7 End of Summer Outfit Ideas

It's the reoccurring question-you know: What should I wear? The end of summer is a time where we begin to welcome cooler temps (thankfully because this NYC heatwave is a scorcher). It also equals the end of outfit ideas for most. If you’ve found yourself in a style rut—with the same pieces in heavy rotation, today we’re refreshing your summer style before the sunny season ends.  Scroll down for 7 End of Summer Outfit ideas from some top fashion bloggers. Nifesimi Oluwole of Skinny Hipster Wearing: Read more [...]
Sandy Jean7 End of Summer Outfit Ideas

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?

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

Top 5 Spring Beauty Must-Haves

Shopping for a new wardrobe or upping your shoe game for the bright, sunny days ahead sounds good, but what about your beauty routine?  A few new Spring beauty trends can help with the new wardrobe additions, too. We've found five must have beauty products to add in a little more "sunshine" and color for you this Spring. Anastasia Brow Definer Strong, bold brows are in full effect this spring. No need to worry if you cannot pull this one off on your own.  Anastasia is known for her explicit Read more [...]
Carla HarveyTop 5 Spring Beauty Must-Haves

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, 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

5 Spring Hair Trends

Spring 2016 hair trends are fun, flirty, and meant to embrace your natural beauty. While you may be considering putting away those sweaters, wool hats, and oh so comfy scarfs and gloves, don’t forget to start stocking up on some different types of hair must-haves for Spring. From florals, studs, minimal and over the top, hair trends and accessories for Spring are super chic. Here are 5 Spring Hair trends sure to make you feel fresh and flirty as the seasons are changing! A Nice Cut A Read more [...]
Carla Harvey5 Spring Hair Trends

Best Dressed from the 2016 Oscar Red Carpet

The glitz! The glam! The oh-so-showstopping gowns and jewelry! The 2016 Oscars and the Oscar Red Carpet were full of memorable moments and fabulous gowns we can't get out of our heads. The Academy Awards is an event that never seems to disappoint from a fashion perspective but this year, the looks were better than expected. We loved the mix of old Hollywood glamour and the new minimalist looks with sleek silhouettes. And lets not forget the over the top jewelry choices by the celebs on the 2016 Read more [...]
ElainaBest Dressed from the 2016 Oscar Red Carpet

Street Style Stars from New York Fashion Week Fall 2016

Between all the New York Fashion Week shows, we're all fixated on the same thing! We are always looking out for the flocks of show-goers, fashion stars, and street style elite as they hit the pavement before and after a show. New York Fashion Week is where the trends come to life, crafted with the personal touch of a seasoned style vet or a fresh twist from a Fashion Week newbie. Here, our Black Bride Fashion team has curated the best of the New York Fashion Week style stars. Take it all in as there Read more [...]
ElainaStreet Style Stars from New York Fashion Week Fall 2016

Black Bride Must Haves: Winter Accessories

Even though spring is only less than eight weeks away there is still time to enjoy some of the great styles winter has to offer. If you are still looking for winter style inspiration consider adding these winter accessories to your wardrobe: Leather Gloves A classic piece for every women's winter wardrobe is a pair of leather gloves. Leather gloves now come in so many colors and styles it is so easy to find a pair that will fit your look. You can explore various online boutiques and stores for Read more [...]
Whitney ParkerBlack Bride Must Haves: Winter Accessories

The Top Bridal Fashion moments from 2015

2015 shaped up to be a beautiful year of absolutely stunning brides! We here at Black Bride Magazine had the pleasure of viewing and sharing tons of images from weddings across the globe, which is our pleasure. As the fashion editor I of course paid extra close attention to what the brides and grooms were wearing. With so many choices to choose from, the options for bridal attire can seem endless. But over the last year we saw some pretty outstanding dresses and one trend emerged as the clear favorite. The Read more [...]
ElainaThe Top Bridal Fashion moments from 2015

The Hottest Trends from the 2016 Golden Globes

The 73rd Golden Globes red carpet was filled with some of fashions most forward-thinking trends. From capes to bold colors, this years show gave us fashion lovers lots to covet! With glitz, glamour and dangerously low-plunging necklines, the stars did not hold back with their fashion choices and gave us so much to consider as we prep for many red carpets to come. The 2016 Golden Globes starts off the red carpet season and because it's the first red carpet of the year we know these trends will be Read more [...]
ElainaThe Hottest Trends from the 2016 Golden Globes

Chic Holiday Party Looks

’Tis the season to break out of that box — after all, you can take risks and go a little wild with the sparkle and texture this time of year. And as you know the holidays are here and the holiday party invites are rolling in. From your office party to that swanky holiday gala, the right look will set you apart from the crowd. Lets be honest, no matter the location, its time to give your wardrobe a festive upgrade. Shimmering necklines, beaded embroidery, and lace embellishments of designer Read more [...]
ElainaChic Holiday Party Looks

Stylish Celebrity Weddings 2015

This year there has been no shortage of stylish celebrity weddings, that gave us magical love and stunning fashion moments that little girls dreams are made of. I must admit that I fell in love with 3 celebrity weddings with style. They wowed me with unexpected silhouettes, modern lines and simply chic lace. Check out my top list of stylish celebrity weddings 2015! The Ludacris & Eudoxie Wedding Ludacris and Eudoxie got married just weeks after announcing their engagement in a surprise wedding Read more [...]
ElainaStylish Celebrity Weddings 2015