It’s 2017. Stop going into places with defined dress codes dressed inappropriately. Today, I had lunch at a country club. The invitation stated that the dress code was club casual. Though I had a good idea of what that meant, … Continue reading Figuring Out Dress Codes
In liberal environments, don’t do the most when it comes to dressing, but don’t do the least. Be you and be comfortable. People will respect your style and your ability to maneuver in and out of different situations with apparent ease. Continue reading The Business of Casual
Contrary to popular belief, everyone isn’t an urban hipster. Everyone doesn’t live in a loft, have a wild sex life, and drink lattes every morning. Everyone isn’t a creative nor an entrepreneur nor a photographer nor a Crossfit enthusiast. Everyone … Continue reading Don’t Believe The Hype
There is a plague ravishing American corporate culture. That plague is called “Comfort.” How often do you walk into an office and see women in leggings? Or men in sneakers and jeans? And all of this on a Tuesday? I … Continue reading The Plague
Though we live in an increasingly egalitarian society in which, more often than not, we feel as if we can do as we please, we shouldn’t always do that. There are rules and hierarchies that govern the ways we interact within our … Continue reading The Order of Things
With today’s society playing a huge role in fashion, sometimes it is important to stick with the basics – what fashion guru’s would call essentials – when dressing for work or interviews. I know we all have our connotations for the word “basic”, but breath, it’s not always a bad term to gravitate to. It has been predicted that fashion will continue to become sexier and much more revealing, but it is certainly not what employers are looking for. As a female or male, details matter when dressing for an interview or a business-related job. To begin, I’d like to … Continue reading Working Woman: Are you dressed for the job?
Whenever you can’t quite put your finger on why someone doesn’t look right in an outift, there’s probably a rule being broken. For example, do you ever see a guy in a suit and it’s well-cut but it still looks off for some reason? Either overdressed or underdressed Well it might be the lapels. Check out the diagram below and maybe you’ll be able to figure out what to buy next time you’re buying a suit/tux. Source: Combatant Gent Continue reading The Right Lapel