...with an emphasis on casual.
This anecdote is actually from a while back, when G started his job. I remember arguing with him for some time before he somehow convinced me that (dark) jeans are okay for work. I just couldn't get my Japanese head around it.
In cartoon school, we all wear plad.ReplyDelete
I mean, plaid. Me no spell English wright.Delete
Yeah, English makes no sense. Plaid looks like it should be pronounced played. yeah. Makes no sense.Delete
Haha, yeah, only the higher ups (very high ups) wore suits in all the german companies I worked at / had internships at / visited. If one of the "normal" people had turned up in a suit, wow, that would have been really strange.ReplyDelete
I actually like it better that way (or maybe it's only that I'm used to it?). Everyone's wearing suits here and it's so... official and boring ;)
(I've been reading through RSS feeds but life got in the way of taking time to comment... sorry for not doing that in ages!)
Hi Kerstin! Yeah, suits are everywhere in Japan, right? It almost doesn't matter what kind of a job you have...blegh. I definitely prefer the relaxed office-wear culture in Germany. Thank goodness. I can barely stand collared shirts!Delete
I wore tracksouts to my office by the time I wanted to get fired.ReplyDelete
Seriously?! HAHAHAHA. Ironically enough, they probably didn't even fire you...Delete
Suit-wearing, you mean?ReplyDelete