- A Nigerian fashion designer, Chioma, used her marriage ceremony to make a big fashion statement that wedding gowns can be in ankara
- Photos of her ankara-styled gown generated massive reactions on social media as many said wedding dresses do not always have to be white
- There were a few tweeps who believed that ankara should only be for traditional wedding ceremonies
A Nigerian woman and fashion designer, Chioma, has given many people things to talk about after wearing an ankara-styled gown on her wedding day.
The whole social media was set abuzz by the creativity as many people said the style was such a bold move.
People who are close to the bride took to social media to shared snaps from the wedding ceremony as they expressed how great Chioma's dress looked.
Read her friends' tweets and compliments below:
As at the time of writing this report, her photos have gathered thousands of engagements online with over 10,000 likes.
Below are some of the reactions from tweeps:
"I thought the ankara or traditional dresses were meant for the traditional wedding."
"So nice! Wished the groom had used African fabric too."
"The beauty and uniqueness for me."
"This is what I want to see. White dresses are so expensive if they would be this beautiful. Boring cliche most times. Ankara is so beautiful, I wish we could do more of these. It's so nice on her."
"I thought it's called white wedding because she wears white gown, or because it was introduced by the white, I don't get where the white came in this wedding."
Briefly.co.za also reported that Tumi Rikhotso is definitely a name worth remembering. The young South African designer has turned many heads with his beautiful wedding gowns and this time he has managed to do it once again.
Taking to Twitter, Rikhostso shared a short clip of a gorgeous bride rocking one of his latest creations. The masterpiece of a dress features a top lace and bottom wide, flaring skirt. A neat bow also distinguishes and also brings together the dress around her waist. He simply captioned the post:
"Tomi R," with a couple of hearts.
Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!