Spanish Fashion Brand Mango Gives Guests Exclusive Experience.

Mango was literally served at last night’s launch flag-shipping the Spanish brand at Westgate Mall.

As much as I enjoyed every glass, what I couldn’t get enough of was the taste in fashion each guest at the event had. One by one they each walked in heading straight to the aisles to check out whether the new brand had anything suitable for them; style wise and tag wise.

You could tell by the reaction on most faces that they were pleased by what they saw and as expected they left with Mango shopping bags in hand.

I for one started saving yesterday for a pair of black sock boots that stole my heart.

The few invited guests were not only served Mango cocktails and wine but also art and given an exclusive opportunity to be among the first shoppers before it’s official opening tomorrow.

As it opens it’s doors to the public tomorrow, Mango will reward its first 50 shoppers with a bonus voucher equivalent to their entire purchase, which can be redeemed for future shopping for themselves, or a friend.

store carries the Mango Woman, Man and Kids lines. Pieces are changed every 2-3 weeks, with limited availability of each garment, allowing customers to define their own personal style.

It is also the biggest Mango store in Sub Saharan Africa.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

International Fashion Brand MANGO Set To Launch In Kenya  

Yet another good look for the fashion scene in Kenya as Mango, the Spanish fashion house, continues its expansion with the opening of a flagship store in Nairobi for Women, Men and Kids

The fashion mega-store at Westgate Mall, Nairobi, will officially be opened to the public on 27thOctober 2018.

The Kenyan mega-store is stocked with fashion-forward looks that mesh the brand’s European design aesthetic with Nairobi’s urban vitality.  The brand dresses young, urban customers in high-quality clothes that follow the latest global trends, at an affordable price.  The Westgate flagship store carries the Mango Woman, Man and Kids lines.  Pieces are changed every 2-3 weeks, with limited availability of each garment, allowing customers to define their own personal style.

“Kenyan customers tell us they are starved of fashion choices at affordable prices.  Existing options are either low-cost and basic, or extremely expensive and out of reach for most Kenyans.  Mango offers customers the latest trends at accessible prices, with new looks on the shelves every few weeks.”Said CJ Bak, Director of Spanish Fashion, the local franchisee of Mango,

The Westgate store has a selling space of 620 m2, making it the largest store in Sub-Saharan Africa. It showcases the new Mango interior design concept, which emphasizes larger, dynamic spaces, significantly differentiating the customer experience.The use of materials such as marble, concrete, wood and natural stone gives the store its own personality. The Kenyan retail team has been trained at the Mango stores in Barcelona and are well-versed with the new, global collections.

For the opening on Saturday 27thOctober 2018 at 10am, Mango will reward its first 50 shoppers with a bonus voucher equivalent to their entire purchase, which can be redeemed for future shopping for themselves, or a friend. In addition, a host of local Kenyan stylists and well-known personalities will be on hand to offer up their personal styling tips and looks. Mango looks forward to hosting shoppers to a day filled with live DJ music and great style.

The brand is now present in 15 African countries, and 113 worldwide.

Mango’s Hanger Design Centre in Barcelona is the largest design studio in Europe, with more than 600 creative professionals that produce at least 20,000 fashion styles annually.

 

Fashion Friday: The Trendiest Hairstyle Of The Week Award Goes To?

Remember the daring multicolored fabric hair-do we featured some time back stating that it wasn’t for the faint heart? (Here’s the link: TREND ALERT: ANKARA BRAIDS) Well, it just found a daring heart.

The daring heart is none other than Kenya’s Hip Hop sensation Muthoni Drummer Queen. She  is no stranger to head turning experiments and as expected her new hair style has captured the attention of most of us.

We first saw the do on sultry Singer Dija at the beginning of the year and we admired it from a distance. Since then none (at least that we know of) has strutted the streets in this trend but looks like the non conformist MDQ has set the stage for us.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Her previous Brazillian wool hairstyle was quite the work as well, accessorized with Masaai beads.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Her hair clearly has a mind of its own and combined with her artistic mind we just can’t wait to see what she pulls out of the bag next time.

The ‘camo’ life; all things camoflouge.

This army inspired fashion trend has got a hold on many fashion lovers since making a comeback in February this year and like with many trends there have been fails but lets not talk about that today.

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Though it is trending all over again there are certain African countries where wearing camouflage is a crime as it’s considered army uniform, tourists visiting these countries on safari are fore-warned not to dare wear camo also for obvious reasons.

Despite the fact that many have been harassed by police for ‘doning army uniform’ fashion lovers, designers and stylists have become more creative with the print from having it in a whole wider array of colors to different designs and styling.

If you’re reading this and you still don’t have any piece of camouflage aka camo in your closet then get a load of how Rihanna and the rest of the camo gang have been rocking this print from the run-ways to the streets and be inspired.

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