Who We Are



“Nonyelum” means (God) stay close to me or live. Our brand is named after our Mother, a living legend andSHEro. The name also depicts recognition and respect for our West African heritage.

Located in Hollywood, California and Houston, Texas,Daughters of Nonyelum is a Custom Haute Couture Atelier & Showroom for Couture Bridal Train Gowns, Formal and Evening Costume, Bespoke and Made to Measure Gowns. Our catalog holds exclusive designsfor Bridal Line and Curvy Couture Line-Temira Collection.

Daughters of Nonyelum Atelier uniquely design custom bridal and haute couture gowns that incorporate royal elegance adorned with heavenly cadences to your clothing. You can expect graceful wedding dresses made with authentic and innovative haute couture technology that accentuates true glamour. Merging only the best luxurious materials that suit your skin type and tone with contemporary fashion trends, we light up the beauty of every woman. We build a centre-ground between your comfortability, style and current fashion trends to help you achieve your dream dress.

Our designs are inspired by history’s imperial monarchs, sourcing the best fabrics in luxurious color pallets, exquisitely embroidered brocade, jacquard, and beaded laces. Our opulent embroidered fabrics, authentic haute couture techniques, crystal stone embellishments and embroidery all combined in the most breath-taking masterpiece truly fit for royalty. We pride ourselves in keeping up with what is in vogue in the fashion world and making excellent dresses at friendly prices.

Daughters of Nonyelum Atelier is a fashion brand created by women to adorn and empower women. We believe in unfettering and helping women make a statement with their dresses and making their style an extension of themselves. Our founder/chief visionary officer and design team are ALL women, skilled crafts(wo)men and artisans who are dedicated to making other women look classy in their wear.

We also believe in pouring into the next generation of emerging female designers and creative women entrepreneurs. In partnership with our founder, we offer mentorship and employment opportunities exclusively for women.

At Daughters of Nonyelum, our mission is to empower women, not just by creating and adorning them in Royal Haute Couture, but also by creating opportunities for women to gain and access greater wealth and financial freedom.

Our vision is to birth a group of empowered and creative women entrepreneur that stands-out in fashion and make a loud statement of elegance through their style.

Thank you for all did to make my day perfect. The dress looked great and I received many compliments. Can't wait to send you good pictures. You will definitely have my business in the future. I appreciate you SO MUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Mother of the Bride

Thank you for capturing my vision!
Tera H.


Thank you so much for my red gown I have never worn anything this beautiful before.
Amber Riley

Hollywood Songstress

I felt incredibly stunning at my 10 year renewal of vows. Thank you for making my vision of my version of "Coming to America" bridal gown.
Christina O.


I feel like I've dreamt of the is gown and you made a gown that was more than I dreamed, Pamela. I'm crying just thinking about it. Thank you!


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