Work/Life Balance >> Browse Articles >> Style & Beauty


25 Things a Professional Woman Should Never Wear

Kayla Baxter, Anna Hennings, and Alice Handley | AdminSecret

July 13, 2010

Fanny Packs

Why not?

The fanny pack went out of style way back in the 80s, taking side ponytails and neon brights along with them. Sporting a fanny pack in a professional environment shows you have no idea what’s in fashion – whether you consider yourself style savvy or not – while also giving your look a big case of the casuals. You’re not on vacation in 1983, so lose that vinyl fanny pack!

Try me instead:

Just about any handbag, clutch, satchel, tote, even a briefcase, will do the exact same thing as a fanny pack: Hold your essentials.

The Exception

If you’re Hulk Hogan and your muscles make it impossible to put anything over your shoulder, this look is appropriate. Otherwise, never.

Next Forbidden Item→

AdminSecret School Finder

Save time in your search for a degree program. Use AdminSecret's School Finder to locate schools online and in your area.

* In the event that we cannot find a program from one of our partner schools that matches your specific area of interest, we may show schools with similar or unrelated programs.

Recent Activity

romanico received the quiz result of "21-50% correct: Good effort", about 2 years ago.
tmiller received the quiz result of "Satisfactory", about 2 years ago.
new2admin gave a thumbs down to The Article "6 Ways Finding a Dream Job Is Like Finding Your Soul Mate", about 2 years ago.
kinsh1987 received the quiz result of "Legal Secretary ", about 2 years ago.
LoraJ commented on: "Lora Coats", about 2 years ago.