Art in Hats 2015 Press Release!

Below is the official press release for Art in Hats 2015:

Press Release For immediate release!

ART IN HATS 2015

– WITH THE RIGHT HAT NOTHING ELSE MATTERS! –

ART in HATS and HATS in ART is back for another year of fun, whimsy, artistic expression and entertainment!

There are contests open to the public with prizes, a variety of entertainment, more art and, of course, the most exciting display of hats in Second Life collectively in one spot!

This year ART in HATS – HATS in ART has selected Team Diabetes of Second Life (http://teamdiabetesofsl.org/), an official charity of the American Diabetes Association, as a charitable beneficiary of the event. A portion of proceeds will go to the charity and we will be holding a unique hat auction at the end of the event with exclusive designs!

The highlights of our schedule includes:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW HAT COSTUME PARTY November 1, 2015 at 12 PM SLT

(This evet is a private event, however, a limited number of tickets may be purchased.)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC November 4, 2015 at 6 AM SLT

GRAND OPENING DAY November 7, 2015

Featuring Fashion Hat Shows and a Grand Gala Event – Open to the public

BRING IT ON Public Styling Contest November 8, 2016 at 3 PM SLT

FINAL DAY LINE UP November 14, 2015 Including

TOP FASHION STYLE SHOW 2 PM

PUBLIC HAT CONTEST WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT & CHARITY AUCTION 4 PM

FINAL CHANCE SHOPPING PARTY 8 PM

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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Art and fashion meet in hats. Good hats are art to wear and subsequently many artists love to create fantastic hats. Fashion designers often show an explosion of creativity in hats. Hats turn to fashion with the styling.

The basic idea of the exhibition is to bring designers, artists and photographers together in an art exhibition / sales event / charity benefit by presenting hats built by artists and fashion designers in combination with photos. The photos are meant to be an art shot.

Hats and images are to be sold or are given as freebies. One of a kind pieces are sold in a live auction for charity.

WHO IS ATTENDING?

Artists, fashion designers, builders has been invited to submit their hat creations. Fashion- and art-photographers has been invited to submit their artistic scenery taken with a hat.

PARTICIPANT ARTISTS AND BRANDS:

Couture Chapeau, Hatter ‘n Hell, Stone’s Works, Elysium Skins & Mesh Apparel, Miss Darcy

Spyralle, Lyrical B!zarre Templates, {{BSD Design studio}}}}, Sonatta Morales, F I N ES M I T H, Sascha’s Designs, Bohemian Gypsy Couture, Epic Chromatic, Betty Tureaud, Wicca’s Wardrobe, Wicca’s Wardrobe, Barry Richez, Macabre, E.V.E, Xen’s Hats, Pink Ice Boutique, K E L I N I, Romance Couture, Zanze, Snowpaws, Ghee, Deche, Paris METRO Couture, Whimsical Happenings, Lilith’s Den, The Happy Hat, Bliensen + MaiTai, Oddfish Studios, Chérie, BamPu Legacies, BlueMoon enterprise, Barbara Wardell, Cica Ghost, Sina Souza, Kynne Llewellyn, ApocketfullofButterflies, Brigittacoral, Paradox Messmer, ByrneDarkly Cazalet, Awesome Fallen, johannes1977 Resident, jamie86, Valsnia Resident, amandamagik Resident, Cold Frog, Burk Bode and Wizardoz Chrome

ABOUT CONTESTS OPEN TO THEPUBLIC

A photography contest will be held that allows the public to create a hat of their own and photograph it. The photographs will be submitted for display and a winner will be selected and announced at the closing events on the 14th.

A styling competition opens the ability for anyone to style a look for a hat and show it to the public in a “all for fun” styling show! A winner will be chosen and announced during the after party!

WHEN IS THE EVENT?

Exhibition/Sale/ Auction will be open from November the 4th through November the 14th.

A private preview party will be held on the 1st of November, allowing opportunities for fans of the artistic offerings early entry and shopping privileges! See the website https://artinhats.com/ or contact Emma Portilo for information on this opportunity!

ABOUT THE EVENT TEAM

Emma Portilo is a well-known event organizer, stylistic, retired model and journalist. She re-joins  the event this year as the Top Hat (Lead Coordinator) for the event. (http://emmaportilo.wordpress.com/)

Chloe Seljan returns to the team and is instrumental in the process as a Co-Coordinator. Chloe is known for yearly events like Pumpkin Town and Furry Fair (http://potpourrimarkets.blogspot.be/)

Kimmera Madison the designer of the first ever Second Life wedding gown and owner and fashion designer of Tres Beau joins the team as Co-Coordinator this year. https://tresbeau.wordpress.com/

Also joining the team is John (johannes Resident) as a Co-Coordinator. He is a builder, photographer and well-known artist as well as magazine, gallery, club and restaurant owner.

(https://windlightmagazine.com/)

Jessii Warhol brings the expertise of Public Relations to the team this year. She is a well-known marketing professional, public relations consultant and event organizer.

ART in HATS – HATS in ART was founded by Quan Lavender in 2013. Quan is blogger, curator of the Art India Gallery (currently on hiatus) and member of the LEA (Linden Endowment for the Arts) committee. While she is unable to join the team this year due to real life commitments, she is doing well and supportive of the event. The team thanks Quan for her outstanding insight in creating this unique event that focuses on such a wonderful statement piece of fashion – the hat, while promoting the arts! (http://quanlavender.blogspot.de/)

QUESTIONS?

Please contact Emma Portilo.

ART in HATS - HATS in ART

Feline Fashions for the 2015 Fall Showcase!

Feline Fashions has generously created not one, but two outfits in support of the 2015 Fall Showcase! Both items are 299L’s each and 100% of the proceeds goes to Team Diabetes of Second Life, an official and authorized team of the American Diabetes Association!

SLURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Zebria%20Wyldwood/27/183/1208

_FF_ Bekka Teal 1

_FF_ Bekker Teal 1

Jamie Wolf Photography & Gallery For the Fall 2015 Showcase!

Jamie Wolf Photography FULL PREM

Only one more day to catch all of the great items at the Fall 2015 Showcase! Jamie Wolf Photography & Gallery is offering three professional edited profile photos for the low price of 500Ls! 100% of the proceeds will go to Team Diabetes of Second Life, an official and authorized team of The American Diabetes Association!

SLURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Akna/133/176/513

Pink Ice Boutique For the Fall 2015 Showcase!

Pink Ice Boutique has not one, but TWO items up for sale in support of the Fall 2015 Showcase, to benefit Team Diabetes of Second Life:

DINA SPORTS TOP & SKIRT DIABETIES FALL SHOWCASE AD

DINA SPORTS MINI TOP & MAXI SKIRT

Sporty mini top & maxi skirt in two color options both featuring the Team Diabetes Logo Colors. One in black & red, the other red & black. For Maitreya, Slink Physique, TheMeshProject (TMP) & Classic SL Avatars.

PRICE: L$ 225

SLURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Akna/133/156/506

MENS VEST DIABETES SHOWCASE AD R1

MEN’S VEST WITH TEXTURE CHANGE HUD

Men’s open front denim vest in blue and black with 5 different texture options. For Slink, TheMeshProject (TMP) and Classic SL Avatar

PRICE: L$ 250

SLURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Akna/133/156/506

Potomac Signature Homes For the Fall 2015 Showcase!

Today’s Fall 2015 Showcase Spotlight is on Potomac Homes! Potomac Homes has a special October adult themed bedroom set!

October Romance Bedroom Set Adult Ad

Description:  Snuggle up with your sweetie on the October Romance Adult Bedroom Set.  Loaded with singles, couple cuddle and couple adult animations.  Comes complete with bedroom bench (with animations), side table with books and lantern, dresser with opening drawers, lamp (click to turn on), bookcase with opening doors, floor candles, and standing mirror with a sleepy black cat by it, and a courageous little mouse using the cat as a step stool!

You receive everything in the description for the low cost of 999 lindens! 100% proceeds goes to Team Diabetes of Second Life, an official and authorized team of The American Diabetes Association.

SLURL: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Potomac%20Signature%20Homes/157/152/28

Park Place For The 2015 Fall Showcase!

[Park Place] Connie's Loveseat and Coffee table

Today’s Fall 2015 Showcase spotlight is on the loveseat from Park Place! This item is only 425 lindens and Park Place owner DeAnn Defaux provided the following description: “This loveseat was colored blue and named in honor of a friend who has lived with diabetes since she was 15 years old.  It has both his and hers singles animations as well as cuddle animations.” 100% proceeds of all sales of the loveseat goes to Team Diabetes of SL, an official and authorized team of The American Diabetes Association!

You can purchase the loveseat at Park Place’s main store: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Loring%20Park%20Place/126/102/30

Aphrodite For The 2015 Fall Showcase!

Aphrodite-Vampires-stories-book-

The 2015 Fall Showcase is in full swing! Today’s gift spotlight is on the Vampire’s Story Book from Aphrodite! This item is only 299 lindens and the book has 4 scary stories that tells, its an animated Halloween book story teller! 100% of the proceeds goes to Team Diabetes of SL, an official and authorized team of The American Diabetes Association!

You can purchase the book at the Aphrodite main store: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Shopping%20City/204/85/23

Fundraising Kiosks Are Now Available & More Fundraising Event Information!

TEAM DIABETES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Fundraising Kiosks Now Available For Team Diabetes of Second Life & Upcoming Fundraising Events!

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First Round of Fall Showcase to Begin on Oct 1!

TEAM DIABETES

Team Diabetes of Second Life is pleased to announce the first participants of the very first Fall Showcase! This event will offer a different selection of creators every 3 months! An item will be placed at the creator’s business or location in one of the Team Diabetes of Second Life’s official vendors! This event is in the form of a hop around so be prepared to teleport and help raise money to beat diabetes! Below are the current participants:

BattleBeast Breedables
Park Place Home Decor
Aphrodite Shop
Hearthaven Photography and Creations
Feyline Fashions
Meshopotamia
Tres Beau
Potomac Signature Homes
Moonstar
JOH
Windlight Magazine
Epic Chromatic
Pink Ice Boutique
Jamie Wolf Photography & Gallery

Very special thank you to these creators! There is still time to sign up, simply contact Johannes1977 Resident, Jessii2009 Warrhol, or Emma Portilo in Second Life

Official Press Release of the formation of Team Diabetes of Second Life

TEAM DIABETES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Formation of Team Diabetes of Second Life

Website: www.teamdiabetesofsl.org

In World Location: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Plush%20Non%20Profit%20Commons/221/30/26/

We are pleased to announce the formation of Team Diabetes of Second Life! Team Diabetes of Second Life is an official and authorized team of The American Diabetes Association. The mission of Team Diabetes of Second Life is to raise awareness, tolerance, and funds for diabetes in the virtual world of Second Life.

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