Articles about Work Fashion

Travel

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!

Communication

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.

Office Life

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.

Mentors

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.

Work Fashion

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.

Office Life

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.

Work Fashion

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.

Work Fashion

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.

Work Fashion

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.

Work Fashion

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.

Work Fashion

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.

Confidence

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.

Work Fashion

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.

Work Fashion

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.

Work Fashion

4 wardrobe essentials for nailing that interview

Preparing for an interview can cause a lot of unwanted stress and anxiety. But the more you prepare for an interview, the better off you are — and that includes what you plan to wear to it!

Advice

Is commenting on a coworker’s appearance always wrong? According to this new study, no

Are male-to-female, female-to-male, peer-to-peer, superior-to-subordinate or vice versa workplace compliments focused on looks or personal details like dress ever okay? And when do those remarks rise to actionable harassment?

Advice

Tory Burch learned to embrace the word ‘ambition’ and she wants all women to do the same

The #EmbraceAmbition campaign has demonstrated the transformative power of questioning stereotypes and inspired our Foundation to dive deeper and address other harmful stereotypes that impact gender, race and sexuality.

Advice

6 strategies for delivering your message with style

Delivering your message with style doesn’t mean speaking with pizzazz or using gimmicks, it means making a point with confidence, command, elegance, and relevance.

News

This is why it’s time to ditch dress codes at work

Dress codes are from another time. Why do they persist?

Layoffs

A former British Vogue editor shows what not to say after you’ve been fired

Don't do these things.

Work Fashion

French bus drivers wear skirts to protest prohibition on shorts

As temperatures climbed to 100 degrees Fahrenheit in a nationwide heatwave, bus drivers in the city of Nantes, France, asked for some slack in their dress code.

Work Fashion

Can you wear cargo shorts to work? The 5-point guide to summer clothing at the office

The office clothing to wear that's comfortable but still professional during the sweatiest and yet most air-conditioned time of the year.

Inspiration

Old Navy employee works a shift in her prom dress so she doesn’t have to change

You can work, or you can WERK.

Pop Culture

5 ways to rock your career, according to Netflix’s ‘Girlboss’

"Know what your sh*t is worth.*

Office Culture

The 7 commandments of leggings at work

How you dress at work contributes to your next promotion, so tread carefully with leggings. Here's how.