I am a normal spiritual person, but I do feel that I was chosen. To name a few: Pharrell, Coca Cola, Oprah Winfrey, Jennifer Lopez and the Kardashians. In 2009, Villasante opened her first Peace Love World boutique in South Miami. Scattered throughout the first floor are several departments- accounting, web, photography, human resources, sales, and shipping. To help promote a feeling of positivity, she sketched out and made T-shirts with the concepts of peace, love and happiness… and her friends absolutely loved them. And it's the most appreciated I've ever felt. Everything you see on the website is shot in-house.
Surround yourself with people who are smarter than you are. Looking forward to see all you loveclub members riding around town. They are passionate, sexy, worldly, and very family oriented. The company also launched new collaboration with mega brands like Coca-Cola, The Dallas Cowboys and The Miami Heat. I just baptized three kids in Haiti as my godchildren, because they lost their families. It boasts separates made from luxuriant fabrics that are simultaneously trendy and timeless. The collection is essentially laid-back luxe, using French terrycloth fabrics and fleeces that can be layered to seamlessly blend with one another.
Peace Love World is more than just a symbol on a shirt. We spent an afternoon touring Peace Love World's block-long compound, where Alina talked to us about the simple beginnings of her worldwide brand and what it's like designing exclusive collections for the , , and even Oprah. This collection offers more than fashionable women's clothing—it offers a way to make it easy to speak your truth through fashion, while delivering comfort both outside and in. Now I have the same five-season calendar as all the fashion brands. Today, Alina and her daughter are the hearts behind the brand that work together daily to build an empire. Locals scooped up her tees not only because they resonated peace and love, but also because her choice of fabrics and designs are decidedly yummy to the touch and above all, comfortable. My cousin is the glue that keeps the company together.
The Peace Love World brand was born in 2009 through the love of fashion from an energetic soul. Fashion denim is in the works too. Find sources: — · · · · January 2019 Peace Love World is based in , Fla. Believing in yourself, in your work, in your product and working with an amazing team can exceed your further than you could imagine. It boasts a lush, green, modern garden, a black-and-white mural, pops of contrasting color and one of her inspirational quotes painted high on a wall. The designs became so popular that in 2009 she decided to pursue the idea as a full-time career and was born.
Pieces are available both with and without the famous affirmations printed boldly across them. After the merchandise has been screen printed, the real fun starts: selling the products. Villasante was born in Havana, Cuba and immigrated to Queens, New York when she was only 8 months old. Her opportunity came when an earthquake hit in Haiti in 2010. Latin women have a zest for life. A dozen or so employees work on everything from designing apparel to social media and marketing in Peace Love World's creative department.
Inside there are several screen printing presses with shelves of stacked screens imprinted with Peace Love World's catchy, positive phrases. Why did I end up on this journey? As a Latina mother of three, wearing many hats was second nature. I think it's a department that not everyone understands. This trinity puts you on the path to enlightenment. They study trends and fashion weeks to make sure they're on target with color, body, and fabric. One of them was 'I love Alina,' and everyone was like 'who the hell's Alina? She decided to make it her mission to find a window to the world where she can inspire the people to not only feel loved but to love others.
Feel free to improve the article, but the article must not be , and this notice must not be removed, until the discussion is closed. What can you do to perpetuate world peace? Her message of peace and love has been heard around the world. Life in New York was followed by six years in Atlanta, Georgia were she finally planted roots in Miami at age 18. From a philanthropic standpoint, Villasante champions for causes such as breast cancer awareness, autism, multiple sclerosis, Haiti relief and more. Believe you already have it and watch it come true. It has been supported by iconic celebrity followings and brand collaborations. But the brand has grown by leaps and bounds in the last few years, and the line has grown exponentially.
Villasante and her family moved from New York to Atlanta, and wound up in Miami when she was 18 years old. For Cuban-native Alina Villasante, the visionary behind Miami-based fashion brand , leaving her home country as a child was just the beginning of her journey. But I don't know life without that. Peace and Love are the fundamental forces that lead to Happiness. I was reminded of her effervescent qualities a few weeks ago, when I met up with her at one of her boutiques in Aventura. Along the way, Alina has been able to keep those closest to her in the company, namely her family.
With a whimsical view of the world. Never give up on a dream. There's a separate photo studio inside the warehouse as well as a stark white runway where merchandise is modeled for Peace Love World's online shop. It's fashion infused with soul, style threaded with meaning, and comfort filled with inspiration. It was the most rewarding thing I've ever done. Born in Cuba, raised in New York and finding home in Miami, Alina found her purpose in the world of fashion after 17 years in the Aviation business. Shop now to benefit Nest, a global nonprofit that empowers and supports female artisans around the world! For Miami-based designer Alina Villasante, it can be as easy as wearing a positive affirmation on your T-shirt.