I'm at a point in my life where I just don't want to do illogical things in relation to my professional life. Pointless tradition in families is entertained for nostalgia's sake. In work settings, it can often be little more than an irritant.
During my undergraduate years, chances were you’d find me with a collared shirt on 3 out of 5 days a week, a tie 2 out of those 3, and a full suit once. I was looking to break into corporate America and the corporate America I wanted to be a part of required that every … Continue reading The Ins and Outs of Dress
You don't know some things until you look them up. Whether it's how a jacket ought to be worn or how to make brussel sprouts, books and the internet were created for the purpose of educating. So let them educate. Lest you walk around with the vents still sewn shut on your jacket... (I saw … Continue reading Look It Up
Ever felt like you didn't have anything to wear to work? I thought the same. Really though, it's all about being able to mix and match. Get creative. And, if you have to go shopping, head to the thrift store. I'm telling you, you don't have to go broke to stay fresh. And, if you … Continue reading What to Wear
Yes, that is a tongue twister if you say it 10 times fast. And, no, that is not a typo. Knowing what to wear where and when so that you will win in the professional world. Today will be a very long day for me. I woke up for some reason at 4:30 (grateful that I … Continue reading Know What to Wear Where and When and Win
"I don't wear clothes. I wear dreams." -- D. A. Daniels, Jr. Develop a style. A style of your own. A style that, though cognizant of contemporary fashion norms, is nowhere near restricted to them. Allow your style to be timeless, not just timely. I see people I work with every week outside of work settings. They … Continue reading Wear Dreams
How many times have you heard "Dress for the job you want, not the job you have?" That's only true to an extent these days. That saying came about when a collared shirt was a staple in casual (and I mean "grocery store shopping" casual) dress. So there was nowhere to go but up as … Continue reading You’re Doing It Wrong