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A Day to Remember: Taiwo Oniru & Babajide Akintokun Wed

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Oniru Wedding Bella Naija0018Its wedding season in Nigeria at the moment. Almost everyday, another couple takes the plunge and solemnizes their love. However, no matter how many weddings there are, each one is truly special!
The beautiful union of Taiwo Oniru and Babajide Akintokun took place at the British International School in Lagos on the 19th (traditional engagement) and 20th of December (religious ceremony and reception). Both days were truly special and a sterling representation of the deep bond of the couple.
The traditional engagement ceremony was an exciting celebration of love and culture. With guests dressed in the couple’s colours of bronze, mint and orange. It was colourful and so much fun! The bride, Taiwo stood out in her fuchsia pink iro and buba while her groom complemented her in blue with hints of pink.
For the white wedding, Taiwo looked stunning in her white dress and channeled classic old school hollywood glamour with an elegant birdcage veil and a single flower in her upswept hair. Her bridesmaids including the bride’s twin, Kehinde brightened things up with their fuchsia pink dresses with grey waistbands while the groom and groomsmen looked great in their grey suits. It was a really lovely day for the couple, their family and friends. Wishing them the very best in love and life together.
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39 Comments

  1. susu

    December 22, 2009 at 10:44 pm

    awwwwwwww, bless them.
    the wedding looks really beautiful and classy, i love everything about it.

  2. Proudly_Naija

    December 23, 2009 at 12:20 am

    Love the look on the grooms face in the last picture.

  3. MOLA OG

    December 23, 2009 at 12:42 am

    Congrats Taiwo!

  4. mayowalulu

    December 23, 2009 at 1:26 am

    nice, very classy looking

  5. Dith-H-P

    December 23, 2009 at 1:28 am

    Beautiful! I like! Alot!
    Wish I was in naija πŸ™

  6. fyi

    December 23, 2009 at 1:32 am

    I love her sparkly Christian Loboutins for her traditional!!!

  7. beezy

    December 23, 2009 at 3:05 am

    This bride def has a thing for pink….usually, I’m not big on Pink cos its so cliche..but this one here worked!!!!….Luv how they used different tones/shades of pink….
    Luv the detail of everything, the pink petals on the floor….the cake….the bride’s simple hair & make-up…and the bridesmaids(with their red bouquets)…LUVS IT!!!! Happy Married life…..

  8. Elpee

    December 23, 2009 at 3:10 am

    aww I love everything about this wedding, from the wedding gown to her trads and d bridesmaid. Such a beautiful wedding and couple. And that cake!!!

  9. DAMI

    December 23, 2009 at 3:11 am

    love it!!!! beautiful!

  10. Funmi

    December 23, 2009 at 4:02 am

    Love the chpice of colour… The fuschia stands out and makes the whole affair so colourful… Not sure it should have been blended with red though… With that being said, the lace material for the traditional wedding is insane!!! The bride looks so regal… Love it.

  11. Funmi

    December 23, 2009 at 4:04 am

    hmmm… excitement no gree make I spell correct thing… meant “choice”… πŸ™‚

  12. Toluwa

    December 23, 2009 at 7:11 am

    just goes to show dt simple can be very beautiful! and btw, dts a beautiful cake…

  13. Omokhaiye

    December 23, 2009 at 8:44 am

    The bride has got style…lovely.

  14. PJ

    December 23, 2009 at 9:25 am

    Very pretty girl…Love her dress, bridesmaid dresses, the colours. Congratulations

  15. Kehinde Oniru

    December 23, 2009 at 9:57 am

    Thanks everyone on my twin’w behalf. Bella, love you wedding pages, you Rock Babes…Thanks for the coverage……………..Your wedding pages inspire every bride..

    Taiwo is my better half and I am glad her vision came true for this wedding. We all looked good………

  16. Shannon B.

    December 23, 2009 at 10:19 am

    Beautiful wedding! Thank you for sharing.

  17. Maks

    December 23, 2009 at 11:14 am

    Beautiful wedding…beautiful colours…beautiful couple.
    Toute mes voeux de bonheur!

  18. Luella

    December 23, 2009 at 12:06 pm

    Simple and str8 forward!
    no rofo rofo!

  19. Fine Babe

    December 23, 2009 at 4:11 pm

    I love the vivid shade of pink chosen throughout the festivities. Awesome cake too. May God bless their union.

  20. bussy

    December 23, 2009 at 4:30 pm

    woohoo so classy!!..totally luv d pink theme..!! beautiful couple too

  21. Ngens Azefor

    December 23, 2009 at 4:55 pm

    Congrats! Love dat dress… wedding colors on point! Great job. May God bless this union.

  22. obehi

    December 23, 2009 at 7:05 pm

    elegant & classy wedding…really an inspiration

  23. Sugabelly

    December 23, 2009 at 7:47 pm

    The traditional wedding is so much prettier than the white wedding. I think the traditional wedding looks breathtaking. very nice.

  24. Aby

    December 23, 2009 at 8:11 pm

    Simply Beautiful!!!!! Lovely wedding. Wonderful decor- look at those petals.Pink and Gray is different and nice. Beautiful Couple!!! May God bless their union.

  25. Toni

    December 24, 2009 at 4:04 am

    OMG adore her louboutins

  26. Nnena

    December 24, 2009 at 3:47 pm

    kai…money is good sha….

  27. Gam

    December 25, 2009 at 2:27 am

    Every shoe na Louboutin..na wa

  28. Gam

    December 25, 2009 at 2:28 am

    Simple, nice and classy..

  29. eme

    December 25, 2009 at 4:23 pm

    i really like her lace. God bless your union

  30. naturallyglam

    December 25, 2009 at 11:42 pm

    Wedding looks beautiful!!! But in the kissing picture, the woman looks like she just smothered the man!

  31. Funky Alder

    December 27, 2009 at 9:28 pm

    Congrats T&J!!! Simply the best and God Almighty bless your marriage….. Your dressing is so lovely…….

  32. j3nif4

    December 27, 2009 at 10:00 pm

    loving the traditional cake!

  33. Toshia Meadows

    December 28, 2009 at 1:09 am

    simply beautiful. And the shoes, oh those shoes WOWWWW. Congrats Darling

  34. Suzanna Efiok

    December 29, 2009 at 3:39 pm

    BEAUTIFUL…Fabulous shoes! The color combination is magnificent and I loved the cake topper for the traditional wedding. May God keep you two together forever, amen!

  35. jojo

    January 4, 2010 at 11:23 am

    nice wedding. God bless the union

  36. mosun

    January 17, 2010 at 8:15 pm

    love brids, you guys are amazing. everything was perfect, cakes, outfit, e.t.c. keep up the good love, you are blessed.

  37. lilian

    January 19, 2010 at 1:20 pm

    it is looking very wonderful i pray that god with his infinite mercies continue to bless you amen.

  38. Marian

    January 24, 2010 at 7:24 am

    Wow. The colors, cakes and everything looks so beautiful. Very nice pics. Just fabuolous.

  39. PerryAvuu

    June 13, 2012 at 12:02 pm

    I love this color, that’s thee color am using for my wedding. Nice and Classy wedding……… Thumbs up to everyone contribbuted to the Decoration and everythings that spoke about the color.

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