Madame Coquette is a line of
luxury handbags made in Nigeria. With minimal use of machinery, local artisans
use traditional handbag making methods and tools to produce a variety of high
quality bags and purses.
In addition to producing locally,
Madame Coquette is committed to promoting artisanship and skill development in
the community. Each piece is hand cut and carefully put together with
meticulous craftsmanship and attention to detail.
Bold colors and rich textures
have become a signature aesthetic of the brand. MC embodies the essence of
affordable luxury through the use of selected high grade leather and skins.
The label has recorded sales in
North America, Europe and West Africa.
Madame Coquette was launched in
2008 by Haowa Bello, a self-proclaimed bag enthusiast.
“A great bag doesn’t need a
lot of fuss. It’s all about finding a balance between aesthetic and