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Trendy

Trendy

Say what?? Fashionable, swag, GQ, trendy, stylish… In real life I’ve never been any of these things. I usually wear what I think is comfortable and what I like. So fashion be damned! The faux pas of loud shirts and bright ties come hither. I do look damn good in a suit though. In Second Life, dressed in these Free Access 2nd Anniversary gifts. I’m feeling rather trendy, even if I’m bare chested.

The Access Event is celebrating its 2nd year on the grid. With this round comes several fantastic free gifts for women, men, and a few decor items. Since a couple of the ladies here on the Fabulously Free blog told you about some of the women’s Access gifts, I thought I would share a handful of the men’s gifts.  Let’s begin with my man bun do. KUNI gives us a cute short perfect for Summer hair style. This well fitted leaf textured shirt is from LOB. It also comes with a t-shirt to be worn underneath it. My comfy yet swag looking pants are made by Etham.

Don’t forget it is always a good idea to accessorize . Especially if you want to look all GQ. Or so I’ve been told. These Nyane inspired heart shaped glasses from Ade. With six colour options and touch re-sizer. Gives one a bit of a posh look. The simple cord necklace by kunst, is great no matter what your style. Lastly, the aesthetically pleasing mint looking watch by HEVO. Now if you don’t mind I’m gonna sit down looking all trendy and enjoy a Caramel Latte Macchiato.

To get these gifts, just join the free Access group and click on the boxes located at each booth.

Shirt Sizes

  • Belleza Jake
  • Gianni
  • Legacy

Pant Sizes

  • Belleza
  • Signature Gianni
  • Signature Geralt
  • Slink
  • TMP

Blue is Wearing

Body
Head – Catwa Dude
Body – Belleza Jake
Eyes – Avi- Glam Reverie Eyes: Sky
Skin – Stray Dog Erwin Tone 04
Hair – KUNI  Leandro (Free Gift at Access/Group is Free to Join)
Tattoo – Dappa Pharaoh Tattoo

Clothes
Shirt – LOB Tropical Shirt (Free Gift at Access/Group is Free to Join)
Pants – Etham Shane Joggers Black  (Free Gift at Access/Group is Free to Join)
Necklace – Kunst Sean Necklace (Free Gift at Access/Group is Free to Join)
Watch – HEVO Seiko Watch Silver (Free Gift at Access/Group is Free to Join)

Glasses – Ade Hard Love Glasses (Free Gift at Access/Group is Free to Join)
Pose: Glitch  Chills #3 (Pose Pack free on Marketplace)
Picture Taken at Mediterraneo Coffee & Lounge Bar


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That Voodoo That You Do

That Voodoo That You Do

Hey there, fab readers!

It’s a great month to be a man because the Men Only Hunt 11 (MOH11) is in full swing! 38 of SL’s best men’s stores are participating, and all of the hunt gifts are FREE.

So, let’s get right to the gifts:

  • The Facial HairMister Razzor‘s gift is the Raphael facial hair appliers for Catwa and Omega mesh heads. It comes in black and tintable versions.
  • The Glasses – These cool sunglasses are the gift from Ohemo. They come with a HUD to change the frames from gold to silver and the lenses from black to brown. Click to bring up the resizer menu.
  • The Sweatshirt – The dark gray Andy Hoodie is Etham‘s gift. It comes in sizes for Belleza, Signature, Slink, and TMP mesh bodies. 5 different zipper textures are in the included HUD.
  • The PoseThe Owl‘s gift is a set of two poses.

The Men Only Hunt 11 ends at 8:00 a.m. SLT on August 18th.

Happy hunting!

Gavin (Serena)

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Gavin is wearing…

Head: LeLutka Andrea
Skin Applier: Birth Ignatius
Facial Hair: Mister Razzor Raphael (free gift / MOH11)
Hair: Vango Erick (featured @ MEN ONLY MONTHLY)
Glasses: Ohemo Bjorn Sunglasses (free gift / MOH11)
Body: Belleza Jake
Sweatshirt: Etham Andy Hoodie (free gift / MOH11)
Jeans: Cold Ash Riley Straight Jeans
Sneakers: VALE KOER V-3 Trainers (group gift / free to join / originally blogged by Carson)
Pose: The Owl Men Only Hunt (free gift / MOH11)
Photographed at The Love Shack Voodoo Bar


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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
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Fifty Linden Friday Finds for Guys!

Watch Out

“Hey, Serena? I’ve been calling you all morning. Where are you? I thought you wanted me to bring you some lunch today? Oh well, call me.”

Awww, poor Gavin. I forgot to tell him that I was feeling better and decided to take Fergus out for a ride this morning, lol! 😳

FLF for Guys

But everything worked out since Gavin was able to do a little Fifty Linden Friday shopping!

Starting at the top: Gavin scored with some great hair from Wasabi. The Marcus hair comes in a special pack of 7 colors, with and without roots. The hair is resizeable and even comes with a smaller version for the ladies.

Gavin’s sweater is a FLF deal from Etham. The Julian Turtleneck comes in blue or gray and is sized for the following mesh bodies:

  • Belleza
  • Signature
  • Slink
  • TMP

There are some really nice Fifty Linden Friday finds out for the fellas today, so be sure to grab them before midnight SLT tonight!

Free Jeans

Gavin also managed to find a pair of free jeans! The Worn Denim Jeans by Apple May Designs are a free gift at The Free Dove.

The jeans come in sizes XS-L with an alpha layer, but they work fine on Gavin’s Slink mesh body.

There is also a version for the ladies in the box!

Guess I’d better give Gavin a call so he can bring me some dinner. 😉

Enjoy!

❤ Serena

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Gavin is wearing…

Head: LeLutka Andrea (w/included skin)
Hair: Wasabi Marcus (50L for FLF)
Glasses: Steinwerk Alphabeat Glasses
Body: Slink Physique MALE
Sweater: Etham Julian Turtleneck (50L for FLF)
Jeans: Apple May Designs Worn Denim Jeans for Him (Free Dove group gift / free to join)
Sneakers: ::ROC:: Sneaker! Dirty (40% off sale)
Pose by Shi.s Poses 
Photographed at [SL] Amsterdam

SerenaSnowfieldTag


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Pinball

Pinball_001

Remember when Pinball was all the rage? Maybe not if you’re young, it might just be “retro” to you. But I remember when Pinball was a big deal and scoring the new high score was THE THING.

Speaking of scoring

I scored a new shirt at Etham that you won’t want to miss out on. This great group gift is free with your free group join. Just don the group tag and pick up the gift. It includes a color change hud for the shirt as well. You can pick one of 12 colors for the shirt, and one of 5 colors for the zipper.

The shirt comes in the following sizes:

  • Belleza
  • Signature
  • Slink
  • TMP

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Loki is wearing…

Body, Hands, and Feet – Slink
Skin – Birth Skins – Axel Skin (Coastal) trail.b.hair_Clean
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – DuraSL13B Gift in Milky Platinum
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Head & Neck Tattoos – Bolson – Saito
Arm Sleeve Tattoos – Endless Pain Tattoos – Tiamat
Leg Tattoo – .Identity. Body Shop – Remember Pain
Shirt  – Etham – AJ Long Sleeve Tee All Colors (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Jeans  – Redgrave – Heavy Used Jeans
Boots  – [380] – Outlander Boots in Black

Sim Location – Chestnut Valley

Astrids Signature


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Colder Than a Brass Toilet Seat in the Yukon

12-28-2017
…And that’s pretty darn cold

An arctic blast found it’s way to my part of the world this week and I have been experiencing sub-zero temperatures for the past few days.  I’ve done my best to stay inside, but there are times you just have to go out and brave the elements. I’m just glad my dog isn’t a fan of the cold either…

Wrap up and put a lid on it…

Today’s look is a mix of various gifts that are still available as of this posting. The David Sweatshirt by etham is a FREE gift at the Shop & Hop Sale and I was told it would be available until the end of the month. The sweatshirt comes with a texture HUD for different colors and comes fitted for the following body types:

  • Belleza
  • NX-Nardcotix
  • Signature
  • Slink
  • Standard
  • TMP

TheWinter Holiday Scarf is the current group gift at ::K::. This scarf comes rigged in both men’s and women’s sizes and adds color to any look. The ::K:: group is FREE to join. And to top it off, (pun intended) I found the Wish Newsboy Cap by Couture Chapeau as a FREE gift to members of The Menstuff Lounge. The cap includes a sizer to get the proper fit. The Menstuff group does have a 50L join fee for non members.

Now… could someone please throw another log or five on the fire? I’m FREEZING!!!

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Carson is wearing…

Mesh Body: ADAM -Mesh Body v2
Mesh Head: Catwa – Daniel v3.0
Head Applier: Labyrinth – Tylar
Beard Applier: Nivaro – Jawline
Hair: no.match – No Cloud
Eyes: IKON Triumph Eyes – Evening
Shirt: etham – David Sweatshirt @ Shop & Hop Sale (December 2017 Gift / FREE / 0L)
Pants: !BBN! – Man in Black Pants (Third Life Group Gift – FREE / 0L / 10L to join)
Cap: Couture Chapeau – Wish Newsboy Cap – @ The Menstuff Lounge (Free / 0L / 50L to join)
Scarf: ::K:: – Winter Holiday Scarf (Group Gift – Free / 0L / 0L to join)

Pose: Reel Poses – Pack 09-04

Sim: The Mill

CarsonCaibentag


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And Now… A Moment of Zen

And Now... A Moment of Zen

 

Tai Chi with some Chai Tea…

Getting centered is now part of my daily avocation and nothing goes better together than Tai Chi and a cup of Chai Tea afterwards. I needed to be at total peace to put on a new avatar to model for you today (I get nervous I will never get my usual body back on correctly). I found the Robert Bento Mesh Fullbody Avatar at Altamura for FREE on the Men Only Hunt 10. I recommend you pick this up even if you make no other stops on this hunt. I kept the avatar in it’s unpackaged condition (no appliers) so you can see what you are getting. I was impressed with a couple of things, one being the facial movements of the Bento head, and the other being the alpha HUD.

Accessorizing the New Look…

I used some other items from the MOH10 to give “Robert” his own personal flair. Bad Hair Day provided the Irusu Hair as their hunt gift. Avi-Glam‘s gift is the Cold Day Eyes. To cover my “bits”, I put on the Brian Boxers, the gift that can be found at Alter. This gift includes a HUD that lets you select from five different colors. I accessorized with the Rage Nose Piercing, the hunt prize found at LouLou&Co & BeBop . And.I also put on the Knight Cross Necklace, found at etham.  Did I mention that all the gifts I just mentioned are FREE? The pose today is also a FREE gift on the MOH10. Grafica provided as a gift the Gwrido pose set.

May you find your inner peace today.

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Carson is wearing…

Avatar: Altamura – Robert Bento Mesh Fullbody Avatar (Men Only Hunt 10 FREE / 0L)
Hair Bad Hair Day – Irusu (Men Only Hunt 10 FREE / 0L)
Eyes:  Avi-Glam – Cold Day Eyes (Men Only Hunt 10 FREE / 0L)
Sleepwear: Alter – Brian Boxers (Men Only Hunt 10 FREE / 0L)
Accessory: etham – Kight Cross Necklace (Men Only Hunt 10 FREE / 0L)
Accessory: LouLou&Co & BeBop – Rage Nose Piercing (Men Only Hunt 10 FREE / 0L)

Pose: Grafica – Gwrido 1 mirror (Men Only Hunt 10 FREE / 0L)

Sim: Follow Your Bliss

CarsonCaibentag


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Tip Your Hat to Style

Tip Your Hat to Style

I really have to tip my hat to the creators who are participating in the Menstuff Hunt. The prizes this round are outstanding as usual. I ran across a new-to-me designer – Hot Fuss – and was pleased to come away with two items – not only the hunt gift, but also a lucky letter chair gift.

The Hat.

If you stop by Hot Fuss, you’ll be able to pick up this men’s fedora as part of their contribution to the Menstuff Hunt. It’s an excellent design in a fedora style and yours for only 1L and a little hunting time. It’s sure to add class and style to most any outfit. I didn’t have any trouble adjusting it to fit my head, and it looked great over the top of my usual hairbase.

The Sweater.

While I was at Hot Fuss, I noticed they had out two lucky letter chairs. No group is required for either and they are completely FREE. One is for the ladies, but the other is for us menfolk. My letter came up while I was hunting down my hat and I was able to pick up this Tristan sweater in all the standard mesh sizes. It even includes a color change hud with three color choices. I’m showing you the fawn color, as that matched the hat, but it also included a really nice navy and a coal shades all in this traditional diamond print.

The cut, flow, and fit of the mesh shirt is excellent, and it would be well worth checking to see if your letter would come up. The chair was on a short timer, so your wait might not be too long.

Tip Your Hat to Style 2

The Necklace.

It never hurts to add a final touch to a classic outfit. I made a stop by etham to see what they had as their Menstuff Hunt prize and was pleased to discover a finely crafted Chainmail Cross as the gift. It is a FREE gift. Just find the iconic blue t-shirt and pay 0L and it is yours to add to your inventory.

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Loki is wearing…

Hands, and Feet – Slink
Skin – Birth Skins – Axel Skin (Coastal) trail.b.hair_Clean
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – DuraSL13B Gift in Milky Platinum hairbase
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Tattoo – .Reckless. – Guerrero (faded)
Necklace – etham – Chainmail Cross Necklace (0L for the Menstuff Hunt)
Hat – Hot Fuss – “Indy” Fedora (1L for the Menstuff Hunt)
Shirt – Hot Fuss – Tristan Sweater with color change hud (FREE Lucky Letter Chair/No group needed)
Pants  – RedgraveHeavyUsed Jeans ClassicCut
Shoes – GothiCatz [380] Shoes – Outlander Boots in Black

Sim Location – Paramour

Astrids Signature_Loki


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Not Just Another Fantasy

Not Just Another Fantasy

Halloween is the perfect time to fill out your fantasy wardrobe… and 7 Deadly s{K}ins is making that a little easier this month with two excellent fantasy skins as their group gifts. You first saw the Ladies gift shown off [HERE] by Sheidey. But the men were not left out this month.

If you are a group member (the group fee is 150L) you can pick up the men’s gift at 7 Deadly s{K}ins in the fantasy tone shown above. It includes 3 versions… a clean face and 2 different white bearded versions, each with different brow options. Included in the package are appliers for slink hands and feet as well as the slink body appliers and omega appliers as well. Be sure to hit “accept” when you see all the pop ups, as the omega package does come separately from the slink package. You don’t want to miss getting the extra box.

I also picked up this very nice FREE necklace as part of the Men Only Hunt. I thought it had a fantasy feel and decided to include it in my post. This is the gift from etham and is a fairly elaborate and well made silver and blue design on a black cord. It would be an excellent addition to any gentleman’s wardrobe. Just teleport to etham and hunt down the iconic beer symbol and this classic pendant is yours FREE.

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Loki is wearing…

Body and Hands – Slink
Skin – 7 Deadly s{K}ins – Crowley fantasy gift (Free group gift/0L/group is 150L to Join)
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – DuraSL13B Gift in Milky Platinum
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Necklace – etham – MOH8 Necklace (0L for the Men Only Hunt)

Sim Location – Venta Silurum

Astrids Signature_Loki


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Jump the Fence

Jump the Fence

It wasn’t easy getting past the crowds to get into this round of Fameshed, but it was worth it! Have you heard the news? It’s Fameshed‘s 4th anniversary, and that means gifts! Thankfully, creators have generously remembered us menfolk!

I was able to pick up a couple of really outstanding gifts I wanted to share with you. You’ll have plenty of time to jump to Fameshed later if you don’t want to fight the crowds just yet, as it will be running until May 27th.

I picked up this really fantastic mesh shirt in all the standard sizes by etham called “Patrick Jumper” as the first FREE gift I wanted to share with you. You do need to wear the Fameshed group tag, but the group is FREE to join, so you just need a free group slot. This shirt is of excellent quality and make, and worth putting in your inventory.

I also grabbed this fence you see behind me. It too is a FREE gift at Fameshed being offered by Di’Cor. There are two parts in the gift, the straight links, and a corner link, so you can make a fence to suit your needs. Each piece is 4 prim, and when two are linked they add up to 7 (instead of 8). They are high detail mesh.

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Loki is wearing…

Hands – Slink
Skin – Birth Skins – Axel Skin (Coastal) trail.b.hair_Bruiser
Eyes – IKON Vanity Eyes – Parchment
Hair – Mina – Harry
Tattoo – .Reckless. – Guerrero (Faded)
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Shirt – etham – Patrick Jumper in Grey (0L/FREE Fameshed Group Gift from etham @ Fameshed)
Pants  – RedgraveHeavyUsed Jeans ClassicCut
Shoes – GothiCatz [380] Shoes – Outlander Boots in Black

Fence – Di’Cor – Iron Sylva Fence (0L/FREE Fameshed Group Gift from Di’Cor @ Fameshed)

Pose by Wild Fantasy – Golden Boy (30L on the Marketplace)

 

Astrids Signature_Loki