My friend and I were discussing what's always on everyone's mind these days: love and relationships. We were updating each other on our potential plus ones when I asked, "Why do I have to be in love with the person I marry? Why can't I marry a man because I believe he'll be a good father and/or a good provider?" My friend perished the thought and expressed that marrying for reasons, not including love, would be settling. I disagreed.
When I Do Weddings (IDW) announced their website launch yesterday I hurriedly ran over to take a look at their new 'Love Tims' line of 'sparkly' accessories ranging from hair pins, jewellery sets, and earrings to clutch bags and more. They also sell wedding dresses and offer other services like wedding planning and more, for their complete offering please visit their website www.idoweddingsng.com.
Without Further ado, these are my favourites from their new accessory line.
Getting the classic chic look is super simple, just remember clean lines and less is more. For this look we paired a striped organza dress with antique crystal earrings, a simple classic clutch bag with a pop of colour and embellished pumps. Is the classic chic look your style?
Let's face it, these days hiring a wedding planner is not a luxury. Nigerian weddings and parties have so many moving parts that it's easy to get overwhelmed and miss the very essence of the wedding or party. Unfortunately, due to the relative 'ease' it takes to start a wedding planning business there are lots of 'quack' planners. We have compiled the a few tips to help you spot the fakes and save yourself the agony.
The Suite Royale Mandarine priced from about $20,000 (yes four zeroes, approximately 3 million naira) a night
For anyone considering a honeymoon in Paris, the Mandarin Oriental is definitely worth checking out. This effortlessly luxurious hotel is situated on rue Saint-Honore, one of the most fashionable streets in the world. Immersed in fashion, surrounded by culture and only steps from the Louvre the Mandarin is well known for its legendary service.
Fact. Something always goes wrong at weddings...yes, something will go wrong at your wedding too...breathe. Relax, there's a lot you can do to reduce the chances of an epic fail. Your chief bridesmaid/best friend/'personal person'/planner absolutely MUST have a bridal emergency kit to safeguard against the multitudes of things that can go wrong. Here's a list of everything that must go in that list. Did we forget something? Let us know what's in your wedding emergency kit
“Highligting and Contouring...” what? If like me, you have no idea what that means, then you definitely need to watch todays featured DIY make-up tutorial from thatigbochick.com. I'm sure you see all these perfectly coiffed women and wonder how they always seem to have that extra fresh flawless finish.
Loads of women are happy to shell out N5,000 – N15,000 per session to get that picture perfect finish, but for those bold and adventurous (or broke) enough to try it out themselves this video is the first step to beauty heaven. Enjoy!
The focus this week is the infamous ijaw community of the Niger Delta.
Did you know that Ijaw brides are not supposed to smile until she is been sprayed by her husband? Weird right……I thought so too. So here's the scoop, from the moment she walks out and she's been cheered and sprayed by her friends, family and even her in-laws, she is not expected to smile or even give the slightest smile until her husband comes to spray her. Only from that point is she expected to smile.
Please don’t ask me why; as I have no idea whatsoever! What happens to gigglers like me?
Wedding logos or monograms are a tasteful way to visually tie all the elements of your wedding together with your own unique 'logo' (imagine your luxe logo perfectly placed on your souvenirs versus your pictures plastered across plastic buckets)
Wedding logos can be as simple or extravagant as you like, however, you need to keep in mind the different surfaces it's going on and design accordingly. They can be used on everything from your aisle invitation cards to programs, souvenirs and aisle runners.
These sweethearts were joined recently by family and friends to solemnize their union at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Victoria Island. Their ceremony was instantly followed by an enjoyable celebration at The Civic Centre, where the hall radiated with deluxe shades of silver and pink. The moment that came afterwards were magical as the couple danced to beautiful serenades by Temi Doll, and guest were treated to blast from the past by DJ Atte.
Here's wishing Tamara and Eric a beautiful future together!
Who says real love doesn't exist? When this facebook post popped up in my timeline I expected to read another 'my bestfriend my soulmate' type epistle, but Bola's authenticity screamed louder which each sentence I read. Like me, I'm sure most married couples can relate. I don't know this couple but I with them both many more love filled years.
Strange but true, a guest married a jilted bride when the groom did not turn up at a recent indian wedding. The jilted 23-year-old bride was left high and dry at the altar when her 35 year old groom got cold feet and skipped town. The 30 year old guest, originally meant to serve as a witness at the ceremony, stepped in to 'save the day'. The wedding proceeded as scheduled with the bride and guest becoming Mr. & Mrs.