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With the Cool Dogs

With the Cool Dogs

The Cart Sale is proving a virtual closet filler for us menfolk. I’ve picked up some great finds as I’ve previously shown you [HERE] and [HERE]. I stopped by today to check out the Ruckus Cart and again was thrilled at the offerings.

In the end, I decided on the black hoodie with striped t-shirt. This includes a hud that allows you to change the color of the striped t-shirt part, giving you six color options total including the blue I’m sporting above. The shirt comes in all the standard mesh sizes and is only 10L.

With the Cool Dogs 2

Did you notice the new skin I am sporting? This is the September gift skin from 7 Deadly S{k}ins and it is a nice one. It’s not often you come across a really great skin for men geared toward those with blonde or light colored hair and I was thrilled when I saw the large array of included appliers in this gift.

The group will cost you 150L to join if you are not already a member, but this one skin gift alone will more than pay for the fee. You’ll get 4 system skins (with beard and no beard options), appliers for: slink hands and feet, omega body applier, omega face applier, tmp face applier, and two shapes which are also included as a bonus. I opted to keep my own shape, but found that the included shapes were rather nice, and they are modifiable.

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Loki is wearing…

Hands – Slink
Skin – 7 Deadly S{k}ins – GAV group gift Sept (Free Group Gift/0L/150 to Join Group)
Eyes – IKON Vanity Eyes – Parchment
Hair – DuraSL13B Gift in Milky Platinum
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Top – [R]uckus – Black Hoodie (W/Striped Shirt and hud) (10L @ the Cart Wash Sale/Direct TP)
Pants  – RedgraveHeavyUsed Jeans ClassicCut
Shoes – GothiCatz [380] Shoes – Outlander Boots in Black

Sim Location – Venta Silurum

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Blue Twist

Blue Twist

Out of the blue… I decided to get a little twisted… and put together a quick outfit to share with all of you.

The Twisted Hunt is on, and while this hunt is a tough one, the hunt gifts are well worth the finding. My amazing Rune in Blue mesh shirt (it comes in all the standard sizes) is the Twisted Hunt gift that is yours FREE when you hunt it down at Roped Passion’s main-store. There is also a nice ladies gift, two side gifts, and you can get the shirt in grey for only 25L if you so desire. A pretty fantastic deal, if I don’t say so myself.

I was also checking out the Fall Tears Hunt and when I started unpacking my boxes, was pleased to discover a pair of classically styled blue pants that worked perfect with my blue shirt from Roped Passion’s.

Stop by Horr Menswear and do a bit of hunting for the Fall Tears Hunt and this pair of blue slacks in all the standard sizes is yours for 1L and your hunting time. The cut is superb and they have a nice detailing of seams and pockets on the back rear end. These paired nicely with my shirt, but would go well with just about anything from dressing up to casual shirts as well.

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Loki is wearing…

Hands – Slink
Skin – Birth Skins – Axel Skin (Coastal) trail.b.hair_Clean
Eyes – IKON Vanity Eyes – Parchment
Hair – Mina – Harry
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Tattoo – .Reckless. – Guerrero (faded)
Shirt – Roped Passion’s – Rune Shirt Blue (0L for the Twisted Hunt)
Pants  – Horr Menswear – Cabera Pants (1L for the Fall Tears Hunt)
Shoes – GothiCatz [380] Shoes – Outlander Boots in Black

Pose by ~Reel Poses

Sim Location – Roped Passions Mainstore

Astrids Signature_Loki


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Gone Country

Gone Country

Gizza has long been a great place to pick up quality FREE gifts for men and women alike. If you haven’t stopped by yet to pick up the August group gifts this month, you really should. Love showed you the ladies gift [here] and there is a matching men’s outfit you can pick up as well.

But that’s not all. Gizza also has put out this fantastic men’s denim jacket as a FREE gift for L’Homme Magazine readers. The group is FREE to join, and so if you don your tag you can pick up this mesh jacket in all the standard sizes plus a fitmesh size without spending a single linden. It has a great feel to it that can cross from modern to country to hipster, depending upon your setting or what you pair it with. It’s an all around great find.

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Loki is wearing…

Hands – Slink
Skin – Birth Skins – Axel Skin (Coastal) trail.b.hair_Clean
Eyes – IKON Vanity Eyes – Parchment
Hair – Mina – Harry
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Jacket  – Gizza – L’Homme Denim Jacket (Free Group Gift/0L/Group is Free to Join)
Pants – GothiCatz – Kai

Pose by ~Reel poses

Sim Location – Honeycomb

Astrids Signature_Loki


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Sunday Casual

Sunday Bridges

It’s casual Sunday for me… and though this outfit I picked up as the latest group gift from Tiffany Designs is hardly ordinary, it’s just dressy enough to be called business casual. It includes a pair of slacks and a sweater with a geometric design on it, both in all the standard mesh sizes. You’ll also get a pair of shoes for system feet, though I opted to wear my own in the picture above.

The Tiffany’s group is 100L to join, but after joining you’ll have access to this gift as well as four other past group gifts for men that are still out. You can see two that were previously blogged [Here] and [Here]. So you definitely get your money’s worth. You’ll need to pay the vendor 1L to get the gift, but that is immediately refunded to you.

Have a great Sunday afternoon!

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Loki is wearing…

Hands – Slink
Skin – Birth Skins – Axel Skin (Coastal) trail.b.hair_Clean
Eyes – IKON Vanity Eyes – Parchment
Hair – Mina – Harry
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Outfit  – Tiffany Designs – Andrew Casual Outfit 2 (Free Group Gift/0L/100L to Join Group)
Shoes – GothiCatz [380] Shoes – Outlander Boots in Black

Pose by Belle Epoque

Sim Location – Honeycomb

Astrids Signature_Loki


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90s Dayz

90s Dayz

The Back to School looks are starting (Have you entered your back to school picture for our FabFree photo contest yet? Be on the look out for all those snapping cameras and enter your photo [here]!) I came across a 1L shirt with vest — they come in separate pieces making for an easy look that is classic — that I really wanted to share.

This is the 90s Dayz gift for 1L from the School Drools Hunt that you can pick up at Furry Fashion. Despite the store name, this mesh shirt and vest in all the standard sizes works great for a standard human avatar as well. And the classy black button down shirt looks great alone, or with the added separate piece vest. I’ve added a photo of the each so you get an idea of what you are getting with the hunt prize.

Don’t delay, get out there and hunt this Fab gift down!

90s Dayz 2

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Loki is wearing…

Hands – Slink
Skin – Birth Skins – Axel Skin (Coastal) trail.b.hair_Clean
Eyes – IKON Vanity Eyes – Parchment
Hair – Mina – Harry
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Tattoo – .Reckless. – Guerrero (faded)
Shirt and Vest  – Furry Fashion – 90s Dayz Shirt and Vest (1L for the School Drools Hunt)
Pants  – RedgraveHeavyUsed Jeans ClassicCut
Shoes – GothiCatz [380] Shoes – Outlander Boots in Black

Pose by GlamRus

Sim Location – West of The Rain

Astrids Signature_Loki


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Waterside

Waterside

The latest issue of L’Homme Magazine and the related gifts have proven amazing. In case you missed it, Gabriel showed you an amazing FREE shirt from Cold Ash [here]. I was really thrilled when I discovered that no.match was participating again, and this time giving out a full color pack of men’s hair.

This is No Siren for men. The long braid loops over the back, and while the style isn’t for every guy on the grid, it is a quality hair that I know will work for many of you. It is also FREE with your L’Homme Group tag, which is FREE to Join. I’ve included a picture of both the front and back of the hair to give you a full idea of what the hair looks like.

I paired my new hair with a promo from House of Ruby. This Picnic Tank for him in Meadow Check is currently promo priced at 56L and is available only on the Marketplace for now. You will get system layers as well as omega and slink appliers. It’s a nice casual look for the beach or elsewhere and with a pair of cargo shorts, I found the look really worked for me.

Waterside 2

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Loki is wearing…

Body, Hands, and Feet – Slink
Skin – Birth Skins – Axel Skin (Coastal) trail.b.hair_Clean
Eyes – IKON Vanity Eyes – Parchment
Hair – no.match – No Siren Male version – all colors (Free L’Homme Magazine Readers Group Gift/0L/Group is Free to Join)
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Shirt  – [House of Ruby] – Picnic Tank for Him – Meadow Check PROMO (56L on the Marketplace)
Pants – N & B Design – Menorca Shorts in White

Pose by GlamRus

Sim Location – Baja Sands

Astrids Signature_Loki

 


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Scrabble

Scrabble

This 1L hunt gift from The Man Cave was just what I needed to spell “classic look” and I took that to heart for a break and a game of Scrabble. You’ll find this gift as part of the Fall of Man Back to School Hunt. When you land, give the area a bit of time to rezz (you’ll find yourself at a landing point) and head to The Man Cave store to look for the Book that is the 1L Prize.

Inside the box you’ll find two different packages, though each contains the Jayke outfit (both this classically styled shirt with the matching pants). The shirt comes in a tucked-in or un-tucked version and the pants fit nicely with boots or dress flats. One box will contain a mesh outfit with alphas for a standard system avatar, the other will contain the same mesh outfit to fit a variety of mesh bodies, including: Adam, Aesthetic, Slink, and TMP.

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Loki is wearing…

Hands – Slink
Skin – Birth Skins – Axel Skin (Coastal) trail.b.hair_Clean
Eyes – IKON Vanity Eyes – Parchment
Hair – Mina – Harry
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Tattoo – .Reckless. – Guerrero (faded)
Outfit  – The Man Cave – Jayke Outfit (1L for the Fall of Man Back to School Hunt)
Shoes – GothiCatz [380] Shoes – Outlander Boots in Black

Sim Location – Follow Your Bliss

Astrids Signature_Loki

 


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360 Cargo

360 Cargo

Today’s likely to be a busy day today, but luckily I have pockets… because I figure I’ll need them to hold all the sticky note reminders of all I have to do. These FREE gift cargo pants in blue are by 360 and the group is FREE to join as well so you won’t spend a single linden if you decide to pick them up. They come in all the standard sizes and you get an excellent alpha layer. There is a bonus grey tank top included with the pants, but I opted to go without in order to show off the July tattoo gift at Suicide Gurls.

One hint on the FREE pants… 360 is part of Allure, which is a Ladies store. If the teleport lands you downstairs in the women’s section, simply walk upstairs to the men’s department, which is 360, and that’s where you’ll find the gift.

But I digress… this July group gift from Suicide Gurls is excellent. Like all their group gift tattoos, it is unisex… so ladies you can pick it up too if you fancy it. The group fee is 150L but there are now 7 group gifts out for you to pick up, including this amazing tattoo. It includes a fresh, faded, and soft version, as well as system layers, and appliers for Belleza, Maitreya, Slink, Omega, and TMP. You’re bound to find a way to wear this one.

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Loki is wearing…

Hands – Slink
Skin – Birth Skins – Axel Skin (Coastal) trail.b.hair_Clean
Eyes – IKON Vanity Eyes – Parchment
Hair – Mina – Harry
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Tattoo – Suicide Gurls – Ayashe Unisex Tattoo July VIP GG (FREE Group Gift/0L/Group is 150L to join)
Pants  – [R] 360 – Ruban Cargo Pants in Blue (FREE Group Gift/0L/Group is FREE to Join)
Shoes – GothiCatz [380] Shoes – Outlander Boots in Black

Pose by ~Reel Poses

Sim Location – Blue Moon Cabaret, Burlesque & Comedy Theater

Astrids Signature_Loki


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Splashback

Splashback

The For Him Hunt 2 ends July 31st, but there is still time for us men to fill out our inventories with things like this excellent shirt from Trashed. I picked this one up by finding the hunt icon in their main-store. This is a 1L hunt and the shirt was well worth 1L and much more.

This shirt comes in all the standard sizes as well as an additional fitmesh size in the box (much appreciated). I really liked that it wasn’t just your “plain black shirt” but that it had the “splashback” design on the shirt. A nice touch to a classic t-shirt design.

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Loki is wearing…

Hands – Slink
Skin – Birth Skins – Axel Skin (Coastal) trail.b.hair_Clean
Eyes – IKON Vanity Eyes – Parchment
Hair – Mina – Harry
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Tattoo – .Reckless. – Guerrero (faded)
Shirt – TrAsHeD – splashback tee in black (1L for the For Him Hunt 2)
Pants  – RedgraveHeavyUsed Jeans ClassicCut

Pose by Belle Epoque

Sim Location – Junktown

Astrids Signature_Loki


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Another Man’s Treasure

Another Man's Treasure

The popular For Him Hunt is making a round 2 and is already proving lucrative as a 1L hunt for guys. I made my first stop at Fe Style and picked up this zippered T-shirt called “Klett” for only 1L. It comes in two versions — one with a gold zipper and one with a silver zipper and you also get a color change hud that changes the color of the side slit insets with a total of 8 color choices, making it even more versatile.

This shirt is an excellent fit and comes in all the standard mesh sizes. If you’re still in a standard body, it also includes a good alpha layer, but does fit mesh bodies cleanly as well (I put it on my slink body and it was a great fit for it too).

I was then off to do a bit of sim exploring. If you’re looking for photogenic hot spots, I highly recommend “Junktown” just for looking around. As they say, one man’s junk… is another man’s treasure!

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Loki is wearing…

Body and Hands – Slink
Skin – Birth Skins – Axel Skin (Coastal) trail.b.hair_Clean
Eyes – IKON Vanity Eyes – Parchment
Hair – Mina – Harry
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Shirt – Fe Style – Klett T-Shirt Navy with Hud (1L For the For Him Hunt 2)
Pants  – RedgraveHeavyUsed Jeans ClassicCut

Pose by GlamRus

Sim Location – Junktown

Astrids Signature_Loki