AVENUE Magazine – Popi by Eshi Otawara

POPI designed by Eshi Otawara

POPI designed by Eshi Otawara

POPI - A symbol of rememberance, you will never be forgotten in this dress.

POPI - A symbol of rememberance, you will never be forgotten in this dress.

AVENUE Magazine - Popi by Eshi Otawara

AVENUE Inc. takes great pleasure to introduce another captivating creation from the design house of Eshi Otawara. Simply titled POPI, Eshi explained that her reason for naming the dress POPI instead of the English spelling of the flower poppy was that Japanese people say it this way. Eshi’s homage to Japanese style is seen in her Spring/Winter collection where she has incorporated symbols from Japan into her designs creating a harmonious fusion of fashion and art.

Eshi’s POPI dress is reminiscent of the Oriental Poppy with it’s splendid array of salmon, pink, red, scarlet orange, deep maroon and white colors. Bee’s are highly attracted to the poppy flower and never surprised at Eshi’s attention to detail, included in the dress is a stunning bee ring to remind one of their place in natures cycle when wearing this creation.

As with all Eshi’s designs, they transcend from her minds eye into the Metaverse as supurbly constructed pieces that fit like a jig saw puzzle and even in movement, everything remains as it should. There is no doubt that Eshi has mastered the mechanics of clothing construction for the avatar which surely means that you will never be disappointed with your purchase.

The bold poppy hat featuring an amazing veil of white netting that softens the face and creates a certain mystery is the jewel in the crown. One can only imagine what the meaning behind the needle like adornments is and I am almost too scared to ask, such is my enjoyment of making my own interpretations of Eshi’s work.

In closing, POPI is impeccably constructed and is a credit to Eshi’s talents. As an aside, whilst searching locations to shoot the dress, in the space of 20 minutes three people unknown to me messaged in IM to say ‘WOW, I love that dress’. That says it all right there.

Written and styled by AVENUE Model, Chalice Carling.

AVENUE Magazine - Popi by Eshi Otawara

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AVENUE Models VP Kryptonia Paperdoll – Model of the month in Runway Magazine

AVENUE Models VP Kryptonia Paperdoll is Runway Magazine's Cover Girl

AVENUE Models VP Kryptonia Paperdoll

Kryptonia Paperdoll is a seasoned professional in the modelling industry and coupled with her unflagging and tireless dedication and commitment, it was a natural progression of things that she was appointed by Rusch Raymaker, CEO of AVENUE Models to be the agency’s Vice-President as well as the Head Instructor of AVENUE Models Academy. Her contributions to the modelling and fashion industry has been invaluable and she continues to be a great steward for existing and aspiring models. 

This month, our esteemed media partner, Runway Magazine has chosen to highlight her as Model of the month on the cover of their September 2008 issue with an in-depth interview inside. Get up close and personal with Kryptonia as she sheds light and her perspectives on modelling and more.

AVENUE Models ~ A New Beginning

The much anticipated relaunch of AVENUE Models begins with a new home kindly sponsored by Royal Properties and JC Designs with a magnificent build like no other.

AVENUE Models has a new team of staff as well as a newly opened Models Academy that will provide the most comprehensive training for all models aspiring and those that want to upgrade themselves.

And what can we expect from AVENUE with the relaunch? More exciting and innovative fashion shows that will hold audiences spellbound infused by a large dose of creativity and imagination that AVENUE is reknowned for, a growing team of the most professional, beautiful and diverse models as well as an upcoming tv series revolving around modelling and fashion.

Pop down for a visit to AVENUE Models today and make yourself at home in our lusciously grand premises.

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