Living: A Scye Is Just a Scye

All right, men! Smarten up! Here are your marching orders

It may be that most of the clothes men wear around the Western regions of the planet are derived from sport or warfare. If that is so--and G. Bruce Boyer, a "private and corporate image consultant," believes it is--then there are rules to be obeyed. Mainstream men's fashion is the business of defining those rules, marketing them and playing subtle little games with them. In the boardroom or the law office, such rules are not flouted, never mind broken. They are nudged gently. The fold of a handkerchief in the breast pocket of a suit jacket, the width of a stripe...

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