FabFree – Fabulously Free in SL

Simply Fabulous Free and Under L$75 Finds in Second Life – Since 2007


4 Comments

Fab Free Designer Friday – 07/20/2018 – ALB

ALB Exterior
If you’ve never been to ALB (AnaLee Balut) you should go, even if only to see the store. It’s a unique Arabian themed desert oasis. Walking through the store in places is reminiscent of a street bazaar. The main part of the store is several stories, so there’s plenty to explore. At ALB you’ll find mostly ladies clothing, though there is a random mens item here and there. The style at ALB is a little harder to pinpoint! Eclectic is a good word to start with. There is everything from shoes and accessories, to lingerie and ballgowns. You’ll also find fantasy inspired clothing, fashion inspired by history, and even some of what I would call Gorean clothing. As I mentioned, there’s a lot to be had!
ALB Fab Gift
Probably one of the most notable things about the ALB main store is the large camel statue in the center of the main floor. In this same area you’ll quickly be able to spot the ALB gift for Fabulously Free in SL group members. This gift is free and exclusive to Fabulously Free in SL group members, so don’t forget to wear your group tag! There are two additional group gifts on the same column as the Fab Free gift. Each requires a separate group tag.ALB Gifts & Wearable Demos

As you browse through the vastness at ALB you’ll note that some items have floating text that may say “group gift” or simply “enjoy” among other things. These items are usually group gifts you can purchase for free while wearing your store group tag. The store group is LAMU and it has a one time join fee of 250 linden. Another unique aspect to shopping at ALB are their “wearable demos.” These items often have floating text as well that will say “demo” or something similar. These wearable demos are often free but sometimes cost between 0 and 10 linden. I spotted both group gifts and wearable demos throughout all the floors of the ALB store. The above photos are of a few but I am certain not all of these gift types just to give you an idea of the genuinely wide range of items. Happy shopping Fab Free, and have a wonderful weekend.


Leave a comment

Christmas Magic

12-02-2017

Light up the season…

There is nothing more magical than the lights displays during the holidays. The are always must-see destinations in my area and even a lighted holiday parade. This is still something that brings out the kid in me, even after all these years…

Christmas dreams…

I have another great look from the Peace on Earth Hunt. ALB Dream Fashion is providing as their hunt gift the Ingo Outfit.This mesh outfit comes in sizes XS-XL for the pants and shirt, with three boot sizes and a resizable beanie cap. I am having to make room in my (virtual) closet for all the fantastic male gifts on this hunt. The Peace on Earth Hunt continues through the end of the month.

******

Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body: ADAM -Mesh Body v2
Mesh Head: Catwa – Daniel v3.0
Head Applier: Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier: Nivaro – Jawline
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Outfit: ALB Dream Fashion – Ingo Outfit (Peace on Earth Hunt FREE / 0L)

Pose: Double Take – Sidewalk (25L)

Sim: Private

CarsonCaibentag


2 Comments

Happy Birthday, AnaLee!

Gypsy Girl

Hello Fabulouses!  I’ve been so busy with preparing for my return to work in RL that I almost missed this Fabulous Find.  Thank goodness the pupster was paying attention to the group notices popping up on my screen! When I saw the group gift at Lamu, I was so excited to discover that it contained a complete outfit from head to toe.

Gypsy Soul

AnaLee Balut, the talented designer at ALB Dream Fashion, is celebrating her birthday month by sharing a special, free treat with members of the Lamu Group – a gorgeous frock with a decidedly bohemian vibe.  The Nur Dress features a halter-style top, which leaves your midriff bare above a a flowing maxi skirt.  The soft colors and decorative motif lend the outfit a romantic appeal.  I love the added detail of the ties which wrap around the waist!  This gift includes the emerald armlets, rose-gold bangles, and high heels in my picture, as well as a green diamond necklace, a hat, glittering glasses, and a flexi attachment for the skirt, which I opted not to wear for my photo shoot.  I was quite pleased with the carefree, gypsy feel of my finished look.  Best of all, the Lamu Group is completely free to join!  Happy Birthday to you, AnaLee!  Thank you for such a lovely gift!

Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Belleza Freya, Isis, and Venus
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique
  • TMP

Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing:

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Kathy (Bento)

Head Applier:  Insol Candy

Hair:  Truth Hair Fire

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Complete Outfit (includes jewelry and shoes):  ALB Dream Fashion AnaLee Balut NUR Gown (free group gift for Lamu Group 0L/0L to join)

Pose:  Le Poppycock

Sim:  Luane’s Magical World

Kathrynvayandarnewtag


2 Comments

Some Things are Better Left Unsaid

ALB NEW YEARs EVE suit 2016 & shoes & fur & cap by AnaLee Balut

I feel like I could run away…

Swanky event… Soft music… Dancing slow and close together… Dressed in style… one too many drinks from the top shelf…

The words come out of your mouth before you have a chance to think about what you just said. You can hear the imaginary needle scratching across the vinyl  record as everything slows to a screeching halt.  The long awkward silence that follows… She recovers from your revelation with the grace and dignity that she is so well known for, but you just can’t hide the embarrassment on your face. You excuse yourself for some fresh air. You wonder to yourself how you could have been so imprudent as to let your true feelings known…

I’m dealing with a force that’s so strong…

While I’m out here coping with this awkward situation, let me tell you about my latest group gift find from ALB Dream Fashion. The FREE New Years Eve Suit 2016 is a stylish white suit that comes with some great and unusual accessories. Included in this package are a pair of White Mesh Shoes and a resizable cap (if you have unruly hair like me). It also comes with a fur stole to keep your shoulders warm on those chilly winter nights.

She comes outside, takes your hand, places a soft kiss on your lips, then whispers in your ear … ” Let’s go back inside where it’s warm…”

Carson is wearing…

Formalwear: ALB Dream Fashion – New Years Eve suit 2016 w/ shoes, fur & cap by AnaLee Balut GROUP GIFT FREE $oL/$0L to join
Body: ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Hair: Lelutka – Seth N/A (circa 2010)

Sim: Heavenly Groove

CarsonCaibentag


6 Comments

Boho Hippy Style

Hello FabFree-ers!  I’m thrilled to be back with FabFree, and bringing a little bit of shopping sunshine to your Mondays.

Coming soon to Fab Free!

After taking a bit of time away from SL, one of the first things on my agenda was swinging through my favorite stores to see whats new.  After a few exhilarating 2000 ft free falls (thanks old landmarks! :D) I found myself at the Ayiki mainstore.  If you love applier bathing suits and lingerie, this is a must stop on your shopping travels, Ayiki‘s designs are beautiful and fun.

Right inside the door is a free gift for shoppers, this cute hippy style mesh top and maxi skirt set.  The outfit comes in a variety of sizes with a great texture changing HUD. There are 5 bright and colorful textures for the top and bottom to mix and match.  No group required!
Coming soon to Fab Free!

ALB Dream Fashion has a new group gift (free to join) out that pairs perfectly with this outfit, a fatpack (yes, fatpack!) of Cherry Necklace chokers.   I’m in love with the wrapped design and trailing ends, plus the variety of colors  means you are sure to find one to match your favorite outfit.

 

~All The Things~

Ay-Hippie Skirt and Top – AyikiFREE

ALB Cherry Necklace –  ALB Dream Fashion Group Gift (free to join)FREE

Injected Blue Sombre Mesh Eyes – Dead Apples (Now MP only)

Estelle Hair, Blond Pack – Elikatira

Christy Pale Skin – Lara Hurley

Lara Mesh Body – Maitreya

Jessica Mesh Head – Catwa

MoiraSerenityTag


1 Comment

A Touch of Magic

A Touch of Magic

Do I sense magic in the air? Maybe! But I definitely sense FREE gifts!

If you stop by ALB you can pick up this beautiful and whimsical Jenna dress in all the standard mesh sizes as well as a fitmesh size as a FREE to all gift. No group is required (as of the time of this publication). Just buy the dress for 0L. There is a second dress pattern in the box that is just as lovely.

A Touch of Magic 2

To add to the whimsical appeal of this lovely dress, I picked up a hunt gift from Tantalum Jewelry. In case you haven’t checked out any of the stops for the Hunt for Your Inner Slut hunt yet… try starting with this one! You won’t regret picking up this FREE beautiful stone pendant on its silver chain. The stone itself is texture change with 15 different stone textures (I’m showing you a purple texture but there are so many more) and you can also adjust the glow, shine, and more! To top it off, like all of the gifts from this hunt, it is FREE! Don’t wait… hunt it down!

***************

Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Hands and Feet – Slink
Head – LeLutka – Simone w/ base Glam Affair skin color Asia (included) used
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – [e] elikatira – Adaline
Necklace – Tantalum Jewelry – Arenal Necklace (0L/FREE Hunt for Your Inner Slut Hunt Gift)
Dress – ALB & ShuShu – Jenna Dress (0L/FREE for all Gift)
Shoes – [Avenge] – Crystal Mules in Gold

Pose by Belle Epoque

Sim Location – A Hidden Sanctuary

Astrids Signature


Leave a comment

Holidaying FF Boho Style

Heyas Fab’ers, glad you’re here at the FF Tuesday Feature blog before you take off on a summer holiday because looky… AnaLee Balut of Alb Dream Fashion has given us some kickin’ gifts that just MUST to be packed for the trip! I also found the perfect travel bags to fit everything into (yay!) from the incomparable Ria Bazar Mavendorf of BAZAR Homes and Furniture.

Alb FF 4000

This bright sun dress is FREE on the Marketplace as a wearable demo, and as AnaLee mentions in the description, there is another sun dress available as a FREE group gift at her store.

ALB Holidaying in FF Boho Sundress12

You must join the LAMU group to get this one, but its FREE to join.

The excellent and finely detailed luggage can be found at BAZAR, along with the luggage rack, travel diary and bedroom boxes. All are priced between 15L-35L and all are copy/mod, wow!

I hope you all have a safe and memorable summer, see you next Tuesday.

Details:

ALB “Sun Dress 2”  (FREE/Marketplace)

ALB “Sun Dress 12”  FREE Group Gift (FREE to join)

BAZAR “Traveler-Bag 1” 35L

BAZAR “Traveler-Bag 2” 35L

BAZAR “Traveler-Diary 15L

BAZAR “Traveler-Luggage Stool” 30L

BAZAR “Arizona bedroom boxes”  15L

Sunglasses: [meisu] “Clubber Glasses”  (Store closed)

Hair: D!va “Aya (Type B) (Amber)”

Feet: Gos “Barefoot – Arched”

Sim: Triumphal, Sailing Protectorate

FF Small Signature Card


1 Comment

Boho Fedora

Fedora final

Happy Friday Everyone!! I hope you’ve all had a good week and are making fun weekend plans. Speaking of the weekend, this super fun outfit would make great weekend attire for going out with friends. I usually pick out darker colors and patterns, but I just couldn’t help myself with this one! lol

Have you ever had the urge to throw on one of your significant other’s hats? I do all the time! Finally I got brave and have bought one or two of my own. This greenish-gold fedora reminded me of that. Fedoras are my favorite style of hat to wear, and sometimes having one a little over-sized is fun. This unisex hat is a current FREE gift at Fab Free Headquarters from Couture Chapeau, and it has a re-size script to fit just about any size. There’s no need to join a group, (though we’d love it if you did!) just head on over to FFHQ and pick it up.

Also at FFHQ is this pretty skin from Hankii Pankii. The bright fun make up is part of the skin, and this FREE gift includes several appliers including Slink and Maitreya, as well as a few more. Considering the colorful nature of the outfit, I knew this skin would be a perfect fit!

I’m not sure which part of this FREE group gift from ALB Dream Fashion I like best, the top or the shoes?! If forced to decide, I’d probably pick the shoes, but it would be difficult. I love the bright colorful patchwork pattern, it’s fun and summery. The top also allowed me to show off some skin, which for me really means showing off the tattoos I like so much! Not wanting to show quite so much skin? I think this loose-fitting crop top would look great with a solid colored tank under it as well.

Next, I adore this bumble bee manicure from Nail Me!. Talk about a fun manicure that is perfect for summer! This set comes with toenail appliers too, so  your tootsies can be as cute as your fingertips. In addition there are appliers for Slink nails, and an Omega applier. This set is the Nail Me! contribution to the Birds and Bees Hunt. The BBH is a 1 linden hunt.

The cell phone I used with the pose from Velvet Poses is now a Marketplace dollarbie from No Cabide. Not only is this cell super cute, it comes with a texture change hud so you can match your phone to more of your stuff! Skyler showed this cute phone originally in one of her posts here. She also included a close-up of the texture change hud!

Like the “Selfie” pose from Velvet Poses? You can get a pack of 5 selfie poses (phone  not included) for just 50 linens at the ToBeOutsider event. That’s just 10 lindens per pose!

Whew! That was a lot of stuff! Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hat – Couture Chapeau – CC UNISEX Essex Linen Fedora {CC Gold} – FREE Gift @FFHQ

Hair – little bones. Horrowshow – Past Group Gift (Still Available)/Group is 100 L to Join (Originally Shown Here)

Skin – Hankii Pankii – [HP] Spring (tea) Skin & Appliers – FREE Gift @FFHQ

Top & ShoesALB Dream Fashion –  ALB AAYANA top + SARA pumps to slink high boho by AnaLee Balut – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Necklaces – [ glow ] studio – Necklaces mix’n’match (gold)

Tattoo .Identity. Body Shop – Stay Young

Manicure – {Nail Me!} Busy as a Bee -Slink/Omega Nail Appliers – 1 L BBH Gift

Cell Phone – :: No Cabide :: Mesh Mobile Phone – 1 L on the Marketplace

Pants – Blushed – Skinny Jeans

Hands/Feet – Slink – Elegant 1, High

Body – Maitreya – Lara

Pose – VELVET } POSE – Selfie Two – 50 L /pack @ToBeOutsider

Prudence Name Card


6 Comments

We’ll Be Raising Our Hands, Shining Up To The Sky

Its still the music festival time of year over here in the UK, so here I am out camping with Mr0mizu, getting in the mood for the weekend ahead! Right now we are only in our back garden.. and I much prefer that to a crowded campsite!

Mr0mizu is looking rather fine in his festival wear thanks to some great items from The Blues Hunt. His sweater is the hunt prize from Razor and he has his casual sandals for his SLink Feet courtesy of The Body Factory! He doesn’t usually like accessorizing but he finally found a necklace he liked thanks to the Ammunition Necklace by AITUI! He’s even grown a huge beard for the event! Im going to have to find some flowers to decorate that with later ~laughs~

He doesn’t look too amused with me trying for a piggy back huh! You can find this freebie pose called King and Queen at Diesel Works! It comes with a crown to wear too, but I didnt want to push my luck too far ~giggles~

I love my Heart Shaped glasses and if you love them too, you can find them as a freebie from Snatch at the District 5 event that began a few days ago. You can also pick up the free gift of a fatpack of Athytia Dresses by Somnia at the same event! The Cecily Necklace is just adorable and is by C’est La Vie as their new free group gift. It comes in a pack of several colours so you can match it to almost everything! Don’t you just love my rainbow boots! They are perfect festival wear and whats great is they are free on the marketplace as a wearable demo by ALB Dream Fashion!

How about this hair though huh? Its so amazing that I had to show you it!  It is made by Olive and you can get it from the Olive You Fundraiser which is an event to help the owner of Olive raise funds to save her home! I always love how SL really shows its community spirit when things like this happen. There are some amazing stores taking part, so be sure to come and take a peek. You’ll be buying some great things and helping a good cause in the process.

And lastly my skin is the Delphine Bare skin in tone 3 by Lumae and is their item for Lazy Sunday.. now I know Sunday was yesterday but the skin is still out so rush over to get it as quick as you can! It is available in 8 tones for a bargain L$75 each! He had to get in on that picture.. he’s just so proud of his beard! And I see some daisies over there with his name on them….

=====================================================

Tiana is Wearing

.HAIR. Valena Hair by Olive [Olive You Fundraiser]
.EYES. Faerie Eyes (Chocolate) by Buzzeri [L$70]
.GLASSES. Puppy Love Heart shaped Glasses by Snatch [FREE / District 5]
.SKIN. Delphine (Tone 3) by Lumae [L$75 / Lazy Sunday]
.NECKLACE. Cecily Necklace (Fatpack) by C’est La Vie [FREE / Group Gift]
.DRESS. Athytia Dress (Fatpack) by Somnia [FREE / District 5]
.BRACELET. Starshine Charm Bracelet by Sweet Thing [L$50 / The Gacha Mania]
.SHOES. Nanni Boots (Carnival) by ALB Dream Fashion [FREE / Marketplace]
.HANDS & FEET. by SLink

Mr0mizu is Wearing

.HAIR. Tom by Truth
.EYES. Faerie Eyes (Chocolate) by Buzzeri [L$70]
.SKIN. Echo Skin by Tableau Vivant [The Mens Dept]
.BEARD. Monster Beard by Spellbound
.NECKLACE. Ammunition Necklace by AITUI [L$5 / The Blues Hunt]
.TOP. Drift Heavy Knit Sweater by Razor [L$5 / The Blues Hunt]
.SHORTS. Heft Cargo Shorts (Plaids) by F.A.D
.SHOES. Casual Sandals for Male SLink Flat Feet by The Body Factory [L$5 / The Blues Hunt]
.HANDS & FEET. by SLink

OTHER ITEMS
.OLIVE PLUSH. Adopt an Olive by Wimey [Olive You Fundraiser]
.CAMPING SET. Bear Canyon Big Camping Set by What Next
.PATH. by Half Deer
.TREES. by Happy Mood

POSES
.POSE 1. Can’t Let Go by Juxtapose [L$5 / The Blue Hunt]
.POSE 2. King and Queen by Diesel Works [FREE]
.POSE 3. Never Apart by Rack Poses


Leave a comment

:::: Look at This ::::

ALB TYLER by AnaLee Balut

I Get a  link from a friend to  ALB DREAM FASHION , i was curious than positively surprised how this designer talented is .

as group gift you get this awsome arabian  outfit ( pants , earrings , jackets , scarf , shirts , and boots ) .

so Here the  link to the shop : ( http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LAMU%20ISLAND/251/66/32 )