BlackBridalBliss.com & Mizani GIVEAWAY Winner Revealed!

Remember that awesome giveaway announced a couple weeks back with haircare company, Mizani? Well, we have a winner. Her name is LaKisha Coles and she resides in Roanoke, Virginia. Here’s a very happy LaKisha holding her four (!) Mizani products that she won for being the first person to correctly respond to this question: Tell me the name of the natural hairstylist first interviewed on Triple B about wedding day hair. (Hint: She’s based in Arizona.) The answer of course is Arlette Pender of Hairlocs by Arlette.

Triple B giveaway winner LaKisha with her Mizani hair products!

Join me in congratulating LaKisha! And stay tuned for even bigger giveaways from Triple B in the coming weeks.

The Road to Mrs. – Nixing the Peanut Gallery

Learning to tune out those around you is necessary for many brides-to-be.

In planning my wedding I have come to realize something I wasn’t expecting when I first started: Everyone you know has an opinion, a request or feels a way about something when it comes to your day. Now this is not always a negative. But one thing is for sure; it adds pressure to an already stressful situation. The trap a lot of brides fall into, me included, is wanting to please everyone. Guess what? It’s not possible.
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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Katterina & Marcus

 

The Fitzgeralds renew their vows in a unique midwest affair!

Bride: Katterina Denice Kimbrough, 34
Groom: Marcus Lenell Fitzgerald, 33
Occupations: Kimbrough: sales representative; Fitzgerald: quality engineer
HomebaseIllinois
Wedding (Vow Renewal) Date: June 11, 2011
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Exclusive Triple B Earth Day GIVEAWAY!

Triple B is giving away both of these awesome TAY beauty products to celebrate Earth Day!

In honor of Earth Day (which was technically yesterday but will be celebrated today on Triple B), I have a fab EXCLUSIVE GIVEAWAY for you! Every bride-to-be I’ve ever crossed paths with is searching for ways to be even more radiant for her wedding day. My buddy Sarah Tay created a line of organic skincare that does just that. TAY, which officially launched in 2011, is about bringing simplicity to good skincare. Only the highest-grade botanical ingredients are used in its formulas. TAY’s blends are consciously developed to be vegan friendly and cruelty-free.
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Fashion Friday: What to Wear to ANY Wedding! (Nothing over $200!)

A timeless LBD from Asos: Peplums are very popular this season!

Wedding season is around the corner! Time to get your summer wardrobe in order before everything is completely picked-over in stores and online. Triple B selected stylish dresses for all the nuptials you may attend and none of them are over $200. Oh and for you brides-to-be out there, these frocks also work for engagement parties, bridal showers and wedding farewell brunches, too. [Read more...]

The Road to Mrs. – A Moment of Clarity

Road to Mrs. blogger Jene is determined not to neglect her fiance in the midst of planning their wedding.

First Triple B let me apologize, technical difficulty caused me not to post last week. I missed you guys and I am happy to be back.

As of today there are 144 days until my wedding. Time is really flying. However even with the looming presence of a ticking clock and days on the calendar flying by, I choose to remind myself the “wedding” isn’t the highlight of September 15, 2012 in my life.  As a soon to be bride, blogging on a bridal site I know this statement seems strange. I can explain. [Read more...]

You Oughta Know – Royale Amethyst Stationery

Set the tone of your event from the very start with the help of Royale Amethyst!

How many times have you received an invitation in the mail and wondered why it looked so boring? And how many times have you decided to plan an event but the available invitations fell short of your expectations? You’re probably avoiding sending Facebook invites by keeping it old school and adding a personal touch. When it comes to getting married, most brides are searching for a personal touch when inviting loved ones to the “big” day.

Here at Triple B, we’re all about putting you on to the very best when it comes to services you oughta know about. Today, we’re presenting Royale Amethyst Invitations.

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Misty & Solomon

 

Misty and Solomon say "I Do" in sunny Dominican Republic!

Bride: Misty Lashae Mitchell, 30
Groom: Solomon Jappa, 31
Occupations: Mitchell: project manager; Jappa: IT technician
Homebase: Virginia
Wedding Date: August 9, 2010
Wedding Location: Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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Fashion Friday: David’s Bridal Press Preview

Me at the David's Bridal Press Preview!

On Wednesday I attended the David’s Bridal Fall 2012 Press Preview in New York City. It was a certified treat! As I’ve commented before, I continue to be impressed by the enormous offerings DB carries at affordable price points in so many store locations. And whether you’re a size 2 or size 26, they have you covered. Even those trendier brides who choose to purchase their wedding gown from a boutique with more exclusivity can count on DB for a last minute accessory for a member of their bridal party. Here’s a snapshot of what you can expect from DB next season:
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You Oughta Know – Happily Ever Borrowed

Wedding planner Fallon Carter shines in a jeweled headpiece and blinged-out earrings from Happily Ever Borrowed.

Triple B’s resident bride-to-be Jene is unable to post this week. (Quickly dodges bottles and shoes…) I know, I know — it sucks. I’m probably more disappointed than you but thankfully I’m making up for The Road to Mrs. being M.I.A. today by giving you the scoop on a fab bridal resource I think you’ll love!
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