Arab Strap once released a gem of a song called ‘General Plea to a Girlfriend’ which contained the following lyrics:
The workmanship is somewhat shoddy.
Sometimes I overwork my gob.
Can’t buy you gifts I’ve got no job.
Reading through The Independent Online last night, I came across this article by Alice-Azania Jarvis on the art of dressing for work. As she states, “the thing about getting dressed for work – the thing that makes it so very difficult – is that work is definitely not about clothes. On the contrary: in the world of earnest employment, such frivolities are almost frowned upon.”