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Malaysian stylist Peter Lum answers your questions this month on all things to do with men’s fashion.
What are the top fashion faux pas a man should avoid when dressing up? – Davin, Damansara
One big faux pas is misunderstanding dress codes. Always dress right when attending work or events, and also depending on the level of sophistication.
Most offices now cater to business casual style, however, there are still companies who would be subscribing to athleisure casual. So coming in a fully coordinated suit may seem out of place. While attending a formal function on the other hand, never ever dress in athleisure wear.
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Help a guy out by explaining dress codes. What do terms like business casual, casual, formal and black tie