In Afro-creole culture, headwrap customs are an exemplary instance of becoming lemons into lemonade notwithstanding mistreatment. In eighteenth century Louisiana, free blended race creole networks filled in as a cradle class between incredible whites and oppressed blacks. Yet, as French and Spanish men looked for and constrained associations with ladies of shading, race and class lines turned out to be progressively dark. In 1785, Spanish pioneer lead representative Esteban Rodriguez Miró ordered that Afro-Creole ladies wear tignons, a turban-like headwrap, to subvert their "fascinating" appeal.
Tignon Laws intended to reaffirm the social request by checking ladies of shading as various. Afro-Creole ladies dissented, designing their tignons with gems, strips, and quills. Eventually, the tignon turned into a disobedient design explanation with the expectation of complimentary ladies of shading.