BEHIND THE SCENES

BEHIND THE SCENES: ‘STILL COLD’ SHORT FILM ALYSSA NICOLE FALL 2014


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This season we took a new approach to our traditional fashion film and shot the campaign ad for my Fall 2014 collection as a short film. “Still Cold”, our short film for Alyssa Nicole Fall 2014 was directed by one of my great friends and favorite cinematographers Dexter Ho. Initially when I had met with Dex about my concept for the short film he was very skeptical. I told him I was bringing in a writer this season to write the story for the film. My concept was to create a film which was dreamy and ethereal – maybe even a little chilling – the collection is, after all, entitled “Still Cold”.

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OUTFIT

SHADES OF COOL


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Stepping into fall with my F/W 2014 Collection in this Metallic Bell Sleeve Aline Dress for a dinner date in Bernal Heights. I’m in a constant state of fear that I’m over dressed for everything I do (especially when going out) – and in SF, I usually am. To dress as if I didn’t ‘try to hard’ is actually quite difficult seeing as I am a designer – I usually spend hours pressing and steaming my clothing before going anywhere. So I finally discovered the secret to ‘dressing down’ an otherwise very dressy ensemble. Add a denim jacket! Just wear it over everything! I should have gotten this memo before, but was reluctant until discovering the cool color combo of my vintage denim and Fall 14 line was a match made in heaven.

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