How we dress reveals who we are, they say. Besides planting confidence in your interaction with different people,
And the good news is, all this can be done under a manageable budget. We all want the end result to be classy but at the same time cheap.
If you seek to dress comfortably and uniquely without having to break the bank, mitumba or
That said, in every town, there are those stalls that sell quality outfits at a very cheap price.
We explore some cheap options available for that campus dude and a chic who operate under shoestring budget.
The Campus Dude
Official dress code
There are many attractive options to explore if you are that young campus dude who
Think of a nice fitting sweater, official shirt
The street price of a nice looking shirt is Sh100 in many major towns. Depending on your preferences, there are both plenty of choices both checked and plain. A nice official trouser this days goes at Sh100 and a fitting sweater goes at only Sh200 street price. You can have a vest for 100 street price.
Those who prefer coats in place of a fitting sweater are within the budget too. I have bought a nice looking coat at Sh200, ironed them well, coming out looking like I a big spender. What prevents you from getting that ‘academic’ look?
Wait, this can too work on your date with that fresher. We don’t want a bad impression on that date you’ve made with that ka-fresher after a finally getting her number on
For freestyle dressers as most campus dudes are, we have plenty of options. But let’s consider that ‘general look’ that you dream of, that will not attract
Picture a sunny match day with a nice T-shirt, jeans or summer casual shorts and sneakers that will make you comfortable in a crowded ‘common room’
A nice T-shirt goes at as low as Sh100 in the streets. It is preferable that you go for that solid color, one with no brand icon that will make you appear like you were given for free. Complete your look with
At your feet, you can rock
The Campus Chic
There are plenty of choices in the streets when it comes to the female gender. On a sunny day that you want to hang out with your friends or attend a lecture, a nice skirt and a shirt top will do.
You can get a nice looking skirt at only Sh100 in the streets with a good official blouse going at Sh150. For footwear, a high heeled pair costs a surprising Sh150 and will get you looking like a madam boss. Remember, blazers
Far from the lecture room, you can go on a date in
We also have plenty of casual options for those ladies who want to look like
You can make a date with hawkers who swoosh in once in a while into your town with carefully handpicked pieces that will make you stand out.
Girls’ short or quarter sleeve tops usually range from Sh50 to Sh100. Go for printed ones as they will bring out that ‘girlish’ look in you. Floral zipper-up jacket on top is also not a bad idea.
Jeans trousers should go well with the aforementioned tops as long as you know how to match. They usually go for Sh200
At less than Sh200 you can get something comfortable and stylish that will put you at par with those expensive queens.