African wedding dresses differ slightly from traditional Western-style wedding dresses, which are mostly based on a white-colored theme. They are more colorful and captivating. Some of the common types of wedding dresses used in most African countries are discussed below to give you a brief idea.
African wedding dresses use rich colors to capture the true essence of a wedding. There are a variety of colors used, but the most common ones are purple, emerald, mustard, orange and blue. Usually, there is a mixture of all these colors used to make a colorful dress. To make the dresses eye-catching and attractive, Africans prefer to use bold and lighter colors.
Some of the Africans prefer to use all white wedding dresses just like in the western countries. There are different patterns of structures used to develop different types of wedding dresses. The most common but most popular choices in this regard use small designs and golden motifs following the dress contour.
All white + colorful prints
Sometimes a mixture of all white and colorful dresses is also used in African weddings. This is a unique combination and looks very elegant on the bride. Different colors are introduced to the dress in a strategic way to make a very elegant and beautiful dress.