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10 Things NOT to Wear to Your Work Holiday Party


December 21, 2009

What Not to Wear #9:
A Gaudy Holiday Tie

Why Not?

Silly ties have a time and place for some, but not at a work party. You don’t want to be known as “the guy who wears crazy ties.” A tie that flashes lights or plays a song may seem like a fun gimmick, but it can make your whole vibe seem silly and unprofessional.

Try This Instead

If you want to wear a tie and be festive, chose a solid color, like red or green against a gray shirt. Small, tasteful holiday symbols on ties are fine.

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