Posts by Stephanie Gilbert

Third Thursday | Open Hands Overflowing Hearts

Yesterday evening, we hosted a very special party for Pepper Place Market’s Third Thursday event. We seriously went all out!! We had a DJ, served snacks, beer + wine, and even gave away a few raffle prizes.     Our very own Lindsie Mosley was set up outside, selling items from her baby + kid’sRead More

Local Love : Rainy Day Birmingham

At The Collective, one of our missions is to collaborate + support other local businesses. So of course, it was such a pleasure to get to meet + work with a local artist/maker, who has recently launched her own sort of collective.   Saramia is the creator of Rainy Day Birmingham.   We wanted toRead More

Introducing: R+Co

“R+Co is a collective of some of the most knowledgeable, forward-thinking hairstylists in the business.” And a company that identifies as a “Collective” is an idea we can obviously get behind 😉   The R+Co products are not based on any single hairdresser or technique; instead they are developed by a rule-bending group of individuals,Read More


The first half of the month was a whirlwind, but now that the dust has finally settled, we can sit back + take stock of what an amazing event The WNDRLND tour was!! Kristo, Burke + Eliot came rolling through town in The Wndrlnd tour bus, aka Donna The RV.     They’re on aRead More

On The Fringe: Style Your Bangs + Tame The Frizz

So we all know that the humidity in the South does not play well with our hair.  That goes double if you’ve got any sort of wave or curl, and it’s extra frustrating when you have bangs.  The wet, warm weather can cause your fringe to go completely limp as soon as you walk outRead More

It’s Farmers Market Time Again!

Here at The Collective, we don’t feel that the season is officially “official” until the Market at Pepper Place starts back up again.   The Market brings the best Alabama growers, food producers & artisans to Birmingham, every Saturday from April to December.  And this coming Saturday kicks it all off!   We love SaturdaysRead More