Black History Month: Honoring Black Wedding Dress Designers

Wedding designer Valentine Avoh's Late Night Chronicles collection

SIGNATURE BRIDE celebrates Black wedding dress designers who continue to gain recognition in the wedding space. From emerging, rising stars to established couturiers, we salute the designers during Black History Month (and every day) who, with their immense talent and creativity, are paving the way and bringing their own style and aesthetics to the wedding industry. 

Hanifa bridal

Anifa Mvuemba

Rita Colson Black bridal designer

Rita Colson

Carly Cushnie bridal fashion capsule for BHLD Weddings

Carly Cushnie

Amsale's Orchid wedding gown


Black wedding dress designer Violetta Tannenbaum

Violette Tannenbaum 

Bridal dress designer Nardos Imam

Nardos Imam

Andrea Pitter Campbell wedding designer

 Andrea Campbell Pitter

Brides by Nona bridal dress designer
Photo by Will Sterling

Nneka C. Alexander

Valentine Avoh Bell wedding dress

Valentine Avoh

Black wedding dress designer Lawrencia Bridal Couture

Lawrencia Blount

Kosibah wedding dress


Andrea Iyamah bridal jumpsuit

Andrea Iyamah

Odelynn the Ceremony bridal line by Black designer Stephanie White

Stephanie White 

Alonuko Studios black-owned bridal studio in London

Gbemi Okunlola

Ese Azenabor bridal

Esé Azénabor

Jean-Ralph Thurin bridal studio

Jean-Ralph Thurin 

Laury Bride bridal wear

Laurie Underwood

Black bridal designer Imad Eduso

Imad Eduso

Black wedding dress designer Naomi Deru

Naomi Deru 

Elle Nelle Black bridal designer

Elle Nelle