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Radio Interview

CLICK LINK TO LISTEN – http://bit.ly/2mKqMiq Call it Ken-do attitude. “I started dressing my Barbie dolls when I was 10 years old,” bridal designer Therez Fleetwood, who’d go on to create the only Afrocentric costumes ever worn by Mickey and Minnie Mouse at Walt Disney World, tells Wealthy Sistas host Deborah Hardnett. “So my mother […]

Mood Boards

Your wedding… your way! There are no set rules when it comes to planning your wedding. Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life, so let your creativity shine through! Let this day be all about your vision. Have fun! Be creative!  Create a Mood Board that reflects your vision, and […]

In-to-me-see Cards

Take a minute to reflect on the love that brought you and your partner together and begin your date night sharing your love with intimate conversation. These Intimacy Cards offer you the opportunity to exchange open and intimate dialogue as you playfully discover or re-discover what you love about each other. With each question, you […]

The Difference Between A $400 & $4,000 Wedding Dress

As a bespoke wedding gown company, our gowns start at $2,500. We often get contacted by clients whose budgets are much less than our starting price.  Although we wish I could cater to every bride who loves Therez Fleetwood’s bridal designs, the reality is that we simply can not.  The reason why our gown prices […]

Miniature Wedding Dress Replicas – Custom Made

Perfectly capture that special moment for generations to come with a customized keepsake doll that replicates you or a loved on in her beautiful wedding dress!  A special gift for a new bride, a special anniversary, or simply a special keepsake as a reminder of a moment when one embraces the love of another. Bride dolls […]

Books: SURVEY OF HISTORIC COSTUME

Did you know Therez Fleetwood’s designs are featured in the fashion text book use by college students today! – The SURVEY OF HISTORIC COSTUME, A History of Western Dress (Editions 1 thru 5).    Colorful kente cloth patterns, like this printed fabric from Senegal, were being incorporated into the highly original designs by many African-American […]

Therez Fleetwod Trivia: Did You Know…?

Did you know it was Therez Fleetwood who designed the kente cloth costumes for Mickey and Minnie Mouse in Disney World Florida? These designs were created exclusively for the Miss Black Collegiate pageant back in 1998. Her designs are now a part of Mickey and Minnie’s 150 Special Occasion outfits. It is the only time the […]

Gorgeous Cowrie Shell Adorned Wedding Dresses!

MAKEDA wedding dress – natural silk dupioni and hand-sewn cowrie shells. The ever popular cowrie shell has many uses and meanings. It has shown up in the form of money, jewelry, and religious accessories in almost every part of the world. Found in the islands of the Indian Ocean, the cowrie shell soon gained popularity throughout much […]