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Chizoba Udeh-Martin is a Nigerian-born multi-talented artist, lead designer, and founder of ZOBA MARTIN, a luxury fashion brand based in Toronto that focuses on creating custom hyper-flattering garments for special events.


She enjoys using her creative skills to contribute to body positivity by designing elegant and feminine pieces for all body types. She is driven by the belief that whatever is worth doing is worth doing well; therefore, excellence is one principle that guides her work. Her skills and passions earned her multiple media recognitions, and her work has been seen on Yahoo News, CTV’s The Social, The ShadeRoom, Fashionbomb Daily, View the Vibe magazine and more.


In 2018, she was awarded the Emerging Designer of the Year Award by African Fashion Week, Toronto. Her collections have graced multiple runway shows, including StartUp Fashion Week and Cashmere Couture for the Cure 2021 runway show featured on Crave TV. Her designs have also been worn by artists, including Drake, Toronto's Hip-Hop Queen Michie Mee, Canadian actress Olunike Adeliyi, and music duo VanJess. Her most recent achievements include contributing to the wardrobe team for Drake and Future’s Wait for U music video and Drake’s Falling Back music video, which she designed the famous Durag veil for. You can also watch Chizoba take on the Dragons on CBC's Dragons Den in the Season 17 Finale.

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