Slacker Day!

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Finally, loungewear again! Now, I know, that I have said many, many times that I don’t have a style.  However, if I’m not roleplaying in some fashion, I’m running around ultra casual, it’s what I do, it’s the real me, I’m a slob.  I just even realized that I’m wearing something similar as I write this, only the purples and pinks are more jewel-toned!  Everything I’ve got on is mostly FREE for another day or two at least, the group gifts can remain longer, and my Free Dove stuff isn’t going anywhere soon.

Shop Till You Drop

Truth had a booth at Shop Till You Drop, and this Astra Valentine’s gift was FREE to all there.  It was a super generous gift with ALL of Truth’s color HUDs, and a style HUD.  Since the event ended on the 26th, I decided to show off this hair as a thank you, and in conjunction with mentioning that the 50% items are still in the marketplace if you missed the event (search VDAY).  This hair is also for sale on the MP, but not 50% off, the full fatpack will cost you 1250 lindens, 400 lindens for the variety pack, or 250L for a single color hud.  I know I had alot of trouble getting in until towards the end of the event, and others may have just given up.  I finally snagged the Farryn hair that I’ve been drooling over for a couple of months now for just 150 lindens for the single color pack.  I do have plans for that hair and this blog in the works, but the magic eightball said NO when I asked if I’d get that post out by the end of the month.  Spoiler alert, that loosey-goosey gorgeous french braid looks amazing under a white Stetson.  Stay tuned if you’re craving a western look!

*Noon SLT update, Group Notice sent out that Astra is available at the Truth Front Desk for FREE!  

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Gacha Garden

I had so many goodies to show off from this round of the Gacha Gardens that didn’t even get around to showing off my Justice Liza Dress gacha RARE win (and only on the 2nd pull!)  I did blog a few things here, and here, but, seeing as Gimme Gacha events rank among my favorites, I’ll give another little shout out and hope it drags another body into the event. I’m wearing A*S’s  “Candy Heart collar love” which was the gift set out at the A*S gacha stall at the Gacha Garden Event.  You’ll need to be a member of the Gimme Gacha group to snag any of the gifts, but the group is FREE to join (and imo a very fun group to remain in for chat and gacha trading!)  It ends on the 28th, so if you haven’t gotten down there yet, shake your tail feather!

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Sealed With a Kiss

If you’re like me and doing all you can to catch up on all you missed in terms of hunts and events this month, you should put The Sealed With a Kiss Hunt on your list! I found these pink floral chucks at Poeme for just 1 linden!  They are unrigged and modifiable, so they’ll work with any feet!  If you love em, head down and snag them by the end of the 28th!

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I ❤ Group gifts!

Justice is one of my absolute favorite stores to get my everyday looks.  Absolutely everything I’ve demoed or purchased from there is rigged amazingly well, little if any glitches, even with my slider so far to the right on my boobs, and I definitely have my body fat slider some to the right as well! I barely have to use my alpha hud at all. I often joke in group chat about how much I love how her stuff does “justice” to my hiney in such a way that even I can’t stop staring at it. (See what I did there? And see me wearing the Bailee Jeans that started this love affair here.)

Then there’s the fact that the owner, Valentine, is one of the genuinely nicest people that I’ve had the privilege to meet in Second Life.  Currently, at Justice, there are 3 group gifts available for women, including these lavender leggings, and one gift for men.  Group privileges also give a percentage of credit when you make a purchase.  To my great delight, she often participates in Fly Buy Fridays!  I lurrrrveeeee Fly Buy Fridays, getting that little sales HUD is the highlight of my SL shopping week!  There’s also gachas in the store for us gacha lovers, and she participates in several events as well.  Oh, and do you know what the sugar sprinkles on top of all this delightfulness is?  The Justice group is FREE to join!

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This pose isn’t included in the set from Belle Poses, but I’m using the furniture with a pose that’s in the 9-year Anniversary pack, which is 45 poses for 45 lindens, by HelaMiyo! Am I the only one who hangs their head over the end of the couch like this when I’m bored? It does feel pretty great on my back however.  Although with 1st World gravity my face would be behind the juggs, I am past 40 now!

Anyway, if you read that little photo caption, I’m hanging here to show off these glasses, which I have blogged before, but wanted to mention again, because it’s been 6 months and they are still available! Blankline is actually a men’s store, but when it comes to plastic black frames, I’m a fan and don’t discriminate.  Take the teleport, and yes it will say men’s something or other, but you’re in the right place, you can join the group there at the desk and there’s a picture frame behind it that has these hip nerdy glasses as a group gift.  The Blankline group is FREE to join!  Take your men along, because there are some pretty fantastic men’s clothes here.

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These pink reverse french nails are group gift #183 “Coffee House Pinup” From Hello Dave. It’s last week’s group gift, this week has #184 and #185 given, so if you’ve not joined Hello Dave yet, for 100L, you can still get this in the Past Group Gift’s box, which has all the group gifts from 149- current.   Hello Dave gives a new nail palette each week as group gifts!

The Group of Groups!

So, I’ve already told the store about finding The Free Dove via google, which started my fascination with SL fashion, but it was when I found what is my favorite blog SL blog ever that I expanded my knowledge to things like,  furnishings, decor, events, hunts, poses.  I still read it daily, and often link back to it, it’s also here on WordPress.  If you didn’t guess by all those hints it’s Fabulously Free in SL! However on top of sharing all the finds they go out and hunt for, there’s also a TON of designers who support their group and offer FREE gifts to its members.  These totally FUN LED lighted jelly bracelets are one such gift.  Zendra has generously made these exclusive for the FabFree group, and it’s easy to see why as it’s rainbow colors just like the FabFree group logo! If you’re not already a member of the FabFree group, it’s FREE to join!  Just head down to Zendra and use the FabFree group tag to snag these fun bracelets!

Missy Recommended Buys

My shirt, sigh, there are two points I need to get across here.  One is, that I need to blog more often. Two, since I didn’t blog them in time, you should take it upon yourself to check the weekly riot offerings at Sn@tch, and the best way to get in on the riots is by joining the Sn@tch VIP group which is 200L. I rioted for these a couple of weeks ago and got them at rock bottom, 50 lindens.  The Lucy tanks are a fantastic basic to have, there’s a HUD of 30 colors and a ton of sizes, but I’m not going to go into all that because I’m not sure if they are still available!  I checked the Marketplace, and they aren’t listed there, but the store is pretty huge so they might be there at normal price, I didn’t run around and look, I’m too LAZY for that!

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The couch, game controllers, and every pose  (6 total) above not captioned with a different designer are a set from BellePoses.  You can snag the Smart Girl poses and props for 99 lindens on the marketplace, or in the main store!

Everything else has been blogged before, including the skin, lipstick, and earrings from The Free Dove.  Check the style card for all the links and credits!  My 3 parting poses are just me being goofy, and are not from the included poses in the Smart Girls set, but the props are, naturally.

Get it!

Hair:  Truth “Astra” (see pricing above)

Skin: Avi-Glam  “AG. Anna Skin (T1, black eyebrows, cleavage)” @   The Free Dove – group gift/group FREE to join.

Eyelashes:  ATIA’s  “Plume” in Swag Bag  –FREE!

Eyelashes and Eyeliner tattoo:  Blacklace Beauty “Eyelashes and liner 1” – 99L (fatpack)

Glasses:  BlankLine, “Glasses” – group gift/group FREE to join

Lips:  Dulce Secrets “::DS:: Pouty Pink Lips” @   The Free Dove – group gift/group FREE to join.

Earrings:  Poeme “Poeme Haunted Pearl Earrings -Potion SLV”  @   The Free Dove – group gift/group FREE to join.

Choker: A*S “Candy Heart collar love”  FREE @ Gacha Gardens / group FREE to join

Tank top: Sn@tch “Lucy Ribbed Tank”

Bracelets: Zendra “Bracelet Rubber band Led” – gift for FabFree group/ FabFree FREE to join!

Leggings:  Justice “Abbie Leggings -Lavender” -group gift/group FREE to join!

Shoes: Poeme “Happy Valentine’s Sneakers” -1L hunt prize for  The Sealed With a Kiss Hunt

Couch, controller, poses:  Belle Poses “Smart Girls” -99L

Body:  Slink Hourglass

Sim:  Skybox scene from $60L Plus Rentals

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Let’s Go Wild

 

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I spent last night down on Bop Street at the Ace Cafe listing to Zef Brody DJ for us some great Rockabilly music.  There is a big huge dance floor, several couple dance pose balls, and a couple of  Intan Dance Balls for anyone to bop the night away.  We had a great time, lots of joking, trading of gag gift items, and maybe it was the effect of me being there, lots of discussion about Second Life Fashion.  I didn’t wear this outfit; if I’m going to dance, of course, I’m going to be having fun in any one of my fabulous 50’s dresses with awesome flexi-skirts to twirl and whirl. However, as it goes with me and Rockabilly, I’ll stick with the look for a few days before trying something new again.

 

Some mood music for you, from one of my favorite Arizona Rockabilly artists, Alive Self.

Really Rockabilly!, the rockabilly fashion store of my choice, owned by that fabulous lady who also was the DJ Friday night, finally has a couple of new releases!  She’s been busy in her first life, so I’m pretty excited about this, not to mention that a Western Rockabilly look is pretty rare to find in Second Life.  The outfit is out of the usual price range for this blog, but hey, I’m allowed to have my fangirl moments and I do, as usual, have some other goodies to show you, including FREE cowgirl boots.  That said, I do think 150 lindens is a very good price.

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The Really Rockabilly Jeans Outfit Western has fitmesh sizes XS-XL, as well as rigged for Maitreya and Slink Hourglass. I’ve included a shot of the back so that you can see the vibrant embroidery and the piping on the Western yoke.  This outfit is currently set out at the front desk of the store and sells for 150 lindens.  One big bonus on this set for us busty gals, is that the positioning of the embroidery is above the area that would become stretched and pixelated due to the largest part of our breasts.

When you’re in Really Rockabilly! if you go through into the next room, there along the right wall you will see a collection of hairs.  I’m modeling the “One Swirl” in midnight black. There is also a HUD of 8 textures included, as well as an RGB color tinter. I opted for the black and white polka dots that were included in the HUD. In one of my Flickr shots, I’ve also worn this hair with the cherries print scarf.  The One swirl hair is listed at 130 lindens.

My necktie is a common from Belle Epoque’s El Paso Gacha.  The gacha is only 50 lindens a pull.  Since I am so hooked on my Slink Hourglass body, and this is rigged for Maitreya but worked well with my old Violet Studios body, I have quite a few from this set, including the rare boots.  I’ve still not gotten any entries on my little blog promo, Share Your Free Dove, I wanted to let you know that I have extras in multiple colors of this scarf, along with many other items from this gacha set as prizes in the promo.  All you have to do is snap a pic of you wearing a find from The Free Dove, or a quick little write up about how you actually found the store.  I spent nearly 2k lindens on this set, so there’s quite a bit of loot to be snagged, including the rare boots!  Here’s a copy of the gacha key.

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Ever since I watched the movie Footloose as a little girl, I have wanted a pair of red cowboy boots. Luckily, I stumbled into S@bbia and saw they had this pair as a group gift, along with several others.  The even better news is that the S@abbia group is FREE to join, making these boots entirely FREE.  These charming deep red cowboy boots come sized for Maitreya and Slink flat feet.  There’s also an alpha included if you wish to wear them with your standard feet.  Additionally, the store has  2 Lucky Letter Boards and a Guess and Win game that has 4 prizes that cycle through, and I quickly won a sleeveless top.  There’s a fairly large gacha room, and behind the main desk there’s some furnishing items for 20 lindens or less.

Earrings, skin, makeup, and glasses have all been blogged about in detail in previous posts, including my glasses which are also from Really Rockabilly!, but as ever the location and pricing information will be included in the style card at the end of this post.  I hope my look inspired someone to put together their own rockabilly look, and join us down at the Ace Cafe some Friday evening and hang out with the crew.

Get it!

Hair:  Really Rockabilly! “One Swirl midnight black with HUD Script” -130L

Glasses:  Really Rockabilly! Zef’s Catty Horned Rimmed Birth Control Specs – 99L

Skin: Avi-Glam  “AG. Anna Skin (T1, black eyebrows, cleavage)” @   The Free Dove – group gift/group FREE to join.

Eyelashes:  ATIA’s  “Plume” in Swag Bag  –FREE!

Eyelashes and Eyeliner tattoo:  Blacklace Beauty “Eyelashes and liner 1” – 99L (fatpack)

Eyeshadow:  Alaskametro<3 “alaskametro<3 “Vintage” eyeshadow 01″ –past Free Dove Hunt

Lipstick:  Sn@tch “Luscious lipstick -Cherry” -150L(fatpack of 24 colors)

Earrings:  Poeme “Haunted Pearls Earrings – Noir (gold)”- @   The Free Dove – group gift/group FREE to join.

Pin-up Outfit:  Really Rockabilly! “Really Rockabilly Jeans Outfit Western” -150L

Scarf:   Belle Epoque “{El Paso} scarf 2” -gacha 50L a pull

Boots:  S@BBiA “Western Boots (Suede Red) – group gift/group FREE to join!

Poses by:  Absolute Poses, HelaMiyo, and Luane’s World

Sim:  Bop Street

 

 

 

 

 

 

Guard Your Gacha!

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I don’t get to roleplay nearly as often as I’d hoped I would. Maybe one day.  However, it hasn’t stopped me from acquiring outfits that may inspire my creativity in this direction. When Justice sent out a notice that these gorgeous, amazing, unique (take your pick) boots were going to be available at the Gacha Guardians Event, I knew immediately that I would be going to play for them.  Happily, the silver, which was the pair that I wanted, I got on the second pull. Also while there, I played the Fabia gacha for this sexy thick braid which went perfectly with my sexified warrior woman look (with glasses because I rarely can’t not have them!). The Gacha Guardians Event runs through the end of the month.

For the Justice Liza Boots it’s 75 Lindens a pull, and you chose your appropriate size. I’m going to include both the gacha key, and the Gift of the Guardians, which is awarded after 20 pulls, if you’re not familiar with Gacha Guardians it’s the treasure chest next to the machine. Also, the Liz Earrings that I am wearing is a FREE gift available next to the Gacha machine. I wanted to add one other note, not related to this event, but to Justice itself, they currently, and likely not for much longer, have FREE group join, and 3 fairly new group gifts for women, and one for men available. Justice clothes are personally a favorite of mine for casual looks, and are extremely well rigged.  For more examples, I’ve blogged some past Justice sales, but not yet group gifts, here and here.

 

I also couldn’t resist playing the Fabia machine for the Patti/Patty hair.  I actually didn’t mind if I didn’t get the rare this time, but I really had wanted both Patti and Patty in black, however, when my budget ran out I ended up with Patti (the braid style) in black, and Patty and Patti only in blonde.  I’m including the gacha key.

-FABIA- Mesh Hair _Patty_Patti_

I plan on adding a Patty and Patti in blonde, as well as a navy pair of the Liza boots to the gift pool I have for my Share Your Free Dove blog event, which I still haven’t gotten a single response for!  I’ve changed it to a choice of a few gifts, as well as made a facebook page to make entering easy.  I really want to give back to The Free Dove, and honor the amazing owner, Paloma; through some of my own gifts; gift cards, extra clothing and hair from my fishing trips at Sn@tch, as well as some gacha duplicates I have included from Belle Epoque, Justice, and Fabia (and more!).

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Leather Breastplate and Underbust Corset, Oh My Heck!

MMC has this stunning silver breastplate and underbust corset for just 1 linden for group members.  The group is also FREE to join!  The mix and matcher in me loves the fact that the breastplate and corset are separates, and I’ve already tested around with various applier tops paired with the underbust, and am looking for a long peasant skirt.  Quite excited about it, truth be told. I love the detail of the leather work and the seams are straight, and there are several realistic details of leather included, and the specular properties are spot on.  There is a HUD for the “Rachel Corset” that includes 4 metallic shades. This set is rigged for Maitreya, Ebody, Slink Physique and Hourglass.  They do not, however, come with underwear, I applied this charcoal pair that was part of my 1950’s Housewife Dress from The Little Black Dress, which I’ve had a long while, and use the undergarments part of often, more than I use the dress for roleplay actually!

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Last Chance!

My nails are the last thing in this look that is new to the blog and still available but only for a short time.  I’ve often blogged nails from the huge box of past gifts available from Hello Dave.  This silver ombre, from the palette “29 Shades of Dave” is no exception. It, however, is only available in a Slink Applier.  Also, Maia sent out a notice that all the gifts in the past gift box prior to her starting to design for Maitreya appliers will be shortly removed.  The group is 100L to join, and if you’re a Slink user that’s 188 gifts, if you’re Omega there’s slightly less, and if you’re Maitreya, there’s no need to hurry I suppose, unless you may switch bodies in the future and keep these babies filed away.

The rest of what I’ve included in this styled look is either unavailable or has been covered in this blog previously.  Check the style card at the end of this post for details.

 

Get it!

Hair:  Fabia “Patty -Black” – @ Gacha Guardians Event -75L a pull

Glasses: -LEO- “LEO Sale Glasses with Studs -Full Permissions” -1L on Marketplace (colored by me)

Eyeshadow: ATIA “ATIA’s Caviar Eye Shadow” 25L or 88L in “Smoke and Mirrors Fatpack” of 8 shadows

Skin: Avi-Glam  “AG. Anna Skin (T1, black eyebrows, cleavage)” @   The Free Dove – group gift/group FREE to join.

Eyelashes:  ATIA’s  “Plume” in Swag Bag  –FREE!

Eyelashes and Eyeliner tattoo:  Blacklace Beauty “Eyelashes and liner 1” – 99L (fatpack)

Lipstick: Elise “*elise* – MakeUp – Nocturne – 6” -past gift at The Chapter 4

Earrings:  Justice “Liza Earrings”  group gift for Gimme Gacha/group FREE to join @ Gacha Guardians Event

Necklace: Secrets -“Bey Necklace” & “Bey Necklace Large” –past gift at The Chapter 4

Breastplate & Corset:  MMC “Rachel Corset” 1L group gift/group FREE to join

Underwear: The Little Black Dress “applier layer from 1950’s Housewife Dress” -179L

Boots:  Justice “Liza Boots – Silver (rare)” 75L a pull @ Gacha Guardians Event

Body:  Slink Hourglass

Sim:  Kingdom of Alurel