Oct 26, 2009

Spoil Yourself with Gems & Kisses


Jewelry selection can make or break any ensemble. So, its important to select pieces that make a statement about your chosen look. However, all SL jewelry is not created equally and it is important that your are able to distinguish between what's hot and what's not.

It won't take you long to discover that you can't go wrong with the incredible jewelry designs of Deliziosa Vendetta. Her brand, known as Gems & Kisses, has quickly established a reputation for providing stylish haute couture jewelry pieces for the modern avatar.

Gems & Kisses jewelry is classy, unique, and alluring. The high quality designs are made using intricately detailed textures that give the pieces an amzingingly realistic look. Each piece has its own style and personality and looks great with just about anything.

The Octobeber issue of AVENUE Magazine is our 1st Anniversary issue and features the magnificent jewelry of Gems & Kisses in the monthly Fashion Spread section.

Click here to see this fabulous spread by Emi Bade and sneak a peek at Deliziosa’s designs.

Oct 18, 2009

An Apparence for Halloween

Tis the season to get ready to shop around for your Halloween doll-up and if you're looking for skins and shapes to complete your look with a lil grunge..a lil goth...a lil bloodied beauty but keeping it elegantly edgy...check out Apparence skin and shapes collection that will add that unique spin on Halloween.

- A gothic avant garde lolita look
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- A hot siren that will stroke fear & desire
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- Grunge Gamine that is delicately bruised yet beautiful with alluring dark eyes
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- A haunting and alluring black and white skin
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Oct 17, 2009

AVENUE Magazine Exclusive – LELUTKA


AVENUE Magazine Exclusive - LELUTKA
Be the first to preview LeLutka's latest collection that will be released tomorrow. In this exclusive with AVENUE Magazine, Fashion Meister Minnu Palen shares her thoughts and creative direction of the LeLutka team.

Everyone loves their LeLutka - Enjoy!

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Oct 16, 2009

AVENUE Magazine October Issue

AVENUE Magazine OCTOBER 2009

AVENUE...Good as Gold

Our 1st Anniversary this month, and it just keeps getting better...

- Check out our brilliant cover & story of Applonia Criss of Chantkare,
- Fashion boosts with Emi Bade in Trendspotting in Japanesque Mode
& fashion spread on Gems & Kisses
- Explore Greece culture & architecture
- Machinima feature on Bryn Oh
- Photography of Gianmario Masala & Absinthe Primrose

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Pink-A-Thon On October 17!


PRESS RELEASE Monday, October 12, 2009
===== for immediate release =====

Get your pink on for a 15-hour Pink-A-Thon for breast cancer awareness
SkyBeam Estates in cooperation with the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is helping to spread the word about breast cancer awareness during breast cancer awareness month with a 15-hour Pink-A-Thon. The event, on October 17, is being organized and hosted by Nevar Lobo, Amethyst Starostin, Neill McCullough, Charlene Trudeau, and all the community at SkyBeam Estates. It will take place on two sims, starting at 6am SLT and finishing at 9pm SLT.

At TwoKats KoffeeHouse there will be live music throughout the day, with a special performance by singer-songwriter Kim Seifert at 6pm: http://slurl.com/secondlife/SkyBeam%20Estates/179/58/24 (there will be a detailed live music schedule posted at TwoKats nearer the time).

Meanwhile there will be dancing and fun at Ormsary Arts Centre, where Dakota Christensen (6am to 1pm), Bcreative Wilde (1pm to 6pm) and Cataplexia Numbers (6pm to 9pm) will be taking turns to spin their favourite tunes: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Scepterd%20Isle/147/99/33

ALL donations will go to Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, the premier breast cancer event of the American Cancer Society, raising both dollars and awareness to fight the disease.
For more information about the Pink-A-Thon please contact Nevar Lobo. For more information about Making Strides Against Breast Cancer in Second Life please contact MSABC coordinator Synergy Devonshire.

Oct 11, 2009

Fabulous Fall Fashion Showcase

Fabulous Fall Fashion Showcase

Autumn is here! And a brand new wardrobe is in order for every fashionista and fashionisto alike.

Once again, AVENUE came to the rescue with its Fabulous Fall Fashion extravaganza, which ran for two straight hours. The show featured the newest and yummiest clothing and skin collections by Champagne! Sparkling Fashion, Chianera Cioc Couture, [KA] Designs, Ramona Collection, SF Design and Thea Tamura Fashion. Each design is a unique celebration of the new season: fresh and clever in its own distinct way.

I will be running a full article on this event in the upcoming November issue of AVENUE magazine, but here is just a little sneak peek for those who can't wait -along with the SLURLS so you can run up to the stores and check out these beauties first hand! Here's to your health, beauty, and a glorious new season full of glamor and love=)


Pyper Dollinger wearing Intimadatrice by Champagne

Shown above, Pyper Dollinger wearing the Intimidatrice outfit by Champagne! Sparkling Fashion, with gold leggings matched with sparkling black cropped jacket. Styled with GS-Cleio tan skin from the [KA] Skin line.

Champagne! Sparkling Fashion. Owner/Designer: Enzo Champagne

New Mainstore Location: Rosewood Grove (129, 254, 21). Click this SLURL to TP right now!

Pyper Dollinger wearing Intimadatrice by Champagne 3

KA] DESIGNS - High quality Fashion & Skins. Owner/Designer: Kira Ahn

Store Location: KA DESIGNS Island (108, 175, 30). Click this SLURL to TP!


Livia wearing Catalina Black by Chiniera

Shown above, Livia Mastroianni is wearing the Catalina Black dress by Chianera Cioc Couture; a newly released Haute Couture design which also comes in a gold version (Catalina Gold).

CCC - Chianera Cioc Couture. Owner/Designer: Chianera Cioc
Main Store Location: ItaliaSL (211, 110, 22). Click this SLURL to TP now!


Clyde wearing Easy Rider by SF Designs 3

Shown above, Clyde Sunders is wearing Easy Rider by SF Design, with brown aviator jacket, leather pants and net tee- Prim collar & cuffs included. Shown here with KAI-Tan skin by [KA] SKINS on Clyde, with dark hair and a clean shaved look.

SF Design. Owner/Designer: Swaffette Firefly
New Mainstore Landing Point: Penryn (71, 97, 36). Here is the SLURL!


Laury Sands wearing Clothilde by Ramona

Picture above- Laury Sands is wearing Clothilde; a complete Fall outfit by RC Ramona Collections, which comes complete with cowl neck, argyle socks, and tweed hat. Worn here with the Sunkissed version of Lilly skin by [KA] Designs.

RC Ramona Collections. Owner/Designer: Ramona Planer
Store Location: Heartful (176, 176, 22). TP there with this SLURL


Shown below, Laury Sands is in the foreground wearing Cherie, and Shenandoah Saintlouis is in the background wearing Dark Cherie by Thea Tamura Fashion (TTF) . Both are complete outfits from the Cherie Collection with matching Cherie Hair and Cherie Boots by TFF.

Laury and Shenandoah wearing Cherie Outfits by TFF

Thea Tamura Fashion (TTF). Owner/Designer: Thea Tamura.

MAIN SHOP : Folk Factory (95, 73, 39). Click on this SLURL to TP now!

Laury wearing Cherie Outfit by TFF

To view the entire photo set for this event, please visit our flickr page

Fabulous Fall Fashion was produced by Kryptonia Paperdoll, hosted by Rusch Raymaker, and presented on stage by AVENUE Models: Salvo Waydelich, Pyper Dollinger, Livia Mastroianni, Shenandoah Saintlouis, Laury Sands, Clyde Saunders.

Review by Ocean Miami. Photography by Tillie Ariantho.

Oct 10, 2009

Maison Couture Baroque Galleria Sim Opening


Maison Couture Baroque Galleria Sim Opening

AVENUE is pround to invite you to the Grand Opening of the Maison Couture Baroque Galleria.

With a unique twist on the baroque theme, DJ Miguelina Cazenove from Studio Red Entertainment and dancers from Dazzlers Inc will rouse up a party of musical debauchery.

The Maison Couture shops will be open for browsing during the party and have goodies and gifts to sample their selections. Don't forget to come dressed in your finest baroque couture to win the best dressed male & female contests.

11 October 2009, 2:30PM SLT

Maison Couture Baroque Galleria

For more information please read the press release.

Alatiel Fashions – Fall 2009 Collection


Alatiel Fashions - Fall 2009 Collection Showcase

AVENUE Models is honored to debut the new fall collection of Alatiel Fashions.

This collection embodies the same spirit of Alatiel’s past designs, for both women and men, from chic casuals, formals, stunning bridal line with a new focus on haute couture. With the inclusion of warm vibrant fall colors this line is sure to impress and are must haves in everyone’s wardrobe.

10 October 2009, 2PM SLT

AVENUE Sky Runway

For more information please read the press release.

Something Wicked: A Halloween Treat


Something Wicked, produced by AVENUE, was without question the Halloween Fashion Show of the year. The event kicked off the SL holiday celebration and was unlike anything you've ever seen.

Guests came dressed in their favorite costumes and were escorted through the eerie darkness complete with skulls and ghosts, to their respective graves by Grim Reapers. Then from their coffins, they were treated to spine-tingling and bone chilling fashions from some of SL's most talented costume designers. Fashions featured in this powerhouse production included creative designs from Eclipse, Evie's Closet, EXXESS Designs, Diorsis Hair Design, Here Comes Trouble, Lourdes Laysan, Masquerade Parade, Nikita Fride, SkinTight, Smooth Designs, and Violator.

AVENUE CEO Rusch Raymaker in Violator

The visual effects of the phenomenal set were only enhanced by the haunting melodies prepared by AVENUE's very own CEO Rusch Raymaker as the lovely AVENUE Models presented an array of designs that would suit just about every taste.

Jesika Contepomi in Devilish by Here Comes Trouble

First up, were adorable costumes for the little ones provided by Here Comes Trouble and featured fashion forward updates to traditional costumes. Never before have witches, bumblebees and pumpkins looked so trendy and cute.

Kryptonia Paperdoll & Mango Splash in Rapier Tan by ECLIPSE

Mavi Beck in Isabella by Evie’s Closet Francheska Blond by Diorsis Hair Design Jewelry by*Shine* – Enchanted Mask by Illusions – Le Fleur

We also saw a few cool looks for couples that ranged from sinister to medieval. These designs, from Eclipse and Evie's Closet were perfect for Halloween or role play.

Kryptonia Paperdoll in Rebel by Nikita Fride

Poptart Lilliehook in Hardlight Harlot by Lourdes Laysan

Jesika Contepomi in Outcast by EXXESS Design

Also featured were hot looks for the ladies which included bold, powerful and sexy looks from Nikita Fride, Lourdes Laysan, and Exxess that are guaranteed to show the world that you mean business.

Mavi Beck in Dark Empress by Smooth Designs

Nezsy Herstein in Pierrot in Domino by Masquerade Parade

Smooth Designs and Masquerade Parade offered looks for fashionistas who dress to impress and seek realistic designs that are unique, stylish, and highly detailed.

Haruka Kish in Black Swan Theory by VIOLATOR

Lovers of haute couture were treated to the innovative creations of Violator. Finally, hair and skin designs provided by Diorsis Hair Designs and SkinTight contributed to the wickedness of the looks presented.

Overall, Something Wicked was indeed a spooktacular fashion experience that people are still talking about. Follow this link to see more of the amazing fashions.

*Photos by Sharron Schuman and Tillie Ariantho*

Oct 2, 2009

AVENUE presents….Something WICKED


AVENUE presents...Something Wicked

AVENUE presents the halloween fashion event of the year....Something Wicked. Featuring designs from Eclipse, Evie's Closet, EXXESS Designs, Diorsis Hair Design, Here Comes Trouble, Lourdes Laysan, Masquerade Parade, Nikita Fride, Smooth Designs and Violator.

Come dressed in your favorite halloween outfit and be prepared to be chilled to the bone. You never know what's coming on the runway or off.

03 October 2009, 1PM SLT

Something Wicked Landmark 1
Something Wicked Landmark 2

For more information please read the "Something WICKED" press release.

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