“Business Casual” sounds like such a simple concept, but the reality is that both employers and employees struggle mightily with dressing in more relaxed business environments. The challenge is that, when talking business casual attire, there is no universally agreed upon uniform or dress code. For those workspaces that require business casual dress, some companies allow jeans, while others desire slacks and khakis. Some are open to open-toed shoes, while others ask that flip flops be left for the beach. Some business casual wardrobes include bold, colorful statement pieces, while others are made up of pastels and more subdued patterns and hues.
How can you know what attire will be considered appropriate? To help answer this question, the Paul Fredrick merchandising team has come up with 10… Continue>>
Every business trip poses a series of challenges. This article will focus on one dilemma that is a part of every business trip – packing. In order to determine what to pack, check the weather forecast for your destination and determine what amenities your hotel(s) will provide.
Before you do any actual packing, we strongly suggest a list. Take into consideration the length of your trip, the business attire needed, the amount of free time available for non-business activities and personal preferences for recreational items and sleep wear. Once a list is made, select an area where you can lay out what will be packed, and check them off your list.
Keep in mind the following with regards… Continue>>