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Work Style Mistake: Comfy (Minus the Cute) Shoes
Drab shoes and lackluster loafers are something that often stops Adam in his tracks. And gym shoes? A big no-no! "I cringe at the sight of a woman in a nice suit with white athletic shoes, looking like Melanie Griffith in Working Girl," he says. "Even sleek, low-profile sneakers, while fine for your commute, are too informal for a traditional office."