How to Dress for Success
If Your Look Is... Severe Schoolmarm
Baumgartner: People worry about age being a liability, but the issue is really about seeming disconnected or behind the times. If you’re
working on something innovative and you’re wearing a double-breasted suit from the 80s, the question becomes, Does she have
enough of a handle on what’s current to pull this off?
Griffin: Playing it safe may be boring, but a judge is never going to rule against you for being frumpy.
Sterling: Classic clothing, if worn properly, looks appropriate and dependable. This is what business attire is supposed to be. However, if garments fit poorly, it’s the same as looking sloppy.
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