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Author Archives: Adaobi

Easy, Breezy, Beautiful.

Hello and welcome back to my little corner on the internet. I got some looks and a few thoughts to share per usual. Some of my favorite style icons lately … Continue reading

June 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

DMO (Digitally Modified Organisms)

Oh, hello it’s been a while! Excited to share with you hands down one of my favorite shoots to date! Whenever Karlo and I get together, every shoot is better … Continue reading

March 27, 2017 · 2 Comments

California, Let Me Be Great.

Let’s talk about this coat. It’s my most raved about piece since it debuted on my Instagram last week. So we are clear–it is thrifted folks. Yes, this is what … Continue reading

January 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Mismatch It!

“Uh, you sure this matches?” my sister eyed my outfit suspiciously before we went out to snap some shots of it. Instantly, I was propelled back to my 8 year … Continue reading

January 9, 2017 · Leave a comment


I am so excited to share with you the photoshoot that I did with my two subjects Santino Lojero and Jei Raby. I’m so used to being in front of the … Continue reading

January 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

#OOTD: Don’t Touch My Hair

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie articulated in a BBC interview that hair, particularly a black woman’s hair, is political. (PLEASE WATCH THIS BRILLIANT INTERVIEW). “Is it?” the interviewer responded incredulously, waiting for her … Continue reading

December 26, 2016 · Leave a comment


Your art will always look different in comparison to someone else’s even if it’s taken in direct inspiration of another’s creation. Your body shape, your hand stroke, and the lens … Continue reading

December 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

#OOTD: Serving A Look

Winter in California isn’t brutal compared to other states in the U.S. Of this, I am highly aware. But being a born and bred Californian, when the temperature starts to … Continue reading

December 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beauty Will Not Save You.

It was my first college party that I had been to since my freshman year (I’m a graduate student now). As my friend and I jostled our way  through the … Continue reading

November 20, 2016 · Leave a comment


I’m wearing my afro out. I don’t know it’s because the summertime makes me lazy, or if I’m just becoming prone to caring less about what the world thinks about … Continue reading

July 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Adaobi is a 20 something year old Angeleno that experiments with style based on music and culture. Her style is an ongoing journey, disorderly, she would say.

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