Category Archives: First Impressions

Wearing Sunglasses Indoors

Is wearing sunglasses indoors, cool or uncool? 

What impression does it give?  Maybe you don't care. But why not read about it anyway? Wearing sunglasses indoors can give the perception that you are pretentious, deceptive, a rock star wanna-be, or someone who does not want to be bothered. Or, in the minds of the scandal-enthusiasts; "He's...

Summer Workplace Attire

Summer Workplace Attire | Are you overexposed?

If you aren't sure what is appropriate or not, go with your gut--just don't show it. Dress code varies not only by industry, but also by geographical location. There are parts of the country where a more laid-back look is acceptable, even encouraged. Can this lack of dress...

World Naked Gardening Day

May 2 is World Naked Gardening Day! 

The observation of gardening naked began only a few years ago (2005). They try to promote "a healthy sense of body acceptance."

"Just get naked and make your part of the botanical world a healthier and more attractive place."

Well, I guess if...


Greetings and Good Wishes

Greeting and Good Wishes can be offensive (to some).

Can the company you work for tell you how to greet a customer?  Yes. I believe that they can. It is their company, their brand, their policies and procedures. Can the company you work for pull you from your duties because one customer didn't like the...

The Hoodie Effect

It's all about that face...'bout that face...

The hoodie effect is only the latest fashion trend that has created controversy. There are many other styles that are still being worn or are so passé, that the impact has lost its effect. For example, the "wife beater." A tank-top style undershirt; sweats, used to be worn only...