When you install WPML and add languages, you will find the flags here to change site language.

Chictopia Influential Blogger of the Year Winner

Wow, this is just beyond amazing. You won’t believe it.. I won the Chictopia Influential Blogger of the Year Award.

I owe it all to you – my fantastic readers and the Chictopia community for the incredible support. I really didn’t expect to win, so this came as an exciting surprise.

This post is really just to thank you. To let you know that I appreciate you and that I will continue to work hard to deliver good content, pay it forward, and support my fellow bloggers.

Here’s an excerpt from the announcement – You can read it in full on Chictopia here.

Folake will be jetted to New York to attend NY Fashion Week with Chictopia’s editors, featured on Chictopia’s YouTube channel, the EIU blog, and will also receive $2400 worth of outfits for an entire year! You excited Folake? ;)

A huge thank you to Chictopia and American Apparel for making a girl’s dream come true.

3
49
39 comments
Tan Neg
Tan Neg

 You have the greatest blog and the most beautiful outfits!!! You are simply gorgeous! Keep on the great job! You are fantastic!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!

Kena
Kena

Congratulations! I am so happy for you. I don't usually vote in these things but when I seen you were a nominee I made sure to vote. Again congrats!!!!

Huntfour Anarnia
Huntfour Anarnia

Folake, woman I am so emotional right now in hearing this fantastic news of your win! Of course I voted for you on Chictopia and blasted to my other blogger buddies on Facebook of your inspiring interview regarding "Racism in Fashion", my call to action was "Will You Listen?" I'm recalling when I first signed up for a Chictopia account sometime in 2008 and I spent days trying to "link" with other bloggers like myself - there were none. With the exception of yourself and another incredible fashion blogger from D.C. named Chomy aka The Culture Cynic. I chose to simply follow you two, hoping to remain inspired while working on my own clothing line and discovering my own since of style. I'm happy to report that I am happy with the baby steps I've taken so far to build my own original content. I can now be found on blogger, facebook, chictopia and many others. But I'm learning that you have to put in the work, simple and plain. Fast forward to 2011... After almost 11years of sewing and designing I will be a featured designer at my very first fashion show! #fullofnervesandexcitment Chomy's blog the Culture Cynic is still going strong and continuing to build a strong voice and presence on the web - I love her in-your-face, what you see is what you get persona! And you Folake, for you dear this is ONLY the beginning your imagery alone has burned confidence, focus and respect into my spirit and it feels fantastic to be able to connect with someone so dynamic! You keep the inspiration to be powerful in your own beauty flowing constantly. That's why this win for you, is well deserved, but the symbol behind a blogger of color winning the crown, is a victory felt by all of us who follow you.*smiling* So I'm signing off, but thank you for knowing your beauty and strength then sharing it with the rest of us who dream of greatness among our peers. Biggest Hugs! Website http://www.asewfullife.blogspot.com https://www.chictopia.com/piecesofanarnia http://www.etsy.com/people/piecesofanarnia https://plus.google.com/1086127108977793... http://poadesigns.daportfolio.com/ http://twitter.com/#!/piecesofanarnia http://facebook.com/HuntfourAnarnia

Mikki Stardust
Mikki Stardust

Congratulations! you totally deserve it!! Xo meinmode.blogspot.com

Tracy
Tracy

YAY! I'm so happy for you, Folake. You are amazing and you really deserve this award. XOXO

Citizen Rosebud
Citizen Rosebud

I am not one iota bit of surprised. This award is sooo well deserved. I am happy to see that others, like me are inspired by you and your amazing, individual style! Congrats!

Style Pantry
Style Pantry

Ahhhhhhhhh! I was just talking to hubby about the happy dance. Hoping no one will notice, and I'll just let it slide. Hahaha. You are too much. You do read my stories, huh? Darn it! But really, thank you so much. You are super awesome!

Style Pantry
Style Pantry

Thank you, Davina. Appreciate all of your continued support.

Style Pantry
Style Pantry

That means a lot to me, Nikell. Thank you.

Style Pantry
Style Pantry

Oh, wow! That's amazing. Thank you. Did you get the dress? Please say "yes" :)

Style Pantry
Style Pantry

Wow! Not sure how to respond to this, dear. This got me all emotional. I wish I knew your name, so I can properly salute you. Hope you leave it for me next time :) Thank you! It's people like you that made Style Pantry what it is today, so I owe it to you. I appreciate your support. Thank you so much! xx

atiya.anj
atiya.anj

Congratulations! You deliver such wonderful content and I enjoy reading your blog EVERY.SINGLE.DAY! lol

Style Pantry
Style Pantry

Thank you so much, Atiya. Feels so good to hear that. Thanks for coming back every single day - That's dedication! xx

Donna Dorrane
Donna Dorrane

Congratulations! I knew you would win.  Your style is a 10, and off the chain.  Now all you have to do is tell them to give you the $2400 in cash...fly to Philly to shop...and clean up.:)

Style Pantry
Style Pantry

Hahhahaha.. Donna, you are silly! Thank you! Are from Philly? I do hear that there's great shopping there. Especially vintage finds. Hmmm :)

Trini Chutney
Trini Chutney

I voted for you. Congratulations!

Style Pantry
Style Pantry

Thank you for your vote, Trini. See? You did it - I won because of you! :) Muah!

SoCreo
SoCreo

This is amazing!  Congrats!  We definitely knew you were one of a kind and oh #socreo!  Continue to create and inspire!

Style Pantry
Style Pantry

"Oh so creo" I just love that. I have been using the term lately.. Thanks to you! Thank you so much. You have showered me so much love and I truly appreciate it. xx

Kateshia Pendergrass
Kateshia Pendergrass

Congratulations!  I just started following your site, and am quite impressed!  I'm glad I found the site in time to get my vote in.  You absolutely deserve to win.  Congrats again!!

Style Pantry
Style Pantry

Wow, thank you, Kateshia. Means a lot to me. Welcome, and hope you enjoy the site.

Trackbacks

  1. [...] but if you visit this blog daily, I am sure you have already figured it out. (Hint) She just won a really big award recently. (smile). Enjoy.. [...]