The new millennium working woman must find a way to get ahead of her counterpart’s male and female at other companies, but also within her own place of employment because the work world is more competitive than ever.
Knowledge, skill and the ability to finesse corporate politics are instrumental, but one’s image and appearance also continue to be key factors in moving up in corporate world.
But dressing for your office doesn’t mean leaving your personal style behind. Try and find out which of your personal styles go in sync with professional look and which can be your career killer.
Dressing for work is to project a professional, competent image, without considering your designation or your field. The styles, colors, lengths and fit of your fashion choices will speak volumes about your ability to do your job. In general, the more distracting a piece of clothing or jewelry is, the less appropriate it is for office wear.
Colors for your cloths can include red, navy, gray and black. Most of these colors will be available in many forms such as pantsuits, skirts. Also, you can have some feminine colors like ice blue, lilac and soft pink. Don’t experiment with wild prints and colors which make you look odd in office, especially some fluorescent colors.
Don’t go for heavy jewelry, it really irritates, making noise and distracting others. Try and stick small but still cute looking jewelry. Similarly, with your bags, choose a bag that best suits your purpose, don’t go for some really glittery color stick to the basics.
In conclusion don’t try to be too sexy, too casual, or too sloppy, just try to look professional. Try and watch what your female boss wear and that will provide you with some idea what to wear in your office.
A black dress is a best companion for an office going women. It fits into every occasion a normal office day or a high-profile meeting. It can be a fashion statement yet very professional and it is widely accepted across different fields. Black dresses up to knee length are just perfect.