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And the best career for those who want people to notice their dandy outfits is.....

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Reevolving, Sep 4, 2013.

  1. Reevolving

    Reevolving Senior member

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    I picture many people on this forum getting excitedly dressed up with pocket squares,
    but then spending their entire workday sitting alone in some cubicle, with all their dandy efforts going unnoticed.

    What is the compete opposite of this?
     
  2. globetrotter

    globetrotter Senior member

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    honestly, if you really want a serious job and to dress like a dandy, you probably want to be a staff executive, not a line executive. you need to be offering a knowledge based skill that you know very well and that provides value to your team despite eccentricity.
     
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  3. AndrewST

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    And? Yes, I do sit in a solitary cube on the floor of a large room and my dress is only noticed by a few office mates and passersby. But am I doing it for them? No. Are they doing it for me? Well, I'd be flattered!

    Besides, it's not like I never leave the building, or go from home to work and back via vacuum tube. You may not believe it given my pale skin but the sun does grace the bare parts of my body. So, the people noticing my outfits are on the street, in the subway, at the bar (where it may actually make an impact!).
     
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  4. Reevolving

    Reevolving Senior member

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    ND THE BEST JOB FOR THOSE WHO WANT PEOPLE TO NOTICE THEIR DANDY OUTFITS IS....???
     
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    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    redcaimen Senior member

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    Kitchen Renovator.
     
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    acidboy Senior member

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    owner/administrator of some clothes forum
     
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    Anything visible, like a PR guy, salesman, even a secretarial position... anything where you are up and walking around and people have to look at you all the time. Even a teacher, or a lawyer... Well, maybe that's a big eccentric for a lawyer LOL This thread is funny
     
  9. Blackhood

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    Fashion Retail and Consulting - I get paid to dress up as dandy-ish as possible so that my clients think I have credibility.

    Back when I was working on Savile Row we had pretty free reign to dandy it up, however that was tempered by the cost; there is no such thing as a cheap option on savile row.
     
  10. Reevolving

    Reevolving Senior member

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    No, that requires getting dirty.


    No, that is an anonymous work from home career.
    The guy that owns SF doesn't know the first thing about clothing.

    http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9D0CE4D71638F93BA1575AC0A9629C8B63


    PR guy might be sitting at a desk most days.
    But for a media appearance, he gets to be seen.

    Salesman is seen, but by only one person at a time.

    Lawyer might be sitting at a desk most days.

    Teacher is a very good answer, but is only seen by the same group of people each day.

    What is the ultimate career to be seen?
     
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    By definition the career you are looking for is "Celebrity"
     
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  12. Reevolving

    Reevolving Senior member

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    That's a good one b/c people will write articles about your outfit.

    But, you may only be seen a few times a year.
    The rest, you're on set, or sitting in your mansion.
     
  13. AndrewST

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    President of the United States - the only job that seems to fit your requirements.
     
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    Boom
     
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    Antiques trade, various "art world" jobs; museums (curatorial jobs), galleries etc.

    I see some very dandified get-ups in this trade, at every level of price and pretentiousness.
     
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    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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  18. Harold falcon

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    I was thinking more David Bowie but that's good too.
     
  19. Claghorn

    Claghorn Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    David Bowie is too SW&D
     
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    I don't think real dandys have careers - you need to be more of a man about town...
     

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