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Dress for Success

Business Attire for Women

• Pants or skirted suit with skirt length at or just above the knees. Single or double-breasted jacket.
• Navy, black, or charcoal gray are preferred suit colors.
• White, off white or light blue cotton or silk blouse with conservative neckline and buttons.
• Low to medium heel with closed toe.
• Matching scarf is acceptable, but should be understated.
• Moderate amount of jewelry or accessories; Earrings should be no larger than a quarter.
• Professional briefcase or portfolio if needed.
• Minimal makeup and perfume.
• Trimmed fingernails with conservative color, if any.
• Neat hair style with hair away from face.
• Remove visible body piercings.
• Cover tattoos.
• Your cell phone should be turned off before you enter their facility.

Business Attire for Men

• Single-breasted navy, black, or charcoal gray two-piece suit. A subtle stripe or tone-on-tone pattern is acceptable.
• White or blue, long-sleeved dress shirt.
• Conservative silk tie that matches well with the suit. Don’t depend on your tie to make a statement.
• Dark dress socks.
• Belt or shoes of matching color, typically black, brown, or grey.
• Shoes should be polished, with well maintained heels and soles.
• Professional briefcase or portfolio if needed.
• Minimal cologne.
• Neat hair style.
• Facial hair should be neat and trimmed, OR cleanly shaven.
• Trimmed and clean fingernails.
• Remove visible body piercings, including earrings.
• Cover tattoos.
• Your cell phone should be turned off before you enter their facility.