Meet Toyin Lawani: The fashion goddess
Toyin Ajoke Muyinat Lawani-Adebayo popularly known as Toyin Lawani is one of Nigeria’s Ace Celebrity Fashion Mogul, Author, Philanthropist and Serial Entrepreneur who runs 33 businesses under her wing at Tiannah’s Place Empire.
Toyin is the founder of Tiannah Styling, a fashion and lifestyle brand that has become a household name in Nigeria and beyond. Toyin Lawani has been in the fashion industry for over 18 years. She has dressed some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry and has been credited with the resurgence of African fashion.
Toyin Lawani has collaborated with international brands such as Gucci, Chanel, and Dior. She has also been featured in major publications such as Vogue, Elle, and Marie Claire. Lawani has worked with celebrities such as Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, and Banky W. Lawani is a philanthropist and has been involved in numerous charity initiatives. She has also launched her own foundation, the Toyin Lawani Foundation, which focuses on empowering young people and providing them with the necessary resources to pursue their dreams.
Year in, year out, Toyin unveils effortlessly made dramatic pieces from everyday items like plastic cups, spoons, paper bags, cooking utensils, snails, etc. Toyin Lawani’s work has been recognized with numerous awards and accolades. She has been recognized as one of the top 100 most influential people in Nigeria and has been awarded the prestigious “Designer of the Year” at the Africa Fashion Awards.
Toyin Lawani is a true inspiration and a role model for aspiring entrepreneurs and fashion designers. Her work has changed the landscape of African fashion and has created opportunities for many young people.
See some of her works below: