By Sharon Mosley Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 04:06 PM EST
Think you can just throw on a pair of leggings, a tunic top and make a mad dash for the office hoping you don't spill your caramel latte on that new handbag you spent a month's rent on? Well, if you're the type who gives your order at Starbucks more attention (or that handbag du jour) than what you wear to work, maybe it's time for a little "dress for success" review.
Dressing for work has never been more of a challenge with so many choices available. Let's face it; the boring black suit is just that — boring. However, with a shrinking job market, making a good impression still counts more than ever. So whether you're going to your 25th interview or have the job of your dreams, here are some style tips from fashion expert Nina Garcia, creative director at "Marie Claire" and judge on "Project Runway."