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21 April 2009 @ 10:44 pm
 
I might be transitioning from a dumb retail job to a real grown up (office) job pretty soon. The status quo is basically business casual, so how can I stay true to my fashion roots while still following an office dress code? Links to editorials would be extra super mega ultra uber helpful.
 
 
 
sycophantcoldstilllife on April 22nd, 2009 03:58 am (UTC)
Dior Homme (would be my ideal for that situation, but yeah right)
Brianthinkofthewords on April 22nd, 2009 11:27 pm (UTC)
Haha, I should have put the emphasis on CASUAL.
sycophantcoldstilllife on April 22nd, 2009 11:29 pm (UTC)
psh, I'd wear Dior Homme every day if I could afford it
Josh: fashion ; dornanblueymcphluey on April 22nd, 2009 08:04 am (UTC)
not anything in particular but if you look through Casey Taylor's portfolio at MH, he does lots of businessey wear.
Brianthinkofthewords on April 22nd, 2009 11:28 pm (UTC)
Thanks, I'll check him out!
yes, let'syeslets on April 22nd, 2009 02:22 pm (UTC)
Slim suits, muted colors, you could wear interesting/bold (but tasteful) ties, or cufflinks. Or shades of grey for the suit instead of black.
Brianthinkofthewords on April 22nd, 2009 11:28 pm (UTC)
I'm all about slim suits, and grey tones, but I think suits might actually be too dressy. I HAVE NO IDEA WHAT LOOK I AM GOING FOR. haha ugh
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Brianthinkofthewords on April 23rd, 2009 01:45 am (UTC)
Burberry S/S 09 is my absolute favorite collection of all time. No lie. It brings tears to my eyes.

This was most helpful. Thank you, sir.
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Master of Deceptionle_baumer on April 23rd, 2009 03:41 pm (UTC)
where do you live and what is the weather like?

i work in an office but it's such a relaxed environment that I could probably come in with my pajamas if I wanted to. If they somehow implemented a dress code, I'd wear a lot of slim fitting pants with loafers, button-up/oxfords, with or without a skinny tie and maybe a cardigan over that. Or v-neck sweaters too.
Brianthinkofthewords on April 24th, 2009 02:02 am (UTC)
Chicago - ice cold for like, 7 months out of the year. It's finally warming up and will be sweltering out pretty soon. I like your suggestions! Thanks.