How Important is Dress Code in Your Work Environment?

by Rachel Yeomans | November 14th, 2009

Straight Up Corporate by WorkWardrobe featuring Balenciaga

New Employee Ponders Her Office Dress Code in Regards to the Industry and her Demographic

by Rachel Yeomans | November 6th, 2009

My recent incursion into the workforce has rendered me confused as to what exactly constitutes business attire in architecture. With no enforced dress code, the firm I have been working for in the past months continues to surprise me each week, with its similarity to the casualness of a Silicon Valley start-up (though, with the… Read more…

Dressing the Student for Business. A South Dakota Professional Development Class Takes Students Shopping for a Dress Code

by Rachel Yeomans | October 16th, 2009

Who would have thought that people need to have a class on how to dress for work? Contrary to what some may think, some do, even some people who think that they already know how to dress for work. Read what Barbara Soderlin of The Rapid City Journal wrote on students learning the business of… Read more…

British Businessmen Go for Power in the Black & White Suit

by Rachel Yeomans | October 2nd, 2009

The 2009 Travelodge discarded clothing catalogue released today, has revealed that British workers are taking their fashion advice from Quentin Tarantino and are power-dressing in black and white; like the sharp suited stars from ‘Reservoir Dogs’ – in order to be seen as leaders in the workplace. The hotel chain’s annual clothing inventory report has… Read more…

Business Attire Assisted in a Prison Escape!

by Rachel Yeomans | October 1st, 2009

On the police scanners (now on Gothamist Newsmap), there have been multiple reports of an “escaped prisoner” from 100 Centre Street in lower Manhattan, which is the Criminal Court Building. Now it turns out that the prisoner escaped because he was dressed so well that he looked like a lawyer! Click here to read the… Read more…

The Men’s Business Uniform Steps from Mad Men into Modern Times – The Three-Piece Suit

by Rachel Yeomans | September 29th, 2009

Men’s business wear for fall is turning lean and mean, all the while putting power back into the sartorial vocabulary. See it as a sign of men sobering up their wardrobe in response to the recession or, more optimistically, an indicator they are gearing up for the economic recovery. Either way, the deadly sharp suit… Read more…

Trands Leading the Men’s Suit Fashions from China

by Rachel Yeomans | September 24th, 2009

America’s foremost capitalist may not have much in common with China’s top Communist, but Warren Buffett and Hu Jintao do appear to share the same clothier. Move over Brioni, the truly rich and powerful are wearing Trands. The obscure menswear label is produced by Dayang Group, a clothing company founded by Li Guilian, 63 years… Read more…