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'Gele' (traditional Yoruba headwrap) makes the ultimate glam statement to pull off a perfect modern trad look for ladies.

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Layered Gele style play Layered Gele style (Instagram)


Just like a 'fila' (cap) seals an 'agbada' look for the modern guy, the 'gele' does the same for a trad look, finishing it super glamorous and grown up for the ladies.

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The gele can be done in different styles -in present day it can be readily made to just be worn like a turban- to suit different face shapes as well as preferences; some people love it big, others small, some medium, some dramatic and so on and depending on the ocassion.

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play Layered Gele style (Nsure Beauty)


Gele comes in different forms/types and they are classified based on fabric and type as well as the overall outlook/look one is going for but for the most part they make for a unique statement.

The layered 'fan' gele is always a great option; this style is done with overlapping edges which can be turned to the front, sideways, tilted up or down according to the wearer's face shape. It has a flattering effect on the face which is simple and just without fuss.

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These 8 styles are perfect inspirations for the weekend.

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