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She Wears Short Shorts

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Hey there FabFree Readers!  You caught me catching a few rays at Devin again.   He’s around exploring somewhere too… Last I saw him he was on the shore shoo-ing away his flock of sexy gullfriends again.  I just watch and shake my head.

Do You Dare Wear Short Shorts?

What inspired my afternoon outing was these great Camo Maya Shorts that I picked up as a free group gift at Bueno.  These high waisted stunners come in ripped/regular versions as well as several sizes for mesh bodies as listed below and the best part is – The Bueno inworld group is free to join!

Sizes included:

  • Maitreya Lara
  • Slink Hourglass
  • Belleza Freya & Isis

 To Top Things Off

The cropped Boardwalk Beach Tee I have decided to wear with my Bueno Shorts can be found in the “Cheapie Section” at Sn@tch, priced at just 25L for a whole fatpack of cute printed tees.  These tops are compatible with system bodies, Slink and also come with Omega Appliers.

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Makeup Applier – Bold & Beauty Kristina
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair –  TRUTH JoJo
Shirt – Sn@tch Boardwalk Beach Tee (25L – fatpack!)
Shorts – Bueno Camo Maya Shorts (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Sim – Devin

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“Smart Casual”

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I found this cozy little spot for dining and listening to music — a cafe of sorts with live music and it’s all set over the sea. If you decide to visit just take a hop over to Isolotto di Garda. It’s got a ton of comfy chairs and a sort of nautical style and it’s all enclosed with glass so that you can see the docks and gulls in the harbor not far off.

The dress code is “smart casual” so I had to dig up something appropriate. I decided to hunt something down instead.

More Women’s Stuff!

The Women’s Stuff Hunt never disappoints me, and this time I took a hop to Tori’s Stylez and hunted down that little red t-shirt to pick up the gift there. The creator generously had the gift for the hunt set to 0L so my floral top with it’s tie front and uniquely styled sleeves was totally free!

It comes in the following sizes:

  • Standard Mesh XXS – Large + a Curvy
  • TMP
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

Revisiting Redeux.

To add a finishing touch to my outfit, I revisited the Redeux Event. You have until April 21st to pick up all of the many free gifts set out for you by the generous creators. I picked up this free necklace by On a Lark at their booth. It comes with a color change hud that changes the color of each little stone for lots of combinations, allowing me to get the necklace to match my shirt just perfectly!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara (bento update)
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Magika – Quote
Necklace – On a Lark – Ginger Necklace w/ Color Change Hud (Free Gift at Redeux)
Shirt – Tori’s Stylez – Lilly – SE – Floral Top (0L for the Women’s Stuff Hunt)
Skirt – Bueno – Denim Skirts – Midnight

Sim Location – Isolotto di Garda

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Tell Me About It Scream Queen

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Oh Hello There Fab Free’rs! I hope everyone enjoyed at least some of their weekend. Mine was uneventful but in a positive way. Even though it’s the dreaded start of the week, Monday,  I’m glad you’re here so I can share these sassy cute group gifts with you.

Tell Me About It Stud

This top by Shakira was one of those “I have to have that!” items the moment I saw it. You can’t put a quote from one of my all time favorite movies on something as cute as this fitted mesh t shirt and not expect me to grab it up! The quote on this FREE group gift at Shakira is from the scene in Grease where Sandy has transformed into the sexy “bad girl” version of herself, and her love interest, Danny, sees her for the first time. (If it isn’t obvious I think I know the movie by heart. lol) The shirt comes in fitted mesh sizes for Slink, Belleza, TMP, Maitreya, and Tonic bodies. There are several group gifts currently available, and the Shakira group is FREE to join.

Scream Queen

This sassy hairstyle is one of several group gifts still available at Mello. I even like the name, “Scream Queen”! This mid length style with side swept bangs comes with a color change hud that has 13 bright bold colors. You won’t find any natural hair colors with this gift, but that suits me fine. I really like the fullness of this hairstyle, and considering the Mello group is FREE to join, it’s a total steal.

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair – [Mello] Scream Queen – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Skin – Essences – Tori P02 (gacha)

Lipstick –  {{Peachy}} Lips CATWA HEAD

Head – CATWA HEAD Lilo Bento

Choker CHAIN – Lacey Choker – 

TopShakira – TIRAMISU TOP – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Tattoos – .Absence. Maritime Rose *Marketplace Only 

Pants – Bueno -Leggings – Black

Body/Hands/Feet – Maitreya – Lara

*Pose by Le Poppycock

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Join the R3VOLT

Join the R3VOLT
Hello Hello Fab Free’rs! I’m honestly not sure how this group gift, or gifts I should say, at R3VOLT escaped me for so long. As the name might suggest, R3VOLT specializes in mostly urban style casual clothing. Right now there is a wall full of FREE group gifts available to all R3VOLT  VIP group members. Even better, there are gifts for the guys as well as the gifts for the ladies! The R3VOLT group does have a one time join fee of 200 lindens. Personally, I think the fee is worth it just for the number of gifts currently available. I’ve added a photo of the wall-o-gifts below.

I thought this hi-lo tank top at R3VOLT was really cute, and perfect now that the weather is starting to warm up down here in the south. What makes this great gift fabulous is the texture change hud. I love when clothing has this feature. The Carly top includes a hud with 15 textures (10 prints and 5 solids), standard mesh sizes, and matching alpha layers for classic avatars. Happy Shopping!

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair – [Anaphora]_Bajka_Shades

Skin – Essences – Evana – Exclusively at The Skin Fair  * *Please note this skin was made for Lelutka bento heads

HeadLelutka Stella

TopR3VOLT – [R3] – Carly Top [V3] – FREE Group Gift/Group is 200L to Join

Shorts – Bueno– Summer Shorts – Pin Striped

Body/Hands – Maitreya – Lara

*Pose by Le Poppycock

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Leather and Lace

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Hey Fab Folks!  While I was at Nala Designs the other day picking up the Avangardista group gift I showed you [HERE], I noticed that upstairs in the outlet area there are 2 group lucky boards.  Both prizes are really nice, however this one in particular that I am wearing today really caught my eye!  The group is 100L to join, but once you join, you can take advantage of group gifts, lucky boards and midnight mania offers that are group exclusives.

Getting Lucky At Nala Designs

If your lucky letter comes up on the board, you’ll be gifted the Rachel Red Outfit that includes the lace textured leather jacket and grey leggings shown on my avatar.  The jacket comes in classic and fitted mesh in XS – XL, and the pants come in standard mesh sizes XXS-L, Belleza, Slink, Maitreya, TMP.  Alpha layers are included for both, should you require them.

Aww, Thanks Izzy!

I also wanted to take a minute to thank Izzy C. for sending me this adorable Sheltie that I have decided to call Daisy!  As instructed, as a precaution… I am keeping it far away from Carson so that it is not abducted as my little Dalmation pup was back in December [HERE] when his grinchy side snuck out and he tried to steal Christmas.  He does seem in brighter spirits this year, however I still have my eye on him.  If you’d like one of your own JIAN Sheltie Companions, you can try your luck for one at this round of The Epiphany for just 50L per play.

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy

Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Truth Ari
Outfit – Nala Designs Rachel Red (free group  lucky board prize / 0L / 100L to join)
Boots – Bueno Fringe Boots
Dog – JIAN Southern Shelties 3 RARE (gacha @ The Epiphany)
Pose by Le Poppycock
Sim – Winter Trace

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Life is a Highway

On the road again...

I Can’t Drive 55

I finally had enough of the cold and snow and decided to take a drive in my new car.

I hadn’t been out driving on the Mainland roads for quite a while, and let me tell you, it is not for the faint-hearted. In one trip, I saw everything from the ridiculous to the… well, more ridiculous. I passed a WWII-era airbase floating several meters off the ground, a seriously overcrowded breedables farm, a “Kittycat Whorehouse” (for humans? cats? humans dressed as cats?), and a giant baby with Donald Trump’s head holding the Scales of Justice. I have no idea what that last one was all about, but somebody is clearly trying to send a message, LOL! 😯

If you’re looking for somewhere to drive, be sure to check out the Second Life Road Network Directory for maps and suggested routes. I did most of my driving on Routes 8 and 9, and there are plenty of Rez Zones (places to rez your vehicle) along the way.

Unfortunately, sim crossings still take much of the fun out of driving; once you finally get going, you’re tossed up into the air, underground, or into the water, before jarringly arriving on the road on the other side. Another hazard to watch out for is accidentally driving onto private land with super-speedy-object-return and having your vehicle zapped out from under you. DOH!

Be careful out there, folks!

Little Deuce Coup

I stopped for gas – and a quick selfie – on this lovely sim called West of the Rain. It’s not a large sim, but it’s extremely detailed and worth a visit!

My look was inspired by this fabulous leather jacket, which is the latest free group gift from BUENO. You can wear the jacket with or without the little shirt that says “Naughty is the New Nice” (which I think may be my mantra for 2017), and it comes in sizes for Belleza Freya and Isis, and Slink Original and Hourglass mesh bodies, as well as a “fitted” version.

I added the free Absence of Fear jeans by Beautiful Dirty Rich (previously blogged by Love and Pru), and the Lacey Choker dollarbie gift from CHAIN. The choker is resizable and comes in both black and white (changeable via HUD).

SIDE NOTE: Since there was no Maitreya version included in the BUENO gift, I decided to switch over to my Slink Physique body. I had heard that Slink recently updated their mesh bodies, so I popped over to the store to pick up the new version. To be honest, I hadn’t worn my Slink body in a very long time because the HUD made me crazy, and I didn’t feel that there were enough alpha cuts, making the body difficult to wear with many designs. But I am happy to report that the updated body has many more alpha cuts, and the new HUD is split up into sections, no longer cramming everything onto one, crowded screen. If you own a Slink body, be sure to head over to a redelivery terminal at the in-world store to pick up the updated version. 🙂

 

On the road again...

Baby, You Can Drive My Car

Shoot, there’s my phone again. Probably Carson needing a ride. I’ll just let it go to voicemail.

I’ve been having such a blast driving my new Bentley Supersport! I picked it up as a free group gift at Sydney City, and I have to say that it is really well done, not to mention FUN!

Both doors and the trunk open and close, the headlights turn on and off, and the dashboard is nicely detailed. The engine makes a cool vroom vroom sound, the exhaust you see in the photo was not photoshopped, but actually comes out of the car when you drive! There are a ton of other options that I haven’t had a chance to try out yet, so be sure to click on the car to get the full menu. Note that the car weighs in at a hefty 69 LI, so you may not want to park it or use it as decor unless you have plenty of available land capacity.

My apologies to the lady people I ran over, and thank goodness the bus that hit me sustained more damage than I did. 😉

BTW, I’m pretty sure that Soylent Green is people. 

 

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Serena is wearing…

Head: CATWA Catya
Head Applier: Glam Affair Sarah (featured @ LIMIT8)
Eyes: CATWA Mesh Eyes
Makeup: alaskametro “Gala” RARE (20L per play @ On9)
Ears: MANDALA Steking Ears Season 5
Body: Slink Physique Original
Hands: VISTA PROHANDS V.2 beta
Hair: TRUTH HAIR Fenella
Tattoo: Leti’s Tattoo Ixhel
Choker: CHAIN Lacey Choker (1L gift)
Jacket: BUENO Fox Jacket (free group gift / free to join)
Jeans: Beautiful Dirty Rich Absence Of Fear Jeans (free group gift / free to join)
Boots: Mutresse Nikki Boots
Pose: Reel Poses Ready for Selfie (store is MIA at the moment)
Car: RaC Club33 Bentley Supersport (Sydney City free group gift / free to join)
Location Photo 1: West of the Rain
Location Photo 2: Somewhere on Mainland Route 8

 

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Have a Flirty Summer

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Hi there Fab Free’rs! I hope everyone had a spectacular weekend! Mine was good, but I’m glad to be here doing one of the things I love, sharing fabulous freebies with You. Today I put together a real cute casual warm-weather look with the aid of some FREE hair from Zalea and a dollarbie jacket and shirt combo from JLZ Fashion.

This wavy hair style from Zalea reminds me of those beachy hairstyles you always hear about this time of year. Everyone wants that “fresh from the beach” look, and I think this style gives you that. This specific dark auburn color version of this style is a FREE subscriber gift available at Zalea. To get this gift join the subscriber first. Then click the box below the subscriber button on the subscriber. This will bring up the notice history. Once you get the history menu, choose option 2 (the notice about the fatpack sale) and then choose deliver. You’ll get a box with a note about a sale, and the hairstyle will be included in the box. Unfortunately the sale has ended, however the FREE hairstyle is still available.

When I was looking for things to share here on the Fab Free blog, and having some trouble finding things, Love told me about this summery mesh top and jacket combo from JLZ Fashion. If you have been looking for something cute and casual, and you love floral prints, this is the find for you! The mesh jacket/top combo is JLZ’s contribution to the Flirty Summer Hunt. The FSH is a dollarbie hunt, so all the hunt gifts are 1 linden. This hunt prize comes in standard mesh sizes, as well as fitmesh for Isis, Freya, Venus, Lara, TMP, Physique, and Hourglass bodies.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – Zalea Hair – Catherine- New Release Gift Color – FREE Subscriber Gift 

Skin – Lumae :: Eirtae – T7 – Nutmeg // Bare *Updated Version

Head – CATWA HEAD Cami  *Additional Expression HUD Sold Separately 

Body – Maitreya – Lara

Jacket & Top – JLZ Fashion – Floral Jacket with Blue Tank – 1L Flirty Summer Hunt Gift

Shorts – Bueno– Summer Shorts – Pin Striped

*Pose by Glamrus

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Bee Sweet

Bee Sweet Hello Fab Free! Thanks for stopping by! I have to tell you, I’m really enjoying this round of Kustom 9, so many cool things to be had at really affordable prices. Not to mention there are tons of FREE Second Life’s 13th Birthday gifts! I love slightly smaller events like Kustom 9 as well, they are easier to navigate and you can be certain you’re not missing anything.
Bee Sweet Close The moment I saw the ad for the Aquarium Heels gacha at the Kustom 9 Astralia booth, I had to have them. It was a true, “take my money now” moment! At just 69 lindens per play, I felt I could do no wrong. I love this style of shoe, and the Rare pair are more than worth the effort in my opinion. There’s something fun and whimsical about having a mini aquarium in your heels! The Rare pair includes a color/style change hud that allows you to pick between several colors, and change between the slip on style shown and a flipflop/thong style. These shoes fit Slink High feet.

Additionally, Astralia has a Second Life’s 13th Birthday gift out at their Kustom 9 booth. This FREE gift is an adorable bumble bee themed jewelry set that includes earrings and a necklace. Included with this gift is a color change hud to adjust the color of the metal between 4 options, and the gemstone in the necklace between 3 options. Each piece is also able to be re-sized by touch menu.

Another of the FREE SL13B gifts I picked up while at Kustom 9 is this cute hairstyle from Beusy. These double bun style up-do’s are so popular for the summer, and I can see why! With this FREE gift you’ll get the hairstyle and a color change hud that has 9 natural hair colors to choose from. Also, the hair is set up to be re-sized via touch menu for easy fitting.

Finally, I added this cute black and yellow striped nail polish to tie the whole look together. The polish is a dollarbie from TASHI that I found available on the Marketplace. This playful single color nail applier set includes appliers for Maitreya, Omega, TMP, and Belleza nails.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – Beusy: Crush Double-Bun Mesh Hair – FREE SL13B Gift @Kustom9

Skin –  Essences – Digby

Head – CATWA HEAD Helena  *Additional Expression HUD Sold Separately 

Jewelry Set – Astralia – Sweet bee set – FREE SL13B Gift @Kustom9

Top – Stories&Co. Lisa Top – June Luxe Box

Pants – Bueno -Leggings -Black

Shoes – Astralia – Aquarium wedges RARE – 69L per/play @Kustom9

Manicure/Pedicure – TASHI Bumble Bee – 1L on the Marketplace

Body/Hands – Maitreya – Lara

Feet – Slink AvEnhance Feet Female High

*Poses by – Le Poppycock & WetCat

**Location – LaPerla

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Keeping it Lowkey

Tunic Hello Hello Fab Free’rs Thanks for stopping by! Today I have what I think is a super cute look inspired by this gorgeous paisley tunic from Lowkey Shawty I stumbled across on the Marketplace. It also includes today’s Fifty Linden Friday offer from REIGN, so I want to make this post short and sweet. Additionally there’s a new event in Second Life called Addicted to Black. The name of the event makes the theme pretty self explanatory. My goth side is squealing with delight over this event. I stopped by and was happy to find a few FREE gifts, a necklace from Indulge Temptation, and a piercing from CS Tattoo.
Tunic Close I sincerely love this tunic from Lowkey Shawty. Paisleys are a guilty pleasure of mine, and it’s not often you see a good paisley pattern. I love the colors of this top, it’s bright and beautiful without being garish. It’s also long enough that you could wear it without the leggings, and honestly it would be just as cute with shorts or a skirt. The tunic is just 10 lindens on the Marketplace, and you’ll get several mesh sizes.

The shoes, the shoes, I love these platforms too, they kind of make the outfit. These platform sandals are today’s Fifty Linden Friday offer at REIGN. The shoes are just 50 lindens for today only. In the package you’ll get a different fit for Slink, Maitreya, Belleza, and TMP feet, along with a color change hud with 20 color options.

Speaking of gorgeous, my photo really doesn’t do this roped bead necklace from Indulge Temptation justice. These black seed beads have an iridescent quality. The set I am wearing appears to reflect a pretty red hue from the black beads. This FREE gift at Addicted to Black also includes 2 other versions of this necklace, one with a blue hue, and one with a regular white light hue.

Also FREE at the Addicted to Black event is this horseshoe lip piercing from CS Tattoo. Sometimes I really like just a simple piercing rather than some of the more intense ones that are often seen in Second Life. This black metal piercing can be sized via touch menu. I also want to note, that the piercing did not fit my avatar initially. I think it’s intended to be unisex. However, I had no trouble re-positioning it and using the touch menu to size it down a little.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – [BURLEY]_Lily_Blacks

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

Head – CATWA HEAD Aisha  *Additional Expression HUD Sold Separately 

Lip Piercing – CS Tattoo – Onyx Ball Closure Ring Piercing – FREE Gift @Addicted To Black 

Necklace – Indulge Temptation – !IT! – Gitana Necklace 14 – FREE Gift @Addicted To Black 

Tunic – Lowkey Shawty – Paisley tunic – 10L on the Marketplace

Tattoos – Letis Tattoo :: Maat Sleeve :: H15009 ::

Leggings – Bueno -Leggings -Black

Body/Hands/Feet – Maitreya – Lara

Shoes – REIGN.- PLATFORM SANDALS V2- CUSTOMIZATION PACK – 50L for FLF Today Only

*Poses by Elephante PosesWetCat, and !bang

**Location – Timeless Memories 

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Supernova

Supernova It’s been an awesome weekend and Pru is ready for a casual afternoon enjoying some quiet time at the beach. There’s something about salty sea air that can be so refreshing. Speaking of casual and refreshing, this cute strapless top is the most recent group gift from The Beautiful Ones. I love the patchwork/paisley fabric used for this top, the colors are so pretty, they remind me of a kaleidoscope. This FREE group gift comes in standard mesh sizes and additional fit mesh sizes for specific mesh bodies. To get this cute FREE top from The Beautiful Ones, just wear your group tag and click the gift vendor. Not a group member? The Beautiful Ones group does carry a one time fee of just 25 lindens.
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I have to tell you, I’m obsessed with stacking rings, in RL and SL. Needless to say when I saw these cute rings by ieQED were just 29 lindens per play in a gacha at Shiny Shabby… … I made sure to get them all! These seriously cute rings are full mesh with re-size scripts. The RARE item is the color change hud, which lets you change the color of the gems and metal parts. I love the little bumble bees and flowers and the message ring, well it’s certainly good for a giggle! You’ll want to head over to Shiny Shabby to get these rings at 29 lindens per play, after the event they will be available in the ieQED store, but the per play price will be 49 lindens.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – enVOGUE – HAIR Desiree – Diversity

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

Head – CATWA HEAD Jessica *Additional Expression HUD Sold Separately 

Eyes – Buzzeri – [Buzz] Bewitched Eyes – Ocean *Creator Profile Says the Store is Moving 

TopThe Beautiful Ones – .:TBO:. Sophie – strapless top – FREE Group Gift/Group is 25L to Join

Shorts – Bueno– Summer Shorts – Pin Striped

Body & Hands – Maitreya – Lara

Rings – ieQED Caprice Rings – 29L/play per ring @Shiny Shabby

*Poses by An Lar and ANGELICA

**Location – ALUZ

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