Miss Essence of PurpleMoon™ 2013

Miss Essence of PurpleMoon™ 2013 – Press Release

Celebrating PurpleMoon’s 3rd Anniversary we are holding a photo and live runway contest to give one lady the opportunity to become “The Essence of PurpleMoon”. We are looking for someone who can represent the essence of PurpleMoon.

We want to find the elegance, glamour and magic that PurpleMoon has been offering for these three years. We want to see the heart and soul of PurpleMoon represented in your picture. It’s about great style, beauty and class. But most of all, it’s about getting to see our brand through your eyes. If you would like to become our face please join us, submit your pictures and a group of judges will decide who shall be the one … “The Essence of PurpleMoon 2013″.


[1] Join PurpleMoon Creations in world group.
[2] Join “the ♔The Essence of PurpleMoon™♔” group in Flickr: www.flickr.com/groups/essenceofpurplemoon/
[3] The photo can be taken by yourself or somebody else (Please credit the photographer in the description). You have to wear an outfit from PurpleMoon or a mix&match of PurpleMoon designs but no group or hunt gifts are allowed.
[4] The photo must be 1024×1024 pixels or higher but always in 1.1 ratio and must be submitted to the Flickr group. (No pictures sent inworld will be accepted)
[5] You are allowed to submit up to two (2) pictures. One face shot and one full body shot. Rename the pictures “The Essence of PurpleMoon” -”Your Name”.
[6] No logos, signs or names are allowed on the photographs.
[7] We reserve the right to remove from the pool any images that don’t follow these rules.
[8] By posting your pictures in the group you are giving PurpleMoon Creations all the rights to use those pictures for promotion, advertising, etc.
[9] Each month, six monthly winners will be chosen to compete in the Essence of PurpleMoon semi-finals in mid-October. This will be an in-house styling show and personal interviews. Ten finalists will be chosen at this event.
[10] The ten finalists will compete in the Essence of PurpleMoon finals in November. A panel of judges will select the top three winners. More details about what to prepare for the final will be given to the finalists.
[11] Winners will be chosen by a panel of judges to be announced.


Month One: Begins on June 20th, 2012 and ends midnight July 19th, 2012. Winners announced by June 30.
Month Two: Begins on July 20th, 2012 and ends midnight August 19th, 2012. Winners announced by August 30.
Month Three: Begins on August 20th, 2012 and ends midnight September 19th, 2012. Winners announced by September 30.
The semi-finals will take place in mid-October (date/time TBD)
The finals will take place in early November (date/time TBD


Each of the six monthly winners will receive L$2500 in store credit from PurpleMoon, their pictures will be published in magazines and display at PM Main Store and they will receive some special gifts from our sponsors.
Miss Essence of PurpleMoon 2013 will receive L$50000 cash prize and will receive all releases of the year of her reign as the face of PurpleMoon. She will represent the brand in many advertising images for magazines, in store posters and other media, and will be invited to participate in the upcoming fashion shows.
She will receive the official crown custom made by Yula Finesmith from Finesmith Designs and the official title of “Miss Essence of PurpleMoon 2013”. She will also receive the official portrait & body photo by the photographer Magissa Denver.
The winning pictures will be published in magazines and display at PM Main Store and she will receive many special gifts from our sponsors.
There will be also prizes for 1st and 2nd runner ups and for the winners of “The best in…” categories.

Special thanks to our sponsors who enrich our contest with fabulous prizes:

BeStyle Magazine | http://bestyledistrict.wordpress.com/
Chop Zuey | http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Chop%20Zuey/43/141/26
Denver Photography | http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Objective/58/72/1037
Diktator | http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Amat/228/37/2801
Finesmith Designs | http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/blackLiquid/118/183/3522
Glam Affair | http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Beauty%20Avatar%20couture/195/71/25
InWorld Magazine | http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Porto%20Torres/198/213/828
Maniera SL | http://mymaniera.com/
Wetcat Builds & Poses | http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Etherea/40/216/24
White Widow Makeup | http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/White%20Widow%20II/100/105/38

Poulet Koenkamp
Owner & Designer of PurpleMoon Creations™
PurpleMoon Team

ALEIDA Meet AKERUKA Contest – May 5th – June 5th


MAY 5TH – JUNE 5TH 2012


It is with sheer excitement to announce our very first collaborative contest. ALEIDA and AKERUKA have teamed up to bring you this extraordinary opportunity!

This is the first of a series of contest to come, all which will be called “ALEIDA meets-> ________”  contests. All contestants will have their entries posted up on a wall in the shopping plaza.
(Pictures updated every 24-72 hours)


This contest has some really great prizes, to enter you need to send a picture of yourself to us wearing the latest of AKERUKA skin and ALEIDA clothing.  

You may ONLY use vendors found in the plaza (LANDMARK AT TOP OF PR)

Please feel free to look around the whole store, there is plenty to mix and match!

*** PRIZES *** ( because we know you love them ❤ )

1st place:
-20,000L$ Cash
-20,000L$ total in shopping gift-cards
-12,000L$ gift-card for a professional photo-shoot ( Profile shot )
-You will be displayed on in-store ads
-You will be recognized on blogs and magazines

2nd place:
-10,000L$ in gift-cards
-Will receive an honorable mention on the web

3rd place:
-5,000L$ in gift-cards
-Will receive an honorable mention on the web


*** How Do I Enter? ***

Simply submit a note card with the title ” ALEIDA meets AKERUKA – <Your Name> “  and include 1 picture of your self: 1 full-body shot. Photoshop is allowed at a very limited range. We want to see your styling & APPEARANCE and NOT your editing skills!

*** The RULES ***
a. You must wear *current* ALEIDA and AKERUKA clothing and accessories in your photos.

b. All clothing purchased for the contest must be bought ONLY from vendors at the ALEIDA plaza [select AKERUKA vendors available in the “Contest Store”:

b. You may use a professional photographer, but we need to see your styling/appearance very clearly.  (This is not a Photoshop contest.)

c. Photo size requirement: 1024 x 1024

d. Only one contestant per photo. Group photos will not be accepted.

e. Those who are selected for the final stage of the contest will be contacted via notecard and given further instructions.

f.  Being a member of the ALEIDA group is highly suggested so you may receive contest updates and news.


*** Who do I send my notecard to and what is the deadline ?***
All notecards should be sent to Garrett Ceriano.
The contest will run from May 5t, 2012 – to – June 5, 2012
Results will be announced once decided upon.

*** QUESTIONS? ***

Any questions or concerns, please contact Garrett Ceriano, Leah Portland or Houms thor!

Good Luck to everyone, we can’t wait to see what you come up with!

ALEIDA management
AKERUKA management



  ~♔  Miss- X A N A D U – Fashion 2012   ♔~

Xanadu Fashion is proud to announce you teh first annual ♔Miss Xanadu Fashion 2012♔ contest.

SPONSORS: Finesmith Designs + GizzA Creations + MBPS + The Best of SL Magazine + Fan Shopping Cart + Blush Skins

The Final Of Miss Xanadu  will take place at Patch Tibaud Auditorium on The  February 25 . 2012 ,- 1 PM Sltime

1. How to take part :

-You need to buy an outfit  in our store. (Mix & Match is allowed).


– Jewellery By our Sponsor FINESMITH *Mandatory*


(Only shoes and other accessories from another brand will be allowed).

– Take two photos of yourself : Headshot and Full Body shot
– Rename the pictures : Miss Xanadu Fashion 2012 – “Your name” – Head / Full
The Pictures MUST be Full perms i a Folder Named Miss Xanadu Fashion 2012 – “Your name” .
-Send the Folder to Xanadu Damiano before the February 1 , 2012  (End of contest date).

-You MUST join Xanadu Fashion Group inworld to recieve informations and details about the contest. (obligatory).
✭  Group: secondlife:///app/group/fccd15f9-1fcd-ae9d-fa6e-5ddafd64ab84/about

Please add your pictures in our group poll on Flickr so as to help our judges decide.
✭  FLICKR :  http://www.flickr.com/groups/1796818@N21/

Everyone can take part in this contest. Only 2 conditions are required :

– Your Avatar must be at least 6months old.
– You must have minimum knowledge of modelling.

2. Why take part ?

– Our Winner will recieve 20 000 L$ Cash as well as a 5000L$ gift card from our store

– A jewelry set From ” Finesmith Jewellery “
– She will feature in our next Ad in BOSL Magazine!
– She will become official model for Xanadu Fashion duing 1 entire year. (Vendor ads Fashion shows…)
– She will recieve Some Gift  from our sponsors ( Value  10 000L$ )
– She will take part in our Finale Fashion show on February 25 . 2012 – 1 PM Sltime at Patch Tibaud Auditorium

Total CAsh and gift 50 000 Linden !

3. How will you be chosen?

We will choose 12 Finalists from all your submissions. To help me with this choice, I will call upon Fashion professionnals :

– Xanadu Damiano
– Frolic Mills
– Yula Finesmith
– Mariella Spitteler Miss Haiti 2012
– Giancarlo Takacs

Each member of the jury will pick 3 candidates based on the pics submitted on our Flickr Group.
If you are one of the 12 Finalists, you will take part in the ♔Miss Xanadu ♔ contest.

4. If you are Finalist, here are the instructions: ( moore info if you are choosen )

1- For the Final show, you will create a Mix & Match outfit using Xanadu Fashion collections.
Style for your first presentation in front of the judges : Casual
 -Write a Style card including all the elements of your outfit.
Example : Fur top by Xanadu
-skirt Sils love in black by Xanadu …etc

2- You will present yourself in front of the judges a second time in formal attire for the finale.
(It will have to be a different outfit from the one you were wearing on the pictures you submitted for your entry, Thank you!)

After the two runs, Miss Xanadu will be crowned by our judges and myself!

She will receive a complete jewelry set including a crown signed by  “Finesmith  jewelry design”
As well as all the gifts from our Sponsors and 20 000 L$ Cash.

We wish you all the best of Luck !