The Gele is a tall elegant head piece worn by women from Nigeria. Though originally worn by women from the Yoruba tribe it has become a popular fashion accessory for all women across the country and a must have for social functions. It is generally worn by women to glamorous occasions such as church, naming ceremonies, wedding etc. The cool thing about Gele is, you can adjust it any way you like
The head scarves are used as an ornamental head covering or fashion accessory in southern and western Africa. The Nigerian Gele originated with the Yoruba people and can be dated back to the 18th century. They come in many shapes and sizes. Gele’s are not made ready to buy. It is made to fit to individual head shape.
Every Gele is unique and the same style cannot be achieved twice. The rule of thumb is the bigger the fabric the more elaborate the look can be. If you take a closer look, you will see that no two gele styles are the same. We practically come across gele every day of the week which is why we’ve put together these Friday gele glam for you to see stunning styles to make your aso ebi pop. Scroll down to see…
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