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real-engagementsYour journey begins from the moment he pops the question and you say those magic words, "I do". Read and be inspired by these wonderful love stories. Share your real engagement with us and you could see your love story here.

Its real-weddingsthe day you have dreamed of since you were a little girl. All the planning and preparation paid off. Your wedding was the most unforgettable moment of your life. Share your story here and let the magic of the day live on forever.

share-your-storyWe look forward to receiving your submissions! This includes your engagement, wedding, and honeymoon stories and pictures. We would also love to see your styled photo shoots, fabulous tablescapes, and anything else related to your wedding.

Real Weddings {Houston}: Diedre & Wyndell!

Deidre and Wyndell’s love story began at a local nightclub in the year 2010, where they danced into each others hearts and have been together ever since. “I always thought that was funny because I never imagined I would meet my husband at a nightclub! He actually approached me and a few of my girlfriends […]

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Real Engagements {Lousiana}: Melanie & Lance!

Although Melanie and Lance both attended high schools in the same city, their paths didn’t cross until July 4th, 2011 at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, LA. The two have been together ever since and will be celebrating their union with a “Bohemian Romance” themed wedding at Miramar Beach in Destin, FL. Check […]

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After the Aisle: Romantic Gestures All Married Women Love

  Image via galleryhip.com As a newlywed I love for my husband to show me a little extra affection every now and then! And even though your husband may not be “Prince Charming” everyday, it’s great if he is every once in awhile. I love to receive a bouquet of flowers for no reason, it shows me that […]

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Real Engagements {Houston}: Michelle & Robert!

Michelle and Robert met through mutual friends (his best man Maurice and her maid of honor Nicole) during 2011. “I was living in Houston at the time and working on my Master’s degree and I came to Atlanta for the weekend to visit my friends. I had a great weekend and on my last night […]

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Real Weddings {South Africa}: Vusiwe & Yanga!

Yanga and Vusiwe first met in April 2010. Yanga had come over to Vusiwe’s place to see a mutual friend who was visiting for the weekend. ” As he was just popping in to say hi to my friend and didn’t know me, naturally this first meeting should have been a ‘Hi, I’m Yanga and Bye.” […]

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“Something Blue” Bridal Bouquet Ideas

Are you stumped when it comes to picking  “Something Blue” for your wedding day? Consider choosing flowers in a blue hue, ribbon accents or even broaches for a pretty bouquet that’s also a nod to the tradition. Even if blue isn’t one of your wedding colors you can still tie in a few blue flowers or accents […]

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The Little Details: Fashion Accessories For Grooms from Bows-N-Ties!

Ladies let’s not forget it’s HIS DAY TOO! Often we get so wrapped up in making the bride fabulous that we forget about the King of the day. Thanks to companies like Bows-N-Ties we have a variety of choices of men’s accessories at our fingertips! This makes it easier to make sure your groom is […]

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Real Weddings {Quebec}: Camille & Francis!

Camille and Francis found love at first click. The two met on an online dating site and have been inseparable ever since. Camille and Francis celebrated their union with an intimate and romantic Fall wedding in Montreal, Quebec, where they both live. Check our their special day captured by Annie and Ned of Studio fb! […]

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Must Have Wedding Day Perfumes and Tips For All Day Wear!

Your wedding is the perfect excuse to test drive a new signature scent, and since a new perfume can be an emotional memory trigger for years to come, be sure to take every precaution to make your perfume last on your big day! The best way to do this is to buy a new fragrance to […]

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Real Engagements {Florida}: Chika & Bryan!

Chika and Bryan met on the campus of FAMU. “Chika was my god sister’s roommate during her freshman year and I would often get called to take them to the store, mall, etc. She was a cheerleader and I was in the Marching 100. We began as friends due to circumstance (we had all of the […]

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Coveting Copper: Wedding registry items in this seasons hottest Color

We at Black Bride Magazine are Coveting Copper as it’s one of the hottest colors this season on wedding registries! Copper is an brilliant metallic color that can add a pop of visual interest to any space. This versatile color also compliments so many shades that you can’t go wrong with putting a few of these lovely […]

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Brunch Recipes with Celebrity Chef Megan Romano

We recently had the pleasure of visiting acclaimed chef Megan Romano’s Chocolate & Spice Bakery in Las Vegas, where she shared some of her favorite quick and easy brunch recipes with us. If you’re hosting a brunch in your home and you want to impress your guests with delicious dishes that taste amazing and are […]

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Real Engagements {Atlanta}: Jenna & Derrick!

Jenna and Derrick have the classic college love story. They met in August 2007. Derrick was a football captain for Morehouse College and Jenna, who had recently transferred to Spelman College, was a Morehouse cheerleader. “We were both attending our separate sports camps and I had a huge ice pack up to my eye from a stunt […]

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Real Weddings {Bahamas}: Jasmin & Gerard!

Jasmin and Gerard met at Gerard’s office, a local cable TV station, in May 2012. Even though the two had been acquainted with each other, it wasn’t until September of that year that the two actually noticed each other romantically. Gerard decided to take matters into his own hands and asked Jasmin out on a date. That […]

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Love + Cocoa Engagement Styled Shoot!

About the styled shoot from: Iris Mannings Photography Winter is in its prime: frigid temperatures and weekly snowfalls. These low temperatures can create the perfect setting for an outdoor romantic date or proposal. It’s called cuffing season for a reason! That was my inspiration for this styled shoot.  A romantic hike up the mountain is […]

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