Alright fellas, this one is for you! Because no matter what the memes say, you are getting married and people DID come to see you! That handsome, tailored tux, that smile of sweet contentment watching the love of your life walk toward you in a promise of forever – you are the Groom; and Groom’s are awesome! You and your boys have been drinking whiskey and shooting hoops over this day for months. It will be a day that neither of you will ever forget! You need to remember it, and memorialize it. Read more [...]
As we say goodbye to 2016 and prepare to welcome 2017 many people may feel pressured to shed their old ways in the effort to become bigger, smarter, stronger, better! For me, the end of the year always brings something new to look forward to. In addition to certainly being better than I was last year, my birthday is also right around the corner, in January. I look forward to the feeling of a fresh start; the optimism that comes with the start of a new year. While I believe we are meant to grow and Read more [...]
From Paige Brown Designs: There is a part of me that is obsessed with nature and natural elements. Huge bodies of water are insanely beautiful to me! I look forward to date nights at the lake with my husband. I also look forward to white water rafting and kayaking early Sunday mornings. I wanted to take different parts of my personality and blend them all together, which is how this "Lakeside I do" shoot was birthed.
Design and Decor Details:
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When actor and comedian Kevin Hart married his longtime girlfriend, Eniko Parrish, the duo threw quite the lavish ceremony. Eniko's Vera Wang wedding gowns were the most memorable aspects of the night. With friends and family gathered in Santa Barbara, CA, for the pair's nuptials, and they all posed for gorgeous photos beforehand. The bride stole the spotlight in Vera Wang, as the fashion house created two dresses for Eniko, each complete with French Chantilly lace, but totally different in style.
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Weddings often come with a slew of constricting "dos" and "don'ts." Some are reasonable: Never wear white as a guest, only buy gifts from the bride and groom's registry, abide by the chosen dress code. And some are little archaic: Youthful, single ladies for the bridal bouquet toss only; and my (least) favorite — never wear black. While dark hues in general have a traditional connotation for funerals and mourning, the LBD has proved itself enough of a staple in modern times that we can do away Read more [...]
Ciara married Russell Wilson on July 6th, 2016 in Liverpool, England wearing Cavalli Couture. The unique bridal creation is composed of white silk tulle, fully embroidered with floral motifs throughout, and delicate glass beading, covered entirely with precious Chantilly lace appliqué. An absolutely stunning dress for the perfect bride... See pics from her day below!
Ciara's Wedding Fashion Revealed!
You can even get Ciara's stunning bridesmaid looks with Theia's newest collection Read more [...]
I’m always so excited to hear a great couple is getting married! However, after working with countless brides the wedding planning seems to put quite a damper on all of her excitement. By the time she makes it to her makeup consultation I can almost guarantee I’ll hear her say, “I just can’t wait until it’s over!” Yikes! I just can’t imagine feeling so over extended. This alone has been enough to convince me to have a small, intimate wedding (far away from home)!
I personally was never Read more [...]
Spring happens to be my favorite time of year! We have so much to look forward to, especially those of us living up north. I personally look forward to blooming flowers, green, pink and white trees – I adore cherry blossoms – and the unwavering promise of warmer weather. Perhaps one of my very favorite things to look forward to is bridal season because I get to meet so many beautiful women and witness beautiful brides celebrating one of the most important days of their lives.
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The Spring 2017 trends from Bridal Fashion week were all the things pastel and floral dreams are made of. The sun was shining at last, with tulips blooming and—best of all—the top designers in bridal unveiled their new collections featuring Spring 2017 Trends, that we absolutely love. We're about six days into a jam-packed schedule of shows and presentations, and a handful of standout trends have emerged. Here are a few of my favorites.
Show Some Skin
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Bridal Fashion week in New York City is an amazing time and as I was getting ready for a fun filled week I started to pull some of my favorite items to feature in my Spring & Summer Editor's Picks for the upcoming Black Bride Magazine Issue. I knew I wanted my favorite things to be items that would help get me through a LONG week of shows and events. So my favorite things this season were all geared to help me create the ultimate Bridal Fashion week survival kit! I hope you were able to get in Read more [...]
Just like the wedding gown fashion, shoe options for the bride have come a long way. Brides have become more creative when picking shoes for their big day…and the options are endless, so here is your guide to selecting the perfect bridal shoes.
Pumps, Heel, Stilettos
A bride’s wedding attire should always be a reflection of who she is, and the shoes are no exception. In today’s bridal fashion, your shoes can be your statement piece.
No matter what, the classic stiletto is the top choice Read more [...]
We couldn’t do a 2016 spring/summer fashion piece without include some of your favorite trends for men. Here are some of our favorite spring/summer fashion trends for men.
Urban safari can be seen all over the runway this year for men's spring/summer trends. Urban Safari refers to the fashion-forward trousers, field jackets and dress shirts equipped with double pockets. Popular colors for this trend includes dark green, khaki/tan and dark brown.
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From Charron Gardner of Eye 4 Events:
The inspired look came from two different concepts that were infused together to create something unfamiliar to the known. The concept for this particular shoot was rustic romantic blended with The Academy of Art University’s Runway Collection that was presented at the 2015-2016 New York Fashion Week. The color scheme was pulled from the blouse that had an array of colors that blended from the lower portion of the fabric and the Camelot Damasks printed Read more [...]
From the styled shoot team:
The inspiration for this shoot was centered around a small town couple who have always dreamt about having an intimate outdoor wedding with their closest family friends at a local historic chapel. We really wanted to incorporate a lot of gold, lace and greenery with blush and vintage touches which really made the outdoor setting at this historic landmark chic and sophisticated. A little gold foil and glitter accents on the stationery and paper goods combined with Read more [...]
Now that we have turned our clocks forward the countdown to spring has officially begun. You may be ready for warmer weather but is your wardrobe ready? At Blackbride.com, we are all about keeping you up-to-date on the latest fashion trends. Check out a few of the spring fashion trends we have fallen in love with…
Culottes will be making a comeback this spring season. You will be able to find culottes in various styles, colors and patterns. Denim, floral print and mutli-colored are Read more [...]