small victory.


Above is a close-up of the “Mikel” skin and for the first time in a while I am pairing the LeLutka head with the Gianni body by [SIGNATURE], which happens to be another product I have been neglecting but that’s because I’ve really enjoyed what the Belleza body has to offer.

There are always pros and cons to every product you use and purchase on the grid and maybe someday I’ll go into them in better detail but I think as far as using Omega Appliers for tattoos and makeup, these to products use them best. I did try using the Urkin Body Smear with CATWA/Belleza but the seem on the neck just did not mesh right and I didn’t feel like trying to edit it out as it would be a false representation so I went with the safe bet and paired this head and body together and it worked great.

Once more it is time for me to wrap things up and get you to what is probably the best part (and if you are in a hurry the part you skip to right away anyway haha). Enjoy browsing the style credits and I hope that you find something at any one of the stores or the newest round of TMD where “Mikel” can be found. Maybe I’ll see you out there and don’t be afraid to talk to me and say hello, it would be nice to hear from any of my readers; thanks again for joining me on this adventure!

Onto the next conversation…

Photographs Taken @ Mopire City

HAIR/HAT: *Drot*/C.A.M.O. – Fisherman’s Beanie
HEAD: LeLutka – Andrea v 3.1
EYES: MESANGE – Novelist Eyes – Brennan (Not Available)
FACE: Stray Dog – Mikel – TONE 2 @ TMDNEW

As previously mentioned, this skin is available for both LeLutka and CATWA in four different tones (1-4) and has a HUD individually for brow or browless application (freckles are included in both). I really like that the skin doesn’t look super young and has some maturity and grit to it as if you might not want to cross paths with this person down a darkened alley. Another quality product from the Stray Dog brand in my estimation.

BODY: [SIGNATURE] Gianni v.4.4
PAINT: Clemmm – Urkin Body Smear v1.1 (Group Gift)

For those of you who like to role-play this applier would work great for anyone who is trying to put together a demon/demoness look; my scene didn’t call for it but you definitely need to see the entire design of this application, because you would definitely be impressed as I know I was.

SHIRT: ExalteD – T-Shirt Smoker White

This basic pocket tee has just a little extra with it, you’ll find that in the pocket are a few cigarettes for added effect. However, if you decide you do not want them in your pocket there is an included HUD that gives you the option to remove them or add them at your own desire. Even though I personally do not smoke it is a cool added feature to separate it from t-shirts that are similar in style.

Compatible With: Belleza and Signature male bodies.

PANTS: M:NA – Meraki

This item was previously blogged but I would like to mention since then it’s been updated as I believe when I first purchased it there wasn’t a size for the Belleza body and now there is.

SHOES: #VERYRARE “Storm” Vans #BLACK

Le Poppycock: *Unleashed* B (Hard To Kill)

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[#402] I Wanna Go Back

And do it all over
but I can’t go back I know

I Wanna Go Back” – Eddie MoneyListen

Hello again people of the virtual world, I decided to do a mix of retro with the theme of this entry but more of a current styling. One thing I do like to do is cover all sorts of music when I come up with an idea. There may be some people (more than a fair share but I’m not for certain what my demographic is) may not know all of the artists that I choose and this gives them a chance to broaden their musical horizons.

Aside from trying to connect people with new music they might not have heard before or remind them of maybe a good time or memory, I also like to discover new brands and events to share with the people that view this small place on the net. I showcase the things I like and believe in whether it be style or a particular brand. It is exciting when you find something new and want to share it and that should be what it is all about.

This particular entry has several items from the Cosmopolitan bi-weekly event which is currently just about at the half-way point of this current cycle. There is certainly something there for everyone and I encourage you to go take a look and see what you might find. Of course please pick up demos for clothing because we all deserve to be happy with our purchases. Time for me to leave you with the credits of all this and I will catch you for the next one but until then stay fashionable with a song in your heart.

HAIRBASE⊱ -Labyrinth- ‘Buzzcut’ Hairbase @ CosmopolitanNEW

From time to time I like to rock a really close cut and with this latest release from Labyrinth that is possible. With 5 different tones (one of the being a white tintable version) via HUD (Catwa, Omega, and Signature) you’ll be able to spend what’s left of summer in comfort with a comfortable close style.

HEADCATWA – Shaheen (Bento)
FACESTRAY DOG – MARVIN – TONE 02
BEARD-Nivaro- Rugged
BODYBelleza – Jake

SHIRTSWAGG DADDY – @SWGG BIG B JERSEY GROUND

I discovered this brand by accident while browsing through FI*Friday and it wasn’t a risk to try them out for such a great price but regardless of that, this is a cool shirt. It has a style similar to a jersey shirt but has more elements of a tee. Sizes included for this bad boy are Aesthetic, Belleza, NX-Nardcotix, Signature, and SLink.

JEANS::K:: Slim Fit Jeans Homme Bleach

This item was previously blogged in an earlier post but I chose a different color denim because I thought they worked well with the style and idea that I was going for. Plus, they are high quality jeans that I think fellas should have in at least one style.

SHOES⊱ #VERYRARE “Storm” Vans #BLACK @ CosmopolitanNEW

One of my Cosmopolitan goodies, I couldn’t pass up the low-top because I wear them out in the real world and sometimes style carries over between them. These remind me a bit of some shoes that were a part of one of the very first Arcade’s but are fitted for the most current male mesh bodies. These are casual cool to the max and I won’t be surprised if I see people out there with these on.

SUNGLASSES#VERYRARE “SUPER RARE” Sunglasses #BLACK

The one thing I did not say with my thoughts on the shoes is that this is one of the newer brands on my radar and I’ve been seeing them at Cosmopolitan the last few cycles which is where these glasses are from. They have a marketplace in which not every item is up yet but I am sure will be soon. I have high hopes for this brand and really like the style of these glasses. They are reminiscent of a popular brand of shades that is world renown and I proudly wear them in this photo session.

RING^^Swallow^^ Lily Ring
RINGSYsoral – Luxe Set Rings Luc ♯ Marketplace

BACKDROP⊱ [ Focus Poses ] School Hallway Backdrop @ CosmopolitanNEW

Let me tell you, this kind of brings back a few memories. It’s been a while since I walked through the halls of a school in any life. This backdrop build is very authentic and skillfully crafted. Putting together the scene for this was a bit of fun for me that I wasn’t anticipating. For a moment, I almost felt like I wanted to go back to those days…but only for a moment.


IE– Choices