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CHIC GELE STYLES IN PICTURES

Ads br 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?…

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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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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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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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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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ANKARA GELE IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, Ladies love to rock Ankara fabrics a lot because of their versatility and exotic look. The Ankara gele is the in-thing now and fashionistas are donning it to various events. In fact, they portray the African woman’s identity. The beauty of Ankara gele is that you can mix…

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GELE STYLES FROM LAST WEEKEND

Hey Divas, It’s a new crisp and fresh week which we are so sure has so much in store for everyone. Although we can say the weekend is a past thing but we can’t stop talking about it (at least for today). I don’t know about your weekend but mine…

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INFINITE PLEATS GELE GLAM

Hey Divas, Head Wraps, ‘gele’ as it is popularly called has become the inseparable accessory for the African Woman which is why when a new style or trend evolves, it is embraced and infused into the fashion scene. I can recall when the Infinite Pleats Gele surfaced and literally broke the internet and Instagram and…

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GELE GLAM

Hey Divas, In Nigeria, you would agree with me that all the tribes wear gele (though, some they don’t call it gele). Dressing for a special occasion always starts from the top down; in fact, learning how to tie a gele is something of an essential art form. Gele glam is the…

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GELE GLAM FROM INSTAGRAM

Hey Divas, As much as I love parties and owmabes, I was never a fan of gele. I often thought it was a thing for the older women, but whenever I saw it on young ladies, it radiates off that beautiful and stunning look that I love but never could…

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GELE STYLES IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, It’s not quite clear where the custom originated in Africa, but a gele is a cultural must-have accessory across Africa, particularly in Nigeria where it is called a gele. With a resurgence in African pride in recent years, the head wrap has become stylish among African communities across the…

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GELE TUTORIAL VIDEO

Hey Lovelies Who doesn’t like parties? If you don’t like parties then… am just going to leave it there but you already know what you are. An owambe (party in Yoruba) is something we look forward to, after a long week it. One of the ways you can feel like…

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8 HOT GELE STYLES IN PICTURES

Hey Lovelies While you’ve been invited to a ceremony that involves you wearing traditional native attires can be an exciting prospect, you have to seek out new ways to craft your look. This challenge can be fun or cumbersome depending on your mindset, however we would prefer you keep an…

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HOW TO TIE GELE TO SUIT YOUR FACE SHAPE

Hey Divas, Gele is the tiara of a West African women. It is the crowning moment that completes her traditional attire and must not be taken lightly. Not only can a Gele be worn by a bride on her wedding day, it can be worn by her guests. However, often times…

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THE GELE SITUATION: WATCH THIS TUTORIAL VIDEO

Hey Lovelies “I’ve never gotten any complaint from a man, head wraps can be sexy too” Sanaa Lathan  Lagos is the fashion destination, everything about trends starts here before it seeps into other parts of the country. In Africa, when fashion is mentioned Nigeria and the city of Lagos are…

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GELE STYLES IN PICTURE

Hello Lovelies Whats the one way you celebrate your culture? There are several ways people can show off their culture all around the world, one if to own arts and decorate your living area with artifacts from your country and the second one would be what you wear and there…

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NEW GELE STYLES YOU MUST SEE

Hey Lovelies Even before now the gele has always been a huge culture in Nigeria, no aso ebi, native or traditional wear is complete without the gele. The African head gear is most popular in the western and south western part of Nigeria, back then in videos we even had…

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LATEST GELE STYLES

Hey Divas, It is a known fact that the gele or headgear is important to a Nigerian woman. It gives a regal look to her attire and brings out the beauty in her face. There are some occasions that we need the gele to complete our outfit and make it…

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TRENDING GELE STYLES FROM THE LAST WEEKEND

Hey Divas, Gele is one of the the biggest gift of Nigeria to the world of fashion. It is used as an ornamental head covering or fashion accessory, or for functionality in different settings. It is an art to tie a Gele by Nigerian women. Geles come in different fabrics such…

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BOLD GELE STYLES FOR THE SLAYONCE

Hey Lovelies There is nothing as satisfactory as looking good, just imagine having on an outfit that people not only admire from afar but also come close enough to ask you how you were able to put it together. This compliments put a smile on your face, it lightens up…

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NIGERIAN WOMEN AND THEIR GELE STYLES

Hey Divas, In Nigeria, women of the Western region can often be seen in their traditional attire of “Buba”, an airy type blouse with long sleeve, and “Iro” the wrapper that’s tied on top of the buba. To complete this whole attire, a woman will wear a head wrap (usually…

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GELE PICTURES THAT ARE JUST TOO INCREDIBLE

Hey Lovelies As a child I remember when my mum and/or aunt had a wedding event or ceremony to attend they would go to their tailors at Oshodi market (trust me guys this was all the way on the other side of town since we lived in the outskirts of Lagos)…

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DIY: HOW TO TIE THE PLEAT GELE (VIDEO)

Hey Lovelies Generally tying your head is an ‘African’ thing however every generation has their own way of making a statement with the headgear’s. In nigeria the Gele is our most famous head wrap of all, so famous that other cultures have immersed it with their own (the gele is…

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FABULOUS GELE INSPIRATIONS

Hey Lovelies What makes you african? This age long question has seen all types of answers but its all about the culture and our heritage. Before colonialism one of the ways you could tell a persons status in this part of the world was the style of their headgear popularly…

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MORE BRIDAL GELE STYLES THAT WOULD INSPIRE YOU

Hey Lovelies In nigeria its tradition in some cultures for the bride to be seen in an head wrap on her traditional wedding day. This tradition can be traced to both the western and northern part of nigeria, this two cultures believe in adorning the heads of their bride’s to…

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