bridal showcase at the impressive Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta last Sunday sent across two very clear messages: 1. People of color GET MARRIED (and in style!) 2. You can be black, white, blue, pink, green or purple, Black Bride welcomed everyone. The grand ballroom housing the well attended event was bustling with love, glamour and energy all day long.
, a wedding and event planner, set this lavish staging up as the Social Media Cafe. I was invited by Black Bride president, the lovely
, to serve as the host and to invite Atlanta's top tweeters to the party. The amazing team that got the
. Follow them (and me,
) for the latest fashion, celebrity, food and retail news! And just overall fun tweets!
Exhibitors presented beautifully elaborate wedding themes to entice guests into a fairytale wedding. There was an abundance of bridal couture, deliciously catered samples, photographers, wedding planners, floral designers and even a groom's suite by
Kings of Atlanta
who offered complimentary chair massages. Caleb and I zoned out for a few minutes as we each got ours.
Here comes the bride... and she's black, bold and beautiful! Yes, there was a mock wedding for everyone to enjoy!
One lucky bride-to-be went home with this gorgeous bridal couture gown by
. This was one of many fabulous giveaways.
and Chicago based designer
wowed guests with their beauty and elegance. The fashion show which also featured groom's wear, was the perfect fairytale ending to an incredibly successful