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Short bridal hair inspiration on Bridal News You Can Use

Short hair, don’t care? Get bridal hair inspiration here

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MARS VS VENUS CRITIQUE OF A BRIDAL SHOWER/BRUNCH LOOK

Rashida Jones at the Cancer Research luncheon at the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills

Mars thinks –This works for “dress down Fridays” when you know the office is empty because of a holiday weekend. Perhaps I’m being a bit harsh, but this look does nothing for me.

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The Newlywed Chronicles – Finding a Perfect Work Love Life Balance

Can a modern married woman really have it all?

Hey Triple B, your resident newlywed L’Oreal is back with her third Triple B post. Like many of you she’s trying to juggle her relationship as a newlywed, manage a flourishing career, maintain a social life and more. (Whew!) Here’s how she’s balancing it all (or not)…

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5 Fun Ways to Ask Someone to be Your Bridesmaid

Bridesmaid Bliss!

Do you remember that feeling you got when he got down on one knee? Well now it’s your turn to pop the big question to your girls and ask them to be your bridesmaids!

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Marriage Matters Monday: Cousin Mars Presents A Father’s Day (Month) Special

A young Kathryn in daddy's hands

As a kid, every Wednesday daddy and I had a tradition. We listened to Frank Sinatra and sipped cherry slurpies while cruising down the highway. Windows down and not a care in the world. My father has and will forever be my first love. The role my father played in my life helped to shape […]

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King and Queen wedding tattoos on Bridal New You Can Use

Into ink? Consider wedding tattoos for your big day here

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Mars VS Venus Critique of a Groom’s Look

Terrence Howard on Black Bridal Bliss

Mars thinks – Blue has become my favorite suit color. There are several shades of blue that fall under this “favorite” umbrella.

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Mars VS Venus Critique of a Groom’s Look

Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson

Mars thinks – Being from Queens, NY is enough to give Mr. Jackson cool points, right? Perhaps I’m biased.

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Triple B On the Scene in…Riviera Maya!

BlackBridalBliss.com heads to Riviera Maya! The above picture was taken at the Bayan Tree Resort.

Hola! By the time you read this, I will probably be en route to Riviera Maya. That’s right,

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Marriage Matters Monday: Cousin Mars Presents A Father’s Day (Month) Special

Triple B founder Bridgette with her parents -- 1980-something...

I was tempted to make this essay about how my father stressed the importance of family. I’m grateful for it and hope to pass similar family values to my children should I become a mother. Then I considered making the post about how culturally aware I am as a result of my father. The art, […]

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Designs from Sarah Jessica Parker's  bridal shoe collection.

Sarah Jessica Parker debuts shoe collection for brides. Pick your favorite here

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MARS VS VENUS CRITIQUE OF A BRIDE’S/BRIDEMAID LOOK

Model Chrissy Teigen attends the 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards

Mars thinks – Venus and I don’t share the same opinion on today’s dress.

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Lapel Pins

Dem boys clean! These lapel pins are definitely a nice pop to the classic black tuxedos.

Lately I’ve been crushing on lapel pins for grooms. I think they’re stylishly unexpected, often make for great conversation starters and the color/texture options are practically endless. Plus, unlike real flowers in a traditional boutonniere they can be worn over and over again. While I have known about lapel pins for a “minute”, the latest […]

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Marriage Matters Monday: Cousin Mars Presents A Father’s Day (Month) Special

What My Dad Taught Me_jw

Last month’s Mother’s Day Special Series received such positive response that I decided to show love to the other parent — FATHERS. I chose to allow women to show their appreciation for, in most cases, the first man they loved. This month, Marriage Matters Mondays will be replaced with a Cousin Mars Special Series: How Daddy Helped Me […]

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Nia Long Engaged to long-time boyfriend and Spurs Asst. Coach Ime Udoka

  Actress Nia Long is engaged to long-time boyfriend Ime Udoka! See the ring here

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Final Fridays with Cousin Mars – I Got Your Back

  I think we have all heard the term “I Got Your Back.” I know it isn’t grammatically correct, but let’s ignore that for now. Growing up with siblings and/or other close relatives is what allows most kids the first opportunity to use this expression. As we grow older our circle begins to include friends. If […]

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Mars VS Venus Critique of a Groom’s Engagement Rehearsal Dinner Look

Stephen-Curry

 Mars thinks – First, I would like to congratulate Mr. Curry and the Golden State Warriors for winning the Western Conference Finals last night and securing a trip to the NBA Finals. 

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Cultural Wedding Traditions

Scene from a traditional Ethiopian wedding ceremony

At the recent Triple B Bride-to-Be Vision Board Workshop, one of the planning brides — who happens to be Nigerian — expressed how torn she is about incorporating Nigerian customs into her wedding. Her fiance, who is also Nigerian, was adamant about them having a traditional large wedding affair complete with 400+ guests.

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Tie the Knot Tuesday (Celeb Edition) – Yandy & Mendeecees

Yandy and Mendeecees said "I Do" in a live televised two-hour special.

Last night the wedding of Love and Hip Hop reality television stars Yandy Smith and Mendeecees Harris aired during a two-hour special courtesy of VH1. The longtime couple are the proud parents of four children (two of whom Mendeecees brought to their relationship) and the lovebirds were sure to include them in their big day. […]

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Solange and husband Alan Ferguson

Solange celebrates six months of marriage by sharing intimate wedding photo. Fall in love with photo here

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