Friday, August 17, 2012

Sydney Fashion Week is ON!

Hey I went lookin about SL and stumbled across Sydney Fashion Week going on now till the 22nd! I got the press release here! I only put a smedge in just 2 tease u all so u go c 4 ureself! International Modeling Agency Inc. presents S Y D N E Y F A S H I O N W E E K TWENTY12 Where: Sydney Harbour Secondlife First Version: 14 July 2012 When: August 17 – 22, 2012 The Sydney Fashion Week will showcase different statements from casual chic to avant garde. Inspired by the wonderful and sophisticated ambiance of the inspired SYDNEY Harbour along with its extravagant and iconic landmarks. This event will focus on the impressive architecture brought to life through the collections that will walk on the runway. We also had a very generous sponsorship of a huge cruise ship made by Aymec Millet which is a is multistory build of delight containing several theaters, bedrooms, and night clubs There will be three stages. The opening show and the finale show will be held on a very artistic interpretation of the iconic Sydney Opera House. These shows will open with a short performance by the fantastic Australian Guerilla Burlesque. One of IMA’s objectives to promote the fantastic sl fashion industry within the Australian community. The buildings and features of the Sydney Harbour sim has been inspired by the iconic buildings of the Sydney Harbour. Some shows will be showcased in fantastic high fashion runway . The 17 shows will be executed over the magical bora bora water and guests will be seated on either of the IMA boats or yachts or sitting in the high couture runway. All guests can also hop on any of the provided windsurfers and sail around the sim and the festivities. Pick up an exclusive IMA Inc Sydney Fashion Week item or find the free treasurers on the sim. The sim really is amazing! All the shops r on this big yacht! Here I am standing in front of the big sign on the lower deck of ship!
While there, I checked out a couple of the shops that where there set up and ready. First stop was DiMajor store where I was amazed at the styles and colors of the clothing! A very outback tribal feel to the patterns and cuts of the clothing! The models looked absolutely stunning!
I then headed over to a shop called Creations. Looked like an art gallery! Loved all the images too!
I stood in awe must have been like 20 mins in one spot looking at all the images! LOL But that is not unusual tho! Most of SL amazes me! Next I went to Zura Xue. OMG how avant guarde! Totally fab!
Then...I found the only men's shop! WoooHooo! Legal Insanity! Really good looking stuff! We TOTALLY need more men's clothing shops! There r not enough!
Really colorful board shorts! I was so tempted to buy a pair 4 my hubby but was unsure as 2 if they where transferrable. Anywho...I shared the landmark with some of my friends who would benefit from a new shop for men! I envied this surfboard! It is not often I hit the beaches of SL and surf but maaan! I wanted this one!
I then ventured over to SoliDea Folies! I loved that most of the shops had their names already displayed plainly too. Really makes it easy 2 remember who is who!
The shop's fashions had a nice carnival feel to them I felt and where very haute couture!
I especially loved the way the designer used a full scale model mannequin! The colors and the poses where very well planned!
I looked around and found a makeup shop! WOW! Deesses offers makeup combos according to seasonal skin coloring and types, which is something we have been going over in our Advanced Classes for Classic with Style Advanced University. I even kept and eye out for pieces for a styling we are 2 do later as well. The shop had a group joiner set up and the little bags where just like in a real makeup counter! Impressive!
I then had 2 have a better look at the model runway stage area! It was magnificent! I took this shot from the back of the ship.
I totally had to walk on the runway too! lol I even walked the bridge that is over 2 the right of the photograph and captured this photo. There is a poseball at the end of it. Not sure if it was supposed 2 b there but hey! I hopped it and snapped a shot of myself!
Well I hope my little post about Sydney Fashion Week will inspire some of you all 2 go and have a look! Party! Party! Party!

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Scarlet Styling!

WOOO! and here we r with yet another styling event! This time we had to do Gone With The Wind Scarlet! Now 4 those of u familiar with Gone With The Wind, know that Scarlet was the harlot! Hahahaha! Not really tho but she was determined 2 b married 2 her Ashley who was in love and married 2 another. Anywho! This is the fashions lined up for this particular event!
My styling was I did the dress Scarlett was dressed in from the hospital during that epic scene where she leaves the hospital after she has had enough of death and dying and the smell of death. Dress ~ Scarlett's Hospital Dress 1864 ~ Timeless Elegance Hair ~ Truth Sienna 2 - auburn Truth Sienna 2 - gingers Eyes ~ Pupil L&R Mixed - QYN Supernatural Living Eyes Greys Neat Bish Eyelashes - Toxic Bish Jewelry ~ Pearl Bracelet White - Grumble2Grumble EarthStones Destiny Bridal Set ~ EarthStones Body Oil ~ Bottom & Top 40% - Alessandra Shoes ~ GG Tuxedo Stilettoes White - Grumble2Grumble
While we where all winners this day, the three winners of this nites event was:
Stay tuned 4 more on Classic with Style fashion styling!

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Graduation Day!

OMG we did it! We graduated basic classes at University of Classic with Style! Who would have believed we came so far and achieved so much in just 3 weeks?!
Even though it was my day, I was nervous as! We did a run-through of where we where supposed to be on the stage and then planned a little surprise for the audience afterwards!
Pirates! Pirates! Pirates! Where underway! Hoist the sails me mateys!! Argggg! LOL Yes! This was the big surprise we did a big swashbuckling dance in pirate costumes! It was so much fun! We be model pirates! Bwaahahahaha! Pass the grog!
I got a little surprise myself that day! I achieved University of Classic with Style class valedictorian! I never believed I would in a million years! I'm still stunned! I hope that I can continue to make great strides with my time here with Classic with Style! I am now in Advanced classes. The valedictorian came with Advanced Class scholarship! *passes out* Wow wow wowwowowow!
Then there was the after party for graduation! It was an epic party with all the Classic with Style models and trainers and staff! My love Shane celebrate with me as well as another good friend DiamondHotty! A good time was had by all! Amazing ballons that knocked u senseless! lol
Well that is all 4 this little blog on grad day! Stay tuned 4 more! Trixxi Starr signing out!

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

My CWS Final! xD

Ok! So the final was today; I got to do early due to rl work schedule. My test with Anrol Anthony! She was extremely helpful in pointing things out to me that needed to be considered as a model. One was to sell the clothing. Showing people the back and the front and to make them love the clothing. She also gave me pointers on how to conduct myself as a model and what was expected of me as a model.
I was super super nervous going b4 Anrol and testing by myself and not have my fellow classmates with me for presence support. lol I was to wear a mini skirt, hat and red heels. I picked an outfit made by Lapoint & Bastchild. I mixed and matched a top and a skirt from that designer. The shoes and the hat came from two separate designers. My accessories where simple. Around my neck I had a photo of my husband. A photo I myself did for his profile picture. I also wore both my bond rings. The hair was not a hit as it went through my body. Now I know finally what I was doing wrong in my styling! lol As well as the mocap poses! *Rips them all out of my huddle* It is still unknown why I cannot do a character test with my Firestorm viewer. :( Something I am very sad about considering it is a great tool when fixing your avatar if you are a cloud. I also forgot the alpha layer to my eyes which was important part of my styling as well. *holds head in despair* Come to think of it, I don't think any of my jewelry was attached!
In the quick change, I found out that u could in fact have your accessories and shoes in same folder. It was my understanding you could not. I definitely learned today! The bathing suit I think was hot but the hair again was all wrong. ~ CWS Ballroom ~
First off let me just say this place is amazing with the colorful blocks that are color changing behind the runway! Velvet like seat circle the stage which is color changing and black. there are 3 entrances to this ballroom stage with a lovely water fountain shooting water into the air as background effect.
Photos adorn the walls surrounding the stage of winners past and present in the many competitions of CWS. A piano sits off to the side of the stage, possibly for interludes when the dances are underway. I so cant wait to do a show on this runway! ~ CWS Dome Stage ~
Oh wow this place looks like its inside of a pyramid! I love the earthy muted tones throughout. There are huge statues pouring water on each side of the runway 2. The effect of this takes my breath away! I can just see myself walking down the runway doing dome formation being here! The seating is like in a semicircle in front of the stage for both audience and judges.
~ CWS Black And White Stage ~
The Black and White stage where all the famous video shoots happen! This stage is surrounded with black and white seating and has a square runway. The models come up the middle and exit off to the sides of the runway. In the center of the runway there are water birds such as white and black swans and flamingos. This is my favorite feature of this runway. ~ CWS Red Runway Stage ~
To enter Red Runway u have to walk from the beach and down a long corridor to the stage area. I make my way slowly down the corridor. It opens up to a beautiful gallery! the seating for the audience is on either side and the chairs are gold. A red carpet leads into the stage area which makes one feel as if they are walking the red carpet.
The judges seating is in front and the chairs are white. There are gold seats on either side of the runway as well.
There is also a white piano too.
There where a lot of other avatars that where on the different stages practicing formations. I had a lovely time going around to all the stages and getting to see the areas that I would one day walk in a show. To actually see the real stages that I have been practicing on for weeks, really cemented in my mind the magnitude of the task all of us aspiring models achieve when we graduate UCWS and move on to do runway shows.