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Business Professional And Casual Attire Tips

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Women’s AttireBUSINESS PROFESSIONALBUSINESS CASUALJackets, Skirts, PantsFabricWool, light weight wool blend skirt/pantLinen, high sheen silk, cottonsuits, skirt length should not go above kneeColorsBlack, dark gray, navy blueEarth-tones, charcoal gray, navy blue,medium blue, blackButtonsMatching fabric-covered or dark resinMetal gilt - silver, white, or clear plasticFabricSilk, silk blends, cotton/poly blendsCashmere, knit twin sweater sets, jersey,heavy-weight sweaters, 100% cottonCollarsHigh, standup, with notches, sharp pointsMock turtleneck, soft rounded pointsSleevesLong sleeve w/ cuffsLong or short sleeveColorsWhite, ivory, creamBlack, brown, purples, coral, aqua,earth-tonesTops, Blouses, ShirtsBUSINESS PROFESSIONALBUSINESS CASUAL2

Men’s AttireBUSINESS PROFESSIONALBUSINESS CASUALJackets, TrousersFabricWool, light weight wool blend suitsCotton blend, heavy-weight woolsColorsBlack, dark gray, navy blueEarth-tones, tan, light grayButtonsDark resinWhite plasticFabric100% Cotton, cotton/poly blendsCashmere sweaters, textured cotton blends,Knit polo shirts, medium weight sweatersCollarsHigh, standup, sharp pointsNo Polo shirtsNecklineAll buttons buttoned with high quality silktie in conservative colorTop button unbuttoned with no tieSleevesLong sleeve with french cuffs and cufflinksLong sleeveColorsWhite, light bluePastels, earth-tones, ivory, black, darkershades of any colorTops, ShirtsBUSINESS PROFESSIONALBUSINESS CASUAL3

What Not to Wear: WomenSHIRTSRevealing necklinesSKIRTS/PANTSMATERIALSMinis, any length skirts Chiffon or see-throughabove the kneeANYTHINGExcessive rufflesSkirts/pants that aretoo tight,“Skinny” dress pantsDenim or SpandexSpaghetti straps,Camisole-stylesAny shorts or capripants100% linenor any easy to wrinklematerialHalter tops, Straplesstops, Backless stylesPlaids, pinstripesSatin, sequins,rhinestones, feathersCOLORSHOESHarsh colors,bright, garish printsPlatforms, stilettos,strappy sandalsMetallics orexcessive shineHeels taller than2.5-3 inchesGimmicky styles,outdated fadsBrightly coloreddress shoesFaded colorsOpen-toedWhat Not to Wear: MenSHIRTSPANTSMATERIALSCOLORSHOESTrendy dress shirtsToo short or too longSee-throughANYTHINGHarsh colors,bright, garish printsWorn out shoesUn-tucked shirtsPlaids, pinstripesDenim or spandexMetallics orexcessive shineBrightly coloreddress shoesV-necks that exposechest hairSloppy or oversized100% Linenor any easy to wrinklematerialGimmicky styles,outdated fadsAthletic shoes,Flip-FlopsTanks tops, muscle orathletics teesKhakis(beige slacks are okay)Worn out materialsFaded colorsAny type of boot4

Do’s and Don’ts of Accessories: old or silverGaudy, statement piecesPearl, diamond, gold, or silver studs, 1 per earDangling, large or multiplePearls, gold, silverCraftsHand-rolled edging, silk, poly blendGarish prints1 ring per handThumb ringsSolid cuffs, tennis braceletsCharm braceletsSame color or darker than the jacketGold/stainless steel metal link band in proportion toyour body structure1-inch, material matches shoes, simple buckleBlack or brown polished leather,minimum hardwareAlways wear hose in sheer or skin-toneHigh sheen leather, black or navy, classic heel1 ½ -2 ½ inch heelsNoveltyCloth, plastic, bright colorsChain link or ornate belt buckle, rhinestonesSatin or straw, fringed, loud printsWhite or black hosiery, sport socksStilettos, spike heel, platforms, bootsDo’s and Don’ts of Accessories: verNever1 ring per handThumb ringsNeverNeverSame color or darker than the jacketGold/stainless steel metal link band or paddedleather band1-inch, material matches shoes, simple buckleNoveltyCloth, plastics, bright colors, sports watchNovelty, western over-sized bucklesBlack polished leatherDark solid colors, light weight, matching your pantsHigh sheen leather, black or brown, lace up shoes,thin soles5Sports sock, thick, heavy, whiteChunky, waffle soles, canvas,athletic/sport, sandals

General Grooming TipsHair: Clean and neatly styled, no wet hair, no over the top colors or hairstyles, Men - if you are interviewing in moreconservative industries you may need to go for a shorter haircut, Men - trim chest hair (no hair visible at the neckline!)Shoes: Polished and in good conditionDetails: Don’t forget to remove tags, suit tacking stitches, loose threads, lint etc. The stitched tag label on the outside ofmen’s suits should be removed.Nails: Clean, trimmed, neatly manicured, Women - no extreme colors or lengthCosmetics: Makeup should be conservative, aim for a natural, polished lookPerfume/Cologne: Use very little or not at all, clothes should be odor free (no smoke smell!)Facial Hair: Clean shaven or trimmed very short and neatTattoos: Cover all tattoos if possiblePiercings: Remove all facial and body piercings, Women - one earring per ear, Men - No earringsBack-packs: Do not take a back-pack to an on-site interview. For on-campus interviews you can leave it in the cubbies in theinterview suites or check out a locker in the BBA Career Services Office (CBA 2.116).Purse: A small, conservative handbag or business tote bag is acceptable. Bag should coordinate with shoe color.Padfolio: Opt for a padfolio to hold interviewing documents (resume, references, notes, etc.) versus a briefcase. Padfolioshould be a black, navy or dark brown leather or synthetic material.Instructions on How to Tie a TieSelecting a tie: Choose high-quality, non-distracting, conservative dark blue or dark red necktie made of 100% pure silk. to Tie a Simple Half Windsor Knot:Place the necktie around your neck with the widepart of the tie on your left side. Take the wide endof the tie and cross it over the narrow end at a 90degree angle.Pull the wide end of the tie around the part onyour right side of the collar. Pull it behind the tie.Then pull it slightly tight and back around the narrow end of the tie. As a tip: Hold the half finishedknot in place with your left hand.Pull the wide end behind the tie and around backto the front side of the narrow end. Then, just likebefore, pull the wide end of the necktie around thepart located on your right side near your collar.Don’t pull it tight, but make sure you have a loopon the front of the unfinished Windsor.Pull the wide end through the loop.Slightly tighten the knot and you are done tying ahalf Windsor tie knot.Source: necktie-knot.html Additional videos andpicture instructions can be found at Tie-Knots.org.6

Padfolio: Opt for a padfolio to hold interviewing documents (resume, references, notes, etc.) versus a briefcase. Padfolio should be a black, navy or dark brown leather or synthetic material. Instructions on How to Tie a Tie How to Tie a Simple Half Windsor Knot: 1. Place the necktie around y