Art in Hats 2015 – Press Release

Press Release For immediate release!

                           ART IN HATS 2015

  – WITH THE RIGHT HAT NOTHING ELSE MATTERS! –

ART in HATS and HATS in ART is back for another year of fun, whimsy, artistic expression and entertainment!

There are contests open to the public with prizes, a variety of entertainment, more art and, of course, the most exciting display of hats in Second Life collectively in one spot!

This year ART in HATS – HATS in ART has selected Team Diabetes of Second Life (http://teamdiabetesofsl.org/), an official charity of the American Diabetes Association, as a charitable beneficiary of the event. A portion of proceeds will go to the charity and we will be holding a unique hat auction at the end of the event with exclusive designs!

The highlights of our schedule includes:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW HAT COSTUME PARTY November 1, 2015 at 12 PM SLT

(This evet is a private event, however, a limited number of tickets may be purchased.)

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC November 4, 2015 at 6 AM SLT

GRAND OPENING DAY November 7, 2015

Featuring Fashion Hat Shows and a Grand Gala Event – Open to the public

BRING IT ON Public Styling Contest November 8, 2016 at 3 PM SLT

FINAL DAY LINE UP November 14, 2015 Including

TOP FASHION STYLE SHOW 2 PM

PUBLIC HAT CONTEST WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT & CHARITY AUCTION 4 PM

FINAL CHANCE SHOPPING PARTY 8 PM

WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

Art and fashion meet in hats. Good hats are art to wear and subsequently many artists love to create fantastic hats. Fashion designers often show an explosion of creativity in hats. Hats turn to fashion with the styling.

The basic idea of the exhibition is to bring designers, artists and photographers together in an art exhibition / sales event / charity benefit by presenting hats built by artists and fashion designers in combination with photos. The photos are meant to be an art shot.

Hats and images are to be sold or are given as freebies. One of a kind pieces are sold in a live auction for charity.

WHO IS ATTENDING?

Artists, fashion designers, builders has been invited to submit their hat creations. Fashion- and art-photographers has been invited to submit their artistic scenery taken with a hat.

PARTICIPANT ARTISTS AND BRANDS:

Couture Chapeau, Hatter ‘n Hell, Stone’s Works, Elysium Skins & Mesh Apparel, Miss Darcy Spyralle, Lyrical B!zarre Templates, {{BSD Design studio}}}}, Sonatta Morales, F I N ES M I T H, Sascha’s Designs, Bohemian Gypsy Couture, Epic Chromatic, Betty Tureaud, Wicca’s Wardrobe, Wicca’s Wardrobe, Barry Richez, Macabre, E.V.E, Xen’s Hats, Pink Ice Boutique, K E L I N I, Romance Couture, Zanze, Snowpaws, Ghee, Deche, Paris METRO Couture, Whimsical Happenings, Lilith’s Den, The Happy Hat, Bliensen + MaiTai, Oddfish Studios, Chérie, BamPu Legacies, BlueMoon enterprise, Barbara Wardell, Cica Ghost, Sina Souza, Kynne Llewellyn, ApocketfullofButterflies, Brigittacoral, Paradox Messmer, ByrneDarkly Cazalet, Awesome Fallen, johannes1977 Resident, jamie86, Valsnia Resident, amandamagik Resident, Cold Frog, Burk Bode and Wizardoz Chrome

ABOUT CONTESTS OPEN TO THEPUBLIC

A photography contest will be held that allows the public to create a hat of their own and photograph it. The photographs will be submitted for display and a winner will be selected and announced at the closing events on the 14th.

A styling competition opens the ability for anyone to style a look for a hat and show it to the public in a “all for fun” styling show! A winner will be chosen and announced during the after party!

WHEN IS THE EVENT?

Exhibition/Sale/ Auction will be open from November the 4th through November the 14th.

A private preview party will be held on the 1st of November, allowing opportunities for fans of the artistic offerings early entry and shopping privileges! See the website https://artinhats.com/ or contact Emma Portilo for information on this opportunity!

ABOUT THE EVENT TEAM

Emma Portilo is a well-known event organizer, stylistic, retired model and journalist. She re-joins  the event this year as the Top Hat (Lead Coordinator) for the event. (http://emmaportilo.wordpress.com/)

Chloe Seljan returns to the team and is instrumental in the process as a Co-Coordinator. Chloe is known for yearly events like Pumpkin Town and Furry Fair (http://potpourrimarkets.blogspot.be/)

Kimmera Madison the designer of the first ever Second Life wedding gown and owner and fashion designer of Tres Beau joins the team as Co-Coordinator this year. https://tresbeau.wordpress.com/

Also joining the team is John (johannes Resident) as a Co-Coordinator. He is a builder, photographer and well-known artist as well as magazine, gallery, club and restaurant owner.

(https://windlightmagazine.com/)

Jessii Warhol brings the expertise of Public Relations to the team this year. She is a well-known marketing professional, public relations consultant and event organizer.

ART in HATS – HATS in ART was founded by Quan Lavender in 2013. Quan is blogger, curator of the Art India Gallery (currently on hiatus) and member of the LEA (Linden Endowment for the Arts) committee. While she is unable to join the team this year due to real life commitments, she is doing well and supportive of the event. The team thanks Quan for her outstanding insight in creating this unique event that focuses on such a wonderful statement piece of fashion – the hat, while promoting the arts! (http://quanlavender.blogspot.de/)

QUESTIONS?

Please contact Emma Portilo.

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She has been writing since March, 2012. She joined hands with The Torch: Entertainment Guide on November 14th, 2013. Later she joined SL Enquirer in August, 2014. Cultured The Magazine in late November, 2014. She is the Marketing Co-ordinator of The Best of SL and Miss Virtual World. She also dedicates some to time to run a virtual business called, Indian Paradise and Chahit Estates.

Writing did not happen by chance for her. She has been a blogger @ 4m my Eyes! and after 9 failures she has learnt to grasp it at last. When she is not busy writing, she spends her time in learning something new.
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She has been writing since March, 2012. She joined hands with The Torch: Entertainment Guide on November 14th, 2013. Later she joined SL Enquirer in August, 2014. Cultured The Magazine in late November, 2014. She is the Marketing Co-ordinator of The Best of SL and Miss Virtual World. She also dedicates some to time to run a virtual business called, Indian Paradise and Chahit Estates. Writing did not happen by chance for her. She has been a blogger @ 4m my Eyes! and after 9 failures she has learnt to grasp it at last. When she is not busy writing, she spends her time in learning something new.

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