Thursday, 15 September 2016

Dress Guide: Comprehensive Dress Code For Business Formal

Wearing the right attire for a formal meeting or an interview is important aspect. So following the proper dress code is essential. Your attire defines your personality and it can leave a good first impression on the person that meets you for the first time. So here are few tips and tricks you can follow to achieve that look which is conservative enough to be sophisticated yet not flashy at the same time:

  • Business Suit:
Choose a solid color for the suit. Women can choose a blouse, a black jacket and slack or pencil skirt, whichever feels right for the occasion. The skirt should not be of too short length. Don't go for too shiny fabric, instead choose conservative tones. Light color business suit also looks elegant and can present a cool and serene outlook.

  • Blouse:
The white colored blouse is forevermore a hit and always works for a formal look. If you want to try something different than a white shirt than pastel colors like lily pink, peach, cream or sky blue would work well as well.

  • Shoes:
Stilettos, pumps or wedges work well with the formal business look. Black closed toe pumps with moderate to high heels would compliment your formal outfit. Avoid wearing sandals and if you are wearing a skirt, then it is recommended that you wear stockings. It creates a professional look.

  • Accessories:
Carry a leather briefcase, or a leather handbag of black color and accessorize yourself with a watch, simple earrings. If you want to wear something around your neck, the opt for a simple plain gold chain. 
Use minimal light fragrance, makeup should be kept to minimal with nude eyeshadow, thin layer of eyeliner and hint of natural lip gloss over the lips would do the job.

Sunday, 11 September 2016

A Complete Guide For Dress Code For Different Occasions

Choosing your attire for different occasions is supposed to be fun instead of a stressful task that makes you confused while trying to understand the dress code for a specific event or affair. Whether it is a black tie, a cocktail party, or a business meeting, it is important that you dress immaculately, keeping in mind the code that is stated for a certain occasion. Here are few dress code suggestions you can follow to get that perfect look that can turns heads to your direction:

Business Formal:
What you wear to an interview should not be the trendy cuts and latest fashion of the season. You can go for plain black trousers or black pencil skirt with a formal white blouse. Accessorise it with black pumps and pull your hair back in a tight bun. In business meetings or semi formal events like business parties, for women, the dress code calls for a formal outfit consisting of formal black trousers, white tuxedo shirts, and black stilettos completing the look. The idea is to wear formal business attire that looks dressy as well. For men, black or grey suit and tie would get them a formal look which they can sport anywhere.

Business Casual:
In corporate offices, dress code usually is business casual. For women,a pair of pants, starch white or grey blouse and a blazer would be perfect for getting the business casual look right at one go. For men, a formal collared shirt in white or pastel color along with slacks is the way to achieve business casual look . This look would work well for daily attire for your workplace and office events.

Casual Dressy:
For this look, you can loosen up a little from the formal side. For women, a pair of pants with ankle boots or wedges with a loose top would work well. For men, a sporty look consisting of a pair of casual jeans and a shirt with dress shoes would look attractive. If you want to notch it up, wear a dress coat over the shirt.