When we talk about decorative texture in fashion, you may automatically think of embroidery.
But that is just one of the many ways of decking your attire.
There is knit, applique, faux fur, jacquard (which is commonly mistaken for brocade), tweed, beading... the list goes on.
We sample some of these tactile and visual textures and show you how to use your clothes as an accessory.
Tactile Elegance: Jazz up your evenings with this daring textual decorations. Embroidery doesnt have to be patterns; it can be tribal or abstract. Change it up with a hot lace top for effect and bold jewelry.
Nelly wears a gold neck piece (Shs 750) Booties (Shs 3,200) Black Lacework top beige mini with Aztec embroidery both from Roc-a-Lady (Price on request).
PHOTO BY PIUS CHERUIYOT
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