You may be tempted to splash out on trendy colorful clothing. Don’t. Red trousers are for sailing, not for selling. Unless your business is fashion, stick to pieces in grey, blue, black, camel/tan.
The biggest “mistake” I see is the (to my eye) objectionable burgundy shirt.
Black shirt? Fine. Grey. Yes. Camel? Sometimes. Yellow? [...]
It happens all too often, especially around here. You see a guy in a pair of khakis, a button down shirt, maybe wearing a blazer or even a tie. And then you see this:
Not to disparage any particular brand, but shoes of this sort are made for mucking about, not looking good.
If you are foregoing a tie during these business casual days, it doesn’t mean that you can’t show a little personality in your clothing. Don’t skimp on accessories. Scarves, pocket squares, gloves, briefcases, good luggage, a sleek wallet, simple watch, perfectly suited glasses, the latest tech, a good pen, and an exotic belt can all lend [...]