Professional Attire and Your Budget

Office Dynamics

She first states, "I would like to address the cost of professional attire and the cost associated with keeping up physical appearance. The only place that I can find quality clothes that fit me is at Talbots. When you purchase quality clothing, it lasts longer so you actually spend less money over a 6 year period. The same would hold true for slacks, blouses, sweater, or shoes you would purchase at a store like Talbots. Sheila had perfect timing.

Attire 101

Professional Attire and Your Budget

Office Dynamics

She first states, "I would like to address the cost of professional attire and the cost associated with keeping up physical appearance. The only place that I can find quality clothes that fit me is at Talbots. When you purchase quality clothing, it lasts longer so you actually spend less money over a 6 year period. The same would hold true for slacks, blouses, sweater, or shoes you would purchase at a store like Talbots. Sheila had perfect timing.

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Guest Post: Simple Green Office Practices

Eco-Office Gals

Green Office Attire. Even if you have to wear stockings and a blazer to work every day, that doesn’t mean that you can’t wear clothes that are safe for the environment. Believe it or not, there are tons clothes made from organic cotton, wool and hemp-based materials. Another option is to buy clothes from thrift stores and consignment shops rather than purchasing them new at department stores.

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Administrative/Clerical: Cheap Ways to Look Good for Your Annual Review

Office Dynamics

Not all administrative assistants are required to dress in business attire at work. The article compares the cost of business attire from upscale department stores such as Nordstrom to the cost of business attire at mass-market retailers, such as Kohl''s—and there''s a vast price difference. For example, you can purchase a two-piece women''s pantsuit from Kohl''s for about $96, but a suit jacket from J.

Attire 101

Administrative/Clerical: Cheap Ways to Look Good for Your Annual Review

Office Dynamics

Not all administrative assistants are required to dress in business attire at work. The article compares the cost of business attire from upscale department stores such as Nordstrom to the cost of business attire at mass-market retailers, such as Kohl’s—and there’s a vast price difference. For example, you can purchase a two-piece women’s pantsuit from Kohl’s for about $96, but a suit jacket from J.

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Levi’s New Waste

Eco-Office Gals

As a matter of fact, both the jeans and jackets featured in this line will contain a minimum of 20 percent of post-consumer recycled content in each and every article of clothing and what those items of recycled content are just might surprise you. This will automatically bring awareness to the ever-increasing need for us all to be more aware of how we use glass and plastic on a daily basis, along with what we spend our money on when it comes to making clothing purchases.

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Make a Connection with Vacation

Office Dynamics

My initial thought (months out) was that I would take my time and pack over several weekends; meaning just pulling some clothes here and there or shoes and beach attire so I wouldn’t be rushed at the last minute. I was so busy with work, traveling, and teaching full-day workshops that I did not really start pulling clothes and packing until the night before my flight was departing. After you have pulled all your clothes and shoes, put back 25% of it.

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