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Shoetopia: Your Shoe Heaven in the Clouds

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In a few day’s Shoetopia will be open access for all.

I wanted to take a few photos of the build and share them. There are two sims and they are in a large circle with two offsets on each sim for the gacha machines, the sponsors in the middle and all the other stores around the circle. I like the layout and design of Shoetopia and it was easy to get around which is important in a fair in Second Life.

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I have a copy of the official press release for the event that I’m going to post below. It has more information in it and better put than I could give you:

SHOETOPIA 2013, The long awaited return of the ‘premiere shoe event’ in Second Life is set to open on Friday, November 15th, 2013.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Contact: Anessa Stine

November 12, 2013 — Announced way back in January of this year, SHOETOPIA is the reincarnation of the most popular footwear event in Second Life, SHOE FAIR, which has been missing in action since June 2011. Now, almost 10 months since it was announced, SHOETOPIA 2013 is set to open on the 15th of this month with an ethereal build by Artist Rebeca Bashly, that promises to have you in Shoe Heaven! Excited designers and shoe lovers alike, have delighted at the promise of a ‘New Kind of Shoe Fair’, and the anticipation has been building steadily as opening day draws closer.

Conceived by long time Event Coordinators, Business Managers and Second Life Fashion Bloggers, Sophia Harlow and Anessa Stine, SHOETOPIA is their first collaborative effort combining a mutual love of fashion, respect for ingenuity and quality, and desire to create a memorable and special annual event to fill the void in the Second Life event calendar created when SHOE FAIR failed to take place in 2012. Says Sophia, “When the thought dawned on me that there needed to be a footwear event in Second Life again, there was only one person that I approached. Anessa has always been a ‘Shoe Girl’, and her creative vision was the perfect compliment to my detail oriented planning skills and excellent relationships with many SL Creators.” Both Sophia and Anessa are thankful to the many volunteers who are dedicated to making this event a success.

Carrying on the tradition of it predecessor, SHOETOPIA has selected the charity organization Soles4Souls as its ‘Sole’ beneficiary. This is a charity that touches all shoe lovers, an organization that not only supports those in need domestically, in North America, but also those met with disaster around the world. Says Anessa, “An organization that puts shoes on the feet of underprivileged children so they can attend schools, allows domestic abuse victims to have a second chance at entering the workforce in style, creates jobs in the most needy of communities, and uses the slogan ‘every shoe deserves a Second Life’, it could not be a more worthy or appropriate organization to benefit from all of our efforts.” The timing of SHOETOPIA could not be more advantageous to Soles4Souls, already hard at work preparing to assist those affected by the recent storms in the Philippines and Southeast Asia, each participating designer will be offering up an item that will see 100% of its proceeds go directly to Soles4Souls.

With more than 50 of Second Life’s most talented footwear designers, and dozens of incredible contributing gacha designers, there will something for everyone on this stroll through the clouds. Major Sponsors; Slink, Gos Boutique, Just Design and LaRoo, and additional sponsors; ISON, KOSH, lassitude & ennui, House of London, KoiKoi, fri.day, sYs, House of Fox, Glam Affair, G Field, Valiant and ViveNine/Ryvolter, will all be releasing new items at SHOETOPIA, as will each and every one of the participants. Says Anessa, “The response from designers has been so positive, we are overwhelmed by the quality of the footwear at this event.”

SHOETOPIA will be pleased to welcome all of you to visit our slice of ‘Shoe Heaven’ between November 15th and 30th of this year, in what promises to be the first of many ‘Shoetopian’ events to come!

Official Blog: http://slshoetopia.blogspot.ca/
Official Flickr Group: http://www.flickr.com/groups/shoetopia/

As you can see, we are in expert hands!

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Frills and Thrills @ FaMeshed!

So yesterday Fameshed started an exciting new round. So far this round I’ve picked up this hair from Wasabi Pills. This silver jewelry set from Maxi Gossamer and this adorable frilled bathing suit from G. Field. I am in love so far. My poses are from Everglow available at the Vintage Fair starting August 4th!

Paris in the spring @ Collabor88

I adore the new collection at Collabor88 this month that was released on the 8th of April. This skybox that I’m using as a backdrop that you will see more of in other posts comes to us from Mister Barnesworth Anubis and it is gorgeous. It features a wrap around view of Paris that you can see out the windows and its a total steal for the quality. The furniture featured in this post comes to us from Collabor88 guest this month What Next, it is a set of Gossip Benches with artwork and telephone and I adore the colors.

I am wearing this mesh skirt and sweater from Tres Blah who has also put out some gorgeous outfits for Collabor88 this month as well as a skin that I am not wearing.

The skin that I am wearing is actually new from League and not a part of Collabor88 but it is a lovely skin called Jen that you need to run out and demo! The hair that I am wearing is new mesh hair from Lelutka called Trend.. and the boots which I believe compliment this outfit so well are from G Field.. and they are mesh boots for 300L which are must have additions to any SL wardrobe. My poses in this post are from Adorkable.

It feels like spring

“Spring is like a perhaps hand
(which comes carefully
out of Nowhere)arranging
a window,into which people look(while
people stare
arranging and changing placing
carefully there a strange
thing and a known thing here)and

changing everything carefully

spring is like a perhaps
Hand in a window
(carefully to
and fro moving New and
Old things,while
people stare carefully
moving a perhaps
fraction of flower here placing
an inch of air there)and

without breaking anything.”
ee cummings

Credits:

Boots: G Field for Fashion for Life (Mesh and Fab and only 200L)
Shirt: G Field
Skirt: Mon Tissu (Photos taken at Lula)
Skin: Dutch Touch – Esmee in Peach
Jewels: Donna Flora
Poses: !Bang
Bike: What Next