In A 90s Kinda World…

Ready to Stare’s Fall Collection: In A 90s Kinda World


Alysse better known by her Instagram name, Ready To Stare, began a positive whirlwind with her “I Woke Up Like Dis” T-shirts. Purchasers of the shirt were asked to post a picture of themselves in the T along with their story. Timelines were flooded with uplifting stories of courage, encouragement and self love. The T’s caught such a buzz that another line decided to make an exact replica of the T’s. Like an unbothered Diva Ms. Ready To Stare didn’t flinch or stir up “Fashion Beef” she knew exactly what she had up her sleeve or better yet her signature sleeveless belly shirt.



I’ll let the sneak peak of the cover of Ready To Stare’s Fall Collection lookbook sink in for a bit….

When I opened my email, downloaded the lookbook, and “thumbed” through the pages, all could say was Doooooooooope!!!

The detail behind this obviously well thought out collection was evident. Setting trends, standing out and PROUDLY being yourself is what, Alysse, the designer exudes while offering her rendition of the 90’s at the same price point for us S-4x Divas.

Pairing real size models in the same looks was genius. How many times have you looked at the “model” in magazines and online in an outfit you couldn’t live without, but you passed because you couldn’t imagine how it would look on you?

The lookbook begins with the “Anti-Trend” watch that is so ON trend for fall…Stand Out!

Followed by “They All Wore It Well”, you’ll KNOW how YOU will look in THAT dress!!! Stand Out!

The infamous “Body Chain” made the collection screaming, YOU can wear a body chain, YOU can wear a body chain and yes YOU can wear a body chain!! Stand Out!!

The 90’s couple T’s are so farfetched and hilarious but they work…who would’ve “thunk”…those were some of the best couples that people tend to overlook but remember! Stand Out!

There’s isn’t a shortage of colors, fun T-shirts, printed skirts & dresses, Peggy Bundy skirts, and stare worthy jewelry in this collection. Stand Out!

What’s your definition of Standing Out? Are you ready for them to Stare? Does a 90’s kind of world sound exciting?

The collection features more than 60 new items including handmade jewelry, body chains and apparel. All clothing is available in sizes S-4X and body chains are available in sizes S-3X. Prices range from $5 for a kitschy googly eye ring to $89 for a luxe velvet bubble skirt. So as long as you’ve got the confidence, there’s something for every size and budget.
The collection officially goes on sale TODAY Friday 8/22/14.
The collection is sold here:
The lookbook can be viewed online at:

About the designer:
Alysse Dalessandro is owner of Atlanta-based fashion brand Ready to Stare. A jewelry designer, trained metalsmith, creator and self-empowerment advocate, Alysse handcrafts statement jewelry and bold plus size apparel with an unapologetic confident attitude. Ready to Stare is designed for those who believe in following their passion, loving themselves and inspiring others to do the same. Currently her designs can be purchased at

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