Checked grey business suit

Greetings BusiChic,

My posts this week are coming to you from a day I had in Sydney before I attended the Voices of 2013 conference.

I spotted Nick who works in IT when I popped into a hairdresser on Crown street to get a pre-conference blow-dry. Nick sports a stylish light grey checked suit that I find tend to be more common in Sydney than in Melbourne. What do you think?

Business Chic suit Nick

BusiChic business suit Nick

While it’s perfectly ok (and perhaps even more of the norm) to have a cufflink stand out from a suit, I like how the pattern in Nick’s cufflinks reference the check in his suit.

In Nick’s words:

I was wearing a Crane Brothers Suit, who are bespoke tailors from NZ. Nick tells me that they have just opened a boutique in Sydney. I was also wearing Salvatore Ferragamo shoes…. I love these shoes.
My favourite brands would have to be Crane Brothers, Salvatore Ferragamo, Herringbone do some great cufflinks and I’m a big fan of Hermes ties. Calibre do some great business/casual stuff too.
My favourite quote is below by Joe Frazier, a well known boxer who fought Muhammad Ali on many occasions.
“You can map out a fight plan or a life plan, but when the action starts, it may not go the way you planned, and you’re down to your reflexes – that means your [preparation:]. That’s where your roadwork shows. If you cheated on that in the dark of the morning, well, you’re going to get found out now, under the bright lights.”
― Joe Frazier

What a powerful quote, thank you Nick! 

Hope that you have a great week, BusiChic!

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