Be slim. Look good. Change your style. Be trendy, says the Devil. In this day and age we suffer from information overload. Mass Media create trends, image is becoming more important, while huge corporations are setting us high targets. How to look good and keep a cool head? Few tips about work dress code.
The general definition of dress codes says that these are written and, more often, unwritten rules with regard to clothing. Clothing like other aspects of human physical appearance has a social significance, with different rules and expectations being valid depending on circumstance and occasion. It is worth mentioning, that every company has different rules – some are more or less restrictive, from professional to casual style. However, if you occupy high position – you may be obliged to every day professional business dress code. If you are a new employee you may look around before you start your first days in a company, or simply ask your superior. If you feel uncertain – do not be concerned about it. Being a part of group will be very welcome by your boss. Some employers prefer corporate/business casual dress code during weekdays, except for friday when you are allowed to wearsmart casual clothing. What are the most popular work dress codes?
Dress code plays identification role. Every day the same look without a common problem – what should I wear today? 🙂
The most restrictive dress code. Every detail is defined and matters to the extent, where one ommission, means you are downgraded to business casual. It is dedicated to professionals occupying the highest positions. Required are:
- light coloured collared blouses
- neutral color long sleeved classic suits (long trousers or knee lenght shirt)
- black or neutral hosiery
- elegant, closed toed shoes, medium heels
- simple hairstyle
Acceptable are white and light blue shirts with collar under the suit
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Here are preferred:
- botton down shirts
- elegant shoes
- dress pants
- capri pants
- suit pants
- sleevless bouses
- sheer Blouses
- tank tops
- printed trousers or shirts
- linen pants
It is the second most restrictive dress code. is is sharp and elegant. You can use colors but maintain class in clothing. Welcome are elegant shoes, dresses, jewerly and hairstyle. Avoid “party” shocking make up:), super short dresses, low neckline, big shoulderbags. The rule is: the less, the better!
It is a combinations of casual, business professional and business casual style, that is why it is called “smart”. It is appropriate to wear nice skirt, femi dress or dark jeans with a printed shirts, blasers and some elegant accesories which will give your outfit a schick sharp look. Do not be afraid of colors! Show your personality. Full elegant flexibility.
This style can be defined as something relaxed, occasional, not planned. You can wear your favourite pair of jeans! Match them with a stylish top or accesories. Heels not required, but not forbidden! Feel smart and comfortable.
Get to know your coworkers and style that is required for every day look. To change the outfit you may operate with jewelry, accesories, colors or hairstyles. Moreover – your make up or a small accent like neckerchief can change the whole look, so you will always look fresh and schick.
Find your style and feel good!