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THE BEADED TURBAN TREND YOU WOULD LOVE TO JOIN NOW

Advertisements Hey Divas, Lately, the direction that fashion evolution has taken is quite dramatic. Well, I like the fact that other than what the initial purpose of whichever item we choose to wear was meant for, we are striving to make it more attractive and fashionable. Whoever thought turbans would…

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STUNNING BRIDAL ASO OKE

Hey Brides, Aso oke is the most prevalent Yoruba wedding attire and you would agree with me how vibrant and tempting these bridal aso oke are these days. The issue most brides face is not in deciding whether or not to both wear the same thing, it is in deciding…

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DIY: HOW TO TIE THE PLEAT GELE

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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HEAD-WRAP TUTORIAL BY CHARY JAY

Hey Lovelies The head-wrap culture is huge in this part of the world and this is because it is a significant part of our culture and heritage. History has showed us that even those africans that were left in other parts of the world still held on to this long…

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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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WEDDING GUEST TURBAN STYLE INSPIRATION

Hey Lovelies I wouldn’t refer to searching for the right style/outfit for a wedding as a nightmarish situation, some people do but I have another opinion. To me searching for styles is a way to feed your eyes and discover new things, although it is frustrating most of the time…

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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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TREND ALERT: WATCH HOW TO TIE THE INFINITY PLEAT GELE

Hey Lovelies The head gear tying tradition is something that has spanned generations, and with each generation there is a new style trend that takes over. Ours mothers and their mothers before them etc took pride in their head wraps, it showed maturity and wealth which are the two things…

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DIY: WATCH HOW TO TIE THE FAN SHAPED ASO OKE GELE

Hello Lovelies The Aso Oke gele is a fascinating piece, before the advent of jubilee scarfs, damask and the likes our mothers have been rocking this piece in style. The Aso Oke fabric made from threads twinned together by local spinners is a gorgeous fabric that comes in all kinds…

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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

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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