Last week, in a range of looks that embraced everything from menswear classics to avant-garde designs, celebrities and influencers across Africa affirmed our belief that fashion should never be prescriptive.
The current hot take in menswear fashion involves embracing what was once strictly feminine: think pussy-bow blouses, wild prints, deconstructed pants, vibrant colors and other boundary-pushing elements of men’s fashion.
Nigerian lifestyle influencer, Noble Igwe embodied the wild in a purple leopard print double-breasted suit which he wore over a classic white shirt. The look was sartorial yet playful as he accessorised with a pair of hibiscus-coloured suede loafers, a tan fedora hat and a pair of aviator sunglasses. Indeed everything looks better with the right accessories.
The vibe carried over onto South Africa as celebrity doctor, fashion…