Clothing Tips For A Successful Business Portraits
Choosing the right clothing for your business portrait is important, especially if you are looking to make an impression.
Men - Suit and tie is recommended for the professional. If you are after a more casual look a dress shirt and tie is acceptable. The shirt should be full length sleeves. Clothing should be pressed and shoes polished.
Women - Dress, Dress suit, dress pants, blouse, tailored jacket. If you are wearing a blouse the sleeves should be full length. Clothing should be pressed and shoes polished. Wear your hair and make-up the way you normally wear it. Trying something new can result in a look you are not used to and be a disappointment to you.
What colors to choose and what it says about you. . . .
Black - Black denotes strength and authority; it is considered to be a very formal, elegant, and prestigious color (black tie, black Mercedes).
Blue - Dark blue is associated with depth, expertise, and stability; it is a preferred color for corporate America.
Grey - Stability, Power, Trustworthiness, Conservatism
Red - is the color of energy, danger, strength, power, determination as well as passion, desire, and love.
Orange - is the color of happiness, joy, creativity, determination, attraction, success, encouragement, and stimulation.
Green - is the color of growth, and harmony. Green has strong emotional correspondence with safety. Dark green is also commonly associated with money.