Uncategorized May 09, 2018 at 10:22 am

6 major ethnic groups in Africa and their traditional wedding outfits

Mildred Europa Taylor | Head of Content

Mildred Europa Taylor May 09, 2018 at 10:22 am

May 09, 2018 at 10:22 am | Uncategorized

Yoruba wedding — Pinterest


During the Alaga Ijoko, the Yoruba traditional wedding, the bride wears gele, a headscarf; buba, a blouse; and iro, a wrapper tied around her waist. She adds accessories like gold earrings and necklace, beads and bangles.

The groom puts on an agbada, a traditional four-piece suit and fila, a Yoruba traditional cap. The colour of the woman’s attire must complement the colour theme for the wedding and reflect the man’s outfit as well.


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