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The Belle Epoque Birthday Hunt

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Hey there Fabulouses! I have returned from vacation and have almost caught up on my stack of the mundane “behind the scenes Fab stuff”, and I had totally planned on getting it all finished before I started blogging the fun stuff again, but I just couldn’t help myself!

I want all the cupcakes!

I was just too excited when I saw an ad for the Belle Epoque Birthday Hunt where you can search for little cupcakes in and around the Belle Epoque Store and score some really nice items for just 10L each.  All of the cupcakes are numbered, so you can just check out the texture below to decide which ones you want to pick up before you spend the 10L on the item.   I am wearing #1 which is a really cute brown and white dotty romper in one fitmesh size along with #10 (the unique wicker plant bag).  I am not sure how long this hunt will last, so act quickly if you are interested!

Birthday Hunt !

I have picked up many of these gifts and look forward to trying them all on and showing them off!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY JANIRE!  Thanks for the gifts 🙂

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair –  Truth Fenella
Dress – Belle Epoque  Birthday Hunt #1 (10L)
Bag – Belle Epoque  Birthday Hunt #10 (10L)
Pose –  LW Poses A Quiet Life (featured @ TLC)
Sim – Luane’s Magical World

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Free Join Weekend at 7 Deadly s{K}ins

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A free weekend join!

It’s FREE! to join the 7 Deadly s{K}ins group this weekend and with their special apple harvest event going on during the month of August now is the perfect time to join the group if you are not already in it. What is the apple harvest event you ask? It’s an apple a day gift with your group tag! You pay the vendor 1L and get your 1L returned to you and in exchange get a gift every day for the month of August.

Today’s gift was the Vision Skin Package. It included three colors (the “orange” I am showing you in the picture, as well as two fantasy colors — pink and purple. You get Omega and Maitreya appliers for mesh bodies as well as Omega appliers for mesh heads! And with the free join weekend, all this skin was free today!

Hula!

I found a pretty applier top at Trashed as part of the Addicted to Appliers Hunt! It reminds me of Hawaiian Luaus, and tropical dances, and all things beachy. It only cost me 5L and a little hunting time, making it well worth it. The Omega applier is versatile for fitting many types of mesh bodies, and when paired with a pretty skirt, will have you ready for the beach or other occasions!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier & Skin – 7 Deadly s{K}ins – Vision Color Pack (Free Group Gift/Free to Join this weekend only)
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Truth – Damaris
Hair Flower – LODE – Head Accessory Ann Single Lily White
Top – Trashed – Misha Top (5L for the Addicted to Appliers Hunt) – Hunt ends August 30th
Skirt –  JellyRoll – Calliope Maxi Skirt
Shoes – Pure Poison – Ralu Sandals

Sim Location – Baja Norte

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Easy Breezy… Webby.

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Easy breezy… webby

I love subscribo gifts… because they just appear in my inventory without any work! Did you notice that the free BYRNE August subscirber gift has appeared in your inventory this month? If you’re not a subscriber or you missed the gift, you can head to the BYRNE main-store, click the subscriber, and get this gift free. This month is the black “Webby” dress and this picture doesn’t do it justice.

This dress is an off the shoulder style that comes to the knees and has a very definite sheen to it in black with a darker black web design across the body of the dress (thus the name).

It comes in sizes for:

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

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Never enough

I never have enough hair. I love trying on new styles and I adore hair gifts. I stopped by the Mina main-store (it had been a while!) and was pleased to discover that there was a gift out for Mina VIP group members that I hadn’t yet picked up. Mina generously puts out a monthly group gift for both the guys and the gals, making the 200L join fee for the group well worth it.

This months VIP group gift is the style you see in the pictures above called “Pippa” and you get a hud of ombre colors to go with it. It’s a lovely over the shoulder style with the usual beautiful Mina texturing. Remember! There’s a men’s gift at the store too, and it’s just as good as the women’s gift!

A touch of class

I have blogged several gift items from Moondance Boutique now, and I keep finding myself returning there as I really like the variety of gifts and items (plus the included texture change huds!) I stopped by there this morning and picked up the free SL Frees & Offers group gift that has been set out — this gift set of Domino bracelets with matching rings.

You’ll get both a left and a right of both the bracelet and the ring and there is a color change hud with many, many color options for tons of versatility. You can change the metals as well as the gems! It’s a great free gift!

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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 – Mina – Pippa Dip Dye Mina VIP excl. group gift (Free VIP Group Gift/Group is 200L to Join)
Jewelry – Moondance Boutique – Moondance Jewels Domino Set, Bracelets and Rings (Free SL frees & Offers Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Dress – BYRNE – Webby Dress (Free August Subscriber Gift)
Shoes – JellyRoll – Betty’s Peeptoes with texture change hud

Sim Location – Chelsea by the Sea

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Far Far Away

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Addicted

It’s safe to say I’m addicted… to the Addicted to Appliers Hunt. I visited Stix this time and came away with a beautiful fantasy skin called Yuki Addicted for just 5L. It includes system layers plus…

Appliers for:

  • Omega for Catwa & Body
  • Omega for LAQ/Logo & Body
  • Omega for LeLutka & Body
  • Makeup Only applier

You might remember that Pru showcased the beautiful Yuki as Syx skin here which is the current group gift at Stix. This Yuki Addicted addition of the skin is another fantasy version which is just as beautiful and is in pink shades with pink eyebrows, pink cheeks and pink lipstick. I couldn’t resist it! I think it would be fun for everyday, and it is definitely perfect for roleplay!

Far Far Away

I went fishing… far far away. Okay. So I just went to Sn@tch. There is about a week left to pick up the current fishing prize before it is changed out next Wednesday. Currently is is a lovely little outfit called “Holiday in the Sun”.

You get the full kit and caboodle with jewelry, make up, shoes, tops, omega applier pants and so on. The mesh shirts come in the following colors: Pink (shown), Beige, Blue, Peach, Seafoam, White, and Violet. You’ll also get a texture change hud for the pants and the pants come in: Pink (shown), white, lavender, sky, seafoam, and peach.

Sizes available for the shirt:

  • Standard sizes XS – L
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier & Skin – Stix – Yuki Addicted Puddin’ (5L for the Addicted to Appliers Hunt)
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Truth – Cynthia
Outfit – Sn@tch – Fish 4 This – Holiday In the Sun (7 Seas Fishing Outfit/Free with 100L Fishing Rod Purchase or Re-Use)

Sim Location – Netherwood

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Moon Child

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If you haven’t been by The Coven Lunar Festival yet, you should go if for no other reason than to enjoy the delightfully spook atmosphere, and oh yeah, tons of FREE gifts! There is some stellar shopping available as well, but this is a FREEbie blog, so I’ll try to stay focused. lol At the landing point for The Coven you’ll see a group joiner, you’ll want to join the FREE group for The Coven so you can snag all the free witchy goth goodness. Once you’re wearing The Coven group tag, you can click on the little cauldrons with glowing purple contents at each of the participating vendor booths. I picked up quite a few gifts, and it was hard to narrow things down to a few favorites. The gifts range from clothing and accessories to decor.

Boho Suit

The sexy mono-kini is a The Coven event group gift from Nightmare. This mesh swimwear fits like a glove, and has a truly unique style in the back. You’ll have to pick this FREE gift up for yourself to see what I mean. I think it’s cute on it’s own, however it would also look cute with a pair of shorts or a long skirt.

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

Chloe

I love this long hairstyle by Vallani. Named Chloe, the hairstyle is Vallani’s FREE gift at The Coven Lunar Festival. This gift includes the single hairstyle with a color change hud. There are quite a few color options including mostly “natural” red, white, blond, brunette, and black variations. There is a highlight texture, and a soft texture option for each of the colors. The one thing that makes this hud a bit different from most is there is a tinting option that allows you to pick a hair color then tint it any color you want. The possibilities are endless!

The Cyanide Mini Series

The pose used in the above photo is part of the gift at The Coven event by An Lar. This static pose is part of a set called the Cyanide Mini Series which comes with three individual poses and their mirrors for six total static poses. As a blogger and a photographer I am always excited about awesome FREE pose gifts! This particular pose is the second in the series, and my favorite of the three.
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Onyx

This thin collar with the starburst dangle is the FREE gift at The Coven event from Kibitz. With this gift you’ll receive the choker/collar in black with the choice of either an onyx (shown), silver, or gold charm. There are no scripts in this jewelry, however it can be sized manually. It also has the added detail of a chain clasp in the back.

Moon Tie

Maybe it’s just me but I think mouthies might be making a comeback in Second Life. This cute FREE gift at The Coven Lunar Festival is by Peaches. There are a few variations of this thin ribbon with dangling moons included in this gift. You can choose either a black ribbon with silver moons or gold moons, or a white ribbon with silver or gold moons.

Moon & Star Bindi

Oubliette put out this cute crescent moon and star bindi as their FREE gift at The Coven Lunar Festival. I love how delicate it looks. This simple yet pretty bindi has no scripts or huds, however you can adjust the size and color manually using the edit menu. Should you choose to edit this yourself, I highly suggest making a copy of it first just in case!

Here are all the details, Enjoy!

Hair – VALLANI. Chloe Hair – FREE Group Gift @The Coven Event/Group is FREE to Join
Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento
Head Applier – Essences – Petra (Catwa) – Recently @Kustom 9
Skin – Essences – Pale02
Brows – Just Magnetized – Perfect Eyebrows – set 02 for OMEGA & CATWA
Eye Makeup – ALMA Makeup – All Blacks – Catwa – Currently @SWANK
Bindi – Oubliette- Gift Crescent Moon & Star Bindi – FREE Group Gift @The Coven Event/Group is FREE to Join
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Storm
Lipstick – Pink Acid For Catwa Overly Transparent Gloss Princess Pop
Mouthie – PEACHES. – Lunar Fest Gift – Mouthie Moon Tie – FREE Group Gift @The Coven Event/Group is FREE to Join 
Collar – Kibitz – Covent lunar gift – FREE Group Gift @The Coven Event/Group is FREE to Join
Swimwear – Nightmare :: Boho Suit – FREE Group Gift @The Coven Event/Group is FREE to Join
Body/Hands – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
Pose – an lar [poses] The Cyanide Mini Series – FREE Group Gift @The Coven Event/Group is FREE to Join

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A Vixen in Crimson

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Hello Fabulouses!  I hope you had a wonderful weekend!  Ripley and I wrapped our Sunday up by taking a stroll on the Anneliese sim.  It was a relaxing way to close out the break from the work week.

Lady in Red

My adorable red dress with a slightly flared hemline is a free gift for members of Fabulously Free in SL from Snowpaws. With a vibrant red hue and a coordinating red silk choker, the Soma Ruffle Dress had me feeling bright and cheerful.   From its plunging neckline, to its carefree asymmetrical skirt, this silk frock is perfect for a date night, or just feeling extra special.  It comes in five sizes – XXS, XS, S, M, and L, and the box contains an alpha layer for classic avatars.  The small size was just right for my Maitreya Lara mesh body.  Best of all, you can pick up this crimson beauty completely for free! Simply activate your Fab Free Group tag and teleport over to Snowpaws.  With one quick click, you can add Soma to your inventory.

Budget Friendly Bento Tresses

I discovered my sleek, center-parted Ellie hair style on the Marketplace for only 1 Linden dollar at the Vallani shop.  It comes complete with a tint and style HUD, which contains 9 style options and 30 color variations, which offers a great deal of flexibility.  The hair has fitted and Bento animated versions.   The Bento style is in the experimental stage, but it comes with a quick lock option, so you can stop the movement of your tresses quite easily.  I ended up using this handy HUD to keep my hair still.  I really like the slight wave at the ends of the style.  For just one little Linden Dollar, you can add a lovely, versatile new ‘do to your collection.

Tomorrow, it’s back to the grindstone for me, and back to guarding the house for the pupster.  Oh, how I long for our carefree summer days to return!  Until my next post, happy shopping!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Kathy (Bento)

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Milu

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Eyeliner:  Izzie’s Catwa Eyeliner Applier

Hair:  Vallani Ellie Hair Gift [Bento Animated] (1L on the Marketplace)

Necklace and Dress:  Snowpaws Soma Ruffle Dress (free gift for members of Fabulously Free in SL – 0L/0L to join)

Mesh Feet:  Slink

Shoes:  KC Couture Fergie Heels

Canine:  JIAN Scruffy Shepherd (old gacha prize)

Pose:  an lar [poses]  The Kellie Series

Sim:  Anneliese

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Flowers Too.

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Flowers have a way of cheering me up. And I love applier clothing. And when I ran across a chance to use both in a post, I was very happy!

Dressed in Red

I was perusing the list of stores for the Addicted to Appliers Hunt and ran across JellyRoll on the list. You might remember my post here that showed you some great free gifts from that store. I just knew I had to find out what they had out as their hunt gift!

JellyRoll did not let me down! Their 5L hunt gift for the Addicted to Appliers Hunt is the beautiful red silk dress shown above. You get an omega applier that applies the top and bottom layer and then a mesh skirt panel that comes in all the standard sizes for a perfect sleek fit. It’s simply stunning!

Flowers too

NSP Florals put out an August group gift that was too pretty to pass up. If you missed it, I blogged the July group gift here. So though there is a 125L group join fee, you’ll be getting beautiful monthly group gifts to make it worth joining. This month was the Delphinium Bouquet.

In your gift package you’ll get two bouquets… one with and one without a hold animation. For my picture I used the bouquet without the animation and used a pose I already had. However, the bouquet with the hold animation is very nice and the hold animation works well with most Animation Over-rides as far as I can tell (I tried it out with several of mine including Oracul and Vista). This is a gift well worth picking up!

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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 – enVogue – Beyonce
Jewelry – ECRU – Adalind Vintage Necklace & Earrings in Vermillion
Dress – JellyRoll – Scarlet Silk Slip Dress (5L for the Addicted to Appliers Hunt)
Bouquet – NSP Florals – Delphinium bouquet Group Gift (Free Group Gift/Group is 125L to Join)

Sim Location – Hayabusa Design Nature is an Art

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Bigfoot by Day and Night!

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I’m a big fan of fun graphic t-shirts. I’m also one of those Bigfoot skeptics. I mean how is Bigfoot really real? Everyone is always looking for Bigfoot… but how often do they ask the *real* question? Hmm? Hmm?

So when I went to JellyRoll, a fun and quirky little shop I might add, I fell in love with their current group gift!

Bigfoot by day!

Join the JellyRoll group for free and pick up your “Bigfoot” Tee for free! It’s a great conversation starter and goes nicely with a pair of jeans, capris, or shorts! It comes in lots of sizes too!

Sizes available:

  • Standard sizes XS – XL
  • TMP
  • Ebody
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Tonic – Fine & Curvy
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

Bigfoot Lingerie

Bigfoot by night!

Who goes creeping through the forest at night? Bigfoot of course! And now you have the lingerie to prove it! Not only does JellyRoll have out the free group gift Tee pictured at the top of my post, but they also have out the free group gift lingerie picture above! Two gifts for one free group tag!

This is mesh lingerie and
comes in the following sizes:

  • Standard mesh sizes XS – XL
  • TMP
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Tonic – Fine & Curvy
  • 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 – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Truth Hair – Kera

Outfit 1:
Top – JellyRoll – Bigfoot OddiTee Group Gift (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Jeans – SPIRIT – Kustom9 gift no longer available

Outfit 2:
Necklace – Empyrean Forge – Totemic: Pikorua Necklace
Lingerie – JellyRoll – Bigfoot Lingerie Group Gift (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)

Sim Location – Private Location

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Hello Summer!

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Hello, Summer! I’m so glad we met! Especially since you’re a fun, easy hunt with 10 prizes, each for only 1L at Brii Underground! Each prize is a complete outfit with shoes to fit Slink feet and Omega applier make-up for Catwa heads! It’s a deal you can’t really beat — one stop… 10 Linden… 10 full outfits! The Hello Summer Hunt lasts until August 31st at Brii Underground. I’m going to give you a peek at three of the outfits I found while hunting as well as a couple of other group gifts I picked up recently.

Pretty in Blue

Luda is this pretty blue dress as part of the Hello Summer Hunt that you can get for just 1L at Brii’s Underground right now. You get the full outfit with shoes and make up.

Dress sizes included:

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

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A bit of whimsy

For a nautical touch I stopped by Chop Zuey because they creator has set out some new gifts. I love these two free to all gifts that are currently out… the She Sells She Shells Necklace and Earrings set. You can get them at the free to all gift area by the fountain. The necklace has an assortment of charms and the earrings (almost hidden by my hair) are the little blue and white life preservers. These are well worth picking up.

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Dazzle Me.

Another outfit from Brii’s Underground Hello Summer Hunt that I really liked (again it’s yours for just 1L and a little hunting time… you’re looking for a little palm tree!), was this Lucy outfit pictured above. It too, comes with the full kit and caboodle… outfit, make-up, and shoes for slink feet. I added a pair of bracelets from my inventory, but you can accessorize however you like.

Outfit sizes available:

  • Standard sizes XS – XL
  • Fitmesh XS – XL
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza

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Watercolor winner.

This dress called Karolina, pictured above, reminds me of a beautiful watercolor painting, and I couldn’t resist showing it off to you. I wish the shoes were not hidden by the skirt, as they are beautiful too. Again, for just 1L at Brii’s Underground you get this as part of the Hello Summer Hunt (full outfit – dress, make-up, and shoes).

Dress sizes available:

  • Standard sizes XS – XL
  • Fitmesh sizes XS – XL
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink
  • Belleza

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Something colorful.

I paired my pretty watercolor dress with something colorful from Chop Zuey. This group gift necklace called Warlock is a men’s gift, but I was easily able to size it to fit my female avatar. It works nicely for men or women either one. It has a silver pendant with a color change bead (I included a photo below of the hud to show you the options) all on a black cord.

The group is 350L to join, but currently there are gifts out for both men and women (and the men’s gift is very unisex in my opinion as you can see), and the creator is generous with regular gifts, making this group well worth joining.

Happy Hello Summer hunting. I hope you find all 10 outfits at Brii’s Underground! And enjoy the gifts at Chop Zuey. Until my next post, enjoy your day!

Chop Zuey Warlock Hud

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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

Outfit 1:
Hair – Mina – Dionne
Jewelry – Chop Zuey – She Sells She Shells Necklace and Earrings (Free to all Gift)
Full Outfit (includes shoes & make up) – Brii Underground – Luda Summer Style Complet Outfit (1L for the in-store Hello Summer Hunt)

Sim Location – Netherwood

Outfit 2:
Hair – Catwa – Zoey
Bracelets – Breathe – Ataraxy Bracelets in Pink
Full Outfit (includes shoes & make up) – Brii Underground – Lucy Summer Style Complet Outfit (1L for the in-store Hello Summer Hunt)

Sim Location – Binemust

Outfit 3:
Hair – Spellbound – Forgotten
Necklace – ChopZuey – Warlock Mens Necklace (Free Group Gift/Group is 350 to Join)
Full Outfit (includes shoes & make up) – Brii Underground – Karolina Summer Style Complet Outfit (1L for the in-store Hello Summer Hunt)

Sim Location – Horizons Seren

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Gorgeous in Gingham

Gorgeous in Gingham

Hello there, Fabulouses!  Ripley and I are popping in with a quick post to showcase a Vintage Gacha Fair gift today. When we arrived, we were quite pleasantly surprised to discover that a number of talented designers are featuring free gifts at their booths at the fair.  My top today is courtesy of Belle Epoque.  Featuring a vintage pink gingham fabric, trimmed with lace edging, this tank-style cropped top is a summer time classic.  I chose to pair it with denim shorts, but the generous designer is also offering coordinating pink shorts as a gift for shoppers at the fair.  The delicate shade of pink is soft and feminine, ideal for this vintage shirt.  It comes in one mesh version, which fit my Maitreya Lara body perfectly.  The Vintage Gacha Fair runs until August 13th, so you have plenty of time to mosey on over to the Path of Destiny sim to scoop up some free goodies for yourself.    Most of the stalls have white boxes set out, which contain a free present for you.  It’s well worth the visit!

~ Kat (and Ripley)

Kat is wearing…

Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Kathy (Bento)

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Beth (gacha prize at The Epiphany)

Lipstick Applier:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Hair:  Wasabi Pills Gwen Mesh Hair (past Fifty Linden Friday offer)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Necklace:  Maxi Gossamer Ashira Teardrop Necklace

Top:  Belle Epoque {VGF Top} (free gift at the Vintage Gacha Fair – event ends August 13th)

Shorts:  Blueberry Lola Denim Shorts

Mesh Feet:  Slink

Flip Flops:  ILLI Meriel Flip Flops

Pose:  aDORKable Poses (store closed)

Sim:  Tranquility Dreams

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