Fashion, Beauty and Lifestyle
Street style, the Namibian way: Hipster tailor determined to inspire ‘African fashionistas’ with merits of vintage dressing in new blog
Loux is a designer, stylist, and tailor, and is consumed by his enthusiasm for vintage fashion
While he says money can be an issue when trying to find success in fashion, he has perfected the art of buying inexpensive clothing at thrift stores – and always looking supremely dapper.
Loux says he is a self-proclaimed hipster –someone he describes as having the freedom of creative expression and influence on fashion sense.
Loux revamps vintage threads – often discarded as old and unusable by their owners – and is pictured on his blogs sporting fashion-forward outfits comprising smart slim-fit suits, bright socks and printed shirts, alongside other models.
As a young boy he was inspired by his grandfather, who once told him: ‘My son, fashion is what you adopt when you don’t yet know who you are, make sure you are always well-dressed.’
Loux has kept those words of advice with him and now takes vintage clothes from his father’s generation and adds his modern touch, he told MessyNessyChic.com.