Inside Tunu’s closet: How to wear Tartan

Tunu is a Kenyan fashionista extraordinaire. She is well-versed in fashion matters. She is passionate about fashion such that she makes sure she stocks up her SHOP with the latest worldwide chic-est trends. She knows what’s IN when it’s still too hot and flying off fashion store shelves and she never minds sharing fab fashion tips. All this is evident from her closet which is often featured on Capital Lifestyle.

Today it’s all about how to wear Tartan or if you like Plaid.


Tartan and Tan

Tunu says: Tartan is a criss crossed horizontal and vertical pattern in multiple colors. Tartan originated in woven wool thus automatically making it an Autumn/winter trend. However, they are now made in many other different materials suitable for any season!
Tan is a neutral color shade, also very common in fall. it tones down strong color shades and gives a balanced  outlook.

TTTartan is particularly associated with Scotland because of the Scottish kilts but maybe not in Africa. The one  and only thing that rings a bell when it comes to this beautiful print is the Maasai shuka.


Tartan and Denim

Tunu says: The rich tartan prints should form part of your transitional style this season. Its a print that can adopt to any look with so many colors and fabrics, there is always a tartan to go with any outfit and for any season.

TTTIf you prefer a more laid back look, go for a tartan shirt with denim jeans.



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