o you have an important interview or presentation to give and you’re stressing about how to look the part? Rest easy! Here are some tips to look the part and achieve the ultimate business look.

Business attires are clothing worn in professional environments and it is important to come up with outfits that match the event and environment giving you an attitude and air of confidence and class.


Dressing swish is not about wearing the most expensive clothes but it’s a way of giving a statement about yourself through your choice of outfit. You can show your personality while exuding a sense of self-assurance, authority and confidence wherever you go and standing out while fitting into any environment especially a business environment.

Accessories are the perfect way to beautifully alter and promote the level of an outfit transforming it into something classy and chic. It is important to strike a balance with your accessories. You can use various subtle items of accessories or one statement piece that distinguishes you and shows you to be a sophisticated woman of confidence and class.

There are 5 key accessories that every woman can use to complete their boss lady look. These 5 accessories can be used to put together and achieve the ultimate office look.


Regardless of winter or summer, a scarf can be used to class your outfit in various ways. Neck scarves are fabrics wore around the neck for warmth, sun protection or simply for a fashionable and classy look.

Neck scarves come in varieties of different materials such as wool, linen, silk, cotton etc.

Scarves are professional enough for work and fortune.com in a 2015 post called “scarves the new power accessory for executives”. Scarves are associated with style over trend because it is completely dependent on the person wearing it and how it is worn.

An office pashmina is a versatile piece that can either be thrown over the shoulders, worn long or wrapped around the neck. Silk or chiffon styles are very classy and can be stuffed into necklines so it looks like an additional edging for the dress or it can be looped around the neck to cover dresses neckline. This works if your dress’ neckline is too low for your comfort level. It can also be comforting if worn against dresses as tags can be itchy sometimes. Silk, linen and cotton are perfect for summer while wool works great in winter. Once at meetings, scarves can be worn loosely on shoulders or draped around the neck for ease.


Jewelry goes hand in hand with women’ dressing since fashion evolution. Earrings give attention to the shape of the face and a neck piece accentuates the shoulders and neck.

In a business environment, it is best to avoid large flashy earrings as they can be distracting to people trying to focus on your face and on what you’re communicating. Colourful neck pieces can brighten up a dark outfit but be careful with the colour selections alongside considering the types of neck pieces so it doesn’t become distracting as well in a professional environment.

Also, wristwatches are a perfect jewelry piece for an ultimate professional look. In picking work jewelry, it can be helpful to think; will this piece of jewelry be a distraction to me or others from work? Two major considerations for picking jewelries are safety and comfort. Your comfort is as important as your good looks.

Some pieces of jewelry like pearl stud earrings, pearl necklaces, rings are ideal for a business look and it suits all types of business look and they never go out of style.

You can wear matching sets of earrings, bracelets and necklaces. Also, a lapel pin can be fun and expressive as they are an excellent way to add personality and style with a pop of class to your look.


Wearing a belt on pants, skirts or dresses can add a more tailored look to outfits. Belts define and accentuate figures in a sophisticated way. Waist belts have made significant place in the fashion world as it can be incorporated into any look and outfit. Loose outfits can be worn body fit with belts.

A patent waist belt or a slim leather strap can fit in to style any look because belts add a more professional finish to appearances. Wearing waist belts is all about defining our waist lines and adding class to our appearance.


A worn out old bag will definitely ruin a classy professional look without an effort. Bags set the character, quality or trend for any dressing. Your bags should always stay aligned with other items like shoes and fabric colours. Match your fabric colours to at least one element you are wearing. This will make sure you don’t have too much colours and combinations going on.

The best go to bag is a stylish and professional one that fits the essentials that make you a boss. A tote bag with plenty room to accommodate work essential comes in handy all the time.


A business look without the perfect set of shoes is incomplete.

Work appropriate shoe styles and colours ranges from pumps, heels, sling backs in colours black, nude, grey and other neutral colours are a staple of business formal looks. If you’re ever in doubt of what to wear on your feet, these are go to options of all time. Business formal shoes can be close-toed flats or conservative heels of at most two inches or less.

complete every business professional look with appropriate and fashionable accessories

Dress to impress with these stylish accessories as you radiate confidence as a boss lady and transform a forgettable look into a refined and chic ensemble.

What are your thoughts on combining these accessories either by using various subtle items or using a one statement piece for a business look.

Thank you for your time, kindly comment and share your thoughts.

By King Aguguo

King Aguguo is a local and international model, actor, and entrepreneur, lives in Maryland USA. He is passionate about fashion and it's accessories and therefore launched FASHIONTRENDSNEWS.ORG as a platform to inform, advise, and interact with his fans and the general public in making an informed decision with their fashion statement.

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