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Marissa’s story is unique.  Originally from Gary, Indiana, she moved to Chicago where she attended Columbia College and the Illinois Institute of Art.  In addition to founding the Deleay Lashay brand, she also founded the Deleay Lashay 3 Day summer camp.  She has facilitated a series fashion productions, pop up shops, showcases and gallery openings.Marissa has travelled with her brand to Milan, Italy, New York, Chicago, Washington D.C., California, and currently in London England. Her purpose is to empower the world through wearable art.

Diary

Life is a roller coaster.

Life is a roller coaster.

6:37 p.m.   ...So Yesterday, I spent a few hours revising my portfolio and while doing so I started to feel grateful. Over the years, I have come to the realize that life is unpredictable. And for anyone who has tried something new or challenged themselves to be their own...

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Living in your own world.

Living in your own world.

Its 4:27 a.m. ...and I can't sleep, so I'm beginning to draw in my sketch book. I write at the top of the page "Your World" - I start to quickly sketch out everything that I would want in my own world. I have always found it less stressful to...

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Winners Never Quit!

Winners Never Quit!

  As a business owner who was first an artist before anything. I feel I can sometimes be too hard on myself and forget that this thing called life is a process and a journey, and    should be fun. I do it because I love it! As a designer you should...

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