As kids we heard the phrase "I know you are but what am I?" Well if the answer is looking like your boss...Ding, ding! According to new research the secret of getting ahead in the workplace is simple: dress like your boss. A study discovered a majority of managers (68 percent) had heightened awareness of staff with a similar style to them. They also said such colleagues “gained brownie points”.

The study suggests the old adage, dress for the job you want, not the one you've got, has an element of truth.

Psychologist from the University of Hertfordshire Dr Karen Pine says; 'Humans tend to be drawn to people who are like them, since difference can be perceived as threatening. People feel safer when they dress alike.