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CORPORATE DRESS CODE DRESSING FOR SUCCESS
Choosing your wardrobe Shoes. Make UpGrooming Guidelines for Men Guidelines for Women Body piercing/T attoos
Choose clothing that fits properly. Buy the most expensive clothing you can afford. Ask yourself, Is what Im wearing appropriate? Know the message youre sending. Important Elements for Dress Code
Understand Company Culture Understand that you represent an Image of the company. Understanding the culture helps you decide what kinds of clothes to shop for. Understand that Casual does not mean sloppy. Know youre company policy.
Dont wear torn clothing. Understand what business casual means if that is the culture. Protect company image by presenting yourself in a respectful manner. Dry Clean! Nothing is more impressive than a starched shirt. Customer facing rules
Polish your shoes daily. Do not wear ripped shoes. Women should not wear shoes that are too high and closed toes. As much as possible wear neural colored shoes. Appropriate Workplace Shoes
Shoes that are too high heeled are perceived as too sexy. Colorful shoes in the workplace are inappropriate. Brown, Black or navy are considered standard colors. Alligator or snakeskin shoes are inappropriate. Inappropriate work shoes
The tip of the tie should end at the middle of the belt. Shirt sleeve should extend 1/8 to ¼ below the jacket. Socks need to cover calves. No five oclock shadow. Dress and Grooming Guidelines for Men
Dont dress too sexy. Wear a slip when appropriate. Do not wear dark stockings with light shoes. Wear a sleeveless blouse only under a jacket. Dress and Grooming Guidelines for Women
Visible tattoos are unprofessional in the workplace. Non dangling earrings on ears only. Nose ring ok if small or for religious purposes. Men should not wear visible jewelry Corporate Dress Code/Tattoos/Body Piercing
Good Grooming Deodorant is a necessity not optional. An altoid for your breath goes a long way. Soaks cannot be worn twice. Keep finger nails short and well groomed.
Good grooming cont… Do not repeat clothing. Men should shave or trim the beard. Women should not have a moustache. Limit the amount of aftershave.
Business Casual Concerns Understand that casual does not mean sloppy Think about your Schedule when choosing clothing Avoid unprofessional attire When in doubt leave it out
Business Casual Concerns cont… Belts should be leather Buy the best watch you can afford Consider a personal shopper Dont break the rules out of ignorance
Do not use too much makeup. Long hair on women in the workplace is too girlish, sexy or distracting. If you have to have long hair pull it back or pull it up.