The crux of being stylish isn’t about having a heap of clothes to thrown on – you don’t need a katangora look-alike-wardrobe, it’s about having the right clothes, because quantity doesn’t necessarily equate stylishness.
When Nigerian-American musician, Jidenna, released his hit song ‘classic man’, which paid homage to the essence of the classic man – symbolic, but not limited to dressing – every man (we dare assume) aspired to be a passenger on that train. Attaining the stylish classic man status isn’t rocket science, nevertheless it isn’t as easy as reciting the alphabets, so let’s assist you with the basic must-haves.
The Classic suit
This cannot be compromised on. Invest in a good pair of ‘complete’ suit featuring a jacket, matching pants and an inner vest.
The classic shirt
If you aren’t into white, you can’t sit with the classic gang because a crisp white shirt is a must-have.
The classic tie
Whether it is a bow tie or a neck tie, the look has to be completed and brought together with a tie.
The perfect dress shoe is a no-brainer, nevertheless you can choose to infuse one of these three: a hat, a briefcase, or a walking stick. Pick wisely.
The classic swag
You can’t successfully pull off this look without the right amount of confidence. Square your shoulders. Chin up. Eyes straight.
Now that’s a classic man!