About queen

The inspiration of TeKay Designs - Queen of the Brides - is to feature a gown that represents a Queen, Chief's Wife, First Lady or a renowned lady of historical significance. The gowns are based on leading ladies throughout history and are infused with cultural elements representative of that period in time. The initial mini collection includes couture gowns from Egypt, India and South Africa with optional jewelry and headpieces. Known for its originality, Queen of the Brides incorporates regal looks inspired by historic Egyptian monarchs Queen Nefertiti of Egypt, Queen Cleopatra of Egypt, Mumtaz Mahal - Mughal Queen of India, and Manta Tisi - The Queen of the Wild Cats in South Africa. Queen of the Brides, a limited edition collection, showcases exquisite couture ethnic bridal gowns. Queen of the Brides was launched in 2012 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of TeKay Designs Inc. which was founded in 1998. Visit our website at www.queenofthebrides.com for more information.

Queen Of The Brides

“Queen of the Brides” is a limited edition collection that features historical couture bridal gowns complete with jewelry and headpieces, a staple of Tekay Designs’ aesthetic. TeKay has been diligently creating ethnic bridal gown concepts that personify royalty. The inspiration for the Queen of the Brides collection are historical fashion icons from ancient civilizations of Egypt, India, and South Africa.

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The gowns represent women of power throughout history and are infused with cultural elements from a distinct time in history. The initial collection includes gowns named after Queen Nefertiti of Egypt, Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt, Queen Cleopatra Selene II of Egypt, Queen Ankhesenamun of Egypt, Mumtaz Mahal – Mughal Queen of India, and Manta Tisi – The Queen of the Wild Cats in South Africa.

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Each bridal ensemble is worn with a headpiece or veil, jewelry and elaborate embroidery or beading stitched onto the gown. The fabrics include silk, embroidered lace, beaded Dupioni silk,  Duchesse satin, Poe de Soua, Aso-ake, Vintage lace trim, crystal and rhinestone trim.  The dominant colors in the collection are gold and silver which is symbolic. In ancient Egypt, yellow was the symbol of gold and immortality, white represented happiness.

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Visit our website at www.queenofthebrides.com to view our extensive collection.