New Year, New IMVU

New Year, New IMVU! 🎉

It’s a new year and we’re serving a brand new look on mobile! Now it’s your turn to transform your style, level up your status, and refresh your space. We have a ton of opportunities for you to reinvent yourself and step into a new version of YOU.

Glow Up: January 1-7

So you want to have a huge glow up this year? This week is all about experimenting with new styles for the perfect new year, new me look!

January 1 

Creator Showcase

Ring in the new year with a new collection of metallic items from our January Showcase Creators. Dazzle in scintillating silvers and make it your 2024 brand. Our showcase creators Eutha, gowns, QBL, Ryuiie and Valla will have you ready to stand out and shine for the new year. All that glitters is silver!

Last Day of Ultimate Weekend Outfit Challenge! 

Give us all the glitz and glimmer for the last day of the Ultimate Weekend Outfit Challenge! Tag #IMVUWOC_NYECountdown in your pics for a chance to be a WOC winner. Our winners for the Ultimate Weekend Outfit Challenge: NYE Countdown will be announced Tuesday at 12 PM PT on Discover and IMVU Instagram. 

January 2 

Then vs. Now Photo Challenge

Let’s see your 2024 glow up! Join our Then vs. Now challenge and show us how you’ve transformed your look and elevated your style. 

How to Participate: 

  1. Head to your inventory and navigate to “Looks”. 
  2. Post a pic of a saved look from your early days on IMVU and tag #VU_Then in your caption. 
  3. Next post a pic of your current look and tag #VU_Now in your caption.

January 3

Discover Theme of the Day: Preppy

Try out a new look for the new year. Today’s theme is preppy! Dress yourself in a look that’s too cool for school and let’s see some academia vibes in the feed! #VU_Preppy 

January 5

NEW Weekend Outfit Challenge

It’s the first Friday of the new year and we’re coming in HOT with a brand new weekend outfit challenge! How are you celebrating the new year? Show us this Friday at 9 am PT! 

January 6

VU Superlatives

Kick off the year on a high note and nominate yourself or your friends for a VU Superlative! Be sure to get in your submissions before 1/14 to be mentioned on our socials as someone who has made the best impression in our community. Check out our VU Superlatives categories below!

VU Superlatives categories: 

  • Best Dressed
  • Most Involved 
  • Life of the Party 
  • Best Artist 
  • Biggest Flirt 
  • Cutest Couple 
  • Beauty and Brains 
  • Best Besties
  • Class Clown

January 7

Discover Theme of the Day: Punk 

Expand your wardrobe and try out a style that’s bad to the bone! Spiked jackets, dark makeup and leather is in order for today’s theme of the day. Be bold in a punk style and share your photos with us in the feed! #VU_Punk

Level Up Your Status: January 8-14

Strut into the new year by leveling up your status. Be a VIP and celebrate 2024 with exclusive VIP-only perks and rewards.

January 8

Get 2024 Free Credits

Stack your cash for the new year! In honor of 2024, we’re giving out a bonus of 2024 credits to anyone who purchases a 10k credit package. Celebrate the new year by building your bank!

January 9-11

VIP Seek & Snap 

Seek and Snap is back, and this time it’s a VIP edition! All you have to do is find the item revealed and snap a creatively styled photo to share. We’ll be looking for cool outfits, creative poses, and of course the item of the day! 

Each day we’ll be announcing a gold item, platinum item, and diamond item on Discover and Instagram that you’ll have to seek, snap a photo with, and share to your feed using #SeekandSnap in your caption. Our selected winner for each day will receive 1 month of the tiered VIP theme of the day.

How to get featured: 

  1. Make sure your photo clearly includes the revealed item of the day.
  2. Your avatar style should be fun, unique, and on theme. 
  3. Your photo must include the hashtag #SeekandSnap
  4. Your outfit cannot be stolen and must include items that you purchased on IMVU.
  5. Your photo should not include any copyrighted or branded materials.

January 12

NEW Weekend Outfit Challenge

TGIF! Who’s ready to see some 24k magic in the air?!…🎵✨ Can you guess this weekend’s outfit challenge theme? 

January 13

Discover Theme of the Day: Red Carpet

Roll out the red carpet and pose for the paparazzi! 📸 Channel your inner celeb for today’s theme of the day. Grab a glam look and be sure it’s black tie when you snap your photos for feed. #VU_RedCarpet

January 14

Discover Theme of the Day: Pet Party

Grab your pet bestie, because we’re having a pet party! It’s National Dress Up Your Pet Day and we want to see you have a twinning moment with your animal companion. Blow up the feed with your pet pics and celebrate #VU_PetParty. 🐶

Transform Your Style: January 15-21 

Transform Your Style! Discover the best style trends, try on a new look, share your fashion finds to feed and inspire other fashionistas.

January 15-17 

Winter has entered the chat, so bundle up with fashion trends that make you feel warm and fuzzy. We’re launching a brand NEW challenge: VU Trend! VU Trend is all about styling yourself in the hottest IRL trends of the season. Wait for our trend alert to be announced on Discover and social, shop the trend, and style a groundbreaking outfit that sports the trend of the day! This month, our VU Trend theme is Winter Trends. Transform your winter wardrobe, follow our fashion finds, and share your outfits with us using #VU_Trend in your captions. 

How to get featured: 

  1. Make sure your photo clearly includes the revealed trend of the day.
  2. Your avatar style should be fun, unique, and on theme. 
  3. Your photo must include the hashtag #VU_Trend.
  4. Your outfit cannot be stolen and must include items that you purchased on IMVU.
  5. Your photo should not include any copyrighted or branded materials.

January 18

Discover Theme of the Day: Retro Rewind

It’s throwback thursday! Rewind time and go vintage for our Discover theme of the day #VU_RetroRewind. Take us back to the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s or even the early 2000’s to achieve the perfect throwback look. 

January 19

NEW Weekend Outfit Challenge

Brand new weekend outfit challenge alert! We’re stepping out of our comfort zones and trying something new. Say goodbye to your old wardrobe and say hello to new fashion finds for this weekend outfit challenge theme. 

January 20

VU Influencer Music Hosted Parties for National DJ Day

Dance the day away for National DJ Day! We’re hosting parties that will get you moving and grooving to the dance floor. Stay tuned for upcoming events featuring a variety of genres of music. 

January 21

Discover Theme of The Day: Dress in Snow Gear for National Snow Day

It’s National Snow Day so gear up for the powder by sporting your snow gear today. Whether you’re sledding, snowboarding or skiing – celebrate the snow, rock your gear and post to feed. #VU_SnowDay

Refresh Your Space: January 22-28

Clear the clutter and refresh your space! Get your interior design on with special deals designed to help you get your humble abode in order.

January 22

Refresh Your Space and Get a Free House Plant

Nothing brightens up your home like a little greenery. Refresh your space and get a free housewarming gift when you purchase a 10k credit package. 

January 23- January 25

VU Room Hunt 

Adventure and explore different destinations in our new challenge – VU Room Hunt! When we announce our room theme of the day, take a stroll through Chat and find the best room in IMVU for the perfect photo op. In VU Room Hunt, we will be announcing a location to explore (example: forest) and it’s your job to find the best chat room in IMVU, share your pic with us, and tag #VU_RoomHunt! Get creative and match your fashion style to your room’s aesthetic for better chances to be featured on Discover. 

How to get featured: 

  1. Make sure your photo clearly includes your avatar and your chosen room is on theme. 
  2. Your photo caption must include the hashtag #VU_RoomHunt and the name of the room you joined.
  3. Your outfit cannot be stolen and must include items that you purchased on IMVU.
  4. Your photo should not include any copyrighted or branded materials.

January 24

Discover Theme of the Day: National Compliment Day

It’s National Compliment Day! Take a pic with a friend and give them a compliment for National Compliment Day. Spread positivity and tag #VU_Compliment. 

January 26 

NEW Weekend Outfit Challenge

TGIF! Kick back and relax this weekend! We’re treating ourselves to a weekend full of things that make us happy. Stay tuned for our theme announced on Discover and socials at 9am PT. Be a VIP and receive a Zen Spa Room in your inventory!

January 27

Discover Theme of The Day: Where is Home Poll

Where is everyone located? Let us know where home is in our new Discover poll today! 

January 28

Discover Theme of the Day: Futuristic 

Take a trip to the future and make your style visionary! Reinvent a look that emulates futuristic fashion for today’s Discover theme of the day. #VU_Futuristic

Get Verified: January 29-31

Get verified, add another badge to your profile, and recevie an exclusive AV jacket! 

January 29

Get verified and earn your exclusive AV jacket! 

Get age-verified from 1/29 – 2/4 to receive an exclusive AV  jacket! Age Verification (AV) is an upgrade that allows you to prove you’re 18 or older so you can get FULL ACCESS to IMVU WITHOUT a credit card.

January 30

Discover Theme of The Day: Dress like a celeb

Who’s your favorite celeb? Ours is Ryan Gosling! Dress up like your favorite celeb for today’s Discover theme of the Day and tag #VU_Celeb

January 31

Discover Theme of the Day: National Hot Chocolate Day 

It’s National Hot Chocolate Day! Warm up with your favorite winter drink and sip on chocolate happiness. #VU_HotChoclateDay