Browsing Month January, 2012

DJ Don X

By at January 30, 2012 | 9:20 pm | 5 Comments

Simply put, DJ Don X is the difference between a good wedding experience and a great wedding experience. He brings years of experience, top quality equipment and the ability to adapt to the demands of a diverse

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FemmeFataleBeauty

By at January 27, 2012 | 9:50 am | 0 Comment

A young and upcoming “makeup nerd” from Lagos. When Z-ni began to show her interest in makeup about three years ago, she quickly established a reputation for flawless makeup application. More recently, she has become known for applying long lasting eye make-up which could last for hours and hours. Her style is influenced by her favorite make-up artists, Kevyn Aucoin

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Ask AANW: Am I Required to Have My Fiancé’s Siblings on My Train?

By at January 22, 2012 | 10:27 pm | 0 Comment

Question: Am I required to have my fiancé's siblings as part of my bridal train? I am not close to my fiancé's siblings (we have more of an acquaintance-type relationship) but I look forward to establishing a close relationship with them.   Answer: You are not required to have your fiancé's siblings on your train. I personally think you should only

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Planning a Wedding in a Recession

By at January 22, 2012 | 5:14 pm | 3 Comments

Planning a wedding is stressful enough without arguments. If you are planning your wedding during this recession and your disposable income is not high, you can still have your dream wedding without breaking the bank if you follow my simple and logical tips: -       Budget Plan a realistic budget for the kind of wedding you want. Every month, set out money

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Ask AANW: Why Does the Wedding Ring Go on the Fourth Finger?

By at January 22, 2012 | 3:56 pm | 0 Comment

Question: Why does the wedding ring go on the fourth finger? Answer: This wedding tradition dates back to ancient times. Ancient Romans believed that a vein ("vena amoris" meaning "vein of love") in the fourth finger (finger next to the pinkie finger) of the left hand led directly and was connected to the heart. Though the ring is typically placed on the fourth finger

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Potential mother-in-law: Pregnancy before marriage or leave my son

By at January 15, 2012 | 9:01 am | 0 Comment

Hi AANW, I am at a cross-road right now with boyfriend. He's the only child of his parents and his dad is no longer alive. We were very happy by ourselves until he formally introduced me to his mom as the lady he wants to marry and then all hell broke loose. Don't get me wrong. I like my potential MIL but I also dread what she might turn out to be once I marry

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Beautiful Hairstyles for the Natural Bride

By at January 14, 2012 | 9:48 pm | 2 Comments

Over the past few years, a  growing trend which seems to be taking over is black women going natural. This seems to have manifested as a movement and many women are trading wearing chemically treated hair for the naps. I am one of them as well, having gone through the big chop a few years back. Going natural can be a daunting task and as you can imagine as a bride-to-be,

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Ask AANW: Should I leave him and return the ring?

By at January 14, 2012 | 10:04 am | 0 Comment

Hi AANW, I have a little dilemma. I am 27 and I have been with my boyfriend for a little over 3 years. Five days ago (my birthday), he comes home with a gift (a nice engagement ring. The box had a note that said "Will you marry me?"). I screamed yes, jumped on him, and the whole nine yards. All the while, he acted shocked. Rewind to two days later: He tells me that

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Wedding Styles: Picking Your Wedding Color

By at January 9, 2012 | 10:38 pm | 48 Comments

Nothing tells a story about your day and your style more than your wedding colors and how it's coordinated. From your dance floor to your wedding cake, invitations, centerpieces, and even the bridal train, the color at your wedding reception gives people an insight into who you are. Just as location is important to choosing a wedding date, the same applies to your

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S67 Photography (Omojesu)

By at January 8, 2012 | 7:29 pm | 0 Comment

My name is Olufunmi Omojesu. I currently reside in Washington D.C and I cover weddings all over the world. Please feel free to view some of my most recent work @

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