Queen of the Brides at the African Bridal Affair Fashion Show

TeKay Designs, a bespoke couture house based in Houston showcased her beautiful collection on Sunday April 6th, 2014 at the African Bridal Affair fashion show in Irving, TX. Her designs wowed the crowd. TeKay Designs presented her “Queen of the Brides”, a collection of gowns with accessories that are historic and have a cultural significance. She had earlier exhibited the unique line at the 2014 New York Fashion Week.

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Queen of the Brides at Houston Intercontinental Fashion Show (Day 2)

TeKay Designs showcased their Queen of the Brides collection at Houston Intercontinental Fashion Show last 23rd of November 2014.

At the Intercontinental Bridal Show, TeKay Designs will showcase a broad range of gowns and fashion jewelry from their Ethnic Bridal, Modern Bridal and Queen Of The Brides collections. TeKay’s gowns are global and span designs that have cultural elements from Asia, Europe and Africa. The Bridal collection includes modern (traditional), non-traditional and multi-cultural designs. The label’s signature Queen of the Brides collection offers high-end bridal and formal gowns that include quality pieces of jewelry representative from the same time period. The gowns are based on women of royalty and power throughout history and are accessorized with high end fashion necklaces, headpieces or veils. The Queen of the Brides collection is inspired by monarchies from historical civilizations around the world.

The Intercontinental Bridal Show is considered the largest multi-cultural bridal show in Houston, the 4th largest city in the U.S. The show is about bridging the gap between cultures. As an international, forward thinking city, we now have a bridal show that represents all aspects of our city. The Intercontinental Bridal Show will help attendees in planning a wedding, an anniversary or special occasion. Vendors will range from caterers, dress makers and designers, event venues, photographers, videographers, and everything you need to plan your dream wedding. KoumanKe’le African Dance & Drum Ensemble is scheduled to perform.

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Queen of the Brides at Houston Intercontinental Fashion Show (Day 1)

As a featured designer and sponsor of the Intercontinental Bridal Show, award winning TeKay Designs embraced diversity by featuring gowns from various countries around the world and the first model in a wheelchair.  Deborah Grayson Carpenter (National Spinal Cord Injury Association Ambassador) graced the runway in a couture gown that was released at the Intercontinental Bridal Show, making this the first wheelchair friendly gown by TeKay Designs. The event was held at Hilton Houston Southwest located at 6780 Southwest Freeway, Houston, Texas 77074 from 10 am to 6 pm. The TeKay Designs fashion show was held at 4 pm on the 22nd and 23rd of November 2014.

“TeKay Designs is committed to making a difference in the lives of women who are disabled by giving them the opportunity to look and feel glamorous. We want to open doors for women with spinal cord disabilities to share the catwalk during a moment of glamour.  Deborah Grayson Carpenter has a positive can-do attitude and great outlook on life despite her disability which is highly remarkable.  The gown will be given to Mrs. Carpenter to keep as a gesture of good will. This opportunity is about spiritual uplifting and helping to make Mrs. Carpenter’s dream come true”, states Fashion Designer Kimma Wreh of TeKay Designs.

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Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York

TeKay Designs, a bridal couture house based in Houston, Texas, presented its Queen of the Brides collection in New York. The design concepts are sophisticated shapes in fine fabrics, textures and colors.

The design house opened its show with an acoustic soundtrack of a chorus, chromatic luminance and a branded light projection. Models walked down the runway in sophisticated bridal gowns in fine fabric, colourful embroidery, and intricate beading details. For spring 2014, TeKay is offering specials to brides who are looking for matching bridal party dresses, gown accessories or statement jewelry pieces and bridal creations for themed weddings.

TeKay’s fashion designer and creative director, Kimma Wreh describes the collection as, “Each season, new gowns are added to the collection. Women of royalty are represented from all over the globe through these gowns. Places such as Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East are represented. The gowns express cultural themes that resonate with many cultural groups’. “This is why it was so important for the Queen of Brides collection to be presented in New York City during Fashion Week. New York is a melting pot of cultures, and I am proud to present a bridal collection that acknowledges style aesthetics that many cultures have contributed to society”, she added.

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TeKay Designs Debut Pageant Gown Collection at United Nations Pageant

At the United Nations Pageant World Finals on July 6, 2014 in Kingston Jamaica, international fashion house TeKay Designs released their couture pageant gown collection.

Finalists and Designer at United Nations Pageant in Kingston Jamaica

Finalists and Designer at United Nations Pageant in Kingston Jamaica

The luxury brand showcased their pageant and multi-cultural bridal collection at an exclusive fashion show during this prestigious event.

Miss United Nations 2014 from Nigeria wearing TeKay Designs at the United Nations pageant in Kingston Jamaica

Ms. United Nations 2014 from Namibia wearing TeKay Designs

 

Ms. United Nations 2014 (Lembi Ndahafa Edward) from Namibia wearing TeKay Designs
Ms. United Nations 2014 from Namibia wearing TeKay Designs at United Nations pageant

Ms. United Nations 2014 (Lembi Ndahafa Edward) from Namibia wearing TeKay Designs at United Nations pageant

Miss United Nations from Nigeria receives Gift Certificate from TeKay Designs

Miss United Nations (Precious Chikwendu) from Nigeria wearing TeKay Designs

Miss Trinidad and Tobago wearing TeKay Designs at United Nations pageant

Miss Trinidad and Tobago United Nations 2014 wearing TeKay Designs at United Nations pageant

TeKay Designs at United Nations pageant

Model wearing TeKay Designs at United Nations pageant 2014 in Kingston Jamaica

TeKay Designs at United Nations pageant

Miss Teen Namibia United Nations 2014 wearing TeKay Designs at United Nations pageant

Miss Trinidad and Tobago wearing TeKay Designs at United Nations pageant

Miss Trinidad and Tobago United Nations 2014 wearing TeKay Designs at United Nations pageant

Miss Trinidad and Tobago wearing TeKay Designs at United Nations pageant

Miss Trinidad and Tobago United Nations 2014 wearing TeKay Designs at United Nations pageant

TeKay Designs at United Nations pageant

Miss Jamaica United Nations 2014 wearing TeKay Designs at United Nations pageant

As official sponsor and designer for the United Nations Pageant, Designer Kimma Wreh presented a gift certificate to Mr. United Nations 2014 from India (Rajan Sra) and Miss United Nations 2014 on behalf of TeKay Designs Inc.

Mr. United Nations from India & Miss United Nations 2014 from Nigeria receives Gift Certificate from TeKay Designs

Mr. United Nations from India & Miss United Nations 2014 from Nigeria receives Gift Certificate from TeKay Designs

Mrs. United Nations 2014 from South Africa receives Gift Certificate from TeKay Designs

Mrs. United Nations 2014 from South Africa receives Gift Certificate from TeKay Designs

Photographers: Ian B. McDonald Photography and VladTheTech

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Media Coverage of TeKay Designs at New York Couture Fashion Week 2014

Thanks to the following publications that published story on Queen Of The Brides collection by TeKay Designs at New York Couture Fashion Week 2014.
http://www.couturefashionweek.com/tekaydesigns/tekaydesigns.html
http://www.couturefashionweek.com/press/tekay.htm

Attractions TV features video coverage of TeKay Designs Fall 2014 Runway Show at Couture Fashion Week New York, February 2014

DZI: The Voice features story: TeKay Designs Presents “Queen of the Brides” Royalty Themed Gowns.

The Examiner releases coverage of Couture Fashion Week New York Fall 2014.

YHM Magazine features TeKay Designs

New York Amsterdam News print newspaper features TeKay Designs: Queen Of The Brides

The Bahamas Weekly print newspaper features TeKay Designs: Queen Of The Brides

The New Pittsburgh Courier print newspaper features TeKay Designs: Queen Of The Brides

Delialicious Picks features Queen Of The Brides

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Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York Fall / Winter 2014

The Queen Of The Brides collection comprised of luxurious bridal and evening gowns was presented on the runway at Couture Fashion Week in New York City.  The fashion show was held on Sunday February 16, 2014 in the Grand Ballroom of the New Yorker Hotel, marking the label’s first showing at the prestigious event.

Models representing historic queens and women of royalty walked the runway in couture bridal gowns and pageant dresses accessorized with high end fashion necklaces, statement headpieces or veils. View more pictures of the fashion show at https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.544907648950482.1073741839.141463822628202&type=1

Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York 2014
Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York 2014

Queen Of The Brides is an international collection representing gowns named after renowned queens from various countries and cultures around the world.  New York City is a fusion of culture and diversity.  It was important to showcase the Queen Of The Brides collection in New York City because of the diversity in the Queen Of The Brides wedding gowns.

For the Fall / winter 2014 season, the collection was expanded to include couture wedding gowns and accessories representing queens from Italy, Sweden, Liberia and Nigeria. In addition, the label showcased gowns representing Queen Cleopatra VII (the last pharoah of ancient Egypt), Queen Isis of Egypt, Queen Mumtaz Mahal of India, Queen Eleanor of England, Queen Regnant Christina of Sweden.

Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York 2014
Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York 2014
Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York 2014
Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York 2014
Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York 2014
Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York 2014
Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York 2014
Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York 2014
Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York 2014
Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York 2014
Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York 2014
Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York 2014
Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York 2014
Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York 2014
Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York 2014
Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York 2014
Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York 2014
Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York 2014
Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York 2014
Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York 2014
Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York 2014
Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York 2014

We also created new bridal headpieces including our pearl and crystal headpiece with dangling pearls to match the Queen Cleopatra Selene gown.

Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York 2014
Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York 2014

About Couture Fashion Week

Couture Fashion Week is a multi-day event showcasing couture and luxury fashion. It also includes exhibits of luxury brands and fine art as well as world-class entertainment and
receptions. The event is held twice a year in New York City and is attended by upscale consumers, invited VIPs, the press and high-end store buyers. Couture Fashion Week offers unique promotional opportunities for luxury products and services.

Website: http://www.CoutureFashionWeek.com

About TeKay Designs

TeKay Designs is a renowned international fashion house that offers couture bridal and formal gowns, pageant dresses, statement fashion jewelry, and trendy ethnic designs. TeKay Designs specializes in handcrafted pieces that appeal to clients who appreciate elegance with a contemporary twist. With more than 16 years in business, TeKay Designs has been featured in numerous print publications including The Knot, Bridal Guide Magazine, The New York Times, Self, and Get Married Magazine. TeKay Designs’ statement necklaces have been worn by celebrities including tennis superstar Serena Williams, and actress Ashley Rickards. The company facilitates design and production in Houston, Texas and Ghana, Africa. Designing high quality products is TeKay Designs’s pledge to their customers.

Website: www.tk-designs.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tekaydesigns
Blog: http://blog.tk-designs.com

About Queen Of The Brides

Queen of the Brides was launched in 2012 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of TeKay Designs Inc. which was founded in 1998. Queen of the Brides offers high-end historical bridal and formal gowns that include quality pieces of jewelry representative from the same time period. The Queen of The Brides collection has been featured in numerous publications including Wedding Pages magazine and Wedding Style Guide International. Designing high quality products
is our pledge to our customers.

Website: http://www.queenofthebrides.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/queenofthebrides
Blog: http://blog.queenofthebrides.com

Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York 2014
Queen Of The Brides at Couture Fashion Week New York 2014

Queen Of The Brides at The Haute Couture Fashion Show

Queen Of The Brides was selected as the editor’s choice by Houston Fashion Week with the premiere of the Haute Couture Fashion Show in Houston, TX. The top level fashion presentation took place at Urban Retreat on October 10, 2013. Queen Of The Brides at Haute Couture Fashion ShowThe Haute Couture Fashion Show was held in a  decorated outdoor terrace in the evening.  The runway was lined with candles and floral decorations adorned the walls.Queen Of The Brides at Haute Couture Fashion Show Queen Eleanor GownQueen Of The Brides at Haute Couture Fashion ShowQueen Of The Brides at Haute Couture Fashion ShowQueen Isis GownQueen Of The Brides at Haute Couture Fashion ShowQueen Of The Brides at Haute Couture Fashion ShowQueen Nefertari Gown and headpieceQueen Of The Brides at Haute Couture Fashion ShowQueen Nefertiti Gown, Headpiece, Necklace and Armlets HFW-QOB7aHFW-QOB7bQueen Cleopatra Gown, Headpiece and Statement Necklace
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Houston International Fashion Week 2013 features Queen Of The Brides Collection

The renowned Queen Of The Brides collection representing royalty was featured at Houston Community Fashion Week on August 3, 2013 at Fifth Street Community Center (3110 5th Street, Stafford TX 77477).

Egyptian Queen Nefertari and Pharoah Ramesses the Great

Representing Egyptian Queen Nefertari and Pharoah Ramesses the Great

qob-hifw2013-2aTeKay Designs Inc. released several new Egyptian inspired bridal designs at Houston International grand fashion extravaganza including wedding gowns representing Egyptian Queen Isis, Queen Nefertari, Pharoah – Ramesses the Great, and Princess Neferneferuaten Tasherit.

egyptian bridal dress, egyptian wedding gownGown and jewelry represents Egyptian Queen and Goddess Isis. The name Isis means “Throne” and her headdress is a throne. As the personification of the throne, Isis was an important representation of the Pharaoh’s (King’s) power.

Queen Nefertari Gown of ancient Egypt by Queen Of The BridesGown, Veil and Necklace by Queen of the brides representing Egyptian Queen Nefertari.
Egyptian Queen NefertariQueen Nefertari was the great royal wife and favorite Queen of Ramesses II whom we today call Ramesses the Great, the most powerful Pharaoh (King) to ever rule ancient Egypt.

Representing Egyptian Pharoah Ramesses the Great, the most powerful Pharaoh (King) to ever rule ancient Egypt.Representing Egyptian Pharoah – Ramesses the Great

Neferneferuaten Tasherit DressRepresenting Egyptian princess Neferneferuaten Tasherit.

qob-hifw2013-4aNeferneferuaten Tasherit was an Ancient Egyptian princess of the 18th dynasty and the fourth daughter of Pharaoh Akhenaten and his Great Royal Wife Nefertiti.

QOB-HIFW2013-2bGown, Necklace, and Headpiece representing Egyptian Queen Cleopatra VII, the last Pharoah of ancient Egypt. She is escorted by model Egyptian Pharoah representing Ptolemy XIV.

QOB-HIFW2013-2Queen Cleopatra VII is the most documented, written about, and studied female ruler in ancient Egypt. Cleopatra is portrayed as a great beauty, and her successive conquests of the world’s most powerful men (Julius Caesar and Mark Antony) are taken as proof of her aesthetic appeal.

Kenyan (Maasai) Queen Of The BridesRepresenting Kenyan (Maasai) Queen Of The Brides.

egyptian queen hatshepsutRepresenting Egyptian Queen Hatshepsut

qob-hifw2013-5Representing Queen Tiye of ancient Egypt

queen Eleanor Gown, necklace and necklace by Queen Of The BridesRepresenting Queen Eleanor of England Gown

ABOUT QUEEN OF THE BRIDES

Queen of the Brides, based in Houston Texas, offers high-end historical bridal and formal gowns that include quality pieces of jewelry representative of the same time period. Queen of the Brides is a wholly owned subsidiary of TeKay Designs which was founded in 1998.

The gowns and dresses we offer represent queens from historical tribes, or countries where people held their royalty in high regard. The gowns are based on leading ladies and women of power throughout history; and are infused with cultural elements representative of a distinct time.  Designing high quality products is our pledge to our customers. The brides who wear our gowns will feel like a queen on their special day. Our gowns can be worn to weddings, prom, pageant or special occasion.

Visit our website at: http://www.queenofthebrides.com
Visit our Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/queenofthebrides

African wedding dresses and Egyptian bridal gowns with couture jewelry

TeKay Designs specializes in unique ethnic wedding dresses, African inspired wedding gowns and Egyptian bridal gowns with couture bridal jewelry.

african wedding dresses and egyptian wedding dress

Designer (Dress & Necklace): TeKay Designs
Collection: Queen Of The Brides
Photography & MUA: Sain-City Productions LLC
Model: Rozy Akther

Find your gown at TeKay Designs. We provide multi-cultural, ethnic and African-inspired bridal gowns and statement jewelry with exquisite beading and trims.

Designer (Dress & Necklace): TeKay Designs Collection: Queen Of The Brides Photography & MUA: Sain-City Productions LLC Model: Rozy Akther

Designer (Dress & Necklace): TeKay Designs
Collection: Queen Of The Brides
Photography & MUA: Sain-City Productions LLC
Model: Rozy Akther

The shapes and silhouettes of our ethnic and cultural wedding dresses are designed to flatter your figure.

african wedding gowns and multi cultural ethnic gowns

Designer: TeKay Designs
Collection: Queen Of The Brides
Model: Tanja Nagler
Photography & MUA: Sain-City Productions LLC

We have flowing fabrics and flattering silhouettes that captivate attention all around.

ethnic bridal gown and egyptian-inspired wedding dresses

Designer (Dress & Necklace): TeKay Designs
Collection: Queen Of The Brides
Photography & MUA: Sain-City Productions LLC
Model: Katt Montel

Our African-American wedding gown designs available from traditional classics to modern elegance.

indian bridal dress and african wedding dresses

Designer (Dress & Crown): TeKay Designs
Collection: Queen Of The Brides
Photography & MUA: Sain-City Productions LLC
Model: Kohcoa Kibibijaweta

Refined beauty, Glowing elegance, Elegant designs, and Beautiful details.
Today’s Bride showcasing color.

indian inspired wedding dress

Designer (Dress & Crown): TeKay Designs
Collection: Queen Of The Brides
Photography & MUA: Sain-City Productions LLC
Model: Kohcoa Kibibijaweta

Visit www.queenofthebrides.com for more selection of ethnic and Egyptian wedding dresses.  Also visit www.tk-designs.com for clothing for the entire bridal party.