Simon English: Get the City look – the double-dip version
Thursday 28 June 2012
Outlook Is the present strife in the City going to hit sales of fancy male grooming products? Anecdotal evidence that it might comes from trader Marcus, a suave fellow whose suit always looks immaculate, his skin freshly scrubbed.
I saw him yesterday and he looked terrible. Dragged through a hedge backwards. Knackered.
Working hard? Nah, he says. There is no work to be done. Business has dried up. Everyone can see that most City firms are over-staffed.
So looking stressed, ie busy, is the latest survival strategy. He's chucked away his Clinique Re-Vitalising creams.
Bags under the eyes are in.
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