​14 interesting Facts you did not know about Toyin Lawani

Toyin lawani is a popular multimillionaire Fashion designer/Celebrity Stylist, Business Mogul, Fashion/ Business Consultant based in Lagos, Nigeria. She is well known by all as an hustler. She runs Fianna’s Place Empire as the creative director and CEO. The company owns a fashion academy and is active in the hospitality industry as well as the travel and tour industry. Toyin lawani is one the richest fashion stylists in Nigeria.

Here are 14 interesting facts that you may not know about Toyin being a hustler.


Toyin Lawani is from a very rich and pretigious family in Ekiti state. She was born into the Lawani family on the 1st of March 1982 to her father, Yisah Lawani and her mother, Princess Atinuke Babalola, a serial entrepreneur.


She studied English language at the University of Lagos in 1998. As a student of the University of Lagos, she also enrolled at the Opral Benson training institute, a decision that helped pin point her lifelong career path.


She proceeded to study in Los Angeles School of Fashion for a Diploma Course, Exodus Hair School in india and Johnyim Fashion and Beauty Institute in Korea.


During her days in the university, she styled her friends for events and gave them fashion advice. She has since then developed her own styling outfit and grown to become one of the most sought after stylists in the Nigerian Fashion Industry.


Her late mum was into textile business and she ran a beauty home until her death in the USA. Her mother owned an extensive supply of beauty  products which is up and running till date. She had a salon, spa; she was selling cars, gold and she indulged in any business that was going around that time.
All of Toyin’s idea about beauty product was instilled into her by her mother.


Toyin had everything she wanted as a child, but she still craved to be independent of her family’s wealth.


Toyin loves making natural remedies for skin issues, making people look good from head to toe. This is why she opened her spa where she sells her own range of skin care products called Tiannah’s Glow. She also opened a salon for hair, nails, lashes, makeup and the beauty arm of the business.


Tiannahs place empire, consists of over 20 divisions -Tiannah Spa (Spa Treatments), Tiannah’s Dance Studio(choreography), Tiannnahstyling Music Video (Shoots, Directs and Styles Videos), Tiannah’s Glow (Cream and Consultation), Tiannah’s Hair Goddess, Barbing Saloon, Nail Studio, Tiannahstyling (style outfits, Elegante Boutique, Fashion Academy, Elegante by Tiannahstyling, Elegante Kids, Amala Dot.Com, Tiannah’s Travel and tour, Tiannah’s Make up Studio, Tiannahs Photography, Tattoo Parlour, Tiannahs Home&Furniture Company and more.


Toyin Lawani has worked on several Fashion shows within and outside the country showcasing different lovely designs or coordinating the shows. She coordinated the Mademoseeile Agliaia Fashion show in 2012, Showcased even while she was four months pregnant at the 2013 Africa Fashion Week London, Showcased the Iro and Buba Evolution at the 2015 Africa Fashion Week Nigeria and also showcased her kiddies line (Elegante Kids) at the same event. in 2016, Toyin Lawani made headline all over the world as the first Nigerian Designer to organize a celebrity and kids runway show simultaneously. She was also a guest judge on The first Nigeria’s Next Top Designer show which was held in Lagos and was one of the three main judges on the season II of the same show.


Her work ethic got her a leading role as the Head Stylist for the Love Like A Movie show in 2016, an event which was headlined by Ciara.


Toyin Lawani also manages a Charity Organisation called I Rep For Hope.


Toyin lawani designs for various categories of people; Kids, teenagers, women, men, and even the old. Elegante by TiannahStyling caters for the world, not just the society.


Toyin Lawani does not spare resources living the life of her dream, since she worked so hard to actualise this. The choice of cars she drives and the house she lives in says it all. She has a Lexus SUV worth N20m, a Ford SUV worth N18m among others.


She has a house called Tiannah’s place located in a choice area in Lekki, estimated to be worth over N300m. The house boasts of a restaurant called amala dot com, a fashion school, salon, a boutique, spa, a designer’s studio, a travel agency, and many other facilities in one building.

According to report, only the very rich and the famous can afford a visit and treatment from Tiannah’s place.

Published by Ogunbowale Olugbenga

Ogunbowale Olugbenga is a multiple award winning social entrepreneur & digital skills expert. An alumnus of the Leadership in Business Institute of Kellogg School of Management (USA), He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Obafemi Awolowo University (Nigeria). Inspired by the plight of millions of unemployed youths, Olugbenga founded Epower.ng, a digital agency passionately growing businesses & accelerating the application of digital skills for economic prosperity across Africa. To help institutions prevent scandals & promote performance, Gbenga founded Polivoice.Work, an anonymous employee feedback tool that captures & analyses feedback anonymously in real time to detect, predict & improve work place conditions. A Mandela Washington Fellow, Tony Elumelu Fellow, Royal Common wealth society fellow, YALI star of business & YALI network influencer, Olugbenga is the founder of Africa’s biggest orphanage outreach, The Orphan Empowerment Society, with a 5,000 strong volunteer force and a presence in 19 African countries empowering thousands of orphans with free vocational skills, medical care, & food. He is also the co-founder of the communication & leadership organization, Pacesetters Leadership Club.

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