What Is Not Appropriate for Business Attire?
According to business etiquette expert Lydia Ramsey, you are always either being judged or judging others, based on outward appearance alone. In the business world, knowing what is and is not appropriate business attire can have a direct effect on how you are perceived by clients, colleagues and employers.SkinClothing that exposes too much of a person’s skin (be it shoulders, knees or toes) is generally inappropriate for business attire.Bright Rainbow ColorsDark or neutral colors are the standard for appropriate business apparel. Wearing bold colors such as yellow, red, pink and orange is distracting to the eye and can be perceived as unprofessional.JewelryJewelry should be kept to a minimum and should only include conservative pieces that complement the clothing. Wearing multiple earrings, rings and necklaces is unacceptable for business attire.ShoesShoes should be dark or neutral in color and have an enclosed toe and heel. Sandals, flip-flops and tennis shoes should be reserved for c