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Speakeasy Breakfast Combo

Speakeasy Breakfast
Hello hello Fab Free’rs! We’ve made it half way through the week! I’m happy to be here with you I’ve got a couple of mid-week finds to share. I’m also grateful for a little down time during this unusually hectic week. The leg tattoos Pru’s showing, and the strappy crop top are both group gifts currently available.

Speakeasy

Speakeasy has this beautiful leg tattoo as their January group gift. The tattoo comes in 3 shades (faded, worn, fresh), in a couple of appliers. I love getting new tattoos in SL almost as much as I do in RL. Not to mention Second Life tattoos are painless and easily changed, and easily removed! To get your copy of this highly detailed tattoo from Speakeasy, you’ll need to first join the Speakeasy group. There is a one time join fee of 100 linden to join the group. Also, there are past group gifts available.

Appliers Included: Omega, TMP

A Breakfast Combo

Next up, this cute little cropped top is a current group gift at a new-to-me shop called “A Breakfast Combo.” This cute little top is one of a few group gifts currently sitting on the ABC (A Breakfast Combo) circulation desk. Just look for the line of black gift bags, it’s the first one on the left. The gift includes the “Cake” top in black, blue, creme (shown), pink, peach, red, white, teal, purple, pink, navy, mustard, and grey. No hud needed, so no scripts, and each color comes in a few sizes. I think having no scripts and several color options make this a perfect wardrobe staple. The A Breakfast Combo group is 100 linden to join. To get your gifts just wear the group tag and click the black gift bags on the circulation desk.

Mesh Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Belleza (Isis, Freya, Venus), Slink Hourglass

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair – *Besom~ Atom *Essentials*

Head – CATWA HEAD Uma Bento

Skin –  Essences – Medium01

TopA Breakfast Combo {ABC} Cake Top – FREE Group Gift/Group is 100L to Join 

Shorts – #EMPIRE – Jeans Shorts

Tattoos – { Speakeasy } Evolve Tattoo – FREE Group Gift/Group is 100L to Join

Body/Hands/Feet – Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara

*Pose by Imeka

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Hot Elegant Malvada Mujer

Wait Just a Minute
Hello hello Fab Free’rs! I hope this post finds you well. I have had so much going on, I am not even sure what day it is. One thing I am sure of however, is that I am loving this look made of group gifts and cheapies from Hot Elegant Clothing and La Malvada Mujer. There is something empowering about putting together such a daring look. Second Life lets me experiment with fashion in ways that I might not otherwise. I hope you have as much fun with these items as I did!

Hot Elegant Clothing aka HEC

This revealing outfit is the most recent group gift at HEC. This tiny bandeau style top paired with short shorts are ultra sexy on. Each piece can also be worn separately. This FREE group gift outfit from HEC comes in several mesh sizes and has a customization hud that lets you choose from a few color presets for the belt. There is also a few customization options for the top such as transparency, and the option to hide or show the belt. To get your copy simply join the Hot Elegant Clothing group for a one time fee of just 25 linden, then click the group gift vendor.

Mesh Sizes Included: Standard Mesh ( xxs – L ) w/Alpha Layer, TMP, Maitreya Lara, Tonic (Curvy, Fine), Slink (Hourglass, Physique), Belleza (Isis, Venus, Freya)

La Malvada Mujer

I don’t mind telling you that I am living for this eye makeup look from La Malvada Mujer. It’s one of several equally edgy and stunning color options in a recent group gift applier set. Called the Nefelina Eyeshadow, I picked up this FREE group gift by first joining the La Malvada Mujer group, it’s FREE to join, and checking the notices. You’ll see this FREE group gift went out on January 3rd, so it should be available for a few more days at least. Finally, this army green-ish lip color is an inexpensive find at the La Malvada Mujer location. I picked up the Underwood Lips for just 10 linden while browsing through the shop. There are 8 total lip colors including this dark green shade Pru is rocking. If the green isn’t something you’d enjoy, there is bound to be at least one you’ll love. Both the eye shadow and lipstick are appliers only.

Makeup Appliers Included: Omega, Genesis

Here are the details Enjoy!

Hair – CATWA HAIR Aimee

Skin –  .:[PUMEC] :. – .:LOLA:. – FREE Group Gift/Group is 299L to Join *Originally blogged here

Eye Shadow – La Malvada Mujer – Nefelina Eyeshadow – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join *Check Past Notices

Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Storm

Lipstick – La Malvada Mujer – Underwood Lips – 10L

Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

OutfitHot Elegant Clothing – HEC – Snake Skin GIFT Outfit Green Leather – FREE Group Gift/Group is 25L to Join 

Tattoos –  Absence –  Maritime Rose Tattoo

Rings – ^^Swallow^^ Maitreya Aphrodite Bento Rings

Body/Hands –  Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara

*Pose by FOXCITY

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Fetish

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“I have a fetish for damsels in distress.”
“Don’t be sexist.”
“Not at all. My services are also available to gentlemen in distress. It’s an equal opportunity fetish.” ― Cassandra Clare, City of Glass

Fetish…

Rather your a damsel in distress or a gentleman in distress, the outfit I’ve put together with the Womenstuff Hunt is sure to hit the spot if you’re in the mood for a little… fetish. Layer on a sexy full body tattoo and top it with a sexy white latex body suit that is as form fitting as it gets, and you’re in for a steamy night.

Get inked.

I hunted down that little red t-shirt at Taox Tattoo and bought it for 0L for my full body “Queen” tattoo. It covers back and front and down the hands and up the neck onto the chin as well. It’s highly detailed and comes in a variety of layers including:

  • Belleza
  • Brazilia Doll
  • Catwa
  • Lelutka Tats
  • Maitreya
  • Omega
  • Omega Face
  • Signature
  • Slink
  • TMP
  • Vista Hand

Suited up.

I finished off my hunt by checking out Razor, where I picked up my form fitting white latex body suit for free. It was also part of the Womenstuff Hunt. It barely covers up all the necessities, and is hot hot hot with its little silver rivets where the material straps meet. It comes in fits for Maitreya, Isis, and Freya to cover your mesh body needs.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head & Body Applier – 7 Deadly s{K}ins – Vyra in cashew
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Exile – Over the Edge
Tattoo – Taox Tattoo – Queen VG Tattoo (Free/0L for the WS Hunt)
Bodysuit – Razor – Infinity Body Suit (Free/0L for the WS Hunt)

Sim Location – Private

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Glitter and Pearls

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Set the mood…

Set the tone… set the mood… glitter and jewels and pearls and all those things that make you feel sexy… are part of the Sex Up Your Party Hunt. I have two items to share with you that will put you in the mood for a party yourself… I know they made me feel sexy wearing them.

Glitter lips.

Kodiak is the 2nd stop on this hunt but the first 2L prize I want to mention as I love these glittery, Galaxy Moon lipstick make up applier that comes in an omega applier, suitable for most mesh heads. Just look for that naughty pink item and buy it for 2L and this lip applier is all yours.

Noms.

The first stop on the hunt was at Sour Pickles, where I picked up my Nom Nom Pearls. These beautiful black pearls are perfect for keeping your mouth busy so it doesn’t run away with you at the party! I only had to do a little editing to get these to fit my mesh head just perfectly. It was no trouble at all! These too only required a little hunting time and 2L to get the prize.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Milu – Bad Girl
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Wasabi Pills – Ryleigh
Lipstick – Kodiak – Galaxy Lips Moon Omega (2L for the Sex Up Your Party Hunt)
Mouth Pearls – Sour Pickles – Nom Nom Pearls Black (2L for the Sex Up Your Party Hunt)
Shirt – JellyRoll – Tiffany Blouse

Sim Location – Private

Astrids Signature

 


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Pumec Cherry

Pumec Cherry
Here I go, here I go, here I go again. Fab Free’rs, what’s my weakness? Skin. Really though, I do love a well-made inexpensive skin. So for this Sunday Funday post I am excited to share with you not only this super cute group gift skin from Pumec, but the just as cute group gift sweater from Cubic Cherry also. I hope you love these awesome group gifts!

Pumec

Like many of us in Second Life, I’m on a very tight linden budget. It’s how I found Fabulously Free in SL many years ago. It’s why I blog what I find, so I can help others like me who want to look fantastic in Second Life and not spend a fantastic amount of linden. That said I finally decided I just had to join the Pumec in-world group. It has a moderate join fee of 299 linden, however the fee more than pays for itself with this December group gift alone.  Also, there are past group gifts still available. This pretty Pumec skin is named Kendra and she comes in a full fatpack. In this gift you’ll get all-in-one body applier huds for each skin tone, a Catwa head applier that works for each skin tone, a set of classic system skins, and a shape.

Body Appliers Included: Maitreya, Belleza, Slink, Omega     Head Applier Included: Catwa Only

Cubic Cherry

I love the look of this sweater from Cubic Cherry. It’s one of those items that looks as good on as it does in the ad. This cute billowy sweater is a new group gift. The Cubic Cherry group does have a one time join fee of 66 linden, however there are many group gifts available. All you need to do to get your copy of this “Princess” sweater is head over to Cubic Cherry, join the group, and click the gift vendor.

Mesh Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Slink Hourglass

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – lovey dovey :: Regan :: Unicorns

Skin – .:[PUMEC] :. – .:KENDRA:. – FREE Group Gift/Group is 299L to Join

Head –  CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Sweater – [Cubic Cherry] {Eiko} princess sweater – FREE Group Gift/Group is 66L to Join 

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

Jeans –  Blueberry – Melanie

*Pose by Signature Poses

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Get What You Give

Get What You Give
Merry Christmas Eve Fab Free’rs! I sincerely hope each of you has a wonderful winter holiday. If you’re like me and you’re procrastinating on all the baking and gift wrapping you have left to do, I have the perfect way to spend your time! Fabulous group gifts from Vinyl and HUWE are just waiting to be picked up. Stay tuned and I’ll tell you all about them.

Vinyl

I’m never not excited about group gifts from Vinyl. There are several group gifts available at the Vinyl main store, however I think the most recent gift might be my favorite so far. These super cute snowboarding pants are a group gift version of one of the new releases at Vinyl. The details really are what make these pants awesome. They have little knit patterned details that are Christmas-y but not over the top. How cute are those reindeer?!  To get yours, you’ll need to join the Vinyl group, it’s FREE to join, and click the group gift.

Mesh Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Belleza (Freya, Isis, Venus), Slink (Physique, Hourglass)

HUWE

It’s never been a secret that I love tattoos, and I think this one is very pretty. This dark detailed upper body tattoo is a current group gift at HUWE. I really like the phrase scripted across the lower part of the tattoo. It reads “You get what you give.” I think that is a fair statement for the most part. The details are very nice in this tattoo also. To get yours, join the HUWE group which is 10 linden to join. Then click on the group gift vendor at HUWE and your gift will be delivered.

Appliers Included: Maitreya, Omega

Here are the details, Enjoy!

Hair – – #taketomiWEST – Esha – Naturals

Skin – Essences – Cinnamon – Currently @Kustom 9

Head –  CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Tattoo – HUWE MAKEUP – ALLU CAT TATTOO – FREE Group Gift/Group is 10L to Join

Pants – Vinyl – Fuel Snowboarding Pants Xmas – FREE Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join 

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

*Pose by Signature Poses

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Winter in Blue

Winter Blues
Hello There Fab Free’rs! Welcome back to the blog. Today I have the pleasure of sharing with you some of the gifts available at the Cosmetic Fair and a FREE gift from Argrace. I have to say I really like how these gifts all came together to help create this look. I have been enjoying the pastels this winter season. I hope enjoy these gifts as much as I do.

Argrace

First thing first, who doesn’t like FREE hair? The right hairstyle can make or break a look. So in my mind there’s no such thing as too many options! This slightly wind-swept long hairstyle complete with the beanie is a FREE gift at Argrace. You may need to join the subscriber at Argrace, however no “in-world” group is required. Pru is in the Argrace subscriber, and was able to click the gift without joining a group, and it was delivered instantly. This is a fatpack gift so there are quite a few hair color options for this FREE gift. Additionally there is a color change hud for the beanie that gives you a hand-full of preset color options. Also, there’s a male version of this gift available. Carson showed the male Argrace gift in his post “Right in the Kisser.”

Next up, many of the designers participating in the current round of the Cosmetic Fair have set out FREE group gifts. You’ll need to join the Cosmetic Fair group and wear the group tag while clicking the gifts to get your copy. The Cosmetic Fair group is FREE to join.

LIVIA

This gorgeous nail polish is one of the six color combo options in the “First Snow” nail set by LIVIA. This set is a FREE gift at the Cosmetic Fair. Each color has the option of painting all your nails with the dark tip and snow flake over a glossy pastel or mixing it up with a matching glitter polish. I’ve included a copy of the original vendor ad from LIVIA below so you can see these stunning manicures /pedicures yourself.

Appliers Included: Slink, Maitreya, Vista, Tuty, Omega
LIVIA // First Snow (Cosmetic Fair GIFT)

Kokolores

Kokolores also has a FREE gift out at the Cosmetic Fair. The glittery blue eye shadow and pretty pink lip color combination are the makeup applier gift from Kokolores. I think dramatic eye makeup with a pretty subtle lip color is always in style, no matter the season or the decade!

Appliers Included: Omega, Catwa

Shiny Stuffs

I love these lashes from Shiny Stuffs, and not just because they are another FREE gift at the Cosmetic Fair. The lashes have pretty little stars nestled in them. You can use the hud that comes with your Catwa head to color the stars/lashes a different color. I kept them white because I think they look a bit like little snow-flakes caught in Pru’s lashes.

Applier Included: Catwa

Tea

Last, and never least, the FREE Cosmetic Fair gift from Tea is this dainty floral chest tattoo. Some people are not a fan of these watercolor style tattoos, I personally love them. I think there’s something delicate and super feminine about them.

Applier Included: Maitreya

Here are the details, enjoy!

Hair w/Hat – *ARGRACE* TOUKA – FREE Group Gift/ Group is FREE to Join *May Only Require Subscriber Group

Head – CATWA HEAD Koura Bento

Lashes – ~Shiny Stuffs~ CATWA Star Lash Applier – FREE Cosmetic Fair Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Eyes –  IKON Hope Eyes – Storm

Eye Shadow/Lip Color – [KoKoLoReS] Eyeshadow/Lipgloss – FREE Cosmetic Fair Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Tattoo – *Tea Flower tattoo – FREE Cosmetic Fair Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Manicure – LIVIA::First Snow Nails – FREE Cosmetic Fair Group Gift/Group is FREE to Join

Jacket/Top – .:Villena:. – Ripped Denim Jacket – Blue

*Pose by Izzie’s

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Silver Linings

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This last week has been a tough one in real life for me but today I took some time to do some meditating and looked for silver linings in the dark clouds that I felt certain were hanging over my head. I think it helps to actively look for good things when days get rough. This silver lined dress from Alter reminded me of my “silver lining thinking” today and is their free POE hunt gift. But you don’t just get the dress…

Accessories included:

  • Silver shoes (made to fit Slink, Maitreya, or Belleza feet)
  • A bracelet
  • And two rings to fit bento hands in the gift box as well!

The dress comes in all the popular body sizes sure to fit your needs:

  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

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Wearing ink lately…

I’ve worn tattoos in two other posts {here} and {here} and when I saw this gorgeous Broken Heart tattoo from Identity as part of the Women Only Hunt (yes my hunting buddy pointed it out) I couldn’t help myself… and who can pass up free? Now I have three free tattoos for this month tucked away in my inventory! This one comes in fresh or faded (faded shown) and you get system layers, appliers for TMP, Omega, Belleza, Wowmeh, and Maitreya.

Sway a little!

If you’re digging my updo you need to hurry, as it may be gone by midnight tonight (Friday). It’s a Fifty Linden Friday special at Exile. You can get it in either naturals with a hud of natural colors, or a set of pastels, your choice for only 50L each. I picked the naturals hud as it had my usual choice of silver (there’s also a pretty blonde, brown, and red course!). This updo includes both a regular rigged and a bento rigged in the box so you can see your hair sway in the wind!

Last but not least…

I don’t have a super duper close up of my necklace but if you click the lower picture and zoom in on flickr you can see the beautiful free Snowgirl Necklace by Slipper Originals. It is their free Women Only Hunt gift. It has a little snowman and a snowflake charm on a metal cord and it comes with a texture change hud with ten metal choices. That’s a lot of versatility! Plus I love the dainty little charms that make it so pretty 🙂

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair Miriam Winter Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes Wight
Hair – Exile Maybe (50L for Fifty Linden Friday – Hurry!)
Tattoo – Identity Broken Heart Tattoo (Free/0L/Women Only Hunt)
Necklace – Slipper Originals Snowgirl Necklace (Free/0L/Women Only Hunt)
Outfit with Shoes – Alter Meg Outfit (Free/0L/POE Hunt)

Sim Location – Elysion (note: Sim is group access only*)

Astrids Signature


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The Winter Fae

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“Hello darkness, my old friend
I’ve come to talk with you again
Because a vision softly creeping
Left its seeds while I was sleeping…” ~ from Sounds of Silence

This winter fae skin makes me think of dark winter nights despite her white features, blue lips, and the white tears that come from white shadowed eyes. She is a beauty bathed in light, tormented by the dark nights of winter.

And she’s all yours for…

free. As part of the Women Only Hunt, provided by Avada, you can have the beautiful Winter Fae Skin for yourself free. Included in this beautiful gift are multiple head and body appliers.

Winter Fae Head Appliers:

  • Catwa
  • Omega

Winter Fae Body Appliers:

  • Maitreya
  • Omega
  • Belleza
  • Physique

More winter hunting…

I was with my hunting partner again, and he led me to Juno Artistic Tattoo, and we both agreed that the free POE hunt gift there was perfect for this skin. Go figure… I’m wearing ink in another post! But this beautiful snowflake, stars, and blue twinkle light studded tattoo is a perfect winter compliment to the Winter Fae skin and adds just a touch of color to the otherwise white canvas of this lush skin.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head & Skin Applier – Avada – Winter Fae (Free Women Only Hunt Gift)
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – KoKoLoReS – Lilbeth
Tattoo – Juna Artistic Tattoo – Sneh Tattoo Women (Free POE Hunt Gift)
Shirt – Glam Affair – Lace Mini Top Cotton – past gift, no longer available

Sim Location – Pagan’s Winter Wonderland

Astrids Signature


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Shopping in Style

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Phew! I decided to start my holiday shopping early… as in before waiting until Christmas Eve like I usually do. It was cold out so I bundled up and headed out with my purse in hand to check out the local shops. Always shop local I say! I love the deals you can get at the Mom & Pop stores. You just can’t beat hometown pride. I took a moment to rest on a park bench though because I’m looking for the perfect gift for a special friend and I just haven’t found it yet…

Shopping in Style

You can shop in style too! I picked up my coat dress with its matching handbag for free as part of the POE hunt from Glitterati. The dress has a classic look with a great nubbly texture that is very realistic. You’ll get classic mesh sizes XS – L with an alpha layer if you need it. I’m wearing the Maitreya body and had no problem fitting it with a medium and using my alpha system to cover up anything I needed to. It’s stylish and I love the embossed tan leather handbag that you get with it! All for free!

Keeping my Legs Warm

I needed something to keep my legs warm in cold air while I was shopping, so I checked the marketplace and found these beige leggings by Mette’s. They matched perfectly, came in appliers for Maitreya and Omega, and were only 25L! Now that’s a deal! It will leave me plenty of leftover spending money to buy a gift for my special friend.

Well, break’s over! Back to shopping! Have a great day FabFree Readers!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Miriam Winter Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Catwa – Flora
Coat Dress & Handbag – Glitterati – POE 10 Winter Coat (Free POE Hunt Gift)
Leggings – Mette’s – Leggings Dark Tan (25L on the Marketplace)
Boots – Belle Epoque – Boots past gg, no longer available

Sim Location – Baja Norte

Astrids Signature