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Romantic Vintage Elopement

There is something so romantic about an elopement. This styled shoot capture by Lorena Burns Photography was inspired by the 1920’s romantic vintage style, and featured hints of modern sophistication. The gorgeous details designed by Sydnee Event Production, complementing by the tranquil lakeside backdrop makes for a super inspiring shoot. We know you’ll love this shoot as much as we do! Shoot location: Kaufman, TX Shoot theme: 1920’s Romantic vintage elopement Color combinations: Read more [...]
C.K. AlexanderRomantic Vintage Elopement

Designer Spotlight: Inbal Dror 2017

Inbal Dror’s elegant new bridal collection showcase’s a softer side for the fashion forward bride. This collection is sheerer and the necklines have an even deeper plunge than previous collections. There are loads of intricate embellishments, organza ruffles, ombré petals and 3-D florals, perfect for the nontraditional bride. With loads of delicate lace and elaborate embroideries as well as lots of high shine, when gazing at the collection we feel a rich bohemian vibe. Our favorite looks Read more [...]
EditorDesigner Spotlight: Inbal Dror 2017

New Year. Old Me. Just Better….

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 [...]
Lovisa Woodson IINew Year. Old Me. Just Better….

Lakeside Fantasy Wedding Styled Shoot!

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: We used hues of blues Read more [...]
C.K. AlexanderLakeside Fantasy Wedding Styled Shoot!

Eniko’s Vera Wang Wedding Gowns

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. While Read more [...]
ElainaEniko’s Vera Wang Wedding Gowns

Who says you can’t wear an LBD to a wedding?

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 [...]
ElainaWho says you can’t wear an LBD to a wedding?

Ciara’s Stunning Wedding Fashion Revealed!

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 [...]
ElainaCiara’s Stunning Wedding Fashion Revealed!

Destination Bridal Beauty: 5 Tips for Success

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 [...]
Lovisa Woodson IIDestination Bridal Beauty: 5 Tips for Success

Bridal Beauty for the DIY Spring Bride

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. With this wonderful Read more [...]
Lovisa Woodson IIBridal Beauty for the DIY Spring Bride

New York Bridal Fashion Week Spring 2017 Trends

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 If the new collections are any indication, Read more [...]
ElainaNew York Bridal Fashion Week Spring 2017 Trends

Sneak Peek: Fashion Editor Elaina Vaune’s Favorite Things for Spring

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 [...]
ElainaSneak Peek: Fashion Editor Elaina Vaune’s Favorite Things for Spring

Men’s 2016 Spring/Summer Fashion Trends

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. Safari Ride 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. Layered Jackets Another trend, Read more [...]
Whitney ParkerMen’s 2016 Spring/Summer Fashion Trends

Rustic Romance Wedding Styled Shoot

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 [...]
C.K. AlexanderRustic Romance Wedding Styled Shoot

Bohemian Vintage Wedding Styled Shoot

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 [...]
C.K. AlexanderBohemian Vintage Wedding Styled Shoot

Top 2016 Spring Fashion Trends

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 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 [...]
Whitney ParkerTop 2016 Spring Fashion Trends