I always see on television, movies, shows, the Internet and sometimes the newspaper that the men in suits almost always have a white dress shirt on and I am wondering if that is really the norm for the work force. I have a bunch of dress shirts in different colors but I am not sure if white is what you should regularly wear.
Also, if you can, please list the occasions that you must wear a white dress shirt if there is one. (Like meetings/interviews/pictures)
Can I Wear Pink Dress Shirts (and other colors)?
Our users fully believe that men are not solely limited to white dress shirts when on the job and can even wear light pink shirts. The following list was created by our users and includes acceptable shirt colors to wear to the office. However, you should observe what the full time / current analysts are wearing and judge your wardrobe off of that.
- light blue
- light grey
- off white
- light pink
- light purple
White Business Dress Shirt for Interviews?
However, when in a serious environment such as an interview or an information session, white should be your go to color.
On a normal day there's nothing wrong with breaking away from the mundane. But I am a firm believer you should always interview in a white shirt and conservative tie.
Yeah, I second the above. Off white, light grey, light blue can all be alternatives to white, but never when you need to project yourself as a serious and focused person. White is just easy to look at and doesn't throw off any colors from the light pinstripe in your suit, to the nuances of the patterns in your ties. Always wear white when trying to look good in front of people. But other light colors (blue, grey, off-white) can work if you just want to look good for yourself.
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