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6 FIERCE GELE STYLES LOOK-BOOK

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Hey Divas, 2016 has witnessed a whole lot of fashion statements and we hope to see more before the year runs out. The year gave birth to new head tie trends which transforms whatever anyone is putting on into a FABULOUS one. Depending on your choice of clothing and style, head…

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6 NIGERIAN WOMEN THAT SLAYED THE GELE GAME

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Hey Divas, Definitely the word ”Gele” isn’t alien to us Nigerians because at one point or the other we have rocked this fashion accessory to parties, most especially weddings and those other places where we go with the intention to slay like no other. This Nigerian version of a head wrap…

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LATEST MAKE UP AND GELE STYLES

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Hey Divas, One thing about we ladies is that we all love to look good. Wherever or whatever the case might be, we often want to look as best as we can. We all love a good and perfect face beat with eyebrows on fleek, lip popping… everything on FIA. Even…

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MID-WEEK GELE GLAM INSPIRATION

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Hey Divas, West African fashion is known for its bright and beautiful headgear, from traditional Nigerian geles to aso-okes. We know how Nigerians never joke with their gele. They know how to style them even when they don’t they have the services of make up artists to do that for them with a…

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GELE AND MAKEUP PICTURES THAT ARE TRULY A WORK OF ART

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Hey Divas, Go to a Nigerian wedding on any given weekend , especially Saturdays and you will find family, friends and well wishers of the couple styled with a gele, all in identical fabrics. Family and friends signify their relationship to the celebrant by wearing aso-ebi (which often is accompanied with gele), a Yoruba…

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BRIDAL GELE STYLES IN FOCUS

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Hey Divas, Dressing with confidence is more than wearing the latest fashion trend, it’s about feeling good about what you’re wearing, looking poised and feeling self-assured in all situations. Dressing with confidence entails wearing the right attire for the right event. It is no news African headgear popularly known as…

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EYE-CATCHING GELE STYLES

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Hey Divas, While growing up as kids, gele was something of an amusement and a source of curiosity. To the adults, it is often an interesting accessory which creates a fascination towards not only its symbolism, but to its technique as well. Gele which got its name from the Yoruba people…

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DAZZLING GELE STYLES IN PICTURES

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Hey Divas, Since ancient times, across so many cultures and for amyriad of reasons, women have covered their hair — an act tied up in competing notions of freedom and oppression. The gele is loaded with an immense amount of cultural symbolism. It denotes your social standing, your relationship status,…

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MONDAY GELE LOOK-BOOK INSPIRATION

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Hey Divas, In Western Africa, Nigeria to be precise, the “gele” is an accessory worn with a traditional Nigerian outfit. It is usually worn by females with a traditional attire, for special occasions like weddings, naming ceremonies, burials, church services, and religious celebrations. Geles are worn by African Women to…

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THURSDAY GELE LOOK-BOOK

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Hey Divas, Living in the modern life requires women to always look stunning. Especially if you have to meet special people every day, such as your clients, partners, or friends. You must give your best appearance to describe yourself first, before your attitude can tell people about you. Gele can…

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THURSDAY GELE IN PICTURES

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Hey Divas, A gele is without a doubt one of the simplest yet chicest of accessories. We think of African women wearing them with panache while making an effortless and elegant fashion statement, but actually, it is a special finishing touch across the globe and across borders. The gele can also stand…

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GELE IDEAS IN PICTURES

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Hey Divas, A gele can be considered an object in an informal rite of passage for Nigerian women. At some point, a young woman learns to tie this large, unwieldy piece of cloth as a personal adornment worn with the traditional family uniform (aso ebi) for special occasions such as weddings, funerals,…

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GELE IN PICTURES FROM LAST WEEKEND

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Hey Divas, Fashion is all about having the right kind of elements. So whether you are investing in a good pair of shoes or some good headgear, you have to be on top of the form. In the recent past, headgears have come quite into focus. Headgears are now not…

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HERE’S THE LATEST GELE INSPIRATIONS YOU NEED TO SEE

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Hey Divas, The  Head-tie has been among the African culture and society way back into the period when the early men walked upon the surface of Africa- Just saying, because there isn’t a clear timeline. Anyways, this distinctive material worn over their heads have been seen more as a cultural affiliation…

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MONDAY GELE STYLES IN PICTURES

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Hey Divas, The traditional African head tie comes in different variations, thanks to the various materials which can be used. It’s best to use a heavy fabric like cotton or silk to get the attainable style like the turban trend of the moment. Gele, the popular gravity-defining stylish head tie,…

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THURSDAY GELE LOOKBOOK

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Hey Divas, The wearing of scarfs by women is an old tradition in the African and other cultural settings. African’s indeed take pride in their scarfs and headgears, and for them they are indeed a crown of beauty. Since the late nineteenth century and even today, the wearing of scarfs…

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MID WEEK GELE IN PICTURES

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Hey Divas, Gele are essentially a type of head tie worn by women in the Western Africa country of Nigeria. In contrast to the head ties worn in some other African countries, like Ghana, Gele are usually rather large and ornate, and as a result are associated with ceremonial wear…

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MID WEEK GELE STYLES

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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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BRIDAL GELE STYLES IN PICTURES

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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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7 PICTURE PERFECT GELE STYLES

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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 IN PICTURES

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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

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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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SEE STUNNING GELE STYLES FROM OVER THE WEEKEND

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Hey Divas, The African woman head-wrap holds a distinctive position in the history of African dressing both for its longevity and for its potent significations.It endured the travail of colonialism and never passed out of fashion. Gele’s are a very important part of many social functions in Africa, especially Nigeria. It…

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FABULOUS BRIDAL GELE TREND

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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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MORE BRIDAL GELE STYLES THAT WOULD INSPIRE YOU

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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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THE EMBELLISHED GELE EVERY BRIDE NEEDS

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Hey Divas, There is always a better way of doing things or perhaps maybe it’s because we are ladies and we know we can make anything look good. Remember, when we used to tie our normal bridal gele with nothing to beautify it (even though it was beautiful then) into those beautiful…

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