Lose The ‘Frump’ Factor

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Lose The ‘Frump’ Factor

  1. 1. LOSE THE ‘FRUMP’ FACTOR WIN THE JOB with Joyann King
  2. 2. Why Your Appearance Matters <ul><li>First Impressions Last </li></ul><ul><li>Confidence is Attractive </li></ul><ul><li>Dress for Success </li></ul><ul><li>Keeping a Positive Image </li></ul>
  3. 3. Personal Style, Be Yourself <ul><li>Classic and Traditional </li></ul><ul><li>Fashion Forward </li></ul>
  4. 4. Clothes Have an Expiration Date <ul><li>LOSE secretary blouses, shoulder pads, pleated pants, mid-calf length skirts/dresses, double breasted jackets and white contrast collars. </li></ul><ul><li>If it’s several years old toss due to wear and tear alone. </li></ul><ul><li>KEEP investment pieces and clothes with fresh fabrics and modern shapes. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Wear Shapes That Flatter <ul><li>Just because it looks good on someone else doesn’t mean it works for you. </li></ul><ul><li>WOMEN : Pencil skirts and button downs are </li></ul><ul><li>hard to pull off, TRY A-line skirts and dresses and </li></ul><ul><li>scoop-necked blouses and tailored jackets. </li></ul><ul><li>MEN : LOSE pleated </li></ul><ul><li>pants and baggy suits. </li></ul><ul><li>TRY slim-fit suits and </li></ul><ul><li>2-button jackets. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Fit is the Most Important Factor <ul><li>Too big: Fix it. Too small: Lose it. </li></ul><ul><li>Common factors: arms, shoulders, chest, waist and backside. </li></ul><ul><li>When shopping, size up and tailor for a perfect fit. </li></ul>
  7. 7. How To Accessorize <ul><li>Show your personality. </li></ul><ul><li>MEN : shoes, belt and </li></ul><ul><li>briefcase </li></ul><ul><li>WOMEN : shoes, bag, </li></ul><ul><li>jewelry and tights (lose the hose!) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Wear the Right Colors <ul><li>Colors make first impressions and should flatter your skin tone. </li></ul><ul><li>MEN : navy, black, French blue, white, gray, ecru, and red. </li></ul><ul><li>WOMEN : navy, black, gray, blue, rose, peach, and ivory. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Modern Shapes and Styles <ul><li>Incorporate modern shapes with classic </li></ul><ul><li>silhouettes to ensure your look is relevant </li></ul><ul><li>without being too trendy. </li></ul><ul><li>MEN : Try ONE: slim-fit suit, skinny tie, </li></ul><ul><li>no-cuff pant, ankle grazing hem, vest </li></ul><ul><li>WOMEN : Try ONE: skinny pant, </li></ul><ul><li>tulip skirt, wide-leg, </li></ul><ul><li>high waist pant, full skirt, </li></ul><ul><li>boyfriend blazer, vest </li></ul>
  10. 10. Purchase a Versatile Go-to <ul><li>Invest in key items and make them work for you. </li></ul><ul><li>MEN : Great-fit suit and a power tie </li></ul><ul><li>WOMEN : A slimming sheath, great fit jacket </li></ul><ul><li>and A-line skirt. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Interviewing on the Sly <ul><li>Trade your jacket for a sweater or a sportcoat. </li></ul><ul><li>Wear casual shoes and slip on </li></ul><ul><li>formal ones right before. </li></ul><ul><li>Add a trendy item like bold jewelry </li></ul><ul><li>or printed scarf. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Thank You! <ul><li>Joyann King </li></ul><ul><li>Email Address / Company? </li></ul>

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