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Never too late for <3’s

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Never too late for <3’s

I don’t think hearts are ever out of season! Love shouldn’t be just one day of the year after all! But if you want to say that this outfit is a Happy Belated Valentine’s Day gift, that is okay too. Either way, I love this fanciful outfit!

I picked up my pretty red dress with the hearts on it from Ison. It is a Valentine’s gift so I’m not sure how long it will be out, so don’t wait! Hurry and pick this one up. It’s free and no group is required, just buy it for 0L when you go inside the store.

Dress Sizes Included:

  • Maitreya
  • Hourglass
  • Physique
  • Freya

<3’s in My Hair Too!

I even have fancifully heart-ed hair too! Another store that has set out a no-group-required free Valentine’s gift is Exile. Again, since this is a holiday exclusive gift, I’m not sure how long it will be out… so hurry! You won’t need a group, just buy it for 0L. This pretty bun with the side tendrils has hearts in the hair.

There are two separate huds that accompany the hair. You get a hud to change the color of the hearts (I kept them a traditional red) and you get a hud to change the color of the hair to various dip dye colors. It’s such a pretty style and for free!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Milu Bad Girl Polar
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Exile – Heart to Heart (0L no group needed)
Jewelry – Tabou – Valentine Necklace (Free Group Gift/Group is 20L to Join)
Dress – Ison – Bella Dress Valentine Gift (0L no group needed)
Shoes – Empire – Bellis

Sim Location – Isle of View

Astrids Signature


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Mayhem

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When I’m not out causing mayhem, I’m off finding good deals. Of course I had help with this one…

Stop by Horr Menswear and look for the little black heart tipped arrow as part of the Cupid’s Conspiracy Hunt that you can touch for free to get this outfit that includes the Mayhem shirt and Bridgeport jeans and you can’t go wrong.

Shirt sizes included:

  • Classic XS – L
  • TMP
  • Slink
  • Jake
  • Gianni
  • David
  • Adam
  • Aesthetic

Pants sizes included:

  • Classic XS – L
  • TMP
  • Slink
  • Jake
  • Gianni
  • Adam
  • Aesthetic

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Loki is wearing…

Body, Hands, and Feet – Slink
Skin – Birth Skins – Axel Skin (Coastal) trail.b.hair_Clean
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – DuraSL13B Gift in Milky Platinum
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Head & Neck Tattoos – Bolson – Saito
Arm Sleeve Tattoos – Endless Pain Tattoos – Tiamat
Leg Tattoo – .Identity. Body Shop – Remember Pain
Shirt & Jeans  – HORR – Levant Mayhem Shirt & Bridgeport Jeans (Free/0L for the Cupid’s Conspiracy Hunt)
Boots  – [380] – Outlander Boots in Black

Sim Location – Cytheria

Astrids Signature

 


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Chase Away Those Blues

Bluetiful

Hello there, Fabulouses.  Boy, have Ripley and I found a sexy number to share with you tonight to help ease any mid-week blues you might have!  With a side slit that travels up, up, up, and a plunging neckline, the Althea Slit Dress from the YM Shop is sure to draw eyes your way.  Its dark navy tone and long sleeves contrast beautifully with the sexy glimpse of skin revealed in the view from the side.  With sizes for classic avatars, plus mesh body versions, this outfit is sure to fit almost any everyone.  The best part is that you can pick up this curve-hugging gown for free as a member of Fabulously Free in SL.  Simply activate your tag, teleport to the store, and click the vendor.  Actually, there are *two* free female gifts for Fab Free group members in the shop.  I blogged the Dandy Outfit in my post {HERE}, (it’s still available) so you can journey back home with a pair of outfits that cost you absolutely nothing!  Talk about a sweet treat in time for Valentine’s Day!

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Classic Mesh in XS, S, M, L, and XL (includes alpha layer)
  • Fit Mesh in XS, S, M, L, and XL
  • Belleza (2 versions)
  • Maitreya
  • Slink

I hope you have a wonderful holiday on the 14th.  I am looking forward to spending a quiet evening at home with my best pal.  He may not bring me a dozen roses or a box of chocolates, but he certainly fills my heart with unconditional love.  What more could a girl ask for?  Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Vista Lia

Head Applier:  YS&YS Miki

Hair:  Truth Hair Cerys

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Dress:  YM Shop Althea Slit Dress (free gift for members of Fabulously Free in SL – 0L/0L to join)

Heels:  Shoenique Chinablu Heels

Pose:  Le Poppycock

Sim:  Elvenshire
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Firelight Hearts

Firelight Hearts
Hello hello Fab Free’rs! Is anyone else just now realizing that Valentine’s Day is just a few days away!? I got caught up in all the hearts and cuteness and forgot to pay attention to the actual date. Thankfully there is still time to find something cute to wear. I suggest this fun little dress from HEC (Hot Elegant Clothing) for the WomenStuff group. Also included with this gift is a HUD that lets you change the glow, and  “sheerness” of the dress, or hide it completely for a “strip” effect. The WomenStuff group is just 50 linden to join. This dress has a matching alpha layer as well, so it can be worn by classic non-mesh avatars.

Mesh Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Belleza (Freya, Isis, Venus), eBody, Fitmesh, Slink (Hourglass, Physique)

Everyone loves FREE hair, especially me! The sleek hairstyle Pru is wearing is a FREE 68 Main event group gift by Firelight. The 68 Main group is FREE to join. With the Firelight gift at 68 Main you’ll get the style in 2 sizes and a color hud with the light brown shade shown and a darker brunette option.

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair – !!Firelight!! Niagra Gift Lt&Dk Brown – FREE Group Gift @68 Main / 68 Main Group is FREE to Join 

Head – CATWA HEAD Gwen

Skin –  [theSkinnery] Estee (Catwa Applier) – champagne

DressHot Elegant Clothing – HEC – “Molly” Valentine GIFT Outfit – FREE Group Gift/ Womenstuff Group is 50L to Join 

Body/Hands – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara

*Pose by FOXCITY

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Gun-Slinger

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Annie Oakley

This isn’t the wild west but this outfit made me think of Annie Oakley who sort of paved the way for women to gain prowess with their own shooting skills. One of her more popular quotes (according to google) is: “There are always women who will take men on their own terms. If I were a man I wouldn’t bother to change while there are women like that around.” I had to stop and wonder a moment if she meant that they shouldn’t bother to change clothes… but maybe that is just me being silly 😛

Where to get the Digs

At any rate, you will find this great all-in-one outfit at SA Quartermaster, gun included, for many different mesh bodies. It comes in all one piece so nothing is detachable, and it does not include the boots. You do get a color change hud with four different colors of red, including a camouflage red color. This gift is completely free as part of the Cupid’s Conspiracy Hunt going on right now.

Mesh Size Compatibility:

  • Classic Mesh XS – L
  • TMP
  • Maitreya
  • Tonic – Fine & Curvy
  • Slink – Physique & Hourglass
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Analog Dog – idyll
Outfit – SA Quartermaster – Mesh Athena Outfit – Maroon (Free/0L for the Cupid’s Conspiracy Hunt)
Boots – [DDD] – Leather Spats

Sim Location – Divine Corruption

Astrids Signature


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The Cart Sale – The 100

The 100
Hello hello Fab Free’rs! I just cannot get enough of these 10 linden finds at The Cart Sale still taking place at The Wash. Not only have I been able to update some of my furniture, I’m getting some great new wardrobe pieces as well. If you’re unfamiliar with The Cart Sale, all the items available from any participating vendor are just 10 lindens.

The 100

Once again I’ve discovered a new-to-me shop, The 100. I picked out two personal favorites from their cart to share with you. I also really dig the store name, it makes me think of the television series with the same name, which I very much enjoyed. Shown on the left, I adore the soft sweet floral pattern on this nightie. It come in several mesh sizes and is a steal for 10 lindens. The cute cowl neck cropped sweater on the right is also just 10 lindens at The 100 cart. I like the sketchy red hearts and arrows,  it’s festive without being too frilly. Both items come in a few other colors as well.

Mesh Sizes Included (Nightie): Belleza (Freya, Isis, Venus), TMP, Maitreya Lara, Slink (Physique, Hourglass)
Mesh Sizes Included (Sweater): Fitmesh, Belleza (Freya, Isis, Venus), Maitreya Lara, Slink (Physique, Hourglass)

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair – Magika [03] Little

Skin – [theSkinnery] Estee (Catwa Applier) – champagne

Head – CATWA HEAD Gwen

Nightie – :::The 100::: Adley Nightie : Orange – 10L @The Cart Sale 

Sweater – :::The 100::: Val Sweater : Red Hearts – 10L @The Cart Sale 

Body/Hands – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara

*Poses by FOXCITY

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New City

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“There’s something about arriving in new cities, wandering empty streets with no destination. I will never lose the love for the arriving, but I’m born to leave.”
― Charlotte Eriksson

My friend and I went sim exploring and ended up at Tralala’s Diner. It’s this little city street with vendors and it’s raining hard and there is this urban “crunch” about it. It made me think of this quote about how I like to wander new places… but I never really intend to stay in them. I’m always bound to go home. That’s just who I am.

An outfit for the city…

I found a new outfit, perfect for visiting city streets at Barbed Wire Kisses, courtesy of the Cupid’s Conspiracy Hunt. All the gifts in this hunt are free so I picked this one up for 0L. You get the top and the skirt (you can wear them separately) in several mesh sizes to suit your needs. I like the details of the rivets and the buckles that I think make this outfit super sexy.

Dress mesh size compatibility:

  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – DeLa – Charlotte
Necklace – Goth1c0 – Gothic Elegant Necklace
Dress – Barbed Wire Kisses – CC Pyroa Outfit (Free/0L for the Cupid’s Conspiracy Hunt)
Stockings – AviCandy – Lace Back Seam (Classic Collection)

Sim Location – Tralala’s Diner

Astrids Signature


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A good book.

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I love a good book… and old libraries are a favorite haunt of mine. I’m here at the library at Lorrey checking out the stacks of books to see what I can find.

Heading to the Library.

Before I headed to the shelves I spent a little time with my friend who always has his eye on the ball for a good deal. He really liked the Dirty Little Secrets Hunt and clued me in to this fantastic shirt by Shae’s Designs. It’s yours for just 1L and a little hunting time, and I love the detailing of the rivets and the chain ties at the neckline. It comes in several sizes too!

Shirt Sizes Available:

  • Classic XXS – L
  • TMP
  • Maitreya
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

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Another Dirty Little Secret…

Another dirty little secret along the Hunt are my shoes! Yes, my friend was at it again, and pointed out this great pair of shoes by Barbed Wire Kisses. These shoes come with metal details and buckles as well and will fit Maitreya, Slink, or Belleza feet and once you find the little black bag they are yours for only 1L.

Finally…

Finally! I found the book I was looking for! It’s the Fabulously Free Tome of secrets! I knew it was here somewhere! Better yet, this Tome is a FabFree Group gift from Deadly Nightshade! Like all FabFree group gifts, it is completely free with your FabFree group tag. Just stop by the Deadly Nightshade store to pick it up. In your gift package, you’ll get the Tome in a handheld version that includes a holding pose and you’ll also get a rezzable decoration version of the book. What a perfect gift for the FabFree lover!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Pia Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Coffee
Hair – Analog Dog – Five
Shirt – Shae’s Designs – Avery Shirt Dark Green (1L for the Dirty Little Secrets Hunt)
Skirt – Bueno – Denim Skirt Midnight
Shoes – Barbed Wire Kisses – Tura Shoe (1L for the Dirty Little Secrets Hunt)

Book Prop – Deadly Nightshade – FabFree Group Gift Tome (FabFree Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)

Sim Location – The Great Library

Astrids Signature


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Drift Away

Just Dandy

Hello Fabulous Readers!   Winter seems to last so long, and today I found myself needing a little get away.  It can be so refreshing to just relax and let the peace of nature fill you.  The pupster and I escaped this evening to the flower-filled meadow on the lovely Costa Bella sim.   I put on my headset, turned on sounds, and relaxed in the tranquil landscape.  As I listened to the gentle trickle of falling water, the cares of a stressful day faded away.

Now I’m Feeling Just Dandy

With my knotted crop top and pleated mini, I know I looked just as good as I felt in the free gift I picked up from the YM Shop.  The Dandy Outfit includes a playful plaid tie in addition to the shirt and skirt, which is worn as an all-in-one piece.  Talk about cute!  With coordinating bows, a slightly ruffled waistline and a narrow black border on the bodice, this outfit is packed with playful touches.  I ended up wearing the black panties that came with my Maitreya Lara body because the skirt was a bit revealing, but I am sure a pair of tights would have provided coverage as well.  The generous designer included a texture change HUD with 8 options in all, so if you’d prefer a different color scheme, you’re in luck!  To scoop up this free giftie for yourself, simply activate your Fabulously Free in SL group tag, and tap the vendor at the shop.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Fitmesh in XS, S, M, L, and XL
  • Alpha Layer for Classic Avatars
  • Belleza
  • Maitreya
  • Slink

I hope you are able to find a peaceful spot for yourself where you can just let your cares drift away, too.  Sometimes in this busy world, we forget to carve out some downtime for ourselves.  Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Vista Lia

Head Applier:  YS&YS Miki

Hair:  Truth Hair Valentina

Outfit:  YM Shop Dandy Outfit (free gift for members of Fabulously Free in SL – 0L/0L to join)

Shoes:  Reign Cali Flip Flops

Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd

Pose:  Foxcity

Sim:  Costa Bella

Song:  Drift Away
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Cute Roses

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Hi Again Fab Free’rs! I’m excited to share more of my finds from the Cart Sale going on at The Wash. Aside from the obvious allure of completely affordable prices, a big draw to the Cart Sales put on at The Wash for me is the opportunity to try out shops I’m not super familiar with. One such shop is Dark Water Designs. Along with some very cute casual ladies clothing, they had some casual menswear at the Dark Water Designs cart. I picked up the flirty fringe top, and a cute jogger set. Keep reading for the details!

A Rose by Any Other Name

This pretty halter top with the rose appliques and the fringe was too cute to pass up at the Dark Water Designs cart. It comes in one other color (sold separately). It also fits really well, and comes in many mesh sizes. There is also an alpha layer included with this top so it is suitable for classic avatars.

Mesh Sizes Included:  Standard Mesh (xs – XL), Maitreya Lara, Tonic (Curvy, Fine), ebody, Slink (Hourglass, Physique), TMP, Ocacin, Belleza (Freya, Isis, Venus)

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Cute as Can Be

The other item I picked up at the Dark Water Designs cart, and I’m glad I did, is this “Cute” jogger set. The set includes the hooded jacket and matching jogger style pants in pink and black. This two-piece outfit comes in several mesh sizes, and the jacket and pants can also be worn separately. Additionally there are alpha layers for the jacket and pants so they can be worn by classic avatars. I love the detail in the lettering across the back. It really is very cute!

Mesh Sizes Included: Standard Mesh (xs – XL), Maitreya Lara, Tonic (Curvy, Fine), ebody, Slink (Hourglass, Physique), TMP, Ocacin, Belleza (Freya, Isis, Venus)

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair (first photo)TRUTH HAIR Damaris [Pastels / Pink Hibi] RARE

Hair (second photo) – enVOGUE – HAIR Amelie – Dark Colors

Head – CATWA HEAD Gwen

SkinEssences – Digby

Fringe TopDark Water Designs – DWD – Rose Suede Fringe Halter, black – 10L @The Cart Sale

Jogger SetDark Water Designs – DWD – Jogger Set “Cute” – 10L @The Cart Sale

Top – –Tres Blah– Knotted Tank

Shoes – ::ROC:: Canvas Sneaker! Tiptoe

Body/Hands/Feet – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara

*Poses by Signature Poses

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