Tantalize: Alyssa Marie

She’s bold and she knows what she wants. Alyssa Marie is much more than a model, and being a multi-talented individual is no easy task, but Alyssa makes it look so easy. 2020 may have been a difficult year, but Alyssa Marie has certainly been a bright spot this year, and many more to come.

What point in your life did modeling interest you, and what ultimately led you to get into it? 

Alyssa Marie: When I was about 14, modeling started to interest me. Actually, a photographer who was also a scout, found me through my church. 

When you first started, did you aspire to be like anyone?

Alyssa Marie: Yes, absolutely, Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, Bettie Page. These women were some to really do amazing things in their lives and the times they lived in.

What kind of challenges or difficulties did you have early on in your career?

Alyssa Marie: Early in my career, I had to overcome being somewhat shy. 

Was there a moment that stood out to you that made you think that you could do well at modeling?

Alyssa Marie: Yes. When I realized how much I love modeling, and when you put dedication into it you can achieve anything you want to.

In the next few years, what would you like to accomplish?

Alyssa Marie: I would absolutely love to accomplish more bridal modeling, publications, high fashion and runway. Just to name a few! Also, to work on my career as being a photographer, as well.

When you’re not modeling, what do you like to do?

Alyssa Marie:  I love spending time with my family, working out, photography, going to the beach, yoga and being artistic. 

Out of all the things that you’ve done in your modeling career, what are you the proudest of, and why?

Alyssa Marie: I would have to say when I was in the Beating The Odds Event, which was a fashion show with an amazing fashion designer in Houston, Texas. Beating The Odds Event helped not only raise awareness, but helped with proceeds as well. 

Do you have any regrets, or would you have done anything differently with your modeling?

Alyssa Marie: I wished that I would have focused more on networking.

What can people expect to see from you in the future?

Alyssa Marie: You can expect to see more of me in 2021. publications. Working with amazing photographers and teams. New styles and looks in my portfolio.