Toju Foyeh is a renowned Nigerian fashion designer who has made a name for herself in the fashion industry with her exquisite designs. She is the founder of the Toju Foyeh brand, popularly known as TF, which specializes in women’s wear.
Before delving into the fashion industry, Toju Foyeh was a lawyer. However, her passion for fashion was too strong to ignore, and she decided to pursue her dream of becoming a fashion designer. With no formal training in fashion design, she started her brand in 2010 and quickly gained recognition for her unique style.
Toju Foyeh’s designs are a fusion of African and Western styles, creating a modern and sophisticated look. She is known for her attention to detail and the quality of her fabrics, which ensure that each piece is of the highest standard.
One of Toju Foyeh’s standout collections is her African modern day bridal collection called IRAWO, which means “star” in Yoruba. The collection features a range of stunning wedding dresses that incorporate traditional African fabrics and motifs, while still maintaining a modern and elegant look. The IRAWO collection has been featured in top fashion magazines and has been worn by many brides across Africa:
Toju Foyeh’s talent and hard work have earned her numerous awards and accolades, including the Future Awards Africa Prize for Fashion and the ELOY Awards for Female Designer of the Year. Her designs have also been worn by many top celebrities, including Tiwa Savage, Genevieve Nnaji, and Eku Edewor.
Toju Foyeh is an inspiration to many aspiring fashion designers in Nigeria and beyond. Her journey from being a lawyer to a successful fashion designer is proof that with hard work and determination, anyone can achieve their dreams. Her unique style and attention to detail have earned her a place among the top fashion designers in Africa, and her IRAWO collection is a testament to her creativity and innovation.
By Elijah Christopher