Planning Your Work Wardrobe
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Planning Your Work Wardrobe

Organise your wardrobe, plan your outfits, and get on with your successful career!
4.8 (4 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
27 students enrolled
Last updated 1/2017
English
Price: $30
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Includes:
  • 42 mins on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
You will set goals for your work wardrobe
Take a detailed inventory of your work-appropriate clothing
Create a cycle of outfits that can be worn over and over again
And identify problems with your workwear and/or your cycle and solve them!
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Requirements
  • You will need a free afternoon, or a free day, depending on how many items of clothing you have.
  • If you haven't created a general personal budget before, it may help you to do this before beginning this course.
Description
  • Does getting dressed for work in the morning leave you feeling stressed and ill-prepared?
  • Have you invested time and money into building a fantastic wardrobe but find yourself wearing the same two or three outfits over and over, neglecting all the other items stuffed into your closet?
  • Would you love to wake up in the morning with a great outfit ready so all you have to do is put it on?


I've worked in places with all kinds of dress codes - from the extremely conservative to the extremely relaxed. I've spent time following strict guidelines, learned to express my creativity whilst still maintaining authority, and, most impressively, created comfortable and smart outfits incorporating uniform t-shirts.

I've received compliments everywhere.

I even coped with a two and a half hour commute for three months without losing my mind or my style!

I believe that advanced planning brings advanced peace of mind. Think how much more prepared you would be for each day with your outfit already taken care of. Imagine what you could do with the time saved. You could exercise, study, learn a new skill, write a couple of hundred words on your novel, have a relaxed breakfast with your family - or just laze around in bed!

Join me. Get organised, save time, and set yourself up for success!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for people who have plenty of work-appropriate clothing but still struggle to choose outfits that make them look and feel great every day.
  • This course is also for those who have difficulty creating work-appropriate outfits because they don't have enough clothes.
  • This course is for both large and small budgets - however much you want to spend on your clothes, this course can help you.
  • This course is for those who enjoy advance planning, or who are open to learning to love it!
  • This course is for people who have to follow dress codes at work, and for those who don't (or who think they don't!).
  • This course is not for people who have a assigned uniform to wear every day.
  • This course is not for people who don't enjoy planning.
  • This course is not for people who need basic guidance on style, dressing for their body shape, grooming, etc. This course is about how to plan your outfits for work - you should already have some idea of how to dress to look good.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction - Your Work Wardrobe Goals
4 Lectures 13:23

Following this lecture, you will be able to start deciding what you want to personally achieve by completing this course.

Preview 03:04

This lecture will help you decide how you need to dress to fall in line with your company's dress code, or choose a dress code (or more than one!) if you are self-employed.

Preview 05:11

What personality, skills, and other qualities do you wish to communicate through your clothing choices?

Preview 02:34

Some of my thoughts on budgeting and how much you realistically need to spend on your work wardrobe, to help you decide on a budget.

Budgeting for Your Wardrobe
02:34
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Inventory
1 Lecture 06:10

This lecture will explain how to take inventory of your wardrobe using the worksheet provided.

How To Take Inventory of Your Wardrobe
06:10
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Building The Outfit Plan
7 Lectures 19:39

This lecture explains what the outfit plan is and how to put yours together.

The Outfit Plan
04:38

In this lecture you will decide on the number of weeks in your cycle.

How Many Weeks Should I Plan For?
00:40

An example of an inventory and outfit plan that I produced for winter work outfits.

An Example: My Inventory and Three-Week Outfit Plan
02:16

In this lecture I will deal with all the concerns you might have about repeating your cycle.

But What If People Notice I'm Repeating Outfits?
02:28

Are you struggling to make enough outfits with the items you have in your inventory? Don't worry, I am here to help.

I Can't Make Enough Outfits!
01:43

This lecture features all my best advice for budgets large and small.

I Don't Have Enough Clothes! Making The Most of Budgets Large and Small
05:55

Some resources for finding outfit inspiration.

Finding Outfit Inspiration
01:58
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Following the Plan
1 Lecture 00:45

In this video I talk you through following your outfit plan successfully.

How To Follow Your Plan
00:45
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Troubleshooting
3 Lectures 05:08

This lecture covers how to deal with mishaps that may mess up your cycle.

Help! I Split Soup On The Trousers I Was Going To Wear Again On Thursday!
00:43

In this lecture I share one of my Rules for Life that will hopefully help you too.

How To Dress for After-Work Special Occasions
02:34

'What if I get bored following a plan?' Relax and watch this video! I also need sartorial excitement in my everyday life. There are ways to deal with it.

What If I Get Bored?
01:51
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Bonus!
1 Lecture 00:42

You've done it! Celebrate with me.

Congratulations and Thank You
00:42
About the Instructor
Julianne Benford
4.8 Average rating
4 Reviews
27 Students
1 Course
Personal Organisation Advocate

Hi, I'm Julianne and I have a passion for organisation. I believe in making the most out of life, and being highly organised gives me peace of mind and allows me to spend as much time as possible on the things I care about most.

I live in London, UK, and work as an administrator. I also write fiction, blog, produce YouTube videos, play the piano, sing in a choir, and keep up with several more hobbies. 

I have joined Udemy in order to share my organisation secrets with others.