To kick off my Dress Coding series, today I’ll be cracking the code behind “business professional” dress, also known as “business formal.”If you’re a fashionable girl working in a buttoned-up, ultra conservative world, dressing professionally is an absolute must. Unfortunately, professional settings are not exactly friendly to the fashion forward. Luckily, you can maintain a level of style by working in fashionable elements through subtle accessories and chic silhouettes.
Working from home has many advantages including the ability to attend conference calls in sweats and send emails at 2 a.m. in pajamas. ……Lahle Wolfe
Skirt or slacks? Tights or bare legs? Sandals or pumps? These are the questions you might find yourself asking each morning as you select work attire.……Jacqueline Curtis
Professional business attire should convey your credibility and competence, but also reflect some personality without going overboard. ……Genevieve Ang
“The apparel oft proclaims the man,” Polonius advises his son Laertes on the latter’s departure for Paris, cautioning him to present a good image to the discriminating French. ……Shellie Karabell
There’s that great adage, “Dress for the job you want, not the one you have,” but that’s totally easier said than done. ……Meredith Lepore
How to Dress Professionally: Business Dress Code Basics
“I live in NYC (where fashion is on every block) and it’s so hard to be stylish and look professional ……Zephyr