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Latexless week

26-08-2008

Hi everyone!

Just a quick message from me telling you I'm out of town a.t.m. I'm in Hugary right now writing this message from my hotel lobby in the lovely sunny, clean and pitoresque village called Szeged. I'll be here during this week for a conference. This will be a latexless week for me ;) (I'll manage...) I hope to start Hugo's next week of releases next week!

Apart from that I'm currently working on items and releasing more than one set at once every time. Sometimes it takes a while before a new set that is announced is actually released... I'm thinking about changing that. Release notices will still be the same. But I think I'll be releasing new items more often so you don't have to wait so long :)

that is it for now, I'm going to explore Szeged some more before the conference starts!

Cheers!

Latex business

18-08-2008

At this moment, my shop is doing well, I am designing new stuff and I hope to get it out there as soon as possible. I love to meet new people and make new friends. Yet, as business grows busier it becomes harder to respond to all the IM-messages I receive. Especially since I'm not in sl full time. I run a design company in rl as well.

I'm really not complaining here.. more im's means business is growing and expanding, I get to make cool outfits and see ppl wear my creations and most important of all, I get to know fun and interesting people too!

Ava wearing a mix of latex items

Right now I need to find ways to keep everything running smoothly, and I want you to know I am working on that. If there is ever a time that I don't respond, you know why, and I'll get back to you! If it is important, please send me a notecard!

Apart from that.... latex!!! I'm currently working on some smaller items right now, I'm going to sell pairs of pants (pants and chaps versions from the Expo sets for example), shirts, gloves etc... and yes, some of the items will even appear in more colors! In this picture you can see an example of a combination of these items.

Take care ;)

Latexia's blog

15-08-2008

Latexia KavkaOne of my best friends set up her own blog! The SL-Latex madame finally has a blog on which she will cover all that has to do with second life, latex fashion and photography. For those of you who haven't seen this extremely stylish lady's blog yet... click on the link to find Latexia Kavka's SL latex blog!

http://www.latexiaffections.com

Latex in Second Life

13-08-2008

As a clothing designer I am making latex items for some time now and if you know my work, you now know that I like to expiriment in materials and in different types of outfits. The very first items I made were non-latex lingerie items (the Thess and Suze sets). They didn't sell very well, but making them I learned the most stuff I still use to make designs.

The items I make now vary from fetishy and bdsm outfits like the new (yet to be released) Expo 3.0 outfit to the cheerful summer style minidress (which isn't released either hehe) to the lace / latex combinations in stylish lingerie items like the Ilya and Vox series.

The latex bdsm suit Expo 3.0 Full lingerie set Vox, latex and lace combined Ava wearing a latex mini dress

I love to do it all, not only because there is an infinte number of possibilities and ideas for new sets. I also love to show ppl that latex items can be more than only fetish, or only bdsm (only to be worn in the bdsm-dungeon). A lot of people who never thought they would be wearing latex left my store with one or more items which they wear to a party or during a more private moment with their lover(s).

For all you latex enthousiasts (even if wearing latex is not a complete lifestyle for you), there is the SL-Latex group in Second life. Feel free to join and meet fellow latex minded people, models, photographers and more to talk to, exchange landmarks and links etc...! If you are on Flickr and you have nice Second Life and latex related pictures, post them in the SL-latex group! Me and Ellen hope to see you in upcoming events in Second Life and we'll be seeing your pictures on Flickr!

Hugo's week of releases

02-08-2008

Last thursday Hugo's week of releases came to an end. I sent out a notice to my groupmembers and to the Fashcon network. I hope it has gotten out... I didn't get it myself (yet). However... It was busy in the shop, so that means a lot of people did! Again this release was a succes and I want to thank my models Ellen and Tillie for making the latex sets look so great on the vendor posters!

So... What are the next plans? I expanded my current shop for the last time... I used the maximum in space and now I can add products until I run out of prims... It can probably last two or three more updates before I need to start thinking about a new one. I guess that will be in the end of this year.

I will also work on photography and illustration some more, and I'll be working with Ellen and Latexia on that. I'm really looking forward to working on that, there has been very little time to do so in the past weeks. SweetJessy will most definately star on new pictures too!

Then there will be new sets too! I can already let you know that new designs are on the way. The main thing I am thinking about right now is which way to go. Right now I'm making fetish suits on one hand (like the expo sets) and on the other hand there are the more classy lingerie sets like the Ilya and Vox sets. For now I guess i'll be making all kind of sets sonce all is selling really well. I'm also thinking about an occasional space suit and knowing myself, i'll mix the three genres up again to come to more new idea's...

As always, If you think you have a great idea for a new set and you'd like me to see if I can and want to make a real 'hugo' out if it, let me know! Both the Viktoria and Expo 2 set were made after a friend showed me a picture...

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