Black Bridal Bliss 2016 Holiday Gift Guide – D.Wade Stance Socks

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Black Bridal Bliss 2016 Holiday Gift Guide – Harlem Candle Co.

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The Road to Mrs. – Maintaining Your Life Before the Proposal

Welcome Bride-to-Be Keisa and her fiance Vlad to the Black Bridal Bliss Family!

Can bride-to-Be Keisa and fiance Vlad maintain balanced lives in the midst of wedding planning?

Even for the most organized, well prepared bride-to-be, wedding planning can be a beast! Talk about being overwhelmed in details — Hydrangeas or orchids? Chiavari chairs or chair covers? DJ or Band? In almost an instant, nothing was the same *cues in Drake*.  It is easy to not only become overwhelmed but to also forget life before the bling. [Continue reading…]

#BRIDALPARTYSQUADGOALS of the Week

This bride and her squad are gorgeous in their black and white

Let me start by saying that I have never been a fan of lace, but this bride and her girls have changed my perspective. I love the variety of styles and what looks like a jumpsuit and overcoat on the bride. You ladies better slay! 

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Tie the Knot Tuesday Special – Shantrelle + Tony

Newlyweds Shantrelle + Tony Show the World That Black Love Matters!

Black Bridal Bliss became aware of today’s featured wedding via Facebook. In three words: It is everything. So much soul. So much love. Watch and enjoy! And then watch it again and forward it to your friends.

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The Road to Mrs. – Setting a Realistic Wedding Budget

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Once Vlad and I settled on our wedding location, it was time to tighten up the very loose budget we had in place. Weddings are big business – big as in BILLION dollars big and I was not ready!

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#BRIDALPARTYSQUADGOALS of the Week

This party is pretty in pink and green!

This bridal party is keeping it cute and comfortable in their monogrammed onesies. This look definitely calls for a bachelorette sleepover. OH and before I forget, shout out to the ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated! 

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BRIDAL NEWS YOU CAN USE

Get tips on planning your Thanksgiving nuptials on BNYCU!

Planning a Thanksgiving wedding? Check out the pros and cons here

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The Road to Mrs. – Selecting a Wedding Location

In my twenties, I wanted a lavish, David Tutera-esq wedding: 20 bridesmaids in matching bright dresses, a serenade from Eric Benet, tons of flowers in vibrant colors and 300+ guests to witness the event. Now, on the other side of 35, with a steady creep to 40, I do not want any parts of the […]

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MARS VS VENUS CRITIQUES A DATE NIGHT LOOK

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Mars thinks – I definitely don’t dislike this outfit, but I know I’d forget about it the moment my head turned.

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#BRIDALPARTYSQUADGOALS of the Week

Say it loud! I'm black and I'm black and I'm proud!

This bridal party is making a statement in their mismatched dresses with fists raised. I love the muted pastel colors! These ladies made a bold statement without saying a word.

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Marriage Matters Monday – Remy Ma + Papoose

Papoose (left) and Remy Ma (right) have become #RelationshipGoals for so many of you! (We dig them too.)

Triple B hearts these two. Enjoy their latest video filmed for BET!

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*FLASHBACK* FINAL FRIDAYS WITH COUSIN MARS

Okay, I have to admit this is a tough one. I may lose my Dude Card for this post, but HEY…this is for Triple B. Popping the big question takes a BIG pair (you know what I mean). Please understand that most men take the fiancee-to-be, her friends and family, his friends and family, and […]

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BRIDAL NEWS YOU CAN USE

J Crew Summer Wedding

Act fast, J. Crew bridal is going BYE-BYE! Get the details here 

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The Road to Mrs. – 90 Day Fiancée

We refuse to go into debt for our wedding!

She’s back! Check out this week’s installment of The Road to Mrs. with our resident bride-to-be, Keisa: On most days, I’m unequivocally a Type A personality. I’m the organizer, the planner, the keeper of all things – that girl. However, when my fiancé asked me to describe my vision of my marriage proposal, I didn’t […]

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MARS VS VENUS CRITIQUES A DATE NIGHT LOOK

First Lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama

Mars thinks – Aren’t these two stunning?

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#BRIDALPARTYSQUADGOALS of the Week

What do you think of this bride and her babes? #BRIDALPARTYGOALS

These beauties are slaying in their matching bathing suits and headwraps. I also love a pair of oversized sunglasses!

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VOTE! VOTE! VOTE!

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Vote. (Please + thank you.)

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Wedding Day Make-Up Tips & Tricks with Andrea Fairweather

Beauty boss Andrea Fairweather has worked with celebs like  Tichina Arnold and Sean Combs, as well as, hundreds of brides!

What woman doesn’t want to look like the best version of herself on her wedding day? Exactly. Thus, we thought it was time to have celebrity make-up artist Andrea Fairweather of Fairweather Faces return to share with us her expert advice on how to do just that. Keep reading for Andrea’s pro tips and be […]

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*Flashback* Final Fridays with Cousin Mars – I Got Your Back

I think we have all heard the term “I Got Your Back.” I know it isn’t grammatically correct, but let’s ignore that for now. Growing up with siblings and/or other close relatives is what allows most kids the first opportunity to use this expression. As we grow older our circle begins to include friends. If you’re […]

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