Why are u expected to wear formals?

@nomus24g (21459)
India
October 11, 2017 9:26am CST
I wonder, who made these rules of office etiquette ....why is it that one is expected to wear formals for any official meeting? why is there Mon-Thursday formal dressing & Friday casual or semi-formal? I mean, isnt the "mind-frame" in office has to do everything with, rather than cosmetic dressing sense??
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• United States
12 Oct
I guess to look good :) Because knowing me, I'll wear ripped jeans to work!
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@nomus24g (21459)
• India
12 Oct
LOL
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• United States
13 Oct
@nomus24g And I do The older men always go... I look homeless. Then the younger men would be like those homeless style is more than your pants! Cause' she buys them like that! Literally the older men are like, I will buy you new jeans hah
@nomus24g (21459)
• India
13 Oct
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@JustBhem (31736)
• Davao, Philippines
11 Oct
I think it's nice to sometimes wear formal attire during office days, I mean. We have that before and I like it.
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@nomus24g (21459)
• India
11 Oct
that's fine...but why to make an expected rule across..
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@JustBhem (31736)
• Davao, Philippines
12 Oct
@nomus24g Maybe because for a change. Other companies require uniform.
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@nomus24g (21459)
• India
12 Oct
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@ilocosboy (34344)
• Philippines
11 Oct
Well its better to see the employees in uniform that seeing ,
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@nomus24g (21459)
• India
11 Oct
I am not talking about uniform...uniform is a single dressing code...this is pure formals
@ilocosboy (34344)
• Philippines
12 Oct
well then, because there are no uniforms, maybe its better to be in formal attire than in t-shirt going to work.
@Yadah04 (3025)
• Philippines
13 Oct
I guess uniforms in the office are worn to identify officer personnel and the clients or whatever. And Friday is always called "wash day", meaning officer workers are allowed to wear whatever they want to wear, decently.
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@nomus24g (21459)
• India
13 Oct
Uniform is different....just a T-Shirt and jeans across every employee could also be an uniform....I am talking here about Formal dressing vs Casual dressing
@TheHorse (62205)
• Pleasant Hill, California
12 Oct
I tend to dress very casually. But if an event requires a certain kind of clothing, I'll go wth the fow, out of respect.
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@nomus24g (21459)
• India
12 Oct
well, that's your choice...but why is it that companies impose such unsaid rules?
@franxav (4723)
11 Oct
I trust, discipline is essential to run an office or an organization smoothly. Proper behavior, formal dress, etiquette and good manners are part of the discipline that helps in achieving the aim of the work.
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@nomus24g (21459)
• India
11 Oct
again, isnt discipline something in-borne & within oneself....rather just on dressing
@kepweng (11205)
4 Nov
i want to wear beautiful elegant dress is that okay?
@nomus24g (21459)
• India
4 Nov
dress as an office wear!!!! are u kidding me?