Celebrity designer, Toju Foyeh (full name Toluwaloju Olowofoyeku) is one of the hottest designers in the Nigerian fashion space.
Arriving the Nigerian fashion scene in 2012, her quick rise to the top did not go unnoticed by industry watchers and in 2012, she started of by clinching the Future Awards Designer of the Year plaque , ever since then , it has been one award after the other .
She has also graced quite a number of covers , much to the envy of her peers .
Toju’s style is one that can be termed – girlie , fresh , and classic as seen below
DID YOU KNOW :
She’s actually a qualified Lawyer: Toju studied Law at the University of Reading and obtained her LLM in the University of Manchester. Soon after that, she attended fashion school in Milan and then returned home to attend Law school, making her qualified to practice Law in Nigeria.
She credits Tiwa Savage for her break through in the industry: In an Interview, Toju revealed that she and Tiwa arrived Nigeria at about the same time to kick start their careers. She then decided to design clothes for Tiwa’s events and performances and as the Mavin first lady’s profile rose, so did hers. Today Toju’s designs have been won by the likes of Bonang Matheba , Waje, Omawumi, Osas Ighodaro and Toke Makinwa.
She’d rather dresses than blouses: Toju admits that she prefers to wear dresses and isn’t too hot on blouses, but goes ahead to make them for her ready to wear line for the sake of versatility.