Grandparents getting married, #TWP2 generates N500 million, Kate Middleton stuns & More | Last Week’s Wedding News #16

Hello wedding lovers, and welcome to the month of February. It’s not just the month of love but also our anniversary month. LoveWeddingsNG turns 4 this month!!! We’re accepting anniversary gifts all month 🙂 

Anyways back to serious news, Another royal wedding on it’s way, there’s a wedding we cannot wait to see in March, Kate Middleton stole the show in Oslo with her stunning Alexander McQueen dress. All of this plus more happened last week in the wedding world. Catch up on all the wedding news you missed!

Its never too late to say I Do. On Tuesday, the 30th of January, a Facebook user, Felix Zacharaiah shared some pictures of his grandparents announcing that their wedding will hold on the 17th of March, 2018 in Plateau state. He also shared some photos from their pre-wedding shoot by photographer, Salapadom Studio. This brings back memories from photographer, Jide Kola’s parent’s post-wedding shoot (#BollyKolly82), which we shared last year.

According to ThisDay, The Wedding Party 2 has turned over N500 million as at Thursday, the 1st of February, 2018 from cinemas across different countries, including the UK, the Netherlands and other countries in Africa. According to Kene Mkparu, the managing director of FilmOne Distribution Company, one of the executive producers of the movie, the movie cost N300 million.

Pregnant Kate Middleton wore a stunning dress to the royal palace in Oslo on Thursday, the 1st of February 2018. The royal, who is expecting her third child in April wore a flowing blush gown from Alexander McQueen (who also designed her wedding gown in 2011). She and Prince William, who was dashing in a tux, were invited to an official dinner in their honor at the Norwegian royal palace in Oslo on Thursday night. After spending the day with Norway’s Prince Haakon and Princess Mette-Marit, the two couples dined alongside King Harald and Queen Sonja at a lavish dinner at the palace.

Nigerian famous photo bombers star in a bridal photoshoot. Olajumoke Orisaguna and Oluwatobiloba Falana both became popular after they photobombed other people’s photos. Jumoke famously photobombed Tinie Tempah’s photoshoot with photographer TY Bello while Oluwatobiloba photobombed a wedding group picture

Both Olajumoke and Oluwatobiloba have since become models and were featured in a bridal shoot directed by Afrique Chique. See the photos below and vendor credits below;

Public Relations: QTaby Events | Models: Olajumoke Orisaguna & Oluwatobiloba Falana | Dresses: Nissi Clothiers’ ‘Forever Collection’ | Photography: Klala Photography | Makeup: Rickies Makeovers | Hair: Adurables Touch | Creative Direction: Afrique Chique

Back to the royals! Princess Eugenie of York is engaged to Jack Brooksbank. Princess Eugenie is the grand daughter of Queen Elizabeth II and the daughter of the Duke & Duchess of York, Prince Andrew Princess Sarah. Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank have been dating for seven years. Buckingham Palace announced their engagement last week; their wedding will take place in October at the St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle (the same venue where her cousin, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be taking their vows in May).

More Prince Harry & Meghan Markle royal wedding news update! Meghan Markle is planning to give Prince Harry an affectionate, heartfelt tribute on their wedding day at the reception. If this is true, it’ll be a first for the royals. It’s also been confirmed, according to The Sun  that Meghan Markle ‘s father, Thomas Markle will walk his daughter down the aisle. 

Nollywood actor Saeed Muhammad a.k.a. Funky Mallam marries again. The actor’s wedding comes three years after his first marriage ended. See photos from the wedding below.

Ebony Life Film’s latest movie, The Royal Hibiscus Hotel premiered yesterday (Sunday, the 4th of February 2018). Ahead of the event, the lead casts of the movie were on the cover of ThisDay Style and this photo by Emmanuel Oyeleke of Zainab Balogun and Kenneth Okolie gave us major pre-wedding shoot goals. Look out for our Red Carpet to aisle inspiration from the premiere of The Royal Hibiscus Hotel on Wednesday.

That’s it for this week. See you next week for more wedding news weekly updates.


Eguolo Anita Etefe is a wedding and travel enthusiast

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