GIA announces GLANCE Fashion Awards 2011 Winners

GFA11 Winners 450x318 GIA announces GLANCE Fashion Awards 2011 Winners

March 1st, 2011

– GLANCE Fashion Foundation awards 70,000L$ at GFA11 Ceremony –
Discover the top 12 winning brands, bloggers and the lucky voters

“We want to thank viewers and participants who have been patient and bore with us when the event was inevitably rescheduled to February, Sunday 27th. As an agency that regularly goes out of it’s comfort zone, we do sometimes meet up with challenges and we are very appreciative of the participants’ and followers’ understanding”, said Patty Cortes, GIA Founder/CEO and GLANCE Fashion Awards Hostess. She goes on saying: “We are thrilled to announce the top 12 winners of the GLANCE Fashion Awards 2011 along with the names of the lucky voters selected among this year’s Voting Panel.”

As announced at the beginning of the Awards Ceremony, all Nominees have been forwarded an Achievement Award, for making it into the top 5 of their respective categories. A Popularity Award has been presented to those who were nominated a minimum of two times within the 12 categories.

Here is the full list of all categories and winners:

1. Category: Best New Designer
Winner: Je suis… by Julia Merosi

2. Category: Best Menswear Store
Winner: CheerNo by CheerNo Destiny

3. Category: Best Women’s Wear Store
Winner: Lelutka by Lelutka Design team

4. Category: Best Skins Store
Winner: LAQ/Laqroki by Mallory Cowen and Winter DiPrima

5. Category: Best Shoe Store
Winner: Maitreya by Onyx LeShelle

6. Category: Best Hair Store
Winner: Maitreya by Onyx LeShelle

7. Category: Best Accessories Store
Winner: Glow Studio by Jocelyn Anatine, Anemysk Karu and Linka Demina

8. Category: Best Shapes Store
Winner: MADesigns by Maddox DuPont and Kirk Claymore

9. Category: Best Poses/AO’s Store
Winner: Glitterati by Katey Coppola and Kaz Nayar

10. Category: Best Newcomer Friendly Store
Winner: Sn@tch by Ivey Deschanel

11. Category: Best Indy Female Fashion Blog
Winner: StrawberrySingh.com by Strawberry Singh

12. Category: Best Indy Male Fashion Blog
Winner: Slipsters.wordpress.com by James Schwarz, Till Hapmouche and Laika SaintLouis

Congratulations to the winners! They received each a 5,000L$ cash prize and a custom sculpted award trophy.

Selected among the GLANCE Fashion Awards 2011 Voters’ Panel, the 10 Lucky Voters who won a 1,000L$ cash prize each are:

1. Sylvia Olivier
2. Celiwynde Rage
3. Mairead Fitzgerald
4. India Nadeau
5. Cindy Kontucci
6. Piper Hanriot
7. Gamp Lane
8. Terrilynn Carami
9. Ember Farina
10. Abfab Hax


# Designers and bloggers who couldn’t make it to the event!

# The past week’s Guest Hosts: Indyra Seigo, Accountant Adzebills, Ryker Beck and Renee Lowenhart

The GLANCE Fashion Awards first ever ceremony would not have been possible without:

# The Guest Hosts: Luna Jubilee, Express Zenovka, Maddox DuPont, Kirk Claymore, Carlos Kirshner, Goli Fierenza, Milla Michinaga, Kalia Meiklejohn, Scarlett Niven, Sasy Scarborough and Simone Peterman

# The Permanent Hosts: Patty Cortes (Founder/CEO, Permanent Host, Coordinator), HoneyBear Lilliehook (Senior Staff, Coordinator)

# GIA Staff: Charriol Ansar (COO, Guest Host, Coordinator), Clark Mactavish (Resident DJ), Valeria Endrizzi (Photographer)

# The Awards’ Trophies Designer: Ryker Beck

# Rezzed TV’s Show Production Team: Stuart Warf and Loody Graves

# The Sponsor: SecondNights.com, owned by Simone Peterman

# Each of the 1405 SL Residents who took the time to cast their votes!


# To all Viewers who enjoyed the show through Rezzed TV’s Live Stream

# To Tosha Bergan for providing the official SimulCast venue Pura Vida Wellness Centre

# To all future viewers of the recorded show!

The recorded Awards Ceremony show will be released shortly on http://rezzed.tv

A special “GLANCE Fashion Awards 2011″ book will be published here in the next weeks:

This premier event was part of a series of projects involving the fashion community at large and developed by GIA’s brand new department, the GLANCE Fashion Foundation. During the ceremony, 70,000L$ had been awarded to the talented fashion designers, bloggers and lucky voters from the SL fashion community.

This event was sponsored by SecondNights.com. Become a SecondNighter today and share your passion for fashion with like-minded members!

About SecondNights:

SecondNights.com was established in 2009 by Simone Peterman and is SL’s fastest growing social network focusing on nightlife, DJs, fashion and everything related to the music world.

Sign up on SecondNights.com today and share your passions with SecondNighters!

URL: http://www.secondnights.com

About Rezzed TV:

Rezzed.TV is a podcast network that is dedicated to bringing the best audio and video coverage of Virtual Worlds in the world. They aim to give a fresh perspective on worlds such as Second Life(tm) to keep their audience engaged. To find out more and to enjoy their wealth of content visit http://rezzed.tv or visit Rezzed TV Island today.

SLURL: http://slurl.com/secondlife/Rezzed%20TV%20Island/127/128/22/
Website: http://rezzed.tv

About GLANCE International Agency:

GLANCE International Agency is a full service Second Life™ based fashion public relations agency, listed in Linden Lab’s directory as an official SL Solution Provider.

Launched in 2008 under the guidance of Patty Cortes, Founder and CEO, the agency is responsible for successful fashion events such as the International Fashion Day (24 fashion shows in 24 hours), the Accessory Fair 2010 (visited by over 20,000 SL residents) and over 120 fashion shows produced to date. GIA works close to both world’s fashion professionals and is regularly featured in virtual and real world medias.

As a fashion-centric company, GIA produces a glossy, monthly publication, GLANCE Magazine along with two high-standard virtual fashion television programs: CATWALK TV and HOMME STYLE TV available for downloads and reruns through Rezzed TV (http://rezzed.tv).

GIA also presents daily updates on its fashion blog, managed by Style Editor Amalia Foxtrot for over a year.

Contact us today for customized fashion marketing solutions.
Website: http://www.glance-international.com/
Magazine: http://www.glance-international.com/current-issue/
Patty Cortes
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
GLANCE International Agency

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