Career

Working Wardrobe Essential – A Blazer

A blazer is a working wardrobe essential. A quality blazer is an investment. It is a versatile wardrobe staple that will be good for decades and never be out of fashion. No career girl can be without this power cover up. Blazers and jackets give any outfit a more polished and /or professional look. Blazers no matter the style; oversized (mannish), structured or sharp can add a stylish edge to any classic or trendy outfit.

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Can Your Image Be Helped?

Have you ever been asked the question, “What’s your style?” only to think, “Do I have a style?” Not surprisingly many women have this same reaction. With the popularity of television shows like “What Not To Wear,” women have become more accustomed to seeing “regular” women undergoing makeovers.

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Power and Style, Theresa May

Theresa May, prime minister of Britain, exudes both power and style. She has been described as quiet, very businesslike and having a sense of humor by her colleagues but her sense of style says she is a modern woman. May is famous for being the first female Chairman of the Conservative Party. She spent 20 years working in the financial sector before making her way into the education and political sectors.

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What to Wear to a Job Interview

In most traditional white-collar industries, like finance or accounting, professional business dress is appropriate for a job interview. A conservative suit, meaning a solid color (navy, gray, black or brown) or a tiny pinstripe, is best.

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Dressing for Business Meetings

Today Dressing for business meetings varies greatly from industry to industry and / or where the company is located. In general business attire is more formal in cities like New York and London than in LA or San Francisco.

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How to Dress for a Successful Job Interview

The job market at the moment is VERY competitive. I know…I am one of the competitors! Much of what goes into looking for a job is important. Your resume has to look good to get you in the door. Most people are so excited when an interview comes around that often what to wear to the job interview becomes more of an issue than it used to be. Believe it or not what you wear is a bigger part of a great first impression than you imagine. Good first impressions are so important!!

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Power Work Clothes

Power work clothes are simple style, tailored classics that are not frilly. You can build a work wardrobe of basic styles that say you are confident in who you are and that you are professional.

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Dressing for the Power Lunch

Ever since humankind slipped into the first animal pelt, rafia skirt or toga, clothing has been used as a powerful communication tool. Whether it’s pips on a General’s epaulet, ermine on a Lord’s robes or stripes on an old Etonian’s tie, clothing is ubiquitously used to denote background, status and power.

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Power Dressing

Senator Clinton agreed to appear on the February cover of VOGUE then bowed out, saying that being on the magazine would make her seem “too feminine” in her race for the presidency

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