Gifting makes room for building relationships.
Giving is in the nature of us who work at Worldbride Magazine. There isn’t a bad time to give, and we keep this in mind as seasons of marriage, holidays, birthdays, and other festivities come and go.
A few months past, Worldbride magazine partnered with Height and Sharp Magazine Middle East during Black History Month, the week of New York Fashion Week on Valentine’s Day, to launch the gifting suite. Midtown’s chic event space, the Manhattan Manor, hosted its venue as a curated selection of companies exhibited their products so New Yorkers and those visiting would have a unique shopping experience. Each share their experience participating in the gifting suite and the benefits surrounding collaboration with industry professionals. WBM highlights what the experience meant to these companies.
Constance Panton of Bifties
“The energy in the gifting suite was highly vibrational! From meeting and networking with fellow vendors to talking with and meeting new people who came to visit the space. WBM Magazine created a fun and welcoming space. Regarding building relationships, my company, Bifties Gifts, offers convenience and ease. We understand the value strong relationships bring. Through our gifting service, you are strengthening relationships with those in your circle and supporting multiple Black-owned businesses in the process”. Instagram | Website | Facebook
“The Gifting Suite at the Manhattan Manor, presented by World Bride Magazine, was a fabulous opportunity to broaden the visibility of the women and black-owned businesses invited. It was a powerful reflection of Black history and entrepreneurship. As the shoppers came through, we could share our businesses in such an intimate, memorable way which, in many instances, led to a successful connection. Thank you, World Bride Magazine, for the opportunity and the Manhattan Manor for hosting the Gifting Suite. Oh My Heavenly Hair Inc.(OMhh) is a fabulous, vegan hair wellness brand. We bridge the gap between healthy hair and overall health by offering holistic products, salon services, and Health Coach strategies that can assist World Bride readers in hair and body care. OMhh, meets you where you are on the journey to hair wellness”. Instagram | Website | Facebook
Alexis Mack of Char Boutique
“The gifting suite was the perfect location for such an amazing event. The aesthetics were perfectly aligned, and everything viewed was beautiful. I love the attentive staff, and the light refreshments were delectable. It was a pleasure to be around other outstanding entrepreneurs and have the opportunity to make the necessary connections to grow my business on a different scale. Thank you so much for including CHAR Boutique! CHAR is an online luxury e-commerce store that hosts a variety of exclusive pieces for women, for now, and soon-to-be for men. We work with some amazing designers from all over the world to bring you the latest styles in fashion. Please visit our web address at www.charboutique.com and follow along on IG at shop_charboutique as we present more eye-catching exclusive attire. The owner Alexis Mack has always had an eye for fashion and now offers personal shopping needs and wardrobe styling”.
While we have many brands and companies, we support and want to keep you abreast of, these highlighted here position themselves in the marketplace to impact society for good. Their business values align with ours, and we were hoping you could support them as we do. To learn about more companies with a positive social mission, and to be featured in our upcoming gifting suite, visit Worldbride magazine.
A Brooklyn native raised in a home where my parents fostered 3 practical ideas: Christian faith transforms, education empowers and family inspires. These practices developed core principles in me that would launch me to pursue my passion in Fashion design. Within 20 years of brand building, innovative product design, global travel, I have established a service of excellence that affords me a stellar professional reputation. Also along this journey, I made a unique discovery about my abilities and the effect it had on those in my professional community. Transforming the way you think by what you wear was and is my creative initiative that would help everyone view the world through a lens that honors all people as God’s perfection; fearfully and beautifully made. As now a wife, mother, designer, and writer I am more passionate about sharing the beauty of love and being intentional about creating moments that gift happiness.