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Style Bible: What to Wear to Work

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First impressions (and second ones!) count, whether you are an intern or a CEO. Lauren A. Rothman addresses an age-old dilemma: how to be appropriate and stylish in the workplace. Based on a decade of experience in the fashion industry, she addresses the basics of fashion and executive presence by offering advice, anecdotes, and style alerts that help readers avoid major f ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published October 15th 2013 by Bibliomotion
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Lydia
Jan 20, 2016 rated it liked it
"Lauren lives with her husband, son, and pink-toenail-polished Dogue de Bordeaux in McLean, Virginia." Gag. I did find this book practical and helpful, and I picked up more than a few pointers; I feel much more prepared to go shopping and realize I've been making a lot of mistakes- there is an easier and cheaper way to project a nice, neat, professional appearance (third piece!). I wish there had been more pictures or examples of specific items. Not my typical genre; received this as a gift, but ...more
The Rad Books
Sep 29, 2017 rated it did not like it
Too sexist...
Brad Felix
Jun 04, 2014 rated it liked it
Quick and informative read. A sanity check for professionals who often only get to imitate their culture or boss' style.

Here are the quick bullets for Men:
-Match socks to dress pants, not shoes
-Buy your appropriate fit - "slim fit" or "ultra slim fit" no longer unique
-Shirts: non-iron, wrinkle free, arm length should extend past wristbone
-Suit/Blazer: Shirt should be about a quarter to half inch below jacket cuff; jacket will end at or around wristbone
-Pleated pants are outdated; don't wear them
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Kerry
Nov 24, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: lifestyle
I find it hard to appreciate a style book without photographs. It's sort of like cookbooks that don't show you what the finished recipe should look like. There are some good pieces of advice about dressing and grooming, but it's hard to say who the audience for this book is. I think this might be a good book for recent college graduates entering the professional world, but there wasn't much in here that was new for me. However, there were some random comments that I found baffling, such as the a ...more
Polly
Sep 14, 2015 rated it it was ok
Shelves: non-fiction, adult
Well, if you're a totally clueless lawyer or something similar, I suppose this might be helpful. But I'm not, and I don't need rules about work wear (we only have one at my current place of work: no jeans), I was hoping more for suggestions (and I react really badly to be told I have to shave my legs if I want to wear a dress--I do, but only because I like my legs that way, not because it's a requirement).
Alisha Hall
Apr 25, 2014 rated it it was ok
I thought I would like this a lot but what I really wanted were a few pictures not a picture book but a book about style that actually has some pictures that I could see would have been the icing on the cake; I mean, I read some of it but found it kind of boring.
Elizabeth
Jul 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Excellent tips for professional women looking to "step it up a bit" on fashion, makeup, and appearance. I found her attitude and writing to be straightforward and practical, without being preachy or judgmental. I very much enjoyed this book.
Mark Yoshida
Apr 07, 2014 rated it liked it
Had some good tips, but I would've preferred more general suggestions and ideas. Book would've been significantly improved w/ illustrations.
Jessica
Jan 24, 2016 rated it liked it
Good basics, just wish it was just for women. I skipped a bunch of men's chapters.
Jessica
Jun 30, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This really is timeless advice. It would have been so easy to make it dated like other fashion guides. It is the primer I wish I had had 20 years ago. Changed my perceptions in a fundamental way.
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