Snazzy face masks vogue reaches Nairobi neighbourhood

Most of us have accepted COVID-19 face masks as an inconvenient, albeit essential, security measure. For the model acutely aware like James Maina Mwangi, nonetheless, they’re an unmissable vogue alternative.

Mwangi’s brightly colored fits and hats made him stand out even on the busy streets of Nairobi’s Umoja neighbourhood, the place no person ever appears to sleep.

For the reason that pandemic hit and Kenya made face masks obligatory, his outfits have turn into much more eye-catching. This week, the 59-year-old jack of all trades modelled his assortment of face masks for Reuters.

“Males knew learn how to put on garments in black, brown, gray or darkish blue. These have been males’s colors,” he advised Reuters whereas carrying a shiny yellow go well with with matching hat and face masks. “God gave me knowledge and confirmed me all of the totally different colors I can put on to be totally different from everyone else.”