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  Casual Friday - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Casual Friday (also known as Dress-down Friday or simply Casual day) is a semi-reprieve from the constrictions of a dress code that some offices celebrate.
Whereas, during the rest of the week, business shirts, suits, ties and dress shoes are the norm, on Casual Friday workers are allowed to wear casual dress.
Casual Friday began in the late 1950s originally as an attempt to raise worker morale in the new white-collar office environment.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Casual_Friday   (268 words)

 Friday - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Friday is the fifth day of the week, falling between Thursday and Saturday.
In most countries with a five-day work week, Friday is the last workday before the weekend and is therefore viewed as a cause for celebration or relief.
Good Friday in particular is a favourite day for potato planting—even strict Roman Catholics make a point of planting a bucketful on that day.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Friday   (659 words)

 'Casual Friday' attitude is wearing thin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
First there were casual Fridays, when employees could leave their neckties and power suits at home.
Casual business wear is allowed throughout the week, with Fridays set as simply "casual." Managers set the dress code for their departments.
Casually dressed employees, many in khaki slacks, skirts and company-issued knit shirts, are part of the formula at Washington Mutual's new customer-centric Occasio branches.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /business/36476_casual25.shtml   (1274 words)

 Casual Friday cologne online. Men fragrance.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Buy Casual Friday cologne at our fragrance shop and rest assured you will be back buying other fragrances here.
Created by Escada in 1999 Casual Friday is known as a luxurious oriental woody fragrance.
Casual Friday is the best present for any occasion.
www.perfume-home.com /Casual_Friday-colognes.html   (488 words)

 Location One | Casual Friday by Vesna Pavlovic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Casual Friday is the first essay in a broader body of work by Vesna Pavlovic
Casual Friday will consist of several layers, only one of which will be photographic.
His writing will not be an interpretation of images and work presented in Casual Friday, but rather it will act as another layer in the essay.
www.location1.org /artists/casual_friday.html   (491 words)

 BENEFITS FOR EMPLOYEES-Casual Dress Code   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Casual Friday is similar to the dress code that we enjoyed over the summer months except that it will only be on Fridays during the academic year and includes the opportunity to wear HSU colors and logos.
Beginning Friday, September 6 and on each Friday of the current academic year, the guidelines for HSU Casual Friday are:
Casual dress for men includes shirts with collars (without a tie) and slacks like dockers.
www.hsutx.edu /admin/hr/Employees/dresscode_orig.htm   (331 words)

 nerdle :: diary : Casual Friday
I used to think that casual Fridays were silly and slightly degrading.
This is my first job that actually has casual Friday and I kind of like it.
Friday means : no ironing (saves me 30 minutes in the morning!), no belt, no looking for matching socks.
www.nerdle.com /blog/diary/casualfriday.html   (341 words)

 Some Casual Observations
My casual wardrobe consists of 5 loud Hawaiian shirts and a pair of jeans.
In fact, it seems like there are a lot of "unwritten rules" regarding casual Fridays.
Casual Friday is no time to "come out" as a cross dresser, no matter how great you think your legs are.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/workplace_humor/27919/1   (494 words)

 Canadian Headhunter
I once worked at a large consulting firm where on casual Friday I would still wear a suit but I would wear a yellow tie instead of my usual maroon or blue rep tie.
When someone would point out that it was casual Friday’s I would respond: “I’m wearing a YELLOW tie!!!.
Casual Fridays aren’t a license for you to show up in shapeless baggy rumpled clothes.
canadianheadhunter.blogspot.com /2005/01/casual-fridays-in-my-business-it-is.html   (540 words)

 fanfic Gayle - ieg
Casual Friday wasn't all that different from any other day of the week at the Cascade police department.
He was in his usual Friday T-shirt and wore slacks instead of jeans.
"I think Casual Friday should be a day where everyone is more casual, not just in dress, but in their actions towards one another.
www.geocities.com /Hollywood/Picture/4690/lucy/casfri.htm   (584 words)

Welcome to the world of ``business casual'' or ``casual Friday.'' The fashion term that began as a trend in the workplace has evolved into a lifestyle for many businesses in Hampton Roads.
Naomi Fitzwilliam is well-acquainted with the concept of ``business casual.'' Her previous job at Beverly Enterprises, a Fortune 500 corporation now based in Arkansas, was her primer in creating codes for Friday dress.
He says he would like to have casual Friday consistently but says there are weeks when it's just not possible.
scholar.lib.vt.edu /VA-news/VA-Pilot/issues/1997/vp971015/10150044.htm   (1101 words)

 USATODAY.com - Even on Casual Friday, don't dress for sex-cess   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
As more people adopt casual clothes, they're baring more than their co-workers would like to see.
Going casual, wardrobe experts say, has been an excuse to commit all manner of fashion faux pas.
Molloy dates casual Fridays to Hawaii after World War II, when islanders began sporting aloha shirts at the office.
www.usatoday.com /money/jobcenter/2004-03-24-casual2_x.htm   (695 words)

 Humor: Casual Friday -- The ABC's of Small Business   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Memo No. 1: Effective immediately, the company is adopting Fridays as Casual Day so that employees may express their diversity.
When planning Friday's wardrobe, remember image is a key to our success.
Memo No. 5: As an outgrowth of Friday's seminar, the Committee On Committees has appointed a 14-member Casual Day Task Force to prepare guidelines for proper dress.
www.abcsmallbiz.com /funny/casual_friday.html   (252 words)

Though many banks have embraced business casual on Fridays, and sometimes, for the whole summer, some departments have yet to make the switch to the new dress code.
One investment banking analyst who spoke with Vault.com works in a department that does not have casual summers (in a firm where all other departments are casual throughout the summer).
One insider at Merrill Lynch said adopting a business casual policy at his firm is "definitely at the discretion of the department heads." Unsurprisingly, West Coasters, used to working with Silicon Valley casual dress titans, have embraced the business casual notions far faster than their East Coast counterparts.
www.vault.com /static/newsletters/html/6_69.html   (1940 words)

 casual fragrance - Find, Compare, and Buy at DealTime.co.uk
Casual Friday by Escada, 75ml/2.5oz Casual Friday Eau De Toilette Spray for Men
Casual was created by Paul Sebastian in 1995 and is recommended for office wear.
Casual Perfume by Paul Sebastian, Launched By The Design House Of Paul Sebastian In 1995, Casual Is Classified As A Refreshing, Flowery Fragrance.
www.dealtime.co.uk /xGS-casual_fragrance~NS-1   (783 words)

 Casual Friday catches on   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
According to its findings, the number of bosses allowing their employees to wear their own clothes on a “casual Friday” has increased from 47 per cent in the year July 2002 – 2003 to 63 per cent in July 2003 – 2004.
This means that bosses allow their staff to “dress down” at least one Friday a month.
Done recognised the fact that employers who do face customers could obviously not observe a casual Friday, but was happy to see employers being a lot more flexible than at any other time.
www.startups.co.uk /YTSpZgNojdegVw.html   (310 words)

 Business Life - Casual Friday   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The dress code will vary for every company, but "Casual Friday" is becoming a popular trend.
The picture from the New York Stock Exchange shows how the company call the Gap is bringing "Casual Friday" into every business.
Many people say that this casual trend allows employees to feel more relaxed and be more productive.
www.udel.edu /ferryd/CTH/casual.htm   (101 words)

 Casual Friday becoming week   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
In this case, it means something else: It's Friday, aka Casual Day, a fashion phenomenon in offices across the continent, even among the upper corporate echelon.
And 42 percent of office workers are now permitted to dress down once a week, up from 17 percent in 1992.
Trend-setting South Florida was doing casual, unofficially, years ago - in Key West, of course, where a county judge in the '80s had to remind lawyers and witnesses alike not to wear shorts in his courtroom.
www.lubbockonline.com /news/111996/casual.htm   (320 words)

 Sparkler -- Casual Friday   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
To call my new job casual is a understatement of colossal scope.
Then on "Casual Friday" one of the IT managers had on Dickie's bib overalls.
I snickered that I certainly wouldn't be wearing bib overalls to the office.
sparkler.diary-x.com /journal.cgi?entry=20040906   (348 words)

 ::: www.rubbernail.com ::: afresh2thapointjoint! . . . absolutely pointless since 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Friday is cool but it is such a common activity in the work place
The only downside I could possibly envisage at this point would be the fact that the more Jubblies on display on a Friday, the more weirdos would come out of the woodwork.
Its simply human nature for the male of the species to enjoy the sight of a females naked breasts, especially if they do not belong to their wife.
www.rubbernail.com /articles/casualfridays100305.htm   (581 words)

 BENEFITS FOR EMPLOYEES-Casual Dress Code   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
President Turner has approved "HSU Casual Friday" for employees.
On each Friday of the current academic year, the guidelines for HSU Casual Friday are:
o Casual dress for men includes shirts with collars (without a tie) and slacks like dockers.
www.hsutx.edu /admin/hr/Employees/dresscode.htm   (309 words)

 Escada Casual Friday Cologne by Escada Discount Sale
Apply the Escada Casual Friday on body points such as the inside of your elbow, back of your knees, wrist, neck and cleavage where the perfume stays warmer longer.
Apply Escada Casual Friday starting on your lower body working your way up to the top.
Perfume is composed of natural or synthetic fragrant oil extracts diluted in water and high-grade alcohol.
www.1loveperfumes.com /perfumes/men/escada-casual-friday.html   (474 words)

 Life Matters - 09/04/1999: Casual Friday   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Casual or "Mufti" Friday describes the trend in some places towards wearing casual clothes to work.
The concept is now so widespread in the U.S that the 1997 Levi Strauss Businesswear Survey estimated 9 out of 10 American workers can now wear what they want to work at least occasionally.
We visit the Sydney office of a computer software company that has opted to dress down every Friday.
www.abc.net.au /rn/talks/lm/stories/s21364.htm   (81 words)

 Casual Friday Ruined by Funeral
Lincoln, NE— Office staff workers at Revco supplies were shocked to learn that casual Friday would be preempted by a makeshift funeral for longtime secretary Mavis Johnson, who died suddenly last Tuesday while making microwave popcorn in the breakroom.
Several Revco staffers, who have been enjoying casual Friday for the past three years, say they're saddened by the death of Johnson but concerned that future events may also interfere with the tradition of coming to work wearing comfortable sweatshirts or Hawaiian attire.
"The casual workday was earned through mediation and intense negotiations over a period of several years," union representative Troy Edgars said.
www.bobfromaccounting.com /7_0105/casualfriday.html   (419 words)

 Digital Scrapbook Place - Casual Friday
I really have enjoyed casual Fridays and learning a bit more about everyone.
One suggestion I had was to do "signs of the changing seasons" (fall for northern hemisphere, spring for southern).
I understand what casual friday is about but hmm...maybe we can just change it to fun with avatars then changing it back won't be an issue.
www.digitalscrapbookplace.com /forum/showthread.php?t=1426   (868 words)

 Let's flush out whoever's responsible
Let's also guess that the survey wanted to know only about people who dropped their own phone or camera, by accident, and not those of us who might have seized and flung somebody else's phone in a fit of good citizenship.
Whoever runs the Web site shiplink.info must know we have a pretty good view of the Chicago River here at Casual Friday -- one we take advantage of as often as possible -- 'cause they sent us an e-mail touting their site.
This week the Boeing Galleries joined the Wrigley Square, the Crown Fountain, the Exelon Pavilions, the McCormick Tribune Skating Rink, the Pritzker Pavilion, SBC Plaza (home of the bean), the Lurie Garden, the Chase Promenade and the BP Bridge in Millennium Park.
www.suntimes.com /output/casual/cst-fin-casual181.html   (731 words)

 The Casual Friday: January 2005
You know it's sad when the two things I look forward to most during the work week are the puzzles in Wednesday's company newsletter, and the opportunity to "dress down" on Casual Friday.
That way, I could come in wearing my shorts and T-shirt that I slept in and not have to go through that weekly ritual that I go through to find something "nice" but not too "nice".
He's based on my company's jerk of a webmaster that is guaranteed to being doing 1 of 3 things, and none of them have anything to do with being a webmaster.
thecasualfriday.blogspot.com /2005_01_01_thecasualfriday_archive.html   (741 words)

 Digital Scrapbook Place - Casual Friday- Join us!
Here at DSP we have what we like to call "Casual Friday".
Members, if you have any great ideas for Casual Friday, be sure to email me at tina@digitalscrapbookplace.com.
Okay, i'm such a nerd, I posted it on the other board for casual fridays, i dind't realize there were two so when i came back and saw my post gone....
www.digitalscrapbookplace.com /forum/showthread.php?p=728   (399 words)

 Escada Casual Friday Perfume and Cologne - Lycos Shopping has it!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Casual Friday incorporates notes of cotton flower, anise seed...
Casual Friday By Escada 3.4 oz After shave Balm For Men
Casual Friday by Escada for Men Eau de Toilette Spray 1.3 oz
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 Dynamist Blog: The Road to Casual Friday
Pants were largely known as trousers until then.
"During the war years, people tried to get more casual during the weekends, during slack time or down time," [his son] Eddie Haggar said.
Contrary to popular belief, the baby boomers didn't invent casual living.
www.dynamist.com /weblog/archives/001385.html   (86 words)

I could just match up "yellow kitty" tags on the clothing, and I’d be ready to go.
I think the ideal solution to this casual Friday mess is to let people stay at home on Fridays.
Of course, it would only be a matter of time until someone came up with "casual Thursday".
www.suite101.com /print_article.cfm/4951/27919   (452 words)

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