Every industry has its dress code — clothes and accessories that subtly signify you’re part of the club. Whether that’s an architect’s beautifully tailored jacket or a tech nerd’s plastic-frame glasses, every professional wardrobe can be broken down into a kind of visual shorthand. In honor of the New Year — and our seemingly universal desire to get our lives and closets in order — the Cut found six successful professionals in different fields (art, architecture, education, fashion, tech, finance) and curated functional workday uniforms inspired by their lifestyles. Click through our slideshow to see the results.
*This article appears in the December 29, 2014 issue of New York Magazine.