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Real Weddings {Bahamas}: Jasmin & Gerard!

Jasmin and Gerard met at Gerard’s office, a local cable TV station, in May 2012. Even though the two had been acquainted with each other, it wasn’t until September of that year that the two actually noticed each other romantically. Gerard decided to take matters into his own hands and asked Jasmin out on a date. That […]

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Love + Cocoa Engagement Styled Shoot!

About the styled shoot from: Iris Mannings Photography Winter is in its prime: frigid temperatures and weekly snowfalls. These low temperatures can create the perfect setting for an outdoor romantic date or proposal. It’s called cuffing season for a reason! That was my inspiration for this styled shoot.  A romantic hike up the mountain is […]

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Confessions of a Newlywed: Emotional Regulation

Photo source First things first, I do not consider myself a relationship expert, but I think I learned from the best- My father. From teaching me how to have male friends (who no longer exist since I’m married) to encouraging me not to have sex before marriage (which did happen, but that’s another column) all […]

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Real Weddings {Houston}: Shavonne & Roderick!

Shavonne and Roderick’s love story begins in September 2011 during a salsa class.  Their mutual friend and Roderick’s fraternity brother invited several people to join his young adult ministry for the event, not knowing that love would dance into the hearts of two of his close friends. Roderick noticed Shavonne before she noticed him and […]

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Real Weddings {Ohio}: Marshela & Aaron!

Marshela and Aaron met in October 2012 and have been best friends ever since. “We met through our mutual friend connections and finally decided to connect at a nearby restaurant. From that day, we made it a priority to spend time together and continue learning more about each other,” said Marshela. The two celebrated their […]

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Real Engagements {Pennsylvania}: Aleya & Jarvis!

Aleya and Jarvis met at Nakama Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar in Pittsburgh, PA on May 9, 2011. Aleya had just sat down to eat at Nakama with two of her closest friends. As they ate, laughed, and caught up with each other, two men, clad in armored leather jackets, came in and sat down at the […]

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NYC Fashion Week Bridal Inspiration!

NYC Fashion week 2015 has commenced and lucky for us bridal fashion lovers they have left some awesome inspiration behind. The runways were filled with haute couture gowns that would be a perfect fit for the fashion focused bride. Check out these gorgeous gowns and tell us if you get fashion butterflies! As traditions change […]

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Wedding Inspired looks from The Oscars 2015 Red Carpet!

Trend alert! The 2015 Oscars were all about the embellishments, white knock-outs and peachy blush tones. These trends turned out to be the biggest trends on this year’s most important Red Carpet! And we at Black Bride love the fact that these fashion Icons have also created wedding inspired looks that we adore. You could wear anyone of […]

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Real Weddings {New York}: Kris-Ann & Joshua!

Kris-Ann and  Joshua met in 2008. Their love story began while they were both college students at Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama. The first time they saw each other, Kris-Ann was a freshman and Joshua was a junior. They both had the same major so they saw each other often. Kris-Ann remembers the very first […]

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Real Weddings {Lousiana}: Nicole & Malcolm!

Nicole and Malcolm met through their mutual friends, who knew from the beginning that Nicole and Malcolm would be the perfect match for each other. “A mutual friend of ours, Lamar, had made mention of Malcolm to me at some time in early 2010 and said ‘He thinks you’re so beautiful! He really likes you!’  […]

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Real Weddings {Brooklyn}: Cristina & Jonathan!

Cristina and Jonathan’s love story begins in 2006. The two worked at the same company and Jonathan was assigned to fix an issue on Cristina’s work computer. “He took too long to come and access the problem so I complained to my supervisor who in turn yelled at him. He didn’t like me after that. […]

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Events {NYC}: Love Letter Writing Workshop With Love Ink!

Valentine’s Day is behind us but that doesn’t mean the season of love has ended. Here at Black Bride we believe that love should be celebrated all 365 days in the year. What better way to show your special someone that you care than sending them a love letter or love note!  We got a […]

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Real Engagements {Texas}: Latricia & Jeremy!

Latricia and Jeremy’s love story begins in 2008 at the company they both worked for. “I was working as a secretary at a logistics company. Jeremy was the new driver who introduced himself to me with such a manner of a gentlemen, we talked that entire night about everything under the sun. That moment, I […]

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