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Real Weddings {South Carolina}: Felicia & Anthony!

Felicia and Anthony met a little over two years ago at a social lounge in Brooklyn. They were both out with friends and managed to lock eyes on the dance floor. Anthony walked over to introduce himself to Felicia. After moments of small talk and laughs, they danced the rest of the night away. The […]

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After the Aisle: Oprah’s The Life You Want Weekend Recap!

Oprah’s Life You Want Weekend is more than an unprecedented eight-city arena tour, it’s a transformational weekend that takes you on a journey to connecting with your deeper self. This past weekend Oprah and her team of trailblazers created an experience unlike anything I have ever experienced.  The weekend started at the Prudential Center in […]

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Real Weddings {Alabama}: Shenetter & Dennis!

Shenetter and Dennis met in 2006 while they were both working for the SITEL company. In 2008, one of their managers suggested that they would make a good couple and that they should date.  Both Shenetter and Dennis responded with “nope, that’s okay.” However, three years later their managers suggestion would come into fruition. In […]

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Choosing the Right Wedding Gown Neckline!

There are several things you want to make sure you consider as you shop for a wedding dress. Like the shape, color, cost and even the neckline. The neckline is often the last thing considered when looking for a dress but it can make a difference in the over look and fit of your gown. […]

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Interview With Motions Salon Hair Care Celebrity Stylist Ursula Stephen!

It’s officially fall season and we are excited to have spoken with Motions Salon Hair Care celebrity stylist Ursula Stephen on giving Keke Palmer her first grown and sexy haircut. Stephen’s cut Palmer’s hair a week before her Broadway debut of as the first African American Cinderella—surprising all her fans, including myself, with her last minute […]

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“So Good” Real Wedding Styled Shoot + Music Video!

From The Designer Jan Hill McBee of La Fete Weddings and Events: The photo and video shoot I designed, inspired by DJ Battle’s music video for his single “So Good” featuring Tawana Lael . When Mark finished the song, he had the idea of shooting a music video for it. Since he is the “Luxury […]

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The Princess Before the Queen: Flower Girl Dresses!

The grand entrance for one of the biggest days of your life has finally come. Everything from décor to the song that’s playing is perfect.You look out before you to take your first steps and what do you see? The princess before the queen, the little diva who lays your path with gorgeous flowers and lets […]

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Real Engagements {Maryland}: Wande & Oti!

Wande and Oti met in high school in 2000, but didn’t start dating until 2007.  A year after graduating high school, the two reconnected via email and kept in touch for a year. After a year of talking, Oti decided to ask Wande out on a date and she was very receptive to the idea […]

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Alternative Wedding Gowns: Runway to Wedding Day!

The hunt is on for your wedding gown and you just cannot seem to find something different. Something that stands out from every other brides and every other dress you have ever seen. The goal for your big day is to stand out, to be completely different from the norm, to be you 100% despite […]

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Real Weddings {Georgia}: Akeila & Jorian!

Akeila and Jorian have known each other since they were kids. They attended the same schools and even grew up in the same neighborhood. Akeila and Jorian were even high school sweethearts. Even though the two would eventually be together, Akeila had no intention of making it easy for Jorian. “Growing up I didn’t care […]

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Recap of New York City Fashion Week Fall 2014!

Last week I attended two events for NYFW 2014, Plus Night Out and SheaMoisture Cosmetics for Korto Momolu. Both events promoted fashion styles and looks for women of color. The models were fierce, owning the stage with each step, and giving the camera lots of attitude. I was honored to attend these shows, specifically because […]

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Real Engagements {New York & Mexico}: Dionne & Nicholas!

Dionne and Nicholas met in June of 2002 during their senior year of high school, at a talent show. They both had offers to attend different colleges, but as fate would have it, they both ended up at Long Island University. “On my first day of class I was waiting for the elevator and once it […]

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Real Weddings {South Carolina}: Kimberly & Jordon!

Kimberly and Jordon met almost 4 years ago in December of 2010, in Charleston, SC. They were both attending a large community service event called Convoy of Hope, and they ended up sparking a friendly conversation. Later that night Kimberly received a Facebook message from Jordon, saying how nice it was to meet her and […]

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Bride Style: Wedding Guest Fashion with Elaina Shumake!

As a bride I love to go to weddings: A. to scope out the decor and B. of course to support the union of friends! I went to a wedding a few weeks ago for a friend of mine and as I planned for the celebration I couldn’t decide what to wear. Sometimes it is […]

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Wedding Gowns That Make A Statement From The Back!

One of the most important aspects of a wedding is the dress. It is the first thing your husband and guest see as you grace the aisle with your presence. Of course finalizing the decision to buy the most immaculate dress can both exciting and tedious. There are a million things to consider before purchasing […]

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