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Hair Accessories? Yes or No?

Hair Accessories. Yes or No in business? What do you think? I am often asked about the appropriateness of hair accessories. Fashion basically says anything goes. Take for example, Nancy

Fall 2012 Colors and how to incorproate them with your Elemental Wardrobe Color Palette (fire, earth, air, water)

2012 Fall Colors! Summer is not over by a long shot but August is around the corner and retailers are going to soon be releasing Fall 2012 clothes. So I

Ways to clean your wardrobe and make money at it too!!

Have you heard of clothesmentor.com? If not, you might want to use them as a resource for your spring cleaning. You can buy and sale, used clothes. The brands they

Worker fired for her ‘distracting’ figure? Have you ever been?

I would love your comments on this article I found by Ashley Jennings of Good Morning America…click on the article Title below to read. Please let me hear from you!

When is it appropriate to where a suit with no tie? At age 47, I find myself not wanting to wear a tie. Some of my colleagues give me a “hard time” when I show up in a nice suit, nice dress shirt, and NO tie. At the same time, they are in a shirt and tie – no jacket. I think my suite/no tie looks as good as their Shirt/Tie/No Jacket combo. Thoughts?

I agree, I believe that a nice suit, shirt and no tie, is as nice as a shirt/tie with no jacket. In fact, a jacket makes a look more formal

Are shorts appropriate for the office?

An article posted in The Work Buzz, The CareerBuilder.com Job Seeker Blog, Anthony Balderrama discusses the yeas and nays of wearing shorts in the workplace during the summer. You can

What is the most common mistake that professionals make when getting a head shot taken for their marketing materials?

Your “face” is your logo. It is your Primary Personal Branding Identity. It is the visual of who you are! The biggest mistake that professionals make when planning for their

How do I determine if an image consultant is right for me? I talk to a lot of “stylist” but they do not seem to know about my business environment. What is the difference between an image consultant and a stylist and what do I need??

Choosing An Image Consultant I get this question asked a lot. There are several things you first need to know before you seek professional services. What Is The Difference Between

My wife had her colors “done”. I know it helped her with makeup and all but what about for men. Do we need our color done too? If so, why?

What is Color Analysis? It is just as critical for men to have their colors “done” as it is for women. This process is technically called Color Analysis. It is

What is the most common mistake women make when getting alterations?

For women, the most common mistake when fitting suits is ignoring the sleeve length. Tailors typically only alter what women ask for, whereas for men, tailors typically adjust the entire

I have heard that men are to wear over-the-calf socks when wearing a suit. Is this true?

Knee-length socks, also known as over-the-calf, should always be worn with a suit and tie, or for that matter, any business occasion. This includes business casual. The reason is that

Is it mandatory that I wear suit to an interview since I am interviewing for a business casual environment? My friend told me that no men wear jackets at all in the office where I am applying. Any thoughts?

Although many corporate cultures support business casual attire, it is always wise to wear a suit to an interview. The definition itself of “Business Casual” varies from business to business,

The new conservative look for women!

With business casual and fashion being more integrated with professional dress, things have changed. in the past, the most conservative look for women was a suit with a skirt. For

Does cocktail attire mean a short dress only?

Traditionally cocktail attire for women means a short dress only. The little black dress works great. In today’s environment you have some leadway. Consider a dressy pantsuit or a dressy

What are your thoughts about female associates wearing sleeveless tops?

There are many styles of Sleeveless tops. So you need to know the scoop…hint, avoid the scoop neck when wearing a sleeveless tops. Sleeveless tops are best if the strap

Carol B. Tomé, CFO of Home Depot

Recently I saw Carole Tomé, CFO of Home Depot speak at the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. Not only was I impressed with her brilliancy, but as an Image Consultant I