Gele styles in Nigeria 2017

Gele styles in Nigeria 2017

Nigerian Gele styles look absolutely amazing! Read about different styles and know how to tie Gele correctly. Check out the best photos of the latest Gele styles in Nigeria.

Gele styles in Nigeria

What is Gele?

Gele is a kind of a head wrap which is usually complemented by Buba - long sleeved blouse, and Iro - wrapper which is worn with the Buba.

Gele styles in Nigeria WRAPPINGS

Mainly, it is usually the same colour as the Nigerian attire. Gele may come in different variations -you could have a simple scarf or a peacock style.

Gele styles in Nigeria are mostly widespread among Yoruba and Igbo tribes.

Gele head wraps

Gele styles Nigeria

Since pre-colonial times, Yoruba women love to wear these on their head. Gele was an addition to the traditional Nigerian outfit.

There are Gele tying styles that look really outstanding:

- Infinity pleats

- Side rose

Gele styles in Nigeria SIDE ROSE

- Pleats overload

- Wide flower design

Gele styles

- Perfect rose

Gele styles in Nigeria ROSE

- Flowery umbrella

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Gele head wraps have various types:

- Casual Gele

Gele styles in Nigeria YELLOW

This type of head wrap is usually made of the same fabric as your outfit is. You can just make use of polyester scarf.

- Couture Gele

Gele styles in Nigeria WOW

This type of Gele tying is suitable for fashionistas as these Nigerian styles usually contain embroidery and various unusual designs.

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These head wraps are usually produced in Switzerland by African women. The most popular Aso Ebi head wraps are Grand Swiss, Super Jubilee, and Hayes Gele.

- Bling gele

Gele styles in Nigeria BEYONCE

Gele styles in Nigeria can be decorated with bling. You may take some precious stones, beads, rhinestones, and silk flowers.

Gele wearing occasions

Gele styles in Nigeria EMERALD GREEN

Some occasions were you can wear the Gele are weddings, birthdays, and other celebrations.

Ready-made Gele or custom-made Gele?

There are ready-made Geles and custom-made Geles. The difference is in their design. It does not really matter whether it is ready-made or you have make a precise order. All you need to do is pay attention to the desired colours, patterns and material of the Nigerian Gele styles.

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How to tie gele?

Gele styles in Nigeria HEAD WRAP

- You need to take the Ankara or Aso Ebi material. The ends should be equal.

- Wrap it around your head (from back to front) and overlap the Gele at your neck.

- Take the left end and wrap it into the right, secure it as firm as possible, do the same with the right side.

Gele styles in Nigeria HOW TO TIE

- Wrap the ends around your head and secure them.

- Begin to arrange your Gele, thus making pleats, in layers.

- Make tiny pleats. The tinier they are, the better they will look.

Gele styles in Nigeria BEAUTY

- Ensure the pleats are on the top of each other.

- Keep rolling the pleats around your head.

Gele styles in Nigeria HEAD WRAPPING

Have a look at latest gele styles in Nigeria.

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