Traditional Lace Blouse and Wrapper Styles – Lace blouse is the traditional outfit of a typical married woman in African, especially in Nigeria. Then this type of blouse is very common among the women from Eastern region of Nigeria. Sometimes it is called Nigerian lace Blouse and other times Igbo lace Blouse.
Originally from this region, starting from traditional marriage ceremony of a woman, she is expected to tie wrapper, especially George wrapper and a lace blouse.
The wrapper comes in two pieces, she will tie the first one long, wear her lace blouse and then the second one short on top.
This outfit has been trending in Nigeria for decades and not ready to go anywhere.
Women uses this outfit as normal wears. It can be worn to church, weddings, and other parties but never to office works.
One of the for styles a lace blouse is the V_neck style. It comes down in the front and at times at the back like V shape. Just see how beautiful the above and below pictures are.
Lovely Nigerian Lace Blouse .
George wrapper and blouse for traditional weddings
A typical Igbo bride rocking her Igbo lace blouse. This is how it is done on ones wedding day.
In Nigeria, lace blouses are worn by brides on their traditional marriage occasions. This culture has come to stay among Nigerians from the South, West, and most especially the East.
A bride to be sews lace material of her choice which she will wear on her day. Some will wear the blouse alongside skirts. Others will prefer to tie two pieces of George wrapper.
George wrapper is one of the most expensive wrappers. Because of its fine look, many people prefers it more than the regular Ankara wrapper Igbo people are known with during weddings.
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Did you observe that all the beautiful ladies in this post are all tying head tie, that’s they’re tying scarf. Yes head tie is one of the most important piece that must always go with lace blouse and wrapper for you to look that style in vogue. It complements lace blouse. Just like wrapper, head tie comes from different materials. The choice of color of head tie to use lies surely on the color of wrapper and blouse.
Just like you have tailors that sews blouses, you equally have stylists who’s job is to tie head ties.
In both occasions that’s traditional marriage and coronation, the ladies involved wears beads on their neck as necklace, hands as bangle and legs as anklets.
Lace Blouse and Wrapper for Coronations
Apart from using lace blouses for traditional weddings, it is also used during coronation. By who we call ” Lolo’ in Igbo language. A Lolo is a wife of any titled man in Igbo land.
So during coronation, the wife of the man to be coronated or the woman to be coronated in some cases , comes out dressed with George wrapper and lace blouse.
Beads and hand fans are parts of the accessories to complement the look. A Lolo is seen waving her hand fans to the admiration of the viewers.
She walks in majestically wearing that happy look. A look that cheers the audience and is capable of putting the show on hold. Lovely outfit I must say.
At times, lace materials are combined with George materials to sew fine blouse.
We have taken our time to help you sort for the latest Lace blouse styles and wrapper that you can wear to any event. This is so cute
As we rightly stated earlier, lace blouse can also go with an Ankara wrapper. Different types of Ankara wrapper like Hollandis, super wax, real wax, Guaranty wax, java, etc goes well with lace blouse.
Although some people also goes for same wrapper fabrics for their blouse. But this method is not that in vogue anymore.
Wrapper of six yards is cut into two, that’s how you get the wrapper to tie alongside lace blouse.
Be ready to stop any show you step in with this stunning look. Red is everything. A lay in red is a beautiful lady
This is one of the best looks a bride can appear on. Starting from the choice of color, the material, the style. This is classy for any lady to step out in. Zoom this picture to see the statement in it. We like this too.
Apart from the bride and Lolo who rocks the lace blouses on their occasions, every lady in these region are free to also wear it. Most people prefers lace blouses for traditional events only.
For the pictures we used in this post, we own no credit to them. We give credits to various people in these images.
So are you considering any of the traditional lace blouse and wrapper styles for your wedding or outings.