Thursday, April 5, 2012


The head wrap.
In Nigeria we call it the 'Gele'
(Pronounced gay_lay)

The head wrap or head-tie plays an important part in Africa’s fashion styling, specifically in West Africa. There is a saying that “an attire is not complete until it is topped with a gele”.

Beyonce wearing a Gele!

Different colours & textures of Gele.

Red fan from Capri, Italy
Both sets of earrings from TopShop, London
Gold Chocker by Robert Lee Morris, New York
Rings - Wedding Rings
Bronze cuff from Selfridges, London
Necklaces from Lagos, Nigeria

Knife from Dubai
Leather cushions from Lagos, Nigeria.

Make-up by ISADORA Cosmetics

Photography by Ole Desalu-Vold