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40 Heavenly Headwraps That Make a Statement

While men and women, both black and white, have always worn some type of head covering for practical usage, the fashionable headwrap scarves that we see today have a history that lies with the black woman. During times of slavery, headwraps denoted that black men and women were property. Laws were even passed in the south, that mandated black women to wear them. Female slaves began to tie their wraps in unique ways that reflected their African roots while serving as a form of self expression. Eventually headwraps became a means of distinguishing one’s self and symbol of community (source).

Today African and African-American women wear headwraps for purposes of convenience, cultural representation, self-expression, celebration, and of course fashion! Here are 40 moments that prove the headwrap is the ultimate statement piece!

1. Floral Headwrap Tied Low

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2. Headwrap Piled High

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3. Braided Headwrap

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4. Headwrap with Bold Lip

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5. Headwrap Tied Over Gray Bob

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6. Fuscia Headwrap

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7. Headwrap & Marley Twists

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8. Headwrap Tied Over Long Wavy Hair

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9. Headwrap Tied in Low Knot

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10. Black & White Striped Headwrap

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11. Knotted Headwrap

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12. Gold Headwrap

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13. Pink Headwrap Tied over Long Curly Hair

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14. Alicia Keys Twisted Headwrap

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15. African Print Headwrap

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16. Yuna’s Sleek Black Headwrap

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17. Knotted Headwrap with Bangs

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18. Headwrap Tied Over Long Locs

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19. Andra Day Retro Headwrap

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20. Headwraps With Your Tribe

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21. Headwrap Tied into a Turban

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22. Pineapple Headwrap

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23. Bright Yellow Headwrap

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24. Blue Stripped Headwrap

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25. Black & Red Headwrap

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26. Top-Knotted Striped Headwrap

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27. Tranquil Blue Headwrap

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28. Headwraps in Formation

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29. Headwrap & Box Braids

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30. Blue Headwrap Tied High

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31. White Headwrap with Jewelry

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32. Headwrap Tied Like a Handkerchief

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33. Red Headwrap Wrapped High Over Locs

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34. Yellow Floral Headwrap

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35. Black & White Headwrap Tied Over Loose Curls

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36. Red & Purple Headwrap

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37. Headwrap Tied into a Bow

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38. Bridal Headwrap

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39. Pink Printed Headwrap

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40. Headwrap & Swimwear

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Kenya Raymer

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