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Affordable Wedding Dresses Under $1000

Photo Credit: MyWedding.com The national average cost of weddings may be over $30,000 (!!), but that doesn’t mean dropping the big bucks has to be a requirement. Of course, one of the largest items on a wedding budget is often the dress—a walk down the aisle means every eye is on the bride, adding all kinds of pressure to […]

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Real Weddings {Georgia}: Altimese & Christopher!

It’s been said by many relationship experts that weddings are a great place for singles to meet. This theory holds true for Altimese and Christopher, who met at a mutual friend’s wedding in 2010; Altimese was a bridesmaid and Chris was a groomsmen. During their mutual friend’s wedding process, the couple kept the wedding party […]

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Black Bride Magazine Giveaway: Enter to Win an Allurez Sterling Silver Personalized Key Necklace

Did you get the Spring Issue of Black Bride Magazine yet? If so, you can win an elegant Allurez monogram necklace just by sharing your favorite feature with us! Enter the Black Bride Magazine Giveaway for your chance to win! One Lucky Bride will win: 1 Personalized Allurez Key Initial Monogram Sterling Silver Necklace Valued […]

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Events {D.C.}: Fortify Fitness presents The DMV Bachelorette Takeover!

Fortify Fitness presents The DMV Bachelorette Takeover, The Ultimate Ladies Night Out Experience, with host C.K. Alexander, Wedding Features Editor at Black Bride Magazine, Emcee Angie Ange, radio personality with WKYS 93.9 and special guest Charreah Jackson, Relationships Editor at ESSENCE Magazine. All ladies, brides, bachelorettes, birthday girls and girls who just want to have […]

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Real Engagements {Atlanta}: Angeliqua & Donte!

Angeliqua and Donte met at a mutual friend’s birthday dinner at RA Sushi Bar in Atlanta, Georgia. The two have been together for 3 ½ years and are planning to celebrate their union with a Royal themed wedding, inspired by the British Royals. Check out their elegant mansion themed engagement shoot captured by Atlanta based […]

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Real Engagements {Maryland}: Keisha & Terrence!

High school sweethearts Keisha and Terrence met in the 10th grade in 2001. The two dated off and on through high school and college and have known each other for almost 15 years. Keisha and Terrence are planning a romantic Fall wedding this year at The Country Club at Woodmore in Mitchellville, MD. Check out their  […]

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Fun and Flirty Summer Scents!

  As summer quickly approaches and the days become hotter- a spritz of a distinct, soft, feminine scent can bring on a cool refreshing aroma on bright sunny days.  Light on the skin to lighten your mood, here are our top 4 summer scents. Our Top 4 Hot Summer Scents 1. Chloe Love Story One […]

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Real Weddings {Florida}: Nancy & Marc!

Nancy and Marc met on April 1, 2010 (April fool’s day) at a gas station. Nancy was on her way to work at the airport and later found out that Marc worked at the airport as well. The two perfect strangers clicked immediately and exchange numbers. Nancy and Marc found it very easy to talk […]

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Real Engagements {Virginia}: Chalis & Braxton!

Chalis and Braxton met on January 18, 2013 in Washington, D.C. during an inauguration event. Chalis was standing outside with some of her friends when she noticed Braxton walking by. When she went in the club, she noticed Braxton and they exchanged a few glances. Later that night, the friend that Chalis was staying with […]

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Real Weddings {Houston}: Shanika & Corey!

Shanika and Corey unofficially met at a local grocery store in 2006. “We would run into each other and speak all of the time at the local grocery store,” said Shanika. After a good year of “hi and bye’s” Corey officially introduced himself and the courtship began. The two became a couple in 2007. On […]

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Functional and Fashionable Accessories!

Gone are the days of boring accessories that have one function and limited variety. Every woman desires style, comfort and function all in one piece. Having the right bag for every occasion can make life much more simple!  Versatility is oozing out of this Phillip Lim bag. Its square when the zippers are zipped, and […]

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Blue & White Classic Glam Wedding Styled Shoot at The Dumbarton House!

From Evelyn Alas Photography : For this styled shoot we wanted to capture a classic, white glam wedding with accents of blue. This fictitious couple Layla and Oliver is a couple who wanted a beautiful elegant wedding integrating a bit of their south Asian heritage. Having a white themed wedding may be simple and understated […]

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The Best of The Met Gala 2015

They don’t call it the Oscars of fashion for nothing! And for a thematically tricky year our best dressed celebs wowed us with style and grace that reflected the allure of the exhibition. No detail is ever too small for the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala, an annual red carpet event that serves […]

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Black Bride CEO’s Exclusive One-on-One with Desiree Rogers

Many of us are gearing up for summer, which means our make-up regimens will change, significantly. Look no further than the Fashion Fair Spring collection as the brand is specifically designed for women of color, and has a track record of excellence to prove it. The CEO of Johnson Publishing, Mrs. Desiree Rogers mentioned that […]

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Real Engagements {South Carolina}: Aundrea & Courtney!

Aundrea and Courtney first met the summer of 2007 at Florida A&M University, where they were both students. “I noticed a very shy, quiet and beautiful young lady who sat in front of the class. She was always very attentive and asked many questions. I decided to get the nerve to ask her on a […]

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