The Road to Mrs. – Selecting a Bridal Gown (Part I)

Wedding dress shopping.  Oh. My. I was certain I was adequately prepared for wedding dress shopping. I mean all of those Friday nights I spent binge watching TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress – how could I not know what dress I wanted? I may have mentioned before that I was serial bridesmaid. 27 Dresses […]

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Black Bridal Bliss 2016 Holiday Gift Guide – Nubian Heritage

With the winter months rapidly approaching, I find myself often viewing my hands and face. T.M.I., but I can get pretty ashy without proper moisture maintenance. This Nubian Heritage Shea Butter helps me to Preserve My Sexy. (Thanks, Diddy.) The gift set includes body wash + lotion (both full size + travel bottles), bar soap […]

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BLACK BRIDAL BLISS 2016 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE – Mahogany Essence Brooms

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 […]

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BLACK BRIDAL BLISS 2016 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE – APHROCHIC “SISTERS” PILLOW

The “Sisters” pillow by Aphrochic $118, celebrates women of the African Diaspora in a beautiful cameo pattern. This chic find is also conscious. A percentage of the proceeds from each sale will support the education of women and girls in Rwanda.

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Black Bridal Bliss 2016 Holiday Gift Guide – Mehary Jewel Pendant

I’m sure we all know a magical Black girl to purchase this necklace for! The price of this Mehary Jewel Black Girl Magic Pendant ranges from $125-$145 and is available in brass, silver and rose gold. Bridgette wanted me to tell y’all that this makes a nice maid of honor/matron of honor gift, too.

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Black Bridal Bliss 2016 Holiday Gift Guide – D.Wade Stance Socks

For the fashion conscious man,

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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!

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The Road to Mrs. – Maintaining Your Life Before the Proposal

Even for the most organized, well prepared bride-to-be, wedding planning can be a beast! Talk about being overwhelmed in details — Hydrangeas or orchids? Chiavari chairs or chair covers? DJ or Band? In almost an instant, nothing was the same *cues in Drake*.  It is easy to not only become overwhelmed but to also forget […]

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#BRIDALPARTYSQUADGOALS of the Week

Let me start by saying that I have never been a fan of lace, but this bride and her girls have changed my perspective. I love the variety of styles and what looks like a jumpsuit and overcoat on the bride. You ladies better slay! 

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Tie the Knot Tuesday Special – Shantrelle + Tony

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. – Setting a Realistic Wedding Budget

Once Vlad and I settled on our wedding location, it was time to tighten up the very loose budget we had in place. Weddings are big business – big as in BILLION dollars big and I was not ready!

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#BRIDALPARTYSQUADGOALS of the Week

This bridal party is keeping it cute and comfortable in their monogrammed onesies. This look definitely calls for a bachelorette sleepover. OH and before I forget, shout out to the ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated! 

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BRIDAL NEWS YOU CAN USE

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

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The Road to Mrs. – Selecting a Wedding Location

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 […]

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MARS VS VENUS CRITIQUES A DATE NIGHT LOOK

Mars thinks – I definitely don’t dislike this outfit, but I know I’d forget about it the moment my head turned.

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#BRIDALPARTYSQUADGOALS of the Week

This bridal party is making a statement in their mismatched dresses with fists raised. I love the muted pastel colors! These ladies made a bold statement without saying a word.

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Marriage Matters Monday – Remy Ma + Papoose

Triple B hearts these two. Enjoy their latest video filmed for BET!

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*FLASHBACK* FINAL FRIDAYS WITH COUSIN MARS

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 […]

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BRIDAL NEWS YOU CAN USE

Act fast, J. Crew bridal is going BYE-BYE! Get the details here 

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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 […]

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