The 7 Basics You Need To Have Killer Style, According to Katlego Maboe

Collect the right wardrobe elements, combine them with flair, and your personal sense of style will take flight, says TV presenter Katlego Maboe.


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Collect the right wardrobe elements, combine them with flair, and your personal sense of style will take flight, says TV presenter Katlego Maboe.

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Fly Low

“Old-fashioned wingtips are a must-have smart shoe. You can wear ‘em with a suit for a big meeting, or with jeans when you’re off the clock. Black is a classic, and sophisticated.“

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Hail Hydrate!

“I try to keep my skincare routine and products as simple as possible. I cleanse and moisturise daily. My skin tends to get very dry, and I use an extra moisturiser throughout the day.”

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Time Traveller

“My watch is always the last thing I put on, and the first thing I look at when I’m really feeling good about what I’m wearing. There’s an alluring quality about the craftsmanship that goes into making the perfect watch, the time it takes and the unwavering pursuit of perfection.”

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Mix Master

“I like the idea of a completely unique scent, so I like mixing my colognes to achieve this.”

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Killer Shades

“My favourite shape: wayfarers. But I like switching up my sunglasses game. Everyone needs one statement pair to wear on weekends.”

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Your Strong Suit

Whether you suit up for work every day, or only on special occasions, wear a flattering and fit – ted ensemble, says Katlego. “A double-breasted, notch-lapel or a tuxedo in black or blue looks refined, and won’t ever go out of style.”

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A Step Above

“I always have a pair of clean-looking white sneakers. They should have minimal marking, so the shoe always looks like it’s just come out of the box.”

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