The COLLECTIV | Checking in with Jessica Cruz

I first sat down with Tampa Bay photographer, Jessica Cruz in 2013. I met with her at a Tampa area tea lounge and we conversed about her life as a budding photographer, her styles of photography, and so much more. Need to catch up? Dive into our first interview here. After nearly five years, things […]

Mommy a La Mode

Photography | Evan Carter  Styling | Rasheed Crawford  Make Up Artistry | Natalie Nicole Johnson A Style Story: Based on the life of a #MomBoss with Editor-In-Chief, Crystal Lariece feat. Kevin Elijha + Clifford L. Johnson “There is something magical that happens when your ‘Mommy’ switch is turned on. ” -Crystal Lariece Additional Credits: Haircut | Joseph Jackson […]

An Artistic Calling

Written by | Korrie Corrin I can honestly say that I am confident that I am where God wants me to be. He has a way of lining people and events up to work out his perfect will for your life no matter what you think you may want to do. Growing up, I was forced […]

Fahamu Pecou is Indeed the $#@%

Written by | Jamilia Fortune  Photography | George Clarence Styling | Rasheed Crawford  Make-Up Artistry | Natalie Nicole Johnson   We met at Ria’s Bluebird, a small café in Atlanta, GA. He looked exactly like what I’d seen online from my research, but way more laid back and almost timid. We went inside where he was met […]

With Love + Style | Full Circle

What birthed this brand in 2013, is now the day-to-day tempo of a full-time mother who birthed her first child nearly one year ago. Create…Nurture…Lead… It is my mantra as I re-emerge in my purpose in style and art media. Can you hear it? Can you feel it? In November of 2015, I made a decision […]