The Modern Day Akwa Ibom Maiden Attire

Akwa Ibom Traditional Wedding Attire

For the Akwa Ibom bride, a typical outfit would be the blouse and double wrapper, with a headpiece tied into amazing shapes and forms. However, there is more to the Akwa Ibom bridal outfits that can be expressed culturally. An Akwa Ibom maiden can also dress in the “mkpin” a short wrapper skirt, a half top with a beaded cape. The hairstyle ranges from the native ‘bantu knots’ to other styles embellished with beads and costume golden combs.

Below are some cultural maiden outfit inspirations for the modern day Akwa Ibom bride…


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