Dress to impress is a popular adage across the globe. The truth is, you’re bound to feel good and exude confidence when you’re looking good. Chances are, this will help you get well ahead in your endeavours.
Knowing how to make up a perfect outfit is not always easy. Sartorial experts suggest that to achieve the best look, you need to plan it a night before to make things easier in the morning.
Without much mucking about, here are Australia’s top best-dressed CEO’s:
Born in Sydney’s Western suburbs, Bouris first founded Wizard Home Loans. He sold it later and founded a financial services firm, Yellow Brick Road in 2007, which he currently chairs.
His has a wavy silver hair, dark olive skin with a charcoal grey, single-breasted suit and slim-fitting, solid white shirt. This perfectly complements his trademark looks. While his build is athletic-like, his suits complement his physique perfectly and aren’t overly tight.
Occasionally, he may wear a charcoal or grey tie but he’s mostly seen wearing open-collar shirts. His consistent and refined attire commands attention, reflecting his influence in the commercial realm.
Malcolm Turnbull was a barrister and later in 1987, he created an investment firm – Whitlam Turnbull & Co.
Turnbull is often seen wearing bright patterned ties. He complements this with well fitted, semi-spread white shirts paired with a blue or navy sharkskin suit. Although he’s mostly seen with solid coloured suits, he may wear a pinstripe or subtle check rare occasions. He maintains consistency with white shirts and dark suits, characterizing his look with colorful and bright ties.
Born in Brisbane, Miller studied medicine but used to crew on experimental films during his free time when on Hospital placement. In 1972, he ambitiously created a film production firm and extended his involvement in the film industry.
Certainly, Miller’s fashion has a quirky and individual sense to the film industry. His signature is the horn-framed glasses. He dresses appropriately in black double-breast tuxedos with peak lapels, pairing this with a white silk scarf and white bow tie. He often wears a scarf, embellishing his personality. Through consistency, his leather jacket, glasses, crisp white shirts, bow ties, and scarves create a recognizable look.
Saravia spent his childhood years in Peru and shifted to Sydney to pursue the chef career in 2006. He later founded the first restaurant in 2007 and many others years later.
Saravia dresses with style when not in his chef apron. He has neatly combed-back hair and nicely-groomed beard. He also wears a pair of horn-rimmed round glasses to create a memorable and striking image. To complement his distinct look, he wears double cuffs and a three-piece suit. He always wears the right attire to match his personality.
Alan grew up in Ireland and moved to Australia to become an executive at Ansett having excelled in the aeronautical career. He then became Qantas’ CEO in 2008.
Alan has a professional, refined look. His cut-away collars and black-framed bold glasses adds an eccentric touch to his classic look. At most times, he wears pale blue or conservative white shirts, complementing these with dark suits – charcoal, navy, or black. He wears well-proportioned suits that provide a subtle character representation behind the professionalism.
Melanie Perkins, the brains behind the billion-dollar online editing platform, Canva, is known for her effortlessly casual office-wear. You’ll find her in colour-blocked or floral structure dresses.
Investment banker Adam Blumenthal is usually seen sporting a dark suit and tie combo with thick dark frames for a signature bold spin on a classic business-suit.
Roxy Jacinko, the founder and CEO of Sweaty Betty, has the messy, perfectly undone style spanning from her gym wear to her everyday wear. She opts for solid colours, denim, and oversized flowy tops.