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Goodnight Dolores

Cranberries
Hello there Fab Free’rs! I’m happy you’re here, even though my post might be a little bit somber. As you may or may not have heard, the world lost another iconic musician yesterday. Dolores O’Riordan of the Cranberries passed away leaving behind a legacy as one of rock music’s beloved front women. Dolores was an incredibly talented musician and so much more to those that knew and loved her. She was definitely one of the women I deeply admired as a young person and am still inspired by. I could continue with an entire blog post, or two, speaking about my admiration for Dolores O’Riordan, and the many ways she’s influenced my life and the lives of countless others. I won’t. I’ll just end this explanation and tribute by saying how saddened I am to learn of her death, and how deeply I appreciate her and the incredible gift that is the music she left behind.

A Tribute in Plastik

In tribute to Dolores O’Riordan the designer at Plastik put out this little crop top featuring some of the better known lyrics from one of the most recognized songs by the Cranberries. The halter style top reads “In Your Head, In Your Head, Zombie, Zombie” which was very much a politically charged grunge rock anthem, and still is.  The top comes in several mesh sizes, and is completely FREE for everyone. You can purchase yours at the Plastik main store for zero linden.

Mesh Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Belleza (Isis, Freya, Venus), Slink (Hourglass, Physique)

The Situation has EscalateD

To go with the top from Plastik I picked up the most recent Fab Free group gift hairstyle from EscalateD. To me it has a very ’90s grunge rock aesthetic. The style comes in 2 sizes, each with or without the little stars. This Fab Free exclusive gift also includes a “Fab Free” color hud which has black hair with a wide range of brightly colored ends. There is also a color change hud for the little stars. To get your copy of this edgy hairstyle, just wear your Fab Free group tag and click the gift vendor at EscalateD. As always, the Fab Free group is FREE to join.

Here are the details!

Hair – .EscalateD. Olivia – Hair *stars*  – FREE Fab Free Group Gift/Fab Free Group is FREE to Join

Head –  CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Head Applier – #12 Essences [Lydia M02] – Pocket Gacha December

Skin –  Essences – Medium02

Top Plastik – :[P]:- Rianelle- Cranberries – FREE Gift 

Tattoos – Absence –  Maritime Rose Tattoo

Body/Hands – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara

Rings – ^^Swallow^^Maitreya Aphrodite Bento Rings

*Pose by FOXCITY

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Queen for a Day

Queenz
Oh Hello There! Welcome back to the blog Fab Free’rs! I’m excited you’re here. I’m also pretty darn excited about this dress, and the little clutch I found to go with it. It’s Saturday and I’m so ready for a night out, and now I’ve something sexy to wear. Keep reading and I’ll tell you how to get the dress and clutch without breaking your linden bank.

Queenz

I think Pru looks like a sultry Queen in this FREE group gift dress from Queenz. It is undeniably revealing, however I think it’s equally elegant looking with the long sleeves and soft dark fabric. The gown comes in several mesh sizes and includes a color change hud with 5 color variations. At this time the Queenz group is FREE to join making this fabulous dress absolutely FREE, all you need is group space.

Mesh Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Belleza (Isis, Freya, Venus), eBody Curvy, Slink Hourglass

Swallow

The one irksome thing about most gowns, no pockets. That does however give a girl an excuse to get a matching clutch! I stumbled across this cute studded heart-shaped clutch at Swallow. It’s one of their more recent group gifts, there are several currently available. This gift includes 2 of the clutches, they are identical except one attaches to the right hand and the other to the left hand. Which doesn’t sound like a big deal, but it really does make things so much easier. There is also a color change hud with 12 color options for the main part of the clutch, 4 color options for the hardware, and 4 options for the spiked studs. Currently the Swallow group is 40 linden to join.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – *booN ARK554 hair black/chocolate/purple

Head/Hair Base –  CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Head Applier – #12 Essences [Lydia M02] – Pocket Gacha (December)

Skin –  Essences – Medium02

Tattoos –  Absence –  Maritime Rose Tattoo

GownQueenz – .Q. January Gift -Neo Gown – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Clutch – ^^Swallow^^ BadLove Clutch – FREE Group Gift/Group is 40L to Join 

Shoes – #EMPIRE – Triteleia

Body/Hands/Feet – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara

*Pose by Signature Poses

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Hot Elegant Malvada Mujer

Wait Just a Minute
Hello hello Fab Free’rs! I hope this post finds you well. I have had so much going on, I am not even sure what day it is. One thing I am sure of however, is that I am loving this look made of group gifts and cheapies from Hot Elegant Clothing and La Malvada Mujer. There is something empowering about putting together such a daring look. Second Life lets me experiment with fashion in ways that I might not otherwise. I hope you have as much fun with these items as I did!

Hot Elegant Clothing aka HEC

This revealing outfit is the most recent group gift at HEC. This tiny bandeau style top paired with short shorts are ultra sexy on. Each piece can also be worn separately. This FREE group gift outfit from HEC comes in several mesh sizes and has a customization hud that lets you choose from a few color presets for the belt. There is also a few customization options for the top such as transparency, and the option to hide or show the belt. To get your copy simply join the Hot Elegant Clothing group for a one time fee of just 25 linden, then click the group gift vendor.

Mesh Sizes Included: Standard Mesh ( xxs – L ) w/Alpha Layer, TMP, Maitreya Lara, Tonic (Curvy, Fine), Slink (Hourglass, Physique), Belleza (Isis, Venus, Freya)

La Malvada Mujer

I don’t mind telling you that I am living for this eye makeup look from La Malvada Mujer. It’s one of several equally edgy and stunning color options in a recent group gift applier set. Called the Nefelina Eyeshadow, I picked up this FREE group gift by first joining the La Malvada Mujer group, it’s FREE to join, and checking the notices. You’ll see this FREE group gift went out on January 3rd, so it should be available for a few more days at least. Finally, this army green-ish lip color is an inexpensive find at the La Malvada Mujer location. I picked up the Underwood Lips for just 10 linden while browsing through the shop. There are 8 total lip colors including this dark green shade Pru is rocking. If the green isn’t something you’d enjoy, there is bound to be at least one you’ll love. Both the eye shadow and lipstick are appliers only.

Makeup Appliers Included: Omega, Genesis

Here are the details Enjoy!

Hair – CATWA HAIR Aimee

Skin –  .:[PUMEC] :. – .:LOLA:. – FREE Group Gift/Group is 299L to Join *Originally blogged here

Eye Shadow – La Malvada Mujer – Nefelina Eyeshadow – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join *Check Past Notices

Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Storm

Lipstick – La Malvada Mujer – Underwood Lips – 10L

Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

OutfitHot Elegant Clothing – HEC – Snake Skin GIFT Outfit Green Leather – FREE Group Gift/Group is 25L to Join 

Tattoos –  Absence –  Maritime Rose Tattoo

Rings – ^^Swallow^^ Maitreya Aphrodite Bento Rings

Body/Hands –  Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara

*Pose by FOXCITY

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All Dressed in Black Black Black

All Dressed in Black
We made it through Christmas Fab Free! What a fun but hectic holiday! Christmas may be over, but there’s still plenty of reasons to celebrate and have a good time. New Years Eve is coming up in just a few days. I personally always look for gold and silver sparkly things to wear for a New Years Eve party. This year I like the idea of this calf-length black dress from CHAIN and these stiletto booties from Hilly Haalan, both in black. Not only are they ultra sexy, they are FREE group gifts just in time for a party.

CHAIN

This dress. I don’t think I really need to gush about how pretty it is. Right now it is one of several FREE group gifts at CHAIN. The CHAIN in world group has a one time join fee of 100 linden.  The Sally Dress comes with a color change hud that lets you pick from black, silver, or violet. There are also 2 versions of the dress, one with the body chains as shown in the photo above, and one without.

Mesh Size Included: Maitreya Lara Only

Hilly Haalan

I wasn’t sure how these detailed ankle boots would look with the Sally dress when I picked them up as a group gift at Hilly Haalan. Honestly, I love the two together. I think you could just as easily wear these awesome shoes with a pair of fitted jeans and a swanky top. These shoes are one of three group gifts currently available at Hilly Haalan. The Hilly Haalan group is FREE to join at this time, and all the group gifts are conveniently located at the landing point.

Shoe Sizes Included: Belleza, Maitreya, Slink, N-Core, TMP

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair –  #taketomiWEST – Aishwarya – The Hills

Head –  CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Head Applier –   #01 Essences [Lydia P02] – Pocket Gacha – 58L/play *Previously Blogged Here

Skin –  Essences – Pale02

Dress – CHAIN – Sally Dress – Maitreya – FREE Group Gift/Group is 100L to Join 

Tattoos –  Absence –  Maritime Rose Tattoo

ShoesHilly Haalan – [hh] GIFT Florenza Booties – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join 

Body/Hands/Feet – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

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Get What You Give

Get What You Give
Merry Christmas Eve Fab Free’rs! I sincerely hope each of you has a wonderful winter holiday. If you’re like me and you’re procrastinating on all the baking and gift wrapping you have left to do, I have the perfect way to spend your time! Fabulous group gifts from Vinyl and HUWE are just waiting to be picked up. Stay tuned and I’ll tell you all about them.

Vinyl

I’m never not excited about group gifts from Vinyl. There are several group gifts available at the Vinyl main store, however I think the most recent gift might be my favorite so far. These super cute snowboarding pants are a group gift version of one of the new releases at Vinyl. The details really are what make these pants awesome. They have little knit patterned details that are Christmas-y but not over the top. How cute are those reindeer?!  To get yours, you’ll need to join the Vinyl group, it’s FREE to join, and click the group gift.

Mesh Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Belleza (Freya, Isis, Venus), Slink (Physique, Hourglass)

HUWE

It’s never been a secret that I love tattoos, and I think this one is very pretty. This dark detailed upper body tattoo is a current group gift at HUWE. I really like the phrase scripted across the lower part of the tattoo. It reads “You get what you give.” I think that is a fair statement for the most part. The details are very nice in this tattoo also. To get yours, join the HUWE group which is 10 linden to join. Then click on the group gift vendor at HUWE and your gift will be delivered.

Appliers Included: Maitreya, Omega

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – – #taketomiWEST – Esha – Naturals

Skin – Essences – Cinnamon – Currently @Kustom 9

Head –  CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Tattoo – HUWE MAKEUP – ALLU CAT TATTOO – FREE Group Gift/Group is 10L to Join

Pants – Vinyl – Fuel Snowboarding Pants Xmas – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join 

Body/Hands/Bra – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

*Pose by Signature Poses

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I Can Explain

I Can Explain
Hello There Fab Free’rs! I hope you are all doing well. I’ll tell you, it’s true, I’m half in half out, a little up, a little down, and whether or not I’d be on Santa’s Nice list or the Naughty list is always up for discussion. Good or bad, naughty or nice, I can also always explain. So when I saw this joint gift from Villena and Pumpkin, I knew it was one I couldn’t pass up. To get this holiday outfit for FREE just head over to Villena and join the Villena group which is FREE to join at this time. There’s a gift vendor waiting for you right next to the group joiner just inside the shop. I included a copy of the vendor photo below.

Villena

This Santa inspired jacket is the Villena part of this FREE gift. The furry off-the-shoulder coat comes in 3 variations and several sizes. There’s the “classic Santa” jacket version Pru is wearing, a solid white version, and a cranberry sauce splattered white version. Along with the jacket there’s a holiday themed thong included in the gift.

Jacket Sizes Included: 2 Standard Mesh  / Thong Sizes Included: Belleza (Isis, Freya) , Slink (Hourglass, Physique), Maitreya Lara

Pumpkin

The top and leggings are the Pumpkin part of this fabulous FREE gift. Both gifts come together in the same package. The cropped mesh top has a customization hud that lets you hide or show the fishnet undershirt peeking out from the bottom. The leggings and the top can be worn together or separately and both come in several sizes.

Top and Legging Sizes Included: Belleza (Isis, Freya, Venus), Slink (Hourglass, Physique), Maitreya Lara
Group Gift <3

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – #taketomiWEST – Aishwarya – The Hills

Head –  CATWA Unisex HEAD Pink

Skin – Essences – Digby

Outfit – Villena & Pumpkin Group Gift – FREE Group Gift / Villena Group is FREE to Join

Boots – [Gos] Triumph Boots V2 in Black – Fem

Body/Hands – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

*Pose by  Signature Poses

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Merry Gothmas

Merry Gothmas
Hey There Fab Free’rs! I hope you’re enjoying the weekend. I know I am enjoying this slightly naughty goth Christmas outfit thanks to group gifts from Pink Hustler, Queenz, and the current Fab Free group gift from Liquid. It feels festive and flirty, like a fun holiday party with friends or date night look. So bring on the eggnog and the Christmas music!

Pink Hustler

These cute braids with the Santa hat and ribbons at the ends are a FREE group gift at Pink Hustler. I really like the look of this style, especially the little strands in the front. They style includes a hud that gives you several “natural” hair color options, and an additional set of pretty pastels. The same hud will also let you pick from red, green, brown, or black for the hat and ribbons. The Pink Hustler group is currently 400 linden to join. I know that sounds like a lot, and it is, however there are quite a few group gifts still available. So if you have the lindens to spare, the Pink Hustler group is worth it in my opinion.

Liquid

To keep my all black holiday ensemble from being too, well all black, I picked up the current Fabulously Free in SL group gift at Liquid. The cute holly leaf face decal is one of 3 holiday themed options in this applier gift. Along with the holly leaves you can choose from a bell, a candy cane. Additionally, each image can be applied in color or black outline only. To get your copy of this fun FREE holiday gift, just wear your Fab Free group tag and click the gift vendor at Liquid.

Appliers Included: Catwa, Lelutka

Queenz

This group gift dress from Queenz is the naughty part of the ensemble. What’s so naughty about a sweater dress you ask? This particular dress has long peek-a-boo openings down each side. That bit of hip Pru’s flashing isn’t a wardrobe malfunction. The dress comes in 3 colors, black, brown, and navy. The Queenz in world group is FREE to join at this time. You’ll find this FREE group gift and others waiting on the right side of the shop.

Mesh Sizes Included: Slink Hourglass, Maitreya Lara, eBody Curvy, Belleza (Isis, Freya, Venus)

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair w/hatPink Hustler – *PH* V.I.P Group Gift // HAIR8196 – FREE Group Gift/Group is 400L to Join

Head – CATWA Unisex HEAD Pink

Skin – Essences – Digby

Face Paint – Liquid ~ Holiday Face paint – FREE Fab Free Group Gift/Fab Free Group is FREE to Join

DressQueenz – .Q. December Group Gift – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Tattoos – Absence –  Maritime Rose Tattoo

Body/Hands – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

*Pose by FOXCITY

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Cotton Candy Sweet N’ Low

Cotton Candy 1
Hello hello Fab Free’rs! Thanks for being here. I’m excited to share more of the fantastic gifts available at FaMeshed and the coveted TRUTH group gift for the month of November.  Since I have several things I want to tell you about, I’ll keep this part short and sweet. I hope you love these great gifts as much as I do!

TRUTH the Whole Truth and Nothing But the Truth

Several days ago TRUTH sent out the group gift for November. Though it was a little late coming, the gift was well worth the wait. It’s also worth the one time join fee of 350 linden for the TRUTH VIP group. Each month a new group gift is sent out through the TRUTH VIP group. This long style is called Ginevra, and it is a fatpack. In addition to all the color huds, there are 2 versions of the hairstyle; One with the headband and one without. The gift also contains a style hud for both versions that lets you pick between 4 style variations, and 2 bang syles.  Additionally you can adjust for larger chest sizes. Needless to say, if you haven’t joined the TRUTH VIP group yet, you should!

Cotton Candy

Completely FaMeshed

Now, you may recall I showed the FaMeshed gift from Vinyl in my last post. Now I’ve picked 3 more to share with you. First, the top and matching pants are the FREE group gift at FaMeshed from COCO. I love the little details of this set, like the un-tucked side of the tank top.  You could also wear the top or pants separately.

Mesh Outfit Sizes Included: Slink (Physique, Hourglass), Maitreya Lara

Next up, the snowflake earrings by RealEvil Industries are gorgeous. You’ll find them FREE (just wear your FaMeshed tag) under the Christmas Tree at FaMeshed. There’s nothing about them I don’t like. They even have the added detail of looking like real earrings in the back. The little gold snowflakes with the diamond chip in the center are beautiful on. They are the sort of jewelry that can be worn with casual attire as well as formal.

Finally, I think the FREE necklace gift from Cae at FaMeshed is so cute for the holiday season. The gift includes a short and a long version of the same necklace. I wore both in the photo to show the difference in the lengths. The necklaces are sizable and include a hud for changing the metal of the jewelry, the color of the gemstone, and the wording on the little medallion. The medallion can say either “Naughty” or “Nice” I think I’m a bit of both, so I chose to wear one of each!

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair – TRUTH VIP November – Ginevra – FREE Group Gift/Group is 350L to Join 

Skin – Essences – Digby

Head – CATWA Unisex HEAD Pink

Eyes –  IKON Hope Eyes – Storm

Earrings – RealEvil Industries – **RE** Snowflake Earrings – FREE Group Gift @FaMeshed /Group is FREE to Join 

Necklace – Cae :: Trinket – Naughty/Nice :: Necklace – FREE Group Gift @FaMeshed /Group is FREE to Join 

TattoosLetis Tattoo :: The third eye :: MM17009 ::

Outfit – *COCO*_Gift_JoggerPants(LightBlue)+TankTop – FREE Group Gift @FaMeshed /Group is FREE to Join 

Shoes – ::ROC:: Canvas Sneaker! Tiptoe

Body/Hands/Feet – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

*Poses by Signature Poses

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Holiday Tacos

Tacos Tequila
Oh Hello There; Welcome back to the blog Fab Free’rs! There are quite a few things that are kind of part of the local culture where I am from. This outfit embodies two of them. For starters, most people have a deep love for tacos. I’m not sure if it is our proximity to Mexico or if the tacos are just that super fantastic, but tacos are serious business out here. Secondly, you could actually wear a long sleeveless top and a scarf in December and be warm enough in the afternoon. You thought I was going to say something about tequila didn’t you?!

Get Lucky at Petite Mort

Okay so tequila isn’t so bad either, and it does go quite well with tacos, but that is not the point. This fun loose tank top is one of many Lucky Letter board prizes at Petite Mort. It comes in several mesh sizes, and in my opinion is well worth the effort. The Petite Mort group tag is required for the Lucky Letter boards. There is a one time join fee of 75 linden at this time.

Mesh Sizes Included: Slink (Physique, Hourglass), Belleza (Isis, Freya, Venus), Maitreya Lara (2 sizes)

Also, just in case you missed them, Love blogged a few of the other Lucky Letter board gifts at Petite Mort in her posts “Seeing Sepia… Roses” and “Can’t Stop! Too Many Sales!.

Keep Warm at Clawtooth

Clawtooth recently set out this wispy long hairstyle out as a FREE gift. There is no need to join a group, just pay the gift vendor 0 linden. The knit scarf is part of the hairstyle  Along with the hairstyle you’ll get a color change hud for the scarf, and an “Essentials” hair color pack. Needless to say this awesome Clawtooth FREEbie is a must have.

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair w/Scarf – Clawtooth: Snug as a Bug Holiday Gift (Essentials) – FREE Gift $0L

Head – CATWA Unisex HEAD Pink

Skin –  Essences – Rachel

Top – Petite Mort– Tacos/Tequila Sharkbite Tank – Group Lucky Letter Prize / Group is 75L to Join

Tattoos – Letis Tattoo :: The third eye :: MM17009 ::

Body/Hands – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

*Pose by Indigo Poses

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gO! be #Adored

Advent
Hi There Fab Free’rs! It’s December, and in Second Life that means Advent Season is upon us. Have you seen the amazing Advent Listing Love put together for us?! You’ll definitely want to be sure and check out the Advent Listing if you haven’t already. One thing to remember about some of the advent gifts out there, they are only available for one day, so you gotta be quick! I picked up today’s (December 2) advent gifts from gO! and #Adored, and I like them so much that I decided to put up a quick post and share them with you.

gO! Advent Day 2

This cute Christmas puffer vest is the Day 2 Advent gift at gO!. To get your copy you’ll need to wear the gO! group tag and click the Day 2 gift just inside the entrance at the main store. Remember, this festive gift will only be available today!

Mesh Sizes Included: Slink (Physique, Hourglass), Maitreya Lara, Belleza (Isis, Freya, Venus)

#Adored Advent Day 2

The gorgeous red lip color Pru has on is the FREE Advent gift at #Adored for today (December 2). The #Adored Advent is FREE for everyone, no group required. Each gift is available for that day only.  To get your copy of this deep red lip applier, head over to #Adored and click the Advent board.

Appliers Included: Catwa, Lelutka

Here are the details, Enjoy!

HairElikatira – [e] Lena – Exclusives

Head – CATWA HEAD Sofia Bento

Head Applier – Essences – Luz – Currently @Shiny Shabby

Lipstick#Adored  – exalted lips – #2 holiday advent – FREE Advent Gift Dec. 2 Only

Skin – Essences – Medium01

Vest – !gO! Autumn – vest – FREE Group Advent Gift/Group is 50L to Join Dec. 2 Only

TopForever Young – [OMEGA] :FY: Shaye Top (red)

Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

*Pose by Le Poppycock

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