Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Dress Code

When Nacho got home from work today I commented on how nice he looked in a suit sans tie. He said, "Estoy de socialista." Loosely translated as, "I'm like a socialist." Huh? Apparently traditionally you could tell someones political slant by how he dressed. Suit & tie - conservative, suit sans tie - socialist, no suit - communist. Things don't follow such a strict rule anymore but this definitely has me checking out the men on the street and on TV.

6 comments:

luke said...

little something to add to dress code:
conservatives(PP)are clean shaven or have a moustache. socialists/communists have beards.

Anonymous said...

Zapatero (a socialist) is also clean-shaven, and he wears a tie.

Edith

Amy said...

Good point, Luke. And, Edith, it's certainly not a hard and fast rule. I think the closer you are to being a player on the world stage the more you conform to a more formal dress code.

Graeme said...

Careful, I don't think Mariano Rajoy will be too happy about Luke's classification - unless its a false beard ;)

Sapphire said...

Thanks for writing this.

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