Hey Divas, 

Gele is one thing you can’t take away from an African woman. Geles are usually made specially for special occasions, such as, traditional weddings, milestone birthday, chieftaincy title celebrations, and other special occasion celebrations. One thing, we all can agree with is that Gele is as an accessory that is here to stay and wouldn’t be leaving the fashion scene anytime soon.

The wearing of this fashion accessory by most African culture and by Nigerian women is not a new fad. Nigerian women has been donning it on as an accessory that completes the traditional attires since pre-colonial times.

In this our contemporary time, you can see the Gele being donned on all types of attire, such as, skirt suits, pant suits, and cocktail dresses. The possibilities are endless as the uses of the Gele is still emerging.

Today, the Gele continues to emerge in designs, styles, and uses. Since the gele headgear is no doubt  an essential part of Nigeria and other African women’s fashion accessory to wear to wedding ceremonies and other special events, choosing the right colour, size and style is very important and that’s why we at Madivas, we can’t but always bring you the latest gele styles trending.

Perhaps you are the creative type but confused on the style of gele to rock for your next owambe, well scroll down to see this gele styles look book we’ve put together for you…


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Which of these is your favourite? Be sure to share with us in the comment box.

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