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Fab Free Designer Friday – 05/26/2017 – Belle Epoque

Belle Epoque Exterior
Hello there Fab Free’rs! I hope you’ve had a marvelous week and a very happy Friday. I’m excited about this week’s edition of Fab Free Designer Friday featuring Belle Epoque! If you’ve never visited Belle Epoque before, you must go. The clothing style is very unique. I think of it as softly feminine with a little bit of fantasy and some definite vintage flair. I spotted everything from casual dresses to elegant gowns. Along with a variety of women’s clothing, there is a whole room of gachas to discover. As you enter the Belle Epoque main location from the beautifully landscaped entrance, you’ll be greeted with the usual information desk. Directly to the left is where you’ll find the Belle Epoque group gifts.
Belle Epoque Gifts
There are two FREE Belle Epoque group gifts. The Belle Epoque group is FREE to join as well. A bit further to the left, you’ll see the Fab Free exclusive group gift, and a gift for Teleport Hub group members. As always the Fabulously Free in SL group is FREE to join. You may recall Edi had previously blogged the exclusive FREE gift for Fab Free group members in her post “Ice Dreams.” Don’t miss out on the opportunity to pick up these lovely gifts, and explore a shop with truly unique style!


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Siren of the Sea

Siren of the Sea 2

Happy Friday, Fabulouses!  After reading about the Flawless Sim’s Adventures in Babysitting, Ripley and I decided to give it a go.  This quest casts you in the role of a babysitter for two adventurous twins who wander off while shopping.  Your task is to try to locate the missing girls, and it seems that you are always just one step behind the troublesome duo.  During the quest, you wear a special HUD and visit 11 different stores on the sim, obtaining clues along the way.  When you successfully complete the mission, you are rewarded with 12 free gifts, one from each of the stores participating in the event, plus a bonus prize.  The only catch is that you have to complete the entire quest to receive the gifts.  It really wasn’t that hard…….we didn’t even need to rely on Ripley’s amazing nose.  The clues at each location gave pretty clear hints about where to go next.  You can pause the quest at any time, so you don’t have to complete it all in one sitting.

Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue

Normally, I sport a pair of deep chocolate eyes, but one of the free gifts in this hunt is a pair of startlingly blue peepers from Sinful Curves.  These eyes come in mesh as well as the classic version and have 3 variations of the white part of the eye to choose from:  average, bloodshot and bright.  I think they are simply stunning, with their clear, sparkling brilliance.   The pale hue lent a mysterious air to my magical mermaid.  ♫♪ Tune ♬ ♪

Always Be Yourself, Unless You Can Be a Mermaid…Then Always Be a Mermaid

At TempT, the pupster and I explored a magical underwater shop filled with fantastic skins and all things mer.  The free prize from this watery store was a deep, emerald green tail, which set the theme of my photo.  With a realistic looking scaly texture and a sweeping tail fin, you will be ready to play the role of siren, and lure sailors with your enchanting voice and music.  Although I don’t see myself dressing often as a mermaid, this outfit was definitely a fun way to change things up!

More Prizes in Our Next Post

Ripley and I will return soon with more prizes from our adventure in babysitting.  Until my next post, happy shopping questing!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Kathy (Bento)

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Alura

Eyeliner:  SimplyScha Arabic Eyeliner Gift (10L on the Marketplace)

Eyes:  Sinful Curves Adorjan Eyes Glaucous (free prize for Adventures in Babysitting Quest at the Flawless Sim)

Lipstick:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Hair:  Run Away Nymph Hair Blondes

Tail: TempT Quest Mesh Mer Tail (free prize for Adventures in Babysitting Quest at the Flawless Sim)

Pose:  Diesel Works

Sim:  Maison de L’amitie
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The Tide is High

The Tide is High

But I’m holding on…

…to my surfboard. The waves are gnarly today, the water is choppy and the surf is rough…. just the way I like it! I’m back at Kona Beach riding a few waves in a couple of new group gifts from Angel DELUXE. The Blue Tank Top lets everyone know I’m part of the Angel DELUXE surf team. The fitmesh tank comes in Slink & Signature sizes only and I had to do some body adjusting to get it to fit. Another group gift at Angel DELUXE is the Splattered Shorts with Belt. The shorts come in standard XS-XL sizes. Both these gifts are FREE to Angel DELUXE members , but there is a 10L fee to join the group. I’m still wearing the FREE Aviator Sunglasses group gift from Rebellion  that I previously showed [HERE].

Gnarlatious…

I am showing off another pose in the *Surf’s Up* gacha series by Le Poppycock. This pose is called Gnarlatious and can be won from the gacha for just 50L.

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Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Mesh Head: Catwa – Daniel v2.16
Head Applier: Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier: Nivaro – Jawline
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Shirt: Angel DELUXE – Blue Tank Top – BODYMESH (slink & Signature) (Group Gift FREE / 0L / 10L to join)
Shorts: Angel DELUXE – Splattered Shorts w/ Belt (Group Gift FREE / 0L / 10L to join)
Accessory: = REBELLION =  – Aviator Sunglasses (Group Gift FREE / 0L / 0L to join)

Pose: Le Poppycock – *Surf’s Up* Gnarlatious (Gacha $50L)

Sim: Kona Beach

CarsonCaibentag


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Fab Free Designer Friday – 05/19/2017 – Adoness

Adoness Exterior
Happy Friday Fab Free! The pretty moonlit building pictured above is none other than Adoness, the shop for this week’s Designer Friday post. Adoness is probably best known for their unique edgy hairstyles in rich bold colors. However you’ll also find some ladies clothing, accessories, and even nail appliers and eyes. I would describe the style at Adoness as slightly gothic lolita. However I think it lends itself not only to an urban style, but other fantasy genres like anime also.

Adoness Info & Gifts
Once inside the shop, you’ll see the interior is uniquely decorated like the exterior. Just inside the entrance on the wall you’ll see the current Fab Free exclusive FREE group gift from Adoness. Astrid showed this gift previously in her post “Join Me at the Pub.” To get this gift, just wear your Fab Free group tag and click the vendor. If you’re not already a member, not to worry, the Fab Free group is always FREE to join.  In the center of the room you’ll find a column with a desk and a subscriber joiner, in world group, a link to the blog, Marketplace, and a landmark giver on one side. Sitting on the desk are two dollarbie hairstyles. On a different side of the same column is where you’ll find the information about store groups and affiliations.

While most of the items at Adoness are for the ladies, there are several items like eyes and hairstyles that I believe could be considered unisex. Browse the hairstyles on the left side of the shop, and find clothing, accessories, gachas, and other items to the right. There’s even more shopping upstairs.


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Nobody’s MALT

Nobody's MALT

Let’s be clear….

…I’m not a MALT (male alt, for those who don’t know). Every so often, one of my fellow bloggers or even myself are asked If I’m a real dude or just another version of (INSERT IN FEMALE BLOGGER’S NAME HERE). This has been happening to me since 2010 and I don’t think it will ever stop. But rest assured, there is a real live boy behind this Pinocchio…

But for those who do have a MALT (or just looking for a nice suit), head on over to SecondSnaps and join the group for FREE pick up your very own FREE MALT Suit. This ensemble consists of shirt and pants combo, a jacket, a vest and a tie. The suit also has comes with a HUD to change the print on the tie and the color of the belt. I also picked up a FREE Pipe from the BOILDEGG display at the TMD Event.

/me wanders off to do manly things that manly men do….

 

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Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Mesh Head: Catwa – Daniel v2.16
Head Applier: Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier: Nivaro – Jawline
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Outfit: SecondSnaps – The MALT Suit (Group Gift FREE / 0L / 0L to join)
Accessory: BOILDEGG – Pipe (@ TMD Event FREE / 0L)

Pose: GlamRus – Shawn 05 (on Marketplace)

Sim: Library at Moni Targa

CarsonCaibentag


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Summer Breeze

Summer Breeze

 

Blowin’ in the wind….

There is nothing more refreshing than an unexpected breeze to start blowing. I love the feeling of the air rushing past my body. Even my dog loves it enough to point her nose in the direction of the gust and lets the wind blow her ears back…

Not always equal….

I found a couple more L’Homme gifts for today’s look.  You can pick up the Asymmetric Jacket, The FREE L’Homme gift, at Gabriel. Another L’Homme gift can be picked up at GizzA Creations . The FREE Boots are next to the Oversized Sweater that I posted [HERE]. The L’Homme group is FREE to join. The Chess Jeans is another FREE group gift in the building of freebies at Egoisme that I talked about [HERE]

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Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Mesh Head: Catwa – Daniel v2.16
Head Applier: Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier: Nivaro – Jawline
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Jacket: Gabriel – Asymmetric Jacket – Maroon (L’HOMME Group Gift – FREE / 0L / 0L to join)
Shirt: A&D Clothing – Urban Style Shirt
Pants: Egoisme – Chess Jeans (Group Gift FREE / 0L / 0L to join)
Shoes: GizzA Creations – Boots (L’HOMME Group Gift FREE / 0L / 0L to join)

Pose: oOo Studio – Rugged one

Sim: Elysium City of Templemore

CarsonCaibentag


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School Dayz

School Dayz

The long, slow walk to the end…

For those of us who’s working lives are in academia, the month of May is the slowest of the year.  Faculty and students (even the janitorial staff) have a date marked on their calendar and are slowly counting down the days. But for some reason that day seems so far out of reach….

Id, Ego and Ink Blots…

My spring collegiate (and tired) look today is packed full of freebies and dollarbies! Ink Blots have provided as a hunt gift in the Peace By Peace Hunt, the Peace By Peace Gift Shirt. This pullover shirt with a hoodie projects a laid back, comfy feel. All the gifts in the Peace By Peace Hunt are just 1L each. Did you know that Egoisme has a whole building of FREE gifts? Hit the FREE group joiner in the building and pick from a wide selection of shirts and pants. I selected the Brown Jeans (among others).

End of the year events…

My final gifts are from events. I stopped by The Mens Department Event (TMD) and found a FREE gift from Gabriel. The Rolled Bracelets come for both arms and can be worn individually or together. It also has a resizer for each wrist to get the right fit. My other FREE gift was found at the [BODY FACTORY] booth at the We<3RP Event. The black Backpack I’m slugging around also has a built in resizer that you can adjust each axis to fit any shape.

So what’s my final countdown? Eight long days…

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Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Mesh Head: Catwa – Daniel v2.16
Head Applier: Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier: Nivaro – Jawline
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Shirt: Ink Blots – Peace By Peace Gift Shirt – (Peace By Peace Hunt 1L)
Pants: Egoisme – Brown Jeans (Group Gift FREE / 0L / 0L to join)
Shoes: A&D Clothing – Nautics
Accessories: Gabriel – Rolled Bracelets ( @ The Mens Department Event FREE / 0L)

Accessories: [BODY FACTORY] – BackPack  ( @ We<3RP Event FREE / 0L) 

Pose: Diesel Works – Alagan7

Sim: Cal State Northridge

CarsonCaibentag


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The Shape of Things

The Shape of Things

You better shape up…

It’s that time of the year that I decide that it’s time to get outside and start exercising. The job I have is very sedentary and it’s easy to not get enough exercise. I decided that I would take time every day and walk or run to get back into shape.  It’s a great concept, I hope I can continue to follow through.

TRAINing…

My workout look consists of some freebies I found at NewClover. Both the Red Zip-Up Jersey and the Black Line Training Pants were both hanging on the rack for FREE. There are freebies all over the store, just be careful when buying items as not all items in the store are set to 0L. My footwear choice are my go to Vasiforms from Vale Koer. I pull these out quite often as they are so versatile with the color change HUD. It’s like designing your very own high-tops every time you put them on. The Vasiforms are FREE to Vale Koer members and the group is FREE to join.

 

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Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Mesh Head: Catwa – Daniel v2.16
Head Applier: Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier: Nivaro – Jawline
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Jacket: NewClover – Red Zip-Up Jersey (FREE 0L)
Pants: NewClover – Black Line Training Pants (FREE 0L)
Footwear: Vale Koer – Vasiforms with Color Change HUD (FREE group gift / 0L / free to join)

Pose: Embody – F Track 5 ( on Marketplace 29L)

Sim: Dominion

CarsonCaibentag


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Fab Free Designer Friday – 05/12/2017 – Faboo

Faboo
Good evening Fab Free! This Friday’s edition of Fab Free Designer Friday happily features Faboo. This shop is the place to go if you need a few extra warm weather wardrobe items like fashionable swimwear. Faboo is probably best known for their men’s and women’s swimsuits, along with ladies shoes. You’ll find other items as well, including mesh clothing and appliers, which make the shop fun to browse. In the center of the store is a circulation desk with the subscriber group and the re-delivery terminal. To the left you’ll find the store’s group affiliations, including the Fabulously Free in SL group joiner and exclusive FREE gift.
Faboo Gifts
Don’t forget to wear your Fab Free group tag to get the cute bikini gift. On the opposite side you’ll see the shelves of Faboo women’s group gifts. There are several gifts currently available. Also, you’ll find quite a few men’s gifts on the opposite side of that same wall. The Faboo in world group is FREE to join, so the gifts are completely FREE, just wear your Faboo tag.


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Bad Romance at TCF

Bad Romance
Hello Hello Fab Free! It’s been such a long week, I’ll be so glad for the weekend. Weekend yearnings aside, I promised more of The Chapter Four Anniversary gifts, and I’m here to deliver. As I mentioned in my previous post, there is a 50L join fee for The Chapter Four group, which is a bit of a bummer, but I believe it’s worth it for these fantastic gifts.

Pr!tty Awesome Gift

Speaking of, this cute side-swept hairstyle is The Chapter Four Anniversary gift from pr!tty. This is one of those hugely generous gifts. Not only is the style a full fat-pack of colors, there are 3 color styles, rootless, medium roots, and heavy roots. There’s also a lower front version of the style. This FREE gift comes with the headband shown, and two additional headbands as well.

A Little Meow Meow

I really love the delicate detail of the two necklace combo that is the Supernatural TCF Anniversary gift. These adorable necklaces can be worn separately as well as together. Also, there is a hud included that will allow you to resize them for easy fitting.
Bad Romance 2

Going GaGa

I will tell you that I really don’t believe in the concept of guilty pleasures. However, I understand the concept, and Lady Gaga is a “guilty pleasure” of mine. That said, when I saw that the TCF Anniversary gift by Kraftwork was this sign that reads “bad romance”… yeah love it! If you’re not sure about the connection with Lady Gaga, it’s the title to one of her songs. The sign can be resized manually and has a faint glow.

White Lace

Lastly, this lingerie set is a Maitreya applier TCF Anniversary gift from Ambrosia. Just wear the applier hud and click it to apply both the top and bottom. Also, based on the name which you’ll see in the credits below, I expected the lingerie to be mauve. However, I’m not disappointed in the white lingerie. I think it looks very feminine and pretty.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair w/Headband – pr!tty – May – [All Color Huds] -FREE Gift @TCF/TCF Group is 50L to Join

Head – CATWA HEAD Lilo Bento

Skin –  7 Deadly s[K]ins – MAYE Group Gift May – FREE Group Gift/Group is 225L to Join *Originally Blogged Here

Necklace – .::Supernatural::. Meow-Meow Copper -FREE Gift @TCF/TCF Group is 50L to Join

Lingerie – ***Ambrosia***Lady rose[elegant mauve]  -FREE Gift @TCF/TCF Group is 50L to Join

Manicure – [Aleutia] SS17 Manicure Set -FREE Gift @TCF/TCF Group is 50L to Join  *Originally Blogged Here

Body/Hands – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

Sign – KraftWork Fontainebleau Bad Romance -FREE Gift @TCF/TCF Group is 50L to Join

*Pose by Le Poppycock

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