FOR MEN who are getting braver about swapping their trousers for a skirt, the Sarong Company specialises in the kikoi, an East African sarong traditionally worn by men.

The striped or plain cotton kikoi is imported from Kenya, Nairobi and Mombassa and comes in a choice of 64 colours. There is also a tie-dye version. Prices start at pounds 8.50. For mail order details ring 0923 285174.