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You have just one week left to submit your entries into the EFA Blog Banner Graphics Contest to be in with the chance of winning some amazing prizes that sum up to L$60,000!

With fantastic prizes up for grabs and the entire grid to be exposed to, you do not want to miss out on this contest.

We want you to create a new banner to be permantely placed here on the blog and help us with our blog makeover! Click here to find out everything you need to know!

The deadline for this contest is [[] July 24th at 3pm SLT []] and the winner will be announced at the EFA 100,000 Hits party!

We are pleased and very excited to announce the publication of issue #4 of ALTAMODA Fashion & Lifestyle Magazine. This issue is packed with amazing interviews, features, contest news and stories from a range of amazing people oon the grid. We also have a stunning golden bikini give away from Sysy Chapman – so find out where you can get your free copy from. There is so much more. We are sure you will enjoy it and it is one good-looking issue!

We would also like to announce that the winner of the ALTAMODA Magazine distributor free ad giveaway is vendor number 215, which belongs to Nicky Ree and is situated on the Tropical Orchid Sim. Nicky, congratulations! To claim your free prize, worth L$ 10,000, simply send us a full page advert (w: 636 x h: 900 pixels) and you will be featured next month.

To get a chance to win free advertising in ALTAMODA, SL’s premiere fashion and lifestyle magazine, simply visit SLExchange or Onrez, search ALTAMODA and buy a complimentary set of vendors for placement at your locations. The prize draw occurs every month. Next month could be yours!

Read ALTAMODA Magazine online now!

You have only one week left to enter the EFA Blog Banner Contest, which is in celebration of us reaching 100 Thousand blog hits!

With the chance to win some amazing prizes, valued at up to L$60,000, and gain instant fame for your graphics art skills, this is a contest you won’t want to miss out on. A full feature in ALTAMODA magazine and free advertising are just a few of the many great prizes for the winner.

Click here for the full information on the contest and prizes.

The deadline for this contest is [[] July 5th at 8am SLT []] and the winner will be announced at the EFA 100,000 Hits party!

The EFA Fashion Blog has reached the 100 THOUSAND blog hits mark!
To celebrate this magnificent achievement the EFA Fashion Blog will be running a massive SL-wide competition for all of you artistic avatars, they will be hosting a celebration party for everyone and they will be giving you a few flashes from the past from some of the most influencial people from the blog since its creation.

Ewing Fashion Agency Fashion Blog – Banner Contest
We are calling to all avatars’ creative and design sides to create a new banner that will be temporarily placed on the blog for all to see. If you have what it takes, then you can’t miss out on the fabulous prizes for this contest.



Harriet Gausman: When did you first start designing in SL?

Four Yip: Three months ago I started to build. my first chlothing design I made a year ago, if I remember well.

Harriet Gausman: Did you have any RL design skills or did you learn inworld?

Four Yip: I make illustrations in rl and I am quit skillfull with photoshop.


         We a pleased and proud to announce that issue two of ALTAMODA magazine will soon be released. Content two follow issue one with a rich variety of features, interviews and columns with fashion designers Lissa Maertens, Chez Nabob and stylist duo Sawyer Campese and Moonaco Porta.Issue two is packed with beautiful spring fashion you should not be without. Wondering what happened to the winner of Miss SL(TM) Universe? Find out in the Business of Fashion section with an exclusive interview with Babyhoney Bailey. Jobs, Careers Listings and career spotlight.Find out what a day in the life of a top model and educator is like with the journal from Tempest Hennesy. We have amazing cash prizes and

competitions for ALTAMODA readers and distributors – win free advertising and much much more. Owners of the ALTAMODA Magazine vendors will automatically be able to read the magazine. If you have not yet got a vendor, you can buy a complimentary copy and set of vendors from SL EXchange on Onrez.

Just a few more days to go!

Have you seen the movie “Out of Africa” with Meryl Streep and Robert Redford? Do you know who Karen Blixen is? Maybe yes, maybe no – I will tell you anyway: Karen Blixen is a Danish writer who spent almost 17 years of her life in Kenya and her book “Out of Africa” has been produced as film in Hollywood and has won Oscar awards.

When I saw the new releases from Casa del Shai: Birdwatcher safari suit and Sambia swimsuit, I suddenly knew what I would like blog about. I have a very good reason to do that, since I am Danish myself and I’ve lived in Africa for more than 4 years, I have visited the house of Karen and I took the train from Nairobi to Mombasa – exactly the same route as Karen’s in 1914, when she arrived in Mombasa’s habour and entered Africa for the first time.

The Birdwatcher safari suit is so comfortable and the texture awesome. The are 2 version of pants – one is long, suitable for the nights, when mosquitos are a plaque and the shorts version is very good for the hot African sun. Together with the suit, I recommend Maitreya Female desert boots in green or even in beige – forget about high heels when you are on a safari.

The swimsuit is beautifully layered and textured, you will look sophisticated with this on a safari when it’s time to cool down near a waterhole – aww… beware of the crocodiles…

And did you know that there is a wonderful sim called “Africa” in Second Life? If not, then please take a look —> Africa. There is a whole area with African animals, waterfalls, waterholes, birds and an awesome beach. When you arrive, you will see signboards in the center with information on how you can help children in Africa, events and much more. “Africa” arrange live music concert regularly and from the center you can teleport to the upper level, which is filled with a huge gallery with exhibitions of photography, sculpties and paintings from RL artists. From every purchase of each artwork, 50 % of the sales go to charity and keeping up the sim. I have also some of my photos there, do not hestitate to take a look.

In-world location for the infocenter —-> Africa, for the exhibitions —–> Africa and for the live music performances —–> Africa



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