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The New Nigeria collection by Je’siu Fashion House


Ugbogu Francisca, Creative director Je’siu Fashion House launches her first bridal collection in conjunction with Nigeria’s 59th Independence Day.


This collection seeks to promote the Nigerian culture through contemporary bridal designs such as Corsets, frills, cone flare are more detailing were made in the traditional attires that represents various ethnic groups. A blend of contemporary design in traditional wedding attire creates a ‘distinct look” which is what Je’siu brand is known for.


Here is how the designer describes The New Nigeria Collection
To create a distinct look for our intending brides, we take into consideration a whole lot particularly fabrics and design.
As the creative director, I strongly believe that the beauty of a master piece is lies in the “distinct factor”. What is that one design or fabric that won’t be seen just everywhere.
This is the value Je’siu brand is offering to her intending brides. Comfortable and Unique pieces to present our intending brides as queens on their big day.
Nigeria has over 250 tribes and 6 geopolitical zones. There are 7 major tribes in Nigeria which are all represented in this collection.
This collection seeks to inspire intending brides on how they can be in their traditional pieces and still appear modern.


In addition, we are intentional about growing the Made in Nigeria Brand by incorporating modern designs in our uniquely crafted pieces. With these modern pieces, people are encouraged to buy Nigerian tradition pieces abroad and in turn it increases Nigeria’s GDP.
The New Nigeria collection is one that encourages unity in Diversity, in this regard, the creative director the je’siu brand has collaborated with some Nigerian brands to make this collection a reality.
















Credits
Designer @Jesiu Fashion House
Beads @Fibeads
Photography @arowolophotography @artylens_photography
Fabric @theasoebijunkie
Makeup @lymar_beauty @Honeywealthbeautycollection
Hair styling @lolaexpresshair
Accessories @reobeautystore
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CORALS OF THE NIGER DELTA

Hello everyone, 

In 2015 and 2014, we made posts on the beauty of corals worn by the Niger-delta part of Nigeria brides for their traditional wedding HERE and HERE

Like I mentioned in previous posts, the brides from the Niger-delta are adorned with beautiful coral beads most times from Head to Toe which makes them the cynosure of all eyes on their big day.  This culture is quite fascinating, purely African and super gorgeous. 

The coral beads gives the bride a royal appearance and The Niger- delta bride whether from Edo, Delta or Rivers state outfit can never be complete without the beads costume.

There are always of different sizes and shapes ranging from small sized bead to medium to large to extra-large! Yeah, extra-large because some of them look very huge on the neck of the bride but am not sure of the weight if it’s as heavy as it looks (if you are from Niger-Delta kindly explain further in the comments section. Thanks).

Customarily, coral red color is the standard color for the beads even though some use other colors like white, peach e.t.c. it’s only the coral colored beads that actually give the native effect that every bride will want to portray on her traditional wedding day.

The beads can be worn as a top on the wrapper tied on the chest; it basically covers from the shoulder down to the waist in some parts while some other parts use the beads to make a cap and the bride gets to wear this very regal cap and also adorn her neck with the huge size coral bead neck piece! EXQUISITE!

Some also use it to adorn the native hairstyles that are exclusively made for brides on their Big Day to give the Emotan (Benin Queen) look with different sizes of coral beads carefully arranged on their neck as they present them to their groom.

Once again, check out these gorgeous brides adorned with different designs of corals beads on their big day to inspire you especially if you are from the Niger-delta and you’re trying to make a decision on your traditional wedding outfit :

Cheers, 

Modupe