What people wear varies throughout the year depending on the weather, temperature and different events including festivals, parties and holidays.
While made to measure clothing is known for quality that lasts and is great for a range of seasons, we are here to tell you which is the best mtm clothing for winter, summer, spring & autumn.
Spring is a transitional season where the weather often changes from hot to cold without warning. This can make it difficult and challenging when deciding what to wear each day.
Kitenge’s custom-made three quarter sleeve shirts for women are perfect for the springtime come rain or shine, as they are half way between a short sleeve and long sleeve shirt.
You can determine what length you would like the sleeves to end and also how wide you would like the sleeve width to be. As you have complete control over the design process you can choose which features are most important to you.
For example, we recently made this loose fitting, made to measure shirt for a customer who chose to have longer and wider three quarter sleeves so that she could also wear the shirt comfortably during the intense Japanese summer heat.
A Kitenge made to measure, three quarter sleeve shirt designed by a customer in Japan with a mandarin collar and covered placket (hidden buttons)
A Mandarin collar
A covered placket (hidden buttons)
Our made to measure long sleeve shirts, for men and women, are also a great choice for the spring as you can easily roll up the sleeves for a more casual look when the weather is warmer.
Kitenge customers modelling their long sleeve shirts with rolled up sleeves
Don’t forget that you can also wear a short or long sleeve shirt underneath a jumper when the weather is cooler like our customer has demonstrated below.
Women’s Custom Made to Measure Pink/Orange Flower Short Sleeve Shirt
Kitenge’s range of vibrant made to measure clothing makes perfect summer wear! From chilling in the park to playing football on the beach our latest African fashion wear will help you make a style statement.
What’s also great about wearing wax prints is that they never go out of fashion. They are timeless classics, which means that you can wear them all summer long for many years to come!
Our colourful African shirts will keep you looking super stylish and fresh this summer! Definitely take our African print shirts on holiday with you, as the comfortable 100% cotton will keep you lovely and cool. We’ve got lots of fantastic, fun and fashionable prints to choose from!
A Kitenge customer modelling his made to measure short sleeve shirts in Switzerland. Don’t they look great with a Panama hat for summer!
You can even design a matching outfit by wearing a pair of made to measure shorts with a short sleeve shirt in the exact same print. Absolute genius! This is such a fun look that will help you stand out in a crowd especially at music festivals as superbly demonstrated by one of our customers below. This is also a popular African fashion trend for 2020.
Alternatively, simply wear your shorts with a plain coloured t-shirt or vest that matches the colours in the print. Like our trousers, you can decide how long you would like us to make your shorts so that you feel comfortable wearing them.
A Kitenge model wearing loose fitting African print board shorts in Tanzania
As the season transitions from summer to autumn, you may prefer to choose prints with colours and designs that closely match the scenery. The autumn weather can be unpredictable at times but we have a range of garments that can easily be worn despite the weather.
First up is our hugely popular and flattering to wear African print pencil skirts. Our customers love them because they can easily be dressed up or down to suit the weather and occasion.
It is an easy way to brighten up an office on a dull, wet and cold morning. Style with a shirt or blouse tucked inside the waistband, with tights or leggings (if the temperature is cooler) and heels or flat shoes to match. You can even add a plain coloured cardigan as a layer over the top for added warmth.
Next up are our African print trousers, which are also great to wear all year round, as they are extremely comfortable to wear. What’s great about made to measure is that you can choose the exact length you would like your trousers to be.
No more visiting your local seamstress to take up your trousers or rolling them up yourself. You will therefore, be more likely to wear them more often if they fit perfectly.
All our African print clothing is lovely handcrafted by our talented team of tailors in Tanzania using premium materials. All our colourful wax print fabrics are original, which means they are the highest quality and printed in Africa.
The high quality 100% cotton means that you will be kept warm when the weather is colder and kept cool when the weather is hotter. It’s a win win situation!
Kitenge trousers are a great staple to have in your wardrobe, as they are incredibly versatile and easy to wear with a plain coloured top, blouse, shirt or jumper. You can also dress them up with heels for a party or dress them down with trainers when catching up with friends at the weekend.
Different footwear options for our custom-made African print trousers
It may be cold outside but that definitely doesn’t mean that you can’t make a fashion statement in our bright and beautiful clothing! The worst thing about winter is not the cold but the dark and dull colours people choose to wear, such as black and grey, which is very depressing.
We have lots of unique prints that are colourful but use darker tones, which are easy to wear during the winter months. For example, our long sleeve shirt floral prints that comes in two different colourways:
“Fantastic. What else can I say. Fit is perfect, it is beautifully made with no loose threads, buttons held on well, button holes aligned and the right size and well made seems all perfectly aligned. The print is gorgeous, really brightens up a dull English winter.”
We feel that the red/blue shirt above has a rather festive feel to it. You can also tone the shirt colours down by wearing a plain coloured jumper or jacket over the top and even a scarf wrapped around your neck.
As previously mentioned, our trousers can be worn all year around so they are a great investment and sustainable fashion option for your wardrobe.
Many customers inform us that they wear their Kitenge trousers all the time because they are so comfortable and easy to wear. It’s difficult and feels wrong to wear a pair of skinny jeans after wearing a pair of our trousers. They can seriously transform your life!
Of course, our pencil skirts can also easily be worn in the winter same as all the other seasons. We like to wear ours with a plain coloured jumper, thick tights or leggings and ankle boots in the winter. Simple changes to your accessories can completely transform an outfit from day to night and season-to-season.
If you like what you see so far why not continue to explore Kitenge’s full range of gorgeous and one of a kind African print MTM clothing that is versatile for all seasons no matter what the weather looks like.
We currently have an amazing special offer. When you purchase your first custom-made shirt you can get another one for free! Simple design two made to measure shirts, with the same sleeve length and measurements, and add them to your basket. They can be two different prints or two of the same. Then use the coupon MTMFIRST to get 50% off!
Some of you may like to buy two shirts suitable for the summer or winter. If you would like to purchase a made to measure short sleeve shirt (or 3/4 sleeve shirt) and long sleeve shirt together then you can use the coupon code MTMFIRSTSPECIAL to get the cheapest shirt for free. Start designing your dream shirts today!
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