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Psychology: How the self influences dress choice

Using Fashion Psychologist’s, Eicher, and Roach-Higgins definition of dress, “it is an assemblage of modifications of the body and/or supplements to the body such as coiffed hair, inked skin, pierced …

What is Power Dressing really?

Power dressing is the outfit and silhouette that enables you to own the space and feel empowered. It says I am here, hear me speak, without saying a word. It …

Managing Zoom Fatigue – Part 2

Nuraan Petersen: Yes, absolutely. And what about people wearing glasses? How is this affecting people wearing glasses? You know, is there a difference? Dhruvin Patel: Yeah, so so if glasses, …

What’s in your wardrobe?

Have your dressing habits changed since Covid Hit? Do you still pick out your clothes? The day before the morning of? Just before the call? Not at all? Tell us …

Welcome to Power Dressing

Welcome to “Power Dressing in the Zoom Era”. Together, we will look at historical and cultural developments that have shaped the concept of Power Dressing in the workplace as well …

Conclusion

Congratulations on completing the course! We hope you have a better understanding of the different historical, cultural, and technological forces that have contributed to recent developments in labor and fashion …

Managing Zoom Fatigue – Part 1

Zoom fatigue is real… And it is not all mental or emotional. Constant exposure to the rays from your screen can impact your skin, mood and sight. You are probably …

Your Personal Style

Nuraan Petersen walks us through the psychology of professional styling, focusing on the emotion, perception and implication of dressing up even from a distance. What is your personal style? How …

What is colour psychology?

Colour psychology studies hues in relation to human behaviour. What is meant by this? Well.. what’s your (least) favourite colour? Why is the green-screen for CGI green? Will any colour …

How to have a great Zoom background

Don’t be like Waldo on Zoom, of “Where is Waldo?” fame. English illustrator Martin Handford created a pop culture phenomenon by “hiding” the titular character in extreme crowds (with zero social distancing!) …

Why your Zoom camera angle matters

Remember that 360-degree spatial and visual awareness of the physical office space? Those were the days. Online, we are limited to two-dimensional screen representation supported by a single camera angle, …

Space & Scale

Space & scale are complementary. “I’m ready for my close-up!” This iconic line is spoken by Norma Desmond played by Gloria Swanson in the film Sunset Boulevard (1950). You can …

Unmute yourself, please!

Checking one-two! Checking one-two! Be sure that you are using a set of good headphones or can have your volume dialed up on your computer speakers provided that you will …

Lighting For Your Zoom Broadcast

What’s your best light? If finding a large window in which to place your camera between yourself and the source is not possible, it might be a good idea to …