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Why does the City hate brown shoes?

And so the big brown-shoe debate rages on. Speaking at a conference, an unnamed lawyer has told trainees never to wear brown shoes with a blue suit. A study by the government’s Social Mobility Commission in 2016 found that investment banks are less likely to hire men who wear brown shoes to an interview. The former editor of the Daily Mail Paul Dacre hated them (although, to be fair, Dacre hated a lot of things and probably still does). Continue reading Why does the City hate brown shoes?

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Canny parents wise up to used designer kidswear at tiny prices

Once upon a time, the idea of secondhand baby clothes conjured up images of yellowing vests, worn-out trousers and romper suits with a variety of mysterious stains. But with designer children’s clothes now one of fashion’s fastest-growing markets, the world of infantwear – both new and pre-loved – has had something of a makeover. Continue reading Canny parents wise up to used designer kidswear at tiny prices