BlackBridalBliss.com Random Confession #63: I adore journals and notebooks almost as much as I do stationery. I realize the rest of the world is all about digital, but doggonit I still enjoy scribbling down my thoughts, dreams, frustrations and even fears on paper. Thus my latest Triple B Pick of the Week is the Honeymoon Recollections Panama Notebook ($80) from Smythson of Bond Street. Why? [Read more...]
When I learned of TheEnclosed.com recently, I knew I had the share this find on Triple B. What woman wouldn’t fancy receiving a new, different pair of sexy undies in the mail every month? This subscription-based service, founded by Columbia Business School graduate Antonia Townsend in November 2013, does just that! [Read more...]
Last week I visited a swanky downtown restaurant in NYC for the launch of Love Detailed. Love Detailed is basically a virtual wedding planning service created by two savvy young women named Brooke and Dana who earned their wedding knowledge working under top event planner Linda Howard. Howard, who is known for designing jaw-dropping nuptials, is in high-demand with the platinum wedding set so her services don’t come cheap. Thus, Brooke and Dana decided to spread the love to more budget-conscious brides who might also be strapped for time. [Read more...]
Corny? Possibly. Cheesy? Perhaps. But I still think these socks are pretty ‘effin cool. I found this pair [Read more...]
ATTENTION: Brides with a short a ‘do often want to rock a hair accessory for their strut down the aisle, too. However, most bridal magazines would lead us to believe all brides should wear their hair shoulder length or longer. This is frustrating, so I was beyond happy to see how Oscar winner and all-around fly girl Lupita Nyong’o wore her gold and diamond Fred Leighton headband with her princess Prada gown recently on the red carpet. [Read more...]
Ever notice how the first 100 days a president is in office is a really big deal? Or perhaps we’ve just made it a really big deal… Well, I’ve compiled a list of ten things I’ve learned since I’ve been hitched. It has been more than 100 days but y’all get the gist. In addition to being therapeutic to compile, I hope this list is helpful to someone else the way Tie the Knot Tuesday alum Rashida’s letter was to me before I said “I Do”. [Read more...]
Designer collaborations with mass retailers are definitely not new but the latest partnership between Zac Posen and David’s Bridal has everyone in the wedding industry buzzin’. And for good reason. Zac is a fashion industry darling: Beyonce, Halle Berry and Kerry Washington have all turned to the CFDA award winner for stunning red carpet gowns. Here’s why his line at wedding dress behemoth David’s Bridal is worth checking out:
I recently discovered the yummy goodness that is eCreamery.com while working on a freelance assignment. eCreamery.com is an online distributor of delicious ice cream, sorbetto and gelatto (my personal fave) and it is all packaged in adorable personalized containers. I’m already a sucker for personalization but combined with something good to eat is even better. The creative flavor options are plentiful: you can choose from mango, pear, passionfruit, amaretto, rum raisin, lemon cheesecake and much more. These could make excellent Valentine’s Day Gifts or wedding party gifts!