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Afrocentric Bride: A Style Guide
     

Afrocentric Bride: A Style Guide

by Therez Fleetwood
 

You'll find everything you need to create an everlasting fashion statement.  THE AFROCENTRIC BRIDE individualizes your visual statement and style with instructions on creating a cohesive, elegant wedding.  It is the only comprehensive style guide for brides of color. Whether your wedding is formal, informal, Afrocentric or traditional, THE AFROCENTRIC

Overview

You'll find everything you need to create an everlasting fashion statement.  THE AFROCENTRIC BRIDE individualizes your visual statement and style with instructions on creating a cohesive, elegant wedding.  It is the only comprehensive style guide for brides of color. Whether your wedding is formal, informal, Afrocentric or traditional, THE AFROCENTRIC BRIDE will show you how to choose your wedding style.  You'll learn how to select the best bridal gown and silhouette that will enhance your shape and flatter your figure.  THE AFROCENTRIC BRIDE shows you how to adorn your wedding gown with ethnic elegance, such as:  colorful beads, cowrie shells and embroidery.  It's all here! From organizing your bridesmaid's dresses with the right colors and silhouettes and choosing headpieces, headbands, beads, wraps and crowns that flatter your face and complement your dress. THE AFROCENTRIC BRIDE, featuring the Therez Fleetwood Bridal Collection has shown thousands and thousands of women how to successfully present their Perfect Wedding Day

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780972751919
Publisher:
Amber Communications Group, Inc.
Publication date:
06/28/2003
Pages:
172
Product dimensions:
7.16(w) x 9.74(h) x 0.49(d)

Meet the Author

Therez Fleetwood, who attended the Fashion Institute of Technology (F.I.T) in New York, began her career in ethnic design with the launching of her Phe-Zula Collection, a line of casual, career and formal attire, often featured in Elle, Italian Glamour, Women's Wear Daily and the New York Times. Phe-Zula's clients included: Angela Bassett, Vanessa Williams, Queen Latifah and En Vogue. After Ms. Fleetwood was asked to design a wedding dress exclusively for Jumping the Broom by Harriette Cole, she launched the Therez Fleetwood Bridal Collection; and her nationally acclaimed Ethnic bridal gowns began to appear in magazines such as In Style Weddings, Essence, Signature Bride and Black Elegance. The Therez Fleetwood Bridal Collection was chosen for the American Express national commercial entitled 'Portraits'; and shortly thereafter, Ms. Fleetwood appeared on the Today Show. Among her many accolades, Ms. Fleetwood was named the "New Day Designer of the Year", was selected as one of the New York Museum's Top Designers for their "New York Gets Married' exhibit, and has received the Allstate Insurance Company's "From Whence We Came: African-American Women of Triumph" award.

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