Meet 11-year-old Chinonso Onyekwena, a boy who does head gear gele
My name is Chinonso Onyekwena. I am 11 years old and in JSS1. I am from Ufuma in Anambra State.
Do You Remember How Geles Were Back In The Day?
Picture this. You are at a wedding reception, taking in the ambience in the gilded hall of a wedding reception. Well-attired, young women drift about in blinged, conspicuous geles in a myriad of textures and colours. The mass conformity of the gele styles is disorienting: the preferencing of the infinity pleats, a style that is…
Turbans Are The New Gele
Women now seem to prefer wearing turbans instead of the African headgear- or gele (in Yoruba), or ichafu (in Igbo). The awesome thing about turbans is that they can be worn to almost any event, from weddings, to cocktail parties (yes), to work on a busy day. You can also use turbans on a bad…