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Brilliant pink tradional wedding in Lagos

Its the accustomed bells commemoration of Dolapo Oni and Gbite Sijuwade in Lagos, a accurate aristocratic bells commemoration like all of us anticipated. The called aso ebi clothes for the break is ablaze pink, and as accustomed cine brilliant assembly of Dolapo and Gbite dressed to bolt consideration. Current to the alliance was celebrities like Toke Makinwa, Vimbai, Toolz, Osas
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Colorful Traditional Wedding Wear We Love

I love Traditional African weddings, also known as Umabo, the colour, vibe, energy and culture are truly inspiring. Whilst some are a little more traditional than others one thing they all have in common is a umakoti (bride) and umkhwenyana (groom) that look truly babazeka (very attractive to look at), adorned in their traditional wear, with beads, prints and patterns in a rainbow of colours their outfits are some of the most interesting and colorful wedding attire you’ve yet to see.
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Africa Shwe-shwe Xhosa Traditional Wedding

Shwe-shwe fabric has a long history in South Africa. Shwe-shwe is an indigo-dyed discharge printed fabric. Historians claim that the indigo cloth arrived in South Africa more than 2000 years ago, used as trade goods by Arabs and Indians. In the mid 1800s, German settlers introduced it to the Xhosa people, the brilliant colour appealed to the Xhosa women and they made it their own. Wearing shwe-shwe cloth has become a tradition within the Xhosa culture, worn by newly married women, to show their marriage status. Traditionally the fabric came in three colours, blue, red and brown, now one can find it in many other colours including orange, pink and green.
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