We first met Anesu Chogugudza back in April 2015 when he won a matric dance competition we ran with DJ Lloyd. We could see he had an eye for style and was a fan of the Markham brand, so since then we’ve stayed in touch and worked on various projects together (did you spot him in our windows this summer?)
Like so many people in Cape Town, Anesu hit the Sun Met this past weekend, dressed head to toe in Markham. With the theme being “Decades of Glamour” he took his inspiration from the 20s where the double-breasted blazer was the item to have. This look won him best dressed man and best dressed couple with his friend Abongwe.
Anesu picked out his favourite looks from the day and gives us all some style tips to take from each of them:
Shiraz chose to go for a neutral grey suit which is timeless, and this stood out for me because of the different way he styled it with stunning accessories.
Here we see a brown suit put together in a really neat way with everything complimenting each other. This is one of my favourite looks because I believe in less being more and the gentleman here ably demonstrated this.
My personal favourite clothing item was a double-breasted blazer and here we see Menzi effortlessly pulling off the suit look. With the finishing touch of a hat, he definitely resemble the 20s era.
With a pop of color, the gentlemen from The Black Ties looked dapper with a switch up of the bow-tie. These looks were playful and colourful, yet still dapper.
A suit with bold print or detailing is always a good pick. Solo nicely pulled of his three piece look with complementing accessories and this look is a personal favourite.
Now instead of a blazer, we see a cape styled nicely on top of a waistcoat. This is a creative look which definitely caught the eyes of many and it was nicely done.
With blue being a favourite colour amongst many guys, we see a blue suit with a fine check print. This look stands out because of how his accessories are not necessarily matching but rather complementing each other and this is what every guy out there should take note of. Nicely structured outfit indeed!
Images by Anesu Chogugudza