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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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WEDDING GUEST GELE STYLES

Hey Divas, In Nigerian culture, families and friends often wear similar fabric at cultural celebrations to show unity and support. At traditional weddings, women choose to wear aso-ebi can be thought of as the equivalent of a huge group of bridesmaids and they of course have their gele’s to match. Not…

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MID WEEK GELE STYLES

Hey Divas, Its Thursday, the official day that leaves just one more day before the weekend  I’m pretty much excited about as there is only one working day left in the week which is why we thought of giving you another dose of gele styles to see. We have established the fact…

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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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FRIDAY GELE GLAM

Hey Divas, 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…

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GELE IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, Fashion is a subtle yet critical form of self-expression. We convey our history and culture as well as present dispositions and mindsets in the patterns, designs, fabrics and colours of the clothes we wear, as well as the ways in which we wear them. In every culture, fashion or clothing…

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NEW GELE TREND; HAND FAN GELE STYLE

Hey Divas, Gele tying and styles has evolved into a more sophisticated craft and has gained more inclusiveness over the years. From being a thing just for aunties and mummies to becoming an actual wearable accessory for younger women, it’s also been adopted into every Nigerian culture despite the fact that…

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TURBAN IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, In our continuing attempt to channel boho chic in all we do, we’ve kept our eyes on a trend that keeps any outfit feeling breezy no matter what the season. We’re talking about turbans, those chic headpieces that are  hair tamers when it’s hot out, awesome ear warmers when the…

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FRIDAY GELE INSPIRATION

Hey Divas, For many couples, Friday is usually the traditional wedding day which most people call engagement ceremony. It is usually a showcase of the traditional customs and norms of wedding according to each tribe. Friday isn’t left out of owambe days for the weekend and we all know that…

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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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7 PICTURE PERFECT GELE STYLES

Hey Divas, Gele comes in different fabrics such as brocade, damask, Aso oke and regular Ankara fabric. It should be a stiff fabric but flexible to use. The head wrap have been worn by Nigerian women for centuries but has become fashion trend in recent years in Africa and elsewhere in the…

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GELE STYLES FROM THE LAST WEEKEND

Hey Divas, With so many gele styles, which of these styles is in and which is out? Which do you choose for yourself? Since many seasons we see a trend of mixing different styles, drawing on many decades of fashion. Similarly in this season. Trends are leading and valid, but…

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GELE IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, Recession or not, fashion marches on and so does the Gele. Let’s face it ladies; wear the wrong gele style, and you might as well have a giant L for learner branded on your forehead. We are all familiar with the various trends of gele styles we’ve been…

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6 PERFECT GELE STYLES YOU NEED TO SEE

Hey Divas, Nigerians are exceptional people , we pick up on trends and follow through, then we take the liberty to add some spice and boom to make it more stunning. This is the typical case of the gele which we have fully embraced and spiced up with the dazzling…

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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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TUESDAY GELE FASHION

Hey Divas, We love fashion and to top it all, we think ladies would like this. Gele users have found more creative ways to style the firm material into different shapes and patterns. When worn, especially for more elaborate events, the gele typically covers the entire hair as well as  the ears. Gele…

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GELE STYLES FROM LAST WEEKEND

Hey Divas, The weekend has come and gone but its memories still lingers. Well, different memories for different people.  For some, it was the turn up Friday memories that lingers in their mind and head. For others, it was the rainy Saturday on their beds that says it all while…

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GELE STYLES FOR THE WEEKEND

Hey Divas, A significant number of African ladies love to rock Aso ebi with some completing the look by matching the dress with a beautiful head wrap/gear also called ‘Gele’. It is one way to get noticed at a traditional event in Nigeria. The art of gele is marked by…

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WEEKEND TURBAN FASHION

Hey Divas, Fashion is a prevailing, evolving and revolving style, especially in clothing, footwear, accessories and makeup, among others. In addition to sparkling diamonds and make up, there’s no fashion statement quite as glamorous as the turban. Turban wearing among ladies is be in vogue currently. This head wrap promotes…

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6 STUNNING GELE STYLES TO SEE

Hey Divas, If there’s one accessory we always have on hand at all temperatures and seasons, it’s a gele. Gele come in all sorts of lengths, colors, and even levels of heft, so they work with your outfit, no matter the occasion. These days we are all about the trends which…

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GELE AND MAKE UP LOOKS ON POINT

Hey Divas, Every weekend, you get invited for one wedding or the other and of course we know that you will want to stand out from your peers. Wearing makeup is common place in today’s society and if you are a newcomer to the world of cosmetics, you may find…

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OWAMBE GELE IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, Growing up in Nigeria, the tying of the gele was always a sign of an upcoming special occasion. The gele meant more to women than a tiara or an actual crown. It was the ultimate expression of femininity and beauty. Every season comes with set of ‘it’ things…

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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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TRADITIONAL WEDDING GELE AND MAKE-UP INSPIRATION

Hey Divas, Traditional marriage ceremonies are such a huge deal in Nigeria, and they’re the kind of family events that everyone looks forward to eagerly, most especially the bride as it is a showcase of months of planning upon planning. A bride is never complete on her traditional day without…

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WEDDING GUEST GELE TRENDS IN PICTURES

Hey Divas, Let talk style with wedding guest gele styles. Wedding seasons are always on and we love the creativity that comes with gele in Nigeria. Nigerians are usually the perfect wedding guests as they know how to combine colours, styles and designs to be stunning as ever. But they…

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FABULOUS BRIDAL GELE TREND

Hey Divas, Traditional Wedding no doubt is one of the most important days of a brides life. It is actually the day maybe the folks you grew up with before moving to the city gets to see in your glamorous styles of African attire. We know how important the traditional weddings…

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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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BLUE LIPS: YAY OR NAY?

Hey Divas, Blue lipstick is officially a trend!!!!!!  It’s here and you should try it. From celebrities to the average normal girls are seen on the blue lips. But one important thing about this blue lips is how to pull it off. The blue lipstick may be very odd but…

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Beauty tips: The eye-shadow.

It is said over and over again that the eyes are the window of the soul. The eyes are very crucial…even in make-up!   Make-up is basically or mostly for the face, therefore, your eye brow, lipstick, eye liner and eye shadow are very important. Blending the right colours, choosing…

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