FabFree – Fabulously Free in SL

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


6 Comments

Just Call Me Wednesday

Beach Goth
Hello Fab Free’rs! I am always happy you’re here. So I’m just going to come out and say it, I call this look “when you’re goth af but you love the beach.” It’s true, I do love the beach and I certainly have my goth girl moments. There isn’t anything about this look, parasol and all, that I don’t love. I feel like a grown-up Wednesday Addams on summer holiday. The parasol, this killer swimsuit, and the gorgeous heels are all fabulous free or otherwise inexpensive finds. Keep reading and I’ll tell you the where and how of getting each one.

The Parasol – I found this adorably goth parasol by Kaos on the Marketplace for just 20 linden. It is just as you see though it is difficult to see the slightly speckled texture in this photo. The hold pose is built in, and it has resize scripts. I was even able to use the parasol with another pose and the parasol’s hold pose still worked. You can get your copy of this darkly cute parasol from the Kaos store on the Marketplace. Other colors are available also.

The Bikini – When I saw the ad for this bikini from Kenodoxy, I had one of those “I need that” kind of reactions. It is every bit as cute on as it was in the vendor photo. The swimsuit is a free group gift at Kenodoxy. It comes in several mesh sizes. The Kenodoxy group is free to join, so no reason to miss out on this awesome gift.
Mesh Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Slink (Hourglass, Physique), TMP, Belleza (Freya, Isis, Venus), Tonic (Curvy, Fine)

The Shoes – Those shoes though! I love everything about these free group gift shoes from VO.Z. The straps that wide around your calves are made to look like rose stems or vines. I think it makes them all the prettier. These shoes have a color change hud that lets you change the color of the heel, straps, the leaves, and the rose separately. To get your pair, head over to VO.Z and join the free-to-join VO.Z group.

Here are the details, enjoy!

Parasol w/hold – [Kaos] Cooky Parasol – Black – 20L on the Marketplace
HairRunAway – [RA] Wicca Hair – Grayscale
Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento
Sunglasses – Petite Mort– Lennon round specs
Skin – Essences  – Amber
Bikini – .:: KENODOXY ::. – Bea deux-pieces – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
Tattoos – Nar Mattaru <Nar> Legend Tattoos
Shoes – [VO.Z] Rose Heels – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
Body/Hands/Feet – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara

*Pose by Le Poppycock
** Location – Baja Norte

Prusigtagcoorganizer


Leave a comment

No, Really, I’ve Been Spring Cleaning All Morning!

Sunday Morning

Hello Fabulous Readers!  Honestly, I have been busy working on organizing the garage all morning!  I’m just in the middle of one of my rare breaks.  Bruiser, here, wandered over from next door, and I had to pause, give him a long scritch between his ears, and slip him a Ripley snack or two.  Good thing the Pupster was off on a walk with Kat, otherwise there might have been a rumble around here!

For Him…

Loyal reader Geoffrey Edwardstone sent in a tip that there are some terrific prizes to locate in the For Him Hunt.  You may have already seen that Loki blogged the Horr Menswear hunt prize {here}.  It sure looks great on him!  Astrid shared the Storax Tree’s Seattle Loft Small Table {here}, which is another hunt item.  After seeing all of these goodies, and reading Geoffrey’s note, I decided to tackle this hunt for myself.  In no time at all, I picked up my Camo Cargo Shorts over at {Fe Style}.  The package includes two fit mesh options, plus mesh for classic avatars.  By adjusting the alpha layer on my Belleza body, I got a terrific fit, even though there is not a specific mesh avatar version.  With plenty of pockets to stash the day’s necessities in, and a cool camo print, I can see myself sporting these shorts often.  Once I located the wrench concealed in the shop, this summer wardrobe staple cost me just one Linden dollar.  Thanks so much for the heads up, Geoffrey!

Sizes Included:

  • two fitmesh versions
  • mesh in S, M, and L
  • alpha layer for classic avatars

Back to Work

I was glad to get out of the house head out to organize the garage so I could avoid sorting  through items indoors assist with operation SPRING SPRUCE UP (her idea, not mine!).  I hear the pitter patter of dog feet returning from his walk, so I’d better get started back to work.  I hope he didn’t count how many Ripley snacks were in the jar out here.  Until my next post, happy hunting!

~ Stan (Kat)

Stan is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Belleza Jake

Mesh Head:  Catwa Daniel

Head Applier:  Birth Shadow

Hair:  Exile Boy Next Door

Eyes:  Song Magi

Tank:  etham Norman Tank Top (at Men Only Monthly)

Shorts:  {Fe Style} Camo// Cargo Shorts (hunt prize in For Him Hunt – 1L)

Shoes:  Belleza Shea Black Shoes

Sim:  Devin

Pose:  Wrong
Kathrynvayandarnewtag


1 Comment

It’s a Good Month.

Purple_001

It’s a good month…

April is a good month for men. You know why? We have the “For Him Hunt” just for us. I’ve already made a couple of stops and I have to say I’m pleased with the results of my findings. It’s like hunting down golden Easter eggs all April long… except the icon is a manly wrench. You can never have too many tools, I don’t care if you’re a guy or a gal.

I decided to show off this great shirt I picked up at Horr Menswear first, since the deep rich purple color and the fit are just superb. It’s a great casual shirt and goes great with a pair of jeans. It also comes in a large number of mesh body sizes to fit just about any of the mesh bodies out there. For just 1L this shirt is a steal of a deal. Hunt it down before April 21st when this hunt ends.

Shirt Mesh Sizes Available:

  • Classic XS – XL + Alpha
  • Adam
  • Aesthetic
  • David
  • Gianni
  • Jake
  • Slink
  • TMP

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

Loki is wearing…

Body, Hands, and Feet – Belleza – Jake
Head & Eyes – Lelutka – Andrea
Head & Body Applier – Clef de Peau – Brock T7
Hair – DuraSL13B Gift in Milky Platinum
Piercings – [CerberusXing] – Blade Set Gold
Shirt – Horr Menswear – FHH Catamount Henley Shirt (1L For Him Hunt)
Jeans – Horr Menswear – CCH Bridgeport Jeans

Sim Location – Anduril

Astrids Signature

 


2 Comments

Tending Bar

Tending Bar_001

Tending Bar

Speaking of 80’s Rock bands… while Aline and Love were have a conversation about Whitesnake videos, I was tending bar at Thames River Valley, and 80’s music just happened to be on the radio. Coincidence huh? I like the 80’s bands, reminds me of my childhood. Yeah, I’m old.

Old but…

… feeling Fabulous… in my FabFree gift from House of Ruby. If you haven’t picked it up yet, stop by the main-store and nab this great applier shirt free for Fabfree group members. It’s applier only (Omega and Slink) and fits like a glove. It comes in this great turquoise color fit for any occasion. As always, FabFree group gifts won’t cost you a single linden.

Tending Bar_002

Another great shirt…

Same store, but another great shirt. While I was at House of Ruby, I noticed the wall of gifts currently out for both men and women and clicked the Double T-shirt in Black for men. It didn’t require a group space at all. I just had to subscribe to information and the gift was sent to me free. A win-win in my book. Two shirts great shirts for one stop for the day. This one is also an applier shirt in Omega and Slink appliers.

Another set of bracelets.

I showed you the free Chop Zuey Castory bracelets in blue in my post [here]. But I happen to be a member of the Chop Zuey group and had also picked them up in black and so put them on for this post. They are a great look I think! The Chop Zuey group has a one-time fee of 350 linden, but the creator puts out frequent and generous men’s and women’s gifts, making it well worth the fee if you stay in the group.

Have a great Easter!

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

Loki is wearing…

Body, Hands, and Feet – Belleza – Jake
Head & Eyes – Lelutka – Andrea
Head & Body Applier – Clef de Peau – Brock T7
Hair – DuraSL13B Gift in Milky Platinum
Piercings – [CerberusXing] – Blade Set Gold
Bracelets – Chop Zuey – Castory Drake Brcs Blk (Free Group Gift/Group is 350 to Join)
Shirt 1 – House of Ruby – Blizzard Top for Him (Free FabFree Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Shirt 2 – House of Ruby – Dpib;e T-Shirt Gift for Him (Free Subscriber Gift)
Jeans  – Redgrave – Heavy Used Jeans

Sim Location – Thames River Valley

Astrids Signature


3 Comments

Nope, I’m Not Too Old For an Easter Egg Hunt!

Happy Easter

Hey there, Fabulous Readers!  After all of Kat’s Fabulous Finds from the Easter Egg Hunt over at the Land of Rainbows, I journeyed to the sim to check it out for myself.  Right away, I discovered the colorful egg from Ascend, and excitedly teleported home to open my free prize…

A New Stan

… and then discovered the Ben Slim Fit Shirt package included only versions for mesh bodies.  At first, that was a big bummer, but I had been toying with the idea of picking up a mesh body anyway, so I decided to take the plunge and go full mesh.  After my transformation, the top fit my Belleza Jake body to a “tee” (ugh, even I winced at the bad pun – sorry).  It showed off my newly acquired muscles, and the texture featured realistic wrinkles.  The front is a solid charcoal color, and a cheery holiday message is printed across the shoulder blades. Best of all, it was completely free as a gift in the Easter Egg Hunt, which I appreciated after my spending spree.  The hunt runs until April 6th, so there is still time for you to “hop” on over and do some searching for yourself.

Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Belleza
  • Signature
  • Slink

I’m looking forward to blogging a wider variety of clothing than I was able to show in the past.  It will take some time to get used to my new face, but at least Ripley didn’t run and hide from me when I put it on.  Hopefully, the best readers in the world will think it looks ok, too.  Until next time, Happy Easter!

~ Stan (Kat)

Stan is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Belleza Jake
Mesh Head:  Catwa Daniel
Head Applier:  Birth Shadow
Hair:  Exile Boy Next Door
Shirt:  //Ascend// Ben Slim Fit Shirt (free hunt prize in the Land of Rainbows Easter Egg Hunt – 0L)
Pants:  Belleza Shea Jeans Dark Grey
Shoes:  Belleza Shea Black Shoes
Pose:  Tuty’s Mocap Animations
Sim:  Whimberly
Kathrynvayandarnewtag


Leave a comment

Hoppy Upcoming Easter Weekend!

Here Comes Peter CottonTail_001

It’s almost Easter weekend, and Astrid and I just wanted to take the chance to wish all of you Fabulous Readers a Hoppy Easter!

E-Clipse Design wants to wish you a Hoppy Easter too! And they are giving out a fantastic free group gift to celebrate. Stop by the main-store and pick up your Easter gift (I’m not sure how long it will be left out) for both men and women. You’ll get the glasses and the bow-tie pictured above. In the box, there is a size suitable for both male and female avatars, so no one feels left out for the holiday.

Hoppy Easter and I hope Peter Cotton Tail leaves you lots of chocolate eggs!

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

Loki is wearing…

Body, Hands, and Feet – Belleza – Jake
Head & Eyes – Lelutka – Andrea
Head & Body Applier – Clef de Peau – Brock T7
Hair – DuraSL13B Gift in Milky Platinum
Mask & Bowtie – E-Clipse Design – Easter 2018 Group Gift Glasses and Ribbon Male Version shown (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Shirt – Get Jiggy! – Vintage Polo Shirt with White Buttons with Hud

Sim Location – Private

Astrids Signature


7 Comments

On the Boardwalk

Boardwalk_001

A certain someone said she can’t do anything before she’s had her coffee, and to prove it she was at a coffee shop with her freebie finds. While coffee is the perfect morning drink, a sunset is the perfect evening elixir… that’s why I’m out here on the boardwalk enjoying an evening out with my own fashion finds.

Amazing!

These pants by Amazing Creations are worth the free group space they will cost you, because that’s all they will cost you. Yup! Free. There’s also several other free men’s gifts in the group gift vendor that you can pick up while you are there at the store. Ladies, don’t worry, you’re not left out… there’s gifts there for you as well.

Available pants sizes:

  • Adam
  • Aesthetic
  • Belleza
  • Classic S – XL
  • Gianni
  • Slink
  • TMP

Why I’m here…

You might remember a certain post in which I mentioned my life sentence to this blog… it’s where I picked up a fashionable group gift. If that gift wasn’t your style, then perhaps the men’s flip flops in the picture above will be more to your taste. They come with a color change hud and to pick them up free, all you need is a group space for the free to join DuFaux group at the DuFaux main-store.

These shoes come in sizes to fit several types of men’s mesh feet:

  • Aesthetic
  • Belleza
  • Gianni
  • Slink
  • TMP

One more stop:

My bracelets are a free to all gift at Chop Zuey. Just buy them for 0L; you don’t even need to join a group. You can get them in the black version if you join the VIP group (that will set you back 350L) but this blue version is absolutely free and is resizable on touch.

I’m off to enjoy the sunset and perhaps do some surfing. Evenings are good!

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

Loki is wearing…

Body, Hands, and Feet – Belleza – Jake
Head & Eyes – Lelutka – Andrea
Head & Body Applier – Clef de Peau – Brock T7
Hair – DuraSL13B Gift in Milky Platinum
Piercings – [CerberusXing] – Blade Set Gold
Bracelets – Chop Zuey – Castory Drake Brcs Blu (Free to all Gift/0L)
Pants – Amazing Creations – Male Jeans (Mar) Group Gift (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Shoes – DuFaux – Flip Flops Group Gift (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)

Sim Location – The Factory

Astrids Signature


2 Comments

Your Own Underdark!

In the dark_001

Your own Underdark…

It’s not often you get the chance to own your own Underdark, especially for the price of just 1L. Zyn is offering their Mini Underdark Skybox on the Marketplace for just that! 1L and it’s yours. It’s only 47 prim and it’s rather detailed, with multiple cavern rooms, a water pool, stalagmites and stalactites, mushrooms, lanterns, and more. The picture above is taken in part of one of the detailed caverns!

Ahhhh roleplay…

Roleplay is one of those fantastic past-times in Second Life and it’s always fabulous when you can come across some great gifts to add to your wardrobe. I stopped by the Menstuff lounge and there is a large assortment of menswear currently out that you can pick up for your one-time fee of 50L to the Menstuff group. Among the items was this “Morris” outfit. It’s really just a regular every day outfit, but since it doesn’t have any zippers and with the right accessories, I managed to turn it into a medieval one! It comes in a variety of mesh body sizes.

Outfit sizes available:

  • Classic XS-XL + alpha
  • Belleza
  • Gianni
  • Slink
  • TMP
  • Aesthetic

The details make the man

It’s the details that make this outfit work as a roleplay outfit. I stopped by Noble Creations and picked up some “details” to make this into a roleplay creation. The Noble Creations group is free to join and these gifts were free to pick up. I picked up the Prince in Leather neck piece to add over the top of the Morris shirt. I also picked up the Medici Pouch belt to add to my waist. Take note… this belt fit a little funny at first. I had to edit it to my shape, but it comes with a handy resizer that allows for resizing on all axises separately for a perfect fit!

The L’Homme Gift.

I think the L’Homme group gift from Noble Creations really makes this outfit. It’s a set of horned Bracers and Pauldrons that really stand out. You could add some weapons to this outfit to complete your look. Perhaps a shield and an axe or a sword and you’d be ready to go warrior! As always, the L’Homme group is free to join so this gift is free as well!

Happy roleplaying!

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

Loki is wearing…

Body, Hands, and Feet – Belleza – Jake
Head & Eyes – Lelutka – Andrea
Head & Body Applier – Clef de Peau – Brock T7
Hair – DuraSL13B Gift in Milky Platinum
Piercings – [CerberusXing] – Blade Set Gold
Shirt and Pants – PowerDesign – Morris Pants and Morris Shirt (Free Group Gift @Menstuff Lounge/Menstuff Group is 50L to Join)
Bracers & Pauldrons – Noble Creations – Centurion Pauldrons & Bracers L’Homme Group Gift (Free L’Homme Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Belt with Pouch – Noble Creations – Medici Pouch (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Shoulder piece – Noble Creations – Prince in Leather (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)

Skybox – Zyn – Mini Underdark Skybox/Build (1L on the Marketplace)

Sim Location – Private

Astrids Signature


2 Comments

Taking time for some r.e.l.a.x.a.t.i.o.n.

Poolside_001

All this hunting for treasure has me WORN OUT! So I decided to head to a resort for some r.e.l.a.x.a.t.i.o.n. I noticed I wasn’t the only one who thinks hunts are both great and evil at the same time. Aline was mentioning it in her post where she sported some great Finders Keepers hunt gifts. For me, the worst part is all those boxes scattered all over the floor of my Second Life house as I try to unpack everything. Wowzer! At least I unpacked a couple of resort worthy items sure to make relaxing at the poolside worth hunting down my freebies!

A new shirt.

Hey don’t worry if pink’s not your style! This shirt from Get Jiggy! has you covered with an amazing color hud.

You’ll get:

  • 13 colors to choose from for the outside of the shirt
  • 13 colors to choose from for the inside of the shirt
  • 13 colors to choose from for the cuffs

and you can change those separately. The shirt only comes in standard sizes, but I had no problem fitting it to my Jake body by using the alphas. I also tried it on my Slink body and it fit that body just fine too! This Vintage Polo shirt is a free group gift with your free to join group at Get Jiggy!

New Pants too!

While you’re at Get Jiggy! be sure to hunt down the Glam or Grunge hunt gift. It will only cost you 1L, and you’ll be getting a great pair of cargo capris. Just like the shirt, these pants come with an outstanding selection of color with the color change hud.

  • 5 colors for the pants
  • 5 colors for the front pockets
  • 5 colors for the side pockets
  • 5 colors for the back pockets
  • 6 colors for the belt
  • 5 metal choices

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

Loki is wearing…

Body, Hands, and Feet – Belleza – Jake
Head & Eyes – Lelutka – Andrea
Head & Body Applier – Clef de Peau – Brock T7
Hair – DuraSL13B Gift in Milky Platinum
Piercings – [CerberusXing] – Blade Set Gold
Shirt – Get Jiggy! – Vintage Polo Shirt with White Buttons with Hud (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Pants – Get Jiggy! – Men’s Crazed Cargo Capris in Camo (1L for the Glam or Grunge Hunt)

Sim Location – Tranquil Tiki Island

Astrids Signature


7 Comments

Boys (Don’t) Cry

Boys Dont Cry_001

I was hot on the trail taking my sweet time on the Glam or Grunge hunt and really getting into it because I’m super hyped lazy when I found the perfect gift to blog! It was fabulous! Fantastic! It was the gift from Horr Mens Wear! Then I realized that a certain Stan the man and his pupster had beat me to the punch.

Not Shedding Tears, Not Me

Now don’t get me wrong. I was totally happy for him, except the part where he looked better in it than I did forgot to wear a shirt. I think a shirt would have much improved his look. But don’t worry because boys don’t cry. It says so on my shirt. It’s just something in my eye. At least I beat you to this one Stan!

That’s right readers. You can get my shirt at Waffles as part of the Glam or Grunge hunt for just one million dollars one little linden. It’s well worth that and a few tears as you hunt for it. It even comes in a few sizes to make it worth your while.

Sizes Available:

  • Adam
  • Aesthetic
  • David
  • Gianni
  • Jake
  • Slink
  • TMP
  • Classic XS – XL

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

Loki is wearing…

Body, Hands, and Feet – Belleza – Jake
Head & Eyes – Lelutka – Andrea
Head & Body Applier – Clef de Peau – Brock T7
Hair – DuraSL13B Gift in Milky Platinum
Piercings – [CerberusXing] – Blade Set Gold
Shirt – Waffles – Boys Olive Max TShirt (1L for the Glam or Grunge Hunt)
Jeans – Horr Menswear – CCH Bridgeport Jeans

Sim Location – Orust

Astrids Signature