Thin Slicing and Why It’s Important To Your Professional Image Thin slicing is a psychological phenomenon which was first coined by Nalini Ambady and Robert Rosenthal in 1992.  Their research demonstrated how only after a narrow period of time (less than 5 mins) participants were able to accurately and in some cases more accurately judge…

Makeup Don’t For Over 50’s She’s beautiful, isn’t she? 💖 But there is one thing I would change…her eye makeup. My guess is that she’s probably been made up by a young makeup artist who seldom works with older women. If you apply shimmery eye shadow to an older women’s eyelids, while the color may be…

The Personality of DARK warm Many people are unaware that their personality is closely linked with their coloring? It is and it’s fascinating. In 80 percent of cases, I’ve found it’s spot on. The personality traits of individuals who are DARK warm: Information seeker – researcher Quick decision-maker Loyal  Self-motivated Workaholic Organizer Community-minded Lover of…

What’s Etiquette Got To Do With Clothes? Etiquette is the art of putting people at ease and demonstrating respect and consideration toward others. The way we dress is an important part of that process which is too often overlooked. From the way, we dress for work to how we turn up for a funeral, family…

Colour & Stripe Business Basics Selecting the best colours and stripes for shirts can be daunting for some men, but it needn’t be. Take a look at this image and notice which colours are in each dress level section. SOLID COLOURED SHIRTS Go with colours that sit within the band that matches the required dress level.…

How to Select the Right Colored Dress Shirt Have you ever considered that there is a hierarchy/level of formality between color hues? There is and knowing it makes shopping for the dress shirts (solid coloured and patterned) that will best support your role/image a whole lot easier. HUE Highest in the hierarchy is achromatic white followed…

The Psychology of Periwinkle and Who Wears It Best Periwinkle is a tint of the color indigo and takes its name from the flower. It has a hint of purple because it sits between blue and violet. Those who wear periwinkle emit gentleness and calm. Deeper shades move into elegance and spirituality.  As a symbol…

DINING ETIQUETTE When you’re invited to partake in a meal with business sociates there’s more than food on the table to consider. This is a time when relationships are solidified, contacts and connections are birthed and nurtured. It’s also a time where your skills of diplomacy and courtesy are put on display. FOR THE HOST…

How to Wear a Jumpsuit As Spring fashion starts to creep into the stores, it’s clear that jumpsuits are back again and I’m thrilled because I love them. How do you feel about them? Would you wear one? If you’re ready to test drive a jumpsuit this Spring here are my style tips to on…

Know Your Dress Shirt Collars There are eight collar styles for men’s dress shirts. They are the Point, Spread, Curved, Band, Button-down, Pinned, Tabbed, and the Wing Of these, the ones pictured here are the most common.  WIDE-SPREAD The lilac shirt is a spread collar and is considered to be the most formal. That said it does not suit every man. Its…

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