Kente styles for men have now evolved to the modern look from the traditional attire. They have now been transformed to have the casual and the Professional or office look.
New modern looks for Kente
In the traditional look the Kente used to hang on one shoulder and it was tied around the body. Since modernization came by we have seen the Kente being turned into t-shirts which can be worn with shorts for that casual look or trousers to give you that professional look which is finished with one wearing official shoes.
The mens Kente styles have been made unique in such a manner that they have the African heritage speaking out loud. From how they are sewn to the designs that they have blows one’s mind away. It will leave women staring with their mouths open.
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The styles are different and for different occasions. If one is dressing up for a wedding there is a style that you can rock that will give you that awesome look. The slim fit Kente cloth blazer for the men can go with a white shirt and black trouser and black official shoes if you are going for a meeting or a date.
Kente shirts for everyone
Kente mens shirt is of amazing designs and made to fit well with the man’s body. For those men who have a huge body there is a Kente shirt for you. There is a Kente paneled shirt that goes well with jewelry and it is more of a casual look than a professional look.
Another casual look that can steal the show is the African print striped Kente T-shirt.
Various designs are emerging in today’s fashion industry. Mens Kente designs are growing each and every day. One of the designs is the half shaped Kente fabric shirt which can be worn with an official trouser and office shoes. It can also go the other way to fit a casual look by rocking a short and sandals.
There is a cloth named the king has boarded the ship which has the warp and weft patterns. Each of the patterns has a meaning. The warp pattern consists of two multicolor strips of blue relating to a proverb ‘Fie buyo yE buna’ that means the head of the family has a difficult task. The weft pattern varies throughout the cloth which can mean a broken pot or an empty gunpowder keg.
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The designs for the Kente can exist either vertically or horizontally.
The Kente mens clothing is worn by men wrapping it around their bodies leaving one of their shoulders exposed. Only the Ashanti men were allowed to weave looms in Bonwire and Adawomase but today only a few women have begun to weave the Kente.