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Fab Free Designer Friday – 05/19/2017 – Adoness

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Happy Friday Fab Free! The pretty moonlit building pictured above is none other than Adoness, the shop for this week’s Designer Friday post. Adoness is probably best known for their unique edgy hairstyles in rich bold colors. However you’ll also find some ladies clothing, accessories, and even nail appliers and eyes. I would describe the style at Adoness as slightly gothic lolita. However I think it lends itself not only to an urban style, but other fantasy genres like anime also.

Adoness Info & Gifts
Once inside the shop, you’ll see the interior is uniquely decorated like the exterior. Just inside the entrance on the wall you’ll see the current Fab Free exclusive FREE group gift from Adoness. Astrid showed this gift previously in her post “Join Me at the Pub.” To get this gift, just wear your Fab Free group tag and click the vendor. If you’re not already a member, not to worry, the Fab Free group is always FREE to join.  In the center of the room you’ll find a column with a desk and a subscriber joiner, in world group, a link to the blog, Marketplace, and a landmark giver on one side. Sitting on the desk are two dollarbie hairstyles. On a different side of the same column is where you’ll find the information about store groups and affiliations.

While most of the items at Adoness are for the ladies, there are several items like eyes and hairstyles that I believe could be considered unisex. Browse the hairstyles on the left side of the shop, and find clothing, accessories, gachas, and other items to the right. There’s even more shopping upstairs.


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Eye Candy

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Good morning Fabulous Readers!  I am still happily unboxing gifts and dollarbies that I have picked up at The Garage Fair.  Last night I opened up the 1L item by Furtacor and was very pleasantly surprised with this sexy little summer dress.

For Just 1L…

You too can own the Furtacor Candy Dress as shown on my avatar for just one little linden by visitng the Furtacor display at The Garage Fair.  This dress comes in mesh (with alpha), fitmesh and Slink specific body sizes and has a texture change hud with 30 different top and skirt combinations and three options for lace.  I went with the black floral print for both the top and the skirt, but you can choose textures for the top and skirt separately.  There are tons of solids and prints to choose from if flowers aren’t your thing.

Sizes Included:

  • XXS – L Mesh + Alpha Layer
  • XXS – L Fitmesh
  • Slink Physique & Hourglass

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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 Emeline
Dress – Furtacor Candy (1L @ The Garage Fair)
Pose by Le Poppycock
Sim – Whimberly

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Smoke On The Water

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I’m not a smoker anymore, and haven’t been for 2 decades now.  I usually turn my nose up to the smell of stale smoke… but when I walk through a whiff of my old trusty menthols, my mouth starts to water!  I swiped one for old times sake from his “secret – I don’t smoke anymore stash”, which he won’t call me on – because he would have to admit it exists.  🙂

Enough of the jibber jabber! Where did you get that dress?

I’m out enjoying the sun today, wearing my new floral mini dress called Lilli that I picked up on Marketplace in the Lamu Fashion store for just 1L!  The all over delicate floral print is just lovely on this basic thigh slit / spaghetti strap mini dress.  I wanted to show it off on it’s own, but I bet it looks really cute with a denim jacket too.

It comes in several sizes, which you can see below:

  • XS – L Classic Mesh + Aplha Layer
  • XS – L Fitmesh
  • Maitreya
  • Slink
  • Belleza

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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 –  Exile Cool Girl (50L / past Fifty Linden Friday – but still available today!)
Dress – Lamu Fashion Lilli Dress (1L / marketplace)
Glasses – Exile London Glasses (part of a gacha item)
Shoes – Pure Poison Michelle Sandals (featured @ Uber)
Pose by Drunk Panda
Sim – Whimberly

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Going Dotty

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Going dotty.

I’m dotty for this gorgeous applier top that I hunted down at House of Ruby as part of The Evil Bunny Hunt. It was only 1L and well worth looking around the main-store for! There’s a male prize in the box too, if you fellas want to get in on the hunting action!

This is an applier top and comes in the following appliers: Maitreya, Omega, and Slink.

Hop on down to House of Ruby and pick up your Mellow top in Dot today! You have until the end of April to hunt it down!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Truth – Ebony
Shirt – House of Ruby – Mellow Top for Her in Dot (1L for The Evil Bunny Hunt)
Skirt – Blueberry – Gabi – Mesh – Side Cut Skirts Black

Sim Location – Port Babbage

Astrids Signature


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Easter’s On It’s Way!

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Hi there Fabulouses! Now that spring has sprung and the day of the big bunny just around the corner, Carson and I thought it might be fun to hippity hop onto the blog and show you a couple Easter themed gifts to help you prepare for the season on a budget!

All Your Eggs In One Basket

The Rajun Cajun has a free Easter group gift for it’s inworld VIPs that includes the Happy Easter Bunny Ears that include a texture change HUD as well as Happy Easter Tees for ladies and men!  The Rajun Cajun group is free to join and you’ll find these gifts in green eggs in a basket near the teleport landing point.  Fitmesh (including alpha layer) and a ton of mesh body sizes are offered, so whatever body you have on, these should work!

Easter Wishes On A Linden

This fun Happy Easter Bunny Pose is just 1L at a promotional price on marketplace in the Moonlight Poses Store.  This item has a land impact of 6, holds two avatars and is fully adjustable.

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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 Lisette
Shirt – The Rajun Cajun Happy Easter Ladies Tee (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Jeans – Blueberry Mia
Ears – The Rajun Cajun Happy Easter Bunny Ears GG (free group gift / 0L / free to join)

Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body – ADAM – Male Mesh Body
Mesh Head – Catwa – Daniel
Head Applier – Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier – Nivaro – Jawline
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Shirt – The Rajun Cajun Happy Easter Mens Tee (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Jeans – A&D Clothing – James Jeans
Ears – The Rajun Cajun Happy Easter Bunny Ears GG (free group gift / 0L / free to join)

The Stuff…

Pose  – Moonlight Poses – Promo 2 – 1L Happy Easter Bunny (1L / marketplace)
Sim  – Luane’s Magical World

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Anything But Lazy Daisy

Snapshot_003Hello there Fabulous Friends!  I am all lazy daisied up today…  with my new Daisy Top, my Daisy Hair, my Daisy Necklace and my dog… that I have named “Daisy”, although she is very much anything but lazy!  In fact, most days she is darn hard to keep up with.

A Little Daisy Will Do It

What inspired my lazy daisy look today was this super cute top by MOoH! that you can pick up as a free Third Life group gift at the MOoH! mainstore.  The Daisy Top comes in a large range of sizes and also includes a texture change hud that allows for three different daisy textures.  I am including the vendor ad below so you can see the options.

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The Third Life Group is 10L to join, however there’s a load of free gifts to pick up, so it’s well worth the fee.

Size Availability & Body Compatibility:

  • Mesh XS-L + Alpha Layer
  • Fitmesh XS-L
  • Maitreya
  • Slink
  • Belleza

On a Bottom Note…

If you like the flared Josie Jeans I am wearing, you can pick them up at this round of The Designer Circle in a wide range of colours for just 125L per pack.  If you still happen to have your 150L group credit kicking around, you can use it there too and bring your price down to free!

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Eye Makeup – Pink Acid Catwa Roxanne Black N White Eyeshadow (1L / marketplace)
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – Entwined Daisy (free group gift / 0L / free to join) – Previously Blogged by Astrid [HERE]
Shirt – MOoH! Daisy Top (free Third Life Group Gift / 0L / 10L to join)
Jeans – MOoH! Josie Jeans (featured @ The Designer Circle)
Choker – Black Bantam Daisys Everywhere
Bench w/ pose – Bee Designs Rose Garden Bench
Puppy – JIAN Lively Lab (50L per play / instore gacha)
Sim – Luane’s Magical World

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March On!

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March on!

We are marching into the last week of March, and I have my gold shoes that I found at the end of the rainbow… or to be more specific, I found them as part of the Glam or Grunge Hunt at Lindy Modern & Retro Shoes. For just 1L and a little hunting time for the icon, you can pick these pretty gold pumps up.

For your 1 little Linden, you’ll get heels to fit Slink, Maitreya, and TMP feet all in one package for that tiny little sum. It’s well worth the trip to the Lindy Modern & Retro. Plus while you are there, pick up the other hunt gifts. There are many out! One is free, and the rest are all 1L as well. You can stock up on your shoe wardrobe!

A touch of green…

I needed a dress for my new dress shoes, so I picked up the pretty green dress from Ass Kicking Angels. It is the free FabFree group gift out for March! It includes both this lovely dress as well as the matching necklace (which has a pretty clover attached to it).

You’ll get the following sizes:

  • Standard classic avatar
  • eBody
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – [e] elikatira – Katharine
Dress and Necklace – Ass Kicking Angels – Candy Mint Dress (FabFree Group Gift/0L/Group is Free to Join)
Shoes – Lindy Modern & Retro Shoes – Kym GoldPat (1L for the Glam or Grunge Hunt)

Sim Location – Idle Rogue

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Wiggling My Fingers

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Hey there Fabulouses!  On March 8th, Slink announced that they had updated their mesh hands in the redelivery system to Bento for FREE for those that have already purchased their slink hands.  My IM box was lighting up like crazy with the news, and the notecards were flying in… Yet I put off going to pick up the free update worrying that it would be confusing, have some kind of costly catch and be time consuming to set up.

Procrastination

I went on with my week as per usual, all the while thinking…  “I should just go get them, and figure it out“, but it wasn’t until last weekend when there was some fun chat going on in the Fabulously Free in SL group about these new hands!  Fab member Brinlea cracked me up when she mentioned that she was so excited about her new Slink Dynamic Hands, that she was logging in just to watch them move around.  News of this inspired me to head down there and pick them up!

Boy was I surprised to find out that:

    1. They were easy to figure out.
    2. No purchase of new skin appliers was necessary as I could use the slink appliers I already had to match up to  my skins.
    3. There are plenty of affordable bento animations and poses available to make your hands move.
    4. It comes with basic poses, and nail add-ons.

See for yourself!

I made a couple of quick little GIF snaps of my avatar wearing the Slink Dynamic Hands with a Bento Animation so that you can see how the new hands have movement.  SO COOL! You’ll be logging in like Brinlea and I to watch your hands move too…

Wiggling My Fingers

 

 

Wiggling My Fingers

What’s “Bento” ?

Here’s how Jeremy Linden explains what bento actually is…  https://community.secondlife.com/knowledgebase/english/enhanced-skeleton-project-bento-r773/

More information can be found on the Slink Blog – https://slinkstyle.com/2017/03/08/slink-dynamic-hands-aka-project-bento-comes-to-slink/

In closing…

In closing, I did want to mention that if you picked up the free update right away when it was released, that you should go back and make sure you have Version 1.3 as they fixed a couple bugs.  You should also know that you’ll need to be on a Bento compatible viewer to see the movement.

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Mesh Hands – Slink AvEnhance Dynamic Hands (Update to Bento is free upon redelivery if you have already purchased the mesh hands!)
Hair – TRUTH Delaney
Shirt – Blueberry Loli (featured @ Collabor88)
Pants – Blueberry Gracie
Video Animation – Oracul Animation Blue Berry
Photo Pose – Foxcity Hypose Bento Pose (1L / marketplace)

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A day at home

A day at home

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It’s the middle of the week and I’ve put adventuring on hold for a little bit to take a look at all the free gifts and dollarbies that have been collected over the past several days. With events such as the Vintage Gacha Fair and Liaison Collaborative’s Birthday round, not to mention fun hunts such as the Into the Blue Hunt and great deals on the Marketplace, my loot bag has been filled to the brim.  This casual (finally!) look today was pulled from all of the above and here are the details top to toe;

Let your hair down

Today’s hairstyle is called No Diva, a free gift that’s been generously set out by no.match at their Liaison Collaborative booth. While I’ve heard whispers of the no.match brand before (isn’t Carson’s celebrated new do’ from that store?) I’ve not yet had a chance to try out their products. As the old adage goes, there’s no time like the present and suffice to say I was very gleeful when I tried this hairstyle on for size. To be honest, it was really off to a promising start when I saw that the prize prim was labeled as ‘unicorn’ and guessed that I was in for some really wild and special colors. The multicolored shades go hand in hand with the lovely over the shoulder swirl of the No Diva hairstyle. If red and rainbow tones don’t suit your taste, however, the gift package contains a hud which lets you choose from twelve different color sets.  Other contents of the gift package include:

  • No Diva hairstyle in two different sizes
  • Alpha layer
  • Package containing tattoo hairbases for classic avatars
  • Package containing applier hairbases for mesh heads (TMP, Lelutka, Catwa – Jessica, Omega)
  • Face moles tattoo layer

The birthday round of the Liaison Collaborative closes its doors on the 30th of this month so go and snag this sweet hairstyle before then. Also, Serena’s made a lovely post of some of the other free gifts available at the Liaison Collaborative so get your hands on those too!

To the Market(place) we’ll go

Personally, I’ve found that one of the best times to visit the Marketplace is when I’m stalking Lucky Letter boards/chairs/balloons. While attempting to multitask might make me miss my letter or that magical wildcard round, sometimes it’s worth it when you find a store like !gO! which offer up a plenty of varied dollarbies for sale. One of the first of said dollarbies to catch my eye, thanks to its pretty orange shade, was the Nico shirt. This spaghetti strap top is certainly Spring and Summer-ready and comes in five standard mesh sizes (XXS-L) with two nifty alpha layers to help with the fitting. The alpha layers are split according to size with sizes XXS-M sharing one alpha layer and the L size with a larger one.  As mentioned the !gO! store boasts several different dollarbies so if you love clothing in the Boho or Vintage style, spend some time taking a look around.

Speaking of Vintage

While I’ve talked about Faida’s Vintage Gacha Fair gacha offering in my last post, I thought that the free gift that they’ve kindly put out at their stall deserved a mention as well. I’m always looking for a good pair of pants and the steamy leather pack certainly fit the bill nicely. While capris can be a rather iffy subject (we all have that one style of clothing that’s pretty low on our list right?) for me, I did like how these ended in soft tiered fabric. Not only did it add a nice feminine touch to the outfit, it also provided a dash of patterns (tatarn) to what would have otherwise been an outfit comprised of only solid colors. The steamy leather capris come in five standard mesh sizes (XXS-L) with an alpha layer also included in the gift package. These capris are one of two gifts at Faida’s stalls and let’s just say the other is really great if you roleplay. The Vintage Gacha Fair ends on the 19th so that means it’s only a couple of days more for you to scoop up gifts and play some great gacha machines.

Hunting for shoes

In lieu of pink sneakers, pretty and well made blue ones will do just fine. When I saw the ad for Madison keds by Wicked on my flickr feed, I knew I had to have them for my growing and growing and growing collection. It was pretty exciting to realize that these sneakers would be available for just 1L for the Into the Blue Hunt and you’ll get not one but two different pairs in the prize package. I’m wearing the jeans version in the picture above and while the shot doesn’t do the pair justice there are pretty scalloped flowers on the body of the sneakers. You don’t need mesh feet to slip into these sneakers as the prize comes along with an alpha layer and shoe base. The Madison keds themselves have a resize scrip in them for easy fitting and permissions are set to copy so you can make backups. The Into the Blue hunt is ending on the 29th of this month so get out your nets and hut out your blue butterflies by then and while you’re at Wicked slap their no group needed mini mania. They have lucky chairs too!

And that’s a wrap. The chores are done and all of the animals look like they’re going behave (for now) all that’s left is convincing Damon over here that Halloween is not for several months. Someone tell him that his puppy face is not enough for people to give him candy out of season; please? Oh and before I leave, here’s a closer look at the Madison keds to give you a better idea of the design on them and a look into the other pair that you’re in store for should you decide to hunt these out at Wicked.

WICKED * Madison - Keds (Cougar & Jeans)

 

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On Sheidey…

Skin- 7 Deadly s{K}ins Daisey (Past Gacha)
Hair – no.match No Diva (0L @ The Liaison Collaborative)
Eyes –  Mesange Athena (past free gift)
Top – !gO! Nico Shirt (1L on the Marketplace)
Capris – Faida Steamy Leather Pack (0L @ The Vintage Gacha Fair)
Shoes – Wicked Madison keds (1L/Into the Blue Hunt Prize)
Pet – Jian Hall0w-Inu Companion Red (Instore Gacha/50L per pull)
Hands – Slink Casual

Pose: Le Poppycock

Sim: Private

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FREE Group Join TODAY ONLY at 7 Deadly Skins!

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Fab Free!! The 7 Deadly Skins shop is celebrating their anniversary and wants to share the fun with you in a big way! For today only (I am assuming) the 7 Deadly Skins group is FREE to join. Also, just as the flier states, there are all kinds of Mini Mania boards and seriously inexpensive items, and even dollarbie gachas gachas. Do Not Miss Out! 7 Deadly Skins also does a male and female group gift every month, so gentlemen, you can get in on this too! Happy Shopping Fab Free’rs!