ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
OBJECTIVE: Express originality, minus the eccentricity.
TRICKS OF THE TRADE: Leave the Katy Perry coif at home and sweep hair into a sleek, high ponytail, like those spotted at Alexander Wang and BCBG Max Azria. If you have a short, funky cut, don't sport mismatched roots — freshen up your hue with a 10-minute color rinse at home if there's no time for a salon appointment, suggests celebrity stylist Wendy Iles.
STYLE MENTOR: Kristin Davis as gallery girl Charlotte York in Sex and the City
MARKETING & ADVERTISING
OBJECTIVE: Look like a closer — not a Showgirls extra.
TRICKS OF THE TRADE: If you want to push products for a living, first know how to sell yourself. Hair worn in loose, smooth waves, parted to the side à la Moschino Cheap & Chic's fall runway, communicates trustworthiness and fresh ideas. "A simple style could be seen as a stabilizing benefit to the company — especially if it's a young organization," says John McKee, CEO of businesssuccesscoach.net.
STYLE MENTOR: Kate hudson as exec Alexis in My Best Friend's Girl