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					                                     DRESSED FOR SUCCESS

         Isn’t it true that you want to impress your clients, win contracts that are great for your
company and “breathe” professionalism throughout your whole person? To achieve these
objectives it’s not enough to only be as competent and informed as possible , you also have to
win your credibility and to impose yourself through a proper wardrobe – which by the way has
different rules, depending on the work area.

Working in a corporation
         If you are working in a law company, a bank or a consultancy, the best is to pick classic
and stiff clothes, two pieces suits with pants or skirts, which would have to come in neutral colors
like: black, grey, military green or different shades of brown.

Working in a looser or modern environment
        Are you working in publicity, journalism at a newspaper, radio or television? Then you
probably want to have an apparition as distinctive as possible, less orotund and to be, at the
same time, wearing comfortable clothes. With all these said, it is still important to remember that
you have to wear decent clothes, adapted to the requirements of your profession. The so called
“casual – elegant” style is the best choice in your case. You can wear here jeans, a blouse or a
coat as long as they are a little formal and the colors not too bright.

Working in service industry
          If you are working in a hospital, restaurant or beauty salon, your image has to be the
image of an adorable person on which you can reply on at all times. The classic deux-pieces are
not fit here because you are not after imposing over your interlocutor. However, If you like
wearing a suit pick happy pale colors or even red can be worn in this case. Also, you can wear
sweaters, shirts and blouses with funny drawings or designs on them.

        No matter what your working place is, sometimes you might find yourself holding in your
hand an invitation to a rather select and pretentious event, an on that invitation you can read the
words : black tie. Don’t know what that means?

         Actually it is all about a dressing “code” which in our present day is not as strict and
rigorous as in the past centuries. This means less rules but because of this the borders between
formal and casual are very subtle and there can appear confusions. Here are the most important
three styles included in this code when it comes to party invitations.

         This term says basically that we cannot wear jeans. The formal code applies to events
like cocktails or parties, and we will dress accordingly. Black makes an excellent choice when
faced with this situation. For men, tie is a must, even if they don’t like wearing it.

Black tie
        Any evening dress and assorted purse for women and for men dark suits with ties

        In this situation, you can wear something less conventional – still you have to be a
pleasant and carefully arranged apparition, especially if it is a work party. A suit is ideal both for
men and women, regardless of the moment of the day. Jeans are to be worn only if they are
simple, without any “fashionable” add-ons. Men can wear the pants from a suit and a colored