New York, NY, March 14, 2012 — Nigerian fashion designer Tori Famuyiwa is proud to unveil the newest creations for his African-inspired line, Toriola, at FEAST. This private celebration will take place on Friday, April 13, 2012, from 6:00-9:00pm at Wix Lounge in Manhattan.
Come feast your eyes and indulge your senses upon a selection of Toriola’s creations while you sip, nosh and socialize with key industry representatives and members of the media. Tori's collection, including his latest lace designs, will be featured.
Tori Famuyiwa possesses an undeniable passion for fashion, art and design. This is derived from his natural sense of beauty and the ability to apply his art form to any canvas. This zest drove him to create Toriola. Some of his fusion couture designs have been featured in Bloomingdale's, Africa Fashion Week, Essence Magazine, Munaluchi Bridal Magazine and other choice fashion publications. The results of his creations are exemplified by a smart combination of Afro-chic style and contemporary elegance, while remaining classy and sexy.
"I'm so looking forward to introducing my line at FEAST as this event is long overdue. I am so appreciative of all the love and support that has gotten me where I am today and I'm excited about what's to come in the future," says Tori. Join us on April 13 for a visual FEAST at this exclusive and unique event. Meet Tori and find out what's next from Toriola.
About Tori Famuyiwa
Prior to creating Toriola (www.toriola.com), Tori Famuyiwa was a creative director with over 14 years of experience in the fashion industry, including show production, visual merchandising and working as a freelance stylist. He graduated with a major in international business and a minor in economics from Towson University (MD), which has aided him in integrating his business acumen with his fashion savvy.
Tori worked as the creative director for American Eagle for 10 years before moving on to Victoria’s Secret, where he served as their flagship creative director before venturing out on his own. Tori has more than 10 years of styling and show production experience under his belt and has worked with some of the best talent in the industry.