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.

‘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 …

Glam SZN: How to Stay Fab in Below Zero

Temperatures are dropping, the days end sooner, the wind howls louder and we all just want to stay warm…However, sacrificing style? A no no. We won’t allow it.  The glam life is year round, Period. This year, ditch the typical Winter get up: hoodies, denim, and those old boots your mom bought you for Christmas three years ago. Go full throttle glam. Check out our head to …

#TrendAlert: Get Into The Big Boot

Over-the-knee boots aka Thigh High boots have been a sexy winter staple since the 60’s, the decade that also welcomed mini skirts with open arms. In recent years, thigh high boots have made a permanent mark in high fashion and street style. Celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Rihanna have pioneered the boots resurgence, and labels like Balenciaga and Off-White have introduced new versions of the …