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What a ride

What a ride

Time flies doesn’t it?

I was looking through the posts I’ve made here at FabFree and to my surprise realized that I’ve just passed the fifty posts mark. It still kinda feels like yesterday when I was scrambling through the new blogger application and trying not to ‘derp out’ as I filled in the notecard. In some ways, being able to write for a blog that I’ve long admired still feels more than a little surreal but to commemorate this milestone I’ve decided to recreate the styling that I did for my very first post at FabFree (if anyone’s curious it’s here). While the outfit that’s shown here today certainly isn’t a carbon copy by any means I felt that it still had that ‘cute with an edge’ vibe going for it. Here are the details;

High waisted

If you’ve been following Kat’s or Carson’s posts, you’d have notice that there are a ton of fun hunts going on for March. Seeing that it’s been a while since I’ve been on the trail, I decided to grab my trusty magnifying glass and do a little bit of sleuthing for myself. The Paws, Tails, and Whiskers Hunt 2 looked very promising and I ended up at (P3) Pixel Purrfect Productions to see if I could suss out where their prize was hidden. Turns out that luck was on my side and for just 1L the Tish Skirt became a great new addition to my inventory as I don’t own many skirts in this high waisted style. The skirt is very adorable with its anime print, sweet seafoam shades, and silky material mingling very well together. If you’re like me and appreciate the little details, you’ll also love the well-made buttons and bows on the skirt front. The Tish Skirt comes in the following sizes:

  • Standard Mesh (XXS-L) with alpha layer
  • Slink Physique and Hourglass
  • Maitreya

While you’re at (P3) Pixel Purrfect Productions, be sure to poke around some more as they have no group needed lucky chairs upstairs that cycle through the letters rather quickly. The Paws, Tails, and Whiskers Hunt 2 is running until the 31st of March so if you’re looking for cute animal-themed clothing, accessories or decor be sure to hit the hunt trail before then.

Lucky Letters

Now that I had a cute new skirt I was suddenly hit with the problem of what to pair it up with. Would it be a button down or a more casual t-shirt? Should I go with bright colors or a muted one so as to not overwhelm the entire outfit? What I did know was that the top had to be short or something that came in a clothing layer so that the meshes won’t end up cutting into each other (SL styling problems amirite?) and with that thought in mind I remembered that I had recently won the Teeny Sheer Halter Tops from one of the Lucky Letter boards at Sn@tch. These comfy halter tops were just perfect as they came in classic clothing layers (shirt and tank top) and since this is Sn@tch applier huds for Slink Physique and the Omega system were generously thrown into the as well. Not only that but you’ll also be getting ten different colors in the free prize package and needless to say I found a very fitting one to go with the skirt. Just a little note, however, the tops certainly live up to their name and are a little sheer so get that tape ready if you’re so inclined.

Inked up again

Just like socks and fishnets, tattoos can cause a bit of a hiccup when I’m dressing too. Once again generous creators come to the rescue and today I’d like to highlight Reckless. Not only are their tattoos intricate and well detailed, their group gifts come in classic layers and appliers for mesh bodies. Take Vida for example, the gift package contains:

  • Classic tattoo layers (fresh and faded)
  • Jacket layer (fresh and faded)
  • Shirt layer (fresh and faded)
  • Tank top layer (fresh and faded)
  • TMP Applier Hud
  • 3-in-1 Applier Hud for Belleza, Maitreya and Slink mesh bodies

I am once again very pleased with the result of wearing a classic tattoo layer with the corresponding applier, it’s the best of both worlds really. Vida is one of the group gifts that’s currently out at the Reckless main store and while there is a 75L join fee in place, you’ll be able to get past group gifts as well.

What a ride (boots)

Booted feet

I just can’t keep away from boots for very long and certainly not when they’re steampunk themed like the Charming Boots from Monomania. If you’ve already guessed that the gears and the baroque detailing on the body of the boots are my favorite part then you’re right! The burnished gold accents on this boots certainly don’t hurt it either as does the fact that you don’t need mesh feet to be able to wear them. The Charming Boots have a resize script in them and in the gift folder, you’ll also receive and alpha layer and boots base to make fitting a painless experience.  These lovely boots are a free group gift for Teleport Hub which is currently holding a free join exercise until the 15th of this month.

And that’s a wrap! Before I hit the grid again, I’d like to thank the FabFree team and all of you wonderful readers out there for having me here on the blog. Time flies when you’re having fun and it’s been nothing but a blast! Here’s to fifty more posts eh? I’ll catch you guys later!

 

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On Sheidey…

Skin- WoW Skins Relitha (30L/For 30L Saturday/Still available as of writing this post)
Hair – BarberYumYum 90
Eyes –  Mesange Athena (past free gift)
Tattoo – Reckless Vida (0L/Group Gift/75L joining fee required)
Top –Sn@tch Teeny Sheer Halter Tops (0L/Lucky Letter Prize/No group tag required)
Skirt – (P3) Pixel Purrfect Productions Tish Skirt (1L/Paws, Tails, and Whiskers Hunt 2 Prize)
Shoes – Monomania Charming Boots (0L/Teleport Hub Group Gift/Free join until the 15th)
Hands – Slink Casual

Pose: Le Poppycock

Sim: Baja Norte

-Screams-


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Garden Ho(e)

Garden Ho(e)

 

The Dreaded Daylight Saving Time…

I’m totally not a fan. Pick a time and leave it is my motto. This jumping back and forth is outdated and needs to fade away. Since I get an extra hour of sunshine (ask me about that tomorrow morning when I’m walking the dog in the dark) I thought I’d get outside and begin the spring cleanup of the yard. I’ve pick out a casual outfit suited for yard work. I picked up The March group gift at the Orchid Store. The Adrian Skull Shirt is something I wouldn’t mind getting a little dirty. That would make it look more “authentic”. Both the group and the gift are free, but it is a pay $1L, get $1L back for each. I also stopped by AGATA and grabbed their latest group gift, the Dana Stripe Pants. This is also a FREE gift to members and the group is FREE to join. My Mesh Clogs (she thinks they are not a good fashion choice, but they are so dang comfortable) are a subscriber gift at A&D Clothing that Edi previously showed [HERE] . Just tap the subbo and the shoes are yours. The clogs also come with a texture changing HUD for your choice of colors.

Squirrelly Weather…

With the strange weather this winter, I already have flowers starting to grow. I hope the snow that is expected tomorrow doesn’t kill them off. I’ll mulch them in good and hopefully they will be protected. My outdoor decor comes from the Vintage Gacha Fair. Both the Natural Woodland Stump with Flowers and the  Chickadee Birdhouse are both FREE booth gifts from Kitty Creations. Each booth has a gift, it is worth the effort (and lag when I was there) to grab them all. I also needed some yard tools. I found the Garden Tools form Death Row Designs on the Marketplace for just $40L. I better get back to work before it gets dark… oh yeah, I have that extra hour now…

 

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Carson is wearing…

Shirt: Orchid Store – Adrian Skull Shirt (Group Gift pay $1L, get $1L back for gift and to join)
Pants:  AGATA – Dana stripe pants (FREE Group Gift $0L/$0L to join)
Shoes: A&D Clothing – Mesh Clogs (FREE Subscriber Gift $0L)
Mesh Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON  – Triumph Eyes – Evening

Decor…

Outdoor Decor: Kitty Creations – Natural Woodland Stump with Flowers @ Vintage Gacha Fair (FREE $0L)
Outdoor Decor: Kitty Creations – Chickadee Birdhouse @ Vintage Gacha Fair  (FREE $0L)
Outdoor Decor: Death Row Designs – Garden Tools on Marketplace ($40L)

Sim: Private

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Watching Westworld?

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Hey there FabFree!  So…  I’ve just caught up on the Vikings TV Series which I really enjoyed,  and now I am eyeing up the science fiction / western series called Westworld.  The trailer  looks interesting, adventurous and mysterious…  I just might give it a try.  Anyone have any thoughts on it?

Speaking of Westworld…

Today I am dressed as Delores of Westworld who is apparently a big deal in the show as Satus Inc. has just put out the Westworld Delores Dress in blue as a free group gift for those in the Satus Inc. inworld group.  This group is 25L to join.  In the gift folder you’ll find the following sizes:

  • Standard Mesh XXS – L + Alpha
  • Fitmesh

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Runaway Cinderella Hair
Dress – Satus Inc. Westworld Delores Dress Blue (free group gift / 0L / 25L to join)
Sim – Devin

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Took a wrong turn

Took a wrong turn

Lost again

Hmm…this club has got a pretty solid farmyard concept going on though those patrons over there are definitely taking the funky chicken way too seriously. Oh, who am I kidding? I should have just asked for directions to the latest social hotspot instead of teleporting about willy nilly. Talk about being all dressed up with nowhere to go. -sighs- Enough with feeling sorry for myself, even if it’s too late to make a splash at some glitzy club with my outfit, I can still talk to you Fab Readers about it so let’s get on with the details! I’ll work from the top down as we have a lot to get through!

More hair accessories

No hair addict worth her salt is going to let a sale slip her by and when I saw that Fabia Hair was having a weekend Spring Sale I quickly er…sprung into action. While I was at the store oohing and ahhing over the fabulous hairstyles I spotted a little sign for this cute hairband displayed along with their group gifts and upon closer inspection saw that it was a donation item set out for the Spoonful of Sugar event to benefit Doctors Without Borders. Of course, I couldn’t resist adding it to my accessory collection. It’s sweet red and white color scheme and well-made hearts simply screamed at me to get a copy for my own. When I unboxed it, I discovered that you’ll also get a lightbox version of the headband with blinking lights in the hearts. Awesome! The headbands cost only 10L so do consider picking them up if you choose to stop by Fabia Hair’s 50% of Spring Sale. The sale itself is running until the 12th.

Birthday round

The Liaison Collaborative is celebrating it’s Birthday Round this month with the majority of participating merchants putting out a free gift at their stalls. While I was there I picked up the Stickwitu (do you remember the Pussycat Doll’s song of the same name?) dress from the Entice booth. This sleek bustier dress is certainly a saucy little number, isn’t it? I do love the eye-catching black on red color scheme and those symmetrical lines draw the gaze to just the right places. More importantly, the gift folder contains the following sizes:

  • 5 Fitmesh sizes (XXS-L)
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique
  • Belleza Venus, Freya and Isis
  • Tonic Fine and Curvy
  • Maitreya
  • Ebody
  • TMP

There is also a nifty alpha layer included which certainly helps with the fitting. The Liaison Collaborative is running until the 30th of this month so hop on over to scoop up your free copy of the Stickwitu dress and more.

Fishnets

With all the talk about Sn@tch from Love {HERE}, {HERE}, {HERE}, {HERE} and Pru {HERE}, I decided to take some time to explore the new store build. Unfortunately, I haven’t really had to time to break out the fishing rod or to stalk the Lucky Letters but I did manage to snag this week’s Sn@tch and Grab. It’s always difficult for me to shop for socks, what with needing both appliers for the Slinks and classic clothing layers for the rest of my legs so I’m pretty thankful for stores like Sn@tch that pack everything in one folder. Their Fishnet Collection 2016 is on sale this week for 50L. Not only will you get a wide selection of fishnets (5 tops, 5 bottoms, gloves, stockings, and bodysuit) they’ll come in classic clothing layers as well as easy to use omega applier huds.  I’m wearing the fishnet tights in the picture above with the corresponding layer applied to the Slinks and was pretty happy with the results.

Took a wrong turn

Skin Sale

I’m sure all of us have one store that we visit routinely and for me, one of those is WoW Skins because of the Lucky Letter boards and Midnight Manias. Since they’ve joined the 30L Saturday and 35L Sunday events, however, I’ve been more than happy to stop by this skin store more often. Upon on sale is the Relitha skin (pictured above in the tan tone) All of WoW Skins products carry that signature glossy look and I really liked the eye makeup on Relitha, especially the wing tipped effect of the mascara. The Relitha skin package contains:

  • Two system skins in cleavage/no cleavage options
  • 1 Omega face and body applier
  • Brow shape

There are four other tones (Milk, Bronze, Darktan and Golden) up for sale as well going for 30L each.

Shoes

It’s been a while since I’ve snagged some free shoes for myself and was really happy to discover that Moda was offering the Cybele leather heels as a free gift for the Secondlife Frees and Offers group. These gorgeous heels are only for the Slink feet but you’ll get three different eye-popping animal prints (snake, zebra, leopard)  on the body of the shoe in your gift folder. If you’re not feeling up to walking on the wild side there is a classic all black version of the Cybele heels (shown) included in the prize package as well. The Secondlife Frees and Offers group is free to join, so if you have a slot open hit the group up and pick up your gift. While you’re there, try your luck on the no group needed lucky chairs or hit the midnight mania board there’s no group tag needed for that as well.

And that’s a wrap. Maybe I can still salvage this situation and get these chicks over here to help me coax the local goat into at least wearing a party hat instead of eating it. Till next time guys!

 

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On Sheidey…

Skin- WoW Skins Relitha (30L/For 30L Saturday)
Hair –Exile Seethe (Past FLF)
Eyes –  Mesange Athena (0L/No group tag required)
Headband – Fabia Hair Accessory for SOS (10L/For Spoonful of Sugar)
Dress – Entice Stickwitu (0L @ Liaison Collaborative)
Fishnets – Sn@tch Fishnet Collection 2016 (50L/For the weekly Sn@tch and Grab)
Shoes – Moda Cybele Heels (0L/SLFO Group Gift/No joining fee required)
Feet – Slink High

Pose: Elephante

Location: Giardini Di Vita

-Screams-