Photographed by Uzunma Udeh

When I initially saw these pants, honestly, the very first thing that popped into my head was Curious George. The particular shade of yellow (for whatever reason) reminded me of The Man with the Yellow Hat — Curious George’s faithful keeper. Even though I absolutely loved these pants when I purchased them, many people were very skeptical about how I could manage to make bright yellow trousers look stylish and cool.

I knew that because these pants were so bright, everything else about my outfit needed to be relatively muted. The black leather jacket, dark concert tee and simple sunglasses really allow the pants to pop without looking silly or uncomfortably ostentatious. I always tell people that when they wear brightly colored bottoms (whether it be pants, a skirt or shorts), they should aim to pair them with a plain black, white or nude top. Trying to find complementary colors can be daunting and really requires one to have a great eye and a developed sense of tones and shades.

To keep it simple and easy, a plain black or white top with colorful bottoms will never look out of place.


Wayfarer Sunglasses: Ray-Ban

Tupac Concert Tee: Urban Outfitters (similar)

 Faux Leather Biker Jacket: Zara

Yellow Wide Leg Trousers: Zara

Platform Heels: Missguided (similar)








Photographed by Rachel Lo

This past week, I took a mini vacation and traveled back home to San Francisco in California. While I was out and about in the city, I came across this incredible blue wall. Depending on how the sunlight hit the building, the walls would fluctuate from bright aquamarine to deep turquoise. I, of course, had to take an absurd number of outfit pictures as soon as I saw this amazingly hued background. Looking back at these pictures now, my white top against the blue walls reminds me of clouds in the sky (that probably sounds really corny, but it’s true).

People have asked me why I always take my outfit photos outside as opposed to in a studio or in an apartment. The answer is actually pretty straightforward – cityscapes always offer the best backdrops. I assure you that my outfit posts would get VERY boring if I always shot them in a plain studio. I never know what amazing buildings, structures or landscapes will add that little bit of flair and drama to my photos. I also love exploring cities and my constant search for interesting backgrounds forces me to really take a hard look at whatever place I’m in. Plus, sunlight is the best lighting guys!


Sunnies: Nasty Gal

White Denim Bardot Top: Nasty Gal

High Waisted Black Jeans: Topshop

Sneakers: Forever 21






Photographed by Uzunma Udeh

This look was inspired by Saint Laurent’s Spring 2016 Ready To Wear collection. I absolutely love the way they paired sparkly, elegant, delicate mini dresses with bulky, industrial jackets and trenches. It is such a brilliant combination that gives off a captivating “Army princess” vibe.


Sunnies: Illesteva

Camouflage Rain Coat: ASOS (similar)

Mini Dress: New Look (similar)

Silver Sandals: Zara


Gov Ball 1

Gov Ball 2

Gov Ball 3

Gov Ball 4

Photographed by Donia Abdelaziz

Governors Ball was, unfortunately, a bit of a let down this year. Day 3 was completely cancelled due to “extreme weather”, so I was not able to see a bunch of artists that I was really looking forward to including Chvrches, Galantis, Vince Staples, Chet Faker and, of course, Kanye West. Nevertheless, Days 1 and 2 were pretty fun. I got caught in a downpour wearing this white dress on the second day (oops!), but singing in the rain with your friends has never hurt anyone.

I really enjoyed this white dress and white boot combo, and the pop of orange from my handbag and my vintage sunglasses helped to keep the outfit from looking too one-dimensional. I love wearing a denim shirt tied over my waist for a number of reasons. The first is a practical one — if it gets too cold, I have easy access to another layer. The second being an aesthetic one — having a shirt or jacket tied around my waist can break up my look in the right places and make it a little more interesting to the eye. And the last reason relates more to my own personal style. Unless I’m going out for a night on the town, I rarely like to wear bodycon dresses without being somewhat covered up. Tying a shirt around my waist instantly makes tight dresses look more casual and daytime appropriate.


Orange Aviator Sunnies: Etsy

White Henley Dress with Slit: Free People

Oversized Denim Shirt: Reformation

Handbag: Prada

White Boots: Zara