By Esther Bridget Nakalya
It is not common to find a couple who opt to wear backcloth at their white wedding. Usually, backcloth is suitable for a traditional ceremony. However, Joshua Joseph Asiimwe Baguma chose to incorporate it into his wedding suit during his union to Martha Kamaliza.
“I did not mind wearing backcloth and I wanted to include it because I knew it would match well with my suit,” he shares.
The groom was dressed in a cream and orange suit. According to Joshua, the backcloth was his auntie’s idea, who gifted it to him on his wedding day.
“My aunty, Jose Hendo, a fashion designer in the United Kingdom, travelled to Kampala for my wedding with it as a gift for me and I loved it,” he confirms.
Martha had reservations but luckily, she had opted for a changing dress that would complement his look.
“I wore a red changing dress with cream details and a uniquely wrapped fascinator to replace my crown,” she explains.
The couple recall meeting at a mutual friend’s place for a luncheon where they felt extremely liberal with discussions about their lives.
“I was carried away by how genuinely we shared our pasts with each other as strangers which made it more comfortable to be around her,” Joshua reveals. Click to read more…