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Dress Codes a Minefield for Sacramento-area Employers

“There’s been a million books written on ‘dress for success,’ but there’s still a lot of uncertainty,” said Professsor Kim Elsbach. The Graduate School of Management hosts an etiquette class for incoming students that includes what to wear to work and to business functions. “It really worries students,” Elsbach said — and women bear the brunt of that. “You’d never see (House Speaker) Nancy Pelosi wearing last year’s suit. But you’d probably never even know if (Vice President) Joe Biden was wearing a suit that was 10 years out of date.”