Dress code is a drag at the Institute of Directors

It’s good to see that the bastion of conservative bad taste, the Institute of Directors, is relaxing its dress code as part of an image revamp by Hemingway Design, unveiled next week.

It will save the institute the embarrassment it has suffered in the past, with over-zealous staff ejecting visitors because of their sartorial style.

Ironically, one of the rejects was Wayne Hemingway.

Once turned away because his shoes weren’t businessey enough, the macho Red or Dead founder returned, be-suited, and was let in – even though the suit was a women’s outfit, complete with skirt, bought at Marks & Spencer specially for the occasion.

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