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Glamorous Wedding Overlooking Atlanta City Line

COVID-19 couldn’t stop these lovebirds. With the pandemic looming, Nadia and Larry decided to proceed, with caution of course, with their wedding as planned, and it was truly a wonderful occasion for all. The couple knew that they wanted to have an all white and gold wedding celebration, but with Nadia being the grand Jersey Girl that she is, she wanted to place a large emphasis on the gold. That’s when they brought in wedding planner/designer extraordinaire, Russell Wendell to bring their vision to life. Russell shares, I wanted to make sure that I nailed Nadia and Larry’s vision perfectly. They wanted a wedding experience that wasn’t the typical white and gold wedding. They wanted a bold presence of gold in their design. And while they desired some extra glitz and glamour, they wa...
COVID Could Not Stop Mlé and Anthony’s Chic & Intimate New York Wedding
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COVID Could Not Stop Mlé and Anthony’s Chic & Intimate New York Wedding

Mlé and Anthony met in college and forged a deep friendship that would eventually turn into a lasting love. Anthony planned a perfect proposal in front of journalists and photographers at an award banquet celebrating Mlé’s acting accomplishments. Mlé shares, “When you feel so connected to someone, you cannot imagine spending any extended time apart from them, God makes it so.” Even COVID-19 could not stop them from pledging their eternal devotion to each other in an intimate, chic wedding at a New York Hotel. ________________________________________ • Full Names of Couple: Mlé & Anthony Weatherspoon • Wedding Location: Kimpton Hotel Eventi, 851 6th Avenue, New York, NY 10001 Quick Facts • Wedding Flowers: Cascading White Phalaenopsis Orchids for my bridal bouquet & singl...
Constance and Macpherson – Glamorous Nigerian White Wedding in Lagos
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Constance and Macpherson – Glamorous Nigerian White Wedding in Lagos

When Constance and Macpheson met in Lagos, Nigeria's former capital, they quickly forged a friendship that turned into an undeniable attraction. Constance shares, “We met on the island, he stopped by my car and ask me to help him with my phone that his battery is dead and that he wants to call the friend he came to see in my estate. Not knowing that Macpherson actually dialed my number with his phone and the rest is history.” “I knew he was the one because he consistently proved himself to me that he was worthy to be my husband.” So, when Macpherson popped the question, Constance said yes with no hesitation. They wanted a wedding that was “country, rustic, but chic,” and The Civic Centre, Victoria Island Lagos was the perfect venue. Every single d...
Tristan & Rachel – WhiteModern Glam Wedding in Houston, TX
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Tristan & Rachel – WhiteModern Glam Wedding in Houston, TX

On her wedding day Rachel looked “just like a beauty queen from a movie scene,” and that’s because she is. The former Miss Texas brought full-on glamour to her summer nuptials to the love of her life Tristan. The theme of their wedding was “Organic Glam. Rachel loves to sparkle and be over the top, and Tristan grew up around a lot of nature and trees. So to combine both vibes they combined rustic elements of tree branches with modern and elegant vases. Every single detail was thought through with complete intention by the bride herself, down to the boutonnieres for the men that included monopoly pieces, an ode to the couple’s love for board games. See all of the stunning details below. ________________________________________ • Couples Names: Tristan Thompson & Rachel White ...
Alexia and BrandonWedding in Baltimore, MD
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Alexia and BrandonWedding in Baltimore, MD

Like many couples, Alexia and Brandon were forced to postpone their wedding due to COVID-19. However, in order to still get married on their original wedding date, the couple decided to have a gorgeous micro-wedding with their closest friends and family! You would not be able to tell that they pulled off this beautiful wedding in two weeks. Alexia was stunning in a custom, mermaid gown designed by Veronica Tabi, and the luxurious bohemian-chic florals, decor, and wedding cake were just as unique and elegant. However, the most memorable moment for Brandon and Alexia was being able to celebrate their love with their closest family and friends despite everything going on in the world. Alexia shares, “Even though we did a first look nothing compared to the feeling of seeing the do...
For their beautiful classy nuptials, Malik and Adama honored their cultural traditions while making unconventional choices that reflected their unique personalities.
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For their beautiful classy nuptials, Malik and Adama honored their cultural traditions while making unconventional choices that reflected their unique personalities.

The beautiful AdamaIndimi tied the knot to her lover, Malik Ibrahim in Maiduguri and we must say that it was such a beautiful ceremony. The couple celebrated their union with four events starting with the FeroBujiGnata, then the Sa Lalle (henna party), followed by the Kaulu event and finally the Kai Amarya which is the conveyance of the bride to the groom. Adama, the flamboyant daughter of Maiduguri billionaire, Mohammed Indimi, married tycoon Kogi Prince, Malik Ado-Ibrahim. The lovebirds dated for over year before deciding to get married. The Henan night held in Maiduguri, August 7 while the Nikkai took place the following day. Islam stretches across a diverse terrain of politics and culture and a common feature of the Islamic religious obligation is marriage. A gatherin...
Multicultural Nigerian and Jewish Wedding in Oakland, CA
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Multicultural Nigerian and Jewish Wedding in Oakland, CA

Cynthia and Nathan’ s love story started as a short lived teenage love affair. Nathan asked Cynthia to their Winter Formal, she agreed. Their courtship lasted about 8 weeks. It turned out that, as teenagers, neither was mature enough for a relationship, but they remained friends. About nine years after they first meet, Nathan returned to the states from his tours with the U.S. Army in Germany and Afghanistan. He asked on Facebook if any of his friends were in the Boston area, and fate would have it that Cynthia had just finished her third year of medical school at Tufts. They met for brunch and soon realized a new spark existed between them. It was the beginning of a beautiful relationship that led to their stunning multicultural nuptials. Their wedding was a three-day celebra...
Tida and Ak’s Sierra Leonean’s Mosque Wedding in Maryland
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Tida and Ak’s Sierra Leonean’s Mosque Wedding in Maryland

Tida and AK’s love story began during the spring semester of 2012 when both had recently transferred to the same university. To this day AK can’t recall what the topic of the class lecture was, but what he will never forget is the first time he laid eyes on Tida as she located a seat. After weeks of building up his confidence, AK decided to introduce himself. The connection between them was instantaneous, quickly becoming friends and study partners as they supported each other throughout their academic pursuits. Despite the long-distance between them following graduation, Tida and AK’s bond never wavered and it became clear that they were meant to be together always. Bride & Groom: Tida & AK Occupations: Accounting & Law Enforcement Wedding Location: Lanham, Maryland ...
Kwame and Diane: A Pan-African City-Chic Wedding in Patterson
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Kwame and Diane: A Pan-African City-Chic Wedding in Patterson

It was at the restaurant of their first date where Kwame took Diane leading up to asking for her hand in marriage. Love was in the air during that walk in the park where Diane said “yes,” like it was when they were first introduced by mutual best friends. A love that continued to deepen over time, carrying them across the altar towards each other to say I do during a city-chic ceremony with Pan-African elements. Their fondest wedding memories include “walking down the aisle to meet each other,” and the “the Circle of Friends soca song reception entry.” Read all about their love story and wedding experiences – featuring photography by Blue Pictorial, day-of coordination by Details Made Simple, and hair styling by Hair by Sadiku. ________________________________________ Bride & Groom:...
Elegant Castle Wedding in France: Johanna & Emmanuel
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Elegant Castle Wedding in France: Johanna & Emmanuel

Johanna and Emmanuel’s wedding was truly a modern day fairtayle. It doesn’t get more romantic than exchanging vows at an idylic castle, and Chateau Bouffemont was the perfect venue. From the pastel color scheme, to the ornate main hall of the castle, to the exquisite French cuisine, everything about Johanna and Emmanuel’s wedding exuded elegance and glam. Johanna was the epitome of fashion forward sophistication in her wedding pant suit. Yes, pant suit, and that was just her first outfit! Besides showstopping fashion, their nuptials were filled with heartwarming culture. At sunset, guests enjoyed an amazing Cameroonian dance performance at the castle garden, before hitting the dance floor and dancing all night long. There’s an overload of beauty and inspiration in this castle wedding. S...