Thursday, March 16, 2006

On The Street… Nana Boateng And Mory Kaba


The thing that this photo doesn’t capture is just how cool the shoes were that Nana was wearing.

They had the shape and detail of a proper wingtip crossed with a white leather trainer with velcro closure. Very cool, very trad/punk.

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  1. MrWynn

    March 16, 2006 at 5:21 pm

    The coat with the fur collar is fantastic. I am currently obsessed with fur in menswear, such dangerous territory yet when done will amazing.

  2. Anonymous

    March 16, 2006 at 5:44 pm

    Does anyone know who might have made this coat? And what about the “slim trench” on the guy on the corner of Greenwich and Little W 12th?

  3. The Sartorialist

    March 16, 2006 at 6:21 pm

    Nana designed the coat he is wearing and funny enough the guy in the “slim trench” also designed the coat he was wearing.

    I will have more on Nana next week.

  4. Get Smart

    March 16, 2006 at 6:26 pm

    Nana Boateng….any relation to Ozwald?

  5. The Sartorialist

    March 16, 2006 at 6:31 pm

    Yes, cousins

  6. hr

    March 16, 2006 at 8:10 pm

    what a dapper!

  7. Anonymous

    March 16, 2006 at 8:53 pm

    The fur coat db detail is cool and Mory Kaba looks good too.
    Can’t wait to hear more about Nana!

  8. Anonymous

    March 16, 2006 at 11:05 pm

    Where does Mory work? I have forgotten.

  9. Anonymous

    March 17, 2006 at 1:24 am

    These guys kick total ass. I only wish I had the panache to do what they did.

  10. kate

    March 17, 2006 at 3:04 am

    is the guy on the left from Outkast? or am i just desperately seeking celebrity?

  11. Solomon Animashaun

    March 17, 2006 at 3:40 am

    Excellent…..on both fronts! I am a big fan of Ozwald Boateng, and very interested to know more about Nana and his work.

    A little bit suprised that Mory isn’t wearing a pocket sqaure!

  12. Solomon Animashaun

    March 17, 2006 at 3:47 am

    By the way, the shoes Nana is wearing are swear shoes (www.swear-net.net), I am a very big fan of their ‘Dean’ range!

  13. emeeul

    March 17, 2006 at 10:48 am

    good stuff. nana AND mory, these are some fly cats.

  14. SwanDiamondRose

    March 17, 2006 at 5:45 pm

    yes i agree. these men look impressive. fly cats of the highest order.

  15. nystate

    March 17, 2006 at 8:48 pm

    Nana Boateng, holla at ya boy. I need something business but still the streets will feel me.

    Beer

  16. Anonymous

    March 19, 2006 at 8:00 am

    Usually I look for some kind of flaw within someone’s outfit, although I am unable to find any fault with either of these gentlemen. Truly a great find, inspiring in fact. Little details like the shoes really give desire for one to break the rules for oneself. Great stuff.

  17. Anonymous

    March 21, 2006 at 2:49 pm

    Impresive! Nana Boateng and the Great Mory Kaba. Is there a colaboration in the air? Eredi Boateng?

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