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November 4, 2014

Wild Profile: Adelaide Clemens


Adelaide Clemens

Where she was born:

Brisbane, Australia.

Where she lives now:

Los Angeles, California.

What she does:

Actor (The Great Gatsby, Parade’s End).


Photographs by Amanda Vincelli. Top by ABIGAIL STEWART.

What she’s currently working on:

The television shows Rectify and Look Away.

What good energy means to her:

Dancing to “Baba O’Riley.”

What she thinks there is too much of and too little of:

Too much apathy; too little integrity.

With whom she would like most to go on a tête à tête:

Charles Bukowski.

What she’d be doing if she didn’t have her current occupation:


On her life to-do list:

Mastering the Ouija board.

What she would do if she were president:

Endorse reformed education.

Her most striking moment:

Karaoke night.


Adelaide wears top by HOUGHTON.

Her earliest memory:

A Chinese woman chopping the head off a chicken at Stanley Market in Hong Kong.

What she considers a fashion faux-pas:


What cracks her up:

Larry David.

The wildest situation she’s ever experienced:

Standing at the highest peak of the Fiji mainland, waiting for a tsunami to hit. The guy to my left was clutching an alarm clock. The guy to my right was swinging around a pair of swimming goggles. And I had brought a door knob. I guess I pulled it off an old hotel door.

She can’t live without:

My family.

With whom she would like to grow old:

The Tenterfield Saddler.

What she’s obsessed with right now:


Her next challenge:

A story.

Her hero:

Bruce Gutteridge—the man who coined the phrase, “Have you got that ‘great-to-be-alive’ feeling?!”

Adelaide’s WILD Wish:

I want a houseboat mooring on the Regent’s Canal.

adelaide-avincelli-2Adelaide wears top by A.F.VANDEVORST, skirt and belt by HOUGHTON and necklace by DALILA PASOTTI.

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