Well after your initial few weeks in SL and collecing Freebies, try out oX DOS HUD 0.850 http://slurl.com/secondlife/Regal/151/136/156 for finding prize chairs.... justget the HUD from the dispenser there. Its time to branch out to better than 'what you can make yourself' fashion. (And I highly recommend the classes at TUi and NCI in Avartar makeovers) - so get along to....
UK Couture http://slurl.com/secondlife/UK%20Couture%20Island/229/129/23
sf Designs http://slurl.com/secondlife/Lotus/225/237/143
And for acessories
Shiny Things - Shoes and Jewellry http://slurl.com/secondlife/Shiny%20Falls/190/173/37
Gurl 6Hair, and other stuff http://slurl.com/secondlife/GuRLyWood/109/110/22
Take plenty of lindens and enjoy.... most of these places have free gifts or clearance items.
Coming next AO's and Skins!