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Dress For Success: Top Spots In Connecticut For Office Wear

March 5, 2013 8:00 AM

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You may have heard the idiom, “clothes make the man or woman.” Dress for the position you want. It becomes easy when you find the right place to shop. The following shops will help you find the best work-appropriate outfits to attract just the attention you’re looking for.

Raggs
1020 Chapel St.
New Haven, CT 06510
(203) 865-3824
www.raggsnewhaven.com

The contemporary man can find the latest clothing styles at Raggs. The shop has been in downtown New Haven since 1984. You will find suits, dress shirts, jeans and outerwear. If you are looking for accessories, there are shoes, belts, wallets, cuff links and more to compliment your outfit. Fitting and tailoring by experts for same-day or next-day pick up is available. The shop is open seven days a week and it will also accomodate you if you want to make an appointment.

Hello Boutique
1090 Chapel St.
New Haven, CT 06510
(203) 562-0204
www.helloboutique.com

Clothing, handbags and jewelry are what Hello Boutique has been selling to women for the last 30 years. The boutique is filled with international designs that are not readily available elsewhere and limited in numbers. If you are looking to stand out in a professional way with a pant suit, dress or sweater, stop in and see what’s new. The latest clothing line for spring is the Flaxline Collection and is in now. The 100-percent linen line is prewashed to prevent shrinking and is easy to care for and gets more comfortable with each wearing.

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Kimberly Boutique
71 Whitfield St.
Guilford, CT 06437
(203) 453-2554
www.shopkimberly.com

At Kimberly, you will find great customer service while you enjoy the latest in professional clothes that fit your style. Kimberly has many years of experience in the fashion industry. It is her business as well as her passion. Designer clothes by Nicole Miller, Diane Von Furstenburg, Trina Turk and Whiting and Davis are available. Jewelry accessories are on sale to compliment your outfit. Stop in for a customized positive experience and find your professional style.

Mario-Joseph
Branhaven Plaza
1060 W. Main St.
Branford, CT 06405
(203) 488-6391
www.mario-joseph.com

Mario Coppola is the owner of this shop on the shoreline since 1972. You will find suits off the rack, sport coats, slacks, casual sportswear and shoes as well as custom tailored suits. There is an on-site tailor shop and Maria has been the head seamstress for almost 30 years. Designer dress shirts and neckties as well as shoes and leather goods will round out your look. New clothes and accessories come in daily. Feel confident that you will find great service and knowledgeable salespersons.

Catherine H.
19 River St.
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 783-3037
www.catherineh.com

At Catherine H., you will finds classic designs that are perfectly tailored in fine fabrics. Catherine has “a discriminating eye for fashion.” She has experience working in high-end boutiques in the position of buyer, stylist and manager, and has designed window displays as well as worked as a merchandiser. You are sure to receive a personal experience in finding quality and design while choosing outfits for professional wear.

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Paula Moliver is a noted designer with a specialty in all things related to fiber. She spins and dyes her own yarn and is skilled in weaving and needle arts. She has been widely published in noted magazines including Arts & Crafts, Better Homes & Gardens and the Decorative Painter. Paula is a regular educator at New Pond Farm. She resides in Connecticut. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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