When is it OK to dress down?

Is summer a time to dress down at work? At many businesses, the answer is maybe, since both formal and informal dress codes are often left to interpretation. Sheri Ispir, above, center, director of Experiential Education & Career Services at Johnson & Wales University, has some simple advice: “Let someone tell you [not] to wear a jacket and tie. Always go formal first.” Also pictured are Marquis Cooper, left, an office assistant and JWU sophomore, and Education Coordinator Ashley Evans. More

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When is it OK to dress down?

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Is summer a time to dress down at work? At many businesses, the answer is maybe, since both formal and informal dress codes are often left to interpretation. Sheri Ispir, above, center, director of Experiential Education & Career Services at Johnson & Wales University, has some simple advice: “Let someone tell you [not] to wear a jacket and tie. Always go formal first.” Also pictured are Marquis Cooper, left, an office assistant and JWU sophomore, and Education Coordinator Ashley Evans.
Posted 8/27/12

Is summer a time to dress down at work? At many businesses, the answer is maybe, since both formal and informal dress codes are often left to interpretation. Sheri Ispir, above, center, director of Experiential Education & Career Services at Johnson & Wales University, has some simple advice: “Let someone tell you [not] to wear a jacket and tie. Always go formal first.” Also pictured are Marquis Cooper, left, an office assistant and JWU sophomore, and Education Coordinator Ashley Evans.

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