In the olden days (pre-internet, and before the advent of jeans that cost about as much as dinner) people dressed up for work. Nowadays, we have a lot more freedom to choose what we wear. But for many of us, when it comes to dressing for work, too much choice is not necessarily a good thing. Fast fashion chain New Look has compiled all the non-negotiable rules of dressing for work in one infographic.
Europe Woman’s Jacket (caraco), circa 1760, altered circa 1780 Costume/clothing principle attire/upper body, Silk plain weave with supplementary warp patterning, a) Jacket center back length: 19 in. (48.26 cm) Purchased with funds provided by Suzanne A. Saperstein and Michael and Ellen Michelson, with additional funding from the Costume Council, the Edgerton Foundation, Gail and Gerald Oppenheimer, Maureen H. Shapiro, Grace Tsao, and Lenore and Richard Wayne (M.2007.211.3)