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Hi there FabFree! Before I head off for the night, I wanted to pop by and let you know about a free Catwa Skin Applier that is available on the Marketplace!  For those of you with a Catwa Mesh Head, Pumec is offering their Lucia skin priced at 0L.  I am not sure how long this offer will be valid, but it’s quite pretty – so pick it up before it’s too late.

I am wearing the free PUMEC Lucia Gift Skin on my Catwa Candy Head, although it will work on any Catwa Head.  In the folder you will find the Catwa Head Applier with three versions of eyebrows (brown, black, none), matching body appliers for Slink, Maitreya and Belleza as well as Freckle option and a HUD for mesh body parts.  A system skin is even included for those still using the basic body.

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier – PUMEC Lucia Gift (free / 0L / marketplace)
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Loam

Hair – Elikatira Brenna
Outfit – Pixicat Casual Set (featured @ C88)
Pose by CW Poses

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Once Upon a PurpleMoon

Once upon a Purple Moon

Once upon a PurpleMoon… there was a great group gift and you only needed the group tag to get it! The group tag was 50L but the regular group gifts and special offers made it well worth the join fee! This month’s group gift is called Tiffany… and it is every woman’s dream come true…

This dress comes with a half skirt (shown) or a full skirt (not shown) add on, as well as mesh to support all the major mesh body types, including an auto hide for Maitreya bodies! This dress even includes a beautiful sculpt bow for your waist! All you’ll need is to find a great pair of heels somewhere and you’ll be set… just be sure you don’t leave one behind at the stroke of midnight!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Hands and Feet – Slink
Head – CATWA head Annie
Skin and Head Applier – Lumae – Eirtae – T7- Nutmeg // Bare with Freckles
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Coffee
Hair – [e] elikatira – Kara
Dress – PurpleMoon Designs – Tiffany – Group Gift (FREE Group Gift/0L/Group is 50L to Join)
Shoes – [Avenge] – Precious Mules in White

Pose by Belle Epoque

Sim Location – Chicago 1920’s

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Tropical Mornings

Tropical Mornings

I was in the mood to walk the beach this morning… but needed some proper attire. There was a group gift out at paper.arrow that I thought was perfectly fitting for such a walk and so I headed over to pick it up. This slip dress is yours FREE with your group tag. It comes in two versions — the one I am showing you in the picture above which has the mint top and flamingo skirt, or one with an all-over flamingo print.

This dress comes in Maitreya and Slink fits, and does not include an alpha layer (though I’m sure if you needed one, you could probably dig one up out of your inventory). The group fee is a one time cost of 250L, but you’ll find a wall full of past group gifts up at paper.arrow to pick up, as well as this pretty dress to make it worth joining.

I decided I was going to do some “rock hopping” instead of “sand walking” and so I really wanted some cute tennis shoes to finish off my look. Lindy Modern & Retro shoes did not let me down! For just 1L and a little hunting time, I found this pair of adorable pink tennis shoes at their main-store as part of the Beached Bunny Hunt 6. These shoes includes fits for classic, Slink flat, and Maitreya feet… so everyone wins out!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Hands and Feet – Slink
Head – LeLutka – Simone w/ base Glam Affair skin color Asia (included) used
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Eyeshadow – alaskametro<3 – “Chloe” glitter eyeshadow Funfetti TESTER (FREE/0L on the Marketplace)
Hair – [e] elikatira – Zanna
Dress – paper.arrow – slip.dress tropical bag – 2 designs in bag (FREE Group Gift/0L/Group is 250L to Join)
Shoes – Lindy Modern & Retro Shoes – Lindy Gindy Surf (1L for The Beached Bunny Hunt 6)

Pose by Belle Epoque

Sim Location – Baja Sands

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Not a Wall Flower

Not a Wall Flower

Call me old school if you will, but Casablanca is one of my favorite movies… right up there with Citizen Kane. So when I realized there was a Casablanca remake Sim in Second Life I knew I wanted to check it out. Loki got there before me, but my turn has long been overdue… I just hadn’t found the right outfit… until now.

The Moda Midnight Mania board locked down again yesterday, giving me another set of great FREE shoes for my slink feet. These heels are stunning and come in white with a hud to change the metal on the underside (gold, silver, or bronze). If you missed them when they locked down yesterday, they are there also again today, only in a slightly modified version… so they are worth locking down again today if you picked them up yesterday. I’ve heard a few people say they had some delivery issues. Not to worry, just hit the redelivery terminal and they will be sent to you!

And then I realized that I’d missed the June group gift for TBO The Beautiful Ones! But luckily it is still out! This Venus Dress in Turquoise is still out, though I’m not sure for how long. It comes in all your standard fitmesh sizes and also supports all the major mesh body types like Maitreya, Slink, and Belleza. It has a beautiful front, and equally dramatic back (with a plunging back… phew… sexy) and fits like a dream.

There are several ways you can pick up this stunner. If you are a group member (the group membership is 25L) the dress is yours FREE, just pay the terminal 1L and your 1L is immediately refunded and the dress is delivered to you. You can also opt to pay the special price of just 10L if you don’t have any group space, or wish to opt out of joining the group. OR if you are already a subscriber, you can click the subscriber and the dress will be delivered to you completely FREE, no group required. Note: this does not work for new subscriber members, you must have been a past subscriber, so this is a good reason to subscribe and stay a subscriber!

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Though I admit that Casablanca the movie was in black and white… I always imagine it being a colorful world. When I saw this FREE group gift flower headpiece by Finesmith (the group is FREE to join), I knew I had to add it to my look… it just had the right feel to finish off what I wanted to feel (yes lots of feels in there right?). Because of course at Casablanca there can never really be any wall flowers… not really… or if they are, they are wall flowers in disguise, pretending to be wall flowers when they are really not. Or that’s somehow the way I imagine that world. “Play it again, Sam!”

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body and Hands – Maitreya – Lara
Head – LeLutka – Simone w/ base Glam Affair skin color Asia (included) used
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Eyeshadow – alaskametro<3 – “Chloe” glitter eyeshadow Funfetti TESTER (FREE/0L on the Marketplace)
Hair – [e] elikatira – Estelle
Headpiece – Finesmith – I Want to Name it Bob (Free Group Gift/0L/Group is Free to Join)
Dress – .:TBO:. The Beautiful Ones – Venus Dress Turquoise (Free Group Gift/0L/Group is 25L to Join — OR — Pay 10L — OR If you are already a subscriber (not a new one) you can get the dress FREE by clicking the subscriber and it will be delivered to you)
Shoes – [MODA] – Deshi Fan Platform Heels & Hud – White (FREE Midnight Mania Board/0L/No Group Required)

Pose by Belle Epoque

Sim Location – Casablanca in Second Life

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Make a Wish

Make a Wish

I have always found something magical in Second Life about dancing. And in real life, when I have gone to festivals, I have always been taken in by the beauty of different types of dancing. Veil dancers, especially, have taken my interest.

Right now, there are four gifts available for FREE at [House of Ruby] — two each for both men and women. They are beautiful, classy bodysuits that could be used for lingerie, or as depicted above, for something more exotic even.

If you join the [House of Ruby] group (it is a FREE join) you can get a matching men and women’s Ruby Leopard bodysuit or unitard for FREE. The women’s suit includes a small top for modesty. These suits do not include system layers, but you get Omega and Slink appliers for each.

If you hit the subscriber (again this is FREE), you’ll be gifted with the suit that you see Loki wearing, except that the difference is the color — it is the “Leopard” color instead. Just as the group gift includes both a male and female version, the subscriber includes both a male and female version as well.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body, Hands, and Feet – Maitreya – Lara
Head – LeLutka – Simone w/ base Glam Affair skin color Asia (included) used
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Eyeshadow – alaskametro<3 – “Chloe” glitter eyeshadow Funfetti TESTER (FREE/0L on the Marketplace)
Hair – [e] elikatira – Nura
Outfit – [House of Ruby] – Group Gift – unisex outfit AD – Ruby Leopard with Snow Leopard Top (FREE Group Gift/0L/Group is FREE to Join)

 

Loki is wearing…

Body, Hands, and Feet – Slink
Skin – Birth Skins – Axel Skin (Coastal) trail.b.hair_Bruiser
Eyes – IKON Vanity Eyes – Parchment
Hair – Mina – Harry
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Outfit – [House of Ruby] – Subscriber Gift unisex Outfit – Leopard (FREE Subscriber Gift/0L/No Group Required)

 

Pose and Prop by Come Soon Poses

 

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Betty Boop… eat your heart out!

Betty Boop Eat Your Heart Out

I’ve a quicky but goodie for you today! Check out this Betty Dress by Kreepshow Kouture! It’s completely FREE and you don’t need a group. Just slap the Midnight Mania board (it locks down at 50 slaps) and it’s yours to take home for the wearing! Do hurry as these boards seem to change out the outfits frequently!

The dress comes in all the standard fitmesh sizes as well as Maitreya, Belleza and Slink. You also get a pair of panties and a set of sexy black stockings! The panties and stockings come in both system layers as well as an Omega Applier Hud.

Betty Boop… eat your heart out!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body and Hands – Maitreya – Lara
Head – LeLutka – Simone w/ base Glam Affair skin color Asia (included) used
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Eyeshadow – alaskametro<3 – “Chloe” glitter eyeshadow Funfetti TESTER (FREE/0L on the Marketplace)
Hair – [e] elikatira – Fiona
Dress – Kreepshow Kouture – Betty Dress (FREE Midnight Madness Board/0L/No Group Needed)
Shoes – [Avenge] – Precious Mules in White

Pose by Belle Epoque

Sim Location – *Y’s House* Chirihama Cafe

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Daydreaming

Day Dreaming

In real life it’s sweltering where I live today. Thankfully in second life it’s much cooler… and I can daydream a little. I got a notice from Pure Poison that they had a new Gacha Group gift out and was really excited. I always love the FREE spin on the group gacha… part of the fun is the surprise of what you will get. The group is FREE to join, so the pair of shoes won’t cost you a single Linden, and this set of Khyrah heels is just divine. You get one FREE spin per avatar, and that will get you a pair of heels that will fit Slink, Belleza, and Maitreya feet. If you want additional shoes, they are only 50L per spin on the non-gift gacha machine.

I landed a beautiful yellow pair and I really love the detailing on these heels by Pure Poison. I included the vendor advertisement at the end of my post so you could see the other colors available as well as get a close-up of the heels.

I wanted to pair my new heels with a pretty dress, and found just what I was looking for at the Cart Wash Sale. I picked up this pretty maxi dress by Lilbit Sass for only 10L. It is breezy and beautiful and the fit is perfect. It comes in all the standard sizes, as well as fitmesh sizes, and you also get Maitreya, Slink, and Belleza too.

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If you haven’t stopped by Hairology yet, you still have time. It runs until June 30th. I highly recommend you pick up all the cakes there! There are so many pretty FREE gifts! [e] elikatira has out a cake and inside is two gift hairs in exclusive colors. I am showing you “Libby” in the pictures above. You don’t need a group… the hair is completely FREE. Just click the cake and it’s yours!

Loki showed you one of the 10L offerings from the Luminess Cart [here] earlier, but there are several pretty items for us ladies too. I found a pretty pastel pendant that looked lovely with my outfit and picked it up to finish off my soft summery look. It has a little cherub relaxing on the disk… looking like he is daydreaming… which is exactly the mood I was in this afternoon.:)

Pure Poison - Khyra Sandals - GACHA_GIFT

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Hands and Feet – Slink
Head – LeLutka – Simone w/ base Glam Affair skin color Asia (included) used
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Eyeshadow – alaskametro<3 – Creme Duo eyeshadow appliers – Rockaberry worn (75L on the Marketplace)
Hair – [e] elikatira – Libby – Exclusives (FREE/0L/@ hairology)
Necklace – Luminesse – Sleeping Cherub Silver Pendant (10L at the Cartwash Sale/Direct TP)
Dress – Lilbit Sass – Josie Maxie – Pansey (10L at the Carwash Sale/Direct TP)
Shoes – Pure Poison – Kyrah Sandals – Yellow (FREE Group Gacha Gift/1 spin per avatar/0L/Group is FREE to Join)

Sim Location – The Cyprian Garden

Astrids Signature


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One Fish, Blue Fish

One Fish, Blue Fish

I’m having a blast at the Cart Wash Sale so far. There are so many amazing carts with wonderful deals to be had! If you haven’t stopped by yet, consider beginning with the Koala Cart! I picked up several things off the cart (and really I could have nabbed everything and been thrilled) and I think you’ll easily see why! My top is the Zip Up Bra (animals print) and is an applier top, though you will also get system layers in the box if you are not using a system body.

The box includes material huds as well as an Omega hud, and you get 7 animal prints for your tiny little sum of 10L! That’s 7 shirts for just 10L!

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I paired the Koala top with two more items from the Cart, which were also only 10L each. First is the Monochrome symbols bracelets. Again, you’ll get a hud to change these into one of 12 possible monochrome prints. Each bracelet changes separately for added versatility.

My nails were also a 10L deal off the Koala Cart and included a hud for 11 different choices which matched many of the bracelet designs for a fashionable look. These nails are Omega applier nails and work for Maitreya hands.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body and Hands – Maitreya – Lara
Feet – Slink
Head – LeLutka – Simone w/ base Glam Affair skin color Asia (included) used
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Eyeshadow – alaskametro<3 – Creme Duo eyeshadow appliers – Storm worn (75L on the Marketplace)
Hair – [e] elikatira – Chantal
Jewelry – Koala – Monochrome Symbols Bracelets (10L at the Cart Wash Sale/Direct TP)
Manicure – Koala – Monochrome Nails (10L at the Cart Wash Sale/Direct TP)
Shirt – Koala – Zip Up Bra – Animals (10L at the Cart Wash Sale/Direct TP)
Shorts – (NO) – Boho Shorts – no longer available

Pose by Belle Epoque

Astrids Signature

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