Yoruba Couple Traditional Wedding Attire Inspiration

A successful and memorable wedding consists of numerous elements, and the right clothing is one of the most important ones. While many Nigerian couples go for the internationally popular, neutral bride and groom look, some newlyweds decide to honour their roots by wearing native attire to their own wedding. Check out 20 Yoruba wedding attire photos for your inspiration!

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1. Look #1

The wine red colour is one of the hottest wedding shades all year round. If you are struggling with choosing the colour theme for your Yoruba wedding look and want to look elegant and downright regal, wine red should be one of your top choices.


Read more: Yoruba Native Dress: Traditions and Fashion


Yoruba Couple Traditional Wedding Attire Inspiration

2. Look #2

The sky blue colour is very refreshing and cool. It looks just perfect on a hot summer wedding and is so striking that it can be easily worn on its own without any fancy decorations.

Yoruba Couple Traditional Wedding Attire Inspiration

3. Look #3

The earthy tones of this Yoruba couple’s wedding attire are not the most common choice among Nigerian newlyweds, but we can’t help but admire the thorough styling of the outfits.

Yoruba Couple Traditional Wedding Attire Inspiration

4. Look #4

This shade of lilac not only looks fantastic on both men and women, but is also a great colour to pair with the traditional Yoruba wedding beads.

Yoruba Couple Traditional Wedding Attire Inspiration

5. Look #5

This whole outfit is remarkable for its use of bold colours, but we are simply in love with the deep jewel tone of the happy bride’s look.

Yoruba Couple Traditional Wedding Attire Inspiration

6. Look #6

This couple of Yoruba newlyweds decided to go for one of the most unusual colour combinations on our today’s list, and it’s safe to say their choice paid off.

Yoruba Couple Traditional Wedding Attire Inspiration

7. Look #7

Here is another version of a cool-toned purple wedding outfit. There are so many shades of purple in these outfits that we struggle to pick our favourite!

Yoruba Couple Traditional Wedding Attire Inspiration

8. Look #8

Here is proof that your wedding outfits don’t need to be a complete match in order for the whole look to work. Complementary colours like white and blue are also very good options.

Yoruba Couple Traditional Wedding Attire Inspiration

9. Look #9

Sometimes, the main colour of your wedding outfit serves mainly as background, while a colourful accessory pulls all the focus due to its unusual design.

Yoruba Couple Traditional Wedding Attire Inspiration

10. Look #10

An all-white Yoruba wedding couple’s outfit is a bold choice on its own. You’ll have to be very careful on your wedding day not to spill anything on your dress, but you will be rewarded with a striking wedding look.


Read more: Yoruba Native Dress: Traditions and Fashion


Yoruba Couple Traditional Wedding Attire Inspiration

11. Look #11

Once again we can’t help but admire the masterful combination of colours in this wedding outfit. Who knew beige and purple worked so well together?

Yoruba Couple Traditional Wedding Attire Inspiration

12. Look #12

Peach colour remains a favourite among Nigerian brides, but it’s always very touching to see the groom rock the same lovely shade.

Yoruba Couple Traditional Wedding Attire Inspiration

13. Look #13

Here is an example of how you can coordinate your outfit with your loved one but still add your own touch to your wedding look.

Yoruba Couple Traditional Wedding Attire Inspiration

14. Look #14

The bubblegum pink shade is not what we would expect to see on a Yoruba groom, but there is no arguing with the fact that this colour looks superb on both.

Yoruba Couple Traditional Wedding Attire Inspiration

15. Look #15

This Yoruba couple went for carefully coordinated wedding looks: even if the two outfits aren’t completely similar, you can still easily tell they belong to the newlyweds.

Yoruba Couple Traditional Wedding Attire Inspiration

16. Look #16

White and silver are a very elegant colour pairing, and some coral beads are an easy way to keep this combination from appearing boring.

Yoruba Couple Traditional Wedding Attire Inspiration

17. Look #17

The rich green tones of the next Yoruba wedding outfits are our favourite thing about the whole look!

Yoruba Couple Traditional Wedding Attire Inspiration

18. Look #18

Animal prints are very hot this season, so if you can’t imagine going out without your favourite pattern, there are many ways to incorporate them into your wedding look.

Yoruba Couple Traditional Wedding Attire Inspiration

19. Look #19

The beauty of these two Yoruba wedding outfits is that they would look splendid separately, but when photographed together, they take the whole thing to the next level.

Yoruba Couple Traditional Wedding Attire Inspiration

20. Look #20

Often, the smallest details about the look make the whole outfit 100 times better. In this case, it’s the delicate and striking beadwork on both outfits.


Read more: 25 Latest Wedding Gowns 2019 In Nigeria


Yoruba Couple Traditional Wedding Attire Inspiration

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