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The 5 rules about wearing bright socks

Here you can find 5 easy rules about wearing bright colored socks starting with when not to wear them. 1. When not to wear bright socks Bright colored socks can be plain, patterned, or even containing graphics, but there are a few times when wearing them is inappropriate. They are not to be worn when trying to pull off any serious business attire or at any sort of formal event. This is because these occasions are not appropriate to express yourself at due to their serious nature. 2. When to wear bright socks Anything that isn't formal or extremely professional usually lends itself to allow for expression such as colorful socks. They can be used to liven up a boring...

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Why "Casual Friday" doesn't mean what you think it means

Casual Friday is a tradition that a lot of offices and businesses take part in where their dress code is relaxed on the last day of the work week, Friday. This can be a good and a bad thing. Here are a few reasons: 1. It is more comfortable (the good) Almost everyone can agree that wearing casual clothes is more comfortable than having to wear a suit or even just a shirt and tie. You don't have the constrained neck from the tie or the constrained arm mobility that suits will often give you. It also allows for a more comfortable body temperature due to being allowed to wear less clothes as well as being able to wear more...

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How to Stop Sweat Marks in Three Easy Steps

We all have had them: sweat marks. They usually happen when you are dressing up for some sort of formal occasion and we choose a shirt that is not necessarily very breathable. Summer is coming so in order to save yourself from this embarrassing atrocity, you should follow these three easy steps. 1. Wear an undershirt The number one way to stop sweat stains is to wear an undershirt. Let the undershirt take all of the beatings while your dress shirt remains nice and classy. The undershirt can be made out of a cotton material or a sports undershirt which will provide more breathability. Generally it is best to go with a white undershirt because it can be worn underneath...

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Consider Linen this Summer for a Lightweight and Breathable Feel

Dress up your summer style while maintaining your comfort with a nice cotton/linen blend shirt. Linen and washed linen has become very stylish because of it's texture, but it is not the most comfortable material. Purchasing clothing that is a blend of cotton and linen will provide you with the fashionable texture as well as the comfort of the cotton. The blend is also composed of two very lightweight materials so you can keep cool in style. Some nice cotton/linen blend shirts can be found at Uniqlo.com (pictured left). Nordstrom also has a nice collection of cotton/linen blend shirts that be dressed up as well so that you can attend a formal event or a job interview while maintaining your comfort because we...

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