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Dress smart men : wardrobes that win in the new workplace
Gross, Kim Johnson.
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Publication Information:
New York : Warner Books, 2002.
Physical Description:
190 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
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TT618 .G7597 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
TT618 .G7597 2002 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf

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In these times of economic uncertainty, dressing to impress has never been so important. Chic Simple DRESS SMART-MEN guides men on how to dress to find a job, keep your job, and get a better Job. . Drawing on interviews from top professionals and their own vast experience via their book line, AOL column, and InStyle monthly advice section, veteran style mavens Jeff Stone and Kim Johnson Gross put a sexy spin on the age-old question of how to dress for success. Whether you're an architect, accountant, media producer, sales director, consultant, venture capitalist, office temp, engineer, teacher or corporate CEO, it's important to understand how to dress appropriately for your position and your industry, and this book provides the straight talk answer to the most frequently asked questions about style at work. This title is not just a follow-up to the successful Chic Simple Work Clothes. It will answer the very real and continued interest in understanding the dynamics of dressing in today's constantly changing business environment, changing the average Joe from geek to GQ.

Table of Contents

1 Get Job
If You're So Smart, Why Do You Dress So Stupid?p. 14
Clothes Talk, People Listenp. 17
How to Dress Smartp. 19
Cracking the Dress Codes of Businessp. 22
Dressing for Your Goalsp. 30
Dress Smartp. 32
Dress Better, Spend Less: Wardrobe Economicsp. 34
Get the Job--No Excusesp. 36
Interview Wardrobep. 40
2 Succeed in Job
Dress Like You Mean Businessp. 60
Your Work Wardrobep. 61
Didn't Get the Memop. 63
A Chic Simple Reviewp. 64
The ROI Wardrobep. 66
Strategic Dressingp. 70
Work Wardrobep. 74
3 Get Better Job
Dressing to Get Aheadp. 110
Clothes Confidencep. 120
Dressing for Your Goalsp. 121
Your Personal Dress Codep. 124
Power Wardrobep. 126
4 Goes with the Job
Travel...p. 154
Travel Wardrobep. 158
... & Entertainmentp. 170
Entertainment Wardrobep. 174
Dress Smart--A Lifetime Commitmentp. 186