Real Wedding: Yvonne & Felix’ s royal blue wedding Lekki, Nigeria

Here’s a post to cheer you up on this wet autumn afternoon! Today, Wani from Wani Olatunde Photography, wedding photographer in Nigeria shares with us the wedding of Yvonne and Felix which took place in Lekki, Nigeria. And the rest as they say is history. “Yvonne and Felix met while they were both working in a bank in Lagos, Nigeria back in 2008 but kinda lost touch when Yvonne moved away. However, clearly they were meant to be because... Read More

How to choose a Menu for a West African Wedding

As promised part 2 of Sid’s guest post on how to choose the menu for your wedding breakfast. If you missed Part 1 on how to select a West African caterer click here! Next big thing on your list is a caterer; but before you contact caterers you need to come up with at least a sample menu. You need to know your budget for food and an example of what you want served.  If you are working to a budget then a set menu and price per head may be the... Read More

New Season Vlisco – Silent Empire

The Vlisco spring/summer look book of fabrics are out. We are loving the outfits in their Silent Empire collection – perfect for your traditional wedding outfit! #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 25%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode()... Read More

Real Wedding: Michael and Antonette

I hope you all have been enjoying the sun this week! To make that sunny feeling last a bit longer here is a short clip of Michael and Antonette’s yellow and green themed July wedding shot by London videographer Zooto Films.  Read More


Vlisco have just launched their ‘Trésor Brillant’ collection of fabrics – a sumptuous new range of reds, blues, greens and yellows – perfect inspiration for your bridesmaids or even for the perfect outfit as a guest. Check out the ‘Trésor Brillant’ look book for further ideas.  Read More

The Hottest Wedding Venue Styling Tips for 2012 by Simply Kayo

Simply Kayo is a boutique special events company, that specialise in designing and coordinating quality, creative celebrations for the individual that identifies with the Western culture but is also very proud of their ethnic heritage. Today Fikayo, from Simply Kayo lets our brides and grooms in on what are the hottest trends for venue styling for 2012 weddings! Crystals, diamantes, and bling Simply Kayo brides have fallen in love... Read More

Real Wedding: Bukky and Tola’s Bayswater Wedding

Today we are sharing a few photographs from Bukky & Tola’s wedding in Bayswater. You can see the rest of the photos taken by their photographer, Silver Photos here. Silver Photos is a photography service provider, established in 2010, working with event management and wedding planning companies, and specialising in Asian, African and mixed weddings. Services provided by female professionals, at tailored packages ranging from photography... Read More

Real Wedding: Kemi & Tolu’s sun filled Kaduna, Nigeria wedding

Today we have the wonderful bright and colourful wedding of Kemi and Tolu’s wedding which took place in Kaduna, Nigeria last month. A big thank you to Corneli Fleur, for sharing these wedding photos with us today. Corneli is a Crewe, Cheshire based wedding photographer, so please check out her beautiful wedding photography website –  Read More

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How to tie a Gele

A short youtube video on how to tie a gele, whether it is for your own wedding or you are attending as a guest.  Read More