Fashion Friday – The White Gown Bridal Boutique

I paid another visit to Brooklyn recently for the sake of Triple B. This time to check out chic boutique, (Hey, that rhymes!) The White Gown. Located in the trendy DUMBO section of Brooklyn, The White Gown has become a go-to shopping destination for brides in the Big Apple who crave individual attention of an […]

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Baby’s Breath Bouquets

Here’s the long and short of it. I do not have a large floral budget for my wedding. It is what it is. However I have an awesome support team (Thanks again, Nicole!) and I’ll be tapping into as many online frugal resources to execute my ideas as possible. There will be quite a bit […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday (THROWBACK VIDEO) – Fanta & Ian

Couple: Fanta & Ian Wedding Date: June 11, 2011 Wedding Location: (ceremony & reception) 200 Peachtree, Atlanta, GA Theme: Love Notes

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Marriage Matters – Are you “Leaning In”?

Unless you’ve been under a rock the past few months, you’re aware of the best-selling book Lean In (Knopf) penned by Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg. Sandberg doesn’t identify as Black but Triple B occasionally addresses people, places and things in popular culture because they strongly influence Black women. I’ll be honest, I haven’t read the book […]

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Final Fridays with Cousin Mars – Putting a Ring on It

So, Beyonce said “If you liked it, then you should’ve put a ring on it.” S. Carter turned around and put an 18-carat ring on it. Well, my last name ain’t Carter and unfortunately I don’t currently have his money. However, Mr. Carter doesn’t have Mark Zuckerberg money and it has been reported that Mark […]

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Target’s New Bridal Collection – Would You Buy These Gowns?

As you might have heard, the mass retailer Target aka Tar-jay is now carrying a bridal collection. Yes, really. Now you can actually purchase your wedding dress from the same place you ordered your backyard patio furniture! The collection, sold exclusively online, launched with four wedding gowns, eight bridesmaids dresses and two flower girls dresses.

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Join Triple B for Our First TWITTER CHAT with Cousin Mars!

Guess what? Your favorite “play cousin” will be joining Triple B for an exciting chat on Twitter this week! That’s right, Cousin Mars will share his always honest and often hilarious point of view on all things weddings this Thursday, May 30th at 9PM EST. It promises to be a lively exchange as the discussion […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – VaShonda & Kyle

Couple: VaShonda & Kyle Wedding Date: March 17, 2012 Wedding Location: (ceremony) St. Stephen Baptist Church, Temple Hills, MD; (reception) Marriott Hotel, Crystal City, VA Children: Kyle Junior (aka KJ); two months old Today’s Tie the Knot Tuesday meets Marriage Matters features the nuptials of NFL cornerback Kyle Arrington of the New England Patriots and his […]

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Fun Times at the Black Bride Brunch!

Last Sunday, Triple B headed to the planet of Brooklyn for a fun brunch sponsored by BlackBride.com. Owner Mary Chatman really rolled out the red carpet for Triple B (Thanks again, Mary!). Held at the quaint Akwaaba Bed & Breakfast owned by my former boss Monique Greenwood, Triple B friends C.K. Alexander of Love Ink […]

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Black Bridal Bliss GIVEAWAY – New Cookbook by Chef Tianna Feaster

Most of us — whether we’re planning brides or not — are trying to get and stay more fit these days. And a significant part of this quest is eating healthier. My friend, and fellow bride-to-be, Tianna Feaster recently penned a cookbook that can assist us all with doing just that. Tianna’s book, Feast Your […]

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – C. Wonder Accessories

Blame it on my father since he bought me everything under the sun with my initials on it when I was a little girl; but I’m a bona fide sucker for most things monogrammed. In my adult years I learned many other people feel this way, too. (Insert sigh of relief here.) And I recently […]

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(Not Quite) Tie the Knot Tuesday – Kimba & Kevin

Couple: Kimba & Kevin Engagement Location: On vacation in Las Vegas Wedding Date: January 18, 2014 Wedding Location: To be determined… E-Session Location: Boston, Massachusetts (The backyard of Kimba’s parents’ home.)

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5 Ways to Personalize Your Wedding (Without blowing the budget!)

Earlier this month, Triple B joined forces with the lovely bridal boutique Soliloquy right outside of Washington, D.C. for a fun afternoon of trying on stunning wedding dresses by the likes of Kevan Hall, awesome gift bags and champagne. I shared some wedding planning tips with attendees and since the feedback was so positive, I […]

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Fashion Friday – MET Gala Bridal Inspirations

I was looking forward to recapping the MET Gala on Triple B this year like I did here, here and here. I enjoy dissecting the red carpet trends that easily translate to the world of bridal. But this year I was completely underwhelmed. Womp, womp. The MET Gala normally gets even the most jaded fashion […]

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The Road to Mrs. – My Wedding is Two Weeks Away!

My Road to Mrs. will come to an end in a mere two weeks and wow…..What a journey this has been! Planning for our special day has been exciting, overwhelming, fun and exhausting. Every couple’s experience with wedding planning is different but here are a few things that really made our process work well for us:

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Bright Idea for Outdoor Weddings!

Don’t you hate attending an outdoor affair like a wedding — dressed to the nines in your Sunday Best — and your heels sink into the grass, dirt, etc. It absolutely sucks! Plus, it can ruin your shoes. Until recently, the only real way around this was wearing wedges. But, check this out!

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Tie the Knot Tuesday Throwback – Ko & Lynn

Enjoy an oldie but goodie today! This wedding, captured on film by the talented folks at Three Ring Media in Atlanta, displays just how beautiful sibling love can be and one can only imagine that the love between twins is another kind of special. Be prepared: Tissue might be needed for this one, too.

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MUST-SEE: The Best Man Holiday Trailer Surfaces!

The beloved sequel to The Best Man is scheduled to hit theaters this Thanksgiving and Triple B is pretty darn pumped! After viewing this trailer you will be, too!

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Soliloquy Bridal Couture & Kevan Hall Trunk Show Recap

As many of you know, Triple B recently traveled to the Washington, D.C. area to collaborate with Soliloquy Bridal Couture for an awesome Kevan Hall Trunk Show and a special wedding planning presentation by moi. The presentation covered Five Ways to Personalize Your Wedding (Without Breaking the Bank). The event was jam-packed with fun stuff […]

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Beauty Roadtest – How to Wear False Lashes for Your Wedding

Contemplating wearing false eyelashes for your big day? Are you in an upcoming wedding and debating getting lashes? For this fun post, Triple B contributor Mabel Martinez got “lashed out!” and recorded the entire process just for you. You’re welcome!

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