RTÉ Radio 2FM DJ Gerry Ryan on his wardrobe and dressing for work.
Gerry Ryan is a familiar voice heard on weekday mornings in thousands of homes and workplaces across the country. He is not too bothered by what he wears to work. He does have an attachment to a pair of boots given to him by 'The Gay Byrne Show' during a survivalist challenge last year.
Gerry Ryan's preference is for casual attire, which also sends a message to his colleagues,
The way I dress this hour of the day is a barometer for the rest of the staff.
A favourite item of clothing is a long coat worn while out walking, his preferred form of exercise,
I like going for walks to escape from the mausoleum in which I work.
This episode of 'Head To Toe' was broadcast on 18 November 1988. The reporter is Frances Duff.
'Head to Toe' was a weekly lifestyle programme which focused on clothes and fashion. 'Head to Toe' ran for 10 series between 1988 and 1997. The first show was aired on 21 October 1988 and was presented by Frances Duff, Mary O'Sullivan and Marty Whelan. Mary O'Sullivan described the show as
A magazine mix of everything to do with clothes, people, the rag trade in general, personalities, swap shops, the nostalgia scene, people's private collections, country shopping and dressing and budgets and even problems.
(RTÉ Guide, 14 October 1988, p.6)