Last week, the UK government halved the number of people allowed at weddings, Oyinkan Braithwaite and Temidayo Odunlami tied the knot, Bashir Ahmad got married to Naeemah; Victoria Secret model, Jasmine Tookes, and Juan David Borrero got engaged. Pronovias also launched its first sustainable and eco-friendly collection while Kim Kardashian West launched SKIMS Bridal.
UK Wedding COVID-19 guidance: From today, the 28th of September 2020, only 15 people will be legally allowed to attend a marriage or civil partnership. The COVID-19: Guidance for small marriages and civil partnerships published on Gov.uk states;
From 28 September no more than 15 people can legally attend a marriage or civil partnership, even where this can be safely accommodated with social distancing in a COVID-19 secure venue. Up until 28 September the gathering limit will be 30. This is the maximum number for all attendees at the event, including the couple and guests. Anyone working is not included as part of the legal limit.
Oyinkan is Mrs. O! Nigerian-British novelist and author, Oyinkan Braithwaite got married to Temidayo Odunlami, an animator and co-founder of Quadron XR. The “My Sister Is A Serial Killer” author shared photos from her prewedding shoot last week on Instagram. We wish the couple a happy married life!
#NB2020: The personal assistant to Nigeria’s President Muhammad Buhari on New Media, Bashir Ahmad got married to Naeemah last week. Their wedding Fatiha held on Friday, the 25th of September, 2020 at Juma’at Mosque, Katsina. Bashir shared the news on Twitter.
Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq weds. Nigeria’s Humanitarian Affairs Disaster Management and Social Development Minister, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, and Chief Of Air Staff, Sadique Abubakar also tied the knot last week. According to Sahara Report, the couple had a private ceremony in Abuja.
A proposal with a drone: Model, Jasmine Tookes, and Juan David Borrero got engaged in Page, Arizona on Monday, the 21st of September 2020, and the ring was dropped off by a drone. The couple met at The Rose in Venice, California, and have been dating since 2016. Jasmine shared on Instagram;
“9/21 🤎 I can’t look at these pictures without tearing up😭😭😭 Little did I know the lovely lady who was setting up our table and chairs for our champagne toast after the heli ride was actually a photographer. I love all of these real captured moments🥰 As a model I can always sense a camera around me but WOW I didn’t know about this one😂 Also, the drone dropping off the ring 🤯@juandavidborrero you’re unreal♥️”.
Lily Collins is engaged! Actress, singer and the daughter of popular singer, Phil Collins – Lily Jane Collins got engged to Charlie McDowell. The bride-to-be shared; “I’ve been waiting my lifetime for you and I can’t wait to spend our lifetime together”.
Proposal on a plane: Last week, a video went viral of a Nigerian man proposing to his girlfriend, Kemi on board an international flight. Watch the video below
#WeDoEco: Luxury wedding dress design company, Pronovias launched its first sustainable and eco-friendly collection on Tuesday, the 22nd of September 2020 at the new digital edition of Valmont Barcelona Fashion Week. The dresses from the collection are made from recycled materials and certified by globally renowned sustainability authorities; Global Recycled Standard (GRS), the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), and the OEKO-TEX certification. Pronovias shared;
Love comes to us in many ways. At Pronovias, we are sharing our love for the planet with #WeDoEco.
#WeDoEco is a pledge we have taken to make the world a happier place by dressing your dreams – sustainably. It’s our deep commitment to finding solutions that reduce the impact on a fragile planet. It’s a promise kept to offer you beautiful, eco-friendly wedding gowns.
#WeDoEco touches everything in the lifecycle of your dream dress, from design to making, fitting to delivery. It’s a circle of love we invite you to enter. It is a never-ending love story that you can be part of.
#WeDoEco because we are committed to making the world not only greener, but happier too.
SKIMS Bridal. Kim Kardashian West launched bridal designs for her body shape-enhancing undergarments line; SKIMS on the 25th of September, 2020. The bridal designs include white and soft blue shapewear and underwear, and also a limited edition of embroidered silk robes. The designs are created to offer support and style for all wedding celebrations.
Princess Beatrice’s wedding dress on display. HRH Princess Beatrice‘s wedding dress is now on display at Windsor Castle for public viewing. Her wedding dress, which was originally designed by Sir Norman Hartnell and altered for her wedding, was loaned to her by Her Majesty The Queen. Princess Beatrice and Mr Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi tied the knot on Friday, the 17th of July, 2020 at the Royal Chapel of All Saints at Royal Lodge, Windsor.
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