Dressed to Kill: What to Wear to Your Next Job Interview

What to Wear to a Job
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* After landing the interview, make sure you look your best
* Outfit must be professional and pulled together, but not too loud
* Outfit depends on the job – use these as a guide

Once you’ve landed a job interview, the next step is to make a good first impression. The clothing you wear is the first, and most important aspect of this crucial step in getting the job. Your outfit is slightly dependent on the job and the company, but as a starting point, we’ve put together classic, professional outfits that will make a great first impression.


For women, the ideal outfit is strong, doesn’t show much skin, but remains flattering and feminine. Dark slacks, a relatively simple top, a jacket, nice, subtle pumps, and minimal jewelry make a bulletproof interview outfit.

Slacks: 3.1 Phillip Lim Cropped Needle Pants

Top: La Vie Rebecca Taylor Ruffle Top

Jacket: SMYTHE Duchess Blazer

Shoes: Sarah Flint Daisy Pumps

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For men, a clean, modern-cut navy business suit is a must (not too tight but not too boxy either). We suggest pairing it with a crisp white shirt, classic brown lace-ups, and a subdued tie for a put together look that won’t detract from your insights and experience.

Suit: HUGO Suit

Shirt: Theory Sylvain Solid Dress Shirt

Tie: Salvatore Ferragamo Gancio Tie

Shoes: To Boot New York Aiden Oxfords

mens shoes job interview All images courtesy EastDane

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