Category: Dress and style

7 style sources for suits and jackets

How you dress is super-important for a freelancer. In the client’s office you need to fit in and get things done. But, you also need to command respect and carry an air of authority.

Can clothing really be a super-power? Even in the most casual work environments, a jacket can give you a subtle edge.

But, where do you start? The single or double-breasted world of blazers, jackets and lounge suits – bespoke, made-to-measure or off-the-peg – can seem absurdly complicated.

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Evolution of the Grey Fox

The Grey Fox talks openly and honestly about his evolving blog: seven years old and with a slightly broader remit of “ageing with style”:

Style is not just how you look and what you wear: it’s how you live – where you go on holiday, what car you drive, the watch you wear, what food and drink you like, what you do in your spare time, how you treat others, what books you read.

Always worth a read.

Dressing sharp and casual

The Art of Manliness blog offers top tips on dressing smart and casual … even when 29 is just a memory:

At the same time, the Gentleman’s Gazette offers 5 Business Casual Outfit Ideas, along with a cautionary 9 Reasons Dressing Down Is Overrated.

And, always on the topic of style, the excellent Grey Fox has:

Still need inspiration? Cultural Offering just posted this:

 

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The search for style – @greyfoxblog

Grey Fox Blog has just started a series on The Search for Style. The blog is always worth reading if, like me, you’re developing naturally occurring platinum-blonde highlights.

This post (number 3) offers some elements of style:

1. A personal ‘something’ or presence made up of a display of self-confidence, carriage and (possibly) calmness.
2. A sense of proportion, colour and texture shown in what we wear.
3. Clothes that fit.
Read all seven elements, here.

 

Stylish dressing? It’s all in the detail. #workstyle

Style is a fiendishly difficult thing to grasp, especially at first. You need first to pay attention to what you wear. You need to try … but never too hard.

Here are some useful guides for the sovereign professional aspiring to elegance:

 

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