With holiday parties and cold weather on the horizon, there’s a question on many women’s minds… “What do I wear on my legs to keep warm when I’m wearing my oh so chic holiday party dress?” “To wear pantyhose or not to wear pantyhose” has been an age-old question ever since I started my business as a Denver image consultant back in 2004. You’ve got your fab frock, but the weather is forecasted at the high of 20 degrees the nigh of your bash. Well, relax…I’m here to help you sort it all out. You can look chic and stay [..] read more
What about summer shoes?
The second most hotly debated topic in regard to professional dress surrounds open-toed shoes in the spring and summer. (Check out the biggest debate.) For the most professional appearance, wear closed toed shoes. I can hear everyone groaning already, but there are a few reasons closed-toed shoes are more professional than open-toes or sandals. First, skin is distracting, and wearing sandals exposes a lot of skin. To further that, toes are distracting. I know that sounds a little odd, but it’s true. Your feet are a long way from your face. Forgoing open-toed shoes will help keep attention at your [..] read more
The Great Hosiery Debate Goes On
To wear or skip pantyhose is the most hotly debated topic I cover in professional dress. It’s human nature to want to be ultimately comfortable and to also follow what others are doing; however, this is an area where you should really stop to think about your environment, superiors/peers and your goals. Something you may not know is that study after study shows that women who wear hosiery are viewed as more capable than their bare legged peers. They also typically earn more money. Why, you may ask? A couple of reasons…Hosiery gives a more finished look to professional clothes; [..] read more