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Why the necktie?

Q. Why do I need to wear a necktie? This seems like an idea that was born and should have died last century! A. A necktie adds a certain seriousness

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Dress for success

 Q. My husband has an executive interview coming up for the position of president in a new company. In the past he moved his way up in an informal setting,

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Good dry cleaners keep ties tip top

Q. I was talking with the only other doctor in my practice who cares as much about clothing as I do. He said he found his best tie had a

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Are suspenders still in style?

Q. I would like to have my next shirts made with my monogram, but I am not sure about placement. I wear suspenders with all of my pants and do

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Tie clips: A necessary fashion?

Q. What is the rule about tie clips? Are guys wearing them? If so, how long should they be and where are they placed on a tie? A. Yes, guys

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Dressy, but not too dressy: Recommendations for a more casual workplace

Q. I’m a lawyer whose office has always been dressier than most; we never descended to “business-casual.” Of course, these days we’re not as formal as we used to be;

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Cold weather rules for a warm coat

Q. What is the correct length for a good winter coat that is not a long coat?  The down jackets that end at my waist make me look fat .

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The many stages of business casual

Q. What is the correct definition of Business Casual? A. Time was when this was a question with a rather limited answer. But nowadays, the answer has expanded so it

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Dress for success, with your mother-in-law

Q. My 32 year old daughter brought her new boyfriend over to meet me for the first time. I wasn’t prepared for his short, square build . . . or

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A color for all seasons

Q. Do people still not wear white in winter or is that now a thing of the past? A. The truth is that the age-old adage of “not wearing white