Lola Christina Alao

Lola Christina Alao is a freelance writer based in London who loves writing about all things lifestyle, culture and blackness. Lola has previously written for VICE, Dazed, i-D, The Independent, Time Out, The Metro, The Face, Stylist and more. Prior to journalism, Lola worked in advertising for 3.5 years, for The Telegraph and VICE.

When not writing, you'll probably find her out in Shoreditch or Soho trying a new restaurant, reading, or 'trying' to be good at yoga.

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