Style Files: Dress for a successful internship with tips from Chicago Lights Tutoring Program

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Tanya Uyigue

Chicago Lights Tutoring Program
www.chicagolights.org

Event:
Student Fashion Show
Monday, March 30
6:45 p.m.
4th Presbyterian Church
126 E. Chestnut
Chicago

Tips:

When building a wardrobe, think of establishing your uniform with staples like a classic pair of navy slacks and a lightweight spring blazer.

You should never wear denim on an interview. But, once you become familiar with the work culture and have established that your workplace allows denim, be sure to wear it the right way.  Must fit properly, must be clean and dark with no holes, and be sure your shoes and belt match (black with black, brown with brown).

Remember that fit is key. A dress should not be shorter than two fingers above the knee. You can add accessories to show off your personality

There is a difference between work clothes and play clothes, so when you are shopping, buy pieces for work and only wear them there. Always shop with a purpose.

The fashions shown today are available from Target and Macy's

 

Look #1 - City Target

Navy pant $27.99

Merona pink tank/blouse $19.99

Stripe blazer $34.99

 

Look #2 - Macy's

Suit separates jacket $79.50

Levi's dark denim $58

Plaid button down $79.50

Reversible black/brown belt $21

 

Look #3 - Macy's

Maison Jules dress $34.50

Black statement necklace $58.50

Nine West tote bag $79

 

Look #4 - City Target

Teal polo $14.99

Merona khakis $24.99

Reversible belt $19.99

 

Look #5 - Macy's

Rachel roy cropped blazer $139

White satin trim tee $34.50

Nine West turquoise pencil skirt $69