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Of flowers

Of flowers

Hello, once again dear Readers and welcome to the second edition of Edi’s Costume Ideas. I know, I know it’s probably not the snazziest of segment names but let’s get down to business, shall we? Today I bring to you the fantastically flowery Day of the Dead corset. This dramatic outfit is the new group gift from BlueMoon Enterprise and one that you can snap up for free just by joining the group. There is no sign-up fee so all you have to do is click and enjoy! With its color scheme of deep reds and blacks, this outfit is certain to be eye-catching.

I love the wonderful extras that come along with this gift. Together with the mesh corset, you will receive mesh garters, a mesh lace necklace, and panties just to name a few for starters. Aside from the panties, which comes in only system layers the corset, garters and necklace come in five standard mesh sizes (XXS-L). Don’t worry about anything poking out though as both the corset and necklace come with spiffy alpha layers. Now comes the fun part, as you can choose to wear the outfit as is or add a bit of flowery flair to it using the different flower attachments that can be found in the package. Points of attachments are the waist, neck, and hair (not pictured) and you can mix and match to your heart’s content.

If by any chance the outfit is not already dramatic enough for you, you can add the waist sash and the train. In this age of mesh that we all live our Second Lives in I must admit that I don’t have a lot of flexi things in my inventory but the train is so much fun and I love the way it moves and swishes behind you.

To tie the whole look together I put on the White Stag mask from Hextraordinary that you can get by playing the store’s gacha machine at the Salem macabre market and gacha gallows. It’s 50L per play and there are so many great masks up for grabs. I’ll probably be heading over again just to see if I can win one of the rare ones! And speaking of gacha, the hair pictured is from Analog Dog’s latest offering at The Epiphany. I’m a lover of odd colors and tints for hair and was very pleased that this one comes with a number of different highlights.

Of flowers headshot

However, if you don’t feel like wearing a mask, the Day of the Dead outfit comes with its own makeup layer. It’s aptly named Sugar Skull and it’s eye-popping colors stand out even if, like me, you’d like to hide in the shadows for a while.

Well! I’m off to see if there are other costumes to sniff out. Wish me luck and I’ll catch you later!



On Sheidey…

Skin- 7 Deadly s{K}ins Maple
Hair – Analog Dog Windswept (Gacha/75L per play/@ The Epiphany)
Eyes – Arise Sunny Eyes Grey (Past SLB13 gift)
Feet – Slink High
Outfit –BlueMoon Enterprise Day of the Dead (0L/Group Gift/No join fee required)
Mask –  Hextraordinary  (Gacha/50L per play/@ Salem Event)

Pose – Elephante

Sim – Follow your bliss


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Lathertha, Elf Ranger

Hello everyone!!  Yesterday, in my post [HERE]… I showed you a couple of really nice hunt prizes from The Good Gorean Hunt, and I wasn’t done there.

I am back again today to tell you that glYph is also participating in this free hunt and has a fabulous full outfit prize for you!  When you locate the hidden “G” hunt icon at the store, you can pick up the Lagertha ranger one piece roleplay costume for 0L!  Yes, you read right…  the whole outfit in one piece.  With just one click, you’ll have on the boots, pants, shirt, vest and belts!  Two fitmesh sizes are included along with the alpha layer.

Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier – Bold & Beauty Polina
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Damselfly Kershaw
Ears – Mandala Steking Ears
Entire Outfit – glYph Lagertha Brown (free/ 0L / The Good Gorean Hunt)
Bow & Arrows – Ranger’s Long Bow (marketplace)
Pose by Le Poppycock
Sim – It All Starts With A Smile



Fields of Gold

Snapshot_001Good day Fabulous Readers!  Have you heard about The Good Gorean Hunt?  Full on gorean wear is not my usual fashion, but I do like to take little bits of fashion from different style categories and add them to my usual look for a change.  I really like how it turned out today!

When I heard that The Good Gorean Blog was celebrating five years and was hosting a free hunt, I checked out the hunt prizes and there are several items that I quite liked!  In my photos, I am wearing the Alethea Gown that I picked up at Posh Tales for The Good Gorean Hunt.   It comes with a texture change hud that allows for a ton of different colour options as well as you can wear or remove the cape.  This is a fitmesh creation and comes with an alpha layer if you need it, so it should fit on whatever body you are in whether it be system or one of the mesh bodies.

I also made a stop to Aisling and looked for the hidden “G” icon and was pleasantly surprised that it was a beautiful jewelry set called Alyse.  Alyse includes the necklace shown as well as a pair of matching earrings that are unfortunately hidden in my hair :/.  I promise they are just as lovely as the necklace and WAY worth the time it takes to find the hunt icon🙂.

Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier – Bold & Beauty Polina
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Magika Fool For Love
Gown – Posh Tales Alethea (free / 0L / The Good Gorean Hunt)
Jewelry – Aisling Alyse Set (free / 0L / The Good Gorean Hunt)
Pose by GlamRUs
Sim – Ocho Tango



Not Just Another Fantasy

Not Just Another Fantasy

Halloween is the perfect time to fill out your fantasy wardrobe… and 7 Deadly s{K}ins is making that a little easier this month with two excellent fantasy skins as their group gifts. You first saw the Ladies gift shown off [HERE] by Sheidey. But the men were not left out this month.

If you are a group member (the group fee is 150L) you can pick up the men’s gift at 7 Deadly s{K}ins in the fantasy tone shown above. It includes 3 versions… a clean face and 2 different white bearded versions, each with different brow options. Included in the package are appliers for slink hands and feet as well as the slink body appliers and omega appliers as well. Be sure to hit “accept” when you see all the pop ups, as the omega package does come separately from the slink package. You don’t want to miss getting the extra box.

I also picked up this very nice FREE necklace as part of the Men Only Hunt. I thought it had a fantasy feel and decided to include it in my post. This is the gift from etham and is a fairly elaborate and well made silver and blue design on a black cord. It would be an excellent addition to any gentleman’s wardrobe. Just teleport to etham and hunt down the iconic beer symbol and this classic pendant is yours FREE.


Loki is wearing…

Body and Hands – Slink
Skin – 7 Deadly s{K}ins – Crowley fantasy gift (Free group gift/0L/group is 150L to Join)
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – DuraSL13B Gift in Milky Platinum
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Necklace – etham – MOH8 Necklace (0L for the Men Only Hunt)

Sim Location – Venta Silurum

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Sugar Doll

Sugar Doll Hello hello Fab Free’rs! I’m not sure if I am excited or a little disappointed that the month is already half over and Halloween is a mere 2 weeks away. I genuinely enjoy this time of year, and I hate to see it fly by so quickly. That said, all the more reason to enjoy every minute that remains! Little Bones, Letis Tattoo, and Petite Mort have all set out gorgeous FREE group gifts recently. Without a shadow of doubt these gifts are among my favorite of the October gifts I’ve come across thus far. I’m sure you’ll enjoy them as much as I do.
Sugar Doll 2 Starting from top to bottom, this pretty strait hairstyle is the most recent group gift at Little Bones. The Dion hair at Little Bones is a full fatpack of hair colors, and has some unique features. This simple yet elegant style also includes a hud that allows you to change the way the hair lays. You can set the style to be over both shoulders, over one shoulder on either side, or behind both shoulders. Additionally the hud is scripted with additional animations that make your avatar appear to be touching or playing with his or her hair. It really is well done and a fun playful addition. The Little Bones group carries a one time join fee of 100 lindens.

Next up, the whimsical sugar skull style face-paint is a recent group gift from Letis Tattoo. This FREE group gift includes a classic system layer, an Omega applier, and a Catwa applier for the sugar skull face with 3 color options. Aside from the obvious artistry and imagination of the sugar skull face, I love the culture and legend behind the imagery.  Not to mention this sort of face can be worn with any sort of outfit and not betray the spirit of Dia De Los Muertos. To get this FREE gift, head over to Letis and join the FREE-to-join in world group and pick up your FREE gift.

My personal favorite part of this look saved for last, this beautiful dress is the October group gift at Petite Mort. There isn’t anything about this dark elegant dress that I don’t like. The skirt has a look of stars peeking through clouds in the night, and even the bodice has a faint delicate pattern. Once again I find myself using the word whimsical to describe the gifts in this post. The gift is FREE to all Petite Mort group members. The group has a one time join fee of 75 lindens. This dress alone is well worth the join fee in my opinion. The gift comes in standard mesh sizes, as well as a fit for Slink Physique, Slink Hourglass, and Maitreya Lara.

I genuinely hope you like this Sugar Doll look as much as I do.

Here are the details!

Hair little bones. Dion – Animated Gift – FREE Group Gift/Group is 100L to Join

Head – CATWA HEAD Gwen

SkinEssences – Digby Pale02

Face Paint – Letis Tattoo :: Sugar Face :: HW12005 :: – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Tattoos – Letis Tattoo :: Akantha :: MM16007 ::

Dress – Petite Mort– Vega strapless dress – FREE Group Gift/Group is 75L to Join 

Shoes – #EMPIRE  – Triteleia – Past Group Gift *Originally Shown Here

Body/Hands/Feet – Maitreya – Lara

*Poses by Indigo & WetCat

**Location – Arranmore 



Season Of The Gypsy Witch

Snapshot_002Happy Sunday Fabulously Free in SL Readers🙂.  I am here today to tell you all about the instore Trick or Treat Hunt that Petite Mort is hosting!  From October 15th – October 31st you can head to the Petite Mort and grab one of the free pumpkin buckets to collect five hidden candy corns priced at 10L each which have all the pieces to make up the Gypsy Witch Costume you see me wearing in my photo above.  For just 50L you’ll have the entire set!

Below is a photo of the free pumpkin bucket and an example of the candy corn hunt icons so you know what to look for.  Don’t worry – they aren’t really tiny.
Petite Mort Trick or Treat Hunt
I have also included the vendor ad below so that you can see all of the prizes separately.  It’s nice when there is a price on an item, even if it’s a  nominal fee – that you can see them first and know what you are paying for ahead of time!
Petite Mort Trick or Treat Hunt

Go get your gypsy witch on, and happy hunting!


Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier – Bold & Beauty Polina
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Tableau Vivant Blair (featured @ Salem)
Complete Outfit, Shoes & Accessories – Petite Mort for The Trick Or Treat Hunt (10L per item)
Black Feathers – Persefona Floating Raven Feathers (featured @ The Cosmopolitan Sales Room)
Pose by Le Poppycock
Sim – Honeycomb



To Fall

To fall

With Halloween right around the corner and with it tons of candy and spooky decorations and parties, I thought it would be fun to scour the grid to bring to you some free or under 75L costume ideas. My usual style tends towards the casual but if there’s anything Second Life has taught me it’s to try new things…so here goes! If you’re not on the RP scene like I am (getting there it’s on my bucket list) but just want to look like someone straight out of a fantasy novel for a day, head on down to Sadix Shop and try your luck on their lucky chairs. The chairs are open to the public with no group join required so when your letter is called you can have this outfit in your inventory entirely for free.

The armor set featured is the Libra outfit and includes everything shown including a fiery back detail and arcane field that is not pictured. The boots, top, and panties of the Libra outfit are mesh and come in the following sizes; boots (S-XL), panties (XS-L) and top (XXS-L). There are alpha layers included for all three items though in the spirit of full disclosure I did have to play with my sliders just a little especially in the chest area. Still, I personally feel that the few tweaks are well worth it as the armor set is well made and detailed. I love the deep red color and feel that it pairs off well with the burnished gold accents. If you have a mesh body that uses the Lola’s Tango applier there is an applier for the top included in the package as well.

The knee and shoulder guards, as well as the skirt, lends another layer of detail to the Libra outfit. These can be edited into position with your shape and I feel that they make great mix and match options if you want to change how the outfit looks. There is also a Lucky Chair for the male version of the Libra outfit as well as a no group required Midnight Mania board that you can slap if you want to try the Libra Guardian avatar.

To fall headshot

The skin I’m wearing in this picture is the October group gift from 7 Deadly s{K}ins. If you enjoyed sweet-faced Klaasje then this fantasy skin tone set will be a great update for RP or themed parties in general. The pack includes classic system skin in the tone dust with cleavage and no cleavage options, Omega head appliers for LAQ, Catwa and [AK] heads, Slink hand and feet appliers as well as Omega body appliers various mesh bodies and a Maitreya body applier. Whew! That’s a skin pack with lots of varied options. The generosity of creators in Second Life never ceases to amaze me. I don’t own a mesh body or head (on that bucket list) but it’s an education just reading these skin packages.

Well! I’m off to find another costume idea. Till next time!



On Sheidey…

Skin- 7 Deadly s{K}ins Klaasje Fantasy (Free group gift/ 0L/ 150L to join)
Hair – Clawtooth Windswept
Eyes – Arise Sunny Eyes Grey (Past SLB13 gift)
Armor – Sadix Shop Zodiac Libra Outfit (Lucky Letter/No Group needed/0L)
Pose – Elephante

Sim: Venta Silurum


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The Wicked Witch of the South

The Wicked Witch of The South Hello There Fab Free’rs, thanks for coming by. It’s my favorite month of the year, and I decided to get a little witch-y with my style because why not?! When else can you get away with an over-sized witch hat as an accessory? In all honesty, the moment I put on this October subscriber group gift from BYRNE, I knew I wanted to wear a hat with it. I didn’t plan on a witch hat at first, but I’m quite pleased with the way things came together. Speaking of October group gifts, these adorable heels are the current group gift at Empire.  And of course I found an inexpensive lipstick by Stellar, that I couldn’t live without. I hope you like this spin on a classic witch look as much as I do!
Wicked Witch of The South Starting with the gift from BYRNE, my photos really do not do this mid-length dress justice. There are little details like the high neck, the full sleeves, and the buttons up the front that give the dress an elegant vintage feel. This group gift from BYRNE comes in the rust color shown and a blue color, both in several standard mesh sizes. Also included with this Fabulous FREE gift are a matching pair of goggles for each dress which are not shown in the photos. To add this lovely dress to your wardrobe, you’ll need to join the BYRNE Style group in world, and check the past notices. The group is FREE to join, and you’ll find a men’s gift as well!

I don’t think I could have picked a more darling pair of strapped heels to go with this dress. These lovely shoes are the October group gift at Empire. This gift is generous as always in that it includes shoes to fit Maitreya, Slink, TMP, and Belleza mesh feet. Also included is a color change hud that allows you to change each individual part of the shoes, from straps and buckles to sole. These shoes are FREE to all group members, simply join the Empire VIP group and wear your tag. The Empire VIP group has a one time join fee of 499 linden.

Finally, I cannot resist the final touch of a glittery nude lipstick from Stellar. This dollarbie applier gives a subtle shine and tint that is quite pretty and perfect for everyday wear. A fun Marketplace find by Stellar, the lip-color works with Lelutka mesh heads, Omega compatible heads, and includes a classic system layer for non-mesh avatars. Once again, I love the slight change makeup layers allow.

I genuinely hope you enjoy this look as much as I do! Here are the details.

Hair – Tableau Vivant \\ My Day @ Shopping – Ombre – Past Gacha

Skin – Essences – Imani [for Lelutka] – Currently @Crossroads

HatRemarkable Oblivion – RO – Magician Hat – Pyromancer – Past Gacha

Head – LeLutka Mesh Head-ARIA

Lipstick – [Stellar] – Bombshell lipstick “Perfect Nude” – 1L on the Marketplace 

Dress – (BYRNE) Burn Dress – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join 

Shoes – #EMPIRE – Cyclamen – FREE Group Gift/Group is 499L to Join 

Body/Hands/Feet – Maitreya – Lara

*Poses by WetCat & StyleHaus

**Location – Invictus






Feathers and lace

Feathers and lace

One of the things I love about Second Life is that just about every style of clothing can be found here. From bohemian to preppy to exotic, you’ll really be spoiled for choice. I’ve discovered that you can get away with wearing just about anything and everything in this ‘paper doll’ world of ours and the icing on the cake is that there’s a chance that it could be free. One such example of exotic is the Angel Corset from Glitter that you can snap up just by being in the Fabulously Free in SL group. Membership is free and all you have to do is paste the following link into local chat in your SL viewer and by clicking the link when it appears in local: secondlife:///app/group/020fa7af-444d-f54f-01e2-557ec06315fd/about

Once you’ve secured a nice and comfy spot in this awesome group, head on down to Glitter and grab the gift. The Angel Corset comes in five mesh sizes (XS-XL) and includes mesh panties that come in five sizes (XS-XL) as well. There is a very good alpha layer for both so you don’t have to worry about anything poking through. With its subtle nude tones and peekaboo front, this sultry corset is a must for your lingerie collection.

Feathers and lace backview

My favorite aspect of this corset is the beautiful detailing of the tail feathers. Coupled with the frills, bows, and soft ribbon detailing of the halter neck strap, the tail feathers certainly add a romantic feel to the whole outfit.

The blonde updo I’m wearing in the picture is from Clawtooth that is having a 50% sale on all of its hair packs till the 10th of this month.  The store has a wide range of beautiful hairstyles and the owner has listed their reason for having the sale here. Shopping and supporting a good cause is a great mix don’t you think?

On Sheidey…

Skin- 7 Deadly s{K}ins Willow
Eyes– Arise Sunny Eyes Grey (Past SLB13 gift)
Hair – Clawtooth Betty Spaghetti
Corset – Glitter Angel Corset (0L/Fabulously Free in SL group gift)
Pose – Elephante (Past Sub-o gift)
Sim – Private location


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New Fabulously Free in SL Group Gift – Brandy’s Boutique

Brandy’s Boutique has a special cosplay gift set to the Fabulously Free in SL inworld group just for us which is perfect timing for the upcoming holiday! Thank you very much Brandy Griffin!

Brandy’s Boutique – Added 10/07/16

*Note: Pay 1L – Receive 1L


To pick up these group gifts, you will need to have your Fabulously Free in SL inworld group tag activated (It’s free to join!).  To join the group, copy and past the following link into local chat in your SL viewer and click the link in local chat – secondlife:///app/group/020fa7af-444d-f54f-01e2-557ec06315fd/about

There are three ways to keep an eye on our growing list of free group gifts:

  1. Click the Group Gifts Listing Button at the top right hand side of the blog.
  2. Watch for the inworld group notices.
  3. Visit our inworld Fabulously Free in SL Info Hub and click the listing on the sign by the party table.