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OftenBen · 2537 days ago · link · · parent · post: Privacy Settings and the Icky Feeling - E. H. Brogan Blog
Because of this factor, I tend to dress like I own a Boat, because those assumptions are easier to deal with and dispel if I want to. They also get me preferential treatment in situations where I ought not get preferential treatment, because of the implication.
user-inactivated · 2537 days ago · link ·
One of the kids I used to work with and I had this conversation. I helped him buy a very nice pair of slacks and two collared Polos. It freaked him out how differently he was treated by people because he was wearing a set of $50 worth of cotton.