Meet The World’s Most Beautiful Women Who First Created The Turban in 1,000 BC

Men refer to her as an eleven out of ten while women want to be her, the world's most beautiful women who has never had to queue and receives unexpected gifts owes it all to her unique looks and wearing the iconic turban. Meet Veroniqué Salagean who designed the first turban over 3,000 years ago in Cairo, Egypt using linen and a specially made foundation to create unique master pieces that people wore like a crown. Today as the world’s first turban designer she continues her craft by showcasing designs under her exclusive London based label, VS Turbans established since 2015.


Being the reincarnated master mind behind the first ever turban in history, Miss Salagean says “I’ve always had this obsession for turbans and working with fabric from an early age that made no sense, that is till I realised through a past life regression that my craft began in a previous life during 1,000 BC”. Revealing details of her regression, she explains “I remembered being a Persian woman that immigrated to Cairo who made bespoke turbans in the market through draping woven fibres as fabric, a foundation and at least seven pins to hold the materials together. What I created was truly unique and innovative where I was inspired to give people something special and sophisticated to wear like a crown. However, the crowns of the time were too heavy and reserved only for the pharaohs, so the turban was created to break the mould to appeal to the nobles and leaders”.

With recent controversy in fashion around turbans and so-called 'cultural appropriation' - where one culture adopts elements of another. Miss Salagean explains “The truth is that I invented the turban in 1,000 BC as a statement of style, sophistication and value. Organised religion has since destroyed my masterpiece by misrepresenting it into a wrapped cloth so-called turban. A real turban has a base around which the fabric is draped, otherwise it is just a head wrap which religious leaders adopted to wear to look distinct and cover their head as the conical shape was actively used by the military. The simple head wrap became a symbol for some faiths therefore the turban was in use before the advent of Christianity, Islam and Sikhism and has no connection to them”.

Growing up in Baia Mare, the turban designer realised early on that her blossoming beauty just made life easy and pleasant that has played a part in her success story. Miss Salagean explains “Wherever I go, I am always greeted by people and told how beautiful I look for which I have received bunches of flowers and bottles of champagne, invites to dinners and having doors opened for me is a normal part of life. I have been referred to as an eleven out of ten whilst some call me the world most beautiful women, what can I say I have good looking parents, I was meant to be so beautiful. On a recent trip to Dubai I have never experienced so many people queuing to take pictures with me, I truly felt like a queen especially when wearing my turban which always draws in crowds. Although, I do see my beauty from within my heart and my soul that shines value and wealth. This is similar to how I see the beauty in the world.”

Turbans might remind you of the jet setters of the 60's but as Veroniqué wears them are trendier than ever, making it an iconic style statement that is hip and wearable. On styling the turban with your attire, Ms Salagean reveals her tips “Opt for turbans made out of light fabrics during the day whilst super extravagant silks for evening glamour. This season the turban colour palette include latex silver, basis cream, lobster red, emerald, light calico, basis kaffee and gold. Bring out the shade of your turban by matching it with your shoes or handbag. VS Turbans can add style to any wedding outfit however never wear a tall turban, stick to something more subtle yet sophisticated as not to upstage the bride.”

Having mastered endless ways to drape a turban, Miss Salagean envisions obsessively for two days and designs each bespoke turban on the third day which gets formed from silence, feelings, music or shapes to define the 4 words provided by each client. The designer explains “Each turban I create carries a drop of my aura with it. I get inspired from within that translates sophistication and the unexplainable placed together. My greatest creation to date is ‘The Turban Mother’ otherwise known as ‘The VS Crown’, which has a train of 2 meters of crystals weighing 4 kg with over 20,000 crystal mirror beads.”

Starting with just £60 to set up VS Turbans after a commission from a socialite, the world’s first turban designer has since built a worldwide customer base where designs can command anything from £800 to £1 million pounds. The VS Turbans range from simple drapes to the more extravagant styles that are beaded in mirror crystals to an effortless drape in silk, raffia, cashmere or leather. The turbans show a high degree of meticulousness work and love that goes into creating each one, with the collections including opulent materials such as duchesse satin procured from Italy, ornate silks, delicate ostrich feathers and fine cottons, to produce an item of style and splendour that is guaranteed to turn heads.



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