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Unforgettable


Late Night

Hello Fab Free’rs! I feel like I can almost taste the weekend inching nearer, I’m ready. This look is a definite weekend night out look, and it’s all thanks to free group gifts from Beautiful Dirty Rich, and Canimal. The dress is one of two new group gifts out at Beautiful Dirty Rich, and the hoop earrings are an older still available gift at Canimal. I personally just really liked how the two gifts look together. I hope you do too.

The Dress – I don’t mind admitting I’m having a hard time finding the words to express how much I genuinely love this group gift dress at Beautiful Dirty Rich. With this free group gift you’ll get the dress in quite a few sizes, and a texture change hud. Let me just say this hud is not only user friendly, I love all the options it gives. There are 12 pattern options for the main part of the dress, and 12 solid color choices. Each dress texture has a set of matching color choices for the metal bits, and the laces. There are also 8 additional textures for the metal parts, and the hud gives you the ability to tint the individual parts and save up-to 8 tint colors for future use. As if things couldn’t get any better, the Beautiful Dirty Rich group is also free to join, and this fabulous gift isn’t the only group gift currently available. There are several previous group gifts still out for grabs.

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


Queen

The Earrings – Sometimes hoop earrings really are the answer to your jewelry woes. I’ve actually been looking for the right outfit to wear these group gift earrings by Canimal for a while now. Though they are not a terribly recent gift, they are still available. This free group gift includes 9 pairs of earrings, each with a different word in the center of the hoops. Also included is a color change hud that lets you pick from 12 preset colors. The Canimal store group is also free to join, and there are multiple group gifts available. You’ll find these hoops on the second floor to the left of the lucky letter boards.

Here are the details:

Hair – Elikatira – [e] Libby – Exclusives
Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento
Skin – Essences – Vanya
Earrings – [Canimal] Hoops FATPACK – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
Dress – …:::Beautiful Dirty Rich:::… Unforgettable -Dress- Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
Tattoos – The Ivory Rose – I&R Somber tattoo / I&R Downhearted tattoo
Boots – #EMPIRE – Allium Roseum
Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
Pose by Foxcity
Photo taken at Backdrop City

 


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Fab Free Designer of the Week – Nuts Inc.


Welcome to the Blog Fab Free’rs! I hope you’re ready for this edition of Fab Free Designer of the Week. This time we have the pleasure of sharing Nuts Inc. with you. This fun little shop has brightly colored fashion for men and women. Yep, you read that right, there’s menswear at Nuts Inc. along with ladieswear. As you enter the store you’ll find the clothing separated by women’s fashion on the left and men’s fashion on the right. The clothing styles range from casual wear to formal, and everything in between. I even spotted a ballgown or two. There is also a second floor at Nuts Inc. with a few seasonal and miscellaneous clothing items.

First however you’ll want to stop by the front desk. There you can find a group gift for guys and one for gals. The Nuts Inc. group has a one time join fee of 15 linden. In addition to the current group gifts, you’ll find a 70 linden promotional offer in the same area of the Nuts Inc. store. Just look for it on the wall opposite the desk. Right next to it you’ll spot the colorful Fab Free logo above the current Fabulously Free in SL group gift. You’ll need to wear your Fab Free tag for this one. If you’re not already a member, you can join for free. As you explore the Nuts Inc. shop be sure to make it to the back of the store. It’s there you’ll find a kiosk with quite a few past group gifts still available. Finally, next to the past group gifts you can also get all the store information such as their Flickr and redeliveries. Happy Shopping Fab Free!


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Pippilotta Delicatessa Windowshade Mackrelmint Ephraim’s Daughter Longstocking


Pippilotta Delicatessa Windowshade Mackrelmint Ephraim's Daughter Longstocking

Hello Fab Free’rs, I’m feelin’ a little nostalgic today. The new group gift hairstyle by No Match with it’s braided pigtails sticking strait out made me giggle, but it also reminded me of some of the female literary characters from my youth that I so admired. Girls such as Anne Shirley, Caddie Woodlawn, Laura Ingalls, and of course Pippi Longstocking all held a special place in my little-girl heart. I remember them being brave, intelligent, imaginative girls who knew who they were and what they wanted. It felt good to be reminded of them today. So inspired, I paired the youthful hairstyle with the striped sweater-dress Fabulously Free in SL group gift by Sevyn East and ran with it. I hope you enjoy this fun look as much as I do.

The Hairstyle – This hairstyle by No Match is their current free group gift. Called No Socks, it really made me think of being little and barefoot in the springtime. It comes with a full fatpack of hair colors, and can be resized. Also included are system layer hair-bases, and a set of mesh head hair-base appliers (Omega, Lelutka, Catwa, TMP). You’ll need to wear the No Match group tag to get this gift. The current group join fee is 50 linden and there are quite a few past group gifts available on the second floor.

The Sweater Dress – I think it’s the stripes that made this off-the-shoulder sweater dress seem so youthful to me. It’s the current Fabulously Free in SL group gift by Sevyn East. I could also see it paired with some tall boots. It comes with a color/texture change hud that has 4 preset options, all of which are striped. To get your copy of this free gift just wear your Fab Free group tag and click the gift vendor at Sevyn East. If you’re not a Fabulously Free in SL group member yet, you can join for free.

Sizes Included: Belleza (Freya, Venus), Tonic (Curvy, Fine), Slink (Physique, Hourglass), Maitreya Lara

Here are the details:

Hair – no.match_ ~ NO_SOCKS ! – Free Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join
Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento
Skin – Essences – Vanya
Dress – Sevyn East January Dress – Free Fab Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
Socks – Classy Chics – CC Tube Socks – Maitreya Applier HUD
Shoes – REIGN.- GLITTER CHUCKIES
Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
Pose by Elephante
Location – Rustic Retreat

 

 


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Story of My Life


Awkward

Hey There Fab Free’rs, I’m glad you’re here. I feel like the sign board Pru is holding says what could be the title to Pru’s autobiography. lol Really, this sign board by Le Poppycock with the cheeky saying is one of many free gifts at The Liaison Collaborative. The current round of TLC is an anniversary round so there are several gifts either at the vendor booths or in the center of the event on little carts. In addition to this gift by Le Poppycock, Pru is wearing the free TLC gift by Canimal. Both gifts require the free-to-join TLC group tag.

The Sign Board – This free gift at TLC by Le Poppycock comes with the pose needed to hold this fun prop. The board itself has several sayings, some a bit cheeky like this one, and some not. It’s great for photos, and I would even use it as décor.

The Romper – Also a free gift at TLC, this romper by Canimal is a Maitreya fit (I believe). It comes on it’s own, unboxed. To get your copy of this gift and all the others, be sure to join the Liaison Collaborative group and wear the tag before clicking the gift boxes.

Here are the details:

Hair – TRUTH VIP Kaijah – Recent VIP Gift *Originally Blogged Here 
Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento
Skin – Essences – Vanya
Eyes – Buzzeri – Celestial – Wolf
Lip Gloss – Lisa Walker – L.W BUBBLEGUM GLOSS (CATWA) LIPSTICK 0.1
Tattoos – The Ivory Rose – I&R moth & moon tattoo /Seer tattoo
Romper – [Canimal] Paradise Pink Camo – Free TLC Group Gift @TLC 
Sign w/Pose – Le Poppycock *Just Say It*Free TLC Group Gift @TLC 
Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
Location – Erebos Harbor


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Feels Like Summertime


I have no idea what to call this.

Hello hello Fab Free’rs! Happy Saturday. In my post today I want to share with you the March group gift at PumeC and the Fabulously Free in SL group gift by Posh Tale. The combination of the two really made me daydream about warmer weather. I hope you like them both as much as I do.

The Skin – The March group gift at PumeC is a full skin with Genus head and body appliers for Maitreya, Slink, Belleza, and Omega  in all skin tones. This gorgeous gift also includes body only base skins in each tone, a default shape, and brow shaper. For me the best part o Free f this skin is the summery freckles across the forehead, cheeks, and nose. The PumeC group has a one-time join fee of 399 linden and there are several previous group gifts still available. Below is a copy of the vendor ad so you can peep the six skin tones and get a better look at those lovely freckles.
March group gift #1

The Top – This low-cut, draped halter style top is the free Fabulously Free in SL group gift by Posh Tale. It’s the perfect warm weather top. Included with this fitted mesh top is a color change hud with 12 solid color options to choose from. There’s also an alpha layer so the top can be worn by classic non-mesh avatars as well. To get your copy, head to the group gift area of the Posh Tale store and click the gift vendor. Don’t forget to wear your Fab Free group tag!

Here are the details:

Hair – Wasabi // May Mesh Hair
Head – GENUS Project – Genus Head – Classic Face
Skin – #PUMEC – March Gift #1 – For Genus – Free Group Gift / Group is 399L to Join
Eyes – Buzzeri – Celestial – Wolf
Top – .PoshTale. Deme Plunging Top – Free Fab Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
Tattoo – The Ivory Rose – I&R moth & moon tattoo
Held Sunglasses – Dilly Dolls – *DD* Bertha Shades – Folded – Past Group Gift *Originally Shown Here
Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara
Pose by Foxcity
Photo taken at Backdrop City


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Psychosomatic


Psychosomatic

Hello Fab Free. Today’s post is a little melancholy, though appropriately so. If you are, or ever were into EDM (Electronic Dance Music) you know who the man on Pru’s shirt. Keith Flint, probably best known for his work with the band Prodigy, took his own life early this week. Despite his often menacing appearance on stage, he has been described by those who knew him as a kindhearted soft-spoken gentile soul. Music will never be quite the same without his creative spark.

The designer behind the brand Beautiful Hustler has put out this top as a free group gift in tribute to the beloved singer, dancer, and front-man. The top comes in a single mesh size (not sure if it is fitted or standard), as well as mesh sizes for Maitreya Lara, Belleza (all), Tonic (all), and Slink (all) mesh bodies. The Beautiful Hustler group is free to join.

Also, Pru is wearing a recent limited time free group gift nose ring by PUNCH. This crescent-moon shaped piercing is technically rigged to fit the Catwa Catya head, however it fit Pru’s Genus Project Classic head without any issues. The piercing is free to all PUNCH group members, and the group is free to join.

Lastly I just wanted to put this out there, if you are feeling low, low enough that suicide sounds like a plausible option, please please please talk to someone. Anyone. Here is a link to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ .

Here are the details for this look:

Hair & Hair-base – adoness : ainia : brown
Head – GENUS Project – Genus Head – Classic Face
Skin – Essences Nari K
Nose Ring – PUNCH / Lune {Nose Ring} – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
Top – Beautiful Hustler – [bh] The Prodigy Top Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
Bra – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara Mesh Bra (Included w/Maitreya Lara Body)
Tatoos – Ivory & Rose – I&R Somber tattoo / I&R Downhearted tattoo
Jeans – VINYL – Fallout Open Fly Jeans Pak Grey
Shoes – REIGN.- GLITTER CHUCKIES
Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara
Pose by Foxcity
Photo taken at Backdrop City

 


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Love and a Cat


Love and a Cat

Hellooo Fab Free! I missed you! I had a busy weekend and just a busy February in general, but it has been good and productive so I can’t complain. As February begins to come to an end, so do most of the February hunts. One such hunt is the Cupid’s Crush Hunt. This adorable little tank top by Ghee is one of the Cupid’s Crush Hunt prizes. I also couldn’t resist the chance to share with you the 10 linden offer at the Truth or Dare Affair by EscalateD. Keep reading for all the info about these two fabulous finds.

The Hair – Spring is on the way and I love this shaggy short hairstyle for warmer months. This hairstyle is the 10 linden item by EscalateD at the Truth or Dare Affair event. It comes with 3 specialty mini huds to change the texture/hair color. The Truth or Dare Affair ends February 28th, so don’t wait.

The Shirt – The Cupid’s Crush Hunt also ends in just a few days on February 28th. It is a 2 linden hunt, so all the prizes are just 2 linden. This cute tank top is the CCH prize by Ghee. It reads “All you need is Love and a Cat” and I couldn’t agree more with that statement. haha This 2 linden hunt prize comes in several mesh sizes and has an alpha layer included making it wearable for classic avatars.
Sizes Included: Standard Mesh (xxs – L), Maitreya Lara, Slink Hourglass, Belleza Freya

Hunt Hint: “What’s up Pussycat”

Here are the details.

Hair – .EscalateD. Baily – Hair – 10L @Truth or Dare Affair 
Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento
Skin – Essences – Vanya
Tattoo – Ivory & Rose – I&R moth & moon tattoo
Shirt – Ghee Love Cats Vest – 2L CCH Prize
Jeans – Blueberry – Pizza – Maitreya/Belleza/Slink – Vox
Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
Pose by Foxcity


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Late Afternoon


Late Afternoon

Hello Fab Free’rs! Sometimes you just need to sit and have a quiet moment. Yesterday was that kind of day for me, nothing sad or unfortunate, just some quiet time to reflect. It was good, and needed. I also had a little bit of time to pick up some recent group gifts that I’m happy I get to share with you. Keep reading and as always, I’ll give you all the information about each of these fabulous finds.

The Outfit – Pru’s cute froggy top and plaid pants are the latest free gift for Fabulously Free in SL group members by C!L. You can’t see it as well in my photo, but the shirt is cropped and knotted in the front. I love this for a cute casual Valentine look. The outfit comes in several sizes and is suitable for classic avatars. If you’re not already a Fab Free group member, you should be! The Fab Free group is always free to join.

Sizes Included: Standard Mesh (xs -XL), Slink (Physique, Hourglass), Belleza (Isis, Venus, Freya), TMP

The Bracelet Hot Elegant Clothing or “HEC” put out a cute bracelet set out as a new group gift. It comes in a few sizes to best fit specific mesh bodies. Also, there is a hud that will let you completely customize the color of individual sections of the bracelets. I’ve included the vendor photo below so you can get a closer look. The HEC group has a one time join fee of 25 linden.

Sizes Included: Belleza (Isis, Freya, Venus), Slink (Physique, Hourglass) Maitreya Lara
HEC (GROUP GIFT) • DEMI LOVE BRACELET GIFT MHY40-119

The Bench – This adorably rustic heart bench is a free group gift at Reka. The Reka group is free to join. It has a few female sit poses, a few male sit poses, and several cuddles. I love the over all look of this sweet free gift, especially the way the bench curves toward the center. This freebie is waiting at the Reka landing point. There’s also a group joiner since you’ll need to be wearing the Reka group tag.

Here are the details!

Hair –  DOUX – Dreamdoll Hairstyle [Fades]
Hair base – Just Magnetized – Basic Hairbase – set 10
Skin – Essences – Vanya
Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento
Top & Pants – :.C!L.: Flamboyant Frog Love Top & Pants Set – Free Fab Free Group Gift/Fab Free Group is Free to Join
Tattoos – Ivory & Rose – I&R Downhearted tattoo
Bracelet – HEC – DEMI Love Rigged Bracelet GIFT MHY40-119 – Free Group Gift/Group is 25L to Join 
Shoes – friday – Niki Janes (Midnight/Plaid B&W)
Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
Bench w/Pose – ReKa. Lovers Bench – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join 
Cat – Fashionably Dead – (fd) Cat – 07 Sitting Down
Short Grass – Roawenwood – {RW} Green Grass Mesh
Long Grass – Heart-VR-Meadow Patches-Buffalo Grass-P12
Private Location

 

 


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Come Have a Drink With Me


You Need a Drink

Happy Weekend Fab Free’rs! It’s been a minute since I got dressed up to go out, and a few of the free group gifts at Casse Lustre gave me the perfect outfit for a fun night out. The Casse Lustre group is free to join, and there are multiple group gifts available. I picked this halter style dress, and off-the-shoulder faux fur coat to share with you. You’ll find the group gifts at Casse Lustre waiting near the entrance to the store.

The Dress – This swanky little halter style dress by Casse Lustre comes in the black version shown as well as an equally pretty white version. Both color versions come in a single unspecified mesh size. To get your copy, simply wear your Casse Lustre group tag and click the gift vendor.

The Coat – When I was in college I had a friend who was a fashion design major and she always referred to this sort of shaggy fake fur as “muppet” and I’ve never been able to think of it as anything else. It makes me laugh, and I love it. This off-the-shoulder fur coat at Casse Lustre is another free group gift. It also comes in a single mesh size, and includes a color change hud that lets you pick from eight preset colors (four dark, and four pastel).

Here are the details!

Hair – *Besom~Debrossi *Essentials*
Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento
Skin –  Essences – Vanya
Eyes – Buzzeri – [Buzz] Celestial Eyes – Wolf
Lipstick – Lisa Walker – L.W MAGIC CRYSTAL LIP (CATWA) LIPSTICK 0.6
Septum Piercing – MULLOY – Matte Septum
Tattoos –  Ivory & Rose – I&R Somber tattoo
Dress – Casse lustre . Halterneck dress – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
Coat – Casse lustre . Fur jacket Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
Pose w/Props – Foxcity
Location – Backdrop City


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Lollipop Sweet Heart

 

Sweet Hearts
Hello Fab Free’rs! I’m happy you’re here. This cute little dress from Atik has my sweet tooth achin’! The heart-shaped lollipop pattern is just too sweet. It’s the type of dress you could wear on a date or out with friends. This fun Valentine’s Day themed dress is the free February group gift at Atik. It comes in several sizes, and the Atik group is free to join. Also, this gift comes with an alpha layer making it suitable for Classic non-mesh avatars.

Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, EBody, Belleza (Freya, Isis, Venus), Slink (Physique, Hourglass), Fitmesh w/Alpha Layer

Hair – TRUTH VIP Reyane *Past Gift Originally Blogged Here
Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento
Skin – Essences – Vanya
Dress – AtiK :: GG february 2019 – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
Tattoos – Ivory & Rose – I&R Somber tattoo / I&R Downhearted tattoo
Shoes – Motivaction – [M] – Bea Heels – Recent Saturday Sale Item
Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
Pose by Signature Poses
Backdrop – *Photo taken at Backdrop City