Irina Tosheva holds a Master of Arts degree in Fashion Design, from Accademia Italiana in Florence, Italy. Concentrating on wearable clothes her design is defined as fresh, fun and forward thinking. Her collections are regularly presented within the Fashion Weekend Skopje and fashion weeks abroad.
As a designer who is actively working on the Macedonian scene, Irina opts to make her creations unique and exciting, through new channels of creative expression. With her work she tries to initiate positive changes in public opinion, often opening debates for various topics in the society.
Tosheva is collaborating with many artists and designers in projects whose goal is to improve social inclusion and provide better opportunities to vulnerable categories.
She considers these approaches as fundamental for creative activism.
Irina is also a co-founder and CEO of Youth4Love, a civil society organization known for its philanthropy works and the Free Hugs campaign.
Tosheva received the Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals Award in 2019.