You might not realise this, but what you wear can actually influence your career and affect your business. While many companies allow their employees to dress comfortably, there’s a need to wear something suitable when dealing with clients and potential customers. We’ve listed below the appropriate dress code for business.
Business attire for men
A business environment typically requires men to wear business suits, which consist of a jacket, trousers, shirt and tie. Suits are commonly coloured black, light or dark grey, or navy, although lighter shades like tan can also be used. These days, a sport coat can also be worn with khakis but this combination is considered more casual.
A business suit isn’t complete without a tie so don’t forget to put one on. However, avoid garish prints that aren’t appropriate at the workplace. You can also wear a sweater (e.g. vest, cardigan) with the suit, instead of a coat and maybe try out some cufflinks. [Read more…]