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guests adorned in purple at a wedding in Lagos, Nigeria
December 27, 2014

Wedding Colors

In Nigeria it’s common to ask guests to wear color-coordinated outfits, called aso ebi, at social events, such as this wedding at the Yoruba Tennis Club in Lagos. See more photos from the January 2015 feature story “First City.”
Photograph by Robin Hammond, National Geographic

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