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  • TwoWolves
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    When I started working in the city in the '90s nobody told you how to dress but it was clearly expected that you would wear a sharp suit. I had two bespoke suits made, one black and one grey. I began to find women were a lot more flirty when I wore them and started wearing them some weekends.

    What's the big deal? Not as if it's Hooters. Or is it?

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  • original PM
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    Originally posted by northernladuk View Post
    Yes but no. I don't think business smart or 'power dressing' will ever go away however much you try change people. People will still, occasionally, and in certain situations, gravitate to a guy in a suit or lady in smart whatever womens equivalent is.

    In some situations a smartly dressed team may edge it slightly over a room full of 'creative millennials' but it is highly dependant on what you are selling, the audience and so on. Suiting up because you want to be world class is a pretty ill thought out policy yes. Doing presentations, meetings in a heavily suited/professional environment then it could add some value.

    APs situation certainly looks geared up to be the former of those from the little we've heard. I can't wait to see how this ends.
    And what will be the situation in 50 years time.

    Also when i see people in suits power dressing the first thing you look for is what they are trying to hide - why do they need to project a persona that is not their own?

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  • PhiltheGreek
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    Originally posted by psychocandy View Post
    so what did the dress code entail?
    Tarts and Vicars

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  • psychocandy
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    so what did the dress code entail?

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  • vetran
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    Just tell them you are allergic to Rubber & Leather then NLyUK will put you in sack cloth!

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  • ladymuck
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    I like to dress smart for work, much like I will (nearly) always dress for dinner.

    Having worked in casual offices, I find I really don't like not having something different to wear at the weekend.

    Couldn't give a monkey's what the staff wear. I have my own standards and that's good enough for me.

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  • NotAllThere
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    Originally posted by original PM View Post
    As a basic rule of thumb judging someone by their attire is a pointless activity.

    Most of the politicians you see are wearing expensive suits and they are the most untrustworthy ******* you can find.
    For once, entirely true, but, as ever, irrelevant.

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  • northernladuk
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    Originally posted by original PM View Post
    As a basic rule of thumb judging someone by their attire is a pointless activity.
    Yes but no. I don't think business smart or 'power dressing' will ever go away however much you try change people. People will still, occasionally, and in certain situations, gravitate to a guy in a suit or lady in smart whatever womens equivalent is.

    In some situations a smartly dressed team may edge it slightly over a room full of 'creative millennials' but it is highly dependant on what you are selling, the audience and so on. Suiting up because you want to be world class is a pretty ill thought out policy yes. Doing presentations, meetings in a heavily suited/professional environment then it could add some value.

    APs situation certainly looks geared up to be the former of those from the little we've heard. I can't wait to see how this ends.

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  • Benny
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    Originally posted by Jog On View Post
    I even got a colour analysis done a few weeks ago!
    Money well spent

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  • Zigenare
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    Originally posted by WTFH View Post
    It’s his default signature based on the device he’s posting from, which is why you don’t see it when he posts from a web browser.
    As for putting it in his signature, that would require him understanding how to do that.

    Instead, it says a lot about him when he tries to weigh in on a serious subject, then finishes off with that line.
    Don't make him cry, ffs!

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