168. How to organize your back-to-office wardrobeJan 09, 2023
Silvana Patrick is a stylist who has the advantage of having worked globally as an executive before embracing her love for fashion. She knows how corporate attire plays into forming a professional brand and how important it can be in career development, job search specifically.
Dressing for work is a challenge for many professionals who struggle with a lack of motivation, changing fashion trends, new office dress codes, and knowing what to dress to work from home. So, I invited an international award-winning personal stylist, Silvana Patrick, for a chat.
About Silvana Patrick
Silvana Patrick is an international, award-winning personal stylist and brand expert whose work translates into powerful results for her clients. Having worked in several countries, she brings a vast understanding and experience in optimizing one's image in the corporate and professional environment. Silvana uses the power of style to transform our perception of self and others, leaving her client feeling more confident and increasing their presence and impact in all aspects of their professional roles. She is a keynote presenter for several leading organizations and is part of the career and professional development initiatives at the University of Adelaide and Flinders University. Want to connect with Silvana? Then, check her Instagram, YouTube channel, or you can buy her book here.
02:51 What's the issue with dressing for work?
04:40 Today's guest is Silvana Patrick.
06:35 Silvana Patrick's career path.
09:58 The one piece of clothing that elevates a look.
11:10 Silvana Patrick styles women and men all over the world.
13:15 The different standards for dressing in other countries.
13:59 The importance of dressing correctly in the office.
16:36 The trend styles we're looking at.
20:00 How to dress for zoom interviews and back to the office.
22:33 Dressing is about knowing where you are and what you want to represent.
28:24 Advice on how to climb the corporate ladder.
30:26 Suggestions of great places to shop.
33:08 Dressing if you've gained weight or are on a weight loss journey.
35:32 Advice for older women who want to elevate their style.
36:23 Dressing for your body type is the most important.