Do you want to have a successful career? Ready to make a promotion? Are you applying for your dream job? Almost closing that deal? Do you finally want to be taken seriously at work? Believe it or not, your outfit plays an important role. Here are the 5 ultimate tips to dress for success at work.
How to dress for success
1. Dress for the job you want, not the job you have.
If you are ambitious to make promotion, dress like you already have the job. Look at what your superior is wearing or the employees in the company where you want to word and adjust your style to it. If you are an entrepreneur, dress like the person you want to be and dress as if you are already successful.
2. Dress to impress
If you want that people notice you, you need to stand out. Of course, standing out professionally. Keep your outfit still appropriate for work, but try to be different from the rest. For example, when they wear more neutral colours every day, implement some more colour into your daily work outfit.
3. Professional attitude
Your outfit will look so much better when you wear it with confidence and a professional attitude. Some examples of a professional attitude are avoiding being late, offering praise and thanks, using proper language, meeting deadlines, showing respect to others like competitors, superiors, people you are the supervisor of, …
4. An outfit of business essentials
The business essentials are the core of your work wardrobe and daily work outfit. A blazer, button-down shirt, trouser pants, knee-length skirts and dresses, a suit, black pumps, and a work bag. If you combine the business essentials, your outfit will always be on point.
You can download here your free business essentials list!
5. Less is more.
Simplicity is the key to work. You don’t need to be extremely fashion-forward to make a good impression. Keep your outfits simple, but always tailored, sophisticated and clean.
Are you ready to dress for success? Learn how you can plan your work outfits for the week in 4 easy steps