Stylishly Distanced

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| HAIR |Sintiklia.Cora Hair – fitmesh with 2 color HUDs (free)
| SKIN |Second Life Marketplace.M&B.Juliet Skin – system skins + applier HUDs, includes NoBrows (free) 
| EYES |Euphoric.Fem Mesh Eyes – mesh + appliers with color HUD (group gift/free) 
| BODY & SHAPE |The Free Dove.eBody Shop.eBody free Curvy v8.6 – BOM Ready with Bento hands & Slink compatible feet + updated HUD (free)
| BOM |eBody Shop.BOM applier – enables eBody free bodies to use BOM (free)  
| OUTFIT |Mangula.Violet Set dresses/heels/sleeves/top/panty – fatpack with 20 color HUD Maitreya/Belleza/Slink/Legacy/eBody Curvy (subscriber gift/free) 
| MAKEUP |Second Life Marketplace.Dee TaleZ Skins.Blush Remover – all skin colors, BOM tattoo layers + Genus Applier (free)
| MAKEUP |Second Life Marketplace.alaskametro<3.Lila eyebrows wearable DEMO – auburn tattoo layers + Omega Applier (free)

| HEAD |Genesis Lab.Eva Bento Head v.3.8.5 – Beautiful Bento head with BOM (group gift - join fee 99 Lindens/20 Lindens)

In these perilous times, now more than ever, we need diversions that lift our spirits without endangering our health and welfare.  Bombing around in Second Life is a great way to stay social and have fun, all while doing our bit to flatten the COVID-19 curve.  Who doesn’t love a good game of Greedy Greedy?

I know it’s hard to think happy thoughts at this moment in time.  However, a few laughs, a bit of fun, and a couple of hot new outfits can go a long way to improving our outlook.  Luckily for us, there are several creators around the grid actively trying to give Second Life residents a reason to smile.

All of the tops and bottoms featured today are free gifts from Mangula.  The first two pictures show variations of Mangula’s current subscriber gift (subscribing is free).  Here’s an excerpt from the message accompanying this gift:

“This is an important moment in which we no longer enter SL just for pleasure but also to clear our minds of everything that is happening in the world and that in one way or another affects us, that’s why I thought about making this new Set as a #FreeGift in support of all of you…” – Mangula

This fantastic gift includes both the dresses pictured, the heels, optional sleeves, plus a shirt length model, and a great 20 color texture HUD that separately controls the main fabric and accents.  Thank you Mangula for your caring and generosity!

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*style information same as above*

I’m going to depart from my normal mention of only free items to briefly discuss Genesis Lab.  I first discovered this talented creator years ago at Tres Chic.  Gensis Lab gifted visitors of the bygone round with a gorgeous albino mesh head.  I was so smitten with the gift, I immediately teleported to the store and joined their group.  And, before you ask, the group is not free to join.  But, the join fee is an extremely modest 99 Lindens considering the store’s group gift wall.

In support of their group members, Genesis Lab has slashed the price of today’s featured mesh head.  Here’s a look at the message sent out to the group:

“A lot of people have to be limited with personal contacts, stay and work at home because of the Covid-19. This difficult time it is very important to be be vigilant and keep calm. As a gesture of our kind support and care we would like to make a present – head Eva 3.8 BOM with 99% discount ♥️” – Genesis Lab

That’s 20 Lindens for group members.  If you are not a member, you’ll need to join the group for 99 Lindens, which would mean a total layout of 119 Lindens for this fantastic Bento rigged head. Folks that’s as close to free as something of this quality gets.  Eva is beautiful and worth every penny.

Thanks Genesis Lab for caring and sharing!

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| OUTFIT |Mangula.Ada Set – skirt & top Maitreya/Belleza/Slink/Legacy/eBody Curvy (lucky board/free)
| OUTFIT |Mangula.Tina Sandals – fatpack color HUD Maitreya/Belleza/Slink/Legacy/eBody Curvy (subscriber gift/free)

Now back to the freebies.

Mangula has 20 lucky boards!  They are free for all to play, and change rapidly.  Best of all, their creations also fit eBody’s Curvy mesh.

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| OUTFIT |Mangula.Nela Set – skirt & top Maitreya/Belleza/Slink/Legacy/eBody Curvy (lucky board/free)
| OUTFIT |Mangula.Jana Boots – fatpack color HUD Maitreya/Belleza/Slink/Legacy/eBody Curvy (subscriber gift/free)

It only took me 15 minutes to win oodles of outfits.

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| OUTFIT |Mangula.Yeni Set – skirt/shorts/top Maitreya/Belleza/Slink/Legacy/eBody Curvy (lucky board/free)
| OUTFIT |Queenz.Breeze Sandals – fatpack color HUD Maitreya/Belleza/Slink/eBody Curvy (group gift/free)

These highly configurable sandals are a group gift from Queenz.  The group is free to join, and packed with wonderful gifts that also include mesh models sized for eBody Curvy.

Let’s take a moment to talk about the eBody Shop!  Recently, this designer released a major update to their beautiful, but extremely limited, gift bodies.  They now include Bento rigged hands, are BOM ready, and are completely free at certain locations.  The BOM feature won’t work strait out of the box.  You’ll need to pop over to eBody to pick up the free BOM applier.  Trust me peeps, it’s worth the teleport.  This upgrade has moved eBody’s gifts to the top of my best free mesh body list!

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| HAIR |Sintiklia.Cora Hair – fitmesh with 2 color HUDs (free) 
| SKIN |Second Life Marketplace.M&B.Juliet Skin – system skins + applier HUDs, includes NoBrows (free) 
| EYES |Euphoric.Fem Mesh Eyes – mesh + appliers with color HUD (group gift/free) 
| MAKEUP |Second Life Marketplace.Dee TaleZ Skins.Blush Remover – all skin colors, BOM tattoo layers + Genus Applier (free) 
| MAKEUP |Second Life Marketplace.alaskametro<3.Lila eyebrows wearable DEMO – auburn tattoo layers + Omega Applier (free)

Here’s a closer look at the Eva v. 3.8.5 BOM enable head.  If you decide to add this beauty to your mesh head arsenal, do keep in mind that it does not include a BOM skin.  Which of course is why I’ve included the link to this lovely BOM compatible marketplace freebie.  I love that M&B included browless and cleavage options! The Juliet Skin works seamlessly on this head and body combination.

Stay safe everyone.

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Rare Fruit

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| HAIR |Wasabi.Autumn Hair – Autumn shade w/style & bands HUD (SLF&O/free)
| TATTOO |Carol G. (satellite store).Rapine Tattoo – tattoo layers + applier HUDs (group gift/free) 
| SUNGLASSES |Pure Poison.Spring Fever Sunglasses – resize + color HUD (group gift/free) 
| JEWELRY |Livia.Lovely Heart Earrings – with metal color HUD (group gift/free) 
| MANICURE |Mani Pedi.February 2020 gift – Signature Shomei with 7 color HUD (group gift/free) 
| HANDBAG |Micamee.Citrus Handbag – With Color HUD + pose (group gift/free) 
| TOP |Legendaire.Amarylis Set – Color/texture HUDs Maitreya/Belleza/Slink (group gift/free)
| SKIRT |Legendaire.Courtney Outfit – 8 color HUD Maitreya/Belleza/Slink/Classic (group gift/free)
| SHOES |Legendaire.Aliz Boots – 10 color HUD Maitreya/Slink/Belleza (group gift/free)
| POSE/PROP |Pose Fair 10th Anniversary runs through March 28th.K&S.Rare Fruit Gift – Black & Turquoise w/resize menu (group gift/free)

Is that a pink pineapple?  Why, yes it is!  I have to admit, I had absolutely no idea this seemingly mythical fruit even existed.  At least, not until I opened K&S’s Rare Fruit Pose Fair gift.  The colorful pineapple props peaked my interest immediately sending me on a fact finding mission.  Pink pineapples do exist.  And, though there may not be one in your local market, thanks to K&S you can now have your very own to pose with in Second Life.

Of course, K&S isn’t the only vendor giving gifts at the fair.   It happens to be Pose Fair’s 10th Anniversary, so the gifts are plentiful.  Simply join the free event group to collect all of the unique gifts.  You won’t be disappointed!

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Today’s outfit features several items from stores that normally have group join fees.  However, for a limited time both Legendaire and Carol G (main store). have set their join fee to zero Lindens (free). Best of all, both stores also leave out past gifts.

The lovely sunset toned braids are Wasabi’s current SLF&O gift.  Finish off the look with a charming citrus handbag from Micamee, and whimsical sunglasses from Pure Poison.

And, that my friends will do it!  Until next time, shop happy.

 

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So Many Gifts in Such a Little Box!

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| HAIR |Olive Hair.White Rabbit Hair – Blondes HUD w/streaks options (lucky board/free)
| JEWELRY |Imaginarium.Tardfish.Icey Heart Collar & Cuffs Set – Black & Turquoise w/resize menu (group gift/free) 
| MANICURE |Mani Pedi.February 2020 gift – Signature Shomei with 7 color HUD (group gift/free) 
| TOP |Beautiful Dirty Rich.Just a Rebel Shirt (10 Years 10 Gifts)  – Texture/color change/materials HUD Maitreya/Belleza/Tonic/eBody/Slink/TMP/Classic (group gift/free)
| SHORTS |Beautiful Dirty Rich.Focus Shorts (10 Years 10 Gifts) – HUD w/color Maitreya/Belleza/Tonic/eBody/Slink/TMP/Classic (group gift/free)
| SHOES |Imaginarium.Art&KO.Turquoise Shoes – sized for Maitreya (group gift/free)

It’s hard to believe I’ve made it all the way to March without a visit to one of my favorite stores.  Beautiful Dirty Rich, or B.D.R. for short, is definitely one of those stores that is always worth a visit.  In their 10 plus years of business they have generously maintained a free-to-join group, and a fantastic group gift area.

Almost all of the looks featured today support mesh and classic avatars.  Plus, the garments include feature rich HUDs supporting materials, show/hide options, and color pickers.

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| HAIR |Olive Hair.White Rabbit Hair – Blondes HUD w/streaks options (lucky board/free)
| JEWELRY |Imaginarium.Tardfish.Icey Heart Collar & Cuffs Set – Black & Turquoise w/resize menu (group gift/free)
| MANICURE |Mani Pedi.February 2020 gift – Signature Shomei with 7 color HUD (group gift/free) 
| OUTFIT |Beautiful Dirty Rich.Sunny Afternoon Outfit (10 Years 10 Gifts) – shorts & top as separates with/ Texture/color change/materials HUD Mesh/Classic (group gift/free)
| SHOES |Imaginarium.Art&KO.Turquoise Shoes – sized for Maitreya (group gift/free)

All of today’s garments are from B.D.R.’s 10 Year Anniversary gift box.  The box contains 10 different gifts, each featuring a detailed HUD.  These gifts can be mixed and matched to create a ton of different looks.

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| HAIR |Olive Hair.White Rabbit Hair – Blondes HUD w/streaks options (lucky board/free)
| JEWELRY |Imaginarium.Tardfish.Icey Heart Collar & Cuffs Set – Black & Turquoise w/resize menu (group gift/free)
| MANICURE |Mani Pedi.February 2020 gift – Signature Shomei with 7 color HUD (group gift/free) 
| DRESS |Beautiful Dirty Rich.Sweet Whatever Dress (10 Years 10 Gifts) – includes a detailed HUD for Mesh/Classic (group gift/free)
| SHOES |Imaginarium.Art&KO.Turquoise Shoes – sized for Maitreya (group gift/free)

This lovely manicure is Mani Pedi’s current group gift.  The applier HUD features 7 gorgeous shades.  Mani Pedi’s group is free to join and offers several past gifts.  This store’s landmark is a definite “must have.”

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| HAIR |Olive Hair.White Rabbit Hair – Blondes HUD w/streaks options (lucky board/free)
| JEWELRY |Imaginarium.Tardfish.Icey Heart Collar & Cuffs Set – Black & Turquoise w/resize menu (group gift/free)
| MANICURE |Mani Pedi.February 2020 gift – Signature Shomei with 7 color HUD (group gift/free) 
| BELT |Beautiful Dirty Rich.Brisa Dress (10 Years 10 Gifts) – HUD with show/hide Mesh/Classic (group gift/free)
| SWIMSUIT |Beautiful Dirty Rich.Hello Sunshine Swimsuit (10 Years 10 Gifts) – includes a detailed HUD with alpha blending options for Mesh/Classic (group gift/free) 
| SHOES |Imaginarium.Art&KO.Turquoise Shoes – sized for Maitreya (group gift/free)

Today’s accessories and shoes are gifts from Imaginarium.  Simply join the free event group to help yourself to several creator gifts.

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(back view of B.D.R.’s Hello Sunshine Swimsuit. This beauty has super high cut legs and a thong back. SMEXY!)

Last, but certainly not least is Olive’s spectacular White Rabbit hair.  This style is one of 15 lucky board gifts.  It comes with the blondes HUD, and has a streaks option.  Best of all, Olive’s lucky boards are free for all guests to play.

That’s a wrap folks.  Enjoy!

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