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Style Bible: What to Wear to Work by Lauren A. Rothman

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IDENTIFY YOUR PERFECT FIT

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Fit is a key aspect of dressing to impress. If your clothing is too big, it looks sloppy, as if you were wearing your dad’s blazer. If your clothing fits too tightly, it may be too revealing or reflect a poor sense of dress. Either way, these styles of dress are unflattering and certainly unappealing to coworkers, managers, and potential employers. An appropriate image starts with clothes that actually fit.

When I meet with clients, examining professional attire is the first order of business. Interestingly, I often find work clothes shoved to the side of the closet, so the same pieces are worn time and time again. ...

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