Carl­ton Brown’s Menswear Fan­tasy

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You, too can be a king of Wakanda in For added tex­ture, wear this silk this stately black and white jacket with a bro­cade shawl-col­lar jacket with grey hand-tied modern ki­mono obi belt. vel­vet pants.

Con­nect with the Mother­land in a jacket and shirt made of dif­fer­ent African prints.

An el­e­gant black and gold silk tuxedo jacket

(Photo: Garfield Robin­son)

n her re­cap of the re­cent Golden Globes,fash­ion critic Robin Givhan noted: “Not only is it time to ask the men, ‘Who are you wear­ing?’ But at long last, the an­swer is worth know­ing.” In­deed, the gaze of view­ers was trans­fixed on the men whose choice of colours (pine green on Idris Elba), fabrics (sup­ple vel­vet graced the forms of a num­ber of men) and tex­tures (Chadwick Bose­man wore a crys­tal-stud­ded white suit) were de­light­ful. Givhan sum­marised: “The men are not sud­denly re­leas­ing some long-caged in­ner pea­cock. Their flam­boy­ant side has been out and strut­ting for quite some time. It’s that the women’s clothes over­all just aren’t quite as ex­cit­ing any­more.” Talk about drop­ping a truth bomb. Menswear de­signer Carl­ton Brown

A linen win­dow­pane-plaid three-piece suit in navy is the essence of sar­to­rial glam­our.

The vest, too, can be worn on its own.

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