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A Sky Full of Stars

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Belle Epoque has a really pretty new group gift for everyone to take advantage of!  The medieval Merewald dress is available in three colours as a free group gift after activing  your inworld group tag.  The group is free to join.

I can see this dress being worn as a medieval type roleplay dress or even as a modern day boho gypsy or hippie style dress.  I am wearing the blue version above, but have included the designer’s vendor ad below so you can see all three colours in the gift.

MEDIEVAL EPOQUE - Merewald

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Karin

Head Applier – Lara Hurley  Alena
Eyes – IKON Charm Eyes Coffee
Hair – Tableau Vivant Diana
Dress – Belle Epoque Merewald (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Sim – Ocho Tango

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Summer Hippie

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With a new month in Second Life, comes new group gifts too, and MoDANNA had their free group gift for July out lickety split fast on the first of the month!  When you join their free inworld group during the month of July, you can pick up the Hippie Skirt as shown in my photo.  This very cool skirt has a real boho hippie look to it that I adore and the colour is fab!  You can pair it up with your favourite bikini top as I have done or a simple summer top would work too.  Maybe even a fringed vest!  Ohh  a fringed vest.. why didn’t I think of that?  I must shop!
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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Karin
Head Applier – Lara Hurley Iza (featured @ Summerfest’15)
Eyes – IKON Charm Eyes Coffee
Hair – EMO-tions Lona (featured @ The Cosmo Sales Room)
Bikini Top – Zaara [goa party] Morjim Bikini (previous Arcade Gacha Item – should be at the mainstore soon)
Skirt – MoDANNA Hippie Skirt (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Pose by Le Poppycock
Sim – Ocho Tango

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21 Jumpsuit

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Guess who has a new group gift for their inworld VIPs?!? Purplemoon Creations, that’s who! This month, inworld group members can pick up the classy Montse Jumpsuit in black as a free gift.   This jumpsuit looks great with or without the puffy sleeves if you wish a more understated style.  The group is 50L to join, but there are always fantastic gifts given out, making it well worth the join fee.
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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Karin

Head Applier – DeeTaleZ Estelle
Eyes – IKON Charm Eyes Coffee
Hair – Damselfly Treena (featured @ FaMESHed)
Outfit – Purplemoon Creations Montse Jumpsuit (free group gift / 0L / 50L to join)
Shoes – Pure Poison Be My Half Pumps (50L per play / instore gacha)
Necklace – League Floral Rocks Jewelry Set
Pose by Le Poppycock
Sim – Britannia Village

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FabFree Designer of the Day – 7/01/2015 – Ashmoot

FabFree Designer of the Day - Ashmoot

Ashmoot has a ton of great Group Gifts out now, many of which are for our guys, plus the Group is FREE to join.
Thank you to all the designers who take good care of our FabFree Males!

– http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Yucatan/101/102/22

**Each day, here on the FabFree Blog, we will be featuring one of our Fabulously Free in SL inworld Designers.**
Photos are work of the designers.**


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A Sweet Summer Gift

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I have a quickie little post for you, to show off the latest free group gift at Lavarock Creations.   How cute is this L.O.P  Gift Summer Dress?  I am a big fan of the vibrant summer colours.   :D  It’s all yours after you join the free inworld group so head on over there and check it out!
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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Karin
Head Applier – Lara Hurley Iza (featured @ Summerfest’15)

Eyes – IKON Charm Eyes Coffee
Hair – TRUTH Randa
Dress – Lavarock Creations L.O.P Gift Summer Dress (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Shoes – Pure Poison Chloe Sandals
Jewelry – Aphorism Bijou
Pose by Le Poppycock

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A Booty Call From WHC!

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After years of hearing about “booty calls,” I finally get to make one! This one goes out all the freebie foragers reading Fab Free: The Hoorenbeek subscribo gifts have changed again and the items available are spectacular! Pictured above are the UNISEX gritty black Mesh Heritage boots, now available for FREE from Hoorenbeek. Using a system different from most subscribos, in order to obtain these great boots, you need to go and click to subscribe. Then, wait two weeks and go back to pick up your gifts. As you can see from the picture, these boots are worth the extra effort. They are black with realistic dirt stains, just like my boots in real life (except on Second Life you don’t need glue to apply the dirt – I like my real life clothes to look as realistic as I can possibly make them look). The gift contains 4 different variations of the Heritage boots: regular (with or without socks), tall and short. This is an impressive package for a free gift, and the boots themselves are very detailed and lifelike. If you are already in the Hoorenbeek subscribo, run to pick these boots up. If you aren’t, then now is the time to get your name in the system. Hoorenbeek gifts are almost always excellent.
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I was excited to do The Biker Hunt and, in the process, I found some noteworthy boots. MayCreations’ gift for The Biker Hunt are the Mesh Hunter boots in grungy black, shown in the picture above. They feature finely textured black leather with silver accents, including thin studded decorative bands in the ankle area that give these boots a very distinctive look. I also love the sharply pointed toe. Although MayCreations doesn’t specifically mention them being Unisex, I imagine they would look fantastic on a female avy as well as a male one. The boots do have a resizer in them. Also, a great bonus to this gift is that it includes a slink male version for those who can use it. I am always snapping up slink items for when I can finally afford to add slink to my avy, so I find gifts like this especially exciting to pick up. The Biker Hunt is a 1L hunt that continues until July 20th, and the item you are looking for is a motorcycle headlamp.

If you haven’t had enough booty already, there’s one more store you should call on. The white leather boots shown in the picture are from Forsaken Falls, another hunt prize on The Biker Hunt. Their great pebbled-grain white leather texture looks intriguing and carries a black abstract design that I found hard to interpret. The markings on the Mesh Biker Boots seem to incorporate skulls and such, but they aren’t overly obvious. If this kind of style influences your clothing choices, then take a good look at the boots up close. They have a unique style to their texture that separates them from a lot of boots out there, and for a 1L hunt prize, they are definitely worth a good look. I was very pleased with them.

Finally, this week I want to highlight the photo prop I used in making this post. It was created by Mrs. B. Designs, who offers it as their prize in the Biker Hunt. The Easy Rider motorcycle is non-driveable, but looks great for photos and comes with a couple’s pose that I chose not to use this week simply because I was using the bike to display the boots. In the pictures this week, I tinted it slightly beige to simulate it being a bit dirty. If you collect photo props like I do, this is a very nice addition to your collection, I highly recommend it. Three different sets of fabulous boots in one week? Not bad for my first booty call, if I do say so myself! Until next time, see you on the grid!—–WHC Riler

 

WHC is wearing…
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Black Heritage Boots – Hoorenbeek UNISEX gritty black Mesh Heritage Boots (FREE/Subscribo Gift)

Black Mesh Hunter Boots – MayCreations Mesh Hunter Boots in grungy black (1L/The Biker Hunt Prize)

White Boots – Forsaken Falls Mesh Biker Boots in white (1L/The Biker Hunt Prize)

Motorcycle – Mrs. B. Designs Easy Rider Photo Prop  (1L/Menstuff Hunt Prize)

 

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FabFree Designer of the Day – 6/30/2015 – Strive Designs

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Strive is a “new to me” designer and I’m thrilled to have discovered them. The Group is FREE to join and when you do you can pick up this lovely summer tank and scarf combo. There are also several other equally lovely gifts available in the main store.

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Saint%20Pengo/156/237/3502

**Each day, here on the FabFree Blog, we will be featuring one of our Fabulously Free in SL inworld Designers.**
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Under the Stars

And so, we’re back to Monday, my FabFree Dears.  I hope y’all had a good weekend and are starting this week with a smile.

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I’m smiling because I’m starting a bunch of new Hunts. One Hunt full of really cute prizes is the Living Like Japan Hunt. This ruffled crop top is the ‘Sweet McFlury’ from Holli Pocket. As soon as I saw it I remembered long summer evenings at the fair or some little street carnival. It’s casual but still pretty and flirty. Then I found the sporty pink sneakers for system feet from Selfie and I knew I had an outfit.

Well, most of an outfit.  Then Just Because put out their latest group gift. It was like they were reading my mind! This is the ‘Denim Lace Skirt’ in pink and this completes my outfit perfectly.  Just Because has loaded this group gift with everything you could need. There are the standard mesh sizes L-XXS, plus versions for SLink Body, Belleza ( V 0.02 and V3) and Maitreya!  Plus the HUD included let’s you change the lace to one of seventeen different colors. All that and the Just Because group is free to join!

The Living Like Japan Hunt runs until July 15th so don’t delay!

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Skin Lumae – Alaska Mulled Wine
EyesIkon – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion
Hands + Nails Slink V. 2.0 mesh Casual Hands  + Basic nail HUD
HairTruth – Courtney
Ears – Aitui – Traveller Plug Gacha ears (50L per play Gacha in main store)

TopHolli Pocket – Sweet McFlury- (Free/0L/prize in the Living Like Japan Hunt)

SkirtJust Because – Denim Lace Skirt – (Free/0L/Group Gift group is free to join)

SneakersSelfie – LLJ sneakers – (Free/0L/prize in the Living Like Japan Hunt)

LocationIndie Heights

 

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Snow Gothic and Mage Red Makes for Perfect [Z]xen

I first fell in love with everything “Gothic” when I was eight years old. My babysitter was a teenage girl of about fifteen and my parents had gone out for “kid free” time, and she was doing her homework and reading Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Raven” to me. After that I was hooked.

And then she let me read over her shoulder, and I read, “For Annie” for the very first time as well. Perhaps “For Annie” is not about Vampires at all… but I thought it was! And even at the tender age of eight, I wanted to be a vampire!

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“Thank Heaven! the crisis —
The danger is past,
And the lingering illness
Is over at last —
And the fever called “Living”
Is conquered at last.”

[from “For Annie” by Edgar Allen Poe]

I think that is why the ensemble that I put together this week really appeals to me! [MC] Mystic Canvass is — first, and foremost — a fabulous one-stop-shop if you are looking for quality Roleplay skins that won’t break your pocketbook. Many of them are priced at only 99L$ for a full pack, and that includes a bonus shape as well as Lolas and/or other great appliers. The store also has a terrific variety of affordable cosmetics and mesh accessories that are out-of-this-world unique. And with this gorgeous Skin as their current FREE Group Gift (Group is 0L to Join!) coming in 4 skin tones with Lolas, Phat Azz, and Slink Appliers? How can a classic Gothic Vampire girl like me go wrong?!

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Of course, I did not want to be a glittery vampire! No! No Twilight sparklers here! Growing up, I wanted to know Dracula and Dark Shadows and vampires like Louis de Pointe du Lac. I wanted pale skin, red lips, crimson eyes, blood that ran cold, and a heart that was colder! Because somehow… I thought it was like being a thorned rose — the ultimate thing of danger… power… and beauty. And yes… even as a tender young girl of only eight years old, I knew it.

“My tantalized spirit
Here blandly reposes,
Forgetting, or never
Regretting its roses —
Its old agitations
Of myrtles and roses:”

[from “For Annie” by Edgar Allen Poe]

So I pulled up Market place for a little help in completing my classic Vampire look — one I was sure would make Bram Stoker himself proud!

I didn’t manage to find a proper Edgar Allen Poe raven that suited me, but this amazing fitmesh dress by +Nocturna+ features a detailed owl print that is a stand-out and the dress pack includes both fitmesh as well as standard mesh sizes and can be found on the Marketplace for only 10L. A little more searching and I was able to complete my Gothic beauty with a set of Mage Red eyes by Imperium which were also found on the Marketplace (a steal of a deal for eyes this sharply detailed at only 9L$!) and last but not least I topped it off with an intricately wrought necklace in black by ~Edenia — another great FREE find on the Marketplace!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) got this great Gothic look wearing…

Skin – [MC] [Mystic Canvass] Snow A-Cup GG Xen Group with Dramatic Eyebrows (free group gift / 0L / free to join)

Eyes – Imperium Mage Red Eyes (9L on the Marketplace)

Hair – +Spellbound+ Jezebel

Hands and Feet – Slink

Outfit – +Nocturna+ mesh (fitmesh) Dress Gift (10L on the Marketplace)

Jewelry – ~Edenia FREE Pentacle Necklace (0L on the Marketplace)

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FabFree Designer of The day – 06/27/15 – .:SS:.

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.:SS:. Men’s Pushed Up Sleeve Tee & Mesh Glasses (free group gift / 0L / free to join) – http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Waring/32/30/2567

**Each day, here on the FabFree Blog, we will be featuring one of our Fabulously Free in SL inworld Designers.**

Photos are work of the designers.

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