You have a big important meeting or are headed to dinner at a fancy restaurant — what do you wear? Think, think. Not quite sure. No worries. This style guide will show you how to master the business formal dress code.
If you want to dress to impress for a formal setting, you must be aware of the proper attire to wear. Choosing an outfit that’s too casual could be a recipe for a style disaster. Our dos and don’ts below make conquering the business formal look as easy as slipping on jeans and a tee.
Do wear a suit
Nothing says sophisticated more than a sleek suit. We love one in a bright color as a nice alternative to a basic black option. Just make sure you get yours tailored so it fits your frame like a glove.
Do wear heels
Heels will instantly elevate your look and make you appear much more put together and elegant — especially if you’re rocking a skirt suit.
Don’t wear jeans
Under no circumstance should you ever wear jeans in a business formal setting — even if they’re a darker, streamlined wash. Always go for slacks.
Don’t over accessorize
Keep your accessories minimal. You’ll look so much more regal. Too many accessories, especially jewelry, will look way too flashy.