If you’re preparing for your Igba Nkwu and searching for the best and trending Igbo brides traditional wedding dress styles or asking ‘what does an Igbo bride wear on her traditional wedding day?’, this post is for you.
Swipe down to see our editorial picks of beautiful Igbo Traditional Marriage Attires for Women – get to see trending Igba Nkwu fabrics and colour combinations, coral bead hairstyles, and bridal Ichafu (Gele) styles that match.
#1, 2: Strapless Fit n Flare Mermaid-Style Long Gown Igbo Bride Traditional Wedding Dress
The brides above look charming in red and gold trumpet-style long Igba Nkwu Igbo Princess gown and navy blue and gold fishtail long gown made from George fabrics.
STYLE NOTES: Above Igbo brides look picture-perfect in their fishtail- style attire that is fitted on top and flares out from the hips or leg area. If you choose to go with this Igba Nkwu bridal wear, be sure to complete the look with a traditional Igbo packing-gel updo hairstyle with coral bead hair ornaments (hairpiece).
Style Variations: The above styles are also popular in off-shoulder sleeve style (pictures below) and one-shoulder style, whereby everything is the same but the only difference is in the sleeves or hands.
#3, 4, 5: Off-Shoulder Long Fitted Gown with Fish Tail – Igba Nkwu Attires
Princess-Style Off-Shoulder Mermaid/ Fit and Flare Igba Nkwu George Material Long Gown Attires for Igbo Brides on Traditional Wedding Day
STYLE NOTES: (Left) Coral and white off-shoulder trumpet-style fit and flare long gown attire for Igbo marriage introduction or traditional engagement. | (Middle) Fuschia pink and white off-shoulder fit and flare/ fishtail-style long gown for Igbo traditional marriage ceremony. | (Right) Red off-shoulder mermaid-style Igbo traditional wedding maxi gown with beaded top.
All the above brides accessorized with statement bead necklaces, well-tied Ichafu (gele) headtie or coral bead traditional bridal head-crown. The bride on the left also added a native Igbo horse-tail for added glam.
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