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For Men: T-Shirts&Sweaters; For The Good Of Your Wardrobe

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V-neck T-shirt

V-neck T-shirt


Hope you enjoyed our discussion on polo last week. We’re still on shirts, and it’s T-shirts,sweaters, cardigans today.

There’s nothing sexier than a clean, nicely broken-in, cuddly white cotton crewneck T-shirt worn with jeans, a charismatic belt, and some loafers. If you buy some well-fitted, high quality T-shirts to wear alone or layer under other things; maybe three in white, three in black, and three in gray.

Crewneck T-shirt

Crewneck T-shirt

You know we agreed it doesn’t matter where you bought your shirts from or who designed them, once they are quality and well-fitting. Gap is fine though, Old Navy is fine. But it’s more important for you to ensure the shirt is hefty, a nice cotton with a well-constructed ribbed collar. Please note that the T-shirts here are different from underwear T-shirts sheer enough to show your nipples. Remember we addressed that some weeks back.

I’ve seen some good novelty shirts around; you may want to spice up your wardrobe with few of those. But be careful when a novelty shirt becomes like the viral ‘Ama Kip Kip’, remember? When everyone on the street wears the same vintage shirt, it’s no longer hip.

Vintage T-shirt

Vintage T-shirt

Can we say something about sweaters, please? Forget the heat, forget our weather, sweaters are an important part of any man’s wardrobe. A fine-gauge sweater is a great way to look dressed up without wearing a woven shirt or a sport coat. It’s perfect for dates.

Every man should have a few crewneck sweaters. The crewneck is versatile because it can look fantastic with a T-shirt or a dress shirt underneath.

Cashmere Crewneck Sweater

Cashmere Crewneck Sweater


You should also have one or two V-neck sweaters. They are essentially worn with a woven shirt with a collar. A T-shirt under a V-neck is a NO!

You’re feeling a little lively? Throw on a cardigan or a zip-up sweater. One important thing here is the fit. Your cardigan must be well-fitting. Someone once said, “An ill-fitting cardigan is the first step to homelessness”.

Cardigan

Cardigan

How can I forget the turtleneck? Every man should own at least one black turtleneck. They are slim, chic, and most of all versatile.

Jack&Jones Turtleneck

Jack&Jones Turtleneck

Before I go, and before you crucify me, let me say that when picking out sweaters, you should consider the climate in which you live and how much use you are going to get out of it. So, for my folks in Nigeria, you may not stuff up your wardrobe with sweater you won’t be having much use for; just get a few nice ones, and they’d serve you for years; good thing is they’ve been around for a while, and they don’t seem to be going away anytime soon.

Catch you next week!

@ScotorJay

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Avoid These Nigerians Food To Burn Stubborn Belly Fat (Video)

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Being overweight or obese can be detrimental to your health. It is not advisable to have excess fat in the abdominal cavity because it can lead to some health issues. Getting your dream body will not be easy and you need to make some sacrifices to your diet. You will also need to turn a blind eye to some fatty foods.

If you’re ready to get rid of the belly fat, then stay put as Information Nigeria brings you some important tips that will help.

1. Avoid sugar and carbonated drinks

Did you know that consuming sugary substances like coke, fanta can lead to weight gain and a number of health problems like high blood pressure?. This is due to the high fructose content found in added sugars. Taking sugar-filled drinks may slow your metabolism and this in turn can make it harder for your body to burn fat. Fructose can only be metabolized by your liver. When you consume too much, you push your liver to its limit and it becomes overloaded, then it turns the fructose into fat and it ends up getting stored in your belly. To avoid putting yourself from risk, you should cut back on foods and drinks that contain huge amounts of sugar.

 

2. You also have to forgo junk foods like meat pie, cakes, rolls, candies, burgers, ice cream and cookies. You also need to do away with heavy foods like eba, akpu, pounded yam, rice among others. Switch up your eating habits and opt for a more balanced-diet if you want to burn your belly fat. Avoid consuming refined carbs like bread, pizza, potation chips etc. You should also stay away from processed and heavy foods because they contribute to stubborn belly fat. You should choose to eat proteinous foods like fish, eggs, and milk. starch contains fat, sugar and salt. They help a person feel fuller so you don’t end up looking for something to munch on after eating. It basically keeps hunger at bay.

3. Eat the right amount of fruits, vegetables, fibrous foods and whole grains – You can add vegetables, fruits and whole grains to your weight loss diet. They provide essential vitamins, minerals, fiber and other substances that are good for your body. Examples of fibre rich foods include; beans, broccoli, avocados, apples, oatmeal brown rice and whole grain bread.

4. Try to incorporate exercise into your daily or weekly routine – Exercise helps to speed up your metabolism and helps you shed weight. The bitter truth is that wearing just waist trainers and staying put in one position will not make you lose that stubborn belly fat. You should hit the gym.

5 Reduce alcohol intake – Excess intake of alcohol also leads to a host of health problems especially the build-up of fat in the belly area. Have you ever noticed that those who drink alcohol, especially men, often develop ‘pot-bellies’. Alcoholic drinks like beer provide your body with calories and very little nutrients. It can also increase your appetite. Replace the alcoholic drinks with water or alternate with low calorie, non-alcoholic beverages. Too much alcohol can cause liver damage and other serious health problems.

6. Try out apple cider vinegar – Apple cider vinegar is made in a two-step fermentation process. It is obtained from apples that have been crushed, distilled and fermented. Acetic acid is the main active component of apple cider vinegar. It is safe for consumption in small quantities and can be taken as a supplement. Do not also consume it straight from the bottle or in its pure form. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons to water before you drink. You can also add honey or lemon. It is best to drink it before your meals. Research shows it has many health benefits, such as lowering blood sugar levels.

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Williams Uchemba And His Wife Exchange Wedding Vows In Lagos (Video)

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Williams Uchemba and his wife, Brunella Oscar

Williams Uchemba and his wife, Brunella Oscar

Popular Nigerian actor, Williams Uchemba and his wife, Brunella Oscar have officially solemnized their union.

The couple finally exchanged their wedding vows at Dominion city church in Lagos state.

The beautiful wedding ceremony was reportedly officiated by the founder of the church, Dr. David Chukwudi Ogbueli alias Papa Eagle.

Celebrities, fans and well-wishers poured in congratulatory message for the couple after photos and videos from the ceremony hit the internet.

The actor wore a sleek tuxedo, while his bride,  wore a lovely white gown.

Read Also:Actor Williams Uchemba Set To Walk Down The Aisle With Mystery Woman

Watch the videos below:

https://twitter.com/gregorogholi/status/1330121905387540483?s=21

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Actor, Model, Comedian, Philanthropist… Meet The Latest Groom, Williams Uchemba

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Williams Uchemba

Williams Uchemba

Williams Uchemba, who was born on October 22, is an actor, motivational speaker, model, comedian, entrepreneur and philanthropist. The Abia-born thespian graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relation from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in Enugu State.

Uchemba began his career in the early 2000s as a child actor and came into the limelight in 2001 after appearing in the Nollywood blockbuster movie, “The Journey of the Dead” along with Olu Jacobs, Ramsey Noah, and Pete Edochie.

Since then, the multi-talented actor never looked back as he has gone ahead to feature in more blockbuster movies like Sugar Rush (2019), Merry Men 2(2019) and Story Story: The African Rideshare (2018). He is the recipient of several awards.

The actor adopted an 18-year-old furniture maker in June and he promised to sponsor his education. He recently got married to his longtime girlfriend, Brunella Oscar at her hometown, Alor in Anambra state. The actor’s wife, Brunella opened up on their love story with Wedding Digest Naija and she disclosed that she made the first move. According to the English trained medical doctor, they both met on Facebook after she sent him a message.

 

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