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Build Your Business Wardrobe with these 36 Essentials

Embracing a new look — whether at the office or out on the town — always starts with a war chest of quality basics.


Leave the medically questionable purge diets, miracle workouts and promises to read more Gladwell in favor of another tack toward personal reinvention: It’s high time you downsized the week-old, bruise-colored collars, pleated pants and shoes with frayed laces. Embracing a new look — whether at the office or out on the town — always starts with a war chest of quality basics and a respect for your uniform. These business wardrobe staples fit all manner of budgets and work environments, granted you aren’t a NorCal wunderkind working in the corporate equivalent of a McDonald’s playpen.


Warby Parker Bensons

Garrett Leight Bentley

Moscot Nebb-T


Everlane Slim Fit Oxford

J. Crew Ludlow Traveler Shirt

Turnbull & Asser White Cotton Shirt

Tie Bars

Bloomingdales Brushed Tie Bar

Reiss Eagle Gold Tie Clip

Lanvin Rhodium-Plated Tie Clip


Club Monaco Samson Silk Knit Tie

Canali Knitted Silk Tie

Tom Ford Polka-Dot Silk-Twill Tie


Suitsupply Sienna Gray Plain

Jack Spade Italian Wool Benton Suit

Brioni Black Wool Suit


Uniqlo Stretch Wool Slim Fit Jacket

Club Monaco Wright Hopsack Suit Jacket

Canali Navy Water-Resistant Wool Birdseye Travel Blazer

Pocket Squares

The Tie Bar Cotton Solid Square

Brunello Cucinelli Mélange Wool Pocket Square

Ralph Lauren Solid Silk Twill Pocket Square

Top Coats

Uniqlo Ultralight Down Half Coat

Club Monaco Wool Topcoat

Berluti Unstructured Cashmere Overcoat


Apolis Roll Belt

Rag & Bone Rugged Brass Belt

Burberry 4cm Reversible Textured-Leather Belt


Bonobos Foundation Flannel Trouser

Club Monaco Connor Wool Dress Trouser

Incotex Basic Slim-Fit Dress Pants


Uniqlo Heattech Block Socks

Pantherella Regent Pin-Dot Egyptian Cotton-Blend Socks

Marwood Mohair-Blend Socks


Allen Edmonds Park Avenue Cap-Toe Oxford

Paul Evans The Martin Wholecut Marrone

John Lobb Presitage Becketts Oxfords

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