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It is apparent that Summer is here and not only are we shedding weight but layers as well. Men have the impression that the switch from Winter to Summer is somehow easier for women, just because they matched a skirt to a blouse.
Well guys this is true for you as well, so dump the confusion and finger pointing and get yourself immersed into the silly season by becoming confident in the essentials you choose for the season.
Yikeepe simple and practical, that is key. Summer is only three months of the year and you don’t want to go overboard, uyibaxe. It’s about staying cool, calm and collected in the Mzansi heat and although sunscreen is not a factor, other things definitely are.
White cotton t-shirts are the staple to your wardrobe diet as it gives the illusion of cool and confident and to top it off, can be paired with any type of bottoms. V-necks are usually your best bet although any good quality white tee is ideal.
Invest in a boardshorts as gone are the days yoswimmer nge boxers, hayi ndoda subayi bhari. Boardshorts come in a variety of fabrics and prints which you can choose to suit and super versatile as you go from mall to the pool in one easy step.
Go for bright accessories like watches and sunglasses in seasonal shades for that fresh Summer look, complimenting your simple attire.
So subhayiza, there is no reason for you to walk about in Winter clothes just because you feared going to the shops and picking out some easy items, it’s really simple. And last but not least, kick up your heels in a pair of flip flops which are funky and light and fun all the way.
By Martine Hendricks