9 Top Fashion Tips for Lawyers
The clothes really do make the man (or woman). A new study from California State University shows that dressing well at work is connected in higher-level expansive and abstract thinking, while dressing informally is correlated to focusing on immediate, pragmatic tasks. Or, as NPR puts it, "slouchy clothes make for slouchy work."
Dressing well as an attorney isn't as simple as not wearing pajamas to court. Here are FindLaw's top nine tips to help you dress for success.
Before you can improve on what you've got, you've got to know what's wrong. So if you're sporting Ed Hardy shirts, painfully high heels, or a terribly wrinkled suit, you might need to work on your wardrobe.
You don't have to wear a power suit to work every day. But even when you're going "business casual," you'll want to avoid bringing your busted sneakers to the office.
You've finally got the summer position of your dreams. Now, don't let an unprofessional outfit keep you from getting an offer.
Happy spring! It's time to pack away the pea coat and get ready for some better weather -- while maintaining a professional, fashionable appearance, of course.
Some women are trading in their dowdy wardrobes for dresses that mix fabrics, print, color and texture, proving that you don't need a pants suit to look authoritative.
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If you've got a sports car that screams "look at me!" or a wedding ring that's worth more than most people's houses, you might want to take a note from Amal Clooney and tone down your bling.
Dressing well as a lawyer -- and helping others dress well, too -- shouldn't be an excuse to belittle women.
In 2014, Pharrell William's "Smokey the Bear" hat was almost bigger than his music. There's some real lessons attorneys can learn from Pharrell's most famous accessory. We're serious!
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