Bridgette’s Pick of the Week: Five Fab Financial Experts You Should Know

I recently checked in with brides-to-be on Instagram about the things that were most challenging about planning their wedding. One of the number one responses was staying on budget. Here are five financial resources to help any bride learn to better manage her money in the days leading up to “I Do” and well after as well.

Triple B is bigger than weddings. We’re serious about providing trusted resources for and by Black brides well beyond their nuptials. because this undoubtedly helps to build stronger families and ultimately stronger communities. The five women you’re about to meet are driven, fly, funny, know their ish and perhaps most important: They’re not preachy. Each of them are helping me achieve my financial goals and I sincerely think they can help you and your family too. You’re welcome! [Read more…]

Triple B on the Scene in Connecticut!

Hola! Black Bridal Bliss is a special invited guest at tomorrow’s Bridal Salon at the posh Delamar Greenwich Harbor Hotel. We’re looking forward to experiencing the on-site fashion show filled with fabulous gowns, sip yummy cocktails and chat up all the excited planning brides in attendance. If you’re there, be sure to give us a shout!

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BREAKING NEWS: We’re gifting not one but two sets of tickets for tomorrow’s Couples Vision Board Party courtesy of my generous mother! Her only request is that [Read more…]

Couples Vision Board Party – February 12!

We’re so excited to announce the first Black Bridal Bliss event of 2017! Click the link below for further information about our Couples Vision Board Party and to purchase tickets. It all takes place at G’s Restaurant & Bar in Queens, NY and cupcakes will be provided by Sydney’s Sweets. Don’t delay; there’s an EARLY BIRD SPECIAL for those who grab tix by February 3rd.


Forever My First Lady: Thank you, Michelle Obama

Today we were scheduled to post Mars versus Venus in the morning and The Road to Mrs. in the afternoon as we do here on Thursdays. The posts were written and ready to go. But then I woke up and realized that today is our First Lady‘s last official day at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW. So, nah. We’re switching it up. (FYI: M v V will return next Thursday and The Rd. to Mrs. will post tomorrow.) Mrs. Obama is a significant reason Black Bridal Bliss even exists. Let me explain. [Read more…]

Triple B Travels: 7 Reasons St. Louis is a Destination Wedding + Baecation Hot Spot

Triple B Does St. Louis!

Admit it. You just reread the title of this post at least twice. St. Louis? She can’t be serious. Well I am and here’s why! [Read more…]


Hey, hey, hey! Happy 2017, folks. We’ve missed you guys. Hopefully your holiday season (regardless of what you celebrate) was blissful. We thank you for all the love in 2016 and look forward to further being a resource to you in 2017.

Buckle up: The best is yet to come!

(For regular wedspiration, be sure you’re following us on Instagram @BlkBridalBliss.)

Black Bridal Bliss 2016 Holiday Gift Guide – A Nevis Getaway


Yes, the Black Bridal Bliss 2016 Holiday Gift Guide wrapped last week (get full recap here). However we had to sneak in a bonus gift idea. For those of you itching for a last-minute getaway, consider a jaunt to the beautiful island of Nevis. Nevis is ripe for busy folks who need to hit the reset button post-holiday season [Read more…]

Black Bridal Bliss 2016 Holiday Gift Guide – McBride Sisters Wine

This is the perfect gift for for your favorite wine lover. The McBride Sisters Wine Club offers a membership retailing at $169 which includes a shipment of 4 bottles: Pinot Noir, Riesling, Pinot Blanc and Rosé. These reserve wines are sustainably and organically grown in New Zealand. Oh and the McBride Sisters are really blood sisters with a fascinating story! Read about it here.

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Black Bridal Bliss 2016 Holiday Gift Guide – Onion by Whitney Mero


If you’re searching for a sexy beach coverup to rock on your honeymoon, bachelorette trip or baecation, look no further than this breathtaking mesh halter dress from Onion by Whitney Mero! It retails for $150 and available for purchase in sizes 2-24. How fab would this piece be to rock over a bathing suit on the beach or by the pool or even solo for a steamy bridal boudoir photo shoot? Consider it for an unexpected bridal shower gift, too.

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Black Bridal Bliss 2016 Holiday Gift Guide – Ginger + Liz


The One Extreme to the Other nail lacquer gift set ($33) from Ginger + Liz makes the perfect stocking stuffer, Secret Santa gift or fun present to treat yourself this holiday season. This festive trio includes: [Read more…]



From the time I first learned about the rich history of jumping the broom, I knew I wanted to incorporate the beloved tradition into my own wedding. However while planning my 2013 nuptials, I found that the options are quite limited for brooms created with this purpose in mind. (The company that provided my wedding day broom has since gone out of business.)

Enter…Mahogany Essence! [Read more…]

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



INSERT DRUMROLL HERE: Today is the first day of the Black Bridal Bliss 2016 Holiday Gift Guide! [Read more…]

Tie the Knot Tuesday Special – Shantrelle + Tony

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

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. – Selecting a Wedding Location

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

Our resident Bride-to-Be Keisa and her fiance Vlad invite Black Bridal Bliss to join them on their exciting wedding planning journey!

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 aforementioned. Lavish? Meh. Eric Benet? Nope, I’ve booked my best friend’s brother, an up and coming singer in LA. 20 bridesmaids? Absolutely not. No way. [Read more…]

Marriage Matters Monday – Remy Ma + Papoose

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

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! [Read more…]


cousin mars on black bridal bliss

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.

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The Road to Mrs. – 90 Day Fiancée


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 know what I wanted. [Read more…]



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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!

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 sure to forward this link to your bridal party, too!

Black Bridal Bliss: Name three things brides should begin doing at least six months before their wedding?
Andrea Fairweather: *Increase daily water intake to hydrate skin and flush system. Ideally, try to drink half of your body weight in fluid ounces to see and feel the difference.

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