Is dressing like your boss a good career move? – Women’s Agenda – September 2013

Most of us recognise that what we wear to work can impact the way our colleagues perceive us. When it comes to impressing a boss, however, it seems ‘imitating’ will have more impact than merely ‘impressing’.

A new study, commissioned by British retailer Debenhams, has found that managers favour employees who mirror the way they dress. More than two-thirds of managers admitted they had a ‘heightened awareness’ of staff with a similar style to themselves.

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