When it comes to office fashion, it can be tough to decide what’s appropriate. Individuals who work in creative fields may have more leeway, while lawyers and businesspeople may need to stick to conservative attire. It’s impossible to overstate the importance of the proper clothes on making a good impression and advancing your career.
In an interview with Forbes, fashion editor and corporate style consultant Jacqui Stafford said, “At all times, whether you’re the secretary or CEO, people will judge you in nanoseconds by what you’re wearing. I’ve seen smart, talented people passed over for promotions simply because they didn’t dress correctly.” Know the accepted guidelines for your office to turn heads for the fabulous work you do, not the questionable outfit you wore. [Read more…]