43 min

Women's workwear - does it matter? Woman's Hour

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Tailored suits, uniforms or jeans and trainers – do you dress up or down for work? How much does what you wear matter in the workplace? Do you feel pressure to be polished? How much do you suppress your natural style in order to fit in? How has fashion in the workplace changed over the years? And can you really dress for success? Tina Daheley hears from Isabel Spearman who is a brand and image consultant, Uma Creswell, Vice President of City Women Network, Helen McCarthy, Lecturer in early modern history at Cambridge University, Magdalene Abraha Editorial Manager Jacaranda Books, Lindsey Bauer, a teacher at Colyton Grammar school in Devon and Viv Groskop, comedian, writer and author of ‘How to Own the Room: Women and the Art of Brilliant Speaking.’

Presenter: Tina Daheley
Producer: Dianne McGregor

Tailored suits, uniforms or jeans and trainers – do you dress up or down for work? How much does what you wear matter in the workplace? Do you feel pressure to be polished? How much do you suppress your natural style in order to fit in? How has fashion in the workplace changed over the years? And can you really dress for success? Tina Daheley hears from Isabel Spearman who is a brand and image consultant, Uma Creswell, Vice President of City Women Network, Helen McCarthy, Lecturer in early modern history at Cambridge University, Magdalene Abraha Editorial Manager Jacaranda Books, Lindsey Bauer, a teacher at Colyton Grammar school in Devon and Viv Groskop, comedian, writer and author of ‘How to Own the Room: Women and the Art of Brilliant Speaking.’

Presenter: Tina Daheley
Producer: Dianne McGregor

43 min

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