Alisa designs for contemporary femme fatales, confident and strong women with a cloak and dagger spirit.
Living in London, Alisa fell in love with leather and began designing at an early age. Her mother, a highly skilled craftswomen, would make Alisa’s designs impeccably by hand. As Alisa came of age, another passion developed with photography as she graduated with a BA. Shooting for musicians and bands on London’s rainy streets and in subterranean venues she began to experiment with music and fashion.
Alisa Smirnova London™ is a collection of bags and accessories fusing influences of sophistication and youth, elegance and rock ’n’ roll, the finest leather pieces, heavy and lyrical, with grunge riffs of stripped down hardcore contrasting dynamics and all made in London’s East End.
All about Alisa:
Lives: East London
Extravagance: The odd escape, Indonesia, Mexico, Canada.
Music: New Order, Kurt Vile, John Grant, Laura Marling
Favorite bars and eats: Two Floors and Mark’s Bar Soho for drinks. Bone Daddies and Hawksmoor for food.
Designers: Miu Miu, Gareth Pugh, Alexander Mcqueen
Brands: Sass and Bide, All Saints, R13, Rag and Bone, Zadig and Voltair and we all need a bit of Zara!