[AI] how to dress for success
mukesh.jain57 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 18 08:53:05 EST 2008
Hullo members, this is the topic wich I wold like to share among
you. So enjoy reading.
How to dress for success
Studies have shown that we pass judgment on new people we meet
within the first thirty seconds. So I don't need to tell you this is
Not a lot of time to make a good impression.
Your communication and the way you present yourself are crucial in
formulating that first impression, so you want to make sure you're up
If the image you want to project to the world if that of the
switched-on savvy, and successful woman, so what should you ware to
Let's divide in to two extremes—creativve and conservative. At one
day of the spectrum you can face each day as if you were going to a
fancy dress party. At the other end, there's the more mature,
formalized world of "the professionals".
For most of us, workware falls somewhere between the two extremes.
It's all about authority—call it power, influence and presence—how
much of it you have, and how much of it you'd like to have.
Here's some pointers to help you dress for success:
1 Dresss Like you Are In Charge if you dress like you're in charge,
you'll feel like in charge and in control and others will see you that
Nothing says, "I'am the one you need to talk to" quicker than a
dark, well-cut suit. Note: well-cut does not include a shapeless box
with two sleeves and buttons. Remember, therre's a fine line between
looking tailored and looking like you're front-desk at a car rental
2 Keep It Low Key
color is fine for the office, but don't overdo it. Leave colored
suits for newsreaders and politicians and save the color for the
piecies underrneeth the jacket. Perhaps a twin-set is appropriate in
one office, while nothing less than a tailored jacket in another. What
you wear and how youwear it will speak volumes about your
3 Don't Be A Distraction
meer clear of clothes, jewelry and accessories that will cause a
distraction. You want the focus to be on you, not what you're
That means jewelry that jangles is a no-no, as are big, chunky
accessories like bangles and chandelier earrings. Sexy, slinky little
numbers are notgoing to enhance yourprofesssional image, nor are
sundresses, sandals and strappy stilettors.
Express your personality with a vintage hatpin on your jacket lapel,
a beautifull piece of jewelry or a quirky scarf. You can wear a tight
top under a well-cut suit and look sexy without looking like a sex
The must-haves includes classic watch, stylish handbag and
4 Wear What Looks Good On You
today's corporate wear is flexible enough to allow for most body
shapes. There are so many beautiful versions of feminine suiting these
days so there's no need to look severe or like a member of the boy's
Choose designs that flatter your figure and colors that flatter
yourskin tones. Well-cut trousers in a dark shade suit most body shape
and tailored jackets comes in a range of styles to suit apples, pears,
string beans or whatever shape you're in.
5 Rememberleave Home Without Checking
a professional image is as much about the details as as it is about
the overall image. Never leave home without checking for runs in your
house, ensure your nails are manicured, yourhair is n3eat and
yourshoes are clean and scuff-free.
Dress For Succcess Pointers:
Many companies are refashioning their dress codes and encouraging
their staff to promote a successful, professional image by adopting a
If your company doesn't have a specific dress code, one of the best
clues is to look at what your superiors are wearing and dress for the
job you want, not the job you have.
Dressing for success doesn't mean you have to forego your personal
style. Simply remember the all-important fashion rule, no matter what
the occasion: you wear the clothes—don't let your clothes to wear you.
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