#PBLondon2022

Professional Beauty London is Europe’s leading event for Salon and Spa Professionals, welcoming beauty professionals, established owners, colleges and entrepreneurs looking to network and …
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Mimi’s Studio Pro

So for me, lash strips have always been the go-to. Why? Because I don’t know what the hell I’m doing and given the …
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Kehinde Wiley – Nation Portrait Gallery

Kehinde Wiley is an American portrait painter, artist and founder of multidisciplinary artist-in-residence program Black Rock Senegal. He is well known for his highly naturalistic …
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West African Artefacts at the British Museum

artefact:an object made by a human being, typically one of cultural or historical interest. I’d been meaning to organise a visit to the …
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Lydia Chan : Your Ship Has Landed – NOW Gallery

“When I was a kid, my Dad brought colourful beads back from Hong Kong and I learned this trendy 3d beading technique. As an adult …
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Everyman Cinema Borough Yards

Newly opened on 13th December 2021, check out the gorgeously grounding yet sleek and sexy interior design at Everyman Cinema’s latest London venue. Tucked discreetly …
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Sarah Morris & Tunji Adeniyi-Jones : White Cube Gallery

I popped down to White Cube Bermondsey to see what was new and came across these pieces that really drew my attention. Sarah Morris Above …
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Tate Modern Installations 2021

Edward Krasinski An airy and dynamic installation consisting of twelve equal sized mirrors facing the same direction, suspended from the ceiling with strips of blue …
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BCA X TFL TUBE MAP

Such perfect timing for Black History Month in the UK and the 40th Anniversary of Black Cultural Archives – the only national heritage centre dedicated to …
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Bar Elba – Rooftop Bar

If I’m being totally honest it took us almost a week to book our slot, not because we couldn’t find time or we …
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Solange Knowles – “When I Get Home” Director’s Cut : Screening

I attended the screening of the director’s cut of visual artist and singer-songwriter Solange Knowles’ performance art film, When I Get Home at …
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Cold Laundry – BOXPARK SHOREDITCH

Super excited to come across London based contemporary brand COLD LAUNDRY, at BOXPARK Shoreditch . Minimalist design, clean lines, drop shoulders, geometric patterns and muted pastel …
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Black in the Day Exhibition : Visual RECAP

I felt very honoured to have been able to witness the actual Glory... A photography exhibition curated by BlackintheDay Co-founders, poet and actress Tania Nwachukwu …
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OMONDI Presents: The Cutting Room Floor : with Martine Rose

When I found out that Recho Omondi would be in London this week, I took myself on a solo trip to Hoxton Hotel to experience …
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Jacket Required SS19 – Visual RECAP

I was invited to come down and preview some of the collections on show at Jacket Required, a trade show of contemporary menswear and selected …
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Igbo Arts & Culture Festival with YIWA

Still so buzzed to have been a part of the Igbo Arts & Culture Festival with @yiwa_uk . Was so lit! There were literally looks …
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Romance Writers of West Africa at Africa Writes 2018 – Kiru Taye

So this week I went down to Africa Writes 2018. book fair at The British Library, it is an annual book festival in the …
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Get Ready With Me… { Performance Preparation }

So this month I’ll be taking a step back to work on #PROJECTi,which I’ll continue to give you sneak previews on, but …
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How to Style Mixed Curl Patterns { into a Mohawk Fro }

  Natural Hair Styling Honestly? I’m so over the hair type/texture conversation, only really because I know that the same reasons society may …
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Gilbert & George – The Beard Pictures & their FUCKOSOPHY

BEARDTOAST , 2016 BEARDLIGHT, 2016 BEARDKILL, 2016 BEARDOOR, 2016 Red, black, white. Primal. Towering capitals, questions, answers, responses, reprimands, statements, rhetorics. It was like a matrix of the human …
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Dreamers Awake • White Cube Gallery

There’s always something exciting happening at my local gallery … White Cube Bermondseypresented ‘Dreamers Awake’ to the public, a group show exploring the surrealist art …
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Tate Modern • Blavatnik Building

We went for a stroll at the Southbank and ended up at the Tate Modern… Key word • Serendipity… Blavatnik Building , because neither of us had …
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NOSTALGIA • ButlerArchive { EXHIBIT }

I was spending the afternoon scrolling through instagram back in summer 2015, as you do – I was stuck in a rut as an artist, seriously …
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MdmFlow x Melissa Galeria

Melted sugar, candy, the smell of bubblegum filled the air, it was a familiar smell, mixed memories, childhood, fun, excitement; the plasticity of adolescence in …
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8 Fav Designers • RCA MA GFW Collections

I took a cautious trip down to the Averard Hotel, Lancaster Gate; cautious, because British weather… I was like a Meerkat in rain, sincerely speaking; …
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4 Fav Designers • GFW • Plymouth College of Arts.

So on Wednesday I headed down to the Old Truman Brewery to check out some of the Graduate Fashion Week collections. There were …
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Interface Gambia TV Interview

I was invited to Interface Gambia TV to talk about personal experiences with regards to Mental Health, Identity and Culture. Click the HERE to watch …
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Obui in Berlin – Jan

Last week I travelled to Berlin again, this time as research trip for a  particular project I’m working on that will …
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OFNC Connect 18-30’S – “Truth be Told” Birmingham Hilton Metropole

The OFNC (Overseas Fellowship of Nigerian Christians )18-30’s Connect conference was held in Birmingham this year and the theme was “Truth be Told” -“…
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Mademoiselle Privé | CHANEL x Saatchi

I arrived at 4:30pm and entered the gallery two hours later… The queue was wound like a starved preying snake around the gallery entrance, …
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Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty @ the V&A

So I treated myself to a solo trip to see the  Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibition at the V& A. This was a …
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Mario Testino ‘ In Your Face’ – Berlin

We popped down to the Art Library of Kulturforum on my last few days in Berlin to check out the Mario Testino “In your …
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Obui in Berlin • 2015

Photography byJulia Schell I visited Berlin twice this year to experience their more laid back, stripped down, and leftist creative environment. I have been considering …
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Guy Bourdin | Image Maker – Somerset House

I went to check out the ‘Guy Bourdin | Image Maker’ exhibit at the Somerset House, as usual when I’m taken by surprise when my …
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LAST BUT WON SS15 COLLECTION

So I got this super cool digital print Jumper in the post from Last But Wonthe other day, and its been keeping me warm, cute …
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FUNKKOptik | Berlin, West.

I was in Berlin for a couple weeks, struggling to read German. It wasn’t that  my glasses needed cleaning but my English brain had …
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Juergen Teller – Book Presentation | CFA Berlin

I literally had no idea that Juergen Teller would be in Berlin at the time I was… I was so unprepared for this and my …
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NIGERIAN LIVES MATTER ANTI-TERROR RALLY

So if you’ve been hiding under a rock recently you may or may not be aware of the 270 Chibok school girls who were kidnapped …
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The Young Motherhood Project – Photography Exhibition

I’ve mentioned Jendella quite a few times on my blog and always for positive reasons, here she is again with her latest …
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Obui in Amsterdam

I visited Amsterdam for a week to explore design, style and architecture. We AirBnB’d in a cute little apartment belonging to two Dutch sisters …
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Oi! @ CAMP BESTIVAL [EVENT Recap]

We arrived in Dorset around 9pm after a long confusing ride on the motorway, an abrupt stop at Lidl’s for some snacks, and some …
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Oi! x theCool @ CAMP BESTIVAL

  Oi! and theCoolwill be at CAMP BESTIVAL;(The Greatest Family Show on Earth… At A Castle Campsite By The Sea) doing a super duper …
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AMP FESTIVAL

Yes Yes Yes sir Yes sir three bags full!! AMP – Art Music and Politics must Meet -Festival was a total success after all the …
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MDM Flow @ BOXPARK [VISUAL RECAP]

MDMFlow is 2 days in at BOXPARK Shoreditch, casually DOING THE MOST! Decked out in Gold, wood, white and black, this box has Hood Rich written …
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AMP Publication [EVENT – Visual RECAP]

Art Music and Politics Must meet, sounds familiar doesn’t it?  When I was first introduced to this community of conscious artists I was …
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Vulpes Vulpes & Abilene present ‘Meditations on Management’.

Sunday was chilly, grey and pretty much what you’d expect from London weather on a late afternoon in November. I guess the highlight was …
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Folaju Faces – PHOTOSHOOT

So Folajuasked to shoot me for his Facesfeature on his amazing Photography website. I’m a massive fan of his work so of course I …
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SCOOP International Fashion Show

We attended Scoop International’s a few weeks back , for those that aren’t familiar this is a bi-annual boutique Trade show aims …
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Dr. Dre Beats X Selfridges ‘Denim By Denim’

Beats by Dr. Dre  introduced a blogger style challenge to celebrate the launch of their limited edition Studio headphones for the‘Selfridges ‘Denim Lovers’ collection. …
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Oi! – A Journal by Young Creatives

OMG, it’s finally here! After three and a half months of digital editing on a broken MacBook screen, a tight budget and a handful …
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GIRLS AGLOW

Charlotte Onwudiwea good friend of mine, asked me to join her team of creative womenfor her company Girls Aglow ‘”a personal & …
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Thomas Sabo – S/S13 Collection Launch Party.

Held in the swanky Shard building with its swanky panoramic view of London,  the launch party for Thomas Sabo’s s/s 2013 collection …
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Chrystina Tomlin Behind the Scenes

Making some magic happen quietly behind the scenes. I’ve been looking after British Rock soul singer Chrystina Tomlin for a few months now …
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ModusPR 25th Anniversary + SS13 Press Day

It’s been a while, yes indeedy, it’s been reallll busy, but here are some updates that you may have missed out on my …
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Long Live the ‘King of King’s Road’ – Ossie Clark London – S/S13 Collection

It has definitely been a super duperly busy week so far, on Tuesday we took a long left stroll from Sloane Square to Proud Chelsea …
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Uniqlo – “As seen in Vogue”

UNIQLO celebrated HEAT TECH and ‘As Seen In Vogue’ With an Exclusive Live Performance by Pixie Geldof ‘s Band ‘Violet’ And DJ set from The …
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PEPE JEANS presents “LOVE MUSIC LOVE S1NGULAR” ft Veronica Falls

It’s music festival galore in the PR world this season. A night of live music from Veronica Falls, free drinks courtesy of Desperados and …
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Oxjam Shoreditch Music Festival

40+ acts performing in 4 different venues in Shoreditch to raise money for Oxfam, but we can only speak for one venue, Concrete… I had the opportunity …
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Stooki – The Obscura Launch – Red Bull Studios

It was all a bit top secret from Stooki before the actual night- coded emails, a few snippet pictures, even a video teaser- talk about …
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Sev’nfold Style Session: Teiko I. Lee X HEART TEE

I met up with Sev*nfold Female focused Streetwear brand for a Style Session ! Check out the pics hereand read y interview about personal style …
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SPOTTED! – #LFW – STREETSTYLE – Vogue Italia

With London Fashion Weekcoming to an end and photographers capturing their favourite street style snaps, amongst the hundreds of pics, look who was spotted …
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Mr Brainwash { EXHIBIT }

So my partner in crime suggested I follow her to New Oxford Street the other day for an exhibition showcase, intrigued as always I asked …
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SCOOP International Fashion Show

Founded by fashion industry connoisseur Karen Radley in February 2011, SCOOP International Fashion Show is a “boutique tradeshow“which stands as a showcasing podium for emerging …
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Hoodinks Store Launch Visual Recap

Photography by Obui Amaechi for theCoolfashion.com
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Crepe City X NIKE || Visual Recap

Photography by Obui Amaechi for theCoolfashion
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WEEKEND OFFENDER Event || Visual Recap

Photography by Obui Amaechi for theCoolfashion.com
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ENZI Footwear Launch | Event Recap

So last week we headed down to BrewDog pub in Camden for an exclusive first look at the  ENZImens footwear collection in the UK. Enzi …
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LACOSTE LIVE X THREADS TV Visual Recap

Photography by Obui Amaechi for theCoolfashion.com
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Grimes for ION Magazine

Creative Direction  – Alexis Knox On Set Stylist – Obui Amaechi & Tasha Levy Photography – Fiona Gardens I was given the opportunity to style one of my …
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Vice Issue Launch Party & ODD Future After Party

So for Vice magazine’s latest issue they held the release party at The Old Blue Last on Great Eastern Street. The hype on the …
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VAG SKYS THE LIMIT

House of VA-Garments (Skys The Limit) in association with G-Shock. House of VA-Garments showcases Artists and DJ’s playing the best in music from across …
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Student Protests

Photography by Obui Amaechi
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theCoolCollectives

As Music & Events Editor at theCoolFashion, in June 2012 I curated theCool Collectives with the aim of Celebrating UK talent, Communicating this through a publication …
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Schön! Magazine 6 Launch Party

  Referred to as the culmination of fashion’s most energetic and talented Schön! Magazine has gone from strength to strength. Its online publication …
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Biafran Remembrance Day

Biafran Remembrance Day

Today marks the anniversary of the Heroes who fought to defend the lives of the indigenous people of Biafra.A border of Allies who did everything in their power to preserve the dignity of the Igbo people and their neighbours, who were caught…

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Africa Day – The Year of Nutrition

Africa Day – The Year of Nutrition

Today we commemorate the anniversary of the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity on 25 May 1963, which later evolved into the African Union on July 9th 2002 in Durban, South Africa. Africa Day (formerly African Freedom…

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#PROJECTị Updates

#PROJECTị Updates

 #PROJECTị is an interdisciplinary Art Project focusing on Intersectionality & Identity. ị means You in Igbo language, and the concept of a project on self is an attempt at putting a mirror up to socialised identities…

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