‘Comfort is king’: Workers are returning to the office but formal wear isn’t following suit
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Author(s): Chong, J.
Resource: The Star
Business professionals are heading back to the office but formal workplace attire isn’t following suit.
After two years of anything goes work-from-home wear, employees are defying archaic dress codes and looking for casual and versatile outfits as they return to the office, say fashion followers. […]
For some business professionals, the shift to more casual workplace attire is simply to save money, said Catherine Connelly, a Canada Research Chair and human resources and management professor at McMaster University’s DeGroote School of Business.
With the cost of living ever increasing and inflation at rates not seen since the 1980s, “the idea of having an entirely separate wardrobe for work can be really expensive,” especially if employees are not working at the office full-time, Connelly said.Go to article View all resources
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