12 Black-Owned Wedding Businesses to Follow on Instagram

In a continued effort to spread love and positivity to everyone, and amplify black voices, we've compiled a roundup of black-owned businesses in the wedding community to follow on Instagram for the ultimate planning inspiration. 

Light Visuals Co.  

Based out of Austin, Texas this husband and wife duo are high school sweethearts turned expert wedding photographers. Their goal is to create everlasting memories of your special day, and share the joy and vulnerability in your love. 

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Anée Atelier

Sheena Meekins and Gina Esposito are two best friends who have turned their passion into a paycheck. The two native New Yorkers gravitate towards authenticity in their work and believe in the power of soulful images, and the  documentation of milestones great and small.

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Christopher's Flowers

Christopher has been in the business for over 20 years and specializes in unique and stunning arrangements for those in the Washington, D.C. metro area.

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A.J. Crimson Beauty

A.J. Crimson is an entrepreneur and makeup artist as well as a trusted name in the beauty industry. A.J.’s established reputation as an innovative beauty solutionist has made him and his products first choice for artists and celebrities.

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The Heir Salon

With a salon based in Durham, N.C. and a bevvy of online photos and beauty content, the Heir Salon is the perfect place for natural hair and curly queens to gather inspiration for their big day.

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Specializing in modern classics, every gown from Amsale is exquisitely crafted with signature couture design techniques and hand-touched by master seamstresses at their New York atelier. Whether you're looking for understated glamour, or a simple silhouette with plenty of personality, every design becomes a true reflection of the wearer’s distinct, and unique, personal style.

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Jean-Ralph Thurin

Based in Sommerville, NJ Jean-Ralph has dedicated himself to capturing the essence of each bride and creating a wedding gown that is authentically her. It has been Jean-Ralph's goal to give every bride what she seeks on her wedding day — to feel exquisitely beautiful and self-assured. 

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Just Elope LLC

Created by planner Jennifer Allen, Just Elope LLC coordinates elopements, pop-up weddings, officiant services and wife/premarital and marriage coaching primarily in the Dallas area. They offer packages of 0-20 guests and partner with top local vendors.  

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Creative Flow Co.

Top San Francisco Bay area wedding planner and owner Cynthia West runs this full service event design firm. Creative Flow Co. specializes in crafting memorable events that "wow" your guests and are beautifully curated to best represent you.

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Cake Poppers by Tasha

Since 2012, Tasha’s cake pops and other treats have been spotted at weddings, showers, and so much more throughout the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Tasha's overall goal has always been to create a business that serves “sweet” treats and does “sweet” things. In 2018, Tasha started the Cake Pop Cares program to show her love and support for people in need — such as those in transitional housing/homeless programs, hospitals, and foster care programs to name a few. 

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Orchestra Noir

Founded by Maestro Jason Ikeem Rodgers, Orchestra Noir celebrates African-American music with performances across all genres, including classical, hiphop and R&B. They are available for wedding bookings primarily in the southwest U.S.

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 Roxbury Barn and Estate

Roxbury Barn and Estate, situated in the Catskill Mountains in Roxbury, N.Y., offers historic intrigue and romance, once the setting for an Oscar nominated movie, You Can Count on Me. The property is owned by Roger Ross Williams, the first African American film director to ever win an Academy Award, and husband, actor Casper de Bouer. The venue options and scenic wooded surroundings create the perfect backdrop for a relaxed, intimate gathering of family and friends.

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