Top 5 Shoe Stores For Men In Nairobi, Kenya

I have been getting a lot of inquiries on where men can get good quality, stylish and affordable shoes in Kenya following my article: 9 PAIRS OF SHOES EVERY MAN SHOULD OWN Continue reading “Top 5 Shoe Stores For Men In Nairobi, Kenya”

MANCINY – CLASH OF THE PATTERNS UNVEILED AT FAFA

MANCINY  is a fashion Label  that never disappoints.We interviewed Manciny Migwi, head designer a few months back. READ all about it here.FAFA- FASHION FOR PEACE  was held last weekend in Nairobi at The Oval and her new collection stood out on the runway. The colors and materials used were well thought of. She blended in the batik ,leather and embroidery  to create an amazing collection. When you’ve thought you have seen it all, she has a way of surprising us all. This is a collection that all men should own.

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The White Watch Frenzy

Watches have been with us for generations some of them have been passed down from one generation to the next.

In this time when technology has diminished the use of watches, we still wear watches not just for their functionality,but for their beauty,visual, symbolism and historic reasons.

White is a color that has taken the fashion industry by storm and watch makers have also come up with amazing designs  that give your look a sophisticated touch.The watch bands come in : stainless, leather, ceramic or rubber.

This a color that can be worn by both male and female watch lovers.

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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                                                                                                                   

ascot tie               hss-ascot-full ascot tieThis is a narrow neckband with wide pointed wings .They can be worn over the collar or also under the collar.It can either be worn as casual wear or official wear.

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

RED SQUARE-20TH CENTURY NAIROBI

We had a shoot for Fashion Forensic Africa on Thursday last week at Red Square and I got to know a lot more about men’s wear.James and Maureen were so kind to us and took us through their products and the  price range.

The video is still being edited but I had to share the store’s location and products to men because I want all men to look confident and  sharp by being well dressed.

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LOCATION:20th Century ground floor.

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They have  high quality casual shoes and official shoes ranging from size 7 to 13.If your foot is larger than a size 13,you are free to place an order and they will deliver them in 2 weeks max.

                                                                           

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Red Square stocks quality products from Germany and Italy.Some of the designers they stock are: Desch , Seiden Sticker , Barutti , Davanti,Makram and Fitmen.

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Did you know that this colorful shirts are called MANDELA SHIRTS?This is because Nelson Mandela used to wear them a lot.Well,now you know.

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The ties they have are made of pure silk and polyester.They also have scarfs,boxer shorts and perfume-TWIN ,which smells amazing.

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I have a preposition for you.Lose the baggy ,ill fitting  and dull suits and go for a more fitting suit in brighter colors.Like the one above.

Tell me how people react when you walk into the boardroom or office.

RED SQUARE -20TH CENTURY BUILDING NAIROBI.

model:Morris Ndonye