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200+ Amazing Black Wedding Vendors to Follow on Instagram

June 3, 2020 | nicole

From Atlanta to London and beyond, Black wedding vendors are producing some of the most stunning weddings on the planet. To help you celebrate your day as beautifully and as true to you as possible, we’ve rounded up over 200 Black wedding vendors to follow on Instagram. These professionals, many of whom have won awards and have features in publications like Junebug Weddings and Vogue, include photographers and videographers, planners and florists, hair and makeup artists, food and drink vendors, DJs and celebrants, stationery designers, and even one must-see wedding bounce house. Whether you’re looking for a talented professional to hire in your area or you want to add a little extra beauty to your Instagram feed, we hope this list of amazing Black wedding vendors is a useful starting point!

P.S. In case you missed it, here is our promise to you, our readers, to show up now and always for Black couples and artists.

Black Wedding Photographers + Videographers

@adonyajaja – Denver

@aliciawileyphotography – Baltimore

@ambermarlow – NYC

@amyanaizphoto – NYC

@andrebrownphoto – Atlanta

@averiesunphotography – DMV and Pennsylvania

@avonnephotography – Philadelphia and NYC

@brichphotography – Fayetteville

@brimcdee – Seattle + Atlanta

@caliviewfinders – California

@carlathomasphoto – UK

@chettaratphotography – Detroit

@cliveblair – UK

@crystal_artis – Atlanta

@dlvenniellc – Charlotte

@elizajanephoto – Los Angeles

@em.tog – Chicago

@flashbibbs – California

@fotosbyfola – Atlanta

@gione.silva – UK

@goodbodieskc – Kansas City

@heytayphoto – Kansas City

@honeysagephotoco – Kentucky

@igordemba – UK

@itsannaleona – Japan

@joelvis_photo – London

@joes.photo.co – New England

@jonathanephoto – UK

@joyandeverettephoto – East Coast

@jscreativegroup – Atlanta

@keshalambert – NYC

@kiyahc – Atlanta and Washington D.C.

@lajoyphotographyllc – Atlanta

@lavishlyluxstudio – Dallas

@leeshawilliamsphoto – UK

@lightvisualsco – Austin

@liningerroodphoto – Nashville

@loveluella – UK

@lovenpixelsfilms – New York and Northeast

@marni_v_photography – UK

@mccreamultimedia – DMV

@mharris_studios – Washington D.C.

@michelle_davina_photo – Atlanta

@pinxitphoto – St. Louis

@quintoncharles.photo – Louisiana

@raphaellionelphoto – Alabama

@reneehphoto – Florida and DMV

@rheawhitney – Houston and Washington D.C.

@samjasperweddings – Alabama

@savannahlinnphoto – Ohio

@shiramariephoto – Arkansas

@siezethemomentstudios – Toronto

@silver.paris – Nashville

@socal.standard – San Diego

@sophiabarrettstudios – Atlanta

@taylorfieldsproductions – Atlanta

@theamberstudio – Dallas

@thecabrand – UK

@thedvimage – NYC

@tweekesweddings – UK

@ubaraweddings – Philadelphia

@vassellweddings – UK

@wolfshootsweddings – London

@yameanstudios – NYC + New Jersey

Black Wedding Planners + Florists

@afmenaevents – UK

@alishasimone_ – New Jersey

@andrewrobyevents – Washington D.C.

@atlantawep – Atlanta

@bemerryevents – Charleston

@bemyguestevents – St. Louis

@benessamyweddings – UK & in the Caribbean

@blueoliveevents – South Africa, France, and Italy

@bmooreevents – Atlanta

@byavecreations – London

@bychenai – UK

@celebrationeventsmgmt – Canada

@chicbynicole – Montreal

@cmproductionatl – Atlanta

@codaevents – St. Louis

@davisrow – NYC

@dejanaeevents – Chicago

@divineeventsstl – St. Louis

@dureevents

@elopeinatlanta – Atlanta

@enrapturedevents – Atlanta

@envisionedeventsbysuzette – New York and New Jersey

@eow.planner – UK

@event_shoppe_chi – Chicago

@eventsbyjes – Atlanta

@_eventsbymesita – Atlanta

@eventualconcepts – Illinois and California

@fabulousfox_designs – Atlanta

@falloncarterevents – NYC and Los Angeles

@flawlessweddingsevents – Los Angeles

@floralsbyladybuggs – Los Angeles

@ileevents – Miami and NYC

@imperialevents_inc – Atlanta

@infiniteluxeweddings – South Africa

@jamaicaweddingconcierge – Jamaica

@janeleliseevents – Atlanta

@j.hillevents – Atlanta

@justwighteventplanning – Tampa

@katewrenflowers – UK

@kayciarhoneevents – Atlanta

@kbellesdesign – NYC

@keshevents – Chicago

@kimberlyrosedesigns – UK

@kis_wedding – Paris

@latitude_concierge_travels – Toronto

@lasoireechic – Atlanta

@leilaniweddings – California

@lilyvevents – Pennsylvania, NYC, Atlanta, Los Angeles

@livchicevents – Toronto

@lovegushevents – Austin

@lottofevents – Austin

@luxebyminihaha – UK

@mdawnfloral – Detroit

@memories4uweddings – UK

@michelleharrisonevents – Georgia

@mrsweddingplanner – UK

@mypartydivas – Atlanta

@mysimplyperfect – Atlanta

@nataliesolankeweddings – UK

@nulyweds – Portugal

@offerings.co – Los Angeles

@ohnikioccasions – Florida and New York

@onieesengagements – North Carolina

@p3events – Las Vegas

@pearlineevents – London

@perfectlyplanned4you – UK

@petalsstudio_ – Tennessee

@queenofheartsfloraldesign – UK

@raedanielle_designs – Dallas

@royaleventsandservices – Tampa

@sherocksevents – Houston

@skeventdesignrentals – Georgia and the Southeast

@socialshotphotos – Atlanta

@studio1524 – Tennessee

@studiochiweddings – London

@teantona_event_connoisseurs_ – Ontario

@temsdelightevents – Toronto

@theperfectcreation – Atlanta

@theroadtomarriage – California and Texas

@thewildmother – Oklahoma City

@tmichelleweddingsandevents – DMV and Pennsylvania

@trulyewers – Dallas

@__whitelinen__ – Caribbean

@ynot_images – Atlanta

@yourdayyourwaycoordinators – Southern California

Black Wedding Hair + Makeup Artists

@beautybybijan – Los Angeles

@beautyIIbehold – Atlanta

@blushedbynaomie – Atlanta

@bridesbyaina.m – UK

@chatelenoir_hair – UK

@fabelleinc – Atlanta

@gele_master – Toronto

@hair2thethrone – London

@joyceconnormakeup – London

@kimberlyyasmine – Memphis

@makeupologybrides – London

@nxb.studio – Edmonton

@tniquejhair – Los Angeles

@triphina_michelle_mua – DMV

Black-Owned Cake, Catering + Beverage Businesses

@afternoonteaatfifi – Liverpool

@applebutterbakery – Atlanta

@berryandbrie – London

@bubblesandbrewsca – Temecula

@bubblesandbrewsphilly – Philadelphia

@cakesbybims – UK

@cakesbylamaleeka – Georgia

@choquettestl – St. Louis

@debrahjevents – UK

@delacremestudio – St. Louis

@elegantfruitevents – Toronto

@forgoodcakes – Georgia

@fromscrathwithlovecatering – Bay Area

@groovydeliciousness – Philadelphia

@letustoastja – Jamaica

@lhcocktails – Atlanta

@littlecakegarden – UK

@monanniecakes – UK

@nicolebakescakes – Los Angeles

@notacrumbcakeist – Atlanta

@olumade – Toronto

@raamonamakescakes – Cheshire

@shmoreboards – Atlanta

@sophisticateddelights – Texas and Louisiana

@sugarspoondesserts – Minnesotta

@sweetdetailsatl – Atlanta

@teesbakeryuk – UK

@thedulceexperience – Detroit

@womcatering – Austin

Black Wedding Officiants + Celebrants

@celebrantscollective – Europe

@choosehumanweddings – Atlanta

@holdfastceremonies – UK

@jamiewalkercelebrant – UK

@jennifer_patrice_celebrant – UK

@londonhumanistwedding – UK

@marriedbyrevroxy

@michelle_funkycelebrant – UK

@sharonburtyourcelebrant – UK

@sophiecolliganceremonies – UK

Black-Owned Wedding Fashion Businesses

@couturegirl17 – New York

@curvaceouscouturebridal

@detroitbridalhouse – Detroit

@dollycouturexo

@dreamersandlovers_ – California

@edmonsonbridalcouture – London

@elitesecretsbridal

@felisitigreis – UK

@garnishboutique

@iconic.bride

@jeanralphthurin – New Jersey

@julieharrisdesigns

@leeannesluxurybridal – Detroit

@lifestyledbyabbria – Online

@naama_and_anat_bridal

@naomiderubridal – Kent

@ouimadam1 – London

@pantorabridal

@ritacolson – London

@unlikebride

Black Wedding Bands, DJs + Emcees

@djantronatl – Atlanta

@djblitzevents1 – UK

@djchuckdsupreme – California

@djdaveb1 – UK

@djgregofneckwerk – Minnesotta

@djwillgill – Los Angeles

@exquisitesoundsent – Atlanta

@honeyandvinyl – NYC

@mobile_dj_services – Dallas

@onesoundandent – Georgia

@onesounddmv – DMV

@say_i_tru – NYC

@vivabanduk – UK

Black-Owned Stationery Businesses

@amandareiddesigns – Austin and online

@brandedbybernel – Online

@chloecreative1 – UK and online

@ivelissedesigns – Online

@lepenndesigns – Detroit and online

@mademoiselled.design – Canada and online

@polkpaper – New Jersey and online

@robbinsnestdesignstudio – NYC

@sandispells – Online

@studiooudizo – UK and online

@sytinvite – Canada and online

@taaenoelleandco_branding – Online

@thesocialpage – Calgary and online

Other Black-Owned Wedding Vendors

@angebdesigns – London Jewelry Designer

@bridalfitnesscoach – San Fransisco

@datbouncehouse – Toronto Wedding Bounce House Rental

@dceventrentals – Washington D.C. Rental Company

@immaculateballooncreations – Georgia Balloon Installations

@nolrambakeng – Atlanta Signage and Decor Designer

@sassyphotobooth – Florida Photo Booth Service

@sweetseats – Atlanta Rental Company

@tablemadeco – Atlanta Luxury Tableware Rental Company

@thepersonaljeweler – Michigan Jewelry Designer

Know any Black wedding vendors missing from this list? Leave a comment below with their Instagram handle and we’ll keep updating this resource!

Are you a Black wedding professional who wants to join our vendor directory? Learn more and apply here!

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Black Love Matters – A Note From the Junebug Team

June 2, 2020 | nicole

Racism in the wedding industry is not a new issue, nor is it one we are blind to here at Junebug. From our photo contests to our Instagram feed to the weddings we share on our blog, we recognize that our efforts to represent ALL forms of love have fallen short. The wedding industry has been called out time and time again for highlighting a limited view of love by only showing white, heteronormative couples, for featuring venues historically used to oppress Black people, and for valuing the work of white wedding professionals above the talent and perspective of Black and POC artists. In light of the anti-racist conversations happening on social media and beyond, we are here to tell you that we take responsibility for our shortcomings, that we acknowledge the ways we have perpetuated racism in the wedding industry, and that we are committed to change. We unequivocally support the celebration and the safety of Black lives and Black love.

Our mission has always been to showcase a variety of ways to celebrate love to help couples around the world plan a wedding that reflects them. It is evident from looking at our feeds that we have a long way to go in achieving this mission. We hear you when you say there is not enough diversity in the couples we feature on our blog and social channels. We see that our vendor directory is severely lacking in talented Black artists around the world. The ways in which we’ve attempted a more inclusive representation of weddings have not been enough.

It is beyond time we step up to not only be the truly inclusive resource you and we both expect us to be, but to pursue the deeply necessary anti-racist education to help us achieve it. We are listening and we are learning new ways to acquire weddings for our blog that showcase Black love as well as weddings featuring members of other underrepresented communities. We acknowledge that a key element of dismantling racism is to redistribute wealth, which is why we are dedicated to taking extra care in promoting the businesses of Black wedding professionals now and in the future.

Our education and operational change will be ongoing, but right now we can promise you that we are committed to:

  • Listening to our followers and understanding what they need from us
  • Investing in anti-racist education by Black creators
  • Using our platform to educate our followers and promote equality + Black liberation
  • Sharing more Black love
  • Sharing more work from Black vendors

This conversation is far from over and we are open to hearing your feedback and ideas as we move forward.

Ready to join us? Here are some resources our team has been using and will continue to in the future:

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Isabel and Jacob Roloff’s Wedding at Roloff Farms was a Boho Dream

June 1, 2020 | brooke

All of our elopement and post-elopement party dreams are coming true! And while we could go on forever about how swoon-worthy Isabel and Jacob Roloff’s wedding was, their amazing photographer, Monique Serra Photography, said it quite perfectly:

Jacob Roloff grew up in a unique way, on television, in front of millions of viewers a week on TLCs Little People Big World. Upon adulthood, Jacob made the decision to pursue a more private lifestyle. His quiet, reserved, and empathetic personality pairs perfectly with that of his beautiful bride, Isabel, a woman who truly radiates light and joy and undeniable happiness in this world. He is soft and confident, she is brave and strong. They are a powerhouse couple, who, amidst their large audience, remain down to earth, genuine, and kind. When it was time to take that next step in to marriage, they knew they wanted to keep it intimate, private, and personal.

Isabel and Jacob decided to elope, along the Oregon coast, with only three of their family members. Days later, they gathered their closest friends and family to the Roloff farms, to celebrate their marriage. Half the guests knew of the secret elopement, and the other half found out at the “wedding!”

The Couple:

Isabel & Jacob

The Wedding:

Roloff Farms, Hug Point, Oregon

Make sure it feels like you, the entire time! Don’t let anyone else’s opinions dilute what you two want. Everything will come together and align once you two are on the same page and want the same things!

Monique made us feel so seen, and special. She captures us so effortlessly! My favorite photos were the intimate and romantic photos we took on the beach after our ceremony. They are so casual and yet so elegant at the same time.

Our wedding colors were maroon, brown, earth tones, rusty orange, forest green. We chose them because it was always our idea to have fall colors for our wedding colors.

The wedding style we were looking for was carefree yet also put together. I loved the lace on my wedding dress and how it felt to wear it. My wedding party wore dresses of varying colors, I picked them each different colors, and they all chose perfectly! From maroon, to rusty orange, to sage green, etc.

We did all of our own decorations! We used Pinterest for inspiration, and went thrifting to put together a lot of the decor. It was a lot of bits and pieces from various places we went seeking out quirky and rustic items. This felt so special, because we had a hand in everything. Also we ordered our flowers from a small flower vendor and that was a really smart decision, because we saved money but the flowers were so beautiful!

The Wedding Team:

Photography – Monique Serra Photography
Reception Venue – Roloff Farms
Catering – Kam and Kam
Cake – Petunia’s Pies and Pastries
Videography – Good Co Studios
Invitation Design – Heck Ya Studio
Wedding Dress – Justin Alexander via Charlottes Weddings
Bridal Jacket Design – Kalen Rivers

 

Congratulations, Isabel and Jacob, and many thanks to Junebug member Monique Serra Photography for sharing their day with us! For more of Monique’s work, be sure to check out her page in our directory of the world’s best wedding photographers.

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