This post is a tribute to the artisans who work behind the scene. Our YTPshop production process is simple but also cuts across two countries: The U.S. and Nigeria. Yinka designs all products in the U.S. and the YTPshop team sources the fabric from the open-air textile markets in Nigeria. Then, the YTPshop network of independent female artisans handcraft the products with love in Nigeria.
Nigerian weddings are known for the hype, fashion, food, music and of course fun. Now, it is time to bring out the Yoruba in me. Yorubas (one of the three major ethnic tribes in Nigeria) love to party. During my trip, I was fortunate to attend a wedding of a close friend in Abuja. Want to see my Nigerian wedding escapade? Keep reading.
Hello your majesty, Like King Akeem in the movie “Coming to America”, I have travelled far and wide from our home country in search of a lost treasure in the U.S. I have searched all high and low of Queens just to bring to you The Zamunda dress with a complementary headwrap. Shop Now Let me give you a little back story As a Nigerian immigrant, Coming to America reminds me a little of my history. I left Nigeria for college in the U.S. with nothing but a dream. Over the years, I have made magic and I worked hard to show the world what I was capable of achieving. My first fashion collection was designed in my college room and...
Welcome to our blog! As a descendant of the Yoruba tribe in Nigeria, it is customary to welcome people whenever you meet them. YTPshop is a contemporary African-inspired fashion brand for women and is designed by Yinka Taiwo-Peters, a Nigerian immigrant in the U.S.