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OPOKU AND DEBORAH: AN EUROPEAN LOVE STORY


Somewhere around late 2012, Opoku and Deborah both visited the European Parliament in Brussels separately; Whiles they were split in groups, Opoku overheard a lady speaking twi. He quickly approached her, started a conversation and eventually took her contact number. They later became best of friends but circumstances wouldn’t let them come together so they both let go. Around 2015, they somehow came together again and both were still single. Opoku seized the opportunity, made his move and they finally began dating. A year later, on their first vacation in Barcelona, He proposed and she said YES! They finally tied the […]

THE LAVISH WEDDING OF FOLARIN & NAZZA ALAKIJA AT BLENHEIM PALACE!!!


Folarin Alakija, the son of Nigerian billionaire businesswoman Folarunsho Alakija married his Iranian belle Nazza in a lavish wedding ceremony planned by Sade Awe at the Blenheim palace near Oxford, UK. It was a floral lover’s dream. The palace was transformed with oversized balls of white roses and dripping orchids by floral genius Jeff Leatham and his team. Guests were treated to performances by artist Robin thicke which certainly got the party going. See the first photos of their luxurious wedding below…congrats Mr and Mrs Alakija!

PROM 2K17 INSPIRATION BY VALERIE LAWSON


PROM 2K17 And just like that, Prom is here again!! Here at the CVL beauty studio, we provide the best beauty services and believe our services should meet the highest expectations while creating working relationships right from Junior prom to Senior prom, graduation and ultimately your big day, the wedding. We believe strongly in creating the journey early on in the lives of these beautiful young queens by enhancing their beauty while boasting their confidence to prepare them for prom night and their lives ahead. To us, every Lady we cater to for Prom is a prom queen and is […]

17 SAVORY APPETIZERS BY CHEF KESS ESHUN ASANTE


When it comes to food expert Chef Kess Eshun Asante of @kesskravings, no introduction needs to be made but for those of you who don’t know of this catering guru, you are in for a treat! We put together 17 mouth watering photos of the Chef’s savory appetizers. Her recipes, mostly inspired by her kravings growing up as a child in Ghana, will inspire you. Indulge!!! Chef Eshun also has her line of spices you can order from her Instagram page @kravingsspice

HOTEL VILLA HONEGG: AN EUROPEAN GETAWAY IN THE HEART OF SWITZERLAND


I traveled this morning {in my mind} to one of the most serene relaxation spots in the world: Hotel villa Honegg. Nestled in the Swiss Alps, 3,000 ft (914 m) above sea level, you will find the 5-star boutique hotel with some of the most breathtaking views in Switzerland. The 23-room hotel is also home to an outdoor infinity pool that maintains a relaxing, year-round temperature of 34ºC (93ºF). The surrounding panoramic views are something guests will never forget and the pool steps have been recently nicknamed, “Stairway to Heaven”. One guest wrote in his reviews “This is a must visit […]

THE JEWISH WEDDING OF ONYI & FRANK


Today’s wedding feature is special in its own right. It is the first Jewish wedding between a Nigerian couple we have seen. There are all the elements: The floral chuppah, the covering and the Yarmulke especially worn by the groom on top of his head. Seeing this wedding reminds me of my time I spent in Jerusalem, Israel (What a blessed experience!) But this post is not about my travels, Congrats ONYI + FRANK on your blessed union! VENDORS Event coordinator @bankysuevents Flawless mua @oshewabeauty Hair perfected @hairbysleame Event planner @bankysuevents Decor of life @nwandossignatureevents Photos/Video @klalafilms

STYLE INSPIRATION FROM THE GHANA LEGACY HONORS EVENT


On Saturday, March 25th, Bábu Global hosted the inaugural Ghana Legacy Honors at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra. The black-tie gala was one of the most historic events in Ghana as both local and international pioneers of Ghanaian descent were honored for their achievements and contribution towards the legacy of Ghana. See some style inspiration from the red carpet below: For more information visit www.ghanalegacy.com

NII & ADJOA: WHEN GOD SAYS YES


Our love story is actually really interesting. In July 2012, I came to the USA for the first time in my life, as part of a ‘Study Abroad’ program in my 3rd year as an undergrad student. I had been in the country for about a week and was staying with my cousin in Georgia to get a little settled and familiar before I went off to school in Kansas. So this is where it gets interesting, I went to church with my cousin my first Sunday in the Georgia and whilst we were walking in (bear in mind we […]

GREEN WITH LOVE: A MOMMY AND ME SHOOT BY ELEANOR GOODEY


In honor of mother’s day in Europe this past weekend, we are bringing you this mommy and me shoot by Paris trained Nigerian portrait photographer Eleanor Goodey. with gorgeous dresses from heiress couture Nigeria, this mommy and her mini me truly inspired us. See photos below…     VENDORS PHOTOGRAPHY: ELEANOR GOODEY PHOTOGRAPHY GOWNS: HEIRESS COUTURE NIGERIA MUA: GLAMBYDIMSY `

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