Before now, turban head wear only served religious, customary or traditional
purposes among its observers. Aside religious and traditional reasons,
turbans were worn on patients receiving cancer treatments while others, merely to
protect their hair from weather damages.
In Africa, turbans were commonly used strictly by Muslim clerics, orthodox Christian priests and court officials among other nobles. Turban headgear which is originally worn by men in North Africa, South and South-East Asia, has gained acceptance and popularity over time in the world of fashion not just among men but women as well.
Now, those in the know would agree with me Velvet is latest material to achieving turbans and it’s trending worldwide. If you ask me, it has
redefined ‘elegance’ and stands out among other types of head wraps in Africa.
Turban head wrap is all about expressing yourself with your shoulders high, as it
comes in different designs, shapes and sizes. However you want your turban
wrapped, trust to have the world’s attention on your head.
The ease that comes with tying turbans makes it even more desirable. Now you
may want to go for the quick and simple turban wraps such as vintage bow, faux
sleek bun or the complex such as braided turban. And of course even if you’ve got
short hair, curled or dread locks, be sure of countless glam wraps to give you that
classy looks you deserve.
You can never go wrong with a well tied turban as you can wrap it to fit just any
event any time, any day. Did you just say you want to learn how to tie turban? No
worries, I’ve got your back! Using a long velvet material, follow the steps below to wrap your turban;
I. Begin by folding your scarf in half length wise
II. Line up the center of the fold with the base of your head
III. Pull the ends up towards the front of your head and cross them over each
other at the forehead.
IV. Wrap them around to the back again
V. Tie them into a knot and tuck those loose end either under the back knot or
around the head and up into the front sections (depending on how long your
VI. Finally, tuck the excess into the front folds.