About Alyssa Campanella of The A List blog

 

Hello all, and thanks for stopping by! I am very excited to share my digital diary with you all in the world of style, travel, and more (as well as the occasional cat or dog). As a former Miss USA and fashion model, I am no stranger to the digital world. Ambitious and driven, I was the first Miss USA to document my style and travels on social media during my reign. A few years later, I decided to turn that into a blog and thus TheAList.me was born. 

 

About Alyssa Campanella of The A List blog

 

Besides fashion, I am also a passionate globetrotter as I document each destination for my readers to gather inspiration from. Since I began blogging full time in 2015, TheAList.me has been an exciting creative outlet that has brought me enthusiasm, individuality, and imagination. I love all things romance, whether it be through fashion or a Jane Austen novel, and I try to emulate that here. Balancing life between the United States and Hong Kong, I am always eager to create new content to keep readers inspired. 

About Alyssa Campanella of The A List blog

 

TheAList.me is a lifestyle site which encourages and inspires the everyday woman, with a feminine and romantic point of view on style, travel, beauty, and more. On TheAList.me, you can expect to discover ladylike and dreamy style trends as well as new thrilling destinations as seen through my eyes. As I welcome you into my feminine and fast-paced world, I hope to encourage my readers to express themselves through style and live life to the fullest whether at home or on the go.

 

About Alyssa Campanella of The A List blog

 

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How did you get started?

Back in 2011, I was crowned Miss USA. Instagram wasn’t a thing until about halfway through my year-long reign. Once I finally created my account, I decided to post not just about my Miss USA appearances around the world, but I began to document my daily looks (whether it be running errands or heading to a red carpet) by tagging each item in my outfit so my fans could dress just like Miss USA. Fast forward a few years, I was spending a lot of time in Canada while my then-boyfriend filmed a television show. I had left my modeling agency in LA and was a bit unsure of what I wanted to do, so with some encouragement from my close circle, I started a blog to document all things style. Within a year, my blog expanded to travel as my then-boyfriend’s career began to take us around the world. And thus, The A List was born!

Why the name "The A List"?

It’s actually a fun twist on my name! A lot of my close friends call me “Alyss”, and “A List” sounds very close to it.

What kind of camera do you use?

Prior to 2019, I used a Nikon D750 with 24mm, 50mm, and 85mm lenses.

Since 2019, I now use a Sony A7III with a Tamron 28-75mm zoom lens.

Some photos on my Instagram are simply taken on my iPhone 11 Pro.

Do you live in Hong Kong or the US?

Both! Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, I had planned on spending half my year in Hong Kong and the other half back in the United States (with lots of travels abroad in between). Once the pandemic hit, I chose to remain in Hong Kong for the time being.

Who takes your pictures?

My current partner takes all of my pics!

When I am in LA, I usually shoot with Felicia Lasala.

When I am in NYC, I usually shoot with Carter Fish, Allie Provost, and Lydia Hudgens.

I take all photos of food and landscapes.

Why do you not feature your partner anymore?

Sadly in February 2019, my husband and I sought a divorce but we still remain on amicable terms.

I do not feature my current beau because he is very private. He’s never really been active on social media and doesn’t seek notoriety or to be a public figure. He LOVES being behind the camera though, and he is always coming up with fun content ideas for me.

What breeds are Renly, Daenerys, and Argos?

Renly and Daenerys (8 years old) are biologically brother and sister and came from the same litter. Because they were born as strays in Los Angeles, we don’t know exactly what breed their parents were. Their mother was mostly Blue Abyssinian (we have one photo of her and she looks just like a Blue Abyssinian), and we believe their father was a mix of a Maine Coon and Norwegian Forest Cat.

Argos (10 years old) is an Italian Greyhound. He was born in Australia but was brought to Hong Kong as a puppy. He’s my current beau’s dog and it was not difficult at all for me to fall in love with him.

 

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Back in 2011, I was crowned Miss USA. Instagram wasn’t a thing until about halfway through my year-long reign. Once I finally created my account, I decided to post not just about my Miss USA appearances around the world, but I began to document my daily looks (whether it be running errands or heading to a red carpet) by tagging each item in my outfit so my fans could dress just like Miss USA. Fast forward a few years, I was spending a lot of time in Canada while my then-boyfriend filmed a television show. I had left my modeling agency in LA and was a bit unsure of what I wanted to do, so with some encouragement from my close circle, I started a blog to document all things style. Within a year, my blog expanded to travel as my then-boyfriend’s career began to take us around the world. And thus, The A List was born!

It’s actually a fun twist on my name! A lot of my close friends call me “Alyss”, and “A List” sounds very close to it.

Prior to 2019, I used a Nikon D750 with 24mm, 50mm, and 85mm lenses.

Since 2019, I now use a Sony A7III with a Tamron 28-75mm zoom lens.

Some photos on my Instagram are simply taken on my iPhone 11 Pro.

Both! Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, I had planned on spending half my year in Hong Kong and the other half back in the United States (with lots of travels abroad in between). Once the pandemic hit, I chose to remain in Hong Kong for the time being.

My current partner takes all of my pics!

When I am in LA, I usually shoot with Felicia Lasala.

When I am in NYC, I usually shoot with Carter Fish, Allie Provost, and Lydia Hudgens.

I take all photos of food and landscapes.

Sadly in February 2019, my husband and I sought a divorce but we still remain on amicable terms.

I do not feature my current beau because he is very private. He’s never really been active on social media and doesn’t seek notoriety or to be a public figure. He LOVES being behind the camera though, and he is always coming up with fun content ideas for me.

Renly and Daenerys (8 years old) are biologically brother and sister and came from the same litter. Because they were born as strays in Los Angeles, we don’t know exactly what breed their parents were. Their mother was mostly Blue Abyssinian (we have one photo of her and she looks just like a Blue Abyssinian), and we believe their father was a mix of a Maine Coon and Norwegian Forest Cat.

Argos (10 years old) is an Italian Greyhound. He was born in Australia but was brought to Hong Kong as a puppy. He’s my current beau’s dog and it was not difficult at all for me to fall in love with him.

 

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