Maison De Helen

MDH is a High-fashion African Luxury Brand since 1990

Our Story

Founded in 1990 by Fashion designer Helen Unuane, Maison de Helen (MDH) is a high-fashion African Luxury Brand based in Lagos Nigeria. Celebrated for her bold, elegant and unique designs, MDH works hand-in-hand with indigenous fabric producers and artisans across Africa, to develop exquisite fashionable pieces for the modern day African Woman and women who resonate with amazing pieces and collections from Africa. MDH offers a full collection of ready-to-wear and accessories, and has established itself as a leader of feminine silhouettes in the fashion industry.

Beautiful Pieces with Great African History

Our raw materials are sourced from rural and remote areas across Africa who have placed a unique premium and proud history on African heritage and production processes involved. These include Fabrics sourced from the Akwete people of Nigeria who specialize in hand woven textured fabrics, the Bark Cloth made in the Buganda Kingdom in southern Uganda, the Mud Cloth from Burkina Faso, Batik from Namibia, Kuba raffia cloth from Congo, Bongolan from Mali, Kanga cloth from Tanzania, and many many more.

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