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I Like Big Sunnies and I Cannot Lie

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Hello hello Fab Free’rs! Welcome back to the Fab Free blog. As I’m sure you’ve noticed there have been quite a few new additions to our Fab Free group gift list. One of the more recent gifts is this makeup inspired tank top from Zendra. I think the pop art style graphic is seriously cute. Fair warning however, the sides of this top are really low cut. Unless you wear something under this fun FREE top from Zendra, you might be showing a generous amount of side-boob. The top is FREE to all Fabulously Free in SL group members. If you haven’t joined the Fab Free in world group yet, you should! It is always FREE to join.

Mesh Sizes Included: Standard Mesh (XS -L)

I Like Big Sunnies and I Cannot Lie

As far as I am concerned, sunglasses are like lipstick, and shoes. You can never have too many. These super cool shades are a FREE Nessmarket group gift at HEC, also known as Hot Elegant Clothing. You might recall my previous blog posts with other sunglasses gifts from HEC here, and here. These particular sunnies are able to be custom colored via a very detailed color hud. You can change each individual part of the glasses, and you can adjust things like opacity, glow, and brightness. If the glasses Pru has on seem a little big, there’s a smaller version included in the gift. The Nessmarket group is FREE to join. Just head over to HEC, join the Nessmarket group (group joiner near the gift) and snag your FREE gift.

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair – MagikaLuxe Box: May 2016

Skin – Essences – Digby

Head –  CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Ears – ^^Swallow^^ Pixie Ears

SunglassesHot Elegant Clothing – HEC – Tintable Multi-Sheer Shades/Sunglasses LE01 – FREE Nessmarket Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join 

Lipstick – Pink Acid For Catwa Overly Transparent Gloss Cherry

TopZendra – Makeup Top – FREE Fab Free Group Gift/Fab Free Group is FREE to Join 

Body –  Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

*Pose by Le Poppycock

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Curiouser & Curiouser

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Things just keep getting curiouser and curiouser! But that didn’t stop me from picking up the newest free group gift from BlackRose! Can you believe the pretty lace and embroidered details on this mesh top? Wow! You’ll need the BlackRose group tag, the group is free to join as always, and the gift is yours free. It comes in a variety of mesh sizes and also includes a color change hud for a variety of colors!

Colors available on the hud:

  • White
  • Pink
  • Sky
  • Yellow
  • Red
  • Navy
  • Purple
  • Moss
  • Green
  • Teal
  • Burgundy (shown)
  • Black

Sizes Available:

  • Standard mesh sizes XS – L
  • TMP
  • eBody
  • Ocacin
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Tonic – Fine & Curvy
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

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Something extra

I also stopped by E. Vary as one of their make up gifts had caught my eye. I love my current Maya applier that I’d picked up as a free gift (no longer available sorry!), it’s my new favorite, but I wanted a “pick me up” for it and decided that it needed a fresh look. E. Vary has out the Ilusion Gift as their free SL Frees & Offers gift. Just don your tag and pick it up for free. It’s an omega system applier make up.

I did discover that you either have to applier the lipstick or the eye-shadow and I wasn’t able to figure out how to apply both at the same time, but for free, I still feel the gift was well worth it. I donned one of the pretty lipstick shades to add to my look. I’ve included a picture of the HUD below to show you what all you will be getting with this free gift!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Maya
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Wasabi Pills – Dakota
Makeup – E. Vary – Ilusion Gift (Free SL Frees & Offers Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Shirt – BlackRose – September Gift, Lace Top w/Hud (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Jeans – JellyRoll – Weekender Jeans

 

Sim Location – Storybrooke Gardens

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Fab Free Designer Friday – 09/08/2017 – Eloise Baker

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Hello hello Fab Free’rs! I am again excited to share with you this week’s edition of Fab Free Designer Friday. This post features a women’s clothing and accessories shop called Eloise Baker. I love small quaint shops. Eloise Baker is a small but very charming shop with the look and feel of a boutique clothing store. The shop is self described as “A unique shop with vintage clothing and accessories for women…” I personally could not describe the look and style of this brand better than than that. Most of the items I saw at Eloise Baker looked very feminine and elegant. Even the vintage inspired decor added to the boutique-like atmosphere.Eloise Baker Gifts
As you enter the Eloise Baker shop, you’ll see a small fireplace with a large box in front. This pretty gift box is a FREEBIE at Eloise Baker. There’s no need to join a group for this one, just pay the box zero linden and the gift will be delivered to you. Above the fireplace is where you’ll see some of the usual shop information. As you look through the shop you’ll right away spot the colorful Fab Free group joiner posted above the current FREE Fabulously Free in SL group gift. This adorable floral print dress and the FREE to everyone gift dress has been shown on the blog by Astrid here.  As always the Fab Free group is FREE to join if you’re not already a member. Happy shopping Fab Free’rs, enjoy your weekend and this lovely shop!


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Sheer Days and Glitter Nights

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If you are in need of a few sexy cocktail dresses for the month of September, [::FAX::] has you covered (or barely covered in the case of one of the dresses…). One is free and the other will only cost you 10L if you aren’t already a member of the Third Life Group. I think once you see these variations on the “little black dress” you’ll want them both!

Sheer Days!

The September group gift from [::FAX::] is sheer… and absolutely beautiful and pictured above. The [::FAX::] group is free to join making this gorgeous black wrap dress with the slim waistline belt free to pick up. It is sheer lace that somehow manages to give just enough coverage to keep things PG-13 with daisy accents and little rhinestones in the center of the daisies. This is a dress that goes zero to sexy in a nano-second and comes in all your favorite mesh sizes!

Sizes available:

  • Fitmesh sizes XS – L
  • TMP
  • eBody
  • Ocacin
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Tonic – Curvy & Fine
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

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Glitter nights

Right next to the regular [::FAX::] group gift, is their Third Life Group Gift offering. It is just as lovely and is the glitter mini dress in the wrap style pictured above. The picture doesn’t do it justice as it has a lovely shimmery texture that really does seem to glitter.

If you’re not a member of the Third Life Group, the group will only cost you 10L to join, and it gives you access to gifts in stores across the grid, making it well worth the tiny fee. This dress also comes in a variety of sizes to suit your needs!

Sizes available:

  • Fitmesh sizes XS – L
  • TMP
  • eBody
  • Ocacin
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Tonic – Curvy & Fine
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • 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 – Maya
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Truth – Debra
Necklace – =Zenith= – Leather Rope Pearl Necklace in 3 colors
Shoes – JellyRoll – Betty’s Peeptoes with texture change hud

Dress 1 – [::FAX::] – September Split Dress (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)

Dress 2 – [::FAX::] – Glitter Mini Dress (Free Third Life Group Gift/Group is 10L to Join)

Sim Location – Eliza Wierwight’s PATRON

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Twisted Huntress

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I’ve been able to bring you several roleplay posts lately… and it’s been a lot of fun to be able to do so. I have managed to put together an outfit today that is almost entirely free, expect for the pants and it would go great in a post apocalyptic setting, a sci-fi setting, or even a medieval fantasy setting.

It’s so twisted

The twisted hunt is on… with all its twisted cubes. It’s arguably one of the most difficult hunts on the grid, but it’s also one of the most rewarding with its excellent free gifts.

Roped Passions has a history of getting in on the action and this round is no different. The creator is giving away a main prize as well as 6 side prizes and will also have out a riot vendor as well this time around.

The main prize

You’ll want to hunt down this free Revenge Huntress Jacket as the main prize for the Twisted Hunt at Roped Passions! It’s a great piece for any sort of roleplay as I mentioned before and comes in crimson and black. It’s fully mesh and exposes the top of some cleavage without being overdone.

Shirt Sizes Available:

  • Standard mesh XS – L
  • TMP
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

Boots too

One of the side hunt gifts at Roped Passions is the free pair of Vex Kreepers in Crimson Boots. They seem to be unrigged mesh and I found that by putting them on and then hiding my Maitreya feet they fit just perfectly. I think they would be adjustable to most mesh bodies. They are highly detailed and well made and as a side gift are free with a little extra hunting time.

Strike a Pose

I’d put together a roleplay outfit not too long ago in my post here when I visited the Imaginarium event. While I was there I also picked up a free pose from Dahila that you see in the picture above. It seemed to strike the perfect mood for my roleplay gear so I added it to my post. It would make a nice addition to a photographer’s inventory!

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Details, details

Roped Passions has out 6 total free side gifts as part of the Twisted Hunt. I’m only showing you 3 in this post. The other 3 were just as amazing. You’ll want to find them all! Pictured above is the free Crimson Unisex Crown as well as the free Twisted Victorian Hunters Mask, each of which is a side gift that you can get for free by hunting for that twisted cube around the Roped Passions main-store.

If you hunt some more, you’ll also find a Gothic alter (not shown), a Snarky Cube (not shown), and Gothic Mushrooms (not shown). All these prizes are fantastic and definitely worth the hunt!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Pia
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Magika – Electricity
Crown – Roped Passions – Crimson Unisex Crown (Free Twisted Hunt Prize/0L/Side Prize)
Mask – Roped Passions – Twisted Victorian Hunters Mask (Free Twisted Hunt Prize/0L/Side Prize)
Jacket – Roped Passions – Revenge Huntress Top (Free Twisted Hunt Prize/0L/Main Prize)
Pants – Steel&Ink – High Waiste Leather Skinny Leggings
Boots – Roped Passions – Vex Kreepers Crimson (Free Twisted Hunt Prize/0L/Side Prize)

Pose – Dahila – Issues (Free Gimme Gacha Gift/Free to Join Group/@ The Imaginarium)

Sim Location – The Wastelands

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Ready for Music

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I love when gifts just appear in my inventory! That’s what is so great about subscriber gifts 😀 And Graffitiwear has sent out their free September subscriber gifts and this month they were so cute I wanted to make sure you fabulous readers didn’t miss out!

Check your inventory!

If you’re already a subscriber to Graffitiwear, check your inventory for the free gift box from Graffitiwear for September and unpack it! You’ll discover a pair of fitmesh tee shirts. One has this great guitar design on the front (shown in the picture above) and the other has a set of headphones (not shown). Both have a “ripped” back design which I wasn’t able to get in the picture, and belatedly wished I’d thought to take a picture of. The outfit has that awesome 90’s music appeal to it!

If you’re not a subscriber, go down to the Graffitiwear main-store and click the subscribomatic for your free gift and that will also sign you up for future gifts as well! You’ll be all set!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Pia
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Coffee
Hair – Exile – Sugar
Shirt – Graffitiwear – September 2017 Subscriber Gift, Guitars Whimsy Fitmesh Tank (shown) and Headphones Whimsy Fitmesh Tank (not shown) (Free Subscriber Gift)
Skirt – JellyRoll – Veronica Wool Miniskirt
High-top Sneakers – JellyRoll – Lisa Knee High Sneaks w/Hud

Sim Location – Coastal Independent Rock Club

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Wine Country and a Smoke

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Time to use your imagination a moment… I have brought you another roleplay post, courtesy of the Gimme Gacha group which has been incredibly generous with the group gifts at their events lately. This month if you visit the Imaginarium Gacha event with your Gimme Gacha group tag on, you can pick up group gifts from around the event and I am pleased to show off a roleplay look I put together with a few of the free gifts!

Entice me…

I’m used to Entice providing quality outfits, but I think this is the first time I have seen them put out a roleplay gift. I was thrilled with this “Fairy Nightsongs” gift that they had set out for free near their gacha machine. It comes in XXS – L Fitmesh, Maitreya, and Slink Hourglass & Physique and has lots of great details, plus I love that it had the mid-drift showing so that I could show off another gift I found that I really liked…

Blowing in the wind…

Notice my belly tattoo? This tattoo by Fallen Gods (yes they gave another Gimme Gacha free tattoo gift! 😀 is called windy and it is so pretty! It delicately surrounds your belly button and if you look close their is a dandelion in seeded form blowing in the wind. You’ll get system layers and Omega appliers, and the tattoo comes in 3 colors: Black, Gold, and Turquois.

Speaking of wind…

What do you think of my windblown hairstyle? Personally I love it! And it’s the free gift from Love! It’s called Self Entitled and perhaps I felt a little self entitled as I put on the flowing locks. You’re going to get a full free fatpack of hair with this gift by wearing your Gimme Gacha group tag so picking this one up is well worth it!

Have a pipe and some wine…

I took a moment for some special treats from two different vendors. One was Moon_sha who was giving out these Barrels Grapes & Sacs as their group gift. The whole piece comes together as one set and all together is only 1 prim. That’s hard to beat! And it’s free! It makes a great little addition for roleplay furniture (did I mention it’s free?).

Since I was near the makings of wine country, I decided to have a smoke and I fell in love with the gift from Akume Drops — this Japanese Pipe. It is highly detailed an includes a smoking animation (that works great with animation over-rides) as well as a reasonable amount of smoke. The particles are not overdone but are just right to look realistic. Both of these gifts are really nice touches and excellent free roleplay props.

Lots of other things…

There were MANY other gifts at the Imaginarium event. Be sure to stop by and get them all!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Maya
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Love – Self Entitled (Free Gimme Gacha Group Gift/Group is Free to Join @ The Imaginarium)
Pipe – Akuma Drops – Kiseru Japanese Pipe Gift (Free Gimme Gacha Group Gift/Group is Free to Join @ The Imaginarium)
Tattoo – Fallen Gods Inc. – Windy Tatoo (Free Gimme Gacha Group Gift/Group is Free to Join @ The Imaginarium)
Outfit – Entice – Fairy Nightsongs in Gold (Free Gimme Gacha Group Gift/Group is Free to Join @ The Imaginarium)

And Stuff…

Barrels & Grapes – Moon_Sha – Grapes Barrels & Sacs (Free Gimme Gacha Group Gift/Group is Free to Join @ The Imaginarium)

Sim Location – Private Location

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Kaleidoscope

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Hi Fab Free’rs! I hope you all had a great weekend. Mine was good, and I’m ready to take on this week. September has just barely started and already there are some awesome September group gifts available. Byrne, Empire, and 7 Deadly Skins all have gorgeous gifts out, and I am excited I have the opportunity to share them with you.

Byrne

I’ve said it before, and I will go on saying it, I am always impressed by the textures used in the Byrne clothing items. This lovely dress is the FREE September group gift from Byrne. The blue and white star pattern reminds me of kaleidoscopes and stained glass windows. The Byrne Style group is FREE to join. There’s also a group gift for the guys in the notices.

Mesh Sizes Included: Belleza, Maitreya, Slink

7 Deadly Skins

This pretty face is the September group gift at 7 Deadly Skins. The skin is named Cicely and with it you get 2 Omega appliers that work for Omega compatible mesh heads and bodies. One has brows, and the other does not. Also included is a Cicely shape, and a brow shape meant for lelutka heads. The 7 Deadly Skins group is currently 225 linden to join.

Empire

These adorable shoes are the September group gift at Empire. The shoes include a detailed color change hud that lets you change individual parts of the shoe, as well as the metal parts. There are 20 color options for the main parts of the shoes, 3 metal options, and 8 options for the bottom of the sole. The Empire group is 500 linden to join. There are also several previous group gifts still available.

Shoe Sizes Included: Maitreya, Slink, Belleza

Here are the details, Enjoy!

HairMagika [03] You

Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Skin – 7 Deadly s[K]ins – CICELY – FREE Group Gift/Group is 225L to Join 

Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Storm

Dress – (BYRNE) Stars Dress – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join 

Shoes – #EMPIRE – Mayflower – FREE Group Gift/Group is 500L to Join 

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

*Pose by Indigo

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Like It’s a Bad Thing

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“Know what? Bitches get stuff done.” – Tina Fey

Hi There Fab Free’rs! Welcome back to the blog. I don’t often put quotes or lyrics in my posts, but I felt the above quote from one of my favorites, Tina Fey, was more than appropriate considering the quote on this FREE group gift top from Sass. Needless to say, I personally am in agreement with the idea that being a bitch isn’t always a bad thing. This rather sassy tied up t-shirt group gift is FREE to all Sass group members. The group is FREE to join.

Mesh Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Belleza Freya, Slink Hourglass

The Devil is in The Details

Sometimes there really is a little devil in the details. This devilish eye makeup look is a recent group gift from Slack Girl. I really like this playful twist on winged liner. Makeup should be fun! This gift includes appliers and classic system layers. There are several color options for the little devil tail part of the liner, each with the artful dark smoky eye.  To get yours head over to Slack Girl and join the in world group.  There is a join fee of 100 lindens. There are also quite a few previous group gifts still available.

Appliers Included: Omega, Akeruka / Classic System Layers also included

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – Magika [03] Shine

Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Skin – Essences – Digby (Dark01)

Eye MakeupSlack Girl – ::SG:: BadLady Group Gift – FREE Group Gift/Group is 100L to Join

LipstickDeathRocker Betty Crocker – ::drbc:: apocalypsticks – coffee stains [Catwa]

Top – sass [2017.08 Group Gift] – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join 

Shorts – #EMPIRE – Jeans Shorts

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

*Pose by WetCat

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Sci-Fi and Sunglasses

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I’m feeling a little sci-fi and fantasy all at the same time today… and the elements of the gifts I picked out could be used for different genres of everyday wear or roleplay gear depending upon how you paired them with outfits or other details (I think that’s why I love these gifts so much).

The Heart Shaped Sunglasses Hunt started today and I think there are some really fabulous gifts to be had. I’m showing off two of them in this post alone, and hope to show off a few more that I have my eye on.

Thigh High

These Thigh High boots by Have Unequal immediately caught my attention and won my approval and I was thrilled when I tried them on. They say “wool” but to me they look leather with a “wool” sock sort of sticking out the top. They will only cost you 5L and a little hunting time at the Have Unequal main-store and when you unpack the box you’ll find boots to fit Maitreya, Slink Hourglass, and Slink Physique mesh bodies. These boots would be slick for some Sci-fi roleplay or other types of RP… or just for wearing and not roleplaying 😉

Speaking of Hearts

Since I was on the heart trail, I also picked up the 5L prize from Kotte, which happens to be this great pair of heart shaped sunglasses in “sea”. They come with a hud that allows you to change the metal detailing on the glasses to either silver or gold. If you click on the flickr picture and zoom in, you can see that their is a little Gothic cross on the sides of the glasses.

A touch of fantasy

While I was at Kotte I accidentally scrolled my mouse and cammed inside another store and found my camera locked onto a group gift at a new-to-me store called {Ghoul}. Immediately I knew I had to have the Dragonglass Back Gems! They emit a soft purple light and would be great for fantasy, medieval, or sci-fi roleplay… or just for fun. The group is 50L to join, and there was another group gift beside the back gems, a photo body glow. The gems come in sizes to fit several mesh bodies, including a male mesh body!

Back Gem Sizes Available:

  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Isis & Freya
  • Belleza – Jake

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Maya
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Truth – Effie
Sunglasses – Kotte – Gothic Heart Glasses in Sea (5L for the Heart Shaped Sunglasses Hunt)
Back Gems – {Ghoul} – Valix “Dragonglass” Back Gems (Free Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join)
Nipple Pasties – Soedara – Wicked Nipple Pasties {Gold}
Panties – Elegance Boutique – Maitreya Panties w/ Hud “Mila” (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Boots – Have Unequal – Thigh Boots in Wool (5L for the Heart Shaped Sunglasses Hunt)

Sim Location – Private Location

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