EYE POPPING FOOTWEAR

There is little to say about these eye catching and creative yet weirdly uncomfortable shoes by shoe designer, Peter Popps. These shoes belong in fashion magazines or behind thick glass in a museum or on a movie set. And Ohh yea! A dominatrix’s closet. What are your thoughts about this fashion craze?

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HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY

It is the time of the year when we celebrate our mothers and let them know how much we care about them.

From experience, the best gift to give my mum is to spend time with her and of course take her for a spa date.Whats your mum’s ultimate mother’s day present?Shoes, vacation, clothes, shoes, dinner, wine ,bags or jewellery?

For those whose mothers love jewellery and  other accessories, ACCESSORIZE WITH STYLE,a store with branches in Nairobi’s upscale shopping  malls, Village Market ,The Junction Mall , Thika Road Mall  and Galleria Shopping Mall , is giving away 3 shopping vouchers  worth KSH 3,000 each  for Mother’s Day.

All you have to do,is take a picture in any of their stores ,wearing your favorite accessory and post it on their Facebook page here

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HANG ON TO YOUR HAT

A friend of mine has asked me time after time to write about hats and I kept on asking her why she insists on the hat article and this is what she said  , ‘most people do not know the types of  hats there areand how to wear them.’

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LET THE TIE DO THE TALKING

Men need to learn how to wear different fabrics,styles and also know how to accessorize.What better and easier way of accessorizing but wearing a tie.How simple is that?

What do you know about ties?All that you can?Well,think again..There are many types of ties that can be worn by men in all age groups and they also vary in design and color so they suit everyone.

Here are a few..

ASCOT TIE                                                                                                                   

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Its tailored for the modern gentleman and gives him a distinct appearance of style and confidence.

BOLO TIE

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They are a shoe string like neck accessory.

They are a piece of cord or braided leather with decorative metallic tip.

They can be worn with a suit button down shirt or casually with a denim shirt.They grab more attention than a regular tie.

BOW TIE

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Bow ties are a classic and they can be worn at anytime of the day.They come in different sizes,color and fabrics.

ZIPPER TIE

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They are easy to wear ,adjustable and convenient.

 

 

 

 

 

CRAVAT

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A neckband that is worn under the collar .Its ideal to wear to  a party or wedding.

 

 

SKINNY TIE

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The skinny tie is narrower than the standard tie.They were popularized by the Beatles in the 50’s and their standard size is 3.5″.

They come in different materials,colors and patterns.

ARE YOU BOLD ENOUGH TO STAND OUT?

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To read more on ties visit: ties,laymansfashion,nordsrom,forzia

ACCESSORIZE LESSONS FROM KIGALI

The Rwanda Fashion Week was held last month in Kigali and it featured the works of Rwandan designers, Bosamingera and Sonia Mugabo. This event was organised by LDJ Productions, the company that organizes the NEW York Fashion Week.

Have a look at the beautiful designs that graced the catwalk.The accessories were also spectacular.

Whether its a day out shopping with the girls,or a wedding you are attending,this are accessories that suit all occasions.Men! This are looks you can pull off perfectly in the cold weather.

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Photography by  RadekArtPhotography.