Fashion in the office
Say NO to the black suit
What is the most suitable office dress code ? How office people around the world dress ? See below.
The millennial generation is known for starting changes and disrupting the norms of many landscapes, including the rules of the workplace. They have introduced and urged the implementation of modifications that are suitable for them, and reflect the digital era they’ve grown up in. They are the major driver in the revolution of trends that the older generations, mostly their bosses, are slowly realizing they have to accomodate in order to keep their young employees happy and productive.
You got the interview. Better yet, now you’ve landed the dream job and start next week. There’s only one problem: you only have one suit and it’s the one you bought back in high school. Make that two problems: not only do you need a new wardrobe, but until you get your first real paycheck, there isn’t enough money in your bank account to cover the cost of amassing a collection of business-appropriate clothing.
The festive season has arrived and for the fashion-forward gent that means one thing — it’s time to get dressed to the nines and make a sartorial statement this party season. Festive drinks, weekends in the country and family get-togethers all provide the perfect opportunity to show off your finest garb and make some serious fashion statements. There’s one event of the season that doesn’t quite carry the same fashion potential - the office Christmas party.
Dressing for work can be tricky, but you shouldn’t underestimate the power of image when it comes to business. Whether you’re hosting a networking evening, attending an awards ceremony or holding an office meeting, looking your best at a work event will make you appear confident and professional.
Bespoke shirts crafted from solids, pinstripes, and subtle prints have long been embraced as staples in any well-balance business wardrobe, while checks have been unjustly relegated to the ranks of weekend and casual wear.
The suit says, 'I'm not here to mess around.' Which is just one big reason why a suit is a good idea for a business meeting.'
Checks are considered to be less formal than solids or stripes and they are ideal if you want to have a more relaxed office style. Checks come in a number of different styles and they are very fashionable nowadays.
The Dutch tend to dress fairly conservatively in business, though standards and styles vary widely from one industry to another: formal attire is normal in banking, open-neck shirts and jeans in the IT and entertainment sectors. In most Dutch organisations, it is generally normal to wear a jacket, not necessarily a suit, to take the jacket off when working. Colour has no particular significance, and colourful shirt/tie combinations are quite usual in some sectors, such as marketing and service industries.
Today we'll take a look at some advices for the outfit which can help men to be appointed to the job of their dreams.
A proper look during a job interview is an important part of the employing process. Next tips may be of interest to those men in quest of a job - recent graduates, professionals seeking for a better job or promotion.