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This weekend is your last chance to submit your photos joining the  Fashion Designers Challenge Photo Contest! Thegrand prize is a BAG including 23 items created during the FDC event: 2 skins, 15 outfits, 4 jewelry, 1  shoes fatpack  and 1 hair (Check the prizes here )!! The deadline to submit your photos is May/30th!!

Visit FDC blog to check the rules and have lot of fun taking your pictures!

As an important reminder  I should say Fashion Designers Challenge Special temporary stores with all items created during this event are now closed! So if you still wanna buy some of the FDC items, you should visit each one of the designer’s store. Check here the SLURLs to FDC designer’s stores.

If you are not sure what are the FDC items you can wear to this photo contest, you can take a free copy of the FDC Photo Book on XStreet SL with photos of ALL FDC items (photos by Tillie Ariantho). You also can check some of FDC items on the Moda Fashion Spotlight TV Show, and also on the Fashion Show Review by Timeless Agency. Or, check what the designers blogged about each other.

And this is the perfect moment to, on behalf of all 35 FDC designers,  once again say thank you to all professionals who worked hard to make this event happen!

Special thanks for the support teams who worked with us in several aspects of this event:

  • Fashion Agency: Timeless Fashion Agency / SerinaJane Loon, Orso Templar, Mui Mukerji, Alaysa Lombardi, Zoe Demar, Lolita Nomura, AnGeLik Slade, Cayce Newell, Haruka Kish, Nemi McCoy, Sapphire Coakes, Sharron Schuhman, Tempest Rosca, Sabine Blackburn, Sally Yachvili, Tiffany Dragonash, Isabel Brocco, Jennaa Loire, Seashell Dench, Valeria Pienaar and Jhao Oh. (Did I forget someone? I hope not!)
  • Fashion Show Venue: Patch Thibaud Auditorium / Frolic Mills
  • Machinima maker: Prad Prathivi
  • Photographer: Tillie Ariantho
  • TV Show: Moda Fashion Spotlight TV Show / Mia Sanchez, JujuDoll Dancer, Nyte Vargas, Harlee Lane, Calveen Kline, Makeda Cole, Yxes Delacroix, Lovis Timeless, SLCN/Treet, and, of course, all the beautiful models who worked on the TV show! (Did I forget someone? I hope not!)
  • Video teaser:  JujuDoll Dancer

This event challenged each one of those professionals to give their best, and they did it! We really appreciate your effort and professionalism! Thank you so much!

Special thank you to our sponsors! (alphabetic order):

Amodica Studio/Prad Prathivi –
EyeCandy/Candy Cerveau –
Moda Fashion Spotlight:
Sam’s Secret Boutique/Samsara Nishi:
SL Newspaper
Sn@tch/Ivey Deschanel  –
The Best of SL Magazine
Tillie Ariantho
WW Design

And, of course, this event would be impossible without the creative and open minds of those brave fashion designers who jumped into this project without knowing what style of outfit they would have to create. I would like to special thanks again each one of them:

Aleri Darkes, Alexandar Vargas, Amutey Decuir, Annah Whitfield, Anubis Hartunian, Candy Cerveau, Clio Cardiff, Danielle Harrop, Digit Darkes, Eolande Elvehjem, Felicity Overlord, Ina Centaur, Indyra Seigo, Ivey Deschanel, Jamie Holmer, Kesseret Steeplechase, Leah McCullough, Mew Denimore, Mouse Mimistrobell, Nardya Rousselot, Neferia Abel, Nyte Vargas, Pushbutton Skolnick, Samsara Nishi, SavannahAnn McMillan, Sevenstar Amat, Sheltered Heart, Shir Dryke, Sioxie Legend, Sofi Sullivan, SySy Chapman, Tatianna Faulkes, Tigerlily Koi, Tuli Asturias and Wiccan Sojourner.

Super special thanks for the designers who, working in parallel with the design of their own FDC items,  invested several extra hours in collaboration mode to make possible this event happen:

  • Club Builder & pre-opening party organization: Tatianna Faulkes
  • Store Builder team: Sofi Sullivan, Tatianna Faulkes
  • Sim owners: Candy Cerveau, Ivey Deschanel
  • Visual Identity team: Ina Centaur, Sevenstar Amat, Sioxie Legend
  • Italian translator: Clio Cardiff
  • Photo Contest organization: SySy Chapman
  • Special advisors: Alexandar Vargas, Sysy Chapman
  • Brainchild & Main Organization: Samsara Nishi

I love you all!!

I’m looking forward to see what we will be challenged to create during the second edition of Fashion Designers Challenge!!  If you are also curious about it, keep one eye on


Samsara Nishi

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Hey there!

This is a quick post just to let you know we decided to postpone our closing party to the last day of our Fashion Designers Challenge Photo Contest, so we can announce the winners during the party!  We will let you know all the details later!

By the way, did you submit your photos already for the photo contest? The grand prize will be a FAT BAG including almost ALL items created to the Fashion Designer Contest!!

Check the rules and have fun!


Samsara Nishi

Do you want a chance to win a HUGE prize bag containing the amazing extraordinairy designs created for the Fashion Designers Challenge? Then join our Flickr Photo contest today!

Click here  to visit a list of quick tp’s to the designers stores to get your FDC creation(s)!

How to enter:

1. Take some photos of yourself wearing your favorite FDC outfit by any of the designers, or a combination of more designers. Show us how you wear it and try to really make the photo show the theme of the challenge! (i.e. a jungle styled dress would be awesome shot in a jungle etc.)

2. Photoshopping is allowed, be creative!

3. In order to take part in this contest, you must have a flickr account.

4.Join the FDC flickr group here: FDC flickr group and submit a maximum of 3 photos. Please start the description of the photo with [FDC photo contest] In your description, you must include what item you are wearing in the description of the photo. Any picture that fails to identify which item they are using will be disqualified.

5. Submit your photos before May 31 2009, the contest is closing that day!

6. Voting system: There will be three prize winners in this contest. The grand prize winner wins it ALL, thats right, the WHOLE collection of FDC’s participating designers (see list of prizes below). Second place wins 10 designs of any of the FDC designers by choice, third place wins 5 designs of any of the FDC designers by choice!

How will we define the winners? We won’t! YOU WILL! Every photo submission on flickr, will be judged by the public by a points system. Each flickr user can give their favorite photo’s points, following this system:

best photo: 3 points
2nd best: 2 points
3rd best: 1 point

The photo with the most votes wins! Each flickr user can only cast their votes ONCE to keep things fair. * Ofcourse you’re not expected to vote for your own entry!* Every designer participating in the FDC can moderate in the flickr group, so we will keep a close eye on things going fair.

The contest is ending May 31st when the prize winners will be notified and announced!

Have fun and we can’t wait to see your photo’s!

FDC Designers & Organization

Prize list { updated May 21}: (prize list is a list of confirmed prizes to date, check back to see any additions made!)

FDC Faith skin FDC exclusive – :: TULI :: – Tuli Asturias
FDC Wild Jaquar Dress – Sam’s Secret Boutique – Samsara Nishi
FDC Regency Jane gown – SYSY’s – SySy Chapman
FDC Janine gown – *Bliss Couture* – Amuty DeCuir
FDC Eternal winter bracelet & necklace – :: Eyecandy :: – Candy Cerveau
FDC Peacocks lovegown & headpiece – Stitch by Stitch – Sevenstar Amat
FDC Frenzy Stiletto’s *Fatpacks ALL shoes!* – FO – Felicity Overlord
FDC The lawrk – Sprawl – Pushbutton Skolnick
FDC London dress – Addoro – Mew Denimore
FDC Anguish jewelry set – Eolande – Eolande Elvejhem
FDC Apprentice outfit – Sn@tch – Ivey Deschanel
FDC Vintage pearl collection – AV – Alexandar Vargas
FDC Elekim dress – Anubis Style – Anubis Hartunian
FDC Indi sunflower dress – INDI Designs – Jamie Holmer
FDC Midsummer Amusements dress – Clio pret a porter – Clio Cardiff
FDC Harmonicus Rose gown – Nardcotix – Nardya Rousselot
FDC Ares (Aries) god of war complete set – Bewitched – Wiccan Sojourner
FDC Midsummer Amusements jewelry – Dark Mouse – Mouse Mimistrobell
FDC Missy skin Odile Make up – SPIRIT Skins – SavannahAnn McMillan
FDC Aibell gown – Storin – Annah Whitfield
FDC FDC dress – Naive – Leah McCullough
FDC King Neptune (male) formal outfit – IEVL – Nyte Vargas
FDC Janine hairstyles (all colors!) – HoH – Sheltered Heart

Plurk-dancing-banana’s i’m excited! Have fun everybody!
❤ SySy

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Do you wanna read what FDC designers are writing about each other?

The FDC’s main rule is based on this statement: “Fashion-Designer-A” defines a challenge that “Fashion-Designer-B” will create and “Fashion-Designer-C” will blog about.

On “Designer’s REVIEWS” page on our blog  you can read what the FDC designers blogged about each other.

So far we already have those posts:

  • Alexandar Vargas blog post about Indyra Seigo & Felicity Overlord
  • Annah Witfield blog post about  Nardya Rousselot
  • Clio Cardiff blog post about Danielle Harrop
  • Felicity Overlord blog post about Candy Cerveau
  • Felicity Overlord blog post about Anubis Hartunian & Nyte Vargas
  • Ina Centaur blog post about Samsara Nishi
  • Indyra Seigo blog post about Anubis Hartunian
  • Jamie Holmer blog post about Pushbutton Skolnick
  • Mouse Mimistrobell blog post about Danielle Harrop
  • Neferia Abel blog post about SySy Chapman
  • Nyte Vargas blog post about Amutey DeCuir & Sheltered Heart
  • Nyte Vargas blog post about Clio Cardiff & Mouse Mimistrobell
  • Samsara Nishi blog post about Ivey Deschanel and Eolande Elvehjem
  • Samsara Nishi blog post about Sevenstar Amat & Felicity Overlord
  • Sevenstar Amat blog post about Candy Cerveau
  • Sheltered Heard blog post about Aleri Darkes
  • Sofi Sulivan blog post about Clio Cardiff and Mouse Mimistrobell
  • Sofi Sulivan blog post about Nyte Vargas
  • SySy Chapman blog post about Ina Centaur
  • Tuli Asturias blog post about Annah Witfield and SavannahAnn McMilan

    Keep one eye on “Designer’s REVIEWS” page on our blog to read the next blog posts by designers!

    I hope you enjoy!

    What do you think? Are designers also good bloggers?


    Samsara Nishi

    Pushbutton Skolnick from the label SPRAWL is one of the 35 brave designers attending the Fashion Designers Challenge. She was challenged by Danielle Harrop who wanted her to create a:

    “sheath dress and cropped or bolero jacket with wrist-lenght gloves, seamed hose…a 1940’s daywear look. If you feel adverturous, a pill box hat would make the outfit perfect… “

    So she created a classy 1940’s daywear outfit available in 4 different colours:

    water and coffee:

    FDC The Lark (water & coffee)

    chestnut and coal:

    FDC The Lark (chestnut & coal)

    crimson and navy:

    FDC The Lark (crimson & navy)

    night and fog:

    FDC The Lark (night & fog)

    Each one includes 17 items:

    1 belt, 3 tops ( jacket, shirt, undershirt layer), 1 bolero, bolero sleeves, 2 button up shirts ( shirt, undershirt layer), 1 shirt collar, shirt sleeves, 2 glitchpants ( pants, underpants layer), 1 skirt, gloves and stockings. The button-up shirts and the seamed stockings are the same for each color. The outfit includes a system skirt which was unavoidable, so to keep it from the puffy “big butt”- look you can turn the value of your butt size down to 0 (given that you have a shape that is set to modify).

    Due to the great number of pieces and the variety of colours, the outfit offers you a range of different wearing options and furthermore it’s suited for multiple occasions like business, festivities or just for everyday life depending on the way of wearing it. The night and fog one is suitable for everything, it looks so elegant and classy and I’m also a huge black and white fan so this one is my personal favourite.

    All FDC outfits are available at this 2 stores:

    Further informations about the FDC:

    Yours, Jamie Holmer

    Here is what Candy Cerveau did for the awsome FDC:

    this beautifull jewlery set was created by Candy Cerveau, challanged by herself….yes this can happen too 🙂 She picked herself randomly. The task was to create something that is inspired by the ice hotel in Sweden. So she started making this  snow crystal inspired necklace and bracet in icy colors, that could be appropriate for an ice fairy or ice princess. I think, if there was a jewlery shop in the ice hotel, they would sell sets like this.

    Candy Cerveau dropped into the world of Second Life in January of 2006 after reading about a working version of The Metaverse from Neal Stephenson’s novel Snow Crash. In RL she is a glass artist and creates beads for jewelry and collection. She has, as she admits,  a natural inclination for working small – and a desire to produce well crafted and well textured work.  She uses mostly custom made and exclusive textures and has embraced the new sculpted prims with joy, as to her they impart a realism and organic feel that is hard to match.

    Her shop in SL is”Eye Candy”, she opened it in  in late 2006. She expanded her area several times and finally made the leap to her own sim in August of this year. Her main store is in Emerald City on the new sim Magic of Oz, a theme build based on the Oz books of L Frank Baum.


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    Eyes: IC-Eyes Vidad Brown

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