I probably would not be organizing Fashion For Life if it were not for Squinternet. It was in an effort to get funds for her treatment and nursing that I organized Love Donna Flora which probably is why folks looking for an organizer this year thought of me. A lot of the time when I am working on this and feeling frustrated, I think of her and take a deep breath and carry on. She would want me to because she loved Fashion For Life.
OK, Squint loved Fashion. She went to the runway shows and participated in the events because she loved them. But Fashion For Life was special to her – even more so when she got cancer. She also loved Second Life finding support and sustenance through her hard times. She charged a small group of her friends with the task of taking care of her store, keeping it open and keeping her alive in this pixel world.
Monica Outlander is one of Squinternet’s dearest friends. In an act of extraordinary generosity, she put aside her own work during Squint’s final month and acted as her hands so some of those wonderfully imaginative designs that were tucked inside Squint’s lively brain could be realized in out world. For Fashion For Life, she has created new exclusive versions and will release them only at Fashion For Life – at 100% donation. She will also reprise her gown for Love Donna Flora – an exclusive that will only be at Fashion For Life.
But in preparing for Fashion For Life a treasure was found. Monica suggested that some of Squint’s recent jewelry be sold at 100% donation at Fashion For Life. While searching for the folders to pack into the vendors, more copies were found with different colors of stones – not quite finished but all the prims and textures were complete. A little bit of effort to finish them up and three new, previously unreleased jewelry sets were finished. All the prims and textures are from Squinternet, the only assistance was placing some textures on the few prims that had not been completed.
And so we have this – Julia in Aquamarine. Previously released in black and white, there are now aquamarine, emerald and ruby versions exclusively at Fashion For Life with 100% going to the charity. Fashion For Life opens June 7th.
As you can see, it’s pure Squinternet – pure Donna Flora. With a little help from her friends.
Store info at Blogging Second Life
Poses: oOo Studio
Skin: Center Ville Skin Aimi Milk
Tattoos: Center VilleEyeliner Erdem, Gloss Cine, Blush Warm Pink
Eyes: [UMEBOSHI] Eon eyes Duo Green (med)
Mani/Pedi: SLink Mesh Hands & Feet with ZOZ mani applier
Hair: .:EMO-tions:. HAIRBASE 10 – straight flames
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Clothing: DF_Doris Peacock M
Shoes: Ingenue :: Lillian Heels (Slink Feet Add-On) :: Cerulean
Jewelry: Donna Flora Julia Parure – Aquamarine @ FFL