[Updated] Here’s a List of 100+ Black-Owned Wedding Businesses in the DMV

If you're planning a wedding or event and want to #SupportBlackBusinesses, here's a start.

We’ve compiled a list of now 100+ (and growing!) black-owned weddings and events businesses⁠—from caterers and florists to event planners and photographers, hair and makeup artists, officiants, and mor⁠e—in DC, Maryland, and Virginia. Please feel free to email us or DM us on Instagram to let us know who we’re missing, and we’ll add to it.

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Cakes and Catering

Caribbean Caterers

Couture Cakes by Sabrina

Get Plated Catering & Events

Molecular Food Cocktails

Mon Délice

The Cake Courtesan


Event Planners


A Beyoutiful Fête

Always Creating Studio Weddings & Events

Andrew Roby Events

Anyvent Event Planning

B Astonished Events

Blush Events

CM Events & Design

Details Made Simple (day-of coordinators)

Elegant Experiences

Elle Nicole Events

Events by Christi Rich

Event Design Group

Events by André Wells

Events by J. Avery

Events by Yosira

Favored by Yodit Events & Design

Happily Hitched (planning, relationship coaching, and farm-table rentals)

Hearts Content Events

Howerton+Wooten Events

Infatuating Affairs Weddings & Events

Jade and Joy Events

Jayne Heir

JEWL Couture Events & Design

LolaDivine Events

Maggie Rose Events

Maggy Francois

MasterPlan Events

Mimi Ebichi Events

Pauché Events

Perfect Planning Events


Planners on Retainer

RAE Affairs

Sensational Soirees

SG3 Events

Statuesque Events

Stunning Soirees

Sugar Taylor Co.

The Secret Life of Daydreams



BCG Events

Designs by Oochay

Dexter Fields Flowers


Flor de Casa

House of Redman

JR Flowers

Pretty Petals Floral & Event Design

Sherwood Florist Weddings & Events

Trebella Events

Violet Gardens Floral


Hair & Makeup

Beauty ‘N The Bride

BK Face Cosmetics

Dani Gibbs Beauty

Embrace Makeup Artistry

Glam Qui by Marquia James

Jennifer Thorpe Beauty

Lynn Ware, Style Infinity

Renata Lynette Beauty

Toni Fuqua Makeup Artistry

Tress Art

Red Carpet Ready Makeup with Shaune Hayes


Photographers and Videographers

Alicia Wiley

Ashleigh Bing Photography

Aubel Kreations Photography

Carrie Coleman Photography

Chip Dizard Weddings

Eli Turner Studios

Erika Layne Photography

Iris Mannings

Judah Avenue Photography

Kanayo Adibe

Kirth Bobb

Lynn Dunston

Memories of Bliss Photography

Renée Hollingshead

Rhea Whitney Photography

Sok Vision

Terri Baskin Photography

The Madious

Tickled Photo Booth

Trene’ Forbes Photography



Bridget Goldsmith Stationery & Design

Dreamcatcher Stationery

Fingers in Ink

Simply Sleek Designs

Sugar Taylor Co.

Suzie & Co. Designs

Wilson Avenue

Wilori Lane


Other Vendors

27 Studios (lighting and production)

Capital Custom Clothiers

Ceremonies by Shelby Tuck-Horton (officiant)

Cherry Blossom Bridal (bridal boutique)

DJ Max Powers (lighting, DJ)

Flourishing Walls (decor and rentals)

Garnish Boutique (bridal boutique)

Grofik Installations (custom dance floors and bar wraps)

Perfectly Adorned Event Decor

Phemstar Production (lighting and production)

Soliloquy Bridal Couture (bridal boutique)

Summit Event Production (lighting)

The Bridal Room (bridal boutique)

The LightSource Company (lighting and production)

With This Ring I Thee Wedd (officiant)

The DC Marriage Knot (officiant)


Amy Moeller
Fashion & Weddings Editor

Amy leads Washingtonian Weddings and writes Style Setters for Washingtonian. Prior to joining Washingtonian in March 2016, she was the editor of Capitol File magazine in DC and before that, editor of What’s Up? Weddings in Annapolis.