TITLE

Amsale the business of bridal

AUTHOR(S)
Agins, Teri
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Ebony;Apr2007, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p124
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features Amsale Aberra, an African American wedding gown designer. Aberra first worked as designer assistant for a sportswear brand before she went full-time to designing bridal gowns. The article reports that she attracted the attention of Kleinfeld when she ran the first advertisement of her collection in "Modern Bride" magazine. Aberra's Amsale Design Group encompasses three labels, these are Amsale, Christos and Kenneth Pool. Also included in the article are examples of her creations.
ACCESSION #
24683571

 

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