1 January 2013

Uganda: Fashion in 2013 Will Rock

The fashion gods have spoken, emerald is the colour to watch out for in 2013.

It is radiant, beautiful and enhances our sense of well-being. It reminds us about our environment and why we should keep it green. If matched well with white, it is very elegant. So, go green this new year.

Big bold stripes and polka dots will also make a fashion statement come 2013. If you really must, don't pair them. Wear just a bold stripped top at best and if it must be a full outfit, then no more than a polka dot dress.

Big brightly coloured sunglasses that make you go like OMG will also make a statement in the fashion world. Bermuda shorts are also making a comeback and oversized ruffles will also make a go in the fashion world this New Year. All these are returns; so, you might want to jump back into your old wardrobe and pull out your best buy.

The surprise, even for my poor soul, is short suits. I am still trying to figure out where a Ugandan girl will wear these suits too. You certainly cannot go to office with them and neither can you go to club in one. Well, you never know, come goat races, there could be a couple rocking them because they are really just about a fashion statement and not your everyday wear.

Then the see-through-cum-peek-a-boo-cum-sheer trend will also make a comeback giving girls a chance to show off some flesh. Now let's just wait for China to send us them cheap knock-offs. Happy New Year.

Copyright © 2013 The Observer. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.