June 22, 2012

To wear or not to wear – that is the question!

Over the weeks between the first and second post, two other people took the time to write posts reflecting on their own dressing practices. I thought I would publish these pieces together in this slightly longer post as the have different ways of talking about similar feelings. Both these contributions highlight how complex this issue of ‘dressing the part’ is…

April 16, 2012

What not to wear: the academic edition

What exactly does one wear when giving a Keynote Lecture?

Deciding what to wear is not easy when you are an academic; we don’t have the luxury of suit-as-uniform like our counterparts in the corporate world. We often have to front classrooms full of people barely out of puberty and then go to a committee meeting….

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