MODEL: RicoRacer Flux
PHOTOGRAPHER: Magissa Denver
FASHION: Gabriel Red Tuxedo
Picture Info: I asked Magissa if she can recreate the promo picture of The Joker “Why so Serious?” but with the words “Unpretty” instead. This picture represents that dark side of each one of us that constantly tells us that we’re not good enough and we can’t win.
Article Info: I was approached by the lovely Agtaope Carter Lane if I wanted to write an article for BeStyle District Magazine: June 2011 Issue. She gave me the freedom to choose my own topic to write, so I chose to write about the dark side of modeling and the effects it has on the self-esteem. I thought it would be something different than the usual advice tips on modeling. I’ve been a model since June 2009 and most people think that it has been an easy road for me as a model in SL. NOPE. I’ve been a victim of modeling scams. I’ve been thrashed with my ruthed picture plastered on several websites with a caption: NOT TO BE A MODEL. I’ve been given plenty of warnings to watch my back. I’ve been used by people and discarded. I’ve been ejected from agencies unfairly and I’ve lost friendships. I’ve certainly have my share of losing at major agency castings and prestigious contests, as I know most of us probably have. The list goes on…
My point is I’m still here. I didn’t give up and I hope you don’t as well. Please enjoy the article.
Living a life as a Second Life Supermodel looks glamorous and fascinating. We gaze at them in awe as they work the runways and admire their fantastic poses and styling in store ads, blogs and magazines all over the Virtual World. They seem to have everything: fame, prestige, fantastic clothing, glamorous lifestyle and a privileged membership to the SL fashion cliques and agencies. Many are attracted and drawn to the SL Fashion World but soon realized that it is not easy.
The truth is that the road to stardom is not always pretty. It is filled with cut throat ruthless competition for the very few coveted spots and jobs. Aside from the long hours and grueling schedules, many models face drama, stress, jealousy and public humiliation from anyone who wants nothing better than to see a star fall.
Kindly Read The Rest At BeStyle District Magazine
THE FASHION TELLER
SEVEN DEADLY SINS MODEL SEARCH
Featuring FINESMITH Designs
The Fashion Teller: Seven Deadly Sins Model Search is heating up. We have received a lot of FANTASTIC entries that I feel the need to share it here with you. The models and photographers have stepped up and presented fabulously their artistic representations of the SEVEN DEADLY SINS: Pride/Vanity, Sloth, Wrath, Gluttony, Lust, Greed, Envy. They are AMAZING. Here are a couple of entries from Jade Spectre and Jeanie Waydelich. Will post more entries here in the next few days so keep watching.
JOIN the CONTEST NOW. You have until June 30 at 12 noon SLT to submit your entry. Don’t waste this amazing opportunity to be a print model in a totally unique, high fashion, high quality story book presented by SL ART COUTUE Agency: The Seven Deadly Sins. INFO: https://csltm.wordpress.com/2011/06/02/the-fashion-teller-seven-deadly-sins-model-search/
FASHION TELLER CONTEST: ENVY/VANITY
MODEL: Jade Spectre
Photographer: Magissa Denver
Jewelry: Envy – Inspiration Set Shena (Head piece, arms, necklace)
Vanity – H202 Ring, January Collection Earrings & Necklace, Tikara Head Jewel
FASHION TELLER CONTEST- Gluttony by Jeanie Waydelich
Original – The sweet sin of Gluttony…
Model & Photographer: Jeanie Waydelich
FINESMITH: Cherry Blossoms Set
ARE YOU THE NEXT FASHION TELLER STAR?
GIVE IN TO SIN.