Tuesday, December 04, 2012

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Get More Than SL's Best Mesh Manicures at Slink (NWN Readers' Choice, Top SL Brand)

SLINK mesh hands
Iris Ophelia's ongoing review of gaming and virtual world style

Among the most glamorous residents of SL, Slink is something of a household name. Siddean Munro made a big splash during the SL designing boom brought on by the advent of the sculpted prim, and she built Slink's brand recognition on towering heels, chunky platforms, and perfectly sculpted toes. Even though the foundation of Slink is fabulously fashionable footwear, Siddean's never been shy about experimenting with hairstyles, clothing, and beyond. My favourite releases from Slink are usually their avatar body part replacements, for example; I wrote about their mesh hands in October and I've used them quite a lot since then, and before that their mesh eyelids were a hot topic among shutterbugs and bloggers alike.

If you like Slink's style you should also check out One Bad Pixel, a collaboration between Siddean and sachi Vixen (of Adam n Eve) that focuses on clothing to pair with your slinky Slink shoes and avatar add-ons.

We're blogging the top 20 brands in our Readers' Choice list. Stay tuned for the rest soon!

Mixed_reality_iris2010 Iris Ophelia (Janine Hawkins IRL) has been featured in the New York Times and has spoken about SL-based design at the Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan and with pop culture/fashion maven Johanna Blakley.


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