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What does a Nigerian bride wear?
Wedding Attire Odeyemi notes that in traditional Yoruba weddings, the women usually wear an iro and buba, a vibrant wrapper and top outfit that is usually heavily beaded, along with a veil and an ipele shoulder scarf. They also carry a fan and tie a gele (an ornate head wrap).
How much does a Nigerian traditional wedding cost?
The average Nigerian wedding has between 350-500 guests and costs between 2-3m naira (£7,000-£10,000), she says.. One of the biggest trends of the moment is the pre-wedding shoot.
What color do Nigerians wear to weddings?
Typically most couples will have their traditional Nigerian wedding the Thursday before their American wedding, or what they call their “white wedding,” since the bride wears a white dress.
How do I plan a Nigerian traditional wedding?
How Do I Start Planning My Nigerian Wedding?
- STEP 1 – Nigerian Wedding Family Introduction. Photo by Klala Photography.
- STEP 2 – Two Weddings, Twice The Fun!
- STEP 3 – Search Weddings & Set Your Priorities.
- STEP 4 – Set A Wedding Budget.
- STEP 5 – Pick A Wedding Venue.
- STEP 6 – Create A CheckList.
Do Nigerian brides wear purple?
The bride and groom’s family members dressed in traditional Nigerian attire for both the classic white wedding and the Nigerian wedding. They wore yellow or purple head gear to reflect their relation to either the bride or the groom.
What do Africans wear on their wedding day?
Out of these vibrant prints, an African bride wears a wrap skirt, blouse, and a shawl. She may also wear a special headpiece created for the wedding day. The groom will wear a shirt and pants, a long jacket, and a hat called a “fila,” which is rounded and designed similarly to a box.
How are Nigerian weddings?
“Typically, Nigerian weddings are large affairs (think of weddings running to between 600-1,000 guests) where it is common for invited guests to bring along uninvited guests! There will be lots of dancing and respect paid to honoured guests in attendance.”