Jun 20, 2010

AVENUE Summer Styles


Summer has arrived and the June issue of AVENUE Magazine is full of amazing ideas to help you look your absolute best all season long. These magnificent looks are presented by some of our most talented stylists and feature a wide variety of spectacularly chic styling for men and women from some of the grid's top designers.

Looks for the ladies are showcased by Vixie Rayna, who shows off some of the hottest looks in beachwear for the summer and Thalia Jie, who demonstrates how we can create sophisticated and stunning signature looks by adding hats to our outfits. Additionally, Jarl Soderstrom provides the guys with some great boho chic ensembles while Boe Cortes presents them with many great ways to look good this summer in white.

If you want to look your absolute best this summer, you can't afford to miss this issue of AVENUE Magazine.

Jun 12, 2010

AVENUE Magazine June 2010

AVENUE Magazine June

Rock this summer and sizzle with hot poses from Essential Soul Studio, smouldering interview with Icecomolo Voom of Muism, summer fashion from hats, swimsuits to bohemian chic for men. AVENUE brings you reviews of Heros of Fashion exhibition and Avatar Repertory Theatre's Alice in WonderSLand.

Read it online via issuu.

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AVENUE Magazine | Official Media Partner for SLCC

SLCC 2010 Logo

The 6th annual Second Life Community Convention (SLCC) will take place in Boston, August 13-15, at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel and Towers.  The goal of SLCC each year is to bring the many Residents of the Second Life community together to network, build friendships and to discuss Second Life in a common forum.

As the production of this year's SLCC is underway, the organizing committee AvaCon, Inc has renewed its partnership with AVENUE Inc for the second year running making AVENUE Magazine an Official Media Partner and assist in sponsorship acquisition and coordination. 

After rave reviews from last year's first print edition of AVENUE Magazine, the team is thrilled at the opportunity to collaborate globally and bring forth yet another quality lifestyle publication out of Second Life into the Real World. Renowned for it's monthly SL publications, AVENUE is dedicated to bringing residents the finest facets of Second Life and uncovering the trendsetters and creating awareness of the vast talents in fashion, lifestyle, entertainment, business and the arts.

Upholding the usual high-quality standards AVENUE Magazine possesses, this full colour glossy edition will be a Second Life keepsake honoring it’s community and residents.  Print copies of the magazine can be ordered directly after the conference, based on supply. 

"While we all value our experiences in the virtual world, SLCC allows us to meet each other in person, share meals together, learn from one another, and celebrate the abundant creativity that Second Life makes possible,” says AvaCon organizer Misty Rhodes.

Rusch Raymaker shares, "We are very excited to be a part of SLCC again and in spite of the short turn around time, we will give our utmost to ensure that SLCC reaches its full potential in receiving the well-deserved funding to enable residents of the Second Life community to network.  In the spirit of collaboration that AVENUE Magazine stands for, our global team of 50 staff will work towards producing an even more exciting print publication with greater quality, content and design."

Those interested in registering for the convention can utilize the special 10% AVENUE discount by using the following code: avenue4v3n23 and registering here with the 10% discount.

More information on SLCC can be found here:
General Info : http://www.slconvention.org
Sponsorship : http://www.slconvention.org/sponsors/call-for-sponsors/
Track Organizer: http://www.slconvention.org/volunteers/track-leaders/
Volunteer: http://www.slconvention.org/volunteers/volunteer-for-boston/

NARDCOTIX Re-Opening & MANA Release

NARDCOTIX :: Mainstore Re-Opening & MANA Release

NARDCOTIX is back with some extra summer flare. Re-Opening their doors this Sunday, NARDCOTIX is proud to welcome it's newest creation MANA.

This very special release is the first of it's kind. MANA shoes are fully functional with many extra perks and options, but most importantly ladies...get ready to give your pedicures a boost. With extra nail packs not only can you change your colors and designs, but you can do it per toe.

For those interested in getting a sneak peek of the new MANA collection...NARDCOTIX is sponsoring a 3-Day MANA Blogger Challenge (Thursday - Saturday) where three lucky avatar feet will have the chance at the MANA pack of their choice.

For information on how to participate see the rules on NARDCOTIX blog.

Winners will be announced at the NARDCOTIX Re-Opening Sunday, June 13 @ 1pm SLT.

Jun 9, 2010

AVENUE Models Casting 2010

AVENUE Models Casting 2010 Blog Pic

Is your dream working in a team of highly qualified professionals who strive to promote Second Life fashion to a higher level?

AVENUE Models, one of the longest established modeling and marketing agencies in Second Life and home of the most creative and complete fashion productions, is holding an open casting call for both models and show producers.

Either you are an experienced and unique model, or you are looking to grow your creative and organizational potentials in our team, apply today.

After a pre-selection of the applications we receive, models will be invited to join special live auditions coordinated by show producers candidates in one day of fashion at the highest level. A jury of excellent professionals in SL fashion industry will select a panel of model finalists, while producers' work will be thoroughly evaluated by our team. After an interview with AVENUE Management, the best models and producers will be invited to AVENUE Models group and family.

TP here for casting applications* and information...look for the "Another Generation" sign.

For more information please contact Livia.
Livia Mastroianni
Senior Producer | AVENUE INC

*application submission deadline is June 20th

Jun 2, 2010

May Highlights

If you haven't had a chance to check out the May issue of AVENUE Magazine....meet some of SL's finest interviewed in this issue.

Cover Story | page 32
Dadina Dosei

Get insight from RL fashion designer Dadina Dosei, how RL fashion affects her creations in SL and visa versa. Her art, style and true expression of herself can be found in each and every piece. What does she have in store for us this summer?

Fashion Icon | page 42
Monica Outlander

"In the world of fashion, there are a few names that stand out. In just one year, Mamai has carved a niche in the fashion scene, from Couture to Avant Garde... Mamai is not your average shopping experience."

Model of the Month | page 146
Chirzaka Vlodovic

"Chirzaka has managed to master the craft of modeling by engaging in activities that enhance her skills even when she's not on the runway."

"I discovered modeling from fashion magazines and decided that is what i want to do. Entering AVENUE Modeling Academy changed my Second Life experience, now it's my work that keeps me coming back again and again."

Architecture SL | page 156
DB Bailey

"There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds."

"Architect David Denton (a.k.a DB Bailey in SL) takes his imagination on a wild ride and gives it corporeal form. His builds can only be described as freethinking, beatific, beautiful, or strange.

Read these articles and more in AVENUE Magazine online via issuu.

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