Stylist and New Yorker Chi Ilochi Is Serving Us With Some Looks
Keep scrolling for some serious outfit inspo…
Chi Ilochi from Ney York is a Stylist who describes fashion as being her ‘destiny.’ Chi Ilochi has granted us an exclusive lesson in dressing in her fun and creative way.
This round up of some her self-shot styling looks are full of bold colours and prints. Drawing on musical, self-expression and fashion eras of the past for inspiration; her fits are no doubt going to have you re-creating your own versions.
We have linked you to where you can shop the looks and found similar pieces for you to style your outfits with if Chi’s choices aren’t available.
This look Chi say’s ‘was inspired by the Supremes.’ A baby pink satin slip teamed with slinky sling-back sandals achieves a sexy and vintage look and lends it’s self well to the chic 1960’s style.
Shop the Pink Slip Dress from Shein here for $11.01
Shop the Sling Back Sandals from Shein here for $19.55
The next look ties together Chi’s Nigerian roots with a sports edge. The vivid green over-sized fit slouchy co-ord teamed with the perfect blush pink sneakers are giving us serious summer feels. Chi describes it as ‘bold, bright and fun’ and we couldn’t agree more.
Her sneakers are currently unavailable, but we suggest the Nike AirMax Oketo. Here for $67.97.
We love the comic book feel of this one. The 1930’s style pleated-skirt emblazoned in the signature primary colour pop art comic strip style art work teamed with a blouse and bucket hat put a cool twist on mixing old and new and sophisticated with casual. Chi says ‘I wanted to show that fashion can be fun, and be creative.’
Shop the skirt from SHEIN here for $20.
Shop the blouse from SHEIN here for $9.
Shop the bucket hat from SHEIN here for $7.95
Shop a similar style blue beads necklace here for $34.
This look is Chi’s personal fave of the bunch. She says she wanted to ‘put a new spin on streetwear.’ The combination of printed button down shirt with a relaxed sport short are complimented perfectly by the cool and vibrant pop of color from the Nike Jordan mid rises.
We’ve found you a version of Chi’s outfit; Shop shirt here for $15.
Shop printed shorts here for $26.
The Nike Jordan’s Chi is wearing are currently unavailable but you can shop a similar style here for $190.
In this look Chi serves up stripes-on-stripes. She says this look makes her feel ‘free and expressive’ and she loves the ‘bright colors.’ Us too!
Shop our stripe shirt pick from Asos here for $13.50
Shop our pants pick from SHEIN here for $19.
Shop the adidas by Pharrell Williams sneakers on farfetch here for $299.
I styled this outfit for the girls I mentor. For the girls back home 🇳🇬. I love each and every one of you first and foremost. But I hope that if you cross my path / or profile you believe your dreams are attainable. That you can and will do it too. Because you can. In everything I do you all are my inspiration. You are going to change this world. And you have all of my love and support 🇳🇬💗✨
And finally is this preppy plaid-on-plaid look showing Chi’s signature fun and creative style. The shirt, skirt and tights combo with the shoes reminiscent of a nineties tap troop give what Chi calls ‘school girl vibe.’ We wish our school uniform looked like this. This one’s a particular fave as check is a trend for the season.
Shop our shirt shirt from SHEIN here for $14.00
Shop the color-block pleated skirt from SHEIN here for $12.00
Shop our tights pick here for $17.00
Shop our shoe pick here for $25.00