Shopping in Second Life

By Xah Lee. Date: .
shopping mall
This is a corner of a shopping mall. In Second Life, there are literally tens of thousands of shopping malls. A majority of them sell women's apparel and are visited by women. Shopping constitutes the primary activity in Second Life. (The second activity is probably sex.) Shopping is also a primary economic activity of Second Life, both in the virtual sense as well as how Linden Lab makes money, and how some people is making a (real life) living by selling virtual things in Second Life.

In terms of real monetary flow, the first activity is probably real estate. Prostitution/Escort probably comes as 3rd.

hair shop
A hair shop.
bare rose shop
A famous sl shop BAREROSE, selling diverse things. Barerose is run and created by June Dion. http://slurl.com/secondlife/Bare%20Rose/234/235/34
SLNEWS (Second Life News) BAREROSE Interview with June Dion.

Barerose blog: http://www.barerose.blogspot.com/.

GingerDead
GingerDead items, from a shop called Nocturnal Threads, run by Kaia Ennui, 2008-09.
tattoo shop
Body arts thrive in Second Life.
novelty rings
Novelty rings.
Little Heaven shoes
Shoes and dresses, by “Little Heaven”, created by Chiko Duell. http://slurl.com/secondlife/LITTLE%20HEAVEN/117/88/23
flag shoes
Stars and Stripes heels. Created by Elven Dreamscap. http://slurl.com/secondlife/Juicy/97/155/23

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