When, in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's new novel Americanah, Obinze and Ifemelu fall in love, they fall hard and fast. Ifemelu, whose previous experience has been limited to playing at Mills and Boon stories with her friends, suddenly finds she's "jolted by a small truth in those romances. It was indeed true that because of a male, your stomach could tighten up and refuse to unknot itself, your body's joints could unhinge, your limbs fail to move to music, and all effortless th...
The Thing Around Your Neck - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. There's an elegance and poise in this collection of short stories that I really enjoyed - looking forward to reading more by such an inspiring woman!
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie- Vogue UK Carolina Herrera dress and shoes by Emanuel Ungaro. I designed the neckpiece from individually cut and twisted strips of ankara fabric bought at Lagos' Balogun market
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is advertising makeup for the same reason Alicia Keys stopped wearing it