From the vault: A checklist for the speaker's wardrobe
The Eloquent Woman
NOVEMBER 29, 2012
Here it is: Are my clothes clean, pressed and mended? Do my clothes suit the occasion at which I'm speaking, in terms of formality, what the audience will be wearing or the event itself? Do my clothes fit me? Will my wardrobe allow me (if needed) to do things like crawl under a table to plug in a cord or reach high to point at a chart? If I'm standing behind a lectern, or will be seated behind a skirted table, have I focused attention and color near my face?