Top 35 Black Wedding Vendors and Black-Owned Businesses to Support

June 23, 2020 Comment

It’s no doubt that the UK and US have some of the most talented Black wedding vendors and Black-owned businesses in the world. Now more than ever, it’s important to seek out these Black business owners and support them. Hiring them for your wedding is a simple way to make a positive impact on black-owned businesses, and to stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. 

To start, we have rounded up top 35 black wedding vendors and black-owned businesses that deserve to be recognized for their creativity and talent. These top-notch skilled experts will assist in bringing your dream wedding to fruition. We encourage you to support these black wedding vendors.

ALSO READ: Important Questions You Should Ask Your Wedding Vendors During The COVID-19 Pandemic

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Black Bridal Makeup Artists and Hair Stylists

MUA Tia Black Bridal Makeup Artist Miami Florida

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MUA Tia YSBeauty Bridal Makeup, owned by Yshatia Codrington is a professional African American bridal makeup artist based in Miami Florida. She specializes in providing professional and interpersonal beauty services for black brides and melanin queens. Her work has been featured by brands such as Essence and Anastasia Beverly Hills, to name a few. Asides bridal makeup, she also specializes in creating looks for runways, editorials, maternity shoots, celebrities, influencers, and special events. The beauty team is also available to travel and highly recommended by brides.

Mana Mumin Black Bridal Makeup Artist

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Experienced and ultra-talented black wedding makeup artist, Muna Mumin, is passionate about making every bride feel confident and beautiful on her big day. Mana Mumin is a black British entrepreneur and African by heritage based in London. This Muslim African beauty and black British sensation is helping to break down the barrier of diversity and inclusion in the beauty and wedding industry.

Edith Williams Beauty Artistry London

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Edith Williams is a Nigerian award-winning pro-black bridal makeup artist and owner of beauty studio, Beauty and Beyond Studio, and Lavish Room. Fully qualified and highly experienced in her field of beauty and bridal make-up services, Edith Williams puts her expertise to good use in helping you create your dream bridal look

Yeyes Brides Beauty London

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Yeyes Brides is a professional London black makeup artist that specializes in bridal beauty. She is based in London, but willing to travel for her melanin brides. She is both a black makeup artist and hairstylist, so she may just be everything you need on your big day.

Lessandra Beauty Black Bridal Hair Stylist London

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Lessandras Beauty is a professional black bridal hairstylist based in London. She specializes in serving bridal hair services for black multicultural brides and women across the UK. Lessandra services include; hairdressing, hair extensions, pre-wedding hair consultation and trail, mobile hair services, on the day services, and lots more. Your mom and bridesmaid’s hair aren’t left out. Lessandra travels all over the world to service clients for their luxury and destination wedding. 

Charis Bridal Hair Stylist

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Awards winning black bridal hairstylist, Charis Hair, offers full bridal hair service for black brides. Charis Hair was founded in 2005 by the creative director Tola Olayanju, a Nigerian professional hairstylist in the UK. They are also available to travel to your home or wedding venue to give you a classic and sophisticated hairstyle that would show well in pictures.

Deborah Lola Bridal

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Deborah Lola Bridal is a qualified and professional hairdressing service in London, United Kingdom. They specialize in bridal and glamorous hairstyles and offers a wide range of black hairstyling services for your bridal squad. Deborah Lola will have your bridesmaids, mother of the bride, and any other family members looking pristine and photo-ready.

Black Bridal Fashion Designers 

Bridal Babes Black-Owned Bridesmaids Dresses and Bridal Shower Dresses

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Bridal Babes is the home of affordable black-owned bridesmaids dresses and bridal shower dresses. Their gorgeous bridal pieces are not only fashion-forward and affordable, but they are hand-selected to fit our curves. This black-owned online boutique offer bridesmaids dresses under $100, encouraging brides to select elegant yet affordable dresses for their bridesmaids. Bridal Babes offers one free personal shopping consultation with 3 dress recommendations.

Vainglorious Brides Black Bridal Stylist for Black Brides

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Selina Howard is the creative director and stylist for Vainglorious Brides, a bridal styling company based in Atlanta. She makes sure finding your dream wedding gown is worry-free and pleasurable. Can you believe she started out as an event planner? Vainglorious brides believe you don’t have to conform to anyone’s idea of beauty but your own. Their services include; bridal styling & consultation package, groom styling, bridal fashion editorial creative direction, and styling.

Ese Azenabor Black-Owned Custom Wedding Dress Designer

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Inspired by the arts and world’s cultures, this luxury couture bridal and evening wear brand was born. In 2015, the Nigerian born self-taught designer, Esé Azénabor, debuted her first collection at New York’s fashion week. Esé Azénabor has produced a total of 15 different collections and is now one of the world’s sought-after black fashion designers. The brand has been published in Huff Post, People Magazine, Vogue, Cosmo, CEOMoms, to name a few. Her designs have also been seen on national and international stars such as Taraji P Henson, Tyra Banks, Michelle Williams, and much more.

Brides by Nona Bridals Atlanta

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Nigerian and Igbo talented multi-award winner, Nneka C. Alexander, is the founder and creative director of Brides by Nona. It is a luxury bridal boutique based in Atlanta, Georgia. The great thing about getting your wedding dress designed by Brides by Nona is their flexibility in having your own unique wedding dress handmade and designed perfectly for you. Yearly, Nona produces almost 200 custom wedding gowns and dresses for her brides, bridesmaids dresses, mothers-of-the-bride, and wedding guests. 

Andrea Iyamah Bridals Toronto

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Talented Black bridal Nigerian fashion designer, Dumbei Iyamah is the founder and creative director of the Andrea Iyamah Bridal brand. The brand which originally started as a fashion blog was established in 2011. Each Andrea Iyamah piece is inspired by the colors and ethnic cultures of African countries. From structured dramatic pieces to delicately beaded lace gowns, Andrea Iyamah bridal is unique to every bride.

Jean-Ralph Thurin Bridal Fashion Designer

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Jean-Ralph Thurin is a black-owned Haitian American luxury bridal design house located in Somerville, New Jersey that specializes in wedding and special occasion pieces, uniquely created for the modern black bride. Jean-Ralph measures his success by the bride’s happiness with the final end result of her gown.

Black Event and Wedding Planners

 

Designer Wedding Planner London

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Known to turn dreams into reality and create truly exquisite wedding days, Designer Wedding Planner based in London have an exciting eye for detail and passion for luxury. Designer wedding planner will deliver refined effortless wedding planning for black and multicultural couples across London, the UK and destination weddings abroad.

Jarvis Amour Black Wedding Planner Manchester

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With exceptional attention to detail, bodacious style, and over ten years of experience in planning events and weddings for African, Caribbean, black and multicultural couples, Jarvis Amour would ensure you have a seamless and stress-free wedding experience. Jarvis Amour is managed by the lead consultant, Bianca Jarvis whose heritage is  Caribbean from Jamaica/Grenada. Their bespoke services include wedding planning, coordination, and event management for all types of events across Manchester and NorthWest ranging from weddings, birthdays, christenings, bridal showers, engagement parties, baby showers, event shows, and much more.

Her Kreations Black Events and Wedding Planner New Jersey

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Founded in 2017 by lead designer, Toni Antrobus, Her Kreations is an event planning and wedding design company that creates beautiful events throughout New Jersey and New York. The team specializes in sophisticated events that embody the personalities and styles of clients. They are best known for our attention to detail and the ability to turn an idea into an experience. 

Creations by Viva Black Wedding Planner NorthWest

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Creative director Vanessa Boateng-Ukoro is a Ghanaian and Nigerian luxury wedding planner that curates unforgettable weddings. Based in Liverpool NorthWest but is available to travel for destination wedding planning. Creations by Viva has a strong eye for details, sources exclusive wedding venues, and build relationships with trusted suppliers. They have been providing wedding planning services for black and multicultural couples across the UK for years.

Events Royale Black Wedding Planner London and Essex

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Owned by British Nigerian, Stella Eleonu, Events Royale is an award-winning bespoke event and wedding planning company in the UK. They seamlessly coordinate details and make sure everything is taken care of so you can have an amazing wedding. With over 15 years of experience in the hospitality industry, they ensure every service provided is tailored to suit the couples’ needs. 

Bailey Events Black Wedding Planner Midlands and London

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The Bailey Events company is a Black British wedding planning and venue styling business managed by a husband and wife team with heritage from Nigeria.  They both have an extensive background and years of experience in events venue styling and wedding planning. Seyi and his wife Fife, are exactly the kind of couple you would want to have following your big day. They plan, design, and produce weddings that are detail-oriented and a reflection of each unique client. 

EBP Events and Wedding Planner London

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London’s leading African wedding planners, EPB Weddings, has been planning and executing events since 2012. They are the wedding planners behind some of the trendsetting and luxury African weddings you see on the gram. Whether it’s sourcing the perfect dress or looking for the ideal venue with the best views, EPB Weddings got you!

Black Wedding Decorators and Floral Designers

Queen of Hearts Black Floral Designer

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Queen of Hearts Floral Design, a black-owned Floral Design and Styling business based in London. The founder Bilen Zeremariam has been an Interior Designer for the past eleven years. She loves to create bespoke and sophisticated wedding flowers and designs for clients and couples. She has worked with large corporations like Marks and Spencer, Laura Ashley, Al Tayer Group in Dubai, and most recently Harrods where she currently manages several styling projects, so you know you are in good hands. Queen of Hearts Floral Design specializes in venue styling, wedding, and event design across London, the UK, and destinations. 

 

Event Decor Hire – Wedding and Event Decoration Rentals

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You can find almost anything and everything for hire these days, from incredible lighting to illuminate your dance floor to centerpieces, tables, chairs, backdrops, aisle runners, charger plates and much more. Event Decor Hire, a black-owned event and wedding decoration hire business provides them all. Make sure you contact them and keep supporting black wedding vendors.

Enchanted by Syma London

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Enchanted by Syma is a London based bespoke wedding and event decoration company established in 2013. Syma Ahmad Raja, the company founder is the brain behind the designs and themes. Her works have allowed her to gain access to some prestigious London venues  – Beaumont House, Langham wedding venue, Grosvenor’s house, Emirates Stadium, Novotel wedding venue, – which she still exquisitely transformed. Syma and her team are known for creating memorable event designs and branding experience for corporate and social clients. 

Florissa Designs London

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Florissa Designs is a black-owned creative floral and event design company based in London. Under the direction of owner Manuella, the team at Florissa designs make use of their experience and innovative approach to provide high-quality wedding and event decorations. Manuella has an FDA in Floral Design and Event Management at the University of the Arts London. She utilizes her artistic skills, knowledge, and passion for travel to design multicultural events and weddings throughout the world.

Royal Event Wedding Decorations Essex and London

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Royal Event Wedding Decorations is a wedding and event decorations company based in Essex. Royal Event creates unforgettable celebrations using creative and innovative ideas and themes. From baby showers and birthday parties to African traditional weddings, Royal Events decorates with a touch of class and perfection.

4Ya Party Weddings and Events UK 

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Based in England, 4Ya Party Weddings and Events is an award-winning wedding and event decorator, known for their jaw-dropping decor and exquisite attention to detail. Creative director and owner Mercedes Gale prides herself in transforming spaces into beautiful and sophisticated places. 4Ya Party provides event designs, venue decorations, and prop hire for couples and families in London. They also offer free face to face consultations. 

Black Wedding Photographers and Videographers

Eleven06 Wedding Photographer London and NorthWest

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Eleven06 Photography, a professional black wedding photographer providing photography services across the UK. Eleven06 Photography owned by professional wedding photographer Yemi, from Nigerian heritage, creates unforgettable memories through his camera lens. He provides photography services across the UK, including destination weddings. Having been both sides of the camera, he knows how to keep you comfortable and calm on your wedding day.

Empire Scheme Studios Black Wedding Photographer

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International wedding photographer Olayinka, the brains behind Empire Scheme Studios, has been creating art inspired and romantic imagery for couples across the whole of the United Kingdom. His documentary-style approach ensures he’ll capture all the precious moments and details of your day, whether your style is traditional, vintage, artistic, or natural. He captures natural candid moments and genuine emotion that represent each couple as they are.

Enitan Wedding Photographer Birmingham and London

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Top wedding photographers are those that take time to build a connection with the couples. Nottingham-based black wedding photographer Enitan specializes in documenting weddings. Enitan makes sure to personally connect with the couples and make them feel comfortable in front of the camera. 

ellDOT Photography UK

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West Yorkshire based wedding and portrait photographer, ellDOT Photography, prioritizes delivering spectacular photos with friendly and professional service. ellDOT Photography knows how important your big day is, that is why they stay motivated to seek and capture all the real emotions of a wedding day. From the silly fun moment to the teary ones. 

Quadosh Photography London

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If the colour is your thing, you would love Quadosh Photography engagement shots. Quadosh Photography is a London based black wedding photographer that specializes in capturing genuine emotions between the couples and their families. Quadosh photography is owned by Mr. Quadosh Dayo, a Nigerian based in London. 

CA Black Wedding Videography

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Christiana Andrews is a professional black wedding videographer, providing great wedding videos and films to help capture the memorable stories for your African Caribbean weddings. They have an eye for making fun, amazing, luxury wedding films. They also provide a panoramic 360 booth experience called ’The Scope 360’. With Christiana Andrews Videography, it’s cool quality video guaranteed. 

Minted Photo Booths Black-Owned Photobooths Hire UK

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The avant-garde in the photo booth industry, Minted Photo Booths, brings a lot more than just photobooth rentals and hire. They coincide with your color palette and wedding theme to create ”The Outside The Box Look”. To add some more fun to your wedding and events, they provide the following services; silk light up flower frame, animated personalized touch to start screen, unlimited instant pro-grade photographs, and lots more. 

Wedding MCs and Officiants

David Agyemang Black Wedding MC and Toastmaster

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Growing up witnessing his father play the role of master of ceremonies at a variety of events, David Agyemang found his passion. David Agyemang is a black wedding MC based in London, providing event and wedding MC services for Afro-Caribbean and multicultural couples across the UK. David is a great and talented Black British Ghanaian wedding master of ceremony, compere, toastmaster, and host. He is often described as the life of the party. 

Inner World Outer Life Event Celebrant and Officiant

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Wherever you want to host your special day, London-based event and wedding officiant Inner World Outer Life run by Jeannene will help you realize your dream wedding. She also as experience as a registrar in charge of legally registering marriages in both secular and religious settings. Her event and wedding officiant services include: conducting wedding ceremonies, vow renewals, baby and child blessings/Namings, memorial services, adoption/special guardianship ‘welcoming’ ceremonies.

Wedding Caterers

Hilda’s Kitchen Events and Wedding Caterer Leeds

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Hilda’s Kitchen carefully designs West African menus with traditional dishes and new twists. It is owned by a Ghanaian chef based in Leeds who also specializes in Italian cuisine. Her Leeds event and wedding catering business focus on using fresh ingredients to create delicious dishes. It’s ideal for guests new to West African flavors and those who already love them. They specialize in preparing meals like waakye (rice and beans), jollof rice, fried rice, fried fish, chicken, salad garnish, and snacks.

Events and Wedding DJs

DJ Speens Black Wedding DJ

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If you want a serious dance party at your wedding, look no further than DJ Speens. DJ Speens is a professional talented and certified black events and wedding DJ based in Coventry and weekends in Essex / London. No matter your choice of music, DJ Speens will choose the best music to uniquely complement your event and leave your bridal party and wedding guests rocking the dance floor. 

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