We spend a lot of time on Instagram hunting down the coolest and chicest fashion influencers. While we do see a lot of similar looks, sometimes a blogger comes along who stops us in our tracks, as we suddenly need to know more about their new way of styling. Ada Oguntodu is one such girl—and we currently can't get enough of her Instagram feed. Her style, which she also documents on No.Ordinary.She, is unfussy, but every outfit packs a punch. She embraces colour in a way we haven't seen for a long time (see her mustard trouser–and–pink blouse combo for an example), and she's not afraid to play around with silhouettes and styles, opting for oversized blazers and pairing hoodies underneath them. For these reasons and more, we've delved into her style, and we've come up with lessons we can all learn from her. Keep scrolling for our guide to Ada Oguntodu's style.
#1: Pink and mustard for the win
Style Notes: Did you ever see such a fun, chic colour combo? This is now on our list of outfits to try, stat.
#2: Just a touch of red can do wonders
Style Notes: Red is known to be a universally flattering colour. So even if you can just add a touch of it in your wardrobe, you'll look infinitely better.
#3: Don't fear the hoodie
Style Notes: Hoodies can be a bit scary for some, especially if your style is a little more on the flirty side. But you know what? If you wear it with a blazer and a pair of smart trousers, you'll still look sophisticated.
#4: Baker boy caps and fancy dresses totally work
Style Notes: Who said you can't wear a satin floor-length gown with a baker boy cap? Thanks to Ada, we now know how we'll be wearing our Christmas party dress in the New Year.
#5: Look for white blouses with quirks
Style Notes: Tired of wearing the same white shirt? Look for one with interesting details such as a tie at the front or a fun collar.
#6: Pairing socks with sandals is always a good idea
Style Notes: The combo of purple socks with gold sandals proves you can make a simple jeans–and-top outfit look extra exciting.
#7: It's not all about the white graphic tee
Style Notes: White tees have had their moment. Time to invest in a bolder colour T-shirt with an equally bold slogan.
#8: Embrace red trousers
Style Notes: Yep, we're going to bang on about red again. If you're ready for the next step, opt for some trousers in the hue.
#9: Take risks with hemlines
Style Notes: Hemlines are a personal thing, but if you're not convinced about wearing a super-short mini, take a tip from Ada by pairing it with small-heeled ankle boots.
Shop key pieces to get her wardrobe
We've had our eye on this for a while, and it's now in the sale.
To be worn with the previous pink top.
Want to wear a bold colour, but don't feel confident? Pair it with a grey blazer.
Step aside, white slogan tees.
We could see Ada wearing this dress.
Super fun but still chic.
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