Happy Monday! We are kicking off this week…the last week in 2014…with this traditional yet classy Nigerian wedding photographed by Lilian Haidar Photography. The wedding took place in New York, where Chinwe and Ojay met. In fact, they were married at the Harvard Club – the same venue where Ojay’s parents married. There’s so much […]
When Reena and John met on Match.com, it did not take long for them to realize they had a serious love connection. Reena shares, “After a few dates, we were exclusively together. Within six months or so – I knew John was the one for me.” Over four years of dating, they went through a […]
Ok, so there are tons of styled shoots being done each day with gorgeous models, designer gowns, and picturesque backdrops. The “styled shoot” we’re sharing with you today is nothing like you’ve seen in the past. The models are beautiful…but they’re barbies. Yes, Barbie and Ken kind of barbies! And the traditional Nigerian outfits are […]
Oluwatitoyin and Shomari had a real cultural fusion at their wedding. They combined elements of the bride’s Nigerian Yoruba culture with influences from the groom’s Caribbean roots. The combination created a beautiful masterpiece of joy, celebration and cultural fusion. Their special union was photographed by Bryan Glann of BG Pictures Photography. Bride: Oluwatitoyin Ogunsola Groom: Shomari Smith Occupations: Bride […]
Happy Friday! We just love this traditional Nigerian wedding photographed by Susan of Susan Shek Photography. There are tons of cultural aspects and lots to learn about the Igbo Nigerian culture as it pertains to weddings. The couple actually had two weddings, as is standard with many Nigerian weddings. The traditional ceremony, which we are highlighting […]
This glamorous multi-day Lebanese & Nigerian wedding in Nigeria was an ode to the bride and grooms’ cultures, home, and love of family.
Today’s featured wedding is romantic, filled with tears and the comfort of their close families and friends. The bride, Toyosi, was going for an edgy, yet romantic look, and executed that perfectly. Just check out that amazing headpiece! To complement her unique look, Lanre wore a custom Benjof couture suit in a deep blue tone. […]
Bukola and Howard’s love story began on a dating app where Bukola recalls “after a couple of days on the app, I connected with Howard and noticed that he was very good looking…” Over the next few weeks, their online connection continued to prove that it was time for that first date. One date led […]
When you think traditional southern wedding, what comes to mind? Mason jars wrapped in burlap perhaps, or lace runners against aged wooden tables? Well, today’s featured wedding inspiration shoot is everything southern with no nods to the traditional expectations that come to mind. The model (bride) was as edgy as they come, serving up all the […]
Once again we share a colorful traditional Nigerian ceremony. The Canadian couple chose Dina and Azra Bajric of Face Photography to capture the highlights of their ceremony. On the photographers’ blog, they gave a pretty decent explanation of the details that comprise of a Nigerian traditional wedding. Check it out here. Congratulations to Abby and […]
Nollywood star Rita Dominic weds Fidelis Anosike in a glamorous traditional Nigerian wedding that was packed with celebrity star power.
From a steelband playing “Here Comes the Bride,” to an engagement ring made out of a rare gem from Tanzania, to a wedding cake decorated with African fabric, this is one of the most gorgeous multicultural weddings we have seen. Jerryanne, from Jamaica, and Nathan, from Tanzania, focused on the most beautiful aspects of their […]