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10 Things NOT to Wear to Your Work Holiday Party


December 21, 2009

What Not to Wear #5:
Your Tattoos

Why Not?

No one in your office knows you’ve got a giant eagle on your back, and selecting a backless shirt would showcase what you think is a great piece of art. Think about the long term impact. Once the tattoos are out of the bag, you can’t put them back in. It may be silly, but some people have a real distaste for tattoos, and that could spill over into your work environment.

Try This Instead

Clothes that suggest you have a tattoo, like revealing just an inch or so can be intriguing and a good conversation piece, just don’t put it on display unless you’re sure it’ll be well received.

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