Fashion Blogger Folake Kuye Huntoon is our Style Crush Of the Week! She’s the Editor of Fashion blog-Stylepantry.com where she regularly updates her daily looks as well as features on lookbooks, campaigns and haute finds.
Folake also co-owns a fashion retail boutique-Shoxie located in Downtown Los Angeles.
Born to Nigerian roots, she has been working in fashion right after graduating from high school at 15, she went to fashion school before enrolling at University of Maryland College Park.
She started her blog in February of 2009, however she started posting photos of herself of her blog when her husband Greg suggested that she do so to showcasing her unique sense of style, “You can’t give style advice and not post pictures of yourself to gain trust with your readers,” he told her. Now, her style pictures are the talk of social media where viewers praise her effortlessly chic outfits, beautiful Afro curly hair.
Name: Folake Kuye Huntoon.
According to Folake, “I use my style as an outlet to say who I am and put my flag in the ground. I’m not terribly interested in trends and just follow my own heart and whims.”
Her go to look is a nice, colorful breezy kaftan! And her advice for up-and-coming style bloggers is to be consistent. Update regularly. Support your fellow bloggers. There is room for everyone. Just let everyone know you’re here.
She lives with husband Greg and their three children in Beverly Hills, California.
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