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Advantage Bridal is First Customer in New OneCoast Showroom, Las Vegas

August 19, 2011 - - Monday, August 1, 2011 was the Grand Opening of the brand new Onecoast Showroom in the Las Vegas World Market Center. Onecoast is a nationwide team of highly trained sales rep professionals in the giftware, home furnishings and collegiate industries and has showrooms located in Atlanta, Dallas and now Las Vegas. Onecoast had a terrific opening and is pleased to announce that the very first customer to visit and write an order in the new Las Vegas showroom was a long time Mud Pie customer, Advantage Bridal.

Mud Pie is a leading manufacturer of stylish, innovative gifts including adorable baby apparel, women's fashions and accessories as well as affordably priced gifts for all occasions. Advantage Bridal is a Mud Pie "Blue Ribbon Retailer" (signifying a high volume account) and stocks a large variety of Mud Pie gifts.  Advantage Bridal carries every item from Mud Pie's wedding accessories collection, "I Do", as well as many items from their other collections, and has been offering Mud Pie products to their customers for several years.

Advantage Bridal is a leading online wedding accessories retailer and has been in business since 1992, offering everything from wedding favors to bridesmaid shoes, and wedding invitations to flower girl dresses.  Advantage Bridal also offers apparel, gifts and accessories for other types of special occasions including First Communion, baptisms, quinceañeras and proms. 

Advantage Bridal offers over 21,000 unique items and has been producing their own line of custom apparel including t-shirts, tank tops and hoodies, with a vast array of designs for every imaginable occasion or interest.  Each custom item is made to order and is available with rhinestone embellishments, color printing, or with custom embroidery.  Advantage Bridal is very involved in supporting women who've been diagnosed with breast cancer, by producing their own beautiful line of pink ribbon t-shirts, apparel and accessories, and donating a very large percentage of the proceeds to organizations which help financially-challenged breast cancer patients.

Advantage Bridal to Introduce New Pink Ribbon Apparel at the Sofitel NYC on July 20, 2011

Advantage bridal tank tops and t-shirts for breast cancer fundraising

Torrance, CA  / July 14, 2011 - - Advantage Bridal, http://www.advantagebridal.com, of Torrance, CA announces their support of two breast cancer charities with their line of rhinestone pink ribbon t-shirts, hoodies and pants, and accessories such as baseball caps, scarves and other embellished items.  Advantage Bridal will be participating in the "Pink Gear" show produced by Consumer Products Events in New York City on July 20, 2011, showing their latest pink ribbon apparel and accessory designs available wholesale as well as retail.  A large percentage of the proceeds of each item is donated to breast cancer charities hand-selected by owner Sandy Keller.

Advantage Bridal is a leading online wedding accessories retailer and has been in business since 1992, offering everything from wedding favors to bridesmaid shoes, invitations to flower girl dresses and has recently started to offer accessories for all types of special occasions including first communions, baptisms, quinceañeras and proms to name a few.  Advantage Bridal offers over 21,000 unique items and has been producing their own line of custom apparel including t-shirts, tank tops and hoodies.  Each custom item is made to order and is available with rhinestone embellishments or with custom embroidery.  Advantage Bridal began to receive multiple requests for pink ribbon embellished items.  This seemed to be a natural fit for the company after owner Sandy Keller received her own breast cancer diagnosis in 2007.  The company has since produced logo apparel to help raise funds for FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered, and now for two additional charities, 2B Restored and Breastoration, established to educate women about their reconstruction options and provide financial assistance to women desiring the surgery.

"I was blessed to receive an early diagnosis and surgery with one of the top reconstructive teams in the country," states Keller.  "I lost my mother to breast cancer when she was only 48, and decided that I would do this in her honor.  I am working to help other women who may not be fortunate enough to have insurance or the means to travel for the very best care.  Along with a couple of other survivors, I worked to launch the Breasoration Foundation in New Orleans last year, and then decided I wanted to make an impact in my local community as well.  We've since received commitments for several generous local surgeons, and with the availability of a nearby county hospital, we have everything in place to help women who have no medical insurance to receive reconstruction after breast cancer."

2B Restored was incorporated in California earlier this year and has applied for non-profit status with the IRS.  Keller has again teamed up with a fellow survivor and some close friends whose families have been affected by cancer to create a new organization with the aim of making a difference in their local community.  The 2B Restored website will be launched soon, funded by donations and the proceeds of pink ribbon shirts and accessories produced by Advantage Bridal.

A family-run business, Advantage Bridal is now reaching out to the pink ribbon community.  Keller is thankful to team up with family and friends to raise awareness for a cause that has touched her personally.  States Keller, "It is wonderful to have my husband and all three of my children working with me to run the company, and to have an outstanding, supportive team of employees.  But the most rewarding thing of all is the opportunity we've been given to use Advantage Bridal as a means of helping breast cancer survivors and their families."

Advantage Bridal Offers Unique Bridesmaid Gifts For the Girl Who Has Everything

Monogrammed Tote Bag - Personalized Tote Bag

Torrance, Calif.   June 21, 2011 - - For brides looking for unique bridal party gifts, it can be hard to find something for the bridesmaid who has everything.  Advantage Bridal announces its line of one-of-a-kind bridesmaid gifts, including bridesmaid totes, monogrammed tote bags and personalized tote bags. Personalized gifts are what they do best, from monogrammed cosmetic bags to personalized beach towels, and custom rhinestone tank tops to engraved groomsmen gifts.

These unique gift ideas are also perfect for the mother of the bride, mother of the groom, maid of honor, flower girls and others in the bridal party. Custom tote bags are available in an array of beautiful fabrics, styles, colors and accents. Show how much you care with a fashionable and practical gift, made especially for those special ladies in your wedding.  It's a small token that says a huge "thank you." They also make great birthday gifts for all the special ladies in your life.  Advantage Bridal's large selection of personalized bridesmaid tote bags includes canvas bags, damask tote bags, quilted totes, market totes, mini totes, weekender bags, satin bridesmaid bags, personalized duffle bags, monogrammed coolers, lunch bags, and more!

Advantage Bridal's favorite bridesmaid tote comes in 18 colors, with a polka dot ribbon and custom personalization. It's a fun, unique gift and bridesmaids love it!  Think of their personalities and fashion preference when choosing the perfect bag, which can be used for beach items, weekend getaways, special outings or a carryall.

The company is dedicated to serving brides during the wedding planning process by making their online shopping experience as smooth as possible. Based in Torrance, Calif., Advantage Bridal has its pulse on the wedding industry and bridal trends, attending the nation's top bridal shows as well as local bridal markets.  They make many products in the Torrance facility to enable super quick production and shipping of their most popular items.  They offer a vast array of options, from rhinestone colors to embroidery thread colors, as well as tote bag color or tank top/t-shirt colors.

From large, lavish weddings to intimate affairs, Advantage Bridal caters to every type of bride and budget.  They carry affordable bridal accessories, discount wedding invitations, couture bridal jewelry at affordable prices,  designer wedding shoes, hundreds of wedding favors and nearly everything but the dress.

Advantage Bridal recently launched a new website, logo and wedding blog, which provides wedding news, tips and ideas. Customer service representatives are available to answer questions from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT at 310-371-2060 or 877-WED-SHOP.