Thursday, April 5, 2012

IT'S A WRAP!


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