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Alegra Volpe

Ladies Who Launch: KCADesign

April 27, 2018 by

I first met Kris Ammon in a Design District showroom drooling over vintage Natuzzi chairs and Oushak rugs. Undeniably chic and smart, I instantly formed a girl crush on this female entrepreneur. A couple of Insta DM’s later and Kris, founder of KCADesign, has given SMUStyle the low down on how she got started, what fuels her insane artistic skills, and the simple – but necessary – steps to take your drab Louis Vuitton Neverfull to new heights.  Continue Reading

About Alegra Volpe

Proud South Texan that's never met a parmesan truffle fry I didn't like. Harper's Bazaar devotee and lover of rooftops, Sofia Coppola films and anything vintage. A typical daydream includes lounging on a Mexican beach.

Leaseful’s Chicest Ambassador: Paola Valenzuela

February 5, 2018 by

Last week, I got to chat with my dear friend and Leaseful’s newest ambassador, Paola Valenzuela. Cosmopolitan, stylish and sophisticated are just a few words to describe this gal – keep reading to get a taste on this showstopper’s latest jaunt.

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About Alegra Volpe

Proud South Texan that's never met a parmesan truffle fry I didn't like. Harper's Bazaar devotee and lover of rooftops, Sofia Coppola films and anything vintage. A typical daydream includes lounging on a Mexican beach.

The Italian Restaurant We’ve All Been Waiting For

November 28, 2017 by

Has anyone else noticed Dallas’ lack of Italian cuisine? It’s completely unacceptable. While yes, our city does have Lucia and Canne Rosso, there’s hardly anything in between month-long waitlists and uber casual vibes. Let’s face it – Lucia is to die for but has a smaller, more upscale menu and we only go to Canne Rosso for those mouth-watering pizzas. In my opinion, most all other restaurants kind of missed the mark. Maybe I’m picky. Anyways, it’s safe to say these are great options, but they still don’t suffice. So, where can our Italian cravings be satisfied? Sassetta, of course.

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About Alegra Volpe

Proud South Texan that's never met a parmesan truffle fry I didn't like. Harper's Bazaar devotee and lover of rooftops, Sofia Coppola films and anything vintage. A typical daydream includes lounging on a Mexican beach.

Erdem x H&M Has Arrived

November 1, 2017 by

Another H&M collaboration with a high-fashion designer…I’m already planning outfits!

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About Alegra Volpe

Proud South Texan that's never met a parmesan truffle fry I didn't like. Harper's Bazaar devotee and lover of rooftops, Sofia Coppola films and anything vintage. A typical daydream includes lounging on a Mexican beach.

Nicole Kwon: An Inside Look

October 26, 2017 by

Thanks to Nicole Kwon, a short trip down 75 to Uptown’s West Village makes you feel worlds away.

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About Alegra Volpe

Proud South Texan that's never met a parmesan truffle fry I didn't like. Harper's Bazaar devotee and lover of rooftops, Sofia Coppola films and anything vintage. A typical daydream includes lounging on a Mexican beach.

Profiled: Lexie Hanna

October 2, 2017 by

Feast your eyes on SMUStyle’s favorite girly girl – LEXIE HANNA.

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About Alegra Volpe

Proud South Texan that's never met a parmesan truffle fry I didn't like. Harper's Bazaar devotee and lover of rooftops, Sofia Coppola films and anything vintage. A typical daydream includes lounging on a Mexican beach.

Calling All Interns!

September 21, 2017 by

Are you a strong writer? Have excellent proof-reading skills? A self-starting attitude? Or maybe just a part-time student breezing by?

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About Alegra Volpe

Proud South Texan that's never met a parmesan truffle fry I didn't like. Harper's Bazaar devotee and lover of rooftops, Sofia Coppola films and anything vintage. A typical daydream includes lounging on a Mexican beach.