Mr. Virtual World 2016: I Finally Did It!

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When the announcement came out yesterday that I was the new winner of Mr Virtual World, 1st Place for 2016, I felt a huge rush of adrenalin, my heart was pounding, and I felt so happy I could burst! It’s been so long a dream of mine to hold the Mr Virtual World title, and to finally achieve this in my fashion career has just made my year so far.

It’s been an honor to represent Japan as Mr Virtual Japan 2016, a country that I may not be from but that I admire so much for its rich culture, history and traditions as well as its contributions to fashion in SL especially. I’ve always been crazy about both RL and SL Japanese designers, including one of my personal favorites ever, the ever creative BareRose, who was responsible for my truly breathtaking costume of Tsukuyomi the Japanese Moon God for the National at the finale. It was truly a dream come true to work with her, June Dion, on this, and it’s been a wonderful experience all around to work with the nicest bunch of guys ever. my fellow hard-working and very talented candidates in this year’s pageant. To all the runner ups, congratulations and fistbumps all around men, you earned it!

Lastly but definitely not least I want to give a huge thanks to the organizers of this fine pageant, Miss DiamondGem Destiny and Reign Congrejo for giving me this chance and making it one of the best experiences in all of my Second Life. You were a pleasure to work with, so easy to talk to and helpful and your support through this meant a lot. I also have to mention my partner/wife Nicole Byrne for supporting and having faith in me, and same goes for all my great friends who came out to the challenges to cheer me on or just sent me messages of support. I feel so blessed to have such great people in my life.

I hope to do so much with this title to help others, and go forward into great things in my SL fashion/modeling career.

Style Card:
Hair: MKT012 Hair by boon
Earrings: The Moon and Stars for You by Maxi Gossamer
Outfit (Including footwear, necklace, clouds, crown/tiara, wings and moon above head): Tsukuyomi by BareRose (custom made for Mr. Virtual Japan 2016, coming to BareRose mainstore soon)
Mask: Tsukuyomi Mask by AII
Rings: Raised Moon Ring by KOSH and Lune Jumelle Ring by epoque
Pose: Tsukuyomi 3 from Tsukuyomi Set by PosESioN (Coming Soon)

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Gabriel limited suit & Genre sneakpeek

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Hair: Jack by Exile
Suit: Zip Suit Navy Black by Gabriel (100 Copy Limited Edition for The 24 )
Ring: Mentro Ring by KOSH
SLink Nails: Night Magic by Koffin Nails/Dark Passions
Decor: Surreal Set by 22769/bauwerk ( Genre , opens Sept 15th)
Pose: Commit Yourself by Inertia (at GEN-NEUTRAL )

Last LOTD for MOM June round

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The June round of Men Only Monthly ends soon on July 15th. Here’s one last look I created using fabulous exclusives from this great men’s fashion event. It’s been a pleasure as always to bring you the latest from this sale and look forward to the next July round starting on the 20th.

Hair: Bert by [bade](at Men Only Monthly )
Shirt: Hugo Shirt by Deadwool (at Men Only Monthly )
Bracelet: Nico Bracelet by KOSH
Jeans: Marco Jeans by United Colors(at Men Only Monthly )
Shoes: Ricardo for SLink by ILLI (at Cosmopolitan )
Decor: Driftwood Wicker Chair by 22769/bauwerk (at The Challenge for Builders )

Boys of Summer 2015 last LOTD

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Hair: Salty by Tableau Vivant (at Summerfest )
Lipstick: Drama Lips- berry by KOSH
Tanktop: Untucked Swear “Boys of Summer” Tank Top by Lapointe (at The Boys of Summer fair ends June 30th)
Shorts: Swear “Boys of Summer” Mens Cargo Shorts by (at The Boys of Summer fair ends June 30th)
Bracelets; Rocker Bracelets by AITUI (at The Boys of Summer fair ends June 30th)
Sash: Bts Stars Sash (Unisex) by Nana (at Suicide Dollz )
Tattoo: Beetlejuice by White Widow
Boots: Gnak Boots by David Heather (at The Mens Dept )
Pose by Del May

Cupid’s Revenge

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Photography: ByrneDarkly Cazalet

Style Credits for Paradox Messmer:
Hair: Dura-Boy*57 by Dura (@ The Mens Dept )
Glasses: Sorrow Glasses by DAZED. ( Fashion Fair 2015 exclusive)
Coat: Rhawon by Peqe (@ We ❤ RP , February)
Necklace: Zuvuyu Necklace by KOSH (new)
Bracelet: Zuvuya Bracelet by KOSH (new)
Ring: Zuvuyu RIng by KOSH (new)
Crossbow: Cupid’s Revenge by SWaGGa (@ We ❤ RP)
Pants: Metallic Brocade Leggings by Sn@tch
Boots: Quartermain Boots by Eudora 3D (@ The Mens Dept )

Style Credits for ByrneDarkly Cazalet:
Belle’s Rose Necklace | no.7 (Enchantment-Feb)
Lace Bra & Ruffle Panty Set | Petite Mort (The Instruments- Feb)
XOXO Heels | NanTra (The Instruments- Feb)
Filligree Ear Cuff w/Pearl | Couture Rock
Large Pearl Earrings | (Yummy)
Vintage Pearl Necklace | Maitreya
Janelle Hair | Vanity Hair Fashion Fair 2015
Smokey Lashes | no.7 (The Instruments- Feb)
Judith Poses | Ma Vie (The Instruments- Feb)

A Libertine Christmas

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Christmas time is here again, time to face the family get together and put on 50 pounds from all that turkey and stuffing and pies, mmm yeah. One of the best parts of the holiday for me has always been decorating the tree with my family, and now Fallen Gods has a tree that has an advanced script that allows it be interactive with ornaments you can get from a gacha machine called A Libertine Christmas they have out now at the Midwinter Fair!

That’s right you can actually drag ornaments and candle lights on the tree and they go on it instantly, and the balls have different texture change on them too. It’s really fantastic for such a low price, tree sold separately. Well done Fallen Gods, thank you for making SL feel like home for the holidays!

Style Credits:
Hair: Dura-Boy*55 by Dura (new release)
Headpiece: Story Double (common) & Story Single RARE by LODE ( The Chapter Four gacha, December)
Shirt: Velvet Elvis Baroque Shirt by Faster Pussycat
Pants: Pant Couture by ChicZafari
Ring: Mentro Ring by KOSH (new release)
Pose: Against the Wall 03 from Against the Wall set by Dyer Maker
Decor: A Libertine Christmas Decoratable Tree by Fallen Gods (sold in store), Glass Ornaments Display Table RARE and Ornaments and Candle Lights o tree from Fallen Gods Libertine Christmas Gacha (new at Midwinter Fair)

Metal & Fire

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Hair: Reita by Tableau Vivant with noseband ( District 5 exclusive)
Shirt: Body rolled up Tshirt by Gabriel ( The Mens Dept exclusive)
Necklace: Balls necklace by 22769 ( La Metallique Fair exclusive)
Bracelets: Fishscale Bracelet by 22769 (La Metallique Fair exclusive)
Pants: Pants Fitted Mesh Metallic by VRSION (La Metallique Fair exclusive)
Sandals: Michi Plaform Sandals by -FAUN- ( Kustom9 exclusive)
Chair: The Flame Chair by [bauwerk] ( Totally Top Shelf exclusive)
Slink Nails: Metal & Gloss by KOSH
Pose by slouch