A major part of the Nigerian wedding is the Aso Ebi as the guest and friends of the couple step out in matching clothes representing the union and serving looks while at it. Deciding what attire your friends and guest wear to your wedding isn’t the easiest decision to make as you are flooded with endless choices and it is important to make a choice and have one designated to the guest.
Dear couples we know you are already overwhelmed with endless choices and you don’t want to add one more to it but then this is important because it adds colour and joy to your special ceremony. The Aso Ebi shows friendship, brotherhood, sisterhood and the joy they all share in your big day.
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Today we share with you a few tips to help in your selection and we wish you the very best for your big day.
When picking your attire consider the cost that your guest and bridal party can afford because nobody wants to break the bank to slay at a wedding ceremony. Consider the financial status of everyone and build your choice around this ensuring that everyone is a part of your happiness.
You will be faced with endless choices sp the earlier you begin the easier it is for you to settle down with a choice. If you start your search late you may be forced to settle for just anything. Knowing the right time to shop for your Aso Ebi means you get the best fabric and the best deals. Take away the festive periods which is a maximum of a month and you will have your perfect periods. Everything else is settled as there is a vast amount of fabric to choose from. In fact, even if it is time-consuming, you will find out that you’re leaving with a big smile.
You will be amazed at how many shades every colour has so having a colour in mind is not enough. Define your shade, try not to insert too many colours in your Aso Ebi combinations, you just need colours that work with your theme and style. The colour should also blend with your colour of the day.
Your culture will also determine your choice for Aso Ebi as certain tribes are known to favour certain colours or pieces. The Hausa’s for example love Ankara’s for their bridal party while the Igbos love strong colours.
What is the theme of the day and this should guide you in making your choice for the big day? If you are having a themed wedding like a cathedral theme, rustic theme, nature theme etc. Certain colours fit these themes and so bear this in mind as you prep for your big day.
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