Why Dressing to Impress is Dressing for Success
Article by Daanish Jones aka Ms Daanish
With the right workplace attitude sprinkled with the right fashion choices, there is no better way to feel empowered. The clothes you wear make you stand in a different way. You take on the persona of the clothes. Power dressing is the new workplace accessory used by entrepreneurs, executives, founders, and professionals everywhere to move forward in their careers. Dressing well builds confidence like no other and is used as an empowerment tool because dressing for the life you want holds considerable importance. You feel your best when you look your best. Dressing well hits you on a psychological level and triggers courage.
Having a winning self-image is a key to demonstrating professionalism. It is not so much about how others see us; it’s about how we think of ourselves.
Your clothes can positively bring a change to your body image and serve as a tool to boost your confidence in any setting you step into. If you want to be more successful, make sure to dress for it!
Wear clothes that fit and are comfortable
Feeling empowered in the clothes you wear is the new trend. Take the time to measure yourself properly before you buy new clothes. Clothes that fit well are flattering for your figure but that doesn’t mean stepping out of your comfort zone. Beauty should meet functionality, that’s why a balance between style and comfort should be maintained. Pick clothes and accessories that best suit you in terms of comfort and trend to make you appear more put together and improve your confidence.
Find Your Signature Style
A look that can be well associated with you could become your signature style, something that makes you happy and captures attention. Having a trademark style makes you stand out in the crowd. Most powerful career-oriented women have distinctive styles that set them apart. Finding your go to style brings convenience when you need to get dressed for work. Choose a signature style that is effortless and classy like a watch, stilettos or a high end perfume. Make sure your signature style is comfortable for you so that you can feel effortlessly confident. Have your style speak for you.
Dress for the occasion
Another way to feel confident in any setting is to make sure you are dressed according to the occasion. For example, if you are required to present at a business meeting you might want to wear something that makes you feel the most intelligent and powerful like a suit or a pencil skirt with a blazer on top. Likewise, if you want to be creative, wear clothes that make you feel resourceful and open-minded.
No matter what you are doing, wear clothes that elevate your mood for the occasion and your will surely keep a winning attitude that will match.
Stay groomed and use the power of accessories.
Aside from being well dressed and looking fashionable, you also have to make sure that you are properly groomed. Your confidence will shine through if you know how to present yourself to anyone. Well maintained hair and nails are tiny things that indicate discipline and make your power dressing even more prominent. Add in accessories to instantly glam up the ‘fashionista’ in you. Don’t be afraid to wear your jewelry and high heels to work
Putting these fashion tips to work, will give you a renewed sense of confidence that will be reflected in any setting you are in and will surely help move your career and life forward. It’s the smallest things that have some of the biggest impacts on our lives.