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A Heart of Gold

In Her Eyes

Hello Fabulouses!  I hope you are having a fantastic weekend!  Ripley and I decided to visit one of our favorite beaches in SL – NorderNey – to snap a couple of pictures of some free Fabulous Finds we uncovered this week.

She Has a Flair for Style

My mini skirt today is a free gift for the FitMesh fanatics group at Furtacor.  I love how it fits my waist snugly, but ends in a flared, pleated hem.  This gift includes a HUD with five textures to select from, which offers a range of possible themes, but I must say the tropical pattern in my snapshot was my favorite.  This playful little number was perfect for a balmy day at the beach!  To add the Flower and Fruits skirt to your inventory, simply swap over to your FitMesh Fanatics tag, scoot on over to the Furtacor shop, and click the gift board.  If you’re not already a member, you can join the FitMesh Fanatics group for free, which will give you access to a variety of gifts across the grid. 

Sizes and Compatibility:

  • Fit Mesh in XS, X, M, L, XL
  • Mesh for Classic avatars in XS, S, M, L, XL
  • Belleza
  • Maitreya
  • Slink

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It’s That Heart of Gold That Makes You Beautiful

My romantic piece of jewelry today is another free group offering.  Hudson’s Clothing Company, one of my most visited merchants in SL, is generously giving this lovely necklace to members of the Fabulously Free in SL group.  The resizable My Hearts Chain Necklace features two gold-toned hearts with intricately filigreed metal, and two pearl accent beads, all of which dangle from a golden chain set with smaller pearl beads.  The timeless styling of this bauble will complement both vintage and modern outfits.  Best of all, the Fab Free group is completely free to join (just copy and paste the following into chat in SL, and click the link to add yourself to the group:  secondlife:///app/group/020fa7af-444d-f54f-01e2-557ec06315fd/about ).  There are so many generous gifts for group members!  If you haven’t already done so, check out our group gift listing {HERE}.

I hope you’ve found something in today’s outfit to inspire you to create a Fabulous Find of your own.  Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is Wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Moirah

Eyeliner:  Teapi Eyeliner for Catwa Mesh Head (35L on the Marketplace)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Lipstick:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Hair:  Argrace Misaki

Necklace:  HUDSON’S Clothing Co. My Heart’s Chain Necklace (group gift for Fabulously Free in SL 0L/0L to join)

Top:  Blueberry Romy Knotted Top

Skirt:  FurtaCor Flare Skirt Flowers and Fruits (group gift for FitMesh Fanatics 0L/0L to join)

Mesh Feet:  Slink

Flip Flops:  ILLI’s Meriel Flip Flops

Pose:  (full body shot) aDORKable Poses     (close up) Apple Spice Poses

Sim:  NorderNey

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As Sweet as Candi

sunset_008 cropped with name stampHappy Middle-of-the-Week, Fabulouses!  This weekend, when Ripley and I were finishing up our holiday jaunt to Maison de L’amitie, a notice popped across my screen that I almost missed.  Lucky for me, my hound with a nose for fashion brought it to my attention.  I’m sure glad he did!  It featured this adorable mini dress from B SASSY.  With its feminine, floral print, side slit, and thin straps, this sexy little number will help you show off all your curves.  I really like the mesh trim that lines the dip of the bodice.  Best of all, Candi is completely free for members of the B SASSY group, which you can join for free.  As you enter the store, glance to your right, and the group gift giver is located on the floor next to the Candi Dress display.

Sizes and Compatibility:

  • Mesh in XXS, XS, S, M, L with alpha layer for classic avatars
  • Belleza Freya, Isis, and Venus
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique
  • TMP

Kat is Wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Moirah

Eyeliner:  Teapi Eyeliner for Catwa Mesh Head (35L on the Marketplace)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Lipstick:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Hair:  Argrace Haruka

Earrings:  EarthStones Grateful Earring Ramble on Rose (75L in Bargain Loft)

Necklace:  EarthStones Grateful Necklace Ramble on Rose (75L in Bargain Loft)

Bracelet:  EarthStones Grateful Bracelet Ramble on Rose (75L in Bargain Loft)

Dress:  *B SASSY* Candi Dress (free group gift for B SASSY group 0L/0L to join)

Pose:  Tutys

Sim:  Maison de L’amitie

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A Spring Day at the Shore

Spring Day at the Shore

Hello Fabulouses!  Ripley and I are enjoying our weekend get away to Maison de l’amitie!  We’ve been spending our days lazing on the beach, watching sailboats zigzag across the harbor, while seagulls circle overhead.  I could definitely get used to this!

I Like Vintage…..a Lot!

My worn and comfy vintage jeans capris today are a free gift for Third Life group members from the Red Room.  Although joining the Third Life group will set you back 10L, there are multiple gifts around the grid from a variety of designers for lucky group members, so it’s a worthwhile investment.  With a soft, faded denim that hugs every curve, rolled cuffs and a belted waistline, these pants are perfect for a casual day at the beach.  In addition to the gray-blue denim version, the capris also come with a texture change HUD for the fabric and belt, offering a range of possible combinations.  The gentle hue and frayed areas of the jeans complemented my white lace-trimmed Ivy cami from Pretty Please.  With a budget-friendly price tag of only 65L, this cute, feminine top is sure to become a summer time favorite.  I couldn’t resist scooping up the cami in several other pastel shades as well.  Together, these two vintage finds created the perfect outfit for a lovely spring day on the beach with my pal.

Sizes and Compatibility:

Capris:  Freya, Hourglass, Physique, Venus, Maitreya, and Isis

Top:  Shirt and Undershirt layer for classic avatars, as well as appliers for Maitreya, Slink, Belleza, and Omega

There Goes the E.B.!

As the Easter Bunny completed his last minute deliveries, he paused and waved, twitching his cute little nose in our direction.  I couldn’t resist pointing him out to Ripley.  This adorable pose is perfect for alerting my pal to the E.B.’s presence, as well as for featuring the Bento hands that are part of my Maitreya Lara body.  For only 50L at the Reve Obscura Marketplace store, you’ll get the pose as well as an adorable mesh dog (in case you don’t have an ever-present canine companion like I do).  I love the way “Spring Day” reflects that special relationship between a girl and her BFF!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is Wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Moirah

Eyeliner:  Teapi Eyeliner for Catwa Mesh Head (35L on the Marketplace)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Lipstick:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Hair:  Magika Heartbeat

Top:  Pretty Please Ivy Cami White (65L on the Marketplace)

Jeans:  [Red Room] BF Vintage Jeans (free gift for Third Life Group 0L/10L to join)

Mesh Feet:  Slink

Pose:  Reve Obscura Spring Day Bento Pose (50L on The Marketplace)

Sim:  Maison de l’amitie
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Leaving It All Behind

Leave It All Behind

Happy Friday, Fabulouses!  After the hectic week I’ve had in RL, it’s time for a get away in SL.  I packed all the essentials (yes, Ripley, even your goodies!), and we loaded up the car with just a few pieces of luggage.  The small one on the left is packed to the brim with Ripley snacks, which made for a very happy pup, indeed.  We filled ‘er up, and headed over to Maison de l’amitie for the holiday weekend.

Fabulous and Free

My free, strapless mini is the latest gift from Satus Inc. for members of the Fabulously Free in SL group.  The Alisa Aviator dress hugs all your curves and ends with a slightly flared skirt just above mid-thigh length.  I like the soft sheen of the leather, and the contrast of the texture used on the sides of the bodice.  To add Alisa to your inventory for free, simply activate your Fab Free tag, teleport over to Satus Inc., then click the display.

What’s Included:

  • Belleza Freya, Isis, and Venus
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique
  • TMP
  • Fit Mesh in XS, S, M, L, XL
  • Alpha layer for classic avatars

Aurora

Fifty Lindens for a Short Time

My loosely braided, sideswept hairstyle is available today at Wasabi Pills for only 50L as part of Fifty Linden Friday.  Aurora includes the special HUD loaded with 6 textures with roots and non-roots versions for each, plus black hair.  It includes side wisps on the left, the perfect length to frame your face.  If you’d like to add Aurora to your inventory for the extra low FLF price, be sure to pop on over to Wasabi Pills before the promo ends with the arrival of Saturday morning.

I hope you all have a wonderful weekend!  Until next time, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is Wearing….

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Moirah

Eyeliner:  Teapi Eyeliner for Catwa Mesh Head (35L on the Marketplace)

Lipstick Applier:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Hat:  (no longer available)

Hair:  Wasabi Pills Aurora (50L for Fifty Linden Friday)

Earrings and Bracelet:  Baubles! by Phe LyraBangles&Earrings

Dress:  Satus Inc. Alisa Aviator Mini Dress Blue (Fabulously Free in SL group gift 0L/0L to join)

Shoes:  KC Couture Brazilia Heels (75L on the Marketplace)

Mesh Feet:  Slink

Pose:  (with hat) Lyrium  (without hat) aDORKable Poses

Sim:  Maison de L’amitie

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Spurs and Bling….It’s a Cow Girl Thing

Spurs and Bling....It's a Cowgirl Thing

Hello there, Fabulous Readers!  Ripley, his pals, and I are taking a break from chores to show you the newest gift for members of the Fabulously Free in SL group.  A sassy, belted mini in a lovely shade of turquoise, Sue is a perfect sleeveless dress for a casual day.  With a high neckline and a loose fit, this frock offers comfort as well as style.  I love the dip in the hemline which shows a glimpse of thigh.  Best of all, Sue is completely free to Fab Free group members.  Just teleport over to The Beautiful Ones, swap over to your Fab Free tag, and tap the package.  It’s just that easy!

Sizes Included:

  • Belleza Venus
  • Maitreya
  • Slink Hourglass and Physique
  • Fitmesh in XS, S, M, L, XL plus alpha layer

Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is Wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Moirah

Lipstick Applier:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Hat:  Truth Hair Jill

Necklace:  EarthStones Lora Necklace (free gift at The Free Dove 0L)

Dress:  The Beautiful Ones Sue Belted Dress (free gift for Fabulously Free in SL group members 0L/0L to join)

Boots:  [hoorenbeek] Cowboy Boot Women’s Concho

Pose:  Luane’s World

Sim:  Bella Pace

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Uptown Girl

Uptown Girl

Hello Fabulouses!  Ripley and I decided to meet a friend for coffee at this shop in the City of Templemore.  With my companion running late, I had plenty of time to snap a photo of my latest outfit to share with you all.

Sleek and Elegant

My entire outfit today, with the exception of the boots and cell phone, are free gifts from Rowne.  The Alla Crepe Top and Xinyu Trousers brought to mind a sophisticated, uptown girl look (tune).  I like the high waist of the pants, and the short cropped top, which left one arm bare while the opposite was encased in a full-length sleeve.  I thought it made for an interesting visual contrast.  The pants emphasized my long, slender figure, and at first, I had a hard time finding footwear that would work with them.  My slink feet and shoes poked through far above the hemline of the trousers, and I couldn’t adjust where they attached on my legs.  Uh-oh…

An Uh-Oh Followed by a Sigh of Relief

After adjusting my hover height to be slightly above the ground, I dug down deep in my inventory, and found some old-style boots that I could adjust and slide down to the bottom of the cuffs of the trousers.  It worked like a charm, and I was quite pleased with the outcome. Unfortunately, when I went to include the landmarks for my post, I discovered that the boots in my full-body shot were no longer available.  I did, however, find an alternate pair from Blackburns (shown in the close up picture below) that worked just as well, and these were only 29L on the Marketplace!  Phew!

An Entire Outfit, But That’s Not All…

In addition to the pantsuit, Rowne also has the Jane Cat Eye Sunglasses, Bon Bon Earrings, and Buckett bag set out as free gifts for group members.  I felt they all coordinated beautifully, so I combined them in one look.  The end result:  classy sophistication!  Although the group has a 350L join fee, the numerous gifts available balance out the initial expense.

What’s Included in All the Gifts:  

  • Alla Crepe Crop Top and Xinyu Crepe Trousers fit for Maitreya, Hourglass, and Physique
  • Buckett Bag (with two pose options)
  • Cat Eye Sunglasses in Onyx (they were originally on top of my head; I edited them to be on my face)
  • PW BonBon earrings in Lilac (shown) and Hunter

Here’s a close up of the Blackburn boots.  They’re cute, aren’t they?

Boots Close Up

Well, that’s a wrap!  Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is Wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Moirah

Lipstick Applier:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Hair:  Exile Dream of Paradise

Earrings:  Rowne PW BonBon Earrings (free group gift 0L/350L join fee)

Sunglasses:  Rowne Jane Cat Eye Sunglasses (free group gift 0L/350L join fee)

Bag:  Rowne Buckett Bag (free group gift 0L/350L join fee)

Top:  Rowne Alla Crepe Top (free group gift 0L/350L join fee)

Pants:  Rowne Xinyu Crepe Trousers (free group gift 0L/350L join fee)

Boots: (Full Body Shot) *GF* Short Lace Up Boots  (no longer available)

Boots:  (Close Up Shot) Blackburns Steampunk Lace Up Short Boots Black (29L on the Marketplace)

Cell Phone:  Opulence Poses (from Call Me)

Pose:  Dyer Maker Animations 5 Bag Poses Set

Sim:  Elysium City of Templemore
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Back to the Beach!

Sunshine in My Pocket

Hello again, Fabulouses!  Ripley and I had so much fun on Monday, we decided to return to the shore for some more R&R.  I packed a bag with sunscreen, a towel, a magazine and, of course, Ripley snacks, then we headed off to one of our favorite sims – NorderNey.

Flirty and Free

I slipped on the latest free Fabulously Free in SL group gift from BlackRose before leaving home.  Bold and bright, with a white, black and dark teal color scheme, this strappy mini dress was perfect for a day of fun in the sun.  Its figure-hugging form will flatter any avatar, for sure.  I liked how the vertical stripes of dark teal at the bodice provided a touch of contrast to the otherwise horizontal bands of color, and directed the eye upward.  With plenty of versions for mesh bodies, plus mesh sizes for classic avatars, you’re sure to find just the right fit for you.

What’s Included:

  •  Mesh in XXS, XS, S, M, L and alpha layer for classic avatars
  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Maitreya
  • Physique
  • TMP
  • Venus

The Beach is Calling Me and I Must Go

Here’s hoping you can carve out a little time for some rest and relaxation for yourself this week.  Until my next post, happy shopping!

~Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is Wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Moirah

Sunglasses:  Steinwerk Bonnie & Clyde Sunglasses

Lipstick:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Hair:  Argrace Equestrian Cap Dakota

Dress:  BlackRose Tank Dress (free gift for Fabulously Free in SL Group 0L/0L to join)

Beach Bag:  Zenith Summer Beach Bag (old Gatcha prize)

Flip Flops:  ILLI Meriel Flip Flops

Mesh Feet:  Slink

Pose:  Glamrus Poses Letting You Go (1L on the Marketplace)

Sim:  NorderNey

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Freeze Frame

Freeze Frame

Smile for the camera, Fabulouses!  In my post yesterday, {HERE} I told you about a gift from Legendaire, and also mentioned the fact that there are a ton of other outfits set out for lucky group members.  I decided to show you another one of the free items up for grabs in the shop.  This cheery tunic is bound to raise your spirits with its botanical motif and jaunty black and yellow color scheme.  If you’d prefer a red and orange print, a green striped background splashed with large magenta hibiscus flowers, or perhaps a teal and black paisley pattern, you’re in for a sweet surprise, because this versatile present also includes a texture change HUD.  With long sleeves designed to shield your arms from UV rays, and a playful peek at a bikini top underneath, you will be all set for an impromptu trip to the beach.

What’s Included:

  • Fitted mesh
  • Summer Tunic HUD (with four texture options)
  • Alpha layer for classic avatars
  • Brienne bag (not worn in picture)
  • Brienne flip flops for Slink flat feet

Some Beach, Somewhere

Thanks for the suggestion to travel to the seaside for a romantic evening, Carson!  Ripley and I had a great time snapping pictures as the sun went down.  What a relaxing, perfect way to end a manic Monday at work! (tune)

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is Wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Moirah

Eyeliner:  Teapi Eyeliner for Catwa Mesh Head (35L on the Marketplace)

Lipstick:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Hair:  Exile Closure (50L from last week’s Fifty Linden Friday)

Necklace:  The Gorean Cave Skeleton Key Yellow Necklace (39L on the Marketplace)

Dress:  Legendaire Summer Tunic (free group gift 0L/99L to join)

Pose:  Reve Obscura Picture This (bento pose – 50L on the Marketplace)

Sim:  Corlevoli Beach

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In the Forest of My Dreams

Meet Me At Midnight

Hello there, Fabulouses!  At the Mystical Fae Forest, Ripley and I found an enchanted harp surrounded by softly glowing candles.  As we stepped closer, the wind began to pluck the strings, playing a lovely, haunting tune.  The pupster and I stood entranced as even the local reindeer paused, and tilted their heads to listen to the melody.  It was a magical night in a forest of dreams.

A Fabulous Frock for a Legendary Evening

Emma is the latest free group gift from Legendaire.  With a solid-colored bodice and hem, accented with bright swirls of paisley, this maxi dress is slender at the waist to emphasize my figure, but ends with a comfortably loose, slightly ruffled skirt.   Narrow straps left my shoulders free to feel the caress of moonlight on my skin.  The gift box includes a HUD which offers a choice of 3 textures.  I was torn between the dark blue and magenta floral swirls, a bold black and white pattern with pops of pale teal, and this red, white and teal paisley pattern.  Every one of the options was equally appealing.  Although joining the Legendaire group will set you back 99L, there is an entire wall in the shop packed with 12 group gifts, all free for members.  A teleporter on the floor will whisk you off to a plethora of other outfits also set out free for group members.  I considered 99L a fair investment for so many generous gifts.

What’s Included:

  • Mesh in XXS, XS, S, M, L
  • Alpha layer for classic avatars
  • Emma HUD with 3 texture options
  • Emma flats (not shown)

All Good Things Come to an End

As the clock approached midnight, my canine Prince Charming nudged my hand, breaking the spell, and reminding me that this Cinderella has to get up bright and early for RL work tomorrow.  Bidding the reindeer and the spellbinding harp farewell, Ripley and I journeyed home.  Until my next post, here’s wishing you magical encounters, and happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is Wearing….

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Moirah

Eyeliner:  Teapi Eyeliner for Catwa Mesh Head (35L on the Marketplace)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Lipstick Applier:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier

Hair:  Exile Full of Grace

Earrings:  Zaara Sarayi Painted Hoops

Dress:  Legendaire Emma Maxi Dress (free group gift 0L/99L to join)

Mesh Feet:  Slink

Sandals:  ILLI Meriel Flip Flops

Pose:  Le Poppycock

Sim:  Mystical Fae Forest

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A Little Bird Said…

Spread Your Wings

Hello there, Fab Free!  A feathered friend reminded me that there are still 6 days left to shop at the Springtacious Cart Sale, so Ripley and I headed back to see if we could scope out another Fabulous Find to share with you.  At the 1 Hundred cart, we found a pair of robin’s egg blue Daisy Duke style shorts paired with a strappy pink floral tank for only 10L.  Perfect for a warm summer day, this outfit is sure to help you show off your curves.  If pink is not your color, the top also comes in sky blue, lemon yellow, and lilac.

What’s Included:

  • Jacket, top and underwear layers for classic avatars
  • Appliers for:  Belleza, Maitreya, Slink, and Wowmeh mesh bodies
  • Universal Omega Applier (top, bra, pants, undies)
  • Applier for Lalas, *L.inc.*, U Luckie, Banned and Universal Omega

Down at the Cart Wash

There are so many amazing deals just waiting to be discovered at The Wash.  I hope you get a chance to check out the multitude of displays, and scoop up some budget-friendly finds for yourself before the carts are all packed up for this round.  The sale ends on April 12th.

Until next time my friends, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is Wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head: Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Moirah

Eyeliner:  Teapi Eyeliner for Catwa Mesh Head (35L on the Marketplace)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Lipstick:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Hair:  Magika Lush

Outfit:  1Hundred Shorty Set (10L at The Cart Wash)

Mesh Hands/Feet:  Slink

Flip Flops:  ILLI Slink Meriel Flip Flops

Pose:  Luane’s World

Sim:  Bella Pace

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