The Road to Mrs. – I Love My Future In-Laws!

The closer it gets to our wedding date, the more real it all becomes. I have been completely living in la la land when it comes to wedding planning. While I have hit some bumps in the road along the way, for the most part it has all been pretty easy.  Way too easy apparently since […]

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Met Gala 2012 Bridal Inspirations!

Monday night’s MET Gala brought all the style, glamour, pomp and circumstance we’ve come to expect from the annual ball with a healthy dosage of “what the *?!# moments” for good measure. Here are the top five looks (plus a BONUS) that Triple B brides should look to for inspiration in preparation for their own […]

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(Not Quite) Tie the Knot Tuesday – Chanel & Payton

Bride: Chanel Thompson, 27 Groom: Payton Rogers, 29 Occupations: Thompson – Medical School Student; Rogers – Law School Student State of residence (for now): Thompson – NY; Rogers – MI Date of Wedding: Spring 2013 (Exact date not yet finalized)

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Marriage Matters Monday – Awesome Wedding Trailer!

Just last week an engaged Facebook buddy pleaded in her status update, “To or to not do a wedding video? I love the idea, but my fiance isn’t sold. Need to convince him. Help!” Of course, Triple B was on the case. I immediately sent her a link to Tie the Knot Tuesday couple Cleo and […]

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The Road to Mrs. – I Hired a Wedding Planner!

It is crunch time and thus far I have approached wedding planning as a DIY bride. I am very proud of the accomplishments I have made on my own. Especially since event planning on this scale is not my forte. The bulk of the major decisions have been made.  Contracts, deposits and price negotiations are […]

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New Amazon.com Wedding Registry

I recently had the pleasure of attending a cool launch event for Amazon.com and Weddingchannel.com at NYC’s hip Bobo restaurant. (Usually spots described as “hip” are anything but however it is an accurate description of Bobo.) Amazon.com has revamped their site to offer a unique wedding registry. Here’s the lowdown:

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Tie the Knot Tuesday…Will Return Next Week!

Apologies for the MIA Tie the Knot Tuesday feature this week. Triple B editorial contributor Laura had a family emergency (prayers are welcomed), I’m on deadline for a few freelance stories, in addition to updating the site and planning a Triple B event later this month. Whew! But, TTKT will return next week. Thanks for […]

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BlackBridalBliss.com & Mizani GIVEAWAY Winner Revealed!

Remember that awesome giveaway announced a couple weeks back with haircare company, Mizani? Well, we have a winner. Her name is LaKisha Coles and she resides in Roanoke, Virginia. Here’s a very happy LaKisha holding her four (!) Mizani products that she won for being the first person to correctly respond to this question: Tell me […]

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The Road to Mrs. – Nixing the Peanut Gallery

In planning my wedding I have come to realize something I wasn’t expecting when I first started: Everyone you know has an opinion, a request or feels a way about something when it comes to your day. Now this is not always a negative. But one thing is for sure; it adds pressure to an […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Katterina & Marcus

  Bride: Katterina Denice Kimbrough, 34 Groom: Marcus Lenell Fitzgerald, 33 Occupations: Kimbrough: sales representative; Fitzgerald: quality engineer Homebase: Illinois Wedding (Vow Renewal) Date: June 11, 2011 Wedding Location: (ceremony and reception) Seven Bridges Golf Club; Woodridge, IL

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Exclusive Triple B Earth Day GIVEAWAY!

In honor of Earth Day (which was technically yesterday but will be celebrated today on Triple B), I have a fab EXCLUSIVE GIVEAWAY for you! Every bride-to-be I’ve ever crossed paths with is searching for ways to be even more radiant for her wedding day. My buddy Sarah Tay created a line of organic skincare […]

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Fashion Friday: What to Wear to ANY Wedding! (Nothing over $200!)

Forever 21 sleeveless pleated dress - $27.80. Pair with metallic heels, clutch and chunky accessories.

Wedding season is around the corner! Time to get your summer wardrobe in order before everything is completely picked-over in stores and online. Triple B selected stylish dresses for all the nuptials you may attend and none of them are over $200. Oh and for you brides-to-be out there, these frocks also work for engagement […]

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The Road to Mrs. – A Moment of Clarity

First Triple B let me apologize, technical difficulty caused me not to post last week. I missed you guys and I am happy to be back. As of today there are 144 days until my wedding. Time is really flying. However even with the looming presence of a ticking clock and days on the calendar […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Misty & Solomon

  Bride: Misty Lashae Mitchell, 30 Groom: Solomon Jappa, 31 Occupations: Mitchell: project manager; Jappa: IT technician Homebase: Virginia Wedding Date: August 9, 2010 Wedding Location: Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

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Fashion Friday: David’s Bridal Press Preview

On Wednesday I attended the David’s Bridal Fall 2012 Press Preview in New York City. It was a certified treat! As I’ve commented before, I continue to be impressed by the enormous offerings DB carries at affordable price points in so many store locations. And whether you’re a size 2 or size 26, they have […]

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You Oughta Know – Happily Ever Borrowed

Triple B’s resident bride-to-be Jene is unable to post this week. (Quickly dodges bottles and shoes…) I know, I know — it sucks. I’m probably more disappointed than you but thankfully I’m making up for The Road to Mrs. being M.I.A. today by giving you the scoop on a fab bridal resource I think you’ll […]

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Triple B Needs YOUR Feedback!

Hola! Yesterday I received a tweet from a former colleague that made my day. It read: “Thank you for keeping the site going! These images are necessary. I love the pics in today’s Tie the Knot Tuesday wedding. ” See why that made my day? And now it is your turn! Many of you have […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Olesha & Alie

  Bride: Olesha Haskett, 26 Groom: Alie Basma, 27 Occupations: Haskett: photographer; Basma: business owner Homebase: Maryland Wedding Date: November 11, 2011 Wedding Location: Ritz Carlton Resort and Spa; Montego Bay, Jamaica

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How Do I Decline a Bridesmaid Request?

My cousin recently sent me a text asking the below question: *Tara and *Nicky have been asked to be in a wedding but neither of them want to be another wedding right now. They want you to tell them how to break the news to the bride-to-be. Thanks! So because of Triple B, I’ve become […]

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