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Meh, Whatever!

Meh, Whatever

Hello Fabulouses!  Rip and I continued with our hunting spree this weekend – this time along the Meh, Whatever Hunt trail.  With prizes set to sale for just 1L each, this event runs until August 31.  There is quite a variety in the hunt gifts since the theme for designers was to create whatever they wanted.  You can get a preview of what’s available by visiting the Pounce Hunts web page here.  You’ll be looking for a red and black box with question marks.

Pretty as a Blooming Dahlia

When I saw the preview photo of the Macy Silk Dress from C!L Boutique, I knew she was destined for my inventory!  With a sleeveless design featuring cute cutouts on the shoulder straps, a gathered waistline, and a just-above-the-knee length skirt, this frock is ideal for these warm, dog days of summer.  I just love the soft pink color and the detail put into the stitching.  Since the package contains sizes for classic as well as mesh avatars, I’m sure you’ll find a fit just right for you.  For only one Linden dollar and a bit of time searching, this was a very budget friendly addition to my inventory.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Classic mesh in XS, S, M, L, XL (includes alpha layer)
  • Belleza Freya, Isis and Venus
  • EBody
  • Maitreya
  • Ocacin
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique
  • TMP
  • Tonic Curvy and Fine

Until my next post, happy hunting!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head:  Lelutka Simone
Head Applier:  YS&YS Kira
Eyes:  Avi Glam Soulful Eyes
Hair:  Stealthic Ascension
Dress:  C!L Boutique Blooming Dahlia Silk Dress Macy (prize for the Meh, Whatever Hunt – 1L)
Pose:  Expressive Poses Moa (1L on the Marketplace)
Sim:  Rayne & PetitChat

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Lucky Enough

Lucky Enough

Ahh to be lucky enough to live near the beach……sounds like heaven to me.  Unfortunately there’s not a beach within many, many miles of where I live in RL, so thank goodness for SL!  Today Rip and I explored the Voodoo sim and found a cute strip of beach there perfect for some summer relaxation.  The buildings are colorful and include beachside bars, a coffee house with yummy looking pastries, and even a seafood stand where the pupster and I paused to snap a photo.

Casual Summer Cutie

In my last post here, I told you about a sweet outfit that I picked up over at Fatal Fashion.  Everything I’m wearing today, from head to toe is included in another free gift from the same shop, called Outfit 007.  I say from head to toe, but when I was walking in the sand, I did slip off my heels in my main picture, but I will include a second shot below so you can see what they look like.  I just love this raspberry colored cropped top!  Although you can’t see it from the angle in my photo, there is a lovely laced detail on the sides that is super adorable.  It features an asymmetrical hemline and realistic looking folds in the fabric.  Ideal for warm summer days, the worn denim mini shorts have an unbuttoned fly and slender pockets in the front for tucking in small essentials.  Also included, the chunky necklace and golden bracelet add the perfect finishing touches.  To scoop up this summertime staple, you need to be a member of the Fit Mesh Fanatics Group, but since it’s free to join, you can add a complete look to your wardrobe without spending a single Linden dollar.

Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Belleza Freya, Isis and Venus
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique
  • Shoes for Belleza, Maitreya, and Slink

Here’s a look at the Johan heels which are also included in the gift box.  Enjoy!

Johan

Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head:  Lelutka Simone
Head Applier:  YS&YS Kira
Eyes:  Avi Glam Soulful Eyes
Hair:  Magika Unknown
Complete Outfit (including jewelry):  Fatal Fashion Outfit 007 (free gift for members of the Fit Mesh Fanatics Group – 0L/0L to join)
Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd
Pose:  aDORKable Poses (store closed)
Sim:  Voodoo

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Cureless Blonde

Cureless Blonde
Hi hi Fab Free’rs! I am back today with some wickedly fun free Lucky Letter Chair items at Cureless and a cool free Women Only Hunt prize from EscalateD. I hope everyone is having a fantastic week. As for me I am just begging for the weekend! haha I hope you enjoy these free finds.

The Hair – The Women Only Hunt has always been one of those hunts where you know you’ll find awesome prizes. EscalateD put out this cool hairstyle out as their free WOH prize. The style comes with 3 special mini color huds. The hunt item this go around is a coconut half. The hint for EscalateD had something to do with “fame, I mean frame.”

The Eyes – These fiery eyes are part of the free Lucky Letter Chair eye pack at Cureless. These “Lumine” eyes come with a pair of mesh eyes, and a hud with 6 color options. The applier hud also works with Catwa, and Omega compatible mesh eyes. No group is needed for the Lucky Chairs.

The Chokers – These “Toony” are just too cute for words if you ask me. Also a free Lucky Letter board prize at Cureless, these chokers come in a 3 pack. Pru is wearing all 3 of them. There is the “Plastic Boyfriend”, the “Teddy”, and the “Luna” choker. Also there is a color/texture change hud that lets you change the look of your Plastic Boyfriend, Teddy, or Luna charm, change the color of the cords, and change the look of the metal bits.

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair – .EscalateD. Tamara – Specials – Free WOH Prize 
Horns{Imeka} Small Devil Horns
Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento
Eyebrows – Just Magnetized – Perfect Eyebrows – set 02
Eyes – CURELESS[+] Lumine Eyes (v.1)
Ears –  ^^Swallow^^ Pixie Ears
Chokers – CURELESS[+] Toony Chokers Set (v.1) – Free Lucky Letter Chair Prize
Tattoos –  Nar Mattaru – <Nar> Legend Tattoos
Skin – Essences – Blake
Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara

*Pose by FOXCITY

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Just let me have my fun tonight, a’ight

Just let me have my fun tonight, a'ight

I tend to forget about Pink when I’m shuffling music which is unfortunate because she’s got some really great songs, like the one that I borrowed my title from for this post. I had to listen to it like 3 times to decide which line to use, I wanted to use all of them! …but that would have been a ridiculously long title. Anyway, today I’m wearing a whole bunch of Suicidal Unborn. There are a ton of free group gifts available and they’re all really great, so I’ve combined three of them here – my top, necklace, and eyes.

The Shirt

Shall we discus my shirt first? Ohhhh the shirt. lol I really like it. Because seriously, who hasn’t felt this way? Especially in Second Life where I would argue that the boys in question are not necessarily more prevalent, but definitely bolder. It’s a bit crass perhaps, but oh so accurate! Because there is only one way to say some things. This particular free group gift has an included HUD containing 6 color options and comes in 5 sizes, XXS-L. It did take a bit of alpha’ing to make it fit but I was able to get a perfect fit easily.

The Eyes

If you’re an eye snob like me, then you have to go to Suicidal Unborn. Seriously, the eyes are gorgeous. There are gacha machines in the store with eyes and lots of really cool styles available, but these are a free group gift! I tried to crop my picture a bit tight so you can see them, they are so so pretty. You can also click the picture to see it in flickr if you’d like to get a closer view. My only issue with the group gift eyes is that there is no catwa applier (the other eyes in the store do have a catwa applier) but that seems like a minor gripe, all things considered. I’m just really terrible, bad, and no good at editing eyes so please excuse me if they’re not fitted quite right. What it DOES come with is classic eyes, mesh eyes, and a HUD fuuuull of colors to choose from! The HUD also lets you change the left and right eye independent of each other, so you can have 2 different color eyes of you want to. It’s really fantastic and so pretty. Did I say that already? Because they’re really pretty.

The Necklace

I love finding quality jewelry and this cool choker totally falls into that category. It has interlocking chain in the front and the back is a leather band. It also includes a HUD that allows you to chain the color of the metal and has 3 options for how distressed the leather is. All as part of a free group gift.

The Suicidal Unborn group is 100L to join but there are quite a lot of gifts available. I would happily have paid that for any one of these gifts, and instead I get ALL of them plus a bunch more. Yes, please! You can find these and all of the other group gifts behind the front desk when you enter the store.

 

Allison is wearing…

Mesh Body: Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head: Catwa Magyfree
Skin Applier: Deetalez Snjezana
Eyes: Suicidal Unborn Nova Eyes (0L / free group gift / 100L to join)
Eyelashes Applier: Arte My Lashes
Hair: Hair: Opale Rene
Necklace: Suicidal Unborn Lynexia Collar (0L / free group gift / 100L to join)
Shirt: Suicidal Unborn No Time For Fuckboyz Crop Top (0L / free group gift / 100L to join)
Pose: Expressive Poses


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Sky at Midnight

If Only You Were Here

Hello Fabulous Readers!  While out on one of our meandering walks around the grid, Ripley and I popped into TRS Designs on a whim.  It didn’t take long for me to spot a gorgeous gown on the Midnight Madness board.  Since the target was just 20 people, I tapped the board, then crossed my fingers.

At the Stroke of Midnight…

Well, actually, it was quite a few hours after the clock struck twelve before I logged back in again.  Nevertheless, I was super happy to see the notification offering me the Trix Dress in Sky.  I quickly slipped into the frock and admired my new look.  It features a dusky blue bodice accented with decorative white stitching, and a long hemline that drapes from a high waist. This dress is ideal for a casual afternoon or a night on the town, depending on how you accessorize.  I just love the way the skirt is crafted with a wash of color in varying shades from a cream to an almost teal blue.  It’s just so pretty!  With only a narrow strap around your neckline, Trix leaves your back deliciously bare.  With sizes for classic as well as mesh bodies, this prize includes something for everyone.  Best of all, it’s completely free, and with the low target number, your chance of receiving the package is really high.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Fit mesh in XS, S, M, L, XL
  • Classic mesh in XS, S, M, L, XL (includes alpha layer)
  • Belleza
  • Maitreya
  • Slink

I couldn’t resist including a peek at the back view of Trix.  I hope you like it!

If Only

Until next time, good luck and happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head:  Lelutka Simone
Head Applier:  YS&YS Kira
Eyes:  Avi Glam Soulful Eyes (gacha prize – 75L per play)
Hair:  Truth Hair Jamie
Necklace:  Rhapsody’s Jewels Celeste Necklace – Silver Aquamarine (25L on the Marketplace)
Dress:  TRS Designs Trix Dress Sky (free Midnight Madness prize – no group required – 0L)
Sandals:  REIGN Cali Flip Flops
Pose:  Front View – Tuty’s Mocap Animations   Rear View – MrS* Animations and Poses
Sim:  Rayne and Petit Chat Yorkshire

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Pretty Psycho

Pretty Psycho
Hi and welcome back to the blog Fab Free’rs! I’m here on this marvelous Monday with a quickie post featuring two of the more recent group gifts at Cureless. I think it’s always interesting to see what the designer at Cureless comes up with. The items are usually leaning toward the creepy side while still remaining cute. I picked up a set of eyes, and a set of cropped tops from the pile of currently available group gifts. Also there are 3 lucky letter chairs at Cureless directly across from the group gifts. At this time the Cureless group is 50 linden to join.
CURELESS[+] Spookshow Eyes / GROUP GIFT!The Eyes – The group gift eyes at Cureless definitely fall into the category of “creepy kawaii.” The set includes mesh eyes, and appliers that will work with Catwa or Omega compatible mesh eyes. These spooky eyes all have a pale blue iris, and different pupil options. My favorites are the star shaped pupil and the cat-eye shaped pupil. You can also mix and match them like Pru has done.

CURELESS[+] Skelly Tops / Group GiftThe Top – This skeleton cropped top is also a group gift at Cureless. The top comes in two sizes, and four variations. There is the white skeleton version shown, a plain white top, a black skeleton version, and a plain black version.
Sizes Included: Slink Petite, Maitreya Lara

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair – Clawtooth: Rose (19: Magic Pack)

Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Skin –  Essences – Blake – Currently @Kustom 9

Eyes – CURELESS[+] Spookshow Eyes – Free Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join 

Septum Piercing – (epoque) Couronne Septum – Obsidian

Lips gloss – ~Shiny Stuffs~ CATWA Honey Lips Appliers

Top – CURELESS[+] Skelly Tops – Free Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join 

Tattoos – The Ivory Rose – I&R wistful tattoo

Background – ninety – psycho backdrop Gift ! – Past Gift

Body –  Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara

*Pose by Indigo Poses

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Simply Red

Simply Red

Hello!

How about some freebies!? Today, you’ll see me wearing two of our own Fab Free Group Gifts. The sexy red little number is by Uncharted and the blue eyes are by Liquid. This little red dress is sexy and to some may be revealing, but for me it shows some, while leaving lots to the imagination. This dress is a lot of fun, just need to watch how and where you sit! This dress would be great for a night on the town or maybe you just want to turn the head of,  your special someone, while having a nice relaxing time in. The dress is worth it, I have worn it for a couple days now and absolutely love it.

Uncharted- Dress 8 (Red)

  • Maitreya
  • Belleza- Isis, Freya & Venus
  • Slink- Hourglass & Physique
  • E Body- Curvy
  • Tonic- Curvy & Fine

These deep blue eyes from Liquid come in three different variations of color and are beautifully done. Here in the picture, I am wearing the lighter version and love them! I have hazel eyes in real life and have always wanted blue eyes, so why not wear them here in Second Life! Whether you need a good base for eyes and you’re just starting out or you like to collect many different items, these are worth a stop to shop! Let’s not forget they are FREE, just wear your Fab Free group tag and they are all yours!

Liquid- Deep Blue

  • Catwa
  • Lelutka
  • Mesh Eyes

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Nevi is Wearing:

Hair: Exxess– Martini (A)
Head: Catwa– Tala Bento
Eye Brows: L’Etre– Fierce Eyebrows
Make-Up: Veechi– Monroe Lipgloss & Spirit Skins– Desi Eyeshadows 1
Nails: Avaway– Red French (no longer available)
Tattoo: Speakeasy– Beauty Tattoo (was at May’s round of Limit8)
Skins: L’Etre– Monica Skin [Golden Tone] & L’Etre– Maitreya [Golden Tone]
Body: Maitreya– Lara (Bento Hands and Feet included)
Other Accessories: #foxy– Trophy Wife Choker (past Kustom 9 Gift)

Dress: Uncharted– Dress 8 (Red) ($0L/Fab Free Group Gift/Free to Join)
Eyes: Liquid– Deep Blue ($0L/Fab Free Group Gift/Free to Join)

 

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Catch a Wave With Me

Beach Day

Hello there, Fabulous Readers.  Come on down to Basil Bay, and join me for a beach party!  The sun is shining, the sand is warm beneath my feet, and the inviting water is there to cool us off.  I brought plenty of food, a cooler full of beverages, and of course, a container full of Ripley Snacks.  (The pupster is hoping you’ll bring along some canine pals, too.)  The more, the merrier!  Now, that’s the way to spend a Saturday!

But First, a Bit of Shopping

Before you pack your sunscreen and towel, I have a couple of budget friendly finds to share with you that are perfect for a day at the beach.  Since showing a bit of skin is part of the package, I decided to add some new body art that I picked up at the Jersey Shore for just 10L.  The Troy Lite Tattoo covers both my arms with intricate designs.  I really like the diamonds at the edge of my wrists.  You can pick up a copy for yourself at Addicted to Ink’s stall over at the Jersey Shore.  The package includes appliers for Belleza, Maitreya, Omega, Signature, and Slink, and is specially priced at the event for only 10L.

Looking for a Terrific Tank?

I wanted everyone to be able to see my new tats, so a tank top was the way to go for the day.  Luckily, I discovered a specially priced one at Redangel Designs.  Right now, the shop is offering the Arnold Tank at a reduced price specifically for members of the Redangel Designs group.  Normally sold for 499 Linden dollars, for a limited amount of time, members can purchase this top for just 50 Linden dollars.  The package includes fits for classic and mesh bodies, as well as a texture change HUD with 8 color options.  That’s kind of like getting eight tops for just 50L.  Count me in!  Joining the group will set you back 25L, but that opens up six lucky chairs, a midnight madness board and a gift board which are exclusively set up for group members.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

    • Mesh in XS, S, M, L, XL (includes alpha layer)
    • Adam
    • Aesthetic
    • David
    • Gianni
    • Jake
    • Slink
    • TMP

Those Eyes

Take in All the Sights

Of course, ya gotta be able to enjoy the panoramic vistas of the beach, and what better way to do so than through a new pair of peepers?  The other day, Kat shared a cute crop top in honor of Pride Month, but for me, I’m gonna show my support every day, ALL month long with my new Pride Eyes that I picked up as a free group gift over at the Madame Noir Store.  With both mesh and applier versions for Catwa and Lelutka mesh heads, these eyes are quite versatile.  Using the included HUD, you can select either large or small irises.  To grab a copy for yourself, you need to be a member of the Madame Noir Store group, but it’s completely free to join.  I don’t know how long these will be available, but if you are looking for some vibrant and colorful eyes to sport, I’d recommend a trip over to the Madame Noir Store.

So, what time can I plan for your arrival?  I’ll be here all day, just taking in the rays, grilling some burgers, and looking forward to catching a wave or two.  I hope you come on down!

~ Stan (Kat)

Stan is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Belleza Jake
Mesh Head:  Catwa Daniel
Head Applier:  Birth Shadow
Hair:  Exile Boy Next Door
Eyes:  Madame Noir Pride Eyes (free gift for members of the Madame Noir Store Group – 0L/0L to join)
Tattoo:  Addicted to Ink Troy Lite Tattoo (10L at the Jersey Shore Event)
Top:  Redangel Designs Arnold Tank (Special offer – 50L for members of Redangel Designs Group [normal price – 499L] – 50L/25L to join)
Shorts:  Belleza Jake Shorts Maroon (included with Belleza Jake mesh body)
Pose:  Indigo Poses
Sim:  Basil Bay
Song:  Catch a Wave by the Beach Boys

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Not A Moment Too Soon

Not A Moment Too Soon

You guys, I am so so so excited right now! Akeruka is giving away a complete bento mesh head to their group members as an Anniversary gift! Yeah, for real. It’s so pretty, I’m in love. There is a 150L fee to to join the group. But surely I don’t need to tell you how much bento heads cost and how amazing of a deal this is. In addition to the head we’re talking eyes in various colors/styles, body and head appliers in like 10 different tones, an animations HUD, eyebrow color options, makeup options, teeth…I could go on and on. But I won’t because…

Now The Bad News

Don’t worry, it’s not really super bad… It’s just that this offer is a bit time sensitive. The gift will only be available until June 15th. And it probably goes without saying that the sim is a bit hard to get into. See? That’s not so bad. Here’s your landmark to Akeruka – keep it handy and give it a try every now and then. I’m sure you’ll get lucky like I did!

 

Allison is wearing…

Mesh Head, Body Applier, Head Applier, Eyes: AK Deluxe Maia (free group gift / 0L / 150L to join)

Mesh Body: Maitreya Lara
Hair: MINA Fiona
Shirt: Ascend Emma Top
Pose: EmmePose


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The Light In Your Eyes

My Eyes Adore You

Hey there, Fab Free!  Happy Saturday to you and Happy Victoria Day holiday weekend for our Canadian and Scottish readers!  We have a three day weekend coming up in the US, and to me, it always signals that summer is just around the corner.  I hope wherever you are, you enjoy your weekend.  I have two free gifts to share with you (one is unisex, so keep reading, ladies).  Now there’s a budget friendly way to start summer!

My Eyes Adore You

They say eyes are the window to the soul. I’m not sure if that’s true, but I do know they are the first things I notice when I meet someone new.  I’m stuck with the same old color eyes in RL, but in SL, I can change the hue up whenever I like.  Today, I am sporting May Eyes from Amias, but ladies this gift isn’t just for the menfolk.  These appliers are for the Catwa and Lelutka mesh heads, and feature five colors to choose from.  I selected the hazel option, which features a pale green shade accented with brown radiating from the center, but I think the blue is really attractive as well.  I really like the way the designer included a pop of white color as a reflection in the left portion of the iris.  To pick these peepers up for yourself, simply teleport over to the store, activate the Amias group tag and tap the vendor.  Since there is no join fee, you can add the gift to your inventory completely for free.

Stripes

Sometimes You Just Get Lucky

While shopping at the Trashed Mainstore, I decided to check out the Midnight Mania and Lucky Boards.  I’m glad I did, because as soon as I arrived, I spotted an “S” appear, and picked up the Blurred Lines shirt, completely for free.  The prizes vary each round, so you might have to wait awhile.  Now, if you don’t see your magic letter pop up on the Lucky Board, or the Blurred Lines picture isn’t on display, don’t despair because you can still get this shirt for free as a gift for members of the Teleport Hub group.  If you’re not already a member, there is a 10L join fee, but there are Teleport Hub group gifts all around the grid, so joining is well worth the price.  This polo style shirt features a turned down collar, shorts sleeves, and  a bold red, white and gray stripe pattern splashed across a black background.  The gift package includes classic as well as mesh body versions.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Adam
  • Aesthetic
  • Jake
  • David
  • Gianni
  • Slink
  • TMP
  • Classic Mesh in XS, S, M, L, XL (includes alpha layer)

I’m off to see what other fabulous finds for guys I can discover.  Until next time, happy shopping!

~ Stan (Kat)

Stan is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Belleza Jake

Mesh Head:  Catwa Daniel

Head Applier:  Birth Shadow

Hair:  Vango Alex

Eyes:  Amias (free gift for members of the Amias group – 0L/0L to join)

Shirt:  Trashed Blurred Lines Tee (free Lucky Board prize – 0L no group required OR free gift for members of the Teleport Hub group – 0L/10L join fee)

Jeans:  Belleza Shea Jeans

Pose:  Indigo Poses

Sim:  Cranium Bay

Song:  In Your Eyes by Peter Gabriel

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