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A Change of Pace

A Change of Pace

It was high time to head to the beach.  After a long day of work, buried under pages and pages of who knows what drivel,  I looked at my watch and thought “you know…I need some vitamin sea today”.  I put on my unnecessarily complicated sandals (but so fashion!) and slipped into something summery then headed down to feel a bit of warmth.  I was ever so glad to have brought my camera with me, just so I could capture a bit of summer and carry it with me wherever I went afterwards.  A few snaps of palm fronds will keep me going until I can escape again!

Feeling Lucky

I was a bit inspired for some warmth today after I saw the newest lucky boards at Luas.  This cute little outfit had me dreaming of warmer climes the minute I saw it (you have the option to add or remove the tied jacket)!  To gain access to the lucky boards at Luas, just join their group for 50L, then wait for your letter to come up!  There are also loads of really great group gifts for you to pick up while you’re there, making this group join fee ever so worth it.

Sizes

  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Legacy
  • Maitreya

Roman Sandal Empire

Looks like Empire are having a bit of an item retirement sale at the moment.  The store isn’t shutting down, but all items in the store are on sale before they disappear forever, making room for the new.  Pretty much ever pair of shoes and accessories are 199L (some 99L!) for fatpacks, which is an awesome deal.  However, what caught my eye was the 35L per pull gachas you’ll find at the back of the store.  I got these awesome sandals as well as the fun glasses for just 35L each.  Worth a shot!

Sizes

  • Physique
  • Hourglass
  • Maitreya
  • Isis
  • Freya

Gosh I wish I could TP to a real beach in RL! 😉

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Outfit – Luas Alyssa (Free Lucky Board Prize/ Group is 50L to Join)
Shoes – Empire Nemesia (35L per pull during the Empire Update Sale)
Glasses – Empire Cat Black (35L per pull during the Empire Update Sale)

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Euphoric Dolly Babe Eyes
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filligree Sternum Tattoo
Eyeshadow Applier – Lelutka Cate
Lipstick Applier – Lelutka Cate
Nails – Alme Mesh Stiletto Nails Holo Ombre
Hair –  Magika Gemma
Pose – Kokoro Poses Gisele
Sim – Kanaloa Surf Beach


The Long Winter’s Nap

The Long Winter's Nap

Yawn!  I just woke up from the long winter’s nap I wasn’t planning on taking.  You know what though? I REGRET NOTHING!  Sometimes a long nap just cures what ails you – and when you throw in footie pyjamas…well.  Things don’t get much better than that!

Meow!

KitCat have graciously put out this super cozy pair of jimjams for members of their free to join group.  They come in three different plaid options (red, green and blue) and you can either keep the feet on or remove them for all your foot warming needs.  This cute set comes sized for Maitreya bodies. There are a bunch of other adorable gifts there too, so do pick them up (and don’t forget to stalk their lucky boards a bit!).

I See the Moon

Moon have recently snuck out some cute lucky boards.  I’ve been in their group a long time and knew all about their famous midnight mania board, but when I was deep in the demands of the Christmas season, I didn’t notice that they also put out four new lucky boards.  I got this super cool hair and hat when my letter came up.  The hair comes in a full fatpack of colours, and the hat also has several different texture options so you can match to your outfit.   To gain access to their boards, just join the Moon group for 99L!

Ooh…this bed is far too cozy to leave!

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Pyjamas – KitCat Onesie (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Euphoric Dolly Babe Eyes
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filligree Sternum Tattoo
Eyeshadow Applier – Lelutka Cate
Lipstick Applier – Lelutka Cate
Nails – Alme Mesh Stiletto Nails Holo Ombre
Hair and Hat –  Moon Whimsy (Free Lucky Board Prize/ Group is 99L to Join)
Pose – Foxcity Sleepy
Backdrop – Foxcity Nap Corner


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A Return to Darkness

A Return to Darkness

Back in my early days of Second Life-ing, I was straight up a goth girl.   Probably because it’s the complete antithesis of who I really am, and it was fun to explore all the deep, darkness of it all.  I know I’ve blathered about this before, about being who you want to be in SL, etc.  But what I do want to touch upon is how FabFree made me realise that I didn’t have to have just one style.  When I started blogging here back in 2017, I realised that there were so many different freebies hanging around the grid that I could play around with, and since that moment I haven’t really looked back – I just get what I like!  But it is nice to revisit old friends, isn’t it?

The Deep Dark

I’m getting that Morgan le Fay feeling today (you know, when she’s an antagonist), and bubbling up some magical devilry in the depths of the earth.  To get this look, I need look no further than the Vanity Event.  They’ve got a bunch of gifts peppered around at different stalls, and they’re all free.  You don’t even need to join a group here, just click on the boxes and bags, and they’re yours.  I got this gorgeous gown over at the TOG display.  It comes in both black and white versions, and also has a pair of shoes included (not pictured).  Who doesn’t need a good gown?

Sizes

  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Legacy
  • Maitreya
  • Physique

Now…where did that little toad go?

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Gown – TOG Noemi (Free Gift @ Vanity/No Group Join Required)
Shoes – Empire Polyanthus

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Euphoric Dolly Babe Eyes
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filligree Sternum Tattoo
Eyeshadow Applier – Alaskametro Black Magic
Lipstick Applier – Alaskametro Black Magic
Nails – Alme Mesh Stiletto Nails Holo Ombre
Hair –  Olive The Witching Hair
Pose – BellePoses Nahemah
Backdrop – Joplino Dark Well


Making it Shine

Making it Shine
Some of the things I love the most are sparkly – there’s something ever so wonderful about glitter and shine.  Other times, all I want is a bit of rugged with straps and buckles.  Today’s mood comes to you courtesy of not being able to make up my mind: Straps? Buckles? Purple? Shine? Ahhhh… why not have it all?

Uber Good

Grixdale have put out another free wearable demo of their latest release over at this month’s round of Uber.  The Calliope dress comes sized for Maitreya bodies and is in this lovely purple hue with the darker geometric triangles that give it a bit of a shiny texture.  No need to join a group here, just click on the free demo and it’s yours!  This round of Uber is running until January 22nd!

Sparkle, sparkle!

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Dress – Grixdale Calliope Mini Dress and Straps (Free Gift at Uber/No Group Join Required)
Crown – LODE Snowflake Flower

Body 

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Euphoric Dolly Babe Eyes
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filligree Sternum Tattoo
Eyeshadow Applier – Lelutka Cate
Lipstick Applier – Adored Exalted Lips #5
Nails – Alme Mesh Stiletto Nails Holo Ombre
Hair –  Sintiklia Hazel
Pose – Cherry Bunny My Hair
Backdrop – Soy Pinned Astronomy Wall


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Grotesque

Grotesque

Much like the macabre, though a little less romantic, grotesques have been part of art and architecture for centuries. It’s a theme I’ve always romanticized myself, that concept of finding beauty in that which would otherwise be called ugly. Now, before I get too melancholy in my musings I’ve got some pretties to share with you, one of which is this face tattoo by Nar Mattaru that reads “Grotesque” under my right eye. Alongside my finds at Nar Mattaru, I picked up some group gifts from rotten, and torment via Harajuku. Keep reading and I’ll give you all the what and how of things.

Nar Mattaru

Nar Mattaru has a handful of 10 linden offers in the same spot as their group gifts. These 10 linden finds do not require a group tag to purchase. I picked up the face tattoo that says “Grotesque” under the right eye, and has an almost cute little fly under the left eye. The tattoo comes in BOM layers, and an Omega applier with fresh, normal, and faded options.

Also at Nar Mattaru is this smudgy black eye makeup. This eye shadow look is called the “Effortless Smoky Eye” it too is just 10 linden. The grunge-rock princess part of my personality just couldn’t pass this one up. This eye-makeup comes in a BOM layer, and an Omega applier.

rotten

I am kind of in love with this lip gloss from rotten. It’s their current group gift, and the group is free to join. I love when I come across amazing makeup finds. Makeup is my favorite way to customize my look without changing my skin. This free lippie set by rotten includes 6 color choices, each with 4 style/opacity variations. In the package you’ll get BOM layers only. Technically these lip colors were made to be worn on Genus heads, but I think they look fantastic on my Catwa head.

rotten group – secondlife:///app/group/4d0e66a7-5638-f451-3118-2171a5203e27/about

group gift @ mainstore

torment

If you head over to the Harajuku event you can pick up these gorgeous earrings for free from torment. They are waiting at the torment booth at the Harajuku event. You will need to be wearing the torment group tag. The torment group is free to join. Then while wearing your torment group tag, click the “gift” sign at torment’s spot at Harajuku. These lovelies come in a black/gold version (shown) and a silver/gold version.

torment group – secondlife:///app/group/3a408b88-83ba-7700-7fa4-f1ca5e1236d2/about

Credits: 

  • Hair – Lamb – Foxy
  • Head – Catwa HDPRO Majer Soft
  • Skin – Eudora Beauty – Raika – Honey
  • Eye Makeup – Nar Mattaru – Effortless Smoky Eye – 10L
  • Eyes – BuzzeriCelestial Eyes – Chlorine
  • Face Tattoo – Nar Mattaru – Grotesque – 10L
  • Earrings – torment – mortem gift – Free torment Group Gift/Group is Free to Join @Harajuku
  • Lip Gloss – rotten – magic crystal lip gloss – heart garden – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
  • Body Tattoo – Mister Razzor – Bella Tattoo
  • Ring – On a Lark – Sun Moon & Stars Rings
  • Manicure – Alme – Mesh Stiletto Nails – Ombre Rose Gold Nude
  • Top – Little Fox – Kelsey Statin Blouse – Pattern 5
  • Pose by Foxcity
  • Backdrop – Concept – 02 Dark Panel – 69L/pull @Kustom 9


Big mistake. Big. Huge. I have to go shopping now.

Big mistake. Big. Huge. I have to go shopping now.

For anyone who doesn’t know, the title of this post and my photo are a quote from the movie Pretty Woman starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere. If you have seen the movie, it will make sense. If you haven’t, well I highly suggest you add it to your movie list. The shopping scene is one of the best in the movie in my opinion.

That said, I feel like this is how I would have looked lugging home all of the free gifts at the current round of Vanity. I also of course happen to be wearing a few. All the gifts are free, you just need to join the Vanity event group. The group is free to join. I picked three of the many free gifts to share with you that I thought really went well together. The outfit I am wearing is from Queenz, my sunnies are from Avada, and this lip color is from GO Makeup. Lastly I also picked up a little bit of bling by Clever & Cool on the Marketplace to wear with these high-waisted pants. Keep reading for more details, and peep the credits at the end.

Queenz

I wouldn’t dare try to pull off all this white in my real life, however here in Second Life it’s such a win. This cropped top with ruffled sleeves, and the matching pants are the free gift at Vanity by Queenz. The pieces can be worn together or separately. Also, the top comes in a version sans the sleeves. The pants (since I cropped them out of the photo) are fitted through the waist and hips, then are a long loose-leg pant.

Sizes Included: Yentaments BBL Body, Maitreya Lara, Ebody Curvy, Slink Hourglass, Belleza Freya, 9S Jessica, Sking Katena

Avada 

The way a lot of people feel about shoes, I feel about sunglasses. There’s no such thing as too many pairs. These are the free Vanity group gift by Avada. They have resize scripts and a texture hud. The hud gives you 5 solid color choices for the frames, 7 options for the lenses, and 2 metal choices.

GO Makeup 

I love this mini HD lip palette by GO Makeup. It comes with 4 juicy red lip shades that scream summer. They also are free at Vanity with the Vanity group tag. This set comes in appliers for Catwa HD Lips and Genus HD Lips. For Catwa head wearers, this means you’ll need the free HD Lips add-on if you do not already have it. Don’t have HD Lips with your head yet? Head over to Catwa and get a redelivery, you need an upgrade! Here’s an awesome tutorial by Virtual Bloke about Catwa HD Lips and how to use them. For Genus head wearers, I believe the HD option is included in your hud.

Clever & Cool 

Finally, I felt like this outfit needed a little something extra. Thankfully I came across this cute gemstone belly chain by Clever & Cool for just 25 linden on the Marketplace. It has resize scripts built in, as well as lots of texture choices. I think it looks pretty cute as a belt, and is well worth the paltry price tag. If this one isn’t your style, there are a few others with the same price point, as well as several other types of jewelry.

Credits:

  • HairLamb – Destiny – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join *Originally Shown Here
  • HeadCatwa Koura
  • SkinEssences – Blake
  • Glasses – Avada – – Free Vanity Group Gift/Free Group Join @Vanity
  • Lip Color – GO Makeup – – Free Vanity Group Gift/Free Group Join @Vanity
  • LipsCatwa Koura HD Lips *Included with updated bento head
  • Top & Pants – Queenz – Amative – White – Free Vanity Group Gift/Free Group Join @Vanity
  • TattooThis is Wrong – Knight Tattoo – Free Stay at Home Club Gift *Originally Shown Here
  • Belly Chain – Clever & Cool – Danika Belly Chain – 25L on the Marketplace
  • Manicurealme. Mesh Stiletto Nails – Rose Gold Ombre Nudes
  • BodyMaitreya Lara


Fabulous Finds 01/05/20 Edition

Cremosas Store - Gift JAN 4

Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join @ Cremosas Store

Ema's Secret January Group Gift!

Free Group Gift/Group is 25L to Join @ Ema’s Secret

Alme NEW Group Gift - "Alme Mesh Stiletto nails//Gold Xmas Gift" ♥

Free Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join @ Alme

lychee . cat attack

Free Group Gift/Group is 69L to Join @ Lychee

-Birth- Jan Freebie - 2020 Animated Sign

Free Gift @ Birth Skins

 


A tale of Ice Cream and Kittens

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Today we find a rather glum Zsa.  I told her that if she still wanted to buy stuff on top of all the freebies and cheapies all us FabFree girls hunt down, she had to get a job.  I found her one in the local ice cream parlour, The Sugar Bowl, but she is not impressed, and spent her days day dreaming about Elvis, and trying to avoid damaging her new manicure.

At least she dressed well for her first day at her new job, and her outfit includes 2 group gifts and a dress that cost very little.

The dress…..

….. is from Bowtique and available on the marketplace for just 50L includes a 25 option texture change hud.

Sizes Included:

  • Maitreya (with autohide)
  • Fitmesh
  • 5 fitmesh standard avatar sizes (alphas included)

The Sparkly Stuff….

…..consists of group gifts from Cae. The group is free to join, and there are other gifts to pick up including the companion necklace for this bracelet and earrings.

And finally….

…….Kitty nails!  Zsa, like the person behind the monitor, is animal obsessed (you should see her Jian folder), with a particular love of cats, bats, elephants and goats – but cats always come first.  One of many free group gifts available from Alme is a kitten manicure! The group costs 50L to join but there are frequent gifts and a wall of previous gifts to pick up.  The Alme system uses an easy hud allowing you to apply to all these systems with a click.  To pick your gifts up just put your Alme tag on, and pay the vendor 1L, which will immediately be refunded).

    • Alme
    • Belleza
    • Slink
    • Maitreya
    • Omega
    • Vista
    • Tuty’s

As you can’t see the nails very well, here is a vendor pic:

Alme Love Kittens Nails, lilac

Must dash, I need to search for another job for Zsa, I don’t think this one will last very long.  She switched the fridge off by mistake and all the ice cream melted.  Whoops.

What is Zsa wearing? 

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Chloe
Applier – Pink Fuel Anja 
Eyes – Avi-Glam Solstice Eyes
Hair – Truth Thelma
Nails – Alme Love Kittens (group gift / pay 1L, immediately refunded / 50L to join) 
Dress – Bowtique Valerie
Bracelet & Earrings – Cae Northstar stud earrings and bracelet (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Backdrop – Exposeur The Sugar Bowl
Pose – Ex-Posed Cassie