Fashion


3 years ago

How To Shop For Cheap Clothes In Gikomba Market In Nairobi, Kenya

Once upon a time Kenyans discovered the clothes treasure market, that is Gikomba in Nairobi. Young and old, male and female all found joy in accessing cheap clothes in Kenya that were still highly fashionable. At first, those who flocked the Gikomba market in Nairobi were poor Kenyans looking for cheap fashionable clothes. Before long, however, the middle class joined in on the buying of cheap clothes in Nairobi. But alas! So did the money hungry ‘entrepreneur’ businessmen in Kenya.

Business dealers in clothes in Kenya wake up before the sun rises and set out to buy   Continue reading ...


3 years ago

Where To Find Fashion Stalls Around Fig-Tree Area In Ngara, Nairobi

Have you ever wondered where to get smart new dresses, shoes of all kinds, trench coats, smart sweaters and tops, men and women’s suits, smart trousers, boots, inner wear, dinner dresses, jeans, skirts, jackets, pencil trousers, African lesso and kitenge? Don’t wonder no more. Ngara stalls in Nairobi which are found along Murang’a Road a few minutes from the city of Nairobi is the place to go and get it all. These Ngara stalls are found all the way from Kahama Hotel in Nairobi area to way past JCC church in Nairobi, and on the opposite side from Makini Building near Vision  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

Tips On Where To Get Fancy Fashionable Clothes At Low Prices In Nairobi, Kenya

If you want to get fancy clothes at low prices, Wait for Nairobi peddlers in the evening! Yes! I said wait for Nairobi peddlers in the evening. These hawkers of new trends in the city are usually all over the town in the evening. Clothes usually go for as low as Shs 100, whether trousers, skirts, sweater tops, smart tops, jumpers, tights, jeans, jackets, dresses, shorts among other many kinds of clothes. Those peddlers mostly take advantage of rush hour, when people are a lot in town while heading home from their places of work. The sellers of the commodities shout around about what they ar  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

How To Wear To The Office In Kenya; Appropriate Office Jewellery

It is Tuesday, and sassy Sally hastily struts into her office premises in Kenya. With a folder in hand she has to get to her office in Nairobi, do a few emails before attending the crisis meeting with the human resource officer in charge of organizational management. Luckily, she got to the office in Nairobi in time, thanks to her carefully tucked PDA that buzzes to Merimela every week day at 6am- religiously. Sally had forgotten about the pop up mail she received yesterday on her Outlook window notifying her of the intended meeting. She had left the office a tad bit early, feeling rather s  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

How To Rock Your Trench Coat In Warm Weather In Kenya

Every lady in Nairobi has a trench coat. There is a song by Cake wanting a girl in a short skirt and a long jacket, that’s probably every girl in the city of Nairobi these days! If you spot a lady in town without a trench coat on, then it is safely tucked somewhere in their closets waiting for the temperatures to drop. Good news is you can actually work your trench coats even in the warm weather ladies! Here are a few tips: the trick lies in having the trench unbuttoned!

Trench and white denim

The white denim pants cool down the \"heat\" effect by having a tren  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

How To Dress For The Cold Weather In Kenya

The cold and frigid weather in Kenya is here with us again. Kenya enjoys a rather warm tropical climate most months of the year. However the months of June, July and August get very cold for Kenyans. Kenya also experiences a cold season during the months of March and October, over the long and short rains respectively.

Everybody in Kenya is trying to keep warm during these cold periods. The frigid weather also demands that we wear appropriate shoes to keep our feet warm. Kenyans are lucky that temperatures do not fall as much as they do in other European countries experiencing winte  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

How To Tie A Chic Scarf In Kenya

Call it a neck wrap or a muffler-this is a piece of fabric that not only protects your neck from the chilly July weather in Kenya but also accessorizes that cool top you bought from Toi market in Nairobi. There are so many Do It Yourself (DIY) hacks for scarves that help you wrap it up. The various ways of tying a scarf however depends on the length as well as the design of the scarf. It also depends on the place of wear. Short scarfs would ideally not be best suited for similar wrap ups as more lengthy scarfs. Mostly in Kenya, scarfs are tied according to where and with whom you meeting.&n  Continue reading ...


3 years ago

Where To Buy Braids And Weaves In Nairobi City

Ever made rounds in the streets of Nairobi city looking for braids, weaves and other accessories? I can attest to the fact that this search is not a stroll in the park. It can be very daunting especially now that counterfeits are streaming in from left, right and center.  I had my own share of hardship a few months ago. I wanted to buy a chemical relaxer for my very African hair and decided to just get into one of the beauty points in our estate, Umoja in Nairobi for the chemical. I bought the pack for KSH 450, and the seller explained that relaxer and hair product prices were on   Continue reading ...


3 years ago

How To Manage A Bad Hair Day In Kenya

Your long time friend calls you for a new movie showing at IMAX on Saturday afternoon In Nairobi. You are clad in that fancy blue chino pants, and a matching top that shows your just healed tattoo. Everything seems perfect save for your hair that looks like a ball of cotton wool. Let’s face it; we have all experienced those days a look at the mirror attests to having passed through a hurricane! Bad hair days are every girl’s nightmare in Nairobi, especially on those days when you need to step out. You have to scurry for a fast solution. The financial strain leave alone the   Continue reading ...


3 years ago

Nairobi Chic Eye Make Up: Beauty Parlours in Nairobi, Kenya

Ladies in Nairobi seek to get their faces enhanced by going to beauty parlours and salons. Eyebrow shaping, putting eye make up and having facials within Nairobi can be done in many Beauty palours in Nairobi city centre. Some of the beauty parlours in Nairobi city centre include Salons located in Kenwood House on Moi Avenue opposite Nation Centre and Salons in Kenya Cinema along Tom Mboya Street near Afya Centre. Make up in Nairobi is used to enhance outer beauty as well as hide a few flaws. Make up in Kenya then should not make you look like you had fallen into a can of paint. To throw in   Continue reading ...