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A quiet place

A quiet place

Good evening, Fabulous Readers. As I’m sure you already know, Second Life’s 19th Birthday is going strong and there are many many free gifts to be had at the Shop & Hop. Sadly, there aren’t many offerings this round for the men but I did ferret out a good gift from Vagrant. You may be forgiven for thing Vagrant has nothing for men as the booth shows only women’s clothing. But, at the main store there are some very nice things for the guys. While the selection is small, the quality is high and I thoroughly enjoy spending my free Shop & Hop 500L Gift Card there. 

Simply collect your free store credit at the Shop and Hop booth then follow the LM to the main store. Right now, everything in the store is 50% off but it still allows you to use the store credit! ( That may change quickly as the 50% sale was scheduled to end yesterday but was still going at the time of this post) I was able to pick up several things including the pants, top and hat I’m sporting in the photograph. The gift does not mention an expiration date but I wouldn’t tempt fate. 

Sizes Included

  • Belleza Jake
  • Signature Gianni

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Gabriel is wearing

        • Mesh Head – LeLutka – Andrea
        • Mesh Body & Hands – Belleza – Jake
        • Skin –StrayDog – Breno for LeLutka Andrea, Tone 6
        • Eyes –Avi Glam – Lucent Eyes in Pine
        • Hair – Exile – Knox
        • Glasses – Since 1975 – Slimglass Glasses

        Top + Pants + Hat – Vagrant – Edward Sweater + Combat Patch Pants + Jackie Hat – FREE/0L – Free 500L Store credit available @ SL19B Shop & Hop 

        Photo Location – Private SIM


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Dragon and blossom

Dragon and blossom

Hello FabFam! This is ging to be a fast oe since we don’t have much time at all to take advantage of it! SO hold on… here we go…

If you don’t already know, the wonderful group, Historical Hunts (the website has hunt prize pics) is running their ‘Silk Road’ again this June and we are running out of time quickly to do the hunt. The Silk Road is your hunt for all things exotic and this year’s theme is Japan. There’s silk and kimonos and cherry blossoms galore! And of course a dragon or two!

We are showing off Amazing Creations free gifts for the Silk Road today. Gabe is wearing the ‘Black & Red Dragon’ shirt for the men and I have the lovely ‘Rock and Droll’ shirt dress on. The dress comes with two patterns and a HUD to change the color of the skirt if you’d like. The watercolor prints are just so pretty and the silk texture is beautiful. The only bad thing is all the gifts travel on down the road on June 26th. And that’s coming up! So hurry hurry, my dears!

Shirt Sizes Included

  • Adam
  • Aesthetic
  • Belleza Jake
  • Fitmesh – XS – XL
  • Signature – Gianni
  • SLink Male
  • TMP

Dress Sizes Included

  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, Venus
  • “Fitted”
  • Maitreya
  • SLink – Hourglass, Physique

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Juli’s Stylin’

    • Mesh Head – LeLutka (Spencer- w/ my own edited shape)
    • Mesh Body – Maitreya – Lara
    • Ears – Swallow – Crossover
    • Eyes – IKON – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion
    • Freckles Applier – [pout!] – Freckles and Beauty Marks Set
    • Skin + Body Freckles – The Skinnery – Aimee + Peach Maitreya Applier
    • Makeup – Alaskametro – Summer Beauty Book
    • Hair  – Argarce – Kinu

    Dress – Amazing Creations – Rock and Droll Shirt Dress – FREE/0L – Free prize for the Silk Road Hunt

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    Gabriel is wearing


The Dragon’s Brother

The Dragon's Brother

Good afternoon, FabFree Readers. I know it’s rather late in the day to be posting a 25L Tuesday special since Tuesday is on limited time now. However, I had to get the word out. Viki, a smashing designer for both men and women has this full men’s set , “Jadon” for 25L Tuesday.

While I was at Viki’s main shop, I also found an unadvertised sale on a great pair of boots. Just the thing needed to finish up the outfit. The ‘Kane’ boots were only 10L for the pair. I foresee using these quit a lot as they are very well made and stylish.

We men do sometimes get overlooked when it comes to specials and sales. Or it’s another set of sweats or a baseball cap. But this is perfect for those of us who RP or prefer to live in a somewhat different era. As with many of the participants in these day long sales, this deal will be gone after midnight. So hurry along.

Sizes Included for both outfit and boots

  • Belleza Jake
  • Signature
  • SLink Male

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Gabriel is wearing

        • Mesh Head – LeLutka – Andrea
        • Mesh Body & Hands – Belleza – Jake
        • Skin –StrayDog – Breno for LeLutka Andrea, Tone 6
        • Eyes –Avi Glam – Lucent Eyes in Pine
        • Exile – Knox
        • Glasses – Since 1975 – Slimglass Glasses
        • Pose + dragon – egosumaii – Fierce Dragon Brothers Gacha 
      • Tunic + Pants – Viki – Jadon Set – 25L as part of 25L TuesdayBoots – Viki – Kane Boots – 10L special

        Photo Location – Fellowship Falls


Black and White

Black and White

Good afternoon, Fab Readers. We have a nice surprise for the gentlemen today. Amazing Creations has given us a “two for the price of one” hunt prize appropriately enough for the Surprise Hunt. This is the ‘Casual 5’ shirt one of the two prizes you can get for just 3L and a little hunting.  The shirts both come in two versions, one with the ‘doubled’ long sleeve look and one with simple regular short sleeves. Perfect for this time of year when the weather can be warm one day and cool the next.

The Surprise Hunt runs until April 30th which is creeping closer rather quickly. So don’t delay too long or the surprise will be all gone.

Sizes Included

  • Adam
  • Aesthetic
  • Belleza Jake
  • Classic Fitmesh – XS – XL
  • Nardcotix David
  • Signature Gianni
  • SLink Male
  • TMP

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Gabriel is wearing

Top – Amazing Creations – Casual 5 – 3L prize for the Surprise Hunt

Photo Location – Backdrop City


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Divided

Divided

Good afternoon, FabFree Readers.  Though it may be afternoon at least in my part of the Grid… I am getting ready for the weekend nights. And the 50L Fridays sale is setting me up just perfectly. If you are unaware of this every Friday sale, you can see all the details here.

Let’s start at the top with the top. This is the ‘Tobias’ tank from Butterscotch and it’s the 50L special today. It only comes in the black but, if you wait till tomorrow you can pick one up in blue for the Saturday Sale. I prefer the darker colors so I don’t need to wait around. 

Sizes Included

  • Belleza Jake
    Signature Gianni
    Legacy

 My new slacks are also just 50L today from one of my favorite designers: AsteroidBox.  These are the ‘Jordan’ pants and they come in a Unisex pack to include ladies sizes. Each leg can be colored separately to make your own style stand out. The metal zippers color can also be changed. 

Sizes Included

  • Belleza Jake  + Freya
  • Legacy Male + Female
  • Maitreya

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Gabriel is wearing


Cold Spring

Cold Spring

Good morning, Fab Free Readers. The calendar may tell me it’s Spring but it’s still rather cold here in the real world. 25 degrees this evening and that’s before our chance of snow this coming weekend. While the shops and designers are bringing out the bathing suits and shorts, I still want something warm I’m afraid.

In deference to that, I have found a very nice new coat, scarf and sweater from a new-to-me designer – R3VOLT. The shop doesn’t appear to have an in-world store any longer but their Marketplace store is up and running.  This is the “Sterling” coat but really it’s the entire top in one piece. That’s coat, scarf and sweater.  There is also a HUD to change all three plus the pocket square to any one of fifteen color/pattern choices. All this for a low 10L price makes for an easy bundled up ensemble indeed.

Sizes Included

  • Classic Mesh – XS – XL (Alpha layer included)

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Gabriel is wearing

      • Mesh Head – LeLutka – Andrea
      • Mesh Body & Hands – Belleza – Jake
      • Skin –StrayDog – Breno for LeLutka Andrea, Tone 6
      • Eyes –Avi Glam – Lucent Eyes in Pine
      • Exile – Knox
      • Glasses – Since 1975 – Slimglass Glasses 

Coat + Scarf + Sweater – R3VOLT – Sterling Coat – 10L on the Marketplace

Photo Location – Backdrop City


Red

Red

Good afternoon, Fabulous Readers. What a week it’s been and I can say I am rather relieved that we have finally come to the weekend. And when this weekend brings time for the Harmony Hunt and some very nice men’s wear… it’s all the more welcome.

For the uninitiated, the Harmony Hunt happens each month from the 15th till the 30th and featured prizes set at 10L each. Of course, the February round runs till the 28th but I’m sure that is not surprise. 😉 Happily there always seems to be several designers offering men’s wear for us each month. This round, I was lucky enough to find a New-To-Me designer; Game & Starke.

Game & Starke is offering us a  “Valentines Day” themed Hunt including the “Red Shirt” and “Black Pants” I’m wearing here. There are also many other prizes for the ladies in the hunt.  You simply hunt down the huge red hearts scattered throughout the store and for 10L, it’s yours.  The designers have set up a poster at the landing point showing all the prizes and the number for each prize’s heart. Which is much appreciated!

Sizes Included

  • Belleza Jake
  • Legacy
  • Signature – Gianni
  • SLink Physique Male

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Gabriel is wearing

    • Mesh Head – LeLutka – Andrea
    • Mesh Body & Hands – Belleza – Jake
    • Skin –StrayDog – Breno for LeLutka Andrea, Tone 6
    • Eyes –Avi Glam – Lucent Eyes in Pine
    • Exile – Knox
    • Glasses – Since 1975 – Slimglass Glasses 
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  • Shirt + Pants – Game & Starke – Red Shirt + Black Pants – 10L prizes for the Harmony Hunt

    Photo Location – 


Black Heart

Black Heart

Good evening, Fab Readers. If you ever wonder what the bloggers here on ‘the Fab’ go through for you… wonder no more. I have braved the Valentines Day Shop & Hop for you.  I may be seeing pink and my ears ringing with love songs for days. But there was men’s wear to be had… so I prevailed. 😉

I found a very unusual shirt as the free gift for Reinvent and ended up rather liking it. This is the “Black Heart long sleeve” and yes… it’s sheer. Good thing I was at the gym earlier. The heart shape on the chest reads “Black Black Heart” and it may accurately describe how a lot of people feel about this holiday. The shirt is very well made and the details are spot on. Be sure to stick around and check out the Reinvent booth… there are some very nice things for sale.

The Valentines Day Shop & Hop runs until Feb. 15th so don’t delay.

Sizes Included

  • Belleza Jake
  • Legacy
  • Signature Gianni

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Gabriel is wearing


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I said find it, find it, go on and take it if you love it

I said find it, find it, go on and take it if you love it

Good afternoon, Fab Readers. Julianna has been so busy building the “New Kids”, I’ve had to step in to help her find men’s wear on Grid. One of my old favorite designers has opened a new “shop” and I was thrilled to tell her and now the blog readers about it. (And to get Alistar some proper clothing.)

Gabriel has opened a new little shop next door to the main shop called “Free Bees”. And as you might guess all the items inside are 100% free. To everyone, no group needed. I had to stop from grabbing everything in one wild frenzy. But then I thought, “It’s free… why not?” 

Like this “Slim Pants Suit” in black and white. But this striking suit isn’t the only one. There are three black and white styles in the box. As well as the three designs on just the shirt and jacket and the three designs on a complete set… plus the complete set with both shorter and longer pants. Everything you need all for zero lindens.

Of course, Gabriel still has the large 50% off section and the 1L section in the main store. So you could literally fill your closet for a handful of lindens. And look smashing doing it.

Sizes Included

  • one size + full alpha

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Gabriel is wearing

    • Mesh Head – LeLutka – Andrea
    • Mesh Body & Hands – Belleza – Jake
    • Skin –StrayDog – Breno for LeLutka Andrea, Tone 6
    • Eyes –Avi Glam – Lucent Eyes in Pine
    • Exile – Knox
    • Glasses – Since 1975 – Slimglass Glasses 

Suit – Gabriel – Slim Pants Suit – Free/0L – Free in the “Free Bees” Shop

Photo Location – Backdrop City


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my mother told me son let it be

my mother told me son let it be

Good evening, Fab Readers.  Finding good quality men’s wear and accessories here on the Grid is often a trial and can be very frustrating. Honestly, I think if I have to see one more hoodie… Never mind, I digress. When the morass of “not affordable” or “mundane” men’s wear gets me down, I retreat to my stand by favorites. Places with quality work and generous groups. One such place is R&R Swag. They can always be counted on for excellent group gifts and other affordable options. Plus, the designers are rather charming and very friendly.

I found recently that the prizes on the Lucky Chairs in the main store have been updated and I was delighted to see that my initial had popped up as well. I didn’t hesitate to grab this full outfit ; The Blade Biker Outfit. The complete outfit includes the jacket, with and without the tee shirt, the jeans and the boots. All impeccably built and perfect for casual days or nights. The outfit is designer exclusively for the Signature Gianni but I found it looked just as smashing on my Belleza Jake. As Julianna would say, “Your mileage may vary.” Even if this look doesn’t suit you, R&R Swag has many other past group gifts available as well as other outfits loaded into the Lucky Chairs. The Group is free to join as well.

Sizes Included

  • Signature Gianni

Jacket + Tee + Jeans + boots – R&R Swag – Blade Biker Outfit – FREE/0L – Free Lucky Chair Prize – Group is free to join

Photo Location – Backdrop City