What is their EXPECTATION of you?
What is their…PERCEPTION of you?
THAT will determine your CREDIBILITY with them?
Casual shirts, dress shirts, sweaters, tops, golf-type shirts, and turtlenecks are acceptable attire for most business work environments. Most suit jackets or sport jackets are also acceptable attire for the office. Basic jackets: black, grey and brown
Tank tops; midriff tops; shirts with potentially offensive words, terms, logos, pictures, cartoons, or slogans; halter-tops; tops with bare shoulders; sweatshirts, and t-shirts unless worn under another blouse, shirt, jacket, or dress.
Acceptable Dress Pants
Slacks that are similar to Dockers and other makers of cotton or synthetic material pants, wool pants, flannel pants, dressy capris, and nice looking dress synthetic pants are acceptable in most professions. Basic Pieces: black, dark blue, grey and brown
Jeans, sweatpants, exercise pants, Bermuda shorts, short shorts, shorts, bib overalls, leggings, and any spandex or other form-fitting pants such as people wear for biking.
Casual dresses and skirts, and skirts that are split at or below the knee are acceptable. Dress and skirt length should be at a length at which you can sit comfortably in public.
Short, tight skirts that ride halfway up the thigh are inappropriate for work. Mini-skirts, skorts, sun dresses, beach dresses, and spaghetti-strap dresses are inappropriate for the office.
Conservative walking shoes, loafers, clogs, boots, flats, dress heels, and leather deck-type shoes are acceptable for most work environments. Women: Wearing no hosiery is acceptable in warm weather (except for a formal interview)
Flashy athletic shoes, thongs, flip-flops, slippers, are not acceptable in the office.