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Welcome Home

Welcome Home

Hello Fabulouses!  I hope you are having a relaxing weekend.  It is a much welcomed, three day weekend for Ripley and myself, and we intend to make the best of it.   At the top of our list of things to do:  share some budget-friendly Fabulous Finds with our readers.

Feel Free to Be Yourself…

…in this gift from Tiffany Designs, that is.  I am simply in love with this leather and lace mini-skirt outfit!  It offers the perfect combination of feminine charm and gleaming leather.  Best of all, the Tania Mini dress is completely free for Fabulously Free in SL group members.   Featuring a creamy lace top with a belted vest, and a sexy-mini skirt, this little number is ideal for a day of shopping or a date night.   With sizes for classic as well as mesh bodies, the outfit is designed for a variety of avatars.  To add the Tania Mini Dress to your inventory, teleport to Tiffany Designs, use the teleporter on the floor to travel to the Discounts, Jewelry, Shoes and Lucky Chairs department, then turn left and walk to the gifts section.  There, you will find the gift vendor on the wall to your left.

Sizes and Mesh Body Compatibility:

  • Panel for Skirt in XXS, XS, S, M, L
  • Pants and Shirt layers for classic avatars
  • Applier HUD for Maitreya, Slink, Belleza and TMP

Happy Labor Day to our readers in the United States (and Labour Day to those in Canada)!  I hope even if you are not blessed with a three day weekend that you find plenty of time for rest and relaxation for yourselves.  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 Beth

Hair:  Wasabi Pills Gwen

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Soldier

Outfit:  Tiffany Designs Tania Mini Dress with Appliers (free gift for Fabulously Free in SL group members 0L/0L to join)

Necklace:  DCD Forever Loved (25L at Shop Free*Style)

Flip Flops:  REIGN Cali Flip Flops (old Collabor88 purchase)

Pose:  Le Poppycock

Sim:  deciduous

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New Fabulously Free in SL Group Gift: Tiffany Designs

Wow! These designers are keeping me busy with the Fabulously Free in SL group gift updates! Tiffany Designs has also updated their gift – see it below!

Tiffany Designs – Added 8/24/17

How to grab your gift!

To pick up these group gifts, you will need to have your Fabulously Free in SL inworld group tag activated (It’s free to join!).  To join the group, copy and past the following link into local chat in your SL viewer and click the link in local chat – secondlife:///app/group/020fa7af-444d-f54f-01e2-557ec06315fd/about

There are three ways to keep an eye on our growing list of free group gifts:

  1. Click the Group Gifts Listing Button at the top right hand side of the blog.
  2. Watch for the inworld group notices.
  3. Visit our inworld Fabulously Free in SL Info Hub and click the listing on the sign by the party table.


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Fab Free Designer Friday – 01/13/2017 – Tiffany Designs

Tiffany Designs FFDFHello Fab Free! It’s time for this week’s Fab Free Designer Friday. Even though it’s been a long week, I’m always happy for Friday. This week I’m going to share with you Tiffany Designs. This shop has been around for a little while and my recent visit to the Tiffany Designs main store showed me just how much this once small shop has grown into an elegantly established shop. As you browse the first floor, you’ll notice live models among the classy decor. It’s nice to see some of the outfits on an avatar before you purchase.

Tiffany Designs is well known for beautiful formal wear and mostly women’s mesh and applier clothing, however there is a generous amount of classy men’s clothing as well. Almost immediately as you enter the store, you’ll be greeted by a FREE group gift for Tiffany Designs group members. To the right from where the gift vendor stands, you’ll also find a wall of recent men’s and women’s group gifts, as well as the Tiffany Designs group joiner. The group does have a one time join fee of 100 lindens, however as you can see there are a generous number of gifts. Also, group members get a discount on purchases.
Tiffany Designs FFDFAlso, at the entrance of the Tiffany Designs store, you’ll see the usual information wall that shows all the current and up-coming events, along with other associations and partnerships. As you’re browsing through all the elegant clothing at Tiffany Designs, make your way to the back left of the first floor and you’ll be met with an enormous wall of FREE items, Promos, and other group gifts. Here is where you’ll also find the Fab Free exclusive group gift. Don’t forget, you’ll need your Fab Free group tag active to get this gift. We saw this lovely gift in Kathryn’s post here. The gifts under the glittering “FREE GIFTS” sign are FREE for everyone, with no need to wear a group tag. In addition to all the shopping in the expansive first floor, there is an entire second floor to browse. You’ll definitely want to spend the afternoon at Tiffany Designs, Happy Shopping!


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I’ll Keep You Warm

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See? I don’t know how it happens… The goofy furballs just follow me home wherever I go!  I found these little guys chasing eachother’s tails, bouncing through the snow drifts on The Winter Trace Sim while I was out for my morning walk today.  One of them extra snuggly, and the other extra playful. I should keep them right? 😀  There is always room for two more, right Serena? (Serena always has my back in this department).

What’s Keeping Me Warm Today

I picked up these two little guys and snuggled them warm in my big comfy sweater (which is incidentally now completely covered in mud and white fur *sighs*) that I picked up as a free gift at The Wash Cart Sale!  When I initially saw the Mimi Mesh Sweater Gift at the Tiffany Designs display, I thought it was just the sweater, but upon opening it, it does indeed include the pants too!  Just pay the vendor 0L and this outfit is yours!

Sizes included:

  • Sweater:  Fitmesh XS-L w/ alpha, Maitreya, Belleza, Slink, TMP
  • Pants:  System Layer & Appliers for Maitreya, Omega, Belleza, Slink, TMP

Boots, To Boot.

You can find these Nyka Boots, available in black or brown for just 10L each at The Wash Cart Sale as well – only these you’ll find at the Urbania display.  These do come with an alpha layer if you need it, and you can shift them around so whatever feet you have – they’ll work.

The Pupperdoodles…

You can play for these cute little Holiday Huskies at The Arcade Gacha for 50L per play.  Some you hold, some you rez – all are cute!

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Candy
Head Applier –  Glam Affair Renee 
Eyes – IKON Triumph Eyes Dusk
Hair –  Elua Oceana
Shirt & Pants – Tiffany Designs Mimi Mesh Sweater Blue (free / 0L @ The Wash Cart Sale)
Boots – Urbania Nyka Boots Black (10L @ The Wash Cart Sale)
Dogs – JIAN Holiday Huskies (50L per play @ The Arcade Gacha)
Pose by Le Poppycock
Sim – The Winter Trace

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First Flurries

First Flurries

A Few Flurries in the Forecast…

This newest group gift from Tiffany Designs had me thinking about the holidays and the first possible flurries of snowfall… so I headed for a photogenic sim with snow in place to take my picture of it for you.

This is the Henry vintage suit and it comes in one piece for easy fitting. You’ll get all the standard mesh sizes as well as an alpha layer.

Past Group Gifts Still Available!

If it looks familiar, it’s because Tiffany Design’s has put this fabulous suit out before as a group gift, except in a different color. In fact, there are currently four other group gifts out that you can pick up in addition to this suit shown above. You can preview three of the four here:

 

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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)
Outfit – Tiffany Designs – Henry Mesh Formal Outfit * Cream (Free Group Gift/0L/Group is 100L to Join)
Shoes – GothiCatz [380] Shoes – Outlander Boots in Black

Sim Location – Hermoupolis Lake in Paris Land

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Perfectly Posh in Pearls

Glancing Back

Happy Saturday, wonderful readers!  This morning, Ripley and I started our weekend the way we always do… reading the Fabulously Free in SL blog.  While I was admiring Loki’s sensuous photo here, Ripley insistently nosed the Group Gift Listing link in the corner of the Fab Free web page.  Of course, with my pooch’s gift for finding fashion, I immediately followed his lead and discovered not one, but two, new, free, fabulous gifts for Fab Free group members that, in my mind, coordinate with each other spectacularly.

With a few quick teleports and clicks, I became the proud new owner of Posh Tale’s free, elegant Margot gown and Tiffany Designsfree back necklace.   The opulent sheen of the double stranded pearls contrasts beautifully with the subtle shimmer of the floor length, formal gown.  From the front, the necklace appears to be a traditional pearl strand, but from behind, it drapes beautifully and emphasizes the line of your back.  I love the way the dress leaves my shoulders bare to feel the caress of the moonlight.  The gown includes a HUD that allows you to select one of 16 colors, and comes in 5 sizes for classic avatars.  Although there was no applier for mesh bodies, I was able to wear the gown just fine by adjusting the alpha on my Maitreya Lara body.  After adding simple pearl studs from Caroline’s jewelry, and slipping on some black heels (more on these shoes in my blog post coming tomorrow), I accompanied Ripley to the outdoor ballroom at the Invictus sim.

Perfectly Posh

While the night breeze ruffled Ripley’s fur, we wandered around the grounds of this beautifully decorated sim, which is inspired by the poem of the same name by William Ernest Henley.  It’s a Linden Endowment for the Arts exhibit and is well worth exploring.  I discovered the Invictus sim by reading this blog post by Ziki Questi.  It has more in depth information if you are interested, and is enjoyable to read.  Periodically, falling stars blazed a trail across the purple and mauve streaked sky while we walked around.  Legend has it that if you wish upon a shooting star, your wish will come true.  Here’s hoping that all your wishes come true this weekend.  Until tomorrow, happy shopping!

~ Kat and Ripley

Kat is wearing …
Mesh Body:  Maitreya Lara

Mesh Head:  Catwa Annie

Head Applier:  Glam Affair Moirah in Jamaica (at Collabor88)

Lipstick Applier:  Curves Cherry Glossy Lipstick Catwa (70L)

Eyeliner Applier:  Euphoric Nefertiti Eyeliner

Eyes:  IKON Triumph Eyes in Coffee

Hair:  (back view) Magika Honest  (front view)  Truth Cerys

Nail Polish:  La Boheme Catacomb (Halloween Hunt Prize 1L )

Necklace:  Tiffany Designs Back Necklace (Free gift for Fab Free Group Members 0L/0L to join)

Earrings:  Caroline’s White Pearl Earring

Gown:  PoshTale Margot (Free gift for Fab Free Group Members 0L/0L to join)

Poses:  Le Poppycock

Sim:  Invictus
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New Fabulously Free in SL Group Gift: Tiffany Designs

Tiffany Designs has a very elegant group gift set out, special for us – The Fabulously Free in SL inworld group members!   Thank you Lucy Hope!

Tiffany Designs – Added 10/19/16

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To pick up these group gifts, you will need to have your Fabulously Free in SL inworld group tag activated (It’s free to join!).  To join the group, copy and past the following link into local chat in your SL viewer and click the link in local chat – secondlife:///app/group/020fa7af-444d-f54f-01e2-557ec06315fd/about

There are three ways to keep an eye on our growing list of free group gifts:

  1. Click the Group Gifts Listing Button at the top right hand side of the blog.
  2. Watch for the inworld group notices.
  3. Visit our inworld Fabulously Free in SL Info Hub and click the listing on the sign by the party table.


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Sunday Casual

Sunday Bridges

It’s casual Sunday for me… and though this outfit I picked up as the latest group gift from Tiffany Designs is hardly ordinary, it’s just dressy enough to be called business casual. It includes a pair of slacks and a sweater with a geometric design on it, both in all the standard mesh sizes. You’ll also get a pair of shoes for system feet, though I opted to wear my own in the picture above.

The Tiffany’s group is 100L to join, but after joining you’ll have access to this gift as well as four other past group gifts for men that are still out. You can see two that were previously blogged [Here] and [Here]. So you definitely get your money’s worth. You’ll need to pay the vendor 1L to get the gift, but that is immediately refunded to you.

Have a great Sunday afternoon!

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Loki is wearing…

Hands – Slink
Skin – Birth Skins – Axel Skin (Coastal) trail.b.hair_Clean
Eyes – IKON Vanity Eyes – Parchment
Hair – Mina – Harry
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Outfit  – Tiffany Designs – Andrew Casual Outfit 2 (Free Group Gift/0L/100L to Join Group)
Shoes – GothiCatz [380] Shoes – Outlander Boots in Black

Pose by Belle Epoque

Sim Location – Honeycomb

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Vintage Henry

Vintage Henry

Tiffany Designs has new group gifts out, one of which is this dashing vintage suit for men called Henry. It is all one piece and comes in all the standard sizes and as a bonus, includes dress shoes as well.

This double breasted suit has terrific styling, which includes the lace waistcoat as well as the classic ascot tie. The Tiffany Designs group will cost you a one time fee of 100L to join, but you’ll get this group gift (well worth the sum for this gift alone) as well as access to several past group gifts for men and future offers as well.

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Loki is wearing…

Hands – Slink
Skin – Birth Skins – Axel Skin (Coastal) trail.b.hair_Bruiser
Eyes – IKON Vanity Eyes – Parchment
Hair – Mina – Harry
Tattoo – .Reckless. – Guerrero (Faded)
Outfit  – Tiffany Designs – Henry Mesh Formal Outfit *Maroon – shoes included (0L/FREE Group Gift/100 to Join Group)

Pose by GlamRus

Sim Location  – The Bizarre House (adult Sim)

 

Astrids Signature_Loki


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An Easter Formal

I think my alt-er ego Loki felt bad about our earlier camping trip… because he took me for a sunrise formal dance this morning at a beautiful spot! We even wore matching formals… how cute is that! (Nope, I will never let him live it down!… I’m sure he’ll get me back later!)

An Easter Formal

Right now is the perfect time to be a member of Tiffany’s Designs for both men and women. For just 50L for your group membership, Ladies you can pick up this Emily gown in purple. It includes system layers as well as appliers for TMP, Maitreya, Omega, Slink, and Belleza, as well as a flexi skirt with a lovely flow and finish. You also get a set of gold jewelry (a necklace and earrings) which I am not showing in these pictures. This gift is FREE with your Tiffany’s membership. You will have to pay the gift terminal 1L to get the gift, but your 1L will be immediately refunded.

Your date can match you for your formal dance perfectly in his Rey suit from Tiffany’s in this fantastic purple color that is the exact same shade as the Emily gown. It comes in all the standard mesh sizes and like the Emily gown is a FREE gift with Tiffany Designs group membership (50L group fee). So take your fella to Tiffany’s to pick up this amazing suit!

An Easter Formal 2

Chop Zuey has put out some fresh gifts for our Easter baskets and I wanted a touch of color for my dress and so I nabbed up this Sweetness set. The Sweetness Necklace is a FREE group gift (350L group membership required – but remember, gifts are frequent and plentiful!) but the earrings are a FREE to all gift as a lovely courtesy set out for FabFree members. You can just hop over to Chop Zuey and buy the matching earrings for 0L, no group slot required.

That’s it for now… I have a date and dance to enjoy. Happy Sunday!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Hands and Feet – Slink
Head – LeLutka – Simone w/ base Glam Affair skin color Asia (included) used
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – [e] elikatira – Rue (75L for the Current Sale) – Love first told us about the sale HERE!
Outfit – Tiffany Designs – Emily Gown with Appliers (0L/Free to Group Members/Group is 50L to Join)
Necklace – Chop Zuey – Sweetness Necklace (0L/Free to Group Members/Group is 350L to Join)
Earrings – Chop Zuey – Sweetness Earrings (0L/Free to all gift/Fabfree Group Gift)

Loki is wearing…

Skin – Birth Skins – Axel Skin (Coastal) trail.b.hair_Bruiser
Eyes – IKON Vanity Eyes – Parchment
Hair – Mina – Harry
Tattoo – .Reckless. – Guerrero (Faded)
Piercings – [CerberusXing] Blade Set Gold
Outfit  – Tiffany Designs – Rey Formal Mesh Suit in Purple (0L/Free to Group Members/Group is 50L to Join)
Shoes – GothiCatz [380] Shoes – Outlander Boots in Black

Pose by Come Soon Poses

Sim Location – The Cyprian Terrace (adult Sim)

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