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Fetish

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“I have a fetish for damsels in distress.”
“Don’t be sexist.”
“Not at all. My services are also available to gentlemen in distress. It’s an equal opportunity fetish.” ― Cassandra Clare, City of Glass

Fetish…

Rather your a damsel in distress or a gentleman in distress, the outfit I’ve put together with the Womenstuff Hunt is sure to hit the spot if you’re in the mood for a little… fetish. Layer on a sexy full body tattoo and top it with a sexy white latex body suit that is as form fitting as it gets, and you’re in for a steamy night.

Get inked.

I hunted down that little red t-shirt at Taox Tattoo and bought it for 0L for my full body “Queen” tattoo. It covers back and front and down the hands and up the neck onto the chin as well. It’s highly detailed and comes in a variety of layers including:

  • Belleza
  • Brazilia Doll
  • Catwa
  • Lelutka Tats
  • Maitreya
  • Omega
  • Omega Face
  • Signature
  • Slink
  • TMP
  • Vista Hand

Suited up.

I finished off my hunt by checking out Razor, where I picked up my form fitting white latex body suit for free. It was also part of the Womenstuff Hunt. It barely covers up all the necessities, and is hot hot hot with its little silver rivets where the material straps meet. It comes in fits for Maitreya, Isis, and Freya to cover your mesh body needs.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head & Body Applier – 7 Deadly s{K}ins – Vyra in cashew
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Exile – Over the Edge
Tattoo – Taox Tattoo – Queen VG Tattoo (Free/0L for the WS Hunt)
Bodysuit – Razor – Infinity Body Suit (Free/0L for the WS Hunt)

Sim Location – Private

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Fab Free Designer Friday – 01/05/2018 – Liquid

Liquid Front Entrance
Hello Again Fab Free’rs! I’m bringing this Fabulous Friday to a close with the Fab Free Designer Friday post. This week I have the pleasure of featuring a little shop called Liquid. As far as I am aware, Liquid is a fairly recent shop in Second Life. Their products are mostly mesh and applier eyes, makeup, and some tattoos.  While these items are predominately for the females, there are also products for the gents, and even some unisex finds. Generally speaking the appliers sold at Liquid are meant for Catwa or Lelutka head users, but I’d keep an eye out for more offerings in the future. That’s not an insider hint, just a personal opinion. One of the things I really like about Liquid is that it is a very well organized, easy-to-shop-at store. Also, all the information about Liquid, including events and group gifts can be found all in the same spot just as you enter the store.
Liquid Desk close up
As I said, everything you could need, the group joiner, subscriber, event information, it’s all right here at the desk as you enter Liquid. This is also where you’ll find the group gifts Liquid currently has to offer. To the left is the Liquid group gift, a gorgeous lipstick applier. You’ll need to join the Liquid VIP group to grab this gift, which is currently FREE to join. To the right I’m sure you recognized the Fabulously Free in SL group joiner. Those lovely blue eyes are an exclusive gift for Fab Free group members. Don’t forget to wear your Fab Free group tag! Also, I’m sure I don’t need to tell you the Fab Free group is FREE to join. The Fab Free gift is a good example of one of the unisex items at Liquid. Don’t miss out on these pretty freebies! Happy shopping Fab Free’rs.


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Get What You Give

Get What You Give
Merry Christmas Eve Fab Free’rs! I sincerely hope each of you has a wonderful winter holiday. If you’re like me and you’re procrastinating on all the baking and gift wrapping you have left to do, I have the perfect way to spend your time! Fabulous group gifts from Vinyl and HUWE are just waiting to be picked up. Stay tuned and I’ll tell you all about them.

Vinyl

I’m never not excited about group gifts from Vinyl. There are several group gifts available at the Vinyl main store, however I think the most recent gift might be my favorite so far. These super cute snowboarding pants are a group gift version of one of the new releases at Vinyl. The details really are what make these pants awesome. They have little knit patterned details that are Christmas-y but not over the top. How cute are those reindeer?!  To get yours, you’ll need to join the Vinyl group, it’s FREE to join, and click the group gift.

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

HUWE

It’s never been a secret that I love tattoos, and I think this one is very pretty. This dark detailed upper body tattoo is a current group gift at HUWE. I really like the phrase scripted across the lower part of the tattoo. It reads “You get what you give.” I think that is a fair statement for the most part. The details are very nice in this tattoo also. To get yours, join the HUWE group which is 10 linden to join. Then click on the group gift vendor at HUWE and your gift will be delivered.

Appliers Included: Maitreya, Omega

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – – #taketomiWEST – Esha – Naturals

Skin – Essences – Cinnamon – Currently @Kustom 9

Head –  CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Tattoo – HUWE MAKEUP – ALLU CAT TATTOO – FREE Group Gift/Group is 10L to Join

Pants – Vinyl – Fuel Snowboarding Pants Xmas – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join 

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

*Pose by Signature Poses

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Winter in Blue

Winter Blues
Hello There Fab Free’rs! Welcome back to the blog. Today I have the pleasure of sharing with you some of the gifts available at the Cosmetic Fair and a FREE gift from Argrace. I have to say I really like how these gifts all came together to help create this look. I have been enjoying the pastels this winter season. I hope enjoy these gifts as much as I do.

Argrace

First thing first, who doesn’t like FREE hair? The right hairstyle can make or break a look. So in my mind there’s no such thing as too many options! This slightly wind-swept long hairstyle complete with the beanie is a FREE gift at Argrace. You may need to join the subscriber at Argrace, however no “in-world” group is required. Pru is in the Argrace subscriber, and was able to click the gift without joining a group, and it was delivered instantly. This is a fatpack gift so there are quite a few hair color options for this FREE gift. Additionally there is a color change hud for the beanie that gives you a hand-full of preset color options. Also, there’s a male version of this gift available. Carson showed the male Argrace gift in his post “Right in the Kisser.”

Next up, many of the designers participating in the current round of the Cosmetic Fair have set out FREE group gifts. You’ll need to join the Cosmetic Fair group and wear the group tag while clicking the gifts to get your copy. The Cosmetic Fair group is FREE to join.

LIVIA

This gorgeous nail polish is one of the six color combo options in the “First Snow” nail set by LIVIA. This set is a FREE gift at the Cosmetic Fair. Each color has the option of painting all your nails with the dark tip and snow flake over a glossy pastel or mixing it up with a matching glitter polish. I’ve included a copy of the original vendor ad from LIVIA below so you can see these stunning manicures /pedicures yourself.

Appliers Included: Slink, Maitreya, Vista, Tuty, Omega
LIVIA // First Snow (Cosmetic Fair GIFT)

Kokolores

Kokolores also has a FREE gift out at the Cosmetic Fair. The glittery blue eye shadow and pretty pink lip color combination are the makeup applier gift from Kokolores. I think dramatic eye makeup with a pretty subtle lip color is always in style, no matter the season or the decade!

Appliers Included: Omega, Catwa

Shiny Stuffs

I love these lashes from Shiny Stuffs, and not just because they are another FREE gift at the Cosmetic Fair. The lashes have pretty little stars nestled in them. You can use the hud that comes with your Catwa head to color the stars/lashes a different color. I kept them white because I think they look a bit like little snow-flakes caught in Pru’s lashes.

Applier Included: Catwa

Tea

Last, and never least, the FREE Cosmetic Fair gift from Tea is this dainty floral chest tattoo. Some people are not a fan of these watercolor style tattoos, I personally love them. I think there’s something delicate and super feminine about them.

Applier Included: Maitreya

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair w/Hat – *ARGRACE* TOUKA – FREE Group Gift/ Group is FREE to Join *May Only Require Subscriber Group

Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Lashes – ~Shiny Stuffs~ CATWA Star Lash Applier – FREE Cosmetic Fair Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Eyes –  IKON Hope Eyes – Storm

Eye Shadow/Lip Color – [KoKoLoReS] Eyeshadow/Lipgloss – FREE Cosmetic Fair Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Tattoo – *Tea Flower tattoo – FREE Cosmetic Fair Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Manicure – LIVIA::First Snow Nails – FREE Cosmetic Fair Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Jacket/Top – .:Villena:. – Ripped Denim Jacket – Blue

*Pose by Izzie’s

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Silver Linings

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This last week has been a tough one in real life for me but today I took some time to do some meditating and looked for silver linings in the dark clouds that I felt certain were hanging over my head. I think it helps to actively look for good things when days get rough. This silver lined dress from Alter reminded me of my “silver lining thinking” today and is their free POE hunt gift. But you don’t just get the dress…

Accessories included:

  • Silver shoes (made to fit Slink, Maitreya, or Belleza feet)
  • A bracelet
  • And two rings to fit bento hands in the gift box as well!

The dress comes in all the popular body sizes sure to fit your needs:

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

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Wearing ink lately…

I’ve worn tattoos in two other posts {here} and {here} and when I saw this gorgeous Broken Heart tattoo from Identity as part of the Women Only Hunt (yes my hunting buddy pointed it out) I couldn’t help myself… and who can pass up free? Now I have three free tattoos for this month tucked away in my inventory! This one comes in fresh or faded (faded shown) and you get system layers, appliers for TMP, Omega, Belleza, Wowmeh, and Maitreya.

Sway a little!

If you’re digging my updo you need to hurry, as it may be gone by midnight tonight (Friday). It’s a Fifty Linden Friday special at Exile. You can get it in either naturals with a hud of natural colors, or a set of pastels, your choice for only 50L each. I picked the naturals hud as it had my usual choice of silver (there’s also a pretty blonde, brown, and red course!). This updo includes both a regular rigged and a bento rigged in the box so you can see your hair sway in the wind!

Last but not least…

I don’t have a super duper close up of my necklace but if you click the lower picture and zoom in on flickr you can see the beautiful free Snowgirl Necklace by Slipper Originals. It is their free Women Only Hunt gift. It has a little snowman and a snowflake charm on a metal cord and it comes with a texture change hud with ten metal choices. That’s a lot of versatility! Plus I love the dainty little charms that make it so pretty 🙂

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair Miriam Winter Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes Wight
Hair – Exile Maybe (50L for Fifty Linden Friday – Hurry!)
Tattoo – Identity Broken Heart Tattoo (Free/0L/Women Only Hunt)
Necklace – Slipper Originals Snowgirl Necklace (Free/0L/Women Only Hunt)
Outfit with Shoes – Alter Meg Outfit (Free/0L/POE Hunt)

Sim Location – Elysion (note: Sim is group access only*)

Astrids Signature


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The Winter Fae

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“Hello darkness, my old friend
I’ve come to talk with you again
Because a vision softly creeping
Left its seeds while I was sleeping…” ~ from Sounds of Silence

This winter fae skin makes me think of dark winter nights despite her white features, blue lips, and the white tears that come from white shadowed eyes. She is a beauty bathed in light, tormented by the dark nights of winter.

And she’s all yours for…

free. As part of the Women Only Hunt, provided by Avada, you can have the beautiful Winter Fae Skin for yourself free. Included in this beautiful gift are multiple head and body appliers.

Winter Fae Head Appliers:

  • Catwa
  • Omega

Winter Fae Body Appliers:

  • Maitreya
  • Omega
  • Belleza
  • Physique

More winter hunting…

I was with my hunting partner again, and he led me to Juno Artistic Tattoo, and we both agreed that the free POE hunt gift there was perfect for this skin. Go figure… I’m wearing ink in another post! But this beautiful snowflake, stars, and blue twinkle light studded tattoo is a perfect winter compliment to the Winter Fae skin and adds just a touch of color to the otherwise white canvas of this lush skin.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head & Skin Applier – Avada – Winter Fae (Free Women Only Hunt Gift)
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – KoKoLoReS – Lilbeth
Tattoo – Juna Artistic Tattoo – Sneh Tattoo Women (Free POE Hunt Gift)
Shirt – Glam Affair – Lace Mini Top Cotton – past gift, no longer available

Sim Location – Pagan’s Winter Wonderland

Astrids Signature


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Peace Poema

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Interesting Fact: In Real Life I’m heavily tattooed. So perhaps it’s ironic that I seldom wear ink in Second Life. I remember coming home from one of my sessions after getting inked, with much of my upper torso wrapped in saran wrap and my very conservative family’s reaction, even though I was almost 30 years old at the time. I didn’t regret the tattoos then, and I still don’t regret them. And if I was going to sport tattoos full time in Second Life, this free hunt gift from Endless Pain Tattoos might just be the one I would choose.

Peace…

It took me a while to hunt down this free POE hunt gift from Endless Pain Tattoos, even with a hunting buddy, but I love this tattoo called “Peace.” It’s a full upper torso tattoo with sleeves, featuring Mandala designs, the face of an owl, and a small peace symbol. It’s unisex as well and includes appliers for…

Appliers Included:

  • System Body
  • TMP
  • Belleza
  • Maitreya
  • Omega
  • Signature
  • Slink

Speaking of appliers…

I picked up a second free POE hunt gift; this time from POEMA, in the form of this beautiful make-up applier. You get the smokey eyes, blush, and crimson lipstick in either Catwa or Omega appliers. Each part can be applied separately for a finishing look that is unique. Only want the eye shadow? No problem. Just want the lipstick? Sure thing! Want the blush and the lipstick? Yup, you can do that too! It’s a mix and match pallet that’s sure to please the eye. In the picture above, I donned the eye shadow and the lipstick.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Miriam Winter Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Magika – Seven Days
Make-up – POEMA – POE Hunt 2017 Gift (Free POE Hunt Gift)
Tattoo – Endless Pain Tattoos – Peace (Free POE Hunt Gift)
Bodysuit – Avenge – Tropical Summer Swimsuit in Black

Sim Location – Private Location

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Indian Jewell

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It’s Tuesday!

And that mean’s bargain’s galore! I headed out and checked out the deets for you to see what I could find so you wouldn’t have to do all the hunting yourself! You’ll want to catch these gems before the day is out and pick them up for yourself. Be sure to hurry, the deals end at midnight SLT, tonight!

First, stop by Calico Hair, where you’ll find two pretty hairs you can pick up. The color packs are just 25L each or you can get the fatpack for 150L. I picked up Luna II but there is also a pretty side braid out as well. My new hairstyle is pictured above and below so you can see both the front and the back.

Speaking of…

… both the front and the back. I had to show off both the front and the back of this fabulous 25L Tuesday special tattoo from Dita Couture. This tattoo called Indian Jewell is a beauty, with intricate details on both the front and back of the body and it is a full upper body tattoo (though my dress covers part of it for modesty sake). I wanted to make sure you could see both sides, thus the two pictures. If you purchase this you will get:

Tattoo appliers:

  • System layer
  • Omega
  • Maitreya
  • TMP
  • Slink
  • Belleza

In addition there are three colors of stones that can go above the elephant on the back. You get Black, Red, and Sapphire stones that can be interchangeably added to the tattoo.

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One last thing…

If you were admiring my pretty dress you’ll want to stop by Faida. It is also a 25L Tuesday special and you can pick it up in a Maitreya only size for just 25L. Though I think if you fiddled with your body, it would fit other shapes. For 25L, it’s a pretty gown for roleplay!

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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 – Calico – Luna II (25L for 25L Tuesday) – today only
Tattoo – Dita Couture – Indian Jewell Tattoo (25L for 25L Tuesday) – today only
Dress – Faida – Valena Candy Dress (25L for 25L Tuesday) – today only

Sim Location – Revenland Roleplay Sim

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Stories to Tell

Stories to Tell
Hello hello Fab Free’rs! It’s the weekend and I’m so glad. I had a long but productive week and now I get to play a little. I hope each of you are enjoying the weekend as well. I’ve got a few group gifts and some event gifts to share with you to create this sort of modern pin-up look. I hope you like these gifts as much as I do, I really had fun putting this look together.

Petry Model Store

There are actually several group gifts at Petry Model Store right now. I picked up two of them. These cute caged over the knee sandals, and the applier outfit are both Petry Model Store group gifts. I thought they went perfectly together. The Petry Model Store group is currently 50 linden to join. The shoes come in several mesh sizes. The outfit is in appliers only, and this single dark blue color only.

Shoe Sizes Included: Belleza (Freya, Isis), Maitreya Lara, Slink (Physique, Hourglass)

Outfit Appliers Included: Maitreya Lara, Omega

Goth1c0

If you have not ventured over to The Coven event, you should, not only is there a lot of fun shopping, there are several FREE gifts as well. Goth1c0 put out this forehead tattoo as their FREE gift at The Coven. I love tattoos. This one is a pretty script that reads “Stories to tell..” above the right brow. The tattoo comes in a Catwa applier, and a Classic System layer. To get your copy of this fabulous gift, head over to The Coven and join the event group, it’s FREE to join. Then click the little cauldron outside the Goth1c0 booth and your gift will be delivered.

Chop Zuey

The current round of On9 has a new gift available from Chop Zuey. The jeweled septum piercing Pru is wearing is a FREE gift at the On9 event. The piercing comes in 3 metal tones, black, silver, and gold. There is also a color change hud for the gemstones. Usually you would need to wear an On9 group tag for gifts at the event, however I was able to pick this gift from Chop Zuey up for FREE with no group needed. The gift is waiting at the Chop Zuey booth at On9. Should a group become required, not to worry, the On9 group is FREE to join.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – booN Lab.026 hair (Materials)

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

Head – CATWA HEAD Sofia Bento

Face Tattoo – Goth1c0: Stories to Tell – Face Tattoo – FREE Gift @The Coven

Eye Brows – Just Magnetized – Perfect Eyebrows – set 02 for OMEGA & CATWA

Septum Piercing – Chop Zuey Gift – Lady Ba Septums – FREE Gift @On9

Tattoos – Absence –  Maritime Rose Tattoo

OutfitPetry Model Store – Outfit TATOOED – FREE Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join

ShoesPetry Model Store – Sandal VHSR – FREE Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join

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

*Pose by FOXCITY

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Queen Bee

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I’ve been out gathering the last blooms before fall really sets in. We’ve had a few warm days and some of the flowers still are blooming. The cold nights will soon be frosting over the last of the buds though.

Late Bloomer

This ruffled romper is perfect for picking late blooms with its pretty lacy textured design and soft color. And you can pick it up free at Ashmoot. It’s their exclusive FabFree gift to all of us! Just don your FabFree group tag and head over to the Ashmoot main-store to pick it up.

Available sizes:

  • Standard sizes XXS – L
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

Pose pretty!

My pretty pose is another 12L gift from the TWE12VE event! You can find this gift at the B’Style booth and the pose is called “Angel”. It is great for Second Life photographers! And for only 12L, I couldn’t pass it up!

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Queen Bee

Since I’m picking all these flowers, I have decided that I’m queen bee for the day, as stated by my most excellent tattoo. This was another TWE12VE event gift. I picked this gift up for 12L at the Lush booth. Inside the box was the cute omega applier tattoo pictured above!

A special gift

NSP Florals and [MUSE] sent out their September gift via group notices with a special announcement that their main-store would be temporarily closed due to an SL glitch (it will reopen as soon as possible). In the meantime you can get the current group gift in the notices (but hurry, notices only stay active for two weeks and it’s already been a few days). That’s where I got my beautiful set of 50s swing jewelry that I paired with my outfit.

Note* If you’re not already in the group, copy and paste this: secondlife:///app/group/fc7863f9-aea1-e3d3-9705-b37dd4bcd531/about into local chat and use it to join the group!

Don’t worry, the NSP Florals satellite store is still open and you can go to it to do your regular shopping for now using this teleport by clicking here. And the main-store will be back up soon! In the meantime, pick up the group gift from the notices!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Milu, Good Girl
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Wasabi Pills – Bianca
Jewelry – NSP Florals & [MUSE] – 50s Swing Necklace & Earrings (Free Group Gift/Group is 125 to Join) – get the gift from the notices
Tattoo – Lush – Queen Bee Tattoo (12L @ TWE12VE Year 1 Celebration Event)
Romper – Ashmoot – S/S CoLL _ Ruffle Rompser _ SG/Pea (Free FabFree Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Shoes – JellyRoll – Betty’s Peeptoes

Pose – B’Style – Pose Angel (12L @ TWE12VE Year 1 Celebration Event)

Sim Location – The Cyprian Garden (adult Sim)

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