Although not originally an African tradition, several Africans have adopted the practice of holding white wedding ceremonies which often see the bride in a white, ivory or cream dress.
However, like everything else, not everyone follows the rules.
Photos of a lady on her wedding day have since gone viral. The most glaring aspect of her wedding is her bold choice of a wedding dress which she opted for in the colour black.
The beautiful bride who rocked a mermaid dress, had everything from her hair, veil down to her dress in crystal black.
See photos below:
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Black wedding dress is a no no
Several internet users have shared their thoughts on the bold choice. While some thought it cool, most people kicked again wearing black on their special day.
Read some comments below:
"HOW WILL I WEAR BLACK ON MY WEDDING DAY... WHEN I'M NOT A WITCH "
"My mom accused me of being possessed all because I said I wanted a blue wedding dress"
"Mama Osaze go pursue you commot for church "
"Nothing wrong with a black wedding dress considering how the “traditional white” dress was invented. Lol."
"Even if I accept, my mama nor go gree"
"My Mama no go gree ..."
"As much as black is my fav outfit colour, this is a no no for me."
"Is only in this country we reading meanings to everything,I see nothing wrong in it."
"No. When I am not mourning."
Bride's makeup stirs reactions online
For many women, ensuring they look their best on their wedding day is often considered a top priority, and this explains why people spend so much on their dress, hair and makeup.
However, what was meant to be a perfect look for this bride didn't exactly go as planned.
Fashion blogger, @asoebi_styles, shared a video of a bride stepping out of a car, dressed in her wedding gown.
However, while the wedding dress was seemingly okay, there was nothing ordinary or bridal about her makeup and this has sparked reactions online.