Facebook founder Zuckerberg: Why I wear the same t-shirt everyday

Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, has recently revealed in his first public Q&A the reason why he wears his famous grey t-shirt everyday. He owns several versions of the same t-shirt, and has disclosed that he believes choosing what to wear, along with what to eat for breakfast, is a “silly” decision he would rather not spend time and energy on.

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Supporting one of the great advantages of wearing a uniform for work, we have to agree with Zuckerberg – not having to make that decision about what to wear for work certainly saves money and the time spent agonizing over your wardrobe.

Zuckerberg, however, isn’t the only well-known entrepreneur to be famous for wearing the same outfit to work everyday. Below is our top selection of other wellknown faces who have worn the same clothing (or versions of) for work over the years:

Simon Cowell

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The TV presenter and music producer is well-known for wearing his standard open collar white shirt, high-waisted trousers and black jacket.


Richard Branson

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You will rarely see the founder of Virgin wearing anything but a white shirt, much like Cowell above.


Steve Jobs

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The late Apple boss and co-founder’s daily attire was his black turtleneck.

Designer Karl Lagerfeld is rarely seen without his trademark gloves, white shirt, black tie and black sunglasses.

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While the colour variation and creativity isn’t exactly riveting, these guys have saved themselves a lot of time over the years. Is there anyone we’ve missed off the list? Let us know below or tweet us @Clothes2order.




Clothes2order goes Sober for October!

It’s almost the end of October which means that if you’re taking part in Sober October, your days of sobriety are nearly over!

Emma, one of our account managers here at Clothes2order, has almost successfully completed Sober October to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Although as part of Sober October rules there is a chance to buy a golden ticket for £10 to have a night off, and a glass of wine (or two), Emma has so far stayed alcohol-free for the whole month.

She has already raised £165 but the month isn’t over yet! If you’d like to donate to Emma to help raise vital funds to support cancer suffers please give here

Have you been taking part in Sober October? Or will you be doing Movember or any other charity events in the run up to Christmas? Let us know below to be in with a chance of winning a printed t-shirt in support of your cause!

Alternatively you can tweet us or facebook us to let us know what you are doing in support of your chosen charity icon smile Clothes2order goes Sober for October!

COMPETITION: What Are You Doing to Make Your Business Stand Out?

**Fancy winning our Regatta Standout range of jackets?**

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Simply share a photo with us of what your business, team, charity or group is doing to stand out and our favourite pic will win one of each of the new Regatta Stand Out Jackets as shown below, each personalised with your logo…worth over £120!

Ways to share your photo:

Tweet us @Clothes2order using the hashtag #StandOut

Share at Facebook.com/clothes2order


We’ve had some great entries already:

The new range from Regatta focuses on providing colour, warmth and style for both men and women. With a choice of fleeces, a softshell with detachable hood and waterproof jacket, this range is perfect for adding a splash of colour to your uniform or promotional wear, whatever the weather. View it on Clothes2order here >>

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Terms & conditions

Competition closes 31st October 2014. 1 x winner will receive: 1 x Regatta Standout Ardmore Jacket, 1 x Regatta Standout Arley Hooded Softshell, 1 x Regatta Standout Adamsville Full Zip Fleece, 1 x Regatta Standout Ashville Half Zip Fleece. Clothes2order reserve the right to end any promotion at any time.

Goodheart Signs show off their new workwear!

Well done to Andrea and Steve who won our latest competition – they won 5 x personalised items for their business, Goodheart Signs.

They sent in these great pictures wearing their new gear – we think they look great!

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Clothes2order wins Regional Chamber Award

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We’re really please to share with you our news that we’ve won an award for Best Use of Technology to Improve Business Performance from the Chamber of Commerce! We’re really excited to have this accolade and demonstrates our investment in technology has really made an impact. We’ve now been shortlisted for a national award! The national final will take place on 27th November in London at the Pavilion at the Tower of London where one national winner will be awarded the accolade of Business of the Year and will walk away with a £10,000 cash prize. 


While we are really happy that our investments in technology to improve your experience with us online are being recognised, we won’t stop there. We want continue improving the service we offer you to make your journey at Clothes2order.com as easy, fast and friendly as possible. With this in mind, we’d welcome any feedback you may have so we can continue improving the service we offer you.


Feel free to leave your comments below or on our twitter page @Clothes2order.





Does your company need stress-busting helmets?

Forget stress balls, according to the BBC this week, Japanese designer Tomomi Sayuda has come up with a new tool to combat the strains and tensions of the working week: a helmet. Called Mask of Soul, each helmet is colourful and cartoon-esque, and is designed to combat office-related tensions and burdens.

The question is, would you where one of these helmets to work?


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Post your comments below or tweet us @Clothes2order. You can also find us on Facebook :-)

Does your favourite TV show influence what you wear?

Last night marked the 66th Emmy Awards – and with lots of popular TV series proving worthy winners, we thought we’d look at the shows that are influencing what we are wearing…

Orange is the New Black 

The TV series made orange so cool, that one prison in Michigan decided to ditch their luminous jumpsuits and replaced them with black-and-white striped jumpsuits.

A sheriff at the Saginaw County Jail commented: “It’s because as you see shows on television, like Orange Is The New Black, some people think it’s cool to look like an inmate of the Saginaw County Jail with wearing all-orange jumpsuits out at the mall or in public.

“It’s a concern because we do have our inmates out sometimes doing work in the public, and I don’t want anyone to confuse them or have them walk away.

“We decided that the black-and-white stripes would be the best way to go because it signifies ‘jail inmate,’ and I don’t see people out there wanting to wear black-and-white stripes.”

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Breaking Bad

Big winners at the Emmy’s last night, hit show Breaking Bad has also seen a surge in popularity in the hat market. The signature pork pie hat as worn by Bryan Cranston’s Walter White has proved extremely popular with fans. However, this Heisenburg hat has a hefty price tag of $150.

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Game of Thrones

Printed t-shirts bearing slogans or characters from shows such as Game of Thrones are becoming increasingly popular, however it is the medieval fashion from this cult TV series that has become in demand. From high end fashion houses to small jewellery businesses, everyone wants to cash in on the layered fur, house sigils and intricate embroidery of the show.

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Are there any more TV shows that you think have inspired what we wear? Leave your comments below or visit us as Facebook or Twitter.


Congratulations to everyone who entered our competition to win 5 x personalised garments of your choice from our site.

We chose 2 eventual winners as the entries were so brilliant, and really showed how branded clothing would boost each brand.

The two final winners, Steve & Janet both impressed us with their original poetry skills and perfectly captured how their businesses operate and how they would benefit from branded clothing, so well done to both of them!

Don’t worry if you didn’t win, we’ve got more competitions coming up soon icon smile #LOOKTHEBUSINESS COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED


Check out the two winning entries below:

The van is wrapped & the tools are labelled,
Even the workshop is signed.
Goodheart Signs are everywhere,
But my clothes are lagging behind.

To make my business #look the business,
My work clothes should have the brand,
Then my clients, new and old,
Would remember me – that’d be grand!



We are a bright young business
and Tai Chi is our game
Some lovely logo’d C2O goodies
would help to spread our name

We promise to wear them everywhere
the quality for all to see
craved by all our students
promoting both you and me

- Janet

COMPETITION: Want to make your business look the business?

Want to make your business look the business?

Simply tell us below how you would use branded clothing to boost your business and our favourite answer will win 5 garments of your choice personalised with your company logo!


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Competition closes 15.08.14

Clothes2order reserves the right to end any promotions at any time without prior notice

Winner will receive 5 x garments printed with 1 x company logo. “Garment of choice” indicates any 5 items from the site personalised with your company logo up to the value of £150.



Clothes2order has been shortlisted for the Digital Business of the Year award for the 2014 National Business Awards! We’re really excited to share this news with you!

We will be up against nine other businesses in competition for this prestigious award, with the winner being revealed at the National Business Awards gala dinner held on 11 November at Park Lane’s Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

Michael Conway, Managing Director at Clothes2order commented: “To be named a finalist for such an esteemed award is a great accomplishment for the entire team at Clothes2order. With technology advancing by the minute it’s extremely important to us to keep pushing the boundaries of what can be achieved as a digital business, and with our status as a finalist confirms that we are doing this successfully.”

Finalists were chosen from the hundreds of businesses that entered or were nominated across 17 award categories. We will now prepare for live presentations to expert juries who will decide the overall winners that will be revealed at the awards ceremony on 11 November.

We’re really excited to share this with you and hope we can continue to improve and refine the digital experience we offer to you as our valued customers.

If you would like to comment, please do so below or feel free to tweet us @Clothes2order