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Cute N’ Nerdy

Cute N' Nerdy

Bibliophile –
noun
A person who collects or has a great love of books.

Hello there Fab Free’rs! I was one of those kids that spent way too much time afraid of being called a nerd. I’d hide my love of books, fantasy, and anything that might label me as geeky, nerdy, or dorky. The funny thing is, all that hiding never gained me any popularity either. Now that I’ve fully embraced my nerdiness it’s pretty darn awesome if I do say so myself! Alongside my nerdy adoration of books I love fashion and can get especially geeky about a great bargain.

TRS Designs

For this look I picked up the free Stay at Home Club gift dress at TRS Designs. I have to say this dress is even cuter on than it is in photos. I really wish I’d picked this one up sooner. It has the loose fit of a t-shirt dress, with the added details of leather-like straps that come together in a Y shape in the back. I’m also loving the wine red and slate grey tie-dye. To get yours simply head over to TRS Designs and purchase the dress for zero linden from the Stay at Home Club vendor.

Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Belleza (Frey, Isis, Venus), Slink (Physique, Hourglass), TMP, Standard Mesh + Alpha (xxs – L)

DAPPA

I also don’t think it’s a secret that I love tattoos. DAPPA has been a recent favorite tattoo shop of mine. This heavily detailed upper body tattoo is the newest group gift at DAPPA and I’m geeking out about how great it looks. It’s a unisex tattoo with several appliers and BOM layers each with the choice of a fresh or faded look. The DAPPA group is free to join, and there are several male/female/unisex free group gifts available.

Appliers Included: Omega, Maitreya, Slink, Legacy, Signature, BOM Layers

DAPPA - Akuma Tattoo. FREE GIFT!

BND

Last, but not at all least, no cute nerd girl look would be complete without glasses. I love these round specs by BND. They are just 5 linden on the Marketplace. With the glasses you get a texture change hud with options for the frames and lenses. There’s also a backup pair of glasses just in case you need them. Also, they can be manually resized which I really like.

I hope you enjoy these freebies and cheapies, happy shopping Fab Free, and always let your true self shine!

Credits:

HairNavy+Copper – Scarlet
HeadCatwa Koura
SkinEssences – Blake
Glasses – BND – Round Glasses – 5L on the Marketplace
GlossShiny Stuffs – Honey Lips
JewelryCae – Riana Collection – Recently @FaMESHed
Upper TattooDAPPA – Akuma Tattoo – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
DressTRS Designs – Yara Dress Berry Dyed – Free Stay at Home Club Gift
ManicureLIVIA – Metallics no.1 – Dec. ’18 Group Gift
Pose by Micamee
Photo taken at The Greenhouse Cafe


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Losing My Zed

LOSING MY ZED- Prudence Rexroth

Down the hatch in one quick swallow! Hi Fab Free’rs! Welcome back to the blog. I’m sure you’re curious as to why I am about to swallow this cute pink letter z. It’s all because of Kiddo Oh, the owner/creator of Dead Doll formerly Dead Dollz. You may have heard that in June the iconic brand Dead Dollz was rebranded and became Dead Doll. In celebration there is a super cute freebie that is intended to be worn for the Dead Doll photo contest.

What’s the contest? It is intended to be a photo depiction of how “Dead Dollz” might have lost their “z” and became Dead Doll. There are some really incredible prizes for this contest and it is free to enter. First prize is 10,000 linden, and 5,000 in store credit to spend at Dead Doll! There is no group requirement to pick up the free contest merchandise at the Dead Doll store. You’ll find it sitting on the counter near the contest information sign. The deadline is July 15th, so hurry if you want to enter, and don’t forget to check the notecard included in the package for all contest rules and information.

The free Dead Doll photo contest merchandise package comes with a knotted logo tee, a coffee to go with bento hold pose (not pictured), and a re-sizeable letter z. Good Luck, and enjoy the freebies!

Shirt Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, MeshBody Legacy

Credits:

Dead Doll – Losing My Zed Merch – Free Gift

  • Shirt
  • Coffee (not shown)
  • Letter Z

HairTRUTH – Poetry – Free VIP Gift/Group is 350L to Join *Originally Shown Here
HeadCatwa Koura
SkinEssences – Blake
PantsBlueberry – Gloria
BodyMaitreya Lara
Manicuree.marie – Black & Nude Set
Pose – Reve Obscura –  Snack Bento Pose – 50L on the Marketplace
Photo taken at The Village of Ahiru


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Toes in the Sand

With My Toes in the Sand

I don’t know about anyone else, but my Second Life summer is shaping up extremely nicely. As everyone knows by now I’ve been hitting the beach every chance I get. Thanks to Paper.Sparrow’s new Dog Days Hunt, I get to look extra cute while keeping my toes in the sand.

The Dog Days Hunt is an in-store hunt at Paper.Sparrow. There are 18 total hunt prizes at 25 lindens each. The hunt prizes include several tops, skirts, shorts, a dress, swimwear, shoes, and sunglasses. I paired together the top to the grey floral bikini with the blue floral Jesse shorts, and the tropical sunglasses v1. The Dog Days Hunt at Paper.Sparrow will last from now through the end of July. Happy Hunting!

Bikini Sizes Included: TMP, Slink (Hourglass, Physique), Maitreya Lara, Belleza (Isis, Freya, Venus)
Shorts Sizes Included: Slink (Hourglass, Physique), Maitreya Lara, Belleza (Isis, Freya, Venus)

Credits:

HairMagika – Olivia
HeadCatwa – Koura
SkinEssences – Blake
SunglassesPaper.Sparrow – Tropical Sunglasses V1 – 25L – Dog Days Hunt
Upper TattooDappa – Boujee
Lower TattooIvory & Rose – Somber
BikiniPaper.Sparrow – Bikini – Grey Floral – 25L – Dog Days Hunt
ShortsPaper.Sparrow – Jesse Shorts – Blue Floral – 25L – Dog Days Hunt

Pose by Foxcity
Photo taken at Dya’s scent of the Caribbean


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Live Your Best Life


Living Our Best Life

I think I’m determined to visit every seaside spot on the grid. To say I am afflicted with wanderlust would be an understatement. This time Blue discovered a beautiful little slice of paradise where we could spend the days playing in the water and the evenings relaxing deckside watching the sun go down.

In preparation for a our excursion we picked up a few of the many free group gifts at Amias. These plush towels are an absolutely must-have. They come in a his and hers version and include a texture hud with quite a few choices to pick from. They are free with the Amias group tag. Coincidentally the Amias group is also free to join. Blue happens to be wearing another of the free group gifts at Amias. His leather bracelet also comes in male and female sizes, and has a color change hud. It’s always cool to find freebies that include options for male and female avatars. Have fun everyone!

Towel Sizes Included: Belleza Jake, Signature Gianni, Maitreya Lara, MeshBody Legacy

Blue’s Credits:

Head: Catwa – Dude
Body: Belleza – Jake
Eyes: Avi-Glam – Reverie Eyes: Sky
Brows: Volkstone – Simon Brows
Skin: Clef de Peau – Talbot / Tight T3
Hairbase: : Not Found – Ben
Hair: Volthair – Fitz Hair
Towel: Amias – ANNIVERSARY gift – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
Bracelet: Amias – FEBRUARY gift – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
Beard: Magnificent: Balbo beard base

Pru’s Credits:

Head: Catwa – Koura
Body: Maitreya Lara
Eyes: BuzzeriCelestial Eyes – Chlorine
Upper Tattoo: Dappa – Boujee
Lower Tattoo: Ivory & Rose – Somber
Skin: Essences – Blake
Hair: Lamb – Heart
Towel: Amias – ANNIVERSARY gift – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join 
Manicure: Alaskametro – SL17B nail art appliers – Free Gift @SL17B Originally Shown Here

Pose: Senses – Couple 57
Photo Taken at Rainbow Reef


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Right Here Waiting

Right Here Waiting

Do people even wait by the phone anymore? Or is that anxious, often giddy anticipation felt when waiting for the phone to ring a thing of the past? I never thought I’d be someone who talked about how things used to be, and yet here I am. lol The July group gift at MINIMAL has me in a bit of a nostalgic mood I suppose.

The red phone booth I’m leaned against is MINIMAL’s free group gift for the month of July. It’s impeccably detailed, the door on the front even opens. It also comes in 3 colors/textures: red, black, and wood. I’ve added the vendor ad below so you can see it fully. The MINIMAL group is 250 linden to join, and there are quite a few past group gifts available along side this new one.

MINIMAL - July Group Gift

Speaking of gifts, did you know that a new round of FaMESHed recently started? I picked up this camo tied tee by Vinyl for free with the FaMESHed event group tag. This cute top comes in the camo pattern shown with several sizes. The FaMESHed group is free to join, and there are a hand-full of gifts to be had.

Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Slink (Physique, Hourglass), Belleza (Freya, Isis), Signature Alice, MeshBody Legacy

To go with the top from Vinyl I added these cool hoops from Belle Epoque. They are the free Fabulously Free in SL group gift at Belle Epoque. These stylized eye earrings come with a hud that allows you to pick from 4 different metallic color options. The Fab Free group is always free to join. The gifts for the Fab Free group often change however, so don’t wait! Also Sunday July 5th is the last day of Belle Epoque’s store-wide 50% off sale. Happy shopping Fab Free!

Credits:

Hair – Elikatira – Tiegen
Head – Catwa Koura
Earrings – Belle Epoque – Taylor Earrings – Free Fab Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join 
Skin – Essences Blake
Tattoo 1 – Dappa – Boujee
Tattoo 2 – Apollemis Tattoos – Subtle Floral Sleeve
Shirt – Vinyl – Sage Knotted Tee – Fam Gift CAMO – Free FaMESHed Group Gift/Group is Free to Join @FaMESHed
Drink – e.marie Kitty Boba – Matcha 
Shorts – Addams – Yvette Pearl Denim Shorts
Phonebooth – MINIMAL – July Group Gift – Free Group Gift/Group is 250L to Join
Pose by Focus Poses
Photo taken at Backdrop City


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Summer Sun

Summer Sun

Yellow, it’s a vibe for me this summer. I just want to be warm, happy, and someplace sunny! I hope everyone is having a good week so far. I know I cannot complain, especially not when I have the awesome Fab Free community to be part of. Truly, I am thankful. For this look I picked up both the top, and the pants for free. Keep reading and I’ll tell you all the what, where, and how.

Aquara 

I was honestly surprised at how much I like this free top only because until now Aquara is not a brand I was familiar with and I wasn’t sure what to expect. It’s super cute on, and the textures are really nice. This halter top is a free group gift, and the group is free to join at this time. It comes with a color/texture hud that has 8 choices. It also has a separate hud for tinting the top any color you want. There are a few things I wanted to note about the packaging and the hud. First, the package says “Maitreya” on it, but don’t worry there are more sizes. Second, the color/texture hud when first attached will show you the Aquara Marketplace page. I was confused at first! lol There’s a tab on the side however that when clicked will take you to the color/texture choices.

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

Aurora’s Closet 

These capri style jeans with rainbow pockets are the free Stay at Home Club gift at Aurora’s Closet. I wanted something new and cute to go with my halter top, and these capris fit the bill. These free denim pants come in black and in blue for extra versatility. Overall I was pretty pleased with these. They are a great addition to my closet and you can’t beat the price!

Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, TMP, Tonic (Curvy, Fine), Slink (Physique, Hourglass), EBody (Classic, Curvy), Belleza (Isis, Freya, Venus)

Credits:

HairLamb – Peachy
HeadCatwa Koura
SkinEssences Blake
EyesBuzzeriCelestial Eyes – Chlorine 
TopAquara – Darling Top – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join
TattooDappa – Boujee
PantsAurora’s Closet – Amanda – Denim Capris – Special Rainbow Edition – Free Stay at Home Club Gift 
Pose by Foxcity
Photo taken at Dya’s Scent of the Caribbean.


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Alleycat Ballet

Alleycat Ballet

Alright so I’m gonna call this look a little bit Flash Dance, and a little bit Cats. haha I actually had a lot of fun dressing up and taking photos in this, especially since the outfit is completely free. I picked up the top, bottom, and adorable socks for free at Voluptas Virtualis. As soon as I put the outfit on I felt nostalgic for those iconic ’80s and ’90s dance movies. Maybe it’s time for a movie marathon? haha

This awesome gift from Voluptas Virtualis is free for everyone. The matching “Hadi” top and bottom come in female sizes only, however the fuzzy socks come sized for male avatars as well as female. Both gifts are packaged together. Just click the vendor near the landing point and the gift will be sent to you. The “Hadi” set has a color/texture change hud with some fun tiger stripe options and solid colors. You can also hide/show the trim or color it separately. The socks have a color/texture change hud with lots of options. Also, if kitty feet aren’t your thing, fear not, there are solid color choices as well as stripes. I have no idea how long this gift will be available, so don’t wait!

P.S. There are also several other freebies in the same spot at Voluptas Virtualis, no group needed!

Outfit Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Belleza Freya, Legacy Female
Sock Sizes Included: Maitreya Lara, Slink (Hourglass, Male), Belleza (Freya, Jake), Legacy (Female, Male)

Credits:

HairMINA – Harper – Dip Dye
HeadCatwa Koura
SkinEssences Blake
Ears & TailAii – Nekomata
HeadphonesBONDI – The Mad Cupid Headphones
OutfitV/. VoluptasVirtualis -[Hadi] – Free Gift 
SocksV/. VoluptasVirtualis -[FuzzySocks] – Free Gift 
TattooCureless – Moon Bastet + Kitty Infusion
Stereo[Since1975] – Boom Box – Black
BagAitui – Beach Bag – Lava Rock
Water BottleNantra – Water Bottle (pose prop) 
Pose by FOXCITY
Photo taken at Backdrop City


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FabGals

Fabfree Post:FabGals

FabGab

Miss Caroline is to blame for this amazing galpal gathering for The Liquid Lunch Date. She so cleverly persuaded me to get out of my bubble and interact with other humans. I can’t thank her enough for it either because this picture is worth a billion words that sing to my heart! It marks my official welcome into the blogger’s circle that I have craved to be in for 3 years now.
Aline is the sweetest woman I’ve been honored to meet, her running the FabFree group and blog must be two full-time jobs in itself. She does it with ease and grace I am honored she took a chance on me.
Pru gosh between her and rainbows/butterflies, I wouldn’t know why anyone would pick rainbows or butterflies! Pru has always been so amazing with her photos and friendship with me, that I couldn’t ask for a better idol to look up too.
Caroline is a loving, out of the box type woman who has always had kind loving words to share with me and is very helpful with everything she does. She told me about the MadPea Float and I was flabbergasted and needed it asap! She brought me right to it and She has never failed to be nothing but a kind, loving friend who the group would have a hole in if she wasn’t here.

Only Juli was missing from our little blogger gathering – but we’ll get her in there next time!

Let’s GAB about this free swimsuit I’m wearing from Dead Dollz, it has a very lovely tropical vibe with bright colors (GREEN) featuring some cute Flamingos that are perfect for this summer. You can get it free at the SecondLife Birthday 17 Shop & Hop and time is almost running out so make sure you get all your lovely gifts and celebrate!

Silene Swimsuit Fits:

  • Maitreya

Next up is this amazing free group gift from MadPea Rainbow Float that comes with poses for singles and couples. Past gifts are available as well with their free group, so I recommend you get there and get your beach on with some immeasurable friends and have some relaxation in the sun.

Make sure you check all the credits for additional Fab Finds!!

Bunnie is Wearing…
Clothes

Swimsuit – Dead Dollz – Silene Swimsuit (Free Gift @ SLB17)

Body

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Catya
Hair – Doe: Livia – Indecisive

Pose & Props

FOXCITY. Getaway Bento Group Pose
dust bunny . dreamers tent

MadPea Rainbow Float  (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
[FOURTH WALL] Multi-Texture Rocks Pack

Aline is Wearing…
Clothes  

Bathing Suit – Salt Terre Monokini 

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 Filligree Sternum Tattoo
Eyeshadow Applier – Lelutka Cate
Nails – Alaskametro Spooky Glam
Lipstick Applier – Lelutka Cate
Hair – Magika Friday

Caroline is Wearing…
Clothes & Accessories

Bikini– Paper.Sparrow– Tara Swimsuit- Spring Crocus (25 Linden)
Earrings– Iso Darling– Pride Earrings

Body

Hair – TRUTH Poetry (Group Gift/Group is 350L to Join) (Previously Blogged HERE)
Mesh Body – Belleza Freya
Mesh Head – Genus Project Genus Babyface
Skin – Revoul Mette, Tone 6 (69 Linden)
Eyes– Euphoric Hope Eyes Applier (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Nails – Belleza Freya

Pru is Wearing…
Clothes & Accessories

Bikini – Ghoul – Shiori Bikini – Viole(n)t

Body

Hair – Magika – Olivia
Mesh Body –  Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Koura
Skin – Essences – Blake
Eyes – BuzzeriCelestial Eyes – Chlorine
Lip Applier – Viena – Isabella Lip Gloss
Tattoo (Upper) – Dappa – Boujee
Tattoo (Lower) – Cureless – Moon Bastet + Kitty Infusion 

CarolineTag


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Tiki Bar

Tiki Bar

In a quest to enjoy some sunshine and get some Vitamin D, Blue and I have taken to exploring bright beachy locations. These little excursions have led us to some pretty cool places. Not to mention that the promise of adventure is also probably the best way to get me out of my beloved pajamas. lol

Speaking of not being in pajamas, my colorful t-shirt dress is a free gift by UNA at Second Life’s 17th Birthday shopping event. It comes in rainbow, black, and white. My cute chunky heart earrings are a free SL17B gift by NeverWish. I thought they were perfect with the rainbow “Road Trip” dress by UNA. I’m kind of digging the whole ’80s vibe this look gives. Blue picked up a few freebies at the SL17B Shop & Hop event also. His flip-flops are the free SL17B gift from Native Urban, while the cool ring he’s wearing is the free mens gift at SL17B by Lapointe & BastChild. There’s a ladies version of the ring as well. Blue’s shirt and shorts are both hunt prizes on the AllStuff hunt. His cool floral sleeveless hoodie is a dollarbie hunt prize at Waffles, while his casual linen shorts are a free hunt gift at UnderDog. The AllStuff Hunt ends June 30th, so don’t wait and miss these!

Waffles Hunt HintFind me at the landing point. 

UnderDog Hunt HintCome hang out at the lounge! Watch some tv while you’re at it! 

  • Dress Sizes Included: Legacy, Maitreya Lara
  • Shirt Sizes Included: Belleza Jake, Signature (Gianni, Geralt), TMP, Slink, Standard Mesh (xs – L) + Alpha Layer
  • Shorts Sizes Included: Standard Mesh (xs -L) + Alpha Layer
  • Shoe Sizes Included: Belleza Jake, Signature, Maitreya
  • Ring Sizes Included: Non-Rigged, Slink, Signature (Gianni, Geralt), Belleza Jake

Finally, you can get a little bit of outdoor summer fun in your own backyard by picking up this cool outdoor bar by Muniick for just 60 linden. It’s their Happy Weekend Sales event item and it will be available at the sale price this weekend only. The “Lowel’s Outdoor Bar” from Muniick includes the beer bucket full of ice-cold canned and bottled beer, the bar, and stools. It also has individual and couples bento poses. It’s the perfect addition to your patio or outdoor kitchen.

What Blue is Wearing:

HairModulus – Marcus Hair Left
HairbaseNot Found – Roy – Free Gift @Man Cave *Originally Shown Here
Head Akeruka Deluxe Head Clay
Skin7 Deadly s{K}ins – SPLINTER Caramel
Eyebrows – ((Mister Razzor)) Kanye Eyebrow 2 – BOM – Free ACCESS Event Gift/Group is Free to Join
EyesGA.EG – Ultimate Eyes Sharp Pack C
ShirtWaffles – Summer Flowers ASH Hoodie Sleeveless Shirt – 1L AllStuff Hunt Prize
Ring – Lapointe & BastChild – Drift Sharks Tooth Ring – Free SL17B Gift – L&B @SL17B
ShortsUnderDog – Corbin Shorts – Free AllStuff Hunt Prize 
Shoes – Native Urban – Praana Flip Flops – Free SL17B Gift – Native Urban @SL17B
BodyBelleza Jake

What Pru is  Wearing:

HairLamb – Sunshine – Currently @Summerfest
HeadCatwa Koura
SkinEssences – Jessica
Upper TattooDappa – Boujee
Lower TattooCureless – Moon Bastet + Kitty Infusion
Dress – UNA – Road Trip Dress – Free SL17B Gift – UNA @SL17B
Earrings – NeverWish – Happy Heart Earrings – Free SL17B Gift – NeverWish @SL17B
ShoesREIGN – Glitter Chuckies
BodyMaitreya Lara

Scene Credits:

BackdropKraftwork – Tropicalia Bar Back Wall
AquariumSimply Shelby – Atlantis Aquarium
Bar/Drinks/Barstool & Bento PoseMuniick – Lowell’s Outdoor Bar – 60L for Happy Weekend
Radio220ML Retro Car Radio
BirdBuccaneer Braveheart – Pirate Shoulder Parrot – 10L on the Marketplace
SignKraftwork – Bikini Point Sign
Neon FlamingoSimply Shelby – Metal Flamingo Decor – Neon Blue
Photo taken at a private location.

 

 

 


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Feed Your Soul

Feed Your Soul

So I’d been having one of “those” days. I’m sure that you know the type I am talking about. No major tragedies, just a lot of little things not quite going the way they should and wreaking havoc on your mood and the plans you’d made. Yep, definitely a Thoseday. Still, I managed to find some zen, take a moment to enjoy some music, a purely indulgent latte, and the company of this silly orange fur-ball. While the day might have been a mess, just that moment and a few freebies from Vision and e.marie managed to salvage my mood. I’d call that a silver lining.

ViSion

Now, about those freebies I mentioned. My bandeau top and cargo pants are both from Vision. I picked them both up at the Vision stop at the Second Life 17th Birthday Shop & Hop. The top is the free SL17B gift, while the pants are a free Vision group gift. You’ll need to wear the Vision group tag (there’s a group joiner there) for the pants. The Vision group also happens to be free to join at this time. The top has a texture change hud with 5 choices. The cargo pants come in the color shown with a hud that lets you change the color of the drawstring and metal parts.

Bandeau Top Sizes: Belleza (Freya, Isis), Maitreya Lara, Slink Hourglass, Legacy
Cargo Pant Sizes: Belleza (Freya, Isis), Maitreya Lara, Slink Hourglass, Legacy

e.marie

My latte with it’s fluffy whipped topping and cute little particle effect is by e.marie. You’ll find it waiting for you at the e.marie stop at the SL17B Shop and Hop event. It’s their free Second Life Birthday gift. The latte is copy, and has a bento hold animation. If you’re like me, after cruising around the enormous Shop and Hop shopping event you’ll be thankful for the sweet pick-me-up!

Credits:

HairLamb – Miami
HeadCatwa Koura
SkinEssences Blake
TattooDappa – Boujee
Bandeau Top – ViSion – Top GIFT//SL17B – Free Gift @SL17B
PantsViSion – Skylar Cargo Pants – Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join *Available at the Store & SL17B
Latte – e.marie – SL17B Gift Latte – xo! – Free Gift @SL17B
Headphones/Cat/PoseFashiowl – Little Bit of Love pose 15
ChairTrompe Loeil – Shelter Island Chair
Photo taken at a private location.