Dress For Success: 8 Attire Tips from Famous Business Icons

Updated on January 31, 2020
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No matter what you do for a living, it can be challenging to determine what “dressing for success” means in your specific office environment. There’s lots of information online about different types of work appropriate styles that you can incorporate into your wardrobe, but, getting down to it, lots of this info ends up feeling contradictory or plain useless.

What you wear matters, and it can impact the work you do and how your colleagues perceive you. Every office place is unique, but keeping tried and true business fashion tips in mind can help you dress in a way that helps you do your best work and make the best impression possible. With a few simple best practices in mind, you can build a wardrobe that feels true to yourself and that helps you excel at your career.

We looked at stylish and successful business people across industries and outlined their iconic fashion choices. Breaking down the clothing choices of our favorite business leaders like Elon Musk, Oprah Winfrey, and more, we included actionable tips that can help you elevate your own wardrobe.

Check out the infographic below on eight style tips from business icons:

Sources: Business Insider | CNNMoney | Art of Style | The Wall Street Journal | The Atlantic

Meredith Wood

Meredith Wood is the founding editor of the Fundera Ledger and a vice president at Fundera. She launched the Fundera Ledger in 2014 and has specialized in financial advice for small business owners for almost a decade. Meredith is frequently sought out for her expertise in small business lending. She is a monthly columnist for AllBusiness, and her advice has appeared in the SBA, SCORE, Yahoo, Amex OPEN Forum, Fox Business, American Banker, Small Business Trends, MyCorporation, Small Biz Daily, StartupNation, and more. Email: meredith@fundera.com.
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