My rules for dresses are:
- Not dry-clean only
- Covers knees but not too long
- No spaghetti straps
- Conservative colour
- Not’ too cheap’ fabric
- Probably not black (am not a fan of the LBD).
The easiest solution for summer work outfits are dresses:
Some examples of what I would not to wear to work:
- I think really pretty, floral patterns are a mistake. Too girly.
- As is anything too casual.
- Or too body conscious.
It is a uniform. You can’t fight it. Sometimes uniforms make life easy!