Feeling fierce and fabulous

If something could go wrong today, it did, and at the same time, I had a run of good luck, as well.  Which means this day has just been all together one very weird day.  But as the day is starting to wind down, and I am beginning to decompress, and looking forward to sitting by the fire, I realize I am in a much better mood than I have been lately and I am actually feeling fierce and fabulous.  Which, in my opinion, is how people should feel all the time, but as well all know, that isn’t always the case.  Life has a tendency to bog us down and make us feel heavy with the weight of our world resting on our shoulders.  Notice I said “our” world, that’s because everyone has their own universe they live in, while sharing the same space.  The stressors I have today, are not the ones I had three weeks ago, and they are probably not the same ones you are facing in your own life today, so everyone, at some point, feels the weight of their world, and the shoulders begin to slump, the eyes lose their dazzle and people lose their shine.  You would think on the day I had to once again have the Cancer antibody test that I would be feeling down, but I’m not.  Maybe because I know a negative attitude is as powerful as a positive one, and I cannot allow myself to wallow in the world of what ifs, no one can actually.  No matter what it is you have already faced, and no matter what troubles come your way in the future, there is nothing that cannot be handled one day at a time.  Truly think about that for a moment, and all the things you have gone through in your life, and KNOW in your soul that taking baby steps, day by day is the only way to get through the tough times, and maybe putting on a mask of fierce and fabulous, because I believe firmly in the idea that what you show on the outside, reflects to the inside, so fake it until you make it and strut through the hardest of days and nights like a model on a runway!

Speaking of models, tomorrow marks the big day for the start of the 4th Annual Rock Your Rack, presented by Models Giving Back, to benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation!  Breast cancer is one of the leading health crises for women. 1 in 8 women, and an every increasing percentage of men will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. There is currently no known cure for breast cancer, and its early diagnosis is critical to survival.

Models Giving Back is pleased to present Rock Your Rack, an annual fundraising event combining the best of SL Music and Fashion to support the work of breast cancer charities and raise awareness for early detection which is critical to a positive outcome for this devastating disease.

This year’s 4th annual event will support the National Breast Cancer Foundation providing mammograms, education, support and early detection services to anyone in need.

The 2016 Event is all together on one sim and involves 63 designers including 9 Gold sponsors:  AlaFolie, Athena Couture, Dulce Secrets, Emerald Couture, Empyrean Forge, LaVian & Co, phedora, Prism and Kultivate Magazine.  Along with these designers,  14 DJ’s, 11 Live Musicians, 22 2D/3D artists, and 22 models will participate in the two week long event.

Events during the fundraiser include 9 fashion shows, 11 live musical concerts,  12 DJ dance parties, a 10L Hunt,  Two Silent Auction areas, an Art Exhibit organized by Kultivate magazine, Art Auction and 7Seas Fishing Tournaments.  Designers will be providing exclusive creations with 100% of the sales of those items going to the National Breast Cancer Foundation along with a fine selection of the newest and most popular designs donating a percentage as well. 

For a complete listing of events and more details on this year’s event, please visit the website:  http://rockyourrack.wordpress.com

This year’s event officially opens to the public on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 12:00am SLT and will close at 11:59pm SLT on Sunday, October 16, 2016.

Together we can make a difference!

Those who are unable to attend but wish to support the cause, may visit the Model’s Giving Back official donation page at https://fundraise.nbcf.org/mgb2016 where donations can be made directly using a variety of means. 

I just had to give you all a preview of one of the absolutely stunning ensembles Maci has released for the event.  The Tonia outfit comes complete with jewelry, dress and shoes, meaning you don’t have to go hunting around for the perfect bling or shoes for this sexy little tank dress.  The dress is wonderfully made with a great attention to detail and comes in this fantastic monochromatic color scheme, which means you are sure to draw the eyes of those around you at your next event.  So do yourself a favor and make some time to head on over to the event, you won’t be disappointed.  Also check out Rock Your Rack’s website for the current listings of live performers, fashion shows and more so you too can be a big part of raising money for the National Breast Cancer Foundation, together we can make a difference!
The Fashion Details

Necklace, Bracelets, Dress – Maci Tonia (heels not pictured but they are strappy and awesome) @ Rock Your Rack 2016

Pose – Artis Photography and PosesHigh

Have a wonderfully wicked weekend and remember to always stay true to your style and make today’s trends in fashion and home decor work for you!

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