Fashion industry job interviews are notoriously difficult to dress the part for. Utilising expert, industry advice we’ve compiled a selection of clothes to help you look smart, fashion forward and confident. There’s budget prices from just £12 too.
Fit and flare skirts are on trend and accentuate a narrow waist. Remember you need to be smart, so opt for knee length. If you’re feeling confident pick a fashion forward choice like this neon vest or a bold print dress, though ASOS stylist Gamze warns: “Pick one trend; don’t try to incorporate everything current into your outfit.” So if you opt for the neon vest, avoid the printed jacket and team it with black instead.
Trouser suits don’t have to be dated: keep it modern with a cropped length and bright colour or print – both cobalt blue and monochrome are popular trends this season. Debenhams HR Specialist Victoria explains: “It’s good to acknowledge the brand you’re applying to – but subtly: don’t turn up head to toe in their clothing.” So if you notice your (fingers crossed!) future company has vintage influences, you could acknowledge it with this Victorian style shirt. Previously, fashion industry experts recommended heels, but if you’re determined not to tower, choose smart flats – and make sure they’re polished.
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Next week Dress the Part will look at accessories and personal touches to make your outfit utterly unique.
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