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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.

Gele, the popular gravity-defining stylish head tie, has quickly become the ultimate fashion accessory that will make or break your outfit. Generations of African women have reserved this particular style to complement their Aso-Obi outfit. Because this particular style pick is just as important as your outfit, women are paying for professionals like Nigerian Houston-based designer Oluwasegun Olaleye of Segun Gele , to give them jaw-dropping designs. Names are given to this particular head tie style runs from “Showstopper,” “First Lady,” “Goddess” and more.

These are the colors in season; however, you have to consider your venue and your complexion to select the color that BEST suites You. The beauty of being the couple or celebrant of the day is that you can pick a color for your “Aso Ebi,” decorate in the color scheme and you can wear a different color that may or may not fall in the same color scheme. The truth is, you want to be Unique at your event.

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