Madrid

Alyssa Campanella The A List blog Miss USA 2011 Madrid Alice & Olivia Kamala Poncho

I have always wanted to visit Spain. I don’t speak a lick of Spanish (except for the usual “Hola” and “gracias”) and I have never truly eaten Spanish food before, but something about their culture and architecture fascinated me. So when my husband found out his new TV show was to film in Spain, I was eager to experience this incredible country.

Read More…

New York, New York

Alyssa Campanella The A List blog Miss USA 2011 Ted Baker Wrennie Dress New York

So nice they named it twice. A few months ago, when T booked his new television series that was to film in Spain immediately after our wedding, we made the decision to change our honeymoon plans from Hawaii to Europe. I didn’t complain – I love Europe (but I also love Hawaii so that trip has been rescheduled for later on)! T flew out to Spain one week after our wedding, but I decided to hang back at home in LA for a bit before flying out. However, I didn’t want to do a direct journey like T did – I knew I wanted to make a 48-hour pit stop in New York.

Read More…

Romantic Touches

Alyssa Campanella The A List blog Miss USA 2011 Three Floor Bubble Tip Dress

I may no longer be a bride, but that’s not stopping me from wearing white. White, to me, is a very romantic color. Well, it has to be since it’s the traditional color for brides! But it also is very light and airy, and evokes simplicity.

Read More…

Style Staples

Alyssa Campanella The A List blog Miss USA 2011 Chloe small drew bag

“Oh my goodness – it’s a blog post where Alyssa isn’t wearing a skirt or a dress!” – That’s probably what you thought, right? It’s true, most of my fashion choices involve a skirt or a dress, but what are my key style staples when the occasion (or season) doesn’t call for a dress?

Read More…

Springtime Stripes

Alyssa Campanella The A List blog Miss USA 2011 Ted Baker Striped Dress Carousel Stripe Valentino Rockstud Heels

If it’s not already obvious, I think it’s safe to say I am obsessed with dresses. The two biggest sections of our master bedroom closet are saved for all of my dresses. I love that I live in a city where it’s possible to wear a lovely dress all year round.

Read More…