Where are the stylish men? Allow Akin Faminu to school you on how to properly style the slim fit denim, velvet and tassel loafers.
The men’s style enthusiast, influencer, stylist and medical doctor shows how guys can style the skinny distressed denim trend and loafers with tassel and velvet details.
He dons a stunning pair of unique tassel loafers crafted to absolute perfection by London-based Nigerian shoe brand, Jesu-Segun London. He styles the edgy look with a black shirt with few buttons undone, tucked into skinny distressed denim and paired with velvet jacket topped with a hat.
Showing off major style inspiration for guys, the stylish influencer cum blogger shows guys can do top to toe black, revving up the look with slim fit distressed denim while at it!
“There’s been a lot of talk as to where the loafer’s style of footwear comes from but whatever you consider to be the true origins of the contemporary loafer, what’s indisputable is it’s timeless and skillful blend of comfort and flair” Faminu says about the look.
He also notes that, “Unlike the holy footwear trinity of brogues, Derbies and Oxfords, loafers are often hugely underrated, written off as flamboyantly ‘dandy’ or too difficult to pull off with any real degree of success.”
In truth, these slip-on styles are anything but basic. Being laceless, they’re practical, and with plenty of options, from traditional penny versions to luxuriously finished horse bit numbers. With loafers, there’s really something to suit every taste.
There are different kinds of loafers, from the traditional penny loafers, to horsebit loafers and tassel loafers, the latter being heavily in trend this season!
There are but a few things to take very importantly when talking about men’s shoes of any kind. These include the material, the fit and the finishing. Great shoes have all these gotten spot on! And these loafers aren’t an exception (referring to the ones he sports in the images).
Describing his look; “I teamed my velvet jacket by Ifeanyi Nwune with a pair of casual skinny distressed jeans, a smart button-down shirt (a colour that doesn’t detract from the velvet focal point), detailed accessories; bracelets and added the finishing touch with the more dramatic snakeskin tassel loafers by Jesu Segun London… Monochrome looks maybe, but surely one that doesn’t distract the attention from the velvet jacket“
Written by Obiajunwa Ugochi
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