If you are a businessman, you know that dressing well is an asset. Naturally, you select your clothing with utmost care. Part of this care is reflected in selecting the gray suit. You understand the dependability it provides, for the importance of your affairs makes reliability not merely a virtue but a fundamental necessity.
Here’s How to Wear a Gray Suit Four Ways:
How to Wear a Gray Suit for Public Speaking
How to Wear a Gray Suit for a Business Dinner
How to Wear a Gray Suit for a Second Interview
How to Wear a Gray Suit for a Staff Meeting
Here’s How to Wear a Gray Suit for Business Casual:
Dressing down the Gray Suit – Pairing knits with a gray suit can give you a business casual look without abandoning the “business” of the suit. In the event you remove your jacket, a short sleeve knit would certainly be appropriate. However, if you hold a management position or any level of leadership within your company, a long sleeve knit will be met with more seriousness and will allow you to maintain your position of authority. Let’s not forget a contrasting pocket square to replace the tie that will finish your look with sophistication as well.
How to Wear a Gray Suit for Business Travel
How to Wear a Gray Suit for a Business Casual Lunch
Advantages – Knowing how to wear a gray suit gives you the flexibility to create ensembles for business and business casual looks. Like the navy blue suit, you have the ability to infuse colors and patterns in shirts and accessories. You can also take advantage of the psychological connotation surrounding the color gray. Studies have shown that the color gray is associated with dependability and trustworthiness.
Disadvantages – The only disadvantages are for the misinformed men who hear “business casual” and take it as open season to wear a golf polo, t-shirt, printed sport shirt, sneakers, etc. The gray solid is a BUSINESS SUIT even when worn for business casual.
Alternative – The navy blue suit is only an alternative for business—not for business casual.
Dress Well & Succeed
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Photo Credit: ties – Shibumi Firenze
Photo Credit: shoes, belts – Loake
Photo Credit: cuff links – Codis Maya