Rewriting our African wedding traditions

More black brides want to embrace their culture

Every young girl dreams of the day when she will become a bride. From the matrimonial ceremony to the first dance, all eyes are on her and her white gown. 

However, for the black couple the day is a celebration of their milestone, heritage and upbringing.  Colourful beaded embroidery wraps around the white gown and head wraps have substituted the sheer white veil for a stylish interpretation of the modern black bride...

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