Tie the Knot Tuesday – Natural Hair Brides Special Edition

Natural Beauty: TTKT alum Patrice used a gorgeous headpiece to showcase her auburn locs.

Considering wearing your strands naturally wavy, kinky, curly or in locs for your strut down the aisle? Let these fierce Tie the Knot Tuesday alums inspire you! And I’ve even included expert tips from a trusted hairstylist who specializes in natural tresses. You’re welcome. [Read more...]

Look! Triple B is on TV (kinda,sorta)!

Check out Triple B founder/editor, Bridgette Bartlett, dishing on all things bridesmaids via HuffingtonPost Live! WOO HOO! Pretty exciting, no? Don’t miss Summer of My Simply Perfect Weddings & Events weighing in, too. After viewing, leave a comment below with your thoughts on the topic.

Let the Good Times Roll – Another Must-See Video!

Triple B’s sharing another awesome wedding trailer; this time from Nashville, Tenn. Isn’t the fun, camaraderie and love in this video just palpable? I bet Leah and Kevin’s reception was a great time indeed!

 

Cousin Mars: What Goes Through His Mind Before Proposing?

Triple B's only male blogger shares the deets on what men think about proposing.

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 finances (depending on the dude, of course) into consideration prior to Popping the BIG QUESTION. [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE: Keija Minor, Editor in Chief of Brides Magazine, Talks to Black Bridal Bliss

Game-changer: Keija Minor is the new EIC of Brides magazine!

Every once and awhile I make good on my promises. Last month when Triple B reported Keija Minor historically accepted the coveted position as editor-in-chief of Brides magazine, there was mention of a follow-up with the head honcho herself. Well, here it is — another Triple B exclusive! Read why Keija once took an 85% pay cut (!) to pursue her passion, how she feels about more diversity in the bridal industry plus learn who her dream dress designers are for her own wedding day.

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Jiline & Evans

Meet the Cadets: Share Their Bliss

Bride:   Jiline Jocirin, 26
Groom:  Evans Cadet, 26
Occupations: Jocirin, marketing assistant; Cadet, lawn technician
Homebase: Atlanta, GA
Wedding Date: May 19, 2012
Wedding Location: ceremony and reception: Miami Beach Botanical Garden; Miami, Florida

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What to Wear to a Fall Wedding: Nothing Over $200!

Another wedding season is upon us — fall and winter weddings! It begs the question, “What to wear?” This season think plenty of jewel tones, ruffles, pleats and sky-high pumps. Triple B style intern Mabel Martinez selected fashionable choices ideal for any fall wedding. (There’s even hair and makeup tips, too.) Oh and for the brides-to-be reading, these frocks double as perfect choices for your engagement party or bridal shower. The best part? All these picks are less than $200! [Read more...]

The Road to Mrs. – Will You be My Bridesmaid?

Bridesmaid Cool circa 1960s

So you’re planning your wedding… Yipee! You’ve even decided which loved ones (female or male) you wish to have by your side when you say “I Do”. But what’s next? Usually Triple B brings you the 411 on all things weddings however today the script is being flipped and you’re answering the tough questions. What is the most appropriate way to ask someone to be your bridesmaid or is there one?

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Veronica Marche Miller Illustrations

A custom creation from Veronica displayed at the wedding of Tie the Knot Tuesday alum, Stephanie!

There are many things to adore about Stephanie and Delano’s chic southern nuptials but one of them is unquestionably the custom artwork they displayed throughout their big day. I was excited to learn that the creator of these wonderful illustrations is a talented young Black woman named Veronica Marche Miller. Here’s a snapshot of why I’m digging Veronica’s work and why I think you will as well: [Read more...]

Fashion Friday – JoS A. Bank Formal Wear News

There's something about a man in a tux...

Normally the fashion news here on Triple B is strictly for the brides but today I have news to share for the grooms and other men taking part in their big day. [Read more...]

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