Teija Eilola is a womenswear designer trained at the acclaimed Royal College of Art. The TEIJA brand philosophy is influenced by a Nordic approach to function and minimalist individuality. The clothes are multi-layered with an experimental cut and make that transforms practical purpose into luxury. In 2017 Michelle Obama, who is known to support emerging designers, wore Teija shirt on her holiday in Italy, bringing the brand to international attention. Recently Teija has been selected as BFC Fashion Trust recipient 2018, Ones to Watch by Vogue Italia Talents.