Tenue du jour / Outfit of the day: “Akeyo,” “Kalrau,” and “Style Starts Here”

Perry Proudhon | - Every Day Outfits, - Tenue/Outfit, Automne-Hiver/Fall-Winter, Casual | Friday, September 26th, 2008

Okay, we all know there are lots of jeans to be found in Second Life, and it’s easy to argue that no more are needed, but when there’s something unique about a usually common piece of clothing, I think an exception can be made. These jeans from Kalrau are *ahem* very nicely shaded, with a quilted texture at the knees. They come in a belted and unbelted version, with small, medium and large versions of both a closed and open prim belt. I chose open to show here. It was fairly easy to position to look natural, but maybe a prim left and prim right section of the belt would allow for more variation in avatar size. I love this idea, I have to admit. I think it’s fun and, depending on where you are, could be a real conversation starter!

Quality: 4.5/5 - Style-Originality: 3.5/5 - Usability (different layers, modify perms, amount of outfits put together with a single pack, sizes for attachments…): 3/5 - Price:2/5 - Value for money: 3/5

With the black jeans, I chose this 1957 Dublin jacket from Style Starts Here. This shop continues to be a real goldmine for inexpensive, multi-layer clothing, with a great selection of men’s stuff. Worn as the shirt layer with the waistband on the underpants layer, I was able to show off the prim belt. Simone always does a nice job with shading and detail, and there’s so much to choose from at SSH. Take a look and round out your wardrobe with good basics to mix and match.

Quality: 4/5 - Style-Originality: 3/5 - Usability (different layers, modify perms, amount of outfits put together with a single pack, sizes for attachments…): 4/5 - Price:4.5/5 - Value for money: 5/5

Rounding out this outfit is the sharp Sun’s Gate watch from Fim Fischer, the recently featured AKIDAZ shoes from Akeyo, and Muse hair in black from Defectiva.

Enjoy!

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Style, Photography: Perry Proudhon

Credits after the jump!

• Jean / Jeans:
Black Jeans + Open Belt (250L, Perms: C/M/NT),
@ Kalrau [Designer & Address]

• Pull / Sweater:
SSH Mens Wear Green & White Dublin Sports Jacket (100L, Perms: C/M/NT),
@ Style Starts Here [Designer & Address]

• Chaussures de sport / Sneakers:
AKIDAZ (600 Lindens, Perms: NM/C/NT - Scripted color and size changing),
@ Akeyo [Designer & Address]

• Montre / Watch:
Sun’s Gate Watch & Sun’s Gate Watch platinum, with real movement and modifiable time zone (399 Lindens, Perms M/NC/T),
@ Fim Fisher Watches [Designer & Address]

• Coiffure / Hair:
Muse, BLK (280 Lindens per color, Perms: M/C/NT),
@ Defectiva [Designer, Address & SLURL]

• Yeux / Eyes:
Natural, Emerald (50 Lindens, Perms: NM/C/NT),
@ Pixel Dolls [Designer, Address & SLURL]

• Skin:
Joshua Normal Skin Face 1 Eyeliner (1800 Lindens, Perms: M/C/NT),
@ Damiani [Designer, Address & SLURL]

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5 Comments »

  1. WOW
    /me loves the watch
    my ARC will never forgive me that….

    Comment by Negko DeVinna — 26 September 2008 @ 9:42

  2. Hi Negko! It is a nice watch, isn’t it? I love watches that show the correct time in world (like this one does).

    Comment by Perry Proudhon — 26 September 2008 @ 14:06

  3. Hi Perry!! great post!! Good combination !!

    Comment by Kal Rau — 26 September 2008 @ 15:52

  4. SImone’s “Style Starts Here” has one of my favorite shirts; the Blue Striped Shirt. It’s also available in other colors but I like the ease with which you can use it to lix and match. And all the stuff there is very inexpensive so you won’t have to mug a noobie for the lindens.

    And if you’re looking for cool watches, check out Hehehehe Noarlunga’s “Britebling” collection. Use search to find them. They are scripted and keep real time.

    Comment by Sigmund Leominster — 3 October 2008 @ 6:21

  5. Hey Kal! Thanks. :)

    Thanks for the suggestion, Sigmund!

    Comment by Perry Proudhon — 5 October 2008 @ 4:52

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