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5 celebrities who’ll make you want to rock a head wrap

by: Ayabulela Zisile - 20 November 2015

It’s Head Wrap Day today, November 20th, a day for uniting all the sistas around the world to embrace their diversity. We’re encouraging you to do the same and crown your head. And as inspiration here are five celebrities who wear them best.

Thembi Seete

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 Thembi Seete has opted for the structured look with this intertwined yellow crown over an equally bright and colourful green patterned dress.    

Khanyi Mbau

You may not understand me, don’t try and figure me out.. Make time, get to know me. I am not that complicated. #💡 Head wrap by: @khosinkosi Makeup by: @clarabanx Wall paint by: plascon. A photo posted by Khanyi Mbau METANOIA (@mbaureloaded) on

The Queen of Bling brings the drama with these theatrical drop earrings as part of the look.


Terry Pheto

I am an African. ❤️ #AfricaDay

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Terry Pheto looks regal in this neatly piled up wrap-over and elegant pearl off-shoulder dress with detailed folds.  

Pearl Thusi

Back in jozi with my make shift outfit from my lack of packing when going to durbz. Lol. ❤ pic by @angiekhumalo ❤🌺🔱 A photo posted by Pearl Thusi- Real Black Pearl (@pearlthusi) on

If you have a wonderful hairstyle and want to show it, your headwrap does not have to cover it. Pearl Thusi shows you how.


Nandi Mngoma

To all my African Queens & Kings we started this movement with my LEGiT campaign which was a huge success because of YOU! I’ll be receiving something special in April because of you and will make sure to thank you with something you have been waiting for.👑❤ #AfricanQueen #AfricanKing #Smile

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Who says head wraps are traditional? See how funky and young Nandi Mngoma’s look is with her head wrap over a crop top and jeans.


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