Luxe Bridal Studio was founded in 2018 by J. Smith, a Communications and Media Studies graduate who attended Georgia Southern University & Clayton State University. She also attended the University of Phoenix where she received a Master's Degree in Secondary Education. During her early college years, she worked as a College Radio Show Personality/DJ.
Her background includes working as a high school English teacher, and has spent most of her career working in Healthcare Information Technology.
Her passion for weddings and event planning began at an early age watching her mother design floral arrangements and coordinate weddings. For over 20 years, she has been heavily involved in event planning, working behind the scenes for various event venues across Atlanta. She is the founder & creator of Luxe Studio Events, which focuses primarily on wedding planning, design, and event coordination. In 2019, she was selected as a host committee member by the Young Atlanta Council to organize the logistics for the “Mid-Summer Day Dream”, a Youth Scholarship Fundraiser hosted by former mayor, Keisha Lance Bottoms in Atlanta, Georgia.
Inspired by her own dress shopping & planning experience, her vision is to redefine luxury bridal by creating a much more intimate bridal boutique for brides and create a wedding planning atmosphere for the savvy do it yourself bride. In 2016, she Founded Luxe Bridal Studio in Long Beach, California, which was relocated to her hometown in 2018 where it opened its doors in the historic City of Decatur, Georgia.