About us

TILEWA is a mission-driven fashion label, teaching Black History through apparel. TILEWA is a CULTURE that celebrates BLACK - the people, the history, and the heritage.

Tilewa was founded in London, UK in March 2012.

THE NAME: Tilewa is a Yoruba name which means "with origins from back home". The Yorubas are a large and culture rich tribe mostly found in the South Western part of Nigeria 🇳🇬. There are also some Yorubas in Benin Republic and Togo, as well as a significant number of African Americans whose ancestors were of the Yoruba tribe.

THE LOGO: Is a representation of our cultural identity as Black people who sojourned from the motherland (Africa). The attire is a traditional Yoruba attire worn both formally and informally.