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Japanimation

Japanimation

I have always had the dream to take a trip to Japan and do all sorts of ridiculous things like buy nonsensical t-shirts, go to weird cat cafes and eat copious amounts of sushi.  My dress today has inspired me to go in a bit of a kawaii direction, not sure I pulled it off completely but, let’s just say I feel like I should be mastering chopsticks any second now.

A Pop of Colour

Ok, so maybe this dress from Quinnty’s has more than just a little pop of colour, but it makes me think of all the cool hot pink and green things I used to wear way back in the late 80’s.  Good times.  This dress comes in three little parts, the main bit I’m showing you, with an optional bolero you can wear as well as a little modesty patch to keep eyes from peering where you don’t want them to!  You can get yours by joining the Quinnty’s group for 50L.  There are a wholeeee bunch of other fun gifts there too, so make sure you take a look!

Sizes

  • Hourglass
  • Maitreya
  • Physique

Now where were these promised mounds of sushi?

xox
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Clothes 

Dress – Quinnty’s Meghan Dress (Free Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join)

Body

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Euphoric Dolly Babe Eyes
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filigree Sternum Tattoo
Eyeshadow Applier – Alaskametro New Wave
Nails – Maitreya Lara
Lipstick Applier – Alaskametro New Wave
Hair – VCO Mango 
Backdrop – ninety Antisocial
Pose – AnLar Poses Tara

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In Between the Lines

In Between the Lines

You remember when you would read fashion magazines as a teen, and they always contained some form of quiz?  You know, like the type that told you what kind of guy was for you?  Well, I’d always do the ones that told you which style was yours, and annoyingly each time I would land somewhere in the middle of three categories.  Something like, one third rocker, one third boho and one third sporty.  I dunno if there was something wrong with my programming back then, or maybe I was catching on early to the fact that it’s really ok to switch it up!  Today, I’m feeling just a little rough and tough, though tomorrow I may show up in frills!  You just never know…

Syndicate Sunday Time!

Syndicate Sunday has rolled around again, and there are loads of great deals going on all over the grid.  Syndicate Sunday takes place during the week after the first Sunday of every month, and you’ll find loads of goodies priced at just 69 Lindens in some of your favourite stores!  I made my way over to Psycho Barbie and found this insanely awesome bomber jacket (I love the fact that it falls off the shoulders, and it happens to come with a fairly extensive HUD) for just 69 Lindens.  I also nipped by Astara and got these great celestial earrings for 69L as well.  There are lots of other goodies in participating stores, just check out the event’s website to figure out what you just can’t live without!

Jacket Sizes

  • Freya
  • Isis
  • Maitreya
  • Hourglass
  • Physique
  • Venus

Here’s to the misfits!

xox
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Aline is Wearing…

Clothes 

Jacket – Psycho Barbie Bomber Jacket (69L for Syndicate Sunday)
Skirt– Blueberry Kimi
Earrings – Astara Cloud Earrings (69L for Syndicate Sunday)

Body

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Euphoric Giselle Eyes
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filigree Sternum Tattoo
Eyeshadow Applier –  Lelutka Cate
Nail Polish Applier – Maitreya Lara
Lipstick Applier – Lelutka Cate
Hair – Magika Good Vibes
Backdrop – Ninety Blame

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The Hunt for Freezies

The Hunt for Freezies

Here comes the weekend Fab Free!  I’m dreaming about summer days when you can just listen to music and troll the neighbourhood to buy freezies and chew gum.  You know what I’m saying?

Fab and Always Free

I found this super versatile and cute top at Sweet Willows through the Fab Free Group, of course!  If you join our inworld group for free you get access to a whole mass of awesome gifts, including this one from Sweet Willows!  It comes with an HUD to change to a bunch of different textures full of awesomeness.  Loads of options there!

Sizes

  • Freya
  • Hourglass
  • Maitreya
  • Physique
  • Voluptuous

Short but Sweet

The perfect skirt to go with my top (also perfect for summer neighbourhood trolling, of course) was yet another free group gift over at Egoxentrikax.  I joined the MLM Free & Offers group for free and got this cute skirt out of it!  Can’t say no to that, can you?

Sizes

  • Altamura
  • Freya
  • Isis
  • Venus
  • Ebody Curvy
  • Maitreya
  • Hourglass
  • Physique
  • TMP

Good Luck finding some warmth out there!

xox
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Aline is Wearing…

Clothes 

Top – Sweet Willows Fabulous Top (Fab Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Skirt – Egoxentrikax Jackye Denim Skirt (Free MLM Free & Offers Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Headphones – Exxess Cat Headphones
Phone – Reign Meow Phone

Body

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Lelutka Cate
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Cate
Eyebrows– Jumo Britani
Eyes– Euphoric Dolly Babe Eyes
Tattoo – Sn@tch Filigree Sternum Tattoo
Eyeshadow Applier –  Lelutka Cate
Nail Polish Applier – Maitreya Lara
Lipstick Applier –  Sn@tch Cream Lipstick
Hair – Moon Consume
Backdrop – Ninety Wall Alien Pink

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Pretty Psycho

Pretty Psycho
Hi and welcome back to the blog Fab Free’rs! I’m here on this marvelous Monday with a quickie post featuring two of the more recent group gifts at Cureless. I think it’s always interesting to see what the designer at Cureless comes up with. The items are usually leaning toward the creepy side while still remaining cute. I picked up a set of eyes, and a set of cropped tops from the pile of currently available group gifts. Also there are 3 lucky letter chairs at Cureless directly across from the group gifts. At this time the Cureless group is 50 linden to join.
CURELESS[+] Spookshow Eyes / GROUP GIFT!The Eyes – The group gift eyes at Cureless definitely fall into the category of “creepy kawaii.” The set includes mesh eyes, and appliers that will work with Catwa or Omega compatible mesh eyes. These spooky eyes all have a pale blue iris, and different pupil options. My favorites are the star shaped pupil and the cat-eye shaped pupil. You can also mix and match them like Pru has done.

CURELESS[+] Skelly Tops / Group GiftThe Top – This skeleton cropped top is also a group gift at Cureless. The top comes in two sizes, and four variations. There is the white skeleton version shown, a plain white top, a black skeleton version, and a plain black version.
Sizes Included: Slink Petite, Maitreya Lara

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair – Clawtooth: Rose (19: Magic Pack)

Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Skin –  Essences – Blake – Currently @Kustom 9

Eyes – CURELESS[+] Spookshow Eyes – Free Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join 

Septum Piercing – (epoque) Couronne Septum – Obsidian

Lips gloss – ~Shiny Stuffs~ CATWA Honey Lips Appliers

Top – CURELESS[+] Skelly Tops – Free Group Gift/Group is 50L to Join 

Tattoos – The Ivory Rose – I&R wistful tattoo

Background – ninety – psycho backdrop Gift ! – Past Gift

Body –  Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara

*Pose by Indigo Poses

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Walking on Sunshine

Walking on sunshine

Just a little bit out of practice.

Gotta admit, this holiday season has left me a little rusty when it comes to rooting out those bargains. For a while I had contemplated on training my new polar bear cub (he still needs a name) in the fine art of sniffing out great deals a la Ripley but after fifteen minutes of watching him attempt to dig out the carpet, the thought of turning him loose in a store became a Very Bad Idea. Thankfully, I soon remembered a safer alternative and was soon turning to the Second Life Marketplace. Personally, I’ve always found the Marketplace easy to navigate (no lag or misbehaving polar bears a bonus!) ending this most recent jaunt with a cart loaded with goodies.

Stepping into the sunshine.

One of the things picked up was this free sweater dress from Tuty’s. I guess I was in the mood for something simple as I immediately fell in love with the sleek cut of this dress. With the weather being so odd lately, I didn’t want to chance catching a flu and so appreciated this snug long-sleeved dress and it’s comfortable jersey material even more. The sweater dress comes with a boat load of sizes including the five standard mesh sizes (XS-XL) as well as alternate sizes for avvies with smaller chests or curvier bodies. If you’re still worried about the sizing there’s also a nifty alpha layer provided to stop bits from poking through. To sweeten the pot, the sweater dress also comes with a hud that allows you to switch between fourteen different colors. I spent way too long trying to decide on which color to showcase but settled on orange because it’s been too drab and dreary on my little plot of Second Life recently. Snow is all well and good but I think I’m well and truly ready for Spring and the sunshine.

Unusual headgear.

I’ve been in a bit of a headgear kick recently. Beanies and caps mostly as sunhats will have to wait (grrr) but in the virtual world, I would be remiss not to stretch this theme out to the more unusual. This isn’t the first time I’ve seen horns sold on the marketplace but when I saw these on offer at Ninety I snapped them up right away. For just 1L, you’ll not only get a great set of horns but also a hud that controls the colors of each flower on the ring of flowers at the base of each horn. There are eight colors to choose from so go crazy experimenting with all the different combinations that are possible. The flowers really remind me of Spring and I just can’t wait for the season to get here already! The hud provided also lets you control the color metals on the horns (choice of gold or silver) and there is also an easy to use resize script so that you can customize your horns to your heart’s content. And that’s a wrap for my Marketplace shopping adventures. The January work rush has certainly left me floored as it’s been busier than I’ve previously anticipated (-shakes a stick at RL-) but hopefully, I’ll be able to recover some of my freebie game soon. Catch you on the flip side guys!

 

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On Sheidey…

Skin- 7 Deadly s{K}ins Amina (Past Women Only 2 Hunt prize)
Hair – PB Designs Iris
Eyes – Mesange Athena (0L)
Horns – Ninety Horns Gift (1L on the Marketplace)
Dress – Tuty’s Mesh Sweater Dress (0L on the Marketplace)
Shoes – MO0H! Nikita boots (Past Designer Circle Gift)
Manicure – La Boheme Diti Gold (Previous offering @ The Wash Winter Cart Sale)
Hands – Slink Casual

Pose: Le Poppycock

 

Sim: Private location

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A Triangular Dark Princess in Crushers Boots

Greetings!

Just a quickie today to show you a few FREE and almost free items!

My outfit is a hodgepodge of items…the skull top hat, collar, flexi skirt attachment, fishnet stockings and lace edged top, under the jacket, are all part of the Dark Princess outfit…available for only 1L, from [AdN] Designs, on the Marketplace. The Black Triangular mesh Jacket, from [Ninety], is only 10L!  I’ve shown the Kira Skirt – Rigged mesh, from 7Five Discount Room, previously HERE… when it was free…now it is available for 10L on the marketplace! The Rival Black Combo (Eye & Lip) Makeup, from .:Glamorize:., is only 1L at their store inworld. My nail appliers are a FREE wearable demo, from ~*By Snow*~.  These Slink Nails Appliers – Nightshade Flesh DEMOS…are available on the Marketplace; which I also previously featured HERE.
A Triangular Dark Priness in Crushers Boots
These fabulous Crushers Boots, from [L.Warwick], are FREE for SL Frees & Offers Group Members (FREE to join).  There is an SL Frees & Offers Group Join sign where the boots are located in the [L.Warwick] Store.
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Happy shopping and stay Fabulously Free! ❤ ❤

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Xiu is  also wearing…

Skin –  –Glam Affair– Aria Skin – Asia – (Gatcha item at the Arcade /current round closed)
Eyes – IKON Spectral Eyes Black (photo 1)  Spectral Eyes Black
Lashes (#1) – *REDGRAVE* Eyelashes – 11 – Showgirl         ***I wear 2 sets of lashes at a time***
Lashes (#2) – ::BB:: Mesh lashes V.01 (SLEB black)
Hair – +Spellbound+  Nahara//Rainbows
Hands  by Slink
Poses – (pose ball on location)
Photo Location – Fallout Wasteland
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Let the Sunshine In

Just a little reminder, this round of  The Candy Factory is about to come to an end! This “sun” themed round is ending on May 21rst, so hurry over before it’s too late. This time I wanted to show you something super feminine and a little bit pin-up. I think I found just the thing in Ez’s Sun and Lace outfit! This brightly colored ensemble consists of a strapless lace and yellow top and a cute pair of yellow shorts. The top comes with several appliers and can be worn with or without them. To complete my look, I picked up an adorable pair of floral pumps from Ninety and this cute little flowered headband from Glow Desings, both are FREE when you wear your SLF&O (SL Frees & Offers) group tag!

Here are the details, Enjoy!
TCF Ez SLFO

Hair – TRUTH HAIR Thelma –  browns – @Collabor88

Headband – .:Glow Designs:. Hair Band Sakura (Also comes in Blue, Yellow, Red, Orange, and Violet. Originally Shown Here) – FREE SLF&O Gift

Skin – .::WoW Skins::. Anika Tan 01 – (Appliers Not Included) – $100L  @The Candy Factory

Eye shadow – DMD – light blue eyeshadow

Lashes – – DAMNED – My Perfect Eyelashes ❤ – $50L on the Marketplace

Eyes – [Buzz] Ardent Eyes – Umber – @Kustom9

Lipstick – Pink Acid Marilyn Matte Lipstick – Metallic Barbie ❤ (Originally Shown Here) – PFH Gift $5L 

Outfit – :Ez’s: Sun & Lace {CF Exclusive} – $59L @The Candy Factory

Breast Implants – Lolas ::: Tango ::: Mesh Breasts

Shoes – 9ty– Next Shoe Heels Mesh – FREE SLF&O Gift

Hands – Slink AvEnhance Hands Female – Gesture

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Violet Mafia HQ and Little Bones Group Gifts!

There are lots of gifts for you to collect at the Violet Mafia HQ! All you need to do is join their group and wear your tag to click on the vendor posters from each designer around the headquarters!

Here are some of the great things you can find there! Also don’t forget to check out Caresia’s post here to see the Moddish Violet Mafia gift!


.HAIR. Teen Loves (Nightingale) by Little Bones [FREE / Group Gift / Free to Join – Check Notices]
.EYES. Chocolate Vanity Eyes by IKON
.SKIN. Isla (Natural) by League [50% off Sale] see Love’s post here!
.NECKLACE. Cross your heart necklace by Elemental Jewellery [FREE / Velvet Mafia HQ]
.DRESS. Laura Tube Dress by BlahBLAHBlah [FREE / Violet Mafia HQ]
.SHOES. Trollop Heels (Purple Leopard) by Kennedys [FREE / Violet Mafia HQ]
.HANDS. by SLink
.NAILS. French Manicure Set by League [FREE]

.POSE. Catty Pose 1 by Kirin


LEFT
.GOWN. Silk Strapped Passion Formal by Lurve [FREE / Violet Mafia HQ]
.SHOES. Miami Pumps by Amarelo Mango [FREE / Violet Mafia HQ]
RIGHT
.NECKLACE. Scorpyo Necklace by Phoebe’s [FREE / Violet Mafia HQ]
.DRESS. Milan Leather Dress by Sassy [FREE / Violet Mafia]

POSES
Left – Trend by Tea.S
Right – Model 1 by Purple Poses


LEFT
.HAIR. Alabi by Little Bones [FREE / Group Gift / Free to Join – Check Notices]
.OUTFIT. Attention Seeker by Envious [FREE / Violet Mafia HQ]
RIGHT
.HAIR. Marmalade by Little Bones [FREE / Group Gift / Free to Join – Check Notices]
.TOP. T-Shirt Galaxy by Ninety [L$1 / The Hipster Fair]
.SKIRT. Camoflage Mini by NN Designs [FREE / Violet Mafia HQ]

POSES
Left – Nicki 5 by Ploom
Right – Aida – Pose 6 by Label Motion


LEFT
.TOP. Abby by Zarconia [FREE / Violet Mafia HQ]
CENTER
.HAIR. Fernanda by Truth [FREE / Subscribo Gift – Still available under Message 5] (First blogged by Love here )
.TOP. Boho Shrug Set by Loordes of London [FREE / Violet Mafia HQ]
RIGHT
.TOP. Vanity Top by 1Hundred [FREE / Violet Mafia HQ]
.PANTS. Lou Pants by Ricielli [L$15 / New Year Hunt] (First blogged by Love here )

.POSE. Bones – 6 by Ploom


.SKIN. Frost Elf by Niekras Dreams [FREE / Violet Mafia HQ]
.MAKE UP. Floral by Dulce’s Secrets [FREE / Violet Mafia HQ]
.EARRINGS. Cawkring Earrings by The Pink Bandaid [FREE / Violet Mafia HQ]

Here is a more detailed view of the free French Manicure HUD from League


.NAILS. French Manicure Set by League [FREE]


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The Hipster Fair (Part 1)

The Hipster Fair has started and will run until February 4th. There are alot of dollarbie gifts here aswell as gacha areas so be sure to come and pay a visit! This will be part one of two posts for The Hipster Fair so come back soon to check for more coverage!

Also, The Sugar Garden has a new Group Gift Skin out for January. The Group is L$350 to join but aswell as this new gift, there are shelves full of older gifts too. You can see what the older gifts are by looking at my previous post here that details them all!


.HAIR. Maria by Tukinowaguma [FREE / Group Gift / Free to Join]
.SKIN. The Sugar Garden [Group Gift / L$350 to Join]
.EYES. Galaxy Eyes by The Sugar Garden [Found at The Cosmetics Fair]
.GLASSES. Nerd Glasses by Mad Mesh [L$9 / Marketplace]
.EARRINGS. Hipster Earrings by DEW [L$1 / The Hipster Fair]
.SCARF. Pendant Scarf Pashmina by MISSNOISE [L$1 / The Hipster Fair]
.TOP. Grumpy Cat Top by SSW [L$5 / The Hipster Fair]
.SHORTS. Cute Flower Pantie by Sweet Fireflys [L$5 / The Hipster Fair]
.BRACELETS. Flores Bangles by B.U.B [L$1 / The Hipster Fair]
.HANDS. by SLink
.BAG. Coaimhe Bag by BSD Design Studio [L$50 / The Hipster Fair]
.TIGHTS. Glasses Stockings (pack of 9 colours) by kDM [L$1 / The Hipster Fair]
.SHOES. Gibson Boots by GAALL [L$5 / The Hipster Fair]

.POSE. Lola Pose 4 by Label Motion


.DRESS. Vintage Dress by Sassy [L$1 / The Hipster Fair]
.TIGHTS. Glasses Stockings (pack of 9 colours) by kDM [L$1 / The Hipster Fair]
.SHOES. Glitter No Heels by La Boutique [L$1 / The Hipster Fair]

.POSE. Renata Pose 1 by Label Motion


.NECKLACE. Pebble Necklace by ArisAris [L$1 / The Hipster Fair]
.JACKET. Black Triangula Jacket by Ninety [L$5 / The Hipster Fair]
.DRESS. Red Loop Dress by PB Designs [L$1 / The Hipster Fair]
.TIGHTS. Glasses Stockings (pack of 9 colours) by kDM [L$1 / The Hipster Fair]

.POSE. Sierra 04 by Purple Poses


.SCARF. Mesh Scarf by J&A Rock Couture [L$1 / The Hipster Fair]
.DRESS. Floral Dress by Sky [FREE / The Hipster Fair]
.SOCKS. Lily Socks by Suicide Gurls [L$1 / The Hipster Fair]
.SHOES. Unisex Hipster Chucks by Citrus [L$1 / The Hipster Fair]

.POSE. Innocent Five by oOo Studios [Group Gift / L$100 Join Fee]


From Left to Right
.TOP. T-Shirt Galaxy by Ninety [L$1 / The Hipster Fair]
.TOP. I ❤ Hipster Knotted T by D.L.Z [L$2 / The Hipster Fair]
.TOP. Summer Heart Tank by Zoeys Closet [L$1 / The Hipster Fair]
.TOP. Peace Sweater by La Boutique [L$1 / The Hipster Fair]

.POSE. Brevity Six by oOo Studio [Group Gift / L$100 Join Fee]