today the kitenge can be worn in offices in form of a blazer or cute little dresses. “You can get a good dress and team up with a nice kitenge blazer,” says Nekesa. “Sometimes, both the bottom and the top can be matching.” The skirts and simple dresses also make good outfits for office wear making you look decent and at the same time push you out of your cozy zones. fashion designer with Lady D boutique located in Ntinda on Ayabu Nsibirwa Plaza says wearing a kitenge is the current thing for many fashion designers because people want to be identified with their culture.
Besides, the kitenge is a good way to dress up during leisure activities. Nekesa says the kitenge in a pair of shorts and throw on veils- for the swim suits. Other than being regarded for the old and serious people, the kitenge have come in handy for the younger generation. You can have a top worn over denim pair of denim jeans, a skirt or shorts. like the gomesis or omushana, some people are opting for kitenge on their visiting and introduction occasions. Some even have decided to have the entire entourage of their wedding to be dapper in kitenge. This goes to show how people’s perception of kitenge has changed and if you had it, you are reckoned to be oozing high fashion.