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Celebrate Love with These Black Owned Wedding Planners and Florists

Weddings are one of the most important events in a couple’s life, and finding the right vendors to bring their vision to life can be a challenge.

Often, for us, finding wedding vendors who understand our cultural and aesthetic preferences can be even more difficult. That’s why we’ve put together a comprehensive list of Black-owned wedding planners and florists who bring their unique perspectives and creativity to every celebration.

From stunning floral arrangements to expert event planning, these talented individuals are dedicated to helping couples make their big day truly unforgettable.

Black owned Wedding Planners & Florists

Designs By TTOC Floral and Decor (Atlanta, GA)

Black owned wedding planners florists

Shining Moments Event Planning (Mt. Laurel, NJ)

Black owned wedding planners florists

Prestige Event Design(Clifton Heights, PA)

Black owned wedding planners florists

876 Events & Rentals (greater Washington DC area)

Black owned wedding planners florists


Red Rose Florist (Detroit, MI)

Black owned wedding planners florists

Hibiscus Flowers(Brooklyn, NY)

Black owned wedding planners florists

Mona’s Accents Florist & Gift Basket Company (New Orleans, LA)

Black wedding event planner florist

Lee’s Flower and Card Shop (Washington, DC)

Black wedding event planner florist

LaMonette Flowers & Gifts (Waggaman, LA)

black owned flower businesses

Dn Surprise Florist (Louisville, KY)

Black wedding event planner florist

Miranda’s Floral Expressions (Houston, TX)

Battiste LaFleur’ Galleria (Columbus, OH )

Ashley’s Flowers (Allentown, PA)

Creative Designs By Alondria (Houston, TX)


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Black Wedding Dress Designers You Should Know

No matter what your personal style, these Black wedding dress designers from the U.S. and across the world, will make you look amazing on your special day.

Black Wedding Dress Designers

Jean-Ralph Thurin

black wedding dress designers


Andrea Pitter Campbell 

Black Wedding Dress Designers

Shukri Hashi Bridal

Black Wedding Dress Designers

Brides by NoNA

Black Wedding Dress Designers



Nene L.A. Shiro

Black Wedding Dress Designers

Andrea Iyamah 

Deola Sagoe


Also, check out our list of wedding photographers!

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Black Wedding Photographers You Should Know

Here are some Black wedding photographers who help capture special moments that will be cherished for a lifetime.

Black Wedding Photographers

Science of Life Photography ( Fayetteville, NC)

Science of Life Photography

GDA Weddings (Bloomfield, CT)

GDA Weddings

Enitan Wedding Photography (London, UK)

black wedding photographers
Enitan Wedding Photography

Derrel HoShing Photography (Toronto, ON)

Derrel HoShing Photography

Nkabani Photography  (London, UK)

Nkabani Photography

Trene Forbes Photography (Pikesville, MD)

Trene Forbes Photography

Tauriac Photo (New Orleans, LA)

black wedding photographers
Tauriac Photo

Sterling Pics (Atlanta, GA)

Sterling Pics

Aneris Photography (Charleston, SC)

Aneris Photography

Ashleigh Bing Photography (Bowie, MD)

Ashleigh Bing Photography

The Amber Studio (Dallas, TX)

The Amber Studio

Joshua Dwain Photography (New York, NY)

Joshua Dwain Photography

JB Elliott Photography (Serving the DMV)

black wedding photographers
JB Elliot Photography

Vision & Style Photography (Columbus, OH)

Vision & Style Photography

Tony O. Lawson

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Shoppe Black presents: “Jollof and Jambalaya” bka The Blackest Wedding Ever

On November 19th 2016, I married my soulmate. It was a perfect blend of her New Orleans roots and my Nigerian culture. One of the things I learned is how African the city of New Orleans is and how connected we are as a people.

Photo Credit: Delphine Fawundu

Friends and family came to celebrate from all over the world and we made sure they had the time of their lives.

One of the things that touches us the most are the messages we are getting from friends and strangers telling us how much they needed to be a part of or see something like this.


Especially right now, when the world is telling us that our lives are insignificant, that our joy does not matter, that our humanity is questionable.

Photo credit: Nicola Omatsola
Photo credit: Nicola Omatsola

If nothing else, our celebration is not only a symbol of the love we have for one another, and that of the community that surrounds us but that Black Love Matters. It’s political. It’s resistance. It’s ancient. It’s powerful. Nobody can take that away from us.

Photo Credit: Laylah Amatullah Barrayn

We’ll get more into details soon but for now, enjoy these videos that include the second line that took place right after the wedding ceremony and the photo shoot turned music video. Shout out to Alex K. Colby, our amazing filmmaker and friend who directed, produced and edited all of this amazing footage.




-Tony Oluwatoyin Lawson

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Black Owned Businesses in Atlanta

Atlanta is home to many amazing Black owned businesses. Check out the ones we’ve listed and let us know which ones we missed!

Black Owned Businesses in Atlanta

CooperRose baby

ELEMENT Circus & Event Entertainment

Floral Matters

City of Ink

black owned businesses atlanta

KTX Fitness

black owned

Gymnetics Fitness

black owned


black owned

Iwi Fresh Garden Day Spa

black owned

Nubiance Salon and Spa


Atlanta Beauty Depot (Smyrna)

black owned

Le Petit Marche

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E & C Popcorn


Vivid Interiors®


Posh Atlanta Cakes


Magnifique Soiree


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Tropic Isle Living

Black owned

Lawrence-Ray Concepts


Purple Corkscrew Wine Bar


Too Groovy Salon


TAGS Boutique



black owned businesses atlanta
FunkyFlairBoutique (Marietta)

Citizens Trust Bank

black owned businesses atlanta

Credit Union of Atlanta

1st Choice Credit Union

black owned businesses atlanta

Slutty Vegan

black owned businesses atlanta

Ms. Icey’s Kitchen & Bar

black owned businesses atlanta

Sweet Auburn Seafood

black owned businesses atlanta

Atlanta Breakfast Club

black owned businesses atlanta

Soul Crab

black owned businesses atlanta

Old Lady Gang

black owned businesses atlanta

Negril Village

black owned businesses atlanta

Local Green Atlanta

black owned businesses atlanta


Tony O. Lawson 

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