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Keepin’ it Low Lag at Events!

As most of you know, Hair Fair 2010 begins today.  This event is one I absolutely love covering for two reasons, a portion of the profit is donated to charity and it’s HAIR!  As with all large events in SL many find fighting the lag extremely frustrating.  I encourage you to deprim, take off those face lights, and remove the HUDs.  And of course… Enter with no hair and leave with many!!!  I have many low lag avatars in my inventory just for big events.  Really there’s no need to be a Diva at large events where everyone is either gray or a cloud anyway.

There are male and female low lag skins at YABUSAKA.  With these free skins and eyes there’s no need to put on shoes, clothing, hair, or any other attachments.  Just put on the skin and go naked!!!  These low lag avatars come in metal, gold, and stalactite.

For the fashionably lag conscious head over to Lemania Indigo Designs for the Red Sequin and Swim Like A Fish dollarbie low lag AVs.  I have many more low lag Lemania Indigo creations in my inventory so their may be more in the store.

Another extremely helpful thing to battle lag is to Open debug settings (Ctrl Atl D) go to the debug settings and type in ‘RenderAvatarMax’ set the viability between 1-5.  Then all the laggy people with their demos, fancy shoes. and jewelery don’t even render on your screen and don’t affect you.  Just be sure to raise it back up to 35 people when you leave so you see everyone again.  Cajsa Lilliehook of It’s Only Fashion let me know about this tip and I was excited to share with all of you!

*Even if you derender everyone, please dress low key as a courtesy to the other guests on the sim.*

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*YABUSAKA: MetalSkin (L$0)
YABU ( 97/220/301 )

*Lemania Indigo Designs: Low Lag AVs (L$1)
Lemania ( 117/152/25 )

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*Clothing Fair Part 1*

As always the clothing fair is packed full of goodies to entice everyone over.  I picked up tons of items and will show you many of them in the next few days.  The carnation pink and maroon Krista sweaters are from the Casual Elegance gift box.  The green jeans are absolutely fabulous from Audacious.  The light blue On The Town dress and the mask is also in the gift box from Casual Elegance.

The red October coat is from Skiki at the Clothing Fair.  The cute Zebra Net dress is from Myth.

SD Wears has several gifts at the clothing fair.  The gift bag includes the Ardor gown, black lace Mimo blouse, and a L$30 gift card!

SYSY’s has the gray Parisienne dress for free at the Clothing Fair.

LEMANIA INDIGO DESIGNS has the Astrology Collection ensemble at the Clothing Fair.  This outfit includes shoes, bangles, and the dress.

Peeps has this dotty purple skirt and top at the Clothing Fair.

Zaara has the Mala pantset at the Clothing Fair.  The Trinket bracelets are from SpellBound.  I really like the bracelets, they have feathers and claws on them.  The purple tank, jeans, and flats are in the gift bag from Awesome Designs.  The gift bag actually contains two pants and tank versions.

Epic has free Faelf ears at the clothing fair.  I love this look with The Glow Deuz hair from Lamb.  This hair was sent yesterday to the lamb sub-o members and comes in the Ink and Powder colors.  I feel like Spock’s sister with this hair on and I sorta really LOVE it!!!  I blogged the Stacey St. Pat’s skin yesterday.  This skin was sent to the studio m sub-o group  and comes in Cinamon, Cocoa, Nutmeg, and Sugar.  Unfortunately, when I blogged the skins yesterday I did not realize that there was not a way to check past notices in this particular subscribe-o-matic system.  However the designer has graciously put the gift available in store until March 17th.  Look for the brown gift box near the group sign up kiosks for the beautiful skins!  Thank you, Mariah!

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*Casual Elegance: Krista Sweaters & On the Town Dress (L$0)
CF Rio deJaniero ( 138/39/21 )

*Shiki: Red Coat (L$0)
CF Paris ( 49/18/24 )

*MYTH: Zebra Net Dress (L$0)
CF Rio deJaniero ( 242/36/25 )

*Audacious: Green Jeans (L$0)
CF New York ( 61/236/29 )

*SD Wears: Ardor Gown & Mimo blouse (L$0)
CF New York ( 20/37/28 )

*SYSY’s: Parisienne Dress (L$0)
CF Paris ( 31/56/24 )

*Zaara: Mala Pantset (L$0)
CF New Delhi ( 75/74/26 )

*Awesome Designs: Purple tank, Jeans, Flats (L$0)
CF Milan ( 83/146/27 )

*LEMANIA INDIGO DESIGNS: Astrology Collection (L$0)
CF Rio deJaniero ( 76/213/24 )

*Peeps: Dotty Purple Skirt & Top (L$0)
CF Rio deJaniero ( 158/216/24 )

*SpellBound: Trinket Bracelets (L$0)
CF New York ( 110/23/28 )

*Epic: Faelf Ears (L$0)
CF Rio deJaniero ( 158/42/21 )

*Maitreya: Pumps (Sub-o – L$0)
Maitreya Isle ( 224/215/24 )

*Lamb: The Glow Deux Hair (SOM -L$0)
Tableau ( 125/126/26 )

*studio m: Stacey St. Pat’s Skin (L$0)
Pawleys Island ( 119/166/801 )

*Blowpop: Elizabeth Skin (Not Free)
Boudoir Isle ( 45/104/23 )

*Long Awkward Pose: poses (Not Free)
Festivale ( 89/85/29 )

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Thank YOU from FabFree!

Have you been getting all the FABULOUS 6000 member gifts the Fabulously Free in SL designers have been sending???  It amazes me how wonderful our little community is!  The group members are readily available with help when anyone asks and our designers are extremely generous! We’ve grown 85 109 more members overnight, so now at 6085… 6109 and growing!  The group was slightly over 1000 with 64 designers in November when I officially took over for our fabulous founder, Cherlindrea Lamont.  Seriously WOW!  You are all amazing!  A BIG HUGE THANK YOU to our Fabulous members, designers, mods, and the wonderful writers for FabFree.

Now if you will indulge me for a bit… I want to show off some of these Fabulous gifts we’ve been getting!  You can find all of these gifts in the Fabulously Free in SL group notices.

[LI] Vintage Halloween Box 100309 Gift

Silq'waggi Monaco Diamond and Sapphire earringsMs. Lemania Indigo of Lemania Indigo Designs sent us this cream colored Vintage Halloween ensemble.  The gift includes the evening gown, feather hat, and skin!  The black leather belt is a group gift at COCO DESIGNS.

The Silq’waggi Monaco Diamond and Sapphire earrings were sent to FabFree from ThomasD Felisimo of Silk & Satyr.  These earrings will complete any outfit!

The hot pink Marjo gown was sent to FabFree from Ms. Ashlison Aboma of Ashli Designs .  The pretty 6000coral & 6000mint skin was sent from Teagan Blackthorne of ~Tea Lane~.

(Ashli Designs) Marjo

The Sapphire Symphony gown comes with Rose pumps!  This gown was sent to FabFree from Nickki Romano of Creative Collaboration.  The Velvet choker was sent to FabFree from Pixieplumb Flanagan of Baby Monkey.  This choker is awesome.  Everything is texture changeable!

CC Gift Box

Ms. Austie Pegler of Reasonable Desires sent this sexy red Leah lingerie set to the Fabulously Free in SL group.

(RD) Red Leah

Farah showed you the black Midnight Love corset lingerie from Vikeejeah Xevion of House of Xevion {HOX}.  The costume jewelry beaded bracelets are from k2 Loon of K2K United Enterprises.  The black and green Frankendolly Jolly Dolly pumps was sent to Fabulously Free in SL group from Ms. Candace Morgwain of Sweeter Than Candy.  The Abby hair is from Pop Tart in the Hair Today Gone Tomorrow hunt.

Midnight Love corset lingerie

There are many more gifts to show, but need to unbox them!

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*LEMANIA INDIGO DESIGNS: Vintage Halloween Ensemble (FabFree – L$0)
Lemania ( 109/101/22 )

*Coco Designs: Leather Belt (Group – L$0)
COCO DESIGNS ( 114/145/35 )

*Silk & Satyr: Silq’waggi Monaco Diamond & Sapphire Earrings (FabFree – L$0)
Chimaera ( 204/213/601 )

*Ashli Designs: Marjo Gown (FabFree – L$0)
Lionheart Nala ( 136/248/29 )

*TeaLane: 6000coral & 6000mint skins (FabFree – L$0)
Granymyr ( 242/189/42 )

*Creative Collaboration: Sapphire Symphony Gown (FabFree – L$0)
Lemania ( 235/79/23 )

*Baby Monkey: Velvet Choker (FabFree – L$0)
Dindrane Elfor ( 229/55/34 )

*Reasonable Desires: Leah Lingerie (FabFree – L$0)
Reasonable Desires ( 142/185/27 )

*House of Xevion {HOX}: Midnight Love Lingerie (FabFree – L$0)
Ilet A Eau ( 231/106/23 )

*K2K United Enterprises: Beaded Bracelets (FabFree – L$0)
Magic ( 50/210/31 )

*Sweeter Than Candy: Jolly Dolly Pumps (FabFree – L$0)
Anders ( 154/63/27 )

*Pop Tart: Abby Hair (HTGT Hunt – L$0)
Lasombra ( 147/47/62 )

*MAI Body Shop: eyes (Group – L$0)
MAI ( 125/103/22 )

*Long Awkward Pose: poses (Not Free)
Festivale ( 89/85/29 )

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Why you should enter contests

Lemania Indigo has a weekly competition she runs through her Flickr group. The rules are simple: Wear one of her stunning creations, take a beautiful photograph of you wearing her creation, then submit the photograph to her Flickr group. It’s that easy!

You could win a bevy of beautiful gowns and dresses.

Note that the first three are not cheapies, dollarbies, or freebies, these are full price new releases that were prizes this week in Lemania Indigo’s on-going Flickr contest.

Pink Shimmy, from Lemania Indigo Designs

I couldn’t believe it when Lemania herself messaged me to congratulate me on my win. And I couldn’t believe the dresses!

Cinnabar, from Lemania Indigo Designs

When Hawk saw Cinnabar, above, he said, “You look like a Mongol Princess.” I feel like a Mongol princess in this dress.. so exotic! The jewelry is the parting gift from Kycie’s.. and it’s absolutely perfect with this gown.

Kycie’s is closing 28 September, and everything in the shop is 50% off. If there are items you absolutely love from from Kycie’s.. get them now!

Vintage Elegance, from Lemania Indigo Designs

For a more western look, there’s Vintage Elegance, a gown that would be at home in the French courts of ages past.

Diatom, from Lemaia Indigo Designs

And last (but certainly never least) is a more modern number called Diatom. This is also the retiring design for today. The cost is only 1L$, and you can find it here until around 11:00 am tomorrow morning. After that, it heads to the dressing room for a few days before being retired forever.


On the Boardwalk

Lemania Indigo’s latest retiring design is an absolute classic: These lines were made popular in the 50’s and they still hold true 50 years later.

On the Boardwalk, from Lemania Indigo Designs

You know the routine by now: It’s in the shop for 24 hours, after that it moves to the dressing room for a few days, after that it’s gone forever. Get it now for only 1L$. Shoes and hat are included, of course.

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Lady Bugs and Butternut Squash

There is a new method of distributing daily dollarbies at Lemania Indigo Designs, you might want to get in on this one.

The game is called Random Money Fever, and this is how it works:

  1. Purchase the daily dollarbie.
  2. For every 100 people that purchase the dollarbie, one person will be chosen at random to win 50L$.
  3. Each time someone wins 50L$ (every 100 purchases), the game is reset!

Lemania Indigo’s daily dollarbie today is a two-part gift.

Retiring Dollarbie from Lemania Indigo Designs

Lady Bug is a cute summery dress that is bright yellow with a Lady Bug motif, you also get a box of accessories called Lady Bug Accessories. The accessories include matching red shoes with bows made of the dress fabric, and a pretty beaded necklace.

The outfit went out today, and will be in the shop in the gift section for 24 hours after which it will be moved to the changing room. it will stay in the dressing room for 7 days.

Butternut Squash is a Midnight Mania worth having, and it can be yours with the help of 249 of your closest friends.

Butternut Squash by Lemania Indigo Designs
As always it will be replaced next Tuesday, and Butternut Squash will go to its full price of 175L$.

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A couple more things..

Lemania Indigo.. the very name brings up images of glamour and elegance.

The retiring dollabie for 08 August is the very hot Sherbet. This dress will be going up to the dressing room area later today, and will stay there for a few days before disappearing forever.

Sherbert, from Lemania Indigo Designs

Sherbet comes with a short system skirt for those high lag clubs. Shoes are included, but I couldn’t help pairing this party dress with the very saucy Verve stilettos from Maitreya.

August Moon Hunt

Saturday was the start of the August Moon Hunt at Lemania Indigo Designs and The French Farm.

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There are  30 moons out for you on the Lemania sim and on either side of the main buildings all the shopkeepers have been busy creating for you! LAST COUNT THERE ARE OVER 40 more MOONS FROM THEM!!

Paris ____, from Lemania Indigo Designs

To start the hunt just teleport to anywhere at Lemania Indigo designs.. and start looking! Buy the moons you want for 1L$ each.

The August Moon Hunt will  run thru August 31st.

Have fun!

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Drive Me Crazy FabFree Group Gifts!

Allusions Group FabFree Gift!

If anyone ever asks me what color they should make something, I usually say GREEN!  This stunning green Jemstone blouse and gypsy broom skirt is a gift from Allusions to the Fabulously Free in SL group.

Candace from Sweeter Than Candy gave us the most adorable pink crayon hearts sleeveless dress and pumps!  This gift can be found in the Fabulously Free in SL group notices.

!STC FabFree 5000 Member Gift!

This “You Drive Me Crazy” blue shirt, denim jeans, and yellow polka dot shoes is a Fabulously Free in SL gift from Lemania Indigo Designs.  This gift is also in the Fabulously Free in SL group notices.  BTW, the FabFree group chatters… ALOT!  If the chatter drives you crazy you can turn it off by clicking the bottom X in the conversation window or tear the page off with the tab next to the bottom X and then X out of the chat.

[LI] You Drive Me Crazy Box - Fab Free 5000

Medici Sky earrings (Silk & Satyr)The Medici Sky earrings are a Fabulously Free in SL group gift from Silk & Satyr.  Shang showed us the exclusive FabFree5000 skin from Tea Lane a few days ago, but she didn’t show you the best part!  Check out the cheeks!  There are four skins in birch, honey, jade, and sugar.  This Fabulously Free in SL gift can be found in the group notices.

FabFree5000 skin (Tea Lane)

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*Allusions: Jemstones Top & Skirt (FabFree – L$0)
Nevermore ( 72/243/21 )

*Sweeter Than Candy: Crayon Heart Outfit (FabFree – L$0)
Anders ( 150/61/26 )

*Lemania Indigo Designs: Drive Me Crazy Outfit (FabFree – L$0)
Lemania ( 206/159/26 )

*[XOXO] Shoes: Choco Fudge Heels (FabFree – L$0)
Gioacchini ( 190/119/129 )

*Silk & Satyr: Medici Sky Earrings (FabFree – L$0)
Chimaera ( 204/213/601 )

*Designs by Katey: Leia Bespin Hair (Sci-Fi – L$0),
BIG 18 ( 32/207/21 )

*Tea Lane: FabFree5000 skin (FabFree – L$0)
Granymyr ( 246/190/42 )

*MAI Body Shop: eyes (Group – L$0)
MAI ( 125/103/22 )

*Long Awkward Pose: poses (Not Free)
Festivale ( 89/85/29 )

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Milk and Circuses

Ok, so it’s really bread and circuses.. but I’ve changed it to fit my needs.

As many of you have probably heard (and you have heard if you read my blog with any regularity), most of the Rezzable sims are closing up shop and leaving Second Life. Greenies will remain, and King’s Rezzable.. but nothing else will remain.

So, today I’ve chosen to showcase the designs from Lemania Indigo and Lestat Reuven at Crimson Shadow and the Carnival of Doom.

Ringmaster, by Lemania Indigo Designs

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Standing in an empty big top, I have the ringmaster’s stand all to myself. Center stage, I play to a non-existent audience.

Ringmaster is the current retiring dollarbie from Lemania Indigo Designs. You know the routine; it’s 1L$ until it’s gone.. and once it’s gone, it’s gone for good.

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How appropriate that something by a designer named Lestat should be photographed at Crimson Shadow. This was one of the first goth sims I discovered when I first started exploring Second Life. I’ve come back so many times since then: for the ambiance, for the wonderful lucky chair prizes (though I never did win one), for the recent Crimson Shadow hunt, and now for the sale as it’s closing for good.

Milk AD is a wonderful mono-tone gown, and I feel other-wordly in this dark sim. The Milk AD gown is the weekly dollarbie from The French Farm, and the Milk AD shoes shown above are 200L$; they’re not free, but they do match the gown flawlessly.

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Oriental Express at Lemania’s

There is a new Midnight Mania at Lemania Indigo Designs building today.

It’s time to take a trip down memory lane back to the 70’s and 80’s to the time of the show Dynasty. Big bold prints were in, and bold fashion statements were the order of the day. This outfit has a pair of boots to match.. I love these boots!

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The Midnight Mania is won at 250, and Dynasty will be on it until next Tuesday.

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