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.