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HOW TO TIE GELE TO SUIT YOUR FACE SHAPE

Dochase Ads Hey Divas, Gele is the tiara of a West African women. It is the crowning moment that completes her traditional attire and must not be taken lightly. Not only can a Gele be worn by a bride on her wedding day, it can be worn by her guests. However,…

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THE GELE SITUATION: WATCH THIS TUTORIAL VIDEO

Hey Lovelies “I’ve never gotten any complaint from a man, head wraps can be sexy too” Sanaa Lathan  Lagos is the fashion destination, everything about trends starts here before it seeps into other parts of the country. In Africa, when fashion is mentioned Nigeria and the city of Lagos are…

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TRADITIONAL BRIDAL GELE INSPIRATION

Hey Divas, Nigerians love gele as a means of complementing their native attires. Depending on the occasion, gele can be worn in a casual way or in a rather large and elaborate fashion. Although gele can be worn for day-to-day activities using other fabrics, the elaborate ceremonial ones (usually made…

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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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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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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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FAN GELE TUTORIAL FOR INTERMEDIATE LEARNERS

Hey Lovelies The gele is a necessary accessory why do I say this? well think about it, the gele contributes and acts in a complimentary manner as a part of an individual’s look. The gele of cause only works best with a native wear and a native wear without a…

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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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SEE THIS BEGINNER FRIENDLY WAY TO TIE YOUR MULTI-PLEATED GELE

Hey Divas, Unfortunately, not everyone can tie this gele and getting the perfect gele for any occasion is not an easy task howbeit getting the latest gele trend, the multi-pleated gele. This multi-pleated Gele has taken Nigerian Owambe by storm. Though it looks so complicated and every intricate detail is amazing….

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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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INEPT AT TYING THE GELE? WATCH AND LEARN [VIDEO TUTORIAL]

Hey Lovelies The traditional head wrap in western nigeria is known as the “Gele” indeed we all know that. This head wrap is worn during special occasions like naming ceremonies or weddings and festivity periods. In a country where there is diverse culture it shouldn’t come as a surprise that…

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HOW TO TIE A SIMPLE GELE (VIDEO TUTORIAL)

Hey Lovelies The gele is a part of our culture and tradition and its a way to make a statement. As a wedding guest your look is half complete if you don’t adorn a gele. Tying the gele however requires practice, yes you could always get someone to tie it…

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THE BEADED TURBAN TREND YOU WOULD LOVE TO JOIN NOW

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 be…

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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 (VIDEO)

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

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 (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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YEMI ALADE’S EPIC GELE HIT OR MISS?

Yemi Alade put the Goro in the word Onilegogoro, she spotted an epic style Gele on his instagram where she stated that it was indeed her first ever gele and of cause it had to be epic. The johnny crooner is know for her extra ordinary fashion sense. Yemi Alade…

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Latest Indian Lace And French Lace Styles In 2015

There were so many owambe (parties) that went on during the weekend, so many gorgeous apparel worn by  beautiful women was on display and indeed so many new lace styles. Here are some aso ebi trendy styles from the weekend. # Lace styles Galore This here, i definitely love ,…

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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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Rock That Gele at Your Owambe Party

Gele tying is more of a tradition than a fashion trend in Africa. This mode of fashion is so important in this part of the world,even modernisation hasn’t been able to push this out the window. Why? Its the most important part of our custom and tradition,its a key factor….

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