"My goal is to look powerful yet lovely. The slightly lighter colors are nice for summer, and the ruffled blouse gives the outfit a little flair without being distracting."
"I want to teach middle school English—it's important to seem authoritative but approachable. Low bright heels add the right touch to a sleek dress."
"The jobs I'll be applying for will be business casual—but fashionable. This dress is perfect because it's a versatile style but a good reminder that you can wear prints and still be professional."