[#409] It Was Worth It In The End

We knew we had to leave this town
But we never knew when and we never knew how
We would end up here the way we are

September” – DaughtryListen

As the season is beginning to change you’ll start seeing scenery changes on just about all the fashion blogs out there and there’s nothing wrong with that. I encourage people to use whatever might inspire them and the changing of seasons is one of those things that can help renew the creative juices flowing within our minds. While personally I am not a fan of colder weather I do embrace it every now and again when it gives me something to work with.

Listening to some playlists the other day I came up with the theme for this photo and it really fits considering the title of the song is the month we are actually still in (but not for much longer of course). It also happened that I saw a photo at a sim I always enjoyed taking pics at, The Fall Trace, which I had not kept up with or even thought was still open. Very glad that it is though and there is a taxi for you down in the full credits.

I only have one sponsored item in my look this time and is another color from the “Charm Eyes” by Avi-Glam currently being sold at Shiny Shabby. I feel as though sometimes if you feature more then one color from an eye set it helps consumers make more of a decision on whether or not they want to purchase the product.

Also in this look set are items from The Men’s Department which has a day or so more left before they close up for the beginning of the next round to get set up. I really did managed to bring home a lot of merch from this month’s event and every bit of it has been great to feature in my work.

Events also featured in this entry are the Hipster Men’s Event and a brand new round of Shoetopia (which I was excited to see as there are usually a small but good amount of footwear for us fellas there). As for the Hipster Men’s event, I have since its first round come home with quite a few items. Another reason to look forward to the beginning of a new month!

I’ve taken up enough of your time but I’m glad you’ve come to take a look at my latest adventure but it is time to go begin a new one…a new conversation if you will. Below are the credits as well as some personal thoughts on the newest items in the look.

Onto the next conversation …

HAIR⊱ no.match_ – NO_SNOW @ Hipster Men’s EventNEW

Even Kit Harrington himself would be impressed with this hair based off of his character on Game of Thrones. This very authentic looking hair is available in several different color packs as well as a variety and Fatpack. Also included is a HUD for a matching hairbase. It comes in a small and large size. I had to take a front and back photo of this to show you how accurate it looks.

HEADLeLutka – Andrea ♯ NEW
EYES⊱ AG. Charm Eyes – Fatpack @ Shiny ShabbyNEW
FACE⊱ ~Tableau Vivant~ – Andrea 003 @ LeLutkaNEW
BODYBelleza – Jake

SHIRT/VEST⊱ ::K:: Classy Gillet Homme Tan @ TMDNEW

Part one of a separated outfit available for a few more days at The Men’s Department. Shirt and Vest (or Gillet’s as they are also called) combinations are a favorite of mine to have in my virtual closet. There are several Gillet colors to choose from (also available in a Fatpack if you can’t decide on just one) with an included HUD that gives you 6 options to change the color of your shirt to. Belleza, Signature, SLink, and TMP male body wearers can head over to TMD to take a look at this very casual combo.

PANTS⊱ ::K:: Soft Cargo Pants Homme Navy @ TMDNEW

So you’ve probably just picked up the Classy Gillet and are thinking “I don’t have any pants to go with this” and then as you are at TMD your eyes wander below to find these excellent pair of cargo’s. With the option to wear them with or without the included belt (which has a HUD to change the color) you are sure to look your best wherever you may be wearing them to, either by themselves or as a complete outfit with the Classy Gillet. These pants are available separately or as a Fatpack and compatible with the same sizes as the Gillet above.

SHOES⊱ A&D Clothing – Shoes -Firenze- @ ShoetopiaNEW

With the upper and lower part of the body covered, I needed something to cover the dogs as it were and fortunately enough a new round of Shoetopia opened. A&D does a really good job with producing quality clothing and footwear and my eyes feasted upon these monk styled dress shoes and thought they were perfect. Just like any other A&D release if you purchase the full Fatpack you get treated to bonus colors and in this release you get them in the form of both shoe and sock colors. Wearers of Classic avi’s as well as Belleza, Signature, SLink, and TMP male mesh bodies will be able to wear these very slick shoes. They are sure to complement any dressed up look and could even be right for some casual attire situations as well.

Photo Taken @ The Fall Trace


WRONG & The Owl. Static Male Poses #4 (1) @ Hipster Men’s EventNEW

Pose makers Wrong and The Owl collaborate to bring us a pose pack for the Hipster Men’s Event. 4 different poses to choose from that could make for a good photo opportunity with a quality bento enhanced pose. If these two continue to collaborate in the future I’ll be sure to keep my eyes peeled. Check them out, I encourage you to.

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[#369] Confession

I light up the night and let it burn
Lean back and watch the sundown fade
Do what I do when life’s a little sidways
I take a sip and say a prayer
Wait for a shooting star and stare
Off at the headlights on the highway

Confession” –  Florida Georgia Line  ♫Listen


The weekend is almost coming to a close so I hope that you all have rested well or at least enjoyed it with whatever you did. Welcome back again, I really feel like this look/photo session turned out exactly how I wanted it to. Grabbing things from FaMESHed, the SIGNATURE Event, The Men’s Department and an up and upcoming event called The Mens Zone were integral for all this to come full circle.

Rarely ever it seems do I use a country western song as a theme but considering this is my second one in a row I can at least retain my sense of having eclectic music taste. I try to cover all the bases when I can and when the feeling is right and fits an idea I’m trying to go with. I have to say I believe the overall message of these blog post is about doing soul searching when you feel you might be a little lost down the roads of your life. Sometimes we question the roads we take and if the path we are going on is the right one. Our paths are not 100% laid out for us and it is up to us to do what we can within reason to make them reality.

The Men’s Department has a new skin release from the HERMONY brand which is solely for the CATWA brand of skins and compatible with the base skins that come directly with the [SIGNATURE] Gianni body. “Vaugnh is a very handsome gentleman yet is also rugged. There are several tones to choose from but keep in mind again this is only the face applier and that you have to have a Gianni body for it to look seamless. Inside the package you also get an added HUD with 6 different beard appliers that are tintable however you like. You can also choose between the regular applier or a browless version for those who prefer their own specific style of eyebrows.

To accompany this skin I am wearing the “Lorenz” Shape directly from Reach, which is up for sale at The Dark Style Fair 4. This shape was made with the “Vaughn” skin directly in mind and I really think the pairing is great. This is one of three releases you can find at the fair; I encourage you to check it out not only for this particular brand but for some of the other great items available there.

Jadis Ashland and the MESANGE brand are currently celebrating 1 year of being in the eye making business. Congratulations to you and I look forward to continue using your products. In this entry I have the “Theral Eyes” which are currently available at The Chapter Four. With 15 different iris tones to choose from there is something there for everyone and if you have trouble choosing? Well that’s why it’s economical to purchase the BEAUTY Pack and get them all. Included in the individual packages, you get the regular mesh eyeballs as well as a HUD for those with omega applier enabled eyes. With the BEAUTY Pack you get all of the eye colors in one easy to use HUD.

{Cold-Ash} is back with more items this month at various events and all of them are excellent. I have been honored with being able to review the “SAWYER” denim shirt that is their exclusive item at the SIGNATURE Event. This item is a rolled up denim shirt with an optional low neck shirt built in (which you can also remove via the included HUD). The denim textures that you can choose from in the aforementioned HUD are great and you get a really good choice of colors for the shirt as well if you decide to wear it. The sizes available for this item are for [SIGNATURE] Gianni, SLink Physique, Standard Fitmesh, and TMP body styles.

Fitting the theme of being a hard-working cowboy, I found the best pair of jeans for this situation. It took me forever and a day to get into the FaMESHed event but let me tell it you was well worth it for the “Destruction” jeans from L&B Swear. This pack of jeans has it all from two different sets of grunge and beat up denim styles (including the muddy version I am wearing) as well as a gift of regular denim in the HUD for the Fatpack. There is a great chance that I’ll be getting a lot of use out of this product in the time to come.

To complete this look from items that are new and part of events, I have the “Reno” leather cowboy hat that you can pick up at The Mens Zone event. I chose to go with brown leather because normally my go to would be black but I wasn’t really looking to go with a good cowboy or bad cowboy look. I just wanted a normal everyday sort of look and brown fit that perfectly. This was my first time going to The Mens Zone event and I’m not sure if it is just getting started but many of the booths were empty. I do hope though that they fill up or find a way to bring in designers because there truly are not a lot of good events for us guys other than TMD and Men Only Monthly. It’s fact not myth that we like to shop too, just getting that out there!

I encourage you to take a look down below for the full style credits and the taxis for each event, store, and or marketplace item. You won’t regret that you did, but you don’t have to take my word for it. That’s all for now but until next time as always, stay stylish fellas!


HEADCATWA – Daniel (Bento)
EYESMESANGE – Theral Eyes ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Chapter Four
FACE⊱ HERMONY – Vaughn (Tone 3) ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ TMD
BODY[SIGNATURE] Gianni – Body – v3.5
SHAPE⊱ Reach – Lorenz ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Dark Style Fair 4

SHIRT⊱ {COLD-ASH} SAWYER Denim Shirt ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ SIGNATURE Event
JEANS⊱ L&B Swear – Destruction Jeans ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ FaMESHed
BOOTS[ VERSOV ] MOLOTOV BOOTS – BROWN

HAT⊱ CC – Reno Leather Cowboy Hat  {Brown} ♯ ☆NEW☆ @ The Mens Zone


WRONG – Poses For Car ♯ Marketplace
*CN* pose 1756 (3a)