A Japanese Office Works “Cool Biz” into Dress Code – Here’s How You Can Do the Same

by Rachel Yeomans | June 9th, 2011

Depending on where you are in the world right now, chances are you are feeling a rise in temperature. A rise so dramatic in fact that both you and your wardrobe weren’t prepared for the drastic changes. I wrote a blog post recently on how men can stay cool in the heat wave with their… Read more…

Japanese Bank Nomura’s Office Linguistics and Dress Code Shows Up Cultural Divide

by Rachel Yeomans | October 22nd, 2009

Which suit to wear to work? Not ‘the one of lustrous material,’ says Japanese bank. A year after successfully snapping up some of the juicier fragments of the fallen Lehman Brothers, Nomura has demonstrated how teething troubles can sometimes persist in otherwise happy international mergers. In this case, linguistically. In a recent e-mail circulated to… Read more…