No bridesmaids or rich clothes: Couple get married wearing slippers and casual clothes, video goes viral

  • A video of a very simple marriage between two lovebirds is debating on the net
  • Like the couple, guests at the traditional wedding wore no flamboyant attire and all looked simple in slippers and casual attire
  • The bride was not specially dressed and did not have a bridesmaid to help carry out the ceremony request

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A couple got married wearing slippers and casual clothes in what is a traditional Igbo wedding.

It’s unclear if this is a choice or condition decision, but it was clear that theirs was extremely simple and low budget.

They went extremely simple for their wedding. Photo credit: @saintavenue_ent1
Source: UGC

In a short video of the occasion shared by @saintavenue_ent1 on Instagram, the bride is seen performing the palm wine ritual of fetching and giving the drink to her man.

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She eventually located him after teasing some guests and knelt down in front of the future husband in casual attire to offer him the palm wine.

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The guests were also dressed casually

As the man was drinking, people approached and sprayed the couple with money.

He then got up and walked with the bride towards a seated old man. There they received marriage blessings and guidance.

The man was observed to be speaking in the Igbo language, suggesting the occasion involved an Igbo couple.

It was also observed that all the guests who graced the occasion were dressed casually. No bridesmaid was employed for the occasion. Interestingly, the wedding venue was not specially decorated.

Watch the video below:

Mixed reactions followed the video

@ericmoore_mpr said:

“Simple…not a lot of expense, even if the divorce is tomorrow…nothing to regret or cry.”

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@itzstanley10 said:

“This one is an urgent wedding. Maybe she’s not carrying Belle and the girl’s parent says Baba has to marry his daughter.”

@khalifa_trojan said:

“God bless them ❤️ note to my own future wife na low key wedding honeymoon high key.”

@vlackice_jayjay said:

“Everyone deserves the purest form of love ❤️ Blessed homes and everyone who is truly in love ❤️ I love love and I love to see people be loved.”

Casually Dressed Nigerian Couple Get Married in Pastor’s Office

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh previously reported that a Nigerian couple had tied the knot in casual attire and in their pastor’s office.

Jokotolajesu Oluwaseun David, who shared the photos on the Facebook Life group, said the wedding occasion took place at the Winning All Evangelical Church in Gombe State, Northern Nigeria.

Jokotolajesu, giving more details about the wedding, said there was no special cake for the occasion, special native clothes called aso ebi as well as a reception.

The man said he would also prefer such a simple marriage advising social media users not to be pressured but rather to do what they can afford.

Source: YEN.com.gh