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Wedding season is upon us and wedding duties are raging! Whether you’re the bride-to-be, a member of the wedding party or have been invited to a plethora of nuptial celebrations, the expectations of wedding events, coupled with the chaos that comes with finding the perfect fashion for the moment can be overwhelming. However, the good news is with a recent emergence of Black Women designers and brands, the wardrobe options are at an all time high.
In celebration of International Women’s month we’ve rounded up a few Black Women Designers for you to shop this wedding season. Check out our list below!
For Brides Looking for Their Dream Gown
Founded by Amsale Aberra, Amsale is a namesake brand that speaks to the modern bride looking for the grandeur fashion brings while seeking hints of femininity, glamour and delicacy. Amsale’s designs masterfully showcases great stylistic range, with some gowns embodying a sense of traditionalism, and others speaking to today’s trends of minimalistic and chic designs. Amsale also caters to a variety of shapes with sizing ranging from 00-24.
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For Wedding Guests Looking to Make a Summer Splash
Finding wedding guest attire that meets the set dress code expectations specifications and also feels weather appropriate can pose a challenge during the Spring/Summer wedding season. Fe Noel offers a possible solution as their design aesthetic reflects a beautiful intersection between resort like fashion and luxury design. Founded by Felisha Noel her work reflects the culture and vibrancy of her Caribbean ancestry. has mastered the art of the perfect dress design. The collections consistently offers vivid color palettes, luxury fabrics and effortless but polished silhouettes. The perfect combination for a chic summer look.
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For Bride Tribe Member Looking for the Flyest Airport Look
Cozy, comfortable and casual may be the foundation for great travel attire but the magic of athleisure clothing brands like Mayde Worldwide, founded by street-style legend Aleali is the intentional blend of functionality and fashion, making it a great pick for a flight. The collection comprising of sweatshirts, hoodies, biker shorts and sweatpants are made with 95% cotton and 5% spandex, optimal for moving ease,. These pieces from Maybe are ideal for those long travel hours to your bachelorette trip destination.
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For Bride’s Looking for a Fashion Fling Before the Ring
Hanifa is one of the foremost emerging brands in fashion at the moment. Founded by designer Anifa Mvuemba, Hanifa is changing the game with it’s daring design aesthetic, ultra femme stylistic eye and keen attention to detailing. The brand caters to the woman not afraid to turns heads, the use of color, texture, and interesting silhouettes. What better time to be bold than your bachelorette? Wether you’re stepping out with the girls for a night out or trip aboard, Hanifa is sure to have a look that screams from baddie to bride.
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For Brides Looking for Their Honeymoon Look:
For Brides Looking for Their Honeymoon Bedroom Look
If you’re looking to make a statement to your new life partner , Anya Lust is the lingerie brand to explore. The brand carries seductive two-piece sets, teddies, and catsuits for the bride wanting sexy yet sophisticated negligee options. The Black-owned brand founded by Krystle Kotara inc, provides essentials with themes of sexy lace, comfortable silhouettes and sheer fabrics to up the ante of each design. With a bounty of options for an expansive range of sizes , Anya Lust prioritizes sexy for every body.
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Written by Fashion Writer, Kennedi LéShea.