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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 Engagements {Houston}: Quenshelle & Domonique!

The tech savvy coupled Quenshelle and Domonique met and found true love on an online android app called Wertago, which provides information on local hot spots in town.”We were messaging each other for a while and finally decided to meet in person in January 2010. We remained friends for the remainder of that year then […]

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Beach Beauty Essentials!

Summer brings lots of fun in the sun, but can also alter your beauty routine.  Switching up a few things can help prevent messy makeup meltdowns and prevent skin damage. Check out our top 5 must have beach ready beauty products for your next trip to the shore! Beach Beauty Essentials 1. Bobbi Brown No […]

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Designer Spotlight: Inbal Dror Haute Couture 2015

The Inbal Dror Haute Couture Collection 2015 is a collection of stunning gowns inspired by the old world charm of Venice. It is a leap further to new dimensions inspired by the flow of water as the beautiful city of Venice floats on majestic canals. The magnificent background of Venice gives these new designs life and soul. This […]

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Real Weddings {Houston}: Jasmine & Criston!

Jasmine and Criston met in 2007 during Jasmine’s sophomore year at the University of Oklahoma. “I was working at this sandwich place on campus called Cate. One Sunday night, Cris came in to the sandwich shop to get a sandwich made. I made Cris a chicken sandwich wrap, gave him a drink, and a cookie […]

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Real Engagements {Seattle}: Lindsey & Alexander!

High school sweethearts Alex and Lindsey met on the first day of 10th grade in 2002 and started dating on May 14th 2003. The two who have been together for 13 years, are planning a 1920’s, Great Gatsby themed wedding next Spring at the Monte Cristo Ballroom in Everett, WA. Check out their sweet outdoor […]

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Affordable Wedding Dresses Under $1000

Photo Credit: The national average cost of weddings may be over $30,000 (!!), but that doesn’t mean dropping the big bucks has to be a requirement. Of course, one of the largest items on a wedding budget is often the dress—a walk down the aisle means every eye is on the bride, adding all kinds of pressure to […]

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Real Weddings {Georgia}: Altimese & Christopher!

It’s been said by many relationship experts that weddings are a great place for singles to meet. This theory holds true for Altimese and Christopher, who met at a mutual friend’s wedding in 2010; Altimese was a bridesmaid and Chris was a groomsmen. During their mutual friend’s wedding process, the couple kept the wedding party […]

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Black Bride Magazine Giveaway: Enter to Win an Allurez Sterling Silver Personalized Key Necklace

Did you get the Spring Issue of Black Bride Magazine yet? If so, you can win an elegant Allurez monogram necklace just by sharing your favorite feature with us! Enter the Black Bride Magazine Giveaway for your chance to win! One Lucky Bride will win: 1 Personalized Allurez Key Initial Monogram Sterling Silver Necklace Valued […]

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Events {D.C.}: Fortify Fitness presents The DMV Bachelorette Takeover!

Fortify Fitness presents The DMV Bachelorette Takeover, The Ultimate Ladies Night Out Experience, with host C.K. Alexander, Wedding Features Editor at Black Bride Magazine, Emcee Angie Ange, radio personality with WKYS 93.9 and special guest Charreah Jackson, Relationships Editor at ESSENCE Magazine. All ladies, brides, bachelorettes, birthday girls and girls who just want to have […]

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Real Engagements {Atlanta}: Angeliqua & Donte!

Angeliqua and Donte met at a mutual friend’s birthday dinner at RA Sushi Bar in Atlanta, Georgia. The two have been together for 3 ½ years and are planning to celebrate their union with a Royal themed wedding, inspired by the British Royals. Check out their elegant mansion themed engagement shoot captured by Atlanta based […]

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Real Engagements {Maryland}: Keisha & Terrence!

High school sweethearts Keisha and Terrence met in the 10th grade in 2001. The two dated off and on through high school and college and have known each other for almost 15 years. Keisha and Terrence are planning a romantic Fall wedding this year at The Country Club at Woodmore in Mitchellville, MD. Check out their  […]

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Fun and Flirty Summer Scents!

  As summer quickly approaches and the days become hotter- a spritz of a distinct, soft, feminine scent can bring on a cool refreshing aroma on bright sunny days.  Light on the skin to lighten your mood, here are our top 4 summer scents. Our Top 4 Hot Summer Scents 1. Chloe Love Story One […]

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Real Weddings {Florida}: Nancy & Marc!

Nancy and Marc met on April 1, 2010 (April fool’s day) at a gas station. Nancy was on her way to work at the airport and later found out that Marc worked at the airport as well. The two perfect strangers clicked immediately and exchange numbers. Nancy and Marc found it very easy to talk […]

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Real Engagements {Virginia}: Chalis & Braxton!

Chalis and Braxton met on January 18, 2013 in Washington, D.C. during an inauguration event. Chalis was standing outside with some of her friends when she noticed Braxton walking by. When she went in the club, she noticed Braxton and they exchanged a few glances. Later that night, the friend that Chalis was staying with […]

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Real Weddings {Houston}: Shanika & Corey!

Shanika and Corey unofficially met at a local grocery store in 2006. “We would run into each other and speak all of the time at the local grocery store,” said Shanika. After a good year of “hi and bye’s” Corey officially introduced himself and the courtship began. The two became a couple in 2007. On […]

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