Category Archives: Dressing for Success

Success Dressing for the Work-at-Home Professional

5 Good Reasons Not to Wear Your PJ’s to the Office   Did you start your workday at the computer in your snugglies this morning? Convenience is probably one of the reasons you started working at home in the first … Continue reading

Posted in Business Professional Image, Dressing for Success, Professional Image, Women's Image | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Is My Office Too Casual?

Managers: Has Your Office Image Gone to the Dogs? You’re walking through the office on a normal Monday morning and you see the sights of, well, any other workday:  hoodies; leggings (as pants); ragged jeans, and (wait,…. are those pajama pants?). … Continue reading

Posted in Business Professional Image, Dressing for Success, Men's Image, Personal Image, Women's Image | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What to Wear: Entertaining Clients

At-the-Ready Professional Presence If you’re in a client-interfacing role like sales or consulting, you’re probably accustomed to adapting your business clothing to the client’s environment. It’s relatively simple when visiting their office. Moving into less familiar spaces, however, generally calls … Continue reading

Posted in Business Professional Image, Dressing for Success, Men's Image, Professional Image, Uncategorized, Women's Image | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How to Wear Unflattering Colors

5 Ways to Make the Wrong Colors Right Sometimes a girl just wants to wear what she wants to wear.  So what happens when it’s a color that doesn’t flatter?  Since personal color is a passion of mine, I’ve written … Continue reading

Posted in Accessories, Business Professional Image, Dressing for Success, Personal Color, Personal Image, Professional Image, Uncategorized, Wardrobe Planning & Auditing, Women's Image, Women's style & fashion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Work Wardrobe Hacks Every Professional Needs to Know

5 Clothing Tools for a Tarnish-Free Work Image A critical meeting is on your morning agenda.  It involves a presentation delivered by none other than… you.  It’s okay.  You’ve prepared well.  You know your material like the back of your … Continue reading

Posted in Dressing for Success, Professional Image, Uncategorized, Wardrobe Maintenance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What to Wear to Work

What You’re NOT Wearing to the Office:  How it May be Holding You Back Once upon a time, in an office not so far from you, workers arrived at their desks each day in clothing called “suits.”  They wore outfits … Continue reading

Posted in Dressing for Success, Men's Image, Uncategorized, Women's Image | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What (Not) to Wear to Work this Summer

Avoid an Image Meltdown when the Mercury Rises When the sunny skies of summer roll around, it’s tempting to let a relaxed mood spill over into attire.  Beware when it comes to your work wardrobe.  Whether you’re the receptionist or … Continue reading

Posted in Business Professional Image, Dressing for Success, Professional Image | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Holiday Office Party: 5 Survival Tips (Edition 2)

The Work-Hours Office Party So, your employer is catering in lunch for the company holiday celebration.  How do you maintain your professional stature while lending a merry tone at the office party?  It’s easy if you keep the word “appropriate” … Continue reading

Posted in Dressing for Success, Men's Image, Professional Image, Women's Image | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Holiday Office Party: 5 Survival Tips (Edition 1)

The After-Hours Office Party It’s that time of year when business and social mix more than any other season.  If the venue of your office party is a restaurant or catering hall for an after-business-hours gathering, standard work attire generally … Continue reading

Posted in Dressing for Success, Men's Image, Professional Image, Women's Image | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Better Business Bag

Note: This one’s from the Archives, but since this common question has arisen from a client yet again this week, it bears repeating. What’s your bag say about you? Women’s bags have long been a source of awe; what do … Continue reading

Posted in Dressing for Success, Professional Image, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Learn To Shop Like A Stylist

12 Must-Do Strategies To Grow Your Wardrobe Like A Pro

Get my FREE eBook plus tips by email to look your non-stop best! Build your perfect wardrobe with these insider tricks, including how to:

  • Never again buy an item to hang, unworn, in your closet
  • Shop for a complete wardrobe -- instead of isolated outfits
  • Know which trends are worth your precious wardrobe dollars

"YES, Patty! Please give me a copy of your eBook, Learn To Shop Like A Stylist, and be sure to keep me up-to-date with free image tips and news by email!"

I Respect Your Email Privacy