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Ice Cream Break

IceCream Break

Surely there’s always time to stop for ice cream when you’re at the beach! If you stop by Baja Shore, there is an ice cream stand that you can click for a variety of holdable free ice cream props in different colors and different varieties of “scoops.” I opted for the yellow parfait dish with three scoops of my favorite flavors!

Bathing beauty

Paisley Daisy has out a lovely new June group gift to pick up that will have you headed for the beach to have your ice cream and eat it too. This two piece swim suit has a vintage feel with its crochet-like texture and it comes in a luscious red.

Sizes included:

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

Stop for a tattoo

It’s been a while since I sported any tattoos. I don’t usually don ink. But I stopped by Inhale tattoo shop and picked up one of their past group gifts (there are several out) to add to my look. The group is free to join, making all their gifts free too. They are all unisex as well, and come in multiple appliers for different mesh bodies. This one is called “Inspire” and as well as the pretty arm design the word “inspire” appears on your avatar’s hand as well as a little anchor on the top of your finger. (I didn’t get a close up but you can zoom in to see in Flickr.)

Appliers included:

  • System
  • Signature
  • Belleza
  • Physique
  • Slink
  • Omega
  • Maitreya

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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 – Spellbound – Medusa
Tattoo – Inhale – Inspire Gift (Free Group Gift/0L/Free to Join Group)
Necklace – Grumble – Elephant Necklace Red
Outfit – Paisley Daisy – Cutie Pie Shorts N Top Red (Free Group Gift/50L to Join Group)

Ice Cream – Free Prop at Baja Shore

Sim Location – Baja Shore

Astrids Signature


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Just Inhale

Just Inhale

Do you love Neve? They have a new Update Group and it is currently FREE to join. The perks of membership include a new FREE group gift which I’m showing off in today’s post. It’s this tank top called everyday USA. You’ll get it in all the standard sizes as well as Maitreya, Freya, Isis, Hourglass, and Physique. But that’s not all… the shirt includes a hud that allows you to change it from the length shown, to a shorter mid-riff style as well as 4 gorgeous colors – red, white, blue, or gray.

Yesterday I was a little stressed. Sometimes life catches up to you, and you have more on your plate than you can get done in one day. Yesterday was one of those days for me. So today when I came across a new-to-me tattoo shop called Inhale… it was kind of fitting. I thought… yup. I just needed to remember to breathe. 🙂

Best yet! Inhale had group gifties. The Inhale group is FREE to join and they currently have almost a dozen FREE group gifts out for both the ladies and the gents as well as some unisex styles. I grabbed this ink called “Don’t be a Square” which I really fell in love with (and I thought it complimented the Neve group gift rather nicely). It comes in system layers as well as appliers for Adam, Omega, Slink, Maitreya, and Belleza… as well as a signature applier hud for the Inhale mesh body.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body and Hands – Maitreya – Lara
Head – LeLutka – Simone w/ base Glam Affair skin color Asia (included) used
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Eyeshadow – alaskametro<3 – “Chloe” glitter eyeshadow (75L on the Marketplace)
Hair – Truth – Kadence
Tattoo – .Inhale. – Don’t be a Square (0L/FREE Group Gift/FREE to Join)
Shirt – Neve – everyday USA (0L/FREE Group Gift/FREE to Join)
Pants – !gO! – Pocket Pants Girl — Denim blue

Pose by Label Motion

Sim Location – Toby’s Juke Joint Blues Club

Astrids Signature

 


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On The Hunt Once Again!

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Hello, everyone. Welcome to my favorite time of the year in Second Life (which is any time a major men’s clothing hunt is going on). Everyone knows I have been waiting for this hunt for weeks and I am happy to say it has been a highly enjoyable event, providing some excellent quality items. Before describing the items in the above picture, I would like you to click on it. That will bring you to my flickr. Then, click once more to see the picture in its’ original resolution. The reason I invite you to do this is because the more detailed picture, the more impressed you will be with the items’ quality.

The first item I want to show you from The Men’s Only Hunt is the tattoo I am wearing. Honestly, it is the best, most comprehensive FREE gift tattoo I have ever seen. The level of detail in this tattoo is simply unbelievable! Take a close look at the About That Life Tattoo & Sleeves from Inhale and you will probably understand why I am so excited. While the level of detail packed in this tat makes it an excellent hunt gift, there is something else that makes it a must-have hunt item. In addition to being wearable for regular basic avies, it also contains appliers for Omega, Signature and TMP Mesh avies! Inhale has even included a Slink hands version! This is a fantastic tattoo and, if you later decide to go with a Mesh avatar, it is highly likely you will still be able to wear it. The Men’s Only Hunt is a FREE hunt and will be going on until September 13th. Look for the cool, frothy beer hunt object to find your gift. Don’t miss out on this tat!

This is the first time I am posting this style of sweatpants. While undoubtedly popular, they aren’t my usual style in real life. Until now, I have never gotten one in a hunt that was so excellent that I literally HAD to post them! Take a look at these Blue Mack Sweats, the FREE Men’s Only Hunt prize from Razor. I am a long-time fan of their high quality, edgy style of street wear. When I unpacked these sweatpants, I was blown away with their first-rate quality. The material looks soft, and the mesh design looks highly realistic, right down to having a great amount of pocket space. Combine that with the brilliant blue and black colors of the sweatpants and you have another must pickup from The Men’s Only Hunt. I know many Fab Free readers will be interested to learn that this gift includes a FEMALE VERSION in addition to the male one. It isn’t every day I get to catch the ladies’ attention, so thank you very much Razor!

A friend of mine who helped me on the hunt was looking for a cool pair of sunglasses. The Farewell Summer Glasses from 7Mad;Ravens fit the bill perfectly. Dark and stylish, this FREE Men’s Only Hunt gift has a very subtle touch of color across the top of the frame, and WOW, do I love that touch! These glasses look superb and are another item from the above pic that will impress you more the closer you look.

I couldn’t resist going all out for the pic, so I included the FREE Men’s Only Hunt gift from Legal Insanity for a touch of street cred. The Biker Necklace is a tough-looking heavy pair of gold chains. Often gold jewelry on SL can look unrealistic, but this necklace does not suffer from the common mistake of being overly yellow and bright. I was truly impressed with the looks of this pixel treasure from the fine folks at Legal Insanity and I hope you will enjoy it too.

The final item to highlight in the above picture is my new bracelet. A FREE Men’s Only Hunt gift from Apple May Designs, the Men’s Forged Cuffs look fantastic. The texture gives it a hammered by hand look, making it appear to be a piece of finely crafted jewelry. My picture does not even showcase the entire gift. Although I show it on my right wrist alone, the hunt prize actually includes both right and left wrist versions. Both come in two colors: chocolate bronze and steel finish. It is a highly versatile hunt gift, and yet another reason you should be doing the Men’s Only Hunt this month!

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I usually wear the same type of clothing in Second Life that I would wear in real life, simple like soft cotton T-Shirts and jeans, or something smart and dressy looking. A perfect example of my kind of T-Shirt is this wonderfully textured Dexter Mesh Tee from Sharp By [ZD]. Emblazoned with the words “Laundry Today OR naked tomorrow,” I even feel as if it fits into my rl lifestyle. I am naked a lot of the time, but I am not actually a naturist. I am just too lazy to do laundry very often. For all the guys out there that totally understand where I am coming from, this T-Shirt is for you. It comes in three Mesh sizes and two FitMesh ones, and is actually pre-stained to give it that authentic laundry day apparel look! Like the other items from the Men’s Only Hunt this month, it is FREE for the taking.

Lately, I have been posting a surprising amount of hair. Usually, male hair is a very tough find for free or even extremely inexpensive. It is one of the main challenges as far as building a new male avy for a reasonable price. I don’t know why we have been blessed with such a wide variety of good free hair lately, but I am quite happy about it. My wash day hair is the new FREE Men’s Only Hunt gift from Ayashi. Their Toma hair in black was perfect for this pic, just the right mix of spiky and unkempt for the Laundromat. Remember, for this and all the other items on the Men’s Only Hunt, the hunt object you are looking for is a cool, frothy beer.

Finally, I couldn’t hit the “send” button on this post without mentioning the pose I used for the wash day picture. It is one of three poses included in the FREE Men’s Only Hunt gift from Verocity! It looks excellent and is a pose I will undoubtedly use many more times over the years to show off men’s garments.

Hopefully, that’s enough to tempt you to discover the joys of hunting in Second Life. With patience, it can be highly rewarding. Stay tuned for next week’s continued coverage of The Men’s Only Hunt where I will try to tempt you into hunting by sharing more of the rich treasures to be had for FREE! Until then my friends, see you on the grid.—–WHC Riler

WHC is wearing…

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Tattoo – Inhale About That Life Tattoo & Sleeves (FREE Hunt Prize/The Men’s Only Hunt)

Sweatpants – Razor Blue Mack Sweats (FREE Hunt Prize/The Men’s Only Hunt)
Note – There is a Women’s version included in the box as well.

Sunglasses – 7Mad;Ravens The Farewell Summer Glasses  (FREE Hunt Prize/The Men’s Only Hunt)

Necklace – Legal Insanity The Biker Necklace  (FREE Hunt Prize/The Men’s Only Hunt)

Bracelets – Apple May Designs The Men’s Forged Cuffs  (FREE Hunt Prize/The Men’s Only Hunt)

Skin – Belleza Mathieu
Hair – Argrace Minato (FREE Group Gift/FREE Group)
(We saw it posted here first)
Eyes – IKON Ardent Eyes – Pewter (Unisex)
Washday T-Shirt – Sharp By [ZD] The Dexter Mesh Tee (FREE Hunt Prize/The Men’s Only Hunt)

Washday Hair – Ayashi Toma hair (FREE Hunt Prize/The Men’s Only Hunt)

Pose – Verocity The Men’s Only Hunt Gift  (FREE Hunt Prize/The Men’s Only Hunt)

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First Date

First Date

Happy Monday Fab Free’rs! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! Mine was calm and uneventful, which isn’t a bad thing. hehehe Over the weekend I did however find this very cute dress from a shop called Wicked. This mesh sweater dress reminded me of something I might wear on a first date. Wearing it I felt cute and pretty without being too overdressed or too casual. I like that it has the shoulder cut-outs, and the little bow on the belt gives it a girly feel. Additionally, the dress includes a color change hud to change the color of the belt from black to brown, or white. The dress is a FREE group gift at Wicked, and the group is FREE to join.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

First Date 1

Hair – Exile::Sparkle And Fade Natural Fusion 2

Skin – -Glam Affair – Amberly II – Asia – Blue Ice

Eyes – [Buzz] Celestial Eyes – Wolf

Lashes – – DAMNED – My Perfect Eyelashes

Septum Piercing – .:cheeky.. Amber – Nose Piercing! Black

Hands – Slink AvEnhance Hands Female – Elegant 1

Manicure – -{ZOZ}- DSignature Earth Gold tip

Dress – WICKED * Melani – Dress (Rouge) – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Tattoo – .Inhale. Like Moths to Flames

Feet – Slink AvEnhance Feet Female Mid

Shoes – *Epic* Softy Suede Wedges! {Black}

Prudence Name Card