[#410] Come On Baby Won’t You Show Me What You Got

There’s a neighborhood called Blackhawk
Where all the rich people hide
I was down on my luck working for the Salvation Army
The shelter where I reside…

Salvation” – RancidListen

With the current round of Man Cave ending in just a few days (Oct 3rd), I wanted to make sure I got in some of the last minute goodies that I am finally putting to use for the look in this entry. Some brands that I haven’t featured in a while helped fuel this punk inspired adventure.

Alongside items from the Man Cave event, this entry has a heavy presence from my sponsor Avi-Glam. With another iris color from the “Charm Eyes” set as well as the new “Dorian” skin from Men Only Monthly it goes to show you how hard of a worker the creator, Kendra Parfort is.

Being a fashion blogger/reporter or visual artist (whatever you want to categorize it as) makes each scene primarily about fashion but having a great background and pose is just as equally important. After I found the look I wanted, I dug into my bag of tricks to find a pose prop (with included poses) and a backdrop that put the finishing touches on what you see here. I’m rather happy with the results of this scene.

This is all I have for you this time, be sure to take a look at the credits below an my notes/thoughts on items new to this entry. I also encourage you to check out the Man Cave event as well as the stores and other events featured within this post. I look forward to seeing you guys again soon with another new look and adventure. Until then…on to the next conversation.

HAIR⊱ [Deadwool] Slicked Back Hair @ Man CaveNEW

Deadwool is absolutely one of my top 5 favorite designers on the grid. It’s great to see that they’ve released a new hairstyle as it has been quite some time since the last time they did so. With 8 different Color HUDs to choose from (within those HUDs are Catwa hairbase appliers) there is likely an option for you. There is also an option of rigged and unrigged (resizable) in the package as well.

HEADCATWA – Shaheen
EYES⊱ AG. Charm Eyes – Fatpack @ Shiny ShabbyNEW
FACE⊱ AG. Dorian Skin @ M.O.MNEW

With the latest release skin from Avi-Glam, “Dorian” is a very youthful looking gentleman and gives the “guy next door” vibe to me. The skin has eight skin tones to choose from. It is a Catwa applier only and does not include a shape so you’ll have to use one you already have (which most of you often do).

BODYBelleza – Jake

SHIRT⊱ <Kalback> Basic T-Shirt M2 Vinyl @ Man CaveNEW

I haven’t purchased a Kalback item in a while but when I saw the different designs for this shirt (music ones always catch my attention), it was a must have even if I wouldn’t have used it for a look. The quality is very good as I have known this to be from the former brand known as Kal Rau. There are many different designs to choose from and there are even two separate packs to choose from that have exclusive shirts just for those packs. It also has the option to have short sleeves or long sleeves for a layered look.

JEANS⊱ Legal Insanity – Dirk Dirty Jeans @ M.O.MNEW

Ripped jeans, what’s more punk than that? Other than the music that is. These great rolled cuff denim jeans are perfect for the bad boy look you might be going for. The jeans come in a bootcut version as well and are compatible with the Aesthetic, Belleza, Signature, SLink and TMP male bodies.

BOOTSFAKEICON / Stomp Shoes / Black

Just having missed the cut as TMD is now closed until the new round begins on the fith, I purchased these the moment I had seen them but did not know exactly what to use them with until I started putting this look together and had the ripped jeans with a bootcut option. I had completed my look and it was perfect for the plan that was going on in my head. These boots are compatible with Belleza, Signature, SLink, and TMP; there are also sizes for the classic avatar and also for female bodies.

BACKDROPninety– Backdrop Corner Punk #places 05

This backdrop originally made it’s debut at the REWIND event back in August. I knew I wanted to use it for some type of music inspired post but it just had not come to me while the event was running. After I had my look put together I knew I had this laying in wait to be used so I put it out and set up the pose and the rest is history.


::WetCat:: “Guitar Solo” Street Musician @ M.O.MNEW

Whenever I have the option for a pose that has a guitar in it then I’m all for it. This set comes with 12 different poses and the guitar case and guitar (which appears during certain poses only). Any music fan that loves taking photos would be remiss not to head to Men Only Monthly to pick this up.

Wetcat has certainly outdone themselves again.

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[#375] 6th Avenue Heartache

And the same black line that was drawn on you
was drawn on me
And now it’s drawn me in…

6th Avenue Heartache” –  The Wallflowers (ft. Adam Duritz)  ♫Listen

A lot of bloggers out there tend to stick with only the current and new items in their entries but sometimes I like to mix some of the new items from current events to some of my more favorite items within a certain time range or from a certain brand that I know is relevant and still kicking butt on the fashion scene. One of those that comes to mind is [Deadwool]. In my last posting I wore the “Strider” boots because it fit with what I was working with. For this look I combined some of my new items with the “Pleated” Jeans. I’ve featured them a few times but that is the brilliance of purchasing the full packs because you are not always wearing the same one each time out.

One of my favorite brands, Modulus, has two new offerings at the freshly restocked “Limit8” event. For those of you who are unfamiliar with it, it is full of different designers and items with at least one item with a limited amount of product to sell and once it’s sold out it will no longer be sold again in that form. There are two items from Modulus being sold and I’ll start with the “Tate” Hair. It’s a hair that is in between the short to medium range and is combed over to the right side with a little bit of a floaty look. This item is not one of the limited items but it goes perfectly with the “David” hairbase that is also being sold and is the limited edition item for the event of which only 100 copies will be sold. I would take a trip there as soon as you can to take a look at this item because I have no doubt it will go fast.

Also recently re-opened is the Men Only Monthly event, which happens to be one of the ones I look forward to each 20th day of the month. I have two different items from it but we’ll start first with the review copy of the “Andrej” skin from Avi-Glam. I like the youthful look that this skin provides and goes excellent with the “Dante” Shape that is also available at M.O.M. Avi-Glam has also relaunched their body skins which “Andrej” is the first release to get the treatment of new and updated skin tones. There are 8 tones to choose from (Ivory, Fair, Light, Honey, Latte, Tan, Dark, and Cocoa) and the v2 body appliers which you can find at their main location have an option for soft or athletic. Head over to Men Only Monthly and grab some demos because you might just like what you see and want to have it for yourself.

One of my many weaknesses when it comes to shopping (other than skins or gacha machines) is shoes. If it is made by one of my favorite designers there’s more than likely a chance that I’m going to buy it and buy a full pack at that. Kustom9 certainly pulled me in when I saw the “TCHEKOV” Sneakers. These shoes are based off one of the popular brands of low top shoes that I’m not going to name specifically but can tell you that it is named after an animal. The color choice I went with this time is the Suede Cream as it is something that I might not normally go with but I went out of my comfort zone of monotone type colors and felt this fit pretty well with the rest of the outfit. Inside the package you will find sizes for Belleza, Maitreya, SLink and TMP for the gals respectively) and Gianni, SLink, and TMP (for the fellas) as well as Unrigged for both.

For the pose and backdrop of this scene, I’m utilizing the Wetcat & Lemon’s “Alley” backdrop which you can find at FaMESHed until the end of the month. This set can be purchased with or without the animations if you decide that you would prefer to use your own. The one thing that bothered me about this is that to try and use my own lightning I had to edit the build and find the various light sources within it but it is a small price to pay really for a well put together backdrop.

Now that I’ve gone through just about everything there is to know about this look, I’ll leave you with the complete credits of what I am wearing and where to find it either by store or by event. Thank you for taking a look and as always until next time, stay stylish fellas!


HAIR⊱ Modulus – Tate Hair ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Limit8
HAIRBASE⊱ Modulus – David (Limited Edition) ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Limit8
HEADCATWA – Daniel (Bento)
EYES⊱ MESANGE – Sheba Eyes ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ We Love RP
FACE⊱ AG. Andrej Skin ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ M.O.M
BODY⊱ Belleza – Jake ♯ ☆NEW
SHAPE⊱ Reach – Dante ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ M.O.M

JACKET⊱ not so bad – DANTE Suit Jacket (Multi Check) ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ TMD
JEANS[Deadwool] Pleated Jeans – Quicklime
SHOES⊱ [ VERSOV ] TCHEKOV Sneakers (Suede CREAM) ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ Kustom9


::WetCat::&.:LEMON:. “Alley” Backdrop (Includes Poses) ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ FaMESHed

[#364] And After All…You’re My Wonderwall

Back beat, the word is on the street
that the fire in your heart is out
I’m sure you’ve heard it all before
but you never really had a doubt

Wonderwall” –  Oasis  ♫Listen

After some needed rest and relaxation I’m back with another great look for you all. I became inspired when I was listening to some music over the weekend and came across the song that would become the theme for this photo session.

I didn’t want to quite mimic the look of the original video for the song so I kinda took a few elements out of it and made it my own and I feel like I did extremely well. Probably so well that the Gallagher Bros. if they could manage to be in the same room for a moment would find a way to fight about it. Not like they ever needed any reasons!

Some of these items I already had just kinda waiting in my closet to use (some have already been used but begged to be featured again) and the rest are things I picked up along the way.

The face I have on this time out is new at the current round of Men Only Monthly and is the “Nardy” skin by the No. Project. Sometimes I have difficulty choosing which kind of tone I want to use from this store because the numbers they use just kind of roam all over the place and don’t necessarily go from light to dark. However, I found a great one in the 08 tone. The HUD you purchase gives you the option to start with a hairbase and eyebrows or neither at all. You can add or subtract with the HUD as you wish.

Also from Men Only Monthly are the “Columbia” jeans from E-Clipse Designs. These jeans fit absolutely perfectly with the Signature size along with the body itself. I didn’t have to do any editing whatsoever with this and they go great with low top shoes which I always seem to wear whenever I can. Also included in the package are sizes for SLink Physique and TMP mesh bodies if you do not have a [SIGNATURE] Gianni body.

The shirt I’m wearing is from ExalteD and was originally released at the March round of Men Only Monthly. It got lost for a minute in my closet but as I was looking for something to put this look together, I found it again and it was perfect for the visual I had. If you happened to miss it at the event I’d go take a look at their main location and grab a demo.

There’s also still time to hit the current April round of FaMESHed and get the wonderfully crafted “Dawn” backdrop from Wetcat & Lemon. There are two versions you can purchase: one with poses included or one without. You do get both versions if you elect to go with the version with the poses. It’s a great scene of a bedroom with a curtain blowing from the breeze. This is the second backdrop that I have acquired at FaMESHed from this brand and can tell you the quality is bar none. If you are a fan of backdrops you’d certainly like this one.

Lastly, you have a little time to grab the “Iram Eyes” by MESANGE at the On9 event which comes to a conclusion in a few short days. There are 15 individual eyes to choose from or you can get them all in a Fatpack that includes a HUD that works with both the included mesh eyes and also works with OMEGA applier enabled eyes as well.

Now that you know some of what went into this photo session, I’m going to leave you with the credits so you yourself can check out the stores and events featured and look at them yourself.

Until next time, stay stylish as always fellas!


HAIR+elua+ Mose
HEADCATWA – Daniel (Bento)
EYES⊱ MESANGE – Iram Eyes ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ On9
FACE⊱ No. – Nardy 08 ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ M.O.M
BODY[SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.5

SHIRTExalteD – Raglan 3/4 – Black
JEANS⊱ ED. Columbia Jeans BlueJeans ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ M.O.M
SHOES[Deadwool] Chase Sneakers

GLASSESToro. Idris Glasses – (Dark) Black


::WetCat::&.:LEMON:. “Dawn” Backdrop ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ FaMESHed