Articles about Work Fashion
Does your work wardrobe accentuate your positive?
Yep, I’m still stuck on talking about how to dress for success. Why? Because I’ve seen so many people get this OH SO WRONG!
8 work backpacks for adults that are cooler than your dad’s
What once was considered just for school-aged kiddos or for nerds are now a mainstream must-have for every professional’s wardrobe: backpacks.
Your plan to be the on-the-job fab starts with planning your look
Here’s the deal. If you want to stand out in what you do, I firmly believe you have to put a bit of self-care into your look as well.
Too hot, too cold? What to wear to work when the weather is insane
From sweaty subway commutes to drafty air-conditioned cubicles, weird weather patterns can make it tough to look put-together and still feel comfortable.
Can you truly bring your authentic fashion self to work?
At some point — about five years ago maybe — the phrase “bring your authentic self to work” became the working world’s hottest new fashion catchphrase.
6 ways to be comfy-cozy on a plane without feeling like a complete slob
Here are five tips for being comfy-cozy on a plane, even on your most travel-worn day, that don’t leave you looking like a total slob.
This startup will never let you use the ‘I forgot my gym clothes’ excuse again
This has definitely happened to you. You are all set to go to the gym after work only to find that you forgot your workout clothes or sneakers. Or you have bottoms, but no top. Or you didn't pack clothes for your business trip but ended up with a lot of downtime that could be spent doing a fun class or hitting the hotel gym. Well, guess you'll just sit in a corner and twiddle your thumbs then (and probably gain weight while you're at it, according to a recent survey by Hilton Hotels on business travel.) Cue Routinely.
Summer problems: What to wear to a job interview in hot weather
Just because the weather is a hot mess on the day of your job interview doesn't mean you can be. ...And so begins the trouble of figuring out what to wear when interviewing in the middle of summer.
The 6 clothing items every professional woman should own, according to stylists
If you’re trying to build a versatile work wardrobe, certain garments and accessories will give you flexibility and polish.
Impressing is in your best interest: How to be taken seriously at work
Being taken seriously at work takes time and trust. The earlier you can prove yourself, the sooner you’ll be able to perform to your best ability.
4 ways to enjoy the first day of summer – even if you’re not on vacation
If your weather has been anything like ours in New York City lately, you know that summer is well on its way: In fact, the first day of summer is this week. As nice as it would be to have off that day, here's how to enjoy it — even if you're not relaxing at the beach on vacation somewhere.
4 secrets every carry-on traveler swears by
It’s all about a little of strategic thinking, planning and charm! No matter if you are rushing to an airplane to sign the business deal or just want a spontaneous weekend getaway. These 4 secrets are what every successful fashionista swears by. Trust us on this one!
6 ways to prepare for a networking event when you’re a bit rusty
It really pays to go to major networking events — they can help you stay relevant and meet new people. But it can be difficult to get all your ducks in a row if it's been a while. Here are six things to keep in mind.
Twitter shows us that ‘blending in’ at the office isn’t always a good thing
A tweet that went viral this week showed us what it's like to come to work and find out that your outfit has some company of its own. User @ilonacatherine shared the evidence on Twitter, prompting a slew of other users to chime in.
Why the real Carrie Bradshaw (who was a broke, scrappy freelancer who couch-surfed) is a career role model
Upon the show's 20th anniversary this week, the 30-something single woman who made running in heels look effortless and showed that single women in their 30s are not sad spinsters but thriving, successful and powerful women with great wardrobes, Carrie Bradshaw is getting a lot of attention.
15 office clothing choices you should never make in the summer
Even though we live in an increasingly casual world where yoga clothes or post-yoga class or you walked by a yoga studio and thought about it but frozen yogurt instead clothes are the norm for everyday wear there are still a few lines you cannot cross in offices. Now, yes, many office environments like startups have literally what seems like zero rules when it comes to attire and in the summer, boundaries are especially pushed because of the higher temperatures which some people view as an excuse to wear ANYTHING.
How to look and feel comfortable in the office this summer
Worried that you’re going to look like a hot sweaty mess at the office this summer? Fear not. You can look cool, comfortable and in charge without sacrificing your professional edge.
How to dress and stand out in the age of ‘business casual’
Even though your company may deem business casual as the office dress code, it doesn’t necessarily mean you have to follow it. If you do decide to overdress your fellow employees, could it help you or hurt you? It all depends on your company’s unique culture — and your mindset.
This equestrian clothing brand may replace athleisure in your office
Except for finance and law and a handful of other industries, overall professional attire has become quite casual in the last five years and heck, let's just say it, sloppy. Thanks to the invention of athleisure wearing clothing you would wear both during and after a yoga class has become the norm attire in many a startup.
What to wear to an interview – whether it’s business casual, creative or informal
We’ve all been told you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but when it comes to job interviews how you look definitely influences whether or not you’ll get the job.
Survey: 44% of executives have approached employees ‘about inappropriate attire’
We all know that it's entirely possible to mess up in the personal style department at work. In fact, new research from staffing firm OfficeTeam showed that 44% of top managers have approached an employee because of "inappropriate" clothing.
Dressing for the office: How cute is too cute?
We all want to personalize our workspaces and make them feel friendlier or funnier, and many of us like to add a bit of quirkiness to the more traditional 9-5 corporate uniform.
Don’t try to fake confidence – do this instead
The problem with faking confidence is that it requires so much conscious effort that it is rarely successful. Whenever you attempt to conceal any strong feeling and fake another, your body almost always “leaks” nonverbal cues that are picked up consciously or subconsciously by your audience.
5 wardrobe tips for when you’re working remotely
While it's true that working from home affords employees a more casual experience, it doesn’t mean that showers and professional attire should be optional.
From frocks to socks: Updating your spring work wardrobe
We gathered some of the season’s hottest (and most accessible) trends and ways to update your work or interview style to look seasonal, fresh and always professional.