What you wear that matters

What you wear that matters

First impressions are often more significant than you might think. She is not my type.He looks friendly.He looks efficient.I can tell she is an extrovert. We make snap judgments about people from the clothes they wear.For many people, what they wear is merely a matter of habit, but when we dress in the morning it might pay us to be a little more careful in the choices we make. Doing something different with your clothes might be a way of changing the impression others have of you.  Your style and the clothes you choose reflect and affect your mood, health, and overall confidence.

Especially in the workplace, clothing significantly influences how others perceive you and how they respond toward you.  According to psychological research, your appearance strongly influences other people’s perception of your financial success, authority, trustworthiness, intelligence.  Here are seven tips to ensure your clothing has the positive impact on your success:
1)Never wear dirty clothes. This seems obvious
2)Don’t wear wrinkled clothing.  Heard of an iron?Use it.You will look neat.
3)Wear clothes that fit you well. Stay away from clothing that too tight or too baggy.
4)Wear appropriate shoes and accessories.
5)Don’t wear shorts. In some workplaces, it’s perfectly acceptable for women and men to wear shorts. But, if you really want to portray yourself as professional then don’t wear shorts.
6)Always follow the dress code.
7)Don’t show too much skin. That means no short skirts or shoes that barely cover your feet.

 

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