Becky Quick, the co-anchor of Squawk Box on CNBC, is in the latest issue of Marie Claire talking about how her fashion changed with the job.
Here is an excerpt:
FORMALITY FACTOR (10/10) “Nothing less than impeccable is what flies on Wall Street. If your lipstick’s a mess or your skirt is too trendy, it instantly devalues you. Wall Street may be 95 percent men, but don’t dress like oneâ€”but don’t dress like a girly-girl either.”
THE FASHION DISASTER: “Overnight, I went from being a financial reporter for The Wall Street Journal who wore jeans to being on-camera. I only owned one suit, and I had to safety-pin the pants. Then I bought 10 cheap, garishly colored suits that hung all wrong. I looked at least 20 pounds heavier on the air.”
Read more here.