About me

About Truly Alvarenga

Truly Alvarenga brings the complete package to her business, Pink Elephants Designs. She conceives, sketches, designs, fits and sews all of her fashions. She has worked on everything from her own collections to doing wardrobe and custom pieces for music videos,singers and gowns worn to the White House. Influenced by the many trips across the US during her upbringing, Truly graduated at the top of her class at IADT Nashville with a degree in fashion design and a double internship with the famous Anna Sui in NYC and a few stints with other designers as well. Defining her own path, Truly started Pink Elephants Designs and has been a part of Nashville’s fashion community since 2009. Her work encompasses the full fashion spectrum; from radical & inspired Leather jackets and dresses, to bathing suits both sexy & frilly, to elegant evening wear. 

Awards & accomplishments 


Pins and Needles St. Louis Designer Competition winner Fall 2014

St. Louis Fashion Week People's Choice Award 2014

Nashville Fashion week 2014

Nashville fashion week 2013

Coture gown worn to the Presidential inaugural ball, 2012

Cotoure gown worn ordered and worn by White House Holiday party attendee, 2012

One of six selected in the Emerging Designer category Nashville Fashion Week 2012

Designs included in Ink magazine photo spread, Jan/Feb 2012

Designer of the year,  Nashville Raw 2011

Wardrobe for Darko Blow Music video, 2011

Stylist and wardrobe for Candi Carpenter Tom Petty music video, 2011

 Intership with Anna Sui, Fashion week 2010

Internship with Anna Sui, Winter 2009

Best Design award for 2008 Minnie Pearl charity show
























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