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Weekend Sale at House of Darcy!

Get PiercedHello There Fab Free’rs! I’m certain you’ve noticed what this post is about without reading a word. Piercings. This weekend only House of Darcy has lowered their VIP group join fee to just 50 lindens, and all individual items are marked down to 50 lindens each. House of Darcy is known for their detailed, intense piercing sets. Needless to say I was thrilled to hear about this sale and discounted entry into their VIP group.

I went through the shop wearing my House of Darcy group tag and picked up no less than 12 past and current FREE group gifts and exclusives. The VIP exclusive items that are separate from the VIP gifts are also FREE for this weekend only. Essentially that means I paid the one time fee of 50 lindens and was able to pick up 12 detailed piercing sets at no additional cost. The 5 above pictured piercing sets are just a sample. I do want to mention that some of these gifts are older, so don’t expect to see appliers. At least one set also includes classic tattoo layers to enhance the piercings. Each gift includes the full piercing set in several colors. I had to manually adjust the size and location of the individual parts to each piercing to fit my mesh face and body. Additionally the piercings that have two sections, such as chest and face, can be worn separately as well as together. Before I forget, many of the gifts are either unisex, or include a male and female version!
Henna MoonLastly, after picking up all the awesome FREE VIP Gifts at House of Darcy, I couldn’t resist this henna style tattoo for just 50 lindens. This back piece does include an Omega applier as well as the classic system tatoo layer. I think this stylized crescent moon is just pretty enough to look good with a more feminine appearance, but masculine enough to be worn by someone more rugged. There’s roughly one day left for this amazing sale, so don’t hesitate to run over to House of Darcy and join their VIP group before the sale ends and their join fee goes back up on Monday.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair (top photo) – little bones. Feline – Past Group Gift

Hair (bottom photo) – little bones. Meander – Past Group Gift

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

Head – CATWA HEAD Aisha  *Additional Expression HUD Sold Separately 

Piercings Shown – Each of the 5 piercing sets from House of Darcy shown are FREE Group Gifts & Exclusives/Group is 50L to Join *This Weekend Only

  • left – .HoD. – Slither Face & Chest Piercing Set
  • center/top – .HoD. – Fast Hardbeat MESH Facial Piercing
  • center/middle – .HoD. – The Crux Piercing Collection – VIP *can be worn with or without feathers
  • center /bottom –.HoD. – Broken Reflection Mesh Piercing
  • right – .HoD. – Fire In The Water DELUXE Piercing Set

Tattoo  – House of Darcy – .HoD. – Chandrama (Moon) Henna Tattoo And Applier – 50L *This Weekend Only

Body – Maitreya – Lara

*Poses by !bang and An Lar

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Your Friday Hunt Report

HUNT SL Surf Into Summer HuntThere are some good hunts going on right now, which begs the question… why aren’t you out hunting!? LOL.

Are you into fantasy? There are some nice fantasy hunts happening. Check out the Enchanted Fairy Tale Hunt, the Mystery Fantasy Hunt, and Nightmares & Fairy Tales if you like that sort of thing.

As usual, there are some great things to be picked up at The Free Dove. There are three different free store hunts running there from various designers. Check them out!

There are plenty of other hunts to choose from. Do them all and your inventory will be bulging. But most importantly… have fun.

You say you’re new to hunting? Need help learning the ropes?
Both FabFree and HUNT SL have pages full of tips to help you get going. I recommend them to novice and veteran hunters alike.

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No Harm Done

No Harm Done

I decided to go shirtless for a cause today… to show off some excellent group gifts. If you’re a fan of high quality tattoos in Second Life, you know that finding good ink with all the proper layers at a reasonable cost can sometimes be a challenge. I ran into a new-to-me store that is offering group gifts that you won’t want to miss out on.

If you stop by Suicide Gurls main-store, you can join the group for 150L. This will give you access to a total of five group gifts, as the monthly group gifts for January through May are all set out for customers to enjoy. Each of these tattoos are unisex and come in a full range of appliers, including Omega, Slink, TMP, Maitreya, and Belleza, as well as a system layer for system avatars. So your one time fee for the group join pays for itself easily right away. I’m showing you the April gift called “Dagni” in the photo above. The gifts vary widely each month in style… but one thing doesn’t vary… quality. They are all top quality tattoos.

To add to my rugged look, I picked up the FREE L’Homme Magazine Group Gift being offered by No.Match at their mainstore. This group is FREE to join and means you’ll have access to numerous FREE gifts for men at a variety of stores all over the grid. No.Match is generously offering this chin goatie called “No Harm”. I thought it fit the feel of today’s look.

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Loki is wearing…

Body and Hands – Slink
Skin – Birth Skins – Axel Skin (Coastal) trail.b.hair_Bruiser
Eyes – IKON Vanity Eyes – Parchment
Hair – Mina – Harry
Beard – Nivaro – 3rd Gen Beard – WarriorStubble (Hard) Black
Goatie – no.match ~No Harm ~ goatie all colours (0L/Free L’Homme Magazine SL Readers Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Tattoo – Suicide Gurls – Dagni Unisex Tattoo April VIP GG (0L/FREE Group Gift/Group is 150L To Join)
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Pants  – RedgraveHeavyUsed Jeans ClassicCut
Shoes – GothiCatz [380] Shoes – Outlander Boots in Black

Pose by ~Reel Poses

Sim Location  – Jack The Ripper Scene

 

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Fly Away

Fly Away

I’m taking some time to relax now after a whirlwind tour of the Pick my Strawberry! Event. There are approximately 50 creators participating and if you stop by, you’ll find a little strawberry at each store’s booth, with a FREE gift! While there, I picked up a couple that I really found just as delightful as the theme:)

This beautiful white dress with its flared style skirt and sensual plunging neckline is the FREE gift from the FAIDA booth. Just buy the strawberry for 0L and this pretty dress is yours in all the standard mesh sizes.

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I also found a couple of lovely gifts I couldn’t pass up at the Firefly booth. Buy the Firefly strawberry for 0L and you’ll get 2 FREE gifts… this intricately detailed blue and silver mesh hair comb, as well as this Black Birds tattoo for your back. The tattoo comes in a system layer as well as a Maitreya mesh body applier.

The event ends May 23rd, so don’t delay! Hurry over and Pick Your Strawberries!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Hands and Feet – Slink
Head – LeLutka – Simone w/ base Glam Affair skin color Asia (included) used
Lipstick – *YS&YS* Evanescence 13 Lipstick applier Lelutka RARE Gacha Item (100L featured @ The Gacha Garden)
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – [e] elikatira – Jennie
Hair Comb – Firefly – Silver Star Hair Comb (0L/FREE Gift @ the Pick my Strawberry! Event) Event runs until May 23rd!
Back Tattoo – Firefly – Black Birds Tattoo (0L/FREE Gift @ the Pick my Strawberry! Event) Event runs until May 23rd!
Dress – [FAIDA] – Marilyn in White (0L/FREE Gift @ the Pick my Strawberry! Event) Event runs until May 23rd!
Shoes – [Avenge] – Crystal Mules in White

First Pose courtesy of the Sim Prop

Second Pose by Secret Body – Spring Post (25L/Marketplace) *First Shown HERE by Love

Sim Location – Eclectica

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Your Friday Hunt Report

HUNT SL Biker Hunt 2Good Morning Fabulous Fans! It looks to be another excellent weekend for getting out and around Second Life to do some hunting. It’s really the best way to discover some new stores you haven’t heard of before, find some new places in Second Life, AND come away with lots of stuff to boot.

Speaking of boots… two hunts where you might find some are the Biker Hunt and the Medieval Fantasy Hunt. Both of those titles say “boots” to me, though I haven’t actually browsed through the prize pics. Seriously… I really do enjoy a good set of boots. They’re way better than, oh, say… loafers.

So check out all the hunts below. I’m sure there is one that will appeal to you.

You say you’re new to hunting? Need help learning the ropes?
Both FabFree and HUNT SL have pages full of tips to help you get going. I recommend them to novice and veteran hunters alike.

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Your Friday Hunt Report

HUNT SL minivacayhuntadIt’s Friday, so let’s take a look at all the hunts going on right now, and for a little something new, let’s see what hunts are coming up. I hope you like the slight format change.

You’ll find some worthy hunts happening. Many of them are new editions of past hunts, so you know they’re going to be well organized. The Biker Hunt, Femboy, Evil Bunny, Get to know us, Hunt for Your Inner Slut, and Medieval Fantasy Hunt are all hunts that are returning for more fun. Check ’em out… you won’t be sorry, and neither will your bulging inventory.

You say you’re new to hunting? Need help learning the ropes?
Both FabFree and HUNT SL have pages full of tips to help you get going. I recommend them to novice and veteran hunters alike.

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I remain

I remain

This month sees the men of Second Life getting some much needed love. The Men Only Hunt is in full swing and with forty six stops it’s proving to be a great hunt for filling out the wardrobe.  I’ve chosen this black sweater and shirt one piece combination from Fe Style today. The ‘Rom Sweater’ comes in the standard Mesh sizes XS-XL and features two handy alpha layers. One for the sweater itself and one for the top, pants and shoes.   My stylish hat is also a hunt prize. This is the Jones hat from Flow. The hat is fully modifiable for a perfect fit. The new ink you see here is from Speakeasy. The ‘Conjuring’ Tattoo comes in both a fresh and a faded ink version on the system tattoo layer. The prize also includes appliers for The Mesh Project, Omega, SLink  Body and SLink hands.

Last but not least, my appropriately dramatic pose comes from the bar stool “Cold One” from !Bang.  The stool has two poses and has a 9 land impact. It is very nicely built and would look rather stylish in nearly anyone’s abode.

The Men Only Hunt runs until April 30th. Don’t miss it.

I remain most sincerely yours,

Gabriel St. James

 

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Gabriel is wearing ~

Hair – Argrace – Minato (First seen here)
EyesIKON – Hope Eyes in “Field”
Hands + NailsSlink– SLink Male Hands + Basic Nail HUD
Skin7 Deadly S{K}ins – Daan
Sweater + Shirt – Fe Style (FREE/0L/Men Only Hunt Prize)

Hat – Flow – Jones Hat – Fe Style (FREE/0L/Men Only Hunt Prize)

Tattoo – Speakeasy – Conjuring Tattoo – Fe Style (FREE/0L/Men Only Hunt Prize)

Bar Stool – !Bang – Cold One – Fe Style (FREE/0L/Men Only Hunt Prize)

 

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Get Funky

Get Funky

The Men Only Hunt has proven lucrative. This morning I picked up these FREE Funky Jeans by AR2 Style, which is their contribution to the hunt. No, I’m not trying to insult the style… that’s the name of the Jeans. These excellent quality mesh jeans come in all the standard mesh sizes and the texture is spot on. They are definitely worth picking up.

I also discovered that several pose stores are giving gifts as part of the hunt. Dark Magic Poses is a new-to-me pose store, and there are not necessarily an abundance of quality men’s poses available on the grid. I was really pleased with their FREE hunt gift — this Justin Pose pack. I’m showing you Justin 02 to give you an idea. There are three top quality poses in the FREE gift if you hunt down the prim beer.

Get Funky 2

I also passed up my usual tattoo this morning in place of this one by Facade that caught my eye. It too is a FREE hunt gift as part of the Men Only Hunt and is called Befallen Stars. As part of this generous gift you will get a system layer tattoo as well as appliers for Omega, Slink, TMP, Adam, and Signature. I applied it easily to my Slink mesh body.

Happy Hunting!

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Loki is wearing…

Body, Hands, and Feet – Slink
Skin – Birth Skins – Axel Skin (Coastal) trail.b.hair_Bruiser
Eyes – IKON Vanity Eyes – Parchment
Hair – Mina – Harry
Tattoo – .Facade. – Befallen Stars (0L/FREE Men Only Hunt 7 Gift)
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Pants  – [AR2 Style] – Funky Jeans (0L/FREE Men Only Hunt 7 Gift)

Pose by Dark Magic Poses – Justin Pose 02 from Justin Poses Pack (0L/FREE Men Only Hunt 7 Gift)

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Your Friday Hunt Report

FAME & FORTUNE HUNT BASEGood Morning Fabulous Fans! I’m loving this springtime weather. I hope it’s as nice where you are too. If it’s not, you can always stay indoors, logged into Second Life with some hot tea on your desk, and do some hunting.

There are some fun hunts going on right now. The Fame & Fortune Hunt just started today, as did the ever popular Hunt for Your Inner Slut (now in its fourteenth edition). And don’t forget all the free shoes and hair and such at The Free Dove store hunts going on all month.

If those don’t appeal to you, there is lots of other hunt goodness going on as well. Click the names below until you find the one that’s perfect for your sense of style.

You say you’re new to hunting? Need help learning the ropes?
Both FabFree and HUNT SL have pages full of tips to help you get going. I recommend them to novice and veteran hunters alike.

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Melusine & Nephty

Melusine & Nephty

I ran across a sweet little spring event today called the “Spring is Here Gacha Fair & Event.” It runs until April 19 and there are about 20 designers participating. Almost every booth has a gift set out priced at 1 to 3L. I picked up one gift in particular from what I think will be an up and coming designer from the quality of this multi-applier tattoo! This Nephtys Tattoo by Pin*Up is an upper body tattoo in layers for Maitreya or Omega and comes in 3 different opacities (light, medium, and dark).

I also want to mention my skin… yes I went red today! Now that the crowds are cleared, and before it is too late… I stopped by Genre and picked up Lumae’s special edition Eirtae – T3 – Shell // Melusine skin. For just 100L you get every applier imaginable as well as both a plain and freckled version at Genre for a limited time. It will disappear soon, so if you love this skin as much as I do, act fast!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Hands – Slink
Head – LeLutka – Simone
Head & Skin appliers – Lumae :: Eirtae – T3 – Shell // Melusine (100L featured @ Genre)
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Armor
Hair – Exile – Cozy Winter Nights
Bra & Panties – Maitreya – included with the Lara body
Tattoo – Pin*Up – Nephtys Tattoo (3L Gift at the Spring is Here Gacha Fair & Event)

Pose by Infinity

Sim Location – The Cyprian Garden (adult Sim)

Astrids Signature

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