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Happy Free Accessory Day Everyone!

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I hope you had a memorable Valentine’s Day, however you chose to spend it. Today Fab Free is putting up freebie and cheapie accessories that deserve a moment in the spotlight. Hopefully, something we love will strike your fancy.

One of my favorite stores, Kauna is well known for high quality men’s clothing. So, it came as a shock to me when I found the Paper Bag Head in their marketplace store! For only 10L, it comes with 9 textures and a matching hand puppet! Relive your fleeting moments of fame as the unknown ventriloquist, and laugh yourself silly!

I am currently covering the great Menstuff hunt, and one of the coolest accessories is this free Celtic Necklace from Timeless Designs. Originally posted here, there isn’t a great deal more to say about it other than it is well made and would complement a wide variety of outfits. The silver beads and cross on the black cord are an extremely masculine look and for free, this is an excellent pick up.

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Swagga‘s marketplace store has several very interesting freebies, but my favorite was this highly-detailed ball cap. It was created as a free tribute to the bravery of the first responders of 9/11, and when I laid eyes on it, I was sure it had to be included in this post. First rate work, it is a nice memorial to an exceptional group of people.

Rebellion made the sunglasses in this pic, and a visit to their store will reveal this and four other quality free group gifts! Their system is a little different than most. Pick up the free group gifts you want, then before wearing them put on your Rebellion name tag. When you put the items on while wearing the group tag, the items will be enabled. It is easy to do and for items like these great sunglasses, worth it.

One last (but certainly not least) accessory from the Menstuff hunt I am thoroughly enjoying is the free Sergeant’s Bling Necklace from V-Spot. Simple and extremely masculine, this Menstuff Hunt prize is one that many of us are going to want to pick up. Items like these are great reminders that quality jewelry is not just made for women.

Ok, that is all I have to say at the moment I am off to hunt more bargains. Take care everyone and I will see you on the grid! (and also on Marketplace)—–WHC Riler

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Paper Bag Head – Kauna Paper Bag Head & Puppet – With “Advanced Ugly Hide Technology” (Marketplace Item / 10L )
Necklace – Timeless Designs Celtic Necklace (Free Hunt prize / 0L / Menstuff Hunt)

9/11 Cap – Swagga Mesh September 11th Snapback (Marketplace Item / 0L / free)
Sunglasses – Rebellion Aviator Sunglasses (Free Group Gift / 0L / free group)
Necklace – V-Spot Celtic Necklace (Free Hunt prize / 0L / Menstuff Hunt)

More Information about the Menstuff Hunt can be found here.

Skin – Belleza Mathieu
Eyes – Ikon Promise Eyes in Fjord
Hair – Dura *Dura-Boy*59(Black)

 

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I, I Will Be King

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I, I will be king
And you, you will be queen
Though nothing, will drive them away
We can beat them, just for one day
We can be heroes, just for one day
– David Bowie

Hello everyone and welcome to my extended Menstuff Hunt coverage! Menstuff is a lL hunt, but many of the stores on it have waived the fee, so it is an especially economical hunt to do. The object to look for is shaped like a blue T-Shirt. Today we will look at a few items from the hunt, and then I want to share something that is very special to me personally.

I love Brocade Tiger! They make clothes that are always unique and eye-catching. In other words, they are perfect for people like me who crave a little attention now and then. For the Menstuff Hunt, Brocade Tiger is offering the Tiger Blue Jeans w/Open Belt for free. Dark blue, they are emblazoned with a tiger theme executed to blend in rather than roar out its presence. The effect is a wonderfully subtle yet very artistic pair of jeans. They come in five sizes for a good fit and are available free for all you hot predators out there.

My hair in the above picture is a fantastic Menstuff Hunt prize from Damselfly. The Hitch Non-Rigged Mesh Hair comes with an easy to use hud to select among twenty different color variations. For only 1L, such a stylish hair with a color change hud included is definitely a bargain. Included in the box is a hairbase in ten colors and a TMP applier. That makes this Damselfly Menstuff prize an extremely good pick-up, an attractive and versatile hair that could easily become one of your favorites.

Native Urban offers this sharp looking pair of sunglasses for free on the Menstuff Hunt! I was tempted to save it for the upcoming free accessories day post, but I love the way they look in this picture. The Gold Aviator Glasses look highly realistic, and are handsome enough to be the “go to” sunglasses in your wardrobe. For Native Urban to offer them up as a free gift, is very generous indeed!

Finally, the Timeless Design‘s Celtic Necklace is a decidedly masculine necklace which can also be yours for free on the Menstuff Hunt. Consisting of a braided cord with four silver beads and a Celtic style silver cross, it is a ruggedly handsome item that will be a solid addition to your Second Life jewelry collection.

 
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David Bowie passed away recently. Having witnessed Bowie evolve through the countless phases and reinventions of himself over the years, it was a little shocking that he actually appears to have been mortal. Then again, many of us have our doubts that he really was. Feeling the loss of him, though, was nothing for me compared to the loss my friend Effie felt at Bowie’s passing. She is a huge David Bowie fan and his death affected her deeply. Because of that, I became inspired by two items currently available at Brocade Tiger: the Flamingo Tux and the Goblin King Outfit in Blue.

Donning a light skin, I made an appropriate shape and went back to Brocade Tiger to see if that incredible Flamingo Tux might still be out from the Femboy Hunt. You might recall, I previously posted about it here. To my knowledge, David Bowie never actually wore anything like it but I can easily imagine him wearing something amazing like this in a video. I am happy to report this garment is still available at Brocade Tiger and only costs 2L! To finish the outfit, I chose Avanti‘s free promo Ziggy Face Tattoo which Pru previously showed off here. It works just as well for men, and for Bowie fans it is a must have item!

The Goblin King in Blue is inspired by Jareth, the Goblin King in the movie “Labyrinth” as played by David Bowie. Offered in dark blue by Brocade Tiger, this free costume totally unleashed my movie nerd side and let it go on a prowl spreading a little Goblin magic across the grid. For lovers of the 80’s, film enthusiasts and David Bowie fans it’s a great pick up!

In closing, Valentine’s Day is fast approaching and perhaps it isn’t in the cards to buy something for someone you care about. Money can be hard to come by for some of us. Maybe it is worth considering other options. From making a graphic in a paint program and uploading it into SL for 10L as a Valentine to giving your avy a look that makes them think of someone they admire, they will cherish your thoughtfulness. Of course, spending time with them can be the best gift of all. However you decide to mark the day, enjoy it! See you on the grid!—–WHC Riler

 

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Tiger Jeans – Brocade Tiger Tiger Blue Jeans w/Open Belt (Free Hunt prize / 0L / Menstuff Hunt)
Hair (Tiger Jeans pic) – Damselfly Hitch Non-Rigged Mesh Hair (Hunt Prize / 1L / Menstuff Hunt)
Sunglasses – Native Urban Gold Aviator Glasses (Free Hunt prize / 0L / Menstuff Hunt)
Necklace – Timeless Designs Celtic Necklace (Free Hunt prize / 0L / Menstuff Hunt)

Skin – Belleza Mathieu

Showstopping Bowie – Brocade Tiger Flamingo Tux (Hunt Prize / 2L / Femboy Hunt)
Note – The Femboy Hunt is now over but Brocade Tiger was nice enough to leave their prize out. Since getting help for it now that the hunt is over might be difficult, hopefully BT won’t mind me giving the location. It is among the dress forms, look closely and you will find it.
Makeup – Avanti Ziggy Face Tattoo (Marketplace Promo / 0L / Free Gift)

The Goblin King – Brocade Tiger Goblin King in Dark Blue (Free Gift / 0L )

Eyes – Ikon Promise Eyes in Fjord and Ikon Sovereign Eyes in Field
Skin – Akeruka Ares V2 Skin #02

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Staying Cool With Menstuff!

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Happy Wednesday everyone! This June has been fantastic for male freebie and cheapie-hunters! This week, I bring you more items from the Menstuff Hunt, a one hundred store hunt that runs until the end of June. Hunt prizes are at most 1L, but the majority of them are offered for FREE! There is no reason not to roll your sleeves up and get hunting, the prizes are too good to pass up!

Gabriel, a store with a reputation for generous FREE group gifts, created this beautiful floral print shirt for the Menstuff Hunt. The Mesh Gradation Flower shirt comes in two colors: blue and black. The floral pattern appears in the bottom quarter of the shirt and sleeves for a subtle, summery look without making the shirt look feminine. The lighter color in the upper part of the shirt draws the eye to the chest area where the shirt is unbuttoned and open. This shirt will give you a cool, stylish, laid back look in whichever color you choose to wear. Gabriel’s FREE Menstuff Hunt gift is a great choice to wear around the grid this summer.

To complement the shirt, I chose the Men’s Mesh Kanto Chino Jeans from Hawker’s House. Sporting extremely well-done shading and texturing, these gray jeans look realistic and provide a very manly look, if you know what I mean. There is no reason we should go around looking like Ken dolls, so it’s always nice to see a little shading to give us guys a little added dimension. Hawker’s House’s hunt prize for the Menstuff Hunt is one of the most generous gifts in the entire hunt. For 1L, you get these swell mesh jeans, the blue denim boots I am wearing and a red nyc T-Shirt (not pictured). The Men’s Mesh Doc Martin Style Boots in Denim are very nicely textured and likely to stand out more than simple black or brown leather Doc Martin style boots. There is something you should be aware of when you get this excellent hunt gift. I have noticed from personal experience that automatic unpacking scripts occasionally don’t transfer the alpha to inventory along with the other items (if the alpha is no copy). In order to unpack this gift, I strongly recommend rezzing the box on the ground and manually unpacking it instead of clicking the box as instructed. This way, you will have everything you need to enjoy these fantastic boots. Quality, inexpensive footwear for men is not an easy find on Second Life, and for only 1L these boots from Hawker’s House are of high enough quality to deserve a very close look! Plus, you get the Kanto Chino Jeans as well!

My necklace is part of the Menstuff Hunt prize from Timeless Designs. The Rebel Black Agate Rope Necklace and Bracelet are both included in the Menstuff Hunt gift. I really liked the simple, masculine look of these pieces. If you look closely, you can see the braiding of the rope and the designs on the gray beads. Great care and time was obviously invested in creating these products. This hunt gift will only set you back 1L, and Timeless Designs made sure it was money well spent. I know I will enjoy it and hope that some of you will as well.

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When I first saw this T-Shirt, I knew I had to blog it. The Fetthunterblack T-Shirt from Fliped Out Designs is a great item for the Sci-fi geek nestled inside all of us. Inspired by the universe’s favorite bounty hunter, the T-Shirt is designed with a large playing card like image with the word “Hunter” in the middle of it. At least I hope it is playing card like. If it was a tarot card I would be packing my bags right now instead of writing this. No reason to take any chances concerning my own fate. This unique graphic tee is the FREE Menstuff Hunt Gift from Fliped Out Designs and is available like the rest of the hunt prizes until the end of June.

These black boots were a super find over at The Grey Goose. The Black A** Kickers turned out to be just what I needed to complete this outfit. They have a detailed leather texture and silver metal fasteners, one zipper and three skull buckles. Originally, I had mixed feelings about highlighting them because they are not resizable at least by any method I am aware of. On the shapes I regularly use, the fit was imperfect. Of course, in these days of mesh, it is not unusual to have to adjust your shape to wear something. So, that was not enough reason to discard a perfectly nice pair of FREE black leather boots, especially considering you can pick them up and make your own decisions. Personally, I kept them! 😉

Some readers might have noticed I am wearing a different skin than usual. STALKERS! The Menstuff Hunt skin from Seven Deadly Skins is very nice, easily passing my very picky standards, and absolutely no surprise to me. Although it is good enough for any male avy to wear, it is an incredible pick up for any new residents or alts out there. There is no reason to look new when you can find a skin this nice for FREE! Thank you for such a nice hunt gift.

Lastly, I want to point out one item that is NOT part of the Menstuff Hunt. Rather, it is an entirely FREE gift for a limited time from Poetic Colors. The Summer Sky Eyes – Beach Nighteyes are a beautiful blue with some pink and lavender mixed in. Click on my pictures above to get into my flickr, then click once more to magnify the image for an up-close look at these eyes. They are only available for a limited time, so if you like them, run over and pick these up as soon as you can.

That’s it for this week. Although I have highlighted over twenty items from the Menstuff Hunt this month, there are one hundred stores participating. So, try as I might, I have only scratched the surface of this wonderful hunt. I want to take a moment to remind everyone that the For Him Hunt is still going on, but ends on the nineteenth of this month. So, if you want to pick up a really sexy workout outfit blogged here, this is your last chance. Until next time my friends, take care and see you on the grid. —–WHC Riler
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Cool Summer Shirt – Gabriel The Mesh Gradation Flower Shirt  (FREE/Menstuff Hunt Prize)
Jeans & Blue Denim Boots – Hawker’s House The Mesh Kanto Chino Jeans & Doc Martin Style Boots in Denim (1L/Menstuff Hunt Prize)

Necklace – Timeless Designs The Rebel Black Agate Rope Necklace and Bracelet  (1L/Menstuff Hunt Prize)

Graphic T-Shirt – Fliped Out Designs The Fetthunterblack T-Shirt (FREE/Menstuff Hunt Prize)
Black Boots – The Grey Goose Black A** Kicker Boots (FREE/Menstuff Hunt Prize)

Skin – Seven Deadly Skins – The Menstuff Hunt Skin (FREE/Menstuff Hunt Prize)
Eyes – Poetic Colors The Summer Sky Eyes – Beach Nighteyes (FREE Gift)
Note – Limited time offer, grab them as soon as possible.

Hair – Argrace Akira

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Gift, Giftie, Gifties…

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Hey there Fabulousians!!

Today have a few new gifties to show you!  The first is by Little Bones, who dropped this hair into their group notices and I just had to show it… The second is by Model Poses and this is a subscriber gift that just came out yesterday…!!  Filthy also put out their new group gift skin, which you get three different flavors of in this gift.  I ran over to Las Vegas sim to snap the main picture!!
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hair: -[ Little Bones ]- Schism Hair (FREE) (How to get this gift?  Join Group [Little Bones], check notices…)

bracelet: -[ Timeless Designs ]- Timeless LOVE bracelet (FREE) (I found this gift on the Marketplace @ https://marketplace.secondlife.com/p/TD-Timeless-LOVE-Bracelet-Unisex/5318397)

shoes: [ ::Gabriel:: ] MESH:: Studs  Black sandal (Group Gift) (FREE) (How to get the gift?  Join Group [ GABRIEL ], then goto main store, there is a board with all the group gifts as you enter.  I blogged these once before in my post “Caresia Gives a Gift….” )

hairbase: [E X I L E] Hairbase Complete Pack (FREE) (I am wearing Vanilla, and I got this on the Marketplace @ https://marketplace.secondlife.com/p/Exile-Basic-Hairbases/4277090)

necklace: -[ Pure Poison ]-  Laurette Necklace (FREE) (How to get this gift?  Head to main store and clickie on the subscriber there! Love showed this necklace in her post “Dare Me?” back in September <3)

cat bag: -[ Remarkable Oblivion ]- Cat’s in the Bag (L$ 199) (I know, but I just had to get this…. plus the texturing is perfect. You HAVE to check out this store, it is sooo cool and they have some group gifts as well!! Free to join!! )

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dresses: -[ Model Poses ] My Winter Dress (FREE) (How to get this subscriber gift?  Tap the Subscriber at their main store location. )

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skin: -[ Filthy ]- :F: Group.Gift#4.2013 (FREE) (How to get this gift?  Join Group, [ FILTHY ], then goto main store location and clickie on the board there.  )

and that’s all I have for now.. I know, short, but I gotta go grind some levels on an alt…(if you dont understand dont ask… addiction, bad bad bad…)… *big hugs*…………………………….till next time……………………..care ❤


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Make Him Over Hunt 4 #81 – 90

We are over half way through the Make Him Over Hunt 4 with the gifts from locations #81 -90.

MHOH4 # 81 - Posies AnimationPose Co Puppet Dance (2)

#81 Posies Puppet Dance

 

MHOH4 # 82 - Hell Bop Clothing Clark and Andrew Shirts and Louis Pants

#82 Hell Bop Clothing Clark and Andrew Shirts and Louis Pants

 

MHOH4 # 83 - !  Roughnecks Brown Eagle Vest

#83 Roughnecks Brown Eagle Vest

 

Al Jamal Turquoise Ararat Silks MHOH4

#84 Al Jamal Turquoise Ararat Silks

 

MHOH4 # 85 - JUICE .. Fresh Menswear Dirty Mucker Jeans and Route  66 Greaser Shirt

#85 Juice Dirty Mucker Jeans and Route 66 Greaser Shirt

 

MHOH4 # 86 -Shapes -Curvy Silhouettes Shapes+CS Shapes for Men Greg Shape and Horned Piercings

#86 CS Shapes for Men Greg Shape and Horned Piercings

 

MHOH4 # 87 - B&F-Poseworx Worship Pose

#87 B&F PoseWorx Worship Pose

 

MHOH4 # 88 - mischievous cat  Gimmer Ver Watch

#88 mischievous cat Gimmer Ver Watch

 

MHOH4 # 89 -  Timeless Designs  Urban Chaos Necklace

#89 Timeless Designs Urban Chaos Necklace

 

MHOH4 # 90 - ! Couture Chapeau Soca Fedora and Gerry Hair

#90 Couture Chapeau/Mad About Hats Soca Fedora and Gerry Hair

*Make Him Over Hunt 4 Gifts 81 -90 ($0L)

*Additional Poses – Long Awkward Pose -Not Free-
Long Awkward Pose, Festivale (93, 154, 26)

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