Dancing Queen

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When a neckline plunges so far down it morphs into bikini line there is only one thing to do:  STRUT YOUR STUFF!
This daring romper from NyDesign comes in 5 colors with options of plain or lace for the bra and gold or silver for the metal accents.  NyDesign also has 3 other group gifts available and a row of Lucky Chairs.
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This romper’s revealing nature is perfect for showcasing our next freebie:  Altamura’s Jenny mesh body.  Jenny was a former hunt gift that Altamura has generously donated to the London City sim’s freebie center.  Jenny comes was a terrific alpha system and 3 foot heights that are compatible with Slink shoes.
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Here’s a look from the back.
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We left the packaged shape unmodified.  This is Jenny in her full glory.
You will find this hair along with several others at NYNE.  Keep in mind NYNE has two groups:  The free group, and a VIP group (not free).  The gifts to the right are for the free group members.
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These insanely high platform boots are the C&S gift at the Aloha Fair.  They are packaged with a fantastic 40 color HUD, and fit Slink, Maitreya, Belleza, & Tonic bodies.  Of course classic avatars can easily wear them by using one of their own alpha’s.
 
Jenny’s Style Card:
HAIRNYNE Dymetri – Color & Streak HUD  (group gift 0L/0L to join)

MESH BODY
MESH HEAD
MESH FEET
SKIN
SHAPE
& PHYSICS – Altamura  – Jenny @ London City (0L)
ROMPER – NyDesign Adele Romper – mesh bodies (group gift 0L/0L to join)
SHOES – Chic & Shoes Priscilla Boots – 40 color HUD @ The Aloha Fair (0L)

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Astronomy 101

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Is it just me, or do those planets look curiously similar to pressed powder eyeshadow?  I have a sneaking suspicion our Iona is deviating from the lesson plan.
Musing aside, we’ve got a few nice finds to brighten up your Monday. So let’s get down to business.
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Team All Spiffed Up discovered Safira this weekend.  Safira is a wonderful store run by generous owners.  Safira’s group gift wall is loaded with great items all of which are free
Iona chose to model Safira’s Noa dress.  Noa comes with a 6 color HUD sized for Slink Physique.  If you wear a different mesh body, don’t worry as long as you have a detailed alpha system you’ll be fine.  Iona wears Maitreya’s Lara body, and with a little trial and error on the leg alphas she was able to get the perfect fit.
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Look at the lovely shading in this eyeshadow!  It’s one of 12 great colorways featured in the Paulie gift set in Zibska’s marketplace store.  The set is packaged with mesh appliers for Catwa, Lelutka, and Omega systems.  Best of all, it’s free!
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Under the Paulie eyeshadow applier is the Blair skin from 7 Deadly s[K]ins (7DS) Blair was recently a Midnight Mania gift.  Though you won’t be able to pickup Blair today, you can slap both of the free Midnight Mania boards located on the wall behind the main desk.
After you click the Midnight Manias pan left and check out the gift boxes. 7DS supports several shopping groups with nice gifts.
Crowning it all off is Summer, another great Lucky Board gift from Olive Hair.  This gift features the blondes HUD, has a streaks option, and comes with rigged and unrigged models.
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These yummy espadrilles are still available at C&S.  They are sized for Slink/Maitreya feet, and come with a 40 color HUD that allows for overall color changes or separate colored laces.  You’ll find these beauties on the second floor.
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This fun 3D solar system picture is the September group gift at MUSU.  It also comes boxed with a smaller solar system compact.  The compact so strongly resembles holiday makeup sets purchased at a cosmetic counter that our poor Iona simply could not believe it wasn’t an actual applier gift.  She kept unpacking the original box thinking an applier set would be delivered.  Needless to say, that didn’t happen because this wonderfully quirky gift is a DECOR item only.
Iona’s Style Card:
HAIR – Olive Summer Hair – Blondes + Streaks HUD (lucky board/0L)
SKIN – 7 Deadly s[K]ins Blair Skin – in cotton candy (Midnight Mania/0L)
DRESS – Safira Noa dress – fits Slink Physique, 6 color HUD (group gift 0L/0L to join)
MAKEUP – Zibska Paulie gift – Catwa/Lelutka/Omega appliers 12 shade [email protected] SL Marketplace (0L)
ART –MUSU Solar Gift – 2 decor items (group gift 0L/0L to join)
SHOE – C&S Joy Sandals – Mesh feet, 40 shade HUD (group gift 0L/0L to join)

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To Change, or Not to Change?

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…silly question!
We’ve even found a classy new outfit at BlackRose to lure you back into your closet.  The Veronica Outfit is sized for mesh bodies and thoughtfully includes an alpha for classic avatar use.
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The outfit is one piece, so it’s super fast to get into.  Perfect for anyone with a hectic social schedule.  Gotta love that drape and button detailing on the top.
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Check out those stretch satin slacks.  The sheen is even nicer in person!
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This glamorous hairstyle is a gift at Firelight for Shelbyfied.  It is packaged with rigged and unrigged models, a 2 color HUD, and a tint HUD.
In her last ASU appearance, our model Gabby, discovered Esode’s Zoe Skin.  She liked it so much it has become her default look.  Luckily for us, Zoe is still Esode’s featured group gift.
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The necklace and bracelet featured above are part of Masoom’s gift available at The Free Dove.
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While at The Free Dove cruise by the shoe table to get these flashy fur boots.  The boots are rigged for mesh feet, and are not packaged with a foot hiding alpha.  However, that didn’t stop classic Gabby from enjoying these boots.  She simply kept the foot alpha from a pair of heels she was wearing on, and it worked perfectly.
 
Gabby’s Style Card:
HAIR – Firelight Destiny – Browns + color tint HUD (Shelbyfied gift/0L)
OUTFIT – BlackRose Veronica Outfit – Classic & mesh  (group gift 0L/0L to join)
SKIN – Esode Zoe Skin – Classic & mesh appliers (group gift 0L/0L to join)
SHOES – D & D Nina Boots – Maitreya, Slink, Belleza + color HUD @ The Free Dove (group gift 0L/0L to join)
JEWELRY – [[Masoom]] Alia Set – Resize @ The Free Dove (group gift 0L/0L to join)

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Move Over Big Bird

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…we’re stealing your signature color!
Belle Epoque’s current group gift is simply too vibrant to pass by.  The Giselle dress is fitmesh requiring a bit of tweaking using your mesh body’s own alpha system.  If  you have a detailed alpha HUD, then this dress is a keeper.
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The combination of a wrap top and long pencil skirt is sexy in its simplicity.  Great job Belle Epoque.
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15 no group required Lucky Boards plus a daily Midnight Mania always loaded with a complete fatpack is definitely this hair loving freebie hunter’s idea of bliss.  Make yourself happy, teleport to Olive.
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If you wear Omega compatible finger and toenails then we have the perfect hassle free gift for you.  Pop over to ~Mani Pedi~ to pick up your free Master HUD gift.  Simply join the subscriber group to automatically receive the Master HUD containing 7 polish sets each with 7 shades.  That’s a grand total of 49 different mani/pedis.  Each unpacked set supports Maitreya, Slink, and Omega systems.
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Though we’ve blogged these sleek satin mules before, since they are still available at COCO Design we’re featuring them again.  COCO’s group is free to join, and the gift wall houses several past gifts just waiting to invade your inventory.
Iona’s Style Card:
HAIR – Olive Sabrina Hair – Bubble Goth + Streaks & headband HUDs (lucky board/0L)
** Olive’s Mainstore appears to undergoing renovations and is hopefully only temporarily closed.**    OLIVE IS OPEN AGAIN – PHEW!
MAKEUP – Zibska Silvie Eyemakeup – appliers & tattoo layers @ Sense Event (group gift 0L/0Lto join)
MANICURE – ~Mani Pedi~ Signature Leather Tipz – appliers only (subscriber join gift/0L)
DRESS – Belle Epoque Giselle Dress – yellow fitmesh (group gift 0L/0L to join)
SHOES – COCO DESIGNS Satin Mules beige – for Maitreya, Slink, Belleza (group gift 0L/0L to join)

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Sand, Sun, & BBQ

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Looking for someplace to enjoy surf & sand?  Team All Spiffed Up’s location scout has you covered.  Why not try a visit to Brethren Cove.  The sim is filled with lots of great areas to lounge, entertain, and of course – pose.
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This beautiful dress is a free gift from LUXE Paris Fashion House for the Swank event.  It comes in 5 standard sizes and supports Maitreya, Belleza, TMP,  and Slink.  You’ll have to hurry to get one for yourself, the Swank Event ends August 31st.
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A quick teleport to Firelight will result in several new hairdos.  This style is one of three gifts for members of SFL&O (Second Life Frees & Offers).  Joining the Firelight group will give access to mania boards and lucky chairs.  Plus, Firelight is a participant in the Enchantment Hunt (it ends August 31st), so there are two 0L frogs to find containing cool new styles.
If the sheer number of different hairstyles doesn’t peak your curiosity maybe this will:  Most of the gifts we looked at came with a Color Tint HUD.  Which is how our model Nina was able to concoct her lovely shade.  Thanks Firelight we love your style!
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Wear your Free Dove tag to get these highly versatile earrings created by Poeme.  They come in two shades, gold and silver.  However, since they are copy/mod  a quick switch into edit mode means you can recolor them to suit yourself which makes them a perfect  accessory.
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A few clicks in the marketplace will finish off  today’s look with these flirty suede heels.
 
Nina’s Style Card:
HAIR – Firelight Mitchel Unisex – Browns + color tint HUD (SFL&O gift/0L)
DRESS – LUXE Paris Hibiscus Dress – for mesh bodies @ The Swank Event (0L)
EARRINGS – Poeme Riviera Pear – silver/gold copy/mod @ The Free Dove (group gift 0L/0L to join)
SHOE – Auradacious Downstairs gift – suede sorbet for slink @ SL Marketplace (0L)
 
Location:
Brethren Cove – Scenic beach area with lots of interactive tropical displays freely available to all guests no group required.  Swim, hot tub, host a dinner party, read, bar hop, BBQ, and the list goes on so grab your flip flops and it the teleports.

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New Look, New Address

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Hello all, hope you had a great weekend!
Here’s a quick post to get you in on the Grand Re-Opening of Alien Gizmo.  They’ve moved, redecorated, and are celebrating with a 200L gift card.  Simply, join their group (it’s free) and go shop.
While your there be sure to check out the group gift area.  Granted the women’s side has many more gifts then the men’s, but both are worth checking out.
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Of course, we did find a few more goodies from other places.  Both of our models are wearing the Minato Hair subscriber gift from Argrace.  Subscribing is free, and once done you can collect 5 nice gifts.  Thanks Argrace!
Iona’s smokey eyeshadow only one shade included in a fabulous gift from Zibska for the Sense Event.  Best of all, Zibska thoughtfully included tattoo layers along with the mesh appliers so everyone can share in the glamour.
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Mirus Designs is our final stop for this fun white tattoo.  Once again, everyone can share the enjoyment thanks to the creators at Mirus Designs for including a tattoo layer in the packaging.
 
Iona’s Style Card:
HAIR – Argrace Minato Hair – fatpack (subscriber gift/0L)
EARRINGS – JCNY Collection Fall Collection – resize menu @ SL Marketplace (0L)
TOP – Alien Gizmo’s Manuela Love – Mesh only  (grand opening gift card purchase/0L)
**MUST JOIN GROUP for 200L gift card**  (0L to join)
SKIRT – Alien Gizmo’s Sandy Skirt – mesh & classic, 4 color HUD (group gift 0L/0Lto join)
SHOE – Pure Poison Alaina Sandals black – Maitreya, Slink, Belleza (group gift 0L/0Lto join)
TATTOO – Mirus Designs Anatomy Tattoo – appliers & tattoo layer (group gift 0L/0Lto join)
MAKEUP – Zibska Silvie Eyemakeup – appliers & tattoo layers @ Sense Event (group gift 0L/0Lto join)
 
Leo’s Style Card:
HAIR – Argrace Minato Hair – fatpack (subscriber gift/0L)
PANTS – Alien Gizmo’s  Carl Pants brown – Mesh & Classic (grand opening gift card purchase/0L)
**MUST JOIN GROUP for 200L gift card**  (0L to join)
TOP – Alien Gizmo’s Torn Top – mesh only + 3 color HUD (group gift 0L/0Lto join)
SHOE – Alien Gizmo’s Phoenix black – mesh  (group gift 0L/0Lto join)

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Weekend Retreat

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Happy Saturday!
Team All Spiffed Up thought you might like to kick off your weekend with a little exercise in a lovely setting.  Of course, you’ll need the proper attire, so let’s get dressed.
The t-shirt and running shorts are the August group gift at Vive Nine.  Unlike so many group gifts that have obvious signs in the store, this gift can only be found in Vive Nine’s group notices.  So, join the group (it’s free), click the notices tab in the group, click on the August Group Gift 2018 notice, and open the attachment.  Voila, the Tami outfit is yours.
Tami is sized for mesh bodies, and has 4 color choices for the running shorts.
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We found this fantastic tied-at-the-waist sweater on COCO Designs’ group gift wallCOCO Designs’ group is free to join with lots of past gifts still available.  Thanks COCO, we love this shirt!
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Here’s a closer look at yet another great hair we snatched off of Olive’s luckyboard wall. The Stephanie Hair Naturals comes sized for regular and bewbies with standard and streak option HUDS.  It’s not easy finding platinum blondes with depth.  Great job Olive on a wonderfully shaded hair!
Eyes up people, we’ve got makeup to discuss.  Our model Carla combines a classic head with a mesh body.  All three of today’s makeups can be found in the marketplace, are tattoo layers, and as an added bonus two of them come with mesh appliers.  Of course to make it into this post they are also free.
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This manicure applier set is a gift from Mani Pedi for The Free Dove.
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Carla had trouble finding a pair of free sneakers for her outfit, so Team ASU put together an August 2018 sneaker and sock gift for all of our readers.  Simply pop over to the All Spiffed Up headquarters at 7th Heaven to get your gift.  The set is unrigged for easy positioning, includes an alpha for classic avatars, and has resize menus.  Enjoy!
 
Carla’s Style Card:
HAIR – Olive Stephanie Hair – Naturals + Streaks HUD (lucky board/0L)
MAKEUP1 – Lagniappe Lipgloss – tattoo layers & appliers @ SL Marketplace (0L)
MAKEUP2 – elymode Summer Sampler – tattoo layers & appliers @ SL Marketplace (0L)
MAKEUP3 – eleymode eyeliners teal gift – tattoo layers only @ SL Marketplace (0L)
MANICURE – Mani Pedi 21st Century  – appliers only @ The Free Dove (group gift 0L/0L to join)
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SHORTS – Vive Nine Tami outfit – mesh only, shorts in 4 colors (group gift 0L/0L to join)
WAIST TOP – COCO Designs Tied top – orange plaid (group gift 0L/0L to join)
SHOE – All Spiffed Up August18 Gift – mesh & classic orange/white (0L)
 
Location:
Rustic Retreat is the perfect sim for a weekend getaway.  The lovely landscaping is filled with lots of nooks and crannies perfect for picture taking.  Enjoy meandering the scenic gravel pathways, feeding the local goats, or simply hang out and pose awhile.

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Sumpin Sumpin

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Happy Tuesday!
After a wild week of crazy hunting and seemingly endless unpacking we’ve put together a little something special for you that requires a minimum of fuss to assemble.  In 2 teleports you’ll have a new outfit.  Add a 3rd teleport for a new hairdo.  The 4th and final teleport will give mesh body & head wearers a new skin.
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Hilly Haalan put out 2 new group gifts yesterday.  They are lovely, for both mesh and classic avatars, and FREE.  Simply join Hilly Haalan’s free group and this beautifully textured top/skirt combo is yours.  The set includes a HUD with 10 distinct looks.  They are so nice we felt compelled to show them all.  Thanks Hilly Haalen, you made our day!
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Next stop, Moda.  The Denise special edition boots are a true freebie, no group join required.  They are sized for mesh bodies, and include a color change HUD with 3 denim shades, and floral, leopard, and zebra options.
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Head over to Olive for this chic variation of the classic ponytail.  The Lizzie hair in brunettes is currently one of Olive’s Lucky Board gifts.  This hair is just too fun.  Using the HUD’s streak option allows for the two-toned styling pictured above.  Stick to the main color selection for an even overall color if you prefer a more conservative look.
Olive’s Lucky Boards are free for any visitor to use, change often, and are loaded with fun styles that are often accompanied with whimsical options.  While you’re there don’t forget to slap that Midnight Mania!
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Mesh body and skin wearers that missed 7 Deadly s[K]ins‘ (7DS) Yoga skin gift at the May eBento round have another chance to get it in the caramel tone.  It will take a little searching at the 7DS sim and finding the sunflower, but it’s well worth the effort.  The Sunflower Hunt runs through August 25th, so you’ve got plenty of time to find this beautiful skin.
Iona’s Style Card:
HAIR – Olive Lizzie Hair – Brunettes + Streaks HUD (lucky board/0L)
SKIN – 7 Deadly s[K]ins Yoga Skin – in caramel/mesh appliers only (Sunflower Hunt/0L)
DRESS – Hilly Haalan Roxanna Dress – mesh & classic, 10 color HUD (group gift 0L/0L to join)
SHOE – Moda Denise SE Boot – Slink/Maitreya/Belleza, 6 color HUD (0L)

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Bad to the Bone

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Guys, we have not forgotten you!  The Men Only Hunt (MOH) is going strong and runs through August 18th.  There are some really nice gifts to be had, so we’re just going to dive into the details.
Let’s start with the wonderful bike prop from Animosity.  It’s simply great, has lots of easy to adjust poses, and is quite possibly Team All Spiffed Up’s favorite MOH gift.
Of course trying to pick a favorite item from such a strong field of talented creators is no easy task.  Case in point:  TommyTommy is Altamura’s full body mesh avatar gift for MOH.  Our model is wearing the Tommy body, shape, and head AO found in the gift boxTommy’s chiseled face, six-pack, and honeyed skin tone is definitely a head turner.
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Here’s a closer look at Tommy and the body HUD.  Altamura’s included alpha system is simply wonderful.  The Hair button allows the wearer to toggle between the hairbase pictured above and the bald head shown below.
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This form fitting grey tee is Justice’s hunt gift.  The cool shades are from Rebellion.  While hunting at Gild, we passed the group gift wall, and spied the hat and necklace.  Gild’s group is free to join so our model went home with several unexpected goodies.
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This fun set is from Bakaboo. It is sized for both mesh and classic avatars.
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Three more MOH gifts.
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Legal Insanity supplied this t-shirt for MOH.
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Etham’s MOH contribution is the black hoodie pictured above.  It is sized for mesh bodies and comes with a color change HUD for the jacket’s zipper.

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MOH gifts featured above are:  eyes from Zombie Suicide, earrings from TLB – The Little Bat, and slip-ons from Gild.
Tommy’s Style Card:
BENTO RIGGED MESH BODY
INCLUDES:
MESH HEAD
MESH FEET
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HEAD & HAND AO’s – Altamura  – Tommy  (MOH hunt/0L)
EYES – Zombie Suicide Dropple eyes – green (MOH hunt/0L)
TOP1 – Justice Jonathan shirt – Mesh only (MOH hunt/0L)
EARRINGS – TLB – The Little Bat Tribal Earrings – w/color change HUD (MOH hunt/0L)
SUNGLASSES – Rebellion Viper Shades – Galaxy Edition (MOH hunt/0L)
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NECKLACE – Gild  – Horns hat & Stud Necklace  (group gifts 0L/0L to join)
SHOES – Gild Espadrilles – Dirty White w/resize menu (MOH hunt/0L)
PANTS – DREAMS Luca Jeans –  for mesh bodies w/24 texture HUD @ Ajuda Brasil Voluntarios (0L)
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PANTS2 – Bakaboo Dual shirt & Statement pants – for mesh & classic (MOH hunt/0L)
TOP3 – Native Urban MOH11 Tee – for signature bodies (MOH hunt/0L)
SUNGLASSES2 – Ohemo Bjorn – metal & lens color HUD (MOH hunt/0L)
HEADBAND  – PBM sweatband – unrigged for easy resizing (MOH hunt/0L)
TOP4 – Legal Insanity Rock t-shirt – for mesh bodies (MOH hunt/0L)
JACKET – Etham Andy hoodie – mesh bodies w/zipper color change HUD (MOH hunt/0L)
PROP – Animosity Pose Bike – black w/lots of poses/easy to adjust (MOH hunt/0L)

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Rest & Relaxation

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Several broken nails and countless paper cuts later we’re happy to announce we’ve finally opened all of our Women Only Hunt (WOH) gifts.   The WOH runs through August 18th, so you’ve still got time to collect the goodies.
All items in today’s post except for the flip flops are WOH gifts.
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The dollfactory’s hunt gift is the Anne shape.  The shape was designed for Slink’s Hourglass body and Catwa’s Lona head.  If your like our model (Dutch) and don’t own either of those items you can still give the shape a try since it is copy/mod.  Dutch was able to use the body portion of the shape “as is”, but did have to make mods to the head/face numbers to get a look that worked for her mesh head. 
Though the halter top and the front tied shirt are two separate gifts from different stores, you’d swear they were made as a set.  They layer together seamlessly.
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7 Deadly Skins gifted the Bali skin in chestnut.  The skin is Omega compatible and comes with a no-brow option!
The black flip flops are  a nice little marketplace freebie.  They come in 4 colors, and though they are packaged for mesh feet they can be worn by classic avatars.
The Mary shorts from Have Unequal have a nice embroidery color change HUD.
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Here’s a closer look at the eyes and necklace.
 
Dutch’s Style Card:
HAIR – Love Over the Rainbow – Rigged&unrigged 9 color HUDs (WOH hunt/0L)
EYES – Zombie Suicide Dropple eyes – Light purple (WOH hunt/0L)
SKIN – 7 Deadly s[K]ins Bali – chestnut w/browless option appliers only (WOH hunt/0L)
SHAPE – dollfactory Anne shape – style card included (WOH hunt/0L)
TATTOO – Red Girl Flowers – Mesh appliers only (WOH hunt/0L)
MANICURE – Ascendant Coffin Nails – Bento rigged (WOH hunt/0L)
TOP1 – Justice Taylor Top – creme for Maitreya/Slink/Belleza (WOH hunt/0L)
TOP2 – LouLou&Co Ambuja Tropical shirt – Mesh & classic avatars (WOH hunt/0L)
SHORTS – Have Unequal Mary shorts – Maitreya only w/embroidery HUD (WOH hunt/0L)
JEWELRY – Amias dangle necklace – silver (WOH hunt/0L)
SUNGLASSES – DM Michele glasses – Resize menu (WOH hunt/0L)
SHOES – Purrfection  – 4 colors for Maitreya/Slink/Belleza @ SL Marketplace (0L)
 
Location:
The Cadijka Conservatory – Well appointed quiet conservatory great for taking photos.

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