“What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today, when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is instant language.” —Miuccia Prada. Your personal brand reflects who you are, what you stand for, and what you do. Your personal style is a great way to express these things. So, why do women feel uncomfortable using fashion as a business tool? Did you know that there are fashion tips to enhance your personal brand? Related: 3 Ways To Get Employers To Take Your Brand Even in this day and age, women are still wrestling with the idea that being interested in fashion as a professional business woman is frivolous (or even dangerous). “I see it going on all the time, women dressing down, blending in, and looking and becoming anonymous,” said Kristina Moore, Founder and Editor of CorporateFashionista.com. “We’re so much better than that!”
Proper grooming and along with an appropriate workplace appearance can set you apart from the competition. Related: How To Dress For Casual Fridays At Work Each company has its own dress code, but there are some things that apply to all types of dress codes:
Becoming a new graduate can come with a lot of worries. You’ll wonder where you will work first, if the major you chose was right for you after all, or how you’ll go about paying off the immense amount of college debt you’ve stacked up. Luckily with this webinar, one thing you’ll never have to worry about is looking your best at work. We want you to look good and feel good about life after college.
These days, ‘office dress’ has become remarkably ambiguous. Techy hipsters in Silicon Valley have promoted the idea that sandals and Bermuda shorts are not necessarily inappropriate wear for the office. The message has been well received since companies like Google and Facebook have backed up their approach to relaxed office-dress with world-storming success. The idea put forward by this new generation of companies is that of employees are happy and comfortable they will be able to work to a better standard. Related: How To Dress For Casual Fridays At Work There is undoubtedly truth to the claim that, when we are wearing clothes that we believe make us look our best, we are in a better mood, more receptive to others, and they in turn are more receptive to us. Perfect for an office environment, no? As with everything in life, things must be taken in moderation and office workers must balance out feeling comfortable in their clothes with ensuring that they project a committed business-like appearance. Here are some tips to help you pick out the outfits for work that both make you feel good and are appropriate for the office.