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Sugar Plum

FabFree: Sugar Plum

It might be a little early for visions of sugar plums to dance in your head, but sugar plum is exactly what I thought of when I saw the colour of this free lingerie by Vision!

I know what you’re thinking…

LOVE!  Put those away!“, but I actually did crop out the naughtiest of the bits!  This hella sexy lingerie set is called Helena and can be found as a free group lucky board prize at Vision with a free group join.  This plum duo comes in the mesh body sizes as listed below and includes this version and an even more risque fishnet set that allows you to mix and match the tops with the bottoms if you want to mix it up.

Sizes Included:

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

Go on girls, get your sexy on!

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Catya
Head Applier – Glam Affair Wendy (at The Pea Location)
Lipstick Applier – Alaskametro Fey
Eyes – IKON Sovereign Eyes Dusk
Hair – Doux Kate

Lingerie – Vision Helena (free group lucky board prize / 0L / free to join)
Necklace – Pixel Mode Pearls (NLA)

Pose – Lyrium Annie
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Somewhere along the way she found her vision

FabFree: Somewhere along the way she found her vision

Hey there FabFree Readers!  I told ya…  You’ll be seeing a lot of SLB15 gifts on The FabFree Blog for the next little while because they are fantastic!  I’m back today to share news about what Vision has to offer at the big Second Life 15th Birthday Shopping Experience.

Vision Wants You To Choose!

At the Vision display at SLB15, you’ll find that they are offering a variety of great clothing pieces priced at 50% off, and at the desk you can pick up a FREE 200L Gift Card just for visiting.  I used mine right away on this beautiful dress called Penelope.  It includes the dress and necklace in several mesh body sizes and comes with an ombre version as well.  It’s regular price is 250L, but at half price it was only 125L, which means, I still have 75L to spare on my gift card!  How sweet is that?! 😀

ps.  If you’d rather shop at the Vision Mainstore instead of the laggy event, you can use your card there too!

Happy shopping Fabulouses!

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Love is wearing…

Mesh Body – Maitreya Lara
Mesh Head – Catwa Catya
Head Applier – Glam Affair Wendy
Lipstick & Nail Appliers by Alaskametro
Hair – Doux Gabryela (featured @ Access)

Dress & Necklace – Vision Penelope Dress  FREE w / use your free 200L Gift Card from SLB15 )
Rings – Avaway LOVE Bracelets (featured @ Blush)

Pose by Foxcity
Sim – Bliss

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Blue and Baubles

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Hello Fabulouses! I’m stopping by to blog a couple of pretty finds that I’m sure you’ll want to add to your wardrobe.

Pick up a pretty dress.

I often blog things from Vision simply because they are such good quality. This newest group gift is no exception. You can pick it up with the free to join store group or the VIP group either one. So the dress is completely free. It includes a color change hud for 22 color choices as well as separate color choices for the panties. You’ll also get a top in the box completely separate so you can wear that without the skirt.

This fits the following bodies:

  • Maitreya
  • Hourglass
  • Freya & Isis

Baubles!

I picked up my pretty blue gem bracelets at Chop Zuey. These are in the “free to all” section and you can just buy them for 0L. If you want the matching necklace and earrings you can pick those up too, but you’ll need to be part of the group. The group is 350L to join, but you’ll get a plethora of regular gifts to make it worth your while.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Marta Applier in Asia
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Truth – Candy
Bracelets – Chop Zuey – Summer Solstice Cuff Gld/Blu/Gm Bracelet (Free to All Gift)
Dress – Vision – Annie Dress (Free Group Gift/Free to Join Group)
Shoes – Pure Poison – Mara Sandals

Sim Location – Pantheon

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A Touch of Spring

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New Month, New Lucky Boards!

I love stopping by Vision at the beginning of the month and picking up my 100L credit with my VIP group. (That group is 250L to join… a one-time fee.) Usually I also take some time to browse the lucky letter boards. In the past, those boards have been exclusive to the VIP group which you have to pay to join, but this month … hurry because I’m not sure how long this will last… the four new lucky letter boards are open to the free to join regular Vision Store group as well! So if your letter pops up on the boards, you can get the items for free!

I got really lucky this month because my letter came up on two of the boards and I was able to snag the matching shade skirt and shade top in pink! 😀

Available sizes:

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

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A touch of spring

It’s been a chilly start to April in my neck of the woods, but the birds are still singing their songs and this pretty free gift from Maxi Gossamer has me thinking of spring! The group is free to join, meaning that this gift will only cost you a group space. You’ll get the necklace in two different lengths… short (shown) and long. It is also texture change and you can change the color of the bird eggs in the nest. How cute!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Marta Applier in Asia
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Clawtooth – Viola
Necklace – Maxi Gossamer – Little Sparrow (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Top – Vision – Shade Top (Free April Lucky Letter Board Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Skirt – Vision – Shade Skirt (Free April Lucky Letter Board Gift/Group is Free to Join)

Sim Location – Caledon II

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Be Cheeky!

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Be Cheeky!

The Finders Keepers Hunt has turned out to be an amazing hunt with some real gems of gifts that the FabFree bloggers have shown off for all of you amazing readers! I noticed that one of my favorite stores, Vision, was on the list, and stopped by to hunt down their gift to see what it was. Pictured above is the free gift – a white waist pants set with a really cheeky top that tells you to “Go Luck Yourself.”

It made me think of Pru who recently blogged about taking your demon to the beach 😀 I’m always excited to see Pru’s posts because she invariably blogs something unique and cheeky that I think I could never pull off! But I think I managed to pull off this one from Vision! Hunt down the pot of gold, and you can be cheeky too! Just be sure to do it before the end of the day on March 24th, because that’s when the hunt ends!

The pants and top come separately and in several sizes:

  • Maitreya
  • Hourglass
  • Freya
  • Isis

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As I mentioned in my post [here] there are various perks to being a member of the Vision VIP group. Your one-time fee of 250L gets you an in-store credit of 100L on the first of every month plus access to four lucky letter boards (they change out each month too).

When I picked up my in-store credit this month, my letter happened to be up on one of the lucky letter boards and I grabbed the Moly top! The top is in this lovely Salmon color, but includes a color change hud for the ruffles around the hem. You could make the ruffle white to match the waist pants. Either way, this top goes lovely with the free Finders Keepers waist pants!

Moly Shirt sizes available:

  • Maitreya
  • Hourglass
  • Freya
  • Isis

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Marta Applier in Asia
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Exile – One Way or Another
Pants – Vision – Waist Shorts White (Free/Finders Keepers Hunt)
Top 1 – Vision – Moly Top St. Patrick (Free/Finders Keepers Hunt)
Top 2 – Vision – Moly Top (Free March Lucky Letter Board Gift/VIP Group Required/Group is 250L to Join)

Sim Location – Luanes Magical World

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On the hunt for… various things.

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I must have taken a wrong turn in Amsterdam somewhere. I ended up in this salvage yard while I was trying to hunt down Gavin to tell him that Serena had gone out for a horseback ride in the country. I was sure it was just down that street there but sure enough I ended up here on the wrong side of town in front of a van that looks like its straight out of a Scooby Doo cartoon. Not that I mind sight seeing mind you. I’m still trying to find Gavin. I think he went shopping for Friday deals. I wonder if he got anything good?

Hunting for other things instead…

For now I’ve given up the hunt for Gavin. That guy is just on his own. I did manage to hunt down some sweet deals of my own though! I happen to love St. Patrick’s Day, mainly because it’s a good excuse to wear green. So I was checking out all the monthly hunts and ran across the Luck of the Irish Hunt and scored a really cute tank top at Ambient for just 1L! It has cute lace trim around the hem and the neckline and comes in several mesh sizes.

Shirt Sizes available:

  • Classic XXS – L
  • TMP
  • Hourglass & Physique
  • Maitreya
  • Freya, Isis, & Venus
  • eBody
  • Tonic Curvy & Fine

OOOOoooo Don’t forget!

I joined the Vision Vip Group a while back for 250L. Now this might seem steep for a group join, but every month I visit the store and pick up my 100L in-store credit (plus I get access to the lucky letter boards that change out monthly too… I just happened to snag a shirt off one of those boards while I was there, and I might show that off in another post). So I had saved up my credit for the last two months and had 200L to spend.

I picked up this cute little black mini skirt that was only 199L and it didn’t cost me a single penny since I had my in-store credit. Plus I got the cute shirt I mentioned off the lucky letter board! For that one time fee, your monthly in-store credit adds up over time, making it worth joining, plus those lucky letter boards, woooo hoo!

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Marta Applier in Asia (featured @ The Arcade Gacha for 100L per spin for each tone)
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Tableau Vivant – Ada (featured @ The Arcade Gacha for 50L per spin)
Shirt – Ambient Fashion – Avera Halter Top Green (1L for the Luck of the Irish Hunt)
Skirt – Vision – S&F Mini Skir Lolitas Black (199L/used Free 100L Monthly In-Store Montly Credit – saved for two months accumulative – /Group is 250 to Join)
Boots – Roped Passions – Alexa Chain Shoes Hudded

Sim Location – Amsterdam

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I just had to…

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I just had to try it…

… just to see if it really happened like in the movies. Yup. It does. Stuck! But that’s okay. A friendly passer-by helped me out with a bit of water from their water bottle and all was well in the world again. (That really does unstick you!)

Sales!

Speaking of stuck, since I was stuck inside with all this cold weather I decided to check out some sales. I heard that Vision had a sale on their gift cards (currently 50% off gift cards until the 30th) and was tempted enough to mosey on down to the store. While I was there, I discovered that if I joined their VIP group for 250L, I would be rewarded with 100L of in-store credit each month on the 1st. This is cumulative, plus you get access to the lucky letter boards.

So I got my in-store credit, and saved that up. In just less than a week I’ll be able to get another 100L on January 1st! So now is the perfect time to join the VIP group. And then I hit the lucky letter boards…

Getting lucky…

I got lucky at Vision pretty quick as my letter came up and I snagged the jacket and top you see in the picture. The jacket and top are separate so you could mix and match if  you want which is nice.

Sizes available:

  • Classic XXS – L
  • TMP
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Physique & Hourglass
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

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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
Eyelashes – KoKoLoReS Mascara lashes for CaTwa heads (Free to all/0L on the counter/No Group Required)
Hair – KoKoLoReS Loulou (Free Group Gift/Group is currently Free to Join) – Note: group is usually 250 to join, hurry to take advantage of this offer!
Jacket & Top – On a Lark Lockets of Love ~ Triquetra Heart
Jacket & Top – Vision S&F *Leather Jacket (Free Lucky Letter Board/Vision VIP Group Required/Group is 250L to Join)
Pants – COCO WideLegJeans

Sim Location – La Vie

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Glance Back

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Since joining Vision‘s free group, I’ve been able to pick up several beautiful group gifts. The latest gift is no exception. This free dress (it could easily also pass for lingerie) is pretty in pink with a small print floral design on it and is very sexy. Since the group is free to join, the gift is free to you. Don’t get mixed up with the VIP group which costs to join. You just need the regular free store group to pick up this gift.

Dress sizes available:

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

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara V4.1
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – Truth – Tyne
Necklace – ECCOStacked Pearls Necklace (past group gift, no longer available)
Dress – Vision – S&F Dress Estelle (Free Group Gift/Free to Join Group)

Sim Location – Rustic Retreat

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She’s a Vision

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“I’ll wait all night to meet her.
I’ll wait all night to see her smile.
I’ll wait all night to meet her.

She’s a vision, she’s a vision, she’s a vision…”

Visionary…

There’s a new group gift at Vision and you don’t want to miss out on this freebie. Just teleport to the Vision main-store and wear your store group tag to pick up the Tessa Jeans Skirt. It comes in a leopard print with a slightly purple sheen (so I paired it with an older lavender top that I had in my inventory) and the skirt is really gorgeous.

When you get to Vision, if you’re not already a group member, be aware that there are two store groups. One is free to join and that is the group that you need to get the group gift. The other is the VIP group and requires a fee. You can join the VIP group to get access to the lucky letter boards if you choose, but you don’t need the VIP group to get the group gift.

Skirt Sizes Available:

  • Classic XXS – L
  • TMP
  • Maitreya – Lara
  • Slink – Hourglass & Physique
  • Belleza – Freya, Isis, & Venus

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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 – Exile – Temptation Waits
Necklace – Goth1c0Gothic Elegant Necklace in Ocean (old gacha prize)
Top – LuasEnkara Top
Skirt – Vision – S&F Jeans Skirt Tessa (Free Group Gift/Group is Free to Join)
Shoes – JellyRoll – Betty’s Peeptoes

Sim Location – Union Jack

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Bath Time!

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It’s bathtime! And all I have to do is slip out of my new dress and take some time to relax. But first I have to tell you where I got my new attire (it was completely free) and as well as where my bath set came from! You’ll have to hurry on the bath set, as it is a Hello Tuesday event special!

The Dress

Pick up my pretty in pink Emma dress as a free group gift from ViSion. The group is free to join, making this dress free as well. It has a hud to change the color of the zipper on the back to three different metal choices, as well as you can change the color of the trim on the dress to many different colors as well for lots of versatility. The dress comes in several mesh body sizes including:

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

Hello Tuesday!

I stopped by the Hello Tuesday event to look around and came across the stall for Black Jack. Inside they had a variety of gachas and I fell in love with the quaint little bathroom set.

I picked up the entire set (though not quite every piece is shown in my picture… I didn’t manage to get the sink, wall mirror, or toilet into the shot). At only 50L per spin, this set is a nice addition to your home, and the bathtub includes a nice bathing animation! It is extremely low prim, with each piece coming in at only 1 to 3 prims each! You might just want the entire set for your home.

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Astrid (Portia Swords) is wearing…

Body – Maitreya – Lara
Head – Catwa Head – Tumble
Head Applier – Glam Affair – Alba Applier
Eyes – IKON Hope Eyes – Wight
Hair – [e] elikatira – Marnie
Dress – ViSion – Dress Emma (Free Group Gift/0L/Free to Join Group)

And stuff…

Bathtub – Black Jack – The Bathroom Gacha (50L per spin @ Hello Tuesday)
Towel rack – Black Jack – The Bathroom Gacha (50L per spin @ Hello Tuesday)
Towel Cabinet – Black Jack – The Bathroom Gacha (50L per spin @ Hello Tuesday)
Clothes Hamper – Black Jack – The Bathroom Gacha (50L per spin @ Hello Tuesday)
Bathroom Table – Black Jack – The Bathroom Gacha (50L per spin @ Hello Tuesday)
Standing Mirror – Black Jack – The Bathroom Gacha (50L per spin @ Hello Tuesday)
Bathroom Tray – Black Jack – The Bathroom Gacha (50L per spin @ Hello Tuesday)

Sim Location – Private Location

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