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Fancy Predator


Canimal Predator Dress

Hey There Fab Free’rs! I hope your weekend has been awesome so far. I’m being mostly held hostage by Real Life, but that’s okay. At least I get to share some fabulous freebies and cheapies with you! For this post I want to tell you about two of the handful of group gifts at Canimal. I also want to tell you about the Fifty Linden Friday item at Fancy Décor.  I know what you’re thinking, it’s Saturday! Not to worry though, the Fancy Décor FLF item will be available through Sunday.

First up, this killer dress by Canimal. I say killer because, look at it with the awesome crocodile skin-like texture and the flair of the skirt. Not to mention it happens to be named the “Predator” dress. It’s not often that a dress makes me feel cute, and feisty! This group gift is free to all Canimal group members, and the Canimal group is free to join. Also, if black isn’t your color, the dress has a color change hud with several options. As for the size, I believe it is a Maitreya Lara fit only. It comes in a single unmarked mesh size.

Canimal Lingerie
Next up, a second group gift from Canimal. As I mentioned before, there are multiple group gifts at Canimal, and this sexy black lace bodysuit is one of them. I like that it’s both simple and beautiful without a lot of extra straps or frills. I believe this gift is for Maitreya body wearers only as it comes in a single mesh size. It is also free to Canimal group members. Also, I want to mention that along with the group gifts at Canimal, there are several Lucky Letter boards. You’ll find the group gifts and LL boards on the second floor of the Canimal store.

Finally, I mentioned a Fifty Linden Friday item from Fancy Décor. The PG version of the beautiful bed with white bedding and canopy posts shown in both of the above photos is the FLF item at Fancy Décor. This bed comes in either black or gold, both with white bedding. Only the PG version is 50 lindens through this Sunday. I’ve added a vendor photo below so you can get a better look.
Fifty Linden Friday

Here are the details!

Hair – [BURLEY]_Lily_Blacks
Horns – Luas Malefica horns – Black
Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento
Skin – Essences – Vanya
Dress – [Canimal] Predator – FATPACK – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join 
Lingerie – [Canimal] Valentines gift – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join 
Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
Bed – Fancy Decor: Henri Bed – Black (PG) – 50L through Sunday 1/20
Mirror – Kalopsia – Old Mirror
Poses by Elephante Poses & The OwlFree Gifts at the Pose Fair
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Fab Free Designer of the Week 12/16/2018 – La Bella Boutique

Hello hello Fab Free’rs! As I mentioned in a previous Designer of the Week type post, we’ve been adding some new members to our Fabulous Designers team. This week I’m happy to share with you La Bella Boutique. Just as the name might suggest, this shop has girly-girl written all over it. La Bella Boutique is self described as an “everything shapes and couture store.” Which I feel is an accurate description. There does seem to be an eclectic mix of everything from casual tops and dresses to evening wear and even some tattoos. Most (if not all) clothing items did appear to be mesh, with of course applier tattoos. The store is also quite girlishly decorated for Christmas, it’s a virtual pink winter wonderland complete with a menagerie of fantasy and woodland creatures frolicking around a giant pink Christmas tree. To me this just adds to the shopping experience in a fun way. Along with all the fabulous finds, there are quite a few opportunities at La Bella Boutique to score some free goodies.

Like many shops this time of year, La Bella Boutique does have an Advent calendar. It is for the La Bella Boutique group only, however the group is free to join. I’m not positive if past gifts are available or not, but even so there are still quite a few days left on this 24 day Advent calendar. Speaking of group gifts, there are tons and tons and tons and oh my so many La Bella Boutique group gifts available. The top photo in the above collage shows the row after row of La Bella Boutique group gifts. Additionally, there are several group only Lucky Letter chairs. Finally, there are the store’s associated group gifts for members of other groups like Fabulously Free in SL. The Fab Free gift is of course free, and if you’re not already a Fab Free group member the group is free to join also. I hope you enjoy what is left of this Fabulous weekend. Happy Shopping! Also, before I forget, as you can see in the top photo, La Bella Boutique is looking for female bloggers. If you’ve got your own blog and are interested, there’s a blogotex inside the shop where you can fill out an application. Good luck!


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Rose Red

The Succubus
Hello There Fab Free, I hope your weekend has been fabulous. This slinky red dress by Scandalize had me feeling darkly romantic. It’s the free group gift at the Vanity Event. I paired it with this cool 10 linden skull septum piercing by Venge that I picked up at The Mad Circus Gacha. Keep reading for more information about these two fabulous finds, or scroll down to the credits to the where and how much. ❤

The Dress – This sexy red dress is the free Vanity Event group gift by Scandalize. You’ll find it waiting just inside the entrance to the event. Just join the free-to-join Vanity Event group, and click the gift vendor. The dress comes in the solid matte color shown, and a red glittery version.

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

The Piercing – I think this septum piercing by Venge added just the right amount of sinister to Pru’s look. The little skull has red jeweled eyes, and a red gemstone fangs. My apologies, my photo doesn’t convey either of those details. This cool accessory is just 10 linden at The Mad Circus Gacha Fair.

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair – #taketomiWEST – Aishwarya – The Hills
Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento
Skin – Essences – Vanya
Eyes –  CURELESS[+] Lumine Eyes (v.1) – Past Lucky Letter Gift – *Originally Shown Here
Horns – . a i s l i n g . Marangki RARE
Septum Piercing – VENGE – Dark Nosferatu Nosering – 10L @TMC
Dress – Scandalize. Amberle. Red – Free Group Gift @Vanity /Vanity Event Group is Free to Join
Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara
*Pose by FOXCITY
*Background & Scenery by Focus Poses

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Fab Free Designer of the Week – 09/29/2018 – Artizana

Hello Fab Free’rs, and happy weekend! I am excited to share with you another designer of the week, Artizana. Seriously, how pretty is the photo of the Artizana exterior and the front desk?! I have to tell you, the grounds surrounding the Artizana store are as equally worth exploring as the shop itself. The interior reminds me of the art nouveau style. Artizana is self described as a fashion house established in 2007 with fashion for both men and women. Yes, you read that right, there is menswear at Artizana.  Their unique style is inspired by African culture, so expect to see lots of vivid prints and vibrant colors.

Artizana’s in-world group has a one time join fee of 99 linden. If you shop with your Artizana group tag, you’ll get a 5% discount on purchases. Also there are quite a few Artizana VIP gifts, including one men’s semi-formal outfit. Each of the items pictured above is a free VIP group gift. In the same area of the store you’ll also find a few lucky letter chairs, and additional gifts for other store associated groups.

As you can see there are quite a few gift items to be had at Artizana. In this area is also of course where you’ll find the exclusive Fabulously Free in SL group gift. This gift is free to all Fab Free group members. You’ll need to wear your Fab Free group tag to claim this gift. If you’re not already a Fabulously Free in SL group member, not to worry, the Fab Free group is always free to join. Kat did a beautiful job of showing of the Fab Free gift from Artizana in her post “Beautiful Blue.”


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Teal for Two

Two for Teal
Hello hello Fab Free’rs! Like my new claws? They are a super cute new group gift at E.Marie. Along with the new nails, I picked up this dress from MH Unique. It reminded me a lot of the MH Unique Design dress Aline showed in her post here, which I missed out on. So I was happy to see this more recent group gift. I kinda feel like it’s been one of those “long weeks” even though it’s only Wednesday. Ha! So bare with me and I’ll get you all the hows and wheres of getting your hands on these fantastic group gifts.

The Claws – I love that these are mesh nails that work with bento hands rather than nail appliers. This particular set is a current group gift at E.Marie. The set comes in a few sizes, and the pink/teal color gradient with pretty gold flecks. There are also a few other equally cute group gifts available. The E.Marie group is 50 linden to join. I’ll include a copy of the vendor ad so you can get a better look at these super cute nails.
Sizes Included: Slink Dynamic, Vista Prohand, Maitreya Lara
e.marie // Group Gift July

The Dress – This cute sleeveless dress is a current group gift at MH Unique Design. The dress comes with a color change hud that allows you to pick from 10 solid colors, that all seem to have this pretty satiny finish. The MH Unique Design group has a one time join fee of 100 linden at this time.
Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Belleza (Freya, Isis, Venus), Slink (Hourglass, Physique), Tonic Curvy

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair –  #taketomiWEST – Aishwarya – The Hills

Skin – Essences – Petra

Head –   CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Eyebrows – Just Magnetized – Perfect Eyebrows – set 02 for OMEGA & CATWA

Eye Makeup – La Malvada Mujer – Nefelina Eyeshadow

Nails – e.marie // Group Gift 7.18 – Free Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join

Tattoos – Absence –  Maritime Rose Tattoo

DressMH Unique Design – MH-Susana Dress-Collection – Free Group Gift/Group is 100L to Join

Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara

*Pose by Angelica

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In the Cool of the Pool

In the Cool of the Pool
Hello again Fab Free’rs. I’m happy to see you. Truth be told I couldn’t think of a better way for this would be mermaid to spend the afternoon than floating in the cool of the pool under the shade of a palm tree. Speaking of mermaids, the Makeover Room gift from Entice is very mermaid-y. I know that’s not a word, but I couldn’t find a better way to describe this cute gift. Also, I found the perfect summery pink pout at Pout!. I went ahead and included the vendor ads for each of these free gifts so you can see the colors and options. Keep reading for the where and the how.

The Dress – Honestly, I’m not sure if this blue and purple gradient little dress with the pretty scalloped edges is a dress, a swimsuit cover, or what, but I like it a lot. Wear it how you please, this versatile gift is a free gift for Makeover Room group members. In addition to this pretty one-piece version, there is a two piece bikini style top and skirt version. Both are equally cute and equally revealing, especially the skirt. This free Makeover Room group gift from Entice comes in several sizes. To get yours head over to the Makeover Room and join the free-to-join Makeover Room group. The gift is waiting at the entrance to the event space.

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

The Pout – Where else but Pout! would have just the right pink lipstick applier?! Pout! has a lipstick applier set as their current group gift (there are past gifts also available for 1 linden). The free “Bubble pop” lipstick set has 5 lip colors in several applier options. The Pout! group is free to join at this time. You’ll find the Pout! group gift to the left as you enter the store.

Appliers Included: Catwa, Vista, Lelutka, LAQ
Under the Boardwalk - MAIN (1024)[POUT!] Bubble Pop Lipstick Head Ref KEY

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair – +Spellbound+ Sunday // Natural Selection

Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Skin –  Essences – Aura (Catwa & Omega)

Sunglasses kotte – gothic heart glasses – sea – Past Hunt Gift Originally Blogged Here

Lipstick – [POUT!] Bubble Pop Lipstick – Multi Appliers – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join

Dress – Entice – Under the Boardwalk – AquaGrad – Free Makeover Room Group Gift/Makeover Room Group is Free to Join

TattoosThe Ivory Rose – Fortune – Past Bodyfy GiftOriginally Blogged Here 

Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara

Pool Float w/Pose – {what next} Lazy Summer Floatie Set 2

Drink Float – {what next} Lazy Summer Drinks Floaties

Pool/Background – [ Focus Poses ] Pool Backdrop

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I Saw Stars

I Saw Stars

Hey there Fab Free’rs! Thanks for being here. A musician friend of mine once said “It’s hard being cool when you’re not.” It made me laugh at the time, but in a lot of ways it’s a true statement. I think we all at some point want our peers to think of us as some form of “cool.” As for me, I am genuinely the least cool person ever, but I don’t mind. I’m learning to be happy just being the nerdy weirdo that I am. Still, I can manage to look cool thanks to this super cool free top from BYRNE!

The star patterned top Pru is wearing is the free June group gift for all BYRNE Style group members. It comes in several mesh sizes, and as always the texture is art in itself. Speaking of the texture, the top comes in 2 variations, the black version shown and a similar white version. Not to mention it would be perfect for the up-coming 4th of July festivities for those who celebrate and don’t fancy the traditional “red white and blue” theme. Also, there is a gift for the guys! To get your gift, join the BYRNE style group, it is free to join, and check the group notices. Don’t forget there’s a version for male avatars as well! 
Mesh Sizes Included: Belleza, Maitreya, Slink

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hairfri.day – fri. – Deena – Blacks

Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Skin –  Essences – Allison (Catwa & Omega) – Currently @Kustom9

Top – (BYRNE) Star Top- Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join 

Tattoos –  Nar Mattaru – <Nar> Legend Tattoos

Shorts – Absolute Vendetta -High Waisted Shorts

Body – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara

*Pose by FOXCITY

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Fab Free Designer Friday – 06/01/2018 – SALTY

SALTY Vanity
Hey There Fab Free’rs! I don’t know what it is about Fridays, but they always seem to sneak up quickly! This Friday I have the pleasure of sharing with you a little shop called SALTY. This ladies clothing boutique is self described as “style with sass.” I think that is a fitting description. The clothing is very feminine and flirty. There is also a little bit of everything at SALTY from casual every day outfits to gowns and lingerie. Generally I try to include a photo of the exterior of the shop, however this little vanity setting inside the SALTY store I felt captured the feel of the shop so well. The pretty black and purple decorated store is really easy to navigate, and the current group gift is well marked under a lit sign that says “Group Gift.”
SALTY Gifts
Just like the Fabulously Free in SL group, the SALTY store group is Free to join. The current group gift for SALTY store group members is this cute little harness dress. You can also wear your Fabulously Free in SL group tag to get the halter style dress shown above under the Fab Free group joiner for free. There are also two additional group gift dresses available for other SALTY affiliated groups. Finally, I did see evidence that there were or would be Midnight Madness/Mania boards at some point, so keep an eye out for those! Happy shopping Fab Free, and like the sign says, keep your spirit SALTY!

 


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Just Call Me Wednesday

Beach Goth
Hello Fab Free’rs! I am always happy you’re here. So I’m just going to come out and say it, I call this look “when you’re goth af but you love the beach.” It’s true, I do love the beach and I certainly have my goth girl moments. There isn’t anything about this look, parasol and all, that I don’t love. I feel like a grown-up Wednesday Addams on summer holiday. The parasol, this killer swimsuit, and the gorgeous heels are all fabulous free or otherwise inexpensive finds. Keep reading and I’ll tell you the where and how of getting each one.

The Parasol – I found this adorably goth parasol by Kaos on the Marketplace for just 20 linden. It is just as you see though it is difficult to see the slightly speckled texture in this photo. The hold pose is built in, and it has resize scripts. I was even able to use the parasol with another pose and the parasol’s hold pose still worked. You can get your copy of this darkly cute parasol from the Kaos store on the Marketplace. Other colors are available also.

The Bikini – When I saw the ad for this bikini from Kenodoxy, I had one of those “I need that” kind of reactions. It is every bit as cute on as it was in the vendor photo. The swimsuit is a free group gift at Kenodoxy. It comes in several mesh sizes. The Kenodoxy group is free to join, so no reason to miss out on this awesome gift.
Mesh Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Slink (Hourglass, Physique), TMP, Belleza (Freya, Isis, Venus), Tonic (Curvy, Fine)

The Shoes – Those shoes though! I love everything about these free group gift shoes from VO.Z. The straps that wide around your calves are made to look like rose stems or vines. I think it makes them all the prettier. These shoes have a color change hud that lets you change the color of the heel, straps, the leaves, and the rose separately. To get your pair, head over to VO.Z and join the free-to-join VO.Z group.

Here are the details, enjoy!

Parasol w/hold – [Kaos] Cooky Parasol – Black – 20L on the Marketplace
HairRunAway – [RA] Wicca Hair – Grayscale
Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento
Sunglasses – Petite Mort– Lennon round specs
Skin – Essences  – Amber
Bikini – .:: KENODOXY ::. – Bea deux-pieces – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
Tattoos – Nar Mattaru <Nar> Legend Tattoos
Shoes – [VO.Z] Rose Heels – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
Body/Hands/Feet – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara

*Pose by Le Poppycock
** Location – Baja Norte

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Fab Free Designer of the Week – 04/01/2018 -Z.O.E.

Z.O.E. Landing Point
Hello hello Fab Free! Thanks for being here. This week’s designer of the week is none other than Z.O.E. I have to tell you that  Z.O.E. is one of those shops that it is genuinely a pleasure to browse through. It is a shop that has a little bit of everything nestled neatly in the setting of a residential home. Shopping at Z.O.E. feels like you’re browsing through a quaint downtown shop in a small town. Much of what Z.O.E. has to offer is furniture and decor. You’ll also find commercial and residential builds, and even a small amount of men’s and women’s clothing.

Pictured above is the information area at the Z.O.E. landing point. Here you can access the shop Flickr, blog, and Facebook page. There’s also a convenient teleporter that will take you to building demos, and the clothing area on the second floor. Right next to this spot you can also purchase store gift cards.
Z.O.E. Gifts and Offers
The weekly sales at Z.O.E. are clearly marked, and not far from the landing point. There is also a group gift area. There you can join the Z.O.E. VIP group. This group is FREE to join. Z.O.E. VIP group members get discounts on new releases, discounts on regular purchases, store credit on purchases made while wearing the group tag, and group gifts. In this area is also where you’ll find the exclusive Fabulously Free in SL group gift from Z.O.E. It’s a super cute two-sided frame. The Fab Free group is always FREE to join. Also, don’t pass by the cute heart patterned pillow. It’s not only a cute decorative pillow, it’s a FREEbie!