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A Little Posh Tale

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Oh Hello Fab Free! I hope you’ve all been having a fabulous weekend so far. This will be a short but sweet post. I just had to share with you another look at the Fab Free exclusive group gift from Posh Tale. If you haven’t picked this FREE gift up yet, you definitely should. The gift from Posh Tale includes these gaucho style mesh pants and matching mesh top.  They also come with a color change hud that allows you to change the color of the pants or the top so you can mix or match however you like.  I love the linen -like texture as well. This is just the sort of outfit I’d enjoy wearing on a hot summer day. Don’t forget to wear your Fabulously Free in SL group tag!

Sizes included: Standard Mesh

Here are the Details, Enjoy!

Hair – MINA Hair – Vera

Skin –  Essences – Mel (Catwa & Omega) – Exclusive@Shiny Shabby

Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Outfit – .PoshTale. Gallosia Pants & Top – FREE Fab Free Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Tattoos – Letis Tattoo :: Ganga ::

Body/Hands/Feet –  Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1

*Pose by WetCat

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Just Me and My Bae

A Different Kind of Pearl

Hello Fabulouses!  Here’s hoping your week is off to a fantastic start.  Where I am in RL, we are supposed to have record heat today, which is leaving me feeling kind of wilted, and I guess that blended over into SL as well.  Good thing I have a brand new summery outfit to keep me cool!

My Bae…

While Ripley frolicked in the waves over at Beach Paradise Island, I lounged on a clam shell bed, and wished for a cool breeze.  Clad only in my new, free Bae Jumper from Apple May Designs, I certainly kicked back in style.  In a deep, rich purple hue, adorned with a black bow at the waist, this sweet summer romper flattered every inch of my curves.  I love the added detail of the lace trim, which softened the edge and gave a feminine flare.  To add Bae to  your inventory, activate your Apple May Designs group tag (25L join fee), teleport over to the shop, and tap the gift vendor.

Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Isis
  • Maitreya

Happiness is Walking Barefoot on the Beach

Oh how I love to feel the sand between my toes and the tickle of the waves as they lap the shore!  Since the pupster and I spent a lazy morning at the beach, I opted to go barefoot today.  For that added bit of pizzazz, I chose to slip on my new free Tribal Ankle Bracelets, which I scooped up as a gift over at Merlific.  The group is not free to join, but this jewelry is so cute, it’s well worth the itty-bitty 10L fee.

I sure hope that you find a way to stay cool where you are.  I won’t be venturing out for long in this heat in RL.  Thank goodness for air conditioning!  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 Medison

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

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

Hair:  Mina Hair Farah (available at Hairology)

Necklace:  Misha Fine Jewelry Silver Tender Heart Necklace in Amethyst

Jumper:  Apple May Designs Bae Jumper – Deep Purple (free group gift 0L/25L to join)

Anklets:  Merlific Tribal Ankle Bracelets (free group gift 0L/10L to join)

Pose:  Chotaire Seelowe’s Trompe Loeil Nerissa Seashell Bed (at sim)

Sim:  Beach Paradise Island

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Not All Stars Belong to the Sky

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Happy Monday, Fabulouses!  Ripley and I continued exploring the SL14B Community Celebration, and have three more gifties to share with you to brighten up the beginning of your week.

Time for a New Hairdo

I visited the salon in RL over the weekend, and it’s kind of funny how I followed suit in SL as well.  My new hairstyle is courtesy of Mina Hair, one of my go-to hair designers.  The Myrtle hair has side-swept bangs which tuck into a woven pattern in the back that I would love to duplicate in RL.  I really like the way the hair leaves my shoulders bare in the front, except for just a few stray wisps.  The package includes both a materials and non-materials version of the tresses, and an Essentials color pack with 9 options.  Best of all, the Myrtle hair is completely free. Simply teleport to the Mina salon and click the vendor.

A Sweet Little Tank

My blue and white tank from ISON is one of my favorite fabulous finds.  With delicate shoulder straps and laces in the front, this free cropped shirt is perfect for warm summer days.  If blue and white stripes aren’t your style, the top includes a texture change HUD with a pretty solid olive green option, or a cheery yellow print.  I opted for the more nautical-looking pattern to coordinate with my anklet (more on that in a moment).  I love that the designer included three choices for this gift!

Mesh Body Compatibility:

    • Maitreya
    • Hourglass
    • Physique

Starfish Anklet

The Finishing Touch

I chose to accessorize my casual outfit with one more free present from !Rebel Hope Designs.  The Starfish Beach Anklet features a golden, five-armed sea creature flanked by three glistening beads, all suspended from a silver chain.  It can sometimes be hard to get anklets to fit properly depending on the style of foot you are wearing, but there is an unrigged, resizable anklet tucked inside the gift box, as well as versions for high and flat Belleza, Maitreya and Slink flat feet.  All I had to do was add the jewelry to my avatar, and it fit my Slink flat foot perfectly with no adjusting necessary.

I hope you find the time to visit the SL14B Shopping event.  There are so many bargains and wonderful gifts just awaiting discovery.  It was busy, and I needed to devote time to explore, but came away so happy with the gifts I received and purchases I made.  The event runs until June 26th.  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 Medison

Eyeliner:  SimplyScha Arabic Eyeliner Gift (10L on the Marketplace)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Lipstick:  Izzie’s Catwa Lipstick Applier (Aiko)

Hair:  Mina Myrtle (free gift SL14B – 0L)

Top:  ISON Lace-up Tank (free gift SL14B – 0L)

Shorts:  Blueberry Tazz Denim Shorts Light Blue

Mesh Feet:  Slink

Flip Flops:  ILLI Meriel Flip Flops

Anklet:  !Rebel Hope Designs Starfish Beach Anklet (free gift SL14B – 0L)

Pose:  (sitting) [We’re Closed] Tree Stump – located at Luane’s World Sim

(close up)  Le Poppycock

Sim:  Luane’s World

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Flowers That Fly

Flowers That Fly

Hello Fabulouses!  Now this is the way to start your vacation…….relaxing in a field of butterflies!  Those last few days of school are so hectic; it’s wonderful to savor the first few moments of freedom.  Just like Carson’s Angel, Ripley is not on his summer schedule yet, but our morning walk led me to a lovely patch of daisies full of fluttering butterflies…….pure magic!

All This is Free?

The bi-monthly Ultra Event is celebrating its first year anniversary with lots of freebies for members of the Ultra Society Group (free to join).  Blue boxes at the event contain gifts from a variety of generous designers.  I’m featuring two of them in my post today.  First of all, my lovely tresses, called Froukje, came from Mina.  I love the way the long bangs are tucked behind my ear, with a few wispy strands escaping on my forehead.  In the gift package, there is one shade called “new blond,” which is this gorgeous golden yellow hue.   Other color packs are available for purchase in the Mina store.  I have to admit, I visited there, and scooped up some additional colors because this hair style is just so “me.”

My second giftie from Ultra is the ornate Nadine Gem Bracelet from Modish.  Crafted in dark, gleaming gold with emerald stones, this delicate bracelet coordinated beautifully with my Dorothea dress (more on that in a moment!).  The floral motif was a perfect match for the butterfly theme.  Best of all, it’s completely free at the Ultra Sales Event!

These are just two of the many free gifts up for grabs at Ultra’s first anniversary celebration, which runs until June 15th.  (There are even some for guys).  I’d highly recommend a visit there!

Thanks for the Butterflies

Don’t Fly Away Yet!

The flirty Dorothea mini dress I’m wearing features a satiny teal texture with a cluster of golden butterflies soaring to freedom.  With slender shoulder straps and sexy slits in the skirt, this frock is ideal for the warm summer days to come.  It is a free gift from Sexy Princess for members of the Third Life Group.  There is a 10L join fee for this group, which gives you access to multiple gifts from many designers, so your investment goes a long way.

Butterflies…Flowers that Fly and All But Sing (~Robert Frost)

Although I’ve enjoyed my interlude with the “flying flowers,” it’s time for Ripley and I to tackle some of the many chores around the house that we put off until summer break.  Fun times!  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 Alura (past Fifty Linden Friday)

Eyeliner:  SimplyScha Arabic Eyeliner gift (10L on the Marketplace)

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

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

Hair:  Mina Froukje (free gift at for the Ultra Society Group at Ultra 0L/0L to join)

Dress:  Sexy Princess Dorothea Dress (free gift for the Third Life group 0L/10L join fee)

Bracelet:  Modish Nadine Gem Bracelet Gold Emerald (free gift for the Ultra Society Group at Ultra 0L/0L to join)

Mesh Feet:  Slink

Poses:  Diesel Works

Sim:  Crystal Garden Estates

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It’s Another Red Sweater Day!

Snapshot_002Greetings Fabulous Readers :)!  Prudence sent me a message the other day and told me that I simply must run over to the Hairology event and pick up the gift by MINA because it was “so me”, so that’s what inspired my cozy holiday look today.   She was right – I quite like it!  Thanks for the heads up Pru 😉

About the free hair…

As mentioned previously on FabFree [HERE] and [HERE], There are a ton of free gifts and 1L hairstyles at this round of Hairology in celebration of their first anniversary!  The long dark blonde hair I am wearing today includes the winter beanie and is FREE at the MINA Hairology display.  It comes with a HUD that includes a few different shades of dark blonde – which was right up my alley!

My sweater is free too!

Speaking of Pru… the other day she blogged the new Fabulously Free in SL group gift by BlackRose [HERE], and not only is that awesome sweater still available for free, but they have also put out a new free group gift that you can pick up for being a part of the BlackRose inworld group gift which is free to join.  The other group gift is the Sweater Shirt in Red as I am wearing today.  It comes with an option to wear it with or without the white blouse underneath.  You’ll find both gifts right at the entrance on the table.

Sizes included:

  • XXS-L mesh sizes with alphas

Be warm, my friends!

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier – League Ella

Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair – MINA Nell Dark Blonde (free / 0L / @ Hairology)
Sweater – BlackRose Sweater Shirt Red (free group gift / 0L / free to join)
Jeans – Addams Rocker Zipper Jean
Pose by
GlamRUs

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Tis Kustom

Tis Kustom Hello Fab Free’rs, I hope you’ve all been having a wonderful week! I’m doing pretty well myself, especially after indulging in a little retail therapy at the current round of Kustom 9. This round of Kustom 9 is an anniversary round. Can you believe Kustom 9 has turned 3? In it’s relatively short time in Second Life, Kustom 9 has become one of the events I personally enjoy the most. I like the fact that it has remained a smaller event while still bringing in quality designers, at least in my opinion. In celebration of this anniversary, most if not all the participating vendors have put out a 9 linden gift. I picked up several, and the ones shown here are just a handful that I thought went well together.

This cute shoulder-length hairstyle is the K9 gift from MINA. I am always a sucker for heavy blunt bangs! I also like the swept back look of the style. I think it appears as though it could be tied back, but it floats over the shoulders and ends in a sort of feathery natural looking edge. The hair includes a color change hud of pretty “light brown” variations, and a version with and one without materials enabled.

Next, Essences also placed out a pretty variation on their Sophia skin as their K9 gift. This lovely face with the lilac lips is a Catwa head applier only. The gift applier is in the Essences medium01 tone with dark brows, and costs just 9 lindens like all the gifts at Kustom 9. I think the subtle makeup on this Catwa head applier by Essences is great for everyday wear. I also believe would look just as nice with casual clothing as it would with formal attire.

Fab Free’s own Kathryn commented on the photo for this post in Flickr that these eyes were “striking”. I completely agree with her, she always has such nice things to say! The eyes are part of the K9 gift from S0NG. S0NG’s 9 linden gift includes this hazy blue pair of eyes, and an equally strange and beautiful greenish pair. Named the “Bomi” eyes, each pair comes in a  mesh set, as well as a classic system layer.

Finally, this glittery iridescent choker with the little heart is from Pumpkin and I’m crushing on it big time! lol The mesh collar/choker has such a fun vibe, and it made me think of all the fun plastic jewelry I would have worn in my teens. Needless to say there was an instant feeling of slight nostalgia which is always a good thing in my book. The glittery heart choker has resize scripts built in for easy fitting, and is seriously cute on, especially for just 9 lindens.

Here are the details, I hope you like this small sample of the Anniversary gifts at Kustom 9.

Hair – MINA – Odyle – Light brown – 9L @Kustom9 

Catwa Head Applier – Essences Catwa Applier [K9 Gift] – 9L @Kustom9 

Eyes – {S0NG} :: Bomi Eyes :: – 9L @Kustom9 

Head – CATWA HEAD Gwen

Choker – [Pumpkin] Glitter Heart Choker- Gift – 9L @Kustom9 

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Urban Native

Urban Native

I’m enjoying the last few days of not quite cold weather as the fall days allow for walks through parks without jackets. It’s that perfect weather for shorts and a shirt and the breezes are lovely even with the turning leaves.

Even if I’m an urban native… I found the perfect shirt for my outing at… none other than Native Urban. Their group is FREE to join and they have out a FREE group gift for men that you won’t want to pass up. It is this outstanding banshee shirt that includes mesh sizes for all the major men’s mesh bodies including Slink, Adam, TMP, and Aesthetic. Since it is made for mesh bodies, there is no alpha included (just as a heads up) but with some fiddling an an alpha from your inventory you might be able to make this FREE shirt work with your system body if you are still using one.

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Loki is wearing…

Body, Hands, and Feet – Slink
Skin – Birth Skins – Axel Skin (Coastal) trail.b.hair_Clean
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – DuraSL13B Gift in Milky Platinum
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold – tinted black
Tattoo – .Reckless. – Guerrero (faded)
Shirt – Native Urban – Banshee Shirt Gift 1 (Free Group Gift/0L/Group is Free to Join)
Pants  – *N & B Design* – Menorca Mesh Mens Shorts
Shoes – Roped Passion’s – Braided Larue Tan Sandal (10L @ The Cart Wash Sale/Direct TP) – hurry, Cart Sale ends the 28th!

Sim Location – Holly Kai Park

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Wine Country

Wine Country

Last month Prey had out a great pair of jeans for the men… this month they have out a duo of FREE fall mesh sweaters that you won’t want to miss out on. The group is FREE to join, and the gifts are FREE with your tag. You’ll get the sweater above in all the standard mesh sizes in both black and white. A close up look will reveal a nubby texture that is really excellent on.

There is still four more days of the Indian Summer Cart Wash Sale left for you to catch the steals and deals. Astrid showed you a pair of gorgeous ladies sandals from Roped Passion’s [HERE] but the cart also has excellent men’s sandals as well. I picked up the Larue Black Sandals for just 10L. There are several other colors out for the same low price for you gentlemen to choose from. The box includes a pair of sandals to fit men’s slink feet as well as a pair of unrigged mesh sandals that can be adjusted for other feet types.

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Loki is wearing…

Hands and Feet – Slink
Skin – Birth Skins – Axel Skin (Coastal) trail.b.hair_Clean
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – DuraSL13B Gift in Milky Platinum
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Tattoo – .Reckless. – Guerrero (faded)
Shirt – Prey – Men’s September Gift Mens Sweater in Black / White also in box (Free Group Gift/0L/Free to Join Group)
Pants  – RedgraveHeavyUsed Jeans ClassicCut
Shoes – Roped Passion’s – Braided Larue Black Sandal (10L @ The Cart Wash Sale/Direct TP)

Sim Location – Vecchi Amici Winery

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Autumn Afternoon

Heyya FabFree!

Autumn Afternoon

I know it’s not Tuesday but I’m feeling a fantasy role play mood coming on. Maybe because I picked up this gorgeous frock from BlueMoon Enterprise for free. This is “Coreen” in a lovely rusty red and it’s the latest group gift for September. The dress comes in the standard mesh sizes XXS-L and has a good alpha layer. As with everything from BlueMoon I’ve seen, Coreen is simply stunning in build and in details.  Don’t miss this one!

I was also excited to see that Mina has put out a free gift for the Second Life Frees & Offers group. The group is free to join and you can pick up tons of great freebies all around the grid. Mina is giving us this sweet hair style named, appropriately, “Mena” this month. Mena comes in a materials and a no materials version in this lovely light brown color. If you haven’t discovered Mina this is a great way to try it out for free… and get addicted. 😉

As with all free gifts, these may not be around long so grab those group tags and get going!

 

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Skin Lumae – Tinselberry
Hands + Feet– Slink mesh Casual Hands + Flat Feet + Basic Nail HUD
Eyes IKON – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion
Pose w/ HorseSomething New – Horse Love

 

Dress – BlueMoon Enterprise – Coreen – (FREE/0L/group gift) – group is free to join ( quick note, BlueMoon has relocated to inside the White Armory Building)

Hair – Mina – Mena, light brown – (FREE/0L/SLF&O Group gift) – group is free to join

 

Location – Blithe

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Ready for Adventure

Ready for Adventure

The Indian Summer Cart Wash Sale doesn’t officially begin until tomorrow, but some of the vendors are already set up and ready to go. Emerald Couture is one of those that has their stuff out for you to peruse, and I was thrilled to pick up this fantastic leather jacket/shirt combo in the picture above for only 10L.

The one piece item comes in two fitmesh sizes as well as all the standard mesh sizes. There are also two other nicely made men’s shirts on the cart. Ladies there are several nice items there for you to check out as well. Don’t be afraid to get to the Cart Wash Sale early and check out these great items before the crowds tomorrow!

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Loki is wearing…

Body and Hands – Slink
Skin – Birth Skins – Axel Skin (Coastal) trail.b.hair_Clean
Eyes – IKON Vanity Eyes – Parchment
Hair – DuraSL13B Gift in Milky Platinum
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Top – Emerald Couture – Leather NT Asian 2.0 Jacket and Shirt (10L @ The Cart Wash Sale/Direct TP)
Pants  – RedgraveHeavyUsed Jeans ClassicCut
Shoes – GothiCatz [380] Shoes – Outlander Boots in Black

Sim Location – Venta Silurum

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