We all love beautiful Aso-ebi, the onion colour has consistently remained a popular Aso-ebi colour at many Nigerian weddings and shows no signs of slowing down any time soon. This post is all about giving you tons of ideas on onion colour combinations.
What Does Onion Colour look like? Deriving its name from the colour of onion skin (purplish-red, light pink or pinkish-purple) you’ll sometimes hear people use the term ‘onion purple’, ‘onion pink’ and ‘onion red’ when shopping for Aso-ebi in this colour. Well, the colour actually resembles the colour of onion skin.
Nigerian onions come in shades of red, pink and purple shades and our people are known to use the colour of an object or food they are familiar with to describe or name a colour, hence the different Onion colour names.
If you’re not a fan of the colour ‘purple’, but looking for a way to diversify your wardrobe colour options, you may want to try incorporating shades of onion colour. Onion colour is a favourite among Nigerian wedding guests and celebrants, and you may like it even if you hate purple, pink or red.
Onion colour is a fun and interesting shade of purple but with a tinge of red or pink, making it a lot more fun to style. Swipe or scroll down for how to styling ideas with this colour (or how to combine onion colour for Nigeria wedding).
What Colours Go With Onion Colour?
To show you how awesome the colour ‘onion purple’ and ‘onion pink’ are, we’ll show you 76 appealing colour pairings, monochrome combos and multi-colour combinations that make onion colour look incredible.
#1. Neutral Colours that will stylishly Match Onion Purple/ Pink
- Onion Pink and Black
- Onion colour and White
- Onion colour and Silver
- Onion and Grey
- Onion Purple and Ash
- Onion Pink/ Purple and Charcoal
- Onion and Ivory
- Onion and Vanilla
- Onion and Carton colour
- Onion and Beige
- Onion and Tan
- Onion and Taupe
- Onion and Khaki
#2. Blue Tone Colours/ Shades that Go With Onion Pink/ Purple
- Onion and Blue
- Onion and Denim Blue
- Onion and Purple
- Onion and Aqua blue
- Onion and Baby Blue
- Onion and Omo Blue
- Onion Pink and Navy Blue
- Onion and Powder Blue
#3. Green Shades that Go With Onion Pink/ Purple Colour
- Onion Purple and Yellowish-Green
- Onion and Lime-Green
- Onion and Lemon Green
- Onion and Apple Green
- Onion and Dark Green
- Onion and Teal Green
- Onion and Army Green
- Onion and Olive Green
- Onion and Bottle Green
- Onion and Emerald Green
- Onion and Grass Green
- Onion and Forest Green
#4. Red and Earthy Tone Shades that Go with Onion Pink
- Onion Pink and Tomato Red
- Onion Pink and Rust-brown
- Onion Pink and Bronze
- Onion and Copper
- Onion Purple and Wine
- Onion Purple and Baby Pink/ Light Pink
- Onion and Blush Pink
- Onion and Peach
- Onion and Salmon
- Onion and Coral
- Onion Pink and Watermelon
- Onion Purple and Dusty Rose
- Onion and Rose
- Onion and Rose Gold
#5. Yellow/ Gold-Tone Shades that Match With Onion Pink/ Purple
- Onion and Gold
- Onion and Champagne Gold
- Onion and Leaf-Yellow
- Onion and Light Yellow
- Onion Purple and Mustard Yellow
- Onion Purple and Yellowish-Orange colour
#6. Monochromatic Onion Colour Combo
- Onion Pink and Purple
- Onion Pink and Violet
- Onion and Lilac
- Onion Pink and Magenta
- Onion Pink and Burgundy
- Onion Pink and Maroon
- Onion and Plum
- Onion Pink and Eggplant
- Onion and Grape
- Onion and Lilac
- Onion and Lavender
- Onion and Mauve
3- and 4-Colour Onion Shade Combinations for Aso-ebi and Wedding Celebrants Attire
- Onion and White and Green
- Onion and Gold and Pink
- Onion and Gold and Black
- Onion and Gold and Navy Blue
- Onion and Gold and Pink and Silver
- Onion and Purple and Silver
- Onion and Purple and Silver and Hot Pink
- Onion Purple and Magenta and Burgundy
- Onion Purple and Light Yellow and Deep Green
- Onion Purple and Onion Pink and Grey
- Onion colour and Light Pink and Navy Blue
Extra Tips on How to Combine Onion Colour for Nigerian Wedding and Aso-ebi
Whether you’re a bride or wedding guest, here are examples of different ways to work the above-listed onion colour combinations in your day-to-day dressing or for occasion wear:
- Onion purple lace and dusty-pink or peach gele
- Onion purple men’s agbada or senator suit native wear
- Onion pink and magenta aso ebi
- Onion and gold colour aso ebi
- Onion Pink aso-oke and Burgundy gele headtie
- Onion colour combination women’s agbada attire
- Onion colour lace gown and baby Pink gele headtie
- Magenta voile Iro and Buba and Onion Pink Gele
- Onion Pink George wrapper with Peach headtie
- Onion Purple and Ash aso-ebi gown
- Onion Purple lace gown and Burgundy or Magenta Gele Headtie
- Onion Pink and Navy Blue wedding aso-oke attire
- Onion and Gold aso ebi outfit
- Off-shoulder Wine lace dress and Onion colour gele
What colour is onion colour?
Onion colour is a type of reddish-purple colour. This colour has recently been popular at numerous weddings across all Nigeria.
What colour goes with pink?
Pink is one of the colors that complement grey and is among the most popular, alongside blues, greens, and browns in all their tints and variations. Pink also goes well with vibrant colours, such as red and orange, which truly pack a punch.
Why pink is the best colour?
Pink is regarded to be a comforting color attached to femininity, love, and kindness. The color pink is frequently connected to everything girly and feminine. It could also make you think about romance and occasions like Valentine’s Day.
What is aso ebi styles?
Aso ebi (Yoruba), also known as asoebi in Nigeria, asobie in Sierra Leone, and asshobie in the Gambia, is a traditional uniform dress or dressing code/style worn by Yorubas and some other African cultures as a sign of cooperation, camaraderie, and togetherness during commemorations, events, and festive times.
What colour is onion pink?
You may occasionally hear individuals call this shade of aso-ebi “onion red,” “onion pink,” or “onion purple” when searching for it. This color takes its name from the pinkish-purple, baby pink, or purplish-red shade of onion skin. The hue truly resembles the skin of an onion.
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