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Is Dress Code Important in the Workplace?

Proper attire plays an important role in any workplace. If you are working in a school, corporate or on your own, wearing proper attire is important. It needs to be suitable for the workplace. Proper dress code makes an impression that the person is presentable as well as professional. Professionalism is very important in any workplace. Over the years, the dressing sense of working professionals has changed significantly. In a creative work environment, one can wear anything but in companies and corporate proper dress code is very important

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Importance Of Dress Code In Companies

Employees need to understand the importance of wearing proper clothes at the office. Dress sets a visual image of the person at the workplace. Attire shows one’s character and represents one’s professionalism towards work and life. Wearing proper dress is important as one never knows who he\she has to meet. The way the client sees you, also speaks a lot about the company you are working for. Especially, during business meetings, the dress code speaks a lot about you too. It needs to be impressive to crack a deal. Most importantly, the attire of an individual leaves an impact on the outsider dealing with you.

Do`s And Dont`s Of Dress Code At Workplace

As off Fridays, the casual dress code is acceptable for all the days of the week at many offices. It gives a much casual look and helps employees work better. Sometimes giving the employees the decision of wearing anything at office can harm the working environment. Remember, your idea of casual dressing can be entirely different from others working at the same office. Who does not like a well dressed person?  Settings standards that help to go with the company’s image is important too. Therefore, it is important to set a dress code for everyone working in the company. Hence, it will be good for both employees and the company`s image.

Do`s For The Company

  • Dress code needs to be such that displays the company’s image.
  • The company must list proper attires that will be acceptable for both men and women.
  • The company needs to tell the employees when specifically business attire is important.
  • Explain to the employees why they need to dress properly.

Don’t`s For The Employers

  • Make it a point that any employees must not be treated badly because of the dress code.
  • The dress code cannot conflict with employees’ religious practices or national origin.


Generally, an individual is judged according to what he\she wears and how they present themselves at the workplace. More than 60% of employees make assumptions about their co-workers seeing their dressing sense and appearance. So it is difficult to figure out what the customer or the client is thinking about you? Hence, one needs to remember, clothing communicates a message to the employer, client, and customer. It can give employees a great deal, promotions as well as respect by the boss and colleagues. Make sure the dress needs to be more structures and crisp. The brighter, the more casual. Just need to rock it at the workplace with perfect attire that suits them and moreover, sets a good impression on everyone at the office.

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