“Business Casual” sounds like such a simple concept, but the reality is that both employers and employees struggle mightily with dressing in a business casual environment. Here are ten tips from the Paul Fredrick buying team on putting together a wardrobe for the business casual workplace:
1) Always keep in mind that “business casual” and “golf” are two separate concepts. Leave the golf wear in the clubhouse.
2) You cannot go wrong with wool trousers at the office. From tropical weight wool in the summer, to flannel in the winter, to gabardines in between, wool is the perfect fabric for trousers in the workplace.
3) When it gets really warm, try linen or silk trousers. … Continue>>
Every business trip poses a series of challenges. This article will focus on one dilemma that is a part of every business trip – packing. In order to determine what to pack, check the weather forecast for your destination and determine what amenities your hotel(s) will provide.
Before you do any actual packing, we strongly suggest a list. Take into consideration the length of your trip, the business attire needed, the amount of free time available for non-business activities and personal preferences for recreational items and sleep wear. Once a list is made, select an area where you can lay out what will be packed, and check them off your list.
Keep in mind the following with… Continue>>