Beautiful Bridal with Keasha Rigsby is located in the stunning Bagley Mansion on Detroit's East Jefferson Avenue. The partner's chose this landmark mansion for the boutique for its unique architecture and magestic beauty. The building was built in 1887 and is a rare example of French Rennaissance Romance Architecture. It features hand carved fires places, a grand staircase, crystal chandeliers, original stained glass windows and ornate woodwork. The Bagley Mansion is an experience in and of itself. It's a wonderful environment to try on stunning wedding gowns.
Beautiful Bridal was started by Keasha Rigsby from New York and Vallery Hyduk from Toronto. They chose to come together in Detroit to open Beautiful Bridal with Keasha Rigsby.
Keasha Rigsby's life has been filled with passion for helping brides find their perfect dress for their wedding days. She spent a decade at Kleinfeld Manhattan styling brides and also stared in TLC’s hit workplace reality series series Say Yes To The Dress. In 2015, Keasha starred in the reality series entitled Keasha’s Perfect Dress, produced for Slice Network Canada and has aired in US on Aspire, TV One, Amazon Prime and Hulu. Now Keasha is the co-owner and face of Beautiful Bridal with Keasha Rigsby bridal boutique located in the Bagley Mansion in Detroit - the come back city!
Vallery Hyduk and Keasha met when Vallery's television production company produced Keasha's television series Keasha's Perfect Dress.
Vallery's television career spanned 20-years. She was vice president and partner at Peace Point Enterainment Group - a leading Canadian television television production company that produced shows which air around the world, including
360 view on business, is what comes from building businesses from the ground up. Vallery and partner, Les Tomlin, built Peace Point Entertainment group from one little cable show to leading Canadian television production house.
In 2015 Vallery made a bold move to exit the TV biz and partner with Keasha to open Beautiful Bridal with Keasha Rigsby and purchase the commercial building - The Bagley Mansion - which houses the bridal shop, is a popular event venue and is hub for health and wellness businesses.
IIn Valler's Time as a television executive, she was responsible for the creation and production of many shows like Food Truck Face Off (Food USA/Food Canada), Bulloch Family Ranch (UPtv, National Geographic), Colin & Justin's Cabin Pressure (Cottage Life) Super Bodies ( 2010 & 2012 Olympics Games), Keasha's Perfect Dress (Slice, TVOne) BAKE with Anna Olson (Food Network - Canada, Asia, UK) Food Jammers (Food Network) Fresh with Anna Olson (Food Network), Invention Nation (Discovery Science) and Ed's Up starring Ed Robertson (Barenaked Ladies) (OLN, City TV) and more.
Vallery is also an accomplished writer - Fashion Television Radio on CHUM FM and authored ZAGAT SURVEY Restaurant Guide and a fiction novel SWIM TO WIN.
Add elite level competitive swimmer to the resume - Vallery swam competitively for 15 year. Highlights include - 12th in the world at the age of 16; member of Canada's National Swim Team; University of Michigan All-American scholarship athlete; NCAA qualifier; 4 x Big Ten Champion; 1988 Olympic Games runner up; and US Open champion.
Vallery holds a BA from the University of Michigan with a double major - Political Science and French; and a Bachelors of Education from the University of Toronto.
Mother of 2.