MAGNIFICENT GELE STYLES IN PICTURES

MAGNIFICENT GELE STYLES IN PICTURES

Ads br Hey Divas, The average Nigerian is a party lover! But if we were to have a poll on which article of clothing is most favoured by the women, I’m sure we will be looking at gele and the very many ways of tying this amazing piece of art….

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MONDAY GELE AND MAKEUP IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, Gele is a very important form of expressing our cultures and traditions in Nigeria. Ibos call this headgear, Ichafu while Yorubas call it Gele. This gele cannot be overlooked when it comes to occasions. The Yorubas especially, love and cherish this aspect of fashion like “kilode”. Hardly would…

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YELLOW NAIL POLISH IDEAS

Hey Divas, Yellow is a color that would have been not normally associated with nail polish color except by the most daring a few years ago. But today all colors have entered the nail paint spectrum and women across the world are putting them to good use, either in combination…

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CASUAL WEEKEND STYLE LOOKBOOK

Hey Divas, We spend so much time thinking about looking good when we’re supposed to look good like at work, on a date, at a wedding etc. that consideration of casual style can be something of an after-thought, or completely non-existent. When it comes to casual style, I think many of us simply default…

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THURSDAY GELE LOOKBOOK

Hey Divas, The Gele is a traditional Nigerian Headwrap. It is worn during special occasions as an accessory to the traditional attires. Gele is usually made out of heavy or stiff fabric that can be wrapped and moulded into a specific shape. Fabrics from Switzerland and Austria are very popular,…

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ANKARA HEADWRAPS INSPIRATION

Hey Divas, Headwraps have gradually started to take over the space in our closets once occupied by wide brim hats. It’s hard not to gravitate towards these accessories, especially in the summer when they help to keep our hair and scalp stylishly protected from the sun. The headwrap is that extra…

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CHIC GELE STYLES IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, No baby is ugly” are my mother’s words anytime she see’s a new born baby. In the same light, nobody is ugly. Even the Holy Book testifies to it that everything created by God is beautiful. So why then do people still classify others as ugly? This question…

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ORANGE NAIL POLISH TRENDS

Hey Divas,  Pretty painted nails! That is what we all love. Nail polishes are one of the most commonly used beauty item and gorgeous polish colours can bring out and accentuate the beauty of your skin. A good nail art has always been very dependent to its base polish. The…

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WEEKEND STREET STYLE IDEAS

Hey Divas, One of the best things about fashion is that it’s always evolving and forever changing. Street style is one of the best examples that articulates the actual evolution. Generally, street style is associated with youth culture and the mainstream fashion trends with those that influence it—hence the name,…

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JUMAT TURBAN STYLES

Hey Divas, Turban has a very distinctive love relationship with people and has been on and off for decades.  If you love experimenting with new and adventurous ways of styling your hair, this one is for you ladies. The introduction of the turban has set off some great inspiration and the…

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THURSDAY GELE STYLES

Hey Divas, As we wind down the working week, Thursday allows us to be productive as this is like the last official day of the week before the weekend. Thursday is also a day of positivity and has a lightness to it that helps us to get things done and…

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SEE THE KANO WEDDING OF AMEENA AND ABDULMAJEEB

Hey Divas, For every woman, her marriage is just about the most important event in her whole life, so looking best on that special day is the wish of each and every woman. However, in the earlier times, the family, relatives and close friends of the bride helped in grooming…

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MID WEEK GELE STYLES

Hey Divas, Just how important is Wednesday? Wednesday is the perfect time to get clear about what you want and where you are heading. Wednesday is also the perfect time to schedule meetings, networking events and any important calls. It is also the perfect day to express yourself to a…

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TUESDAY EMBELLISHED GELE STYLES IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, Head gear has become a new movement and Gele is a serious affair in Africa. Although head dressing can be found in almost every African culture, the gele has gone from beyond  a mere head covering, to a creation of art. The gele fashion is a trend all…

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GELE STYLES IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, The Slogan “Choose your style and live it” makes the fashion world worthwhile, because we have come to appreciate our styles over time, we have moved forward in adding colors and spices to our native culture. The world of gele head gear is not an exception, it has really evolved…

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6 BOLD BLACK NAIL IDEAS TO BREAK YOUR MONOTONY

Hey Divas, We believe that people should pamper themselves often with manicures. If it’s in your budget, there’s no reason not to! It’s often inexpensive, and it’s a simple way to feel a little bit fancy. Once you hit up the salon, though, you have a very difficult choice to make: which…

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LET’S PLAY DRESS UP THIS WEEKEND WITH THESE STREET STYLES

Hey Divas, Looking for fashion and style ideas can be helpful: You’ll realize that occasionally you just need to look at your closet with fresh eyes to be able to see those pieces to rebrand and restyle. Thank God, today’s fashion isn’t strictly dictated by gender. Ladies wish to be noticed in various ways…

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FRIDAY TURBAN INSPIRATION

Hey Divas, Wearing any head tie requires quite a lot of confidence.This is because in your quest to look good, you probably don’t know if you gotten it right or otherwise. Wearing a turban demands confidence. You have to believe; truly believe, in your look. You have to commit as…

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SEE THE COLOURFUL GHANAIAN WEDDING OF NANA AND OZU

Hey Divas, Lets talk about marriage. Marriage is the beginning; the beginning of the family and a life-long commitment . It also provides an opportunity to grow in selflessness as you serve your wife and children. Marriage is more than a physical union; it is also a spiritual and emotional union. When a man…

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GELE GLAM IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, This is the season to tie gele. Whether to the church or any social event during this festive season, no native outfit is complete without a headgear. Popularly referred to as gele, the headgear is an indispensable fashion accessory. It is crispy, colourful and long enough to form any…

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6 ICONIC AVANT GARDE GELE STYLES TO SEE

Hey Divas, It is a new era for gele In Africa and I’m sure everyone would agree with me. For the past few years, we have seen so many gele styles that have broken the internet and has made parties and Aso ebi more fun. Thanks to social media, make…

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SEE THE FAIRY TALE WEDDING OF YINKA AND FIKUNAYO

Hey Divas, It has been widely reported that the Nigerian economy is in a recession. In fact, economic experts and commentators have apprised Nigerians to cut their spending. Despite this, it seems Nigerians have largely ignored this advice especially when it comes to weddings. This is because, during some weekdays…

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TUESDAY GELE IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, Most ladies know how important Aso ebi is at a wedding or owambe. Some ladies go as far as not going for the wedding because they don’t have the Aso ebi and would not want to feel left out of the party. For some, they opt for other…

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MONDAY GELE IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, How much do our Nigerian women love headties? I would say very much as they absolutely cannot do without them. Be for normal day to day activities or party, a typical Nigerian woman will always have something to cover her head. These headties comes in different forms and…

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STYLE INSPIRATION FOR THE WEEKEND

Hey Divas, Our favorite time of the week: Friday, Saturday, & Sunday, becomes the most complicated when trying to put together the perfect outfit – day and night. But as the weekends arrives and we get closer and closer to the holiday season, the harder these types of decisions are getting…

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WEEKEND GELE INSPIRATION

Hey Divas, A gele is the best solution when you have a ‘bad-hair-day’ . These versatile garments can cause you to appear trendy and you are bound to see several heads turn when you wear one on your own head. First, it was Madam Kofo of ‘second chance’ doing the weird but beautiful gele…

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FRIDAY TURBAN STYLE WITH SAGALEEYAA

Hey Divas, With the Ramadan season here, we have fallen in love with the Turban style. Turban is basically a head cover worn by Muslim women. With the fashion trends of today, styling a turban can be done in a trendy and stylish way. There are so many beautiful ways…

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GELE STYLES FROM INSTAGRAM

Hey Divas, Many times, we may want to wrap our head with scarves but do not want to look like granny or sister Mary. We just want to stay in the middle and look trendy and nice especially when it comes to traditional African attire. Topping off an African ensemble…

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WEDNESDAY GELE STYLE INSPIRATION

Hey Divas, Many Nigerian women regularly wear something to cover their hair.  It’s an easy solution when facing a bad hair day, and it’s also an attractive way to accessorize an outfit. Gele is mandatory for any party where traditional wear is the dress code; I’m talking about society weddings/engagement parties; Chieftaincy title parties, house…

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GELE IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, It is believed that some cultures used head wraps before the days of slavery so that men could show off their wealth and the level of their social status and so that women could prove that they were prosperous and spiritual. The gele, being an head wrap, is a…

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GELE STYLES FROM OVER THE WEEKEND

Hey Divas, You know how as ladies we use to dream of that perfect family, where we would wake up in the morning, cook food for the family, dress up the kids and receive a peck from our charming prince in the knight armour before stepping out for a new…

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SEE THE HAUSA WEDDING OF HALIMA AND ABDULAZIZ

Hey Divas, Just how important are wedding ceremonies? Wedding ceremonies serve several purposes and they are often a cherished moment in a couple’s history. A wedding ceremony is often utilized as a public display of marriage vows and of the couple entering into the marital contract. For many couples, the focus…

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BRIDAL GELE STYLES IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, Gele tying with make up is one of the fastest growing occupation as these professionals come up with new trends everyday such that we now have a variety of gele styles. Though, gele can be worn for day to day events, Nigerian brides especially love gele as a means…

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TURBAN IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, In the old days, ladies usually wore turban because of a certain family background or their religion. With the passage of time, the turban trend came back with glam. It’s not like it was before- then you only had one way to wear it and every other woman wore…

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COOL PURPLE NAILS IDEAS

Hey Divas, Usually, the first thing you think about when you decide to go ahead and do your nails or get them done, is what color you’ll be using. Depending on what kind of look you are going for, you will either choose something that can go with almost everything,…

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SEE MOMENTS FROM TOYIN AND TUNBOSUN’S WEDDING

Hey Divas, If there were a popularity contest for days of the week, Saturday would win. Most likely when you were a kid, Saturdays meant watching cartoons, playing in Little League ball games, or going to the pool. Now that you’re one of the adults (yes), Saturday means sleeping in,…

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GELE STYLES IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, Owambe parties come in different forms, be it weddings, birthdays or funerals and as a custom in Nigeria and Africa a large, gele is a fundamental part of the attire needed for these owambes. Gele is usually the missing puzzle to make a complete African attire. As we…

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MID-WEEK GELE PICTURES

Hey Divas, Wednesday is the day that signifies that weekend isn’t too far away. Apart from Fridays (the turn up day of the week), another day I look up to is Wednesdays. It signifies a tone down on the corporate fashion to lend on to more casual fashion and looks….

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