Job Interview Attire Types For Women
Dress for the job you want.
Whether you work dress code, you have to dress appropriately. That means no sagging of the pants (unless you're a rapper), do not wear fragrance but at least bathe beforehand. Call your potential workplace and ask about their dress code. It would give you an idea of what to wear for your job interview. A visit to your potential workplace as well so if your do get the job, you won't feel out of place. Get a feel and understanding of the workplace's culture. Some workplaces are not very conservative while some workplaces are. Before apply for any job always remember one simple word: Research.
Creative Jobs. Examples: art director, graphic designer, writer. The go-to dark suit just won't do in this particular industry. Some color, but not too much, would be most acceptable. What I meant by some color as in green, orange, pink, purple, etc. Attire options can include a wrap dress,a pencil skirt with. Statement jewelry can also have some but do not go overboard with it.Too many colors would be very distracting anyway. What I meant by statement jewelry is a colorful scarf, a hair accessory or a stylish belt. Your outfit should show of your artistic and creative flair. Dark denim or black pants is another good option.
Corporate Jobs. Examples: law firm, real estate, marketing. A blazer has a must and so id well tailored pants and a plain blouse. Perfume is a no-no when you go to a job interview in this industry. In fact perfume for any job interview in any industry would be a bad idea. Your interviewer can be allergic and should not have to smell you before they see you. Vibrant colors for this interview is a no-no.
Fashion Jobs. Examples: Fashion editor for a magazine, buyer for a clothing store, stylist. Whenever people think of an interview for a position in this particular industry, they would think of wearing something very edgy and/ or trendy. You do not have to go all out when comes to your interview attire. Just keep it simple but make sure your accessories are stylish.
Finance Jobs. Examples: accounting, banking, insurance. You might find same similar in interview that you would find in the corporate world. A conservative dark suit would be the most appropriate. Dark and neutral colors can include burgundy, navy, grey and black. Low heels or flats is a must but remember to bring an extra pair tights just in case your hosiery gets a run or more.
Technology or Startup Jobs. Examples: Coder, engineer, The dress code just happen be more laid back but not too laid back Not as formal as A work dress would be a good option. Comfortable shoes is must have in this type of industry even if they are heels. But please remember to a change of flat shoes. A collared shirt with a pair of pants or a pencil skirt are should be considered for your interview as well.
No matter how causal or formal a workplace, make sure that your work attire looks at least make sure your attire is clean and not wrinkled. Wear close toe shoes no matter the industry to you are applying to. Must sure you are comfortable with what your outfit in your interview. The colors of your outfit complements your skin tone. And remember that you are representing a company. Dress for job you want and good luck.