Category: Down & Dirty…a freebie a day

Lazy Weekend

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HAIR|Imaginarium.Analog Dog.Annoh Hair – fatpack (GG/free)
| HAIR JEWELRY|Imaginarium.Yokai.Crystal flowers – 4 flowers (GG/free)
| MAKEUP|Imaginarium.VENGE.Shamrock green – Lelutka applier (GG/free)
| SHOES|Imaginarium.AtaMe.Silver Flowers – Maitreya (GG/free)
| TOP|COCO Design.Cropped Tank Top – black & grey S/M/L + alphas (GG/free)
| SKIRT|Cremosas Store.Boho Skirt #140 – black/white for Maitreya/Slink/Belleza (GG/free)
| CHAIR|Imaginarium.M.Law.Eloisa Set – Garden Iron Chair (GG/free)

I don’t know about you, but I’m ready for a little rest and relaxation in a nice secluded sunny patch.  Of course, we’re going to need a comfy piece of furniture and some relaxed clothing to make that happen.  So, let’s get started.

First stop, Gimme Gacha’s Imaginarium event.  Most of the designers at the event have set out a free gift for members of Gimme Gacha’s group.  The group is free to join, so you’re bound to leave with a load of fun freebies.  Our model’s hair, hair jewelry, eye makeup, slippers, and the large comfy chair can all be found at Imaginarium.

Pop over to Coco Design to pick up this cropped tank.  It comes in two shades, black and grey, and three sizes.  Alphas are also included for classic avatars.

Our last stop is Cremosas Store.  There are over 40 gifts just waiting to jump into your inventory.  The Boho Skirt #140 is sized for Maitreya, Slink, and Belleza mesh bodies.  Of course, this skirt is easy enough for classic avatars to wear when paired with a lower body apha.

Until next time, shop happy!

I’ve Been Scandalized!

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HAIR|SL Marketplace.Alli&Ali Hair.Olivia – Blonde Blue rigged (free)
| OUTFIT|Scandalize.Khaila outfit – yellow/white/ombre/stripes w/belt HUD Maitreya/Slink/Belleza (GG/free)
| SHOES|Scandalize.Graci Heels – 11 color HUDs for solid or embroidered Maitreya/Slink/Belleza (GG/free)

…in the very best way possible.

Scandalize has temporarily set their group join fee to 0 Lindens.  So, for those of you that are not members, now is a great time to join.  Scandalize is notorious for the quality and quantity of their group gifts.   Even if you had to pay the normal 100 Linden join fee, their gift area offers so many goodies, you’d get your money’s worth in one visit to the store.

I’ve put together a quick preview of a few items currently available in their group gift area.  Hopefully they will entice you to slip Scandalize into one of your coveted group slots.  Remember, the items modeled here are just the tip of the iceberg.  Many more fantastic gifts await you in-world.

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HAIR|SL Marketplace.Alli&Ali Hair.Olivia – Blonde Blue rigged (free) 
| OUTFIT|Scandalize.Khaila outfit – yellow/white/ombre/stripes w/belt HUD Maitreya/Slink/Belleza (GG/free)
| JACKET|Scandalize.Elva – 2 colors w/button HUD Maitreya/Slink/Belleza (GG/free) 
| SHOES|Scandalize.Graci Heels – 11 color HUDs for solid or embroidered Maitreya/Slink/Belleza (GG/free)

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HAIR|SL Marketplace.Alli&Ali Hair.Olivia – Blonde Blue rigged (free) 
| TOP|Scandalize.Renee – white w/button HUD Maitreya/Slink/Belleza (GG/free)
| SKIRT|Scandalize.Renee Spring – w/button & Panty HUDs Maitreya/Slink/Belleza (GG/free) 
| SHOES|Scandalize.Graci Heels – 11 color HUDs for solid or embroidered Maitreya/Slink/Belleza (GG/free)

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HAIR|SL Marketplace.Alli&Ali Hair.Olivia – Blonde Blue rigged (free) 
| DRESS|Scandalize.Gilda – 6 Colors Maitreya/Slink (GG/free)
| SHOES|Scandalize.Graci Heels – 11 color HUDs for solid or embroidered Maitreya/Slink/Belleza (GG/free)

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HAIR|SL Marketplace.Alli&Ali Hair.Olivia – Blonde Blue rigged (free) 
| LINGERIE|Scandalize.FROU – Aqua Maitreya/Slink/Belleza (GG/free)
| SHOES|Scandalize.Graci Heels – 11 color HUDs for solid or embroidered Maitreya/Slink/Belleza (GG/free)

There’s even several somethings for lingerie lovers.

And if that’s not enough, the group gift area also has a row of recently updated lucky boards.  The items are nice enough that teleporting into the sim may be a bit challenging.  I recommend joining the group off-sim to make sure you get in while the fee is 0L.  (Scandalize group join link)

Enjoy.

Spring Floral

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HAIR|SL Marketplace.Alli&Ali Hair.Madeline – Dark Mahogany rigged (free)
| DRESS|Beautiful Dirty Rich.Unforgettable Dress – HUD w/12 prints, 12 solids, lace & grommet options, + color picker Maitreya/Slink/Belleza (GG/free)
| SHOES|Lemur Store.Alina Sandals – 2 colors Maitreya/Belleza (GG/free)

If you’ve got unresolved floral fantasies, then a quick teleport to Beautiful Dirty Rich may solve your springtime woes.  The Unforgettable Dress is an absolute knockout!  It has an extensive HUD with 12 prints, 12 solids, lace/bow/grommet/materials options, and a tint picking system.  All the possibilities contained in a single garment make the Unforgettable Dress your spring must have outfit.

You may have noticed I set the materials options above to bold.  Materials on is the Unforgettable Dress’s default state.  Personally, I don’t enjoy seeing nice cotton t-shirt type textures that would normally have a matte finish sporting a forced materials shine.  To enjoy that natural cotton knit finish simply click the X near Materials on the HUD.  **Remember with the default state as on, you’ll need to click the materials off every time you change the main dress fabric.** 

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Here’s a nice view of the back.  I love a modest neckline combined with an open back. Notice the complementary rolled edging.  Thanks Beautiful Dirty Rich for the great gift!

Pop over to Lemur to get today’s heels.  They come in 2 shades, and are sized for Maitreya and Belleza feet.  Fear not Slink ladies, your feet should easily fit into the Belleza model.  Our model’s Slink compatible feet fit into the shoes quite well.

The brunettes in the crowd will love the Madeline functional demo from Alli&Ali.  This rigged beauty comes in a rich dark mahogany shade.  Simply click the marketplace link to get your new do.

Until next time, shop happy!

Short & Sassy

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HAIR |The Liaison Collaborative Event.Iconic. Araina Hair – fatpack/riggen & nonrigged w/materials options (GG/free)
| MAKEUP |The Liaison Collaborative Event.Izzie's. Eye Blush – 3 color HUD w/ tattoo layers/Genus/Catwa/Lelutka/Omega Appliers (GG/free)
| DRESS |The Liaison Collaborative Event.Valentine E.Valeria Gown Rose Hazel – for Maitreya/Slink/Belleza (GG/free)
| JEWELRY1 |The Liaison Collaborative Event.Mia.Green Necklace – nonrigged (GG/free)
| JEWELRY2 |The Liaison Collaborative Event.EarthStones.Lava Rock Bracelet – Chrysocolla (GG/free)
| SHOES |The Free Dove.Rebel Hope.Libby Heels – for Maitreya/Slink/Belleza/TMP (GG/free)

The Liaison Collaborative Event is celebrating its 6th anniversary in the most wonderful way, with lots of talented designers and a large well stocked gift area.  Simply join the free event group to gather the gifts.  Not all of the gifts are located in the designated gift area.  So, be sure to wander the booths to find even more anniversary goodies.

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This wispy, sassy bob is Iconic’s event gift.  Iconic has generously given the full fatpack including materials options and rigged plus re-sizable models.  There are so many interesting color choices you’ll find it hard to decide which to wear.  Thanks Iconic for a terrific gift!

Izzie’s Eye Blush gift is fantastic for all of you makeup wearers out there.  And, in true Izzie fashion, the gift box is packed not only with appliers, but also the system tattoo layers.  This set comes with 3 shades that offer the choice between a darker or lighter application.  Whether you favor a bold statement, or a subtle hint of color you are bound to be pleased with this gift.

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I’ll finish off this post with a great pair of heels from The Free Dove.  Rebel Hope’s Libby heels are surprisingly versatile.  At first glance, you might get the impression they are for formal wear.  But, several of our models have added these lovelies to their inventory, and all have remarked how often they wind up wearing them when no other shoe seams to fit an outfit. So, if you wear Maitreya, Slink, Belleza, or TMP feet then you might want to make a quick run to The Free Dove for these flashy, yet stylish heels.

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

Summoning Spring

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HAIR|Summoning Spring Fair .Charme. Valentine – Brown/Blonde/Red/Monotone HUDs (free)
| BEAUTY MARK |Summoning Spring Fair .If Design.Beauty Mark – mesh w/color HUD (free)
| SUNGLASSES |Summoning Spring Fair .Tiar.Sunglasses – dark (free)
| JEWELRY |Summoning Spring Fair .Oxide.Chained necklace – 3 colors (free)
| DRESS |Summoning Spring Fair .Faida.Violetta – ethinc dress (free) 
| SHOES |Summoning Spring Fair .eXcape.Gift Heels – black for Belleza/Maitreya (free)

Looking for a large cache of freebies?  Then you definitely need to visit the Summoning Spring Fair which runs through March 13th.  Every vendor at the fair is giving an absolutely free gift.  That’s right, over 50 gifts hassle free gifts are yours for the taking.

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Here’s a closeup of some of the smaller gifts modeled.  The beauty mark from If Design is mesh and unrigged for easy positioning.  It also comes with a color change HUD.  It is a nice option for both mesh and classic avatars looking to add a bit of glam to their look.

Enjoy the fair, and shop happy!

Happy Women’s Day

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DRESS|Virtual Diva Couture .Utopy Woman's Day Gown – fitmesh (GG/free) 
| JEWELRY |The Free Dove .Lazuri.Valentina Special Edition – texture changer on touch + resize (GG/free)

It’s International Women’s Day and the grid is popping with gifts.  If you’re not sure where to start looking for gifts, I recommend stopping by all your favorite stores.  More likely than not, they’ll have a special gift set out to celebrate.  If you’re on lot’s of store subscriber lists you’ve probably already got a few gifts in your inventory that were sent out.

Virtual Diva’s Women’s Day gift is simply stunning.  This is a fitmesh model, so you might need to use your alpha system a bit.  You’ll need to join their fee free group to take this gown home.  It’s really not a problem, since Virtual Diva also has several lovely past gifts out.

To finish off your ballroom look, head over to The Free Dove to get this beautiful jewelry set.  It’s a lovely older set that changes the metals and gems from an on touch popup menu.

Enjoy your day, and shop happy!

A Hint of Spring

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HAIR |Olive Hair .Sabrina – Bubble Goth HUD + Headband HUD (luckyboard/free)
| DRESS |Seniha .Lyna Dress V.2 – 2 textures for Maitreya/Slink/Belleza (GG/free)
| SHOES |Mosquito's Way .Clara March gift – chamois for Maitreya/Slink/Belleza (GG/free)

It’s not just the crocus and daffodils that are calling for an end to winter.  The designers at Seniha have put out a new group gift that screams for an early spring.  Lyna comes in two lovely versions sized to fit  Maitreya, Slink, and Belleza bodies.  Simply join Seniha’s fee free group to make this beauty your own.

Today’s coif is one of many fun styles available on Olive’s fast moving lucky board wall.  The bubble goth colorway so bright and cheery it seemed like the perfect fit for a spring themed outfit.

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Finishing off today’s look is a fabulous pair of ankle boots from Mosquito’s Way.  The Clara boots come in a highly versatile shade of chamois to fit Maitreya, Slink, and Belleza feet.  Though the boots are sized for particular mesh bodies, that doesn’t mean others can’t wear them.  Most classic avatars should be able to find an alpha in their inventory that will pair nicely with this style.

Shop happy everyone!

Back 2 Biz

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HAIR|Adoness.Frigg – 3 colors + head tattoos (GG/free)
| JEWELRY|SL Marketplace.RAPTUS_. Shura piercing set – black/silver/gold mesh copy/mod (free)
| DRESS |No Cabide.Catya Dress – w/10 texture HUD for Maitreya/Slink/Belleza (GG/free)
| TATTOO 1 |SL Marketplace.AFRO Creations.Back & Arms tattoo – Maitreya & Omega Appliers(free)
| TATTOO 2 |SL Marketplace.Black Design.This Way Up – Omega Appliers (free)
| SHOES |SL Marketplace.D'eVil.Redneck Chain Heels – one color for Maitreya (free)
| SHOES |SL Marketplace.D'eVil.Redneck Chain Heels – one color for Slink (free)

It’s easy to forget all about the great freebies lurking in the marketplace when running back and forth between the never ending stream of grid events.  So, today I’ve put together a fun little outfit that requires only two teleports and a handful of clicks in the Second Life Marketplace.

Join the free shopping group, Fabulously Free in SLthen visit Adoness to make the Frigg hairstyle your own.  The head tattoos included in this gift are for classic avatars.  Our model used one of the hairbases included with her mesh head to achieve today’s look.

Next, pop over to No Cabide and join the Mesh Body Friends group to get this wonderfully showy little nothing of a dress.  Catya comes in 10 fantastic shades, and is sized for Slink/Maitreya/Belleza bodies.

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Today’s heels, piercings, and tattoos are great marketplace freebies.  Anyone with an Omega applier compatible body can enjoy these tattoos. The heels are available for Slink and Maitreya feet.

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Here’s a nice closeup of the piercings.  They are mesh, copy/mod, and come in gold/silver/black.  More likely than not, you’ll need to go into edit mode to fine tune the fit.  Don’t forget to highlight “edit linked” to allow for easy resizing of the individual parts.

Until next time, happy shopping!

Barely There

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HAIR|Lamb .Fate – color HUD fatpack (GG/free)
| TOP|Beautiful Dirty Rich .Breathin' sweater – w/24 texture HUD w/materials & tint picker (GG/free)
| SKIRT |Beautiful Dirty Rich .Let Haters Hate skirt – w/10 texture HUD for classic/Maitreya/Slink/Belleza/Tonic (free)
| BOOTS |SL Marketplace .D'eVil.Via Boots – 2 HUDS for latex and leathers w/tint & materials options for Maitreya (free)

Here’s a chance to add a bit of that naughty school girl look to your wardrobe.  Simply pop over to Beautiful Dirty Rich (B.D.R.), join their free group, and help yourself to this outfit.  The sweater and skirt are separates, so you’ll have to click on two boxes.  But, my guess is, you’ll do a bit more clicking since B.D.R. also has past group gifts out.

Today’s featured hair is another one of the gifts currently available at Lamb.  Fate is a full fatpack which is always a bonus, and the group is free to join.

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Here’s a closer look at the micro-mini.  It’s so mini, finding panties to wear with it is definitely a challenge.  Our model cheated and just use her alpha system.

These delisciously high though boots are a marketplace freebie from D’eVil.  I’ve actually seen these boots in the marketplace and passed them by on several occasions.  After convincing today’s model to try them, I’m actually sorry it took me so long to pick them up.  They come with to great HUDS, one for latex and the other for leather.   The HUDs include slider controls for glossiness and environment effects, plus a tint picker.  Basically, you can create any color you’d like to wear making these boots a definite “must have” item.

Until next time, shop happy!



	

All About the Legs

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HAIR|Queenz .Jade Hair – rigged/unrigged w/7 color HUDs (GG/free) 
| JEWELRY |AJUDA BRASIL VOLUNTARIOS .JUMO.Albany Coat Set – Necklace/Earrings resize on touch (free) 
| DRESS|Queenz .Promise Gown – 6 color HUD + sleeveless option; sized for mesh bodies (GG/free) 
| LINGERIE|Kaithleen's .Universal Thong – w/15 color HUD; eBodyCurvy/Maitreya/Slink/Belleza (GG/free) 
| MANICURE |Livia .Metallics NO.1 Mesh Bento Nails – HUD w/3 polish colors & styles; Maitreya/Slink/eBody/Tonic (GG/free) 
| SHOES|Ellnique Designs .October gift – basic black heels; Maitreya/Slink/Belleza (GG/free)

Sometimes ballrooms and their dress codes can be so very dull. That’s why I just love this gown from Queenz!  Instead of being a standard somewhat boring floor length gown, it features nearly scandalous slits that flash a whole lot of leg while managing to cover all the naughty bits.  As an added bonus, wearers can choose whether or not they wear the sleeves.

If you’re worried about accidentally being a flasher while busting a move, you can pair the gown with one of the best gifts on the grid.  What you ask could that possibly be?  Kaithleen’s Universal Thong group gift!  This thong fits mesh bodies like a glove, and remains hidden under most meshes.

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Pop by Livia to get these wonderfully pointy Bento rigged mesh fingernails.  They come in 3 shades, with 3 styles.

Remember, all of the stores featured in today’s outfit have groups that are free to join and offer several past gifts.  Which means lots of goodies to keep you shopping happy. Enjoy!