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UBS Dress Code

UBS Dress Code - Swiss banking giant UBS is implementing a strict new dress code for employees, according to MSNBC, which obtained a document of the requirements.

The bank is going to test out its 43-page dress code at five branches in Switzerland.

Under the new rules, women’s wear skirts must be knee-length, nothing shorter. Body piercings and some forms of jewelry are banned.

Also, makeup is required: foundation, mascara, and light lipstick “will enhance your personality,” the document says, according to MSNBC.

UBS Dress Code

“Women should not wear shoes that are too tight-fitting as there is nothing worse than a strained smile,” added the document.

Men will have to wear a traditional two-button jacket and cannot wear the same shoes or the same tie for two consecutive days. They also cannot use hair dye, acccording to MSNBC.

According to the document, men can “wear only ties that match the bone structure of the face and do not wear socks with cartoon motifs,” reported the news agency.

UBS Dress Code


CynthiaC said…
I can understand not being allowed to wear the same tie two days in a row, but shoes?? A dark pair of oxfords is a dark pair of oxfords. Can people really tell? Totally WTF, IMHO.

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