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ACROSS THE SEA


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Currently experiencing a wave of overwhelming feelings as we enter the summer season. The end of a season is a new beginning for a designer, and now we are on a tight deadline to wrap up the next few seasons while balancing orders within the shop. Spent the last week in LA wrapping up next seasons line, the end of SS15 is bittersweet. (more…)

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COASTAL BREEZE


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Salt air and a cool coastal breeze are simple reminders to myself that life is truly beautiful. Spring season keeps me busy in the shop – this week I’ve worked on finalizing styles for the upcoming seasons. Little notes scattered across my mood boards to “Be Brave”, “Have Courage”, “Take the risk, forget the fall” are being incorporated into stories for Alyssa Nicole Collection next year. (more…)

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DREAM WEAVER


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“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.” by Henry David Thoreau is just one of the many motivational quotes on following your dreams that I’ve pinned onto my “WISDOM” Pinterest board. Everyday I’m reminded that my dreams wouldn’t even be possible if not for the sacrifices my grandparents and parents have made. Talking about my family working as migrant field workers in our recent Mother’s Day feature in the SF Chronicle was a reminder to myself that I am truly living the American Dream. (more…)

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MOTHER’S DAY WITH ALYSSA NICOLE


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Alyssa Nicole wouldn’t be possible without my beautiful, inspiring, and supportive mother. From my first few collections of party dresses to a demi couture line carefully crafted in California – together we have built our brand Alyssa Nicole and hope to inspire our customers and fans along our journey at Alyssa Nicole.  (more…)