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Tired of bridal blush and buttercream frosting? Turns out lots of gals are. Hence, the recent trend toward dark and dramatic hues for gowns, blooms and tabletop decor. And let's not forget the sweets...

Ladies, meet the new nuptials power player: black cakes. 

At once classic and fearlessly on trend, ebony frosting is quickly taking the industry by storm. Scroll down for seven showstopping wedding cakes. 

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Matte and Moody

As demonstrated above, luster-free black fondant is anything but lackluster. Swoon.

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Black and Yellow

Who knew this severe color combo could look so tailored and nuptial appropriate? 

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3-D Effect

In a minimalist palette of white, black and gold, these lifelike floral embellishments read both sophisticated and playful.

Marbled and Marvelous

This matte-black-meets-marble cake (swathed in peonies, no less) has us weak in the knees.  

Bloom Bedecked

Sugar petals on a wedding cake? Not so revolutionary. But sugar petals on a black wedding cake? A sweet shock to the system. 

Posh and Polished

We love a simply chic wedding cake, and this might be our favorite to date. 

Dusted in Gold

A smooth black tower sprinkled in gold leaf? Fit for a fairy tale (wedding), if you ask us. 

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