Model wearing the "Jacqueline" Black Bride Collection by Therez Fleetwood
Sept. 21, 2012
-- Embarking on collaboration with far-reaching implications in terms of the wedding market, Therez Fleetwood
who symbolizes the epitome of ethnic-inspired bridal gowns has officially linked up with the premier bridal resource for brides of color, BlackBride.com http://www.blackbride.com. The Black Bride Collection by Therez Fleetwood
incorporates the same modern approach to bridal design and use of artistic detailing for which Therez is well known. These classic silhouettes are created with luxurious fabric and inspired by timeless elegance with seven (7) named gowns, each one symbolizing the beauty, class, grace and strength of women. The collection will provide brides the opportunity to wear the designer gown of their dreams at a moderate price point. The gowns are available in palettes of white, ivory, and champagne and include a range of looks perfect for the traditional and modern bride alike. The first seven dresses are set to launch Fall 2012, and will range from $1500-$2500.
"I'm excited to partner with BlackBride.com as the exclusive designer for their new collection,"
says Therez. "This collection embraces my design talent and through BlackBride.com, I look forward to sharing my creative vision with brides across the world."
"We are eager to reveal the new collection,"
says Mary Chatman, President and CEO of BlackBride.com
. "With 10 years in the business, Therez Fleetwood is the name in multi-cultural bridal gowns, and our partnership creates a unique and exciting opportunity to bring the magic of her aesthetic to life for brides who have long dreamt of wearing a Therez Fleetwood wedding gown." Therez is enthusiastic about designing this new collection and is excited to have the opportunity to work with BlackBride.com. This online company has paved the way for brides of color and their goal is to provide a collection of gowns that are as uniquely styled as the brides themselves.
Therez's ethnic inspired bridal collection has been featured in several national and international fashion magazines, showcased on numerous television talk shows, and highlighted on a national television commercial for American Express. Her wedding gowns have also been on display at the Museum of the City in the "New York Gets Married" and "Black Style Now" exhibits. Therez is also the author of the national bestseller, The Afrocentric Bride - A Style Guide, she has also designed the Kente cloth costumes worn by Mickey and Minnie Mouse at Disneyworld. Therez has been featured as one of the hottest African American designers in the country by Macy's "Catch The Designers."
BlackBride.com has been the premier online resource for culturally diverse brides since 1998. For the past fourteen years they have been touted as "the ultimate wedding companion for planning the most romantic and important day of a woman's life". Black Bride serves as a unique one-stop resource to support couples in capturing the essence of their planned nuptials, merge their personal style to the momentous occasion, and truly have a wedding experience they may call their own.