Bridal Bliss: Katrina and Keinon

Bridal Bliss: Katrina and Keinon
ESSENCE.COM Aug, 02, 2011

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The bride is a picture of perfection in this breathtakingly beautiful portrait.

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Katrina gets her hair and makeup done right for her big day.

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Beautiful bride Katrina found the perfect dress at Priscilla of Boston in Atlanta. It was such a hit when she tried it on that other brides in the store were lining up to try it on too.

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Katrina’s girls help her get ready to walk down the aisle.

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With her her and makeup now flawless, Katrina prepares for her big moment with Keinon.

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We’re crazy for Katrina’s bridesmaid’s lovely and chic purple gowns.

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Keinon made quite the dapper groom didn’t he? We love how focused he looks on nailing that bowtie.

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Katrina poses with her flower girl who is a mirror image of the lovely bride.

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Guests flipped through these lovely program books as they waited for the bride to come down the aisle.

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The bride walks down the aisle surrounded by her guys.

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Their bridal party watches on as Katrina and Keinon finally arrive at the altar.

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Katrina grins from ear to ear as she and Keinon recite their vows before friends and family.

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Keinon stares at his beautiful bride as they officially become husband and wife.

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Keinon and Katrina look anxious to make it official as they listen to the officiant speak words of kindness and love.

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Finally their big kiss moment arrives.

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Katrina and Keinon make their way down the aisle as the new Mr. and Mrs. Johnson.

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What a stylish looking bridal party. The group poses on the rooftop after the couple’s magical ceremony moment.

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The groom and his groomsman pose atop the city in what is certainly one of the most striking bridal party photos we’ve ever seen.

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After the ceremony, guests joined Katrina and Keinon for an intimate sit-down dinner at this lovely kings table.

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This lovely meal. Boy do we wish we’d been there to enjoy a plate.

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This lovely candy bar was a surprise treat for guests. We hoped someone saved us a bag of goodies.

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Keinon is from Harlem and Katrina is from Atlanta. As parting gifts they gave guests NYC inspired candles with a modern scent and ATL candles with a southern peach scent.

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Aren’t Katrina and Keinon just the picture perfect couple?

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Katrina and Keinon enjoy their first dance as husband and wife.

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The bridal party share a toast to kick off the couple’s “par-ception”, a hybrid of a party and a wedding reception. A concept the couple created just to make the evening truly their own.

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Are you ready for a sweet treat? Newlyweds Katrina and Keinon cut their first slice of this gorgeous modern wedding cake.

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The groom and his groomsman chose these stylish purple Nike kicks to customize their wedding day style. Looking good guys!

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Sitting atop the city Katrina and Keinon hired a top deejay to keep the hits spinning throughout their sky high “par-ception”.

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Guests boogie on down in the couple’s honor.

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Happy bride Katrina busts a move on the dance floor with her guests.

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As an added treat for guests, Katrina and Keinon hired a cigar roller to be on hand during the party.

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We just adore this lovely black and white portrait of the happy couple, don’t you?

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The newlyweds take in the spectacular view from the rooftop as they pose for their final photos of the night. To see more from Katrina and Keinon’s wedding visit our partner The Bride’s Cafe. Lovely photos by Project Duo Photography.