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BEST HEADTIE STYLES YOU SHOULD TAKE A LOOK AT

If you’ve ever attended a Nigerian wedding before, then you know the facts – you will agree with me that one of the things that you would encounter at one point is someone wearing the Gele style in such an awful way that you wish you could re-tie it. I…

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CHECKOUT THIS 7 OWAMBE READY GELE LOOK-BOOK

I know am not the only one that seems to think that the act of tying the “Gele” is a national treasure. Just think about it- wearing your aso ebi without the Gele seems very bland doesn’t it? Now that I’ve drawn that image in your mind, can you now…

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THE ONLY GELE STYLES YOU SHOULD BE LOOKING AT RIGHT NOW!

Truly Gele styles are really important… I could go on about how they are part of our culture and heritage but let’s be honest, if this heritage wasn’t so attractive we would not be excited to be honoring it. There’s something glamorous about head tying really, it just seems to…

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GELE AND MAKEUP TRENDS

Hey Divas, Happy Boxing Day Nigeria!!!! Some of the words that describe Nigerians are happy, fun-loving and we are also a people, who are so appearance conscious; that could be both an advantage and disadvantage. However, no one can take away the fact that we love fashion. Our style game, even before…

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2017 BRIDAL GELE STYLES

Hey Divas, We’re African ladies and we sure love our African traditional fashion and styles. We love it more when we rock it with the best of trendy Gele head ties that absolutely look perfect on us. Now when it comes to our traditional weddings where we can rock everything traditional, it…

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THURSDAY GELE IN PICTURES

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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THURSDAY GELE LOOKBOOK

Hey Divas, The Gele is a traditional Nigerian Headwrap. It is worn during special occasions as an accessory to the traditional attires. Gele is usually made out of heavy or stiff fabric that can be wrapped and moulded into a specific shape. Fabrics from Switzerland and Austria are very popular,…

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THURSDAY GELE STYLES

Hey Divas, As we wind down the working week, Thursday allows us to be productive as this is like the last official day of the week before the weekend. Thursday is also a day of positivity and has a lightness to it that helps us to get things done and…

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WATCH THIS GLAM SMALL GELE TUTORIAL VIDEO

Hey Lovelies Do you have any idea of the essence of the gele? Gele’s are very necessary to your look they add some pizzazz to your traditional attire. The head wrap was a traditional must for high society women centuries ago, if you were a woman of class or prominence…

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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 GELE INSPIRATIONS

Hey Divas, The head-tie popularly called Gele by the Nigerian Yoruba is a wedding accessory that has definitely come to stay. It is hardly ever possible to see a Nigerian bride at her wedding and not see her donning a Gele. Gele says so much about your fashion style and…

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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 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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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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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 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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CONTRASTING ASO EBI AND GELE STYLES

Hey Divas, The idea that we should each pick one colour and stick with it is both outdated and boring. Lately, we have seen how people are changing it up everyday, combining two or three distant colours to create a new look.  Indeed, it’s called the mixing and matching game. It…

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WEDNESDAY GELE LOOKBOOK

Hey Divas, The variety of headgear in Africa matches the diversity of the people who live on the continent. Different cultures have used headgears to show tribal association, gender, religion, job, and social status. Though the wearing of gele is common-place for women in the Nigerian Culture, the two cultures that’s especially…

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6 UNIQUE ANKARA HEADWRAP TUTORIAL VIDEO

Hey Lovelies Sometimes you wake up and you do not feel the need to wear your hair down or maybe you are tired of your wig and you would like to do without it for the day or maybe you just have a bad hair day (translation- you can’t be…

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GELE IN PICTURES

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. Headgear is  worn on the head for many reason. Reasons for wearing headgear could be various:…

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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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10 TIMES WE SEEN LADIES ROCK BLACK GELES

Hey Divas, You would agree with me that the colour Black has been making rounds at events unlike what we all thought the colour was associated with (e.g- mourning, depression or death). Black is now the new ‘cool’ for happy events. The colour is associated with elegance, luxury, authority and power….

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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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GELE STYLES IN PICTURES

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…

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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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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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GELE PICTURES THAT ARE TOO BEAUTIFUL TO PASS

Hey Lovelies The head gear has become a new movement, I had a friend’s friend complaining about the way her gaily was. She insisted that she would have used a bigger sized gele instead of the on that she used, she was so particular about the way her gele looked…

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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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LATEST GELE PICTURES FROM INSTAGRAM YOU MUST SEE

Hey Lovelies Isn’t it amazing that we have our own traditions? Thankfully the western culture did nothing to ruin our love for our own traditional pieces. Granted in the early millennial one may have thought the gele styles was dead and gone all because young-lings then used to attribute the…

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STONE EMBELLISHED GELE STYLES FOR YOUR A-GAME

Hey Divas, We know that a lady needs to keep her head high and glow up in everything she does and gele is no exemption because everyone has their own definition of beauty when it comes to gele styles. The gele is a beautiful piece that completes every female traditional…

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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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INSPIRATIONAL GELE STYLES

Hey Divas, A headgear is one of the fashion accessories that women indulge in. For the African woman, gele is an integral part of her outfit. Every Nigerian Traditional Occasion requires one type of gele or other. This completes the style of a typical Nigerian woman. As the final adornment of…

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LATEST GELE PICTURES YOU NEED TO SEE

Hey Lovelies Remember when that song by lagbaja came out “oni gele yi skentele, skontolo” everyone loved it because it had a nice ring to it and the video was hilarious. Well the veteran musician didn’t just sing that song without being inspired by what he was seeing around him….

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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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HEAD TIES TRENDS FROM 2016

Hey Divas, Head ties can turn any image into a trendy one; your attire might not even be complete without it. Head ties can transform a boring outfit into a stylish and effective one. We have seen different head ties – the comebacks of some head ties style and also new styles trended…

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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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THE EMBELLISHED GELE EVERY BRIDE NEEDS

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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ASO EBI STYLES THAT MADE WAVES THIS WEEKEND

Hey Lovelies I hope you all had a fun-tastic weekend, well my weekend was really quiet and refreshing,  haven’t had that in a while. As usual, marathon or not the whole of Lagos was buzzing with wedding ceremonies all around town, I even saw a story of a bride who…

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HOW TO TIE THE ORENTE GELE (VIDEO)

Hey Lovelies You must have noticed the new Gele trending that we brought to you some months back. This Gele is known as the Orente Gele and was Popularized and revamped by Fast rising Nigerian Fashion Designer Toju Foyeh. The Orente Gele style makes you look clasy and posh, Below…

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HEAD GEAR /GELE TUTORIAL (VIDEO)

Hey Lovelies As per request I am bringing you the head gear/gele tutorial. A head gear is an important accessory as a Nigerian woman, with every aso ebi comes a head gear they are practically fashioned together. The head gear is a way to adorn a woman’s head like some…

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Trend Alert : How To Tie Your Multi-Colored Gele

Big trend alert ohh. All my fellow party goers. Have you noticed that nowadays girls wear the multicolored head tie popularly known as Gele hehe. We decided to speak to some girls over the weekend and they said they are absolutely killing it. Apparently the trend started around September last…

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