This is a question that I read about all the time and I feel a lot of women ask when joining Corporate America. Let’s face it, if you are like me, I’m sure you’d like to be fashionable when going to work. But we should remember to remain fashionably conservative =)!
Unfortunately, there isn’t a clear cut answer to this question. It depends on the context: the length of the dress, the cut of the dress, and the woman wearing the dress. The same dress won’t fit the same way on every woman. I’ll never forget this. One day, I wore a cream, ruched, Ann Taylor dress to work with one of my colleagues. And, the dress looked completely different on her than on me. I am curvier than she is, and as a result, the dress looked ‘tighter’ on me. To downplay the fact that the dress looked tighter and accentuated my hips and derrière, I just wore a blazer.
So when deciding if the dress is work appropriate or not, ask yourself the following questions? Continue reading