Marissa Sallie

Marissa Sallie

Marissa is Copywriter at Akira. Fashion and self-expression fuels her life. She studied Advertising Art Direction with a focus in copy-writing and web design. She firmly believes in using wardrobe as armor against the ways of the world.

The Definitive Guide to 2019 Fashion

Now that the new year is here and post holiday slum is over, it’s time we start rearranging our wardrobe. What trends work? What trends are staying? We’ve got you covered with our list of trends that emerged last year and fresh, new trends for 2019. Including knee length shorts and see through handbags, this years trends dares us to add spontaneity & eccentricity to …

5 Shoe Trends We Want To Wear In 2019

No matter the grandeur of the outfit, pomp of the hair, or bat of the eyelash – shoes have the power to make or break a look. 2019 has more to offer in footwear since minimalism is out the door, from embellished sneakers to square toe shoes and everything in between. Here are 5 styles to look for during your next shopping spree. Embellished Trainers …

6 Most Stylish Music Videos of 2018

2018 has been a better year for music, with beautiful collaborations, experimental sounds, and impressive debuts. Alongside stellar sounds, there have been a host of stylistically brilliant music videos. From the luxurious flex presented in the Carters’ Apeshit to the Thierry Mugler inspired glam in Cardi B’s “Money”, this year reestablished music videos as a vital art form in pop culture. Here are our favorite …

10 Fab New Year’s Eve Outfits (No Sparkly Dresses)

Dressing to the nines is a big part of celebrating New Year’s Eve. Whether you’re a super pre planner or a last minute shopper, looking for a typical sparkly dress and pumps may be tempting. (But trite) This list proves that the best looks aren’t so overdone. We’ve created a list of outfit inspiration that will ensure you’re the best dressed in the room – …

‘Tis the Season: Holiday Party Fits-piration

Little Black Dresses and ugly Christmas sweaters are party cliches, but who says dressing for holiday parties has to be a bore? From dramatic shoulders to sexy jumpsuits, here are 10 fabulously festive ideas for a fa-la-la lovely fit this season.  Color Crazy  Inspo: Bold colors are trending this season. Pair your brightest dress with an even brighter jacket.  shopAKIRA: White on White  Inspo: All …

Maximalism Moment: More is More

Maximalism is the outlandish fashion opposite of – and stark reaction to – minimalism. As fashion is a cycle – a grand rotation of extremes – we’ve finally cartwheeled out of a minimalist resurgence that began about 6 years ago. Brands like Celine set the stage for clean, sharp styles in the early 00’s & 10’s,  establishing shape and color as more important elements of …