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Business Formal Attire


Business Formal Attire
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Definition: Business formal attire is appropriate to wear for an interview for a professional job and to wear to work in a professional office environment.

Business attire for men includes a suit or dress slacks and jacket, shirt, tie, dark socks and dress shoes.

For women, business attire include a suit or an ensemble of a skirt, dress slacks, or dress with a jacket, blouse, hosiery and closed toe shoes.

Business Attire


  • Solid color, conservative suit with coordinated blouse, moderate shoes, tan or light pantyhose, limited jewelry
  • Neat, professional hairstyle, manicured nails, light make-up, little or no perfume
  • Portfolio or briefcase

More Information: Interview Outfits for Women

  • Solid color, conservative suit, long sleeve shirt, conservative tie, dark socks, professional shoes
  • Neat hairstyle, trimmed nails, little or no cologne or after shave
  • Portfolio or briefcase

More Information: Interview Outfits for Men

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