Originally Posted by Elegantly Wasted
How does it all apply to CEOs?
Those that would bother with an image consultant are probably the ones doing motivational tours. It matters for them, since they're speaking in front of audiences mostly used to business casual. The advice as to what to wear and how to calculate the image would probably vary much more widely, though. If you wanted to project commanding and intimidating, you go for a dark gray chalkstripe, possibly DB, meticulously tailored. Pocket square and white shirt, french cuffs. Formal and obviously expensive.
The kind of thing worn by Herman Cain, for that matter. Who was a CEO doing motivational tours.