Nigerian designer, Marvy or Marvee said ‘I Do’ this past weekend on Sunday, the 21st of February 2021 at Lakowe Lakes in Lagos, Nigeria. You know what it means when the Queen of corsets, who is responsible for some of our favorite bridal looks is getting married, right! We cannot wait to show you her outfits, all styled by The Wardrobe Manager. While you wait for the wedding pictures, here’s Marvy & Eugene’s love story and stunning photos from their #LoveMEtheWedding pre-wedding shoot.
Eugene and I’s love story is one of those classic stories where one person was waiting for the other to catch up. I was in love with someone else when I met Eugene. We met through a mutual friend; our first date was so perfect! He took me to this really nice place that had a well-manicured garden. It was night, the lights were nicely stringed across the garden and the pool; the ambiance was just perfect. As we took a walk around the entire space and conversed (I did most of the talking😄)…The connection was so surreal like I had known him all my life.
As we spoke, he’ll go quiet from time to time and look at me with such adoration in his eyes with a subtle smile. The garden space had a pool and I remember telling him how I wanted my wedding to look like… how I wanted to have an aisle across the pool and have people seat on each side of the lawn, he indulged me as he added ideas… it was almost like we were planning our wedding. I got home thinking ‘Shii’… that was weird.
He went back to Asaba, and he would call from time to time. It was a couple of days before my birthday, and he had mentioned he was traveling to Calabar for business. I asked if I could come, as I was stressed and needed a break from all the Lagos madness, he EXCITEDLY said YES! Calabar was great! We visited prominent sights there, we were to visit Obudu mountain resort but the roads were too bad😢. According to him, we fell in love in Calabar; but he’s alone in that..lol. Maybe not love yet, but I did start catching feelings for him. 😊
I got back to Lagos and ended my situation-ship with the guy I was supposedly in love with. It’s been five years plus now, so much has happened in between. He has become my best friend… my everything…. my rock and biggest cheerleader. Most nights, I wake up worshiping and thanking God for bringing him into my life. He’s the answer to conversations I’ve had with the Holy Spirit.
Our story is way longer than this but it’s a story of grace and gratitude to God our father, and I’m super excited to be his WIFE!!
Vendors & Credits
- Bride: Marvy of @marveeofficial
- Groom: @jomaeugene
- Bridal Styling: @thewardrobemanager
- Dresses: @marveeofficial
- Fabrics: @glitz_allure_fabrics
- Photography: @bedgepictures | @tope_horpload
- Tour and travel (Obudu shoot): @2000ttour
- Videography: @otusally
- Makeup Artist: @zainabazeez | @lailacadne for @ellecadne
- Planner: @glameventsbybibi
- Nails: @nailsbyfavour
- Hairstylist: @dolledbynueye | @synthiana_beautyparlour
- Groom’s suit: @jurio_luti
- Groom’s pants: @debonairrepublique
- Hair extensions: @hairwearenig | @thehairfuseluxury
- Beret (black dress): @chic_elle.ng
- Shoes: @casadeiofficial | @aminahjillil
- Accessories (yellow & pink and white dress): @bridesmaidhaven