ASQUI Ventures is a creative conglomerate spanning the Media, Entertainment, Fashion and Communication Industries whose focus in on branding and presentation. Branding is an incredibly important tool for creating and building your business. It is the science and art of making something that isn’t unique, unique. Branding is the promises you make and the promises you keep.
Established in 2005 by fashion designer, Dewry Bradford, ASQUI Ventures was formed to meet a specific need. During this period, brands were experiencing similar issues. They needed to stay on-trend and consistent without breaking the bank. As former Head Designer/Design Director of various popular brands, such as Steve Madden Outerwear, Sean John Outerwear, Puma Outerwear, Popluxe, Phat Farm and Ecko International, Dewry honed in on his expertise to produce products within the Outerwear and Ready-to-wear Markets.
Look below to see what we've been up to:
VOLATILE ONLINE INTERVIEWS DEWRY BRADFORD
ABOVE: Volatile interviews Dewry Bradford about the state of the Fashion Industry past and present and what it will take for black own fashion brands to move forward successfully.
VERIZON x HEALTHJOX VIRTUAL COFFEE BREAK - 2020
ABOVE: During the COVID-19 pandemic, on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, Verizon launched their Virtual Coffee Break to encourage, advise and coach their Executive Staff in 9 states during the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020. HealthJox was chosen to present various Mental Health-based topics to discuss...
HEALTHJOX VIRTUAL FESTIVAL - 2020
ABOVE: During the COVID-19 pandemic, on Friday, June 5, 2020, HealthJox launched their official "HealthJox Virtual Festival" with the Brooklyn Borough President - Eric L. Adams, PSAL High School Basketball Commissioner - Legendary Coach Ted Gustus and Game Over owner - Eric Hicks @ the Brooklyn Stuy Dome from 12pm - 6pm live on Zoom, Instagram Live and Facebook Live. Stay tuned for more from the HealthJox brand...
HEALTHJOX VIRTUAL TOWN-HALL MEETING - 2020
ABOVE: Also during the COVID-19 pandemic, on Friday, June 5, 2020, HealthJox launched their official "HealthJox Virtual Town-hall Meeting" with the Brooklyn Borough President - Eric L. Adams, Host - Dr. Faith Brown, M/C - PSAL High School Basketball Commissioner - Legendary Coach Ted Gustus and the full HealthJox Panelist: Missionary Bishop Lester Bradford, Nfr Karaa, LCSW, Joseph Watson, Phil Harris and Nigel Caldon from 6pm - 7:30pm live on Zoom. Stay tuned for more from the HealthJox brand...
VIBE TENNIS - RICHARD HENRY - 2020
ABOVE: Richard Henry shares his love of tennis, music and art as he sits down with Luxeportintl in Greenwich, Connecticut.
CORDUROI - PHIL HARRIS - 2020
ABOVE: Fashion TV, hosted by Dimitri Manuel & Obiani Esu, interviewed Fashion & Jewelry designer Phil Harris at the CorDuRoi Fashion House to discuss his hand-crafted works of art and garments. Phil Harris & NYC designer Dewry Bradford will launch their ready to wear collection called "CorDuRoi" in September 2020 for New York Fashion Week. The focus will be on beginning the conversation regarding mental health in America. Stay tuned...
HEALTHJOX - 2019
ABOVE: On July 26 & 27, 2019, HealthJox officially partnered with the Brooklyn Borough President - Eric L. Adams, The Brooklyn Nets, Tre21 and The Breathe Life Foundation to launch the 2nd annual HealthJox Festival 2-day weekend! The 1st day @ Brooklyn Bridge Park (Pier-2) in D.U.M.B.O. and the 2nd day @ Kaiser Park in Coney Island. We are pleased to announce the 2nd Annual HealthJox Festival! This year ASQUI Ventures partnered with The Office of the Brooklyn Borough President and The Breathe Life Foundation, Inc to produce a free festival where attendees can take part in sport and health activities while enjoying live entertainment all at The Brooklyn Bridge Park - Pier 2 in DUMBO, Brooklyn on Friday, July 26th from 10:00 am - 7:00pm.
LUXEPORTINTL - 2019
Above: On January 1, 2019, Dewry Bradford joins forces with former Fashion Week Online owner, Christopher Collie, to form an innovation in Media... LuxeportINTL.com! Christopher Collie and Neil Lucas along with LuxeportINTL formed a partnership to create the J.Lucas x C.Collie Collection which launched on June 24, 2019 @ the male grooming boutique SPIFF for Men in Midtown Manhattan.
PRAYER JAM / TRANSFORMING THE NATIONS - 2018
Above: Founded by Missionary Bishop Lester Bradford, TTN (Transforming The Nations)establishes a new gospel concert in 2014 in St. Johns, Antigua called "Prayer Jam". Dewry Bradford and the Tehillah Zamar Crew produces this FREE annual concert while servicing the Community with Food, clothing, Books, medical supplies, technology and money.
RUNWAYS ON FIRE - TIMES SQUARE - NYFW - 2018
Above: Dewry Bradford becomes the Branding Director for Runways On Fire, co-producing their fashion show in the heart of Times Square, NYC.
COACH GUSTUS AWARD PRESENTATION - 2018
Above: Dewry Bradford presents the PSAL High School Basketball Commissioner - Legendary Coach Ted Gustus with Brooklyn Borough Hall's Citation.
HEALTHJOX FESTIVAL RECEIVES 3 CITATIONS - 2018
Above: Summer 2018 HealthJox receives 3 Citations from Brooklyn Borough President Eric L Adams for the official HealthJox Festival, PSAL High School Basketball Commissioner - Legendary Coach Ted Gustus and Politician Joseph Packer.
DEWRY LAUNCHES HEALTHJOX FESTIVAL - 2018
Above: On August 25, 2018 @ Kaiser Park, Coney Island, branding officer and fashion desiigner Dewry Bradford launched the HealthJox Festival to create a free environment for Communities to get acclimated to different sports, health information & services while enjoying live performances by upcoming Artists.
CREATIVE'S CARTEL INTERVIEW - 2017
Above: PUSH TV interviews Dewry Bradford during the official launch of Creative's Cartel during New York Fashion Week - 2017. Dewry covers his inspiration in fashion and the reason for launching this platform.
CREATIVE'S CARTEL LAUNCH - 2017
Above: During New York Fashion Week, September 14, 2017, Dewry launches Creative's Cartel in collaboration with iCU The Network, Fashion Institute of Technology and Raymour & Flanigan downtown Brooklyn @ 490 Fulton Street. Creative’s Cartel is a collection of creative people from diverse communities in all areas of the arts serving as a networking hub for our members. Our events offer opportunities for collaboration, sharing of ideas and information, along with providing possible avenues for mentorships by interacting with veteran professionals. By attracting and greatly widening our outreach to creatives, within the next five years we plan to become the leading hub for companies to recruit our members in multiple fields for career growth. We also have a youth initiative with our beneficiary All Stars Project where we plan to further develop a love and appreciation for the arts giving them insight to careers in various creative industries. All participants in our business platform will be required to pay it forward by donating time to mentoring youth in our program helping to inspire the next generation.