Ilissa's Got Good Energy.
Name: Ilissa Brown.
Found: Deep Ellum.
Occupation: Studying Radio, Television and Film at the University of Texas.
What have you been doing this summer? “I've been doing makeup at Nordstrom.”
How would you describe your sense of style? “Leather. Black. Black and leather. I think almost all of my clothes have some sort of leather in them.”
What are you wearing tonight? “Tonight, I'm wearing a dress I got from Urban Outfitters. It's, I think, a vegan leather with this pleated skirt thing. The bracelets are Alex & Ani energy bracelets. They're really tight. I guess they're made with energy infused in them? Like, this one's an Ohm, which represents peace. This other one is a Ra, which is protection.”
Are you a big believer in that stuff, or do you just think they look good? “Oh, I'm totally a believer. I've got the rings, too. I've got them in everything. My necklace is a Chakra crystal necklace with all the different Chakra points on it and a big quartz crystal with the healing points on it. I dunno. I just think it's cool. Mother Nature and all that.”