“If you need me, I’ll be where my reputation don’t precede me.”

The last couple of days have had me cursing the internet and twiddling my thumbs with constant little blue spinny circles on my screen, meaning I didn’t quite get done what I needed to yesterday since it literally took me 6 hours to take a photo!  I did manage to finish the art work and get all my links together before time ran out and I had to scamper off for the night with the family, which meant I got to talk to my significant other about the song I happened to want to use for my post, which has absolutely nothing to do with us.  I love the song, and it fits quite well with my newest ensemble brought to you from Zanze, currently exclusively available at the 4th Annual Rock Your Rack event.  So grab your favorite vice, sit back and have a read, a listen and get inspired to do some shopping for charity.

Vice
Sting of the needle dropping on a vinyl
Neon singer with a jukebox title full of heartbreak
33, 45, 78
When it hurts this good you gotta play it twice
Another vice

All dressed up in a pretty black label
Sweet salvation on a dining room table
Waiting on me
Where the numb meets the lonely

It’s gone before it ever melts the ice
Another vice

Another call, another bed I shouldn’t crawl out of
At 7 AM with shoes in my hand
Said I wouldn’t do it, but I did it again
And I know I’ll be back tomorrow night, oh

 
I’ll wear a town like a leather jacket

When the new wears off, I don’t even pack it
If you need me
I’ll be where my reputation don’t precede me

Maybe I’m addicted to goodbyes
Another vice

Another town, where my past can’t run me down
Another life, another call, another bed I shouldn’t crawl out of
At 7AM with shoes in my hand
Said I wouldn’t do it, but I did it again
And I know I’ll be gone tomorrow night
Mmm, another vice

Standing at the sink not looking in the mirror
Don’t know where I am or how I got here
Well the only thing that I know how to find
Is another vice

I absolutely adore this tied bottom tank top and skinny jeans from Zanze.  The jeans come in 2 shade packs and you will be amazed at the number of color choices on the tank top that mix and match with the jeans flawlessly.  Both pieces come in standard sizes as well as those for Mesh bodies, meaning you will find your perfect fit every time.  A portion of each sale goes to benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation meaning you get to pick up some wonderful items as well as help women in need get access to affordable screening and treatment of breast cancer.

The Fashion Details
Head – LAQTrinity 1.5
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LAQ/179/66/30

Skin – LAQKate
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/LAQ/179/66/30

Body – MaitreyaLara
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Maitreya%20Isle/128/133/24

Eyes – IKONTriumph – Apex
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/IKON/143/128/501

Hair – ClawtoothBeach Babe
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Lula/27/128/26

Earrings and Necklace – CaeStellar @ FaMESHed
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/FaMESHed/122/161/22

Bracelets – MINIMALKira Bracelet @ FaMESHed
Comes in 3 Metal choices
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/FaMESHed/122/161/22

Top – ZanzeBonny Tee @ Rock Your Rack
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/City%20of%20Concord/111/140/29

Jeans – ZanzeKara Skinny Jeans – Blacks @ Rock Your Rack
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/City%20of%20Concord/111/140/29

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.

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About Models Giving Back

Models Giving Back is an agency of professional, certified SecondLife models who give of their time and talents to raise funds for legitimate and verified SL and RL charities. 

Models Giving Back was founded in October of 2012 by Jamee Sandalwood after a previous agency dedicated to charity work was forced to close due to the owner leaving SecondLife.  Jamee felt the work that was being done needed to be continued and set out to lead the models that were already a part of the former agency into new and bigger endeavors at the newly created Models Giving Back.

To date the agency has partnered with dozens of designers and provided models for runway, print and other functions that support charities around SL.

Rock Your Rack is the creation of Jamee Sandalwood and is owned exclusively by Models Giving Back in SecondLife.

Models Giving Back CEO:  Jamee Sandalwood
Models Giving Back Logo:

Models Giving Back Facebook Page:  https://www.facebook.com/ModelsGivingBack

Models Giving Back Flickr:http://www.flickr.com/photos/94469096@N04/

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About the National Breast Cancer Foundation

The National Breast Cancer Foundation was founded in 1991 by breast cancer survivor, Janelle Hail.  She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1980 at the age of 34.  At the time of her diagnosis, there was little information about the disease, and she was forced to make a decision about her health with few options.  After her treatment, Janelle made a commitment to help women around the world by educating them about breast cancer and the importance of early detection.  NBCF’s mission is to save lives through early detection and to provide mammograms for those in need.  This mission includes increasing awareness through education, providing diagnostic breast care services for those in need, and providing nurturing support services. 

http://www.nationalbreastcancer.org


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