The tried and tested combination of the suit and tie was once an office style staple. Just a few decades ago, employees were expected to dress in formal attire for work regardless of whether the role was client facing – however, this has changed in recent years. Companies tend to allow for a more ‘business casual’ dress code nowadays and the suit and tie has … Continue reading Formal or casual workwear: Are you more productive in a suit?
It’s widely thought that the suits we recognise today began in the early 1800s by Beau Brummell. He replaced long-tailed coats and silk stockings with the classic suit jacket accompanied by full-length trousers and it all went from there. But as we’re faced with new challenges (such as the lengthy daily commute) and as we strive to cut out time consuming activities (ironing a suit … Continue reading How can we expect our suits to change in the future?