How time flies, when we rang in 1st January this year what was on everyone’s lips was when would it be 7th December, as that was the date set for voting here in Ghana. Well not to look any further we are barely 5 days away to the big day, everyone is in a state of deciding who to vote or for those who have already made up their minds. The Election is one important aspect of democracy for any nation and as Ghana is a democratic nation it is only right that its people practice Democracy to it’s max and vote the right way but our focus for this post is basically to show you our dear Fashionghana readers how to look every inch stylish and comfy as you step out of your house to go vote.
The clear essence for this post is to help you look your very best without over-dressing or looking all tacky, taking into consideration the climate condition in Ghana, the Coronavirus pandemic which is unfortunately on the rise and lastly the harsh reality of the long hours you would be at the voting grounds just to cast your civic duty. We are fast approaching a very humid weather, were most times the weather tends to get very hot from dawn to midday and then we have a normal weather from midday to sunset. But lets not get over ourselves at any minute from now we would be faced with the Almighty Harmattan, so we need to be guarded on all sides and prepare adequately. For the issue of health we all know what situation the world including Ghana is battling which is Covid-19, although we were able to battle it during the first of the virus, there seems to be a new rise of infections with the covid-19, so it would be suicidal not to be equipped as you go vote on 7th December. Heading to the polls next week? Make sure to dress comfortably.
Ahead of next week’s pivotal presidential election, making a voting plan, you may want to also make sure you’re dressed for the occasion by factoring that there might be rain, lots of sunshine, or otherwise you would have gotten yourself all soaked up. So before you head to the polls, here are a few helpful things you should know: First, and foremost, make sure you’re at the correct polling place. The last thing you want to do is wait for hours at the wrong polling station only to be turned away.
Here are a few style we would be recommending for our readers as you step out to go vote come 7th December.
The Comfortable Shoes
No matter how long the lines may be, you’ll be well-prepared in a comfortable shoe. If there’s bad weather in the forecast, go for a no-fuss waterproof boot. If not, slip on your favorite sneakers, loafers, or ballet flats.
The Layering Essentials
A lightweight blouse will keep you feeling comfortable throughout the day, and can easily be layered with other pieces of clothing.
One of the most revered outfits on this side of the continent, you had no idea what to do with that beautiful Dashiki of yours well this is a perfect time to bring it out and get yourself to the voting ground with a dashiki paired with a sneakers or comfy sandals or shoes.
You probably can never go wrong wearing jeans, if you are one that always love the art of wearing jeans then this is a perfect time to flaunt more of that jeans in your closet.
Going for shorts to go vote is one option we had highly recommend, it gives you a very comfy outlook to your whole look no need to look extra, this shorts either going African or western, both definitely work both ways.
To protect yourself and others, wear a mask and continue to practice social distancing.
Other notable items that should be with you as you go vote on Monday should include a walled self sanitizing water bottle, a Bluetooth wireless headphone, an open/close umbrella and lastly a portable travel charger. We believe with these few style tips we know you are going to sorted when it comes to your style as you go exercise your civic right.