Had they called each other that morning to coordinate outfits?
I walked into the conference room and, for a moment, thought I’d caught the second act of Jersey Boys. There stood our CEO, surrounded by members of the company’s executive team –- four of whom were wearing virtually the identical outfit as our leader.
I probably wouldn’t have thought twice about this if I’d walked into a meeting at my old law firm: Pinstriped suits and rep ties were worn by everyone of the male persuasion.
But the dress code at my new company was decidedly ‘free range,’ allowing people to wear most anything that wasn’t nailed down. (Oh, the dot.com days!) Continue reading