Many of you guys are probably not from Africa. And what kind of tie is that? The content on this blog is original unless otherwise noted. The focus is on chains and black leather jacket. For shoes, you can wear jet black shiny ones from Prada.
There is room to be creative and really own this look. In warmer months, go bold with a slim-fit pant that hits right at your ankle. Should you take the traditional route, be sure your suit is perfectly tailored to your body.
Opt for a black silk pocket square to top off your look. When you think formal, you go straight to the tuxedo, right? But did you know there are several variations of the elements of a tuxedo?
Giving you the ability to fully customize your look! Peaked lapels or shawl collar Grosgrain or satin lapel facings Winged or turndown collar Waistcoat or cummerbund Butterfly or pointed bow-tie.
Classic tuxedos are all black with a white shirt. It looks stylish, natural and very easy. All the nerdy black guys, this look is for you! Keep your nerdy glasses on, and highlight them by wearing a simple, plain denim shirt. The focus should be on your glasses, so keep it casual. If you are a kind of guy who loves to look decent but sexy then this look is perfect for you.
Wear your favorite hoodie and pair it up with a pair of denim jeans. The best color to choose from are dark blue, black, gray, dark purple. The African-American Basketball player Lamar Odom was seen in an orange-green African style shirt as casual wear for running errands and spending time with his family. He paired the shirt with black shorts and air jordans. Didier Drogba, the Ivorian football player was seen hanging out on the beach for a lunch with his family, wearing one of the safest and simplest casual outfit combinations.
A white tee with black shorts and flip flops completed his minimalist casual look. He chose to go all simple and casual in a grey adidas tracksuit with his signature geek glasses. Blue color looks great on all African guys so take inspiration from Idris Elba and wear a blue polo short with printed slip on shoes.
Peter Okoye from Nigerian band P-Square looks mind blowing in his traditional yet casual sunday outfit. Denim shorts are definitely a great option for young boys and teenagers. For men over 50, all black outfits are a fail-safe option, is proven by the actor Denzel Washington. Looking at this article reminds me of my previous roommate!
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Prev Article Next Article. Caz, aka Vixen, has been freelance creative writing for several years. She has a lot of experience in different fields including high street fashion, tattooing art, and even the gothic and historical costumes.
Her passion lies with gothic design, corsetry and any other styles considered to be taboo or unusual. Style-wise Caz has a love for Vivienne Westwood and her take on the punk era. Although Caz loves the weird and wonderful, she has a deep love for all fashion and allows this to show through her work.
Unauthentic December 6, Growing up in the military presented many opportunities of meeting many different cultures of people. From my teens into adulthood I realized of all the many places I lived, there were never really that many options for taking care of a black mans needs or style. I propose to develop strategies to educate, enlighten, and eventually build your confidence in yourself and inspire others to have confidence in you.
Are you willing to sacrifice who you are for who you will become. The Fitzpatrick scale is a common skin scale used for human skin pigmentation. The Fitzpatrick scale is a numerical classification schema for human skin color. It classifies the typical response of different types of skin to ultraviolet light. There are 6 categories of the Fitzpatrick scale.
We will talk about Type 4, 5, and 6. This is where most African-American people fall into. Type 4, Moderate Brown — Typical Mediterranean skin tone, rarely burns, always tans well. Type 5, Dark Brown — Middle Eastern skin types, very rarely burns, tans very easily. Type 6, Deeply pigmented dark brown to black — Never burns, tans very well. Whites, pastels, shades of purple, pink, rich yellow and orange look good with your skin.
The colors dark skin men should avoid are, black or dark brown. Yellow, pink and orange are good colors that bring out the natural glow in our skin. Contrast benefits the dark skinned man. Contrast is to show differences when compared. Going clothes shopping will have more ease since you know what compliments your skin best.
Step outside the normal color scheme and reinvent yourself with color. Hair styling in African-American culture is greatly varied. Often as men begin to lose their hair, the hair is either closely cropped, or the head is shaved completely free of hair. Since the beginning of African civilization were used to convey messages to greater society.
Unkempt hair in African culture was considered unattractive to the opposite sex and a sign that one was dirty, had bad morals or was even insane. Hair maintenance was aimed at creating a sense of beauty. Type 1, straight — This hair is straight and not typical of the black community or mixed African ancestry.
Type 2, Wavy — Deep waves with little or no curl. Coarse and stays in S shape. Type 3, Curly — Unique, fine and soft. Straight when wet but curls when it dries. Tightly curled and wiry, Z formation.
Driest and most fragile of all hair types. Most African-Americans have Type 3 and 4, with very few being type 2. But the term was loosely used. If this happened you would get made fun of for not taking care of your hair.
No matter the hair type you have, now that you know your hair type, take the measures to take care of it so it looks its best. It will save you hard-ache and disappointment.
Not all barbers and stylist know how to cut or style our type of hair. Get your haircut on a regular basis and keep it groomed. Something as simple as a haircut will make you feel like a new person. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place.
Outfits for Black men - Men have come to realize that they also need to be front runners in the race of fashion. They cannot just take for granted their own personal dressing style but rather evolve with the changing trends and ideas. 2. Style with Baseball Hat. Nelly is one of the most well-dressed black male out there. Take a cue from him and wear a large basketball cap, with a white T-shirt and glitzy watch. Mens Street Style Looks To Help You Look Sharp mens fashion. Find this Pin and more on # Men's Fashion Blog - PS by Mens Fashion - LIFESTYLE BY PS. Season Jackets - Mens Street Style Looks To Help You Look Sharp Being the garment of the season has many good things, but also requires some chameleonic ability to not saturate when it has just started.