About

WHO ARE WE?

We are Tasha, Louisa and Cassandra and together, we make up the editors of the Bride of Colour Blog.

We are professionals in the wedding industry.

Tasha is a professional wedding and novelty cake maker in South London and running “N.O. Cakes R Better” successfully for many years, which provides exactly what it says on the tin – bespoke, original novelty or occasion cakes delivered with the highest quality service and style.

Louisa is a London based wedding photographer who runs Urban Bridesmaid Photography – a new concept in contemporary wedding and portrait  photography dedicated to providing photographs with personality!

Cassandra is also a photographer in South London who has been taking photographs for over five years but now it has become an addictive passion! She enjoys capturing that special moment that can be easily missed  and has so much fun whenever she is behind the camera!

WHAT IS THE BRIDE OF COLOUR BLOG ALL ABOUT?

We hope to celebrate the cultural diversity of weddings, mostly UK based and worldwide.  One of the things that brides have said to us (and on internet forums) that when planning their weddings they struggled to find wedding directories for black,  BME, African, Nigerian, Afro Caribbean, Asian and Chinese weddings. There is a limited selection of directories dotted about, but back in 2010 when this blog started, definitely no UK based wedding blogs….. so we started one!

We wanted to create a living, breathing, fresh and organic blog featuring some of the best wedding photographs from real weddings, advice from  suppliers/vendors and some cool ideas! We hope that you will join us on our journey and help to make the Bride of Colour blog a success. We couldn’t do it without you!

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19 Responses to “About”
  1. Susan says:

    Wow this is a great resource.. I’m enjoying it.. good stuff!

  2. brideofcolour says:

    Thanks Susan, I am glad you are enjoying reading the posts on the Bride of Colour blog! Keep reading, we have some fantastic articles coming up over the next couple of months! And tell your friends!

  3. Modupe says:

    Good job ladies. You’re so right about the lack of info for brides of colour. Well done.

  4. This blog is a genuinely great idea! Long time in coming! Congratulations!

  5. Elizabeth says:

    This is such a fantastic blog and resource. It’s about time there was more diverse inspiration and information out there for brides! Well done!

  6. nazlee mayhew says:

    Dear Ladies
    I am a qualified event and wedding planner and would like to represent Brides of diversity more. I would like to work with you and should you be interested please email me to discuss further. I have 20 years work experience which includes 3 years as an office manager for a BME adoption agency. I have organised family and colleagues weddings including my own – I have been married for 20 years now!
    I await to hear from you.
    Regards
    Nazlee

  7. Betty loves Blooms says:

    Excellent Blog. Think I may have met one or two of you before! Do feel free to follow and support my blog on bettylovesblooms@blogspot.com or twitter me on bettyluvsblooms
    Much thanks!

  8. Nice blog. I love the layout. It’s so easy to use. I will be back to see more!

  9. Love the idea and the blog!

    Best Regards
    Strandofsilk.com team

  10. Sammi says:

    This is such a great idea for a blog! Will definitely be keeping an eye on your posts. They’re super inspiring, and I’d love to feature BOC on my own blog in future.
    Keep up the great work ladies 🙂
    -Sammi

  11. Natalie says:

    Thank you, thank you, thank you! I’ve been searching for inspiration for my wedding day and until I came across this I hadn’t had any luck. whenever you look thrugh bridal magazines or go to wedding fayers there is never anything for black brides, let alone black brides with natural hair (dreds)! I will enjoy searching your blog for ideas and inspiration

  12. Tenee Attoh says:

    This is wonderful. I am a photographer from http://www.diversityweddings.com I specialise in all said.

    Look forward to reading more on you blog and site
    Tenee

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