Turn Office Fashion Don'ts into Fashion Musts - Black Enterprise
Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

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Everybody knows that person in the office. The sassy receptionist who dresses a little too sexy. The cool ’round-the-way guy whose clothes are too baggy or sloppy. The color-crazed fashionista who takes vibrant just a little too far.

Well, our Working Your Style host, Daisy Lewellyn, gives these workplace fashion offenders a makeover, detailing polished, professional looks that not only upgrade their style but keeps a bit of their unique personalities.

Check out how you can adjust your office style to turn heads — in a good way — and achieve the success you deserve:


(Videography by Melissa Johnson)

Visit BE Polished for more on how to upgrade your professional style and tailor your power look for career success!

Male Model: Anslem Samuel
Before Look: Model’s Own
After Look:
Shirt: Black Brown 1826
Necktie: Westbury
Suit: Hart Schaffner Marx
Shoe: Allen Edmonds Lambard
Pocket Square: KC7 Designs

Female Model: Janell Hazelwood
Before Look:
Model’s Own
After Look:

Dress: Tahari
Shoes: Michael Kors
Jewelry: Kate Spade

Female Model: Terrena Carriman
Before Look:
Model’s Own

Dress: Tahari
Shoes: Ivanka Trump
Jewelry: AK Anne Klein (Earrings); Robert Rose (Ring); BCBG (Bracelet)

Host: Daisy Lewellyn
Dress: Tahari
Shoes: Sam Edelman
Jewelry: Vince Camuto

Host Hair Stylist: Nathaniel Anton Smith

Host Make-Up: Jewel Gainey

Models’ Make-up: Consuella Helms of Vera Moore Cosmetics

Men’s Stylist: Kenneth Carr of KC7 Designs

Special thank you to Lord & Taylor

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Janell Hazelwood

Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.


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