I believe it is dependent upon the legislation agency. At my legislation agency, sure, I believe issues will change as a result of folks assume extra about consolation and practicality now. If it wasn’t already clear, I believe the pandemic definitely solidified that. At a legislation agency, persons are nonetheless going to evaluate what you’re sporting. It does mirror on the skilled a part of the job. It’s heading in a means that’s a bit of bit extra toned down, however could need to appropriate itself ultimately and turn out to be a bit of extra ‘formal.’ I believe folks will discover extra of a center floor and simply be extra sensible in understanding that you would be able to have flexibility that possibly wasn’t there in legislation companies earlier than.
— Meghan, 32, a lawyer at a Boston-based legislation agency, who’s presently working from dwelling in Hawaii, commenting on whether or not she thinks thinks the pandemic will actually change the corporate dresscode at her agency. Although issues are very informal proper now, she says, “I don’t want to overdo it. I’ve been trying to be conscious of being in a totally different climate—I don’t want to be wearing a tank top— so that I look somewhat appropriate.”
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