It’s summer, and once again Aaja Corinne is back to share her summer fashion and brand advice.
I always enjoy these shows as we provide some light-hearted commentary to help boost your personal brand.
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Aaja is an image consultant and brand strategist whose client list includes Babyface (yes, the singer/songwriter/producer) and Bianca Golden, America’s Top Model Contestant. Aaja’s media features include WVON in Chicago, JET Magazine, and Today’s Chicago Woman Magazine.
Here are a few highlights from our conversation:
-Best professional looks for the summer especially the interview
-Layer and dress for comfort
-Think light, patterns, a little jewelry
-Men well groomed, beard trimmed, nails manicured, and shirts tucked in
-Men must be sure the half-shaved look is good for the interview. Authenticity is important, but when in doubt
-For women, grooming is as important as clothes
-Humid temperatures need adjustments in office wear
-What to have for the ever-changing weather — sunny to rain to 100% humidity in some places–and keep it professional and on-brand
–Best shoe wears for rainy weather
-Rain boots are essential and more professional
-Arrive early to transition from outside wear
-Trench coat is classic, polished, and professional to maintain day look
-Umbrella quality is necessary, worth the investment and show personality
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