• A piece of Home: FloGlo Stylez

    Posted by CFYH | January 4, 2013 | A Piece of Home

     Hey ladies! I’m finally back with another Piece of Home post. This post features Fola of the soon to be launched FloGlo Stylez!               A bit about yourself & FloGlo Stylez?     My name is Folawewo, I’m 21 years old and I love all things colourful and bright. Having an African background, from a young age I grew up around it, food clothing everything. I love my culture and its fashion, the vibrant colours and extravagant designs but also I love to create.         FloGlo Stylez is a jewellery line comprising of contemporary and vintage style pieces with an African twist. FloGlo was established in 2011 but has been a work in progress until now; […]

  • A Natural Affhair by Laura Asimeng

    Posted by CFYH | December 30, 2012 | A Piece of Home, CFYH Features, News

    Hey Ladies!   A lovely young lady contacted me and asked I take a look at her work. Upon looking, I just had to share with you all a little bit about who she is and her project.     Hi Laura…introduce yourself:         I’m Laura Asimeng, and I love photography– especially photography that goes beyond pretty pictures. In normal life though, I’m an international business and french student     Why did you choose to start this project?     I chose to start because I’ve come to truly appreciate the beauty of natural hair– in this case, the kinks and curls. It’s something that has historically been less appreciated in society to the point […]

  • African Print Button Earrings!

    Posted by CFYH | November 20, 2012 | A Piece of Home

    Hey ladies, This week’s ‘A Piece of Home’ feature is all about some of my favourite African print button earrings.         I love these earrings because it’s one of the great ways to incorporate African print into everyday wear. With so many people now making African print button earrings…you really don’t need to wait for an African party or wedding to rock some ankara.         Earring 1 – Eboni 5:8 Earring 2 – Eboni 5:8 Earring 3 – Just Things by Lx   Earring 4 – Just Things by Lx   Earring 5 – Beautellas Boutique     

  • A piece of Home

    Posted by CFYH | November 7, 2012 | A Piece of Home

         Inna Modja always looks stunning in Bocoum’s pieces (Oh and check out her hair!). I’m sure every African girl can identify when I say that dresses made of Ankara (African print cloth) never get old and always make you feel right at home. It’s always nice coming across African designers and seeing African print featured on everything – from notebooks to nail art!                             Dresses designed by African Designer Mariah Bocoum. Model & Singer Inna Modja