Hi, my name’s Alexia and I’m a fashion stylist. I’m here in the heart of East London at the Pattern Market. This area is one of Britain’s trendiest areas, there are a lot of fashion designers and people who are heavily industry related.
So let’s go inside and I’ll show you some things on how to dress. So, dressing for job interviews. It’s the time when one has to put your best foot forward because first impressions are always the best.
So it’s within your interest to kind of make sure that you are dressed appropriately for the sort of job you are going for. So, if you’re going for that all-important job in the city, or something particularly professional, I think that it’s probably going to be best for you to wear something sharp. Ladies, you need to be modest, not too much make up, not too much kind of like blusher or anything going on, and nothing too overpowering when it comes to fragrance as well.
You don’t want to kind of overpower the people who are going to be interviewing you for the job. Always be modest in your, I would kind of suggest a nice decent-length pencil skirt, probably to knee length would be appropriate, something that’s not going to be ill-fitting on your shape. You know, it could be a-line, it could be pencil skirt, but never too short and you probably don’t want to go too long on that one either.
So ladies, if you’re going for a kind of a sharp but modest look especially, I would probably suggest either an a-line skirt or a pencil skirt depending on your figure. And you will also kind of make sure that you get a nice blouse or a well-fitted shirt so that you are appropriately attired, nothing too busting out, not so much cleavage showing or anything like that, and not keep a kind of jewelry. Another thing that is key to note as well especially in a time where men are wearing more jewelry these days, is try less is more especially for interviews.
What you think might be cool on a job interview is probably not what your employer or potential employer’s going to think is cool. So guys, if you think that wearing a cubic zirconium on your ear because your favourite R & B artist or rap star wears one and you think that actually is kind of cool, that’s not necessarily how your potential employer is going to see it either. So lose your jewelry, you can wear that on your private time or the weekends, but if you’re going for that first impression, you need to be dressed appropriately for the environment you’re going into.
So, women wearing heels, sometimes it’s not the most comfortable choice of many of you but try to invest. One thing you should do is try to invest in a good pair of heels. Heels are quite important especially when judging your posture, heels often kind of make you more confident, they make you stand in a particular way which just projects an air of confidence about you, but make sure that you practice in them first.
If you’re new or super tall, you might want to wear kitten heels or flats, etc. But as long as they are smart and nothing too flashy, that’s the key to dressing for a job interview.
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How To Dress For A Job Interview