“Other people like me can see this and feel like 'if she can do it, I can do it as well. She's my age, she's my colour, she's a female’.”

Clarissa is a multidisciplinary creative, she navigates herself through photography to clothing design and styling with impressive agility. GDS (GIRLS DO SUCCEED) is a luxe-sports brand Clarissa created to celebrate and showcase the fusion of women’s fashion, sport, and lifestyle. It acts as another point on her multifaceted streetwear fashion blog to empower young women. Clarissa’s blog Vintagedollrisa began when she was 17 and served as a journal of personal style and identity. At the heart of Clarissa’s collaboration with COLLUSION is a message telling young women that they can be confident and powerful just as they are.