Growing up in Nigeria, the tying of the gele was always a sign of an
upcoming special occasion. The gele meant more to women than a tiara or
an actual crown. It was the ultimate expression of femininity and
Every season comes with set of ‘it’ things that take over
the fashion scene but for the gele (which stays for all season) every
season come with different styles. As far as owambe keeps blossoming,
fashionista find creative ways to turn gele into something that would
cause a frenzy. Maybe it was the glimmering metallics of the aso oke, or
the bright shades of the head wrap, that made women look so glamorous.
These head wraps were empowering, beautiful and divine.
gele is the naija-centric symbol of a well dressed Nigerian woman ready
for an owambe. Not wearing a gele is like being bare and ordinary or
like something is amiss, which is why owambe gele is like no other as
ladies go the extra miles for them. They plan for these owambes opting
for very creative make-up and stunning gele styles.
weekend we saw an outburst of owambe gele and that’s why we got this
owambe gele look-book for you. Check it out below….
wants to slay at every event or party they attend. Looking your best
makes you feel good and increases your confidence level.
Which of these owambe gele is your best look? Be sure to share with us in the comment box.