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When The Judge Is Away…Rawr!

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Not many people know that I am a lawyer. Luckily, even fewer people know I am NOT a lawyer! That’s how I got chosen for my own layout in “Hot Lawyers Monthly”! Okay, so maybe I feel a little bad about letting them think I am an attorney, but let’s face it: if they were real lawyers, they would be able to tell that I wasn’t one. So, I am taking my modeling fee all the way to the bank… or McDonald’s if there is a line at the bank. I hate lines.

On the First of June, one of the best male hunts of the year began. The Menstuff Hunt features a one-hundred-store lineup and is on all month long. If you are new to doing store hunts, now is the perfect time to give them a try. I can think of a hundred reasons why you should. The hunt is not free. It is technically a 1L hunt, but the organizers allowed stores the option of not charging for their prizes and more than 2/3 of them are FREE! You are looking for an object shaped like a blue T-Shirt, inside of which your prizes await.

For my hot magazine layout, I wore the Menstuff Hunt Prize from SF Design, the Finsbury Outfit. This one-piece Mesh outfit features the shirt, dress pants and suspenders all together in one garment. It really makes looking good very easy when all the pieces are integrated into one item. It makes dressing a snap! You would think that with those items all put together in one prize, the designer might make compromises along the way, but not SF Design. The shirt is well textured and has realistic buttons. The suspenders seem to be in front of the shirt not painted on it. Last but not least, the pants have a classy pinstripe texture. Quality and convenience, it’s all there. Oh, and one last thing… it’s FREE!

I wanted a little something extra to help sell the “I know about law stuff” look I was going for and the Menstuff hunt prize from X-Sight was just what I needed. The X-Sight Geek Glasses in Charcoal lend an air of studiousness that normally can only be acquired by, well… studying. Trust me, finding a hunt object in a store is a lot easier than actually studying. They make a fine accessory to complete a variety of outfits and are also generously offered to us for FREE.

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One of my favorite stores on the grid is Illi. When I heard they were participating in the Menstuff Hunt, I knew that was going to be one of the highlights of the hunt. They did not disappoint me. Their Menstuff Hunt 2015 outfit makes for fantastic beachwear. The Mesh tank top is a style I have never seen before. It hangs loosely and has front pockets like some hoodies I own. It makes for a very interesting variation of a tank top that looks great! The shorts are nicely shaped and highly detailed, right down to the plaid cuffs which are actually held up by a strap and a button. I don’t know how often that kind of detail appears in board shorts, but I can tell you it surprised me when I noticed it. The final part of the outfit are the sandals. The ones I am wearing are the classic ones and fit regular avy feet. If you are lucky enough to have Slink feet, The Mesh Project or Aesthetic bodies though, Illi has included versions of them for you in this hunt prize, too! It is an excellent gift and another wonderful FREE gift on the Menstuff hunt.

Male avies always have a problem finding inexpensive hair, and I was very pleased to see that Jaryth’s Barber Shop has a very cool hair on the Menstuff hunt. It is the David Mesh Hair and comes with a hud which gives you a choice of five shades of brown. The sides of the head are cut very short and handled with a hairbase. The top is grown out longer and looks just spiky enough to give it a cool, rebellious look. Cool men’s hair is a tough find and this one is FREE so it’s definitely worth grabbing.

My tattoo is also from the Menstuff hunt. It is the bio mech tattoo from B*FLY Tattoos. It comes in normal and faded ink variations and also has an applier in the gift (if you happen to have a body from The Mesh Project). The design is reminiscent of the kind of artwork H.R. Giger became world renowned for: featuring patterns of what could be bone, muscle and tendons in a beautiful, surrealistic way. I love this style of art and this FREE tat definitely has found a home in my inventory.

The final item on this my first post covering the Menstuff hunt 2015 is the Moonwake necklace from Rebellion. This silver chain is very well detailed, giving it a highly realistic look. The design is definitely masculine, and would look especially great with a street thug kind of look. It is not free, but for only 1L, I absolutely recommend picking it up. Well, that’s it everyone, I am gonna settle in for a nice nap on the beach and dream about all the other items I will find on the Menstuff hunt this year. Until next time, see you on the grid! —–WHC Riler

WHC is wearing…

Hot Lawyers Monthly Outfit – SF Design The Finsbury Outfit  (FREE/Menstuff Hunt Prize)
Glasses – X-Sight Geek Glasses in Charcoal (FREE/Menstuff Hunt Prize)

Dress Shoes – Kauna Wingtip Brogues 
Hot, Steamy Hair – Argrace Minato (Unisex) (Free Group Gift/ Free Group)
Previously blogged here.

Beachwear – Illi Menstuff Hunt 2015 outfit (FREE/Menstuff Hunt Prize)
Hair – Jaryth’s Barber Shop David Mesh Hair w/hud (FREE/Menstuff Hunt Prize)
Tatoo – B*FLY Tattoos – The Bio Mech Tattoo (1L/Menstuff Hunt Prize)
Necklace – Rebellion The Moonwake Necklace (FREE/Menstuff Hunt Prize)

Eyes (Bottom Pic) – Mayfly Luminous Mesh Eyes In London Fog (FREE Gift)
Previously blogged here.
Skin – Belleza Mathieu

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The Heat Wave Event: Fairy Freng Creations

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 The Heat Wave Event at The Wash Sim is now underway and I am thrilled to be helping to cover it! When you stop by make sure you check out the Fairy Freng Creations booth. They have two great T-Shirts for us guys out, only 10L each! The Kewl Mesh Long Sleeve Tee looks quite comfy and comes with a texture hud giving you 5 colors to choose from. For 10L that’s a lot of versatility. The aptly named “THE T_SHIRT” is a Mesh short sleeve shirt that would look great with anything. Great bargains, both of them! So come on down and take a look there is something for everyone
at  The Heat Wave Event ! —–WHC Riler

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WHC is wearing…

Long Sleeve Tee – Fairy Freng Creations Kewl Mesh Long Sleeve Tee (10L @ The Heat Wave Event)
Short Sleeve Tee – Fairy Freng Creations “THE T_SHIRT” Mesh Short Sleeve Tee (10L @ The Heat Wave Event)

Eyes – Poetic Colors Pearl – Clear Pond Medium Bright (FREE Subscribo Gift)
Hair – Dura *Dura-Boy*59(Black)
Skin – Belleza Mathieu

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The Heat Wave Event: JZ For Men

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 The Heat Wave Event at The Wash Sim is now underway and I am thrilled to be helping to cover it!

One of the first places I ran to was the JZ For Men booth which is offering up three Mesh items for us, each one on sale for 10L. The JZ Classic T-Shirt – Dragon Eye in light gray and the JZ Classic T-Shirt – Mechanical in light blue are both very nice, well textured tees and included with them are materials enabled versions as well, a feature I found surprising for such a low price. The last item is a great pair of jeans, the JZ Loose Fit Jeans in basic blue and like the T-Shirts they come with a materials enabled version as well. So come on down and check out The Heat Wave Event, there are some great bargains here. —–WHC Riler

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WHC is wearing…

Dragon Eye T-Shirt – JZ Classic T-Shirt – Dragon Eye in light gray  (10L @ The Heat Wave Event)
Dragon Eye T-Shirt – JZ Classic T-Shirt – Mechanical in light blue  (10L @ The Heat Wave Event)
Dragon Eye T-Shirt – JZ Loose Fit Jeans in basic blue  (10L @ The Heat Wave Event)

Eyes – Poetic Colors Pearl – Clear Pond Medium Bright (FREE Subscribo Gift)
Hair – Dura *Dura-Boy*59(Black)
Skin – Belleza Mathieu

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A Little Attitude From The For Him Hunt.

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Happy Wednesday, everyone! I just got back from the For Him Hunt and I have some things to share with you. The hunt object in this case is a black wrench and each one costs 1L. This first item I found is this fantastic exercise outfit from Barefoot Apparel. It looks so great, I had to join a gym so I could show it off! Don’t get me wrong, I do exercise. Here at Fab Free, when Love and Pru take the others out to lunch, and I am here all alone, I put on my “Chair Dancing To The Oldies” DVD and get a fine workout. I don’t know if I am getting any thinner, but I am a much better lap dancer now for sure! (I hope we don’t have any security cameras here.) This For Him Hunt gift is called the Beach Runner Outfit and would look just as great on a morning run by the ocean as it does in the gym. The hoodie is Mesh, and the shorts and bathing suit (also included with the outfit) are on system layers in both wet and dry variations. Since the shorts are not Mesh they will fit under your Mesh hoodies and T-Shirts very nicely. Until now, I had yet to see a workout outfit on my avi that I thought looked “sexy”. I am truly impressed with this gift from Barefoot Apparel.

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Also on the For Him Hunt is the Enoch Shirt in Royale from Vengeful Threads. It has a great, laid back Goth feel, and looks dead sexy on us guys. What I like most about it is the simple, masculine shape of the shirt (no lace, ruffles or excessive folds). With the crosses on the texture beckoning the eye, simplicity in shape was a great decision which results in a garment that I believe is special. I didn’t have to look too far to find really great items to accompany it either. I am also wearing the Gothic Link Bracelet and the Gothic Silver Skull Rings from Exquisite Jewelry. Together for only 1L on the For Him Hunt, they comprise a great gift, especially if you enjoy a gothic style. You can’t tell in my pic, but the Silver Skull Rings look like they could deal some very heavy damage in a fight. I certainly wouldn’t want to be hit with them. These black jeans are part of the Urban Conrad outfit from Pekas. They come with a sweater as well (not pictured) and are another good prize from this hunt. The Conrad Jeans are Mesh and are provided in four sizes, they were just perfect to round out that gothic look I was looking for.

Time is running short tonight, but before I leave you I have to mention the For Him Hunt prize from Felon: the Addiction Long-sleeve T-Shirt. It is a graphic T-Shirt with classic motorcycle/tough guy styling. Worn and old looking, if you look closely it says “Live fast, die last.” You gotta love clothing with attitude, and if anything, that’s what this week’s bargains from the For Him Hunt are all about. Whether it’s the biker attitude, or the gothic attitude, or even the sexy gym rat attitude, this hunt brought the attitude right to us, and did so for very little money. Have fun, and give hunting a try if you haven’t already, it can be highly rewarding. Til next time, see you on the grid! —–WHC Riler

WHC is wearing…

Work Out Clothes – Barefoot Apparel Beach Runner Outfit  (1L/For Him Hunt Prize)
Eyes (Workout) – Poetic Colors Pearl – Clear Pond Medium Bright (FREE Subscribo Gift)
Hair (Workout) – Dura *Dura-Boy*59(Black)
Gothic Shirt – Vengeful Threads Enoch Shirt in Royale  (1L/For Him Hunt Prize)
Gothic Jewelry – Exquisite Jewelry Gothic Link Bracelet and the Gothic Silver Skull Rings  (1L/For Him Hunt Prize)
Note- Both items are together in the one box.

Black Jeans – Pekas Urban Conrad Jeans (1L/For Him Hunt Prize)
Note- The hunt prize also includes a sweater.

Biker T-Shirt – Felon Addiction Longsleeves T-Shirt (1L/For Him Hunt Prize)
Eyes (Bottom Pic) – Poetic Colors Spotted Eyes – Tropic (FREE Gift)
Previously blogged here.

Skin – Belleza Mathieu
Hair (Bottom Pic) – Catwa Mesh Jason V2 Hair (Black)
Tatoo – Aitui – Love Is Blind

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Today’s Top 10 Hunts

HUNT SL Doll Up HuntGood morning fabulous friends! Here’s a listing of what’s hot in the hunt world today: Tuesday, May 26.

The Doll Up Hunt just started yesterday and is leading the field of popular hunts. It’s a good sized hunt with 55 stores. Look for the dolls. Each prize is L$1.

For the guys, there’s the For Him Hunt. 32 stores with prizes for men. It’s also a L$1 hunt.

There are plenty of other hunts to choose from as well. Click the names for more information on each one and I’m sure you can find one to your liking.

Just a reminder, that these are the 10 most popular viewed hunts over the past 48 hours or so. We don’t know how many people actually start (or finish) any given hunt and this ranking can (and probably will) change in a few hours.

See you out on the hunt!

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Be[MUSE]d

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Hello again Fab Free! I have a little Monday Night mini post for you that I think you’ll enjoy. The [MUSE]/NSP Florals group recently reached 500+ group members. In celebration of this milestone and appreciation of all their fantastic group members, [MUSE] has placed out these gorgeous earrings as a group gift. The group has a one time join fee of 75 lindens that grants access to several past group gifts as well as the current ones.

Speaking of gifts, MayFly has out these striking steely grey liquid mesh eyes at Fab Free Headquarters for FREE. All you need to do is stop buy FFHQ and pick them up. Then stay a while and check out the other fabulous gifts also available, as well as our fantastic gacha yard sale.

Like the hot silver manicure Pru’s sporting? I love it, I’ve always liked metallic nail This mani/pedi applier is from ZOZ and you can get it for just 70 lindens at the current round of The Dressing Room Fusion. The appliers are meant for Slink nails/hands and have several fun tips and decal options for lots of customization with the most recent Slink hands/nails update.

Here are the details, Enjoy!

HairCATWA HAIR Zoey [A] – Past Gift from The Biker Fair (Originally Shown Here)

Skin – Lumae :: Jewel – 4 – Peach // Bare

Eyes – Mayfly – Deep Sky Eyes (Medium Onyx) –  FREE Gift @FFHQ

Earrings – [MUSE] Royale Perpetua Earring White Gold – FREE Group Gift/Group is 75 L to Join

Head – Lelutka – Aria

Hands – Slink – Elegant 1

Manicure – -{ZOZ}- Fun Hud Silver Polish – (Slink) – 70 L @TDRF

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From Farmboy To Pop Icon!

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Greetings from the Riler family farm, where we grow all kinds of healthy food that I won’t eat. I remember once when I was a young pup and Mom asked me “Why won’t you eat fruits and vegetables? There has to be something that we can grow that you’ll eat.” Mom stared at me in complete exasperation. That was the day I learned parrots do not grow on trees. Also, I am told if they did, parrot trees would not grow in the Midwest. I have learned a lot about farming since then, most of it from countless hours of playing FarmVille on Facebook.

The most important lesson I learned about farming is: Do not dress like you have just fallen off the turnip truck. (Wait, if you actually did just fall off the turnip truck, you probably are a farmer anyway, so dressing like that is good, too.) My point is, you are going to want to dress the part and the FREE Gingham Hunt Prize from Firelight Creations/MAN STUFF is perfect for that handsome farmhand look. The prize consists of the Leroy mesh shirt in red gingham and the Cole jeans in light blue denim. The shirt is very nicely shaped and, together with the mesh Cole jeans, which I also consider a keeper, this is a very masculine look. MAN STUFF is the division of Firelight Creations we have to thank for this FREE hunt gift, but included in the same box is a matching women’s outfit from Firelight Creations. This hunt prize would be a very good start for a “Country” kind of outfit for club events and sims, in addition to being nice enough for your regular wardrobe. I may not be the kind of guy suited for farm work, but in this outfit, I could do commercials for brand name soda pop on TV. I could easily imagine myself drinking an ice cold can of pop, condensation dripping down my muscular chest, as my female co-workers in the office break room gawk in silent appreciation. Casual Friday – here I come! Kidding aside, this outfit looks great, and I could seriously sell a ton of pop in this.

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For a more suburban look, I love this FREE thank you gift from Carami! It is the Trenton Tee and it comes in a set of five solid dark colors, changeable via hud. This is far more than just a basic mesh T-shirt, this FREE Gift is much more generous than that. The Trenton Tee comes in four variations; tucked, untucked, normal bottom untucked, and narrow bottom untucked. With choices like that, getting a great fit and the right look should not be hard at all. One last reason you need to pick up this FREE gift from Carami: It comes with a sixth bonus texture that isn’t on the hud. That bonus texture is the one I am wearing above, a very casual retro looking print T-shirt. Just take care to make a backup copy of the print tee, because once you change it using the hud, it is replaced with the color you have chosen. In short, Carami is giving you a great basic dark T-shirt in five colors and four variations plus a bonus printed T-shirt design! You can’t beat this kind of a thank you gift, thank you very much Carami.

One last thing I need to mention this week, the skin I am wearing is from Seven Deadly Skins. It is the free group gift for May and looks fantastic, I like it so much you will probably be seeing me in it often in the coming weeks. Seven Deadly Skins is a pay group, but the quality of their skins is excellent and the gifts and specials they have make it well worth joining. As of this moment the group is currently on sale for 50L and is a great pick up for both male and female avies. Well, I am all talked out. This blogging is nearly as hard as cartoon farming (but twice as rewarding). Until next time everyone, have fun and see you on the grid. —–WHC Riler

WHC is wearing…

Gingham Shirt & Jeans – Firelight Creations/MAN STUFF Leroy Shirt And Cole Jeans  (FREE Gingham Hunt Prize)
Note- In the same box is a matching women’s outfit.

Necklace – Aitui – AITUI – Talon Necklace – Polished White
Hair – Truth Ethan (Discontinued)
Hat – The Gentry

The Riler family farm pic was taken at Matoluta Sanctuary, a very nice place to visit.

T-shirt – Carami Thank You Gift  (FREE Gift/ 0L)

Skin – Seven Deadly Skins (7DS) MAY Group Gift (Free Gift/Pay Group)
As of right now, the Seven Deadly Skins Group is on sale for 50L so now is a great time to join!

Eyes – Poetic Colors Spotted Eyes – Tropic (FREE Gift)
Previously blogged here.

Jeans – Carami Ruffalo Jeans 
Hair – Argrace Akira in Ash Black

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Springing Into May, All Hopped Up On Freebies!

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May has started out wonderfully for me, and when you get a glance at this freebie, your May will become as great as mine. FaMESHed is a monthly event on SL, and this month was actually the first time I ever attended. Being a guy, shopping events have not been a major focus of mine (until now). I am kicking myself for that though since I laid eyes on this fantastic FREE leather overcoat from Kauna! The Kauna-XIV Leather Overcoat is supplied in both a black and a brown version and is finely textured. In fact, click on the pictures in this post and you can almost feel the leather with your fingertips. Prepare to fall in some serious love with this overcoat. It is given away FREE at FaMESHed to celebrate the third anniversary of the event and to promote Kauna’s excellent line of XIV suits and separates. If you have the money, you might well be compelled to do what I did and splurge on some matching components, like the XIV T-Shirt Pack: Plain & Striped and the XIV Shirt: Coffee pictured above. They are made to fit beautifully with the overcoat and are a very nice luxury if you have the coin.

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You might ask, “What if you have nothing to spend on Second Life’s great luxuries at the moment?” Well, if that’s the case, then this overcoat is still a must pick up. In addition to the components made to fit especially for this jacket, you can use other items you could already have in your inventory. Being a mesh overcoat, it might be somewhat tricky to find pieces to wear under it. With this stylish garment, I would heartily recommend system (layers) T-shirts, and (if you can find some) system dress shirts with sculpted collars. Both will look great with it. Even if you have to fiddle with the sculpted collars to find one that works well, you are going to look fantastic.

In the picture above, you can see I paired The Kauna-XIV Leather Overcoat with a FREE Group Gift from Gizza; a pink and black shirt that was offered a while back and is still available. I think it looks very nice in this outfit and is a great example of a freebie that works well. Gizza is a great place to pick up a bunch of Free Gifts since they keep their previous FREE Group Gifts out for an extended period. It would be an excellent first stop in a search for items to wear with this stylish overcoat.

Last, but far from least, I am wearing a very special set of eyes. The Mayfly – Luminous – Mesh Eyes in London Fog are a FREE Gift from one of the best eye creators in Second Life. They look fantastic and offer a wide variety of options controlled by a surprisingly robust hud, which allows variations in size, reflections, and shadowing (among other options). I love the way they look! While you are in eye collecting mode – which sounds super creepy now that I say it out loud – keep in mind that Mayfly also has a FREE Gift over at Fab Free Headquarters! The recently updated Mayfly – Deep Sky Eyes in Medium Onyx are gorgeous grey eyes. If you haven’t come by to pick them up yet, rest assured they are completely worth the trip. With all the great freebies and gifts this week, you’ll spring into May in style! From my little pixel heart to all of you, have fun and see you on the grid. —–WHC Riler

WHC is wearing…

Leather Overcoat – Kauna XIV Leather Overcoat  (free group gift / free to join / @ The FaMESHed Event)

Pink Shirt – Gizza April Group Gift  (FREE Group Gift/ FREE Group)

Eyes – Mayfly Luminous – Mesh Eyes in London Fog  (FREE Gift)

Eyes – Mayfly Deep Sky Eyes in Medium Onyx  (free group gift / free to join / @ FAB FREE HEADQUARTERS)

XIV Black T-Shirt – Kauna – Kauna – XIV TShirt Pack: Plain & Striped
XIV Black Pants – Kauna – Kauna – Tuxedo XIV Trousers: Black
XIV Shirt in Coffee – Kauna – Kauna – XIV Shirt: Coffee
XIV Pants in Chocolate – Kauna – Kauna – XIV Trousers: Chocolate

Necklace – Aitui – Bird Remains Necklace – Dark, Talon (Worn with black T-shirt)
Necklace – Aitui – Talon Necklace – Polished White (Worn with pink shirt)
Black Jeans – Sin Original Black Mesh Jeans (Worn with pink shirt, former hunt prize)

Skin – Belleza Mathieu
Hair – Dura *Dura-Boy*59(Black)

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FabFree Designer of the Day – Adoness – 4/22/2015

FabFree Designer of the Day - Adoness

Today’s Designer is Adoness. There is both a subscribers and a store Group with the Group having a small 25L join fee. This is the current Group Gift. This gift has been out for some time however I’m including it here since we have new folks all the time plus some of us ‘old folks’ are still discovering ‘new to me’ Designers.

Right now, Adoness also is having a huge retirement sale for thirty two eye styles. Each pair is only 25L each!

http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Blackwood/234/212/2502

**Each day, here on the FabFree Blog, we will be featuring one of our Fabulously Free in SL inworld Designers.**

Photos are work of the designers.


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The Lady and the Thief

Hello again, FabFolks.  I spent a very pleasant afternoon on the Hunt today and found two things I think you’ll like. I picked the Autism Awareness Hunt   because I have two godsons on the spectrum. So this Hunt is for them!

The Lady and the Thief

C&N Designs is, as y’all know, one of our FabFree Designers and these two Hunt prizes will show you why we’re so excited they are.  First up is the ‘Isabell’ dress in green. I love this gown. The color, the soft floral and the long sleeves almost like wings, all just lovely. You even get the matching necklace.

The Lady and the Thief

This is the men’s prize from C&N Designs, the ‘Thief’ part of our title. Again, C&N has given us a beautiful build as well as a good looking outfit. The boots, the bracers and the belt are all resizable to get that perfect fit.  Since the men’s prize was so nifty, I thought this would be a good time to introduce y’all to Gabriel, my MAlt.  Because sometimes… ya need to indulge the animus.

 

The Autism Awareness Hunt runs until April 30th and will only cost you…0L per prize!

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Juli is wearing

Skin Lumae – Alaska Mulled wine
EyesIkon – Hope Eyes in Field and Passion
EarsAitui – Traveller Plug Gacha ears (50L per play Gacha in main store)
Hands and Feet + nailsSlink mesh Casual Hands and High feet and the Basic HUD
Hair- Damselfly Hair – Jennaleigh

Dress + Necklace – C&N Designs – Isabel – (Free/0L/Autism Awareness Hunt prize)

 

Gabriel is wearing

Skin – Secret PassionDevon 
EyesBirth – Hypnotic in Aztec
Hands and Feet + nailsSlink mesh Casual Hands and High feet and the Basic HUD
Hair – Salon De GLOWM-04Pop

Outfit + BootsC&N Designs – Thief – (Free/0L/Autism Awareness Hunt prize)

 

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