New Women's Dress for Success

New Women's Dress for Success

by John T. Molloy

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New Women's Dress for Success shows which clothes can have power in today's work place, a business world where casual clothes are becoming the new uniform, and women in management positions have no clear ideas of what to wear.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780446672238
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 12/28/1996
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.75(d)

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New Women's Dress for Success 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
MandyPFW on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
I think this book is great. I am a young (under 30), short girl. Do you know how hard it is to be taken seriously in an all-male manufacturing environment? These are classy ways to still be a woman and taken like the professional I am. I notice the difference in obeying the rules and then sometimes just wearing whatever I want. This book is valid to my career. I am a Finance Manager, the financial consultant to the business.
mrsnightskyre on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
I appreciate John Molloy's research into business clothing; however, this book is only helpful if you work in a company where clothing is not too casual, or if you need to figure out what to wear for job interviews. If every day is "business casual" at your job, this book will help you figure out the best colors and quality, but it won't help you understand what to wear. John advocates always wearing a business-like skirt when possible, and always having a jacket on hand. In my job as a computer programmer, where most men where slacks and polo shirts, this would be too formal.The book is somewhat repetitive, but it helps to drill a certain attitude into your mind - clothes are important, quality is very important, and navy blue is always a good choice (although hard to match). There are a few black-and-white illustrations, but they're outdated (or designed for an older crowd than Generations X & Y).