Hot Winter

This post introduces SC Tracy, a friend and associate and a RL man! He is also now an occasional guest blogger for menswear right here. This doesn’t mean I will be giving up the menswear gig—just means SC is going to bring a different perspective to it once in a while. (Actually, this guest blog is here because SC spent so much time telling me to change my hair, my skin, and my shoes for the last menswear blog that I told him he should try it. So he did!)

Only on SL can I defy my mom’s perennial orders not to leave home during the winter with an open coat…or a shirt. I live in NYC so going and coming from the gym today in 22 degrees with a windchill of God-knows-what got me thinking the obvious: Winter’s different in SL–it isn’t cold.

Hot Winter

I took a trip to Coco Homme. In typical SC Tracy fashion, I got the Flight Jacket in both brown and black (I like to be prepared) so why not pick up the Slim Fit Pants in both black and white? Hey, what the hell, the Slim Jeans Belt, too. It turned out to be one of the easier ones to adjust the size of I’ve found.

The fit on the pants is perfect. I love the rise. The prim bottoms make it very easy to adjust the length for whatever shoe your wearing—like the old-school kicks I picked up from Soreal.

Hot Winter

The jacket is worthy of RL runway, sexy and a major construction. The zipper’s realism is a superb detail. A realistic weathered leather bound by great prim work throughout the design. Adjustable cuffs. Stitched black leather trim detailing front and back, a great collar shape and a cozy shearling lining.

Hot Winter

The kicks, well what can I say? As I wrote before about SOREAL Superstars, it’s hard to parlay a pair of prim kicks into a reason for living, but these come close. Scripted and easy to fit, and very authentic, down to the logo design on the heel, shell toe and broken-in detailing.

Hot Winter

Smokin:

Hair: Uw.St  Ilias-Hair type-B size-LL  black by Din Raymaker for Uw.St

Skin: *SaWoDe* Falcon Light Skin FACE 2 by WolfM Voyager for SaWoDe

Jacket:  *COCO*Homme_FlightJacket, Black by cocoro Lemon for *COCO*

Pants:  *COCO*Homme_SlimFitPants, Black by cocoro Lemon for *COCO*

Belt: *COCO*Homme_SlimJeansBelt, Black by cocoro Lemon for *COCO*

Tats: Roosters Dragon Tatoo Light by Achilles Hartshon for Roosters and Chix

Shoes: SOREAL Superstars by Kwamey Pinion for SOREAL

Poses by SC Tracy.

Making Cookies

Today’s a day for making cookies.

Making Cookies

I am celebrating my new shoes. (Yes, it turns out it really is all about the shoes… ask Anessa.) I had a chat with Coke Dreadlow, the maker of the puddle jumpers I reviewed a few days ago, and he asked if I had seen his Lo-Tops. Well, no I hadn’t so he kindly passed me a pair. I spent the next hour plus fiddling with them, clicking buttons on the hud, changing colors on the laces and the sides and the tops, joyfully experiencing my new shoes (which fit like they were old shoes).

They started out this spiffy black with white laces, the kind every cool guy wears until he’s 43 (and then at that magic age, they are not so cool anymore). Then I did this preppy punk version with the argyle and the checks.

Making Cookies

I kind of got out of hand with it. I did the koi with flowers with complimentary purple laces. Then I did the .. well.. clown shoes *cough*. I just couldn’t stop.

Making Cookies

It’s all due to the brilliance of this handy dandy super-magical hud included with the shoes. You can click the inside on and change that to polka dots, or click the inside and outside and make them all bunny pink, or click the tongue and laces and make the camouflage or… well you get the picture. The only thing missing is the ball-point penned-on doodles my RL Chuck Taylors had (and the tread traced around on the bottom with the same ball point). Coke has made a fun and functional piece of brilliant art.

Making Cookies

There really is a story about making cookies somewhere in here. I made some oatmeal chocolate chip cookies tonight, reminded by the handy dandy mixer strapped to my leg (complete with beaters). Gosh I love this mixer from PrimtroniCS. I pulled out a wooden spoon and put this ensemble on. The uber-cute jeans were a bloggers gift from Anyusha Lilienthal and the top is one from Cynthia Ultsch I snagged at the RFL clothing fair.

Making Cookies

Making Cookies

I bet you are wondering about these robot earrings. I bought the earrings and bracelet at the recent Jewelry Fair because they were whimsical and cool. They matched the shoes in lightheartedness. I saw an artist at a recent art show in Chicago doing prints with robots similar to these. I predict robots are the Next Big Thing. (Haven’t they been saying that for about a century now? Next thing you know they will be telling us we will be talking on typewriters to each other and walking around as cartoons!)

Making Cookies

Who’s gonna lick the spoon?

Hair: [TOP]_HA_Shaggy cut_1_Chocolate by Heidi SeraKorea by T.O.P.

Skin: Pulse Skin-Climax/Valeries T2 Champagne by Lorac Farella for Pulse Skins

Top: [ Cynful ] Chequered Love – White (RFL Item) by Cynthia Ultsch for [ Cynful ]

Jeans: Ibizarre Boyfriend  Jeans by Anyusha Lilienthal for Ibizarre

Shoes: UBU PornStar Lo-Tops by Coke Dreadlow  for Urban Bomb Unit

Earrings and Bracelet: DooDads – Robot Earrings and Bracelet by Paisley Mizin for DooDads

Mixer: holstered mixer V1.2 female right by CJoke Oh for PrimtroniCS

Spoon: wooden spoon, part of the combat-enabled “Angry Housewife Set,” by Leetah Moxie for Curl Up and Dye. (I have good reasons for owning this. Do not ask.)