We’re so honored to partner with Luxury Wedding Shows to sponsor their events; and present the grand prize winner at each of their shows the opportunity to have their wedding featured in an upcoming issue of Real Weddings Magazine!
Rachel & Khalid and Delisha & Isaiah were our grand prize winners from the last show! Check out their gorgeous weddings, featured here; and if you want a chance to win, mark your calendars for September 8th, 2019. Log on to www.luxuryweddingshows.com for more upcoming event details!
Without further ado, we present Rachel & Khalid’s wedding. Stay tuned for Delisha & Isaiah’s wedding coming up next!
The Couple: Rachel & Khalid
Ceremony and Reception Site; and Caterer: Arden Hills
Officiant: Pastor Vanyel Lucas from 24th Street Baptist Church
Photographer: Frederick James, FDJ Photography
Videographer: Sam Reives
Bride’s Hair Artist: Nikita Anderson from The Total Package Salon
Bride’s Makeup Artist: Nia McMeans from Brow Pimp
Bridesmaids’ Makeup Artist: Paris Reese and Lakia DeCosta
Bridal Attire: Bride to Be Couture
Bridesmaids’ Attire: David’s Bridal
Groom’s Attire: Men’s Wearhouse
Groomsmen’s Attire: Generation Tux
Jeweler: Adrian Blanco Jewelry
Invitations: Shutterfly, Eternal Romance
Floral Designer and Linen Rentals: Wedding Possibilities
Cake: Above & Beyond Cakes
DJ/Entertainment: Warner B. Productions Mobile Disc Jockey Service
Favors: Oriental Trading Company “Mint to Be” Mints
Décor Banners/Décor Signage: FUNtasticDesign on Etsy
Lighting: DJ Bernie Carrion
Honeymoon Location: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
What was the best part of your day?
Groom: “Seeing my Wife for the First time as she walked down the aisle.”
Bride: “The moment I locked eyes with my Husband and gazed at him until reaching him at the altar.”
Any tips you’d give to couples planning their wedding today? Try to enjoy the day of your ceremony and don’t stress about the small details.
Anything else you’d like to add about your wedding? We Jumped the Broom, an African-American Tradition.
The “Jumping the Broom” is a ceremony in which the bride and groom, signify their entrance into a new life and their creation of a new family by symbolically “sweeping away” their former single lives, former problems and concerns, and jumping over the broom to enter upon a new adventure as wife and husband.
The straws of the broom represent family; the handle represents the Almighty; the ribbon represents the tie that binds the couple together.
What would you have done differently if you had the chance? Nothing
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Photos courtesy of and copyright Frederick James, FDJ Photography.
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