Discussion on how to create a “work friendly” wardrobe on a budget. Through careful planning and an allotted budget, learn how to develop a professional wardrobe by mixing and matching core pieces saving you time, money and frustration when dressing, traveling and shopping. (Lecture/power point/ class participation)
A basic wardrobe is essential for today’s active and time consuming lifestyles. Learn about how to develop a perfect-for-you capsule wardrobe of several coordinated pieces that will be the mainstay of future added pieces. We will discuss color, fabrics, personal style, closet inventory, accessory tips and loads of other valuable information, which will help you to start a well planned wardrobe. Personal analysis can be arranged. (Demonstration/ powerpoint/Lecture/ class participation)
LEARNING HOW TO BECOME ACCESSORY SAVVY:
How to use accessories to expand, enhance and personalize your wardrobe. Lecture/demonstration
YOUR VISUAL RESUME:
Improving your silent business language through projecting a positive and professional image. The do’s and don’ts of professional dressing. (Lecture/ powerpoint)
ANALYZING YOUR IMAGE IDENTITY:
Your personal style should reflect your inner personality. It is the basis for self-expression and confidence in choosing the correct clothing styles and accessories. (Lecture/ Audience participation/ power point/ jewelry samples)
PERSONAL INTERACTIVE SKILLS:
Social and corporate etiquette, handshakes, telephone etiquette networking pointers, body language and other non-verbal communication skills. (Lecture/ demonstration/powerpoint)
ON SITE ETIQUETTE:
Instructional dining seminar, provides step by step instructions on the dining process. Table manners, table setting, table utensil placement and proper usage. Dos and don’ts rules and guidelines. (Lecture/ power point / demonstration, roll play)
AVOIDING DRESS DOWN CASUALTIES:
Many businesses have relaxed their dress codes, but still expect a professional appearance from their present and future employees. Determine the right casual look for the position you possess or strive attain without compromising your professional image. (Lecture/powerpoint)
Learn what colors and color combinations you should wear to communicate the message you would like to convey. E.g. black signifies sophistication and authority, red signifies power, etc. Build influence by wearing colors to meet your personal and professional objectives.
FACE THE FACTS:
Instructions and tips on how to choose and apply make-up that is best for your skin tone, face shape, and life style. Suggestions on the best skin care regimen for your skin type will also be discussed.
Recognizing the need for direction in social manners amongst our youth, Mrs M. has developed and implemented two social graces programs. One is entitled “Introduction to Social Graces” for youth ages 8-18, and a program developed specifically geared towards teaching parents of children ages 3-7 on how to train their children in basic manners and etiquette skills.