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At The Beach, Checking Out The Waves!


Whc spring break 1

Hello everyone, welcome to my last post as a staff member of Fab Free. I would regale you with the story of how, when I was a new resident over seven years ago, I relied on Fab Free to find great items to pick up, how I would eventually come to idolize Love to an embarrassing extent, how I revered Carson when he was a male blogger here, and how much I wanted to emulate them both. This blog has been more than a hobby; it was hugely important to me in both my first and second lives. Sadly, though, times do change. While my feelings towards Fab Free have not, I do need to step away from my dream job here in order to focus on other matters at hand.

Before I go, I have to tell you about a few fantastic items. The great Roughnecks T-Shirt shown above is available as a free group gift. It has been a long winter for me and the thought of donning a well-worn, soft cotton tee and shorts is irresistible. This free Group Gift Tee looks very much like a real world garment and is adorned with a cool biker image on both the front and the back. Inside the box is a wide range of versions including tucked, untucked, Mesh, Fitmesh and three different waist widths to help fit with a wide range of Mesh pants. Not only is this going to fit well but this Tee is going to look great with almost any pants you choose to wear with it. I was very impressed with everything included in this box.

The shorts I am wearing come from the unbelievably bountiful Dark Water Designs cart at the Spring Freshness At The Wash Cart Sale Event! Previously, the main item on it was featured by Astrid here, but there is so much more there that deserves a look! These Cargo Shorts in White Canvas look fantastic and inspired me to go seek out some sun. (A good thing too because in real life my legs were about that color). I love the way they look but I should caution you that finding the perfect shirt to wear with them is slightly more complicated since they seem to require a little extra width at the waist at the back. Luckily they look awesome if you go bare-chested too and the little extra work putting together an outfit with them is well worth the effort!

whc spring break2

Also at the Dark Water Designs cart at the Spring Freshness At The Wash Cart Sale Event are these sharp looking polo shirts. My favorite was the Polo Shirt – Nautical package which contains that fun looking print shirt you see me chilling on the beach in. In addition to that design it comes with a hud that gives you two more textures to choose from, a bargain at only 10L! Inset in the picture are two examples of the Polo Shirt – Madras Colors package also available for only 10L. Along with a third color (light blue) included in the texture change hud, these polos are excellent Easter and spring-wear. All put together this was one of the best cart sale carts I have ever seen!

Oddity has a great item they are giving away as a free group gift that is perfect for us spring breakers. The -TopGun- Dark Glasses are sharp looking aviator style sunglasses. A classic eternally popular design, these sunglasses are a good pickup as you prepare to look cool for the coming spring and summer months. Well done Oddity, thank you!

It has been beyond fun serving all of you. In the end, that is what we do here at Fab Free, and that what all of us at here have in common. It doesn’t matter where we are, where we have been, or when we were here at this wonderful institution. What we do, we do out of love for all of you. I have re-launched my own blog and will continue posting there when time permits. I leave you with one final thought: Second Life is an amazing adventure if you open yourself to it and allow yourself to be carried away. The trick is finding what you love and focusing on that. My time here has been my greatest adventure so far, and I want to thank all of you for that. Take care and I will see you on the grid.—–WHC Riler

WHC is wearing…


Biker Tee – Roughnecks Mens Group Gift Tee (Free Group Gift / 0L / Free Group )
White Shorts – Dark Water Designs Cargo Shorts in White Canvas (10L each/ The Wash Cart Sale )
Nauti Polo – Dark Water Designs Polo Shirt – Nautical package (10L each/ The Wash Cart Sale )
Pastel Green, Yellow Polos – Dark Water Designs Polo Shirt – Madras Colors package (10L each/ The Wash Cart Sale )
Sunglasses – Oddity Glasses -TopGun- DARK (Free Group Gift / 0L / Free Group )

Skin – 7 Deadly S{K}ins MATT March 2016 Group Gift (Free Group Gift / 0L / Group now on sale – 13L)
Beige Shorts – Illi Illi Classic Board Shorts!
Hair – Dura *Dura-Boy*59(Black)
Eyes – IKON Promise Eyes In Fjord



10 thoughts on “At The Beach, Checking Out The Waves!

  1. Best of luck to you Riler🙂. It has been a pleasure to work with you, and thank you very much for all of the hard work that you have done for FabFree❤.

  2. I love reading your posts. The effort you put into creating fun and accurate pics is evident and your humorous commentary always lends an extra dose of entertainment. It has been a privilege to see your posts first and to help you edit. I enjoyed every single one (including your goofy jokes that ended up getting cut before you posted. No disrespect to your idol, Carson, but you made the male portion of the Fab Free blog your own. I’m your integrity in selecting high quality men’s items to share with readers has helped many in SL. I’ll miss seeing you post on Fab Free, but I”ll see you on the grid!🙂❤

  3. Adding to Love’s best wishes! Gonna miss your posts ’round here.

  4. As Love and Juli said, it won’t be the same without you! Wishing you the best of luck and good wishes!🙂

  5. Thanks for being part of the Fab Free team Riler! Enjoy your future adventures!

  6. You were a great part of the FabFree team WHC, your humour will be missed. All the best for the future for you🙂

  7. Awe thank you very much, all of you.

  8. Thank you very much Andi, I have benefited greatly from having such a fine editor. People have no idea how much you have suffered editing out the strange ramblings and misguided attempts at humor. You took the bullets so ithers could enjoy my writing and I am grateful for that. Thank you.

  9. See? I would have edited “ithers” and suggested “others” for you.🙂

  10. Love Your humour and your usually snazzy dressing, see you on the grid someday!

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