What we are expected to wear at the workplace has evolved from to more business-casual with the work place uniform being a button-up shirt with khakis or suit bottoms and depending on the weather, a sweater or blazer thrown on top. But even if this is how you dress on a normal work-day, chances are you’ll have to dress up for your career making pitch at the boardroom.
Growing up, I identified pinstripes with Kenya’s former Attorney General, Charles Njonjo. The Duke of Kabeteshire was the epitome of style, with his Saville Row, wide lapel pinstriped suits, worn with a matching waistcoat underneath. I wish today’s public figures would put in half the effort he used to put in in his image.
In my last post in the Groom’s Guide Series which you can find here, I shared some tips which every groom can use to ensure that they’re all dappered up on their wedding day. In 2017, modern day Kenya, where gender roles and expectations are blurring by the minute, the notion that men don’t care about their nuptials continues to face great challenge.