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Break Down

Break Down

There are times when a gentleman must take matters into his own hands. No matter your breeding or status, when your airship’s boiler goes out… you pull on a sturdy pair of gloves, secure a tool box and sort things out.

ContraptioN, obviously understands this because this month’s free group gift for the L’Homme readers is all about getting your hands dirty yet remaining a gentleman.

This is the Thibaut waist coat “work” and it’s a generous free gift from ContraptioN. The ‘work’ designation being the soot and grime around the sleeves. Signs of honest work, if you ask me.  Equally well used are the leather gloves I’m sporting. These are the ‘Dapper Dandy’s Gloves’ also designated ‘Soot’.   Both of these gifts will be available until the next round of L’Homme.

Sizes Included (waist coat)

  • Belleza Jake
  • Belleza – Freya
  • Maitreya (+ a Flat Chest Version)
  • Signature – Gianni
  • SLink Male Physique
  • SLink – Hourglass

Sizes Included (gloves)

  • Belleza – Jake
  • Belleza – Freya
  • Maitreya

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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 – Linden Labs – Student glasses – Free in your Inventory
  • Tool Bag – Noir – Travor Toolbag
  • Trousers – Artificial Hallucination – Ares Pants 

Top – ContraptioN – Thibaut Waist Coat ‘Work’ – FREE/0L – Free Group Gift for L’Homme – Group is free to join

Gloves – ContraptioN – Dapper Dandy’s Gloves – FREE/0L – Free Group Gift for L’Homme – Group is free to join


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At the end of day

At the end of day

Okay, FabFree… all together now… “THANK YOU ALINE!!!!!”

And why, you may ask, are thanking Aline? Other than the fact that she is an awesome person, and a really awesome Blogger, annnd she keeps us all going hereon the blog?  Because A few days ago she popped over and poked me about the Engine Room Event. I had forgotten all about it! She even said “There’s a ton of stuff there that just scream “Juli!” And wow, she is so right! I even found a gorgeous Gacha set for Gabe.

SteamFlirty

This is the “Abigale Set” from Devious Minds. It’s a 75L per play Gacha at the Engine Room. I can’t tell you how much I love this set. The flirty ruffle skirt, the blouse with full sleeves, and boots and the corset are all separate pieces. Plus I was lucky enough to pull the Rare Corset. In all there are a ton of colors for the items and I may be heading back to see if I can pull a couple more colors. Yep, I like it that much!

Sizes Included

  • Maitreya

Now Pru showed y’all a bunch of the free gifts at this anniversary round of Engine Room. I had to include a couple more in my outfit. First are my really cool sun glasses. These are the “Round Glasses” from Art & Gears and they are free to everyone in the free to join Second Life Syndicate group.  My cute gears choker is another free gift at the event from Rabbithouse.

Get Wrecked

Gabriel’s handsome shirt  and vest combo is another great Engine Room Gacha. This is the “Gentlesteam” from Rekt. The shirt and vest are done as a combo but each shirt comes with either a black tie or a tie the same color as the vest. His steams and gears new arm is also from the Gentlesteam gacha. The mechanical arms come in several metals and in the left or right versions. All that for an easy 50L per pull.

Sizes Included

  • Belleza Jake
  • Legacy

The Engine Room runs until October 20th!

 

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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
  • Hair – No_Match – No Tease
  • Back Drop – Tylar’s Treasures – Gothic Window and Gothic Drapes

Outfit + Boots – Devious Minds – Abigale Gacha Set – 75L per play Gacha at the Engine Room

Glasses – Art & Gears – Round Glasses – FREE/0L – Free Gift at the Engine Room

Choker – Rabbithouse – Gear Choker – FREE/0L – Free Gift at the Engine Room

 

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Gabriel is wearing

Shirt + Vest + Mechanical Arm – Rekt – Gentlesteam Gacha – 50L per play Gacha at The Engine Room


In the Dark

In the Dark

The end of the month is swiftly approaching and I’m NOT ready! There are still so many Hunts to hunt and freebies to gather and events to go to…  I better just quit whining and get to it! One of the Hunts I love, despite the hair tearing, eye crossing, sneaky little hiding cubes, is the Twisted Hunt. It was actually the first Hunt I ever did way back in the early days. So yeah, I got tossed into the deep end first thing. BUT… The Twisted Hunt, in my opinion, has the best prizes of all the hunts.  And Gabe and I are showing off just a few of those awesome prizes today. But there’s a time crunch… The Hunt ends on the 30th!

Dark Elves

This round’s theme is Drow elves! I’ve always wondered what it’d be like to be one of the Dark elves and doesn’t Gabe look fantastic as a Drow? I’m lovin’ his yummy ears!  Ahem, anyway, our slick new Drow skins are from Jeanette’s Joint. The prize contains four skins for the ladies: Brows and Browless and “explicit” and modest. The guys get two skins – Brows and Browless. The skins are Baked on Mesh and look fantastic.

Rogues

Our new outfits are also Twisted prizes. These are the “Drow Rogue” outfits from Valkyr. The ladies outfit comes with the top, pants and boots while the guys garb is a tunic and pants. Both of the builds are just gorgeous and I foresee these outfits staying in our closets a long time!

Ladies Sizes Included

  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, Venus
  • Maitreya
  • Ocacin
  • SLink – Hourglass, Physique
  • Tonic – Curvy, Fine
  • Voluptuous

Men’s Sizes Included

  • Signature

 

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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
  • Hair – Mina -Emilia

Top, Pants, Boots – Valkyr – Drow Rogue – FREE/0L – Free prize for the Twisted Hunt

Skin – Jeanette’s Joint – Dark Elf BoM Skin – FREE/0L – Free prize for the Twisted Hunt

 

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Gabriel is wearing

Tunic + Pants – Valkyr – Drow Rogue – FREE/0L – Free prize for the Twisted Hunt

Skin – Jeanette’s Joint – Dark Elf BoM Skin – FREE/0L – Free prize for the Twisted Hunt


No Time

No Time

I received very sad news today, FabFree. The Stay at Home Club is closing it’s doors as of September 25. I will be very sorry to see them go. I certainly got used to picking up all the great free gifts. But… all good things come to an end, I suppose.

No Time

I am glad I had time to pick up these great cargo pants from FurtaCor. These are the ‘Owen’ pants and while the Club is still open, you can get them for free. The pants come with a HUD to choose one of fifteen colors and patterns. As with everything I’ve seen from FurtaCor, these are a great build right down to the details. I would suggest, however, that you don’t wait around to grab these before the Stay at Home Club is just a fond memory.

Sizes Included

  • Aesthetic
  • Altamura
  • Signature – Gianni
  • SLink

One quick note, you may see that there is no Belleza Jake size. I have discovered that Altamura fits Jake rather well. Good to know.

 

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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 – Argrace – Makoto
  • Glasses – Linden Labs – Male Student Glasses – Free in your inventory
  • T Shirt – Topazz
  • Pose – Amitie Poses – Ride it

Pants – FurtaCor – Owen – FREE/0L – Free gift for the Stay at Home Club

Photo Location – Dusty Shores


Julian

Julian

No, I’m not changing my name. I’m rather pleased with the one I have… well, actually I have three names. But that’s a story for another time. The Julian I am referring to is the name of the smashing new shirt I’m wearing today.

Details

As I said, this is ‘Julian’ from Finer Threads and you can add it to your closet for free. Yes, free. This is the free gift from Finer Threads at Uber. Ms. Prudence has already shown some of the free gift at Uber and Julianna came back from the event staggering under the weight of all the gifts she had collected. I had little hope for a mens gift, yet happily, here we are and it’s a very fine gift indeed.  If the charcoal color I chose isn’t your taste, Julian comes with a HUD for eight colors and as many other embroidery details.

Sizes Included

  • Belleza Jake
  • Signature – Gianni

Uber runs until September 22. For easy shopping, this is the Cam Shopping LM

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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 – Argrace – Makoto
  • Glasses – Linden Labs – Male Student Glasses – Free in your inventory

Shirt – Finer Threads – Julian – FREE/0L – Free Gift at Uber

Photo Location – Glanmire

 


Tanked

Tanked

Hello and Happy Weekend, FabFree. A new to me designer has popped up on my radar for good quality men’s wear today. I was alerted by my group chat for Third Life to a new gift. I know Juli has told you all about the Third Life Group and while there’s a majority of gifts for the girls, we guys have a gift or two as well. You just have to join the group for a small onetime fee of 10L and you’ll have access to loads of designers and those free gifts.

Tanked

Modern Charm is a new to me designer and I’m very pleased  to have discovered them. There is a group with multiple gifts and a large store. The items are well built and have quality textures. I have a feeling I will be returning to Modern Charm often.  This top is the Paolo Tank and you can pick it up for free with your Third Life Group tag. The tank comes with a HUD with five colors and four graphics you can mix.

Sizes Included

  • Adin
  • Belleza Jake
  • Fitmesh Classic
  • Signature
  • SLink

 

Oh and one last thing…. I’m Batman.

 

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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 – Argrace – Makoto
  • Glasses – Linden Labs – Male Student Glasses – Free in your inventory

Top – Modern Charm Man – Paolo Tank – FREE/0L – Free gift for the Third Life Group – Group is 10L to join

 


Mo Ghaol

Mo Ghaol

Hey FabFree! Can you believe we are rolling so fast towards the end of July? I’ve still got a list of things that need to be done before that! I’ve got Hunts and Fairs and events all stacking up!  So lets get at least one of those going now.

Celtic Love

I love the Celtic history and language and countries. Scotland is my family’s ancestral home both on the Grid and in the Real world. So I had to take part in the Celtic Celebration Hunt.  And since I can’t resist a man in a kilt, I convinced Gabriel to come along.

These are the men’s and women’s gifts from Mystrie for the Hunt : the Aina dress and the Aiden Kilt.  The dress comes as one easy piece and is a lovely build. If you can’t see in the picture, there is Celtic knotwork all down the skirt and the texture in the bodice is so detailed. This will be a staple in my RP closet.

The Aiden Kilt comes in three pieces – the shoes and socks, the kilt and the vest. Gabriel did add the undershirt from his own closet. Again, the details are spot on. The textures are smooth and well made.

The Celtic Celebration Hunt runs until July 29th so don’t wait around to get your Hunt on!

 

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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 2
  • Hair – Limerence – Jinna

Dress – Mystrie – Aina Dress – 1L prize for the Celtic Celebration Hunt

Sizes Included

  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, Venus
  • Fitmesh – XS -XL
  • Maitreya
  • SLink – Hourglass, Physique
  • Tonic – Curvy, Fine

 

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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 – Argrace – Makoto

Kilt Outfit – Mystrie – Aiden Kilt – 1L prize for the Celtic Celebration Hunt

Sizes Included

  • Belleza Jake
  • Classic Fitmesh
  • Onpup
  • SLink
  • TMP

Photo Location – Private SIM

 

 


Take a Little Trip

Take a little trip
Take a little trip, take a little trip
Take a little trip and see
Take a little trip, take a little trip
Take a little trip with me

~ Low Rider

It’s way too hot in Texas to stick around. Today, the temp on the car’s dashboard said it was 108 degrees! That’s Way. Too. Hot. Some I had to get away.Take a little trip… as it were.  Luckily, it’s always nice on the Grid. I even found a gorgeous SIM that’s based on the Highlands of Scotland… where even in the Summer… it’s nice and cool.

Take a little trip

I was also pleased to find a great free gift from V8 that is perfect for wandering the Highlands. This is the Roger Urban outfit and it’s free with your Third Life Group tag. To join the Thrid Life Group just click the poster and pay a small one time 10L and there you go. Now, when I say outfit… that’s the whole outfit. You get the sweater plus scarf, the trousers, the fedora and the sneakers. (There’s also a pair of sunglasses that I forgot to put on…) The mesh is a good solid build. I had no clipping issues and it moved well. The colors would be good for Fall or Winter. I have no idea how long this special will last so don’t delay.

Sizes Included

  • Belleza Jake
  • Signature – Gianni
  • SLink

 

 

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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

Full Outfit – V8 – Roger Urban Outfit – Free/0L – Free gift for the Third Life group – Group is 10L to join

Photo Location – Soul2Soul Highlands

 


No more yielding than a dream

All a Dream

If we shadows have offended,
Think but this, and all is mended:
That you have but slumbered here,
While these visions did appear;
And this weak and idle theme,
No more yielding but a dream,
Gentles, do not reprehend.
If you pardon, we will mend.

 

It was all a dream upon Midsummer’s Night

The Midsummer Night’s Dream Hunt, that is. First my new gown. I am becoming a huge fan of Ari – Pari. Honestly, when I saw this designer was doing the Hunt I may have actually squeaked with a happy. For just 3L and a little hunting you get the beautiful gown with a HUD for eight colors of fabric and six metals for the belt. It’s just gorgeous.

Sizes Included

  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, Venus
  • Maitreya
  • SLink – Hourglass, Physique

My Oberon

Gabriel is my Oberon in the “Oberon Set” from Secrets of Gaia. This is also part of the Midsummer Night’s Dream hunt for only 3L. The set also included two sets of horns (Not shown)

Sizes Included

  • Belleza – Jake
  • Fitmesh
  • Signature – Gianni
  • SLink

 

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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 2
      • Hair – Exile -Blink
      • Crown – Lode – Hello June

    Gown – Ari-Pari – Midsummer Gown – 3L prize for the Midsummer Night’s Dream Hunt

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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 – No_Match -No Hint

Jacket, Pants + Boots – Secrets of Gaia – Oberon Set- 3L prize for the Midsummer Night’s Hunt

 


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Cyber

Cyber

Greetings FabFree.  Much like Juli, I have been sucked into the fervor surrounding the Second Life 17th Birthday. while there are considerably far few items for men, I have found at least one that is a must have for all the RPers. At least the bleak future/cyberpunks.

Future Perfect

This is the ‘Cyber Set’ from Zed for Men and it’s at the SL17B as your free gift. The set includes the vest, two cyber arms ( one left, one right) and a spine attachment. The pieces are all separate so you can wear all or just a piece or two. Any Cyber RP ladies could easily pick this set up simply for the arms and the spine. The set comes in the red I’m wearing as well as blue, cyan, orange, green and black. One note – I accessorized this vest with an applier long sleeved shirt and a visor from my closet, these do not come with the Cyber Set.

Sizes Included

  • Aesthetic
  • Belleza Jake
  • Signature – Geralt, Gianni
  • SLink

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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

Top + Cyber Arm – Zed for Men – Cyber Set – FREE/0L – Free gift at the Second Life 17th Birthday CelebrationHalcyon 

Photo Location – Insilico South west