The Witch

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It’s not a Halloween costume roundup without a few witch ensembles thrown into the mix.  Remove the hat and broom from the this outfit, and you’re left with a great look to hit the goth clubs in tonight.

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There’s just something about a rich black brocade that sparks dark fantasies.  This lovely dress is a gift from WellMade.  It is sized for Belleza, Maitreya, Slink, TMP, and Tonic mesh bodies along with 3 fitmesh sizes plus an alpha for classic avatars.

Team ASU liked the dress so much, they were inspired to make a brocade hat to complete the look.  Simply stop by the All Spiffed Up headquarters to pick up your gift.

This deliciously dark lipstick is a great set currently available at Izzie’s.   The set includes 3 black shades (glossy, matte, and runny), and alpha layers plus appliers for LAQ/Omega, Catwa, and Lelutka. Best of all, it’s a free gift for everyone visiting the store!

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We pinched these heels from the Alaya gift at Hilly Haalan.  They are sized for Maitreya, Slink, and Belleza mesh feet.

Our final item today is a fun pair of socks we found it the marketplace from KA Piercings.  The punk socks snake grey have two looks, one long and the other short, and are packaged with tattoo layers and mesh appliers.

 

30 Days of Halloween 9/30 Style Card:

MAKEUP – Izzie’s Black Lipstick – tattoo layers + appliers (0L)

DRESS – WellMade Chelsea Dress – mesh & classic avatars (group gift 0L/0L to join)

HAT – All Spiffed Up Witch Hat – w/resize menu (0L)

SOCKS – KA Piercings Punk socks – tattoo layers + mesh appliers @ SL Marketplace (0L)

SHOES – Hilly Haalan Alaya Set – Slink/Maitreya/Belleza (group gift 0L/0L to join)

Deep Water

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Feel like doing some deep water exploration?  We’ve found a great mesh avatar to help you navigate the high seas, or brawl on the shores.  Meet Slugger Shark, a highly detailed fully rigged avatar with 8 skin options and a tail wag feature.

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Slugger Shark can be found in Orange Nova Avatars marketplace store.

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What a fantastic hunk of shark flesh.  It’s hard to believe this baby is free.

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Can those deltoids, trapezius, and latissimus dorsi muscles be any more ripped?  Slugger Shark is an awesome avatar with great movement.  Thanks Orange Nova Avatars, we love this guy!

 

30 Days of Halloween 8/30 Style Card:

AVATAR – Orange Nova Avatars Slugger Shark – rigged mesh/8 skins & wag HUD @ SL Marketplace (0L)

Harley

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Halloween look #7 is based on Margo Robbie’s portrayal of Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad.  Thanks to the wonderful gifts gathered from several designers we were able to capture the essence of the character.

The smudged Harley Quinn makeup is a freebie from LV Designs.  It’s an applier only set.  Though it was created for the Bimbo mesh head, it’s an Omega applier and worked perfectly on our model’s non-Bimbo head.  To capture Harley’s smile we did make two mods to our mouth shape.  First, we widened the mouth width, and then we increased the corners upward slant.

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No Cabide’s Harley Quinn Set is a complete outfit-in-a-box.  The top, shorts, and garters are sized for Maitreya, Slink, and Belleza mesh bodies.  Appliers for the socks are also included.  The collar and shoes are unrigged/resizable.

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The body tattoo is a marketplace find from Isuka Tattoos.  This gift comes with both tattoo layers and mesh body appliers.

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Completing the look are two great items from Blackburns marketplace store: Spiked bracelets, and the bat.  The bat is unscripted and can be worn on either the right hand or back.  It comes with a Crazy HUD that includes dances and swings.  This is really a fun gift.  Thanks Blackburns!

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Here’s a closer look at the shoes and socks.

 

30 Days of Halloween 7/30 Style Card:

MAKEUP – LV Designs Bimbo Quinn – Omega Applier @ SL Marketplace (0L)

HAIR – Truth Hair Astra – fatpack w/style HUD (0L)

OUTFIT – No Cabide Harley Quinn Set – Slink/Belleza/Maitreya (group gift 0L/0L to join)

TATTOO – Isuka Tattoos Illuminati – tattoo layers & mesh appliers @ SL Marketplace (0L)

JEWELRY – Blackburns NAW Love Straps – color HUD @ SL Marketplace (0L)

BAT – Blackburns Harley Quinn – masks, bats, & crazy HUD @ SL Marketplace (0L)

Medusa

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It’s Medusa time!  To make the 6th look of 30 Days of Halloween we’ve combined freebies from EMO-tions, the Linden avatar Kara, and MELONopolis.  Good news, this look can be worn by classic, mesh, or mesh/classic mixed avatars.

So, let’s dig in!

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Our model is actually wearing the Kara shape from Linden Labs with a system head paired with a mesh body.  The Kara shape is modifiable so if you choose to wear it adjusting is easy.  We added a light green tint on a tattoo layer over our models regular skin to add a bit of green/gray to her skin-tone.   To duplicate this tint on mesh body parts set  Hue: 134, Sat: 79, Lum: 30 to get the right shade.  This will be too dark, so simply click up your slider to lighten.

Classic avatars, or classic head wearers, can stop by the All Spiffed Up headquarters to pick the Medusa tint tattoo.  Keep in mind layering tattoos is crucial.  Wear the Medusa tint first, then layer your makeup on top to keep those eyeshadows and lipsticks nice and crisp.

One last tip for wearing Linden avartar items,  most of the of the components (ie shoes) are not fitmesh and will not fit all shapes.  We’ve found simply reducing your shapes leg muscles usually fixes most problems.

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This dainty mask is a marketplace freebie from MELONopolis.  It comes in 3 colors and is copy/mod.  We added a 10% glow to the mask to help with our lighting.

Now for the inspiration for today’s look:  EMO-tions’ Medusa group gift hair.  This snaky nest is a wonderful fit for your role play needs.  It’s a fatpack, comes with Catwa, Lelutka, and Omega hairbase appliers. I t’s also copy/mod, allowing for even further enhancement.  FYI, the Medusa style is only one of many group gifts available at EMO-tions.

Ending this post is one of team All Spiffed Up’s all time favorite freebies:  EMO-tions’ *BANGS* GIFT.  You can find the *BANGS* gift on the floor to the left of the gift area. This is a no hassle freebie that any visitor is welcome to take, no group join required.  Our model is wearing the V6 bang style in conjunction with the Medusa hair.

 

30 Days of Halloween 6/30 Style Card:
SHAPE
OUTFIT – Linden Labs Petrol Sue Avatar @ Your SL Inventory (0L)
…PATH: Inventory/Library/Clothing/Initial Outfits/Kara

HAIR – EMO-tions Medusa – fatpack copy/mod (group gift 0L/0L to join)

HAIR2 – EMO-tions *BANGS* GIFT – fatpack copy/mod (0L)

TATTOO – All Spiffed Up Medusa tint – light green skin tint/tattoo layer (0L)

HAIRBASE – MELONopolis Opulant Masks – black/silver/gold @ SL Marketplace (0L)

Time Out

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Happy Saturday everyone! It’s day 5 of ASU’s 30 days of Halloween. 

The constant stream of events, hunts, and designer showcases keeps us so focused on grid trotting that we often overlook great freebies Linden Labs built into our inventory.  There are over 40 complete avatars built into Second Life.

Think of the Linden supplied avatars as an avatar salvage yard.  Focus on the avatar’s parts:  hair, eyes, clothing, attachments, and then pick the bits that interest you for use on your own avatar.

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Today we’ve remade the Linden’s Petrol Sue into something mesh body and head wearers can use.   The inspiration for this look is LF’s Halloween Skin gift at the BeYou2Ful Event.  It’s boxed with appliers for Genesis Lab, Maitreya, Catwa Heads, Slink, and Omega systems.

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This is what the skin looks like applied to a Maitreya body and a Lelutka Cate head.  We were able to create this look by using the original Petrol Sue shape plus one modification.  The leg muscles needed to be reduced to fit the thigh holster.  You’ll also need to choose a hairbase to go with the Petrol Sue hair since it’s a mohawk.  The dark hairbase from our mesh head fit well with this look.

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The skin has such delicious cuts and gashes it seemed a shame to cover them with the Petrol Sue boots, so team ASU decided to make our October gift a pair of boots.  They’re grungy, blood spattered, and perfect for this outfit.  Team ASU added a gun and knife to the October gift box to fill those empty holsters.

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Classic avatars aren’t entirely left out of today’s outfit.  They can always wear the original unmodified Petrol Sue avatar pictured on the left. Or, they can wear the skin over their existing shape as our classic model Gabby has done on the right.  Gabby even found a free tintable hairbase in the marketplace just in case you want to change up the original look.

 

30 Days of Halloween 5/30 Style Card:

HAIR
SHAPE
OUTFIT – Linden Labs Petrol Sue Avatar @ Your SL Inventory (0L)
…PATH: Inventory/Library/Clothing/Initial Outfits/Petrol Sue

SKIN – LF  Halloween Skin – Appliers Only @ BeYou2Ful Event (group gift 0L/0L to join)

WEAPONS &
SHOES – All Spiffed Up October gift – boots are unrigged w/resize menu (0L)

HAIRBASE – .EMBW. Hairbase – tattoo layers @ SL Marketplace (0L)

Spaceman

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Welcome to day 4 of 30 Days of Halloween.  Today we’re keeping it simple with a full mesh avatar freebie from the marketplace.  The Funny Mesh Avatar store offers this great mesh spaceman in 8 color choices.  They come equipped with their own light sabers too.  So suit up, grab a few pillow cases to stash those intergalactic treats in, and hop the next transport to the uncharted territories. Enjoy!

 

30 Days of Halloween 4/30 Style Card:

AVATAR – Funny Mesh Avatar Spaceman Avatar – w/light saber @ SL Marketplace (0L)

Tales From the Crypt

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Halloween and virtual worlds are a perfect match!  There’s something insanely fun about not being confined by the physical when choosing a costume.  Makeup and prosthetic appliances are completely unnecessary when one can simply be whatever their mood dictates.

For those of you looking to shed your normal avatar, team All Spiffed Up has found a wonderful spectral skeleton avatar in the marketplace.

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The creators at Plausible Body thoughtfully made the avatar copy/mod so that the wearer can adjust the tint, transparency, and glow.  Our model changed the tint and glow for the photo shoot.

 

30 Days of Halloween 3/30 Style Card:

 

AVATAR – Plausible Body X-RAYted Mesh Skeleton Avatar – copy/mod @ SL Marketplace (0L)

Woof

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Welcome to the second installment of 30 Days of Halloween.  On a recent jaunt around the grid we visited BMS – Blossom Mesh Object ShopBMS is a delightful store filled with fun items and a wall of freebies.  This cute dog costume comes with a 3 fur color HUD that includes color changes for the collar and a show/hide function.

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The tail is lightly animated and wags gently in the most adorable way.

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These lovely mesh eyes are a SaNaRae gift from petit chambre.  They come in 4 colors and include a Catwa applier.

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Today’s hair is another style included in Alli& Ali’s Hair Fair gift.  The wispy bangs and low profile make it a perfect fit for this costume.

30 Days of Halloween 2/30 Style Card:

COSTUME – Blossom MeshObjectShop Kigurumi 2018 Dog – with color HUD (group gift 0L/0L to join)

EYES – petit chambre Moka Eyes – 4 shades w/Catwa applier @ SaNaRae (group gift 0L/0L to join)

HAIR – Alli&Ali Elowia – hazel non-rigged, resize menu @ Hair Fair 2018 (0L)

Freak Show

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Team All Spiffed Up presents 30 Days of Halloween.  We’re kicking off the first of 30 costume posts with a great gift from Altamura.  You can find the Halloween Red Avatar at the BeYou2Ful Event.  She is a complete and fully clothed avatar.  Wear the gift, put on a hair, eyes, and shoes then you’re good to go.

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Altamura has done a fantastic job creating a beautiful yet macabre Halloween avatar.  We recommend using an Altamura shape with this mesh body.  If you don’t own any of the Altamura bodies check these posts ( Dancing QueenLook, No Hands! )to catch a ride to a sim that has one of the free Altamura bodies and use the packaged base shape.

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This face makeup is subtly creepy in a good way.  To heighten the scare factor we added black alien eyes from the marketplace.

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The messy updo is LiquidMoon’s Hair Fair gift.

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These wonderful Gothic earrings are a gift from EXiA at SaNaRae.

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Here’s another look at the Serena heels from our Desert Sky postKC Couture’s Serena HUD allows you to chose between a double and single strapped shoe.  This is the single strap option.

 

30 Days of Halloween 1/30 Style Card:

 

AVATAR BODY – Altamura  Halloween red – Slink compatible feet @ BeYou2Ful Event (group gift 0L/0L to join)

EYES – :: SEIJIN DESU :: Simple Alien Eye – black system eyes @ SL Marketplace (0L)

EARRINGS – EXiA cross earrings – unrigged w/resize menu @ SaNaRae (group gift 0L/0L to join)

HAIR – LiquidMoon Hair Lara winks – color HUD w/resize menu @ Hair Fair 2018 (0L)

SHOES – KC Couture Serena Fatpack – Maitreya/Slink/Belleza feet (lucky board 0L)

 

Location:

Halloween at Black Pearl Pleasure Beach Amusement Park has great features.  The Freak Show tents are awesome.  There’s a giant Fun House, rides, fortune tellers, and an air of mystery.

Desert Sky

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Gather your shopping totes, you’re going to need them for SaNaRae’s 3rd Anniversary round.  The October round is filled with talented and generous designers.  Join SaNaRae’s free group to treat yourself to oodles of interesting gifts.

We paired a few of the SaNaRae goodies with this sexy mini from Sn@tch’s current lucky boards.  The Moon Club dress is sized for mesh and classic avatars, and comes with a nice color HUD.

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These detailed tattooed sleeves are part DAPPA’s Irezumi Tattoo gift for SaNaRae.  The box includes appliers for Slink, TMP, Omega systems, and tattoo layers for classic avatars.

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Here’s a closer look at Irezumi.

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These lovely eyes can be found in the MUDSKIN booth at SaNaRae.  They are mesh, and also come boxed with appliers for Lelutka and Catwa heads.

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Here’s a closeup of TUKINOWAGUMA’s SaNaRae gift.

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This eerie mani/pedi is a gift from violetta for Maitreya bodies only.

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We found a fabulous pair of heels on a recent visit to KC Couture.  While browsing the store the Serena Fatpack cycled onto one of KC’s lucky boards.  Joy of joys, the Serena’s HUD features 20 textures, the ability to change strap colors together or separately, heel change options, and a style option that allows for converting the Serena from a two to a one strap heel. Serena is simply shoegasmic!

 

Iona’s Style Card:

EYES – MUDSKIN  Heart Hearts Lens 1 – mesh eyes & appliers @ SaNaRae (group gift 0L/0L to join)

TATTOO – DAPPA Irezumi tattoo – tattoo layers & Omega/Slink/TMP appliers @ SaNaRae (group gift 0L/0L to join)

EARRINGS – TUKINOWAGUMA wood – unrigged @ SaNaRae (group gift 0L/0L to join)

MANI/PEDI – violetta moon – Maitreya applier @ SaNaRae (group gift 0L/0L to join)

DRESS – Sn@tch Moon Club Dress – classic & mesh bodies w/18 color HUD (lucky board 0L)

SHOES – KC Couture Serena Fatpack – Maitreya/Slink/Belleza feet (lucky board 0L)


HONORABLE MENTION – Sn@tch hosts a 7 SEAS fishing area and always has interesting “fish for this” gifts.  Today’s hair is one of 25 hairstyles currently swimming in the pond. Though the gifts are “free” you do have to own a 7 SEAS fishing rod. 


Location:

Tableau – A gritty post-apocalyptic sim rife with photo opportunities.