There are few major classy and celebrity weddings that rocked the last 11 months. These weddings showed affluence, class and status with what the bride and groom wore, all expenses and quality vendors who did what at all the weddings. Destination weddings was a thing of the past this year as many could not travel due to the pandemic. The few weddings that was held were stormed by families and some high class individuals in the society. 2021 was a party year that went with the dictates of the new normal wedding style but twist of latest trends in colours, vows, attires, décor, themes and lots more. Listed below by City People Society Editor, TAYO FAJORIN OYEDIJI (08111811219) are some of the colorful weddings of 2021.
First on this list is the wedding of President Buhari’s daughter in law, Zahra.. The bride got married in a Presidential / Royal wedding in August. Thursday and Friday, 19th and 20th of August will not be forgotten in a hurry in the minds of many who attended the showstopping wedding of the President Buhari’s only son, Yusuf to Northern monarch, Emir of Bichi, Alhaji Nasir Ado Bayero’s daughter, Zahra. The high class traditional engagement known as Kamu in Hausa and classy reception witnessed who is who from the political class, the academia, the business class as well as associates of the President and the Emir.The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Bayero who is the elder brother of the bride’s father also played a huge role at the wedding. Many important personalities all shut down their schedules to attend the presidential royal wedding.Many would have thought the wedding of the President’s son would attract all the paraphernalia of the society and that was what really played out. The wedding which was although classy in all ramifications saw the entourage of many bigwigs in the political class who stormed Kano, home of the Bayeros. The ceremony started with Kamu, followed by pre-wedding dinner, then wedding Fathia and presidential dinner.. Zahra is a graduate of architecture from Brighton University in the UK. Yusuf Buhari currently holds the title, The Talban Daura which is a top traditional position in Daura Emirate of Katsina State. Olamidun Majekodunmi also tied the knot with her heartrob, the speaker of Osayi State, Adebo Ogundoyin few weeks back. It was a party which was attended by many political bigwigs from all walks of life. Oluwakemi Owolabi was another pretty bride of 2021. She got married in a colourful wedding to Ex Gov Ayo Fayise son, Funsho. The wedding party was at the monarchs event centre. Adedoyin Tejuoso also got married in style. Her make up was by bmpro, Outfit by deemova fabrics, her wedding trended with a hashtag sn&d2021.
Olabisi is also on this list, her clean make up was by bmpro. Hair was hsirbysleame, dodaevents was the planner.hair was by taiwos touch.
Funmi Masha was a beautiful bride. She glowed on her day . Her make up was done by bmpro, while Deola of 2706 events planned her wedding. Ayobami Balogun was such a beautiful bride. Ayobami Mustapha got married to tunde balogun. Her make up was by bmpro. Her wedding was planned by zapphire events. Saratu’s wedding hastag, #meettheyakowas2021 was also a beautiful event. The wedding which took place in Abuja was well attended by Northern bigbabes. Eki Nadese is also one of the pretty bride’s of 2021. Bankysuevents planned her wedding, She got married to kola in a spectacular wedding. Ore looked so glam for her day in a customised Imade Duso avant garde wedding dress. She got married to Deji sanyaolu in December. Zapphaire events planned her wedding. Ex Governor Gbenga Daniels daughter, Kenny also walked down the aisle in August. It was such a colourful where Victoria Island was literally shut down. Kenny got married to Adebola Williams. Their hashtag #kdlagos2021 trended for weeks. Her lovely dress was by mai Atafo, planners were zapphaire and Magna Events, her make up was by adamma Kenneth.
Celebrity designer, Adejumoke Coker tied the knots with her hubby, Damilola Albert in a colourful wedding with the hashtag #meetthealberts21. Blue confetti.events planned her wedding while peace Ibadin and flawlessbyjane makeovers transformed her looks. The pretty co founder of hampersinph and head girl of jewelsbyethel, chinenyenwa hooked her beau, a Fatai Osomin November. The wedding was planned by classeventz. Popular Instagram brand influencer, Ronke Eno Abasi, widely known as rhonkefella also tied the knot with her boo, Daramola few days back. The hashtag #Godsplan wedding was classy in its own. The pretty bride stunned in a veekeejames wedding dress for her civil wedding. Her make up was done by peaceibadin.
Nollywood stars, Lateef Adedimeji and Bimpe Oyebade, popularly known as MoBimbe, tied the nuptial knot few days ago in an elegant manner, and social media was bombarded with pictures and videos of the lovebirds. The traditional and Islamic wedding (Nikkai) ceremonies came up on Saturday, December 18 and 22, 2021, respectively and they continued to treat their fans and social media users to romantic photos and videos before their wedding and afterwards.
The traditional leg of the celebrity wedding took place at Ijero-Ekiti in Ekiti State on Saturday, December 18. A Nikhai followed on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, in Ikeja and it was star studded..Some of the celebrities in attendance were Toyin Abraham, Kolawole Ajeyemi, Nkechi Blessing, Mercy Aigbe, Adunni Ade, Wumi Toriola, Femi Adebayo, Yetunde Bakare, Odunlade Adekola and Tunde Kelani and others.
Also ebi Bella founder, INkechi Eze got married to Olakunle balogun in a spectacular wedding. Inkechi is the younger sister of Bella naija founder, Uche Pedro while the groom is the son of former APC Chairman, Lagos State. The hashtag #nkxx for their wedding also trended for weeks.Tricia of Triciabiz tied the knot in May, she is also one of the pretty brides of 2021. Her colourful wedding was planned by zapphire events.on this list is Vic Omolara who had her wedding in May, her hashtag was #vow2021. She got married to Olaonipekun. Muneerah and Mukthar had a beautiful wedding with the hashtag, #muksandmrs, Halimat Mohammed with the hashtag #hm2021, Moyosore and Oluwasegun with hashtag #msunion, Emmanuella and Adeyinka with the hashtag #eatillinfinity, Felicia and Akinola with the #fabduo21,Dana and Samuel the hashtag #dzeelars21, Dupe and Mandela with hashtag #mmtwentyone, Kofoworola and kamaldeen with #thekkaffair, Abisola and Damilare with hashtag #bisam2021,Unyime and Donald with #theudwedding, Babasola and chiamaka with #thealayos21, Esther and Oludare with #dewofheaven, Oyindamola Ayansola had a colourful wedding with Taiwo in Ibadan with the hashtag #honeytai21
Also on this list with their Instagram handles and hashtsgs of super bride’s of 2021 were laporshe with hashtag #toasttheagoros, Dami and Bola Balogun with the hashtag #bndforever21. Omoniyepe Ajose Adeogun got married to a real estate big boy, Kola Femi Oni with the hashtag #monikola21, Ruemu got married to Akinsope Roberts with the hashtag #thersfusion. Zapphaire events planned all those weddings respectively. There were also many northern brides who walked down the aisle with their Prince Charming. On this list is Zarah Bala Mohammed who got married to Amala Sheriff, Hadiza Jamoh weds Abba Dankaura, Zarah Bayero Buhari, Maryam Abubarka Badru, Aisha Tahir, Jaleela Buhari WO hit married to Muhsin, Aisha Wambai, Aysha Yero, Misriyya and Khalil, Rukayat yahiman, Shahida Gaya and Mukthar wedding and many others.