Mocha Bride and Bride Nine

Bay Bella Publishing

Bay Bella Publishing

As a bride, Jasmine Shields Webster could not find magazines that featured women of color, so she started Bay Bella Publishing and created two: Mocha Bride and Bride Nine. Mocha Bride and Bride Nine highlight the diverse beauty of brides and grooms from the Bay Area’s nine counties.

Hundreds of guests — celebrities, wedding pros and friends — gathered at the newly renovated Hotel Shattuck Plaza in Berkeley to celebrate the one-year anniversary of Bay Bella Publishing on June 5, 2010.

Meet the team behind Bay Bella Publishing, and some of the Bay Area’s best wedding vendors, as seen on Red Carpet Bay Area’s special wedding episode on KRON4: