FASHION CALENDAR: AVENUE Presents D’ORIENT LAUNCH 12/18 12PM SL

★ AVENUE Models ★

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

PR Contact: Jesika Contepomi, Chief Marketing Officer, AVENUE Inc.

D’ORIENT LAUNCH
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d’Orient opens this week with a list of top SL™ designers filling it’s asian inspired shopping district. Where East meets West, this First Meta sim couples the premier Singaporean retailer TANGS (known as VTANGS inworld) with a stellar cast of in-world designers promising a fashion smorgasbord for a unique shopping experience.

Debuting the sim in style, First Meta has partnered with AVENUE Models for an unforgetable runway show featuring d’Orient designers:

Rfyre
Nardcotix
Stylissimo
Magnifico
CIA Designs
Devine Couture
MEB
[AddiCt]
[Obscene]
Ducknipple
Blitzed
ChicChickie!
Ema’s
CNUK
HOX
+ ezura
PATY
DCNY
MADAME
Jela Couture

When: 18 December 2009, 12pm SLT

Where:
Landmark:

Slurl:

http://slurl.com/secondlife/First%20Meta/119/105/21

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About First Meta
In 2007, we brought to Second Life the world’s first virtual credit card. First Meta now presents the First Meta Exchange – a multi-world virtual currency exchange.

The First Meta Exchange (FMX) is currently live in 4 virtual worlds including Second Life and IMVU. Users can buy and sell their Linden Dollars as well as trade them for other virtual currencies like IMVU credits.

Besides its cross-world capability, FMX features
• a unique multi-avatar account management system
• a proprietary volume optimization algorithm
• traditional and alternative payment methods spanning more than 230 countries so you can reach out to a wider audience
• in-house developed anti-fraud technology that allows us to have the lowest fraud rates in the industry.

FMX will be the single platform for virtual world Residents to expand their business and manage all their ‘virtual’ finances.

First Meta is a real-life company based in Singapore and funded by private investors and the Singapore government.

Selected media coverage and awards:
echCrunch, BusinessWeek, WIRED, BBC World Service and most notably named one of the top 200 private technology companies in the world by Red Herring.

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AVENUE Models, the premier modeling agency in Second Life®, is well known for their professional organization of lavish and creative fashion events driven by unique and effective marketing and promotions.

AVENUE Inc, the parent company of AVENUE Models, AVENUE Studio, AVENUE Models Academy and AVENUE Magazine, was founded by Rusch Raymaker, CEO in 2007. With a team of highly professional and qualified fashion, creative and marketing professionals, AVENUE strives to continuously promote the Second Life® Fashion Industry to a higher level.

Leading the first fashion track and publishing AVENUE Magazine in print at the Second Life Community Convention 2009, AVENUE continues to break new grounds in fashion marketing and publishing within and outside of Second Life®.

For more information please contact Jesika Contepomi, Chief Marketing Officer for AVENUE Inc.

Email: jesika@avenuesl.com
Website: http://www.avenuesl.com

© AVENUE INC PRESS RELEASE DECEMBER 2009