TEIJA is a designer collection based in Cornwall.
The design philosophy is characterised by experimental cut and make, and strong sense of silhouette building that transforms practical purpose into luxury. The signature finishing and quirky construction techniques of Teija, together with the Nordic approach to function, express a lifestyle with an exploring spirit.
The TEIJA aesthetic celebrates Nordic minimalist individuality that is expressed through the multi-layered bi-annual collections. TEIJA premium line is ready-to-wear clothing for women. Since its launch the label has developed a presence in stockists worldwide.
In 2017 Teija label was in the eyes of the international media when Ex-Flotus Michelle Obama, known to support emerging designers, wore Teija shirt on her holiday in Italy.
Teija has been selected as BFC Fashion Trust recipient 2018, Ones to Watch by Vogue Italia Talents, one of the 40 brands to know by Grazia UK, Designers to know by Matches Fashion, the below the radar brands you need to know by Elle UK, Best of British Design by Barneys New York and one of the New Beginning designers by Rei Kawakubo at Dover Street Market.
Designer and founder of the label, Teija Eilola is a graduate of RCA where she acquired skills in traditional tailoring and atelier approach to design. She launched the line in 2012 at the final of the Fashion Fringe, having been selected and mentored by Colin Mc Dowell and Christopher Bailey. She has previously worked as joint head of design at an international brand, designer at Japanese jeans label and consultant for other brands.
|2022||PANTECHNICON POP UP SHOP IN BELGRAVIA|
|2021||PART OF CULTIVATOR CORNWALL PROGRAM|
|2020||BFC COVID FUND RECIPIENT|
|INTRODUCTION OF RECYCLED CASHMERE, RECYCLED LABELS|
|TEIJA COLLABORATION WITH AMAZON|
|STOCKMANN POP UP IN HELSINKI|
|2019||LAUNCH OF TEIJA ONLINE SHOP|
|PROMISE OF REPAIR AND ALTERATION SERVICE INITIATED|
|LAUNCH OF ORGANIC COTTON PIECES|
|2018||BFC FASHION TRUST RECIPIENT|
|2017||BFC BEST OF BRITISH DESIGNERS, BARNEYS NEW YORK|
|DOVER STREET MARKET NEW BEGINNING BRANDS|
|BY REI KAVAKUBO|
|TEIJA X LIBERTY LONDON CAPSULE|
|TEIJA INDUO FASHION INNOVATION AGENCY|
|2016||ONES TO WATCH - VOGUE ITALY FEBRUARY ISSUE|
|2015||ONES TO WATCH - GRAZIA UK SEPTEMBER ISSUE|
|2014||ELLE NORDIC DESIGNER OF THE YEAR SEMIFINALIST|
|TEIJA X EMMA J SHIPLEY COLLABORATION|
|TEIJA X SAVE THE CHILDREN COLLABORATION|
|2013||TEIJA FIRST COLLECTION LAUNCHES AT STORES|
|2012||FASHION FRINGE FINALIST - CHAIR CHRISTOPHER BAILEY|