Fashion Friday – 5 Something Blue Items (all under $75!)

Don't Step on My Blue Satin Shoes!

Searching for something blue to wear on your wedding day? Here’s fab five that are all under seventy-five bucks. Pick one (or a few) to complete your bridal look. Happy shopping! [Read more...]

The Road to Mrs. – Through Sickness and in Health

Road to Mrs. blogger Jene and her fiance Royshawn are learning to lean on each other through life's struggles before they say "I Do".

It has been a long time Triple B. I deliberated long and hard over whether or not to share the reason for my absence. And while it was very hard and extremely personal, it is my hope that by sharing I can help someone else. [Read more...]

Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – NY Botanical Gardens

Bridal Bliss in the Bronx!

Last weekend I enjoyed a fun date at the New York Botanical Gardens. Located in the Bronx, New York, I first discovered this oasis while working in the fashion department at ESSENCE magazine. A gorgeous floral dress story was photographed there and the images were pure eye candy. The finished pages looked as though they were shot in Costa Rica or some other far away land because of the lush greenery and picturesque landscapes. And when I learned that the hidden gem is also a go-to venue for NYC brides in the know, I was even more intrigued. [Read more...]

Tie the Knot Tuesday – Destination Weddings Special

Breanne & Michael said I Do in sunny St. Lucia!

Perhaps its the fact that summer 2012 is officially here or that I’m excited about an upcoming vacation (WOO HOO!) but today I wanted to take a look back at some of the most memorable destination weddings featured in Tie the Knot Tuesday. Triple B has covered weddings in domestic destinations like Las Vegas and New Orleans to far away locales like Uganda, Africa. Even in cities that were not their own, all of these couples managed to make their weddings beautifully personal. Enjoy!

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Marriage Matters Monday – Celeb Edition

You May Kiss the Bride: Actress Meagan Good Ties the Knot!

There have been quite a few Triple B-esque celebs tying the knot as of late; all last week to be exact. Here’s a round-up of the ones who should be (if they’re not already) on your radar: [Read more...]

Triple B EXCLUSIVE – Behind the Scenes at Niecy Nash’s Anniversary Bash

Niecy Nash & Event Planner William P. Miller

I caught up with special event planning guru William P. Miller to get the insider scoop on Niecy Nash and her husband Jay’s one-year anniversary bash! Remember Miller also planned Nash’s glam bridal shower. Read on to see exclusive pics, find out what goodies the guests left with and learn how you too can plan a similar event on a budget. [Read more...]

New Options for Bridal Hair: Angela Simmons for Indique

I’ve preached about the perks of a bride wearing her hair natural — kinky, curly or wavy and without any extentions — on her wedding day. But some brides like their hair fried, dyed and laid to the side with a few tracks sewn in and that is totally their prerogative. Isn’t the beauty of being a woman, especially a Black woman, that our hair is so versatile? I think so. I also think this new line of hair from Indique and reality star turned fashion designer turned socialite Angela Simmons is Triple B worthy. [Read more...]

Bridgette’s Pick of the Week: Sterling Silver Bridesmaid Gift Rings from ShameOnJane.com

"Be My Bridesmaid" ring from ShameonJane.com

ShameOnJane.com’s fabulous new collection of rings are anything but your ordinary bridesmaid gift. Engraved with special messages like “Be My Bridesmaid and “Stand By Me,” they offer a thoughtful keepsake that your bridesmaids will cherish beyond your special day. [Read more...]

Tie the Knot Tuesday Special – Real Brides Share Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding

Triple B's Tie the Knot Tuesday Alum Rashida & Ben Pucker Up! Be sure to get Rashida's money-saving wedding info below.

Every Tuesday in Triple B’s Tie the Knot Tuesday stories, the featured bride offers 2-3 tips on how future brides can save money on their big day. This information is golden. So this week, I rounded up 10 tips that were so fab they deserved an encore. Looking for even more? Revisit these tips and tricks for getting the most bang for your bridal buck. Happy Saving! [Read more...]

Wedding Gift-Giving Etiquette 101

Confused about wedding gift giving (and getting)? You're not alone!

As mentioned before, when my friends consult me for wedding-related advice, I in turn create posts out of them for your guys here on Triple B. It’s a win-win. Most recently, my girl T down in Maryland sent me an email with these questions: [Read more...]

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