After all these years I am still not sure what the answer is.
This article argues that feeling more comfortable makes you more productive.
Against that dressing more professional makes you feel more professional and comfortable could also equate to sloppy.
I am still not sure but there are some fascinating stats here. If 1 in 6 people where the same shirt all week maybe we should focus more on hygiene than appearance?
Mark Twain once said, “clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.” And while it’s easy to get swept away by dress code ideas inspired from watching too much Mad Men, the fact remains that “comfortable clothes make the man more productive” – and less people want to be wearing a suit anyway.