Perry Ellis' Daughter Breaks Away From Family Name

It’s easy to assume that progenies of our favorite stars or celebrities are automatically destined for success; that with minimal effort and a family name, these children can easily work their way into positions that most would have to strive and struggle to obtain. This isn’t the case with every famous family. Tyler Alexandra Gallagher Ellis, daughter of fashion designer Perry Ellis and television writer and producer Barbara Gallagher, led a relatively normal life until 2011 when she founded her own line of women’s handbags. Christening the line Tyler Alexandra, she worked her way into fashion from the bottom up, hoping to achieve success without falling back on her father’s famous name. Five years later she has a beautiful line of unique handbags that are worn by global socialites and Hollywood’s hottest.

Marissa Stempien

Marissa Stempien is a freelance writer and editor with a focus on travel, fashion, lifestyle, and culture. Her work has been featured in a number of print and online publications including ABC News, Popsugar, Huffington Post, JustLuxe, Luxury Living and CityGirlGoneMom. Marissa is an avid traveler and is always looking to visit somewhere new or unexplored. Her unique lifestyle has given way to her...(Read More)

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