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Dressing for your personal brand

Creating the best first impression Clothes may seem a frivolous thing to consider, but the truth is, the right wardrobe can affect your outlook, and perhaps more importantly, the way others see you. Once a first impression is formed, it rarely changes. That means whether you are in sitting in an office chair or on a bar stool clothes that contribute to your personal brand will create the best, most memorable first impression. Here’s how.   Defining your personal brand Send the right messageBegin by deciding just what that first impression should be. For instance, the personal brand of a fashion designer will be different from that of a builder. If you are in the fashion industry, you’ll be fully...

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Wardrobe Essentials: The Navy Blazer

At Nicholas Jermyn, we truly believe that the right kind of navy blazer is an absolute must-have in a gentleman’s life. Beware though, not only would this garment work exceptionally well with most of your clothes, it'll make you want to expand your current wardrobe. You simply can’t go wrong with a good soft-shouldered navy blazer with patch pockets. It is one of those essential items in a wardrobe that allows one to seamlessly combine different pieces of clothing and elevate even the most casual look to an appropriate level of dressiness.   How to wear it If you are aiming to create the best Smart Casual look, wear it with either beige, mid-blue, moss green or khaki chinos, soft...

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Dressing for an interview

Make first impressions count New research out of Princeton suggests that you make a first impression in as little as a tenth of a second – and that meeting and talking to you will only confirm that impression, rarely altering it.This means dressing for your interview – or, in fact, any business situation – is as important, if not more so, than your actual skills, experience or demeanour.Unfortunately, there is no easy answer to dressing well for an interview, but here we share some fundamental rules to steer you towards making an excellent first impression.   Dress for the role above you Do your own research, and seek out people who occupy the role above the one you are applying...

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Repurposing your wedding attire

Getting married is not just a major decision in your life, it can also be an expensive one. Clever choices about your wedding attire can ensure you look sharp on your wedding day, while also leaving you with clothes that can extend your everyday wardrobe. Below, Nicholas Jermyn stylist Vlad Tichen outlines some smart wedding choices and how to wear them after the big event.     Dark suit A well-fitting, quality dark suit is appropriate on almost any occasion, making it an extremely smart option to wear at your wedding. Most dark suits are classically designed and made out of plain wool. The colour choice here is quite conservative - black, dark blue, or grey. All these options are...

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