Andrea Iyamah & Eghosa: A love story fashioned in tradition and elegance

Dumebi Andrea Iyamah, the celebrated Nigerian-Canadian fashion designer, recently embarked on a new chapter of her life as she tied the knot with her love, Eghosa. Known for her eponymous fashion label that includes bridal, swimwear, and ready-to-wear lines, Andrea has dressed iconic personalities such as Michelle Obama, Kate Hudson, Gabrielle Union, Ciara, and Issa Rae. Her wedding was a beautiful blend of culture, tradition, and personal artistry.

Andrea Iyamah via Instagram

The couple’s traditional wedding in Lagos, Nigeria, vividly celebrated Edo and Delta cultures, infused with the richness and vibrancy that characterises Andrea’s designs.

About the Andrea Iyamah bridal dress

Andrea’s wedding attire was nothing short of a masterpiece. She wore a fully beaded dress from her bridal collection, which took over 500 hours of meticulous beadwork to create. The dress, reflecting Andrea’s signature attention to detail and elegance, highlighted her as a stunning bride. Complementing her attire was a regal okuku hairstyle, an intricate traditional hairdo that added a royal splendour to her look.

 

 

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A love story fashioned in tradition and elegance

Eghosa Nehikhare via Instagram

Eghosa matched Andrea’s elegance with his sophisticated appearance, making them a picture-perfect couple. As Andrea herself described, their wedding day was a magical affair filled with cultural significance and the celebration of their love.

The traditional wedding was more than just a union of two hearts; it was a grand display of heritage and artistry. Makeup and video were handled by Samuel Black, capturing every heartfelt moment and detail of the day. The okuku was styled by Okuku Stylist in Lagos, adding the final touch to Andrea’s stunning ensemble.

 

Andrea Iyamah via Instagram

Andrea’s wedding to Eghosa is a testament to their love and a reflection of her journey as a designer who continues to celebrate and incorporate her cultural heritage into her work. As they embark on their sweet forever journey, the fashion world eagerly anticipates how Andrea Iyamah will continue to weave her personal and cultural narrative into her creations.

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