1.They Invest In Pieces That Will Always Be In Style
Trends are all well and good - some of them are even worth paying attention to (this Karen by Simonsen dusty olive Bomber Jacket LACQUER season’s oversized coat trend, for instance, isn’t likely to have gone anywhere by next winter) - but on the whole WEEKEND MaxMara giallo Summer dress REFLEX it’s far more sensible, not to mention stylish, to invest in key items that transcend seasonal fashions (no, those leopard-print ponyskin boots you just bought don’t count). A solid pair of slim indigo jeans, a beautifully cut white Oxford shirt and an impeccably tailored navy wool blazer, will always look sharp, so spend your cash on them.
2.Their Shoes Are The Most Expensive Thing In Their Wardrobe
What’s the first thing you look at when you meet someone for the first time? That’s right, their shoes. If an employee turned up to a meeting wearing a pair of scuffed-up trainers with a passable suit, you’d probably sack them on the spot. If, on the other hand, they were wearing a pair of immaculately polished monk straps with some slightly dodgy chinos and a T-shirt, you’d most likely give them the benefit of the doubt. A pair of beautifully made, expensive looking shoes will cover a multitude of sins (Crockett & Jones is a good place to start).
3.They Understand The Importance Of A Silhouette
No matter how much you spend or how beautiful the fabrics, if Skirts your clothes are cut badly, they will look terrible. Your jacket should be nipped in at the waist, your trousers gently tapered at the hem and your collar a finger width away from the nape of your neck.