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Fit for a princess!

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Aline has already shown you some great free gifts from the Gacha Garden {here} and {here} but when FabFree reader Victoria sent me a special tip that I could put together a roleplay outfit with two gifts from the event, I knew I had to blog them for you! All you’ll need is the Gimme Gacha group (the group is free to join) and then stop by the respective vendors to nab your gifts and this pretty fantasy look fit for a princess is yours!

Hair please!

This fabulous fantasy hair is free courtesy of Analog Dog at the Gacha Garden event and includes twisted braids in the front and back for a fanciful look. You’ll get a full range of colors with a color change hud and a tinting wheel that will allow you to make the hair almost any color your heart desires. This is fitted mesh and should work with just about any head you might have. It’s a generous gift indeed!

A dress fit for a princess!

Broken Style is also giving a generous gift at the Gacha Garden in the form of their Ursula gown. It includes a tiara as well, making it fit for a princess. It comes in all the standard mesh sizes and includes an alpha in case you need it. You’ll also get a color change hud allowing you to choose between three colors (I’ve included a picture of the hud at the bottom of this post so you can see). Pick this gift up free with your Gimme Gacha tag as well!

Vendor Artwork/Hud NOT my artwork!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Pia Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Coffee
Hair – Analog Dog – BREON Gift (Free Gacha Garden Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Dress & Tiara – Broken Style – Ursula (Free Gacha Garden Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)

Sim Location – Revenland Roleplay Sim

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A Stroll Through Paris

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If only I could teleport to Paris for a stroll in real life too…

I was feeling restless after a week of not being able to blog because of real life responsibilities and so I picked up a dress at a new-to-me shop that my hunting buddy mentioned and teleported over to Paris 1900 for a stroll around Hyde Park. I took the picture above to show off my new formal wear. Isn’t it lovely! Almost as lovely as Paris!

The Dress

You can have this dress for free too! Just stop by MH Unique Design don the group tag (the group is free to join) and pick up this beautiful group gift. There are several other group gifts out as well.

The thing that jumped out at me was the colossal number of lucky letter boards at the store! I couldn’t believe my eyes! Your letter was sure to be up on at least one of the boards somewhere and it was sure to be your lucky day. I picked up several lucky letter board outfits while I was there as there as well that were also free and will try to blog those for you as quick as I can!

In the meantime, this dress comes in the following sizes:

  • Classic XS – XL
  • Fitmesh XS – XL
  • Maitreya
  • Slink
  • Belleza

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Pia Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Coffee
Hair – Exile – Autumn Breeze
Necklace – :::DC::: – Galadriel Black Set Necklace
Dress – MH Unique Design – Cafe De Delice Gift Dress (Free Group Gift/Free to Join Group)
Shoes – Pure Poison – Leila Spumps

Sim Location – Paris 1900

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Fit for a Lady

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Roleplay is always near and dear to my heart, so when I find an outfit or dress for a bargain that I can share with you dear Fabulouses, I am thrilled! I was opening my Womenstuff Hunt gifts and ran across a gown that would be perfect for roleplay and wanted to share it with you.

Fit for a Lady

I stopped by Tiffany Designs and after a little hunting for the free red t-shirt, I picked up their Womenstuff gift and brought it home to unpack. It’s a lovely formal gown that is suitable for any formal occasion but also perfect for roleplay settings as well. It includes the gown I am showing above, as well as a white fur shoulder stole, a gold necklace, and long flowing sleeves. I’m only wearing the dress itself for the purpose of the picture.

Dress size fits:

  • Classic XXS – L
  • TMP
  • Fitted Mesh
  • Maitreya
  • Slink – Physique & Hourglass
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Pia Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Wasabi Pills – Savannah
Necklace – Bite & Claw – Ionna Crystal Necklace
Dress – Tiffany Designs – Snowy Mesh Gown (Free/0L for the WS Hunt)

Sim Location – Revenland Roleplay Sim

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Dinner Date

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I have a dinner date, and needed something spectacular to impress my friend. I know he won’t leave me waiting long, after all, he helped me hunt down both my necklace and my dress…

Don’t miss out…

… the Women Only Hunt ends December 31st, so you’ll need to hurry to get the last of the beautiful free prizes if you haven’t made all the stops yet. In preparation for my date, I stopped by Secrets and picked up the free Bey Necklace. It comes in two separate pieces and with a color change hud with 9 color choices for the metal. You can even change each part of the necklace separately. Color choices included some unique metal choices such as turquoise, pink, and violet, as well as the traditional black, silver, and gold.

As good as gold…

… is this Selene Black Lace Dress by Glitter. It’s the free group gift dress celebrating 6,000 group members. The Glitter group is free to join so you can pick up this dress for free too. It’s got a sheer bodice and a slightly sheer skirt. So if you’re modest, you might want to wear a pair of panties underneath.

Sizes included for the dress:

  • Classic XS – XL
  • TMP
  • Maitreya
  • Slink
  • Hourglass
  • Belleza

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya Lara V4.1
Head – LAQ Neve
Head & Skin Applier – Lumae Eirtae T4 Fawn w/ Freckles
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes Wight
Hair – Magika Honest
Necklace – Secrets Bey Necklace (Free/0L for the Women Only Hunt)
Dress – Glitter Selene Fitmesh Lace Long Dress Black (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Shoes – Pure Poison Leila Spumps

Sim Location – Ballroom Elegance

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Some Second Life Snow

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“When you have a dream, you’ve got to grab it and never let it go.” Carol Burnett

I’ve been dreaming a lot about a white Christmas. Sure I can find plenty of snow in Second Life, but all I’ve had here where I live is the cold, cold, cold. No snow yet. I admit, I miss the flurries and white just a bit. Meanwhile, I’ll settle for the pretty white, of Second Life snow, until real life delivers!

Some Second Life Snow…

PixelArt showed off some snow with a special free POE Hunt gift that is a 4 prim snow photo studio. The studio includes 10 different winter backdrops including the one I am showing off in the picture, two actual prim trees that you can just glimpse in my picture, and a set of very nice poses that you change by clicking on a snowflake at the top of the studio. It’s a beautiful free snowy gift!

Some Glam…

My glamourous dress is the free POE Hunt gift from Paisley Daisy and is perfect for winter glam parties, nights on the town, ballgowns and formal occasions, and those ever popular Christmas parties. This full length gown with the generous side split is luscious with its generous array of shimmering colors and comes in may sizes.

Available Dress Sizes:

  • Fitmesh XS – L
  • Maitreya
  • Slink
  • Belleza

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Miriam Winter Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Magika – Forget
Dress – Paisley Daisy – Golden Evergreen Gown (Free POE Hunt Gift)
Shoes – JellyRoll – Betty’s Peeptoes

And stuff…

Photo Studio – PixelArt – Snow Studio (Free POE Hunt Gift)

Sim Location – Private

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Queen of Autumn

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I have a special free roleplay gown for you. Though if you skip the cloak and high neck collar on this gown, the red gown and mesh red gloves, make this gown fitting for any formal occasion as well.

Stop by…

Just make a stop by BlueMoon Enterprise which is housed inside of Silvan Moon Design and The White Armory. You’ll need to go inside the main-store of The White Armory, then find the BlueMoon Enterprise building inside. Once inside BlueMoon, make your way to their gift station. This gift is free with your group tag and the group is free to join as well! You’ll get the gown in several sizes, the fitted mesh gloves (they fit my Maitreya body perfectly), the high neck collar with attached necklace, and the shoulder pieces.

Dress sizes available:

  • Classic sizes XXS – M (the Medium fit my Maitreya body well)
  • Slink fitted

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Exile – Dangerous
Lipstick – Avenge – Mat Lipstick Applier for Catwa – red
Gown – Bluemoon Enterprise – Queen of Autumn (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)

Sim Location – LEA11

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Bird of Paradise

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In real life, I don’t often have an occasion for dressing up in a formal gown. In second life, there are plenty of opportunities for donning a formal… ballrooms, date nights, roleplay, or just visiting a pretty and photogenic castle on the beach!

Be sure to remember…

… that The White Amory generously gives a free group gift every single Sunday. The group is free to join.

I picked up this Bird of Paradise gown yesterday and knew I had to show it off. While it could easily be fit for a princess or noble lady in a roleplay setting, you could also wear it to your favorite ballroom dance occasion as well. This dress comes in a variety of mesh sizes (more on that in a moment) and as a bonus, you’ll also get fully mesh white opera gloves to fit mesh bodies (just leave off your mesh hands and voila!).

Sizes included:

  • Standard mesh sizes XXS – L
  • Maitreya
  • Slink
  • Belleza – Isis

This beautiful gown will be out until next Sunday, when a new free gift will be set out for you to enjoy!

Note: If you’re having trouble finding the gift… go inside the building, look for the Blue Moon building (inside the main building), look right for the White Armory Building. Go inside the White Armory Building. You’ll find the group gift there 🙂

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Truth – Celeste
Necklace – !Musa! – Gem Necklace
Dress – The White Armory – Bird of Paradise Set in Crimson (Free Group Gift/0L/Free to Join Group)

Sim Location – Amaranthine Castle

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Transparency

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“Despite its dark veins, the transparency of dragonfly’s wings assures me of a pure, innocent world” – Munia Khan

I wanted to go dancing… but some gowns make you feel beautiful enough to fly. This FabFree gift gown from MOoh! reminds me of a dragonfly’s wings… with the beautifully colored bodice, the dark fabric at the hips, and the transparent hem. It’s perfect for a spin around a romantic ballroom, and it’s free with your FabFree group tag.

Sizes included:

  • Standard Mesh Sizes XS – XL
  • Fitmesh Sizes XS – XL
  • TMP
  • Belleza – Isis
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique

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A perfect pairing.

I paired my new dress with another FabFree group gift. This time I made a trip to Chop Zuey and picked up the free Joy Unmasked earrings that are set out for our Fabulous group members.

I did find that the earrings were a bit large for my taste, but the earrings included an easy to use resize script. I just touched the earrings and sized them down to where I wanted them, easy peasy, and I was ready to go. Like the dress from MOoh!, this gift is free too. And you’ll be ready for a night on the town!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara (bento update)
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Truth – Soleil
Earrings – Chop Zuey – Joy Unmasked Earrings (FabFree Group Gift/0L/Group is Free to Join)
Dress – MOoH! – Raven dress black (FabFree Group Gift/0L/Group is Free to Join)
Shoes – Pure Poison – Ralu Sandals

Sim Location – The Grande Persian Ballroom

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Dream a Little Dream

Dream a Little Dream

Sometimes you have to take time to dream a little. And Glam Dreams has just made that a little easier with their dreamy FREE gown that is their gift to you as their SL Frees & Offers group gift.

Join the SL Frees & Offers group FREE and stop by the Glam Dreams main-store to pick up your Alfonsina gown in this rich chocolate color. You’ll get all the standard fitmesh sizes, as well as Maitreya, Belleza, and Slink fits. It’s sure to fit like a dream!

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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
Hair – Truth – Nathalia
Jewelry – Empyrean Forge – Heritage Collection in Gold
Dress – Glam Dreams – Alfonsina in Brown (Free SL Frees & Offers Group Gift/0L/Free to Join Group)

Sim Location – West of The Rain

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Soft Lavender

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If you love Junbug dresses… today is your lucky day! Junbug has generously set out their beautiful mesh Antoinette dress in three different colors for just 30L each. I’m showing you the lovely lavender shade  in the picture above. This dress has a cinched waist and a full skirt with a pretty bust on it and is classic Junbug quality. It would be beautiful for a formal setting… or perfect for roleplay. But don’t delay! This is a Saturday only deal! You only have until the stroke of midnight SLT!

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I paired my new pretty Junbug dress with the latest June group gift from Ecco Jewelry. The group fee is 200L but remember… you get access to lots of past group gifts and in addition there is a group exclusive lucky letter board inside the store for shoppers. And that’s not all! There are two additional lucky boards in the main-store that are completely FREE… no group required! This pretty necklace comes with a color change hud that allows you to choose between three metal choices: silver (shown), gold, or black — for lots of versatility!

Happy Saturday!

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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 – Exile – Miles to Nowhere
Hair Wreath – Una Crown Lilas Lilac RARE – past gacha item, no longer available
Necklace – .:ECCO:. – Crescent Moon Triskelion Necklace (FREE/0L/Group is 200L to Join)
Dress – [+JunBug+] – Antoinette in Lavender (30L for 30L Saturday – TODAY ONLY)

Pose by Belle Epoque

Sim Location – Devils Point

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