Vintage Charm

Dreaming of gloves, antique brooches, pearls and, glass chandeliers?

Sugar! Pick of the Day: Ijorere The Invitation

Ijorere's couture invitations are a modern mix of cultural wedding colours and exotic fabrics. After all, your day is a once in a lifetime event. Shouldn't it be IJORERE, a day that is grand?

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Steal This Style: Coloured Bridal Shoes

Something borrowed, something blue, or purple, or orange, or whatever your heart desires. How about letting your personality shine through with an unexpected burst of colour peeping from your hemline. What better way to tie in your wedding colour scheme to your bridal style? Let your colourful fancy footwork make a daring contrast to your white or ivory gown.

What's your take? Would you rock this trend?

Hurt & Confused

Dear Mr. Sugar, I found out my boyfriend was in a long distance relationship with another lady while (they have been dating for much longer than we have) we were dating.


Entertainment at Nigerian weddings has been taken to a whole new level, you think it, and someone has done it. Tuface, Dbanj, Shank, Joe, K-CI and Jojo are all just a few artists that have graced Nigerian weddings in recent times.

So what happens if you don't have R-Kelly kind of money? Think outside the box, traditional dancers, cultural plays, a group thriller dance performed by the wedding party (I swear I'm not making this stuff up...see video below). There was even a Nigerian wedding were the bride serenaded the groom (please do not try this if you do not have a voice).

Onome and Gift Elechi

Onome and Gift met each other while studying at the School of Pharmacy in England, but it wasn't all academics for these two, soon after, the inseparable pair started a full fledged romantic relationship.

Yeside and Jibola Laguda

A meeting at a mutual friends' house in Lagos, swiftly followed by a proposal late last year led to the delightful union of Yeside and Jibola Laguda.

What's Hot Now? Bows

The bow trend is sizzling hot right now and can be incorporated in almost every aspect of your wedding, dresses, décor, shoes, and jewellery are just a few of the things. Thinking of a bow inspired wedding? Click the pictures for inspiration.

Wedding Diaries: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?

Don't know why I like to relate my life to movies; I guess there's always a movie that describes my gist. So have you ever seen the movie 'Guess who's coming to dinner' or the recent remake 'Guess Who' with Bernie Mac {Rest His Soul} and Ashton Kutcher, well if you have not seen it, I advice you to close this gist, go and watch the movie then come back…honestly it's the only way you are going to truly grasp what am about to tell you.

Editor's Blog: Piggy Bling

This greedy pig stole an engagement ring!

This Year? Next Year? Sometime in the Future..

Dear Mr. Sugar, My boyfriend and I (to my knowledge at least) want to get married to each other. We both are somewhat financially secure, so day to day living as a married couple shouldn't be much of a struggle. He says he wants to get married 'earliest next year December' mind you we had this conversation in March. I don't see what's going to change between now and December so I don't see why we should wait that long if nothing significant is changing between now and then and we both feel strongly about each other.

Ooh La Lash

Ok so who doesn't want long luxurious, well defined lashes? Nowadays it's easier than ever to achieve whatever length you want with the various beauty products available in the market. Here’s the 411 on a few that that are sure to up your batting average….

Bridal Beauty 101

Your wedding day is one of the most important days in your life; you want to look your best on your special day so make sure you plan your make up carefully, well in advance. Whether you are doing your make up yourself or hiring someone else to do it, try to remember the following:

All Inclusive Honeymoon Spotlight - Ocho Rios Jamaica

Envision you and your fiancé in the midst of emerald mountains, a soft breeze caressing your skin, swimming in deep pools created by cascading waterfalls, incredible white sand beaches, and exotic flowers.  These are just a few reasons Jamaica is viewed as the original tropical paradise, and a classic luxury honeymoon destination! Known for its famous gourmet Blue Mountain coffee, Rum and Bananas, Jamaica has been an incredible must see destination for several years. The people have also been a key to classic Jamaican experience, and are known for their friendly, outgoing attitude.

Mr and Mrs 'Head'

Hi Mr. Sugar, My boyfriend and I continually have this argument about who the 'head' of the family is. I don't think there's a 'head' per se; I feel that spouses should be partners who fulfill different roles in their relationship. With no one role being important than the next. Both parties should be able to go to each other for advice I don't like this idea of one person having the final say for the family. He on the other hand thinks this is all just 'feminist BS'. Are we heading for disaster?

- Mrs. 'Head'


Dear Mrs. Head,