We continue our conversation about being Black in the wedding industry with four amazing vendors — with
Ashley Strickland from Ashley Nicole Photography (@anicolephotosatl), B. Gandy from B for Beaute (@bforbeaute.co), Cara Davis Little from Wimberly & Co. (@wimberlyandco), and Wendy Huggins from TK Event Design (@tk.event.design). Each vendor describes her experience in the industry and especially how it has been impacted in the last 2 weeks.

The last few weeks have been… emotionally interesting to say the least. After the death of George Floyd and subsequent protests, the Black community has received an overwhelming display of support, solidarity, and empathy. This…

What do you do when you get engaged, start planning your wedding, and then make the hard decision to break up and cancel the wedding? Toniah’s childhood friend Ashelei tells us about her experience with her ex, when she knew it was time to let the relationship go, and how hard it was to undo all the wedding planning she’d started.

When you get engaged, you have no idea how much anything costs. You might see vendor breakdowns and average wedding cost articles but they are all a LIE. If you were thinking your 150 person wedding was going to be under $30,000, you are mistaken! We talked to my wedding team, Leneille Moon of Special Event Factory and Courtney Jackson of The Charming Details about realistic wedding budgets.

Getting engaged, moving overseas away from your friends, family, and FIANCE, and planning your wedding and entire life back in Atlanta…that was our conversation with influencer Charisa Marie (IG @charisa_marie). She told us about how he proposed, why she moved and how long she’ll be gone, and how she’s managed to bask in her fiancee-glory from all the way over there.

Listen to this episode with bride Shayla Varona and why she says her wedding day last year was the “BEST DAY EVER!” There were tears and tequila. These two lovebirds met at work and got married in March 2019 at the Georgian Terrace in Atlanta. Shayla recounts that perfect day with Ashleigh and Edwin. Follow Shayla on IG at @shallybles.