How Much Fashion Is Too Much Fashion at Work? – The Wall Street Journal

JOJO MU HAS been toning down her work wardrobe of late. The 38-year-old content producer recently pivoted from freelancing in New York to a contract gig in the Silicon Valley offices of a major tech company. “I love being overdressed. I think it’s the best,” Ms. Mu wistfully confessed. She describes her instinctual style as “eclectic,” big on frothy tulle and printed dresses. When we spoke, however, Ms. Mu had just changed out of the relatively sober black-and-white ensemble she’d worn on the job that day. “I’ve only been working here a year,” she said, admitting that she’s still feeling out office norms. “I think when…