Three NEW Bridal Shower Ideas!

It’s traditional for the bridal party of a bride-to-be to invite close friends and family over, open a few gifts, and have a glass of wine or (ahem) three. This is fine but ladies, where’s the fun? It’s time to break tradition and replace it with an out-the-box and unique celebration! Maybe you’re not feeling […]

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – My Facial at Milla’s Treatment Boutique

Last month I had the pleasure of getting a facial at Milla’s Treatment Boutique. It was awesome. Although I had been to the boutique once for a press event, this visit was my first time actually having a treatment done by Milla and my first facial in years. The best part? I received my service […]

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My Road to Mrs. – Invitation Highs and Lows

I am a huge stationery fan. It all began when my father purchased personalized stationery for me when I was about 7 or 8 years old. I even worked a part-time job at a very high-end British stationery and small leather goods boutique as an adult. Oh and guess what else? I dabble in calligraphy […]

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Fashion Friday: Shoegasm of the Week

It the spirit of NY Fashion Week for the Spring 2014 Collections, we’re all about shoes on Triple B today. What do you think of this jewel-encrusted beauty? Sigh. Designed by British fashion designer Tabitha Simmons,

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Mismatched Bridesmaid Dresses

So here’s the long and short of it: I’m smitten by the idea of bridesmaids wearing different dresses! It is an awesome way for their true personalities to shine through and everyone gets to look their best in a dress that most flatters their body type. The fact is many brides (like moi) would rather […]

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Black Bridal Bliss $100 Kohl’s Gift Card GIVEAWAY!

Happy September! What do most think about when September comes to mind? Why, back-to-school shopping of course. Whether you have several children to prepare for the new school year or nary a child in sight — Triple B’s latest GIVEAWAY courtesy of Kohl’s will get your attention. Triple B is GIVING AWAY a $100 Kohl’s […]

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Final Fridays with Cousin Mars: The Best Man Toast

Thus far in my life, I’ve had the opportunity to give only one Best Man speech.

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JOIN TRIPLE B FOR A TWITTER CHAT WITH KISHA KINGSTON OF ROYALE AMETHYST INVITATIONS

What are you doing tonight? Nothing? Good! You are officially booked. You now have a date with Triple B and Kisha Kingston, the creative mastermind behind Royale Amethyst Invitations. Known for incorporating luxe materials like crystals and silk into her stationery designs, Kingston who launched Royale Amethyst Invitations in 2008, is not only an artist […]

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Triple B Lunches with Colin Cowie

Last week I was invited by The Platinum Guild International to have lunch with special events planner extraordinaire, Colin Cowie!

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CNN Anchor Isha Sesay Says “I Do”!

There’s yet another wedding to add to the Summer 2013 list of high-profile nuptials! CNN anchor Isha Sesay, 37 said I Do to fellow CNN staffer Leif Coorlim, 34 in Atlanta earlier this month. Isha who is British of Sierra Leonean descent and Leif who was born in California but grew up in Chicago and […]

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Ceremony Programs

Boy have I missed you all. This week’s pick is something I’m seriously contemplating adding to my wedding ceremony. Mr. TK and I are considering nixing traditional programs and opting for one large “program” for guests to view as they arrive. (Check out the above image for a reference.) Here are our top reasons:

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Gone ‘Til November

For the last three years (and change) ’round these parts, Tuesday isn’t just the day after Monday or before Wednesday. Tie the Knot Tuesday has evolved into a day to share real weddings and honest love stories. It became a weekly ritual to celebrate families, sisterhood/brotherhood and good times. Both men and women from all […]

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Fashion Friday – Etsy Wedding Bands

Did you know that Etsy, the go-to online resource for every DIY (do-it-yourself) bride on the planet, has a wide selection of wedding bands? Honestly I didn’t until very recently. Mr. TK and I are beginning the –slightly daunting — process of searching for wedding bands (admittedly a little late) and I was overwhelmed by […]

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Inexpensive Bridal Jewelry

Psst. I’m about to let you in on a lil’ secret. Girlprops.com is the go-to spot for fast fashion accessories. The pieces are ridiculously cheap (in price and occasionally in quality) but the company manages to knock off designer trends in record time. From bracelets to earrings, necklaces to rings — this site has you […]

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Celeb Marriage News – Kerry Washington & Nnamdi Asomugha

With so many celebrity nuptials taking place this summer, it is kinda easy to let one slip under the radar. But Triple B would truly be remiss if the marriage of Kerry Washington was not covered here. The Bronx, New York born and bred Scandal star kept her marriage to Nigerian NFL corner back (San […]

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Fashion Friday – Wedding Day Undergarments

After selecting your wedding gown, and shoes, and veil (whew!), ensuring you have the proper undergarments is often next on the style to-do list for planning brides. While I was a fashion editorial assistant at ESSENCE magazine 10+ years ago, my then boss constantly preached the value of well made underpinnings. It was often my […]

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Wedding Cake Alternatives

In 2013, many nearlywed couples want to serve their wedding guests anything but a traditional wedding cake. (My fiance and I are one of them.) Here are Triple B’s top wedding cake alternatives for the modern bride and groom. A bonus is all these sweet treats will become great conversation starters for your guests.

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Bachelorette Trip Deal!

Hola! Are you searching for a fun, memorable getaway — with a good dose of tasty drinks and eye candy — to commemorate your final days before becoming a Mrs.? A couple engaged ladies in my circle headed to the ESSENCE Music Festival in New Orleans earlier this month to get their party on. Others […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Tamika & Juan

Couple: Tamika & Juan Wedding Date: April 14, 2013 Wedding Location: The Legare Waring House, Charleston, South Carolina Theme: Love, Life & Us Washington, D.C.-based bride Tamika became a friend of Triple B when she entered a photography GIVEAWAY we co-sponsored last year. Both Tamika’s individual accomplishments (she’s a 10+ year cancer survivor and founder […]

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New Bridal Bikini Collection from Chrissy Teigen!

What’s more beautiful than white sand, blue water, and your bride in a bikini? This summer, 27 year-old Chrissy Teigen will encourage a number of brides to take their vows to the beach. After an engagement to R&B beau John Legend on a beach in the Maldives, Teigen wanted to keep that same level of […]

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