It’s not for this particular reason that I have a tendency to sway more towards wearing plain clothing, however I’ve come to learn an interesting fact about what it means to some to wear plain clothing every day.
It’s said that many big CEOs, such as Mark Zuckerberg and Gary Vaynerchuk wear plain clothing everyday because it cuts out the effort they would have to go to otherwise, having to pick out their clothing each morning.
Research suggests that just like willpower, our decision making abilities have their daily limitations, meaning your ability to make decisions gets depleted as the day goes by and doesn’t recharge until you rest.
Leaders in business are required to make multiple high stake decisions daily, and some decide that they would rather ration their decision making abilities, without having to waste a bit of it on a task such as choosing clothing for the day.
As I said above, I do not do it for this reason, however knowing this reinforces this tendency of mine to choose plain clothing over anything else – For me, it’s easy, quick and risk free.