Clarissa Henry

Clarissa Henry

Fashion Content Creator • Creative Producer • @GDSBRANDLondon, United Kingdom
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Clarissa Henry

Clarissa Henry

Fashion Content Creator • Creative Producer • @GDSBRANDLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Clarissa Henry, also known as vintagedollrisa, is a digital fashion content creator, stylist, designer and founder of female sports brand GIRLS DO SUCCEED. Clarissa started her blog to share and document her on-growing style in 2012 and has developed and moulded vintagedollrisa into a brand that has inspired many young women. She pioneers vintage sportswear and underground streetwear, allowing fellow young girls to see alternative options when it comes to womenswear fashion. Her blog has also landed her many collaborations with brands such as Nike, ASOS, Adidas, Footasylum, Urban Outfitters, Converse as well as publication features in British Vogue, Highsnobiety, The Guardian, Nylon and Hackney Gazette. Clarissa has also founded GDSBRAND, a sports/streetwear brand and multimedia platform, celebrating young females in sport, showcasing the fusion of female fashion, sports and lifestyle. Clarissa is carving out a movement and community of girls championing body positivity, diversity and wellbeing through fashion. In 2018, Clarissa helped launch COLLUSION STUDIOS, a new brand exclusive to ASOS, championing individuality, gender fluidity and the celebration of diversity within GENERATION Z. Clarissa consulted the brand, through tone of voice, design, styling and marketing and has been featured on Vogue and the Evening Standard just to name a few. Clarissa continues to develop her skills and enjoys digital content creation, styling, brand development and marketing.
Projects
  • ZALANDO #CLAPBACK 2021 SUMMER CAMPAIGN
    ZALANDO #CLAPBACK 2021 SUMMER CAMPAIGNI worked on the creative direction for Zalando's #Clapback summer campaign and concepted and storyboarded the official campaign video for Zalando's YouTube channel and Instagram. I also concepted and developed the campaign logo and art direction! Agency: OK COOL LTD
  • GDSBRAND.COM
    GDSBRAND.COMNew and improved website for GDSBRAND. I took a minimal approach, making it easier to view and explore past and current projects. Find out the messaging behind the brand as well as the inspirations behind the pieces we produce. #GIRLSDOSUCCEED
  • CONVERSE X GDSBRAND #SPARKPROGRESS
    CONVERSE X GDSBRAND #SPARKPROGRESSWe launched our second GDS ZINE , which was sponsored by Converse London for their #SparkProgress campaign, celebrating female creative's within London. For years, young women have struggled to find their way in sport and athleticism, particularly young women from ethnic descent. However, in recent years we have seen how this shift has started to emerge, We want to be a force within that shift, celebrating young women who believe in practicing well-being, while progressing to reach their full
  • GDS X ADIDAS LONDON: VOICE OF LONDON
    GDS X ADIDAS LONDON: VOICE OF LONDONWe curated and directed an important and REAL conversation in relation to the Women’s World Cup in collaborated with @adidaslondon! Relatability and VISIBILITY is important and is one of the reasons I created GDS. Watch 4 young women talk about the culture surrounding female fans and how to empower females in sport. Featuring @drooq @abbieabbiemac @just.ashaa @nginxa Director: Mercy Ufot DOP: Anna Patarakina #DareToCreate #GIRLSDOSUCCEED
  • CONVERSE FOR @USCFASHION
    CONVERSE FOR @USCFASHIONDirected and styled street style editorial for Converse UK.
  • CONVERSE X NAYVA INTERVIEW #SPARKPROGRESS
    CONVERSE X NAYVA INTERVIEW #SPARKPROGRESSI spoke to Nayva TV in collaboration with Converse for their #SparkProgress project, about my female sportswear brand, Girls Do Succeed, my fashion styling experience and my personal style. Touching on topics of inclusivity, representation and education.
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Projects credited in
  • Still Life for Converse
    Still Life for ConverseIn-store and online campaign for Converse SS17 campaign, exclusive collective for Office stores. Photographers: Myself & Christina Ihekwoaba Art Direction: Erin O'Garro Styling: Clarissa Henry
  • #GirlsDoSucceed
    #GirlsDoSucceedproject directed and created by Clarissa Henry, featuring myself as a plus model. images taken from fem-magazine spread and accompanying video series. more available at www.gdsbrand.com
  • GDS x Maya Scarlette collaboration for Track Pack 2018
    GDS x Maya Scarlette collaboration for Track Pack 2018GDS (girls do succeed) is a sports brand and multimedia outlet founded by Clarissa Henry, showcasing a fusion of women’s fashion and sports lifestyle through its branding, documentary series and sports-zine. Together we created her latest released ‘purple ice tracksuit’. The link bellow showcases the pieces followed by a small bio on the importance of the collaboration challenging body norms/ body image.
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Work history
    OK COOL logo
    OK COOL logo
    Creative ProducerOK COOL
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    ASOS logo
    ASOS logo
    Brand Consultant (Collusion Studios)ASOS
    London, United KingdomFreelance
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Skills
  • Fashion
  • Advertising
  • Marketing PR
  • Blogging
  • Set Design
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Styling and Directing Photo Shoots
  • Styling and Fitting
  • Graphic Design
  • Art and Creative Direction
  • Branding
  • Social Media
  • Content Creation
  • Photography
  • Design
  • Casting
  • Production
  • Filmography
  • Editing
Education
    London College of Fashion, UAL logo
    London College of Fashion, UAL logo
    Fashion Styling and ProductionLondon College of Fashion, UAL
     - London, United Kingdom
    First Class Honours in Fashion Styling and Production
    Ravensbourne University London logo
    Ravensbourne University London logo
    Foundation Diploma in Fashion and TextilesRavensbourne University London
     - London, United Kingdom
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