The #1 Question to Ask Yourself Before Getting Dressed for Work

Kat Collings

We’ve written volumes on the subject of dressing for the office (take a deep dive with this article and this one), but if you care to simplify the topic, we came across a nugget of advice that captures the essence of everything you need to know. Liana Satenstein wrote for, “Stick with that old saying: When in Rome, you can wear gladiator sandals if you want—just as long as your higher-ups are wearing them, too.” Essentially, when you’re getting dressed for work, ask yourself: “Would my boss wear this?” If the answer is no, you shouldn’t wear it either. Asking yourself this one question helps solve any office outfit indecision, and will encourage looks that impress your supervisor.

Would you try this trick? Let us know in the comments, and scroll down to get inspired and shop pieces we’re certain your boss will love.

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