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#WCW: Toju Foyeh – Nigerian Fashion Designer

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When we talk about fashion, we seldom think of professional and corporate jobs. Now imagine a lawyer who becomes a fashionista. Does it sound weird or unique? It is definitely not something you see or hear everyday but in a capsule, that is the story of cultural phenom, Toju Foyeh.

When Fashion Runs In The Blood…

Toluwaloju Olowofoyeku was born on July 18, 1989. She is a young, beautiful, petite and talented fashion designer. She developed passion for fashion at a very young age. Her mother sells unique fabric and her grandmother was a designer.

Barrister Turned Fashionista

Toju has a dual background in fashion and law. She is a graduate of Istituto Marangoni Milan, Italy with a diploma in Fashion Design. However, she also has a Bachelor of Law (LLB) degree from the University of Reading, England and a Masters in Intellectual Property Law (LLM) from the University of Manchester. She was a barrister at Law (BL) before she left that career to pursue her number one passion, fashion.

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Foyeh’s Signature

Sunday, October 14, 2012 was the day that Toju made the move from barrister to fashionista and she has blessing the fashion scene ever since. Foyeh’s collections are dramatic, sexy, bold and ambitious.  She makes use of lace, silk, chiffon, damask and other fabrics of interesting textures. Toju’s designs have been spotted on celebrities such as Tiwa Savage, Waje, Jumai Shaba, Caroline Danjuma, Leslie Okoye and many others.

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The Toju Foyeh Brand is one of the strongest clothing lines for women of style and class. It has become the one stop shop for ladies looking for sophisticated and glamorous cocktail and evening dresses.

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Take Away

Toju followed her dreams and now she is a cultural phenomenon both at home and abroad. Her pieces have become legendary and now she is celebrated home and abroad.

– Toju
IG: @TojuFoyeh
Twitter: @TojuFoyeh

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