The origins of the #business suit

The origins of the #business suit

The origin of the modern suit can be placed firmly in the court of King Charles II. By 1666 this particular English monarch had the misfortune to have reined over the great plague of London, which during 1664-1666 killed 100,000 people, roughly 15% of the population, in the city alone. This calamitous event was followed…

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An overview of corporate clothing in the #UK

An overview of corporate clothing in the #UK

There is no absolute definition of what constitutes a corporate uniform, but the term brings forth images of formal shirts, business dress and suits, ties and highly polished shoes. It is concerned with looking the part and projecting the right image for an employer. However, the phrase corporate uniforms also cover any clothing that an…

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How does corporate clothing affect your #business?

How does corporate clothing affect your #business?

Companies elect to purchase corporate clothing for a variety of different reasons. Regardless of your specific reason, business clothing can be both practical and functional and it can also help to build and establish your brand. How does corporate wear build brand awareness? Businesses use company clothing to help build brand awareness by promoting the…

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How to select the best corporate clothing supplier

How to select the best corporate clothing supplier

Corporate clothing is a blanket term used to denote formal clothing worn by an employee in the workplace. Whilst at work, an employee represents their company and therefore the clothes they wear require some thought. While many companies allow their employees to select their own work where, within the bounds of a dress code, many…

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Choosing the right work uniform for your team

Choosing the right work uniform for your team

From customer service personnel to public servants and even medical professionals, staff uniforms are a commonplace in the working UK. All businesses, in one area or another, have at least one employee who is required to wear something that resembles a staff uniform – even if that person is a caretaker or a cafeteria server….

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Choosing the best suits for corporate clothing

Choosing the best suits for corporate clothing

Whether you are closing a sales deal, meeting with potential clients for lunch or leading an important discussion in the boardroom, one thing is for certain – in the world of business, first impressions are everything. For men, the easiest way to convey a professional image is to wear a well-tailored suit. A corporate suit…

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Should I invest in a bespoke suit?

Should I invest in a bespoke suit?

In today’s language the term bespoke means to make a product to a customer or to a client’s individual specifications, as opposed to providing a standardised service. If clothing is bespoke, it carries with it an air of individuality or exclusivity. Bespoke clothing; whether it is personal business wear or for a range of exclusive…

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Why #PPE protective #workwear is important

Why #PPE protective #workwear is important

The term work wear refers to the attire worn in an employee’s place of work. More precisely work wear tends to be associated with skilled trades people or any individual who needs to wear an overall and/or any work specific outfit that provides extra durability, waterproofing or safety when they carry out their duties. In…

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Why corporate clothing is good for a workplace

Why corporate clothing is good for a workplace

Phrases such as business wear or corporate clothing refer to the dress code and company on what is and what is not appropriate for their workplace. This is frequently written out as a set of standards that explicitly state what can be worn. The code itself will range from formal to casual and is commonly…

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Corporate clothing and #colour #psychology

Corporate clothing and #colour #psychology

Most businesses considering corporate clothing for their employees want to ensure some sort of continuity among their departments. But there is another benefit of outfitting employees. You may be aware of how colour works to your advantage when you use it in your advertising and promotion. But did you also know that colour can play…

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