Meet Our Beauty Expert Mimi J


When it comes to a bride, a conversation regarding beauty on her wedding day will likely rank as one of the most important conversations she’ll have in the hours leading up to her saying “I Do”.

We don’t pretend to know it all–in fact we’d rather enlist the experts on topics that are crucial to you having the most memorable day of your life. As we continue to scour the web, social media and casual bumps into new people with amazing backgrounds of expertise, we’ll bring you topics from industry leaders who will provide expert advice on all things bridal.

Our first expert is Mimi J.. Having over 7 years of experience, Mimi J. has built a great reputation in the beauty world and is a well sought-after makeup artist. She works on popular television shows on networks such as Bravo and VH1, services high profile clients including Kenya Moore and Angela Simmons, and has been published in magazines such as Essence, Runway, The Knot, Occasions, Modern Bride and Jezebel.

Being an industry influencer particularly within the Atlanta area, Mimi has a social media following of over 30,000 followers combined and has also become a leading artist in the bridal industry, operating under her former business P3 Lab. Mimi is also the owner of the new makeup store The Glamatory located in Smyrna, GA. She is a graduate of Clark Atlanta University, holding a B.A. degree in Marketing, a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and mother of a one.

Check out Mimi’s first installment on Spring Beauty Trends here. If you have questions about anything regarding your wedding day, send us an email for our experts at

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Know Yourself – Making Decisions for Your Wedding that Truly Suit You

Anyone who has ever planned a wedding will tell you that there are dozens (sometimes hundreds) of people eager and willing to give advice. From the woman standing in the dress shop who thinks that gown is too revealing to your future mother-in-law who wouldn’t be caught dead serving salmon at her reception, it can be really difficult to plan the wedding that you and your future spouse really want.

The key to getting the wedding you envision is to decide that you and your future spouse will have the final say in any decision you make. Make a commitment to one another that when others try to interfere or influence your decisions, you will politely listen, have a private conversation, and make all decisions together. [Read more…]

5 Ways to Incorporate Marsala Into Your Wedding Color Scheme

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As we mentioned in our post about 2015 wedding trends, Pantone declared Marsala its color of the year. This color is a rich, earthy red that really packs a visual punch. I think it’s a beautiful color that will flatter the majority of skin tones, and despite what you might think, it can work in any season.

The key to working with a bold color like Marsala is to use it judiciously so you don’t overwhelm the rest of your wedding design. While it might be tempting to garb your wedding party in Marsala gowns and neckties, cover your reception tables in Marsala table linens, and infuse your wedding centerpieces with deep Marsala floral, there are less obtrusive and more elegant ways to bring in the color of the year. Here are some of my favorites: [Read more…]

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