One of the most common questions I get from women during a group presentation is regarding hosiery. How important is it for a woman to wear pantyhose to work? My answer is, “In business, it is extremely important for women to wear hosiery.”
Many readers may consider this “old school”, but you need to know that a woman who bares too much skin at work is taken less seriously than her male counterpart whose casual dress tends to be more traditional.
The trend of going bare legged is just that, a trend. And it’s the trends and new styles that create a professional fashion dilemma for many women. As sheer as they may be, think of hosiery as a barrier between you and the outside world. Their absence in a business environment leaves you exposed and communicates a personal message rather than a professional one. For more information, read my article: