Moorish Wedding Kaftans & Kimonos

Many brides today are choosing wedding attire that reflects their heritage. Therez Fleetwood’s kaftans are inspired by the cultural influences of Moorish women. Brides who want to dress conservatively and culturally, and choose not to wear a veil, an inspired kaftan or kimono is a perfect fit. Brides can choose to complete their look with a bespoke forehead band or turban inspired headpiece. Prices available upon request.



AMAT (left) ivory georgette with gold embroidery; YAMINA (center) mint chiffon with bold, colorful embroidery; ASIA (right) ivory georgette with antique gold embroidery. All belts are detachable. Headpiece sold separately.



Cowrie shells, seed beads, and trinkets adorn these beautiful accessories by Ayida Honor.

Cowrie Shell Wedding Dresses

Cowrie shells are known as the most successful and the best form of currency in the various regions of the world. According to the African legends, the cowrie shells are representing the goddess protection which is highly powerful and is connected with the strength and power of the Ocean.  Therez Fleetwood’s made-to-order gowns feature a variety of silhouettes with both natural and hand-painted cowrie shell adornments.  Prices available upon request.



ZAHARA (left) – double silk satin with hand-painted pearlized cowrie shells; NANDI (center) – silk shantung with natural cowrie shells; ASHA (right) – silk brocade with natural cowrie shells. Veils and headpiece sold separately.



AMALIA (left) – silk shantung ball gown with hand-painted cowrie shells; ZARI (center) powder blue double silk satin with natural cowrie shells; MELODY (right) – silk shantung with natural cowrie shells. Veils sold separately.



TERESA (left) – double silk satin with natural cowrie shells; NEEMA (center) – silk charmeuse and chiffon with natural cowrie shells; CAMILLE (right) silk satin with natural cowrie shells.