The warm weather causes employees to wear less during the summer season. But one should know
what is appropriate and inappropriate. Your attire should be comfortable and at the same time should not attract unnecessary
attention. It is awkward to see an employee wearing a deep sleeveless cut with a casual skirt to office. Though office dress code
varies in different companies, we guide you to a few essential tips on how dress to beat the summer heat while maintaining a
professional look in your workplace.
Observe the dress code of your boss and supervisors you can follow what they usually wear and add your dash of
individuality by wearing different accessories or shoes.
- Summer requires more maintenance and care of clothes. If you wear a saree or salwar kameez, make sure that they are starched
and neatly ironed. Crumpled clothes reflect your lackadaisical attitude.
- Light fabrics are in! You can layer several light fabrics made of silk, cotton, linen, etc. to be comfortable under the heat
and the office air conditioner. Remember, if you wear clothes with light fabrics, check its transparency and accordingly wear
- Take care in being clean. Carry a deodorant in case you have a sweaty body. Clean your feet and toenails if you will reveal
it in your shoes or sandals.
- If you have painted nails, see that they are not chipped!
- Summer business clothing do not include pieces such as short shorts, mini-skirts, tank tops, halters, low-cut or sheer
blouses or sheer fabrics.
- Even if you dress down, remember to keep a jacket or blazer handy to cover you up when your boss or an important client
calls for an emergency meeting.
- Do not wear t-shirts especially those that screams offensive graphics and print.
- Lastly, choose your clothes wisely. Choose clothes that suit your body.
Remember that this summer, you can have fun in your clothes but at the same time appear competent, serious about your work
in your workplace.