Spring Fashion Contest

Spring is upon us again and along with wild flowers and new green leaves, Spring brings us the LUXE Paris Look of the Year contest. Mika Palmyra, and her co-owner, […]

Spring is upon us again and along with wild flowers and new green leaves, Spring brings us the LUXE Paris Look of the Year contest. Mika Palmyra, and her co-owner, Parisian Skytower,  are again offering a L$25,000 prize for the woman who can create and capture the LUXE Paris look.

Lorelei in LUXE Paris Nautical

Entering is easy! Wear a LUXE Paris outfit, style it, snap a picture, put your name in the title and send to LUXEParisLookOfTheYear resident.

In addition to the L$25,000 (Lindens), the winner will also receive: One year of free shopping at LUXE Paris (a value of L$30,000), a fashion feature in MANIERA SL, ModeLS and Miss SL magazines (a value of L$30,000) and a scholarship at Superior Modeling Academy (a value of L$7,000).

“I never dreamed I would win!,” said Lorelei Maggs-Myer, Look of the Year 2015 winner. “Winning the LUXE Paris Look of the Year was definitely an unexpected surprise for me. I never dreamed I would win when I entered the contest, with so many other very talented models competing.”

Lorelei in LUXE Paris Flare-FASHION

Lorelei in LUXE Paris Flare

Maggs-Myer also confided that being the LUXE Paris Look of the Year has been far more than she ever imagined. “It took me to events and shows I would not have gotten to participate in otherwise. Most importantly, I have met new people and gained some very dear friends in Mika and Parisian. It’s been an amazing adventure and I will be sad when my time is up but happy for the next talented winner knowing the kind of experience she will have.”

There will be 5 SEMI-FINALISTS chosen every week for 5 Weeks, starting May 18th. Their  pictures will be published in MANIERA SL. ALL the candidate’s pictures will be presented to the judges every week.

Ten FINALISTS will be revealed in MANIERA SL on June 29th. The finalists will be invited to a LUXE Paris 2016 Brunch where they will meet the judges. Each of them will receive 10 LUXE Paris outfits.

THE WINNER will be revealed on July 15th in MANIERA SL, ModeLS and Miss SL magazines and in-world at the LUXE Paris store.

The contestants will be judged on their style, elegance and originality by Deepthinker Oh, Managing Editor at MANIERA SL magazine, Boniefacio Boucher, owner of ModeLS magazine, Lorelei Maggs-Myer, Look of the Year 2015, Katie M. Xevion. founder of Superior Modeling Academy, Marcus Lefevre, CEO Miss SL Organization, Parisian Skytower and Mika Palmyra, co-owners of LUXE Paris.

This contest is open to all SL women and you can enter as many times as you wish as long you wear a different LUXE Paris outfit each time.

The DEADLINES to submit your picture and qualify for the weekly semi-finals are: May 14th, May 21th, May 28th, June 4th and June 11th.

SECRET PASSWORD – If you add the secret password “CHIC” after your name in the title of your entry, you will automatically receive the LUXE Paris Look of the Year 2016 gown.


The photos give examples of what your entry might look like. Click on each photo to see it in full size. More details are at LUXE Paris Fashion House, Magnum Spirit (73, 90, 29).

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Deepthinker Oh Managing Editor

Deepthinker Oh
Managing Editor