Wendy on Wednesday: A Woman’s Wardrobe Staple–Nice in Navy

Wendy on Wednesdays: Florida National News column by image expert Wendy Lyn Phillips.

Part of the reason a businesswoman may not get taken seriously is that she doesn’t look like a credible authority in her field. And if she is a credible authority, she’s busy–often too busy to worry about looking savvy, professional or on trend. With this one wardrobe staple, she doesn’t have to think too much about it. A confidence boosting swing dress, shift or wrap dress in classic, neutral navy is always a great choice!

Renowned image expert Wendy Lyn Phillips demonstrates the power of navy blue. Photo: Wendy Lyn Phillips.What I personally love about this one (at left) is the fabric and “cold shoulder” 3/4 sleeve. The matte jersey-knit blend make it comfy and chic as it hangs perfectly and stretches with you whether for work as I was wearing it here, or for an evening out. You can find it on sale at Chico’s now. I love traveling with pieces like this because they don’t wrinkle and there are so many ways to change up the look with jewelry and accessories.

If you follow any of my posts or have read my book, Naked to Knockout – you know how much I stress utilizing jewelry, scarves, and jackets to accessorize and maximize!

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image011Wendy Lyn Phillips is an image and branding expert that has coached thousands on the value of having a compelling presence and using that to create more open door opportunities both personally and professionally for the last 25 years. She is the author of the best-selling book, Naked to Knockout Beauty from the Inside Out and has worked in media as a guest, a host and producer. You can connect with her at

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