Dress for Success


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This presentation gives general guidelines for dress to project the best professional image
Why dress for success ?
--Your knowledge and Experience will speak for itself.
--Make the first impression.
--Project professionalism

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Dress for Success

  1. 1. By VanSight
  2. 2. COPYRIGHT 2009 VANSIGHT division of Synbiz Solutions Pvt Ltd No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or for any purpose without the express permission of VanSight Division of Synbiz Solutions Pvt Ltd. The information contained herein may be changed without prior notice. VanSight is trademark of Synbiz Solutions Pvt Ltd. All other product and service names mentioned and associated logos displayed are the trademarks of their respective companies. Data contained in this document serves informational and educational purposes only. The information in this document is proprietary to Synbiz Solutions Pvt Ltd. This product contains training material for English or Soft Skills or Personality Development. Synbiz assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions in this document. Synbiz does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information, text, graphics, links, or other items contained within this material. This document is provided without a warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. 2
  3. 3. Why Dress for Success? Your knowledge and experience should speak for itself. However your appearance is the first impression you make. you should want it to project professionalism. Your personal style will of course play a role in what you decide to wear. Staying within generally accepted guidelines for professional dress is the best way to project a professional image. 3
  4. 4. Business or Business Casual?  Typically, “business” events would be job interviews, meetings with superiors, or meetings with clients.  “Business casual” events may be pre-interview dinners or meetings with colleagues.  Every company’s definition of “business” and “business casual” is different, so be sure to ask or read the company’s printed dress code. 4
  5. 5. Business Attire for Gentlemen Two or three button suit Collared dress shirt Silk tie Leather lace-up shoe 5
  6. 6. A mans business suit must be……..  100% wool  A two or three button jacket with exact matching trousers  Solid navy or charcoal gray, or a muted pinstripe pattern suit of either color  Tailored to fit you properly 6
  7. 7. A Man’s Dress Shirt Should Be 100% Cotton Long sleeved Either point or spread collar Either barrel or French cuffs White, light blue or ecru (off white) 7
  8. 8. A Man’s Shoes Should Be . . .  All leather, with a small heel and laces  Black or burgundy in color (although black is better for interviews)  In excellent shape and shined 8
  9. 9. Business Casual Attire for Gentlemen 2 or 3 button sport coat or blazer Dress shirt with or without a tie Dressy polo or turtleneck sweater Dress trousers Loafers or lace up dress shoes 9
  10. 10. Blazers and Sport Coats 10
  11. 11. Miscellaneous Tips for Gentlemen Hair should be cut regularly and well groomed Nails should be clean and short Gentlemen should not wear more than one ring per hand, and no earrings or facial piercing should be worn for business attire 11
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