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Day into Night

Day into Night

After all of Juli’s posts about how great the SL16B gifts are, I had to check it out for myself. I braved the lag and found a few nice gifts for us guys.

A to Zed

I saw these great shoes were the gift Zed was offering and I was so intrigued, I had to check out the rest of their offerings. I’m rather pleased I did. There are several gifts scattered about the shop. A very smart high necked sweater with a large HUD of colors and this full ensemble suit. I like the unusual choice of a tee shirt instead of a collared shirt and a chain necklace instead of a tie. Sometimes edgy is a good thing.  The ‘Lovers Day’ suit comes with the blazer and shirt combination, the pants, the dragonhead chain, a bracelet and it’s own set of shoes. There is also a matching cocktail dress for the ladies on the women’s side of the shop.

Sizes Included

  • Aesthetic
  • Belleza
  • Classic Mesh – S-L
  • Signature – Geralt, Gianni
  • SLink
  • TMP
  • Shoes – SLink and Standard

Head to Toe

Now, about these shoes. The ‘Winklepicker Pikes’ ( it’s a style of shoe or boot worn from the 1950s onward by British rock and roll fans.) are Zed’s official Second Life 16th Birthday Celebration Free Gift. The generous Zed has given us the entire fatpack of the shoes so you should find a color and style that suits your every outfit.

Sizes Included

  • SLink
  • Standard (Resizable)

 

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Gabriel is wearing –

Mesh Head – LeLutka – Andrea
Mesh Body & Hands – Belleza – Jake
Skin –StrayDog – Breno for LeLutka Andrea, Tone 6
Eyes –Avi Glam – Lucent Eyes in Pine
Hair – Argrace – Makoto
Pose – WetCat – Blowing Smoke

Suit – Zed – Lovers Day Suit – FREE/0L – Free Gift @ The Second Life 16th Birthday Celebration

Shoes – Zed – Winklepickers Pikes – FREE/0L – Free Gift @ The Second Life 16th Birthday Celebration

Photo Location – NuNox

 


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You Know Everything


You Know Everything

Hello Fab Free’rs, this post is going to be a little bit different in that it’s all about the new male head gift at Akeruka, and a new group gift couples pose at WRONG rather than ladies fashion. Thankfully I have this handsome gentleman of mine here to help. The Akeruka head wouldn’t look even half as good on me as it does on him! Keep reading, and I’ll share more about each of these fantastic group gifts.

That face! The Akeruka Clay head is the latest group gift for Akeruka group members. This male head is a full Akeruka Deluxe mesh bento head complete with animations. Also included with this gift is the Akeruka skin in multiple tones with facial hair options, and body appliers for Slink (Omega), Signature (Omega), and Belleza bodies. The Akeruka group has a one time join fee of 150 linden. To get yours you will need to wear your Akeruka group tag, and pay the gift vendor 1 linden. This gift will be available until July 6th. After July 6th, the Clay head will be for sale at the regular price.

The pose Blue so patiently sat in with me while I took this photo is a free group gift at WRONG. There are actually several group gifts at WRONG, and the store group is free to join. I like the potential narrative this pose lends itself to. The pose is named “You Know Everything” which I also liked. It’s true, Blue pretty much knows everything. This free group gift at WRONG includes individual his and hers poses, along with a cool modern chair to pose in. I’ll include a copy of the vendor ad for this pose by WRONG below so you can get the full effect.

WRONG. You know everything

Here are the details, happy shopping!

Blue is wearing:

  • Head w/Hairbase – Akeruka – AK Deluxe – Mesh Head Clay Bento – 1L Group Gift/Group is 150L to Join
    Skin – Akeruka – Tone 3 (Included with the group gift Clay Head)
    Eyes – [GA.EG] – Ultimate Eyes Sharp
    Shirt – Volver – James Shirt – Free Gift @Man Cave *Until July 11th

Pru is wearing:

Pose w/Chair – WRONG – You know everything – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
Plant – Petite Mort– Summer Gazebo Potted Plant -50L/play *Originally Shown Here
Photo taken at a private location.


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All Access

All Access

It’s always refreshing to see Designers offering high quality gifts for the men of Second Life.  As Ms. Aline said in her report on the Access Event, the men have not been ignored when it comes to gifts. Nearly every vender of men’s wear has set out a very nice surprise for us. And as Ms. Aline also said: beware the lag! Cam Shopping is the way to go.

All Access

All  of the following items are free at the Access Event when you join the free group. Just wear your tag and help yourself.

Let’s start with my decision not to shave today. Or should I say, selectively shave today. This suave razor cut is from Fe Style. Facial hair style ‘V. GG’ comes with a Catwa and an Omega applier.

Like the shades? These Steampunkish glasses are the ‘Epic Glasses’ from Noir. You’ll get a huge HUD to change every surface to your choice of one of four metal colors. A note here as well on the solid quality of the build. Every detail is spot on.

I know a lot of men don’t like jewelry but I’m not one of them. Like most things in life, it all depends on the quality of the piece. This pendant from Aitui fits the bill perfectly. This is the “Forged Steel Snake” in a deep mahogany color. The necklace is completely resizable to get a correct fit on any body.

Last but not least, my pose is from “Wrong” but it is so right. “W33” comes in four variations and includes a cigarette for the pose. (Don’t tell Juli… she hates smoking) I’ve included a picture of all four poses for you perusal.


 

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Gabriel is wearing –

Mesh Head – LeLutka – Andrea
Mesh Body & Hands – Belleza – Jake
Skin –StrayDog – Breno for LeLutka Andrea, Tone 6
Eyes –Avi Glam – Lucent Eyes in Pine
Hair – Argrace – Makoto
Shirt – Gabriel– Open Shirt

Facial Hair – Fe Style – V.GG – FREE/0L – Free Gift @ Access Event

Glasses – Noir – Epic Glasses –FREE/0L – Free Gift @ Access Event

Necklace – Aitui – Forged Steel Snake –FREE/0L – Free Gift @ Access Event

Pose – Wrong – W33 –FREE/0L – Free Gift @ Access Event

Photo Location –Backdrop City

 


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In a Mood

In a Mood

It’s not always easy to find good free or almost free things for the men of Second Life. Sometimes, I skip entire events because I just know there’s nothing there for me. I very glad I didn’t skip this round of Cosmopolitan.

Hats off

Or hats on… this is the “Weatherman” from Bondi and it’s the free gift at Cosmopolitan. The hat is technically ‘unisex’ but don’t take this from me. The hat is completely resizable and repositionable so you can get the perfect fit. Just join the Cosmopolitan free group and pick up your gifts.

On the Hunt

In my never ending hunt for men’s fashion, I scour the Hunts each month and this month has been productive. I stumbled on the ‘Red Shoe Diaries’ “Little Black Book Hunt and it has not one but two tracks just for the men. One track, the one I’m showing prizes from, has a 1L price tag for each gift and the second track is 25L per prize.

First up is the “Cole” shirt from The Sissy Bar. As with everything I’ve seen from this designer, Cole is well made and subtly textured. Well worth the 1L and the time hunting.

Sizes Included

  • Belleza – Jake
  • David
  • Exmachina – Davide
  • Signature – Gianni, Gerault
  • SLink – Physique

Classic Jeans

Next up on the RSD/LBB Hunt are the “Bridgeport Jeans” from Horr Menswear. I really am impressed with these jeans. Jeans are such a staple of our wardrobe, it can be easy to toss out subpar pairs and hope no one notices. Horr Menswear has done just the opposite: they’ve made a first rate pair of jeans. Every detail is perfect and the texture couldn’t be better. And it’s still just 1L and a little hunting.

Sizes Included

  • Adam
  • Aesthetic
  • Belleza Jake
  • Classic Mesh – XS-XL
  • Signature – Gianni
  • SLink – Physique
  • TMP

 

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Gabriel is wearing –

Mesh Head – LeLutka – Andrea
Mesh Body & Hands – Belleza – Jake
Skin –StrayDog – Breno for LeLutka Andrea, Tone 6
Eyes –Avi Glam – Lucent Eyes in Pine
Hair – Argrace – Makoto
Glasses – Linden Labs – Male Student Glasses – FREE in your Inventory

Hat – Bondi – The Weatherman – FREE/0L – Free Group Gift @ Cosmopolitan Event

Shirt – The Sissy Bar – Cole – 1L prize for the Red Shoe Dairies’ Little Black Book Hunt

Jeans – Horr Menswear – 1L prize for the Red Shoe Dairies’ Little Black Book Hunt

 


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The Siren’s Song

The Siren's Song

Most of the time when you think of sirens singing, it’s not necessarily a good thing. You know… rocks, ship wrecks, sailors drowning. But this Siren’s Song has none of the bad things and ALL good things!  ‘Cause it’s a free Hunt! Mishmash Fusion is certainly one of those good things… two good things, in fact, one for us ladies and one for the guys as well!

Dark Siren

First up is the ladies prize for the Siren’s Song Hunt from Mishmash Fusion. This is the “Dark Siren” swimsuit and it will only cost you a little hunting. Yep, it’s a free prize! The suit is beautifully textured and each piece is separate for easy fitting.

Sizes Included

  • Belleza – Venus, Isis, Freya
  • Classic Mesh – XS-XL
  • Maitreya
  • SLink – Hourglass, Physique
  • Tonic – Fine, Curvy
  • TMP

 

A Siren for the Guys

Mishmash Fusion hasn’t ignored our wonderful men on this hunt either. “Siren Swim Set” is a two piece tee and board shorts with a lovely Celtic siren design. Each piece is separate ( and free) and will be a solid addition for mixing and matching in your wardrobe.

Sizes Included

  • Adam
  • Aesthetic
  • Belleza Jake
  • Classic Mesh XS-XL
  • Gianni
  • SLink
  • TMP

The Siren’s Song Hunt runs until June 30th

 

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Juli’s Stylin’

Mesh Head – LeLutka (Spencer- w/ my own edited shape)
Mesh Body – Maitreya – Laura
Eyes – IKON – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion
Freckles Applier – [pout!] – Freckles and Beauty Marks Set 2

Swimsuit – Mishmash Fusion – Dark Siren – FREE/0L – Free prize for the Siren’s Song Hunt

 

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Gabriel is wearing –

Mesh Head – LeLutka – Andrea
Mesh Body & Hands – Belleza – Jake
Skin –StrayDog – Breno for LeLutka Andrea, Tone 6
Eyes –Avi Glam – Lucent Eyes in Pine
Hair – Argrace – Makoto
Glasses – Linden Labs – Male Student Glasses – FREE in your Inventory

Top + Shorts – Mishmash Fusion – Siren’s Swim Tee and Trunks – FREE/0L – Free prize for the Siren’s Song Hunt

 

Photo Location – Salt Water 

 


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Beach Weekend, Part 2

Beach weekend, Part 2

I have to admit, I am enjoying this beach weekend idea of Julianna’s. There’s nothing like the surf and sand and soaking in the sun. Of course, one must look good even while one is being very… very lazy.

Don’t waffle on this one

Waffles, the clothing shop not the breakfast, has a great tank top perfect for being lazy on or off the beach. This is the “Summer Surf Hank Jersey” and it’s the 1L prize for the Summer Lovin’ Hunt. Just find the blue flip flop hidden in the store and it’s yours.

Sizes Included

  • Adam
  • Aesthetic
  • Gianni
  • SLink
  • Jake
  • TMP

 

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Gabriel is wearing –

Mesh Head – LeLutka – Andrea
Mesh Body & Hands – Belleza – Jake
Skin –StrayDog – Breno for LeLutka Andrea, Tone 6
Eyes –Avi Glam – Lucent Eyes in Pine
Hair – Argrace – Makoto
Glasses – Linden Labs – Male Student Glasses – FREE in your Inventory

Top – Waffles – Summer Surf Hank Jersey – 1L prize for the Summer Lovin’ Hunt

Photo Location – Baja Bay


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Just Breathe

Just Breathe

Men’s wear has been somewhat… scarce of late. So I was rather pleased to find a really well made gift set out for the men of Second Life by Breath. There’s also a second jacket and shirt set out that is a mere 50L. I, in fact, helped myself to both generous offerings. You won’t even need a group tag for this one. Thanks, Breath.

Just breathe

There are four versions of the “BB Jacket” set outside on the wall of the Breath store. But at 0L, you can pick up all of them. Each one has a different sleeve design or color. Take a moment, while you’re there, to browse the store. I found the prices to be reasonable and the selection was great.

Sizes Included

  • One size fits all

 

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Gabriel is wearing –

Mesh Head – LeLutka – Andrea
Mesh Body & Hands – Belleza – Jake
Skin –StrayDog – Breno for LeLutka Andrea, Tone 6
Eyes –Avi Glam – Lucent Eyes in Pine
Hair – Argrace – Makoto
Glasses – Linden Labs – Male Student Glasses – FREE in your Inventory
Pose – WetCat – Blowing Smoke

Jacket + Shirt – Breath – BB Jacket – FREE/0L – Free Gift for everyone

Photo Location –Backdrop City


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Denim Days

Denim Days

We finally made it to the weekend, time to kick off the business attire and get comfortable. Last Monday, I showed you the current Group Gift from Complex. But while I was there, I saw they also had a past group gift still available. So I wanted to show it off as well.

Denim Days

My denim jacket and hoodie are a past Group Gift from Complex but they are still out for pick up with your free group tag. They come as a set with a HUD to change the color of the hoodie and the color of the inside of the hood. I found the set to be very well built and fits like a charm.

Sizes Included

  • One size FittedMesh

 

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Gabriel is wearing –

Mesh Head – LeLutka – Andrea
Mesh Body & Hands – Belleza – Jake
Skin –StrayDog – Breno for LeLutka Andrea, Tone 6
Eyes –Avi Glam – Lucent Eyes in Pine
Hair – Argrace – Makoto
Glasses – Linden Labs – Male Student Glasses – FREE in your Inventory

Jacket+Hoodie – Complex – Denim Jacket – FREE/0L – Free Group Gift – Group is free to join

Photo Location –Backdrop City


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Classic

Classic

Somedays call for nothing but comfortable and casual. I like a smart suit as much as , or maybe more than, the next guy but beach combing with Baxter calls for something less formal. Definitely something I can get muddy in when Baxter brings back that slobber soaked rope toy I no doubt will be tossing around for him.

Classic Cotton

This is the ‘Basic Tee’ from Complex and it’s the current free Group gift.  They call it ‘basic’ but it’s really just a classic cotton tee. Who doesn’t love a well worn comfortable tee shirt? The Basic Tee comes with a HUD for twelve solid color choices. Big bonus is that the tee is very well made and the group admission is free.

Sizes Included

  • Belleza – Jake
  • Signature – Gianni

Classic Denim

I picked up a new pair of knock around shorts today as well. These are the ‘Casual Shorts’ from Kalback and they are the free gift for the L’Homme readers group for May. The L’Homme magazine group is free to join (Just click the poster by the gift or in front of the store) and it will set you up for lots of great gifts from some of Second Life’s best designers. These shorts are proof of that. They come with a HUD for fourteen colors/patterns for the shorts and the cuffs. The cuffs can also be further customized with a Tinting control.

Size Included

  • Belleza – Jake
  • Signature – Geralt, Gianni

 

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Gabriel is wearing –

Mesh Head – LeLutka – Andrea
Mesh Body & Hands – Belleza – Jake
Skin –StrayDog – Breno for LeLutka Andrea, Tone 6
Eyes –Avi Glam – Lucent Eyes in Pine
Hair – Argrace – Makoto
Glasses – Linden Labs – Male Student Glasses – FREE in your Inventory

Tee Shirt – Complex – Basic tee – FREE/0L – Free Group Gift – Group is free to join

Shorts – Kalback – Casual Shorts – FREE/0L – Free group Gift for L’Homme – L’Homme Group is free to join

Photo Location – Baja Bay

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Bein’ a Little Bit Extra, Poolside


Bein' Extra at the Pool

Hi Fab Free! I don’t know about you, but I’ve been in need of a pool day for weeks. Second Life to the rescue! Of course, no pool day of mine would be complete without my sweetheart. He’s the best, and he still think’s I’m pretty cute even when I’m bein’ a little extra at the pool! haha We both managed to find some great sales, and a few summer freebies to share with you as well. Keep reading for all the details.

Playfulness aside, this sweet poolside pose is part of a current sale happening at Ardent Poses. The sale ends in just a few days on April 15th, and all the sale items including couples poses, and individual pose packs are marked just 65 linden. You don’t need to wear a specific group tag, just head over to Ardent Poses and shop these fabulous bargains!

MonoKini

Speaking of sales, Beautiful Hustler is also having a big sale. Their entire second floor is marked down. Pru’s sexy mono-kini is one of the sale items marked at just 75 linden. Most of the sale items are priced at 75 linden. You’ll find a little bit of everything including lingerie, swimwear, and dresses. This bikini comes in 3 mesh sizes (Maitreya Lara, Slink Physique, Slink Hourglass), and is every bit as cute from the back as it is from the front, maybe even cuter. There are also other colors available. This sale ends on April 15th, so do not wait! Also, you can wear your Beautiful Hustler group tag, (the group is free to join) and score credit toward future purchases while you shop.

My guy Blue also happens to be sporting a few summer freebies! You can pick up his hairbase hairstyle at Volkstone. This perfect-for-summer style is called “Maick”, and it is a free group gift. The group is also free to join. This freebie comes in mesh head appliers for Catwa heads, and Omega compatible heads.
Remmy Shorts

Additionally, his swim shorts are a free group gift version of the Remy shorts by Matova for the Gallant Magazine group members. The Gallant Magazine group is also free to join. Please note that only the special edition version is included in this gift. The above ad is just to give you a better look at the style. The swim trunks/undwear (SL is versatile like that!) come fitted for the Aesthetic male body, Belleza Jake, and Signature Gianni. I’m not sure how long these men’s gifts will be available, so don’t wait on them either!

{what next} Summer Drinks for SL15B

Lastly, the cute pineapple drink Pru is holding in the top photo is part of a free set of summer drinks by What Next that you can find on the Marketplace. It comes with each drink pictured in 2 sizes, and a drink dispenser in each of the shapes. The drinks have hold poses with a drinking animation. To use them as a photo prop, I just rez’d one to the ground and positioned it in Pru’s hands.

Here are the details!

Pru is wearing:

  • Hair – DOUX – Dreemdoll hairstyle [Fades]
  • Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento
  • Skin – EssencesLitzi
  • Monokini – Beautiful Hustler – [bh]roped monokini irri teal – 75L *Second Floor Spring Sale Ends April 15th
  • Drink – {what next} Summer Drinks – Free on the Marketplace
  • Tattoos – The Ivory Rose
  • Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

Blue is wearing:

  • Hair – Volkstone – Maick Hairbase – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join 
  • Head – CATWA – Dude Bento
  • Skin – StrayDog – Apen Tone 05
  • Facial Hair – CDC Creations – Beard 52
  • Swim Trunks – Matova – Remmy Shorts – Free Gallant Magazine Group Gift/Group is Free to join 
  • Body – Belleza Jake

Couple’s Pose (top photo) – Ardent Poses – Poolside – 65L *Sale Ends April 15th
Floatie w/Pose (bottom photo) – {what next} Lazy Summer Floatie (citrus)
Pool – [ Focus Poses ] Pool Backdrop
Background – [ Focus Poses ] Beach Backdrop