THE OWAMBE VIBE


Hello Reader, hope you are good?
Today's blog post is about what people look forward to at an "owambe"

What is owambe?
Owambe is a traditional wedding party commonly done by the Yoruba people of Nigeria.

DAYS OF OWAMBE
As we know there are 7 days in a week but owambe can't be done on the 7days; owambe is mostly done on Thursdays and Saturdays.


TYPE OF FOOD

  • Nigeria jollof rice
  • Semo/Amala and egusi/vegetable soup
  • Porridge yam
  • Beans and plantain (I was in shock too when I heard this😲)
  • Small chops
  • Wine/juice
  • Coke and Fanta (Nigerians favourite go to)


REASONS FOR ATTENDANCE
  • It helps with networking
  • It helps reduce boredom
  • For some to find their dream man/ woman
  • To chill out and have fun

WHAT TO WEAR

  • In an owambe party you could belong to the asoebi gang(the girls in uniformed lace fabric)
  • You can decide to go for an Ankara fabric and sew it into any style you want


How I styled my self for an owambe party



  • Ankara shift dress (Tailor made)
  • Green heels (Aldo)
  • Brown leather bag
  • Hair style: Ghana weaving
Photography: @itolu_ (Tolu Owoeye)

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