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Speaking of Fae…

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Not long ago, I visited the Redeux event and showed off one of the free gifts I picked up in a post [here]. I’ve been unpacking boxes ever since. There are so many gifts that it seems I’ll be unpacking boxes for months! Luckily I managed to narrow down my findings to a few special ones to share with you. It’s not secret that I love roleplay and fantasy looks, so I was excited to put together a roleplay look for you. I helped it along with a group gift from a special store that you’ll want to pick up.

So versatile…

I stopped by Silvan Moon Designs to pick up the April Gift and discovered that the gift this month is really versatile. This little dress is a casual style that you could wear as a Boho dress if you were out-of-character, or you could doll it up with accessories to make a fae as I have done, or it has just enough of a traveler feel to create a gypsy. There are so many possibilities! The Silvan Moon Designs group has a one-time join fee of 500L, but you will get a quality gift each month to more than make up for the fee. This dress comes in sizes to fit Maitreya, Slink Original, and Slink Hourglass bodies.

Speaking of Fae…

So you know I revisited Redeux. I picked up my wings from Poet’s Heart. They are a beautiful pearlized shade of purple, draped in pearls. They include a color change hud for the pearls too! This is a free gift with your Redeux tag, and the Redeux gift is free to join.

What else?

What else did I get? I also nabbed some stone textures. A package of 18 really terrific ones to be exact. To get these, stop by the Timeless textures booth at Redeux and pick up the free gift there. You can see an example of one of the great looking textures behind me in these pictures.

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Oh and one more thing…

I LOVE this necklace by Steelhead Outfitters. It fits perfectly and is another free gift from Redeux. This is another one of those gifts that is perfect for roleplay or everyday wear either one. It also includes a color change hud that allows you to change the color of the cord and the circular pendant both separately for lots of versatility! And don’t forget that it’s free!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Marta Applier in Asia
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Magika – Dreamy
Wings – Poet’s Heart – Silvermoon Wings Quest (Free Group Gift/Group is free to Join/ @ Redeux)
Necklace – Steelhead Outfitters – Chakra Necklace (Free Group Gift/Group is free to Join/ @ Redeux)
Staff – May’s Soul – La Parca Staff RARE – old gacha item
Dress – Silvan Moon Designs – Rohanna of the Moors Dress Set Anemone (Free Group Gift/Group is 500L to Join)
Boots – The White Armory – Cheema D’ali Boots Set Brown

Background Texture – Timeless Textures – 18 Seamless Underground Light Timeless Textures Est 2/07 (Free Group Gift/Group is free to Join/ @ Redeux)

Sim Location – Private

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Inspired

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Inspired…

Kat got all dolled up for a date night out and I was inspired to do the same, though I took my own spin on things since of course Kat and I have different styles. I found a couple of hunt items at Glitzz and also stopped by Redeux, which has just opened up and will be open until the 21st, to pick up free gifts!

Getting ready…

My dress from Glitzz, which could double as lingerie, includes panties and comes in a beautiful pearlized blue color with a lace hem and neckline and pearl shoulder straps. It’s sexy al la mode for sure. It only comes in Maitreya and Hourglass, but you might be able to do some fiddling to get it to fit your body type if you tried. For the price of 1L as part of the Honey Funny Bunny Hunt, it’s worth trying it out to see if this sexy number will fit your mesh body. It fit my Maitreya body like a perfect glove.

The choker.

My choker is a diamond masterpiece set in a gold setting. There is an included hud which allows you to change the setting to silver. There are two different chokers in the gift box … an unscripted version that is simply a pretty choker/necklace, and an open collar rlv version for those who want some adult risky play. This choker is a gift from Glitzz as part of the Evil Bunny Hunt and will only cost you 1L and a little hunting time.

Final Touches.

I wanted to add a little “sexy mystery” to my look and I found it at Redeux. This is the anniversary round, so not only are there lots of 25L items, 50% off items, and low price gachas, but there are also many many amazing free gifts. I picked up this lace mask by Viki with my free to join Redeux tag. There were free gifts at every booth though, so hurry over before the event ends on April 21st!

Mask appliers available:

  • Lelutka
  • Omega

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Marta Applier in Asia
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Besom – Kendall
Mask – Viki – Gift Lace Mask (Free Group Gift/Group is free to Join/ @ Redeux)
Choker – Glitzz – Diana Choker Gold (1L for the Evil Bunny Hunt)
Dress – Glitzz – Pearl Dress Blue (1L for the Honey Funny Bunny Hunt)

Sim Location – Luanes Magical World

Astrids Signature


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JellyRolling… in gifts.

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Yay a gift!

As Tavish Zane herself said… “Finally”! Yay a group gift from JellyRoll! I love this store and I’m always excited when this creator puts out a gift or a promo or a new release. And there are some amazing things to be had in this store. I stopped by right away when I saw the notice that you can pick up her “Empire Records” Group gift – pictured above – with your free group join and snapped it up! It’s a gorgeous sweater and skirt set in several mesh body sizes.

Available Dress Sizes:

  • Classic XS – XL
  • Maitreya
  • Physique
  • Belleza, Freya, Isis

Free Snakes!

Pru checked out the Bodfy Event not long ago and posted some of the wonderful gifts you can pick up in her post [here] and I wanted to go see it for myself. I fell in love with the little free Snake Toe Rings from Candy Crunchers. (I love anything from Candy Crunchers I think.) and they fit my Maitreya feet just perfectly. So I decided to go shoeless for my picture. I included a vendor advertisement of the gift below so you can see a closeup!

Happy gift “shopping”!

Snake Toe rings - Gift @ Bodyfy event

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Marta Applier in Asia
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Wasabi Pills – Chichi
Dress – JellyRoll – Empire Records Group Gift (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Toe Rings – Candy Crunchers – Snake Toe Rings (Free Gift @ Bodfy Event)

Sim Location – Private

Astrids Signature


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Seeking the Sea

Seeking the Sea

I remember once, walking along the beach in Southern Italy.  It was hot.  It usually is there.  It was the end of the beach season though, so late August or early September – and the beach was mostly empty.  I was walking along, enjoying the sun, the light breeze and the carefree feeling of having sand between my toes, and water lapping at my ankles.  I looked up suddenly, and saw a dolphin swim by!  The magic of the beach does soothe the soul, and I know that the daily grind is wearing on me these days – time for a trip to the beach?  Maybe not in RL, but SL comes the the rescue again!

Beach, Please!

I found this glorious sundress – made for strolling along beaches, if you ask me, at DM Modas.  I joined their group for free and this amazing dress was all mine!  It comes with a really awesome texture change HUD, filled with 15 swirling summery designs that will set your heart aflutter.

Sizes

  • Freya
  • Isis
  • Venus
  • Maitreya
  • Hourglass
  • Physique

Well darlings, may the beaches of SL and RL bring you peace and grounding!

xox
Aline

Clothes

Dress – DM Modas Kristie (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
Eyeshadow Applier –  Lelutka Cate
Lipstick Applier –  Lelutka Cate
Nail Polish Applier – Maitreya Lara
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filligree Sternum Tattoo
Hair – Magika Cream Soda
Sim – Luane’s World

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The Brightest Flame

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“With right fashion, every female would be a flame.”
― Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

And the Make Over Room event is ready to help you set the world afire! Stop by and pick up some items from some of Second Life’s finest designers. While you’re there, be sure to join the Make Over Room‘s Free to Join group and pick up the free group gift. This round’s gift is from Entice and is this gorgeous Pon de Replay Dress in Wine!

You’ll get the dress in three options:

  • Sheer
  • Semi-Sheer
  • Opaque (shown)

It comes in a variety of Mesh Sizes:

  • Maitreya
  • Slink Physique & Hourglass
  • Belleza Freya, Isis, & Venus

Enjoy your make overs!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Marta Applier in Asia
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – no.match – NO BUNNY (Free Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join) first blogged by Pru Here!
Dress – Entice – Pon de Replay Dress in Wine (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join – Featured @ the Makeover Room)

Sim Location – Cythera

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Pour Some Sugar On Me

Pour Some Sugar On Me

Love and I were having a serious conversation about Whitesnake videos.  I’m not even joking.  We were talking about the hair, the wind blowing, the billowing smoke… I have no idea how we got on the subject, it just kinda happened.  While we were discussing the finer points of 80’s hair bands, I heard that Seniha had a new group gift out, that really went with my 80’s rock mood…

Here I go Again…

The Tamara Dress from Seniha is a animal print and flower concoction that really just screams “cavort on the hood of a car!”.  I may be extrapolating, but anyway, I stick by my assessment!  You can grab this dress by joining the Seniha group for free!  Then you can put it on and be as awesome as you possibly can.

Sizes

  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Maitreya
  • Physique

Quick!  To a car hood!

xox
Aline

Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Dress – Seniha Tamara Dress (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Gloves – Masoom Susan Bento Gloves (Avaliable at N21 Event)

Body

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Euphoric Dolly Babe Eyes
Eyeshadow Applier –  Alaskametro Babygoth
Lipstick Applier –  Alaskametro Babygoth
Nail Polish Applier – Maitreya Lara
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filligree Sternum Tattoo
Hair – Truth Athena


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!gO! Get your Easter Dress!

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!gO! get your Easter Dress!

!gO! has out an Easter Dress as their newest group gift! I got the notice just today and couldn’t wait to go get the dress, especially when I saw the polka dots. Growing up, my favorite Easter Dress was a polka dot dress my mother made for me by hand, sewing it months in advance of the holiday with loving care. I wore that dress out even before I outgrew it, and this dress by !gO! brought back those fond memories.

To pick up the dress you’ll need to be a member of the !gO! group. It has a one-time join fee of 50L, but there are regular gifts to make it worth joining. And this pretty dress is worth the fee alone.

Available Dress Sizes:

  • Maitreya
  • Slink Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza Freya, Isis, & Venus

Lumae Catwa Lips

Ostara’s Alter

I also stopped by Ostara’s Alter. The event ends April 3rd, so if you want any of the 5L hunt items (there are eggs with gifts hidden around the sim) you’ll need to hurry. I picked up the 5L gift item from Lumae and discovered a lovely Catwa lips makeup set. I included a picture of the hud above so you can see the lip palette. You might remember that Aline blogged a cute dress from the event in her post [here].

Enjoy your weekend, Fabulous Readers!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Marta Applier in Asia
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Entwined – Daisy
Lipstick – Lumae – Catwa Lips Ostara Hunt (5L for Ostara’s Alter Hunt)
Dress – !gO! – Marzia Bow Dress (Free Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join)
Shoes – Empire – Acacia

Sim Location – Cece’s Secret

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A fresh look

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A fresh hair style!

I got a notice that Nyne put out a fresh group gift and I headed to the store to check it out! My new Nissa hair is free with your free to join Nyne group tag and comes with a hud to fully texture change both the color of the hair as well as the bow! Color this hair to your hearts content and get it for free!

Checking out Sexy!

I was checking out the FabFree Group Gift Listing and saw the gift for Sexy Princess and thought it would be perfect to go with my new hair! This sexy mini dress has a floral print and criss cross front and comes in several mesh sizes. As always, the Fabfree group is free to join, so the gift was free to take home!

Dress sizes available:

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

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And while I was there…

While I was at Sexy Princess, I couldn’t help but notice the wall of gifts! I picked up this second sexy number that is a Fitmesh Fanatics group gift. The Fitmesh Fantatics group is free to join, so you can pick up this group free as well. You might remember that Kat blogged this dress in turquoise [here] so if you liked this dress and want to add it to your wardrobe in red, now is your chance!

Dress Sizes Available:

  • Classic XXS – L
  • TMP
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza Freya, Isis, & Venus

One more stop!

I hadn’t been by Moondance Boutique in a while, and I love their jewelry, (it always includes such terrific color change huds). I was pleasantly surprised to see new group gifts out and available and I quickly picked up the free SL frees and Offers group gift. This Tracey jewelry set includes the necklace, earrings, bracelets, and rings in the picture. You can zoom in on the flickr for a close up! You’ll get lots of gemstone choices (the gemstones change colors separately) plus several metal finishes to choose from. Enjoy this gift free!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Marta Applier in Asia
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Nyne – Group Gift Hair – Nissa (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Jewelry – Moondance Boutique – Tracy Jewelry Set (Free SL frees & Offers Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Dress 1 – Sexy Princess – Kelly Dress (Free FabFree Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Dress 2 – Sexy Princess – Dorothea Red Dress (Free Fitmesh Fantatics Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)

Sim Location – Cyprian Garden

Astrids Signature


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The Call of Spring

The Call of Spring

Through primrose tufts, in that green bower, 
The periwinkle trailed its wreaths; 
And ’tis my faith that every flower 
Enjoys the air it breathes. 

Sorbet Spring

We are coming close to the end of March, and I’m hoping that the above staves will help bring forth the warmth and renewal we all crave.  I’m just sitting in my green bower, listening to the sounds of spring that are all around me.  I found the perfect dress to lead me into sunnier climes!  I found my way to Sorbet, where there are several group gifts to be had.  I paid 25L to join the group and got this lovely dress.  It brings me a thrill of pleasure, just as Spring did to William Wordsworth when he wrote the above poem (though he did get a bit sad about the state of man, but that’s another topic entirely…).  The Robe Plisée Framboise (oooh) comes in sizes XS, S, and M with an Alpha layer.

Details

My necklace today was another fantastic gift I picked up at Pure Poison, who as I mentioned HERE are really a treasure trove of gifts.  Join the group for free to pick up this lovely necklace (and get yourself loads of other stuff too while you’re there!).   Wheeee!
I hope Spring is sneaking up on you too, wherever you are.
xox
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Aline is Wearing…

Clothes

Dress – Sorbet Robe Plissée (Free Group Gift/ Group is 25L To Join)
Necklace – Pure Poison Luna Necklace (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
Eyeshadow Applier –  Lelutka Cate
Lipstick Applier –  Sn@tch Battle Makeup (Free Gift at the Skin Fair , Previously Blogged by Pru HERE
Nail Polish Applier – Maitreya Lara
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filligree Sternum Tattoo
Hair – Moon Luna (On Sale for 75L during the Saturday Sale)
Backdrop– Pseudo The Greenhouse Scene
Pose – Belle Poses Fer 1 (35L single pose)

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Catching some voodoo…

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While Aline was checking out music videos , I was outside on the docks listening to the serenade of tree frogs and crickets. I think I’m going to convince Aline to get out with me here more often. I could use some of her style advice to spice up my wardrobe. Maybe I’m too drab? I dunno! But I think this dress is a little voodoo/witchy so I think Aline would approve… what you do you think?

Catching some voodoo.

Get some voodoo for yourself and pick up this black dress from Santino Design by joining the group (it will only set you back 5 little linden) and then you can grab this great group gift. There’s actually a wall full of fantastic past group gifts that you can grab while you are there at the main store. I was tempted to show you some of the past group gifts as well, but decided to stick to this most recently out group gift instead.

All the sizes! It comes in some great sizes too. Just look at what you get:

  • Fitmesh XS – L
  • eBody
  • Maitreya
  • Ocacin
  • Physique & Hourglass
  • Freya, Isis, & Venus
  • TMP
  • Tonic Fine & Curvy

Well I’m signing off. I think I’ll crash head over to Aline’s place to see what music she is playing and find out if she’ll let me in to listen to her music with her! Maybe if I bring Twizzlers she’ll let me get away with it!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Marta Applier in Asia (featured @ The Arcade Gacha for 100L per spin for each tone)
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Tableau Vivant – Ivi (featured @ The Arcade Gacha for 50L per spin)
Dress – Santino Design – Waist Dress Black (Free Group Gift/Group is 5L to Join)
Boots – Belle Epoque – Kahula Boots Black

Sim Location – Lanisha

Astrids Signature