Belk to Host Bridal Trunk Show with Southern Designer Showcase Winner Faith Thornburg

Did you ever dream of a wedding gown designed especially for you? Belk can make that dream come true!

Savannah, Ga.- based designer and 2012 Southern Designer Showcase winner Faith Thornburg will hold a bridal trunk show at Belk’s Dogwood Festival Market & Promenade near Jackson, MS this Saturday, Feb. 23 from 12-3 pm and Sunday, Feb. 24 from 1-4 p.m. at in Birmingham. The designer of one-of-a-kind bridal gowns will meet with you, discuss your special dream wedding dress and sketch her ideas for each dress in store. From that sketch, Thornburg will create a custom gown that you can pick up at their local Belk store upon completion.

Thornburg will showcase sample dresses during a delightful afternoon of music, light appetizers, sparkling beverages, and a dress sketched and created by our designer, just for you!





About Faith Thornburg:

Savannah based designer Faith Thornburg is a winner of Belk’s inaugural Southern Designer Showcase Competition in 2012. She works with clients to create custom wedding gowns, eveningwear, and cocktail dresses, giving her the chance to be a part of a special moment in each woman’s life. She has shown collections at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City and Charleston Fashion Week in Charleston, S.C. Thornburg is a graduate of Savannah College of Art & Design.

About Belk:

About Belk, Inc.

Charlotte, N.C.-based Belk, Inc. ( is the nation’s largest family owned and operated department store company with 301 Belk stores located in 16 Southern states. Founded in 1888 by William Henry Belk in Monroe, N.C., the company is in the third generation of Belk family leadership and has been committed to community involvement since its inception. Each year, Belk gives a portion of its pretax income back to the communities it serves. In fiscal year ending Jan. 31, 2013, the company and its associates, customers and vendors, donated more than $18 million to those communities. offers a wide assortment of national brands and private label fashion apparel, shoes and accessories for the entire family along with top name cosmetics, a wedding registry and a large selection of quality merchandise for the home. To connect with Belk go to Belk Get Connected.