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Cottrell + Niles say I Do: Another memorable wedding planned by Summer McLane of My Simply Perfect Events

Be sure to read this thought-provoking article by Triple B friend Summer McLane on wedding industry diversity (or lack of it) here. [Read more…]

10 Things Not to Say to a Bride on Her Wedding Day

Some of these things might seems like no-brainers but…they unfortunately are not. Since we know you’re either planning your own nuptials or have a wedding or two to attend as a guest in the coming weeks, this list will come in handy.

And while we intentionally made these responses a little snarky, we want to stress that attending the wedding of a loved one is an honor. Regardless of whether the wedding meets your taste, respect the couple enough to allow them to enjoy their big day and the life-changing, monumental occasion as peacefully as possible.

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Turn up, ladies!

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The Road to Mrs. – The Devil Is In the Details: Wedding Favors

The month of May is already up on us which means July is right.around.the.corner, Yay and eeek! Getting to the 90-day out mark seemed like forever and a day away, and now, here we are, T-86 days and counting.

Since the major tasks are complete (flowers, rehearsal dinner venue, dress, linens, etc.), I am using the month of May to finalize all of the 5,000 the DIY projects that I saved to Pinterest and firm up the little “extras” that I want to incorporate into the wedding and reception. This week I am focusing on wedding favors. [Read more…]

The Road to Mrs. – The Reality of Pinterest When Wedding Planning

Oh, Pinterest. It’s easy, addictive and a seemingly unlimited resource for um, everything! The fact that it allows you to create “secret” boards (which is perfect for planning your wedding even before you have a steady boo) is more than enough reason to looooove it!

The downside, when it comes to planning a wedding, [Read more…]

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.



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.)


Get tips on planning your Thanksgiving nuptials on BNYCU!

Get tips on planning your Thanksgiving nuptials on BNYCU!

Planning a Thanksgiving wedding? Check out the pros and cons here

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Bridal Shower Bliss in Maryland!


We all enjoy attending a great bridal shower, don’t we? Check out this memorable one for then bride-to-be, Lillian from the DMV (Washington, D.C., Maryland, Northern Virginia) area. Then read our Q&A with Lillian herself about how the fun–and emotional–day came together.

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Must-See City Hall Wedding!


This San Francisco City Hall wedding, initially featured on Pop Sugar, is getting so much buzz on Instagram and Facebook that we had to share it here, too. [Read more…]

How to Enjoy Your Bridal Bliss!

We've got tips to ensure you make it to your big day with less stress.

We’ve got tips to ensure you make it to your big day with less stress.

The hubby and I have friends who recently tied the knot in St. Lucia. I was texting with the bride a few weeks before their wedding when she shared the sentiments below:

“We are so excited but nervous at the same time. Let me know if you have any tips for staying calm [before] the big day.”

I had to share those tips here too because this is undoubtedly the way most engaged couples feel leading up to their wedding day. Here are Triple B’s top five tips for maintaining your bridal bliss as you prepare for your nuptials: [Read more…]


Checkout the DIY bride today on BNYCU

Learn about this super-creative bride today on Black Bridal Bliss!

Find out how this resourceful bride turned her wedding into DIY heaven. Get details here

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You Oughta Know – Uncommon Goods (SPONSORED POST)

Family Vintage Wine Box, $179

Family Vintage Wine Box, $179

As more couples wed later in life, it becomes increasingly challenging to know what to purchase engaged and newlywed folks for gifts. From engagement parties to bridal showers to housewarmings, the standby set of towels or pots just isn’t practical for most 30-something couples who have likely been living on their own for a considerable amount of time and in many cases have already been living together. This is one of the reasons Uncommon Goods is so bomb!

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Five Easy Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding (and Honeymoon!)

Seti and Harry Share I Dos in a Modern Southern Affair

Seti and Harry Shared I Dos in a Modern Southern Affair! Follow our tips to enjoy your own big day without money stress.

We’ve covered this topic in various ways on several occasions but without fail it comes up with countless brides-to-be every engagement season: How can I cut costs for my wedding? So, here’s our latest list for all your frugal nearlyweds. Happy Saving! [Read more…]


A beautiful bouquets are must haves for spring and summer nuptials

Beautiful bouquet are must haves for spring and summer nuptials!

Adding a little drama to your dream wedding? Have a look at boisterous bouquets here

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Black Bridal Bliss Presents: How to Save Money for Your Wedding Day Workshop's How to Save Money on Your Wedding Day Workshop, NY April 30, 2016

April is Financial Literacy Month so is helping YOU save
money on YOUR wedding day! [Read more…]


Listen up, is hosting a Wedding Planning Workshop on Saturday, April 30th in NYC. [Read more…]

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