Smashing Look as Women Rock The Gele Headties

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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. Part of the charm of the head tie comes down to the material. Popular African textiles for a head tie is the khanga cloth, kente cloth, Vlisco Hollandais Wax, Aso Eke fabric, Adire from the Yoruba People, mudcloth from the Nambara tribe, Kitenge from Kenya and Eastern Africa.