Bridal Gowns

2nd Annual Natural Tresses & Dresses

We ended 2016 with yet, another amazing Black Bride event for our wonderful brides-to-be of Philadelphia! If you had the pleasure of attending our 1st showcase in 2015, you know how much our brides enjoyed themselves. The ambiance, the delectable food bites, the gowns, the hair and all things bridal brought to you by Black Bride, and TresseNoire with event coordination and management by, To the “T” Events was all there and was nothing short of perfection. Our 2nd Annual Natural Tresses & Read more [...]
Lovisa Woodson II2nd Annual Natural Tresses & Dresses

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

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!

Stunning Second Looks for Your Wedding Day

After inching down the aisle in a look that took the combined effort of your entire bridal party, switch into something more comfortable for the reception. A stunning second look for your wedding day can change the way you enjoy the reception and festivities.  You’ve seen your favorite celebrities execute the trend of having multiple looks on their big day. The idea of having a traditional wedding gown for the ceremony and portraits; then changing into a party dress for the reception is Read more [...]
ElainaStunning Second Looks for Your Wedding Day

Pronovias Presents Styling 101 with Celebrity Stylist Micaela Erlanger

Pronovias hosted a styling master class with celebrity stylist Micaela Erlanger in NYC. Hosting brides and bridal industry insiders, Micaela shared her tips for styling your bridal gown, featuring stunning new styles from Pronovias. Plunging v-necks to classic a-line gowns, Micaela prepped brides to make their gown their own and look breathe-taking on their day. Explore the top looks from the Pronovias collection and all of Micaela's tips! Tips from Celebrity Stylist Micaela Erlanger Make Read more [...]
ElainaPronovias Presents Styling 101 with Celebrity Stylist Micaela Erlanger

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

Natural Tresses & Dresses Soiree: Event Recap

To close out an amazing 2015, Black Bride Magazine took to “The City of Brotherly Love,” Philadelphia PA for the bridal event of the season! Natural Tresses & Dresses Soiree – as the name suggests – featured a natural hair and gown showcase and provided a unique experience for Philly’s future brides.  Guests enjoyed a complimentary, all access pass event in an intimate setting at the African American Art Museum in Center City. NTD was presented by TresseNoire and To The T Events. Read more [...]
Lovisa Woodson IINatural Tresses & Dresses Soiree: Event Recap

Designer Spotlight: Lakum Bridal

'There are so many women seeking fashion forward, modern looks that have not been serviced by the current bridal wear market. We created Lakum for the bride who has a clear vision of who she is and how she wants to represent her personality on her wedding day.  She recognizes quality, seeks something rare and demands an exceptional fit.' - The Lakum Girls, Sathya Balakumar and Heather Green This quote is the embodiment of the Lakum Bridal Collection. I fell in love with this designer duo and their Read more [...]
ElainaDesigner Spotlight: Lakum Bridal

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

Designer Spotlight: Galia Lahav Spring 2016 Collection

 With ornate details and the etherial allure we have come to know from the designer the Galia Lahav Spring 2016 Collection was nothing short of breathe taking. The perfect marriage of free-spirited design elements with luxe edgy embellishments, we couldn't get enough of this collection. Features some of the dreamest dresses on the runway this season in champagne, light blue, wrapped in tulle and lace, it was certain that brides would fall in love with this collection. Explore some of my favorite Read more [...]
ElainaDesigner Spotlight: Galia Lahav Spring 2016 Collection

Wedding Dresses For Curvy Brides

Here's the truth ladies!! Not every bride-to-be can be, or even aspires to be—a size 0 on her wedding day. And for those who celebrate and flaunt their gorgeous real-girl curves, buying a stunning wedding dress can be a little complicated. And in hopes of rescuing those brides in distress I can put together a roundup of the best wedding dresses for curvy brides-to-be. From top designers like Watters and Mori Lee, we've found absolutely gorgeous plus-size wedding dresses that will not only Read more [...]
ElainaWedding Dresses For Curvy Brides

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

Designer Spotlight: Justin Alexander Spring 2016

With the launch of the Justin Alexander Spring 2016 collection on May 8, 2015, the Justin Alexander designers incorporated their creative designs and artistic vision into elegant, sophisticated and glamorous wedding dresses for stylish brides with the introduction of the new bridal collections from Justin Alexander, Signature, Lillian West, Sincerity and Sweetheart. Head Designer Tony Mentel, "The collection showcases royally opulent custom beading on figure flattering styles in luxurious Read more [...]
ElainaDesigner Spotlight: Justin Alexander Spring 2016

Summer Bridal Beauty with Motives Cosmetics!

It's officially the start of the Summer wedding season and that means there is an influx of engagement parties, bridal showers, bachelorette parties and weddings. If you're the bride this means that you're the guest of honor and picking out the perfect makeup look for your summer wedding events is just as important as selecting the perfect outfit for your moments in the spotlight. Your face needs to be able to withstand the heat, the dancing and also the endless photos ops. To help you prepare Read more [...]
C.K. AlexanderSummer Bridal Beauty with Motives Cosmetics!

Designer Spotlight: Sareh Nouri Spring 2016

Sareh Nouri is a timeless collection that embodies a very soft, ethereal feel, featuring illusion sleeves, low backs and cathedral trains that stay true to current trends. The Persian inspired designer has selected the finest handmade French lace, Italian silks and gorgeous embellishments that add ample romance to the collection.  The use of luxurious fabrics such as satin organza and soft English tulle add movement and personality.  The collection stays true to its mission of light-weight and Read more [...]
ElainaDesigner Spotlight: Sareh Nouri Spring 2016