I don’t really shave much, mainly because I enjoy having facial hair. The other possibility might be that I look 16 or so without it, I guess we’ll never really know.
What I actually do is that I trim my beard along my cheeks and on my neck to keep things neat and tidy. The issue is that when I do shave, I use both a razor and a portable electric trimmer. The trimmer is to shape my beard and the razor is to make sure everything is smooth. This causes razor burn. If you’ve shaved, you’ll know that razor burn is annoyingly uncomfortable as your skin is quite sensitive.
In my personal experience, being well dressed for the office has proven to be as tricky as figuring out what meal your girlfriend wants you to bring her. A lot of fields, such as banking, are very conservative and old school, therefore mere Happy Socks might be seen as over accessorising.
The key to being well dressed for the workplace is subtlety; this, of course, depends on which field you’re in and whether it allows for a bit more creativity. It’s the subtle details of your outfit that will set you apart from your colleagues. They might not know what it is exactly, but they’ll see that you’re in a league of your own.
Check out my Interview with Kenyan-based, African fashion website Eleksie:
“The Bearded Muse is a blog focusing on menswear, grooming and covering lifestyle content such as events, food and design founded by South African stylish man Thato Mahapa.
You will spot him in a bomber jacket, Crisp button up shirt, Long sleeve printed sweatshirt, Beige chinos, among other cool and subtle attires, making his dress code very catchy and clean. Thato is not afraid of colour, whether whites, blues, greens or pinks, his fashion sense definitely brings out his personality.
Thato Mahapa lets us in about his style and blog. And I had to pause with his every response to sink it in because I learnt so much from this interview!”
Read more here: The Bearded Muse by Thato Mahapa – Eleksie.co.ke
“Fragrance is an invisible part of our personal style, and it has a powerful effect on how people see and remember you.”