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Casual Friday

The Surprising Shoe That Will Transform Your Casual Fridays

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 08.21.2014 | Style

In our imaginations, "casual Fridays" were invented to fashionably celebrate both the end of the work week and the upcoming weekend. So when we're in ...

How to Be 'That Guy' at Your Office

Oren Mendez | Posted 07.07.2014 | Comedy
Oren Mendez

#2: Buy a cork board from your own money and hang it in the break room. Put up a note with a famous quote or saying, and replace it with a new one every single day.

Just Because I'm Wearing a Suit Doesn't Mean I Work Here

Greg Schwem | Posted 07.14.2013 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

When did suits and ties become associated with "the hired help?" Should we blame "Casual Friday," that quirky early millennium idea, no doubt created by a flip-flop manufacturer, where employees abandoned traditional business attire?

What People Think Is Office-Appropriate May Surprise You

Christina Anderson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Christina Anderson

So, it's not without irony that I work as a fashion editor and come to work dressed in everything from a caftan to cutoff denim shorts. That said, even at a creative company where jeans are the norm, there is still quite a bit of ambiguity on what is acceptable in the workplace.

Why This Garment Got A Lady Sent Home From Work

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Recently, I wrote a story on work-appropriate shorts. Paired with a fitted jacket and a blouse, they should be the same length as any skirt you'd wear...

Averting Casual Dress Code Disasters

Posted 11.13.2011 | Women

Do you find relaxed dress codes at work actually relaxing -- or a new source of stress? This week on AOL Jobs, Claire Gordon wrote about the way te...

How Casual Is Too Casual During the Summer?

Posted 10.05.2011 | Black Voices

From Inc.: About three-quarters (74 percent) of employees think it's acceptable for both men and women to dress "more casually" during the summer, ...

Dressed for Success: Style vs. Trends

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.27.2011 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Of the over one hundred etiquette subjects I have taught, dress and etiquette are always in the top ten. Dressing is not like setting the table, where rules rule. Are there rules for dress? You bet, but there's a lot more freedom of style.