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Skateboard Love


Skaboard Love

Hello hello Fab Free’rs! It’s almost Valentine’s Day, so I thought why not show some mush and love on the blog. 😛 I’ve got my guy with me to help show this super sweet couples pose gift from the Pop Up Pose Fair and some matching his and hers hunt dollarbie prizes from the Love Me Not Hunt. Keep reading for all the important info.

The Pose – The moment I saw this super fun couple’s pose by Fashiowl, I had to share it with you! It is one of 3 free gift poses at the Pop Up Pose Fair. It comes with the skateboard props, a mirrored version of the pose, and the pose is adjustable. To get your copy of this gift and the others by Fashiowl, you’ll need to join the Pose Fair group. It’s free to join. Then you can click the gift boxes at each of the participating vendors and get your free gifts. Also, the Pop Up Pose Fair ends Feb. 14th, so don’t wait!

Waffles LMN Hunt Prizes – There are dollarbie his and hers hunt prizes for the Love Me Not Hunt at Waffles that are of course perfect for Valentine’s Day. The “Love Me” shirt for the guys comes in several sizes and is suitable for classic non-mesh avatars. The “Love Me” dress for the ladies at Waffles also comes in multiple sizes and will work for classic avatars. The LMN Hunt is a 1 linden hunt, so each prize is just 1 linden. The hunt item is a stem-less red rose. This hunt runs through the end of the month, so there’s still some time left to hunt the multiple floors at Waffles for these prizes.
Shirt Sizes Included: Signature (Geralt, Gianni), Belleza Jake, Slink Physique Male, TMP, Standard Mesh (S,M,L) + Alpha Layer
Dress Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Slink (Physique, Hourglass), Belleza (Freya, Isis, Venus), eBody, Fitmesh Standard + Alpha Layer

Hints – (Male Item) – “This spot looks comfy.” / (Female Item) – “I might wilt near these candles.” 

Here are the details!

Pru is Wearing:

  • Hair w/Headband – Magika Group Gift – Please Fatpack – Past Group Gift (Still Available) / Group is 150L to Join 
  • Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento
  • Skin – Essences – Vanya
  • Tattoos – Ivory & Rose – I&R Downhearted tattoo
  • Dress – Waffles – *WW* Love Me Chole Dress – 1L LMN Hunt Prize
  • Shoes – REIGN.- Thigh High Sneakers (Maitreya Body)- Black (tinted laces)
  • Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

Blue is Wearing:

  • Hair – Vango – Owen (B)
  • Hair base – CheekyKanji Tattoo & Hair base! Past MOH 10 Gift
  • Head – Catwa – Head Dude Bento
  • Skin – 7 Deadly Skins – Bo Caramel
  • Sunglasses – Mary Cakes{MC} – White Heart Glasses- (tinted) Past Hunt Gift *Similar Pair 50L on Marketplace
  • Shirt – Waffles – *WW*  Love Me Tee Shirt – 1L LMN Hunt Prize
  • Necklace – Vero ModeroLove Necklace Him
  • Pants – Fukin Cute – London Jeans
  • Shoes –  [Deadwool] – Chase Sneakers Vday2018 Valentine’s Day Gift *Same style different colors on Marketplace
  • Body – Belleza Jake

Pose w/Props – Fashiowl Poses – Skateboard Love 3 // – Free Pose Fair Group Gift/Group is Free to Join @Pop Up Pose Fair
Backdrop – [Dash] Alley Graffiti BD
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Nefarious

Nefarious

At long last, the Menstuff Hunt is back! Sixty five shops are hiding the little shirts full of prizes for Menstuff Hunt #19. With so many designers, I’m sure you can find something you need.

Nefarious and Notorious

I’m starting my Hunt loot with this dark and a bit edgy outfit. This is Nefarious from Coveted. The details are very nicely made and the outfit really caters to the ‘bad boy’ side. I think it’d be a great look for role play too.

Sizes Included

  • Standard Sizes XS-XL

 

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Gabriel is wearing –

Mesh Head – LeLutka – Andrea
Mesh Body & Hands – SLink – Physique Male + Dynamic Hands
Skin –StrayDog – Breno for LeLutka Andrea, Tone 6
Eyes –Avi Glam – Lucent Eyes in Pine
Glasses – Linden Labs – Male Student Glasses – FREE in your Inventory
Hair – Mina – William – FREE/0L – VIP Group Gift – Group is 200L to join

Top and Pants – Coveted – Nefarious – FREE/0L – Free prize for the Menstuff Hunt


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Not Today

Not today

Ever have one of those days where nothing sounds good? I don’t want to work. I don’t want to research for the blog. I don’t want to read, I don’t want to do anything productive at all.  Not today.

Marco… Polo…

Luckily, I picked up this new group gift from Trashed before I got the blahs. This is the ‘Marco’ top and it’d the men’s gift this month. I like the black and white simple design. Perfect for wandering the Grid. Juli calls it goofing off… I call it “exploring”.

Sizes Included

  • Adam
  • Altamura
  • Exmachina
  • Signature
  • SLink

 

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Gabriel is wearing –

Mesh Head – LeLutka – Andrea
Mesh Body & Hands – SLink – Physique Male + Dynamic Hands
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
Jeans+ Boots – Giz Seorn – Rick Jeans

Top – Trashed – Marco – FREE/0L – Group Gift – Group is 2L to join

 

Photo Location – Rieri Town, Tokyo 


 


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Shall We Dance, M’Lady?

A Night at the Ball

Hello there, Fabulouses! It’s not often that I opt to role play in SL, but Ripley happened to catch wind of fantastic his/her free matchy-matchy 18th century outfits that Stan and I just had to check out. If you are a role player in SL, these might be just up your alley! Each gift package includes everything you need from head to toe – all for free with no group join required!

For the Lady…

From wig and hat down to slippered feet, the ladies’ gift from St. Petersburg in SL/Chateau D’Esprit is a complete 18th century outfit perfect for a formal ball. I chose to wear just the gown, gloves, skirt, sleeves, bow and Sacque (kind of like a cape in back), but the gift folder also includes a color change wig, wrap, cap, stockings and slippers. I just love the frilly trim and lace as well as the generous hoop style skirt. I felt so elegant while wearing it! The best part of all was it was completely free and I didn’t have to join any group to pick it up!
Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Classic clothing layers (gloves, shoe base, stockings, top, underpants, underskirt, alpha layer)
  • Applier for Belleza, Maitreya and Slink
  • Omega Advanced Applier HUD
  • Sacque
  • Skirt
  • Right and left sleeves
  • Wig with color change HUD and hairbase
  • Cap
  • Slippers

And For the Gentlemen…

Although he grumbled about wearing a wig, I thought Stan looked dashing in his suit, which is a free gift from St. Petersburg in SL/Chateau D’Esprit. The men’s gift doesn’t have as many separate components like the ladies’ version, but it looks just as spectacular, and includes everything needed for a fantasy evening. From the powdered wig down to the buckled shoes, Stan was all set to go. He really appreciated the fact that he could throw all the clothing on with just one click. There was no need to mess around with adding different layers or separate clothing items. He simply had to decide to go with either the standard or no lace version of the suit and then add his wig. No fuss, no muss and then he was pacing, waiting for me to finish getting ready. Isn’t that the way it always goes? 😉

What’s Included:

  • M Suit
  • M Suit (no lace)
  • Alpha layer
  • Wig

We’re off to enjoy an evening of waltzing and role play. Until next time, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley and Stan)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body: Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head: Lelutka Simone
Head Applier: YS&YS Kira
Eyes: IKON Hope Eyes in IRON
Hair: Truth Hair Lady
Outfit: St. Petersburg in SL Chateau D’Esprit Freebie Gown (free gift/no group required – 0L)
Pose: Click Poses and Props Dance with Me
Sim: Comhar

Stan is wearing…

Mesh Body: Belleza Jake
Mesh Head: Catwa Daniel
Head Applier: Birth Shadow
Outfit (includes wig): St. Petersburg in SL Chateau D’Esprit Freebie Suit (free gift/no group required – 0L)
Pose: Click Poses and Props Dance with Me
Sim: Comhar

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Tweed

Tweed

As Stan told you, Gabriel is having a huge clearance sale and an entire section of the store is all priced at 1Linden! You could get an entire wardrobe for the price of one piece of clothing. And from a premier Second Life designer!

Outdoors

After I picked up this stunning tweed jacket and bag, I headed out to my new favorite hiking spot, confident that I was the best dressed man on the SIM. ( Stop rolling your eyes, Juli ) The ‘Zip Up Tweed Jacket’ comes with the smart leather bag but you can wear each separately. Each color of the jacket is sold separately but at this price, you can easily scoop up all of them if you so desire. This amazing sale will certainly not last long so don’t delay.

Sizes Included

  • XXS – XL Mesh

 

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Gabriel is wearing –

Mesh Head – LeLutka – Andrea
Mesh Body & Hands – SLink – Physique Male + Dynamic Hands
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 + Bag – Gabriel – 1L limited sale

Photo Location – Soul2Soul Highlands


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Tackling Two Resolutions at Once

Woodsy Green

Hello there Fab Free!  I’ve been on the lookout for wintry menswear items to share with you all seeing as how that’s one of my New Year’s resolutions.  Ripley told me about this awesome free denim jacket and hoodie and wouldn’t you know it?  A certain female blogger beat me to it!  This time, when I heard about the fantastic clearance sale going on over at Gabriel, I didn’t give her a chance to see if any of the dollarbies would fit her avatar.  I sent her on a long walk with the pupster, and headed over to the shop myself to see what I could pick up.

Fisherman’s Knit Sweater

Another of my goals for 2019 is to do  more fishing with (or without) man’s best friend.  I’m still not so sure at all that Ripley is man’s best friend.  First, he abandoned me to run off for an almost empty box of Ripley snacks, then he went and told Kat about MY denim jacket/hoodie.  Anyway, I might not have a fishing pal, but I certainly have a thick, high neck sweater to ward off watery breezes.  I really like the olive green and chunky knit on the sweater I scooped up at the Gabriel Clearance Sale.  It set me back just one Linden dollar and is sure to become a chilly weather fave.  Although the package didn’t include versions for mesh bodies, by adjusting the alpha layer on my Slink Physique body, I had no problem finding the right size for me.

Sizes Included:

  • XS, S, M, L, XL
  • Includes alpha layer for classic avatars

Olive Chinos

While grabbing the High Neck Sweater, I spotted a pair of olive Chinos out of the corner of my eye, and thought they’d be a perfect match for my new fishing top.  Once again, there was no version for mesh avatars in the package, but since these pants were on sale for just 1 Linden dollar, I decided to give them a go.  As you can tell from my photo, after adjusting the alpha layer on my mesh body, they worked out swimmingly.  Ugh, maybe I should have chosen a different descriptor.  Who wants to think of swimming when you are going fishing?  I’ll just test my luck, I guess. 😉

Sizes Included:

  • XS, S, M, L, XL
  • Includes alpha layer for classic avatars

What Fishing Trip Would Be Complete Without Boat Shoes?

The answer would be not many.  Gabriel had me covered, again for just a 1 Linden dollar investment.  At the Clearance Sale, you can pick up this handy set of footwear in multiple hues, all for just 1 Linden dollar each.  I’m wearing the Camel colored set, but you can also pick up similar models in blue, red and red brown shades.  They were not designed for mesh body feet, but since they could be repositioned, I was easily able to get them to fit just right, without having to use the alpha layer.

I’m sure there will be more posts featuring items from the Clearance Sales over at Gabriel, I happened to spot a familiar blogger there shopping, and I picked up a few more items myself.  Until next time, happy shopping!

~ Stan (Kat)

Stan is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Slink Physique
Mesh Head:  Catwa Daniel
Head Applier:  Birth Shadow
Eyes:  Song Magi Eyes
Hair:  Vango Alex
Sweater:  Gabriel High Necked Sweater in Olive (dollarbie at the Gabriel Clearance Sale – 1L)
Pants:  Gabriel Chino Pants in Olive (dollarbie at the Gabriel Clearance Sale – 1L)
Shoes:  Gabriel Boat Shoes in Camel (dollarbie at the Gabriel CLearance Sale – 1L)
Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd
Pose:  Luane’s World
Sim:  Forever Love

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New Year, Fresh Start

New Year's Walk

Hello Fabulouses!  So, one of my goals for the New Year is to go for more walks and get some more exercise.  Since I’m still sick in RL (started antibiotics today, so I should be feeling better soon), I’m gonna have to get today’s exercise on SL.  Ripley and I went for a stroll over at the Lemon Beach sim.  I can’t always say that I would wear the outfits I blog on SL in RL, but I definitely would wear today’s!

A Jeans and Hoodie Kind of Day

I love my real life jean jacket and I was super excited to see that Complex is offering a Denim Jacket/Hoodie combo as a free group gift.  Fellas, this is designed for you all, but I just had to have it for myself (sorry, Stan, but you can go get your own – did I mention it’s FREE?).  The best part about this set is that it comes with a texture change HUD so you can alter the color of the hoodie and its lining.  You’ll have 11 choices for the hoodie, which include patterns as well as solids, and 4 options for the lining.  The jacket comes in one size only – fitted, but as you can see, I was able to wear it just fine on my Maitreya mesh body.  Since it’s from a men’s clothing store, I’m sure it will work just as well for the guys, too.  There is no alpha layer for classic avatars, but it’s worth a shot if you have a classic avi, after all, it is completely free.  To pick up a copy for yourself, you have to be a member of the Complex Updates Group, but there is no join fee.

I hope you are having a great week.  Until next time, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)  

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head:  Lelutka Simone
Head Applier:  YS&YS Kira
Hair:  Truth Hair Jacica
Eyes:  IKON Hope Eyes in Iron
Jacket/Hoodie:  Complex Denim Jacket/Hoodie (free gift for members of the Complex Updates Group – 0L/0L to join)
Jeans:  Sin Original Bethany Jeans in Onyx (10L at the Winter Wonderland Cart Wash Sale – sale ended yesterday, but the display is still there today)
Boots:  Maitreya Stagioni Boots in Coal
Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd
Pose:  Le Poppycock
Sim:  Lemon Beach

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A Sharp Start to the New Year

Dressed for Success

Happy New Year, Fabulous Readers!  The other day, I told you about the Sense Event, showed a free gift I picked up there, and mentioned that there was another present there for the guys.  I decided to start off 2019 by sporting the second outfit I picked up – the Casey Formal Set by Alter.  Again, the generous designer has tucked everything you need for a complete outfit inside this free package.

Dressed for Success

Featuring a long sleeve, button down shirt, gleaming black trousers and lace up shoes all in black, this outfit is sharp looking, and can easily take you from a casual day of shopping with your lady to a night out on the town.  I really like the sheen of the pants because they contrast just enough with the top to add visual interest, yet still coordinate with the ebony theme.  The shoes are worn separately, but the clothing comes as a packaged set, so getting dressed quickly is a snap.  To add Casey to your SL closet, travel to the Sense Event, activate the Teleport Hub group tag (10L join fee) and click the vendor.  The free box contains versions for classic as well as mesh avatars, but I did have to switch to a different mesh body than my usual Belleza because there is no Jake option in the package.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Classic Mesh in XS, S, M, L, XL (includes alpha layers)
  • Signature
  • Slink
  • TMP
  • Shoes for classic, Signature, Slink and TMP

Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Stan (Kat)

Stan is wearing:

Mesh Body:  Slink Physique
Mesh Head:  Catwa Daniel
Head Applier:  Birth Shadow
Eyes:  Song Magi Eyes
Hair:  Vango Alex
Outfit:  Alter Casey Formal Set (free gift for members of the Teleport Hub group at the Sense Event – 0L/10L to join)
Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd
Pose:  Wrong
Sim:  Author’s Point
Song:  Sharp Dressed Man by ZZ Top

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Of Gifts and Goals

Snowy Woods

Hi there, Fabulous Readers!  The pupster and I decided to go for a long walk today and think about 2018.  I like to do that as the year ends and decide what to keep and what to improve.  The arrival of the new year brings a fresh, clean start, and I’m determined to set some realistic goals for myself – goals that I can stick to.  As we meandered through the winter wonderland scenes at Lemon Beach, I began by listing what went well in the past year.  For starters, finding budget friendly fashions and sharing them with our favorite readers is going right at the top of the “Keep on Trucking” list.

I Sense a Gift (or Two)

Earlier in the day, Rip and I made a visit to the Sense Event.  This monthly happening showcases new releases in a variety of categories from menswear to furniture to home and garden to kids’ items to women’s wear.  Each round opens on the 18th of the month.  We arrived and landed in front of a Christmas tree surrounded by free gifts.  Many of them are for the ladies, but I happily discovered two for the gentlemen.  The free gift box from Alter contains a deep crimson button down shirt, classic black trousers and even shoes.  The Owen top features rolled back cuffs, a subtle vertical stripe pattern, realistic folds and several buttons undone.  The solid black trousers fit well and coordinate perfectly with the top.  To complete the look, the generous designer also tucked a pair of oxfords inside the package as well.  The best part about this gift is that it includes standard mesh for classic avatars as well as styles for popular mesh bodies – all for free!  You just need to be a member of the Sense Event group, but it’s completely free to join.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • XS, S, M, L and XL (includes separate alpha layers)
  • Adam
  • Aesthetic
  • Belleza
  • Gianni
  • Slink
  • TMP

Setting Some Goals

Now that we’ve  examined what went well, it’s time to think of a few things to work on.  I know for sure Kat has some ideas for chores around the house, but I reckon there’s room on the “To Do” list for some quiet moments fishing with man’s best friend.  Isn’t that right, Rip?  Rip?! Now where did he get off to?  Ugh.  That dog can hear the rattle of a box of Ripley Snacks more than a country mile away.  Seems like he just might not be man’s best friend after all.  I guess I’d better head home and get to work repainting the trim around the doors and attacking that “Honey Do” list.  There will be plenty of time for fishing down the road (I hope).  Until next time, happy shopping!

~ Stan (Kat)

Stan is wearing:

Mesh Body:  Belleza Jake
Mesh Head:  Catwa Daniel
Head Applier:  Birth Shadow
Eyes:  Song Magi Eyes
Hair:  Vango Alex
Outfit:  Alter Owen (free gift for members of the Sense Event group at The Sense Event – 0L/0L to join)
Necklace:  Amias April Gift  (free for members of the Amias group first blogged here – 0L/0L to join)
Canine Companion:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd
Pose:  Tuty’s
Sim:  Lemon Beach

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Extra

Extra

And just like that… the Holidays are over. Or almost over, New Years will be upon us in no time. So while Juli rushes around doing the last of the Holiday Hunts and sales… I’m going to throw on something comfortable and put my  feet up.

Extra Oversized

This oversized sweater from Riot fits the comfortable bill. This thing is extra oversized with super long arms and a tunic length. Riot has provide this and a matching sweater for the ladies as free gifts at the Winter Shop and Hop Event. It comes with a HUD for four colors to choose from. The Shop and Hop Event ends on January 4th so don’t wait around.

Sizes Included

  • Adam
  • Belleza
  • Signature -Gianni
  • SLink

 

 

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Gabriel is wearing –

Mesh Head – LeLutka – Andrea
Mesh Body & Hands – SLink – Physique Male + Dynamic Hands
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

Sweater – Riot – Nico Sweater – FREE/0L Free gift for everyone @ Winter Shop and Hop Shopping Event