Even Olivia dresses like to dress down...kinda...sometimes...
Don’t get us wrong, there is absolutely nothing wrong with beautiful black people killing it in business attire . But for anyone who would happily trade a Scandal worthy wardrobe for more relaxed looks, here are some companies that might be right for you.
1. The Future Project
You know how companies love to talk about their “bring your whole self to work” environments, and they actually mean “bring your whole self minus your natural hair texture, AAVE and thoughts on how America is racist, sexist, oligarchical etc. ") . Well, the HQ of the Future Project is a space where you can actually be you, dress more casually, and be around people who are committed to helping black and brown youth pursue their passions.
As a one of the first tech bootcamps, Devbootcamps is all about increasing access to jobs in tech, and their work environment reflects their respect for people with varying styles, backgrounds, interests and skill levels. Their internal culture definitely reflects the inclusive nature of their mission, and you can play a key role in the expansion of a top brand without having to look "corporate".
3. App Nexus
At App Nexus, preppie meets techie, and we are here for it. You will find team members sporting a relaxed blazers while grabbing a bowl of (company supplied) bowl of cereal and talking business with a jeans-loving colleague.
4. Revolt TV
The award for stylish yet laid back has to go to the team at Revolt TV. It is obvious that the companies' external and internal brands align, and that that style, creativity and fresh perspectives are embraced aesthetically.
You know how some office spaces have ping pong tables because that is the trendy thing to do (but no one actually uses it?) Well, at Artsy, you can play a role in revolutionizing the gallery and museum space, while rocking a chic yet casual look, and taking a break to play a couple rounds of ping pong. Let's not forgot their weekly Friday happy hours, where you can kick back with your team, friends and family and display a chic/casual look while enjoying being part of one the top startups in NYC.