Presentation on theme: "APPROPRIATE BUSINESS ATTIRE FOR FUTURE BUSINESS LEADERS OF AMERICA"— Presentation transcript:
1 APPROPRIATE BUSINESS ATTIRE FOR FUTURE BUSINESS LEADERS OF AMERICA DRESSING FOR SUCCESSAPPROPRIATE BUSINESS ATTIRE FORFUTURE BUSINESS LEADERS OF AMERICA
2 Essential QuestionWhat is standard professional attire and personal grooming for the workplace?
3 FBLA-PBL NATIONAL DRESS CODE FBLA-PBL members and advisers are expected to follow the FBLA-PBL dress code. The purpose of the dress code is to uphold the professional image of the association and its members and to prepare students for the business world.
4 WHY DO WE HAVE A DRESS CODE? The dress code is intended to give FBLA members guidelines on what is and isn’t universally appropriate business attire.FBLA members must project the image of confident, professional future business leaders.Members of FBLA are expected to “uphold the excellent image and behavior” of this organization, and this includes dressing appropriately.Appropriate business attire is required for all general sessions, awards sessions, competitive events, and workshops for all conference attendees.“Success is dependent on effort.” Sophocles
5 APPROPRIATE BUSINESS ATTIRE FOR MEN Business suit with collar dress shirt & necktieSport coat, dress slacks, collared shirt & necktieDress slacks, collared shirt & necktieBanded collar shirt only if sport coat or business suit is wornDress shoes and socks“Motivation is the fuel, necessary to keep the human engine running.” Zig Ziglar
6 APPROPRIATE BUSINESS ATTIRE FOR WOMEN Business suit with blouseBusiness pantsuit with blouseSkirt or dress slacks with blouse or sweaterBusiness dressDress shoes and nylons"Success is a journey, not a destination."-Ben Sweetland
8 INAPPROPRIATE CLOTHING Cargo pants or pants with lettering or symbols of any kindDenim of any kind, overalls, shorts, skorts, stretch or stirrup pants, exercise or bike shortsBackless, see-through, tight-fitting, spaghetti straps, strapless, extremely short, or low-cut blouses/tops/dresses/skirtsNo undergarments showing
9 INAPPROPRIATE CLOTHING T-shirts, Lycra™, spandex, midriff tops, tank tops, bathing suits, polo shirts, Bolo tiesSandals, athletic shoes, industrial work shoes, hiking boots, bare feet, or over-the-knee-boots, construction, industrial, military, or cowboy bootsAny athletic wear, including sneakers, socks, and letterman’s jacketsHats or caps of any kindSunglasses