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40+ gorgeous gele styles that will blow your mind

"Gele" is a Yoruba term, meaning "head tie" or "head wrap". It is very common attire in the western part of Nigeria. It is tied along with the Iro and Buba, their traditional attire.

It is also popular among the lbos. In the Eastern region of Nigeria, lt is tied with George wrapper and blouse.

The custom made gele is called "Aso-eke". It is worn for special occasions like traditional marriages,child naming ceremonies, cheiftency inaugurations, birthdays and burial ceremonies.

Trending, is the decoration or designing of gele with silk flowers, beads or rhinestones. Gele comes in different colours and can tied in many beautiful ways.

Gele tying has become a very lucrative business for ladies, even men have ventured into the gele business too. For those who can't tie it by themselves, they look for skillful hands to help them.

Gele looks good on every lady especially if worn with matching outfits. Some women like it big while others prefer the medium or small size. Gele brings out elegance and beauty in an outfit especially aseobi attires.

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