What is Appropriate Attire for Work?
While many offices are leaning toward a casual approach to wardrobe these days, it’s still important to make sure you look sharp and put-together. We’ve got a few pointers if you’re wondering about appropriate attire for work
By Jonathan Hackman
The joys of not having to wear a uniform to one’s job can quickly end when faced with the conundrum of choosing appropriate attire for work. Many men are often unsure of what they should wear to work, but investing in a few wardrobe staples will ensure that you look professional and stylish.
Mostly, it depends on what type of work you will be doing. If you have an office job, nice slacks and a button-up dress shirt is a classic look. A suit is not always necessary, yet if your office is more of an upscale place, it may not be a bad investment. Another good investment are some quality ties to add to your outfits. Make sure your shoes are appropriate attire for work. A nice business outfit may look good, but it can be ruined if paired with the wrong shoes.
Even if your workplace is fairly casual, your attire still needs to reflect a professional manner. Make sure your outfit is clean and in good condition. This means no holes, rips or tears in your work wardrobe. Also, make sure your outfit does not look sloppy. Making sure that your shirt is tucked in is a great way to make sure that your outfit looks put-together. Although tennis shoes can be appropriate for laid-back offices, be sure that they are clean and professional-looking. Tennis shoes that are excessively dirty and in poor condition can convey a negative image to your coworkers and possible clients. Maintaining appropriate attire for work is a great way to keep a professional atmosphere in your workplace.
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