’cause I want it now
I want it now
Give me your heart and your soul
And I’m breaking out
I’m breaking out
Last chance to lose control
After going on a mass blogging binge this week I decided to recharge a little bit and take a day off yesterday and had considered doing so the whole weekend but I felt a bit jazzed and pumped (pun slightly intended) and chose to shoot this scene while it was still in my head. Maybe the idea as a whole doesn’t really gel completely because I don’t know anyone insane enough to bench press near steps but I’ve done some unconventional things in my days so I’m going to get away with it.
I was thinking of a tune that would work with this and remembered one of my old favorites that I’d play constantly when I was virtually jamming out on Rock Band. “Hysteria” by Muse has always been one of those songs that would get me hyped up because it has such a killer bass line and I always enjoyed that aspect of the song when I would play it on the game.
Working out even in the virtual world requires some high energy rock and I found it in this song and aided me along with the “Kaleb” pose set by Kokoro Poses. This set of poses is probably at the top 5 of any of the workout poses that I’ve ever had at my disposal and I didn’t have to make any adjustments to my shape to make it work and not having to add more effort into styling and setting up is a plus in my book.
One of the best things I like about Kokoro Poses is that they add an incentive with their full sets of poses by adding poses that you wouldn’t get if you purchased them as singles and really why would you want to buy just one pose especially if you change your mind mid photo and wish you had gotten one of the other poses? That way if you have the full pose pack you can just throw them in a stand and switch to what you want to work with.
Kokoro Poses Kaleb Pose Pack features:
- Bento enabled poses (Bento viewer required for proper use)
- Mesh weights included that fit each pose specificially
- 5 poses + 2 full pack exclusives (7 in all)
- Exclusively @ Hipster Men’s Event until October 16th
Track or sweat pants are in my opinion one of the best and most comfortable ways to exercise because you don’t have to worry about the pinch or bind that you might get with jeans (which to me is a no-no anyway). ExalteD has a new pair of pants at the upcoming round of The Men Jail that I was excited to throw on and use for this blog. I originally planned to wear a shirt as well with this but I thought best to show off those ab muscles and save a shirt from getting drenched with sweat and getting all smelly.
I love the color options for the “Nick” Pants because they are all colors that I would wear and instead of copping out and wearing black or white, I went with the light (or baby) blue color represent one of the alternate old school colors of my favorite baseball team who are a game away from moving on in the National League playoffs are are perceived as underdogs that won’t get far (but I believe!) There is a nice black with white piping on the side of the pants to give it added style.
ExalteD Nick Pants FATPACK features:
- 100% mesh
- 12 different colors to choose from (changeable via HUD)
- Fitted for Belleza (Jake) and Signature (Gianni) male mesh bodies
- Exclusively @ The Men Jail starting October 8th and available until October 28th
For footwear I thought the best type of shoe to pair with the pants was a lo-top sneaker and one of my favorite brands, Native Urban’s latest release fit what I was looking for. The “Pryda” sneakers are constructed similar to the “Woodboat” pair that I blogged not too long ago but they are not exact. I think even the colors available in the full pack are different from one another.
These sneakers are casual for just about any kind of situation you might find yourself in where you are not required to dress in a fancy suit. Perfect for hanging out at the beach, going to a club, or just kicking it at your place.
However, for those of you with the Belleza (Jake) body you won’t be able to use these because they were made specifically for Signature products.
Native Urban Pryda Sneakers All Colors features:
- 100% Mesh
- 12 customizable parts with 21 colors (changeable via HUD)
- Fitted for Signature (Geralt and Giann) mesh bodies
- Exclusively @ Signature Event from October 1st – 20th
Lately I’ve been rolling through my list of hairs to blog from Modulus and this time out I am wearing the “Alfie” hair. This side combed hair is about chin length and can be paired with just about any type of hairbase (I chose a side faded one for this look). The best part is that you can choose between which side you have it combed to because Modulus now gives you both left and right sided versions. This has been a recent feature which I am absolutely grateful for and I’m glad that owner, Chucky Hollak, has given the option to us.
I’m sure I am not the only one who is ecstatic for this feature and I have a feeling that this is not even a fraction of what is to come so like all of you I wait for what is next in the already feature heavy Modulus Alpha Nex-Gen products line.
Modulus Alfie Hair features:
- 100% Original Alpha Nex-Gen Mesh
- Left or Right side parts included
- 5 color HUDs with 8 standard colors
- HUD contains integrated color picker for added customization
- 40 color FATPACK also available
- Exclusively @ Uber until October 22nd
Of course I cannot forget to mention the backdrop that helped put this scene together; which is one of the recent releases from Paparazzi. It is not brand new as it was a part of one of the rounds of Cosmopolitan but their bi-weekly rounds makes it difficult sometimes to get something from there and feature it while it is brand new.
The “Graff Tagged Door” backdrop gives the feel of it being a part of an abandoned building that squatters or curious people have snuck into (also read broken into) and used their spray cans to write different things on the doors and walls or whatever else they feel like. In my mind I picture myself being someone who has found a way to make it an abandoned gym and go there to lift weights or do some kind of parkour. The ideas of where that could go are almost limitless and because it is a virtual concept I won’t have to worry about the authorities!
Paparazzi Graff Tagged Door Backdrop features:
- 100% original mesh
- 4 different color schemes available (sold seperately)
- Resizeable via click
- Currently available @ Papparazzi main and marketplace stores!
This all seems like a mouthful so I’m going to finish this blog post up so you can get to the good part if you haven’t already and I will definitely be back with more goods from some of the latest events that have just started and also more from Pose Fair and The Men Jail. I look forward to getting back to work and until our paths cross again, onto the next conversation…
HAIR: Modulus (Store / MP) – Alfie Hair @ Uber ✦ NEW
HEAD: CATWA – Victor v3.2 ✦ Previously Blogged
EYES: Go&See (Store / MP) – Luxe Eyes @ The Dark Style Fair ✦ NEW
EYEBROWS: Patane – Manly Eyebrows ✦ Previously Blogged
FACE: Not Found – James T1 ✦ Previously Blogged
BEARD: Birth – Full Beard ✦ Previously Blogged
BODY: Signature – Gianni v4.6 ✦ Previously Blogged
PANTS: ExalteD – Nick Pants @ The Men Jail ✦ NEW
SHOES: Native Urban (Store / MP) – Pryda Sneakers @ Signature Event ✦ NEW
BACKDROP: Paparazzi (Store / MP) – Graff Tagged Door B
POSE: Kokoro Poses (Store / MP) – Kaleb @ Hipster Men’s Event ✦ NEW