Do you give any thought to this prior to getting ready? Or do you just put on the first thing you see that’s clean and comfortable?
If you’re too busy to think about your work options, consider this.
Within 6-10 seconds of meeting someone, an impression is formed.
Yes, that’s all the time it takes. Your brain is constantly creating visual clues and putting them together. It doesn’t just happen the first time you meet someone new either.
Think about that girl whose style you admire, when you first see her, aren’t you drawn to her immediately. She’s made an impression on you that she has great style. So every time you see her, you have feelings towards her: admiration, jealousy, a desire to get to know her better.
We project positive or negative impressions all the time and often times we’re aren’t aware that we’re making them of others or that it’s happening to us. This doesn’t make you a shallow person, it just means you’re human.
The outfit you casually threw on this morning is creating an impression of you countless times in a day. Whether we like it or not we are being seen, and dissected through the lens of everyone we encounter.
During my upcoming WEN event on March 21st, I’ll be speaking about
- 1st Impressions and Why they Matter
- How your Personal Style affects your Image
- Outfit Ideas for Real Women with Style Dilemmas
- Spring 2018 Fashion looks from Ann Taylor, Riverside Shops
As a personal stylist and founder of Accessible Style, I help women navigate through the sea of brands in the retail landscape so they can create a complete wardrobe that compliments their lifestyle, budget and body shape. We examine her whole life and discuss her style dilemmas so each client receives a highly personalized experience.
My clients range from stay at home moms to entrepreneurs to senior level executives. Their return on investment after working with me is an increase in confidence, a surge in sales, and feeling comfortable everytime they enter a room.
Neepa Sikdar is on a mission to encourage women to get up, dress up and show up for her life. As a personal stylist and founder of Accessible Style LLC, Neepa’s goal is to fill her client’s closet with outfits that allow her to walk confidently towards wherever life takes her each day. Her services include closet editing, personal shopping, outfit styling, event styling, personal branding, and photo shoot styling.
Her experience working on the sales floor at The Gap and Target coupled with her corporate merchandising positions at J.Crew, Liz Claiborne and Donna Karen has given her extensive knowledge of apparel and accessories. After successfully managing $40M+ businesses, she decided to launch her personal styling business where she’s able to confidently navigate her clients through the sea of brands in the retail landscape.
Join YWCA Bergen County and presenter Neepa Sikdar on March 21 for a special evening WEN is Now: Fashion, Function & Fresh Ideas! Register online today! Get more information about WEN is Now Memberships and upcoming monthly topics.