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The return of the men in grey suits

The traditional business colour makes a stylish comeback

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If there's one area in which women's costume tradition can never beat their male counterparts, it's the formality of the dress code signified by colours. 

Just think of the phrases that stem from such sartorial codes _ "men in grey suits", "morning grey", "black tie" and "white tie".

Take black tie and white tie, for example; you could finish describing the dress code for ladies for such events in a few lines, while you need no less than a few paragraphs to explain what is and isn't acceptable for gentlemen. In a way, you could say men's clothing tradition and formalism are defined by colours.

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