Why steve jobs used to wear the same clothes


    Why steve jobs used to wear the same clothes

  • 1 He liked the idea of having a uniform

    When jobs visited Japan he liked the fact that workers wore a uniform. When many people at Apple rejected the idea of wearing a uniform he decided to have a uniform for himself.

  • 2 He said it's convenient

    According to Steve Jobs' biography by Walter Isaacson Jobs said that he likes to wear the same thing because its much more convenient (See why Jobs was famous). 

  • 3 To convey a signature Style

    According to Walter Isaacson jobs said that the same clothes would convey a signature style and so he liked the idea (See why Apple was called Apple).

  • 4 Jobs loved simplicity

    Jobs always loved simplicity and this was apparent in the design of Apple products and his almost empty uncluttered house. This might have led him to stick to one uniform (See why simple products have an advantage).

  • 5 For personal branding

    Some people suggested Steve did it for personal branding so that he gets easily remembered and recognized.

  • 6 Jobs had almost a hundred of the black turtlenecks

    Jobs asked the designer to make him something to wear and when he liked the black turtlenecks he asked him to make many ones and he ended up with almost a hundred (See why Mark Zuckerberg wears the same T-shirt).