So I wear bright colors, no secret there. Well, the other day in Graphic Design class, my teacher (probably the BEST teacher I've ever had and for whom this post by no means indicates a diminished regard) looked at me and said pointedly, "In the industry, most graphic designers generally wear black so that their clothes do not distract from their work and so their work speaks for itself."
And I was all:
Then the next time class met we had a presentation. I wore black and werked it, baby!